Nonfiction

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“Unlike a biography or autobiography, My Russian Grandmother does not really provide a full account of a person’s life—neither of his own nor of Grandma Tonia’s—but, yes, perhaps o

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“While the two narratives— Lynne Cox’s and Amundsen’s—could be complementary, in South with the Sun they seem to be somewhat at odds with each other, as the only common ground betw

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“Tales from India is exemplary, a model of narrative and visual storytelling by two talented and inspired artists.

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“If you are still a believer in the tangible book then this is the Harry Winston of treasured books.”

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“Too many small business entrepreneurs will still continue to get their diploma from the school of hard knocks, before paying attention to a wise alumnus such as Dave Ramsey—and by then it

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“Hollywood Left and Right is nonfiction at its best: entertaining and engaging, probing and provocative, detailed and comprehensive in coverage, multifaceted and far-ranging in its

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“Ultimately, How to Measure Anything is a treatise on decision making involving applied logic and behavioral economics.

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Peter Mayle is not only the master of a particular place—his stories are informed by experiences of his beloved Provence, located in the southeast of France, adjacent to the Mediterranean—but he ha

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“In the tradition of this great weaver of tales, Ms.

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“In living color and with a multitude of young voices, Children of the World testifies to the power of art in making our lives meaningful, in both personal and public ways.”

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“Computer science can be accurately viewed as the upriver force that makes possible the phenomenal impact of such entrepreneurs such as Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Howard Schul

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“Mr. Pelton has sharpened his pen and plugged into individual contractor units to bring us this candid take on the behind-the-scenes players in warfare.”

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“It’s difficult to do justice to the 750 recipes and the overall presentation, except to say that this book never goes on the shelf—it never leaves the countertop, where it is always within

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“Ms. Matheopoulos has provided a scholarly yet highly entertaining volume where both opera and fashion share a stage.

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“Joni Cole’s voice may be brutal, but readers, drawn to turn to the next page, will be rewarded: She is funny—and so is her gutsy book.”

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It should come as no surprise to find that Ms. Kazanjian’s opus is all about the covers of Vogue magazine starting from its inception in the 1890s to the present time.

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“People who read this fascinating and eye-opening book will never think about concussions and head injuries in the same old way.”

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“‘Every new piece of information keeps me on the road to the ever-expanding possibility of the quest, a quest that in the end will still yield only partial knowledge—and will never give me,

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“. . . the entire poetic oeuvre of Israeli poet, feminist, and peace activist Dahlia Ravikovitch . . .”

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The publication of this physically small book puts Canadian poet and songwriter Leonard Cohen in the company of the most beloved poets in the English language.

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The title poem in Jennifer Grotz’s second book, a poem placed before its three sections, opens with an epigraph from Samuel Daniel, “When your eyes have done their part/Thought must length it in th

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When W. S. Merwin’s term as Poet Laureate of the United States expires this summer I dare Librarian of Congress Billington, and double dare President Obama, to appoint Marge Piercy to the post.

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While this engaging middle-grade novel is set in contemporary suburban Los Angeles, it takes readers back to the days when kids actually played outdoors in their neighborhoods from morning to dusk,

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