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Saving Sin City: William Travers Jerome, Stanford White, and the Original Crime of the Century

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By Mary Cummings

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ISBN: 9781681777467
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Published: Pegasus Crime - May 1st, 2018

Whether you classify it as History or True Crime, this account of the murder trial of Harry Thaw, the well-to-do ne'er-do-well who married a heart-stoppingly gorgeous teenager then killed her lover (or molester, depending on your point of view) is a fresh, modern look at a fabled case. The murdered man was Stanford White, the most celebrated architect of the Gilded Age, and Thaw shot him in the head in front of dozens of people -- and was found not guilty! Familiar to many from RAGTIME, this has been the subject of many books, documentaries, and movies, yet remains a surprising, fascinating story.


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ISBN: 9781681777467
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Pegasus Crime - May 1st, 2018

Whether you classify it as History or True Crime, this account of the murder trial of Harry Thaw, the well-to-do ne'er-do-well who married a heart-stoppingly gorgeous teenager then killed her lover (or molester, depending on your point of view) is a fresh, modern look at a fabled case. The murdered man was Stanford White, the most celebrated architect of the Gilded Age, and Thaw shot him in the head in front of dozens of people -- and was found not guilty! Familiar to many from RAGTIME, this has been the subject of many books, documentaries, and movies, yet remains a surprising, fascinating story.


Whether you classify it as History or True Crime, this account of the murder trial of Harry Thaw, the well-to-do ne'er-do-well who married a heart-stoppingly gorgeous teenager then killed her lover (or molester, depending on your point of view) is a fresh, modern look at a fabled case. The murdered man was Stanford White, the most celebrated architect of the Gilded Age, and Thaw shot him in the head in front of dozens of people -- and was found not guilty! Familiar to many from RAGTIME, this has been the subject of many books, documentaries, and movies, yet remains a surprising, fascinating story.
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The Resurrection of Joan Ashby: A Novel

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By Cherise Wolas

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$21.99
ISBN: 9781250185198
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 1st, 2018

THE RESURRECTION OF JOAN ASHBY completely captivated me. Joan is a fascinating protagonist--a writer and mother whose history, talents and perceptions are so unique, yet her struggle to reconcile ambition with the demands of family is so familiar. Author Cherise Wolas reveals the intricacies of Joan’s heart and mind with writing so authentic and astute that Joan belongs amongst the most memorable characters in contemporary literature. I want to put this book into the hands of every fiction lover that walks into our store.


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ISBN: 9781250185198
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 1st, 2018

THE RESURRECTION OF JOAN ASHBY completely captivated me. Joan is a fascinating protagonist--a writer and mother whose history, talents and perceptions are so unique, yet her struggle to reconcile ambition with the demands of family is so familiar. Author Cherise Wolas reveals the intricacies of Joan’s heart and mind with writing so authentic and astute that Joan belongs amongst the most memorable characters in contemporary literature. I want to put this book into the hands of every fiction lover that walks into our store.


THE RESURRECTION OF JOAN ASHBY completely captivated me. Joan is a fascinating protagonist--a writer and mother whose history, talents and perceptions are so unique, yet her struggle to reconcile ambition with the demands of family is so familiar. Author Cherise Wolas reveals the intricacies of Joan’s heart and mind with writing so authentic and astute that Joan belongs amongst the most memorable characters in contemporary literature. I want to put this book into the hands of every fiction lover that walks into our store.

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Fever Dream: A Novel

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By Samanta Schweblin, Megan McDowell

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$27.50
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ISBN: 9780399184598
Published: Riverhead Books - January 10th, 2017

The best writing feels like an experience. This short novel is exactly this; not plot-driven but driven by a visceral dialogue. A hard to pin down piece-- a ghost story, a dream, a blur of haunting language.


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ISBN: 9780399184598
Published: Riverhead Books - January 10th, 2017

The best writing feels like an experience. This short novel is exactly this; not plot-driven but driven by a visceral dialogue. A hard to pin down piece-- a ghost story, a dream, a blur of haunting language.


The best writing feels like an experience. This short novel is exactly this; not plot-driven but driven by a visceral dialogue. A hard to pin down piece-- a ghost story, a dream, a blur of haunting language.
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Urban Enemies

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By Jim Butcher, Kevin Hearne, Seanan McGuire, Kelley Armstrong, Jonathan Maberry, Jeff Somers, Joseph Nassise

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781501155086
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Published: Gallery Books - August 1st, 2017

Hear from all the villains of your favorite series! What prompts antagonists to make their choices? Take a walk on the wild side with these talented authors.


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$16.99
ISBN: 9781501155086
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Published: Gallery Books - August 1st, 2017

Hear from all the villains of your favorite series! What prompts antagonists to make their choices? Take a walk on the wild side with these talented authors.


Hear from all the villains of your favorite series! What prompts antagonists to make their choices? Take a walk on the wild side with these talented authors.
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A Long Way from Home: A novel

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By Peter Carey

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$29.65
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ISBN: 9780525520177
Published: Knopf - February 27th, 2018

Carey uses the Australian cross-country Redux auto trials of the 1950s to explore how the need to be accepted directs our motivations and accordingly, our fates. Husband and wife Titch and Irene Bobs join up with their neighbor and maps expert, Willy Bachhuber, to race the Redux. For Titch, an opportunistic car salesman, the race represents the chance to seize national fame and what’s more, the respect of his larger-than-life father. Titch recruits Irene and Willy as his co-driver and navigator, respectively. Throughout their journey Carey delves into Australia’s virulent racism toward its indigenous populations and its embedded intolerance of miscegenation. Carey’s wit, heart and intelligence are everywhere apparent in this epic road trip novel, narrated in alternating chapters by Irene and Willy. As the miles accumulate Irene’s and Willy’s lives change in profound ways that neither could have anticipated. And we, in turn, experience with awe Carey’s peerless skill in bringing these characters and this place and time so vibrantly and thrillingly to life.


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ISBN: 9780525520177
Published: Knopf - February 27th, 2018

Carey uses the Australian cross-country Redux auto trials of the 1950s to explore how the need to be accepted directs our motivations and accordingly, our fates. Husband and wife Titch and Irene Bobs join up with their neighbor and maps expert, Willy Bachhuber, to race the Redux. For Titch, an opportunistic car salesman, the race represents the chance to seize national fame and what’s more, the respect of his larger-than-life father. Titch recruits Irene and Willy as his co-driver and navigator, respectively. Throughout their journey Carey delves into Australia’s virulent racism toward its indigenous populations and its embedded intolerance of miscegenation. Carey’s wit, heart and intelligence are everywhere apparent in this epic road trip novel, narrated in alternating chapters by Irene and Willy. As the miles accumulate Irene’s and Willy’s lives change in profound ways that neither could have anticipated. And we, in turn, experience with awe Carey’s peerless skill in bringing these characters and this place and time so vibrantly and thrillingly to life.


Carey uses the Australian cross-country Redux auto trials of the 1950s to explore how the need to be accepted directs our motivations and accordingly, our fates. Husband and wife Titch and Irene Bobs join up with their neighbor and maps expert, Willy Bachhuber, to race the Redux. For Titch, an opportunistic car salesman, the race represents the chance to seize national fame and what’s more, the respect of his larger-than-life father. Titch recruits Irene and Willy as his co-driver and navigator, respectively. Throughout their journey Carey delves into Australia’s virulent racism toward its indigenous populations and its embedded intolerance of miscegenation. Carey’s wit, heart and intelligence are everywhere apparent in this epic road trip novel, narrated in alternating chapters by Irene and Willy. As the miles accumulate Irene’s and Willy’s lives change in profound ways that neither could have anticipated. And we, in turn, experience with awe Carey’s peerless skill in bringing these characters and this place and time so vibrantly and thrillingly to life.
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Last Chance to See

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By Douglas Adams, Mark Carwardine

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ISBN: 9780345371980
Published: Ballantine Books - October 13th, 1992

First published almost 30 years ago and just re-released in paperback, Douglas Adams's account of his voyages to exotic locals to glimpse the world's most endangered species is as relevant today as it was back in 1990. Told with the wit, charm and insight one would expect from the master observer of life, the universe and everything.


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ISBN: 9780345371980
Published: Ballantine Books - October 13th, 1992

First published almost 30 years ago and just re-released in paperback, Douglas Adams's account of his voyages to exotic locals to glimpse the world's most endangered species is as relevant today as it was back in 1990. Told with the wit, charm and insight one would expect from the master observer of life, the universe and everything.


First published almost 30 years ago and just re-released in paperback, Douglas Adams's account of his voyages to exotic locals to glimpse the world's most endangered species is as relevant today as it was back in 1990. Told with the wit, charm and insight one would expect from the master observer of life, the universe and everything.
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Marilyn in Manhattan: Her Year of Joy

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By Elizabeth Winder

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ISBN: 9781250064981
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Published: Flatiron Books - March 13th, 2018

Marilyn Monroe is not just one of the essential movie stars, she is an inexhaustible subject for writers, too many of whom work backwards from her sad death to depict a sad life. Not Elizabeth Winder, who devotes her book to a single year: 1954, Marilyn's "Year of Joy," as the subtitle has it, when the world's biggest star left Hollywood for Manhattan to study acting. Many of her classmates and pals became big stars, too, which makes encountering them here as much fun for the reader as it seems to have been for the optimistic, energized Marilyn of this book.


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ISBN: 9781250064981
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Published: Flatiron Books - March 13th, 2018

Marilyn Monroe is not just one of the essential movie stars, she is an inexhaustible subject for writers, too many of whom work backwards from her sad death to depict a sad life. Not Elizabeth Winder, who devotes her book to a single year: 1954, Marilyn's "Year of Joy," as the subtitle has it, when the world's biggest star left Hollywood for Manhattan to study acting. Many of her classmates and pals became big stars, too, which makes encountering them here as much fun for the reader as it seems to have been for the optimistic, energized Marilyn of this book.


Marilyn Monroe is not just one of the essential movie stars, she is an inexhaustible subject for writers, too many of whom work backwards from her sad death to depict a sad life. Not Elizabeth Winder, who devotes her book to a single year: 1954, Marilyn's "Year of Joy," as the subtitle has it, when the world's biggest star left Hollywood for Manhattan to study acting. Many of her classmates and pals became big stars, too, which makes encountering them here as much fun for the reader as it seems to have been for the optimistic, energized Marilyn of this book.
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The Endless Summer (Danish Women Writers)

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By Madame Nielsen, Gaye Kynoch

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By Madame Nielsen, Gaye Kynoch (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781940953694
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Open Letter - February 13th, 2018

Lyrical, poignant and dreamy. A fairy tale novel the expresses our fervent desire to suspend the passage of time as a means of denying death. A beautiful work, a beautiful translation.


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By Madame Nielsen, Gaye Kynoch (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781940953694
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Published: Open Letter - February 13th, 2018

Lyrical, poignant and dreamy. A fairy tale novel the expresses our fervent desire to suspend the passage of time as a means of denying death. A beautiful work, a beautiful translation.


Lyrical, poignant and dreamy. A fairy tale novel the expresses our fervent desire to suspend the passage of time as a means of denying death. A beautiful work, a beautiful translation.

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Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor

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By Clinton Romesha

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$21.00
ISBN: 9781101984338
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Published: Dutton - May 2nd, 2017

The incredible true story of the Taliban’s all out assault on Command Outpost Keating is told brilliantly here by Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha. With unflinching honesty, Romesha describes the brutal defense of the besieged camp. A must read for anyone interested in the challenges and triumphs of our military.


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ISBN: 9781101984338
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Published: Dutton - May 2nd, 2017

The incredible true story of the Taliban’s all out assault on Command Outpost Keating is told brilliantly here by Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha. With unflinching honesty, Romesha describes the brutal defense of the besieged camp. A must read for anyone interested in the challenges and triumphs of our military.


The incredible true story of the Taliban’s all out assault on Command Outpost Keating is told brilliantly here by Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha. With unflinching honesty, Romesha describes the brutal defense of the besieged camp. A must read for anyone interested in the challenges and triumphs of our military.
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The Only Story: A novel

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By Julian Barnes

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$28.55
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ISBN: 9780525521211
Published: Knopf - April 17th, 2018

Barnes has crafted a beautifully honest and introspective novel about the decade-long love affair between Susan, middle aged and married, and nineteen years old Paul. The two meet at an exclusive tennis club outside of London and soon become inseparable. It is the 1960s, and their barely concealed romance causes embarrassment for their families and censure from their community. Barnes writes with real depth of feeling about the experience of falling in love and its heedless, self-centered sense of excitement. But even more heartfelt is Barnes’ depiction of love’s disintegration as Paul finds himself powerless to stop Susan from destroying herself and at the same time sabotaging the intimate physical and emotional bonds that they share. A luminous exploration of the tenuous phases of love and life.


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ISBN: 9780525521211
Published: Knopf - April 17th, 2018

Barnes has crafted a beautifully honest and introspective novel about the decade-long love affair between Susan, middle aged and married, and nineteen years old Paul. The two meet at an exclusive tennis club outside of London and soon become inseparable. It is the 1960s, and their barely concealed romance causes embarrassment for their families and censure from their community. Barnes writes with real depth of feeling about the experience of falling in love and its heedless, self-centered sense of excitement. But even more heartfelt is Barnes’ depiction of love’s disintegration as Paul finds himself powerless to stop Susan from destroying herself and at the same time sabotaging the intimate physical and emotional bonds that they share. A luminous exploration of the tenuous phases of love and life.


Barnes has crafted a beautifully honest and introspective novel about the decade-long love affair between Susan, middle aged and married, and nineteen years old Paul. The two meet at an exclusive tennis club outside of London and soon become inseparable. It is the 1960s, and their barely concealed romance causes embarrassment for their families and censure from their community. Barnes writes with real depth of feeling about the experience of falling in love and its heedless, self-centered sense of excitement. But even more heartfelt is Barnes’ depiction of love’s disintegration as Paul finds himself powerless to stop Susan from destroying herself and at the same time sabotaging the intimate physical and emotional bonds that they share. A luminous exploration of the tenuous phases of love and life.

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