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Disgrace
Disgrace
by J. M. Coetzee
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One afternoon while talking with a friend about books, I wondered how to best describe my experience of reading Disgrace, and this is what I came up with: it's like a finely crafted, very sharp knife resting gently against your skin. The uneasiness and... (read more)

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Rainforest
Rainforest
by Thomas Marent
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Join photographer Marent as he captures images of rainforest life and tells the story of his journey through spectacular, full-color photos. Includes a 70-minute audio CD of the unique sounds of the rainforest.... (read more)

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The Little Prince
The Little Prince
by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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There are always books that we won't read for various reasons. Maybe it has to do with the genre or the author, or the person who recommended it, but for whatever reason, certain books just don't appeal to us. This was true for me when it came to The... (read more)

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Dune
Dune
by Frank Herbert
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I'm sure other Powell's employees have chosen Dune as a staff pick, and for good reason: It's a science fiction classic. It is densely written and almost prophetic in nature. The spice, and the desert wars over it, sound so very much like our current... (read more)

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Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior
Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior
by Chogyam Trungpa
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<p style="line-height: 150%;"> There is a basic human wisdom that can help solve the worlds problems. It doesnt belong to any one culture or region or religious tradition&#8212;though it can be found in many of them throughout history. Its what... (read more)

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Mind Catcher
Mind Catcher
by John Darnton
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A brain damaged thirteen-year-old boy lies in a New York hospital bed. At his side, his father waits helplessly as two scientists take charge of the boy's fate. Together, they're sending Tyler far beyond the frontiers of medical science into a dark and... (read more)

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Rule Against Murder
Rule Against Murder
by Louise Penny
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“Rich in atmosphere and history and blessed by [Griffiths] continuing development of brilliant, feisty, independent Ruth . . . A Room Full of Bones, like its predecessors, works its magic on the reader's imagination.” &#8212;Richmond... (read more)

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The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil
The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil
by Stephen Collins
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Slip into a black and white world where order reigns supreme and all untidiness must be eradicated. Dave lives a nondescript life in Here until the day an untamable beard sprouts from his chin. Could the beard be a maleficent portal to There? Collins... (read more)

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Westerns
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Border Dogs (Ranger)
Border Dogs (Ranger)
by Ralph Cotton
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Arizona Ranger Sam Burrack allies himself with revenge-driven bank robber Willis Durant against an army of ruthless outlaws who kidnapped Sam's partner Maria.... (read more)

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The Road from Coorain
The Road from Coorain
by Jill Ker Conway
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One women's journey from a childhood in Australia's outback to adulthood as a successful American career woman. The Road From Coorain is about Everywoman, for it is about childhood loneliness, anguished parent-child relationships, dawning sensibility... (read more)

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Zinn and the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance
Zinn and the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance
by Leonard Zinn
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Understanding the mechanics of your bike, knowing how to adjust it to suit your riding style, and knowing how to keep it running smoothly are essential to your mountain biking performance. Nobody teaches these skills better than the famous artiste... (read more)

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Writing To Communicate : Paragraphs and Essays (3RD 08 Edition)
Writing To Communicate : Paragraphs and Essays (3RD 08 Edition)
by Cynthia A. Boardman
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With a combined process and product approach, Writing to Communicate puts students on a fast track to clear and effective academic writing.   Writing to Communicate 2 guides students from writing simple paragraphs to composing well-organized essays... (read more)

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Humor
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The Calvin and Hobbes Lazy Sunday Book: A Collection of Sunday Calvin and Hobbes Cartoons
The Calvin and Hobbes Lazy Sunday Book: A Collection of Sunday Calvin and Hobbes Cartoons
by Bill Watterson
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The magical friendship shared by Calvin and his stuffed tiger Hobbes has endeared them to millions of fans. Now, their friendship endures in a full-color collection of Sunday cartoons and original art done for the book, all fit for a lazy Sunday... (read more)

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