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Flannery O'Connor : Collected Works : Wise Blood / A Good Man Is Hard to Find / The Violent Bear It Away / Everything that Rises Must Converge / Essays & Letters

Flannery O'Connor · Library of America
Pages: 1281
Format: Hardcover

In her short lifetime, Flannery O'Connor became one of the most distinctive American writers of the twentieth century. By birth a native of Georgia and a Roman Catholic, O'Connor depicts, in all its comic and horrendous incongruity, the limits of worldly wisdom and the mysteries of divine...
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44 Scotland Street

Alexander McCall Smith · Anchor
Pages: 325
Format: Paperback

44 SCOTLAND STREET - Book 1 The residents and neighbors of 44 Scotland Street and the city of Edinburgh come to vivid life in these gently satirical, wonderfully perceptive serial novels, featuring six-year-old Bertie, a remarkably precocious boy - just ask his mother. Welcome to 44 Scotland...
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San Miguel

T.C. Boyle · Viking
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Women, a historical novel about three women's lives on a California island On a tiny, desolate, windswept island off the coast of Southern California, two families, one in the 1880s and one in the 1930s, come to start new lives and pursue...
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The Eyre Affair

Jasper Fforde · Viking Adult
Pages: 374
Format: Hardcover

Great Britain circa 1985: time travel is routine, cloning is a reality (dodos are the resurrected pet of choice) , and literature is taken very, very seriously. Baconians are trying to convince the world that Francis Bacon really wrote Shakespeare, there are riots between the Surrealists...
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My Old True Love

Sheila Kay Adams · Algonquin Books
Pages: 289
Format: Hardcover

Sheila Kay Adams brings us a novel inspired by the ballads of the English, Scottish, and Irish. These long, sad stories of heartbreak and betrayal, violence and love, have been sung for generations by the descendents of those who settled the Appalachian mountains in the 1700s. As they raised...
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The Big Sleep; Farewell, My Lovely; The High Window

Megan Smith · Everyman's Library
Pages: 696
Format: Hardcover

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed) Raymond Chandler's first three novels, published here in one volume, established his reputation as an unsurpassed master of hard-boiled detective fiction. The Big Sleep, Chandler's first novel, introduces Philip Marlowe, a private detective inhabiting the seamy...
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The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap: A Memoir of Friendship, Community, and the Uncommon Pleasure of a Good Book

Wendy Welch · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 291
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring true story about losing your place, finding your purpose, and building a community one book at a time. Wendy Welch and her husband had always dreamed of owning a bookstore, so when they left their high-octane jobs for a simpler life in an Appalachian coal town, they seized...
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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Haruki Murakami · Knopf
Pages: 386
Format: Book

A New York Times #1 Bestseller A New York Times and Washington Post notable book, and one of the Financial Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Slate, Mother Jones, The Daily Beast, and BookPage's best books of the year Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage is the long-awaited...
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The Winter King: A Novel of Arthur

Axel Olrik · Penguin
Pages: 492
Format: eBook

From Bernard Cornwell, the creator of the No. 1 bestselling Sharpe novels. In the Dark Ages, a legendary warrior arises to unite a divided land . . .Uther, the High King of Britain, is dead. His only heir is the infant Mordred. Yet each of the country's lesser kings seek to claim the crown...
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My Cousin Rachel

Daphne du Maurier · Sourcebooks Landmark
Pages: 387
Format: Paperback

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin!"From the first page...the reader is back in the moody, brooding atmosphere of Rebecca." -The New York TimesFrom the bestselling author of Rebecca, another classic set in beautiful and mysterious Cornwall.Philip...
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How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life: A Novel

Mameve Medwed · William Morrow
Pages: 258
Format: Hardcover

What do a chamber pot, a famous poet, a family feud, and a long-ago suitor all have in common? In this delicious laugh-out-loud new novel of love and loss, rivalry and reconciliation, treasure and trash, by acclaimed author Mameve Medwed (Mail, The End of an Error) , we see what happens...
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Edmund Morris · Coward, McCann & Geoghegan
Pages: 886
Format: Hardcover

Focuses on Roosevelt's pre-presidential career, covering the period between 1858 to 1901, during which time Roosevelt built himself up from a frail asthmatic youth to a robust man with varied interests
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Cordelia Underwood: Or, The Marvelous Beginnings of the Moosepath League

V A Galkin · Penguin Books
Pages: 63
Format: Paperback

Set during the summer of 1896 on the coast of Maine, a picaresque yarn follows lovely redhead Cordelia Underwood on a quest for her inheritance, which places her in the company of the jolly, Dickensian founders of the Moosepath League. Reprint.
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A Death in Vienna: A Novel (Mortalis)

Frank Tallis · Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages: 471
Format: Paperback

In 1902, elegant Vienna is the city of the new century, the center of discoveries in everything from the writing of music to the workings of the human mind. But now a brutal homicide has stunned its citizens and appears to have bridged the gap between science and the supernatural. Two very...
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The Small Rain: A Novel

Madeleine L'Engle · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 371
Format: Paperback

Madeleine L'Engle's classic young adult books include A Wrinkle in Time, A Swiftly Planet, and Certain Women. The Small Place, an adult novel, focuses on Katherine Forrester, the daughter of distinguished musical artists, whose career as a concert pianist evolves through loves and losses....
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Circling the Sun: A Novel

Paula McLain · Ballantine Books
Pages: 366
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR, BOOKPAGE, AND SHELF AWARENESS * "Paula McLain is considered the new star of historical fiction, and for good reason. Fans of The Paris Wife will be captivated by Circling the Sun, which . . . is both beautifully...
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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

Michael Pollan · Penguin
Pages: 450
Format: Paperback

One of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Year Winner of the James Beard Award Author of How to Change Your Mind and the #1 New York Times Bestsellers In Defense of Food and Food RulesWhat should we have for dinner? Ten years ago, Michael Pollan confronted us with this...
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Rising Strong

Brené Brown · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The perfect graduation gift! When we deny our stories, they define us. When we own our stories, we get to write the ending. "In a world filled with rejection letters . . . Rising Strong can help your graduate make the most out of [their] failures."...
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Running on Red Dog Road: And Other Perils of an Appalachian Childhood

Drema Hall Berkheimer · Zondervan
Pages: 203
Format: Print book

"Mining companies piled trash coal in a slag heap and set it ablaze. The coal burned up, but the slate didn't. The heat turned it rose and orange and lavender. The dirt road I lived on was paved with that sharp-edged rock. We called it red dog. Grandma told me, Don't you go running...
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The Snow Child: A Novel

Eowyn Ivey · Reagan Arthur Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart--he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. In a moment of levity during the season's first...
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