Nonfiction

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This is an exuberant and effervescent book that stretches beyond just shoes designed by Manolo Blahnik.

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“Antisemitism did not bring Hitler to power; a pervasive national crisis and the machinations of self-interested conservative politicians did.”

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One can always trust the police to be dogged and to keep voluminous records, though they’re not always accurate.

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Brian Kenny’s book, Ahead of the Curve: Inside the Baseball Revolution, borders on heresy.

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Given his past works like the intricate and, let us say, expansive novel American Gods and his groundbreaking comic book, The Sandman, that helped define the nature of the graphic

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"This is a book for everyone who has ever questioned the validity of the “war on drugs,” the “war on poverty,” or any other governmental attempt to solve social ills . . ."

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It’s difficult to describe quite how delightful this book is for a word nerd.

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In a striking package of 20 inspired poems and vibrant artwork, Out of Wonder honors the spirited work of poets from a range of eras and origins.

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Call this the one-volume encyclopedia that centers around one specific article of clothing: the T-shirt—everything you ever wanted to know about a T-shirt and even what you didn’t even realize you

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There have always been fierce rivalries between countries to protect their people and their goods. Enmity has often engendered conflict.

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Brian Donovan’s newest study, Respectability on Trial: Sex Crimes in New York City, 1900–1918, is an invaluable addition to the ever-growing library of scholarly works on the history of Go

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“an amazing true story that is told with immeasurable depth and compassion . . .  an extraordinary glimpse . . .”

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“another fine tribute to those who put their lives on the line for those of us who have come after them.”

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Sharon Schwartz and Laura Sutton have bestowed upon fashion readers a book that few could find fault with; Eisenberg Originals is the story of the Eisenberg family and the legacy that they

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a superb addition to those desiring to master the conversion of color images to black and white.”

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It is a notable achievement when photography is used in healing a family.”

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London Uprising is as much a geography/real estate lesson as it is the story of the rise of the British fashion industry in its current state.

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“A must-read for any educator or anyone interested in better understanding the transcendental power of higher education.”

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". . .  Wukovits certainly joins Morrison and James D. Hornfischer as one of the pre-eminent writers on the history of U.S. Navy operations in the Pacific theater."

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". . . rare but brilliant short story collection . . ."

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". . . a gut-souring, hilarious, meticulously researched medical wonder. . ."

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“this book is an excellent introduction to the complex issues of East Asia and the potential for conflict in this critical region of the world . . .”

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“an author who has carved out her own territory and made the personal essay into a thing of beauty.”

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