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“To be born in the street means to wander all your life, to be free. It means accident and incident, drama, movement. It means above all dream . . .”

—Henry Miller

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“This book may be titled Sourdough Mania, but it is a true one-stop encyclopedia on sourdough baking, and cooks will find it a valuable addition to their cookbook collection

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“a pocket-sized paper embrace that will encourage all readers to find hope when life upends our schemes.”

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“Eric Vuillard’s book is an aphoristic masterpiece.

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“As a welcome surprise, Seven and a Half Lessons is part self-help book on how to manage our own quirky brains and part manifesto on how to move forward to heal this country’s poli

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“A challenging read that illuminates harsh truths of our time.”

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Katherine Standefer’s memoir about the medical device that saved her life and her quest to discover what it cost in terms of the environment and human lives starts with a jolt and keeps up the pace

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“In Nobody, Oswald has managed to water-bend: she is the magician, and the reader is her entranced audience.”        

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The Bright Book of Life is a work worth dipping into again and again and following along with Bloom and his lifetime of reading the best of the best novels.”

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David Chang’s Eat a Peach memoir is a brutally honest look at a person’s life, an introspection that will leave you exhausted, humbled, and insp

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“Both fascinating and troubling, this thoughtful history reveals the roots of the official spin that dominates much of today’s news.”

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“In the new Long Island, the one yet undiscovered, the one just now being born, the boys and the girls of the future can look at this beautiful book and know that even ghost stories can hav

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Leafing through any collection of Roger Ballen’s photographs is a bit like making love under a mirrored ceiling: none of it looks attractive, but it all feels terribly exciting.

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“From whale song to whalefall, Giggs’ science writing is deeply researched and as fascinating as the whales themselves . . .”

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It would be a safe assumption that the name Frédéric Zaavy is known only to a select few who have dedicated and immersed themselves into the art and craft of haute joallerie and gemology.

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“Meera Sodha’s latest cookbook celebrates simplicity without sacrificing flavor, and the ingenious combinations of ingredients and spices is sure to appeal to both experienced and novice co

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“The victories of the Civil Rights Movement, the women’s movement, and the triumphs of progressives throughout the 20th century find their origin in the housewives of the Lower East Side an

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“Bill Brandt, the work, is now just beginning to enjoy its second life.”

Every photograph has two lives: the one today and the one tomorrow.

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“Today’s nation-states are increasingly driven by nationalist-cultural concerns that result in exclusionary logics.

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There is a great discrepancy in what awaits the reader of Chinese Contemporary Jewelry Design since what you might expect is nothing at all compared to the reality of its content.

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“Transforming Our World is an insiders’ account of the foreign policy ‘successes’ and ‘achievements’ of President George H. W.

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“‘I have often said that my songs are my children and that I expect them to support me when I’m old. Well, I am old, and they are!’”

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“Any reader looking to be challenged, comforted, questioned, enveloped, and seen needs to pick up a copy of Indigo immediately.

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“A thoroughly consuming reexamination of one of the most shameful scandals of American political history.”

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