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  • My Favorite Plant
    Kincaid, Jamaica
    Kincaid gathers a sparkling selection of new and beloved poetry and prose about each author’s favorite flora.The passion for gardening and the passion for words come together in this inspired anthology, a collection of essays and poems on topics as diverse as beans and roses, by writers who garden and gardeners who write.Among the contributors are Daniel Hinkley on hellebores; ...

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  • Pure Colour
    Heti, Sheila
    A new novel about art, love, death, and time from the author of Motherhood and How Should a Person Be?Here we are, just living in the first draft of creation, which was made by some great artist, who is now getting ready to tear it apart.In this first draft, a woman named Mira leaves home for school. There, she meets Annie, whose tremendous power opens Mira’s chest like a porta...

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  • Mona
    Oloixarac, Pola
    From Pola Oloixarac, the critically acclaimed author of Savage Theories and Dark Constellations, comes Mona, in which success as a “writer of color” proves to be a fresh hell for a young Latin American woman at a literary conference in Sweden.Mona, a Peruvian writer based in California, presents a tough and sardonic exterior. She likes drugs and cigarettes, and when she learns ...

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  • Last Supper, The
    Cusk, Rachel
    A vivid and elegant memoir of a family’s season abroad by the author of the Outline trilogy.When Rachel Cusk decides to travel to Italy for a summer with her husband and two young children, she has no idea of the trials and wonders that lie in store. Their journey, chronicled in The Last Supper, leads them to both the expected and the surprising, all seen through Cusk’s sharp a...

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  • Corrections, The
    Franzen, Jonathan
    After almost fifty years as a wife and mother, Enid Lambert is ready to have some fun. Unfortunately, her husband, Alfred, is losing his sanity to Parkinson’s disease, and their children have long since flown the family nest to the catastrophes of their own lives.The oldest, Gary, a once--stable portfolio manager and family man, is trying to convince his wife and himself that, ...

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  • Life's Work
    Cusk, Rachel
    A Life’s Work: On Becoming a Mother is Rachel Cusk’s funny, moving, brutally honest account of her early experiences of motherhood. When it was published it 2001, it divided critics and readers. One famous columnist wrote a piece demanding that Cusk’s children be taken into care, saying she was unfit to look after them, and Oprah Winfrey invited her on the show to defend hersel...

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  • Serotonin
    Houellebecq, Michel
    Michel Houellebecq's Serotonin is a caustic, frightening, hilarious, raunchy, offensive, and politically incorrect novel about the decline of Europe, Western civilization, and humanity in general.Deeply depressed by his romantic and professional failures, the aging hedonist and agricultural engineer Florent-Claude Labrouste feels he is "dying of sadness." He hates his young gir...

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  • Among Flowers
    Kincaid, Jamaica
    In this travel memoir, the acclaimed novelist Jamaica Kincaid chronicles a three-week trek through Nepal, the spectacular and exotic Himalayan land, where she and her companions are gathering seeds for planting at home. The natural world and, in particular, plants and gardening are central to Kincaid's work; in addition to such novels as Annie John and Lucy, Kincaid is the auth...

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  • 4 3 2 1
    Auster, Paul
    * * * Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize * * *New York Times Bestseller, Los Angeles Times Bestseller, Boston Globe Bestseller, National Indiebound Bestseller"An epic bildungsroman . . . . Original and complex . . . . A monumental assemblage of competing and complementary fictions, a novel that contains multitudes."--Tom Perrotta, The New York Times Book Review "A stunningly ...

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  • Crystal World, The
    Ballard, J. G.
    J. G. Ballard's fourth novel, which established his reputation as a writer of extraordinary talent and imaginative powers, tells the story of a physician specializing in the treatment of leprosy who is invited to a small outpost in the interior of Africa. Finding the roadways blocked, he takes to the river, and embarks on a frightening journey through a strange petrified forest...

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  • Answers, The
    Lacey, Catherine
    Written by one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists, Catherine Lacey's The Answers is a "novel of intellect and amplitude that deepens as it moves forward" (The New York Times) about a woman learning to negotiate her ailment via the simulacrum of a perfect romantic relationship.Mary Parsons is broke. Dead broke, really: between an onslaught of medical bills and a mountain ...

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  • Lonely City, The
    Laing, Olivia
    Named a best book of the year by NPR, Newsweek, Slate, Pop Sugar, Marie Claire, Elle, Publishers Weekly, and Lit HubA dazzling work of biography, memoir, and cultural criticism on the subject of loneliness, told through the lives of iconic artists, by the acclaimed author of The Trip to Echo Spring.When Olivia Laing moved to New York City in her mid-thirties, she found herself ...

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  • Hour of Land, The
    Williams, Terry Tempest
    Longlisted for an Andrew Carnegie Medal for ExcellenceA Washington Post Notable Book of the YearAmerica's national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing, which is why more than 300 million people visit the parks each year. Now Terry Tempest Williams, the New York Times bestselling author of the environmental classic Refuge and the ...

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  • Outline
    Cusk, Rachel
    Rachel Cusk's Outline is a novel in ten conversations. Spare and lucid, it follows a novelist teaching a course in creative writing over an oppressively hot summer in Athens. She leads her students in storytelling exercises. She meets other visiting writers for dinner. She goes swimming in the Ionian Sea with her neighbor from the plane. The people she encounters speak volubly ...

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  • Tattooed Soldier
    Tobar, Héctor
    Antonio Bernal is a Guatemalan refugee in Los Angeles haunted by memories of his wife and child, who were murdered at the hands of a man marked with yellow ink. In a park near Antonio's apartment, Guillermo Longoria extends his arm and reveals a sinister tattoo?yellow pelt, black spots, red mouth. It is the sign of the death squad, the Jaguar Battalion of the Guatemalan army.Th...

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  • When Women Were Birds
    Williams, Terry Tempest
    "I am leaving you all my journals, but you must promise me you won't look at them until after I'm gone." This is what Terry Tempest Williams' mother, the matriarch of a large Mormon clan in northern Utah, told her a week before she died. It was a shock to Williams to discover that her mother had kept journals. But not as much of a shock to discover that the three shelves of jou...

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  • Third Reich, The: A Novel
    Bolaño, Roberto
    On vacation with his girlfriend, Ingeborg, the German war--game champion Udo Berger returns to a small town on the Costa Brava where he spent his summers as a child. There, they meet another vacationing German couple, who introduce them to the darker side of the resort town's life. Soon Udo is enmeshed in a round of the "Third Reich", his favorite World War II strategy game, wi...

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  • 2666
    Bolaño, Roberto
    Three academics on the trail of a reclusive German author; a New York reporter on his first Mexican assignment; a widowed philosopher; a police detective in love with an elusive older woman--these are among the searchers drawn to the border city of Santa Teresa, where over the course of a decade hundreds of women have disappeared.In the words of The Washington Post, "With 2666,...

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  • Voices Of Time
    Galeano, Eduardo
    A striking mosaic of memories, observations, and legends that together reveal the author's own story and a grand, compassionate vision of life itselfIn this kaleidoscope of reflections, renowned South American author Eduardo Galeano ranges widely, from childhood to love, music, plants, fear, indignity, and indignation. In the signal style of his bestselling and much-admired Mem...

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  • Class Trip & the Mustache
    Carrére, Emmanuel
    La Moustache--now a film directed by Emmanuel Carrère"What would you say if I shaved off my mustache?" asks The Mustache's hero of his wife. Once removed, his wife and friends not only fail to recognize him, but deny the existence of the former mustache altogether. A metaphysical nightmare of the grandest kind, The Mustache is a stunning blend of absurdist comedy and philosophi...

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  • Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard, The
    Ballard, J.G.
    First published in 1978, this collection of nineteen of Ballard's best short stories is as timely and informed as ever. His tales of the human psyche and its relationship to nature and technology, as viewed through a strong microscope, were eerily prescient and now provide greater perspective on our computer-dominated culture. Ballard's voice and vision have long served as a fo...

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  • Country Life, The
    Cusk, Rachel
    The Country Life, Rachel Cusk’s third novel, is a rich and subtle story about embarrassment, awkwardness, and being alone; about families, or the lack of them; and about love in some peculiar guises.“A brilliant oxymoron?a serious farce . . . Cusk’s ability to keep us interested in innumerable human collisions is uncanny.” ?The New YorkerStella Benson sets off for Hilltop, a ti...

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  • Security, Territory, Population
    Foucault, Michel
    Marking a major development in Michel Foucault's thinking, Security, Territory, Population takes as its starting point the notion of biopower, studying the foundations of this new technology of power over populations.Distinct from punitive disciplinary systems, the mechanisms of power are here finely entwined with the technologies of security. In this volume, though, Foucault b...

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  • Under the Sign of Saturn
    Sontag, Susan
    This third essay collection by America's leading essayist brings together her most important critical writing from 1972 to 1980, in which she explores some of the most influential artists and thinkers of our time. ...

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  • Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and its...
    Sontag, Susan
    In 1978 Susan Sontag wrote Illness as Metaphor, a classic work described by Newsweek as "one of the most liberating books of its time." A cancer patient herself when she was writing the book, Sontag shows how the metaphors and myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer, add greatly to the suffering of patients and often inhibit them from seeking proper treatment. By...

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  • Savage Detectives, The
    Bolaño, Roberto
    In this dazzling novel, the book that established his international reputation, Roberto Bolaño tells the story of two modern-day Quixotes--the last survivors of an underground literary movement, perhaps of literature itself--on a tragicomic quest through a darkening, entropic universe: our own. The Savage Detectives is an exuberant, raunchy, wildly inventive, and ambitious nove...

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  • Bonfire of the Vanities, The
    Wolfe, Tom
    Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner . . . Brilliant high comedy.” (The New Republic) ...

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  • Electric kool-aid acid test, The
    Wolfe, Tom
    Describes the escapades of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters, a drug-saturated group of hippies who get in and out of trouble with the law. 'An American classic' (Newsweek) that defined a generation. ?An astonishing book? (The New York Times Book Review) and an unflinching portrait of Ken Kesey, his Merry Pranksters, and the 1960s. ...

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  • Middlesex
    Eugenides, Jeffrey
    "I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day of January 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of l974. . . My birth certificate lists my name as Calliope Helen Stephanides. My most recent driver's license...records my first name simply as Cal."So begins the breathtaking story of Calliope...

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  • Shock Doctrine, The
    Klein, Naomi
    The bestselling author of No Logo shows how the global free market has exploited crises and shock for three decades, from Chile to IraqIn her groundbreaking reporting, Naomi Klein introduced the term disaster capitalism. Whether covering Baghdad after the U.S. occupation, Sri Lanka in the wake of the tsunami, or New Orleans post-Katrina, she witnessed something remarkably simil...

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