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Coventry: Essays

Cusk, Rachel · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From Rachel Cusk, her first collection of essays about motherhood, marriage, feminism, and artRachel Cusk redrew the boundaries of fiction with the Outline Trilogy, three "literary masterpieces" (The Washington Post) whose narrator, Faye,...
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College Admissions Cracked: Saving Your Kid

Shulman, Jill Margaret · Little, Brown Spark
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

How to help your kid navigate the college admissions process -- from scheduling standardized tests to writing essays -- month by month, girlfriend's-guide style.So, your child is a high school junior. You've heard other parents with kids older than yours whisper the word "college"...
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Auschwitz: Not Long Ago. Not Far Away.

Van Pelt, Robert Jan · Abbeville Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

This book tells a story to shake the conscience of the world. It is the catalogue of the first-ever traveling exhibition about the Auschwitz concentration camp, where 1.1 million people -- mostly Jews, but also non-Jewish Poles, Roma, and others -- lost their lives. More than 280 objects...
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Star Wars Made Easy: A Beginner's Guide to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Blauvelt, Christian · DK
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Don't know your Wookiees from your Wampas? If the Star Wars™ saga has you stumped, we've got your back. Star Wars Made Easy gives you everything you need to get you around the galaxy. Star Wars is a global phenomenon and the Force has truly reawakened. So where to start if you have...
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The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep

Leschziner, Guy · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A renowned neurologist shares the true stories of people unable to get a good night's rest in The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep, a fascinating exploration of the symptoms and syndromes behind sleep disorders.For Dr. Guy Leschziner's patients,...
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Why Will No-One Publish My Novel?: A Handbook for the Rejected Writer

Weldon, Fay · Head of Zeus
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

You've written a book, triumphantly typed "The End," but now, it seems, no one wants to publish it. What do you do next? Don't give up: ask yourself what went wrong, then do something about it. Author of more than 30 novels, stories, and screenplays, and tutor on the prestigious...
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Body: The Photography Book

Nathalie Herschdorfer
Format: Hardcover

The landmark photographic survey of the human body at a moment when body image and body politics are being redefined.In a world of selfies and body shaming, Photoshopping and gender fluidity, body image has never been more at the forefront of popular cultural dialogue. Body is a definitive,...
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First You Write a Sentence: The Elements of Reading, Writing . . . and Life

Moran, Joe · Penguin Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

An exploration of how the most ordinary words can be turned into verbal constellations of extraordinary grace through the art of building sentencesThe sentence is the common ground where every writer walks. A good sentence can be written (and read) by anyone...
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Teddy Bears: A History and Collector's Guide

Hitchings, Lorraine · Amberley Publishing
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Since his birth in 1902 the teddy bear has captured the hearts of young and old alike. He has survived revolutions, flown in jet fighters and taken part in land and water speed records and in times of great conflict he has stayed by his companion's side. Children everywhere adore him because...
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Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion

Tolentino, Jia · Random House
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A breakout writer at The New Yorker examines the fractures at the center of contemporary culture with verve, deftness, and intellectual ferocity - for readers who've wondered what Susan Sontag would have been like if she had brain damage from the internet."A whip-smart, challenging...
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