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Comedy in a Minor Key

A Novel

A penetrating study of ordinary people resisting the Nazi occupation—and, true to its title, a dark comedy of wartime manners—Comedy in a Minor Key tells the...

By Hans Keilson and Damion Searls

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The Emperor of Lies

A Novel

Winner of the August Prize, Sweden’s most important literary award A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 Title To be published in more than...

By Steve Sem-Sandberg and Sarah Death

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Day

A Novel

"Not since Albert Camus has there been such an eloquent spokesman for man." --The New York Times Book Review The publication of Day restores Elie Wiesel’s...

By Elie Wiesel and Anne Borchardt

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Heaven on Earth

A Journey Through Shari'a Law from the Deserts of Ancient Arabia to the Streets of the Modern Muslim World

Some fourteen hundred years after the Prophet Muhammad first articulated God’s law—the shari‘a—its earthly interpreters are still arguing about what it means....

Sadakat Kadri Sadakat Kadri

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Hope, Not Fear

A Path to Jewish Renaissance

A distinguished Jewish leader and philanthropist argues for openness and joy to reinvigorate Judaism in America. After a lifetime of fighting the...

By Edgar M. Bronfman and Beth Zasloff

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The Tenth Parallel

Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam

A riveting investigation of the jagged fault line between the Christian and Muslim worlds The tenth parallel—the line of latitude seven hundred miles north...

"...A riveting investigation of the jagged fault line between the Christian and Muslim worlds The tenth parallel—the line of latitude seven hundred miles north.... A riveting investigation of the jagged fault line between the Christian and Muslim worlds The tenth parallel—the line of latitude seven hundred miles north of the equator—is a geographical and ideological front line where Christianity and Islam collide. More than half of the world’s 1.3 billion Muslims live along the tenth parallel; so d..."

Eliza Griswold Eliza Griswold

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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced,...

"...Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced,.... Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. Lia's parents, Foua and Nao Kao, were part of a large Hmong community in..."

Anne Fadiman Anne Fadiman

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The World Is Flat

A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

When scholars write the history of the world twenty years from now, and they come to the chapter "Y2K to March 2004," what will they say was the most crucial...

By Thomas L. Friedman and Oliver Wyman

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The World Is Flat 3.0

A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller "One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr. Friedman certainly...

Thomas L. Friedman Thomas L. Friedman

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