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  1. Book ImageThe 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

    National Commission on Terrorist Attacks

    Authorized Edition

    Nearly three thousand people died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In Lower Manhattan, on a field in Pennsylvania, and along the banks of the Potomoc, the United States suffered the single largest loss of life from an enemy attack on its soil.
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  2. Book ImageThe 9/11 Commission Report: The Attack from Planning to Aftermath

    National Commission on Terrorist Attacks, Philip D. Zelikow

    Authorized Text, Shorter Edition

    “A document of historic sweep and almost unprecedented detail.”—Washington PostMore

  3. Book ImageAgainst Love Poetry: Poems

    Eavan Boland

    A collection of poems about marriage by one of our most celebrated poets.More

  4. Book ImageAmerican Smooth: Poems

    Rita Dove

    "Rita Dove pulls the ultimate dance trick: she makes it look easy."--New York Times Book ReviewMore

  5. Book ImageAmerican Son: A Novel

    Brian Ascalon Roley

    A powerful novel about ethnically fluid California, and the corrosive relationship between two Filipino brothers.More

  6. Book ImageThe Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning

    Maggie Nelson

    “This is criticism at its best.”—Carolyn Kellogg, Los Angeles TimesMore

  7. Book ImageBabe in Paradise: Fiction

    Marisa Silver

    A New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2001, the critical success of Babe in Paradise heralds Marisa Silver as one of America's most talented young writers.More

  8. Book ImageThe Blind Side: Evolution of a Game

    Michael Lewis

    "Lewis has such a gift for storytelling... he writes as lucidly for sports fans as for those who read him for other reasons."--Janet Maslin, New York TimesMore

  9. Book ImageBreasts: A Natural and Unnatural History

    Florence Williams

    An engaging narrative about an incredible, life-giving organ and its imperiled modern fate.More

  10. Book ImageThe Cailiffs of Baghdad, Georgia: A Novel

    Mary Helen Stefaniak

    A hidden history of the South emerges when a worldly teacher leads Threestep, GA, to reinvent itself, setting in motion events that lead to triumph and tragedy for the black teenager who happens to be the smartest person in Piedmont County, Georgia, in 1938–39.More

  11. Book ImageCaravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane

    Andrew Graham-Dixon

    “This book resees its subject with rare clarity and power as a painter for the 21st century.”—Hilary Spurling, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  12. Book ImageThe Cartoon History of the Universe III: From the Rise of Arabia to the Renaissance

    Larry Gonick

    An irreverent survey in comics spanning world history from the birth of Islam to the Byzantine Empire to the Italian Renaissance.More

  13. Book ImageCharlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History

    Yunte Huang

    Winner of the 2011 Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical Book and Shortlisted for the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography: "An ingenious and absorbing book…It will permanently change the way we tell this troubled yet gripping story." —Jonathan SpenceMore

  14. Book ImageClimate Change: Picturing the Science

    Gavin Schmidt, Joshua Wolfe, Jeffrey D. Sachs

    An unprecedented union of scientific analysis and stunning photography illustrating the effects of climate change on the global ecosystem.More

  15. Book ImageThe Collected Poems

    Stanley Kunitz

    "This volume may be the best that America has to offer today. Buy this book, read it, treasure it."—Philadelphia InquirerMore

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