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Unless you were cryogenically frozen for the last few years you are probably aware of the meltdown of schools, childcare, and workplaces during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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It is impossible to enjoy reading the constitution more than through the searing perspective of the brilliant Twainesque humor of Elie Mystal in Allow Me to Retort: A Black Guy’s Guide to the C

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“Vivid, moving, revealing, and highly readable, The Helpers deserves a high place on the Covid-19 bookshelf.”

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“If America was forged and reforged in the South, then it can be healed and reinvented there as well (and perhaps it must be so).”

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The social and political implications of the digital economy are the source of increasing attention. The latest entry comes from Congressman Ro Khanna, a Democrat representing Silicon Valley.

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“Schweizer uses his keen eye for detail to explain the many and varied ways that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has influenced US elites in ways that benefit China both economically, pol

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The Navy SEALS are the elite of the elite in the military of the United States. They train for missions according to their acronym: SEa, Air and Land.

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“What Melo does well is to bring into light the human factor at play behind the immigration lures and the need to reform a broken system.

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If you have ever wondered why many veterans of war find it difficult, if not impossible, to talk about their experiences, this book will help you understand.

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“So many individuals and groups from throughout the United States came to rest, like a magnet attracted to steel, into the aftermath of the tragedy in Pittsburgh – just to pay their respect

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“‘It doesn’t suit the Western establishment narrative that, yes, the West has political prisoners. It’s a reality, it’s not just me . . . .’”
—Julian Assange

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“This is a long but never less than gripping book, though the rich examples are stronger than the analysis they feed.”

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“This is one of those books perfectly made for both casual browsing and in-depth study, providing enough detail for the serious student along with eye-grabbing photography and illustrations

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Which Country Has the World’s Best Health Care? attempts to apply a narrative for health system functions and not merely recite data and for that, Ezekiel Emanuel is to be applauded.

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“Dalio’s philosophical foundation for choosing investments is a sprawling, holistic study of how the world has worked over hundreds of years of history.”

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“One story that is far from convincing, showing not much of story’s fabled power at all.”

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The “masterpiece” in the title of Birmingham’s big new intriguing book is Crime and Punishment—the grandfather of modern crime fiction and the contemporary detective novel—which was publis

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“‘all human cultures share one common trait: they adapt constantly in response to all manner of variables. .  .  . and long-term success .  .  .

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“For Gervitz, Migrations is both a life’s work and a memory palace, a narrative pilgrimage through the lens of her own experience that is both alive and dead, both past and future.

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"The Path to a Livable Future may be the most serious and thought-provoking new book on climate change available.

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You should read this book if you want to know more about the politics and personal style of Russian president Vladimir Putin and US politics in the Trump era.

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The Least of Us confirms his place as a leading chronicler of an American nightmare.”

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“A fascinating page-turner, Rogues’ Gallery will appeal to true crime buffs and anyone interested in the dark side of life in late 19th century New York City.”

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