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Dec.20.2007
Wild at Heart introduced readers to Sailor Ripley and Lula Pace Fortune, the most sex-driven, star-crossed lovers since Romeo and Juliet. Now they’re back. Previously published as Sailor’s Holiday, The Wild Life of Sailor and Lula picks up with their wild life as they evade murderers, track down...
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Dec.20.2007
Her
“A surreal semi-autobiographical blackbook record of a semi-mad period of my life, in that mindless, timeless state most romantics pass through, confusing flesh madonnas with spiritual ones.” This is how the author describes this extraordinary expatriate novel.
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Dec.19.2007
When Merrill Markoe, successful comedian, two-time author, and four-time Emmy award-winner, looked back at her life's loves, she found a long track record with few successes. In this hilarious collection, Markoe walks ground that the average woman, lost in a sea of unsuccessful relationships, would...
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Dec.19.2007
From the celebrated author of The Palace Thief and Emperor of the Air, comes this stunning novel about the relationship between two very different men. Orno Tarcher travels from a small town in Missouri to New York City to attend Columbia University, where he begins a new life feeling...
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Dec.17.2007
In seventeen slices of life that defy the expected and launch us into the absurd, Boyle offers his unique view of the world. A primate-center researcher becomes romantically involved with a chimp; a Norse poet overcomes bard-block; collectors compete to snare the ancient Aztec beer can,...
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Dec.17.2007
In sixteen stories, T. Coraghessan Boyle tears through the walls of contemporary society to reveal a world at once comic and tragic, droll and horrific. Boyle introduces us to a death-defying stuntman who rides across the country strapped to the axle of a Peterbilt, and to a retired primatologist...
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Dec.17.2007
Boyle has a wonderful eye for the comedy of imposture when the self-deceived themselves practice deception. His ninth novel, which centers on the travails of a hippie commune, Drop City, in the early 1970s, gives him plenty of poseurs to work with. Drop City, in Sonoma County, California, is run,...
barry-gifford's picture
Dec.17.2007
With the grace and style of a souped-up Seville—and published to coincide with the annual race extravaganza at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah—Hot Rod captures the American obsession with speed, thrills, and cars in this unparalleled collection of photographs. From the chop shops of East...
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Dec.17.2007
“Betcha I can tell ya / Where ya / Got them shoooes. / Betchadollar, / Betchadollar, / Where ya / Got them shoooes. / Got your shoes on your feet, / Got your feet on the street, / And the street’s in Noo / Awlins, Loo- / Eez-ee-anna. Where I, for my part, first ate a live oyster and first saw a...
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Dec.17.2007
This anthology is a collection of authors who have done readings at San Francisco’s Edinburgh Castle Pub over the years. It features writings from Irvine Welsh, Mary Roach, Po Bronson, Noah Hawley, Peter Plate, Alan Black, and Jack Boulware, among many others. Includes bonus audio CD of Welsh.