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Selected Poems

Selected Poems

The first new selection of O’Hara’s work to come along in several decades. In this “marvellous compilation” (The New Yorker), editor...

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Hopper

Hopper

Now in rich color, thirty of American painter Edward Hopper’s masterpieces with critiques from acclaimed poet Mark Strand. Strand deftly illuminates the work of the frequently...

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A Wicked War

A Wicked War

Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the Civil War a generation...

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Shaker

Shaker

Meet Roy Cooper, stoic, unassuming “errand runner” for various New York criminals. Roy arrives in Los Angeles to shoot a man named Martin Shine a week after a powerful earthquake...

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Forever Undecided

Forever Undecided

Forever Undecided is the most challenging yet of Raymond Smullyan’s puzzle collections.  It is, at the same time, an introduction—ingenious,...

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World Within The Word

World Within The Word

In this sequel to Fiction & the Figures of Life, one of America's most brilliant and eclectic minds examines literature, culture, writers (their lives and works),...

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The Wood for the Trees

The Wood for the Trees

From the author of Earth: An Intimate History, an exuberant "biography" of four acres of woodland, evoking a cosmos of living and inanimate things and imagining its millennia of existence...

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SUBVERSIVE GENEALOGY

SUBVERSIVE GENEALOGY

In this major reconsideration of Herman Melville’s life and work, Michael Paul Rogin shows that Melville’s novels are connected both to the important issues of his time and to the exploits...

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I Feel Bad About My Neck

I Feel Bad About My Neck

With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron shares with us her ups and downs in I Feel Bad About My Neck, a candid, hilarious look at women who are getting older and dealing...

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A Field Guide to American Houses (Revised)

A Field Guide to American Houses (Revised)

Here at last: the fully expanded, updated, and freshly designed second edition of the most comprehensive and widely acclaimed guide to domestic architecture—in print since its publication in 1984,...

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This Gulf of Fire

This Gulf of Fire

Winner of the Phi Alpha Theta Best Subsequent Book AwardFinalist: Los Angeles Times Book PrizeThe captivating and definitive account of the most consequential natural disaster of modern...

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The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads

“This is history on a grand scale, with a sweep and ambition that is rare… A proper historical epic of dazzling range and achievement.” —William Dalrymple, The Guardian ...

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The Cuban Kitchen

The Cuban Kitchen

What is Cuban cuisine? A delectable intermingling of Spanish, Portuguese, Arabian, Chinese, and African culinary traditions—a true melting pot of all the influences that combine in Cuban culture.Now, Raquel Rabade...

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Going Clear

Going Clear

National Book Award Finalist A clear-sighted revelation, a deep penetration into the world of Scientology by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower, the...

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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

New York Times #1 BestsellerA New York Times and Washington Post notable book, and one of the Financial Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Slate, Mother...

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Stories I Tell Myself

Stories I Tell Myself

Hunter S. Thompson, “smart hillbilly,” boy of the South, born and bred in Louisville, Kentucky, son of an insurance salesman and a stay-at-home mom, public school-educated, jailed at seventeen on a bogus petty robbery...

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The Pencil

The Pencil

Henry Petroski traces the origins of the pencil back to ancient Greece and Rome, writes factually and charmingly about its development over the centuries and around...

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A Visit from the Goon Squad

A Visit from the Goon Squad

Jennifer Egan’s spellbinding interlocking narratives circle the lives of Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young...

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The Party of Humanity

The Party of Humanity

THE ENLIGHTENMENT has long been the victim of uninformed or hostile criticisms. Even so respected a source as the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary defines the Enlightenment as “shallow and pretentious...

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Means of Ascent

Means of Ascent

Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues...

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A Spoonful of Ginger

A Spoonful of Ginger

From the best-selling authority on Chinese cooking, a groundbreaking cookbook based on the Asian philosophy of food as health-giving. These 200 delectable recipes not...

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The A.O.C. Cookbook

The A.O.C. Cookbook

Since her James Beard Award-winning first book, Sunday Suppers at Lucques, Suzanne Goin and her Los Angeles empire of restaurants have blossomed and she has been lauded as one of the best chefs in the country. Now,...

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Bloody Williamson

Bloody Williamson

This is a horror story of native American violence. It carries a grim lesson for the whole country. Political doctrines have played no part in the violence and murder...

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In Motion

In Motion

In this extraordinarily wide-ranging, insightful, and revelatory book, Tony Hiss—the much-praised author of The Experience of Place—delves into a unique and instantly recognizable (though previously...

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