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Vladimir Nabokov’s last unfinished manuscript feels like a generous gift to readers.
This story of a Maine town trapped under a dome shows Stephen King at the height of his powers.
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"Gorky Park" is a thriller that grapples with one man's search for meaning.
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This affectionate biography of Theolonius Monk fills in the backstory of an artist the world has long wished to know better.
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On the 150th anniversary of the discovery of petroleum in the US, "Crude World" prepares us for petroleum’s demise.
A look at the meteoric rise of Google.
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This is the best one-volume history of the invasion of Normandy yet written.
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This collection of beautifully written autobiographical essays reveals much about the worldview of celebrated Nigerian author Chinua Achebe.
Mary Karr tells the story of her failed marriage, her struggles with alcohol and mental illness, and the peace she finally found in prayer.
Well-known writers recall the big names they encountered on the way up – both those that helped them and those that hindered.
New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell delves into everything from Enron to 9/11 to pit bulls.
A tale of love, illusions, and life's possibilities.
The energetic memoir of Harold Evans, a newspaperman who refuses to sing the blues.