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In a Family Way - Rochelle Hollander Schwab
 

In a Family WayRochelle Hollander Schwab

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Keith was disowned by his family when he came out as a gay man. Sonya lost custody of her children when her ex-husband discovered she was a lesbian. Now she and Janice have started a new family — with Keith’s help as sperm donor. But when … more

In a Family Way
Rochelle Hollander Schwab
Orlando Place Press , English
More Than a Champion: The St... - Jan Philipp Reemtsma
 

More Than a Champion: The St...Jan Philipp Reemtsma

A dazzling portrait… . Written with energy, daring, and artful intelligence.”  —San Francisco ChronicleFrom the Trade Paperback edition.

More Than a Champion: The Style of Muhammad Ali (Vintage)
Jan Philipp Reemtsma
Vintage , English
On the Beach (Vintage Intern... - Nevil Shute
 

On the Beach (Vintage Intern...Nevil Shute

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The most shocking fiction I have read in years. What is shocking about it is both the idea and the sheer imaginative brilliance with which Mr. Shute brings it off.”THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLEThey are the last generation, the innocent victi… more

On the Beach (Vintage International)
Nevil Shute
Vintage , English
One Two Three . . . Infinity... - George Gamow
 

One Two Three . . . Infinity...George Gamow

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Over 120 delightful pen-and-ink illustrations by the author add another dimension of good-natured charm to these wide-ranging explorations. A mind-expanding volume for the layman and the science-minded. “This is a layman’s book as readable … more

One Two Three … Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science (Dover Books on Mathematics)
George Gamow
Dover Publications , English
Bad Credit Score? Improve Yo... - Nick Dubay
 

Bad Credit Score? Improve Yo...Nick Dubay

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ABOUT THE BOOK Having a good credit score will save you thousands of dollars over your lifetime as well as give you the opportunity to finance many projects and purchases that you would otherwise not have access to. Your credit score also r… more

Bad Credit Score? Improve Your Credit Score Into An Awesome One
Nick Dubay
Hyperink , English
They Saw the Elephant: Women... - JoAnn Levy
 

They Saw the Elephant: Women...JoAnn Levy

The phrase ’seeing the elephant’ symbolized for ’49 gold rushers the exotic, the mythical, the once-in-a-lifetime adventure, unequaled anywhere else but in the journey to the promised land of fortune: California. Most western myths … g… more

They Saw the Elephant: Women in the California Gold Rush
JoAnn Levy
University of Oklahoma Press , English
The Lice-Buster Book: What t... - Lennie Copeland
 

The Lice-Buster Book: What t...Lennie Copeland

Aimed at parents, teachers, nurses, pediatricians, pharmacists, and hair-dressers—anyone who must deal with head lice—this handbook covers everything from detecting and treating head lice to preventing infestation in the first place. “Upb… more

The Lice-Buster Book: What to Do When Your Child Comes Home with Head Lice
Lennie Copeland
Grand Central Publishing , English
Off the Map: Bicycling Acros... - Mark Jenkins
 

Off the Map: Bicycling Acros...Mark Jenkins

With this brilliant account of his journey—at once edge-of-your-seat exciting and literary—Mark Jenkins established himself as the master of adventure/travel writing. In 1989 he and six companions—two Americans and four Russians—set ou… more

Off the Map: Bicycling Across Siberia
Mark Jenkins
Modern Times , English
Help - Garret Keizer
 

HelpGarret Keizer

In a book the San Francisco Chronicle called “unclassifiably wise” and a “masterpiece,” noted Harper’s essayist Garret Keizer explores the paradox that we are human only by helping others– and all too human when we try to help. It is the pr… more

Help
Garret Keizer
HarperCollins e-books , English
Tales of the City - Armistead Maupin
 

Tales of the CityArmistead Maupin

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For almost four decades Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City has blazed its own trail through popular culture—from a groundbreaking newspaper serial to a classic novel, to a television event that entranced millions around the world. The fir… more

Tales of the City
Armistead Maupin
HarperCollins e-books , English
For Liberty and Glory: Washi... - James R. Gaines
 

For Liberty and Glory: Washi...James R. Gaines

Gaines has a deft understanding of the Washington-Lafayette relationship … [and] a knack for wielding substantial research with aplomb.”—San Francisco ChronicleThis book tells the story of the French… more

For Liberty and Glory: Washington, Lafayette, and Their Revolutions
James R. Gaines
W. W. Norton & Company , English
The Matisse Stories (Vintage... - A.S. Byatt
 

The Matisse Stories (Vintage...A.S. Byatt

These three stories celebrate the eye even as they reveal its unexpected proximity to the heart. For if each of A.S. Byatt’s narratives is in some way inspired by a painting of Henri Matisse, each is also about the intimate connection betwe… more

The Matisse Stories (Vintage International)
A.S. Byatt
Vintage , English
How We Are Hungry - Dave Eggers
 

How We Are HungryDave Eggers

“These tales reinvigorate…the short story with a jittery sense of adventure.”  —San Francisco Chronicle Dave Eggers—Pulitzer Prize finalist for A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and author of What Is the What and The Circle, among o… more

How We Are Hungry
Dave Eggers
Vintage , English
Agyar - Steven Brust
 

AgyarSteven Brust

From bestselling fantasy author Steven Brust comes this paranormal novel of immortality—and its price… Born over a century ago, Agyar was once a frivolous young man, before he found unwanted immortality in a woman’s blood-red lips. Now he… more

Agyar
Steven Brust
Orb Books , English
Full Exposure - Susie Bright
 

Full ExposureSusie Bright

Hailed by Utne Reader as “a visionary” and the San Francisco Chronicle as “the X-rated” intellectual,” Susie Bright is indiputably the sexpert of our times.Now, in a frank and intimate look at our own erotic experience, she reveals the… more

Full Exposure
Susie Bright
HarperCollins e-books , English
Cherry - Mary Karr
 

CherryMary Karr

From Mary Karr comes this gorgeously written, often hilarious story of her tumultuous teens and sexual coming-of-age. Picking up where the bestselling The Liars’ Club left off, Karr dashes down the trail of her teen years with customary … more

Cherry
Mary Karr
Penguin Books , English
Arranged Marriage: Stories - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
 

Arranged Marriage: StoriesChitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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Although Chitra Divakaruni’s poetry has won praise and awards for many years, it is her “luminous, exquisitely crafted prose” (Ms.) that is quickly making her one of the brightest rising stars in the changing face of American literature. Ar… more

Arranged Marriage: Stories
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Anchor , English
The Enneagram in Love and Wo... - Helen Palmer
 

The Enneagram in Love and Wo...Helen Palmer

New from Helen Palmer, a “leading teacher and practitioner of the Enneagram” (San Francisco Chronicle), the first Enneagram book to give practical advice, in fascinating detail, on how to have the best possible relationships in love and bus… more

The Enneagram in Love and Work: Understanding Your Intimate and Business Relationships
Helen Palmer
HarperCollins e-books , English
Stuck: Why We Can't (or Won'... - Anneli Rufus
 

Stuck: Why We Can't (or Won'...Anneli Rufus

The brilliant mind behind Party of One examines the striking social trend: people are stuck and they want to change, but…” (San Francisco Chronicle) In this book, Anneli Rufus identifies an intriguing aspect of our culture: Many of us … more

Stuck: Why We Can’t (or Won’t) Move On
Anneli Rufus
Tarcher , English
A Case of Spirits: A Sergean... - Peter Lovesey
 

A Case of Spirits: A Sergean...Peter Lovesey

The spiritualist movement has captivated a segment of society: manifestations, the occult, and “sensitives” are in vogue. But the séance sites seem to be targeted for burglaries. Then, while Cribb is on the case, someone murders the medium…. more

A Case of Spirits: A Sergeant Cribb Investigation (Sergeant Cribb Investigations)
Peter Lovesey
Soho Crime , English