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“Simard’s pioneering research gives us a new way of looking and living with the floral world . . .”

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“Historian Ambrogio Caiani’s riveting new book To Kidnap a Pope deftly explores the test of wills between the French emperor and Roman Catholic pontiff in the aftermath of the Fren

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African Europeans is a well-researched, ambitious, accessible, and concise but comprehensive introduction to this neglected story in European history.”

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Solar Perplexus is Dean Young’s 17th poetry collection, and like much of his work, this book is intensely, even aggressively absurdist.

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“Sam Kean’s crisp, bright storytelling makes these tales of out-of-control scientists irresistible.”

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“The authors infer that Trump cared more about himself than the country. Their meticulous history of his last year in office certainly supports that view. . . .

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Marshall Allen’s Never Pay the First Bill starts off slow with a $445 overcharge issue.

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“By describing her own journey, Chicago offers an unglamorous view of the life of an artist who became famous as well as infamous . . .”

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“A revealing, highly readable account of megalomania run amok.”

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“A good adventure story, well told . . . worthy of John Le Carre.”

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“a contextual backdrop for an overall lesson in the tragedy of France’s imperial incursion into Equatorial Africa.

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Brad Stone is a Bloomberg Journalist who has previously written The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon.

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Frequently, the opening poem of a collection provides the reader with knowledge of how to read the collection.

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“A bright, deeply researched narrative that will fascinate feminists and history buffs.”

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“Besides recipes, Mother Grains: Recipes for the Grain Revolution is full of information about the history, cultural significance, and global relevance of each grain, which makes i

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If you ask the Catholic Church, they’ll tell you that Saint Veronica—the apocryphal woman who wiped Christ’s bloodied, sweat-soaked face as he made his way to his death at Calvary—is the patron sai

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“Cobb is stridently warning us of imminent ecological peril and the need to systemic transformation of our systems of production and consumption.”

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“O’Hanlon . . . describes his strategy as ‘asymmetric deterrence,’ using ‘non-lethal tools’ of statecraft.”

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“A sterling example of how graphic novels are uniquely able to get readers through tough subjects.”

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“A masterful job of bringing Orwell’s complex personality and incredibly prescient thinking vividly to life.”

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This gorgeously produced book is a baby photo album with one major difference. All the Dads are gay men, married or single, who have become parents through surrogacy or by adoption.

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Cate Doty’s memoir Mergers and Acquisitions, Or, Everything I Know About Love I Learned on the Wedding Pages is a book written to appeal to those who love wedding culture, not to convert d

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Call it a celebration, a fortieth anniversary gift, a visual chronicle of one of the most controversial fashion designers of the 20th and 21st centuries . . . Vivienne Westwood.

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“Jonah Mixon-Webster’s performance poetry is piercingly complex, composing the pains of African American communities living under unrelenting distress.”

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