Teacher

Teacher

In 1969, Mark Edmundson was a typical high school senior in working-class Medford, Massachusetts. He loved football, disdained schoolwork, and seemed headed for a factory job in...

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The Catcher Was a Spy

The Catcher Was a Spy

NATIONAL BESTSELLERMoe Berg is the only major-league baseball player whose baseball card is on display at the headquarters of the CIA. For Berg was much more than a...

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Poems

Poems

Prior to her stunning first novel, Fugitive Pieces, Anne Michaels had already won awards and critical acclaim for two books of poetry: The Weight of Oranges (1986), which won the...

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Woman in the Dark

Woman in the Dark

A young, frightened, foreign woman appears at the door of an isolated house. The man and woman inside take her in. Other strangers appear in pursuit of the girl. Menace is in the...

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The Ecology of Eden

The Ecology of Eden

"Dazzling . . . a prose epic." --The Washington PostA mountain peak, a rolling pasture, a boulevard alive with sound and light--each of us carries, deep inside, a dream of paradise.  In...

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The Small Hand & Dolly

The Small Hand & Dolly

A HAUNTING PAIR OF GHOST STORIES FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE WOMAN IN BLACK The Small Hand  Antiquarian bookseller Adam Snow is returning from...

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The Rights of Man

The Rights of Man

H. G. Wells’s passionate and influential manifesto—never before available in the United States—was first published in England in 1940 in response to World War...

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Bruno and the Carol Singers

Bruno and the Carol Singers

The fifth installment in the delightful, internationally acclaimed series featuring Chief of Police Bruno.    In this exclusive eBook, St. Denis is experiencing its coldest winter...

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Shorter, Faster, Funnier

Shorter, Faster, Funnier

This cornucopia of comedy showcases works by major playwrights and emerging young writers, with casts of all sizes and diverse and challenging roles for actors of every age and...

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The Duke's Children

The Duke's Children

Newly restored from the original manuscript and more than a quarter longer than existing editions: one of the finest novels from one of the greatest English novelists is finally available in...

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The Kuzari

The Kuzari

The Kuzari is one of the basic books of Jewish literature, a required text in the library of every educated Jew--and of every educated Christian who would...

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Delirium

Delirium

In this remarkably nuanced novel, both a gripping detective story and a passionate, devastating tale of eros and insanity in Colombia, internationally acclaimed author Laura Restrepo...

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Disarmed

Disarmed

In the spring of 1820, on the Aegean island of Melos, an unsuspecting farmer was digging for marble building blocks when he unearthed the statue that would come to be known...

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Modigliani

Modigliani

“People like us . . . have different rights, different values than do ordinary people because we have different needs which put us . . . above their moral standards.” —ModiglianiAmedeo (“Beloved of God”)...

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The Amateur Spy

The Amateur Spy

The Amateur Spy recasts the spy novel for the post-9/11 world—anyone might be watching, everyone is suspect. Freeman Lockhart, a humanitarian aid worker and his Bosnian...

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Battle at Bull Run

Battle at Bull Run

Two great, untested armies were readying for the first—and what many believed would be the last—major conflict between North and South. On the eve of July 21,...

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The Long Goodbye

The Long Goodbye

Ronald Reagan’s daughter writes with a moving openness about losing her father to Alzheimer’s disease. The simplicity with which she reveals the intensity, the rush, the flow of her feelings encompasses...

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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times

Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times

Vivid new translations of Basho's popular haiku, in a selected format ideal for newcomers as well as fans long familiar with the Japanese master.Basho,...

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What Darwin Really Said

What Darwin Really Said

With a foreword by Stephen Jay Gould First published in 1859, Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution inalterably transformed our view of the history...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fossils

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fossils

The most comprehensive field guide available to North American fossils--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million...

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Vampire Lestat

Vampire Lestat

Returning to the hypnotic world she so brilliantly created in Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice demonstrates once again her power to enthrall.  With the same richness of drama, atmosphere...

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The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code

Featuring an excerpt from Dan Brown’s new novel, Inferno, on sale now. #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 81 Million Copies Sold As millions...

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The Foremost Good Fortune

The Foremost Good Fortune

Susan Conley, her husband, and their two young sons say good-bye to their friends, family, and house in Maine for a two-year stint in a high-rise apartment in Beijing, prepared to embrace the inevitable onslaught...

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Joe Gould's Teeth

Joe Gould's Teeth

From New Yorker staff writer and Harvard historian Jill Lepore, the dark, spellbinding tale of her restless search for the missing longest book ever written, a century-old...

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