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Portrait of Johnny

Portrait of Johnny

An intimate biography of the great songwriter, this is also a deeply affectionate memoir by one of Johnny Mercer’s best friends.“Moon River,” “Laura,” “Skylark,”...

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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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Persepolis

Persepolis

Originally published to wide critical acclaim in France, where it elicited comparisons to Art Spiegelman's Maus, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi's wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir...

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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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A Very Easy Death

A Very Easy Death

A Very Easy Death has long been considered one of Simone de Beauvoir’s masterpieces. The profoundly moving, day-by-day recounting of her mother’s death “shows...

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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 1Fans around the world adore the best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor,...

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La Perdida

La Perdida

From the Harvey and Lulu award–winning creator of Artbabe comes this riveting story of a young woman’s misadventures in Mexico City. Carla, an American estranged from her Mexican father,...

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Peanuts

Peanuts

This beautiful album will dazzle fans of Charles M. Schulz and his art, providing an unprecedented look at the work of the most brilliant and beloved cartoonist of the twentieth century. Here is the whole gang–Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Snoopy,...

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The Sociology of Marx

The Sociology of Marx

The crucial importance of Karl Marx’s thought for his own time and for ours is beyond dispute, but the there have always been two considerable impediments to understanding:...

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Pacific War, 1931-1945

Pacific War, 1931-1945

A portrayal of how and why Japan waged war from 1931-1945 and what life was like for the Japanese people in a society engaged in total war.From the Trade...

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The Plantation Mistress

The Plantation Mistress

This pioneering study of the much-mythologized Southern belle offers the first serious look at the lives of white women and their harsh and restricted place in the slave...

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William Cameron Menzies

William Cameron Menzies

He was the consummate designer of film architecture on a grand scale, influenced by German expressionism and the work of the great European directors. He was known for his visual flair and timeless innovation, a man who meticulously preplanned the color and design of each film through a series of continuity sketches that made clear camera angles, lighting, and the actors’...

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X'ed Out

X'ed Out

From the creator of Black Hole: the first volume of an epic masterpiece of graphic fiction in brilliant color.  Doug is having a strange night. A weird buzzing noise on...

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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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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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Tao

Tao

Drawing on ancient and modern sources, Watts treats the Chinese philosophy of Tao in much the same way as he did Zen Buddhism in his classic The Way of Zen....

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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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A View of the Ocean

A View of the Ocean

The internationally best-selling novelist, playwright Jan de Hartog, author of The Captain and The Peaceable Kingdom, moves and inspires us with this simple, elegant story of his mother and himself.She...

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Lust, Caution

Lust, Caution

A major motion picture (2007) from Oscar-winning director Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon; Brokeback Mountain): an intensely passionate story of love and espionage, set in...

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Precious and Grace

Precious and Grace

In this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe and Grace Makutsi help a young woman on a quest to find...

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The Familiar, Volume 4

The Familiar, Volume 4

Mark Z. Danielewski's The Familiar, Volume 4 brilliantly combines inventive visuals and a paradigm-shifting narrative to create a stunning multisensory reading experience.The Familiar Volume 1 Wherein the cat is found . . . The Familiar Volume 2 Wherein...

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MetaMaus

MetaMaus

***NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD WINNER***Visually and emotionally rich, MetaMaus is as groundbreaking as the masterpiece whose creation it reveals. In the pages of MetaMaus, Art Spiegelman...

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Legends and Tales of the American West

Legends and Tales of the American West

From Davy Crockett, Wild Bill Hickok, and Calamity Jane to Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and Frank and Jesse James, here are more than 130 colorful stories of the pioneers, cowboys,...

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"Watch Out for the Foreign Guests!"

"Watch Out for the Foreign Guests!"

This vivid, prophetic book on China’s magnetic attraction to the West is the perfect introduction to China in the eighties.

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