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The White Tiger: A Novel (Man Booker Prize)
by Aravind Adiga
Published by Free Press; 5th Print edition (October 14, 2008)

The Clan of the Cave Bear
by Jean Auel
Published by Bantam, November 1, 1984

The Shelters of Stone (Earth's Children, Book 5)
by Jean Auel
Published by Publisher: Bantam, July 1, 2003

Foreskin's Lament: A Memoir
by Shalom Auslander
Published by Riverhead Hardcover (October 4, 2007)

Cuba Confidential: Love and Vengeance in Miami and Havana
by Ann Louise Bardach
Published by Vintage; (October 14, 2003)

Zen in English Literature and Oriental Classics
by R.H. Blyth (Editor)
Published by Dover Publications (January 2003)

Zen in English literature and oriental classics
by Reginald Horace Blyth
Dutton (1960)

Ball Four
by Jim Bouton (Editor)
Published by John Wiley & Sons; July 12, 1990

The Da Vinci Code
by Dan Brown
Published by Doubleday; March 18, 2003

The Rule of Four
by Ian Caldwell, Dustin Thomason
Published by Dial Pr; May 11, 2004

Alexander Hamilton
by Ron Chernow
Published by The Penguin Press; April 26, 2004

A Holy Impatience
by William Sloan Coffin, Jr.
Published by Yale University Press, March 10, 2004

The Woman in White
by Wilkie Collins
Published by Penguin Classics (April 29, 2003)

 Stonehenge: A Novel
by Bernard Cornwell
Published by Harper Paperbacks (December 14, 2004)

 Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: Finding and Losing Myself in Books
by Maureen Corrigan
Published by Vintage (January 2, 2007)

Blue Blood
by Edward Conlon
Published by Riverhead Books; April 12, 2004

Who Killed Jesus? : Exposing the Roots of Anti-Semitism in the Gospel Story of the Death of Jesus
by John Dominic Crossan
Published by Harper SanFrancisco; March 8, 1996

The Brothers Karamazov
by Fyodor Dostoevskv, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky
Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, June 14, 2002

Misquoting Jesus : The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why (Plus)
by Bart Ehrman
Published by HarperSanFrancisco (March 2007)

The Inheritance of Loss
by Kiran Desai
Published by Grove Press; (August 29, 2006)

The Talking Cure: A Memoir of Life on Air
by Mike Feder
Published by Seven Stories Press; June 23, 2001

Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
by Stuart Margulies, Don Mosenfelder, Bobby Fischer
Published by Bantam, July 1, 1982

I'm Not Stiller
by Max Frisch, Michael Bullock
Published by Harcourt; May 1, 1994

Night Soldiers: A Novel
by Alan Furst
Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks (July 9, 2002)

The Known World : A Novel
by Edward P. Jones
Published by Amistad, May 25, 2004

From Here to Eternity
by James Jones
Published by Delta, October 13, 1998

Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Sahkespeare
by Stephen Greenblatt
Published by W. W. Norton & Company, September 30, 2004

Life and Fate
by Vasily Grossman, Robert Chandler
Published by NYRB Classics, (May 16, 2006)

The Requiem Shark
by Nicholas Griffin (Editor)
Abacus (July 6, 2000)

Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke
by Peter Guralnick
Published by Little, Brown and Company, (October 18, 2005)

Imperium: A Novel of Ancient Rome
by Robert Harris
Published by Pocket (August 7, 2007)

Carry Me Down
by M. J. Hyland
Published by Canongate U.S., (March 12, 2006)

My Great Predecessors, Part 1
by Garry Kasparov
Published by Everyman Chess, August 1, 2003

Garry Kasparov on My Great Predecessors, Part 2
by Garry Kasparov
Published by Everyman Chess, January 1, 2004

Writer's Block
by Zachary Leader
Published by Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, December 1, 1990

Dreaming of Hitler: Passions & Provocations
by Daphne Merkin
Published by Harvest/HBJ Book (January 1999)

Life of Pi
by Yann Martel
Published by ariner Books (May 1, 2003)

The Deceivers
by John Masters
Ballantine Books (March 12, 1969)

Lonesome Dove
by Larry McMurtry
Published by Pocket Books; December 15, 1988

 Beowulf on the Beach: What to Love and What to Skip in Literature's 50 Greatest Hits
by Jack Murnighan
Published by Three Rivers Press (May 19, 2009)

 The Naughty Bits: The Steamiest and Most Scandalous Sex Scenes from the World's Great Books
by Jack Murnighan
Published by Three Rivers Press; 1st edition (May 29, 2001)

Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
by Azar Nafisi
Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks, December 30, 2003

 Things I've Been Silent About: Memories
by Azar Nafisi
Published by Random House (2008)

My Name Is Red
by Orhan Pamuk, Erdag Goknar
Published by Vintage; (August 27, 2002)

by Orhan Pamuk
Published by Vintage; (July 19, 2005)

The Black Book
by Orhan Pamuk
Published by Vintage; (July 11, 2006)

Swann's Way
by Marcel Proust
Published by Viking Press, September 11, 2003

 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7)
by J. K. Rowling
Published by Arthur A. Levine Books (July 21, 2007)

 The God of Small Things
by Arundhati Roy
Published by Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (May 1, 1998)

Why I Am Not a Christian : And Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects
by Bertrand Russell
Published by  Touchstone (October 30, 1967)

A Political Education: Coming of Age in Paris and New York
by Andre Schiffrin
Published by Melville House (March 20, 2007)

Barrel Fever : Stories and Essays
by David Sedaris
Published by Back Bay Books; June 1, 1995

by David Sedaris
Published by Back Bay Books; June 1, 1998

Holidays on Ice : Stories
by David Sedaris
Published by Back Bay Books; November 1, 1998

Me Talk Pretty One Day
by David Sedaris
Published by Back Bay Books; June 5, 2001

David Sedaris Live at Carnegie Hall
by David Sedaris
Published by Time Warner Audio Books; October, 2003

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
by David Sedaris
Published by Little, Brown; June 1, 2004

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
by Dai Sijie
Published by Knopf, September 11, 2001

An Inkwell of Pen Names
by Stephen Smith
Published by Xlibris Corporation (November 20, 2006)

At the Same Time: Essays and Speeches
by Susan Sontag
Published by Picador; Reprint edition (December 26, 2007)

 Violin Dreams
by Arnold Steinhardt
Published by Houghton Mifflin; Har/Com edition (October 4, 2006)

Rats : Observations on the History and Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants
by Robert Sullivan
Published by Bloomsbury USA; April 3, 2004

I Choose to Stay: A Black Teacher Refuses to Desert the Inner City
by Salome Thomas-El, Cecil Murphey (Contributor)
Published by Kensington Pub Corp, March 2003

Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number (The Americas)
by Jacobo Timerman, Arthur Miller, Ilan Stavans, Toby Talbot
Published by University of Wisconsin Press, August 30, 2002

Inventing A Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson
by Gore Vidal
Published by Yale Univ Pr; November 1, 2003

 The Kings of New York: A Year Among the Geeks, Oddballs, and Genuises Who Make Up America's Top HighSchool Chess Team
by Michael Weinreb
Published by Gotham; 1 edition (March 1, 2007)

How Lincoln Learned to Read: Twelve Great Americans and the Educations That Made Them
by Daniel Wolff
Published by Bloomsbury USA; 1 edition (March 16, 2010)

A Hole in Texas: A Novel
by Herman Wouk
Published by Little Brown & Company; April 14, 2004

When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It: The Parts of Speech, for Better And/Or Worse
by Ben Yagoda
Published by Broadway; 1 edition (February 13, 2007)

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