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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.


    Stay Awake

    National Book Award finalist Dan Chaon writes truly unnerving stories—and that is meant as a compliment.

    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...


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    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...


    Cook This Now

    Clark’s book is organized month by month to highlight what’s in season.

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    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.


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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...


    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.


    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...