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“This is simply a collection of incidents Mr. Green seems to believe are ‘dumb,’ when many are simple errors.”

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“A reasoned and systematic historical analysis of contemporary Islamic societies is a book still waiting to be written.”

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“. . . channeling Michael Lewis sets a pretty high bar, and the attempt makes Confessions of a Microfinance Heretic more fun to read than most financial books.”

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“. . . an informative, entertaining chronicle not only about Hollywood and its famous sign but also about what makes a place.”

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“Given the great importance of creativity, especially now, these stories and many more make Imagine an engaging, rewarding, stimulating read.”

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“I wonder why she tries so hard for laughs. It seems that her native cant is studded with rueful humor—if any at all—as she views the world through her Lizz-colored glasses.”

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“Overall this memoir is a hoot, a loop-de-loop tale of life among the Housewives . . .

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“. . . a task of gargantuan proportions . . .”

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“Those who know little about these subjects but who have always been wondering what the whole fuss is about (regarding the burqa, the veil, or Park51) will find good explanations in this bo

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“We can all benefit from learning to be more strategic when it comes to credit . . .”

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“. . . methinks Ms. Prada doth protesteth too much, for she does make pretty clothes and does use tactilely and visually pleasing shapes and fabrics like Ms.

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“We Can All Do Better is a book that every responsible citizen should read, reflect on, and consider in determining which candidate to back in the upcoming elections.”

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“. . . hilarious . . . scathing critiques of American political elites and their reigning conceits.”

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“. . . When I Left Home [is] well worth reading—especially for blues fans interested in the southern rural and Chicago music scenes of the 1960s to the present.”

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“John Kelly conveys an impressive study of the firsthand accounts, the government reports, and the secondary scholarship within a well-paced, judicious presentation of what too often has be

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“This particular rendering of the life of one of fashion’s most enduring icons is hugely appealing on many levels.”

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