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Barkskins

Barkskins

Annie Proulx

Barkskins open in New France in the 18th century as Rene Sel, an illiterate woodsman, makes his way from France to the homeland. Bound to a “seigneur” for three years in exchange for land, he suffers extraordinary hardship and violence, in awe of the forest he is charged with clearing.


Grace

Natasha Deon

For a runaway slave in the 1840s south, life on the run can be just as dangerous as life under a sadistic Massa. That’s what fifteen-year-old Naomi learns after she escapes the brutal confines of life on an Alabama plantation.



But What If We're Wrong

But What If We’re Wrong?

Chuck Klosterman

Klosterman visualizes the contemporary world as it will appear to those who’ll perceive it as the distant past, asking questions that are profound in their simplicity. 



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