Nonfiction

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“Rickman’s diaries will provide young wanna-be actors what it’s really like to enter and exit the stage, play challenging roles and bask in the love of performance itself.”   

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Beverly Gage’s nearly 800-page biography of J. Edgar Hoover . . .

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“Gordon’s purpose has been to call attention to the vital role that women played in Eliot’s personal life and his development as a writer.”

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“food for thought as to how much things have changed, and how much they have stayed the same, or in some cases appear to be returning.”

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“This work is an education and a powerful discussion that spurs needed honest conversation.”

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Truman Capote’s groundbreaking, nonfiction classic, In Cold Blood—a gripping account of the 1959 slaughter of a wealthy Kansas farm family— instantly established the writer’s brilliant lit

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“The book, in sum, is a polemic rather than a serious attempt to sort out the science that informs policy and practice that would be a pathway to a better human future as the planet and all

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“if you love baseball, this interesting book will serve to enhance that love.”

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Seventy-four-year-old Art Spiegelman, creator of The Complete Maus: A Survivor’s Tale, never really liked his father. He grew up in Vladek’s shadow like a lot of children of Holocaust surv

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“Silverstone’s The Kennedy Withdrawal . . . does give us greater insight into the motives of Kennedy and his advisers in their efforts to ‘succeed’ in Vietnam.”

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“The graphic novel format will be enough incentive to get readers interested in physics.”

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“For those who can’t travel to Egypt, this book is the next best thing.”

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“Jestice succeeds in proving that queens have played important parts throughout history—and continue to do so.”

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“an annotated scholarly work intended to illustrate ‘the endless possibilities for reimagining and reinterpreting American Jewish history.’”

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The Rise and Reign of the Mammals is an important book, full of fascinating mammals and the dramatic history of mammal paleontology.”

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”Our America elevates us to the stars while simultaneously pulling back the curtain to reveal our scars. The images can be edifying or terrifying.”

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“This is a book whose purpose is to provoke curiosity and enlighten.”

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Alfred Hitchcock, for his films of often understated horror, preferred a certain type: His movies were populated almost entirely by coolly elegant blonde actresses who, in spite of their aristocrat

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A Mind Like Mine looks at more than a dozen famous people who are no longer on Earth and nine who are still living.

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“brilliant. . . . Beyond tracing Putin’s career and delving into his psychology, his beliefs and values, Weiss places his character firmly in context.”

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