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"Avid fans will delight in recognizing where certain elements in the Snicket list originated."

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Sebastian Junger’s journey through the murky labyrinth of the near-death experience begins with an eerie series of events, if not premonitions, as if he was preparing for his death while fighting f

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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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“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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“A dynamite cultural history account that focuses laser-like on the fraught translation of Edward Albee’s 1962 searing stage play about marriage . . .

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“If she had not chased those bright Medusas, 20th century American literature would have not had one of its most beautiful voices.”

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Doyle’s World―Lost & Found attempts what is perhaps impossible: to shed new light and offer a fresh perspective on the oft-written about fictitious consulting detective, Sherlock Holme

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“For Larry McMurtry, invention and re-invention were one and the same.”

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“It didn’t help Tippi Hendren’s career that the actress told him what she thought of him: You’re a fat pig.”

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“Nguyen is an intriguing, inventive, and perceptive writer and his mesmerizing memoir takes hold of us . . .”

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“offers readers a deeply affecting, lyrical and often profound journey into the experience of love and loss.”

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“A fussy old queen asks the ladies whom he’s invited to tea and elderberry wine, ‘What have I got to hide?’ to which Miss Marple in her delicious English ignorance says, ‘I’m sure I wouldn’

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Can we recover our lost enchantment with the natural world before it turns on us?”

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“the poetic marvel of his language makes every chapter richly textured and a joy to read.”

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Interviews are either appetizers or afterhours drinks. They either prepare you for a full conversation or one reads them to forget the long day.

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“Watling’s deep research allows her to mine intimate views of these women, in both their public and private lives, and to recreate how each took up the cause.”

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“The book runs the gamut from amusing to sad, with a bit of frustration and eye-rolling thrown in for good measure. . . .

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“Through her own compelling personal story, Patrick's book will certainly illuminate an aspect of depression that is still little known and understood.”

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Shakespeare’s Book by Chris Laoutaris is a must read for anyone with even a slight passing fancy for Shakespeare.”

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“Antrim’s memoir is indeed sad but also moving, insightful, and ultimately, for the writing of it, which is proof of survival, hopeful.”

Rumi has said: “Life is a balance of holding on and letting go” and Annie’s Song: Dandelions, Dreams and Dogs by Annie McDonnell is an unrivaled  tour-de-force of both.

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“seeks to uncover that elusive cause of Poe’s death, hoping that his life, tortured as it seemingly was, might provide the critical clues.

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“these vivid studies of famous personalities and their interaction do tell us in some cases more about them than we knew, and perhaps confirm that this struggling model of conventional marr

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Black History Month has arrived once again, right on schedule.

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