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  • Negotiating with the Dead by Margaret Atwood
    Negotiating with the Dead (English, Paperback) Margaret Atwood

    What do we mean when we say that someone is a writer? Is he or she an entertainer? A high priest of the god Art? An improver of readers' minds and morals? And who, for that matter, are these mysterious readers? In this wise and irresistibly quotable book, one of the most intelligent writers now working in English addresses the riddle of her art: why people pursue it, how they view their calling,...

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  • The Teacher Wars by Dana Goldstein
    The Teacher Wars (English, Paperback) Dana Goldstein

    A New York Times Bestseller...

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  • A Time of Love and Tartan by Alexander McCall Smith
    A Time of Love and Tartan (English, Paperback) Alexander McCall Smith

    The latest installment of Alexander McCall Smith's perennially popular and irresistibly charming 44 Scotland Street series....

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  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
    The Underground Railroad (English, Paperback) Colson Whitehead

    #1 New York Times Bestseller...

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  • The First American by H. W Brands
    The First American (English, Paperback) H. W Brands

    The introduction, discussion questions, suggested reading list, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your group's reading of The First American , the first comprehensive biography of Benjamin Franklin in over sixty years. In it, acclaimed historian H. W. Brands vividly brings to life one of the most delightful, bawdy, original, and important figures in American history.

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  • When Heaven and Earth Changed Places by Le Ly Hayslip
    When Heaven and Earth Changed Places (English, Paperback) Le Ly Hayslip, Jay Wurts

    "One of the most important books of Vietnamese American and Vietnam War literature...Moving, powerful." ?Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize?winning author of The Sympathizer...

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  • Dynasty by Tom Holland
    Dynasty (English, Paperback) Tom Holland

    In this dazzling portrait of Rome's first imperial dynasty, Tom Holland traces the astonishing century-long story of the rise and fall of the Julio-Claudians?Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero. Capturing both the brilliant allure of their rule and the blood-steeped shadows cast by their crimes, Dynasty travels from the great capital rebuilt in marble to the dank and barbarian forests...

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  • Traitor to His Class by Professor of History H W Brands
    Traitor to His Class (English, Paperback) Professor of History H W Brands

    A sweeping biography of the life and political career of Franklin Delano Roosevelt draws on archival materials, public speeches, interviews with family and colleagues, and personal correspondence to examine FDR's political leadership in a dark time of Depression and war, his championship of the poor, his revolutionary New Deal legislation, and his legacy for the future.

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  • Lies, Incorporated by Ari Rabin-Havt
    Lies, Incorporated (English, Paperback) Ari Rabin-Havt, Media Matters for America

    In Lies, Incorporated, Ari Rabin-Havt and Media Matters for America unravel the distortions of truth that are transformed into ?common knowledge? by a powerful network of special-interest groups and politicians....

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  • I Think I Love You by Allison Pearson
    I Think I Love You (English, Paperback) Allison Pearson

    Petra, a forty-year old divorced mother of a thirteen-year old daughter, meets the famous pop-star she idolized as a young teenager and reassesses her past life and her hopes for the future.

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  • Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
    Crazy Rich Asians (English, Paperback) Kevin Kwan

    The acclaimed international bestseller ("A dizzily shopaholic comedy." --The New York Times) soon to be a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh and Gemma Chan!...

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  • We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    We Should All Be Feminists (English, Paperback) Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    The highly acclaimed, provocative New York Times bestseller?a personal, eloquently-argued essay, adapted from the much-admired TEDx talk of the same name?from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Americanah. Here she offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness. Drawing extensively on her own experiences and...

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  • How to Be a Person in the World by Heather Havrilesky
    How to Be a Person in the World (English, Paperback) Heather Havrilesky

    A New York Times Love and Relationships Bestseller...

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  • Where Nobody Knows Your Name by John Feinstein
    Where Nobody Knows Your Name (English, Paperback) John Feinstein

    Minor league baseball is quintessentially American: small towns, small stadiums, $5 tickets, $2 hot dogs, the never-ending possibility of making it big. But looming above it all is always the real deal: Major League Baseball. John Feinstein takes the reader behind the curtain into the guarded world of the minor leagues, like no other writer can. Where Nobody Knows Your Name explores the trials and...

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  • Supreme Command by Eliot A Cohen
    Supreme Command (English, Paperback) Eliot A Cohen

    Presents an account of leadership in wartime that emphasizes the tension between civil and military leadership, citing the examples of such figures as Lincoln and Churchill to reveal fundamental aspects of leadership that are crucial today.

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  • A Really Good Day by Ayelet Waldman
    A Really Good Day (English, Paperback) Ayelet Waldman

    "Relentlessly honest and surprisingly funny." ? The Washington Post...

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  • Carrie by Stephen King
    Carrie (English, Paperback) Stephen King

    Now a major motion picture starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore. Stephen King's legendary debut, about a teenage outcast and the revenge she enacts on her classmates....

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  • Seductive Poison by Deborah Layton
    Seductive Poison (English, Paperback) Deborah Layton

    In the first book to be written by a close confidante of the late Reverend Jim Jones, the author describes how she was drawn into Jones's deadly cult and how she narrowly escaped the mass suicide in Guyana in 1978. Reprint.

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  • In Pursuit of Silence by George Prochnik
    In Pursuit of Silence (English, Paperback) George Prochnik

    Examines why society began to be so loud, what it is that gets lost when one can no longer find quiet, and the benefits of decluttering our sonic world.

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  • There Your Heart Lies by Mary Gordon
    There Your Heart Lies (English, Paperback) Mary Gordon

    At nineteen, Marian Taylor cut herself off from her wealthy, conservative Irish Catholic family and left America to volunteer in the Spanish Civil War?an experience she has always kept to herself. Now in her nineties and diagnosed with cancer, Marian finally shares what happened to her during those years with her granddaughter Amelia, a young woman of good heart but only a vague notion of life's...

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