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Salad for Dinner

A hearty helping of recipes that will have you excited to eat your leafy greens.

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All About Roasting: A New Approach to a Classic Art

A savory guide to mastery of the oven.

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Bocca

A new vision of Italian cooking built on some extraordinary ingredients.

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The Apple Lover's Cookbook

Delicious recipes paired with an in-depth guide to 59 apple varieties.

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An Everlasting Meal

A book of gastronomic meditation that lingers over food the way guests linger at a good dinner party.

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The Sorcerer's Apprentices

The world of the line cooks behind Ferran Adria's culinary wizardy.

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April 17: "In less than three years, both GM and Chrysler would be bankrupt, and a resurgent Ford would wow Wall Street..."

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…

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Poems That Make Grown Men Cry

And women too.  Luminaries from Colin Firth to Nick Cave and Jonathan Franzen chose the poems that bring them to tears, and the result is a stunning collection of poignant verse from writers like Auden, Whitman, Bishop, Larkin, Neruda and many others.  Warning: choking-up hazard.

The King of Pain

Trapped beneath his entertainment system, reality TV mastermind Rick Salter reflects on his life and tries to piece together the events of the previous evening. Seth Kaufman’s romp is an outrageous meditation on pain and entertainment in a deranged world in which the two are often interchangeable.

The Good Inn

Frank Black, frontman for the Pixies, has written a transgressive historical fiction with shades of Thomas Pynchon (focused as it is on the history of explosives and cinematic pornography), all set in a hallucinatory Edwardian Europe.