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Call it a celebration, a fortieth anniversary gift, a visual chronicle of one of the most controversial fashion designers of the 20th and 21st centuries . . . Vivienne Westwood.

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“Jonah Mixon-Webster’s performance poetry is piercingly complex, composing the pains of African American communities living under unrelenting distress.”

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“O’Donnell’s vivid writing reveals the sights, sounds, smells, and feelings of the men who do the actual fighting in wars.”

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Few men are as dead as Osip Mandelstam.

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“provides a comprehensive history and analysis of China's long-term grand strategy to move beyond becoming merely a regional power in Asia to displacing the United States as the world's pre

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The graphic novel, Before They Were Artists: Famous Illustrators as Kids, covers the careers of six illustrators, three men and three women, of varying levels of fame, three deceased and t

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“This book will certainly inspire many new questions.”

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“provides both practical and clinical advice with an emphasis on improving Black Women’s emotional and physical health through trauma resolution, exercise, mindfulness, support systems, sel

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“For anyone wanting to understand how America has fought the ‘grey wars’ of the last 20 years, this book provides a unique introduction to how these units train, think, and fight.”

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“History at its finest, proving clearly how the past is very much part of the present.”

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“a definitive guide to an important and enduring series of British programming that has left a lasting influence on American popular culture and PBS.”

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“Well-written, unexpectedly engaging, and perhaps a bit overlong, After Cooling is a knockout debut by a gifted writer.”

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“Williams reflects . . . on an issue contentious for feminists and other women, namely her sexuality: ‘And one last thing.

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“there are a lot of contradictions in modern Iran, and reading this book will give you many valuable insights into how the country functions—with repression and tolerance going hand in hand

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Feed is a brilliant contemplation of love seen through the lenses of food, pop culture, and raw emotion.

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A month ago, in the wake of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza and elsewhere, a poem rapidly gained the absolute and undivided attention of all of the poetry-loving world: fourt

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“Nicholas Thomas scoffs at the belief of some scholars that the discovery of, and landings on, islands that were tiny dots in a vast ocean were nothing more than serendipitous accidents tha

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If one were to draw a Venn diagram to help explain Robert Plumb’s well-intentioned but flawed book about five significant women in American Civil War history, its overlapping circles would include

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“Partly autobiographical, often funny, and entirely insightful from a cannabis-loving man who’s fully experienced every one of his 88 years, Willie Nelson’s Letters to America

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Homer was an expressive artistic powerhouse, and the Cullercoats work proves his versatility.”

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“England sleeps still from valley to hill.” That’s a line from a song by Amazing Blondel, a British group that imagined an Arcadian rural past.

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“It’s difficult to share the finite details that rise to the surface as Matthews takes the reader from his youth through his life experiences.

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Most of us at one time or another long to produce something creative. When the COVID pandemic hit and we were required to quarantine, many of us became frustrated, depressed, and downright bored.

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