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The Solitude of Prime Numbers Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143118596
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Published: Penguin Books - March 29th, 2011

This coming-of-age novel is about two misfits--the 'prime numbers' of the title--who struggle to overcome damaged childhoods and find a way to connect with each other. It is a haunting, compelling, beautifully written and translated first novel by an Italian physicist.


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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781400052189
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Published: Broadway Books - March 8th, 2011

In this little-known but vastly important slice of science history, Skloot opens a door on the world of biological research and finds an incredible story filled with joy and anger and tragedy. It is a book where reader and author make a journey of discover together.


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The German Woman Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780547336060
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Published: Mariner Books - June 9th, 2010

A great World War II novel. Atmospheric, romantic, full of plot twists and mystery. A little bit of The English Patient mixed with Alan Furst. A first rate novel by a hometown boy.


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Boone: A Biography Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781565126152
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Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - September 23rd, 2008

This biography reads like a novel - the author is a respected novelist - because Daniel Boone is a larger-than-life character whose adventures and exploits live up to the legend.


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The Spies of Warsaw Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812977370
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Published: Random House Trade - June 9th, 2009

There is no writer quite like Alan Furst. His novels are packed with atmosphere and romance, but also history and all the drive and plot twists of a traditional thriller. Furst never disappoints.


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