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Servants of the Map: Stories - Andrea Barrett
 

Servants of the Map: StoriesAndrea Barrett

Luminous….Each [story] is rich and independent and beautiful and should draw Barrett many new admirers.”—Publishers Weekly, starred reviewRanging across two centuries, and from the western Himalaya to an Adirondack village, these wonderf… more

Servants of the Map: Stories
Andrea Barrett
W. W. Norton & Company , English
At Weddings and Wakes: A Novel - Alice McDermott
 

At Weddings and Wakes: A NovelAlice McDermott

The three children of an Irish-American family in Long Island are witnesses to the cycles of dissatisfaction, bitterness and recurring affection that make up the lives of their extended family. A tender, sad and funny book from the author o… more

At Weddings and Wakes: A Novel
Alice McDermott
Farrar, Straus and Giroux , English
One Stick Song - Sherman Alexie
 

One Stick SongSherman Alexie

Average wait: 228d, 14h

A fourth collection of poems from the National Book Award winner.

One Stick Song
Sherman Alexie
Hanging Loose Press , English
MY SUMMER WITH PELE - Heather Dune Macadam
 

MY SUMMER WITH PELEHeather Dune Macadam

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National Book Award nominated author releases this personal narrative about the God of Soccer and how she once dated him—without having the foggiest idea of who he was!—and how that summer changed her life.

MY SUMMER WITH PELE
Heather Dune Macadam
English
Mindstorms: Children, Comput... - Seymour A. Papert
 

Mindstorms: Children, Comput...Seymour A. Papert

A history of freedom in Western culture traces the evolution of this cherished idea from ancient times to the modern day. Reprint. National Book Award winner. NYT.

Mindstorms: Children, Computers, And Powerful Ideas
Seymour A. Papert
Basic Books , English
State of Grace (Vintage) - Joy Williams
 

State of Grace (Vintage)Joy Williams

Nominated for the National Book Award in 1974, this haunting, profoundly disquieting novel manages to be at once sparse and lush, to combine Biblical simplicity with Gothic intensity and strangeness. It is the story of Kate, despised by her… more

State of Grace (Vintage)
Joy Williams
Vintage , English
Steps - Jerzy Kosinski
 

StepsJerzy Kosinski

Winner of the National Book Award for FictionFrom the esteemed author of the classics The Painted Bird and Being There comes this award-winning novel about one man’s sexual and sensual experiences, the fabric from which his life has been wo… more

Steps
Jerzy Kosinski
Grove Press , English
The Giant Book of Bedtime St... - William Roetzheim
 

The Giant Book of Bedtime St...William Roetzheim

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Color illustrations, 800 pages. Finally one book collects together all of those classic nursery rhymes, bible stories, fables, parables, and bedtime stories you remember from your childhood into one massive volume. Lavish full color illus… more

The Giant Book of Bedtime Stories: Classic Nursery Rhymes, Bible Stories, Fables, Parables, and Stories
William Roetzheim
Level 4 Press, Inc. , English
Ancestors: A Family History ... - William Maxwell
 

Ancestors: A Family History ...William Maxwell

The National Book Award-winning author of So Long, See You Tomorrow offers an astonishing evocation of a vanished world, as he retraces, branch by branch, the history of his family, taking readers into the lives of settlers, itinerant preac… more

Ancestors: A Family History (Vintage)
William Maxwell
Vintage , English
The Astonishing Life of Octa... - M. T. Anderson
 

The Astonishing Life of Octa...M. T. Anderson

Winner of the National Book Award! Young Octavian is being raised by a group of rational philosophers known only by numbers — but it is only after he opens a forbidden door that he learns the hideous nature of their experiments, and his ow… more

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party: 1
M. T. Anderson
Candlewick , English
Edmund Husserl: Philosopher ... - Maurice Natanson
 

Edmund Husserl: Philosopher ...Maurice Natanson

Winner of the 1974 National Book AwardThe product of many years of reflection on phenomenology, this book is a comprehensive and creative introduction to the philosophy of Edmund Husserl. Natanson uses Husserl’s later work as a clue to the … more

Edmund Husserl: Philosopher of Infinite Tasks (SPEP)
Maurice Natanson
Northwestern University Press , English
Highwire Moon: A Novel - Susan Straight
 

Highwire Moon: A NovelSusan Straight

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With a new introduction by the authorFinalist for the National Book Award: The story of a young mother deported and separated from her child, and the pair’s efforts to locate each other years laterHighwire Moon narrates the journeys of a yo… more

Highwire Moon: A Novel
Susan Straight
Open Road Media , English
The Armies of the Night: His... - Norman Mailer
 

The Armies of the Night: His...Norman Mailer

The Armies of the Night chronicles the famed October 1967 March on the Pentagon, in which all of the old and new Left—hippies, yuppies, Weathermen, Quakers, Christians, feminists, and intellectuals—came together to protest the Vietnam War. … more

The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as History
Norman Mailer
Odyssey Editions , English
Swimming in the Volcano - Bob Shacochis
 

Swimming in the VolcanoBob Shacochis

The National Book Award-winning author of The Next New World now presents a gripping, magnificently realized novel of sexual and political intrigue set in the Caribbean—”a book heady with language and thick with story that leaves the reade… more

Swimming in the Volcano
Bob Shacochis
Grove Press , English
Sweethearts - Sara Zarr
 

SweetheartsSara Zarr

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As children, Jennifer Harris and Cameron Quick were both social outcasts. They were also one another’s only friend. So when Cameron disappears without warning, Jennifer thinks she’s lost the only person who will ever understand her. Now in … more

Sweethearts
Sara Zarr
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers , English
The Adventures of Augie Marc... - Saul Bellow
 

The Adventures of Augie Marc...Saul Bellow

The great novel of the American dream, of “the Universal eligibility to be noble,” Saul Bellow’s third book charts the picaresque journey of one schemer, chancer, romantic, and holy fool: Augie March. Awarded the National Book Award in 1953… more

The Adventures of Augie March (Penguin Classics)
Saul Bellow
Odyssey Editions , English
The Astonishing Life of Octa... - M. T. Anderson
 

The Astonishing Life of Octa...M. T. Anderson

Winner of the National Book Award! Young Octavian is being raised by a group of rational philosophers known only by numbers — but it is only after he opens a forbidden door that he learns the hideous nature of their experiments, and his ow… more

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party: 1
M. T. Anderson
Candlewick , English
Bewilderment: New Poems and ... - David Ferry
 

Bewilderment: New Poems and ...David Ferry

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Winner of the 2012 National Book Award for Poetry.To read David Ferry’s Bewilderment is to be reminded that poetry of the highest order can be made by the subtlest of means. The passionate nature and originality of Ferry’s prosodic daring w… more

Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations (Phoenix Poets)
David Ferry
University of Chicago Press , English
Shine - Lauren Myracle
 

ShineLauren Myracle

2 ratings
Average wait: 30d, 23h

When her best guy friend falls victim to a vicious hate crime, sixteen-year-old Cat sets out to discover who in her small town did it. Richly atmospheric, this daring mystery mines the secrets of a tightly knit Southern community and examin… more

Shine
Lauren Myracle
Amulet Books , English
Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative - Herbert Mason
 

Gilgamesh: A Verse NarrativeHerbert Mason

Herbert Mason’s best-selling Gilgamesh is the most widely read and enduring interpretation of this ancient Babylonian epic. One of the oldest and most universal stories known in literature, the epic of Gilgamesh presents the grand, timeless… more

Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative
Herbert Mason
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , English