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Christmas with the First Ladies
Christmas with the First Ladies

Subtitled The White House Decorating Tradition from Jacqueline Kennedy to Michelle Obama, this… >>

Ghost Lights
Ghost Lights

In this quirky, razor-sharp novel, an IRS bureaucrat suspects his wife is cheating with a… >>

A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos
A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos

Dava Sobel, the bestselling author of Longitude and Galileo’s Daughter, attempts a repeat… >>

A Death in Summer
A Death in Summer

Under the name of Benjamin Black, Booker-prize winner John Banville has begun a series of crime… >>

Everyone But You
Everyone But You

In Everyone But You, Sandra Novack’s first collection of short stories (her novel, Precious… >>

What I Hate From A to Z
What I Hate From A to Z

Roz Chast has drawn cartoons for the New Yorker for 33 years, and her anxious, slightly… >>

Folks, This Ain't Normal
Folks, This Ain’t Normal

Think you’re a greenie because you tote reusable bags to the supermarket, recycle and compost?… >>

Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War
Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War

Modern American war novels, including Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five, Norman Mailer’s… >>

Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War
Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War

You might not expect the autobiography of a Liberian political activist to be a page-turner… >>

Carte Blanche: The New James Bond Novel
Carte Blanche: The New James Bond Novel

Jeffery Deaver reboots the James Bond franchise. keeping all the adventure, the romance and, of… >>

The Best Thriller Books of All Time
The Best Thriller Books of All Time

Ready for your hair to stand on end -- while reading a book? Check out our list of these 10 great… >>