An Event in Autumn

An Event in Autumn

After nearly thirty years in the same job, Inspector Kurt Wallander is tired, restless, and itching to make a change. He is taken with a certain old farmhouse, perfectly...

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Crumbtown

Crumbtown

Some might say that Crumbtown isn’t a place. It’s a state of mind. And for the residents of this sinking, stinking, carcinogenic, potholed neighborhood, “There’s bad...

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Death of the Fox

Death of the Fox

"I have read Death of the Fox," writes O. B. Hardison, Director of The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D. C., "and feel that I have probably participated...

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The End of Blackness

The End of Blackness

Debra Dickerson pulls no punches in this electrifying manifesto. Outspoken journalist and author of the critically acclaimed memoir An American Story, she challenges black Americans...

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The French Chef Cookbook

The French Chef Cookbook

Julia Child is America’s first lady of food. Beginning with Mastering the Art of French Cooking, she has profoundly shaped the way we cook, the way we eat,...

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The Girl in the Flammable Skirt

The Girl in the Flammable Skirt

"A collection of wistful, witty stories." --Esquire "Hilarious, deep and a little bit dirty." --Harper's BazaarA grief-stricken librarian decides to have sex with every man who...

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Ethan Frome

Ethan Frome

Edith Wharton’s most widely read work is a tightly constructed and almost unbearably heartbreaking story of forbidden love in a snowbound New England village. This...

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Run River

Run River

Joan Didion's electrifying first novel is a haunting portrait of a marriage whose wrong turns and betrayals are at once absolutely idiosyncratic and a razor-sharp...

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The Big Sleep; Farewell, My Lovely; The High Window

The Big Sleep; Farewell, My Lovely; The High Window

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Raymond Chandler’s first three novels, published here in one volume, established his reputation as an unsurpassed master of hard-boiled detective fiction. The...

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Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It

Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It

Mordantly funny, thought-provoking travel essays, from the acclaimed author of Out of Sheer Rage and “one of our most original writers” (New York...

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Nine Women, One Dress

Nine Women, One Dress

A charming, hilarious, irresistible romp of a novel that brings together nine unrelated women, each touched by the same little black dress that weaves through their lives, bringing a little...

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Finding Beauty in a Broken World

Finding Beauty in a Broken World

"Shards of glass can cut and wound or magnify a vision," Terry Tempest Williams tells us. "Mosaic celebrates brokenness and the beauty of being brought together." Ranging...

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Paradise Reclaimed

Paradise Reclaimed

IAn idealistic Icelandic farmer journeys to Mormon Utah and back in search of paradise in this captivating novel by Nobel Prize—winner Halldor Laxness.The...

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The Sisters of Sinai

The Sisters of Sinai

Agnes and Margaret Smith were not your typical Victorian scholars or adventurers. Female, middle-aged, and without university degrees or formal language training,...

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For the Confederate Dead

For the Confederate Dead

The award-winning “lively and excellent collection” (Los Angeles Times) about the South and its legacy, about African-American griefs and passages, from the author of...

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Daddy-Long-Legs

Daddy-Long-Legs

An orphaned girl named Judy Abbott and an unknown, unseen benefactor who sends her to college and whom she refers to as "Daddy-Long-Legs" are the two principals...

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The Anchor Book of Sixteenth Century Verse

The Anchor Book of Sixteenth Century Verse

This comprehensive anthology contains selections from the work of twenty-five poets of the sixteenth century. Employing the original, rather than normalized, texts,...

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Cultures of the Jews

Cultures of the Jews

WITH MORE THAN 100 BLACK-AND-WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT Who are “the Jews”? Scattered over much of the world throughout most of their three-thousand-year-old history, are they one people or many? How...

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Meats and Small Game

Meats and Small Game

Great for hunters, fishermen, and adventurous cooks, this illustrated entry in the Foxfire Americana Library shares a wealth of information from Appalachian experts on how...

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Measure of My Days

Measure of My Days

At eighty-two, Florida Scott-Maxwell felt impelled to write about her strong reactions to being old, and to the time in which we live. Until almost the end this document...

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Miseducation

Miseducation

Designed to help parents avoid the miseducation of young children. Dr. Elkind shows us the very real difference between the mind of a pre-school child and that of...

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The Half-life of Happiness

The Half-life of Happiness

"[Casey] is an astute observer of the ruses as well as the private confrontations that govern our behavior." --The Washington Post Book WorldIn The Half-life of Happiness,...

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The Time Of The Buffalo

The Time Of The Buffalo

According to the Blackfoot creation myth, the spirits first rolled moist earth in their hands and threw the magic symbol to the ground to make men and women. “Next they made...

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The Landmark Julius Caesar

The Landmark Julius Caesar

The Landmark Julius Caesar is the definitive edition of the five works that chronicle the mil­itary campaigns of Julius Caesar. Together, these five narratives present a comprehensive picture of military and political developments leading...

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