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What this book represents is something more than just a glossy coffee table offering focused on female designers as it shines a light on many designers who have long been forgotten as well as quite

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“The most readable tour of cosmology from the perspective of the multiverse to date.”

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Katie Roiphe is noted for her trenchant and often controversial views on all things feminist.

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Wendy Moore’s skill as a writer delivers the story of these women and the history of the war with exceptional power, laying out a compelling combination of casual

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Alan D. Gaff is, among other things, a prolific military historian with ten well-received books dealing with various military campaigns and subjects.

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“This book proves that the abstract ‘ideal’ of communism has not died for some people despite the empirical evidence of communism in power.

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Max Steiner essentially created the concept of composing for the movies. From the start of the sound era, Steiner defined a musical orchestral “cinematic” scoring for the American movies.

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“Historian Paul Matzko’s well-researched and often terrifically entertaining new book, The Radio Right, provides a compelling, convincing, and closely observed

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Hemingway and Ho Chi Minh did not meet in Paris. They briefly lived a short distance from each other on the Left Bank. This book is about how Paris affected them.

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“Anne Lister is considered to be the first ‘modern’ lesbian.”

“I am an enigma, even to myself, and I do excite my own curiosity.” —Anne Lister, June 21, 1824.

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“The Hour of Fate is a tale of greed, power, and accountability, an epic story of a clash of titans, one a political dynamo, the other unparalleled in business sav

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“In Pollock Confidential, they’re given a fascinating slice of this mercurial artist’s life, a strange marriage between a conservative government intrigue and rebellious creativity

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Political historians Mike Davis and Jon Wiener chronicle the civil rights movements that emerged in Los Angeles during the 1960s in Set the Night on Fire.

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“The substance behind Shrapnel Maps is substantial and groundbreaking, and poet Philip Metres has created a compelling work within its covers that will bring a new view to everyone

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“I, John Kennedy Toole is a fascinating mix of fact and fiction, albeit highly plausible fiction.

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Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, provides the reader with a comprehensive analysis of our world—a valuable guide for every alert citizen as well as for scholars and stu

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“a well-written, enjoyable, often rambling, and funny memoir by an accomplished comedy writer.”

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Churchill's Shadow Raiders is a genuine techno-thriller . . .”

“Pope Francis is dope,” says Jack Jenkins quoting Chase Iron Eyes, an American Indian activist, attorney, politician, and member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in American Prophets: The Religious Ro

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Alexander “Sandy” Calder (1898–1976) lives larger than life in Jed Perl’s Part 2 biography.

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"Davis and Douglas arose from very different Americas to create one tragic national history."

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A tiara is defined as “a decorative jeweled or flowered headband or semicircle for formal wear by women.” That may be the dictionary’s definition, but it certainly leaves the field wide open for in

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