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A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

Here is Jon Krakauer’s portrait of the iconoclastic architect Christopher Alexander, whose revolutionary human-centered approach has shaken the foundations...

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American War

American War

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The Washington Post • San Francisco Chronicle • NPR • GQ •...

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The Stranger in the Woods

The Stranger in the Woods

A National Geographic Best Book of the Year National BestsellerMany people dream of escaping modern life. Most will never act on it—but in 1986,...

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Being Wagner

Being Wagner

Simon Callow, the celebrated author of Orson Welles, delivers a dazzling, swift, and accessible biography of the musical titan Richard Wagner and his profoundly problematic legacy--a fresh take for seasoned acolytes...

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The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution

The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution

In this original, provocative contribution to the debate over economic inequality, Ganesh Sitaraman argues that a strong and sizable middle class is a prerequisite for America’s constitutional...

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Free Women, Free Men

Free Women, Free Men

Ever since the release of her seminal first book, Sexual Personae, Camille Paglia has remained one of feminism's most outspoken, independent, and searingly...

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Jagannath

Jagannath

An award-winning debut story collection by Karin Tidbeck, author of Amatka and heir to Borges, Le Guin, and Lovecraft.A child is born in a tin can. A...

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Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon

From a prize-winning biographer comes the defining portrait of a man who led America in a time of turmoil and left us a darker age. We live today, John A. Farrell shows, in a world Richard Nixon...

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Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire

Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire

In this magisterial study of the relationship between illness and art, the best-selling author of An Unquiet Mind brings a fresh perspective to the life and...

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White Tears

White Tears

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The Washington Post • San Francisco Chronicle • NPR • GQ • Time • The Economist • Slate • HuffPost...

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Everything Under the Heavens

Everything Under the Heavens

For many years after its reform and opening in 1978, China maintained an attitude of false modesty about its ambitions. That façade, reports former New York Times Asia correspondent...

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A House Full of Females

A House Full of Females

From the author of A Midwife's Tale, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize for History, and The Age of Homespun--a revelatory, nuanced,...

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The House of Memory

The House of Memory

In this funny and tender memoir, John Freely reflects on a remarkable life. Splitting his early childhood between the U.S. and Ireland inspired in Freely a lifelong desire...

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The Imagineers of War

The Imagineers of War

The definitive history of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Pentagon agency that has quietly shaped war and technology for nearly sixty years.Founded...

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Taduno's Song

Taduno's Song

A stunning debut from a new voice in Nigerian literature: a mesmerizing, Kafkaesque narrative, informed by the life of musical superstar Fela Kuti.The day a stained...

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This Long Pursuit

This Long Pursuit

Richard Holmes’s luminous meditation on the art of biography explores the fascinating relationship between fact and fiction through his own personal experience...

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The Woman on the Stairs

The Woman on the Stairs

In a museum far from home, a lawyer stumbles across a painting of a woman he once knew, Irene. Decades before, he had become entangled in her affairs when he was called...

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Stranger

Stranger

Named one of the "World's 50 Greatest Leaders" in 2016 by Fortune magazine, and largely considered the most influential journalist in the Latino community, Jorge Ramos...

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The Delight of Being Ordinary

The Delight of Being Ordinary

What happens when the Pope and the Dalai Lama decide they need a secret vacation?   Roland Merullo’s playful, eloquent, and life-affirming novel finds the world’s...

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The Gargoyle Hunters

The Gargoyle Hunters

Both his family and his city are crumbling when thirteen-year-old Griffin Watts stumbles headlong into his estranged father’s illicit architectural salvage business in 1970s Manhattan. Griffin...

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Guardian Angels and Other Monsters

Guardian Angels and Other Monsters

From the New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse comes a fascinating and fantastic collection that explores complex emotional and intellectual landscapes...

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Loving Pablo (Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar MTI)

Loving Pablo (Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar MTI)

A revealing memoir of Colombian television journalist Virginia Vallejo's affair with the "King of Cocaine," notorious Medellin drug lord, Pablo Escobar. Soon to be a Major Motion Picture...

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My Antonia

My Antonia

This 100th Anniversary Edition of Willa Cather’s masterpiece a new introduction by Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Jane Smiley.In this symphonically...

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave

A new Vintage Classics edition of the abolitionist leader’s classic autobiography. This dramatic autobiography of the early life of...

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