“The radicals in Holly Jackson’s informative book speak not only with truth and passion but with a vision of a different, better America.”
“this is a good read for any empathetic, intellectually alive reader wondering about the world and the meaning of life.”
Opening with a Foreword (written by the iconic Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman) that oozes praise from the very get-go, one can’t help but be skeptical.
“With clear prose and an excellent writing style, Stephen Harding, editor of Military History magazine, is to be commended for bringing another interesting story of World War II to
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Dawn Newton’s memoir starts with a cancer diagnosis. Yet Newton writes about change and loss, insecurity and self-doubt. She writes delicately about human value and how to know it.
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Sunil Dutta takes you on a journey from northern India, grossly partitioned after the independence from the United Kingdom, into Pakistan (primarily Muslim) and India (primarily Hindu), which is an
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"Well-illustrated and fully annotated, Forgotten Bastards covers its subject on several levels and in a readable style."
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“[An] insightful and penetrating study of the history of conservative nationalism in the United States.”
Adam Mansbach has redefined parenthood from the perspective of the panicked parent.
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Meatless burgers are everywhere. So popular that supermarkets and fast food chains can’t keep them in stock. Whatever happened to cultured meat?
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