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"Bissonnette’s enthusiasm and creativity shine throughout Soup, a cookbook that will change the way you look inside your stockpot."

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"While the concept of The Big Sticker Book of the Blue is excellent and is certain to appeal to both parents and children, the mechanics of the book may make the b

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“Holtzman is courageous in writing this book. It certainly won’t win her a White House invitation to the Christmas Party.

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Have you ever wondered about the growing up years of Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Marie Curie, and Stephen Hawking?

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“And you know what I say to people who ask, ‘What do you do when all the odds are against you?’ I say, ‘You keep going. You just don’t stop.’”

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Storm Clouds over the Pacific is an excellent primer about World War II in Asia prior to the involvement of the United States, . . .

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“The Art of Looking explains in layperson’s vernacular why investing oneself in art history matters at both a personal level and to the community at large.”

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“How the End First Showed is not merely a collection of Nigerian poems, it is an effort to forge transnational literature.”

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There seems to be endless ways to approach Christian Dior, the brand, the designer, and the maison.

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Not knowing quite what to expect from this monograph, this reviewer was pleasantly surprised as Rankin is most certainly a photographer’s photographer.

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All of us know that autonomous self-driving cars are being actively tested and will be coming to roads near us very soon.

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For those of us who are devotees of budget travel, Seth Kugel’s “Frugal Traveler” column often seemed the most readable contribution to the New York Times travel section.

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The Spy Who Was Left Behind tells a fascinating story of one man’s quest for the truth, even if that meant putting his own life at risk for someone he had never met.” 

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“a fascinating journey.”

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Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World, is a book about 37 (plus 18) women and their contributions to art, science, and math.

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“Hawking’s writing is a welcome leap beyond those scientists who too often opine on popular topics in a scholarly but humdrum fashion.”

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“this thoughtfully selected span of Gunn’s poetry is not only an immensely pleasurable read but also a master-class in poetic form.”

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“miraculously, out these broken lives and troubled minds emerged the glory and beauty that is the science fiction genre.”

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"All of the famous photographs of the period find reprinting in this history, as do many more less known but memorable, of an unending nation told through the lives and work of remarkable a

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“Set in the midst of one of the darkest moments of human history, between the horrors of Nazism and Stalinist Communism, this book not only portrays an attempt to find meaning and comfort t

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Harvey Milk was on the San Francisco board of supervisors and was the most high-profile openly gay elected officials in the world when he was gunned down in his office 40 years ago this month.

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“what saves this book is that the Mooch [Anthony Scaramucci] comes off as an attractive character. There actually is more to him—much more—than his brief tenure at the White House.

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“By the time you get to the end of this book, you will find yourself completely motivated to head down a path of new and exciting flavors, techniques and healthful cooking.”

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“The Word Is Art highlights the unique ability of artists to manipulate different forms of language, and distill them into a common understanding of humanity.

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