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In New Orleans, a sturdy column once capped by a bronze figure of Confederate General Robert E. Lee reaches into the sky.

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In the fall of 1948 Ernest Hemingway and his fourth wife Mary traveled to Europe, staying in Venice for a few months.

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A social history and even personal memoirs may not be everyone’s cup of tea and, at first glance, that might appear to be the case here.

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The concept of “the digital divide” originated in the 1990s and has over the years had multiple definitions.

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“Lago is a storyteller, and his accessible, sprightly writing style makes what could be a mind-numbing collection of facts read like an adventure yarn.”

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In Rembrandt’s painting, Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl, a child leans in the window, smiling, looking at everything the rich world has to offer her, including a bowl of frui

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Sargent: The Masterworks is a beautifully illustrated biographical narrative of the American Impressionist painter John Singer Sargent (1856–1925).

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“offers a sobering historical analysis of these groups . . .”

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J. D. Dickey’s new book Rising in Flames could be subtitled A Politically Correct Guide to Sherman’s March. It is equal parts social history and military history.

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“a brilliantly moving book.”

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“The Campbell family continue their successful quest to create a healthier and peaceful life for everyone.”

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“an entertaining, sad story, and one that will give the reader much to think about.”

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“An American Quilt [is] nothing less than a reexamination of American history through the lens of race, class, and gender.”

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There is a question that is rarely asked or addressed by any constituent of the American criminal justice system.

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“Alone time gives us permission to pause, to relish the sensual details of the world rather than hurtling through museums and uploading photos to Instagram.”

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Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is quite candid about his support for President Donald Trump. This fact will immediately turn off readers of a moderate, liberal, or progressive bent.

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“This book is a catalyst for a thoughtful discussion of . . . complicated and challenging issues.”

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Why do some people see a dress as white and gold, while others insist the same dress is blue and black? You remember The Dress, right?

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Greg LeMond was a kid from outside Reno, NV, who joined an elite cycling team in France and went on to unseat Europe’s reigning champions in the sport.

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“[This] book is a must not only for specialists but for any reader trying to understand how and why U.S.-Russian relations have gone from Bill Clinton’s embrace of Boris Yeltsin to confront

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Since the days of Athenian democracy two and a half millennia ago, the idea of “rule of the people” has acquired many versions.

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“A Prophet with Honor is an in-depth, honest, and absorbing story of the life of Billy Graham.”

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Many authors are currently interested in Adolf Hitler’s rise to power.

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“If you care anything about journalism as it was practiced before the age of the Internet, it’s a must read.”

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“readers will enjoy its original, ironic, satirical, and often humorous poems.”

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