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Voluntary repatriation was psychological warfare. So argues this intriguing book about the Korean War.

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The Wedding Guest proves once again why this series has become the longest-running American crime series.”      

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"Clavin sets out to sort facts from popular legend and 'it was a delight to discover that the truth' 'can be at least as dramatic and potent as its fabrications.'"

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“Fault Lines is a comprehensive portrait of American history over the last half-century that ignores the nation’s changing place in the increasingly globalized wor

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The press release for this book reads “Tyson covers all the major concepts in astrophysics, and does so in an accessible but never condescending style.” It is indeed true that the major concepts ar

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“Chancer’s study is well-intentioned and well-argued, but does it answer the fundamental challenge it poses: Is it possible to ‘take back a revolution’?”

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Emmett Till’s murder was the “first great media event of the Civil Rights movement.” Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till provides new detail: the family, the trial, and o

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“a profoundly intelligent book. Wang addresses complex issues with scientific literacy and personal openness. Her book is valuable . . .”

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“Zaman’s lines of love to her readers are urgent, unhurried, generous, and, yes, uniquely deserving of the appellation gorgeous.”

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Before opening or even contemplating the purchase of this book, know that it covers Balenciaga in its current iteration and not Balenciaga as in The Master of Us All or the designer in all

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Zaitoun: Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen, a new book by former human rights worker Yasmin Khan, was published with rave reviews by the likes of the late Anthony Bourdain, chef Yotam O

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“I Am offers American art lovers the opportunity to discover and to relish the innovative work of a painter who deconstructed the old and constructed her own brave

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“Go Ahead in the Rain is a musical memoir in which the narrator comes of age and becomes a man.”

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Readers of poetry and listeners of classical music share something in common: each must engage in a push-pull to extract maximum benefit.

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“this graphic novel is for readers who know how to snap their fingers while turning the page.”

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Merriam Webster defines coloratura as the elaborate embellishment in vocal music broadly: music with ornate figuration and François Chaille ess

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“The inspiring story of Tomlinson transforming his relationship with food may break your heart before it eventually lifts it.”

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“Otto Jakob: Ripe Fruit is just this fascinating exploration of art, design, and craftsmanship that can actually be classified as stand-alone within the genre.”

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“Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of Memory defends Bonnard’s surprising historical significance, pushing him forward from the traditional French art history shelf onwar

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“This is really a book about healthy ageing from the authors’ highly particular perspective—and it turns out that the fountain of youth is full of germs.”

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“A wall cannot be built to stop immigration. We have to learn to make the best of it.”

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“Color and Light highlights the life and key artistic periods of a painter who participated heavily in moving color to a dramatic new level.”

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“The images and accompanying words in Eye on the West challenge us to see, think, and feel differently about the Western landscape . . .”

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