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Anthologies by authors that reproduce previous writings do not always make the best reading and can appear unconnected, dated, and stale.

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The Finest Menswear in the World is not about mere men’s fashion as it is commonly thought of; this monograph is about men’s fashion that transcends our common perception of such.

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“a well-written, family memoir that tackles broad questions of identity . . .”

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In its own inimitable way, West of Eden is as epic as John Steinbeck’s novel East of Eden.”

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“What she describes is the end of childhood as we once knew it.”

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In her travel memoir In Other Words Jhumpa Lahiri explores how and why she, a highly acclaimed, prize winning fiction writer in English chose to leave the United States, move to Italy with

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It is always exciting to discover real-life heroes you never heard of before, especially when the hero is a cross-dresser, impersonator, nurse, Civil War soldier, and spy all rolled into one—and he

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There is a reason John Spurling (author of multiple novels and plays) won the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction (The Ten Thousand Things), and it will become clear in reading A

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This book might possibly signal an unprecedented moment in the annals of heritage brands that celebrate and memorialize their considerable legacies. Berluti: At Their Feet is a rare and re

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magical to read and a visual delight . . .”

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The Man Who Couldn’t Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought is a gripping memoir that blends personal experience with history and complex empirical research.

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In Tiny: Streetwise Revisited, the photographer Mary Ellen Mark chronicles the life of “Tiny” (Erin Charles), a street kid from Seattle.

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Coco Chanel is a fashion version of Cinderella—minus the Prince Charming since she had so many Prince Charmings.

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We go to Thoreau for Nature. We come to Davis for the whole essence of being alive.”

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A memoir is a tricky thing. An art form that is often more interested in Truth than it is in facts. A work in which reality is posted through the filter of self.

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In the Merriam Webster dictionary, the definition of a fairy tale is a story in which improbable events lead to a happy ending.

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“Alec Ross answers the clarion call for innovators who can imagine tomorrow today.”

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In the very famous words of the late Audrey Hepburn “Paris is always a good idea” and so it is especially apropos since the publication of Parisian Chic City Guide: Shopping, Dining, and More.

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The answer isn’t 42. At least, that’s not sociology professor Paul Froese’s conclusion. Readers having an existential crisis will want to read this book.

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How can this book be adequately reviewed when there are not possibly enough superlatives to describe and discuss Cartier Dazzling: High Jewelry and Precious Objects?

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In On My Own, Diane Rehm shares with readers her experience of early grief after losing John Rehm, her husband of 54 years.

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He wrote The Caine Mutiny, Marjorie Morningstar, Youngblood Hawke, The Winds of War, and War and Remembrance. He won the Pulitzer, TV miniseries fame, and the girl of his dreams.

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This particular publication is not what it might seem at first glance.

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Every once in awhile a book comes along that challenges deep seated assumptions and beliefs, upends one’s complacency, and plants seeds of discontent in the mind of the reader.

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