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The humorist S. J. Perelman (1904–1979) was an American original. His work has sat little-noticed in a Fireside trade paperback edition for years.

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“Schuller has produced a work of impressive scholarship and research, from which many readers and students will benefit, though the rich and complex material she has assembled seems to dema

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For a century and a half, Confederate statesman and former US Senator Judah P. Benjamin was a source of pride to parochial Southern Jews who longed for regional legitimacy and validation.

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“If there’s one book about music that deserves to be read cover to cover this year it’s Kelefa Sanneh’s Major Labels. It’s bound to be a contemporary classic.”

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“a story of the famous Daniel Boone that stands on just its facts, and yet the storytelling has the same quality that has made Pearl’s historical fiction so popular.”

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Dior and Roses is a commemorative catalogue for an exhibition that began in May of this year and will end at the end of October.

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Toward the end of the 1962 western The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, a character playing a newspaper man says, “When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.”

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“Kirby has created a book that is also a lit picture window into a world that looks a lot like this one, but is infinitely kinder, more gentle, more full of awe and wonder and love . .

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“beauty, rhythm, insight, resonance.”

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Two things are generally true about self-help books for general readership:

—Sex sells

—Only well-written books significantly guide the reader to successfully help themselves

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The Rage of Innocence is an important and timely book—an intelligent, compassionate, and indispensable argument on behalf of Black children.”

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This is a terrific book. You’re going to love it.”

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“We are fortunate that, despite the diet of distorted alternative facts fed to many Americans, hard-driving journalist-historians like Woodward and Costa can investigate and publish such a

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“How history should be written . . . brilliant.”

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“Shadmi’s deeply absorbing and moving biography will appeal to Dracula afficionados of all ages.”

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"Be prepared for both an evolutionary tale as well as a mapping of Lhuillier's trajectory for both brand and designer—all told with brief text and out-of-this-world images.

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“Instead of focusing on the discrimination Beatrice faced, both words and pictures show the difficulties without focusing on them.

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Sylvain Cypel argues forcefully for the moral bankruptcy of Israel in its treatment of Palestinians.

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Gay, Catholic and American is a book about both past and ongoing struggles for LGBTQ+ equality, and reminds readers that these battles are important, even, and perhaps especially,

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a three-decades-long time capsule of the voices of the youth culture and what was on their minds . . .”

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“I didn’t start out with grievances against the world, but the world certainly seemed to have grievances against girls and women like me. . . .

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Tunnel 29 is a riveting story about what happens when people lose their freedom. A true hero risks everything to win it back for those he did not know.”

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“. . . physicians once believed that women’s nerves were too highly strung for them to receive an education and that their ovaries would become inflamed if they read too much.

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“The Cause comes across as a special gift, the book the author most wanted to write to the reader from the great scholar.”

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