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The words “Armenia” and “bittersweet” have been a natural pairing for the people of that country and its diaspora.

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Complexion Perfection offers a fair amount of useful information for people who are interested in making their skin look better.

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This spring has seen the publication of the 360th edition from The Library of America, in a sense completing, at least for now, the full circle of the history of American literature.

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Ophelia Field was born in Australia to American parents and now lives in London with her partner and children.

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“The bishop was much struck by some of the analogies I drew.” —Oscar Wilde

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There seems to be no end to the number of businessmen, politicians, and coaches who, upon achieving success or some elevated position in their field, write a book claiming to have some insight into

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There are many ways to define “kosher.” The Hebrew root of the word simply means fit—food that is fitting for Jews to eat.

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In 1997, one bad decision environmental science writer and adventurer Jon Turk made during his 25 years of backcountry skiing triggered an avalanche that nearly did to him what kayaking and sailing

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For years, Hollywood has been selling the story in which a regular guy gets threatened by the minions of an evil government, only to win out against all odds in the end.

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Nat Geo Wild Animal Atlas: Earth’s Astonishing Animals and Where They Live is a perfect tool to introduce young readers to the amazing animals across the globe.

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Not every programmer may be a scientific programmer, but all programmers will at some point have to deal with correctness, efficiency, and requirements changes, and some may have to deal with float

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Jaron Lanier, an early developer of Virtual Reality, presents his manifesto, his state-of-the-union address of the cultural impact of the Internet and the Web. He has been prescient in the past.

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This is a book that aims to set the West’s exploration of the solar system in its historical context.

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Welcome to Redneck economics and philosophy. If Mr. and Ms.

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Encounter Books, February 2008As we witness the incredible surge of international donations and support directed toward Haiti following the January 12 earthquake, we must recognize the fact that th

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Kevin Walsh is a scratch golfer and a television journalist working in Boston.

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The Icarus Syndrome uses the Greek myth of Icarus to illustrate American foreign policy shortcomings following World War I, Vietnam, and Iraq.

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One of the most accurate and inaccurate criticisms leveled at the romance genre is that they are all the same.

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This well-written book affords the reader an unobstructed view of the inner workings of the clumsy governmental machine named the FBI.

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Bakers who already own Room for Dessert and Ripe for Dessert know they can trustpastry chef and cookbook author David Lebovitz to provide reliable, delicious recipes.

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Thank goodness not everyone can make a living off of their childhood ambitions. Otherwise, who would serve as insurance actuaries?

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It’s not unusual for scholars to come up with approximately the same idea at about the same time.

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“Every writer is alone . . .”

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The relationship novel has a venerable pedigree stretching at least as far back as Jane Austen, a hardy lineage onto which has been grafted all manner of cross-pollinating hybrids, from the adolesc

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