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by Schultz, Philip

This superb Pulitzer Prize-winning collection gives voice to failure with a wry, deft touch from one of this country's most engaging and uncompromising poets.

Time and Materials: Poems 1997-2005

by Hass, Robert

The poems in Robert Hass's new collection-his first to appear in a decade-are grounded in the beauty and energy of the physical world, and in the bafflement of the present moment in American culture.


Rabbit Hole (movie tie-in)

by Lindsay-Abaire, David

Movie tie-in edition of the film from Lions Gate starring Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart and Dianne Wiest. Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.

The Road

by Mccarthy, Cormac

The searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to become Cormac McCarthy's masterpiece. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind.

The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11

by Wright, Lawrence

UPDATED AND WITH A NEW AFTERWORD gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the intelligence failures that culminated in the

The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher

by Applegate, Debby

No one predicted success for Henry Ward Beecher at his birth in 1813. The blithe, boisterous son of the last great Puritan minister, he seemed destined to be overshadowed by his brilliant siblings--especially his sister, Harriet Beecher.

The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation

by Roberts, Gene and Klibanoff, Hank

An unprecedented examination of how news stories, editorials and photographs in the American press--and the journalists responsible for them--profoundly changed the nation's thinking about civil rights in the South during the 1950s and '60s.

Native Guard

by Trethewey, Natasha

Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Natasha Trethewey's elegiac Native Guard is a deeply personal volume that brings together two legacies of the Deep South.



by Brooks, Geraldine

From Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has animated the character of the absent father, March, and crafted a story "filled with the ache of love and marriage and with the power of war upon the mind and heart of one unforgettable man" (Sue Monk Kidd).

Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya

by Elkins, Caroline

As part of the Allied forces, thousands of Kenyans fought alongside the British in World War II.But just a few years after the defeat of Hitler, the British colonial government detained nearly the entire population of Kenya's largest ethnic minority, the Kikuyusome - one and a half million people.

American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

by Bird, Kai and Sherwin, Martin

J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a brilliant physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress.

Polio: An American Story

by Oshinsky, David M.

This is a history of the science and the cultural impact of polio on the American society.

Late Wife: Poems

by Emerson, Claudia

In Late Wife, a woman explores her disappearance from one life and reappearance in another as she addresses her former husband, herself, and her new husband in a series of epistolary poems.



by Robinson, Marilynne

In 1956, toward the end of Reverend John Ames's life, he begins a letter to his young son, an account of himself and his forebears. Ames is the son of an Iowan preacher and the grandson of a minister who, as a young man in Maine, saw a vision of Christ bound in chains and came west to Kansas to fight for abolition:

Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet Invas ion to September 10, 2001

by Coll, Steve

Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer PrizeThe explosive first-hand account of America's secret history in AfghanistanWith the publication of Ghost Wars, Steve Coll became not only a Pulitzer Prize winner, but also the expert on the rise of the Taliban, the

De Kooning: An American Master

by Stevens, Mark and Swan, Annalyn

Willem de Kooning is one of the most important artists of the twentieth century, a true "painter's painter" whose protean work continues to inspire many artists. In the thirties and forties, along with Arshile Gorky and Jackson Pollock, he became a key figure in the revolutionary American movement of abstract expressionism. Of all the painters in that group, he worked the longest and was the most prolific, creating powerful, startling images well into the 1980s.

Washington's Crossing

by Fischer, David Hackett

Six months after the Declaration of Independence, the American Revolution was all but lost. A powerful British force had routed the Americans at New York, occupied three colonies, and advanced within sight of Philadelphia. Yet, as David Hackett Fischer recounts in this riveting history, George Washington--and many other Americans--refused to let the Revolution die...

Delights and Shadows: Poems

by Kooser, Ted

Ted Kooser is a master of metaphor, a poet who deftly connects disparate elements of the world and communicates with absolute precision.


The Known World

by Jones, Edward

Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former slave, runs his affairs with unusual discipline. But when death takes him unexpectedly, his widow can't uphold the estate's order.

Gulag: A History

by Applebaum, Anne

The Gulag--the vast array of Soviet concentration camps--was a system of repression and punishment whose rationalized evil and institutionalized inhumanity were rivaled only by the Holocaust.

Khrushchev: The Man and His Era

by Taubman, William

Shortlisted for the National Books Critics Circle Award: "The book is a gift, as fascinating as it is important."--Robert Legvold, Foreign Affairs This is the first comprehensive biography of Khrushchev and the first of any Soviet leader to reflect the full range of sources that have become available since the USSR collapsed.

A Nation under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration

by Hahn, Steven

This is the epic story of how African-Americans, in the six decades after their release from slavery, transformed themselves into a political people- an embryonic black nation.

Walking to Martha's Vineyard

by Wright, Franz

In this radiant new collection, Franz Wright shares his regard for life in all its forms and his belief in the promise of blessing and renewal.



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

Anna in the Tropics

by Cruz, Nilo

Winner of the 2003 Pulitizer Prize for Drama. . . there are many kinds of light.The light of fires. The light of stars.The light that reflects off rivers.Light that penetrates through cracks.Then there's the type of light that reflects off the skin.

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