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Open Water

Open Water

In Open Water, Maria Flook explores the charged and eerie shoreline of Newport, Rhode Island, where Willis Pratt squanders his days running small cons. But his heart’s not in it—he’s obsessed...

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The Souls of China

The Souls of China

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, a revelatory portrait of religion in China today—its history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in...

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More Stories We Tell

More Stories We Tell

The second collection drawn together by editor Wendy Martin, these twenty-four exquisite examples of contemporary writing feature stories by Joyce Carol Oates, Margaret...

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NeuroLogic

NeuroLogic

A groundbreaking investigation of the brain’s hidden logic behind our strangest behaviors, and of how conscious and unconscious systems interact in order to create our experience and preserve...

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Why Most Things Fail

Why Most Things Fail

With the same originality and astuteness that marked his widely praised Butterfly Economics, Paul Ormerod now examines the “Iron Law of Failure” as it applies to business...

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Demon Fish

Demon Fish

A group of traders huddles around a pile of dried shark fins on a gleaming white floor in Hong Kong. A Papua New Guinean elder shoves off in his hand-carved canoe, ready to...

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Cancer Vixen

Cancer Vixen

The groundbreaking graphic memoir that inspires breast cancer patients to fight backand do so with style. “What happens when a shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, wine-swilling, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, about-to-get-married big-city girl cartoonist...

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The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine

The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine

In this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling series, Mma Ramotswe must contend with her greatest challenge yet—a vacation! Business is slow at...

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FROM EROS TO GAIA

FROM EROS TO GAIA

Readers of Freeman Dyson’s previous books, Disturbing the Universe, Weapons and Hope, and Infinite in All Directions, have discovered for themselves what Dyson reveals here:...

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The Life of Kingsley Amis

The Life of Kingsley Amis

Here is the authorized, definitive biography of one of the most controversial figures of twentieth-century literature, renowned for his blistering intelligence, savage wit and belligerent fierceness of opinion: Kingsley Amis was not only the finest...

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Freud for Beginners

Freud for Beginners

The Beginner Books -- "Their cartoon format and irreverent wit make difficult ideas accessible and entertaining." -- NewsdayEverything you need to know about neurosis,...

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Imagine Wanting Only This

Imagine Wanting Only This

A gorgeous graphic memoir about loss, love, and confronting grief When Kristen Radtke was in college, the sudden death of a beloved uncle and the sight of an abandoned...

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In Lieu of Flowers

In Lieu of Flowers

“Grieving is as natural as breathing, for if we have lived and loved, surely we will grieve. . . .”Nancy Cobb meets death in the most vital of places–in...

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Wild Bill Wellman

Wild Bill Wellman

The extraordinary life—the first—of the legendary, undercelebrated Hollywood director known in his day as “Wild Bill” (and he was!) Wellman, whose eighty-two movies (six of them uncredited), many of them iconic; many of them sharp, cold, brutal; others poetic, moving; all of them a lesson in...

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The Positive Thinkers

The Positive Thinkers

The subject of Professor Meyer's superb study concerns the dissolution of the Protestant ethic, its relationship to a general failure of nerve within the American community, and the consequent...

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Irish Folktales

Irish Folktales

Robust and funny, sorrowful and heroic, this collection of 125 lively tales tells the story of Ireland. Spanning the centuries from the first wars of the ancient Irish kings...

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The Complete Maus

The Complete Maus

On the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of its first publication, here is the definitive edition of the book acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” (Wall Street Journal)...

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Sexual Excitement

Sexual Excitement

Sexual excitement is as individual as a fingerprint and as complex as a psychological life-history, For most people it is a melodrama composed of the past and present, building...

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Chance Developments

Chance Developments

From the bestselling author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series comes this splendid collection. Inspired by vintage photographs, these five lyrical stories capture the surprising intersections...

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My Brother's Husband, Volume 1

My Brother's Husband, Volume 1

Yaichi is a work-at-home suburban dad in contemporary Tokyo; formerly married to Natsuki, father to their young daughter, Kana. Their lives suddenly change with the arrival at their...

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The Nature of Alexander

The Nature of Alexander

The acclaimed biography of Alexander the Great.

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Ice Haven

Ice Haven

At long last, the paperback version of Daniel Clowes’s bril­liant graphic novel, hailed by Time as “another of his hilari­ously slightly off-center worlds that have a vague sense of dread about...

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Reading Dance

Reading Dance

Robert Gottlieb’s immense sampling of the dance literature–by far the largest such project ever attempted–is both inclusive, to the extent that inclusivity is possible when dealing with so vast a field, and personal:...

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SignWave

SignWave

Once a mercenary, later an assassin, and now living a different life, Dell has bone-marrow-deep loyalty and protective instincts that know no bounds when it comes to his wife, Dolly, a...

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