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The Snow Child
Mabel and Jack, a couple from Pennsylvania, come to 1920s Alaska to forget the pain of losing a baby.
Fall from Grace
Patterson’s back with another addictive page-turner. This time, the suspicious death of a charismatic family patriarch opens a complex tale...
The Ice Ballooon
The true story of the Swedish explorer S.A. Andree is as suspenseful as a thriller—and a fascinating look at the...
Life Sentences: Literary Judgments and Accounts
Enjoy this intense, intellectual journey with essayist, novelist, and literary critic William Gass.
The Invisible Ones
Ray Lovell is a small-time private investigator who'd been tracking down a missing Romany woman. But as the story of...
Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawai’i
Gorgeous island images and the story of the 12-year-old girl who showed O’Keefe around Maui are at the heart of...
How Carrots Won the Trojan War
In each chapter, Rupp takes a different vegetable and explores its significance to human beings over the centuries.
No One Is Here Except All of Us
This beautifully written novel takes us to a remote Romanian village in 1939, where the townspeople are desperate to save...
The 20 Best Reads of 2011
From magazines, newspapers and the Internet, the most unforgettable articles that crossed our editors' desks (or screens) all year.
All I Did Was Shoot My Man
Walter Mosley delivers another whip-smart — and wildly entertaining — murder mystery in his bestselling Leonid McGill series, with plenty ...
A Dublin Student Doctor
The story of series hero Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly as a young man in 1930s Dublin, going against his father's wishes...
Holidays in Heck
For more than 20 years, journalist P. J. O’Rourke was a foreign and war correspondent – or, as he put
Book Review: ‘The Drop,’ by Michael Connelly
This time around, Harry Bosch is dealing with the suicide of a friend's son, a cold case from two decades...
The Final Note
In this story, a starry-eyed young couple find love in romantic Vienna. But instead of marriage leading to the expected...
Houses by the Sea
Houses that hang over and butt up to every ocean—from Scandinavia to Europe to the shores of the United States.
Guinness World Records 2012
Biggest nose, longest legs, most piercings — and 2,500 other records, photographed for eternity.
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,
In this quirky, razor-sharp novel, an IRS bureaucrat suspects his wife is cheating with a co-worker.
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...
What Your TV Salesman Won’t Tell You
1. Buy your new TV in September or January. That’s when the new models come out and the prices go
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...
6 Things Casinos Don’t Want You to Know About Your Odds
Casinos keep you out of the loop for a reason.