Nonfiction

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“For the architect long out of school, yet still passionate about the profession, this series of extended essays should be a welcome addition to their reading lists.”

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“Yoani Sanchez is a remarkable woman.”

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“While Waltzing with the Enemy contains an historic and personal account of life during the Holocaust, it also delves into the lasting repercussions such tragedies provoke in futur

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I Wore the Ocean in the Shape of a Girl appears to be an example of the difficulty some poets have in translating poetic images into effective prose.

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“The model that Mr. Marks presents for market assessment alone is worth the price of the book.”

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“Mr. Pallasmaa’s architectural journeys are all the more valuable because they are so uncommon. . . . These are brave journeys into terra incognita . . .

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“Mr. Tracy presents solid, substantive material in an accessible way.”

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You may wonder what a stylebook is.

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Not Dead & Not for Sale tells the tale of false starts and unfinished business—the heartbreak of true genius both realized and wasted and the ongoing battle against indelible demons.

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Brand Failures is the rare business book that’s actually a fun read for nonbusiness people.

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Taking a one-year sabbatical off from a high-flying advertising career to explore the potential of a range of minimum-wage jobs might not be a possibility, or even a vaguely conceived idea for ever

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Through at least the first third of the 20th century, segregation prevented many talented African American performers from working in high-paying white-owned nightclubs and similar lucrative venues

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Biographer Michael Feeney Callan gives a strong indication of what we may expect from his new work, an exhaustively researched volume on the career of actor, filmmaker, and champion of independent

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Tiny Terror: Why Truman Capote (Almost) Wrote Answered Prayers is a victim of what might be called “the curse of a beautiful face.” Or, more precisely, the curse of a beautiful title.

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Nowadays it’s hard to escape it: politicians slinging mud throughout campaigns; drivers cutting off other vehicles during the morning commute; loud cell phone conversations in restaurants; coworker

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Ideas are profoundly important, yet many are innocent of the phenomenal power of ideas. Renowned economist John Maynard Keyes proclaimed:

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This is one nurse’s story, but should be required reading for any nurse, nursing student, or individual who is spiritually seeking after a time of loss.

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French cuisine, or at least the cooking of it, intimidates a lot of people.

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There are wine books written by former English and history majors, about the poetry and mystery of wine. There are wine books written by former Ph.D.

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Making real people come alive to readers must be the Holy Grail of those who write historical fiction.

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Sandra Steingraber is an internationally known ecologist and environmental educator.

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Grace Balogh is almost 30 years old before she found out her birthday was April 6th and not the 16th.

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“If you’ve traveled enough to encounter dishes like the deep fried chicken anus, or simply want that Congolese Monkey Stew recipe, you’re going to want a copy of this book.”

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