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Genres: I try to read across genres, but I do keep finding myself drawn to mysteries and literary fiction from around the globe. I also love great narrative nonfiction.

Favorite Authors: Haruki Murakami, P. D. James, Henning Mankell, Margaret Atwood, Jess Walter, Sherman Alexie, Jo Nesbo, Maile Meloy, Jhumpa Lahiri, Lydia Millet, J. R. R. Tolkien, John Green

Favorite Books: Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery, True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex, Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, Heart Earth by Ivan Doig, Willful Creatures by Aimee Bender, The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk, A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

The Secret History Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781400031702
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Published: Vintage - April 13th, 2004

Donna Tartt, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for her most recent novel, The Goldfinch, established herself as a major talent with The Secret History, which has become a contemporary classic.


The Last Painting of Sara de Vos Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374106683
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - April 5th, 2016

Great characters.


The Queen of the Night Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780618663026
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - February 2nd, 2016

One of the best books I read in 2013 is now available in paperback.


In Other Words Cover Image
By Jhumpa Lahiri, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
$26.95
ISBN: 9781101875551
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - February 9th, 2016

Fascinating and enlightening. I think this would make a great book club pick.


Strong Poison Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062196200
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Published: Bourbon Street Books - October 16th, 2012

This short novel is a modern classic for a reason. Read it again or for the first time before the Broadway adapation.


The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250081568
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Published: Picador USA - February 2nd, 2016

The Christian Science Monitor's #1 Best Book of the Year

A witty, informative, and popular travelogue about the Scandinavian countries and how they may not be as happy or as perfect as we assume, The Almost Nearly Perfect People offers up the ideal mixture of intriguing and revealing facts (Laura Miller, Salon).


Diver's Clothes Lie Empty Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062110947
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Published: Ecco Press - March 15th, 2016

From the acclaimed author of Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name comes a taut, spellbinding literary thriller that probes the essence and malleability of identity


All I Want Is What You've Got Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780991065769
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Published: Dock Street Press - April 15th, 2016

Fiction. In the twelve new stories of ALL I WANT IS WHAT YOU'VE GOT, award-winning author Glen Chamberlain deftly writes about the fragility of small town life. Chamberlain ushers us amongst half-broken lives, sharing moments of regret, yet allowing the redemptive qualities of her characters to ultimately shine through.


Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781555976903
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

* Finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry *
* Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry * Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism * Winner of the NAACP Image Award * Winner of the L.A. Times Book Prize * Winner of the PEN Open Book Award *
ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:


The Vegetarian Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780553448184
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Published: Hogarth Press - February 2nd, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize


Rogue Male Cover Image
By Geoffrey Household, Victoria Nelson (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781590172438
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Published: New York Review of Books - November 6th, 2007

1930-something: a professional hunter is passing through an unnamed Central European country that is in the thrall of a vicious dictator. The hunter wonders whether he can penetrate undetected into the dictator's private compound. He does. He has the potential target in his sites and is wondering whether to pull the trigger when security catches up with him.


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$25.00
ISBN: 9780812993547
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - July 14th, 2015

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER - NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER - PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST - NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST - NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review - O: The Oprah Magazine - The Washington Post - People - Entertainment Weekly - Vogue - Los Angeles Times - San Francisco Chronicl