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How It Was for Me
In the title story of this collection, neighborhood boys crouch in a backyard toolshed and conspire to prove their piano teachers to be witches. In “Cannibal Kings...
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The Confessions of Max Tivoli
“We are each the love of someone’s life.” So begins The Confessions of Max Tivoli, a heartbreaking love story with a narrator like no other. At his birth, Max’s...
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Jack's Book: An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac
Here, in what has become a classic of its kind since its publication in 1978, is the fascinating story of an American literary legend, recorded through the voices...
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Night People
Gifford (Wild at Heart) never shies away from confrontational fiction even when it strains credulity. Yet these four well-wrought, linked novellas, all dealing with...
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Arise and Walk
It’s time to check in again with Barry Gifford’s gang of New Orleans weirdos. A few of our old favorites from Night People (1992) are back, including Marble Lesson...
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Saroyan: A Biography
Along with Ernest Hemingway, William Saroyan—winner of a Pulitzer Prize in drama for The Time of Your Life and an Academy Award for the screenplay of The Human...
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Hotel Room Trilogy: Tricks/Blackout/Mrs. Kashfi
Plays in three episodes, which take place in the same New York City at three different times.
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Baby Cat-Face
From Barry Gifford comes a “wild, wacky, funny, well-written, and surreal” novel (Kansas City Star) about a woman struggling to make her way in “a New Orleans so...
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Wild at Heart
In the visual equivalent of sound bites, novelist and poet Gifford (Ghosts No Horse Can Carry, Port Tropique) cuts to the heart with sharply focused shots of young...
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Last Child in the Woods
"I like to play indoors better 'cause that's where all the electrical outlets are," reports a fourth-grader. Never before in history have children been so plugged...
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Capable of Murder
Belinda Lawrence has been invited to pay a visit to her great-aunt. Upon arrival she finds her aunt's dead body at the bottom of the stairs
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Fear
“Written in words so intimate, calm, kind, and immediate, this extraordinary book feels like a message from our very own heart….Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most...
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Undercurrent - No. 9 in the DI Andy Horton Mystery Series
When naval historian Dr Douglas Spalding is found dead in Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard, the Major Crime Team is adamant it is suicide. When another body is...
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Gulp
The irresistible, ever-curious, and always best-selling Mary Roach returns with a new adventure to the invisible realm we carry around inside. “America’s funniest...
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The Cloud
The Cloud is an exhilarating, cutting-edge thriller from Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times technology and science reporter Matt Richtel. When the next...
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The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things
The extraordinary stories that brought the author a cult following at the age of sixteen. Circulated copies of LeRoy's handwritten notebook pages brought early...
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Tenacious and tough as nails, archeologist, Kindra Ceres has just unearthed the one clue linking her life’s work with an unknown destiny. The Lost Jewels of Hera...
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Tremors
This groundbreaking anthology brings together twenty-seven authors from a wide range of experiences that offer new perspectives on the Iranian American story. The...
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Oleander Girl
Beloved bestselling author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni has been hailed by Abraham Verghese as a “gifted storyteller” and by People magazine as a “skilled...
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