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"Once upon a time, I thought faeries lived only in books, old folktales, and the past. That was before they burst upon my life as vibrant, luminous beings, permeating my art and my everyday existence, causing glorious havoc...."

In the long-awaited sequel to the international bestsell...


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Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a c...

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Israel's newest prime minister as of February 6, 2001, Ariel Sharon is a dynamic and controversial leader. A hero in Israel's wars, perhaps the most daring and successful commander in Israel's extraordinary military history, Sharon has always been a warrior, whether the enemies were hostile Arab...


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Each edition includes:

  • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play
  • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play
  • Scene-by-scene plot summaries
  • A key to famous lines and phrases
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    Early one morning, on the lawn of a grand boulevard in central Delhi, the Hindu goddess Kali appears and plunges a sword into the chest of a prominent Indian scientist, who dies in a fit of giggles. Vish Puri, India’s Most Private Investigator, master of disguise and lover of all things fried and spicy, doesn’t believe the murder is a supernatural occurrence and sets out to prove who really killed Dr. Suresh Jha. To get at the truth, he and his team of undercover operatives—Facecream, Tubelight, and Flush—travel from the slum where India’s hereditary magicians must be persuaded to re...

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    By the author of the acclaimed bestseller Benjamin Franklin, this is the first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available.

    How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson's biography shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the reb...


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    Meet Vish Puri, India's most private investigator. Portly, persistent, and unmistakably Punjabi, he cuts a determined swath through modern India's swindlers, cheats, and murderers.

    In hot and dusty Delhi, where call centers and malls are changing the ancient fabric of Indian life, Puri's main work...


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    Back in print for the first time in nearly thirty years, here is Yoko Ono's whimsical, delightful, subversive, startling book of instructions for art and for life.

    "Burn this book after you've read it." -- Yoko

    "A dream you dream alone may be a dream, but a dream two people ...


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    From 1915 to 1923, the ruling Ottoman Empire drove 2 million Armenians from their ancestral homeland; 1.5 million of them were viciously slaughtered. While there was an initial global outcry and a movement led by Woodrow Wilson to aid the "starving Armenians," the promise to hold the perpetrators ac...

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    WE DON'T WANT TO TELL YOU TOO MUCH ABOUT THIS BOOK.

    It is a truly special story and we don't want to spoil it.

    Nevertheless, you need to know something, so we will just say this:

    It is extremely funny, but the African beach scene is horrific.

    The story starts there, ...


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    In this powerful and dramatic biography Sylvia Nasar vividly re-creates the life of a mathematical genius whose career was cut short by schizophrenia and who, after three decades of devastating mental illness, miraculously recovered and was honored with a Nobel Prize. A Beautiful Mind tra...


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    In the bestselling tradition of Doctor Zhivago and Sophie's Choice, a sweeping epic of Russia from the last days of the Tsars to today's age of oligarchs -- by the prizewinning author of Young Stalin.

    Winter 1916: St. Petersburg, Russia, is on the brink...


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    Two young men -- one a child of the London slums, the other an heir to the throne -- switch identities in this timeless novel about class and culture in sixteenth-century England....

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    In this magnificently illustrated and comprehensive book, readers will take one of the most beautiful journeys our world has to offer: an exploration of the greatest are and architecture of Western civilization. Art of the Western World -- the companion volume to the nine-part PBS televi...


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    ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP

    After making an audacious wager, the wealthy and eccentric Phileas Fogg attempts a seemingly impossible feat -- to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.

    THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:

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    David McCullough is known to millions as the author of the critically acclaimed, best-selling books The Great Bridge, The Path Between the Seas, and Mornings on Horseback, and as host of the popular PBS television series "Smithsonian World?' The Johnstown Flood, David McCullough...

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    In White House Ghosts, veteran Washington reporter Robert Schlesinger opens a fresh and revealing window on the modern presidency from FDR to George W. Bush. This is the first book to examine a crucial and often hidden role played by the men and women who help presidents find the words they h...

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    Folger Shakespeare Library

    The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies

    Each edition includes:

    • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play

    • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play

    • Scen...


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    Charles Dickens's other Christmas classic, with a new introduction by Dickens's great-great-grandson, Gerald Charles Dickens.

    Charles Dickens wrote The Life of Our Lord during the years 1846-1849, just about the time he was completing David Copperfield. In this ch...


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    From elite bodybuilding competitors to gymnasts, from golfers to fitness gurus, anyone who works out with weights must own this book -- a book that only Arnold Schwarzenegger could write, a book that has earned its reputation as "the bible of bodybuilding."

    Inside, Arnold covers the very lat...


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    Severian is in possession of a gem considered to be "The Claw of the Conciliator", a powerful relic of the Master of Power, a legendary figure of mythic proportions. Armed with his sword, Terminus Est, and the Claw, Severian continues his journey to Thrax, the city of his exile. Bizarre apes, strange cannibalistic rituals, and the foreigner named Jonas all lie in his future....

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    ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED

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    A group of men set sail to solve the mystery of a sea monster in this amazing underwater adventure.

    EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:

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    THE NATIONAL BESTSELLING BOOK THAT EVERY INVESTOR SHOULD OWN

    Peter Lynch is America's number-one money manager. His mantra: Average investors can become experts in their own field and can pick winning stocks as effectively as Wall Street professionals by doing just a little research. ...


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    A sweeping epic of ancient Rome from the #1 bestselling author of The Thorn Birds

    In this breathtaking follow-up to The October Horse, Colleen McCullough turns her attention to the legendary romance of Antony and Cleopatra, and in this timeless tal...


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    A SCIENTIST’S CASE FOR THE AFTERLIFE Thousands of people have had near-death experiences, but scientists have argued that they are impossible. Dr. Eben Alexander was one of those scientists. A highly trained neurosurgeon, Alexander knew that NDEs feel real, but are simply fantasies produced by brains under extreme stress. Then, Dr. Alexander’s own brain was attacked by a rare illness. The part of the brain that controls thought and emotion—and in essence makes us human—shut down completely. For seven days he lay in a coma. Then, as his doctors considered stopping treatment, Alexa...

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    The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies

    Each edition includes:

    • printed version of the play•Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play•Scene-by-scene plot summaries•A key to famous lines and phrases•An introduction to reading Shakespear...


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    Each edition includes:

    • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play

    • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play

    • Scene-by-scene plot summaries

    • A key to famous lines and phrases

    • An introdu...


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    Kafka's literary masterpiece about Gregor Samsa, a young man who, transformed overnight into a "monstrous verminous bug," becomes an essentially alienated man.

    THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:

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    More than three decades after Catch-22 captured the conscience and imagination of a generation, Joseph Heller has written the sequel to one of the most important novels of the twentieth century. Closing Time revisits Yossarian, Milo Minderbinder, Chaplain Tappman and others -- the ...


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    Develop a Winning Investment Strategy -- with Expert Advice from "The Nation's #1 Money Manager"

    Peter Lynch's "invest in what you know" strategy has made him a household name with investors both big and small.

    An important key to investing, Lynch says, is to remember that stocks ...


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    Meet Frank Cauldhame. Just sixteen, and unconventional to say the least:

    Two years after I killed Blyth I murdered my young brother Paul, for quite different and more fundamental reasons than I'd disposed of Blyth, and then a year after that I did for my young cousin Esmerelda, more or less ...


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    Enduring Literature Illuminated by Practical Scholarship

    Wilde's classic comedy of manners, The Importance of Being Earnest, and his other popular plays -- Lady Windermere's Fan, An Ideal Husband, and Salome -- challenged comtemporary notions of ...


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    Enduring Literature Illuminated by Practical Scholarship

    Stories about the collective struggle of the Irish working class -- one of the world's most compelling portraits of urban life.

    Each Enriched Classic Edition includes:

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    Dead in Attic is a collection of stories by Times-Picayune columnist Chris Rose, recounting the first harrowing year and a half of life in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Celebrated as a local treasure and heaped with national praise, Rose provides a rollercoaster ride of observat...

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    In a book that is both groundbreaking and accessible, Daniel C. Dennett, whom Chet Raymo of The Boston Globe calls "one of the most provocative thinkers on the planet," focuses his unerringly logical mind on the theory of natural selection, showing how Darwin's great idea transforms and i...


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    Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of this timeless classic with a special edition featuring a new introduction by the author and a message that is more relevant today than when it was first published. Since the late 1940s, Ray Bradbury has been revered for his works of science fiction and fanta...


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    Twenty years after his mother and father jumped to their deaths from a balcony, Philippe Grimbert has written a gripping novel about the hidden memories that dominated their lives.

    A colossal bestseller in Europe, Memory is the story of a family haunted by the secret of their past: an illi...


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    Yes, you can buy world-class wine on a budget. With Parker's Wine Bargains, America's most influential wine critic offers a guide to the world's best wines priced at $25 or less.

    Robert M. Parker, Jr., earned his international reputation and unprecedented in...


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    Each edition includes:

    • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play

    • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play

    • Scene-by-scene plot summaries

    • A key to famous lines and phrases

    • An introduction ...


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    The author of Eisenhower chronicles the events, politics, and personalities of this pivotal day in World War II, shedding light on the strategies of commanders on both sides and the ramifications of the battle. 100,000 first printing. BOMC & History Main. Reader's Digest Cond Bks....

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    This allegorical novel, set in sixth-century India around the time of the Buddha, follows a young man on his search for enlightenment.

    THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:

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    Jennifer Chiaverini's bestselling Elm Creek Quilts series continues with The Winding Ways Quilt, in which the arrival of newcomers into the circle of quilters heralds unexpected journeys down pathways near and far.

    Quilters have flocked to Elm Creek Manor to learn from Master Quilte...


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    ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP

    EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:

    • A concise introduction that gives readers important background information

    • A chronology of the author's life and work

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    With this Passover Haggadah, Elie Wiesel and his friend Mark Podwal invite you to join them for the Passover Seder -- the most festive event of the Jewish calendar. Read each year at the Seder table, the Haggadah recounts the miraculous tale of the liberation of the Children of Israel from slave...


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    Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president.

    On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salm...


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    Catch-22 is one of this century's greatest works of American literature. First published m 1961, Joseph Heller's profound and compelling novel has appeared on nearly every list of must read fiction. It is a classic in every sense of the word.

    Catch-22 took the war novel genre t...


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    Bring the spark back into your bedroom and your relationship with gutsy and effective advice from bestselling author Michele Weiner Davis.

    It is estimated that one of every three married couples struggles with problems associated with mismatched sexual desire. Do you? If you want to s...


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    When photographer and writer Shreve Stockton decided to move back to her beloved New York from San Francisco, she decided to take her time and make the trip on her Vespa. When she reached Wyoming, Shreve was captivated by the red dirt, the Bighorn Mountains, and the wide-open spaces. Unable to shake...

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    Enduring Literature Illuminated by Practical Scholarship

    By turns a children's fantasy and a social satire for adults, Gulliver's Travels is one of the most popular adventure tales of all time. "A Modest Proposal," also an imaginative, enduring work, is political lam...


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    In 1868 Congress impeached President Andrew Johnson of Tennessee, the man who had succeeded the murdered Lincoln, bringing the nation to the brink of a second civil war. Enraged to see the freed slaves abandoned to brutal violence at the hands of their former owners, distraught that former rebels th...



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