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  • "Among the thousands of books for prospective and new parents, I doubt any will make you feel more understood and less alone than this one." -- ANTHONY DOERR, author of ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE Armed with wit, tenderness and candor, [ Look How Happy I'm Making You ] helps obliterate any t...

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  • Stories you'll never forget--just try--from literature's favorite transgressive author Representing work that spans several years, Make Something Up is a compilation of 21 stories and one novella (some previously published, some not) that will disturb and delight. In "Expedition," fans will b...

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  • Here is the captivating story of Julia Child's years in France, where she fell in love with French food and found "her true calling." From the moment she and her husband Paul, who worked for the USIS, arrived in the fall of 1948, Julia had an awakening that changed her life. Soon this tall, outspoke...

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  • The O. Henry Prize Stories 2017 contains twenty breathtaking stories--by a vibrant mix of established and emerging writers--selected by the series editor from the thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year. The collection includes essays by the three eminent guest jurors on t...

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  • THE VELVET ROPE ECONOMY - HOW INEQUALITY BECAME BIG BUSINESS Nouv.

    From New York Times business reporter Nelson D. Schwartz comes a bold and urgent investigation of division between the wealthy and the middle class n every arena of American life. In nearly every realm of daily life--from health care to education, highways to home security--there is an invisible...

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  • The O. Henry Prize Stories 2018 contains twenty prize-winning stories chosen from thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year. The winning stories come from a mix of established writers and emerging voices, and are uniformly breathtaking. They are accompanied by essays from the...

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  • A long-lost experiment of unknown intent. . . A hidden room in a vast seaside estate. . . An investigator marked for danger. . . On a sprawling estate on the coast of Rhode Island, at the nations oldest and most prestigious think tank, an unfathomable tragedy takes place. No one knows ...

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  • Discusses the creation of the Communist regimes that took hold in Eastern Europe at the end of World War II and describes what daily life was like in these countries in the author's follow-up to the her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag . 75,000 first printing. ...

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  • From former FBI Futurist, Interpol advisor and beat cop Marc Goodman, a deep dive into the digital underground illuminating the alarming ways criminals, corporations, and even countries are using new and emerging technologies against you--and how this makes everyone more vulnerable than you ever tho...

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  • A narrative chronicle of World War I's Arab Revolt explores the pivotal roles of a small group of adventurers and low-level officers who orchestrated a secret effort to control the Middle East, demonstrating how they instigated jihad against British forces, built an elaborate intelligence ring and f...

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  • @00000400@@00000373@New York Times@00000155@ bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman delivers a fascinating portrait of modern-day Europe, with special focus on significant political, cultural, and geographical flashpoints where the conflicts of the past are smoldering once ag...

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  • At a time when speculative fiction seems less and less far-fetched, Margaret Atwood lends her distinctive voice and singular point of view to the genre in a series of essays that brilliantly illuminates the essential truths about the modern world. This is an exploration of her relationship with the ...

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  • A New York Times reporter offers an indictment of the CIA and its intelligence-gathering capabilities as he traces the history of the organization from the end of World War II to Iraq, in a study that condemns the CIA for its record, its inability to understand world affairs, the violence it has unl...

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  • The Science Channel host and author of Physics of the Impossible outlines a provocative vision of the role of science in daily life at the beginning of the next century, describing such technologies as mind-controlled computers, sensor-based health care and laser-propulsion spaceships. Reprint. A ...

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  • A veteran of the hospitality business uses humor and irreverence to describe working in the industry, coming clean on the housekeeping department, the unwritten code of bellhops and what really goes on in a valet parking garage. 40,000 first printing. ...

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  • A sportswriter conveys the wisdom of his late mentor, college professor Morrie Schwartz, recounting their weekly conversations as Schwartz lay dying. Reprint. ...

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  • In the 1890s, Mark Twain came back from the dead. The famous authors career was collapsing, his masterpieces were at risk of falling into oblivion, and he was even mistakenly reported dead. But Twain orchestrated an amazing late-in-life comeback from bankruptcy, bad reviews, and family disaster by s...

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  • Explores the adventure and risks that compel climbers to face the challenges of such peaks as Denali, K2, Everest, and the Eiger ...

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  • The critically acclaimed, best-selling author of <IT>A History of God<RO> examines the origins and history of the religious traditions of the world during the ninth century B.C.E. Axial Age in four distinct regions of the world--Confucianism and Daoism in China, Hinduism and Buddhism in ...

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  • In an incisive portrait of the late Princess Diana, a noted editor offers a fresh perspective on the enigmatic, multifaceted woman that looks at the various women in her life, including her sexually charged mother, scheming grandmother, hated stepmother, competitive sisters, in-laws and relations, a...

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  • Drawing upon medical studies and cultural longevity secrets, the best-selling author and expert on health explains the process of aging, discusses longevity and the myths and facts about life extension, and offers advice on how to age well physically, mentally, and spiritually. Reprint. ...

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  • A Pulitzer finalist and Los Angeles Times Moscow bureau chief describes her witness to events at the front lines of the war on terror in multiple countries, sharing her insights into the high cost of violence as weighed against the war's democracy-based objectives. ...

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  • The award-winning author of A History of God shares practical recommendations for promoting world peace by cultivating one's intrinsic tendencies for compassion, outlining a program for achieving mindfulness and engaging in acts of kindness. Reprint. ...

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