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A sometimes painful read, this revealing deep dive into George Floyd’s life places his tragic story in the broader context of race in America.”

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Often it’s the lyrics that Cantwell judiciously quotes and expertly contextualizes; at other times it's the imaginative, unerringly precise, and never-repeated wa

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considerable detective work, which overlooks few details. White has certainly written the definitive book on Jane Stanford’s death.”

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Can true Southern cuisine—think fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, macaroni and cheese, and fried okra—be transformed into healthier fare without losing the flavors and tastes that make this

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“Levin has written a book of adjustments—one that nearly resembles a sort of Delphic handbook on the transformation of self-concept.”

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Lee Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse is not only the title of this book but also its raison d’être accompanying the exhibition of the same name, currently at the Los Angeles County Mu

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a fascinating and well-written piece, capturing this moment in hockey history.

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Hannah Höch is the paperback version of the catalog that accompanied a 2014 exhibition of Höch’s work in the Whitechapel Gallery, London.

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“It took the failure of many of our country’s institutions—schools, hospitals, law enforcement, social services, and the criminal justice system—to turn Sara Kruzan into a convicted killer.

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a spellbinding work that will serve James D. Hornfischer’s legacy well.”

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This Much Is True is an entertaining, sometimes shocking, periodically uncomfortable, but altogether delightful read.”

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“The recipes in Let’s Go Nuts: 80 Vegan Recipes with Nuts and Seeds take the home cook on a seasonal culinary journey and are an essential guide for anyone wanting to learn how to

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“The story is filled with tension, conflict, and explicit details to make it an enjoyable as well as educational read.”

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Munch in Dialogue demonstrates why Munch is a heavy hitter in the art history world.

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“Whether you have a story to tell, or just think you have something to share—How to Tell a Story belongs at the top of your reading list. “

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“Jonathan Clements’ new book Japan at War in the Pacific is a lucid history of the rise and fall of militarism in Japan . . .”

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The author of this book, veteran terrorism expert Nelly Lahoud of the New America Security Program, sifted through 96,000 declassified files (and 6,000 Arabic pages) seized from Osama bin Laden’s c

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Simply Psychology is an utter letdown. There are many introductory books on psychology that are much better written and more accessible to readers. Give this book a hard pass.

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In his Biloxi Blues, Neil Simon’s stand-in character (nervous about the loss of his impending virginity) asks his comrades in arms why, after a person has made love for the first time, the

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The other day a new video emerged from Ukraine of shelling in an apartment project—reporters and grandmothers dash for cover as large, pressure-sucking booms roar through the cement canyon of the c

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“[does] a superb job of transporting the reader back in time, evoking the era with telling details while staying true to the core of Nellie Bly’s story.”

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The Most Human Right can be a valuable book for undergraduate students studying human rights in a philosophical context.”

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“The Museum takes the reader behind the displays that present the public face of culture and science, to show how they have changed and will have to change to not just survive but

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“For the just curious about how a law gets passed or those itching to make it happen, this guide has all the answers.”

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