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Men in Space

Men in Space

The first novel written by Booker finalist Tom McCarthy—acclaimed author of Remainder and CMen in Space is set in a Central Europe rapidly fragmenting after the fall...

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Dancing with Cuba

Dancing with Cuba

In 1970 a young dancer named Alma Guillermoprieto left New York to take a job teaching at Cuba’s National School of Dance. For six months, she worked in mirrorless studios...

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The Family Orchard

The Family Orchard

In the bestselling tradition of The Red Tent, The Family Orchard is a spellbinding novel of one unforgettable family, the orchard they've tended for generations, and a love...

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Beauty's Daughter, Monster, The Gimmick

Beauty's Daughter, Monster, The Gimmick

The sheer exuberance of language that pours forth in Dael Orlandersmith's plays has dazzled critics and audiences alike. In these three pieces, the award-winning writer...

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An Equal Music

An Equal Music

The author of the international bestseller A Suitable Boy returns with a powerful and deeply romantic tale of two gifted musicians.  Michael Holme is a violinist,...

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Elsewhere

Elsewhere

A Washington Post Notable Work of NonfictionAn NPR Best Book of 2012Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Russo turns to memoir in this hilarious...

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Memories of My Melancholy Whores

Memories of My Melancholy Whores

A New York Times Notable BookOn the eve of his ninetieth birthday a bachelor decides to give himself a wild night of love with a virgin. As is his habit–he has...

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Collected Poems

Collected Poems

Between 1927 and his death in 1973, W. H. Auden endowed poetry in the English language with a new face.  Or rather, with several faces, since his work ranged from...

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Samedi the Deafness

Samedi the Deafness

One morning in the park James Sim discovers a man, crumpled on the ground, stabbed in the chest. In the man's last breath, he whispers his confession: Samedi. What...

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Bad Trips

Bad Trips

The entries in this collection take us to the farthest extremes of travel with tales of danger, disorientation and bemused discomfort; combines reportage, fiction...

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Before You Know Kindness

Before You Know Kindness

Chris Bohjalian, bestselling author of Midwives, The Sandcastle Girls, and The Light in the Ruins, presents his most ambitious and multilayered...

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Hard Times

Hard Times

The shortest of Charles Dickens’s novels, Hard Times is also his most pointed and impassioned satire of social injustice.Set in Coketown, a fictional...

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The Vintage Book of Contemporary Irish Fiction

The Vintage Book of Contemporary Irish Fiction

This dazzling anthology, edited and introduced by Dermot Bolger, is a splendidly comprehensive and up-to-the-minute collection of the finest recent fiction from a nation of master storytellers. This collection of astonishing breadth reveals...

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The Blind Man's Garden

The Blind Man's Garden

The acclaimed author of The Wasted Vigil now gives us a searing, exquisitely written novel set in Pakistan and Afghanistan in the months following 9/11: a story of war, of one family’s...

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Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons

Firozsha Baag is an apartment building in Bombay. Its ceilings need plastering and some of the toilets leak appallingly, but its residents are far from desperate, though sometimes...

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New England White

New England White

Lemaster Carlyle, the president of the country's most prestigious university, and his wife, Julie, the divinity school's deputy dean, are America's most prominent...

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Building a Bridge to the 18th Century

Building a Bridge to the 18th Century

In Building a Bridge to the 18th Century, acclaimed cultural critic Neil Postman offers a cure for the hysteria and hazy values of the postmodern world.Postman...

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Cutting for Sign

Cutting for Sign

  The border between the United States and Mexico extends 1,951 miles.  Among the people who live along it are a migrant laborer huddled in a makeshift camp, a Chicano cowpuncher,...

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Dictionary of the Khazars (F)

Dictionary of the Khazars (F)

A national bestseller, Dictionary of the Khazars was cited by The New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of the year. Written in two versions, male...

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Six American Poets

Six American Poets

Here are the most enduring works of six great American poets, collected in a single authoritative volume. From the overflowing pantheism of Walt Whitman to the exquisite...

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Tuscany and Umbria

Tuscany and Umbria

This unique guide to one of today’s hottest tourist destinations combines fascinating articles by a wide variety of writers, woven throughout with the editor’s own indispensable advice and opinions—providing...

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The Moons of Jupiter

The Moons of Jupiter

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013In these piercingly lovely and endlessly surprising stories by one of the most acclaimed current practitioners...

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The Star Machine

The Star Machine

From one of our most distinguished film scholars, comes a rich, penetrating, amusing book about the golden age of movies and how the studios worked to manufacture stars.With revelatory...

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Hunting Mister Heartbreak

Hunting Mister Heartbreak

A New York Times Notable Book"In an era of jet tourism, [Jonathan Raban] remains a traveler-adventurer in the tradition of  .  .  .  Robert Louis Stevenson."...

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