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2014
The Bohemians : Mark Twain and the San Francisco writers who reinvented American literature
Click to search this book in our catalog   Ben Tarnoff
Publishers Weekly Tarnoff's (A Counterfeiter's Paradise) glimmering prose lends grandeur to this account of four writers (Mark Twain, Bret ...More
2014
Bar tartine : cooking with fermented, cured, pickled, and sprouted flavors.
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2014
Poetry deal.
 
Library Journal "But when yr eyes shoot sparks & you say/ "Choose between me & it." "It" has always gone." Di Prima (Re...More
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2014
President Taft is stuck in the bath
 Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Chris Van Dusen
Book list No amount of squeezing and shimmying or hefting and stretching will do: President Taft is stuck in the bath. Even if the entire event may n...More
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2014
The fourteenth goldfish
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jennifer L Holm
Publishers Weekly Middle school doesn't start smoothly for 11-year-old Ellie, whose best friend finds her passion (volleyball) and new teammate...More
2014
I'll give you the sun
Click to search this book in our catalog   by Jandy Nelson
School Library Journal Starred Review. Gr 9 Up-A resplendent novel from the author of The Sky Is Everywhere (Dial, 2010). Fraternal twins and burgeo...More
 
2013
An unnecessary woman
 Rabih Alameddine
Library Journal Acclaimed author Alameddine (The Hakawati) here relates the internal struggles of a solitary, elderly woman with a passion for book...More
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2013
Men Explain Things To Me
 Rebecca Solnit Haymarket
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2013
Flight Behavior
Click to search this book in our catalog   Barbara Kingsolver
2013
Gone Girl
Click to search this book in our catalog   Gillian Flynn
 
2013
A Memory of Light
 Robert Jordan
Library Journal Since the publication of The Eye of the World in 1990, fans have eagerly anticipated how the final battle of Jordan's groundbre...More
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2013
Tenth of December: Stories
 George Saunders
Publishers Weekly The title of Saunders's fourth collection doesn't reference any regularly observed holiday, but for the MacArthur-certifie...More
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2013
The Burgess Boys
Click to search this book in our catalog   Elizabeth Strout
Publishers Weekly Strout's follow-up to her 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner Olive Kitteridge links a trio of middle-aged siblings with a group of So...More
2013
Life After Life
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kate Atkinson
Publishers Weekly Atkinson's new novel (after Started Early, Took My Dog) opens twice: first in Germany in 1930 with an English woman taking a ...More
 
2013
A Delicate Truth
 John le Carre
Library Journal As he approaches the microphone, he adjusts his tie as well as his accent, with just a hint of his Glaswegian upbringing on show, b...More
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2013
Inferno
 Dan Brown
Library Journal Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon (Angels and Demons; The Da Vinci Code; The Lost Symbol) returns in another thriller that invokes...More
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2013
And the Mountains Echoed
Click to search this book in our catalog   Khaled Hosseini
Book list *Starred Review* Saboor, a laborer, pulls his young daughter, Pari, and his son, Abdullah, across the desert in a red wagon, leaving their ...More
2013
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Click to search this book in our catalog   Neil Gaiman
Book list *Starred Review* In Gaiman's first novel for adults since Anansi Boys (2005), the never-named fiftyish narrator is back in his childhoo...More
 
2013
The Cuckoo's Calling
 Robert Galbraith
Publishers Weekly In a rare feat, the pseudonymous Galbraith combines a complex and compelling sleuth and an equally well-formed and unlikely assis...More
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2013
Never Go Back
 Lee Child
Book list *Starred Review* Jack Reacher, the loner thumbing his way through life, despises entanglements. So what could he possibly be doing going ba...More
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2013
W Is for Wasted
Click to search this book in our catalog   Sue Grafton
Book list Wasted lives, wasted time, and wasted opportunities are at the heart of this twenty-third entry in the long-running Kinsey Millhone series,...More
2013
Bleeding Edge
Click to search this book in our catalog   Thomas Pynchon
Book list *Starred Review* Pynchon's debut novel, V., appeared 50 years ago, and ever since he's been tracking dubious covert actions and the...More
 
2013
Doctor Sleep
 Stephen King
Book list King, not one given to sequels, throws fans a big, bloody bone with this long-drooled-for follow-up to The Shining (1977). The events of th...More
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2013
The Lowland
 Jhumpa Lahiri
Book list *Starred Review* The clever Mitra brothers are inseparable even though Subhash is serious, cautious, and reliable, while Udayan is brash, i...More
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2013
The Goldfinch
Click to search this book in our catalog   Donna Tartt
Publishers Weekly Donna Tartt's latest novel clocks in at an unwieldy 784 pages. The story begins with an explosion at the Metropolitan Museum ...More
2013
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jon Meacham
Library Journal Pulitzer Prize-winner Meacham (executive editor & executive vice president, Random House; American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the Whit...More
 
2013
Help, Thanks, Wow
 Anne Lamott
Library Journal The very popular Lamott (Bird by Bird) claims here that prayer boils down to the three exclamations of the title-it seems like a re...More
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2013
My Beloved World
 Sonia Sotomayor
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2013
Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead
Click to search this book in our catalog   Sheryl Sandberg
Book list *Starred Review* If Facebook COO (and first-time author) Sandberg succeeds, it will be because she's made us mad and more than willing ...More
2013
Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
Click to search this book in our catalog   David Sedaris
Book list Following his foray into animal fables, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk (2010), Sedaris returns to his signature form, the eviscerating comic essay...More
 
2013
Zealot
 Reza Aslan
Book list *Starred Review* Aslan brings a fine popular style, shorn of all jargon, to bear on the presentation of Jesus of Nazareth as only a man. Wh...More
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2013
Killing Jesus: A History
 Bill O'Reilly
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2013
David and Goliath
Click to search this book in our catalog   Malcolm Gladwell
Book list *Starred Review* Gladwell's best-sellers, such as The Tipping Point (2000) and Outliers (2008), have changed the way we think about soc...More
2013
Things That Matter
Click to search this book in our catalog   Charles Krauthammer
 
2013
The Bully Pulpit
 Doris Kearns
Library Journal With best sellers on FDR (No Ordinary Time) and Lincoln (Team of Rivals), Pulitzer Prize winner Goodwin tackles the period between ...More
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2012
Gone Girl
 Gillian Flynn
Library Journal With her third novel (after the acclaimed Sharp Objects and Dark Places), Flynn cements her place among that elite group of mystery...More
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2012
Canada
Click to search this book in our catalog   Richard Ford
Library Journal Since winning the Pulitzer Prize for his 1995 novel, Independence Day, Ford has cultivated a reputation for writing lucid and compe...More
2012
Mission to Paris
Click to search this book in our catalog   Alan Furst
Publishers Weekly Alan Furst's writing reminds me of a swim in perfect water on a perfect day, fluid and exquisite. One wants the feeling to go ...More
 
2012
The Age of Miracles
 Karen Thompson Walker
Publishers Weekly In this gripping debut, 11-year-old Julia wakes one day to the news that the earth's rotation has started slowing. The immedi...More
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2012
A Hologram for the King
 Dave Eggers
Book list *Starred Review* Alan Clay is in Saudi Arabia, hired by an American company to sell an IT system based on a revolutionary hologram that ena...More
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2012
Beautiful Ruins
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jess Walter
Library Journal Walter's newest book (after The Financial Lives of the Poets) will have readers checking out Richard Burton movies and Cinque T...More
2012
Bring Up the Bodies
Click to search this book in our catalog   Hilary Mantel
Publishers Weekly When last we saw Thomas Cromwell, hero of Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall, he'd successfully moved emper...More
 
2012
In One Person
 John Irving
Publishers Weekly Prep school. Wrestling. Unconventional sexual practices. Viennese interlude. This bill of particulars could only fit one American...More
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2012
Calico Joe
 John Grisham
Library Journal Growing up in Arkansas, Grisham dreamed of being a professional baseball player. Now, in his 28th novel, this superb storyteller ta...More
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2012
Gold
Click to search this book in our catalog   Chris Cleave
Publishers Weekly Cleave (Little Bee) goes for the gold and brings it home in his thrillingly written and emotionally rewarding novel about the wor...More
2012
Wild
Click to search this book in our catalog   Cheryl Strayed
Library Journal Strayed delves into memoir after her fiction debut, Torch. She here recounts her experience hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in...More
 
2011
Unbroken
 Laura Hillenbrand
Library Journal The author of Seabiscuit now brings us a biography of World War II prisoner of war survivor Louis Zamperini (b. 1917). A track athl...More
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2012
The Amateur
 Edward Klein
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2012
Darth Vader and Son
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jeffrey Brown
Publishers Weekly When the first Star Wars film conquered the world in 1977, no one could have possibly foreseen it going on to become such an ubiq...More
2012
Imagine
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jonah Lehrer
Book list Creativity a flash in the pan or 99-percent perspiration? A-list journalist Lehrer (How We Decide, 2009) tackles the question in broad stro...More
 
2012
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
 Anna Quindlen
Publishers Weekly Weary, battle-hardened reflections on growing older infuse this latest collection of essays by novelist and former New York Times...More
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2012
The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
 Robert A. Caro
Choice The fourth volume of Caro's monumental biography of Lyndon Johnson (CH, Apr'83; CH, Oct'90, 28-1143; CH, Oct'02, 40-1113) exte...More
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2012
Quiet
Click to search this book in our catalog   Susan Cain
Publishers Weekly While American culture and business tend to be dominated by extroverts, business consultant Cain explores and champions the one-t...More
2012
The Presidents Club
Click to search this book in our catalog   Nancy Gibbs
Library Journal If you think you know the history of the American presidency since World War II, think again. Gibbs and Duffy (TIME magazine deputy...More
 
2012
Let's Pretend This Never Happened
 Jenny Lawson
Publishers Weekly In punchy chapters that cover a fairly uneventful life in the southern Republican regions, blogger Lawson achieves an exaggerated...More
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