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It Is Daylight (Yale Series of Younger Poets)

By Arda Collins, Louise Glück

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ISBN: 9780300148886
Published: Yale University Press - April 7th, 2009

I remember stumbling across Arda Collins' poetry and thinking: this is the best stuff I've ever read. I only had access to a few oh her poems online, but here they are altoghter in a Yale Series winning debut. Highlights: "The News," "Garden Apartments," "Snow on the Apples."


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ISBN: 9780300148886
Published: Yale University Press - April 7th, 2009

I remember stumbling across Arda Collins' poetry and thinking: this is the best stuff I've ever read. I only had access to a few oh her poems online, but here they are altoghter in a Yale Series winning debut. Highlights: "The News," "Garden Apartments," "Snow on the Apples."


I remember stumbling across Arda Collins' poetry and thinking: this is the best stuff I've ever read. I only had access to a few oh her poems online, but here they are altoghter in a Yale Series winning debut. Highlights: "The News," "Garden Apartments," "Snow on the Apples."
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The Female Persuasion: A Novel

By Meg Wolitzer

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ISBN: 9781594488405
Published: Riverhead Books - April 3rd, 2018

A classic coming-of-age story. Greer, a bright, impressionalbe college freshman from a small town, meets Faith, a renowned and glamorous older woman--an encounter that changes the course of Greer's life. Faith is an icon of the feminist movement and Greer idolizes her--an adulation that eventually turns to disillusionment. In examinig what it means to be a feminist Wolitzer honors the private acts that have a direct and positive impact on indiviual lives. Wolitzer's wonderful novel reminds us of the fraught contexts and assumptions that weight the attainment and execution of female leadership.


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ISBN: 9781594488405
Published: Riverhead Books - April 3rd, 2018

A classic coming-of-age story. Greer, a bright, impressionalbe college freshman from a small town, meets Faith, a renowned and glamorous older woman--an encounter that changes the course of Greer's life. Faith is an icon of the feminist movement and Greer idolizes her--an adulation that eventually turns to disillusionment. In examinig what it means to be a feminist Wolitzer honors the private acts that have a direct and positive impact on indiviual lives. Wolitzer's wonderful novel reminds us of the fraught contexts and assumptions that weight the attainment and execution of female leadership.


A classic coming-of-age story. Greer, a bright, impressionalbe college freshman from a small town, meets Faith, a renowned and glamorous older woman--an encounter that changes the course of Greer's life. Faith is an icon of the feminist movement and Greer idolizes her--an adulation that eventually turns to disillusionment. In examinig what it means to be a feminist Wolitzer honors the private acts that have a direct and positive impact on indiviual lives. Wolitzer's wonderful novel reminds us of the fraught contexts and assumptions that weight the attainment and execution of female leadership.
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The Crying of Lot 49

By Thomas Pynchon

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ISBN: 9780060913076
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - October 17th, 2006

We all want to say that we've actually read a Thomas Pynchon book. THE CRYING OF LOT 49 is Pynchon's debut-- a slim, strange story of corporate mysticism and individual perplexity. It's by far Pynchon's most accessible work, and it opens the door to the author's more abstract stories. You'll read it in a weekend and think about it for months.


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ISBN: 9780060913076
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - October 17th, 2006

We all want to say that we've actually read a Thomas Pynchon book. THE CRYING OF LOT 49 is Pynchon's debut-- a slim, strange story of corporate mysticism and individual perplexity. It's by far Pynchon's most accessible work, and it opens the door to the author's more abstract stories. You'll read it in a weekend and think about it for months.


We all want to say that we've actually read a Thomas Pynchon book. THE CRYING OF LOT 49 is Pynchon's debut-- a slim, strange story of corporate mysticism and individual perplexity. It's by far Pynchon's most accessible work, and it opens the door to the author's more abstract stories. You'll read it in a weekend and think about it for months.

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Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece

By Michael Benson

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ISBN: 9781501163937
Published: Simon & Schuster - April 3rd, 2018

If this wonderful book about the making of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY isn't as mesmerizing as the movie, that's only because few things in this world can mesmerize like director Stanley Kubrick. The years-long journey to the screen of his vision (and Arthur C. Clarke's, also no slouch) is vital, alive, fascinating, and amusing, as full of ego and ambition as a work of military history. There's even a crazy-brilliant general in charge.


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ISBN: 9781501163937
Published: Simon & Schuster - April 3rd, 2018

If this wonderful book about the making of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY isn't as mesmerizing as the movie, that's only because few things in this world can mesmerize like director Stanley Kubrick. The years-long journey to the screen of his vision (and Arthur C. Clarke's, also no slouch) is vital, alive, fascinating, and amusing, as full of ego and ambition as a work of military history. There's even a crazy-brilliant general in charge.


If this wonderful book about the making of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY isn't as mesmerizing as the movie, that's only because few things in this world can mesmerize like director Stanley Kubrick. The years-long journey to the screen of his vision (and Arthur C. Clarke's, also no slouch) is vital, alive, fascinating, and amusing, as full of ego and ambition as a work of military history. There's even a crazy-brilliant general in charge.
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Sometimes I Lie: A Novel

By Alice Feeney

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ISBN: 9781250144843
Published: Flatiron Books - March 13th, 2018

The ending everyone is talking about. Your 2018 psychological thriller.


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ISBN: 9781250144843
Published: Flatiron Books - March 13th, 2018

The ending everyone is talking about. Your 2018 psychological thriller.


The ending everyone is talking about. Your 2018 psychological thriller.

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Debths

By Susan Howe

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ISBN: 9780811226851
Published: New Directions - June 27th, 2017

"A work of art is a world of signs..." So begins the second poem, "Titian Air Vents," of Susan Howe's DEBTHS. In this collection, Howe's unleashed. These poems snap and pop like static electricity-- coming in and out of clarity and form, sometimes slipping into dissonance and confusion. DEBTHS gives us a phenomenal and gripping chunk of poems to chew on.


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ISBN: 9780811226851
Published: New Directions - June 27th, 2017

"A work of art is a world of signs..." So begins the second poem, "Titian Air Vents," of Susan Howe's DEBTHS. In this collection, Howe's unleashed. These poems snap and pop like static electricity-- coming in and out of clarity and form, sometimes slipping into dissonance and confusion. DEBTHS gives us a phenomenal and gripping chunk of poems to chew on.


"A work of art is a world of signs..." So begins the second poem, "Titian Air Vents," of Susan Howe's DEBTHS. In this collection, Howe's unleashed. These poems snap and pop like static electricity-- coming in and out of clarity and form, sometimes slipping into dissonance and confusion. DEBTHS gives us a phenomenal and gripping chunk of poems to chew on.
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The Overstory: A Novel

By Richard Powers

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ISBN: 9780393635522
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 3rd, 2018

With resplendent storytelling Richard Powers conjures man’s ancient biological and emotional connection to trees. Each of the novel’s vulnerable characters seeks meaning and purpose in life, and each comes closer to obtaining it by striving to save diminishing forest land from mankind’s ambivalence and outright destruction. Powers’ interlinked narratives achieve what, in our times, seems nearly impossible: they make us feel the irrevocable loss of our nature heritage in a way that is original and resonant. While the lives of Powers’ characters comprise the novel’s engaging “overstory,” it is the trees’ unforgettable “understory” that forever will change the way that you think about the wonderous complexity and generosity of the arboreal world.


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ISBN: 9780393635522
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 3rd, 2018

With resplendent storytelling Richard Powers conjures man’s ancient biological and emotional connection to trees. Each of the novel’s vulnerable characters seeks meaning and purpose in life, and each comes closer to obtaining it by striving to save diminishing forest land from mankind’s ambivalence and outright destruction. Powers’ interlinked narratives achieve what, in our times, seems nearly impossible: they make us feel the irrevocable loss of our nature heritage in a way that is original and resonant. While the lives of Powers’ characters comprise the novel’s engaging “overstory,” it is the trees’ unforgettable “understory” that forever will change the way that you think about the wonderous complexity and generosity of the arboreal world.


With resplendent storytelling Richard Powers conjures man’s ancient biological and emotional connection to trees. Each of the novel’s vulnerable characters seeks meaning and purpose in life, and each comes closer to obtaining it by striving to save diminishing forest land from mankind’s ambivalence and outright destruction. Powers’ interlinked narratives achieve what, in our times, seems nearly impossible: they make us feel the irrevocable loss of our nature heritage in a way that is original and resonant. While the lives of Powers’ characters comprise the novel’s engaging “overstory,” it is the trees’ unforgettable “understory” that forever will change the way that you think about the wonderous complexity and generosity of the arboreal world.

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The Island that Disappeared: The Lost History of the Mayflower's Sister Ship and Its Rival Puritan Colony

By Tom Feiling

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ISBN: 9781612197081
Published: Melville House - March 20th, 2018

Everyone knows the story of the founding of Plymouth Rock, but did you know a rival group of Puritans set off aboard the Mayflower's sister ship the Seaflower to settle in the Carribean? The island colony of Providence was plagued from the beginning with failed crops, slave revolts, smugglers and pirates (PIRATES!) And then, 100 years later, the entire scenario played out once again as another group tried to re-settle the island, lessons unlearned. The old cliche "truth is stranger than fiction" could not be better exemplified in this gripping work of early American history.


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ISBN: 9781612197081
Published: Melville House - March 20th, 2018

Everyone knows the story of the founding of Plymouth Rock, but did you know a rival group of Puritans set off aboard the Mayflower's sister ship the Seaflower to settle in the Carribean? The island colony of Providence was plagued from the beginning with failed crops, slave revolts, smugglers and pirates (PIRATES!) And then, 100 years later, the entire scenario played out once again as another group tried to re-settle the island, lessons unlearned. The old cliche "truth is stranger than fiction" could not be better exemplified in this gripping work of early American history.


Everyone knows the story of the founding of Plymouth Rock, but did you know a rival group of Puritans set off aboard the Mayflower's sister ship the Seaflower to settle in the Carribean? The island colony of Providence was plagued from the beginning with failed crops, slave revolts, smugglers and pirates (PIRATES!) And then, 100 years later, the entire scenario played out once again as another group tried to re-settle the island, lessons unlearned. The old cliche "truth is stranger than fiction" could not be better exemplified in this gripping work of early American history.
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Love

By Hanne Orstavik, Martin Aitken

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By Hanne Orstavik, Martin Aitken (Translated by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780914671947
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Published: Archipelago - February 13th, 2018

Not your traditional love story but instead the portrayal of a self-conscious boy of nine and his devoted love for a narcissistic, self-absorbed mother. Orstavik brings us deep into the thoughts of young Jon and his mother Vibeke as they navigate separate adventures one very cold night in rural Norway. The effect of Orstavik’s narrative, alternating abruptly between Jon’s story and that of his mother, is beautifully devastating. The prose (wonderfully translated) and pacing set a tone of foreboding tension and impending doom. A short, but very deep, and vibrantly alive novel.


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ISBN: 9780914671947
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Published: Archipelago - February 13th, 2018

Not your traditional love story but instead the portrayal of a self-conscious boy of nine and his devoted love for a narcissistic, self-absorbed mother. Orstavik brings us deep into the thoughts of young Jon and his mother Vibeke as they navigate separate adventures one very cold night in rural Norway. The effect of Orstavik’s narrative, alternating abruptly between Jon’s story and that of his mother, is beautifully devastating. The prose (wonderfully translated) and pacing set a tone of foreboding tension and impending doom. A short, but very deep, and vibrantly alive novel.


Not your traditional love story but instead the portrayal of a self-conscious boy of nine and his devoted love for a narcissistic, self-absorbed mother. Orstavik brings us deep into the thoughts of young Jon and his mother Vibeke as they navigate separate adventures one very cold night in rural Norway. The effect of Orstavik’s narrative, alternating abruptly between Jon’s story and that of his mother, is beautifully devastating. The prose (wonderfully translated) and pacing set a tone of foreboding tension and impending doom. A short, but very deep, and vibrantly alive novel.
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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (Vintage Departures)

By David Grann

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ISBN: 9781400078455
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Published: Vintage - January 26th, 2010

Meticulously and sometimes adventurously researched, David Grann does a great job bringing the previous expeditions in search of the city of Z to life with vivid descriptions of the deprivations suffered by those explorers.


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Published: Vintage - January 26th, 2010

Meticulously and sometimes adventurously researched, David Grann does a great job bringing the previous expeditions in search of the city of Z to life with vivid descriptions of the deprivations suffered by those explorers.


Meticulously and sometimes adventurously researched, David Grann does a great job bringing the previous expeditions in search of the city of Z to life with vivid descriptions of the deprivations suffered by those explorers.

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