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    Guinness World Records 2012

    Biggest nose, longest legs, most piercings — and 2,500 other records, photographed for eternity.


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    Christmas with the First Ladies

    Subtitled The White House Decorating Tradition from Jacqueline Kennedy to Michelle Obama, this book has the holiday trees, centerpieces, foods,


    Ghost Lights

    In this quirky, razor-sharp novel, an IRS bureaucrat suspects his wife is cheating with a co-worker.


    A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos

    Sobel writes about Copernicus, the astronomer who had the temerity to suggest that the earth revolved around the sun, and...


    A Death in Summer

    Under the name of Benjamin Black, Booker-prize winner John Banville has begun a series of crime novels set in 1950s...


    Everyone But You

    In Everyone But You, Sandra Novack’s first collection of short stories, she gives the subject of relationships a good going-over.


    What I Hate From A to Z

    Roz Chast has drawn cartoons for the 'New Yorker' for 33 years, and her anxious, slightly terrified characters populate the...


    Folks, This Ain’t Normal

    In his eighth book, Salatin has big ideas about why today’s food experience is abnormal, dysfunctional and unhealthy compared to...

    Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War

    Matterhorn takes on this big theme of futility in war beautifully as it applies to the Vietnam War, and is...


    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, but it is one—and that's...


    Carte Blanche: The New James Bond Novel

    Jeffery Deaver reboots the James Bond franchise, keeping all the adventure, the romance and, of course, the license to kill.


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    A Book Club Built for Kids

    Tim Richter and his wife, Linda, had taught for over 30 years near Buffalo, New York—he in computers, she in


    The Best Thriller Books of All Time

    What makes a thriller thrilling? Nonstop action, precarious situations, hair-raising suspense, and heroic characters all exemplify the best thrillers on