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Author: Johnson, Paul

As he's done in Napoleon, Churchill, Jesus, and Darwin, acclaimed historian and author Paul Johnson here offers a concise, illuminating biography of Mozart. Johnson's focus is on the music -- Mozart's...

Mud season

Author: Stimson, Ellen

"In self-deprecating and hilarious fashion, Mud Season chronicles Stimson's transition from city life to rickety Vermont farmhouse. When she decides she wants to own and operate the old-fashioned vill...


Author: Berg, A. Scott

One hundred years after his inauguration, Woodrow Wilson still stands as one of the most influential figures of his century, and one of the most enigmatic. From the scholar-president who ushered the c...

Outrageous fortune

Author: Russell, Anthony

Built in the twelfth century as a Norman stronghold, Leeds Castle once housed kings and queens. It lay in disrepair for nearly a century until Anthony Russell's grandmother, Lady Baillie, restored the...

Dog songs

Author: Oliver, Mary

Beloved by her readers, special to the poet's own heart, Mary Oliver's dog poems open a window into her world. Collecting cherished poems together with new works, Dog Songs captures Oliver's relations...

My accidental jihad

Author: Bremer, Krista

"Fifteen years ago, Krista Bremer could not have imagined her life today: married to a Libyan-born Muslim, raising two children with Arabic names in the American South. Nor could she have imagined the...

Dancing through it

Author: Ringer, Jenifer

A behind-the-curtains look at the rarefied world of classical ballet from a principal dancer at the New York City Ballet. From the heart-pounding moments waiting in the wings before a performance to a...

Under magnolia

Author: Mayes, Frances

The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, Frances Mayes revisits the turning points that defined her early years in Fitzgerald, Georgia. With her signature style and grace, Mayes expl...

Romance is my day job

Author: Bloom, Patience

We've all wished romance could be more like fiction. Patience Bloom certainly did. As a teen she fell in love with Harlequin novels and imagined her life turning out just like the heroines' on the pag...

Have a nice guilt trip

Author: Scottoline, Lisa

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New life, no instructions

Author: Caldwell, Gail

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Think like a freak

Author: Levitt, Steven D

The New York Times bestselling authors of Freakonomics offer a blueprint for an entirely new way to solve problems, whether your interest lies in minor lifehacks or major global reforms....

Making Masterpiece

Author: Eaton, Rebecca

With a childhood steeped in theater, an affinity for nineteenth-century novels and culture, and an "accidental apprenticeship" with the BBC, Rebecca Eaton was practically born to lead the Masterpiece ...

It ain't over--till it's over


Meet sixty amazing women who are proving that it's never too late to live out a dream-- to launch a business, travel the world, get a PhD, find love, or fill a void in life with a challenging new expe...

The little girl who fought the Great Depression

Author: Kasson, John F

Her image appeared in periodicals and advertisements roughly twenty times daily; she rivaled FDR and Edward VIII as the most photographed person in the world. Her portrait brightened the homes of coun...

Hard choices

Author: Clinton, Hillary Rodham

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Signed, sealed, delivered

Author: Sankovitch, Nina

"Sankovitch goes on a quest through the history of letters to discover and celebrate what is special about the handwritten letter, examining not only historical letters but also the letters in epistol...

Your life calling

Author: Pauley, Jane

Jane Pauley, one of America's most beloved and trusted broadcast journalists, gives voice to the opportunities of her generation -- and the next one too -- offering humor and insight about the journey...

Let's just say it wasn't pretty

Author: Keaton, Diane

The Academy Award-winning film star and best-selling author of Then Again describes the ups and downs of living in a beauty-obsessed world, recounting stories about a makeup artist's embarrassing advi...

Living with a wild god

Author: Ehrenreich, Barbara

In middle age, Ehrenreich came across the journal she had kept during her tumultuous adolescence. She set out to reconstruct that quest, which had taken her to the study of science and through a catac...

I forgot to remember

Author: Meck, Su

"Su Meck offers a view from the inside of a terrible injury, with the hope that her story will help give other brain injury sufferers and their families the resolve and courage to build their lives an...

Glitter and glue

Author: Corrigan, Kelly

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The man he became

Author: Tobin, James

Here, from James Tobin, is the story of the greatest comeback in American political history, a saga long buried in half-truth, distortion and myth -- Franklin Roosevelt's ten-year climb from paralysis...

I am Malala

Author: Yousafzai, Malala

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday October 9, 2012, she almost paid the ...

Report from the interior

Author: Auster, Paul

From his baby's-eye view of the man in the moon, to his worship of cowboy Buster Crabbe, the composition of his first poem at age nine, to his awareness of the injustices of American life, Report from...

Practice to deceive

Author: Rule, Ann

In her first book-length investigative chronicle since In the Still of the Night, Ann Rule unravels a shattering case of Christmastime murder off the coast of Washington State with the clarity, author...

You can date boys when you're forty

Author: Barry, Dave

"In uproarious, brand-new pieces, Barry tackles everything from family trips, bat mitzvah parties and dating (he's serious about that title: "When my daughter can legally commence dating--February 24,...

Sister mother husband dog (etc.)

Author: Ephron, Delia

Delia Ephron brings her trademark wit and effervescent prose to a series of autobiographical essays about life, love, sisterhood, movies, and family. From keen observations on modern living, to a cons...

French women don't get facelifts

Author: Guiliano, Mireille

With her signature blend of wit, no-nonsense advice, and storytelling flair, Mireille Guiliano returns with a delightful, encouraging take on beauty and aging for our times. For anyone who has ever sp...

Dancing fish and ammonites

Author: Lively, Penelope

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