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Hard as it is to believe, the iPhone is a decade old. It seems as though everyone has been talking on one, walking head down staring at one, or taking photos with one forever.

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The urban doughnut, in planning parlance, has inverted.

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“They are unhinged, mentally ill, and represent a clear and present danger to the world.”

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In the first two decades of the 20th century in the United States, the national mood changed radically from one of heady optimism to dissolution.

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As a general matter, historians tell the stories of great men (and sometimes women) and the events that made them prominent.

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“a captivating portrayal of an American warrior at the very cutting-edge of the War on Terror.”

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“a delicious way to taste history. . . . highly recommended.”

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“The Vaccine Race shines a light over the transitional period of vaccine research.”

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“a vitally important book.”

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“an astounding compendium of photographs, a robust representation of art and journalism . . .”

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“Freeman's emphasis is on maximizing creative choice while utilizing all the knowledge acquired in using traditional methods.”

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Mental Health, Inc. is gripping in the sense that you’ll literally grip the book tightly in both hands as you read this horrifying account of our twisted mental health system.

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The poems in Ange Mlinko’s Distant Mandate take us through varying landscapes, weather, cultures; a child’s haircut, stage performances, museum exhibits, walks, drives and throughout, the

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The blind spot is the point of entry of the optic nerve to the retina that lacks sensitivity to light. It is an area where a person’s view is obstructed, where visual information is missing.

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“a fascinating book that offers a comprehensive look at why humans wage war and violence on each other.”

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The Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits cruel and unusual punishment at the hands of the government.

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“Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? is powerful, disturbing, well-written, and an important book for our day.”

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Understanding Trump is one of those books that can be quickly pasted together and sold in an airport bookstore. . . .

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“Elaine Hayes’ vivid portrait of Sarah Vaughan’s life, times, and indelible musical legacy reveals why she was indeed called The Divine One.”   

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Great academic philosophers love to write about sports. It gives them an opportunity to opine about issues that average people care about. Why must you follow the rules of the game?

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". . . a fascinating examination of Buckley’s approach to practical politics . . ."

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". . . should be required reading for all Western policymakers who keep making the same mistakes regarding Islamic terrorism."

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Parked next to a gas pump, a car has its hood up. Two men work on the car, a seventies-era machine. One man is older and more formally dressed.

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During the 2016 U.S.

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