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  • Alphabetical Diaries
    Heti, Sheila
    A thrilling confessional from the award-winning, beloved author of Pure Colour.Sheila Heti kept a record of her thoughts over a ten-year period, then arranged the sentences from A to Z. Passionate and reflective, joyful and despairing, these are her alphabetical diaries. ...

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  • Blackouts
    Torres, Justin
    From the bestselling author of We the Animals, Blackouts mines lost histories—personal and collective.Out in the desert in a place called the Palace, a young man tends to a dying soul, someone he once knew briefly but who has haunted the edges of his life: Juan Gay. Playful raconteur, child lost and found and lost, guardian of the institutionalized, Juan has a project to pass a...

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  • Lou Reed: The King of New York
    Hermes, Will
    Since his death in 2013, Lou Reed’s living presence has only grown. The great rock poet presided over the marriage of Brill Building pop and the European avant-garde, and left American culture transfigured. In Lou Reed: The King of New York, Will Hermes offers the definitive narrative of Reed’s life and legacy, dramatizing his long, brilliant, and contentious dialogue with fans...

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  • Scariest Kitten in the World, The
    Messner, Kate / Haley, MacKenzie (illus.)
    The Scariest Kitten in the World is a hilarious picture book by Kate Messner and illustrated by MacKenzie Haley in the vein of The Monster at the End of This Book about a not-so-scary kitten and a not-too-terrifying haunted house.WARNING! This is a VERY scary story.It is the most spine-chilling story anyone could ever read.It takes place in a horrifying haunted house (okay, not...

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  • Daughter
    Dey, Claudia
    In Claudia Dey’s Daughter, a woman long caught in her father’s web strives to make a life—and art—of her own.To be loved by your father is to be loved by God.So says Mona Dean—playwright, actress, and daughter of a man famous for one great novel, a man whose needs and insecurities exert an inescapable pull and exact an immeasurable toll on the women of his family: Mona, her sis...

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  • Wednesdays Child
    Li, Yiyun
    A new collection—about loss, alienation, aging, and the strangeness of contemporary life—by the award-winning, and inimitable, author of The Book of Goose.A grieving mother makes a spreadsheet of everyone she’s lost. Elsewhere, a professor develops a troubled intimacy with her hairdresser. And every year, a restless woman receives an email from a strange man twice her age and s...

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  • Lottery and Other Stories
    Jackson, Shirley
    Now celebrating its 75th anniversary, a trove of iconic horror stories from the legendary Shirley Jackson, “the master of the haunted tale” (The New York Times Book Review). Featuring an introduction by A. M. Homes.One of the darkest, most nightmarish stories of the twentieth century, Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” created a sensation when it was first published in 1948. This ...

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  • King
    Eig, Jonathan
    Hailed by the New York Times as "the new definitive biography," King mixes revelatory new research with accessible storytelling to offer an MLK for our times.Vividly written and exhaustively researched, Jonathan Eig’s King: A Life is the first major biography in decades of the civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr.—and the first to include recently declassified FBI files. In ...

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  • Women of NOW, The
    Turk, Katherine
    The history of NOW—its organization, trials, and revolutionary mission—told through the work of three members.In the summer of 1966, crammed into a D.C. hotel suite, twenty-eight women devised a revolutionary plan. Betty Friedan, the well-known author of The Feminine Mystique, and Pauli Murray, a lawyer at the front lines of the civil rights movement, had called this renegade m...

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  • Biography of X
    Lacey, Catherine
    From one of our fiercest stylists, a roaring epic chronicling the life, times, and secrets of a notorious artist.When X?an iconoclastic artist, writer, and polarizing shape-shifter?falls dead in her office, her widow, CM, wild with grief and refusing everyone’s good advice, hurls herself into writing a biography of the woman she deified. Though X was recognized as a crucial cre...

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  • Still Pictures
    Malcolm, Janet
    For decades, Janet Malcolm's books and dispatches for The New Yorker and The New York Review of Books poked and prodded at reportorial and biographical convention, gesturing toward the artifice that underpins both public and private selves. In Still Pictures, she turns her gimlet eye on her own life--a task demanding a writer just as peerlessly skillful as she was widely known ...

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  • The Other Side
    Villalobos, Juan Pablo
    Every year, thousands of migrant children and teens cross the U.S.-Mexico border. The journey is treacherous and sometimes deadly, but worth the risk for migrants who are escaping gang violence and poverty in their home countries. And for those refugees who do succeed? They face an immigration process that is as winding and multi-tiered as the journey that brought them here.In ...

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  • Four Thousand Weeks
    Burkeman, Oliver
    The average human lifespan is absurdly, insultingly brief. Assuming you live to be eighty, you have just over four thousand weeks.Nobody needs telling there isn't enough time. We're obsessed with our lengthening to-do lists, our overfilled inboxes, work-life balance, and the ceaseless battle against distraction; and we're deluged with advice on becoming more productive and effi...

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  • Collected Stories
    Hazzard, Shirley
    Collected Stories includes both volumes of the National Book Award-winning author Shirley Hazzard's short-story collections--Cliffs of Fall and People in Glass Houses--alongside uncollected works and two previously unpublished stories Shirley Hazzard's Collected Stories is a work of staggering breadth and accomplishment. Taken together, these twenty-eight short stories are mast...

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  • Call Me by Your Name
    Aciman, André
    Andre Aciman's Call Me by Your Name is the story of a sudden and powerful romance that blossoms between an adolescent boy and a summer guest at his parents’ cliffside mansion on the Italian Riviera. Each is unprepared for the consequences of their attraction, when, during the restless summer weeks, unrelenting currents of obsession, fascination, and desire intensify their passi...

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  • Talking to Ourselves
    Neuman, Andrés
    A searing family drama from one of Latin America's most original voices One trip. Two love stories. Three voices.Lito is ten years old and is almost sure he can change the weather when he concentrates very hard. His father, Mario, anxious to create a memory that will last for his son's lifetime, takes him on a road trip in a truck called Pedro. But Lito doesn't know that this m...

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  • Secret Historian
    Spring, Justin
    2010 National Book Award Finalist for NonfictionDrawn from the secret, never-before-seen diaries, journals, and sexual records of the novelist, poet, and university professor Samuel M. Steward, Secret Historian is a sensational reconstruction of one of the more extraordinary hidden lives of the twentieth century.An intimate friend of Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and Thornto...

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  • Collected Poems
    Lowell, Robert
    Frank Bidart and David Gewanter have compiled the definitive edition of Robert Lowell's work, from his first, impossible-to-find collection, Land of Unlikeness; to the early triumph of Lord Weary's Castle, winner of the 1946 Pulitzer Prize; to the brilliant willfulness of his versions of poems by Sappho, Baudelaire, Rilke, Montale, and other masters in Imitations; to the late s...

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  • Poetry of Pablo Neruda, The
    Stavans, Ilan (Ed.)
    The most comprehensive English-language collection of work ever by the greatest poet of the twentieth century--in any language (Gabriel García Márque)In his work a continent awakens to consciousness. So wrote the Swedish Academy in awarding the Nobel Prize to Pablo Neruda, the author of more than thirty-five books of poetry and one of Latin America's most revered writers, lioni...

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  • Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories
    Dahl, Roald (comp.) / Le Fanu, Sheridan / Wharton, Edith
    Who better to investigate the literary spirit world than that supreme connoisseur of the unexpected? From the author of such beloved books as James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and The Witches comes a collection of spooky tales carefully curated by the author himself, Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories.Of the many permutations of the macabre or bizarr...

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  • Aura
    Fuentes, Carlos
    Felipe Montero is employed in the house of an aged widow to edit her deceased husband's memoirs. There Felipe meets her beautiful green-eyed niece, Aura. His passion for Aura and his gradual discovery of the true relationship between the young woman and her aunt propel the story to its extraordinary conclusion. ...

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  • Memoirs of Hadrian
    Yourcenar, Marguerite
    Both an exploration of character and a reflection on the meaning of history, Memoirs of Hadrian has received international acclaim since its first publication in France in 1951. In it, Marguerite Yourcenar reimagines the Emperor Hadrian's arduous boyhood, his triumphs and reversals, and finally, as emperor, his gradual reordering of a war-torn world, writing with the imaginativ...

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  • Palm-Of-The-Hand Stories
    Kawabata, Yasunari
    Recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1968, the novelist Yasunari Kawabata felt the essence of his art was to be found not in his longer works but in a series of short stories?which he called "Palm-of-the-Hand Stories"?written over the span of his career. In them we find loneliness, love, and the passage of time, demonstrating the range and complexity of a true master o...

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  • Old gringo, The
    Fuentes, Carlos
    In The Old Gringo, Carlos Fuentes brings the Mexico of 1916 uncannily to life. This novel is wise book, full of toughness and humanity and is without question one of the finest works of modern Latin American fiction.One of Fuentes's greatest works, the novel tells the story of Ambrose Bierce, the American writer, soldier, and journalist, and of his last mysterious days in Mexic...

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  • Sophie's World
    Gaarder, Jostein
    A page-turning novel that is also an exploration of the great philosophical concepts of Western thought, Sophie's World has fired the imagination of readers all over the world, with more than twenty million copies in print.One day fourteen-year-old Sophie Amundsen comes home from school to find in her mailbox two notes, with one question on each: "Who are you?" and "Where does ...

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  • Birthday Letters
    Hughes, Ted
    Formerly Poet Laureate to Queen Elizabeth II, the late Ted Hughes (1930-98) is recognized as one of the few contemporary poets whose work has mythic scope and power. And few episodes in postwar literature have the legendary stature of Hughes's romance with, and marriage to, the great American poet Sylvia Plath.The poems in Birthday Letters are addressed (with just two exception...

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  • Thinking Fast and Slow
    Kahneman, Daniel
    In the international bestseller, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. The impact of overconfidence o...

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  • Selected Stories
    Walser, Robert
    In her preface to Robert Walser's Selected Stories, Susan Sontag describes Walser as "a good-humored, sweet Beckett." The more common comparison is to "a comic Kafka." Both formulations effectively describe the reading experience in these stories: the reader is obviously in the presence of a mind-bending genius, but one characterized by a wry, buoyant voice, as apparently cheer...

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  • Moravian Night, The
    Handke, Peter
    Mysteriously summoned to a houseboat on the Morava River, a few friends, associates, and collaborators of an old writer listen as he tells a story that will last until dawn: the tale of the once well-known writer’s recent odyssey across Europe. As his story unfolds, it visits places that represent stages of the narrator’s and the continent’s past, many now lost or irrecoverably...

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  • Collected Poems of Lorca
    García Lorca, Federico
    A revised edition of this major writer's complete poetical workAnd I who was walkingwith the earth at my waist,saw two snowy eaglesand a naked girl.The one was the otherand the girl was neither.-from "Qasida of the Dark Doves"Federico Garcia Lorca was the most beloved poet of twentieth-century Spain and one of the world's most influential modernist writers. His work has long be...

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