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Accidental Billionaires

Although not widely known, the recent popular movie The Social Network is based on Ben Mezrich’s book The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal.

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A (Tightrope) Walk to Remember

Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann’s latest novel, tells the story of seemingly dissimilar characters, each struggling to achieve a meaningful life while coming to terms with their grief.

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The Story of Success

With unruly curly hair, wire-rimmed glasses, and a tranquil face, Malcolm Gladwell looks just like your average genius. With his four award-winning books, it is evident that he thinks and writes like one too.

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A Different Definition of Success

Captivating and intelligently written, The Privileges is an enjoyable novel focusing on the culturally topical in an often funny tale…

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Getting Graphic

Most books are words, words, words, with, perhaps, an occasional illustration. When was the last time you looked at a book in which the illustrations were equally important as the words?

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Lark and Termite by Jane Anne Phillips

“Phillips divides her narrative into four different parts, employing multiple perspectives of different characters to create overlap and to enrich the plot…”

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Kayla's Book Nook: The Ecco Book of Christmas Stories

Introducing The Ecco Book of Christmas Stories, Auster’s short story recounts the tale of Auggie Wren, whose well-meaning intentions to return a lost wallet lead an elderly woman into mistaking Wren for her grandson come to visit her on Christmas.

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Kayla's Book Nook: Fifty-Cent Finds

Somewhere between classic cookbooks from the fifties and thick volumes of Irish folklore lies the perfect book—as long as you can find it. This is the challenge of the used book shop…

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