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Nora Webster
(Colm Tóibín)

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From one of contemporary literature’s most acclaimed and beloved authors comes this magnificent novel set in a small town in Ireland in the 1960s, where a fiercely compelling, too-young widow and mother of four moves from grief, fear, and longing to unexpected discovery. Toibin has created one of contemporary fiction’s most memorable female characters, one who has the strength and depth of Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler.

A History of Food in 100 Recipes
(William Sitwell)

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A riveting narrative history of food as seen through 100 recipes, from ancient Egyptian bread to modernist cuisine,from the invention of the sandwich to the rise of food television. A perfect gift for any food lover!

The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and the Birth of Modern China
(Hannah Pakula)
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In this hefty book Pakula presents an epic historical tapestry, a wonderfully wrought narrative centered on thebeautiful, powerful, and sexy Madame Chiang Kai-Shek that brings to life what North Americans should know about China – the superpower we are inextricably linked with.

The Vegetarian Bible

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Whether you’re a long-term vegetarian or you just want to add more meatless meals to your life, this is the book for you.

A God in Ruins
(Kate Atkinson)

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This stunning companion to Life After Life explores the loss of innocence, the fraught transition from the war to peace time, and the pain of being misunderstood, especially as we age. Proving once again that Kate Atkinson is “one of the finest writers working today” (The Chicago Tribune), A God in Ruins is the triumphant return of a modern master.

Beatrix Potter: The Complete Tales

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The complete collection of these classic children’s tale in the original and authorized edition. Now is the time to give Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, and Jemima Puddle-Duck permanent residence in your nursery library!

Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution
(Peter Ackroyd) 

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Peter Ackroyd has been praised as one of the greatest living chroniclers of Britain and its people.  In Rebellion, he continues his dazzling account of the history of England.

How Google Works
(Eric Schmidt & Jonathan Rosenberg)
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In an era when everything is speeding up, the best way for businesses to succeed is to attract smart-creative people and give them an environment where they can thrive at scale. How Google Worksexplains how to do just that.

The Element Encyclopedia of Birthdays
(Theresa Cheung) 

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Find out everything you wanted to discover about yourself and those around you just by looking up a birthday! Features 366 birthday profiles – each with its own distinct personality, quirks, perfect partners, ideal careers, challenges, and more.

So, Anyway…
(John Cleese)

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 Twisting and turning through surprising stories and hilarious digressions – with some brief pauses along the way that comprise a fascinating primer on what’s funny and why – this story of a young man’s journey to the pinnacle of comedy is a masterly performance by a master performer.

Us Conductors
(Sean Michaels)

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Winner of the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize, this sublime debut inhabits the idea of invention on every level, no more so than in its depiction of Termen’s endless feelings for Clara – against every realistic odd. For what else is love, but the greatest invention of all?

Lusitania: Triumph, Tragedy, and the End of the Edwardian Age
(Greg King and Penny Wilson)

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Greg King and Penny Wilson resurrect a lost, glittering world to show the golden age of travel and illuminate the most prominent of Lusitania’s passengers. Rarely was an era so glamorous; rarely was a ship so magnificent; and rarely was the human element of tragedy so quickly lost to diplomatic maneuvers and militaristic threats.

Encyclopedia of Planting Combinations
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A comprehensive guide to creating a beautiful garden with the most imaginative and visually effective planting combinations. A must have for anyone with a budding green thumb!
A Really Short History of Nearly Everything
(Bill Bryson) 

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Tackling everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bill Bryson’s inimitable storytelling skill makes the why, how, and, just as importantly, the who of scientific discovery entertaining and accessible for young readers.

They Eat Horses, Don’t They?
(Piu Marie Eatwell) 

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In this hilarious and informative book, Eatwell reveals the truth behind forty-five myths about the French, from the infamous horsemeat banquets of the nineteenth century to breaking down our long-held beliefs about French history and society (the French are a nation of cheese-eating surrender monkeys, right?)

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