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Jane Austen wrote the untitled fragment that was later called The Watsons in 1803-5, and it was published posthumously in 1871.
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Everything is Connected. Includes a new afterword by David Mitchell.
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An adult LEGO fan's dual quest: to build with bricks and build a family
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How We Are Hungry is a collection of short stories by Dave Eggers, originally published by McSweeney's in 2004.
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The New York Times bestselling he-said/she-said rock n’ roll romance that inspired the motion picture of the same title.
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Amazon Best Books of the Month, June 2012. Gone Girl is masterfully plotted from start to finish and the suspense doesn't waver for one page. It's one of those books you will feel the need to discuss immediately after finishing because the ending doesn't just come; it punches you in the gut.
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Will Self was shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys prize for his collection "The Quantity Theory of Insanity."
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Author of Jennifer Government.
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In this visionary adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic work, Dave Eggers brings an imaginary world vividly to life, telling the story of a lonely boy navigating the emotional journey away from boyhood.
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Author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Gone Girl.
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It all started with a mysterious and seemingly innocent postcard, but from that point nothing was to remain the same in the life of Griffin Moss, a quiet, solitary artist living in London.
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A searing and wildly entertaining love letter to New York City from the bestselling author of Motherless Brooklyn and Fortress of Solitude.
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A Winner of the Alex Award, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction, named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle.
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Never-collected tales, including outrageous early stories from the Trainspotting years, plus a raucous new novella.
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Jonathan Carroll is one of the most admired writers of his generation. The Marraiage of Sticks is his most recent addition to a long and triumphant career.
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Welcome to Manila, in the turbulent period of the Philippines' late dictator. It is a world in which American pop culture and local Filipino tradition mix flamboyantly, and gossip, storytelling, and extravagant behavior thrive.
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BlackBook presents dispatches from the New Counterculture by Augusten Burroughs, Chuck Palahniuk, Jonathan Ames, Douglas COupland, and Naomi Klein, among others...
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"Riveting...The Tesseract offers myriad secret pleasures beyond its seemingly plot-driven narrative of intrigue in the streets of Manila."- San Francisco Chronicle Book Review
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Translated from the Japanese by Megan Backus.
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Anyone who enjoys novels that are scary, erotic, touching, tragic and thrilling should rush right out to the nearest bookstore and pick up The Shadow of the Wind. Really, you should.- The Washington Post
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Hardbound. Sue Monk Kidd’s phenomenal debut, The Secret Life of Bees, became a runaway bestseller that is still on the New York Times bestseller list more than two years after its paperback publication. Now, in her luminous new novel, Kidd has woven a transcendent tale that will thrill her legion of fans.
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The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. For each volume, the very best pieces are selected by a leading writer in the field, making the Best American series the most respected - and most popular - of its kind.
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Hardbound. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. This mesmerizing debut, uncannily uniting the trials of a postmodern upbringing with a murder mystery, heralds the arrival of a vibrant new voice in literary fiction.
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First-novelist Chabon, with "distinctive vision" and "an elegiac, graceful style," spins a story about alienated youth that, while serving up some familiar details of sex, alcohol and drugs, "fully engages the reader in the lives of an appealing cast of characters,"- Publisher's Weekly
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Author of microserfs and Generation X.
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From the author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay and The Mysteries of Pittsburgh.
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Read it, and you'll feel altered, chastened- seared in the fire of something new.- Washington Post Book World
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Hardbound. A novel by the author of the international best-seller Kitchen
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2001 by Michael Chabon (author of Wonder Boys).
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The bestselling author of The Virgin Suicides. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. "[Since The Virgin Suicides] we’ve been wanting a big fat novel that would consume us…. We have it now. I just finished reading it. Middlesex is in every way that big novel." -- The Vancouver Sun
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Hardbound. Microserfs is not about Microsoft--it's about programmers who are searching for lives. A hilarious but frighteningly real look at geek life in the '90's.
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A first novel that rather cloyingly describes the transformations that overtake the residents of a small French village when a mysterious stranger and her daughter arrive and open a chocolate shop.
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From the celebrated author of the best-selling cult classic Trainspotting, a new work of fiction that triumphantly puts the "E" back in Eros.
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Author of High Fidelity and How to be Good.
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Sue Monk Kidd's ravishing debut novel has stolen the hearts of reviewers and readers alike with its strong, assured voice.
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Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year.
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Hardbound. RARE HARDER-TO-FIND edition, published by David Fickling Co., UK in 2003, 14th printing. Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year.
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This great volume highlights the very best of this year’s fiction, nonfiction, alternative comics, screenplays, blogs, and more.
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Hardbound. Pulitzer Prize finalist. A virtuostic piece of writing, a big, daring, manic-depressive stew of a book that noisily announces the debut of a talented- yes, staggeringly talented new writer.
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Booker Prize Winner. Bestselling author of Atonement.
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Hardbound. Neal Stephenson enjoys cult status among science fiction fans and techie types thanks to Snow Crash, which so completely redefined conventional notions of the high-tech future that it became a self-fulfilling prophecy. But if his cyberpunk classic was big, Cryptonomicon is huge... gargantuan... massive, not just in size but in scope and appeal.
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Arlene J Chai was born and educated in Manila. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree, major in Communication Arts from Maryknoll (Miriam) College, graduating cum laude.
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From the author of A Year in Provence and Toujours Provence.
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Hardbound. Signed by author Nick Bantock on the title page.
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Rebel Inc said about this book: "The best book ever written by man or woman.. deserves to sell more copies than the Bible".
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Hardbound, 1st edition 1st printing. This is Alex Garland's debut novel, The Beach.
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A companion volume to Under The Tuscan Sun, Bella Tuscany is Frances Mayes's passionate and lyrical account of her continuing love affair with Italy.
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Hardbound, 1st edition, 1st printing. From the author of the New York Times bestseller Choke and the cult classic Fight Club, a cunningly plotted novel about the ultimate verbal weapon, one that reinvents the apocalyptic thriller for our times.
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From the author of Microserfs and Girlfriend in a Coma comes another another tale of the 90's generation (with parents form the 60s).
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SIGNED by the author. Hardbound. This unforgettable novella and three other moving and thought-provoking stories display the startling mix of dazzle and depth that has made Yann Martel an international phenomenon.
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Edited by Lucinda Ebersole & Richard Peabody. Barbie is a problem for many... A deep problem.
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This unforgettable novella and three other moving and thought-provoking stories display the startling mix of dazzle and depth that has made Yann Martel an international phenomenon.
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Signed by the author of 'A Series of Unfortunately Events', Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket), 278pp, 2006 First Edition. A dazzling page-turner, this novel shows an internationally acclaimed storyteller at the height of his astonishing powers.
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A luminous and unforgettable first novel by an astonishing new voice in fiction, hailed by Esquire magazine as0 'one of merica’s best young writers.'
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Edited by Dave Eggers, Series editor Michael Cart. From Eric Schlosser on french fries to Elizabeth McKenzie on awful family to Seaton Smith on how to "jive" with your teen, The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2002 is the first and the best.
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Hardbound. This unforgettable novella and three other moving and thought-provoking stories display the startling mix of dazzle and depth that has made Yann Martel an international phenomenon.
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Hardbound, signed. To read Diane Ackerman's A Natural History of the Senses is to dive headlong into a sensuous feast. These delightful, inspired essays on the five senses- smell, touch, vision, hearing, taste- mixbiology, psychology, history, anthropology, and poetry into voluptuous prose.
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SIGNED by Alice Sebold. Highly collectible, her first fiction book. In the hands of a brilliant new novelist, and through the eyes of her winning young heroine, this story of seemingly unbearable tragedy is transformed into a suspenseful, touching, even funny novel about family, memory, love, heaven, and living.
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Hardbound. SIGNED by Jeanette Winterson. First UK edition, First Printing (1st/1st). Best Offer Price welcome.
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Hardbound. Signed by Nick Hornby on the title page. Best Offer Price welcome.
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Hardbound. Signed by Chuck Palahniuk. Best Offer Price welcome.
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Hardbound. Signed by bestselling author Peter Mayle, A Year in Provence, A Good Year. Best Offer Price welcome.
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Hardbound. Nick Hornby, author of High Fidelity and About a Boy comes back with his book, How to be Good- a complex moral comedy about a couple on the brink of divorce.
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From the bestselling author of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius.
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Very hard-to-find and signed by author Jeff Noon. Best offer available.
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'Reading High Fidelity is like listening to a great single. You know it's wonderful from the minute it goes on, and as soon as it's over, you want to hear it again.' - The Guardian
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Generous-hearted, smartly comic and wickedly insightful, The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing maps the progress of Jane Rosenal as she sets out on a personal and spirited expedition through the perilous terrain of sex, love, relationships and the treacherous waters of the workplace.
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The Fortress of Solitude is the first great urban coming-of-age novel to appear in years..
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The Best American series has been the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction since 1915. For each volume, the very best pieces are selected by a leading writer in the field, making the Best American series the most respected--and most popular--of its kind.
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Pulitzer Prize finalist. A virtuostic piece of writing, a big, daring, manic-depressive stew of a book that noisily announces the debut of a talented- yes, staggeringly talented new writer.
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The Best American series has been the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction since 1915. For each volume, the very best pieces are selected by a leading writer in the field, making the Best American series the most respected--and most popular--of its kind.
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Hardbound. Ian McEwan's Booker Prize-nominated Atonement is his first novel since Amsterdam took home the prize in 1998. But while Amsterdam was a slim, sleek piece, Atonement is a more sturdy, more ambitious work, allowing McEwan more room to play, think, and experiment.
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Signed by the Author. Hardbound. Best Offer Price welcome.
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Hardbound, illustrated edition. Illustrated by Tomislav Torjanac.
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Amazon.com Best of 2001. This is an inventive and moving fantasy by a writer who more or less defined dark fantasy as a critical term.
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Paul Auster's great trilogy of 1985-1986 broke ground in its mix of serious fictional techniques and detective and mystery genres. Since that time it has become one of the most successful series of novels of the last decades.
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At once a sensual and razor-sharp indictment of colonialism, Dream Jungle evokes the desperate beauty and rank corruption of the Philippines from the height of the Marcos era in the mid-1970s to the end of the twentieth century.
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A master literary stylist, John Crowley has carried readers to diverse and remarkable places in his award-winning, critically acclaimed novels -- from his classic fable, Little, Big, to his New York Times Notable Book, The Translator.
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Welcome to the limited edition of graphic novelist Warren Ellis's debut novel, about which Publishers Weekly trumpets "The home of the free and the land of the brave has rarely looked so creepy in this snappily paced homage to William Burroughs's Naked Lunch."
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Hardbound. From the author of the best-selling Einstein's Dreams comes a wonderfully original, deeply moving, and wryly funny novel about the clash between the absolutes of science and vagaries of human experience.
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Hardbound. A long-lost book reappears, mysteriously connecting an old man searching for his son and a girl seeking a cure for her widowed mother's loneliness.
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Lorrie Moore, one of the most admired novelists of her generation, has written a heart-achingly beautiful novel about what it means to be a child and then a woman, a friend and then a stranger- and to be both bound to your past and separated from it forever.
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Nick Hornby’s poignant and witty novel shows a rare and impressive understanding of human relationships and what it really means to be a man.
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Hardbound. Today Show Book Club selection #25. By turns witty, irreverent, fascinating, puzzling, and surprising, Fluke is Christopher Moore at his outrageous best.
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The Fortress of Solitude is the first great urban coming-of-age novel to appear in years..
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The Big U is required reading for anyone interested in the early work of Neal Stephenson
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Hardbound. At once a gripping whodunit, a love story, and an exploration of the mysteries of exile and redemption, The Yiddish Policemen's Union is a novel only Michael Chabon could have written.
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From the author of the international sensation Fight Club, a powerful (and hilarious) novel about love and strife between mothers and sons, the addictive power of sex, the terrors of aging, the ugly truth about historical theme parks, and much else...
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A Year of Passionate Reading.
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Edited by Dave Eggers, introduction by Matt Groening.
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It takes talent to make a love story between an AIDS victim and a convicted murderer work, but playwright/essayist Cleage more than meets the challenge in this gutsy, very likable fiction debut.
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"Read it, and you'll feel altered, chastened- seared in the fire of something new."- Washington Post Book World
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A bizarre tale encompassing feminism, politics and social hypocrisy.
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Jody never asked to become a vampire. But when she wakes up under an alley Dumpster with a badly burned arm, an aching back, superhuman strength, and a distinctly Nosferatuan thirst, she realizes the decision has been made for her.
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Hilarious story where each letter progressively disappears from the novel.
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Chabon summons the rollicking spirit of legendary adventures–from The Arabian Nights to Alexandre Dumas to Fritz Leiber’s Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser stories–in a wonderful new novel brimming with breathless action, raucous humor, cliff-hanging suspense, and a cast of colorful characters worthy of Scheherazade’s most tantalizing tales.
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So begins Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, an expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen novel featuring all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie mayhem.
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From Hollywood to Marseille with delicious stops in between, Peter Mayle’s latest novel is filled with the culinary delights and entertaining characters that make him our treasured chronicler of French food and life.
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Includes an introduction and two new stories. The basis for the major motion picture from Miramax Films, Smoke Signals, winner of two Sundance Film Festival awards.
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At once a gripping whodunit, a love story, and an exploration of the mysteries of exile and redemption, The Yiddish Policemen's Union is a novel only Michael Chabon could have written.
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Hardbound. Chabon summons the rollicking spirit of legendary adventures–from The Arabian Nights to Alexandre Dumas to Fritz Leiber’s Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser stories–in a wonderful new novel brimming with breathless action, raucous humor, cliff-hanging suspense, and a cast of colorful characters worthy of Scheherazade’s most tantalizing tales.
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From America's most inventive novelist, Jonathan Lethem, comes this compelling and compulsive riff on the classic detective novel.
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Neal Stephenson enjoys cult status among science fiction fans and techie types thanks to Snow Crash, which so completely redefined conventional notions of the high-tech future that it became a self-fulfilling prophecy. But if his cyberpunk classic was big, Cryptonomicon is huge... gargantuan... massive, not just in size but in scope and appeal.
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Moving, suspenseful, and unexpectedly funny, What Is the What is an astonishing novel that illuminates the lives of millions through one extraordinary man.
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Bursting with wit, humor, and rare insight, The Russian Debutante's Handbook is both a highly imaginative romp and a serious exploration of what it means to be an immigrant in America.
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Jonathan Safran Foer emerged as one of the most original writers of his generation with his best-selling debut novel, Everything Is Illuminated. Now, with humor, tenderness, and awe, he confronts the traumas of our recent history.
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Hardbound. A powerful, soaring novel about a stolen desk that contains the secrets, and becomes the obsession, of the lives it passes through.
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Featuring 5 stories, with a one-page cartoon by Elbert Or.