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A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler By Jason Roberts Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780007161263
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 29th, 2007

He was known simply as the Blind Traveler. A solitary, sightless adventurer, James Holman (1786-1857) fought the slave trade in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted rogue elephants in Ceylon, helped chart the Australian outback—and, astonishingly, circumnavigated the globe, becoming one of the greatest wonders of the world he so sagaciously explored.


The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel By Garth Stein Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780061537967
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - May 22nd, 2018

The New York Times bestselling novel from Garth Stein—a heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope—a captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life . . . as only a dog could tell it.

“Splendid.” —People


The Orchardist: A Novel By Amanda Coplin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062188519
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 5th, 2013

“There are echoes of John Steinbeck in this beautiful and haunting debut novel. . . . Coplin depicts the frontier landscape and the plainspoken characters who inhabit it with dazzling clarity.” — Entertainment Weekly


Astoria: Astor and Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Tale of Ambition and Survival on the Early American Frontier By Peter Stark Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062218308
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Published: Ecco - February 10th, 2015

In the tradition of The Lost City of Z and Skeletons in the Zahara, Astoria is the thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey to forge an American empire on the Pacific Coast.


The Art of Racing in the Rain Movie Tie-in Edition: A Novel By Garth Stein Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062370945
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Published: Harper - July 30th, 2019

The New York Times bestselling novel from Garth Stein—a heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope—a captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life . . . as only a dog could tell it.

“Splendid.” —People


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Rejected Princesses: Tales of History's Boldest Heroines, Hellions, and Heretics By Jason Porath Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062405371
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 25th, 2016

Blending the iconoclastic feminism of The Notorious RBG and the confident irreverence of Go the F**ck to Sleep, a brazen and empowering illustrated collection that celebrates inspirational badass women throughout history, based on the popular Tumblr blog.

Well-behaved women seldom make history. Good thing these women are far from well behaved . . .


Be Frank With Me: A Novel By Julia Claiborne Johnson Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062413727
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Published: Mariner Books - September 6th, 2016

AN AMERICAN BOOKSELLERS ASSOCIATION ADULT DEBUT HONOR BOOK

WINNER OF THE AUDIE AWARD FOR BEST FEMALE NARRATOR

LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER


The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules: A Novel (League of Pensioners) By Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062447975
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - July 12th, 2016

#1 International Bestseller

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel meets The Italian Job in internationally-bestselling author Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg’s witty and insightful comedy of errors about a group of delinquent seniors whose desire for a better quality of life leads them to rob and ransom priceless artwork.


Tough Mothers: Amazing Stories of History's Mightiest Matriarchs By Jason Porath Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062796097
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Published: Dey Street Books - April 3rd, 2018

The author of Rejected Princesses returns with an inspiring, fully illustrated guide that brings together the fiercest mothers in history—real life matriarchs who gave everything to protect all they loved.


Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road By Kate Harris Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062846662
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Published: Dey Street Books - June 11th, 2019

"Lands of Lost Borders carried me up into a state of openness and excitement I haven’t felt for years. It’s a modern classic."—Pico Iyer


Read Something Else: Collected & Dubious Wit & Wisdom of Lemony Snicket By Lemony Snicket Cover Image
$14.99
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ISBN: 9780062854216
Published: HarperCollins - April 16th, 2019

Looking for wit, wisdom, and inspiration all within the pages of one useful book? Read Something Else. 

Life is a turbulent journey, fraught with confusion, heartbreak, and inconvenience. This collection of wit and wisdom from New York Times bestselling author Lemony Snicket is unlikely to help.


The Last Unknowns: Deep, Elegant, Profound Unanswered Questions About the Universe, the Mind, the Future of Civilization, and the Meaning of Life By John Brockman, Daniel Kahneman (Foreword by) Cover Image
By John Brockman, Daniel Kahneman (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062897947
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 4th, 2019

Discover the universe's last unknowns—here are the unanswered questions that obsess "the world's finest minds" (The Guardian)

Featuring a foreword by DANIEL KAHNEMAN, Nobel Prize-winning author of Thinking, Fast and Slow


The Day the World Came to Town Updated Edition: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland By Jim DeFede Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063005983
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 24th, 2021

The True Story Behind the Events on 9/11 that Inspired Broadway’s Smash Hit Musical Come from Away, Featuring All New Material from the Author


Address Unknown: A Novel By Kathrine Kressmann Taylor, Margot Livesey (Introduction by) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063068490
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Published: Ecco - June 29th, 2021

A rediscovered classic and international bestseller that recounts the gripping tale of a friendship destroyed at the hands of Nazi Germany 


The Glass Sentence (The Mapmakers Trilogy #1) By S. E. Grove Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142423660
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Published: Puffin Books - June 16th, 2015

For fans of The Golden Compass, this New York Times bestseller will take you on a fantastic journey across worlds and time.
 


We Have Always Lived in the Castle: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) By Shirley Jackson, Jonathan Lethem (Afterword by), Thomas Ott (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shirley Jackson, Jonathan Lethem (Afterword by), Thomas Ott (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143039976
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 31st, 2006

Shirley Jackson's beloved gothic tale of a peculiar girl named Merricat and her family's dark secret


A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel By Amor Towles Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143110439
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Published: Penguin Books - March 26th, 2019

The mega-bestseller with more than 2 million readers—Now a Paramount+ with Showtime series starring Ewan McGregor as Count Alexander Rostov


The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics By Daniel James Brown Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143125471
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Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2014

Now a Major Motion Picture Directed by George Clooney

The #1 New York Times–bestselling story about the American Olympic rowing triumph in Nazi Germany—from the author of Facing the Mountain.


Pocket Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Not Visited and Never Will By Judith Schalansky, Christine Lo (Translated by) Cover Image
By Judith Schalansky, Christine Lo (Translated by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780143126676
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Published: Penguin Books - November 12th, 2014

A lovely small-trim edition of the award-winning Atlas of Remote Islands


The Haunting of Hill House: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) By Shirley Jackson, Laura Miller (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Shirley Jackson, Laura Miller (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143129370
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Published: Penguin Classics - September 27th, 2016

A deluxe edition of the greatest haunted house story ever written—the inspiration for the hit Netflix horror series!

One of The Atlantic’s Great American Novels of the Past 100 Years


We Have Always Lived in the Castle: (Penguin Orange Collection) By Shirley Jackson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143129547
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 18th, 2016

Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperback

Winner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition
 


The Saturday Night Ghost Club: A Novel By Craig Davidson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143133933
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Published: Penguin Books - July 9th, 2019

An irresistible and bittersweet coming-of-age story in the vein of Stranger Things and Stand by Me about a group of misfit kids who spend an unforgettable summer investigating local ghost stories and urban legends


The Haunting of Hill House: A Novel By Shirley Jackson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143134770
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Published: Penguin Books - September 24th, 2019

The greatest haunted house story ever written—the inspiration for the hit Netflix horror series!


The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics By Daniel James Brown Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143136965
Published: Penguin Books - March 30th, 2021

Now a Major Motion Picture Directed by George Clooney

The #1 New York Times–bestselling story about the American Olympic rowing triumph in Nazi Germany—from the author of Facing the Mountain.


Landmarks (Landscapes #4) By Robert Macfarlane Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780241967874
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Published: Penguin Books - August 2nd, 2016

From Robert Macfarlane, the acclaimed author of The Old Ways and Underland—a celebration of the language of landscape and the power of words to shape our sense of place
 


The House Without Windows By Barbara Newhall Follett, Jackie Morris (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Published: Penguin - August 1st, 2021

A lost classic of children's nature writing, introduced and illustrated by beloved creator of The Lost Words, Jackie Morris

This is the irresistible and entirely unique story of one little girl's desire to escape into the wilderness.

Little Eepersip doesn't want to live in a house with doors and windows and a roof, so she runs away to live in the w


The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival (Vintage Departures) By John Vaillant Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307389046
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Published: Vintage - May 3rd, 2011

NATIONAL BESTSELLER A gripping story of man pitted against nature’s most fearsome and efficient predator. This "travelogue about tiger poaching in Russia’s far east opens up a new genre ... [the] conservation thriller" (Nature).


Please Look After Mom: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) By Kyung-Sook Shin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307739513
Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2012

NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE MAN ASIAN LITERARY PRIZE • When sixty-nine-year-old So-nyo is separated from her husband among the crowds of the Seoul subway station, her family begins a desperate search to find her.


Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI By David Grann Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307742483
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history, from the author of The Wager and The Lost City of Z, “one of the preeminent adventure and true-crime writers working today."—New York Magazine • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST NOW A MAR


Time Was Soft There: A Paris Sojourn at Shakespeare & Co. By Jeremy Mercer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312347406
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Published: Picador - September 19th, 2006

Wandering through Paris's Left Bank one day, poor and unemployed, Canadian reporter Jeremy Mercer ducked into a little bookstore called Shakespeare & Co. Mercer bought a book, and the staff invited him up for tea.


The Janissary Tree: A Novel (Investigator Yashim #1) By Jason Goodwin Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780312426132
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Published: Picador - May 15th, 2007

WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL

This first book in the Investigator Yashim series is a richly entertaining tale, full of exotic history and intrigue, introduces Investigator Yashim: In 1830s Istanbul, an extra-ordinary hero tackles an extraordinary plot that threatens to topple the Ottoman Empire


The Lotus Eaters: A Novel By Tatjana Soli Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780312674441
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(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - December 21st, 2010

- Winner of UK's James Tait Black Prize
- New York Times Notable Book of 2010
- American Library Association 2011 Notable Book
- Finalist LA Times Book Award
- A Kirkus Reviews Top Debut Fiction of 2010
- Bookmarks Magazine Best Literary Fiction of 2010


Feed (Newsflesh #1) By Mira Grant Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316081054
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Published: Orbit - May 1st, 2010

Feed is an electrifying and critically acclaimed novel of a world a half-step from our own that the New York Times calls “Astonishing” — a novel of zombies, geeks, politics, social media, and the virus that runs through them all — from New York Times bestseller Mira Grant.
 
The year was 2014. We had cured cancer.


The Rook: A Novel (The Rook Files #1) By Daniel O'Malley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316098809
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Published: Back Bay Books - October 16th, 2012

Myfanwy Thomas awakens in a London park surrounded by dead bodies. With her memory gone, she must trust the instructions left by her former in order to survive. She quickly learns that she is a Rook, a high-level operative in a secret agency that protects the world from supernatural threats. But there is a mole inside the organization, and this person wants her dead.


Happy-Go-Lucky By David Sedaris Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316392457
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 31st, 2022

David Sedaris, the “champion storyteller,” (Los Angeles Times) returns with his first new collection of personal essays since the bestselling Calypso

Back when restaurant menus were still printed on paper, and wearing a mask—or not—was a decision made mostly on Halloween, David Sedaris spent his time doing normal things.


Battle Born: Lapis Lazuli By Maximilian Uriarte Cover Image
$28.00
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ISBN: 9780316448963
Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 28th, 2020

From the bestselling author of The White Donkey, a heartbreaking and visceral graphic novel set against the stark beauty of Afghanistan's mountain villages that examines prejudice and the military remnants of colonialism.


Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World By Rutger Bregman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316471916
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Published: Back Bay Books - March 27th, 2018

Universal basic income. A 15-hour workweek. Open borders. Does it sound too good to be true? One of Europe's leading young thinkers shows how we can build an ideal world today.

"A more politically radical Malcolm Gladwell." -- New York Times


Circe By Madeline Miller Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316556323
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 14th, 2020

This #1 New York Times bestseller is a "bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story" that brilliantly reimagines the life of Circe, formidable sorceress of The Odyssey (Alexandra Alter, TheNew York Times).

In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born.


The Dragonriders of Pern: Dragonflight, Dragonquest, The White Dragon (Pern: The Dragonriders of Pern) By Anne McCaffrey Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780345340245
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Published: Del Rey - October 12th, 1988

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Together in one volume—the first three books in the world’s most beloved science-fiction series!

DRAGONFLIGHT


Earth Abides By George R. Stewart, Kim Stanley Robinson (Introduction by) Cover Image
By George R. Stewart, Kim Stanley Robinson (Introduction by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358380214
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Published: Harper Voyager - October 13th, 2020

Soon to be an exciting series on MGM+!


The Good Thief: A Novel By Hannah Tinti Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385337465
Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - August 11th, 2009

Richly imagined, gothically spooky, and replete with the ingenious storytelling ability of a born novelist, The Good Thief introduces one of the most appealing young heroes in contemporary fiction and ratifies Hannah Tinti as one of our most exciting new talents.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY


The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz By Erik Larson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385348713
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Published: Crown - February 25th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis
 


The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz By Erik Larson Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780385348737
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Published: Crown - February 15th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis
 


Fight Club: A Novel By Chuck Palahniuk Cover Image
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 1st, 2018

The first rule about fight club is you don't talk about fight club.


Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century By Jessica Bruder Cover Image
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 4th, 2018

The inspiration for Chloé Zhao's celebrated film starring Frances McDormand, winner of the Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actress
March and April pick for the PBS Newshour-New York Times "Now Read This" Book Club
New York Times bestseller


We Were the Lucky Ones: A Novel By Georgia Hunter Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - January 2nd, 2018

The New York Times bestseller with more than 1 million copies sold worldwide | Now a Hulu limited series starring Joey King and Logan Lerman


Educated: A Memoir By Tara Westover Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590504
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Published: Random House - February 20th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University
 


Educated: A Memoir By Tara Westover Cover Image
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 8th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University
 


Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe: A Novel By Fannie Flagg Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425286555
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 27th, 2016

Folksy and fresh, endearing and affecting, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is a now-classic novel about two women: Evelyn, who’s in the sad slump of middle age, and gray-headed Mrs. Threadgoode, who’s telling her life story.


Magic Bites (Kate Daniels #1) By Ilona Andrews Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780441014897
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Published: Ace - March 27th, 2007

Ilona Andrews invites you to experience the first novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series featuring the intriguing fantasy world of mercenary Kate Daniels…


Disappearing Earth By Julia Phillips Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525436225
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Published: Vintage - April 7th, 2020

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • A propulsive, emotionally engaging debut novel about the intricate bonds of family and community, in a Russia unlike any we have seen before.

“Superb.... Brilliant.... Phillips's deep examination of loss and longing ... is a testament to the novel's power.” —The New York Times Book Review


How to Stop Time: A Novel By Matt Haig Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - June 11th, 2019

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library, “a quirky romcom dusted with philosophical observations….A delightfully witty…poignant novel.” (The Washington Post)

Soon to be a TV series starring Benedict Cumberbatch

How many lifetimes does it take to learn how to live?


Facing the Mountain: An Inspiring Story of Japanese American Patriots in World War II By Daniel James Brown Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - May 10th, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
One of NPR's "Books We Love" of 2021
Longlisted for the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography 

Winner of the Christopher Award 
 


The Final Case: A novel By David Guterson Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - November 29th, 2022

From the award-winning, bestselling author of Snow Falling on Cedars—a moving father-son story that is also a taut courtroom drama and a bold examination of privilege, power, and how to live a meaningful life.


Mexican Gothic By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525620808
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Published: Del Rey - June 15th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “It’s Lovecraft meets the Brontës in Latin America, and after a slow-burn start Mexican Gothic gets seriously weird.”—The Guardian
 
ONE OF TIME’S 100 BEST MYSTERY AND THRILLER BOOKS OF ALL TIME • WINNER OF THE LOCUS AWARD • NOMINATED FOR THE BRAM STOKER AWARD


Norwegian By Night (A Sheldon Horowitz Novel #2) By Derek B. Miller Cover Image
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Published: Mariner Books - May 6th, 2014

In this winner of the Crime Writerss Association John Creasey Dagger Award and the Guardian Best Crime and Thriller of the Year, a former Marine sniper and a newly orphaned boy race across the Norwegian wilderness, fleeing demons both real and imagined.


Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words By Randall Munroe Cover Image
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Published: Dey Street Books - November 24th, 2015

Have you ever tried to learn more about some incredible thing, only to be frustrated by incomprehensible jargon? Randall Munroe is here to help.


The Hearts Of Horses By Molly Gloss Cover Image
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Published: Harper Perennial - December 8th, 2008

Award-winning author Molly Gloss' The Hearts of Horses is an elegant, heartwarming story about the profound connections between people and animals.

In the winter of 1917, nineteen-year-old Martha Lessen saddles her horses and heads for a remote county in eastern Oregon, looking for work “gentling” wild horses.


Everything, Everything By Nicola Yoon Cover Image
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Published: Ember - March 7th, 2017

Risk everything . . . for love with this #1 New York Times bestseller. 


Orwell's Roses By Rebecca Solnit Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - October 18th, 2022

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction
Finalist for the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography

“An exhilarating romp through Orwell’s life and times and also through the life and times of roses.” —Margaret Atwood


Book Lovers By Emily Henry Cover Image
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Published: Berkley - May 3rd, 2022

“One of my favorite authors.”—Colleen Hoover

An insightful, delightful, instant #1 New York Times bestseller from the author of Beach Read and People We Meet on Vacation.


Love on the Brain By Ali Hazelwood Cover Image
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Published: Berkley - August 23rd, 2022

An Instant New York Times Bestseller

A #1 LibraryReads and Indie Next Pick!

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis comes a new STEMinist rom-com in which a scientist is forced to work on a project with her nemesis—with explosive results.


Where the Crawdads Sing  (Movie Tie-In) By Delia Owens Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593540350
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - June 28th, 2022

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

The #1 New York Times bestselling worldwide sensation with more than 15 million copies sold, “a painfully beautiful first novel that is at once a murder mystery, a coming-of-age narrative and a celebration of nature” (The New York Times Book Review).


Where the Crawdads Sing (Movie Tie-In) By Delia Owens Cover Image
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - June 28th, 2022

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

The #1 New York Times bestselling worldwide sensation with more than 15 million copies sold, “a painfully beautiful first novel that is at once a murder mystery, a coming-of-age narrative and a celebration of nature” (The New York Times Book Review).


Where the Crawdads Sing: Reese's Book Club (A Novel) By Delia Owens Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735219106
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 30th, 2021

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE—The #1 New York Times bestselling worldwide sensation with more than 18 million copies sold, hailed by The New York Times Book Review as “a painfully beautiful first novel that is at once a murder mystery, a coming-of-age narrative and a celebration of nature.”


Whiskey When We're Dry: A Novel By John Larison Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - July 2nd, 2019

Named a Best Book by Entertainment Weekly, O Magazine, Goodreads, Southern Living, Outside Magazine, Oprah.com, HelloGiggles, Parade, Fodor’s Travel, Sioux City Journal, Read it Forward, Medium.com, and NPR’s All Things Considered.
 


The Tiger's Daughter (Ascendant #1) By K Arsenault Rivera Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765392534
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Published: Tor Books - October 3rd, 2017

K Arsenault Rivera's debut, The Tiger's Daughter, the beginning of a new epic fantasy trilogy

"Rich, expansive, and grounded in human truth...simply exquisite.”
—V. E. Schwab, New York Times bestselling author of the Shades of Magic series

Indie Next List October 2017 Pick


Cold Mountain: 20th Anniversary Edition By Charles Frazier Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802126757
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Published: Grove Press - June 13th, 2017

Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction


The Ice House By Laura Lee Smith Cover Image
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Published: Grove Press - December 18th, 2018

From a writer who's been praised for her "intelligence, heart, wit" (Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls), The Ice House follows the beleaguered MacKinnons as they weather the possible loss of the family business, a serious medical diagnosis, and the slings and arrows of familial discord.


Cold Mountain By Charles Frazier Cover Image
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In 1997, Charles Frazier's debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to sell over three million copies.


Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War By Karl Marlantes Cover Image
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Featured in PBS's The Vietnam War series by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick.

The New York Times bestselling, "powerhouse" (TIME Magazine) debut from Vietnam War veteran, Karl Marlantes.


Deep River By Karl Marlantes Cover Image
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From the New York Times-bestselling author of Matterhorn and What It Is Like to Go to War, a rich family saga about Finnish immigrants who settle and tame the Pacific Northwest, set against the early labor movements, World War I, and the upheaval of early twentieth-century America


The Painter (Vintage Contemporaries) By Peter Heller Cover Image
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER From the national bestselling author of The River and The Dog Stars comes a "carefully composed story about one man’s downward turning life in the American West” (The Boston Globe).


Uprooted: A Novel By Naomi Novik Cover Image
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NEBULA AWARD WINNER • HUGO AWARD FINALIST • “If you want a fantasy with strong characters and brilliantly original variations on ancient stories, try Uprooted!”—Rick Riordan
 


On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century By Timothy Snyder Cover Image
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A “bracing” (Vox) guide for surviving and resisting America’s turn towards authoritarianism, from “a rising public intellectual unafraid to make bold connections between past and present” (The New York Times)


An Inventory of Losses By Judith Schalansky, Jackie Smith (Translated by) Cover Image
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A dazzling book about memory and extinction from the author of Atlas of Remote Islands
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An Inventory of Losses By Judith Schalansky, Jackie Smith (Translated by) Cover Image
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A dazzling book about memory and extinction from the author of Atlas of Remote Islands
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F in Exams: The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers By Richard Benson Cover Image
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"It's instant comic relief." — Daily Glow


A Man Without a Country By Kurt Vonnegut Cover Image
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Delicious!: A Novel By Ruth Reichl Cover Image
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Reichl’s compulsively readable novel is a treat for anyone who loves a warm, character-packed tale—a delectable mix of flavor, fantasy, and emotional comfort food.”—O: The Oprah Magazine
 


Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems By Billy Collins Cover Image
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Tina Ontiveros was born into timber on both sides of the family.


Mink River By Brian Doyle Cover Image
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The Silk Roads: A New History of the World By Peter Frankopan Cover Image
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INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • Far more than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we are headed next.

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The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier By Ian Urbina Cover Image
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A riveting, adrenaline-fueled tour of a vast, lawless, and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas.


The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking By Jeff Hertzberg, M.D., Zoë François, Stephen Scott Gross (Photographs by) Cover Image
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The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day is a fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling, ground-breaking, and revolutionary approach to bread-making--a perfect gift for foodies and bakers!


Cinnamon and Gunpowder: A Novel By Eli Brown Cover Image
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Eli Brown's Cinnamon and Gunpowder is a gripping adventure, a seaborne romance, and a twist on the tale of Scheherazade—with the best food ever served aboard a pirate's ship


The Red Tent - 20th Anniversary Edition: A Novel By Anita Diamant Cover Image
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In this modern classic interpretation of the biblical story of Dinah, Anita Diamant imagines the traditions and turmoils of ancient womanhood--the world of The Red Tent, a New York Times bestseller and the basis of the A&E/Lifetime mini-series.

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The Nightingale: A Novel By Kristin Hannah Cover Image
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A #1 New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year, and soon to be a major motion picture, this unforgettable novel of love and strength in the face of war has enthralled a generation.


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Kat Leyh's Snapdragon is a magical realist graphic novel about a young girl who befriends her town’s witch and discovers the strange magic within herself.

Snap's town had a witch.


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Jeanine Cummins's American Dirt, the #1 New York Times bestseller and Oprah Book Club pick that has sold over three million copies, is finally available in paperback.


The House in the Cerulean Sea (Cerulean Chronicles #1) By TJ Klune Cover Image
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Under the Whispering Door By TJ Klune Cover Image
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Under the Whispering Door By TJ Klune Cover Image
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The Great Alone: A Novel By Kristin Hannah Cover Image
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#1 New York Times Instant Bestseller

In Kristin Hannah’s The Great Alone, a desperate family seeks a new beginning in the near-isolated wilderness of Alaska only to find that their unpredictable environment is less threatening than the erratic behavior found in human nature.


Heart: A History By Sandeep Jauhar Cover Image
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The bestselling author of Intern and Doctored tells the story of the thing that makes us tick


Ghostways: Two Journeys in Unquiet Places By Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood, Dan Richards Cover Image
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A hauntingly beautiful diptych of works inspired by Robert Macfarlane’s travels with celebrated collaborators to two eerie corners of England.


The Best American Food Writing 2018 By Silvia Killingsworth Cover Image
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“Food writing is stepping out,” legendary food writer Ruth Reichl declares at the start of this, the inaugural edition of Best American Food Writing.


Bluebird By Sharon Cameron Cover Image
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Author of Reese's Book Club YA Pick The Light in Hidden Places, Sharon Cameron, delivers an emotionally gripping and utterly immersive thriller, perfect for fans of Ruta Sepetys's Salt to the Sea.

In 1946, Eva leaves behind the rubble of Berlin for the streets of New York City, stepping from the fiery aftermath of one war into another, far colder one, where power is m


The Winter Sea (The Scottish series) By Susanna Kearsley Cover Image
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Out of My Mind (The Out of My Mind Series) By Sharon M. Draper Cover Image
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A New York Times bestseller for three years and counting!

“A gutsy, candid, and compelling story.


The Dovekeepers: A Novel By Alice Hoffman Cover Image
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An ambitious and mesmerizing novel from the bestselling author of Rules of Magic.


Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition By Joseph Heller, Christopher Buckley (Introduction by) Cover Image
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This fiftieth-anniversary edition commemorates Joseph Heller’s masterpiece with a new introduction; critical essays and reviews by Norman Mailer, Alfred Kazin, Anthony Burgess, and others; rare papers and photos; and much more.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

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Fahrenheit 451: A Novel By Ray Bradbury Cover Image
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Nearly seventy years after its original publication, Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 stands as a classic of world literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Today its message has grown more relevant than ever before.

Guy Montag is a fireman.


The Museum of Extraordinary Things: A Novel By Alice Hoffman Cover Image
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The “spellbinding” (People, 4 stars), New York Times bestseller from the author of The Dovekeepers: an extraordinary novel about an electric and impassioned love affair—“an enchanting love story rich with history and a sense of place” (USA TODAY).

Coralie Sardie is the daughter of the sinister impresario behind The Museum of E


The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness By Sy Montgomery Cover Image
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Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * A Huffington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year * One of the Best Books of the Month on Goodreads * Library Journal Best Sci-Tech Book of the Year * An American Library Association Notable Book of the Year

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The Three-Year Swim Club: The Untold Story of Maui's Sugar Ditch Kids and Their Quest for Olympic Glory By Julie Checkoway Cover Image
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The New York Times bestselling inspirational story of impoverished children who transformed themselves into world-class swimmers.

In 1937, a schoolteacher on the island of Maui challenged a group of poverty-stricken sugar plantation kids to swim upstream against the current of their circumstance. The goal? To become Olympians.


Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1) By Elizabeth Peters Cover Image
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Meet Egyptologist Amelia Peabody in the first mystery in the Victorian-era set, New York Times bestselling "sparkling series" (Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review).

"If Indiana Jones were female, a wife, and a mother who lived in Victorian times, he would be Amelia Peabody Emerson."--Publishers Weekly


Earthly Delights (Corinna Chapman Mysteries) By Kerry Greenwood Cover Image
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Published: Poisoned Pen Press - March 31st, 2012

"Put on the coffee pot, whip up a batch of muffins (yes, two recipes are included), and enjoy this thoroughly original tale. Strongly recommended for fans of offbeat mysteries." —Library Journal STARRED review


True Grit: A Novel By Charles Portis, Donna Tartt (Afterword by) Cover Image
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The #1 New York Times bestselling classic frontier adventure novel, with over two million copies in print
     
True Grit tells the story of Mattie Ross, who is just fourteen years of age when a coward going by the name of Tom Chaney shoots her father down in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and robs him of his life, his horse, and $150 in cash.


Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta By Richard Grant Cover Image
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In Dispatches from Pluto, adventure writer Richard Grant takes on “the most American place on Earth”—the enigmatic, beautiful, often derided Mississippi Delta.

Richard Grant and his girlfriend were living in a shoebox apartment in New York City when they decided on a whim to buy an old plantation house in the Mississippi Delta.


The Rosie Project: A Novel By Graeme Simsion Cover Image
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Published: S&S/ Marysue Rucci Books - June 3rd, 2014

The international bestselling romantic comedy “bursting with warmth, emotional depth, and…humor,” (Entertainment Weekly) featuring the oddly charming, socially challenged genetics professor, Don, as he seeks true love.

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A Man Called Ove: A Novel By Fredrik Backman Cover Image
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Published: Atria Books - May 5th, 2015

Now a major motion picture A Man Called Otto starring Tom Hanks!

#1 New York Times bestseller—more than 3 million copies sold!

Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse.


On Trails: An Exploration By Robert Moor Cover Image
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 4th, 2017

New York Times Bestseller • Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award • Winner of the Saroyan International Prize for Writing • Winner of the Pacific Northwest Book Award • “The best outdoors book of the year.” —Sierra Club

From a talent who’s been compared to Annie Dillard, Edward Abbey, David Quammen, and Jared D


The Library Book By Susan Orlean Cover Image
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Susan Orlean’s bestseller and New York Times Notable Book is “a sheer delight…as rich in insight and as varied as the treasures contained on the shelves in any local library” (USA TODAY)—a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries.


The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts By Joshua Hammer Cover Image
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 4th, 2017

**New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice**

To save ancient Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven in this “fast-paced narrative that is…part intellectual history, part geopolitical tract, and part out-and-out thriller” (The Washington Post) from the author of The Falcon Thief


Haiku History: The American Saga Three Lines at a Time By H. W. Brands Cover Image
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Published: University of Texas Press - May 4th, 2020

For the past nine years, acclaimed historian H. W. Brands has been tweeting the history of the United States. But this has been no ordinary version of the American tale.


Sheepfarmer's Daughter By Elizabeth Moon Cover Image
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Published: Baen - September 4th, 2018

The Paksenarrion Trilogy—Back in Print!

Paksenarrion Dorthansdotter may be the daughter of a humble sheep farmer in the far north end of the kingdom, but she dreams of so much more. After refusing her father’s orders to do the sensible thing and marry the pig farmer down the road, Paks, runs away to join a band of mercenaries, dreaming of daring deeds and military glory.


Sorcery of Thorns By Margaret Rogerson Cover Image
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - June 30th, 2020

A New York Times bestseller!

“A bewitching gem...I absolutely loved every moment of this story.” —Stephanie Garber, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Caraval series
“If you loved the Hogwarts Library…you’ll be right at home at Summershall.” —Katherine Arden, New York Times bestselling autho


My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry: A Novel By Fredrik Backman Cover Image
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Published: Atria Books - April 5th, 2016

A charming, warmhearted novel from the author of the New York Times bestseller A Man Called Ove.

Elsa is seven years old and different. Her grandmother is seventy-seven years old and crazy—as in standing-on-the-balcony-firing-paintball-guns-at-strangers crazy. She is also Elsa’s best, and only, friend.


The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane: A Novel By Lisa See Cover Image
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Published: Scribner - April 3rd, 2018

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See, “one of those special writers capable of delivering both poetry and plot” (The New York Times Book Review), a moving novel about tradition, tea farming, and the bonds between mothers and daughters.

In their remote mountain village, Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming o


The Island of Sea Women: A Novel By Lisa See Cover Image
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A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island.

Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best friends that come from very different backgrounds.


The Island of Sea Women: A Novel By Lisa See Cover Image
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Published: Scribner - March 10th, 2020

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“A mesmerizing new historical novel” (O, The Oprah Magazine) from Lisa See, the bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and devastating family secrets on a small Korean island.

Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best friends who c


Beartown: A Novel (Beartown Series) By Fredrik Backman Cover Image
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Published: Atria Books - February 6th, 2018

Now an HBO Original Series

“You’ll love this engrossing novel.” —People

Named a Best Book of the Year by LibraryReads, BookBrowse, and Goodreads

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anxious People, a dazzling and profound novel about a small town with a big dream—a


The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: A Novel By Taylor Jenkins Reid Cover Image
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Published: Atria Books - May 29th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“If youre looking for a book to take on holiday this summer, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo has got all the glitz and glamour to make it a perfect beach read.” —Bustle

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All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel By Anthony Doerr Cover Image
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Published: Scribner - April 4th, 2017

*NOW A NETFLIX LIMITED SERIES—from producer and director Shawn Levy (Stranger Things) starring Mark Ruffalo, Hugh Laurie, and newcomer Aria Mia Loberti*

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist, the beloved instant New York Times bestseller and New York Times Book Review Top 10 Book about a blind French girl and a German boy whose p


Becoming By Michelle Obama Cover Image
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An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States
 


Becoming By Michelle Obama Cover Image
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Published: Crown - March 2nd, 2021

Now in paperback—the intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States, featuring a new introduction by Michelle Obama, a letter from the author to her younger self, and a book club guide with 20 discussion questions and a 5-question Q&A
 


Everything, Everything Movie Tie-in Edition By Nicola Yoon Cover Image
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Published: Ember - April 4th, 2017

Risk everything . . . for love with this #1 New York Times bestseller. 


The Deep By Rivers Solomon, Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, Jonathan Snipes Cover Image
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Published: S&S/Saga Press - August 4th, 2020

Octavia E. Butler meets Marvel’s Black Panther in The Deep, a story rich with Afrofuturism, folklore, and the power of memory, inspired by the Hugo Award–nominated song “The Deep” from Daveed Diggs’s rap group Clipping.


On the Bright Side: The New Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 85 Years Old By Hendrik Groen, Hester Velmans (Translated by) Cover Image
By Hendrik Groen, Hester Velmans (Translated by)
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 7th, 2020

"THE MALE ELENA FERRANTE" -- New York Post
In the acclaimed follow-up to the #1 international bestseller The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, everyone's favorite curmudgeon is back and as funny and charming as ever with the newest adventures of the Old-But-Not-Dead Club -- for fans of Frederik Backman and Graeme Simsion.


Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe By Kapka Kassabova Cover Image
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 5th, 2017

“Remarkable: a book about borders that makes the reader feel sumptuously free.” —Peter Pomerantsev


Ordinary Wolves By Seth Kantner Cover Image
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Published: Milkweed Editions - November 3rd, 2015

Eskimo and white culture collide in this national bestselling novel of life in the contemporary Alaskan wilderness: "A magnificently realized story" (New York Times Book Review).


Shopping for Porcupine: A Life in Arctic Alaska By Seth Kantner Cover Image
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Growing up in the Arctic, pragmatic, simple questions had useful answers. And frostbite was a way of life. In Shopping for Porcupine, Seth Kantner returns to the setting of his debut novel, Ordinary Wolves, with a fascinating account of life on North America's last frontier.


The Cellist of Sarajevo By Steven Galloway Cover Image
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 31st, 2009

A spare and haunting, wise and beautiful novel about war and the endurance of the human spirit and the subtle ways individuals reclaim their humanity.


Swallowed by the Great Land: And Other Dispatches from Alaska's Frontier By Seth Kantner Cover Image
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Published: Mountaineers Books - August 5th, 2015


"Seth Kantner illuminates an Alaska most of us will never know." -Andrea Barrett, author of Ship Fever and The Voyage of the Narwhal


Home Ground: A Guide to the American Landscape By Barry Lopez (Editor), Debra Gwartney (Editor) Cover Image
By Barry Lopez (Editor), Debra Gwartney (Editor)
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Published: Trinity University Press - August 20th, 2013

Hailed by book reviewers as a "masterpiece," "gorgeous and fascinating," and "sheer pleasure," Home Ground: A Guide to the American Landscape was published in fall 2006 in hardcover. It was met with outstanding reviews and strong sales, going into three printings.


Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean By Jonathan White, Peter Matthiessen (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Jonathan White, Peter Matthiessen (Foreword by)
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Published: Trinity University Press - June 15th, 2018

In Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides.


The Cloud Roads: Volume One of the Books of the Raksura By Martha Wells Cover Image
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Published: Night Shade - March 1st, 2011

Nominated for the 2018 Hugo Award for Best Series.


Ru: A Novel By Kim Thúy Cover Image
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - November 27th, 2012

Winner of the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction
Winner of 2015 Canada Reads Prize
Winner of Grand Prix littéraire Archambault
Finalist for the 2012 Soctiabank Giller Prize
Finalist for the 2018 New Academy Prize in Literature
Longlisted for the 2014 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize.


Phule's Company By Robert Asprin Cover Image
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Published: Wordfire Press - November 24th, 2016

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel By Gabrielle Zevin Cover Image
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Published: Algonquin Books - December 2nd, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER BY THE AUTHOR OF TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING LUCY HALE & KUNNAL NAYAR


“A fun, page-turning delight.” —Minneapolis Star-Tribune

“Funny, tender, and moving, The Storied Life of A. J.


The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating By Elisabeth Tova Bailey Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616206420
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 6th, 2016

Winner of The Saroyan International Prize for Writing, the John Burroughs Medal, and the National Outdoor Book Award in Natural History Literature
 
“Brilliant.” —The New York Review of Books

“Exquisite.” —The Huffington Post
“Magical.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune



Throne of Glass By Sarah J. Maas Cover Image
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - May 7th, 2013

In a land without magic, where the king rules with an iron hand, an assassin is summoned to the castle. She comes not to kill the king, but to win her freedom. If she defeats twenty-three killers, thieves, and warriors in a competition, she is released from prison to serve as the king's champion. Her name is Celaena Sardothien.


Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World By Pénélope Bagieu, Pénélope Bagieu (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Published: First Second - March 6th, 2018

2019 Eisner Award Winner for Best U.S. Edition of International Material

Throughout history and across the globe, one characteristic connects the daring women of Brazen: their indomitable spirit.


Heart Berries: A Memoir By Terese Marie Mailhot Cover Image
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Published: Counterpoint - April 9th, 2019

A powerful, poetic memoir of an Indigenous woman's coming of age on the Seabird Island Band in the Pacific Northwest—this New York Times bestseller and Emma Watson Book Club pick is “an illuminating account of grief, abuse and the complex nature of the Native experience . . . at once raw and achingly beautiful (NPR).


Bicycling with Butterflies: My 10,201-Mile Journey Following the Monarch Migration By Sara Dykman Cover Image
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Published: Timber Press - April 13th, 2021

Winner of the 2021 National Outdoor Book Award

Sara Dykman made history when she became the first person to bicycle alongside monarch butterflies on their storied annual migration—a round-trip adventure that included three countries and more than 10,000 miles. Equally remarkable, she did it solo, on a bike cobbled together from used parts.


Bicycling with Butterflies: My 10,201-Mile Journey Following the Monarch Migration By Sara Dykman Cover Image
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Published: Timber Press - February 14th, 2023

Science, nature, and adventure come together in this riveting account of a solo bike trip along the migratory path of the monarch butterfly.

Sara Dykman made history when she became the first person to bicycle alongside monarch butterflies on their storied annual migration—a round-trip adventure that included three countries and more than 10,000 miles.


Why We Swim By Bonnie Tsui Cover Image
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 13th, 2021

“A fascinating and beautifully written love letter to water.


Big Panda and Tiny Dragon By James Norbury Cover Image
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Published: Mandala Publishing - September 21st, 2021

“Food for the soul.”—CBS Mornings

A thought-provoking journey of companionship, courage, tenderness, and tea.

Big Panda and Tiny Dragon embark on a journey through the seasons of the year together. They get lost, as many of us do. But while lost, they discover many beautiful sights they'd never have found had they gone the right way.


The Journey: Big Panda and Tiny Dragon By James Norbury Cover Image
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Published: Mandala Publishing - October 25th, 2022

The journey of Big Panda and Tiny Dragon continues with an inspiring story of friendship and discovery for readers of all ages.


The Starship and the Canoe By Kenneth Brower, Neal Stephenson (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Kenneth Brower, Neal Stephenson (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781680512786
Published: Mountaineers Books - March 15th, 2020

"The Starship and the Canoe is neither a wilderness survival manual nor a book of blueprints. It is another of those rare books impossible to define: the kind that seeks you in time. And you will know it, live it, and consult it thereafter simply by name." --Chicago Sun-Times


The Little Grey Men By B.B. Cover Image
By B.B.
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Published: NYRB Kids - November 5th, 2019

“This is a story about the last gnomes in Britain. They are honest-to-goodness gnomes, none of your baby, fairy-book tinsel stuff, and they live by hunting and fishing, like the animals and birds, which is only proper and right.” —From the author’s introduction
 


The Living Mountain: A Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland (Canons #6) By Nan Shepherd Cover Image
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Published: Canongate Books - October 1st, 2019

Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland. There she encounters a world that can be breathtakingly beautiful at times and shockingly harsh at others. Her intense, poetic prose explores and records the rocks, rivers, creatures and hidden aspects of this remarkable landscape.


Hokkaido Highway Blues: Hitchhiking Japan By Will Ferguson Cover Image
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Published: Canongate Books - June 5th, 2003

It had never been done before. Not in 4000 years of Japanese recorded history had anyone followed the Cherry Blossom Front from one end of the country to the other. Nor had anyone hitchhiked the length of Japan. But, heady on sakura and sake, Will Ferguson bet he could do both.


Pocket Ref By Thomas J. Glover (Compiled by) Cover Image
By Thomas J. Glover (Compiled by)
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ISBN: 9781885071620
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Published: Sequoia Publishing - September 1st, 2010

Among the many topics covered in this handy, pocket-sized guide are air and gases, carpentry and construction, pipes, pumps, computers, electronics, geology, math, surveying and mapping, and weights and measures. Includes tables, charts, drawings, lists & formulas.


The Man Who Planted Trees By Jean Giono, Michael McCurdy (Illustrator), Wangari Maathai (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Jean Giono, Michael McCurdy (Illustrator), Wangari Maathai (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781933392813
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - October 17th, 2007

" This] simple classic may just hold the secret to meaningful existence."--Richard Powers, author of The Overstory

"This book is so hopeful . . . and] it is something I believe--that you can change the world by planting trees."--Alice Waters, author of We Are What We Eat


Tinkers: 10th Anniversary Edition By Paul Harding, Marilynne Robinson (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Paul Harding, Marilynne Robinson (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781942658603
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Published: Bellevue Literary Press - January 1st, 2019

Special edition of Paul Harding's Pulitzer Prize-winning debut novel--featuring a new foreword by Marilynne Robinson and book club extras inside


A History of Kindness By Linda Hogan Cover Image
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Published: Torrey House Press - June 2nd, 2020

2021 Oklahoma Book Award Winner and Colorado Book Award Winner

"Linda Hogan... speaks to us the way a trusted friend might, inviting you to take warmth by the hearth. Her verses teach us how to live with dignity in a world bent on destruction and show why it is important to fight for the planet."
--ANA CASTILLO


On Lighthouses By Jazmina Barrera, Christina Macsweeney (Translator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781949641011
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Published: Two Lines Press - May 12th, 2020

"This book is a light at the end of the tunnel." --The Paris Review

Far from home, in the confines of a dim New York apartment where the oppressive skyscrapers further isolate her, Jazmina Barrera offers a tour of her lighthouses--those structures whose message is "first and foremost, that human beings are here."


On Lighthouses By Jazmina Barrera, Christina Macsweeney (Translator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781949641349
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Published: Two Lines Press - May 3rd, 2022

"This book is a light at the end of the tunnel." --The Paris Review

Far from home, in the confines of a dim New York apartment where the oppressive skyscrapers further isolate her, Jazmina Barrera offers a tour of her lighthouses--those structures whose message is "first and foremost, that human beings are here."


The Lights and Types of Ships at Night By Dave Eggers, Annie Dills (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Annie Dills (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781952119071
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Published: McSweeney's - November 17th, 2020

You may have heard of ships. You may have also heard of the sea and the night. But did you realize there's nothing more beautiful than a ship and its lights on the sea at night? In warm and witty prose, this picture book's narrator asks the reader to consider the splendor of glowing lights cast by ships on a shimmering waterway.


Gilead (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel By Marilynne Robinson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250784018
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Published: Picador - August 4th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER• OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER• A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • MORE THAN 1 MILLION COPIES SOLD

“Quietly powerful [and] moving.” O, The Oprah Magazine (recommended reading)