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Everybody Rise: A Novel

Stephanie Clifford - 2015 - Fiction - Limited preview
An instant New York Times bestseller! Chosen as one of Summer's Best Books by People Magazine Featured in Time Magazine's Summer Reading Entertainment Weekly's Summer Must List Good Housekeeping Beach Reads Feature "A witty tale about a high ...
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Slade House: A Novel

David Mitchell - 2015 - Fiction - Limited preview
The New York Times bestseller by the author of The Bone Clocks and Cloud Atlas | Named One of the Best Books of the Year by San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, National Post, BookPage, and Kirkus Reviews ...
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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Atul Gawande - 2014 - Social Science - Limited preview
In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and ...
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Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights: A Novel

Salman Rushdie - 2015 - Fiction - Limited preview
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • Los Angeles Times • San Francisco Chronicle • Harper’s Bazaar • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Guardian • The Kansas City Star • National Post • BookPage ...
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Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace

Leon Panetta, Jim Newton - 2014 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
The New York Times–bestselling autobiography of a legendary political and military leader It could be said that Leon Panetta has had two of the most consequential careers of any American public servant in the past fifty years. His first career ...
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The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton - 2014 - Fiction - Limited preview
Sold in over thirty territories, this evocative debut in the tradition of Sarah Dunant, Tracey Chevalier and Emma Donoghue is set among a wealthy, dysfunctional family living in Amsterdam in 1686 during the decline of the Dutch Golden Age "There ...
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Clean Margins and Other Stories ...

Linda Rocker - 2013 - Fiction - Limited preview
Nine stories explore the lives of nine unique women, their moments of regret, of ecstasy, of madness, and of love. From the ladies' room in an upscale bookstore to a palace in the Ukraine, from the courtroom of an evangelist judge to a movie ...
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Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

Susannah Cahalan - 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity. When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan ...
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The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

Ayana Mathis - 2012 - Fiction - Limited preview
The newest Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 selection. The arrival of a major new voice in contemporary fiction. A debut of extraordinary distinction: Ayana Mathis tells the story of the children of the Great Migration through the trials of one ...
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Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife

Eben Alexander - 2012 - Religion - Limited preview
The #1 New York Times bestselling account of a neurosurgeon's own near-death experience. Thousands of people have had near-death experiences, but scientists have argued that they are impossible. Dr. Eben Alexander was one of those scientists. A ...
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