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Doubleday was founded in 1897. Among their first bestsellers was The Day's Work by Rudyard Kipling. Today, Doubleday publishes an array of commercial fiction, literary fiction and serious nonfiction titles.

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The World of Poo
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Empire of Self: A Life of Gore Vidal
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My History: A Memoir of Growing Up
Antonia Fraser
Bats of the Republic: An Illuminated Novel
Zach Dodson
Wilkie Collins: A Brief Life
Peter Ackroyd
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Meg Mitchell Moore

The Distance: A Thriller

The Distance: A Thriller - Helen Giltrow A dark, ultra-contemporary, and relentlessly paced debut thriller about a London society woman trying to put her secret criminal past behind her, and the hit man who comes to her with an impossible job she can't refuse. This cleverly constructed novel will keep you guessing—and turning pages—long into the night.

I Am China: A Novel

I Am China: A Novel - Xiaolu Guo Rock 'n' roll, revolution, and romance are seductively woven together in this intense and moving novel that traces the twenty-year relationship between a musician and the woman he loves, from their early days at Beijing University to the rebellious marches in Tiananmen Square.

Dear Committee Members: A novel

Dear Committee Members - Julie Schumacher Jason Fitger is a beleaguered professor of creative writing and literature at Payne University, a small and not very distinguished liberal arts college in the midwest. Through a series of hilarious letters of recommendation that Fitger is endlessly called upon by his students and colleagues to produce, it becomes increasingly apparent that Jason's writing career—and his romantic life--is in the doldrums.

"This is a funny, very sad, disarming novel…My hat’s off to the author of this flawlessly written, highwire act of a book.”—Ann Beattie, author of Chilly Scenes of Winter and The New Yorker Stories

The Supernatural Enhancements

The Supernatural Enhancements - Edgar Cantero The Supernatural Enhancements is spooky, spectacular and fun! The book is filled with clues, puzzles and mysteries that keep you guessing. It's a perfect balance of thrill and plot and the mixed format of writing (shifting from video logs to interviews to diary entries) keeps the story moving at a breakneck pace. I think this is the perfect book to bring along to your final campouts of the summer—ghost story by the fire, anyone?

The Lemon Grove

The Lemon Grove - Helen Walsh When Jenn's stepdaughter's new boyfriend arrives during their summer holiday, a seemingly normal family finds their happy lives turned inside out. Jenn can't help her attraction to the seventeen-year-old Nathan and as the two are drawn to one another, his presence brings dormant issues within the family and Jenn's marriage to the surface.

This is a great, steamy beach read you'll want to take with you on you're own island vacation! It is filled with beautiful imagery and hot tension, but also substance and suspense. I found myself quickly turning the pages, wondering the whole time "will she do it?!" while also asking, "how will they recover if she does?" This is a book you'll want to talk about.

In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette

In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette - Hampton Sides It's rare that a 19th-century history becomes a page-turner, but there I was, well after midnight, unwilling to put the book down until I found out what happened to Captain DeLong and his crew on their desperate quest for survival in the truly unforgiving arctic. That such inhospitable places existed - and still exist - gives us new insight on the ways that we have yet to master the planet's elements at full force. As Hampton Sides takes us from the glorious beginnings of the quest, complete with gilded-age excess and manifest destiny, to the bone-chilling conclusion, we learn that no amount of confidence in a man or a country can overcome the forces that nature has in store for us. Written like a thriller, this book holds a story you'll be surprised you never knew, and will never stop talking about.

Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris

Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris - Steven Levingston Delicious (and true) this makes a fantastic winter read!

The Daring Ladies of Lowell

The Daring Ladies of Lowell - Kate Alcott From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dressmaker comes a moving historical novel about a bold young woman drawn to the looms of Lowell, Massachusetts--and to the one man with whom she has no business falling in love.

The Winter People

The Winter People - Jennifer McMahon Talk about the perfect winter page-turner! A perfect balance of history and modern day terror, this is a fantastic read that will keep you guessing until the last pages!

The Ghost of the Mary Celeste

The Ghost of the Mary Celeste - Valerie Martin A captivating, atmospheric return to historical fiction that is every bit as convincing and engrossing as Martin's landmark Mary Reilly.

The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress

The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress - Ariel Lawhon A tantalizing reimagining of a scandalous mystery that rocked the nation in 1930—Justice Joseph Crater's infamous disappearance—as seen through the eyes of the three women who knew him best.

They say behind every great man, there's a woman. In this case, there are three.

A fantastic read that has everyone in-house swooning!

Bread and Butter

Bread and Butter - Michelle Wildgen “Michelle Wildgen’s Bread and Butter is a marvel of culinary and literary delights. Not since the great M.F.K. Fisher has a writer taken such care to explore the intimate and sensual relationships between food, love and family. In Bread and Butter, three talented brothers vie for culinary greatness while risking their own fragile bonds. Wildgen tantalizes us with the extravagant pleasures and simple comforts of fine dining. But it's not all sweet breads and foie gras. Wildgen takes us deep inside the outrageous challenges of running a restaurant and the dangers of doing business with family. This is a deeply satisfying story of hunger and appetite, desire and fulfillment. Bread and Butter is a novel to be savored.”
—Amber Dermont, author of The Starboard Sea

The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim

The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim - Nicholas Kulish, Souad Mekhennet A thrilling read from the New York Times reporters who uncovered the real story behind SS Doctor Aribert Heim. A historical account that reads with twists and turns (and reviewers agree):

“He was hardly as famous as Josef Mengele, but Aribert Heim was every bit as vicious. And, like Mengele, this doctor-torturer-murderer eluded his hunters until the very end. The Eternal Nazi finally reconstructs Heim’s dark odyssey—from his sadistic practices in Mauthausen to his life in hiding as a convert to Islam in Cairo. Part detective story, part meditation on how family loyalties obstructed those seeking justice, this book is a remarkable achievement.”
—Andrew Nagorski, author of Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power

“With exacting detail and a rich cast of characters, The Eternal Nazi chronicles the feverish, zigzagging hunt for the barbarous Dr. Heim. A journalistic masterpiece and a thrilling read.”
—Neal Bascomb, author of Hunting Eichmann

“This is a deeply reported, fascinating tale of obsession and the heavy burden of family and national guilt. Nick Kulish and Souad Mekhennet take us on a gripping search for the handsome Nazi doctor who became one of the world's most elusive war criminals.”
—Evan Thomas, author of Ike's Bluff

The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty

The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty - Nina Munk “Munk artfully observes how Sachs’s infectious enthusiasm and optimism bring attention [to the Millennium Villages Project]….Students of economic policy and altruistic do-gooders alike will find Munk’s work to be a measured, immersive study of a remarkable but all-too-human man who let his vision get the best of him”
--Publishers Weekly

"Trenchant and thought-provoking"
--Kirkus Reviews

The System: The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football

The System: The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football - Jeff Benedict, Armen Keteyian Even if you're not a huge college football fan, you'll find something juicy in THE SYSTEM. It's a thrilling ride through scandals that span far beyond the issues that these players face on the field.

Dexter's Final Cut

Dexter's Final Cut  - Jeff Lindsay Dexter almost comes undone in the glare of Hollywood glamor. And the ending? Truly a shocker![b:Dexter's Final Cut|17262204|Dexter's Final Cut (Dexter, #7)|Jeff Lindsay|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1375373880s/17262204.jpg|19927346]