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100 Caterpillars: Portraits from the Tropical Forests of Costa Rica by Jeffrey C. Miller2006
365 Penguins by Jean-Luc Fromental2006
After This by Alice McDermott2006
Against the Day by Thomas Pynchon2006
Alpana Pours: About Being a Woman, Loving Wine, and Having Great Relationships by Alpana Singh2006
America by the Yard: Cirkut Camera: Images from the Early Twentieth Century by Robert B. MacKay2006
American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang2006
American Religious Poems: An Anthology by Harold Bloom2006
Animals of the Ocean, in Particular the Giant Squid (HOW) by Dr. and Mr. Doris Haggis-On-Whey2006
The Artful Dog: Canines from The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Metropolitan Museum of Art2006
Baking: From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan2006
The Best American Comics 2006 by Anne Elizabeth Moore2006
Big Sky Cooking by Meredith Auld Brokaw2006
Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West by Hampton Sides2006
Born to Rock by Gordon Korman2006
Cancer Vixen: A True Story by Marisa Acocella Marchetto2006
Cartoon America: Comic Art in the Library of Congress by Harry Katz2006
Cats and Their Slaves: An Anthology of Worship by Michelle Lovric2006
Century Girl: 100 Years in the Life of Doris Eaton Travis, Last Living Star of the Ziegfeld Follies by Lauren Redniss2006
Chairs: A History by Florence de Dampierre2006
Chicken with Plums by Marjane Satrapi2006
Chowder by Peter Brown2006
The Company They Kept: Writers on Unforgettable Friendships by Robert B. Silvers2006
Deep South Parties: How to Survive the Southern Cocktail Hour Without a Box of French Onion Soup Mix, a Block of Processed Cheese, or a Cocktail Weenie by Robert St. John2006
A Disorder Peculiar to the Country: A Novel by Ken Kalfus2006
Dizzy by Jonah Winter2006
The Dog Ate It: Cooking for Yourself and Your Four-Legged Friends by Linda West Eckhardt2006
A Drowned Maiden's Hair: A Melodrama by Laura Amy Schlitz2006
The Echo Maker by Richard Powers2006
Eddie's Kingdom by D. B. Johnson2006
Eight Wild Nights: A Family Hanukkah Tale by Brian P. Cleary2006
The Emperor's Children by Claire Messud2006
Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Sharks and Other Sea Monsters by Robert Sabuda2006
A Field Guide to Roadside Technology by Ed Sobey2006
Flamingos on the Roof by Calef Brown2006
Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich by Adam Rex2006
G is for One Gzonk! An Alpha-Number-Bet Book by Tony DiTerlizzi2006
The Ghost at the Table by Suzanne Berne2006
Girls of Tender Age: A Memoir by Mary-Ann Tirone Smith2006
A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan by Michael Kazin2006
Happy in the Kitchen: The Craft of Cooking, the Art of Eating by Michel Richard2006
The Heebie-Jeebies at CBGB's: A Secret History of Jewish Punk by Steven Lee Beeber2006
Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape by Barry Lopez2006
Humankind by Yoshio Komastu2006
Impounded: Dorothea Lange and the Censored Images of Japanese American Internment by Linda Gordon2006
Instant Entertaining by Donna Hay2006
Intuition by Allegra Goodman2006
Jamie's Italy by Jamie Oliver2006
Journey to the Blue Moon: In Which Time is Lost and Then Found Again by Rebecca Rupp2006
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling2006
Kampung Boy by Lat2006
Kate: the Woman Who Was Hepburn by William J. Mann2006
King Arthur Flour Whole Grain Baking: Delicious Recipes Using Nutritious Whole Grains by King Arthur Flour2006
The Kitchen Diaries: A Year in the Kitchen with Nigel Slater by Nigel Slater2006
Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset2006
The Lay of the Land by Richard Ford2006
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman2006
The Legend of Hong Kil Dong: The Robin Hood of Korea by Anne Sibley O'Brien2006
Letters From Eden: A Year at Home, in the Woods by Julie Zickefoose2006
Life Is Meals: A Food Lover's Book of Days by James Salter2006
Life: A Journey Through Time by Frans Lanting2006
Life: The Platinum Anniversary Collection: 70 Years of Extraordinary Photography by Editors of Life Magazine2006
The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million by Daniel Mendelsohn2006
Love in a Fallen City by Eileen Chang2006
Magic Time: A Novel by Doug Marlette2006
Merry Un-Christmas by Mike Reiss2006
Mexican Calendar Girls: Chicas de calendarios Mexicanos by Angela Villalba2006
The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher by Debby Applegate2006
Mr. Maxwell's Mouse by Frank Asch2006
My Grandmother's Chinese Kitchen: 100 Family Recipes and Life Lessons by Eileen Yin-Fei Lo2006
The Night Gardener by George Pelecanos2006
On Agate Hill by Lee Smith2006
On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News' First Woman Star by John Dickerson2006
Pilgrim on the Great Bird Continent: The Importance of Everything and Other Lessons From Darwin's Lost Notebooks by Lyanda Lynn Haupt2006
Please, Mr. Einstein by Jean-Claude Carrière2006
Puccini's Ghosts by Morag Joss2006
Rabbit Ears Treasury of World Tales: Volume One: Aladdin, Anansi, East of the Sun/West of the Moon, The Five Chinese Brothers by Rabbit Ears2006
The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation by Gene Roberts2006
Radical Hope: Ethics in the Face of Cultural Devastation by Jonathan Lear2006
Real Simple: Celebrations by Editors of Real Simple Magazine2006
Resurrection by Tucker Malarkey2006
Seedheads in the Garden by Noël Kingsbury2006
A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler by Jason Roberts2006
The Shakespeare Wars: Clashing Scholars, Public Fiascoes, Palace Coups by Ron Rosenbaum2006
Shlemiel Crooks by Anna Olswanger2006
Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog by Kitty Burns Florey2006
Sold by Patricia McCormick2006
Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl2006
Talking with My Mouth Full: Crab Cakes, Bundt Cakes, and Other Kitchen Stories by Bonny Wolf2006
Thirteen Moons by Charles Frazier2006
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield2006
This Jazz Man by Karen Ehrhardt2006
To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel by Siena Cherson Siegel2006
Triangle by Katharine Weber2006
Twilight of the Superheroes: Stories by Deborah Eisenberg2006
The View from Castle Rock: Stories by Alice Munro2006
Winslow Homer: An American Vision by Randall C. Griffin2006
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks2006
The Zero by Jess Walter2006
Zuzu's Wishing Cake by Linda Michelin2006
2500 Recipes: Everyday to Extraordinary by Andrew Schloss2007
Alison Jackson: Confidential by Alison Jackson2007
American Ruins by Arthur Drooker2007
An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England by Brock Clarke2007
The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution by Alice Waters2007
The Assassins Gallery by David L. Robbins2007
Away by Amy Bloom2007
The Black Lizard Big Book of Pulps by Otto Penzler2007
Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations by Vincent Virga2007
Christmas Stories by Diana Secker Tesdell2007
Coltrane: The Story of a Sound by Ben Ratliff2007
The Deep: the extraordinary creatures of the abyss by Claire Nouvian2007
Dior by Farid Chenoune2007
Dr. Johnson's Doorknob: And Other Significant Parts of Great Men's Houses by Liz Workman2007
The Ghost by Robert Harris2007
Ghost by Alan Lightman2007
Great Bar Food at Home by Kate Heyhoe2007
How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read by Pierre Bayard2007
Howl: A Collection of the Best Contemporary Dog Wit by Bark Editors2007
It's All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff by Peter Walsh2007
Knife Skills Illustrated: A User's Manual by Peter Hertzmann2007
L.A. Noir by James Ellroy2007
Loving Frank by Nancy Horan2007
MAD's Greatest Artists: The Completely MAD Don Martin by Don Martin2007
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones2007
Modern Indian Cooking by Hari Nayak2007
My Last Supper: 50 Great Chefs and Their Final Meals / Portraits, Interviews, and Recipes by Melanie Dunea2007
The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World by E. L. Konigsburg2007
Nashville Portraits: Legends of Country Music by Jim McGuire2007
The Next Rodeo: New and Selected Essays by William Kittredge2007
Novels in Three Lines by Félix Fénéon2007
One Drop: My Father's Hidden Life; A Story of Race and Family Secrets by Bliss Broyard2007
People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks2007
The Poets' Corner: The One-and-Only Poetry Book for the Whole Family by John Lithgow2007
Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon by Garrison Keillor2007
Portraits and Observations: The Essays of Truman Capote by Truman Capote2007
Pure Dessert by Alice Medrich2007
Revolutionary Chinese Cookbook: Recipes from Hunan Province by Fuchsia Dunlop2007
The River Cottage Meat Book by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall2007
Saveur Cooks: Authentic American by Colman Andrews2007
Savory Baking from the Mediterranean: Focaccias, Flatbreads, Rusks, Tarts, and Other Breads by Anissa Helou2007
Secret Ingredients: The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink by David Remnick2007
Sundown, Yellow Moon: A Novel by Larry Watson2007
The Tenth Muse: My Life in Food by Judith Jones2007
Time America: An Illustrated History by Editors of Time Magazine2007
Time and Materials: Poems 1997-2005 by Robert Hass2007
The Vegetable Dishes I Can't Live Without by Mollie Katzen2007
Vegetarian Suppers from Deborah Madison's Kitchen by Deborah Madison2007
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy2007
Where Flavor Was Born: Recipes and Culinary Travels Along the Indian Ocean Spice Route by Andreas Viestad2007
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: A Photographer's Chronicle of the Iraq War by Ashley Gilbertson2007
Women Travelers: A Century of Trailblazing Adventures 1850-1950 by Alexandra Lapierre2007
© Murakami by Takashi Murakami2007
2666 by Roberto Bolaño2008
660 Curries by Raghavan Iyer2008
ABC3D by Marion Bataille2008
Alan's War by Emmanuel Guibert2008
Annie Leibovitz at Work by Annie Leibovitz2008
Art of the Modern Movie Poster: International Postwar Style and Design by Judith Salavetz2008
Baked: New Frontiers in Baking by Matt Lewis2008
Basrayatha: The Story of a City by Muhammad Khudayyir2008
The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century by Steve Coll2008
The Chinaman by Friedrich Glauser2008
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals by Jane Mayer2008
Dear Darkness by Kevin Young2008
Death Vows by Richard Stevenson2008
Dilbert 2.0: 20 Years of Dilbert by Scott Adams2008
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson2008
Good-Bye by Yoshihiro Tatsumi2008
Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life by John Adams2008
Heavy Liquid by Paul Pope2008
How to Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food by Mark Bittman2008
An Imperfect Offering: Humanitarian Action in the Twenty-first Century by James Orbinski2008
John Lennon: The Life by Philip Norman2008
Just After Sunset by Stephen King2008
Kieron Smith, Boy by James Kelman2008
Local by Brian Wood2008
The Long Embrace: Raymond Chandler and the Woman He Loved by Judith Freeman2008
The Lost Daughter by Elena Ferrante2008
Metropole by Ferenc Karinthy2008
The Nancy Book by Joe Brainard2008
Netherland by Joseph O'Neill2008
The New York Times: The Complete Front Pages: 1851-2008 by The New York Times2008
Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America by Rick Perlstein2008
Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure by Rachel Fershleiser2008
Over: The American Landscape at the Tipping Point by Alex MacLean2008
The Oxford Project by Peter Feldstein2008
Palestinian Walks: Forays into a Vanishing Landscape by Raja Shehadeh2008
Performance: Richard Avedon by John^Gregory Lahr, Andre^Nichols, Mike^Tharp, Twyla^Uchida, Mitsuko2008
The Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture by Phaidon Press2008
A Road Trip Journal by Stephen Shore2008
Secrets of the Red Lantern: Stories and Vietnamese Recipes from the Heart by Pauline Nguyen2008
Seen Behind the Scene: Forty Years of Photographing on Set by Mary Ellen Mark2008
Senselessness by Horacio Castellanos Moya2008
Skyscrapers Of The Midwest by Joshua Cotter2008
Small Crimes by Dave Zeltserman2008
The Spice Merchant's Daughter: Recipes and Simple Spice Blends for the American Kitchen by Christina Arokiasamy2008
The Splendid Table's How to Eat Supper: Recipes, Stories, and Opinions from Public Radio's Award-Winning Food Show by Lynne Rossetto Kasper2008
State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America by Matt Weiland2008
Still Alive: A Temporary Condition by Herbert Gold2008
Stories by Doris Lessing2008
A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments by David Foster Wallace2008
Supreme Courtship by Christopher Buckley2008
The Sweet Melissa Baking Book: Recipes from the Beloved Bakery for Everyone's Favorite Treats by Melissa Murphy2008
Ten: All the Foods We Love and 10 Perfect Recipes for Each by Sheila Lukins2008
Things I have learned in my life so far by Stefan Sagmeister2008
Two Dudes, One Pan: Maximum Flavor from a Minimalist Kitchen by Jon Shook2008
Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri2008
Wham-O Super-Book: Celebrating 60 Years Inside the Fun Factory by Tim Walsh2008
Who We Were: A Snapshot History of America by Michael Williams2008
American Fantastic Tales: Boxed Set by Peter Straubnot in English Common Knowledge2009
The Armies by Evelio Roseronot in English Common Knowledge2009
Artisan Breads Every Day: Fast and Easy Recipes for World-Class Breads by Peter Reinhartnot in English Common Knowledge2009
Asian Dumplings: Mastering Gyoza, Spring Rolls, Samosas, and More by Andrea Nguyennot in English Common Knowledge2009
Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchellinot in English Common Knowledge2009
Await Your Reply by Dan Chaonnot in English Common Knowledge2009
Bad Things Happen by Harry Dolannot in English Common Knowledge2009
Becoming Americans: Four Centuries of Immigrant Writing by Ilan Stavansnot in English Common Knowledge2009
Blame by Michelle Hunevennot in English Common Knowledge2009
Charley Harper: An Illustrated Life by Todd Oldhamnot in English Common Knowledge2009
City Boy: My Life in New York During the 1960s and '70s by Edmund Whitenot in English Common Knowledge2009
Clean Food: A Seasonal Guide to Eating Close to the Source with More Than 200 Recipes for a Healthy and Sustainable You by Terry Waltersnot in English Common Knowledge2009
The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis by Lydia Davisnot in English Common Knowledge2009
The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard by J. G. Ballardnot in English Common Knowledge2009
The Confessions of Noa Weber by Gail Harevennot in English Common Knowledge2009
Conquest of the Useless: Reflections from the Making of Fitzcarraldo by Werner Herzognot in English Common Knowledge2009
The Contact Sheet by Steve Cristnot in English Common Knowledge2009
The Craft of Baking: Cakes, Cookies, and Other Sweets with Ideas for Inventing Your Own by Karen DeMasconot in English Common Knowledge2009
Everything Matters! by Jr. Ron Currienot in English Common Knowledge2009
Going Away Shoes by Jill McCorklenot in English Common Knowledge2009
Gourmet Today: More than 1000 All-New Recipes for the Contemporary Kitchen by Ruth Reichlnot in English Common Knowledge2009
The Hour Between: A Novel by Sebastian Stuartnot in English Common Knowledge2009
Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth by Apostolos Doxiadisnot in English Common Knowledge2009
Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans by Sarah Greenoughnot in English Common Knowledge2009
Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son by Michael Chabonnot in English Common Knowledge2009
Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking by Eileen Yin-Fei Lonot in English Common Knowledge2009
A New Literary History of America by Greil Marcusnot in English Common Knowledge2009
Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera by Ron Schicknot in English Common Knowledge2009
Painting Today by Tony Godfreynot in English Common Knowledge2009
The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History with Jigsaws by Margaret Drabblenot in English Common Knowledge2009
Photowisdom: Master Photographers on Their Art by Lewis Blackwellnot in English Common Knowledge2009
The Pleasures of Cooking for One by Judith Jonesnot in English Common Knowledge2009
Raymond Carver: A Writer's Life by Carol Sklenickanot in English Common Knowledge2009
Rose's Heavenly Cakes by Rose Levy Beranbaumnot in English Common Knowledge2009
The Sartorialist (Volume 1) by Scott Schumannot in English Common Knowledge2009
Savory Baking by Mary Cechnot in English Common Knowledge2009
Science: The Definitive Visual Guide by Robert Dinwiddienot in English Common Knowledge2009
Season of Ash by Jorge Volpinot in English Common Knowledge2009
Stir: Mixing It Up in the Italian Tradition by Barbara Lynchnot in English Common Knowledge2009
The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines by Mike Madridnot in English Common Knowledge2009
There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbour's Baby: Scary Fairy Tales by Lyudmila Petrushevskayanot in English Common Knowledge2009
This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Troppernot in English Common Knowledge2009
The TOON Treasury of Classic Children's Comics by Art Spiegelmannot in English Common Knowledge2009
The Tree That Time Built: A Celebration of Nature, Science, and Imagination by Mary Ann Hobermannot in English Common Knowledge2009
The Twin by Gerbrand Bakkernot in English Common Knowledge2009
Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire: 101 Luminaries Ponder Love, Death, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life by Graydon Carternot in English Common Knowledge2009