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The Columbus Museum of Art commemorates the centenary of The Harlem Renaissance with an exhibit titled I Too Sing America, which is also the title of the beautifully curated companion book

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“The natural and gritty images paint dynamic landscapes that balance myth and reality.”

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A good superhero needs a great storyline to make an impression on his/her readers.

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As is the wont of this Vogue series of books that have focused on everything from shoes to music, there is always something missing in each of them and that absence detracts from the impac

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While the history of the creative relationship between choreographer George Balanchine and impresario Lincoln Kirstein has been chronicled before in books on and by both subjects, James Steichen’s

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The recent retake on A Star is Born, with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, got wonderful reviews.

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Shortly after he was inaugurated, President Donald Trump tweeted that the press was the “enemy of the people” because, he claimed, they made up news.

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Back in 2013 Michelle Obama took her anti-childhood obesity campaign to Mississippi. She spoke at an elementary school not far from Jackson.

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“Female rage is the essential fuel of #metoo.”
—Caitlin Flanagan

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Tom Smucker loves the Beach Boys, though he’s not in love with them right now.

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Hands-on assembly is the result of this project based book, Terrific Timelines: Fashion. Part of a series of Terrific Timelines titles, including chronologically lined-up Dinosaurs

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“after reading her story, you might want to remove the modifiers: Eunice was not just a brilliant African American woman lawyer; she was a brilliant lawyer.”

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“Fences and walls are not necessary. Mostly they are manifestations of superficial thinking.”

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Remember that startlingly clueless statement early in the Trump presidency, something about “Frederick Douglass . . . is getting recognized more and more, I notice . . .”?

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“Never saccharine, often wry, always charming, this book seduces its readers and infects them with the desire for whimsical dishes and intimate connection.”

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The publication in the West of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Gulag Archipelago and his subsequent exile from the Soviet Union occurred during the flowering of détente and America’s abandonment

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“Rampage reminds us once again that man’s inhumanity to man belies the notion of human progress.

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"Despite the volume of this book and its controversial interpretations, it makes a fast easy adventure in reading.

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“Anzio was in fact a great defensive victory that was won by the valor of the British and American troops that defended the beachhead . . .”

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If Marcel Proust had been a 21st century baseball analytics expert, and chose as his subject a single game, his book might’ve ended up like Rob Neyer’s Power Ball: Anatomy of a Modern Baseball

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“Leonardo da Vinci: Meet the Artist is a valiant and, on the whole, successful introduction to this fascinating man.

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What do we have to truly fear about President Donald Trump? He pulled off the successful re-negotiation of the North America Free Trade agreement.

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“Hello World looks under the hood of computers and is a good read for everyone about our ‘now’ and our near future.”

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Thanks to an army of great and critically acclaimed mystery writers, the Scandinavian country of Sweden is, in 2018, synonymous with murder.

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