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Harvest

As late summer steals in and the final pearls of barley are gleaned, a village comes under threat. A trio ...

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Slum

Annawadi is a slum at the edge of Mumbai Airport, in the shadow of shining new luxury hotels. Its residents ...

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Handsome Brute: The Story of a Ladykiller

Handsome Brute explores the facts of a once-renowned, now little-remembered British murder case, the killings of the charming, but deadly ...

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Blue Nights

In The Year of Magical Thinking Joan Didion wrote about the sudden death of her husband. In this book she ...

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Angelmaker

From the acclaimed author of The Gone-Away World - a new riveting action spy thriller, blistering gangster noir, and howling ...

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Townie: A Memoir

In Townie, Andre Dubus II, reflects on his violent past and a lifestyle that threatened to destroy him-until he was ...

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