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  • Winter Journal
    Paul Auster
    Paperback: 11/05/2013
     
    Facing his sixty-third winter, internationally acclaimed novelist Paul Auster sits down to write a history of ...
  • One Doctor : Close Calls, Cold Cases, and the Mysteries of Medicine
    Brendan Reilly
    Hardcover: 09/03/2013
     
    An epic story told by a unique voice in American medicine, One Doctor describes life-changing experiences in ...
  • Blood, Bones & Butter : The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
    Gabrielle Hamilton
    Paperback: 01/24/2012
     
    Blood, Bones & Butter is an unflinching and lyrical work. Gabrielle Hamilton's story is told with uncommon ...
  • Making Toast : A Family Story
    Roger Rosenblatt
    Paperback: 02/15/2011
     
    When his daughter, Amy, died suddenly of a heart condition, Roger Rosenblatt and his wife moved in with their ...
  • Soldier's Heart : Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point
    Elizabeth D. Samet
    Paperback: 09/30/2008
     
    What does literature - particularly the literature of war - mean to a student who is likely to encounter its ...
  • Julie & Julia : 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen
    Julie Powell
    Paperback: 09/01/2006
     
    With the humor of Bridget Jones and the vitality of Augusten Burroughs, Julie Powell recounts how she ...
  • Garbage Land : On the Secret Trail of Trash
    Elizabeth Royte
    Paperback: 08/29/2006
     
    A brilliant exploration into the soiled heart of the American trash can.

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