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On May 10, 1869, as the last ceremonial rail was bolted down at Promontory, Utah, a San Francisco newspaper declared America’s first transcontinental railroad a “victory over space, the elements, a

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The best part of Essays One are the many poets and authors Davis considers influences, these will be useful for Davis’ admirers

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“Churchland’s take on conscience is likely messier than most of us will find comfort in, yearning as we do for moral clarity and certainty in order to make our decisions easier and put our

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Mulligan makes it clear that President Trump’s deregulation is working and benefitting the average American.”

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“In Defense of Looting is a reflection on violence as a form of social protest that can lead to social change.”

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The Vapors is a new take on the familiar gangster history, but it needs just a little bit more cohesion to make it all fit together.”

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“. . . the poems in Glamourous Life are stories, memorable stories to revisit and reconnect with.”

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“Kerri Arsenault’s portrayal of the devastating impact of unregulated capitalism on the lives of poor, mainly dark-skinned people is a serious indictment of the American way.”

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“What is helpful . . . is the reminder that ‘we do not march alone.’”

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"Children of Ash and Elm is a thorough, readable, one-volume history of the Viking culture built on the documentary and on archaeology."

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“The book’s underlying thesis is simple: The skin is a living, permeable ‘dynamic interface,’ ‘a complex, diverse ecosystem.’”

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Lithium provides the reader with an insightful look at the challenges facing the development of effective medications for the treatment of mental illness.”

”Magnum Artists is a must-have for the libraries of art lovers and photography aficionados everywhere.”

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“[Henry Kissinger] was a great if flawed public servant—above all a patriot, who like Bismarck, traveled the current of history and attempted, however imperfectly, to steer the nation to sa

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“Get this book if you’re in the industry. With better understanding, we may be able to help more of our musicians heal.”

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“Lenz deftly skewers all of the stereotypes around pregnancy and motherhood in her wonderful, must-read Belabored: A Vindication of the Rights of Pregnant Women.

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“This book is about what makes us vote as we do and keep coming back to this cultural ritual rain or shine, hell or high water.”

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“if you killed the right people, people who were poor, non-white, and who didn’t have anyone to speak up for them, you could literally get away with murder.

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a fascinating book that resides in the space between science journalism and memoir.”

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Nearly all the historiography of the Battle of Britain centers around the courage and fortitude of the “valiant few” British fighter pilots who turned back the German bombing campaign against the E

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“For students of both American government and the early history of the republic, this volume fills in a significant gap, while highlighting the political challenges faced by our very first

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“Read Roker’s new book in chapter chunks or in one sitting, and be assured you’ll be a bit wiser and feel better because of it.”

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Virtually all children’s books are illustrated.

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“The Beatles were not just a band but a magic act.”

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