Award Winners

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  1. Book ImageStiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

    Mary Roach

    "One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."—Entertainment WeeklyMore

  2. Book ImageSpook: Science Tackles the Afterlife

    Mary Roach

    The best-selling author of ?Stiff ?and ?Bonk? trains her considerable wit and curiosity on the human soul.More

  3. Book ImageGumbo Tales: Finding My Place at the New Orleans Table

    Sara Roahen

    “Makes you want to spend a week—immediately—in New Orleans.” —Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg, Wall Street JournalMore

  4. Book ImageThe Discovery of France: A Historical Geography

    Graham Robb

    "A witty, engaging narrative style....[Robb's] approach is particularly engrossing."—New York Times Book Review, front-page reviewMore

  5. Book ImageParisians: An Adventure History of Paris

    Graham Robb

    The New York Times bestseller: the secrets of the City of Light, revealed in the lives of the great, the near-great, and the forgotten—by the author of the acclaimed The Discovery of France.More

  6. Book ImageStrangers: Homosexual Love in the Nineteenth Century

    Graham Robb

    "A brilliant work of social archaeology....A major historical contribution."—Adam Goodheart, The New York Times Book ReviewMore

  7. Book ImageThe Zuni Café Cookbook: A Compendium of Recipes and Cooking Lessons from San Francisco's Beloved Restaurant

    Judy Rodgers, Gerald Asher

    For twenty-four years, in an odd and intimate warren of rooms, San Franciscans of every variety have come to the Zuni Café with high expectations and have rarely left disappointed.More

  8. Book ImageAmerican Son: A Novel

    Brian Ascalon Roley

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

  9. Book ImageFreud's Megalomania: A Novel

    Israel Rosenfield

    "Wonderfully contrived ....a triumph of that false-memory syndrome called contemporary fiction."—New York Times Book ReviewMore

  10. Bertrand Russell


  11. photoSherod Santos


  12. Book ImageA Thousand Years Over a Hot Stove: A History of American Women Told through Food, Recipes, and Remembrances

    Laura Schenone

    A stunningly illustrated book that celebrates the power of food throughout American history and in women's lives.More

  13. 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

  14. Book ImageNew York: An Illustrated History of the People

    Allon Schoener

    The definitive pictorial history of the diverse peoples of the world who have made New York their home.More

  15. photoAmartya Sen


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