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“Use The Dumpling Galaxy Cookbook to celebrate a holiday at home or gather friends around your kitchen with laughter, chatting, and fun working your hands to make your own dumpling

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“The criminal justice system has adapted itself to the world of mass incarceration.”

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“an extraordinary examination of parallel paths of two phenomenal artists, their work, and their seminal effect, which extends to the present day.”

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The focus of this book is “the use of employment law and practices in the United States to exclude gay people from public social spaces.” The book focuses on discrimination in the U.S.

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Perry’s skewering of evolutionary rationales to explain and justify gender inequalities should keep us going for a while.”

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“Andrew Motion’s imagination takes him and readers on a journey to many places and times, but always with a sense of the inner self.”

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John Avlon calls George Washington’s Farewell Address “the most famous American speech you’ve never read.” His new book, Washington’s Farewell, explores the history, intellectual formation

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This is a handy little book for anybody interested in political activism, and perhaps even essential for someone trying alone to navigate the endless corridors of federal bureaucracy.

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“This is a celebration of style in its purest sense.”

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Scriptorium is a rare and beautiful collection of poetry.”

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“A dramatic read, this work expounds in detail on critically important parts of American history that tragically have gone forgotten and unlearned.”

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There is a new picture book by award-winning author and Sesame Street contributor and animator Gene Barretta called Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born, and it is lovely beyond words.

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American photographer Berenice Abbott’s images of 30s New York architecture made her one the most influential photographers of that era.

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“So many places, so little time,” warns the back cover of the third edition of this massive survey bursting with wonders throughout North America. Indeed, it’s hard to know where to begin.

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David Foy would like to have to the reader believe that this is a book about Victoria Beckham and her prodigious design talents, which have thrust her into the fashion limelight.

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“Love the music, love the man, read the book.  “

 

“Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.” —Attributed to many

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It is undeniable that few jewelers can rival the likes of the brand Cartier.

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Kahlil Gibran’s prose, visual art and advocacy for transcultural unity made him a citizen of the world during his lifetime, admired in the east and west.

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“You need not be a bird lover or watcher to enjoy this book, but there’s a good chance you will love both birds and life more by its end.”

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Gordon Parks: I Am You: Selected Works 1942–1978 is an astounding book displaying the remarkable photographic talents of Gordon Parks, a man who was equally at ease in documenting the Civi

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Unquestionably the fashion landscape is scattered with heritage brands that have been reinvigorated and reimagined.

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William Merritt Chase (1849–1916) is a pivotal figure in the history of American art. He was a contemporary of James Whistler and John Singer Sargent.

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“If you buy only one book of poetry this year, let this be the one.“

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