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The Forge of Christendom

The Forge of Christendom

A grand narrative history of the re-emergence of Europe following the collapse of the Roman Empire. At the approach of the first millennium, the Christians of Europe did not seem...

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A Spoonful of Sugar

A Spoonful of Sugar

Brenda Ashford was a real-life Mary Poppins. Caring for over one hundred children during her lifetime as a nanny, her charges ranged from the pampered sons and daughters of grand estates or the tough offspring of WWII evacuees...

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The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code

MORE THAN 80 MILLION COPIES SOLDNominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadWhile...

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Shadow Mountain

Shadow Mountain

After forming an intense bond with Natasha, a wolf cub she raised as part of her undergraduate research, Renée Askins was inspired to found the Wolf Fund. As head of this grassroots organization,...

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The Last Day of the War

The Last Day of the War

Yael Weiss, eighteen years old and looking for adventure, finds it in the library one day when she discovers a packet of guns meant for Erinyes, an Armenian organization...

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Boy in the Twilight

Boy in the Twilight

From the acclaimed author of Brothers and To Live: thirteen audacious stories that resonate with the beauty, grittiness, and exquisite irony of everyday life in China. Yu...

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Johannes Cabal the Necromancer

Johannes Cabal the Necromancer

A charmingly gothic, fiendishly funny Faustian tale about a brilliant scientist who makes a deal with the Devil, twice.   Johannes Cabal sold his...

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The Struggle for Europe

The Struggle for Europe

From the ashes of World War II to the conflict over Iraq, William Hitchcock examines the miraculous transformation of Europe from a deeply fractured land to a...

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Miss Lulu Bett and Selected Stories

Miss Lulu Bett and Selected Stories

Lulu Bett lives in a small town with her sister Ina and Ina’s husband Dwight–a dentist who rules his household with self-righteous smugness. The unmarried Lulu has learned that she cannot question her role as chief cook, housekeeper,...

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An Autumn of War

An Autumn of War

On September 11, 2001, hours after the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, the eminent military historian Victor Davis Hanson wrote an article in which he asserted...

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The False Friend

The False Friend

Twenty years after Celia’s best friend, Djuna, went missing, memories of that terrible day come rushing back—including the lie Celia remembers having told to conceal her role...

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The Color of Law

The Color of Law

In this riveting, unputdownable legal thriller, a partner at a prominent law firm is forced to choose between his enviable lifestyle and doing the right thing.Former...

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Unplayable Lies

Unplayable Lies

In Unplayable Lies, Dan Jenkins takes us on a tour of the links as only he can do it. Here, Dan delves into the greatest rounds of golf he's ever seen,...

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In the Shadows of the Sun

In the Shadows of the Sun

Award-winning novelist Alexander Parsons takes us from the scorched battlefields of World War II’s Pacific front to the badlands of America’s desert southwest in this starkly...

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Consumption

Consumption

Born in the 1950s, Victoria knows nothing but the nomadic life of the Inuit until, at age ten, she is sent to a sanitarium to recover from tuberculosis. Six years later, she returns to a radically...

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Grimms' Tales for Young and Old

Grimms' Tales for Young and Old

For readers of all ages, two hundred and ten tales of the Brothers Grimm, including "Cinderella," "Sleeping Beauty," "Snow White," and "Hansel and Gretel," translated by Ralph Manheim,...

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Quantum Reality

Quantum Reality

This clearly explained layman's introduction to quantum physics is an accessible excursion into metaphysics and the meaning of reality.  Herbert exposes...

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Traditional Baking

Traditional Baking

The Foxfire Americana Library brings you back-to-basics recipes for breads, cornbreads, puddings, cakes, and pies that are just as easily baked on a modern oven as the traditional Appalachian woodstoves where they began....

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Love in Idleness

Love in Idleness

In her delightful reimagining of A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Amanda Craig slyly serves up a witty cross-cultural farce, a modern-day tale of love and lies set against the...

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Nothing but a Smile

Nothing but a Smile

In his utterly charming story of a World War II veteran and an enterprising pinup girl, Steve Amick has created a beautifully understated love letter to an America of harder times and simpler choices.It's...

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The Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine

The Ballad of Ballard and Sandrine

Peter Straub masterfully weaves  horror and suspense into a love story unlike any other: the ballad of Ballard and Sandrine. Ballard and his considerably...

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Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor

From the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Underground Railroad: a tender, hilarious, and supremely original novel about coming-of-age in the 80s. Benji...

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Orphans of the Carnival

Orphans of the Carnival

In this stunning work of historical fiction, the Booker Prize–nominated author of Jamrach’s Menagerie reimagines the incredible true story of Julia Pastrana,...

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Belle Cora

Belle Cora

In the home where Arabella Godwin was raised it is forbidden to speak her name, and her picture is turned to the wall. But in the turbulent America of the 1850s,...

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