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ayelet-waldman's picture
Dec.13.2007
No one ever said motherhood was a walk in the park, but Juliet Applebaum is doing her best. She's been showing up (more or less) on time to pick up her daughter from preschool. She's trying (in vain) to discourage her two-and-a-half-year-old son's interest in firearms. And between planning...
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Dec.13.2007
The Applebaums, with a new arrival on the way, must find a bigger house. But in the tough L.A. real estate market, you practically have to kill to find a house. So no wonder Juliet is prepared to overlook a corpse on the grounds of her dream house. To gain the owner's favor, Juliet promises him she...
ayelet-waldman's picture
Dec.13.2007
Ayelet Waldman's one-of-kind sleuth tracks the mysterious whereabouts of a missing infant to a widespread, top-secret puzzle that's nothing to play with.
ayelet-waldman's picture
Dec.13.2007
Between juggling lunchboxes, piano lessons, and baby-sitters, public defender turned stay-at-home mom Juliet Applebaum promises to help her famous friend clear her brother's name of murder. But what will she do when she begins to suspect her friend may not be as innocent as she seems?
sunny-singh's picture
Dec.13.2007
A witty and insightfulbook that is as much a guide for single women as it is a commentary on modern, urban society in present day India. The stories related here with frankness and humour cover a range of subjects such as: power, promotions and passion at the workplace;how to ensure safety in the...
ishmael-reed's picture
Dec.11.2007
Reed’s satire of academia as cultural battleground takes on targets ranging from Eurocentrism to antiporn feminists. – Publishers Weekly
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Dec.10.2007
Set in an exotic Eastern landscape peopled by magicians and fantastic talking animals, Salman Rushdie’s classic children’s novel Haroun and the Sea of Stories inhabits the same imaginative space as Gulliver’s Travels, Alice in Wonderland, and The Wizard of Oz. In this captivating adaptation for the...
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Dec.10.2007
Rushdie here is at his most candid, impassioned, and incisive—an important and moving record of one writer’s intellectual and personal odyssey. These seventy-five essays demonstrate Rushdie’s range and prophetic vision, as he focuses on his fellow writers, on films, and on the mine-strewn ground of...
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Dec.10.2007
Hailed by NPR’s Fresh Air as part Testament of Youth, part Dorothy Sayers, and part Upstairs, Downstairs, this astonishing debut has already won fans from coast to coast and is poised to add Maisie Dobbs to the ranks of literature’s favorite sleuths. Maisie Dobbs isn’t just any young housemaid....
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Dec.10.2007
Maisie Dobbs is back and this time she has been hired to find a wealthy grocery magnate’s daughter who has fled from home. What seems a simple case at first becomes complicated when Maisie learns of the recent violent deaths of three of the heiress’s old friends. Is there a connection between her...