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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

One of Ours Hardcover January 1, 1922
by Willa Cather (Author)

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated; First edition, fifth printing edition (January 1, 1922)

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)

Empty Throne Hardcover 2014
by Bernard Cornwell (Author)

Publisher: Harper-collins Publishers; 1st edition (2014)

The Pagan Lord: A Novel (Saxon Tales) Hardcover Deckle Edge, January 7, 2014
by Bernard Cornwell (Author)

Publisher: Harper; Reprint edition (January 7, 2014)

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

David Copperfield (A Penguin Classics Hardcover) Hardcover May 17, 2016
by Charles Dickens (Author), Jeremy Tambling (Editor, Introduction), Coralie Bickford-Smith (Illustrator)
Publisher: Penguin Classics; Revised edition (May 17, 2016)

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

Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth Paperback International Edition, September 7, 2009
by Apostolos Doxiadis (Author), Christos H. Papadimitriou (Author)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC; 1St Edition edition (September 7, 2009)

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

Flashman and the Mountain of Light (Flashman Papers, Book 9) Paperback April 1, 1992
by George MacDonald Fraser (Author)

Publisher: Plume; Reprint edition (April 1, 1992)

Flashman in the Great Game Hardcover November, 1975
by George MacDonald Fraser (Author)

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf (November 1975)

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

Midnight in Europe: A Novel Paperback March 17, 2015
by Alan Furst (Author)

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks; Reprint edition (March 17, 2015)

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)

Act One: An Autobiography Paperback February 11, 2014
by Moss Hart (Author), Christopher Hart (Foreword)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; 2 edition (February 11, 2014)

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

Return: A Palestinian Memoir Hardcover May 19, 2015
by Ghada Karmi (Author)
Publisher: Verso (May 19, 2015)

Paintings in Proust: A Visual Companion to in Search of Lost Time Hardcover October 27, 2008
by Eric Karpeles (Author)
Publisher: Thames & Hudson; 1st edition (October 27, 2008)

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)

The Ghosts of Cannae: Hannibal the Darkest Hour of the Roman Republic Hardcover July 13, 2010
by Robert L. O'Connell (Author)
Publisher: Random House; 1 edition (July 13, 2010)

Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos: The Scientific Quest for the Secret of the Universe Reprint Edition
by Dennis Overbye (Author)
Publisher: Harpercollins; Reprint edition (January 1991)

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)

Doctor Zhivago Translated By Max Hayward and Manya Harari : Pantheon Hardcover 1958
by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak (Author)

Publisher: New York] Pantheon; Second Impression edition (1958)

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

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe First Edition Edition
by Lisa Randall (Author)
Publisher: Ecco; First Edition edition (October 27, 2015)

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

The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling (2012-09-27) Hardcover 1800

by J.K. Rowling; (Author)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company; 1 edition (2012-09-27) (1800)

The God of Small Things

by Arundhati Roy
Published by Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (May 1, 1998)

Bridge of Sighs Paperback 2007
by Richard Russo (Author)

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf; First edition (2007)

Nobody's Fool Hardcover May 25, 1993
by Richard Russo (Author)

Publisher: Random House; 1st edition (May 25, 1993)

Empire Falls Hardcover 1996
by Richard Russo (Author)

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf; First Edition edition (1996)

Call It Sleep Mass Market Paperback 1934
by Henry Roth (Author)

Publisher: AVON BOOKS (1934)

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)

Waking the Spirit: A Musician's Journey Healing Body, Mind, and Soul Hardcover August 2, 2016
by Andrew Schulman (Author), Marvin A. McMillen Dr. M.D. FACS MACP (Afterword)
Publisher: Picador (August 2, 2016)

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

The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Hardcover October 22, 2013
by Donna Tartt (Author)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company; 1st edition (October 22, 2013)

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

  To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science Reprint Edition
by Steven Weinberg (Author)
Publisher: Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (February 9, 2016)

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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