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The Hundred Secret Senses
by Amy Tan
Set in San Francisco and in a remote village of southern China, this is a tale of American pragmatism shaken, and soothed, by Chinese ghosts. What proof of love do...
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Saving Fish from Drowning
by Amy Tan
On an ill-fated art expedition into the southern Shan state of Burma, eleven Americans leave their Floating Island Resort for a Christmas-morning tour—and disappear...
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A biography of Mary Ellen Peacock Nicolls Meredith based on Meredith's own writing and historical context.
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Age of Grief
Here is a stunning collection of five stories and a novella that confirms Jane Smiley’s place as one of our most gifted writers. In The Age of Grief, a man...
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At Paradise Gate
In this brilliant novel, Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author Jane Smiley delves into the domestic drama of the Robison family. While seventy-seven-year-...
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Horse Heaven
This novel about horses and their breeders, owners, trainers, grooms, jockeys, traders, bettors, and other turf-obsessed humans is a winner. Smiley knows a...
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Duplicate Keys
They were six friends from the Midwest who moved to New York City with high hopes of making it big in the music industry. Although the dream had faded, they had all...
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Charles Dickens
With the delectable wit, unforgettable characters, and challenging themes that have won her a Pulitzer Prize and national bestseller status, Jane Smiley naturally...
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Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel
Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling novelist Jane Smiley celebrates the novel—and takes us on an exhilarating tour through one hundred of them—in this seductive...
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Best New American Voices 2006
The best new American voices are heard here first. Writers like Julie Orringer, Adam Johnson, William Gay, David Benioff, Rattawut Lapcharoensap, Maile Meloy,...
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The North American paperback of my novel THE SEVENTH GATE has just come out. Here's the review from Publishers Weekly:    "Zimler (The Last Kabbalist of...
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The Conjurer and Other Azorean Tales
Born from the fertile volcanic soil and the sea and mists surrounding the Azorean islands, the characters who inhabit these stories blend realism with magic. Like...
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I Even Funnier
In this follow up to the #1 New York Times bestseller I Funny, middle schooler Jamie Grimm has big dreams of being the best stand-up comic in the world--and he...
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Flyover Lives
From the New York Times bestselling author of Le Divorce, a dazzling meditation on the mysteries of the “wispy but material” family ghosts who shape us Growing up...
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Listed as one of the Best Poetry Books of 2013 by the Barnes & Noble Review, this collection of poems explores the many ways poetry and art intersect. It...
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29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy
We are very curious about the Swinster Pharmacy. We stay up late every night wondering what sort of eerie secrets it contains. Why are there three Styrofoam heads...
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29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy
We are very curious about the Swinster Pharmacy. We stay up late every night wondering what sort of eerie secrets it contains. Why are there three Styrofoam...
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Walk! Mallorca
Over fifty walks throughout the island from Peguera and Calvia in the southwest to Alcudia and Pollenca in the northeast, including all the principal walking...
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  The rain-drenched moors near shamanistic therapist Sabbie Dare's home have become the scene of a chilling crime. When Detective Sergeant Reynard Buckley...
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  The rain-drenched moors near shamanistic therapist Sabbie Dare's home have become the scene of a chilling crime. When Detective Sergeant Reynard Buckley...
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