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  • Over the Edge of the World

    Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

    “A first-rate historical page turner.” —New York Times Book ReviewThe acclaimed and bestselling account of Ferdinand Magellan’s historic 60,000-mile ocean voyage.Ferdinand Magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth century was a three-year odyssey filled with sex, violence, and amazing adventure. Now in Over the Edge of the World, prize-winning biographer and journalist ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Collected Stories Of Eudora Welty

    by Eudora Welty ...
    With a new introduction from best-selling author Ann Patchett, this National Book Award–winning story collection is one of the great works of twentieth-century American literature.Eudora Welty wrote novels, novellas, and reviews over the course of her long career, but the heart and soul of her literary vision lay with the short story, and her National Book Award–winning Collected Stories confirmed ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Hangman's Song

    by James Oswald ...
    Book 3 - The Detective Inspector McLean Novels
    An Edinburgh detective suspects a rash of apparent suicides is something more sinister in this Scottish mystery thriller by the author of Book of Souls.The body of a man is found hanging in an empty house. To the Edinburgh police force, this is a simple suicide case. But something about the scene strikes Detective Inspector Tony McLean as being off. Days later another body is found hanging from an ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Trout Fishing in America

    A book “that has very little to do with trout fishing and a lot to do with the lamenting of a passing pastoral America . . . an instant cult classic” (Financial Times).Richard Brautigan was a literary idol of the 1960s and ’70s who came of age during the heyday of Haight-Ashbury and whose comic genius and iconoclastic vision of American life caught the imaginations of young people everywhere. ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Earth Is All That Lasts

    Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, and the Last Stand of the Great Sioux Nation

    "Fast-paced and highly absorbing." —Wall Street JournalA magisterial new history of the fierce final chapter of the "Indian Wars," told through the lives of the two most legendary and consequential American Indian leaders, who led Sioux resistance and triumphed at the Battle of Little BighornCrazy Horse and Sitting Bull: Their names are iconic, their significance in American history undeniable. ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Peppered Moth

    The prize-winning author of The Dark Flood Rises offers an “absorbing” portrait of three generations of women—inspired by her own family (The New York Times Book Review).In the early 1900s, young Bessie Bawtry grows up in a mining town in South Yorkshire, England. Unusually gifted, she longs to escape a life burdened by unquestioned tradition. She studies patiently, dreaming of the day when she ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Samurai

    A History

    by John Man ...
    The definitive history of the Samurai, by acclaimed author of Ninja: 1,000 Years of the Shadow Warrior“One could ask for no better storyteller or analyst than John Man.” —Simon Sebag Montefiore, author of Jerusalem: The BiographyThe inspiration for the Jedi knights of Star Wars and the films of Akira Kurosawa, the legendary Japanese samurai have captured modern imaginations. Yet with these elite ... Read more

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  • Fasting, Feasting

    A Novel

    by Anita Desai ...
    This Man Booker Prize finalist is a “splendid novel” about siblings and their very different lives in India and America (The Wall Street Journal).Uma, the plain spinster daughter of a close-knit Indian family, is trapped at home, smothered by her overbearing parents and their traditions—unlike her ambitious younger sister, who has made a “good” marriage and managed to escape. Meanwhile their ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Circle of Reason

    A Novel

    by Amitav Ghosh ...
    A New York Times Notable Book: A policeman chases a falsely accused man on a wild journey around the world in this “utterly involving” novel (The Sunday Times).When eight-year-old Nachiketa Bose first arrives in the East Bengali village of Lalpukur, he receives the name Alu—potato—for the size and shape of his extraordinary head. His uncle Balaram, the local schoolmaster and phrenology enthusiast, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Things They Carried

    by Tim O'Brien ...
    A classic work of American literature that has not stopped changing minds and lives since it burst onto the literary scene, The Things They Carried is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling.The Things They Carried depicts the men of Alpha Company: Jimmy Cross, Henry Dobbins, Rat Kiley, Mitchell Sanders, Norman Bowker, Kiowa, and the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Red Poppies

    A Novel of Tibet

    by Alai ...
    This suspenseful saga of Tibet during the rise of Chinese Communism “conjures up a faraway world . . . panoramic and intimate at the same time” (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times).A lively and cinematic twentieth-century epic, Red Poppies focuses on the extravagant and brutal reign of a clan of Tibetan warlords during the rise of Chinese Communism. The story is wryly narrated by the chieftain’s ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Coming Up for Air

    by George Orwell ...
    An insurance salesman desperately tries to recapture his youth in this “charming” comic novel by the iconic British author (The New York Times).George Bowling is having a crisis. Not a loud, unsightly one, but a small, desperate one. His days are occupied by an unfulfilling insurance job; his nights spent worrying about his mortgage, marriage, expanding waistline, and what seems to be a certain ... Read more

    $14.99 USD