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This literary thriller concerns Lena Dawson, a fingerprint analyst who is trying to get to the bottom of a series of mysterious infant deaths. Along the way, Lena...
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Why Are We in Vietnam?
When Why Are We in Vietnam? was published in 1967, almost twenty years after The Naked and the Dead, the critical response was ecstatic. The novel fully confirmed...
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The Spooky Art: Thoughts on Writing
“Writing is spooky. There is no routine of an office to keep you going, only the blank page each morning, and you never know where your words are coming from, those...
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Advertisement for Myself
An essential guide to the life and work of one of America’s most controversial writers, Advertisements for Myself is a comprehensive collection of the best of...
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Tough Guys Don’t Dance
A dark, brilliant novel of astonishing pitch, set in Provincetown, a “spit of shrub and dune” captured here in the rawness and melancholy of the off-season, Tough...
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Oswald's Tale: An American Mystery
Mailer opines that Lee Harvey Oswald was a sincere Marxist, a nihilist and an inveterate liar who was motivated to assassinate John F. Kennedy in order to shake up...
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Why Are We at War?
“Because democracy is noble, it is always endangered. Nobility, indeed, is always in danger. Democracy is perishable. I think the natural government for most people...
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Castle in the Forest
The Castle in the Forest is a 2007 novel by Norman Mailer. It is the story of Adolf Hitler's childhood as seen through the eyes of Dieter, a demon sent to put him...
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Modest Gifts: Poems and Drawings
An unexpected collection from Norman Mailer—a book of his selected poems and more than 100 of his drawings, most of them never before published. Modest Gifts is...
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On God: An Uncommon Conversation
A towering figure in American literature, Norman Mailer has in recent years reached a new level of accessibility and power. His last novel, The Castle in the Forest...
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Death in Slow Motion
When her once-glamorous and witty novelist-mother got Alzheimer's, Eleanor Cooney moved her from her beloved Connecticut home to California in order to care for...
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Digital Age Marketing for Small Businesses
The Digital Age offers entrepreneurs and small businesses unparalleled, direct access to consumers and has leveled the playing field between small and big...
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The View from Penthouse B
Two sisters recover from widowhood, divorce, and Bernie Madoff as unexpected roommates in a Manhattan apartment Unexpectedly widowed Gwen-Laura Schmidt is still...
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I Can't Complain
From the beloved and acclaimed novelist, a collection of witty, moving essaysIn her two decades of writing, Elinor Lipman has populated her...
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ROOM FOR EXAMINATION: More than Skin Deep
If there is one thing special about doctors, it is that society has granted us unique privileges. The license to probe the private lives and bodies of people is...
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Lydia
Drama / 4m, 3f Set in the 1970s on the Texas border separating the United States and Mexico, Lydia is an intense, lyrical, and magical new play. The Flores...
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Vegetable Literacy
In her latest cookbook, Deborah Madison, America's leading authority on vegetarian cooking and author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, reveals the surprising...
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         Boston had always served as a confusing symbol, like the quincunx pattern on a turtle’s back, or the moment in James Joyce’s...
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A collection of flash fiction which will challenge and delight readers. All over the place in the space of a mind. “The brilliant stories in Sylvia Petter’s...
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Salt In Our Blood recounts the moving story of a commercial fisherman's wife, who is both a mother and a successful attorney on the Oregon coast. Set against...
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