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  • Economics for the Common Good
    Tirole, Jean
    When Jean Tirole won the Nobel Prize in Economics, he suddenly found himself being stopped in the street by strangers and asked to comment on current events far from his own research. His transformation from academic economist to public intellectual prompted him to reflect more deeply on the role economists and their discipline play in society. The result is Economics for the C...

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  • On the Come Up
    Angie Thomas
    u003cpu003eThis is the highly anticipated second novel by Angie Thomas, the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning The Hate U Give.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eSixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least win her first battle. As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri’s got massi...

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  • Astounding
    Nevala-Lee, Alec
    u003cpu003eAn Economist Best Book of the Yearu003c/pu003eu003cpu003eA Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Best Book of 2018u003c/pu003eu003cpu003e"Enthralling…A clarion call to enlarge American literary history.” — Washington Postu003c/pu003eu003cpu003e“Engrossing, well-researched… This sure-footed history addresses important issues, such as the lack of racial diversity and gender parit...

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  • Run River
    Didion, Joan
    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 commentary on the history of California. Everett McClellan and his wife, Lily, are the great-grandchildren of pioneers, and what happens to them is a tragic epilogue to the pioneer experience, a story of murder and be...

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  • Science In The Soul
    Dawkins,Richard
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The legendary biologist and bestselling author mounts a timely and passionate defense of science and clear thinking with this career-spanning collection of essays, including twenty pieces published in the United States for the first time. For decades, Richard Dawkins has been a brilliant scientific communicator, consistently illuminating the wonders ...

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  • Globalization And Its Discontents: Revisited
    Stiglitz, Joseph E.
    In this crucial expansion and update of his landmark bestseller, renowned economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz addresses globalization's new discontents in the United States and Europe. Immediately upon publication, Globalization and Its Discontents became a touchstone in the globalization debate by demonstrating how the International Monetary Fund, other major i...

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  • A Collection of Latin American Modern...
    Finotti, Leonardo
    A Collection of Latin American Modern Architecture is part of an ongoing series by one of the leading architectural photographers, Leonardo Finotti. It presents roughly one hundred of Finotti’s photographs of undiscovered Latin American modern architecture he took over the past eight years and offers an important overview of the region.The way the photographs are taken and pres...

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  • Hannah Höch: Life Portrait
    Köhne, Orgel
    German photomonteur Hannah Höch (1889–1978) is best known for her association with the Berlin Dadaists. But her life and artistic career far outlasted Dada, spanning two world wars and most of the 20th century. And at the age of 83, Höch began to look back.The result was Höch’s last--and largest, at nearly 4 x 5 feet--photo-collage, “Life Portrait,” created between 1972 and 197...

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  • Frank Auerbach
    Lampert, Catherine
    Born in Berlin in 1931 to Jewish parents, the eight-year-old Auerbach was sent to England in 1939 to escape the Nazi regime. His parents stayed behind and died in a concentration camp in 1943. Now in his eighties, Auerbach is still producing his distinctly sculptural paintings of friends, family and surroundings in north London, where he has made his home since the war. The art...

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  • A Decent Ride
    Welsh, Irvine
    This book is short-listed for the 2015 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for comic fiction. A rampaging force of nature is wreaking havoc on the streets of Edinburgh, but has top shagger, drug-dealer, gonzo-porn-star and taxi-driver, 'Juice' Terry Lawson, finally met his match in Hurricane 'Bawbag'? Can Terry discover the fate of the missing beauty, Jinty Magdalen, and keep he...

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  • Major Works, The
    Pope, Alexander
    This fine edition features a comprehensive biographical index, as well as an introduction and invaluable notes. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable f...

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  • Just Visiting This Planet
    DeGrasse Tyson, Neil
    In a companion volume to Merlin's Tour of the Universe, here is a completely new collection of questions and answers about the cosmos for stargazers of all ages.Whether waxing about Earth and its environs, the Sun and its stellar siblings, the world of light, physical laws, or galaxies near and far, Merlin--a fictional visitor from Planet Omniscia--is easy to understand, often ...

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  • To Show and to Tell
    Phillip Lopate
    u003cbu003eA long-awaited new book on personal writing from Phillip Lopate—celebrated essayist, the director of Columbia University’s nonfiction program, and editor of u003ciu003eThe Art of the Personal Essayu003c/iu003e.u003c/bu003eu003cbru003eu003cbru003eDistinguished author Phillip Lopate, editor of the celebrated anthology u003ciu003eThe Art of the Personal Essay, u003c/iu0...

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  • Crooked Timber of Humanity, The
    Berlin, Isaiah / Hardy, Henry / Banville, John
    "Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made."--Immanuel Kant Isaiah Berlin was one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century--an activist of the intellect who marshaled vast erudition and eloquence in defense of the endangered values of individual liberty and moral and political plurality. In The Crooked Timber of Humanity he expose...

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  • The Lady of the Rivers
    Gregory, Philippa
    #1 New York Times bestselling author and "queen of royal fiction" (USA TODAY) Philippa Gregory brings to life the story of Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford, a woman of passion and of legend who navigated a treacherous path through the battle lines in the War of the Roses to bring her family unimaginable power. When the young and beautiful Jacquetta is married to the older Duke of ...

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  • Green Mars
    Robinson, Kim Stanley
    Nearly a generation has passed since the first pioneers landed, but the transformation of Mars to an Earth-like planet has just begun. In Green Mars the colonists will attempt to turn the red planet into a lush garden for humanity. They will bombard the atmosphere with ice meteorites to add moisture. They will seed the red deserts with genetically engineered plants. Then they w...

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  • Protocolo de weber, El
    Bossong, Nora
    Perteneciente a la generación de alemanes que revisa el pasado nacional con una distancia refrescante y necesaria, Nora Bossong (Bremen, 1982), una de las jóvenes escritoras alemanas más elogiadas, reconstruye, a partir de una serie de documentos hallados accidentalmente, la historia de un vicecónsul alemán durante el nazismo y la socialdemocracia. El protocolo de Weber es la h...

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  • Democracy: A Novel
    Didion, Joan
    Moving between Honolulu, Jakarta and Saigon, against the historical backdrop of the final withdrawal from Vietnam, this novel is a bitingly funny, cumulatively devastating post-mortem of our national mores and institutions. A U.S. Senator, his wife, senatorial groupies and international arms dealing intersect with one another in this blistering indictment of American amnesia. ...

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  • Cthulhu Mythos Encyclopedia, The
    Harms, Daniel
    The third edition of this popular and extensive encyclopedia of the Cthulhu Mythos--updated with more fiction listings and recent material--this unique book spans the years of H. P. Lovecraft's influence in culture, entertainment, and fiction. The expansive entries make this reference invaluable for anyone knowledgeable about the Cthulhu Mythos and a much-needed resource for th...

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  • Constant Princess, The
    Gregory, Philippa
    From #1 New York Times bestselling author and "queen of royal fiction" (USA TODAY) Philippa Gregory comes the remarkable story of Katherine of Aragon, Princess of Spain, daughter of two great monarchs, and eventual Queen of England when she marries the infamous King Henry VIII. Daughter of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain, Katherine has been fated her whole life to ma...

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  • Earthly Powers
    Burgess, Anthony
    Earthly Powers traces eighty- one years in the life of a Somerset Maugham- type writer and lapsed Catholic called Kenneth Toomey. A popular, second- rate novelist/playwright, he spends a lifetime unsuccessfully trying to reconcile his homosexuality with his faith. This is also the story of Carlo Campanati, an earthy Italian priest linked with Toomey through family ties. With da...

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  • Fight club
    Palahniuk, Chuck
    THE FIRST RULE about fight club is you don't talk about fight club.Every weekend, in the basements and parking lots of bars across the country, young men with whitecollar jobs and failed lives take off their shoes and shirts and fight each other barehanded just as long as they have to. Then they go back to those jobs with blackened eyes and loosened teeth and the sense that the...

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  • Buddha of suburbia, the
    Kureishi, Hanif
    Karim Amir lives with his English mother and Indian father in the routine comfort of suburban London, enduring his teenage years with good humor, always on the lookout for adventure—and sexual possibilities. Life gets more interesting, however, when his father becomes the Buddha of Suburbia, beguiling a circle of would-be mystics. And when the Buddha falls in love with one of h...

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  • March
    Brooks, Geraldine
    FromLouisa May Alcott's beloved classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has animated thecharacter of the absent father, March, and crafted a story filled with the ache of love and marriage and with the power of war upon the mind and heart of one unforgettable man (Sue Monk Kidd). With pitch-perfect writing (USA Today), Brooks follows March as he leaves behind his family to aid t...

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  • Wise blood
    O'Connor, Flannery
    Wise Blood, Flannery O'Connor's astonishing and haunting first novel, is a classic of twentieth-century literature. It is the story of Hazel Motes, a twenty-two-year-old caught in an unending struggle against his inborn, desperate fate. He falls under the spell of a "blind" street preacher named Asa Hawks and his degenerate fifteen-year-old daughter, Sabbath Lily. In an ironic,...

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  • Betty page: confidential
    Yeafer, Bunny
    Curvaceous, friendly and wholesome-looking, Playboy pinup Betty Page was the perfect complement to the still-innocent fantasies of young men during the Eisenhower years. Betty Page Confidential includes a biography of the reclusive goddess, an official Betty Page trivia quiz and 100 photos.Betty Page Confidential is the ultimate book on this 1950s icon. ...

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  • Naked and the dead, the
    Mailer, Norman
    Portrays the contrasting personalities and nostalgic reminiscences of a group of American soldiers engaged in a combat operation against the Japanese during World War II. Portrays the contrasting personalities and nostalgic reminiscences of a group of World War II American soldiers engaged in a combat operation against the Japanese. Reprint. 15,000 first printing. Hailed as one...

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  • Faceless killers
    Mankell, Henning
    First in the Kurt Wallander series. It was a senselessly violent crime: on a cold night in a remote Swedish farmhouse an elderly farmer is bludgeoned to death, and his wife is left to die with a noose around her neck. And as if this didn t present enough problems for the Ystad police Inspector Kurt Wallander, the dying woman's last word is foreign, leaving the police the one ta...

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  • Breakdowns portrait of the artist as a y
    Spiegelman, Art
    The creator of the Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Maus' explores the comics form--and how it has formed him. This illustrated essay looks back at the 1960s as the artist pushes 60, in this collection that alters the terms of what can be accomplished in a memoir. 75,000. ...

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  • Elephant man, the
    Sparks, Christine
    John Merrick had lived for more than twenty years imprisoned in a body that condemned him to a miserable life in the workhouse and to humiliation as a circus sideshow freak. But beneath that tragic exterior, within that enormous and deformed head, thrived the soul of a poet, the heart of a dreamer, the longings of a man. Merrick was doomed to suffer forever--until the kind Dr. ...

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