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2003

Middlesex

by Eugenides, Jeffrey

Spanning eight decades and chronicling the wild ride of a Greek-American family through the vicissitudes of the twentieth century, Jeffrey Eugenides' witty, exuberant novel on one level tells a traditional story about three generations of a

"A Problem From Hell": America and the Age of Genocide

by Power, Samantha

Pulitzer Prize winner. Why do American leaders who vow "never again" repeatedly fail to stop genocide? Author tells the stories of the courageous Americans who risked their careers and lives in an effort to get the United States to act.

Master of the Senate (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume 3)

by Caro, Robert A.

Drawing on meticulous research and writing with a fine smooth style, Caro covers events and activities between 1949 and 1960, the 12 years Johnson was a Senator.

An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943 (Liberation Trilogy #1)

by Atkinson, Rick

In this first volume of the Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson shows why no modern reader can understand the ultimate victory of the Allied powers without a grasp of the great drama that unfolded in North Africa in 1942 and 1943.

Moy Sand and Gravel

by Muldoon, Paul

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2003. Paul Muldoon's ninth collection of poems, his first since 1998, finds him working a rich vein that extends from the rivery, apple-heavy County Armagh of the 1950s, in which he was brought up, to suburban New Jersey, on the banks of a canal dug by Irish navvies, where he now lives.

2002

Empire Falls

by Russo, Richard

Richard Russo--from his first novel, Mohawk, to his most recent, Straight Man--has demonstrated a peerless affinity for the human tragicomedy, and with this stunning new novel he extends even further his claims on the small-town, blue-collar heart of the country.

Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama: The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution

by Mcwhorter, Diane

This book discusses the national turning point known in history as the Year of Birmingham, 1963, when two things happened there, in the country's most segregated city, that brought about the end of apartheid in America.

John Adams

by Mccullough, David

Biography of the 2nd president of the United States.

The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America

by Menand, Louis

Winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for History, a riveting, original book about the creation of modern American thought. The Metaphysical Club was an informal group that met in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1872, to talk about ideas.

Practical Gods

by Dennis, Carl

Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Practical Gods is the eighth collection by Carl Dennis, a critically acclaimed poet and recent winner of one of the most prestigious poetry awards, the Ruth Lilly Prize.

2001

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay: A Novel

by Chabon, Michael

Joe Kavalier and Sammy Clay, two eccentric young men, join together and start developing comic heroes and a comic world from their dreams and imagination. 2001 Pulitzer Prize winner.

Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan

by Bix, Herbert P.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Herbert P. Bix offers the first complete, unvarnished look at the enigmatic leader whose sixty-three-year reign ushered Japan into the modern world.

Different Hours: Poems

by Dunn, Stephen

"A wise and graceful new collection by one of our 'major, indispensable poets'" (Sidney Lea).

2000

Interpreter of Maladies

by Lahiri, Jhumpa

Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations.

Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II

by Dower, John W.

Following his National Book Critics Award winning "War Without Mercy on the Pacific theater," Dower (History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) examines the immediate aftermath of World War II in Japan.

Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov): Portrait of a Marriage

by Schiff, Stacy

Vera brings to life one of the greatest literary love stories of our time. Vladimir Nabokov--the author of Lolita; Pale Fire; and Speak, Memory--wrote his books first for himself, second for his wife, Vera, and third for no one at all.

Repair: Poems

by Williams, C. K.

Repair is body work in C. K. Williams's sensual poems, but it is also an imaginative treatment of the consternations that interrupt life's easy narrative.

1999

The Hours

by Cunningham, Michael

Three intertwining stories based on 3 of Virginia Woolf's novellas.

Annals of the Former World

by Mcphee, John

John McPhee describes a cross-section of North America and comes to an understanding not only of the science but of the style of the geologists he traveled with. Completed in four stages under the collected title: Annals of the Former World.

Lindbergh

by Berg, A. Scott

A scholarly biography of Charles A. Lindbergh

Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898

by Wallace, Mike and Burrows, Edwin G.

In Gotham, Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace have produced a monumental work of history, one that ranges from the Indian tribes that settled in and around the island of Manna-hata, to the consolidation of the five boroughs into Greater New York in 1898.

1998

American Pastoral

by Roth, Philip

American Pastoral is the story of a fortunate American's rise and fall - of a strong, confident master of social equilibrium overwhelmed by the forces of social disorder.

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

by Diamond, Jared

A sociological, historical, and biological look at the fates of various human societies.

Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion

by Larson, Edward J.

Tennessee became the location of the most contentious courtroom drama: the Scopes trial pitting William Jennings Bryan and the anti-Darwinists against Clarence Darrow and the ACLU in a timeless battle over science, religion, and their place in public education.

Black Zodiac

by Wright, Charles

These are poems suffused with spiritual longing, lyrical meditations on faith, religion, heritage, and morality that also explore aging and mortality with restless grace. Entering by way of small moments, Wright magnifies details to reveal a truth much larger than the quotidian happening that engendered it.

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