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The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316055444
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 7th, 2015

"There's a bewitching urgency to the narration that's impossible to resist. Theo is magnetic...The Goldfinch is a pleasure to read."―Publishers Weekly

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Root, Nurture, Grow: The Essential Guide to Propagating and Sharing Houseplants Cover Image
By Caro Langton, Rose Ray, Erika Raxworthy (Photographs by)
ISBN: 9781787132184
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Published: Quadrille Publishing - October 16th, 2018

This pretty book shows you how to make the most of your favorite houseplants through simple, beginner-friendly propagation techniques (such as stem cutting, rooting in water, runners, offsets, grafting, division and more), as well as resourceful DIY projects including homemade rooting mediums, seed-bombs, and a self-watering plant pot.

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Visible Mending: Artful Stitchery to Repair and Refresh Your Favorite Things Cover Image
ISBN: 9781604689358
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Published: Martingale and Company - June 15th, 2018

Boro is the well-known Japanese style of mending which, aside from prolonging the life of a well-loved garment, reduces waste and creates a charming and unique wearable item. Visible Mending shows hand-mending methods, including boro, embroidery, patching, and darning, and then gives you tips for using your sewing machine for other repairs. 

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Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062905154
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Published: Harper Design - December 31st, 2018

With roots in Zen and the Way of Tea, wabi sabi teaches you to see beauty in imperfection, appreciate simplicity, and accept the transient nature of all things.

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Foursome: Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Paul Strand, Rebecca Salsbury Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307957290
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Published: Knopf - March 5th, 2019

"Intimate and exhaustively researched ... offers detailed insight into one of the most important periods in American art."--Publishers Weekly

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The River: A novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525521877
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Published: Knopf - March 5th, 2019

"Suspenseful… With its evocative descriptions of nature's splendor and brutality, Heller's novel beautifully depicts the powers that can drive humans apart—and those that compel them to return repeatedly to one another."
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Cover Image
ISBN: 9781594483295
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 2nd, 2008

"Dark and exuberant. . . this fierce, funny, tragic book is just what a reader would have hoped for in a novel by Junot Díaz." —Publishers Weekly

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In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate the World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501199585
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Published: Atria Books - March 12th, 2019

Tiny Eiffel Towers. Platoons of brave toy soldiers. A doll’s house created for a Queen. Diminutive crime scenes crafted to catch a killer. Model villages and miniscule railways. These are just a few of the objects you will discover in the pages of In Miniature.