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Dept. of Speculation
Dept. of Speculation
by Jenny Offill
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What started out as a really sweet family study turned into a pretty painful read. Offill has been there ("there" being the depths of marital disaster) — that's clear — and has captured this slice of domestic drama with something that I can... (read more)

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Real World Nikon Capture Nx
Real World Nikon Capture Nx
by Ben Long
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With his friendly, accessible style, photographer and writer Ben Long takes you on a tour of the ins and outs of Nikon's powerful new photo editing program, which can be used with any digital camera! Real World Nikon Capture NX is packed with the... (read more)

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Divergent (Divergent Trilogy #1)
Divergent (Divergent Trilogy #1)
by Veronica Roth
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Paperback features over fifty pages of bonus materials, including a sneak peek of Insurgent, an author Q&A, a discussion guide, a Divergent playlist, faction manifestos, and more! In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into... (read more)

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Science Fiction and Fantasy
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Ender's Game (Ender Wiggins Quartet)
Ender's Game (Ender Wiggins Quartet)
by Orson Scott Card
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The worldwide bestseller, Enders Game by Orson Scott Card comes to the screen at last in a major motion picture event in November 2013. Starring  Hugos Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, and Ben Kingsley, the movie is sure to inspire a new... (read more)

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Religion Eastern
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Chuang Tzu: Basic Writings (Translations from the Asian Classics)
Chuang Tzu: Basic Writings (Translations from the Asian Classics)
by Chuang Tzu
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Chuang Tzu (369?-286? BC) was a leading Taoist philosopher. Using parable and anecdote, allegory and paradox, he set forth in this book the early ideas of what was to become the Taoist school. This collection includes the seven "inner chapters," three of... (read more)

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Line of Control (Tom Clancy's Op-Center)
Line of Control (Tom Clancy's Op-Center)
by Jeff Rovin
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The line between military intelligence and military force has been crossed.... (read more)

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Bury Your Dead (Chief Inspector Gamache Novels)
Bury Your Dead (Chief Inspector Gamache Novels)
by Louise Penny
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Ruth Galloway is shocked when she learns that her old university friend Dan Golding has died tragically in a house fire. But the death takes on a sinister cast when Ruth receives a letter from Dan written just before he died. The letter tells of a great... (read more)

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Watchmen
Watchmen
by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
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Westerns
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The Riders of High Rock
The Riders of High Rock
by Louis Lamour
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Hopalong rode into cattle country just east of the California line looking for his old friend Red Connors. He found Red holed up in a mountain cave with a bullet in his side and a story to tell. The ranchers around Tascotal had been losing their stock... (read more)

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World History
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Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya
Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya
by Caroline Elkins
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A major work of history that for the first time reveals the violence and terror at the heart of Britain's civilizing mission in Kenya As part of the Allied forces, thousands of Kenyans fought alongside the British in World War II. But just a few years... (read more)

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Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN
Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN
by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales
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It began, in 1979, as a mad idea of starting a cable channel to televise local sporting events throughout the state of Connecticut. Today, ESPN is arguably the most successful network in modern television history, spanning eight channels in the Unites... (read more)

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Foreign Languages
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Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods (P.S.)
Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods (P.S.)
by Michael Wex
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Yiddish is everywhere. We hear words like nosh, schlep, and schmutz all the time, but how did these words come to pepper American English? In Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the New Land, Harvey Pekar and Paul Buhle trace the influence of Yiddish from... (read more)

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Humor
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How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You
How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You
by Matthew Inman
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Allie Broshand#39;s characters and panels illustrate this 54-week engagement calendar. With material from some of the most popular stories from the Hyperbole and a Half web comic and book, this calendar will help you cope with your future engagements... (read more)

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