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The It Girl By Ruth Ware Cover Image
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - July 12th, 2022

How Civil Wars Start: And How to Stop Them By Barbara F. Walter Cover Image
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Published: Crown - January 11th, 2022

Freezing Order: A True Story of Money Laundering, Murder, and Surviving Vladimir Putin's Wrath By Bill Browder Cover Image
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 12th, 2022

City on Fire: A Novel By Don Winslow Cover Image
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Published: William Morrow - April 26th, 2022

Horse: A Novel By Geraldine Brooks Cover Image
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Published: Viking - June 14th, 2022

The Plot: A Novel By Jean Hanff Korelitz Cover Image
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Published: Celadon Books - May 3rd, 2022

Troy: The Greek Myths Reimagined By Stephen Fry Cover Image
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Published: Chronicle Books - June 29th, 2021

Bad Actors (Slough House #8) By Mick Herron Cover Image
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Published: Soho Crime - May 10th, 2022

Red Warning: A Novel By Matthew Quirk Cover Image
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Published: William Morrow - June 7th, 2022

Young Mungo By Douglas Stuart Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802159557
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Published: Grove Press - April 5th, 2022

The Nature of Fragile Things By Susan Meissner Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780451492197
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Published: Berkley - January 4th, 2022

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
$28.00
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Published: Del Rey - July 19th, 2022

Counterfeit: A Novel By Kirstin Chen Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063119543
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Published: William Morrow - June 7th, 2022

Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty By Anderson Cooper, Katherine Howe Cover Image
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - September 20th, 2022

River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile By Candice Millard Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385543101
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Published: Doubleday - May 17th, 2022

Blood and Ruins: The Last Imperial War, 1931-1945 By Richard Overy Cover Image
$42.00
ISBN: 9780670025169
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Published: Viking - April 5th, 2022

The Pope at War: The Secret History of Pius XII, Mussolini, and Hitler By David I. Kertzer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812989946
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Published: Random House - June 7th, 2022

The Sacred Band: Three Hundred Theban Lovers and the Last Days of Greek Freedom By James Romm Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501198021
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Published: Scribner - June 21st, 2022

The Greeks: A Global History By Roderick Beaton Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781541618299
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Published: Basic Books - November 2nd, 2021

Greenlights By Matthew McConaughey Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593139134
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Published: Crown - October 20th, 2020

The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music By Dave Grohl Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063076099
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 5th, 2021

Long Train Runnin': Our Story of The Doobie Brothers By Pat Simmons, Tom Johnston, Chris Epting (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Pat Simmons, Tom Johnston, Chris Epting (Contributions by)
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ISBN: 9781250270054
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 10th, 2022

This Woman's Work: Essays on Music By Kim Gordon (Editor), Sinead Gleeson (Editor) Cover Image
By Kim Gordon (Editor), Sinead Gleeson (Editor)
$29.00
ISBN: 9780306829000
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Published: Hachette Books - May 3rd, 2022

Blessed Are the Bank Robbers: The True Adventures of an Evangelical Outlaw By Chas Smith Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419754739
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Published: Abrams Press - March 15th, 2022

In the Shadow of Lightning (Glass Immortals #1) By Brian McClellan Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250755698
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Published: Tor Books - June 21st, 2022

Project Hail Mary: A Novel By Andy Weir Cover Image
$20.00
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 4th, 2022

Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy By Nathaniel Philbrick Cover Image
$18.00
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Published: Penguin Books - May 31st, 2022

News of the World: A Novel By Paulette Jiles Cover Image
$16.99
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 20th, 2017

Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel By Taylor Jenkins Reid Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524798642
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Published: Ballantine Books - February 4th, 2020

Countdown bin Laden: The Untold Story of the 247-Day Hunt to Bring the Mastermind of 9/11 to Justice (Chris Wallace’s Countdown Series) By Chris Wallace, Mitch Weiss (With) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982176532
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - May 10th, 2022

Perestroika in Paris: A novel By Jane Smiley Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525436096
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Published: Anchor - November 2nd, 2021

When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains By Ariana Neumann Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781982106386
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Published: Scribner - November 3rd, 2020

Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership By Edward J. Larson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062880161
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Published: Custom House - February 2nd, 2021

Ottolenghi Flavor: A Cookbook By Yotam Ottolenghi, Ixta Belfrage, Tara Wigley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399581755
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 13th, 2020

Utopia Avenue: A Novel By David Mitchell Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812987218
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 4th, 2021

The Exiles: A Novel By Christina Baker Kline Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062356338
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Published: Custom House - July 6th, 2021

And in the End: The Last Days of The Beatles By Ken McNab Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250803733
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 22nd, 2022

150 Glimpses of the Beatles By Craig Brown Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250800145
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Published: Picador - October 12th, 2021

The Beatles from A to Zed: An Alphabetical Mystery Tour By Peter Asher Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250231314
Published: Picador - October 27th, 2020

Miles & Me: Miles Davis, the man, the musician, and his friendship with the journalist and  poet Quincy Troupe By Quincy Troupe Cover Image
$15.95
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ISBN: 9781609808341
Published: Seven Stories Press - September 25th, 2018

The Woman in Red By Diana Giovinazzo Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538717431
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 3rd, 2021

Whale Day: And Other Poems By Billy Collins Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399589775
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 5th, 2021

Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Crown: Verses for a Despotic Age By John Lithgow Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781797209463
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Published: Chronicle Prism - September 29th, 2020

Creativity: A Short and Cheerful Guide By John Cleese Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780385348270
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Published: Crown - September 8th, 2020

Veritas: A Harvard Professor, a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus's Wife By Ariel Sabar Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525433897
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Published: Anchor - June 29th, 2021

They Called Us Enemy By George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, Harmony Becker (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781603094504
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - July 16th, 2019

Butch Cassidy: The True Story of an American Outlaw By Charles Leerhsen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501117497
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 20th, 2021

Next to Last Stand: A Longmire Mystery By Craig Johnson Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525522553
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Published: Penguin Books - September 21st, 2021

God-Level Knowledge Darts: Life Lessons from the Bronx By Desus & Mero Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525512332
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Published: Random House - September 22nd, 2020

Hollywood Park: A Memoir By Mikel Jollett Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250621559
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Published: Celadon Books - March 22nd, 2022

Cult of Glory: The Bold and Brutal History of the Texas Rangers By Doug J. Swanson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101979877
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Published: Penguin Books - June 8th, 2021

Agent Sonya: The Spy Next Door By Ben Macintyre Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593136324
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Published: Crown - July 27th, 2021

The Man in the Red Coat By Julian Barnes Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780525658771
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Published: Knopf - February 18th, 2020

Hatemonger: Stephen Miller, Donald Trump, and the White Nationalist Agenda By Jean Guerrero Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062986726
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 31st, 2021

Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents By Isabel Wilkerson Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593230251
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Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

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We Are All the Same in the Dark: A Novel By Julia Heaberlin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525621690
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Published: Ballantine Books - July 27th, 2021

Three-Ring Circus: Kobe, Shaq, Phil, and the Crazy Years of the Lakers Dynasty By Jeff Pearlman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358627968
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Published: Mariner Books - September 7th, 2021

Blood and Oil: Mohammed bin Salman's Ruthless Quest for Global Power By Bradley Hope, Justin Scheck Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780306846632
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Published: Hachette Books - September 7th, 2021

The New Chardonnay: The Unlikely Story of How Marijuana Went Mainstream By Heather Cabot Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984826244
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Published: Currency - August 11th, 2020

Eat a Peach: A Memoir By David Chang, Gabe Ulla Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524759230
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Published: Clarkson Potter - May 24th, 2022

Daddy: Stories By Emma Cline Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812988048
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 29th, 2021

The Man Who Ate Too Much: The Life of James Beard By John Birdsall Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781324020240
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 1st, 2022

Camino Winds: A Novel By John Grisham Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593157770
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Published: Anchor - February 23rd, 2021

Three Hours in Paris By Cara Black Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781641292580
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Published: Soho Crime - March 30th, 2021

The Wild One (A Peter Ash Novel #5) By Nick Petrie Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593188057
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 25th, 2020

Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II By Adam Makos Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804176743
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 19th, 2020

Metropolis (A Bernie Gunther Novel #14) By Philip Kerr Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735218901
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 5th, 2020

Ghosts Of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad By Gordon H. Chang Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358331810
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Published: Mariner Books - May 5th, 2020

Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel (The Murderbot Diaries #5) By Martha Wells Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250229854
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Published: Tordotcom - March 30th, 2021

Dead Land (V.I. Warshawski Novels) By Sara Paretsky Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063070493
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 30th, 2021

Broken By Don Winslow Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062988898
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 10th, 2021

Valentine: A Novel By Elizabeth Wetmore Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780062913272
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 2nd, 2021

The Last Stone: A Masterpiece of Criminal Interrogation By Mark Bowden Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802148919
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - March 17th, 2020

The Red Lotus: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) By Chris Bohjalian Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525565963
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Published: Vintage - January 5th, 2021

My Dark Vanessa: A Novel By Kate Elizabeth Russell Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062941510
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 2nd, 2021

Tower of Skulls: A History of the Asia-Pacific War: July 1937-May 1942 By Richard B. Frank Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393541366
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 9th, 2021

Blackwood By Michael Farris Smith Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316529822
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 1st, 2021

A Dangerous Man (An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Novel #18) By Robert Crais Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525535690
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 4th, 2020

Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands By Dan Jones Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143108979
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Published: Penguin Books - October 6th, 2020

The Bishop's Pawn: A Novel (Cotton Malone #13) By Steve Berry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250140241
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Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - December 31st, 2018

Full Throttle: Stories By Joe Hill Cover Image
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 8th, 2020

Thirteen: The Serial Killer Isn't on Trial. He's on the Jury. (Eddie Flynn #3) By Steve Cavanagh Cover Image
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 28th, 2020

Being John Lennon: A Restless Life By Ray Connolly Cover Image
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Published: Pegasus Books - July 14th, 2020

The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border By Francisco Cantú Cover Image
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 5th, 2019

At the Wolf's Table: A Novel By Rosella Postorino, Leah Janeczko (Translated by) Cover Image
By Rosella Postorino, Leah Janeczko (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781250179166
Published: Flatiron Books - February 11th, 2020

The New Iberia Blues: A Dave Robicheaux Novel By James Lee Burke Cover Image
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 7th, 2020

Greeks Bearing Gifts (A Bernie Gunther Novel #13) By Philip Kerr Cover Image
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 12th, 2019

The Monk of Mokha By Dave Eggers Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - January 8th, 2019

Burning Bright (A Peter Ash Novel #2) By Nick Petrie Cover Image
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - July 25th, 2017

Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961 By Nicholas Reynolds Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062440143
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Published: Mariner Books - April 17th, 2018

The Confessions of Young Nero By Margaret George Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451473394
Published: Berkley - March 20th, 2018

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Twisted: A Novel By Steve Cavanagh Cover Image
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 9th, 2024