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Jan.22.2014
He was a son of Africa who became father to a nation and, for billions of people around the world, a beacon of hope, courage, and perseverance in the face of opposition. Now, acclaimed poet Maya Angelou honors the life and remarkable soul of Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa and...
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Mar.28.2011
How often have we heard "It's nothing against you, it's not personal-it's just business"? But in fact, at work it's never just business-it's always personal. In this groundbreaking look at what's really going on from 9 to 5-the crying, yelling, and bullying, as well as the friendship...
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Dec.01.2010
Based on more than 500 interviews and ten years' of research, "Not Quite Adults: Why 20-Somethings Are Choosing a Slower Path to Adulthood and Why It's Good for Everyone" is a provocative look at how a changing reality is transforming the transition to adulthood for a generation of...
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Nov.24.2010
With the same dazzling imagination and love of language that have made Salman Rushdie one of the great storytellers of our time, Luka and the Fire of Life revisits the magic-infused, intricate world he first brought to life in the modern classic Haroun and the Sea of Stories. This breathtaking new...
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Nov.05.2010
HER FATE IS IN HER FLESH. In an environmentally fragile world where human and animal genes combine, the rarest mutation of all—the Trader—can instantly switch genders. One such Trader—female Sorykah—is battling her male alter, Soryk, for dominance and the right to live a full life. Sorykah has...
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Aug.16.2010
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Jul.12.2010
  Your story may be brilliant. Your insights may be groundbreaking. Your characters may be so real you can almost touch them. But they're not worth a thing if you can't bring them to life in well-written sentences. It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences is the first book to...
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Jun.09.2010
Little Pink Slips is a novel inpspired by real events: I was long the editor-in-chief of McCall's Magazine, which was taken over by a celebrity, which is the backbone of the plot. The Late, Lamented Molly Marx is a mix of fantasy, msytery and love story, set in contemporary New York City. With...
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Jun.01.2010
From the author of the internationally acclaimed Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath comes a funny, touching memoir of a crummy—and crumby—childhood. Growing up in the 1960s and ’70s, Kate Moses was surrounded by sugar: Twinkies in the basement freezer, honey on the fried chicken, Baby Ruth bars in...
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Mar.25.2010
Following up Finn—his much-heralded and prize-winning debut whose voice evoked "the mythic styles of his literary predecessors...William Faulkner, Toni Morrison, Cormac McCarthy and Edward P. Jones" (San Francisco Chronicle)—Jon Clinch returns with a powerful and haunting story of life, death, and...