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  • When the Emperor Was Divine

    • ASIN: 0385721811
    • ISBN: 0385721811
    • Brand: Anchor Books
    • Manufacturer: Anchor

    The debut novel from the PEN/Faulkner Award Winning Author of The Buddha in the Attic On a sunny day in Berkeley, California, in 1942, a woman sees a sign in a post office window, returns to her home, and matter-of-factly begins to pack her family's possessions. Like thousands of other Japanese Americans they have been reclassified, virtually overnight, as enemy aliens and are about to be uprooted from their home and sent to a dusty internment camp in the Utah desert. In this lean and devastatingly evocative first novel, Julie Otsuka tells their story from five flawlessly realized points of... [Read More]

  • The Partner: A Novel

    • ASIN: B003B02O14
    • Manufacturer: Dell

  • The Sparrow: A Novel (The Sparrow Series)

    • ASIN: 0449912558
    • ISBN: 0449912558
    • Brand: Ballantine Books
    • Manufacturer: Ballantine Books

    A visionary work that combines speculative fiction with deep philosophical inquiry, The Sparrow tells the story of a charismatic Jesuit priest and linguist, Emilio Sandoz, who leads a scientific mission entrusted with a profound task: to make first contact with intelligent extraterrestrial life. The mission begins in faith, hope, and beauty, but a series of small misunderstandings brings it to a catastrophic end.   Praise for The Sparrow   “A startling, engrossing, and moral work of fiction.”—The New York Times Book Review   “Important novels leave deep cracks in our beliefs, our... [Read More]

  • Stardust

    • ASIN: B000FC13Y0
    • Manufacturer: William Morrow

  • The Testament: A Novel

    • ASIN: B003B02O7I
    • Manufacturer: Dell

  • The Firm: A Novel

    • ASIN: 0440245923
    • ISBN: 0440245923
    • Brand: Dell Publishing Company
    • Manufacturer: Dell

    When Mitch McDeere signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought that he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way. The firm leased him a BMW, paid off his school loans, arranged a mortgage, and hired the McDeeres a decorator. Mitch should have remembered what his brother Ray–doing fifteen years in a Tennessee jail–already knew: You never get nothing for nothing. Now the FBI has the lowdown on Mitch’s firm and needs his help. Mitch is caught between a rock and a hard place, with no choice–if he wants to live.

  • The Birthday of the World: And Other Stories

    • ASIN: B000FC10U2
    • Manufacturer: HarperCollins e-books

  • Birds of America: Stories (Vintage Contemporaries)

    • ASIN: 0307474968
    • ISBN: 0307474968
    • Brand: Vintage Books USA
    • Manufacturer: Vintage

    “Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial…. Stand[s] by itself as one of our funniest, most telling anatomies of human love and vulnerability.” —The New York Times Book Review The celebrated collection of twelve stories from one of the finest authors at work today.A New York Times Book of the Year A National Book Critics Circle Award FinalistWinner of the Salon Book AwardA Village Voice Book of the Year“A marvelous collection…. Her stories are tough, lean, funny, and metaphysical…. Birds of America has about it a wild beauty that simply makes one feel more connected to life.”... [Read More]

  • I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away

    • ASIN: 076790382X
    • ISBN: 076790382X
    • Brand: Broadway Books
    • Manufacturer: Broadway Books

    A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF ONE SUMMER After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved back to the United States with his English wife and four children (he had read somewhere that nearly 3 million Americans believed they had been abducted by aliens—as he later put it, "it was clear my people needed me"). They were greeted by a new and improved America that boasts microwave pancakes, twenty-four-hour dental-floss hotlines, and the staunch conviction that ice is not a luxury item. Delivering the brilliant comic musings that are a Bryson hallmark... [Read More]

  • I'll Be There for You: The One about Friends

    • ASIN: 1335928286
    • ISBN: 1335928286
    • Manufacturer: Hanover Square Press

    A Bustle Book to Know in October An InStyle 10 Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down This OctoberSIX FRIENDS THAT BECAME A FAMILY.A TELEVISION SHOW THAT BECAME A PHENOMENON.Today, Friends is remembered as an icon of ’90s comedy and the Must See TV years. But when the series debuted in 1994, no one anticipated the sensation it would become. From the first wave of Friends mania to the backlash and renaissance that followed, the show maintained an uncanny connection to its audience, who saw it both as a reflection of their own lives and an aspirational escape from reality. In the years since, Fri... [Read More]

  • Football for a Buck: The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL

    • ASIN: B079QFNG21
    • Manufacturer: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    From a multiple New York Times bestselling author, the rollicking, outrageous, you-can’t-make-this-up story of the USFL   The United States Football League—known fondly to millions of sports fans as the USFL—was the last football league to not merely challenge the NFL, but cause its owners and executives to collectively shudder. It spanned three seasons, 1983-85. It secured multiple television deals. It drew millions of fans and launched the careers of legends. But then it died beneath the weight of a particularly egotistical and bombastic owner—a New York businessman named Donald J. ... [Read More]

  • CivilWarLand in Bad Decline: Stories and a Novella

    • ASIN: 0812987683
    • ISBN: 0812987683
    • Brand: Random House Inc
    • Manufacturer: Random House Trade Paperbacks

  • Fresh Complaint: Stories

    • ASIN: 0374203067
    • ISBN: 0374203067
    • Manufacturer: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

    The first collection of short fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey EugenidesJeffrey Eugenides’s bestselling novels have shown him to be an astute observer of the crises of adolescence, self-discovery, family love, and what it means to be American in our times. The stories in Fresh Complaint explore equally rich­­―and intriguing―territory. Ranging from the bitingly reproductive antics of “Baster” to the dreamy, moving account of a young traveler’s search for enlightenment in “Air Mail” (selected by Annie Proulx for Best American Short Stories), this collectio... [Read More]

  • Endymion (Hyperion Cantos, Book 3)

    • ASIN: B004G606I0
    • Manufacturer: Spectra

  • The Mother Tongue: English and How it Got that Way

    • ASIN: B00T3DR56C
    • Manufacturer: William Morrow Paperbacks

  • 100 Years of The Best American Short Stories

    An award-winning short-story writer introduces the stories she has selected from such authors as Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Alexie, Roth, Updike, Oates and more, to present a decade-by-decade examination of the literary

    • UPC: 45056350

  • The Best American Short Stories 2018

    Best-selling, award-winning, pop culture powerhouse Roxane Gay guest edits this year’s Best American Short Stories, the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short

    • UPC: 746152764

  • The Best American Short Stories 2005

    The Best American Series First, Best, and Best-SellingThe Best American series has been the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction since 1915. Each volume's series

    • UPC: 34682001

  • The Best American Short Stories 2017

    Best-selling author Meg Wolitzer guest edits this year’s Best American Short Stories, the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short

    • UPC: 55971052

  • The Oxford Book of American Short Stories

    In The Oxford Book of American Short Stories, Joyce Carol Oates offers a sweeping survey of American short fiction, in a collection of nearly sixty tales that combines classic works

    • UPC: 19511015