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The Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel from the author of the New York Times bestselling novel We Were the Mulvaneys

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In his last book, YOGA FOR PEOPLE WHO CAN'T BE BOTHERED TO DO IT, Geoff Dyer confessed that not only did he not take pictures in the course of his travels but that he did not own a camera. With charac…
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15 Views of Miami
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15 Views of Miami is a literary portrait of the Magic City told in fifteen loosely linked stories by fifteen Miami authors. Sprawling from Hialeah to Homestead, from Wynwood to Stiltsville, these stor…
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The Year of Dangerous Days: Riots, Refugees, and Cocaine in Miami 1980
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There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. In Rawi Hage's unforgettable novel, winner of the 2008 IMPAC Prize, this famous quote by Camus becomes a touchstone for two y…
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