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French Country Cooking
Authentic Recipes from Every Region
Fran├žoise Branget, Fran├žoise Branget
French cuisine is revered all around the world, and now French Country Cooking offers the unique opportunity to enter a France that very few tourists ever get to experience. In this richly illustrated cookbook, each gourmand member of the French...

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The Inventory
A Novel
Gila Lustiger
Combining the authenticity of reportage with the emotional intensity of an extraordinary imagination, The Inventory is a profoundly unsettling account of the effects of Nazi paranoia upon every segment of German society. Writing with piercing clarity...

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Red Sorrow
A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution
Nanchu Nanchu
"Red Sorrow . . . reminds us that it is people who make history." —Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionAt the outbreak of the Cultural Revolution, thirteen-year-old Nanchu watched asRed Guards burst into her home and arrested her parents, who were...

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Trying to Save Piggy Sneed
20th Anniversary Edition
John Irving
Here is a treat for devoted fans of John Irving. First published twenty years ago, Trying to Save Piggy Sneed contains a dozen short works by the author, beginning with three memoirs. The longest of the memoirs is "The Imaginary Girlfriend," his...

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Admen, Mad Men, and the Real World of Advertising
Essential Lessons for Business and Life
Dave Marinaccio
A bestselling author and advertising veteran shares a life’s lessons from the ad trade.Dave Marinaccio, cofounder and the creative director of LMO Advertising, is a veteran of the industry who, as a young man starting out, studied stand-up at...

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Kid Moses
A Novel
Mark Thornton, Mark R. Thornton
This lean, raw, and surprising debut is a deeply moving and powerful story of Moses, a nine-year-old survivor of the harsh streets of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Moses longs for something outside the grim existence he has known. He and his friend Kioso...

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Churches and Monasteries in the Holy Land
David Rapp
A stunning visual pilgrimage to the most revered Christian sites in Israel.Christianity's roots extend deep into the earth of the Holy Land, and its defining events are memorialized in its many important churches, monasteries, and convents. It was in...

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Homefront 911
How Families of Veterans Are Wounded by Our Wars
Stacy Bannerman
The hallmarks of America’s War on Terror have been repeated long deployments and a high percentage of troops returning with psychological problems. Family members of combat veterans are at a higher risk of potentially lethal domestic violence...

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Audrey Hepburn
A Charmed Life
Robyn Karney
With 177 superb photographs, Audrey Hepburn is a sumptuous celebration of Hepburn as a beloved fashion icon and actress. Karney tells the story of Hepburn’s life, from her childhood in Nazi-occupied Holland, through her early aspirations to...

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Painting Death
A Novel
Tim Parks
Morris Duckworth has a dark past. Having married and murdered his way into a wealthy Italian family, he has become a respected member of Veronese business life. But it’s not enough.Never satisfied with being anything short of the best, he comes...

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Cara Massimina
A Novel
Tim Parks
The first Duckworth novel is "Better than Silence of the Lambs . . . Macabre fun orchestrated with immaculate precision. It's a killer" (Los Angeles Times)Morris Duckworth teaches English to the pampered rich of Verona, and Morris is not pleased...

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The Shooting of Rabbit Wells
A White Cop, a Young Man of Color, and an American Tragedy; with a New Introduction by the Author
William Loizeaux
What put a white cop and a black youth on a tragic collision course? This moving account is more timely than ever.On a frigid winter’s night in 1973, William “Rabbit” Wells, a young man of mixed race, was shot and killed by a white...

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An Improbable Friendship
The Remarkable Lives of Israeli Ruth Dayan and Palestinian Raymonda Tawil and Their Forty-Year Peace Mission
Anthony David
An Improbable Friendship is the dual biography of Israeli Ruth Dayan, now ninety-eight, who was Moshe Dayan’s wife for thirty-seven years, and Palestinian journalist Raymonda Tawil, Yasser Arafat’s mother-in-law, now seventy-four. It...

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Master of Thin Air
Life and Death on the World's Highest Peaks
Andrew Lock
For readers of Into Thin Air, riveting high-altitude drama and the passion and drive that inspire outsized mountaineering achievements.Master of Thin Air opens with a fall that the author very nearly could not stop down an almost vertical rock ramp...

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Lovely Green Eyes
A Novel
Arnost Lustig
She has hair of ginger and lovely green eyes, and she has just been transported with her family from Terezín to Auschwitz. In short order, her father commits suicide, and her mother and younger brother are dispatched to the gas chambers, but...

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Kremlin Wives
The Secret Lives of the Women Behind the Kremlin Walls—From Lenin to Gorbachev
Larissa Vasilieva
For over seventy years the Kremlin was the bastion of the all-powerful Soviet rulers. A great deal is known about the men who held millions of fates in their iron grip, yet little is known about the women—the wives and mistresses—who shared...

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Still Time
A Novel
Jean Hegland
From the author of Into the Forest, a moving novel about memory, Shakespeare's green worlds, and the power of reconciliation.Until John Wilson met the warm, wise woman who became his fourth wife, the object of his most intense devotion had always been...