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“Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits is valuable primarily for those particularly interested in what the gurus of the branding industry have to say about where branding was in

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“Parents of children who have been diagnosed as belonging to one of these groups and adults who have been living with any of these labels will find positive affirmation and encouraging advi

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“Best American Sports Writing is a showcase for great writing and perceptive, under-the-radar stories about athletes and adventurers, the stench of a ‘bitches and ho’s’ sports culture run a

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“Covering everything from mystery clocks to Tourbillion movements to the most stunning and unimaginably complex watches, Cartier Time Art will educate as well as entertain anyone w

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“We should all live such lives—dreaming and attaining, loving and lusting—and look so good when we sit down to write our memoirs. . . .

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“Ms. Meynendonckx’s book gives an international view of movie crime and its bloody, reality-based equivalent. Much of the focus is on crime in America and the Hollywood version of same. .

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“The push-pull of Ms. Bijan’s relationship with her parents during their grief as she came of age will feel familiar to many readers, but the details of Ms. Bijan’s life will not. . . .

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“Kayak Morning might be described as a literary stream of consciousness that is both poetic and poignant.”

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If you have years of articles and website postings about various Australian wine topics, how do you weave all those writings into one coherent book with a single narrative flow?

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“. . . riveting from start to finish. . . .

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“Rebecca Rupp has done us the favor of serving up a savory history of something many of us don’t think much about—vegetables. . . .

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“In 1981, She and He (their identities are deliberately obscured) signed a contract which would grant him unlimited sexual services in return for providing her with a house and financial su

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“Go out this instant and purchase Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature by Joyce Sidman.

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“My copy of Wild Flavors is so dog-eared that the book looks like I’ve owned and used it for years. I haven’t—but I intend to.”

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“Willpower combines research descriptions, summaries of findings, and discussion of the application of the research with stories featuring celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey to faci

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“With the idea of writing a book for the ultimate cookie swap—one with perfect, cheflike confections—Tracey Zabar began hitting up mostly New York chefs and bakers for their best recipes.

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Darkmarket is a lively account of how credit card crime is organized on the Internet and an engaging portrayal of some of the characters who are involved.

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“This biography could have easily been titled The Tale of Two Colberts; however, Colbert’s signature ‘truthiness’ seems to befit the style and enjoyment Ms.

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“While this book could represent a celebration of all that romance can represent, that topic was covered in Beyond Heaving Bosoms in a much more authentic way.

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“This book should be read by all “House” fans. . . . All students of psychology . . . Basic issues of personal behavior are covered in a clear, understandable fashion.

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“There is a saying that if you remember the sixties, then you weren’t there; in the same vein, this book should be read by not only anyone with even a passing interest in this fascinating p

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“What we have here is a collection of vaguely amusing errata corralled together with the slightest of lassos, a book with all the organizational clarity of a stand-up act. . . .

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“As a whole, On Bicycles is the kind of essay collection that any major urban public library should own.

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“. . . the rest of us should take Mark Bowden’s warnings with the utmost seriousness because of the growing threats to our wired world.

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“Could it be that what feeds both ‘dependence corruption’ and excess lobbying is simply overworked Representatives? . . .

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