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The Teeth of the Comb & Other Stories
The Teeth of the Comb & Other Stories

Osama Alomar · New Directions
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Wonderful short stories that sharpen awareness, from a brilliantly gifted Syrian refugeePersonified animals (snakes, wolves, sheep) , natural things (a swamp, a lake, a rainbow, trees) , mankind's creations (trucks, swords, zeroes) are all characters in The Teeth of the Comb. They...
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My Italian Bulldozer: A Novel
My Italian Bulldozer: A Novel

Alexander Mccall Smith · Pantheon
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

From one of our most beloved and best-selling authors: a hilarious new stand-alone novel about one man's misadventures in travel and romance in the Italian countryside.When writer Paul Stewart heads to the idyllic Italian town of Montalcino to finish his already overdue cookbook, he expects...
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Trajectory: Stories
Trajectory: Stories

Richard Russo · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Following the best-selling Everybody's Fool, a new collection of short fiction that demonstrates that Richard Russo--winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Empire Falls--is also a master of this genre. Russo's characters in these four expansive stories bear little similarity to the blue-collar...
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Living in the Weather of the World: Stories
Living in the Weather of the World: Stories

Richard Bausch · Alfred A Knopf
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

In these thirteen indelible stories, Richard Bausch once again proves himself a modern master.From the prize-winning novelist and universally acclaimed short story writer ("Richard Bausch is a master of the short story" --The New York Times Book Review) , thirteen unforgettable...
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Bad influence
Bad influence

Lisa Scottoline · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A handsome stranger moves to the small Pennsylvania town of Central Valley, and his name is Chris Brennan. He's applying for a job as a teacher and varsity baseball coach at the local high school, and he looks perfect, on paper. But his name is an alias, his resume is false, and everything...
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The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom's Guide to Style, Sanity, and Big Success After Baby
The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom's Guide to Style, Sanity, and Big Success After Baby

Lauren Smith Brody · Random House Audio Publishing Group
Format: Audiobook

The Fifth Trimester is your new best friend: a brilliant, tells-it-like-it-is guide that helps moms cope with the demands of the real world after the baby arrives The first three trimesters (and the fourth - those blurry newborn days) are for the baby, but the Fifth Trimester is when the working...
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Since We Fell
Since We Fell

DENNIS LEHANE · ECCO
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

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Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the '70s
Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the '70s

Tom Doyle · Ballantine Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Based on rare one-on-one interviews with the flamboyant rock 'n' roll icon, this is the first book to trace Elton John's meteoric rise from obscurity to worldwide celebrity in the wildest, weirdest decade of the twentieth century. In August 1970, Elton John achieved overnight...
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The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America
The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America

Frances FitzGerald · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

This groundbreaking book from Pulitzer Prize­-winning historian Frances FitzGerald is the first to tell the powerful, dramatic story of the Evangelical movement in America - from the Puritan era to the 2016 presidential election.The evangelical movement began in the revivals of the eighteenth...
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Down the Up Staircase: Three Generations of a Harlem Family
Down the Up Staircase: Three Generations of a Harlem Family

Bruce D Haynes · Columbia University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Down the Up Staircase tells the story of one Harlem family across three generations, connecting its journey to the historical and social forces that transformed Harlem over the past century. Bruce D. Haynes and Syma Solovitch capture the tides of change that pushed blacks forward through...
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How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016
How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016

P. J. O'Rourke · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

No comedian could have written the joke this election cycle has been. The punch line is too ridiculous (whoever the punch line is going to be) . Or, as celebrated political satirist, journalist, and diehard Republican P. J. O'Rourke put it in his endorsement of Democratic candidate...
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Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America's Origins to the Twenty-First Century
Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America's Origins to the Twenty-First Century

Geoffrey R Stone · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 704
Format: Print book

A monumental work of scholarship, Sex and the Constitution illuminates how the clash between sex and religion has defined our nation's history. Renowned constitutional scholar Geoffrey R. Stone traces the evolution of legal and moral codes that have attempted to legislate sexual behavior...
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