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Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: Boys in the Boat

Submitted by ravenbookstore on Sat, 10/17/2015 - 4:31pm
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143125471
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Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2014

The #1 New York Times-bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany and now the inspiration for the PBS documentary "The Boys of '36"


Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: In the Woods

Submitted by ravenbookstore on Sat, 10/17/2015 - 4:29pm
In the Woods Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143113492
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Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2008

The bestselling debut with over a million copies sold that launched Tana French, "required reading for anyone who appreciates tough, unflinching intelligence and ingenious plotting" (The New York Times), who is "the most interesting, most important crime novelist to emerge in the past 10 years" (The Washington Post)


Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: Dead Souls

Submitted by ravenbookstore on Sat, 10/17/2015 - 4:26pm
Dead Souls (Vintage Classics) Cover Image
By Nikolai Gogol, Richard Pevear (Translator), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679776444
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Published: Vintage - March 25th, 1997

Since its publication in 1842, Dead Souls has been celebrated as a supremely realistic portrait of provincial Russian life and as a splendidly exaggerated tale; as a paean to the Russian spirit and as a remorseless satire of imperial Russian venality, vulgarity, and pomp.


Last Wednesday Book Group: Citizen: an American Lyric

Submitted by ravenbookstore on Sat, 10/17/2015 - 4:23pm
Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781555976903
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

* Finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry *
* Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry * Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism * Winner of the NAACP Image Award * Winner of the L.A. Times Book Prize * Winner of the PEN Open Book Award *

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:


Beloved by Toni Morrison

Submitted by ravenbookstore on Tue, 06/23/2015 - 8:27pm
Beloved (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781400033416
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened.


Charlatan by Pope Brock

Submitted by ravenbookstore on Tue, 06/23/2015 - 8:21pm
Charlatan: America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307339898
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Published: Three Rivers Press (CA) - January 13th, 2009

The inspiration for the 2016 Sundance Film Festival documentary, NUTS . "An extraordinary saga of the most dangerous quack of all time...entrancing" -USA Today

In 1917, John R. Brinkley-America's most brazen con man-introduced an outlandish surgical method for restoring fading male virility.


Last Wednesday Book Group: Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Submitted by ravenbookstore on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:38pm
The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780316055444
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 7th, 2015

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

"The Goldfinch is a rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade, a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind....Donna Tartt has delivered an extraordinary work of fiction."--Stephen King, New York Times Book Review


Last Wednesday Book Group: Living With a Wild God by Barbara Ehrenreich

Submitted by ravenbookstore on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:24pm
Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever's Search for the Truth about Everything Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781455501762
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Published: Twelve - April 8th, 2014

From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Nickel and Dimed" comes a brave, frank, and exquisitely written memoir that will change the way you see the world.


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