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  • Negotiating with the Dead
    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 Landmark Herodotus
    The Landmark Herodotus (English, Paperback) Robert B Strassler

    From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides, a new Landmark Edition ofThe Histories by Herodotus.Cicero called Herodotus "the father of history," and his only work,The Histories, is considered the first true piece of historical writing in Western literature. With lucid prose, Herodotus's account of the rise of the Persian Empire and its dramatic war with the Greek city sates set...

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  • The MaddAddam Trilogy
    The MaddAddam Trilogy (English, Paperback) Margaret Atwood

    A boxed set (three trade paperbacks) of the internationally celebrated speculative fiction trilogy from one of the most visionary authors of our time, Margaret Atwood....

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  • Autumn
    Autumn (English, Paperback) Ali Smith


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

    A New York Times Love and Relationships Bestseller...

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  • We Should All Be Feminists
    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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  • The Palace of Illusions
    The Palace of Illusions (English, Paperback) Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

    Taking us back to a time that is half history, half myth and wholly magical, The Palace of Illusions gives new voice to Panchaali, the fire-born heroine of the Mahabharat, as she weaves a vibrant interpretation of an ancient tale. Married to five royal husbands who have been cheated out of their father's kingdom, Panchaali aids their quest to reclaim their birthright, remaining at their side...

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  • Crazy Rich Asians
    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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  • Case Closed
    Case Closed (English, Paperback) Gerald Posner

    The assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, continues to inspire interest ranging from well-meaning speculation to bizarre conspiracy theories and controversial filmmaking. But in this landmark book, reissued with a new afterword for the 40th anniversary of the assassination, Gerald Posner examines all of the available evidence and reaches the only possible conclusion: Lee Harvey...

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  • The Future of the Mind
    The Future of the Mind (English, Paperback) Department of Physics Michio Kaku

    Michio Kaku, the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible and Physics of the Future tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain....

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  • Seductive Poison
    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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  • The Three Pillars of Zen
    The Three Pillars of Zen (Multiple languages, Paperback) Roshi P Kapleau

    Through explorations of the three pillars of Zen--teaching, practice, and enlightenment--Roshi Philip Kapleau presents a comprehensive overview of the history and discipline of Zen Buddhism. An established classic, this 35th anniversary edition features new illustrations and photographs, as well as a new afterword by Sensei Bodhin Kjolhede, who has succeeded Philip Kapleau as spiritual director of...

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  • The Fat Years
    The Fat Years (English, Paperback) Chan Koonchung

    An entire month has gone missing from Chinese records. No one has any memory of it, and no one seems to care except for a small circle of friends who will stop at nothing to get to the bottom of the sinister cheerfulness and amnesia that have possessed the nation. When they kidnap a high-ranking official and force him to reveal all, what they learn?not only about their leaders, but also about...

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  • The Inner Game of Music
    The Inner Game of Music (English, Paperback) Barry Green

    Suggests techniques for overcoming self-consciousness and improving musical performances, shares a variety of exercises, and includes advice on improving one's listening skills

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  • The Case Against Sugar
    The Case Against Sugar (English, Paperback) Gary Taubes

    From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick....

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  • Slavery by Another Name
    Slavery by Another Name (English, Paperback) Douglas A Blackmon

    A sobering account of a little-known crime against African Americans, and the insidious legacy of racism that reverberates today. From the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II, under laws enacted specifically to intimidate blacks, tens of thousands of African Americans were arbitrarily arrested, hit with outrageous fines, and charged for the costs of their own arrests. With...

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  • The Dictator's Learning Curve
    The Dictator's Learning Curve (English, Paperback) William J Dobson

    In this riveting anatomy of authoritarianism, acclaimed journalist William Dobson takes us inside the battle between dictators and those who would challenge their rule. Recent history has seen an incredible moment in the war between dictators and democracy?with waves of protests sweeping Syria and Yemen, and despots falling in Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya. But the Arab Spring is only the latest front...

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  • The Seventh Day
    The Seventh Day (English, Paperback) Yu Hua

    From the acclaimed author of Brothers and To Live: a major new novel that limns the joys and sorrows of life in contemporary China....

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  • Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space
    Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space (English, Paperback) Janna Levin

    The authoritative story of Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish, and Kip Thorne's Nobel Prize?winning discovery of gravitational waves?by an eminent theoretical astrophysicist and award-winning writer....

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  • The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr
    The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr (English, Paperback) Professor of History H W Brands

    Though he was a hero of the Revolutionary War, a prominent New York politician, and vice president of the United States, Aaron Burr is today best remembered as the villain who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel. ...

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