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American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

The contentious tenure of one of America's most iconic figures. Read more...

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Unholy Business: A True Tale of Faith, Greed and Forgery in the Holy Land

The tale of a box of bones that might have altered two millennia of faith -- but were they real? Read more...

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2666

In this posthumously published epic, the author of The Savage Detectives builds a fictional universe out of the enigma of a real-world tragedy. Read more...

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True Crime: An American Anthology

A new anthology of writing that blurs the line between reportage and suspense. Read more...

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Roads to Quoz

The intrepid traveler returns from another journey to an unknown America. Read more...

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Before the First Line

Want Shakespeare to blurb your book? Consider an epigraph. Read more...

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Facing Unpleasant Facts and All Art Is Propaganda: Orwell's Essays

Two new volumes of essays showcase the dauntless power of a mind set against illusions. Read more...

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Breakdowns: Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@&*!

The surreal start to an illustrious comics career. Read more...

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The Wordy Shipmates

The orgin of an American myth, served up with 21st-century dressing. Read more...

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The Black Tower

One of the founders of modern police work, on the case in Paris.

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A Mercy

The Nobel laureate pits the power of love against the ravages of existence in colonial Virginia. Read more...

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A Lion Among Men

The author of Wicked returns to the Yellow Brick Road. Read more...

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Goldengrove

A poetic elegy is the touchstone for a story of grief and transformation. Read more...

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Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief

How Lincoln invented the role of commander in chief. Read more...

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American Prince

The role of a lifetime: from Bronx boy to film royalty. Read more...

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