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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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"A fascinating portrait of a man who left his mark all over present-day Israel in his great buildings and an even bigger mark on Christian imagination."

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“The author keeps The Watchmaker’s Daughter a simple, unadorned story that makes the events even more horrific and universal—especially for our times.”

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Despite the horrific racism he’d seen, suffered, and fought against, John Lewis never allowed his heart to be consumed by hate.

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"an impressive portrait . . . part adventure-war story, part inspirational tale of right winning over might."

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“drawn from Nye’s brilliance reflected in the written word and innumerable consultations both domestic and foreign.”

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The Dissident: Alexey Navalny is both interesting and depressing—a valuable guide to understanding contemporary Russia, its boss, and a major opponent.”

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“Southon tells the story of the Roman Republic and Empire from beginning to end ‘as told through women.’ The author’s history is that of a ‘bigger, richer—a more realistic empire.’”

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“John Gay and Julia Fox, in Hunting the Falcon, demonstrate the vast tapestry of the stories within the greater legend of Henry VIII by concentrating on his relationship with Anne

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"Winnington has done an impressive amount of research and uses Lily's own writing to vivid effect."

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"Ashes and Stones is an adventure in the form of a tour of the places and people the author encountered in a search for the stories of Scotland’s people condemned as witches.”

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“Gray’s most important accomplishment is to show that Jennie Churchill and Sara Roosevelt were far more than just mothers of history-making sons.”

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“By quoting contemporary letters and histories, Arman brings this woman and her world vividly to life.

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Deeply engrossing and moving, this splendid biography gives us the remarkable man behind the tortured face.”

He taught us to bear witness.

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“Drawing on considerable research, the author fashions a richly detailed, highly readable account of presidential leadership in perilous times.”

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“Draycott gives a careful, clear history that presents the historical facts as best determined from the very incomplete and prejudiced fragmentary Roman sources.

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“Operating under its law and order banner but hiding behind dog whistle rhetoric and white hoods, the Klan infiltrated nearly every aspect of daily life throughout post-World War I Colorado

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“Wilkie has added a valuable piece to this puzzle of the past, allowing us a deeper sense of the world of upper-class women beyond being the names of wives to their much better known husban

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“Manguel introduces the reader to an important thinker who deserves to be far better known. It's a masterly feat . . .”

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Thomas Jefferson: A Biography of Spirit and Flesh explores Jefferson’s great contradictions and ideas, especially around religion and slavery, yet the vi

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Eve Bites Back is a delightful, and challenging read.”

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“Roberts tells an epic tale through these 31 stories, the evolution of a great city developed by people who wrote history with their lives.”

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“David McCullough’s Brave Companions is a welcome reminder of how history should be written.”

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“Horowitz has pieced together a fascinating story of a woman who ‘lied all her life’ and died in 1954 at the age of 86 in a Hove nursing home, taking her secrets with her.”

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