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“a real game changer for the historiography of the Pacific Theater in World War II . . .

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“a worthwhile, engrossing read as an education in one of the most critical parts of United States' history . . .”

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“a powerful and fascinating approach to the great crisis of our time. And it gets to the heart of why climate change such a vexing and all-encompassing challenge.”

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From the title the prospective reader will expect a history and love letter to the ateliers of Maison Lesage.

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“Joseph Whelan does a deft job of blending ground and naval actions with the Japanese accounts of the battle, writing a gripping and timely account in time for the 75th anniversary of the l

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Unfinished Business: Notes of a Chronic Re-Reader is pure Vivian Gornick—not always easy reading, but sufficiently gripping to make us carry on, page after page,

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Gone at Midnight is the type of true crime book that you stay up all night reading.”

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A Nail the Evening Hangs On is fiery, trauma-stricken, tender, and complicated.

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“It’s one thing to watch an impeachment proceeding play out on television. It’s another to be behind closed doors where strategies are devised and decisions made.

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Emily Dickinson has been called the greatest poet in the English language. She is also “America’s most enigmatic and mysterious poet.” But she is not mysterious, according to Martha Ackman.

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The Splendid and the Vile is a tale of courage, perseverance, sacrifice, fear, tragedy, human drama, and ultimately inspiration for free peoples everywhere.

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“Preston provides a highly readable, highly detailed account of the historic meetings and often difficult and contentious negotiations between Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and their staffs

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Sam Wasson’s biography of Bob Fosse was an engrossing portrait of a complex artist and man. It was also a fabulous read, so fast-paced that it felt like having a three-week affair with Fosse.

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“would make a lovely gift for a friend who is interested in learning more about personal change, who is exploring recovery from physical or mental illness, or who enjoyed and wants to learn

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“With the ever-increasing numbers of poor adults and children in the United States, and current government efforts to further decrease benefits for them, this is an extremely timely book.”

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“what makes this book interesting is that the author has effectively generalized the purpose and behavior of a number of liars throughout the centuries.”

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Renaissance thinking was not just about making men smarter, more intellectual, and open minded (although who would complain about that happening!).

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“It takes a strong stomach to read this memoir, but the journey is worth it.”

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“Barnes is a delightful raconteur, and there’s a good deal of first-person rumination here throughout.

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an incredible tale of technology and heroism.”

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Antisemitism Here and Now is for readers who are concerned by the dangerous rise in contemporary antisemitism but unsure how to understand and confront it.”

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Michael Klare’s newest book departs from many of his previous works on America’s oil wars and disastrous, often provocative militaristic policies.

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“If Battle Dress is any indication of what’s to come next from Skolfield, readers should expect yet another masterfully rhythmic, morally gut-punching, timeless book of poetry.”

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