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Without You, There Is No Us
My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite
Written by Suki Kim

Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $24.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-72065-8 (0-307-72065-9)

Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without you, there is no motherland. Without you, there is no us. It is a chilling scene, but gradually Suki Kim, too, learns the tune and, without noticing, begins to... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

January 6, 2015
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Blood of the Tiger
A Story of Conspiracy, Greed, and the Battle to Save a Magnificent Species
Written by J. A. Mills

Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $27.95
ISBN: 978-0-8070-7496-1 (0-8070-7496-9)

There may be only three thousand wild tigers left in the entire world. More shocking is the fact that twice that many—some six thousand—have been bred on farms, not for traditional medicine but to supply a luxury-goods industry that secretly sells tiger-bone wine, tiger-skin décor, and exotic cuisine enjoyed by China’s... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
A novel
Written by Haruki Murakami
Translated by Philip Gabriel

Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $25.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-35210-9 (0-385-35210-7)

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage is the long-awaited new novel—a book that sold more than a million copies the first week it went on sale in Japan—from the award-winning, internationally best-selling author Haruki Murakami.

Here he gives us the remarkable story of Tsukuru Tazaki, a young man haunted by a... Read more >

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The Strange Library

Written by Haruki Murakami
Translated by Ted Goossen

Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $18.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-35430-1 (0-385-35430-4)

From internationally acclaimed author Haruki Murakami—a fantastical illustrated short novel about a boy imprisoned in a nightmarish library.

A lonely boy, a mysterious girl, and a tormented sheep man plot their escape from the nightmarish library of internationally acclaimed, best-selling Haruki Murakami's wild imagination. Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Wealth and Power
China's Long March to the Twenty-first Century
Written by Orville Schell and John Delury

Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.00
ISBN: 978-0-8129-7625-0 (0-8129-7625-8)

Through a series of lively and absorbing portraits of iconic modern Chinese leaders and thinkers, two of today’s foremost specialists on China provide a panoramic narrative of this country’s rise to preeminence that is at once analytical and personal. How did a nation, after a long and painful period of dynastic... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
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