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Jane and the Canterbury Tale: Being A Jane Austen Mystery

Review Stephanie Barron?s beloved Being A Jane Austen Mystery series is . . .???[Stephanie] Barron?s ability to capture Austen?s tone helps make this series one of the more literary and enjoyable [...]

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Seven Types of Ambiguity

From Publishers Weekly By copping the title of William Empson's classic of literary criticism, Australian writer Perlman (Three Dollars) sets a high bar for himself, but he justifies his theft wi [...]

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Storm Track (Deborah Knott Mystery)

Amazon.com Review When it comes to the weaving of tangled webs, you'll find none finer nor more deceptive than those on the loom of Margaret Maron's Storm Track, the seventh entry in her critical [...]

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Double Dip (A Davis Way Crime Caper) (Volume 2)

Review 'A smart, snappy writer who hits your funny bone!' --Janet Evanovich Read more About the Author Gretchen Archer is a Tenne [...]

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Deadline

From Publishers Weekly Domestic terrorism provides the backdrop for this uneven romantic thriller from bestseller Brown (Low Pressure). Dawson Scott, a veteran journalist traumatized by his work [...]

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Birthright

From Publishers Weekly Set in and around rural Woodsboro, Md., a small town drawn with affection and familiarity, Roberts's latest is the literary equivalent of a big delicious meal whipped up by [...]

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Tears of the Giraffe (No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 2)

Review NATIONAL BESTSELLER?The Miss Marple of Botswana.? The New York Times Book Review ?Smart and sassy . . . Precious? progress is charted in passages that have the power to amuse or shock or t [...]

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Try Not to Breathe: A Novel

From Publishers Weekly The crippling alcoholism of freelance journalist Alex Dale, the heroine of British author Seddon?s impressive first novel, has cost her nearly everything?her husband, a bab [...]

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The Slow Waltz of Turtles (Thorndike Press Large Print Superior Collection)

Review Praise for 'The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles' A satisfying read. 'The Washington Post' Bonjour, book lovers. Get ready for best-selling French author Katherine Pancol s American debut. It s [...]

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The Lost Art of Gratitude (Isabel Dalhousie Mysteries, No. 6)

From Publishers Weekly Starred Review. Smith's quietly triumphant sixth novel to feature Scottish philosopher Isabel Dalhousie (after 2008's The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday) shows that Isabel an [...]

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A Raisin in the Sun: The Unfilmed Original Screenplay

From Library Journal The film version of Hansberry's landmark play A Raisin in the Sun (1961) was the first depiction of African American life seen by mainstream America. Hansberry included in he [...]

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The Merchant of Venice (Folger Shakespeare Library)

About the Author William Shakespeare was born in April 1564 in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, on England?s Avon River. When he was eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway. The couple had three child [...]

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Iphigenia in Tauris

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a great German writer of many different genres including plays, poetry, science, and literary critiques.  With classics such as Faust, Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship, and The S [...]

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Hitchcock with a Chinese Face: Cinematic Doubles, Oedipal Triangles, and China's Moral Voice

Review 'If the 'reality' of contemporary China comes down to not only the dizzying mushrooming of new skyscrapers and the rage of state-run capitalism with a Chinese twist, but also new perceptua [...]

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Life is BeautifulLa Vita E Bella: A Screenplay

This romantic, hilarious, and astonishingly moving story, winner of the Grand Jury prize at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival, explores the power of the imagination, set against the stark reality of World War II Europe. The [...]

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Talking Women: A Soap Opera Style Comedy

From the Publisher Talking Women is part of a series of plays called The Loaferville Chronicles. Journey to Hell: A Boil In Oil Comedy is the sequel to Talking Women. Re [...]

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Earth in Flower - The Divine Mystery of the Cambodian Dance Drama

An extraordinary account of Southeast Asia's most esoteric female performing art: the ancient Cambodian ballet. Since the dawn of recorded history, Khmer royalty nurtured a spiritual dance unique to their kingdom. Today, [...]

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An Ideal Husband

Review The L.A. Theatre Works performs plays tailored for a radio format before live audiences. The works are treats for the ear: Each features first-rate performances, rich but not overdone soun [...]

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Lacombe Lucien: The Screenplay

About the Author Louis Malle was a film director, screenwriter, and producer who worked both in French cinema and Hollywood. His most famous films include the crime film Elevator to the Gallows ( [...]

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Tribute to Sam Steward: The audacity to understand knowledge

Being gay, immigrant and dyslexic, Oeishik looks at the world differently, taking into consideration minute details that enhance the quality of his writing and the effectiveness of his communication. Gay history and civi [...]

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The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems (Bilingual Edition) (English and Spanish Edition)

Review 'What better way to honor one of the world's great poets than with crystalline new translations of 50 of his most enticing poems?'? - San Francisco magazine'What better way to celebrate th [...]

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Iceland: Land of the Sagas

From Publishers Weekly In an ingenious approach to a little-viewed land, journalist/outdoorsman Roberts and Krakauer ( Eiger Dreams ) examine Iceland today through its principal literary heritage [...]

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The New Testament

Honored as a "Best Book of 2014" by Library Journal NPR.org writes: “In his second collection, The New Testament, Brown treats disease and love and lust between men, with a gentle touch, returning again a [...]

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Haiku: One Breath Poetry

Book by Wakan, Naomi Beth Read more [...]

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Amazon.com Review In this first of five volumes of autobiography, poet Maya Angelou recounts a youth filled with disappointment, frustration, tragedy, and finally hard-won independence. Sent at a [...]

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Life Could Be Verse: Reflections on Love, Loss, and What Really Matters

About the Author Kirk Douglas is an acclaimed actor, producer and writer best known for his roles in Lust for Life, Spartacus, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and The Bad and the Beautiful. ?He has t [...]

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James Merrill: Life and Art

Review 'A gorgeously written and elegantly comprehensive study of the tumult and passion of Merrill?s Life and Art.'--The Economist'A fascinating, engrossing portrait of a deeply lived life.'--To [...]

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By the One and Only Hector A. Garcia A Poet Forever Yours

About the Author JOKE Hector Amilcar Garcia was born in Anasco, Puerto Rico on June 10th 19?? (A long time ago!} He now currently resides in Queens with his beautiful loving wife and pain in the [...]

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Ingrid Jonker: Poet under Apartheid (Ohio Short Histories of Africa)

About the Author Louise Viljoen teaches in the Department of Afrikaans and Dutch at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. She is well known as a literary critic and book reviewer, and has rece [...]

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