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“an engaging and sometimes surprising analysis of the changing nature of mercenary warfare and how these soldiers of fortune continue to play a significant role in many of the world’s ongoi

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this all-too-human woman kept looking to a better future not just for Jews, but for all humanity.

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Over 90 years ago, Ginette Mathiot, a French food writer and cookbook author who was awarded the National Order of the Legion of Honor, France’s highest award of merit, for her efforts in promoting

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“provides a solid, thorough introduction to the Bronze Age world in the Eastern Mediterranean.”

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All these case studies are extremely well-written and offer a variety of unique and common lessons learned for future study.”

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“Those who know about the Dreyfus Affair will learn as much from these pages as those who have never heard of it. Samuels offers a fresh lens on an old story . . .”

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“an exceptionally well-written, illustrated guide to understanding and improving mental health for tweens, teens, and young adults.”

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Working in contemporary geopolitics you are always struck by the power of imagination and fictional narratives in determining the reputations of secretive organisations.

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James Kaplan’s jazz book explores the lives, separately and then together, of three important figures in modern jazz: Miles Davis (trumpet), John Coltrane (saxophone), and Bill Evans (piano).

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“Lamott’s eye-opening gem brings the reader to the power and sweetness love can bring to us daily to ease life’s journey and light our way.”

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“the story of the ghetto is the story of Jews in the Renaissance, their tenacity and ability to adapt, even thrive, in horrible circumstances.

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“Martin’s writing is ominous yet profoundly beautiful . . .”

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Jouneaux has taken an excellent shot at taming the wild art history beast.”

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“Daye’s poems insist that the spiritual and the physical are not separate. He is a writer who celebrates incarnational existence.”

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The opening of the Major League Baseball season is an affirmation of the end of winter and is marked by the optimism of baseball fans. It is a ritual of spring.

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“Haunted War Tales is good reading, made all the better that so much of it is different and unfamiliar to even the niche reader of strange history and tales, but a

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"There is so much information in this book that there is something to entice, annoy, and anger everyone. . . .

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To be young, blues-besotted, and touring with Muddy Waters, the great Mississippi-born singer and guitarist who electrified a Delta folk style and, on his own and through disciples like the Rolling

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“consummately persuasive in its air-tight arguments, [and] equally dizzying in its topical breadth and the cumulative impact of its finely detailed storytelling.”

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"Well researched with wonderfully vivid details."

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“a tale of cross-generational trauma and how greater world history can deeply affect individuals.”

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Serious foodies have always raved about Tokyo’s fabulous food finds in a city where no matter the time of the place, there’s always a treat ready to be had.

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“a fascinating, esoteric treatise on gaslighting, which includes not only what this psychological tactic involves, but what it doesn’t, on both the micro and macro levels.”

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