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A Special Day
A Mother's Memoir of Love, Loss, and Acceptance After the Death of Her Daughter
Anne-Dauphine Julliand, Anne-Dauphine Julliand
February 29th is a date that comes into existence just once every four years. It is also the birthday of Thaïs—author Anne-Dauphine Julliand’s darling daughter—who died of a genetic disease. Thaïs lived just shy of her...

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The Soldier's Return
Melvyn Bragg
The powerful, award-winning novel of World War II, which Publishers Weekly called “a small classic, deeply touching and true.”In the spring of 1946, ex-corporal Sam Richardson returns home from the “forgotten war” in Burma to...

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Emily & Herman
A Literary Romance
John J. Healey, John J. Healey
The manuscript of this novel was discovered by John J. Healey in a box left by his grandfather, Professor Vincent P. Healey, after his death. This engaging work of fiction is a romantic account in which four iconic figures of American Letters play a...

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Retreat to Victory
Julian Thompson
A gripping chronicle, Dunkirk recounts the brave stand of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) against the German army and the dramatic rescue of 338,000 British troops from the beaches of Dunkirk at the outset of World War II. In May 1940, the...

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Nurse, Come You Here!
More True Stories of a Country Nurse on a Scottish Isle
Mary J MacLeod
Mary J. Macleod and her husband left the London area for an idyllic place to raise their young children in the late sixties, and they found the island of Papavray in the Scottish Hebrides. There they bought a croft house on a “small acre”...

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Call the Nurse
True Stories of a Country Nurse on a Scottish Isle
Mary J. MacLeod, Mary J MacLeod, Mary J. MacLeod
Tired of the pace and noise of life near London and longing for a better place to raise their young children, Mary J. MacLeod (known to all as Julia) and her husband encountered their dream while vacationing on a remote island in the Scottish...

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The Organ Broker
A Novel
Stu Strumwasser
The Organ Broker is the thrilling story of an underground black market organ dealer known as “New York Jack.” For eighteen years Jack has been a “transplant tourism director,” sending wealthy Americans and Europeans in need of...

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Fugitive Colors
A Novel
Lisa Barr, Lisa Barr
Debut Historical Suspense Novel Wins IPPY Award for Best “Literary Fiction 2014”Stolen art, love, lust, deception, and revenge paint the pages of veteran journalist Lisa Barr’s debut novel, Fugitive Colors, an un-put-down-able...

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Scrolling Forward, Updated Edition
Making Sense of Documents in the Digital Age
David M. Levy
A fascinating, insightful, and wonderfully written exploration of the document.Like Henry Petroski’s The Pencil, David M. Levy’s Scrolling Forward takes a common, everyday object, the document, and illuminates what it reveals about us...

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Sex Is Forbidden
A Novel
Tim Parks
Sex is forbidden at the Dasgupta Institute, the Buddhist retreat where Beth Marriot has taken refuge. Beth has been working as a server in the kitchen, assisting the clients while also practicing meditation to calm her demons. Like the clients who pay...

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A Gushing Fountain
A Novel
Martin Walser
Appearing for the first time in English, this masterful novel by one of the foremost figures of postwar German literature is an indelible portrait of Nazism slowly overtaking and poisoning a small town. Semi-autobiographical, it is also a remarkably...

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Driving the Future
Combating Climate Change with Cleaner, Smarter Cars
Margo Oge, Margo T Oge
A distinguished expert offers a dazzling preview of the cars of the future, while exploring the science and politics behind climate change.As the director of the EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality, engineer Margo Oge was the chief...

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My 20th Century
From a legendary American photojournalist, iconic photographs from the Korean War to Picasso at his most intimate.David Douglas Duncan is one of the most revered American photographers of the twentieth century. Born in 1916, he was a witness to most...

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Reading My Way from Hollywood to Brooklyn
Wendy Fairey, Wendy W. Fairey
Wendy Fairey grew up among books. As the shy and studious daughter of famed Hollywood columnist Sheilah Graham—F. Scott Fitzgerald’s lover during the last years of his life—she began as a child reading her way through the library...

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Becoming a Mountain
Himalayan Journeys in Search of the Sacred and the Sublime
Stephen Alter
Stephen Alter was raised by American missionary parents in the hill station of Mussoorie, in the foothills of the Himalayas, where he and his wife, Ameeta, now live. Their idyllic existence was brutally interrupted when four armed intruders invaded...

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The Marvelous Mania
Alistair Cooke
On a fateful day in 1964, legendary journalist Alistair Cooke was dragged into Van Cortlandt Park in New York City to play his first game of golf and was immediately hooked. Golf became his greatest passion, even though he called it “a method of...

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The Prisoner
Omar Shahid Hamid
An international literary sensation, this chilling thriller “exposes. . . a world so dark that readers will come away terrified” (Wall Street Journal, India).An American journalist has been kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan, days before the...