Nonfiction

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“Paul Le Blanc’s October Song reminds readers just how difficult it is to make a revolution, especially one that failed.”

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“Cartoon County is a wonderful read, a paean to a bygone era in art that will delight and inspire.”

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“No American city was more important to Nazis than Los Angeles; home to Hollywood, the greatest propaganda machine in the world.

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The Vietnam War was one of the most tragic and divisive events in the history of this country.

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Laurie Gwen Shapiro’s The Stowaway is the adventure of Billy Gawronski, a first-generation Polish-American living in Bayside, New York, who on the day of his graduation from high school at

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No book could have a more auspicious moment of publication than Simon Baatz’s The Girl on the Velvet Swing.

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“David Cay Johnston is truly Prometheus bound in this sickening reveal of the Trump Administration.”

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“filled with impressive historical research and analysis. . . . profound in its insights, and its conclusions are shocking.”

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Anyone who knows anything about the old Hollywood studio system will tell you that movie stars were treated like Barbie dolls.

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Looking for a good cause for 2018? Something you can do while sitting in your armchair? Something that needs to be done if we are to live in a “clean” planet?

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“From the first page to the last, readers are enmeshed in a beguiling story of government intrigue, criminal cunning, FBI backstabbing, and foreign covert shenanigans.”

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“In the end, something just doesn't smell right about this industry.”

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The incarceration of a loved one is a traumatic event. For many families, it is also life-altering.

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“Can America find the vital spark needed to walk the cooperative pathway?”

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The Dark Mountain Project is a worldwide collective of writers, artists, activists co-founded by Dougald Hine and Paul Kingsnorth, dedicated to creating “uncivilized” art, poetry, prose, and more.

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A Mind at Play is well researched, entertaining, and a warm and fascinating portrait of a genius whose ideas bridged mathematics and engineering, providing a foundation for the science of

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“No doubt, Georgia O’Keeffe would paint her support for the #MeToo movement though she might not post the tweets.”

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On first blush, it would be easy to think this memoir is a cheap attempt to cash in on what is really a very common problem in America—our addiction to online porn that is said to be ruining young

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Battles over newspaper coverage of the Mormon church date back to the earliest years of the most persecuted and persistent cult in American religious history.

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Stephen Greenblatt, Pulitzer Prize winner and a specialist in early modern literature, explores in The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve the enduring fascination of the Genesis story

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“an insightful book, providing a closeup look at a conflict that has bedeviled the Middle East and only added fuel to the ongoing fires in that region.”  

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Originally published in the Netherlands in 2016, this homage to the friendship and careers of the couturier designer Hubert Givenchy and actress Audrey Hepburn does not fare well in translation.

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Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics is an important and informative book that becomes more and more amazing as it progresses.

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The border between North and South Korea is the Demilitarized Zone (the DMZ). It is one the most heavily militarized strips of land on the planet.

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