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Folktales from India

Folktales from India

An enchanting collection of classic Indian folklore, by turns harrowing and comic, sardonic and allegorical, mysterious and romantic.Gods disguised...

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Bat-Manga! (Limited Hardcover Edition)

Bat-Manga! (Limited Hardcover Edition)

The two hottest genres in comics gleefully collide head-on, as the most beloved American superhero gets the coolest Japanese manga makeover ever. In 1966, during the height of the first Batman craze,...

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NOT THE END OF THE WORLD

NOT THE END OF THE WORLD

Not the End of the World signals the arrival of a major new voice in contemporary American fiction. In much the same way that Kaye Gibbons burst upon the growing literary scene with her...

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The Norse Myths

The Norse Myths

Here are thirty-two classic myths that bring the Viking world vividly to life. The mythic legacy of the Scandinavians includes a cycle of stories filled with magnificent...

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African Folktales

African Folktales

A collection of Africa’s most cherished folktales, including myths of creation, tales of epic deeds, ghost stories and tales set in both the animal and human realms....

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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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All the Birds, Singing

All the Birds, Singing

From one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists, a stunningly insightful, emotionally powerful new novel about an outsider haunted by an inescapable past: a story of loneliness...

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White Sands

White Sands

From “one of our most original writers” (Kathryn Schulz, New York magazine) comes an expansive and exacting book—firmly grounded but elegant, often hilarious, and always inquisitive—about...

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Plato at the Googleplex

Plato at the Googleplex

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger...

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The Hive

The Hive

From the creator of Black Hole ("The best graphic novel of the year." —Time; "Burns's masterwork." —The New York Times Book Review), the second part of a...

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Birth of a Nation'hood

Birth of a Nation'hood

Co-edited and introduced by Toni Morrison, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Birth of a Nation'hood elucidates as never before the grim miasma of the O.J. Simpson case,...

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Sex, Economy, Freedom & Community

Sex, Economy, Freedom & Community

In this new collection of essays, Wendell Berry continues his work as one of America’s most necessary social commentators. With wisdom and clear, ringing prose, he tackles head-on...

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The Fly Trap

The Fly Trap

A Nature Book of the Year (The Times (UK))“The hoverflies are only props. No, not only, but to some extent. Here and there, my story is about something else.”...

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This Long Pursuit

This Long Pursuit

From the award-winning author of The Age of Wonder and Falling Upwards, here is a luminous meditation on the art of biography that fuses the author’s own experiences...

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There Your Heart Lies

There Your Heart Lies

From the award-winning novelist Mary Gordon, here is a book whose twentieth-century wisdom can help us understand the difficulties we face in the twenty-first: There Your Heart Lies...

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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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Off Speed

Off Speed

The lively and fascinating story of baseball’s 150-year hunt for the perfect pitchIn August 2012, Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners pitched a perfect game against the Tampa...

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Storm Kings

Storm Kings

With 16 pages of black-and-white illustrationsFrom the acclaimed author of Wicked River comes Storm Kings, a riveting tale of supercell tornadoes and the quirky,...

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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 Brazen Age

The Brazen Age

A brilliant, sweeping, and unparalleled look at the extraordinarily rich culture and turbulent politics of New York City between the years 1945 and 1950, The Brazen Age opens with Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s...

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A Kind of Rapture

A Kind of Rapture

"Occasionally there arises an event or a moment that one knows immediately will forever mark a place in the history of artistic endeavor.  Robert Bergman's portraits represent such a moment.  In all its burnished majesty...

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CULTURE AS HISTORY

CULTURE AS HISTORY

Bringing together for the first time the best of twenty-five years of unique critical work, Warren Susman takes us on a startling tour through the conflicts and...

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INSIDE CENTRAL AMERICA

INSIDE CENTRAL AMERICA

Since 1979, United States policy in Central America has been based on an assumption that revolutionary movements led by Marxists must represent a serious threat to U.S. interests...

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Every Employee's Guide to the Law

Every Employee's Guide to the Law

Covering every aspect of employment from the job interview to post-employment benefits, this invaluable resource focuses on employee rights guaranteed by law and...

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