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  • Angels and Insects: Two Novellas

    By A.S. Byatt

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679751342
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: April 1994
    In these breathtakingly accomplished novellas, Byatt returns to the landscape of Victorian England, where science and spiritualism are both popular manias. The shipwrecked naturalist who is the protagonist of 'Morpho Eugenia' is rescued by a family whose clandestine passions come to seem as inscutable as the behavior of insects. In 'The Conjugal Angel,' a circle of fictional mediums finds itself haunted by the ghost of a very real historical personage. 337p. Kindle Price: $11.99
  • Animals Strike Curious Poses

    By Elena Passarello

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781941411391
    • Publisher: Sarabande Books
    • Published: February 2017
  • Anything Is Possible

    By Elizabeth Strout

    Our Price: $12.95 - $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780812989403
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: April 2017
  • The Archaeology of Home: An Epic Set on a Thousand Square Feet of the Lower East Side

    By Katharine Greider

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781586487126
    • Publisher: PublicAffairs
    • Published: March 2011
    Over the phone, Katherine Greider heard the sudden bad news. An architect hired to recommend a series of repairs to the Greiders' home, an old row house on Manhattan's East Side, had determined from analyzing digital photos taken in a crawlspace below the basment floor, that the house's foundation was so ruined he felt compelled to report the hazard to city officials first thing. He left no doubt as to what Katherine, her husband and kids - and all the rest of the building's residents - shoudl do over the weekend. Greider's abrupt exile from her family's place of refuge began a personl travail, harrowing and comical in roughly equal parts, that involved screaming matches with the neighbors, mounting financial distress, a lawsuit, and other strange and exasperating dealing in the world of New York City real estate. It also launched a fervent inquiry into the past of No. 239 E. 7th Street. Greider's search led her all the way back to the windswept salt grasses that once covered the site of No. 239, the first building ever to rise on its patch of ground. The trail of occupants that her research unearthered inscribes the dramatic story of New York City and of America itself. Notes. 334p.
  • Are You Somebody? The Accidental Memoir of a Dublin Woman

    By Nuala O'Faolain

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780805056648
    • Publisher: Owl / Henry Holt and Company
    • Published: January 1999
    An Irish journalist offers her autobiography in a work that includes columns that originally appeared in "The Irish Times"
  • Armageddon in Retrospect

    By Kurt Vonnegut

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780099524083
    • Publisher: Vintage Classic
    • Published: April 2009
    Offers a collection of twelve writings - a fitting tribute to the author, and an essential contribution to the discussion of war, peace and humanity's tendency towards violence.
  • Assassination Vacation

    By Sarah Vowell

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780743260046
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: February 2006
    From Buffalo to Alaska, Washington to the Dry Torugas, Vowell visits locations immortalized and influenced by the spilling of politically important blood, reporting as she goes with her trademark blend of wisecracking humor, remarkablehonesty, and thought-provoking criticism. In her expose of these 'pit stops of American political murder,' Vowell investigates how 'American death' has been manipulated by popular culture, including literature, architecture, sculpture,and - the author's favorite - hysterical tourism! With all kinds of lighter diversions along the way. 258p. Pap.
  • At Last

    By Edward St Aubyn

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781447227519
    • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
    • Published: October 2012
  • At Last: The Final Patrick Melrose Novel

    By Edward St. Aubyn

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781250023902
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: December 2012
    The fifth novel in Edward St. Aubyn's stunning cycle about his protagonist Patrick Melrose. 272p.
  • Atonement

    By Ian McEwan

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385503952
    • Publisher: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday
    • Published: March 2002
    Ian McEwan offers up the fictional fall and demise of a middle-class English family, at the center of which is the unconcealing story of a thirteen-year-old girl's dreadful crime, and the guilt that shadows her entire life. In time and space, the novel is vast, spanning from a manor house in England in 1935 to the retreat from Dunkirk in 1941; from London's World War II military hospitals to a reunion of the Tallis clan in 1999. Winner of the 2003 National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. 351p.
  • The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

    By Barack Obama

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780307237699
    • Publisher: Crown Publishers
    • Published: 2006
    Rising Democratic Star Barack Obama, elected to the U.S. Senate from Illinois in 2004 - and NY Times bestselling author of 'Dreams From My Father' - draws on his experience as senator and lawyer, professor and father, Christian and skeptic, to illuminate the greatness of the founding ideals of America in addressing the weariness resulting from the currency of smallness that afflicts contemporary American political culture. A book of transforming power from a man of uncommon vision in an age of partisan opportunism. Index. 375p.
  • Audition

    By Ryu Murakami

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393338416
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: June 2010
    In this emphatically over-the-top tale, Aoyana, a widower who has lived alone with his son since his wife died seven years ago, decides that it is time to remarry. Since he is a bit rusty when it comes to dating, a filmmaker friend proposes that he stage auditions for a movie he never intends to produce in order to cast the perfect woman as his bride. Only one of the applicants catches Aoyama's attention: Yamasaki Asani, a striking young ballerina with a mysterious past, and Aoyama discovers too late that she is a far cry from the innocent young woman he imagined her to be. 190p.
  • Bad Dreams and Other Stories

    By Tessa Hadley

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780062476661
    • Publisher: Harper
    • Published: May 2017
  • The Bad Girl

    By Mario Vargas Llosa

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780312427764
    • Publisher: Picador / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: 2006
    A New York Times Notable Book of 2007. Ricardo Somocurcio is in love with a bad girl. He loves her as a coy teenag known as 'Lily' in Lima in 1950, when she flits into his life one summer & disappears again without explanation. He loves her still when she reappears as a revolutionary in 1960s Paris, then later as Mrs. Richardson, the wife of a wealthy Englishman, and again as the mistress of a sinister Japanese businessman in Tokyo. (Keep up the chase, dude!) Charting Ricardo's expatriate life through his romances with this shape-shifting woman, Vargas Llosa creates a beguiling epic romance about the life-altering power of obsession. 276p.
  • Balthazar

    By Lawrence Durrell

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780140153217
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: July 1991
    The dazzling second volume of Durrell's tetralogy, 'The Alexandria Quartet' - an enthralling and deeply disturbing work of gorgeous surfaces and endless deceptions. This kaleidoscopic narrative ushers readers into a world in which no perception is reliable - and love itself is always an act of treachery. 250p.