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  1. Between Heaven And Here

    Between Heaven And Here


    In August in Rio Seco, California, the ground is too hard to bury a body. But Glorette Picard is dead, and across the canal, out in the orange groves, they’ll gather shovels and pickaxes and soak the dirt until they can lay her coffin down. Learn More
  2. Bowl Of Cherries

    Bowl Of Cherries


    Kicked out of Yale at age fourteen, Judd Breslau falls in with Phillips Chatterton, a bathrobe-wearing Egyptologist working out of a dilapidated home laboratory. Learn More
  3. Care To Make Love In That Gross Little Space Between Cars?: A Believer Book of Advice

    Care To Make Love In That Gross Little Space Between Cars?: A Believer Book of Advice


    The Believer magazine presents a compendium of advice from producers, writers, and actors of The Daily Show, Saturday Night Live, Parks and Recreation, Late Show with David Letterman, The Hangover, and The Colbert Report, along with other musicians, cartoonists, New Yorker writers, and those similarly unqualified to offer guidance. Learn More
  4. Celebrations of Curious Characters

    Celebrations of Curious Characters


    Celebrations of Curious Characters cracks open the personal vaults of Ricky Jay—raconteur, historian, and one of the world’s great sleight-of-hand artists—exposing a wonderful world of amusing and arcane knowledge. Learn More
  5. Children and the Tundra

    Children and the Tundra (HOW Vol. 5)


    The fifth volume in the ludicrously misinformative HOW Series. Learn More
  6. The Circle (paperback)

    Circle: A Novel


    The Circle is the exhilarating new novel from Dave Eggers, best-selling author of A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award. Learn More
  7. Citrus County (trade paperback)

    Citrus County


    There shouldn’t be a Citrus County. Teenage romance should be difficult, but not this difficult. Boys like Toby should cause trouble but not this much. Learn More
  8. City of Rivers

    City of Rivers


    The poems in City of Rivers—the first full-length collection from 23-year-old wunderkind Zubair Ahmed—are clear and cool as a glass of water. Learn More
  9. Clock Without a Face

    Clock Without a Face


    This is true: 12 emerald-studded numbers, each handmade and one-of-a-kind, have been buried in 12 holes across this fine land. These treasures will belong to whoever digs them up first. The question: Where to dig? The only path to the answer: Solve the riddle of The Clock Without a Face. Learn More
  10. Cold Fusion

    Cold Fusion (HOW Vol. 4)


    For many years the scientific and educational community has wondered and worried about the possibility that semi-sane scholar-pretenders would find the means to put out a series of reference books aimed at children but filled with ludicrous misinformation. Learn More
  11. Comedy By The Numbers

    Comedy By The Numbers


    This book is perfect for people who are funny and for those who aren't funny ó thus it is marketable to 100% of the population. Learn More
  12. Confidence, or the Appearance of Confidence

    Confidence, or the Appearance of Confidence: The Best of the Believer Music Interviews


    Believer Books collects 35 interviews with some of today's most influential musicians and includes such conversational treasures as Björk on e.e. cummings, Lucinda Williams on writing about sex, Trey Anastasio on improvisation games, M.I.A. on the power of the internet, and Jack White on upholstering a couch. Learn More
  13. Created In Darkness By Troubled Americans

    Created In Darkness By Troubled Americans: The Best of McSweeney's Humor Category


    Now more than ever, Americans are troubled by questions. Learn More
  14. The Defiant



    On a field trip to see famed privateer Francisco Ventana’s once-sunken ship, the Defiant, six kids from San Francisco’s Greenly School—a last-chance refuge for orphans, troublemakers, and misfits—find themselves stranded at the center of a storm unlike any other. Learn More
  15. Donald: A Novel

    Donald: A Novel


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    As America’s most infamous former Secretary of Defense lies poised to unleash his wistful recollections and rewriting of the war on terror, authors Eric Martin and Stephen Elliott humbly submit their take to the historical record: Donald. Learn More
  16. Emmaus



    The secular and the pious. The rich and the poor. Those with "a capacity for destiny" and those who "cannot afford it." Learn More
  17. The End Of Love

    End of Love


    In this quartet of mesmerizing stories, Marcos Giralt Torrente explores the confounding, double-edged promise of love. Each finds a man carefully churning over his past, trying to fathom how the distance between people can become suddenly unbridgeable. Learn More
  18. The End Of War (paperback)

    End Of War


    War is a fact of human nature. As long as we exist, it exists. That's how the argument goes. Learn More
  19. English As She Is Spoke

    English As She Is Spoke


    Being a comprehensive phrasebook of the English language, written by men whom English was entirely unknown. Learn More
  20. Essentially Odd

    Essentially Odd: A Catalog of Products Created For and Sold at the 826 Stores


    One of the ways that 826 National funds its tutoring programming is by running storefronts in each city. Learn More
  21. The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton's Lair

    Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton's Lair


    Kit, Zander, and M. K. West are settling into their new lives as students at the Academy for the Exploratory Sciences when Kit finds another mysterious map left for him by their father, the brilliant, famous — and presumed dead — explorer Alexander West. Learn More
  22. The Expeditioners

    Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man's Canyon


    Computers have failed, electricity is extinct, and the race to discover new lands is underway! Learn More
  23. Fever Chart

    Fever Chart


    Having spent most of his life medicated, electroshocked, and institutionalized, Jerome Coe finds himself homeless on the coldest night of the century — and so, with nowhere else to go, he accepts a ride out of New England from an old love's ex-girlfriend. Learn More
  24. Fragile Acts

    Fragile Acts


    The world is terrifying and exhilarating. Believing firmly in the romantic notion that “embellishment is love,” Allan Peterson in Fragile Acts combines the intellectual force of T.S. Eliot and Wallace Stevens, the ethereal wonder of Robert Hass, and the tight lyric beauty of Elizabeth Bishop and Donald Hall. These steely, wide-ranging poems are at once personal and philosophical, incisive and meditative—funny, serious, compassionate and searching. Learn More
  25. Further Joy

    Further Joy


    In eleven expertly crafted stories, John Brandon gives us a stunning assortment of men and women at the edge of possibility—gamblers and psychics, wanderers and priests, all of them on the verge of finding out what they can get away with, and what they can't. Learn More

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