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Malice in the Highlands

Graham Thomas - Fiction - 2009 - 240 pages
CHAPTER. 8. Powell drove abstractedly down the A95, his mind awhirl. He often
felt a little overwhelmed at the point in an investigation where enough information
was available to make things interesting, but no pattern had begun to emerge.
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The Invisible Code: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery

Christopher Fowler - Fiction - 2013 - 352 pages
Bryant and May are hilarious. I love this series.”—Karen Marie Moning “An example of what Christopher Fowler does so well, which is to merge the old values with the new values—reassuring, solid, English, and traditional.
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The Victoria Vanishes: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery

Christopher Fowler - Fiction - 2008 - 352 pages
From the Hardcover edition.
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Shakespeare and Modern Culture

Marjorie Garber - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 326 pages
Shakespeare and Modern Culture is a brilliant recasting of our own mental and emotional landscape as refracted through the prism of the protean Shakespeare. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Woman with Birthmark: An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery (4)

Hakan Nesser - Fiction - 2009 - 335 pages
International Bestseller Chief Inspector Van Veeteren is on the case once more in this breathless thriller of deception, blackmail, and cold murder.
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The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel (5)

Alexander McCall Smith - Fiction - 2008 - 272 pages
Whatever the problem, whatever the case, we know we can count on Isabel's instincts to help her find the right solution. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency

Randall Kennedy - Social Science - 2011 - 288 pages
Timely—as the 2012 presidential election nears—and controversial, here is the first book by a major African-American public intellectual on racial politics and the Obama presidency.
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Don't Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle

Daniel Leonard Everett - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 300 pages
Although Daniel Everett was a missionary, far from converting the Pirahas, they converted him.
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The Challenge for Africa

Wangari Maathai - Social Science - 2009 - 190 pages
Infused with her unique luminosity of spirit, Wangari Maathai’s remarkable story of courage, faith, and the power of persistence is destined to inspire generations to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

Frans de Waal - Science - 2009 - 304 pages
In this thought-provoking book, the acclaimed author of Our Inner Ape examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans.
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Never Say Die: The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age

Susan Jacoby - Social Science - 2011 - 352 pages
Her book speaks to Americans, whatever their age, who draw courage and hope from facing reality instead of embracing that oldest of delusions, the fountain of youth. From the Hardcover edition.
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