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One can always trust the police to be dogged and to keep voluminous records, though they’re not always accurate.

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Fans of Verdi's opera La Traviata and readers who enjoy biographies of courtesans won't want to miss this gem by Rene Weis, a regular contributor to the Royal Opera House programs.

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Those who are members of groups that have historically been subject to discrimination and even genocide—religious, ethnic, and racial minorities—may contemplate how they would react were their wors

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Prior to David A. Bell’s new work, detailed investigations of the “life and times of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769–1821)” did not evoke notions of a short, slim volume.

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“brings to light a truth that should be told of how ordinary men and women struggled for four years to help liberate their country . . .”

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an illuminating linguistic, cartographic, and historical exploration of Parisian lusts.”

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In his book The Cost of Courage author Charles Kaiser brings the horror of existing in occupied France during World War II front and center.

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“. . . assured and compelling. . . . fascinating and perceptive . . .”

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“Ms. Emling’s riveting new biography reveals in page-turning prose the life-balance struggles of a true genius.”

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