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MaddAddam

The post-apocalyptic trilogy begun in Oryx and Crake concludes.

 

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A Million Years with You

A famed naturalist turns her adept focus to a new animal: herself.

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Claire of the Sea Light

In a small Haitian town, the question of a young girl's fate hangs in the balance.

 

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The Manor

The history of one of New York's oldest manors -- and its slaves.

 

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March: Book One

A congressman and civil rights leader looks back on the struggle -- in graphic form.

 

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Night Film

A New York reporter investigates a deceased beauty and her reclusive filmmaking father, in a story rich with modern details.

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The Telling Room

The quest to re-create a  fabled recipie takes a cheesemaker on a journey of triumph, defeat, and reconnection with the past.

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George Orwell: A Life in Letters

The novelist's correspondence reveals the extent of the burdens he bore.

 

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Brewster

The restlessness of two small-town teens mirrors the turbulence of 1968.

 

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I Hate to Leave This Beautiful Place

A writer's life in  five essays that evidence the tools of the novelist.

 

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The Art of Joy

An epic-scale novel of a woman's emotional and sexual odyssey, written by the daughter of anarchists.

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The Sound of Things Falling

Echoes of Nabokov and Fitzgerald ring through the life and death of a Colombian drug runner.

 

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The Night Gwen Stacy Died

Two comic book imitators in love learn the joys and perils of role playing.

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Mother Daughter Me

A memoir of familial dysfunction delivers rousing, honest drama.

 

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Fin & Lady

A pair of orphans make their way through life in the Greenwich Village of the 1960s.

 

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