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What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire
This second posthumous collection from Charles Bukowski takes readers deep into the raw, wild vein of writing that extends from the early 70s to the 1990s.
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“One of America’s greatest novelists” dazzlingly reinvents the coming-of-age story in his most passionate and surprising book to date

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When it was over, there were a lot of questions.

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Dreams from Bunker Hill (The Saga of Arturo Bandini, #4)
My first collision with fame was hardly memorable. I was a busboy at Marx's Deli. The year was 1934. The place was Third and Hill, Los Angeles. I was twenty-one years old, living in a world bounded on…
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In Delta of Venus Anaïs Nin penned a lush, magical world where the characters of her imagination possess the most universal of desires and exceptional of talents. Among these provocative stories, a Hu…
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And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks
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American Princess: A Novel of First Daughter Alice Roosevelt
A sweeping novel from renowned author Stephanie Marie Thornton...

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The Zombie Room
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An unlikely bond is forged between three men from very different backgrounds when they serve time together in prison. A series of wrong turns and disastrous life choices has led to their incarceration…
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Adjustment Day
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People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They’ve been reading a mysterious book and memorizing its directives. They are ready for the reckoning.

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