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When an animal rights activist is killed by a hit-and-run driver on an icy Cambridge street, music critic Theda Krakow can’t get too upset. The victim cared more...
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A fabulous new Everywoman voice – the hilarious, skewed, rueful misadventures of a forty-something, in-recovery-from-everything bad girl/good girl in her search for...
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I'll Sleep When I'm Dead: The Dirty Life and Times of Warren Zevon
When Warren Zevon died in 2003, he left behind both a fanatical cult following and a rich catalog of dark, witty rock-n-roll classics that includes "Lawyers,...
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Baba: A Return to China Upon My Father's Shoulders
Baba ("papa" in Chinese) recounts the colorful childhood tales of Yang's father, who grew up at a time of great political and social upheaval in China....
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Doing It is a collection of carefully selected postings together with salient advice from famed sexologist Isadora Alman's Web site rubric "The Sexuality Forum...
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  Edited by Colleen Curran   About the Anthology Anyone who is intimidated by the prospect of planning a wedding will laugh out loud and take solace in...
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An extraordinary literary debut, this book is about the AIDS epidemic, the civil war in Beirut, death, sex, and the meaning of life. Daring in form as well as...
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Following the publication of his critically acclaimed first novel, Koolaids, Rabih Alameddine offers a collection of stories that explores the experience of a...
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America (the Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
Iconoclastic, subversive, hilarious, and vulgar, Jon Stewart of The Daily Show is a major source of news for the twentysomething set as well as older television...
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Determined to erase the painful, lonely memories of childhood, unbreakable Lola Stocking vows to make a better life for herself. She plots a life path that includes...
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Like the women of the Red Tent, even the daughter of King David lived in a world ruled by men. But this woman was born to break the rules of both men and God in...
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Raising Our Children's Children
Grandparents as parents are becoming common in our culture, but we as a society do not understand how fast this phenomenom is growing, how many issues are involved...
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Mort Morte
On my third birthday, my father, in an attempt to get me to stop sucking my thumb, gave me a gun.  “Today son, you are a man,” he said, snatching the little...
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Yosemite Songster
Will Coyote ever find her mate? A tremendous crash of granite boulders separates Coyote and her mate, and she must search throughout Yosemite Valley to find him....
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A grieving couple rents a desperate landlord’s house in an effort to recover lost intimacy. Twins are irrevocably separated by events both beyond and within their...
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The Federalist Papers
  The Federalist Papers constitute a key document in the understanding of the American government. Written by John Jay, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton,...
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A Cold and Lonely Place
Freelance writer Troy Chance is snapping photos of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival ice palace when the ice-cutting machine falls silent. Encased in the ice is...
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A List of Offences
A much longed-for daughter is born with hair the colour of sunlight on the river. The shock of Daria's silvery hair makes the midwife wet herself in the birthing...
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Dr. Horatio Jackson wasn't necessarily a betting man. But in 1903, he overheard a stranger saying that it was just not possible to drive across the United States...
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