Saturday by Ian McEwan

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Saturday Author: Ian McEwan "Henry Perowne, a neurosurgeon, urbane, privileged, deeply in love with his wife and grown-up children–plans to play a game of squash, visit...

Lightning Rods by Helen DeWitt

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Lightning Rods Author: Helen DeWitt "An uproarious, hard-boiled modern fable of corporate life, sex, and race in America, Helen DeWitt’s Lightning Rods brims with the satiric...

The Trial by Franz Kafka

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The Trial Author: Franz Kafka "The story of The Trial's publication is almost as fascinating as the novel itself. Kafka intended his parable of alienation in...

Slaughterhouse-Five

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Slaughterhouse-Five A novel by Kurt Vonnegut "Slaughterhouse-Five, an American classic, is one of the world’s great antiwar books. Centering on the infamous firebombing of Dresden, Billy...

Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

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Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything Author: Joshua Foer "Moonwalking with Einstein draws on cutting-edge research, a surprising cultural history of memory,...

The Sisters Brothers: A Novel

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The Sisters Brothers: A Novel Author: Patrick deWitt "With The Sisters Brothers, Patrick deWitt pays homage to the classic Western, transforming it into an unforgettable comic...

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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The Great Gatsby Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald "The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. This exemplary novel...

1Q84

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1Q84 Author: Haruki Murakami, Translator: Jay Rubin, Philip Gabriel Aomame, a young woman who lives in Tokyo in 1984, follows a taxi driver’s suggestion to "notice...

Book: The Absolutist by John Boyne

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The Absolutist. Author: John Boyne Book Description: It is September 1919: twenty-one-year-old Tristan Sadler takes a train from London to Norwich to deliver a package of letters...

We the Animals: A novel

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We the Animals: A novel Author: Justin Torres "Written in magical language with unforgettable images, this is a stunning exploration of the viscerally charged landscape of...

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson

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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest Author: Stieg Larsson. The third and final novel in Stieg Larsson's internationally best-selling trilogy after The Girl with the...

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee. Award: 2011 Pulitzer Prizes A fascinating, informative and well written "biography" of cancer by the...