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Perfect Red
  It's 1952 in New York City, the height of the Red Scare. When the sheltered secretary of a prominent book editor becomes obsessed with the story of a...
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"Isn't it … particularly difficult to 'speak' of your work?" Frédéric-Yves Jeannet asks Hélène Cixous in this fascinating book of interviews. "[I]t's only in...
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Front Cover, The Final Appearance of America's Favorite Girl Next Door
"It" girl Ellen Gregory has it all: a brilliant career in stand-up comedy, a smash-hit sitcom, the obligatory celebrity mansion in L.A., and the publicists, manager...
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Going Global
Co-edited by Amal Amireh and Lisa Suhair Majaj. By investigating the undertaking of reading and writing about third world women and their narratives, Going Global...
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It's Christmas Eve and Detective Alex Cross has been called out to catch someone who's robbing his church's poor box. That mission behind him, Alex returns home...
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Co-authored with Sebastien Rouxel Baked goods that are marvels of ingenuity and simplicity from the famed Bouchon Bakery The tastes of childhood have always been a...
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Intersections: Gender, Nation and Community in Arab Women's Novels
Co-edited by Lisa Suhair Majaj, Therese Saliba and Paula Sunderman. A collection of original essays by leading authorities in the field on nine contemporary Arab...
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Co-edited by Lisa Suhair Majaj and Amal Amireh. The first-ever book-length collection of essays on the Lebanese/French/American author and artist Etel Adnan,...
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Buy a copy and see for yourself what everyone is talking about. Once you read just one of Ms. Roger's books, I can assure you that you'll be a fan... Diana Coyle...
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In 1956, when divorced working-mom Ava Lark rents a house with her twelve-year-old son, Lewis, in a Boston suburb, the neighborhood is less than welcoming. Lewis...
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From Publishers Weekly Starred Review. *Picture book and cookbook author Compestine (The Real Story of Stone Soup) turns to 1972 China as the setting for her...
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Elliot Freed is the owner of Comedy Tonight, New Jersey's only all-comedy movie theatre. When he gets to meet one of his comedy idols, Harry Lillis of the team...
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On a journey begun twenty years earlier, Daryl Farmer, a twenty-year-old two-time college dropout, did what lost men have so often done in this country: he headed...
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All Owen Patterson wants is a normal life, a happy marriage, and a stable family. But following the brutal and random murder of his brother-in-law, that dream is...
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The Genie in paperback
One wish remains. Zubis, a djinni cursed in the time of Solomon, has waited 3,000 years for his freedom. Bethany O'Brien, an American journalist who is bound by her...
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Profile of the late Dr. Grover Krantz, Professor of Anthropology at Washington State University.
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Hey There, Stink Bug!
from the jacket: What makes stink bugs stink? Are lightning bugs flashing in secret code? Find the answers to these questions and discover some of the amazing ways...
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Neptune's Honor:  A Story of Loyalty and Love
Born into slavery in 1831 on Retreat Plantation, St. Simons Island, Neptune became the childhood friend and servant of plantation heir Henry Lord King. Their...
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Book of Five Rings
Miyamoto Musashi's Book of Five Rings is well known as a book of strategy.  However, Musashi himself was a martial artist -  the greatest warrior Japan has ever...
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Sara Scott, private eye, discovers that her husband’s murderer is the California state comptroller.
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