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Wrestling With Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took On New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City

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Moses' 11th commandment: Don't Trifle with Jane Read more...

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Annihilation

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"Annihilation" is a novel that's as dense, murky and foreboding as the mysterious Area X it seeks to describe. Read more...

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The Bullet

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This book immediately starts off with a bang. No pun intended. Read more...

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

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A breezy book about shame from the always affable and earnest Jon Ronson? Sure, sign me up! Read more...

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Echo: A Novel

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A harmonica + four lives = one amazing story Read more...

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Martha's American Food: A Celebration of Our Nation's Most Treasured Dishes from Coast to Coast

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IS there anything more American than apple pie? If anyone can answer that, it's Martha Stewart! Read more...

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Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary

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Typhoid Mary, a.k.a. the woman who refused to wash her hands. Read more...

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Get in Trouble

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These genre-defying stories combine fantasy, sci-fi and literary fiction, bringing surprise and delight to their exploration of realistic themes. Read more...

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Injustices: The Supreme Court's History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflicted

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You know all that cynicism and contempt you have for Congress? Well, you might want to save some of it for the Supreme Court. Read more...

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Redeployment

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This is the story of war. Those who have seen war will never stop seeing it. These stories show the consequences of what these men have seen. Read more...