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Interesting Times

Interesting Times

Eric Hobsbawm is considered by many to be our greatest living historian. Robert Heilbroner, writing about Hobsbawm’s The Age of Extremes 1914-1991 said, “I know of no other account that sheds as...

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In the Mind Fields

In the Mind Fields

“Everywhere I looked it seemed that we were being defined by what our brains were doing . . . Everywhere, there were hucksters and geniuses, all trying to colonize the new world of...

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The Dog Who Came in from the Cold

The Dog Who Came in from the Cold

CORDUROY MANSIONS - Book 2 In the Corduroy Mansions series of novels, set in London’s hip Pimlico neighborhood, we meet a cast of charming eccentrics, including...

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Folktales from India

Folktales from India

An enchanting collection of 110 tales, translated from twenty-two different languages, that are by turns harrowing and comic, sardonic and allegorical, mysterious and romantic. Gods...

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The Boat Rocker

The Boat Rocker

From the award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash: an urgent, timely novel that follows an aspiring author, an outrageous book idea,and a lone journalist’s dogged...

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Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies

Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies

This collection of tales opens up a magical world far from our customary haunts. Ghost stories, romances, fables, and heroic sagas: the forms are familiar, but the characters we meet surprise...

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A Distant View of Everything

A Distant View of Everything

When a matchmaker begins to question her latest match, Isabel Dalhousie is called upon to help. A new baby brings an abundance of joy to Isabel and her husband,...

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Here

Here

From Richard McGuire, one of the great comic innovators, an interactive eBook edition of HERE, the long-awaited fulfillment of a pioneering comic vision. HERE...

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We Are the Stories We Tell

We Are the Stories We Tell

A collection of 26 of the finest stories by the finest women writers to come out of the U.S. and Canada in the past 50 years. Authors include Ann Beattie, Ann Tyler,...

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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

THE THRILLING ADVENTURES OF LOVELACE AND BABBAGE . . . in which Sydney Padua transforms one of the most compelling scientific collaborations into a hilarious series of adventures. Meet Victorian...

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The Familiar, Volume 2

The Familiar, Volume 2

NATIONAL BEST SELLER  From the author of the international best seller House of Leaves and National Book Award–nominated Only Revolutions comes a monumental...

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The Chomsky Reader

The Chomsky Reader

The political and linguistic writings of America's leading dissident intellectual. He relates his political ideals to his theories about language.

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American Indian Myths and Legends

American Indian Myths and Legends

More than 160 tales from eighty tribal groups gives us a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From across the continent comes tales of creation and love; heroes and war; animals, tricksters,...

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The Last Men on Top

The Last Men on Top

A feminist—and the bestselling author of The Age of American Unreason—looks back at the last pre-feminist generation of men who supposedly had it all and asks:...

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Seriously Funny

Seriously Funny

The comedians of the 1950s and 1960s were a totally different breed of relevant, revolutionary performer from any that came before or after, comics whose humor did much more than pry guffaws out of audiences. Gerald Nachman presents the stories of the groundbreaking...

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A House Among the Trees

A House Among the Trees

In Julia Glass's fifth book since her acclaimed novel Three Junes won the National Book Award, she gives us the story of an unusual bond between a world-famous writer and his assistant—a...

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Negroland

Negroland

Winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award for AutobiographyA NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNew York Times: 100 Notable Books of 2015New York Times: Dwight Garner’s Best Books of 2015Washington...

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A Death in Jerusalem

A Death in Jerusalem

On the evening of September 17, 1948, a car carrying Count Folke Bernadotte, the first United Nations–appointed mediator in the Middle East, traveled up a narrow Jerusalem street. As the car shifted gears for the climb toward...

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Morning Glory

Morning Glory

Mary Lou Williams -- pianist, arranger, composer, and probably the most influential woman in the history of jazz -- receives the attention she has long deserved in the definitive biography by a...

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Autumn

Autumn

MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALISTA New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, Financial Times, Southern Living, The Guardian, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the...

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The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

A 2017 Eisner Award Winner for Best Writer/Artist, Best US Edition of International Material—Asia, and Best Publication DesignWinner of the Singapore Literature Prize 2016 A New York Times bestseller An Economist Book of the Year 2016 An NPR Graphic Novel Pick for 2016...

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Somebody Else's Century

Somebody Else's Century

From one of our foremost experts on Asia and its history comes this brilliant dissection of the relationship between East and West.  In three succinct essays, Patrick...

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Butterfly Economics

Butterfly Economics

Why did VHS, an inferior video recording technology, succeed in the marketplace, driving the superior Betamax out of business? Why do big-budget, acclaimed movies sometimes...

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The Story of Jane

The Story of Jane

An extraordinary history by one of its members, this is the first account of Jane's evolution, the conflicts within the group, and the impact its work had both on...

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