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Brokeback Mountain: Story to Screenplay
Annie Proulx, Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana
Brokeback Mountain was originally published in The New Yorker. It won the National Magazine Award. It also won an O. Henry Prize....
All Night Long
Jayne Ann Krentz
Some people have bad memories of their childhood hometowns; Irene Stenson has nightmares.....
The River of Doubt : Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
Candice Millard
The River of Doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt's harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth.
The Lighthouse
P.D. James
British master James's 13th Adam Dalgliesh mystery, like its two predecessors, focuses at first on a hostile character who threatens to shatter a longstanding way of life.
At First Sight
Nicholas Sparks
The relationship between journalist Jeremy Marsh and librarian Lexie Darnell that began in True Believer has now progressed.
The Beatles : The Biography
Bob Spitz
In just under 1,000 pages, Spitz offers a fresh, terrifically entertaining perspective on the world's most famous rock group.
The Sea (Man Booker Prize)
John Banville
Banville's magnificent new novel, which won this year's Man Booker Prize and is being rushed into print by Knopf, presents a man mourning his wife's recent death-and his blighted life.
The Silver Spoon
Phaidon Press
The Silver Spoon is the most influential and successful cookbook in Italy.
Just One Thing: Twelve of the World's Best Investors Reveal the One Strategy You Can't Overlook
John Mauldin
Today's best investment minds offer their proven investment advice.
Driven from Within
Michael Jordan, Tinker Hatfield
Jordan's book illustrates the most important aspect of success -- call it "passion" or "desire" or "drive"....
My FBI : Bringing Down the Mafia, Investigating Bill Clinton, and Fighting the War on Terror
Louis J. Freeh
This is the story of a life in law enforcement, and of one man's determined struggle to strengthen and reform the FBI while ensuring its freedom from political interference.
The Lincoln Lawyer : A Novel
Michael Connelly
Michael's new book, The Lincoln Lawyer, is about a cynical defense attorney and is Michael's first legal thriller.
What Remains : A Memoir of Fate, Friendship, and Love
Carole Radziwill
`What Remains: A Memoir of Fate, Friendship, and Love' is an autobiography which chronicles of life of author Carole DiFalco Radziwill.
Bag the Elephant:How to Win and Keep Big Customers
Steve Kaplan
Bag the Elephant is more than a strategy book; it's packed with proven guidelines, tools, and techniques.
School Days
Robert B.Parker
The celebrated series continues as a troubled teenager accused of a horrific crime draws Spenser into one of the most desperate cases of his career.
Terry Pratchett
Ankh-Morpork's City Watch Commander, Sam Vimes, stars in the latest entry in Pratchett's popular Discworld series (Going Postal, etc.).
The History of Love
Nicole Krauss
Long-lost book reappears, mysteriously connecting an old man searching for his son and a girl seeking a cure for her widowed mother's loneliness.
Divided Minds
Pamela Spiro Wagner
For many, the idea of being one of identical twins--and possibly the possessor of telepathic communicative powers--sends chills up the spine.
Mountains Beyond Mountains
Tracy Kidder
Tracy Kidder is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the author of the bestsellers The Soul of a New Machine, House, Among Schoolchildren, and Home Town.
The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell
John Crawford
John Crawford joined the Florida National Guard to pay for his college tuition, willingly exchanging one weekend a month and two weeks a year for a free education.
Lance Armstrong's War
Daniel Coyle
Lance Armstrong's War is about Armstrong, the world's second-most-famous Texan, but it is also about road-racing.
Turning Passions Into Profits
Christopher Howard
Turning Passions Into Profits provides specific techniques for rapidly closing the gap between where you are today and where you'd like to be tomorrow.
The Interruption of Everything
Terry McMillan
Since Terry McMillan's breakout novel Waiting To Exhale surged onto the bestseller lists, critics and readers alike have been captivated by her irreverent.
When Your Heart Seeks The Sky
Wang Jian
In this charming fable, a young chicken, Dodo, wonders why his friends always make fun of him. They laugh at his sharp beak and long feathers. They tease him mercilessly.
The Bull Hunter: Tracking Today's Hottest Investments
Dan Denning
Right now, somewhere on earth, a bull market in a little-publicized region is providing savvy investors with double -- and triple -- digit returns.
The Truth About Hillary
Edward Klein
Hillary Rodham Clinton is the most polarizing figure in American politics. Love her or hate her, everyone has a strong opinion about the former first lady ...
Acts of Faith
Philip Caputo
Thirty years ago, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Philip Caputo crossed the deserts of Sudan and Eritrea on foot and camelback, a journey that inspired his first novel, Horn of Africa, and awakened a lifelong fascination with Africa....
A Long Way Down
Nick Hornby
In this book,Nick Hornby tells a story of four individuals confronting the limits of choice, circumstance, and their own mortality....
A Deficit Of Decency
Zell Miller
"A Deficit of Decency" addresses specific issues where Miller sees a need to return to a basic sense of duty. Miller writes in the preface, "There have been ten generations of Americans since this nation was founded….
Star Wars, Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Matthew Woodring Stover
The turning point for the entire Star Wars saga is at hand.After years of civil war, the Separatists have battered the already faltering Republic nearly to the point of collapse...
David McCullough
In this stirring book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence.
Zorro:A Novel
Isabel Allende
Allende's lively retelling of the Zorro legend reads as effortlessly as the hero himself might slice his trademark "Z" on the wall with a flash of his sword.Born in southern California late in the eighteenth century, Zorro is a child of two worlds.
The Little Guide to Your Well-Read Life
Steve Leveen
How do readers find more time to read? In The Little Guide to Your Well-Read Life, Steve Leveen shares some of the most rewarding methods he's found for getting more books into your life and more life from your books.
The Innocent
Harlan Coben
Coben seems to delight in making bad things happen to good people (Tell No One; Gone for Good; etc.), and he does it again in this, his best book.
The World Is Flat
Thomas L. Friedman
The World Is Flat is not to give you a speculative preview of the wonders that are sure to come in your lifetime, but rather to get you caught up on the wonders that are already here.
The Mermaid Chair: A Novel
Sue Monk Kidd
Sue Monk Kidd's The Mermaid Chair is the soulful tale of Jessie Sullivan, a middle-aged woman whose stifled dreams and desires take shape during an extended stay on Egret Island, where she is caring for her troubled mother, Nelle.
Jack Welch, Suzy Welch
WINNING is destined to become the bible of business for generations to come. It clearly and succinctly lays out the answers to the most difficult, important questions people face both on and off the job.
My Life So Far
Jane Fonda
Fonda divides her "life so far" into three "acts," writing about her childhood, first films, and marriage to Roger Vadim in Act One.
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Jonathan Safran Foer
Jonathan Safran Foer emerged as one of the most original writers of his generation with his best-selling debut novel, Everything Is Illuminated. Now, with humor, tenderness, and awe, he confronts the traumas of our recent history.
Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith
Anne Lamott
With the trademark wisdom, humor, and honesty that made Anne Lamott's book on faith, Traveling Mercies, a runaway bestseller, Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith is a spiritual antidote to anxiety and despair in increasingly fraught times.
The Glass Castle: A Memoir
Jeannette Walls
Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children.
Danielle Steel
When a high-powered gallery owner collides with a wildly offbeat artist, it's the perfect recipe for disaster.
James B. Stewart
"When You Wish Upon a Star," "Whistle While You Work," "The Happiest Place on Earth"-these are lyrics indelibly linked to Disney, one of the most admired and best-known companies in the world.
The Man Who Changed China
Robert Lawrence Kuhn
This biography tries to counter the Western perception of Jiang Zemin as a leader of Communist China and emphasizes instead how far Chinese leadership has come since the days of Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping.
A Thread of Grace : A Novel
Mary Doria Russell
Set in Italy during the dramatic finale of World War II, this new novel is the first in seven years by the bestselling author of The Sparrow and Children of God.
A Tale of Love and Darkness
Amos Oz
Tragic, comic, and utterly honest, this extraordinary memoir is at once a great family saga and a magical self-portrait of a writer who witnessed the birth of a nation and lived through its turbulent history.
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
Azar Nafisi
We all have dreams-things we fantasize about doing and generally never get around to. This is the story of Azar Nafisi's dream and of the nightmare that made it come true.
Amber Frey
No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; He will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear.
102 Minutes
Jim Dwyer, Kevin Flynn
The dramatic and moving account of the struggle for life inside the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11, when every minute counted.
Hot Commodities
Jim Rogers
Before Jim Rogers hit the road to write his bestselling books Investment Biker and Adventure Capitalist, he was one of the world's most successful investors.
A Treasure's Trove
Michael Stadther
Treasure Trove is a fairy tale about real treasure for parents and children of all ages. The book is fully illustrated.
The Best Year of Your Life
Debbie Ford
Maybe you have slipped into the pattern of waiting for the day when your fantasy life will arrive. You might be hoping that the day is coming when you will finally have more success, money, love, or happiness.
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
Jared Diamond
In his million-copy bestseller Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond examined how and why Western civilizations developed the technologies and immunities that allowed them to dominate much of the world.
Danielle Steel
Against a vivid backdrop of history, Danielle Steel tells a compelling story of love and war, acts of faith and acts of betrayal…
Your Best Life Now
Joel Osteen
In this remarkable book, Joel Osteen offers you unique insights and encouragement that will help you overcome every obstacle you may encounter.
The Virgin's Lover
Philippa Gregory
In the autumn of 1558, church bells across England ring out the joyous news that Elizabeth I is the new queen. One woman hears the tidings with utter dread...
Learning to Sing
Clay Aiken, Allison Glock
In Learning to Sing, Clay Aiken tells the story of how his faith was integral to him learning valuable life lessons during his meteoric rise from life as an aspiring educator in Raleigh...
My American Journey
Colin L. Powell,Joseph Persico
MY AMERICAN JOURNEY is the powerful story of a life well lived and well told. It is also a view from the mountaintop of the political landscape of America.
The Last Season
Phil Jackson, Michael Arkush
Nine-time NBA Champion coach Phil Jackson knows all about being in the spotlight-about high-profile, high-pressure seasons coaching gigantic personalities...
The 8th Habit
Stephen R. Covey
In the more than fifteen years since its publication, the classic The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has become an international phenomenon with over fifteen million copies sold.

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