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It's So You: 35 Women Write About Personal Expression Through Fashion and Style
Edited by Michelle Tea, It’s So You explores the intersection between personal style and personal expression through lively personal essays by 35 top women writers—...
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Pills, Thrills, Chills, and Heartache: Adventures in the First Person
Thirty-seven writers. One rule. Each story must be told in the first person. Clint Catalyst (Cottonmouth Kisses) and Michelle Tea (The Chelsea Whistle) bring...
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Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat
by Amy Tan
“Before you go out into the world,” Ming Miao told her five kittens, “you must know the true story of your ancestors.” And so begins the story of Sagwa of China, a...
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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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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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I Draw Roses
                               I Draw Roses: a Fable. An artist sits in his London...
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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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CAROUSEL
CAROUSEL is an enticing collection of essays and elegant rants written by an experienced word dancer, who speaks to her audience with intelligence and wit. ...
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Ghost Songs by Andrew Demcak
It’s not easy being Todd Williams, a fourteen-and-a-half-year-old gay musical prodigy. The bullies, Bob and Ari, at his fancy private school make his life a living...
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Eat What You Kill
Evan Stoess is a struggling young Wall Street analyst obsessed with fortune and fame. A trailer park kid who attended an exclusive prep school through a lucky...
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Da Capo Best Music Writing 2005: The Year's Finest Writing on Rock, Hip-hop, Jazz, Pop, Country & More
Da Capo Best Music Writing has become one of the most eagerly awaited annuals of them all. Celebrating the year in music writing by gathering a rich array of...
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Uganda Be Kidding Me
Wherever Chelsea Handler travels, one thing is certain: she always ends up in the land of the ridiculous. Now, in this uproarious collection, she sneaks her sharp...
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