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“a richly satisfying book, both historically and technologically, and has provided an intimate view into the lives of the people at the birth of the space age. Highly recommended . .

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“travels beyond faith into politics and the soul.”

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“the pinnacle of what a well-designed, well-constructed, and information packed atlas should be.”

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“an excellent strategic and operational analysis of this mostly ignored campaign . . .”

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The famed Bauhaus school of art and design in Germany was founded in 1919 by pioneering architect Walter Gropius in Weimar.

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If you know who Tim Walker is and you are familiar with his body of work, then you have an inkling of what lies between the covers of this book, but if you are unfamiliar with the oeuvre of Tim Wal

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Do You Mind If I Cancel is packed with funny lines, wistful memories, and the kinds of coming of age experiences we all have.

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“‘I’d allowed myself to get to the stage where I shaved and wiped my arse and paid other people to do everything else for me. I had no idea how to work a washing machine.’”

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Ostensibly The International Best Dressed List: The Official Story is the chronicle and history of the International Best Dressed List, but the prospective reader should be keenly aware th

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“This collection of recipes, focused on simple ingredients and easy techniques, makes the case for eating well, locally, and in season.”

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The urgent task is to rapidly reclaim and amplify the best of ourselves, and this book is a step on that journey.”

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The Vagina Bible is a reference that helps women and girls understand that the female body is complicated and fascinating and nothing to be ashamed of.

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“not only informative and insightful; it’s also satisfying, entertaining, and makes you wish there were more farms like it where we can all get our food.”

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Gone Is Gone is worthy of our attention because it covers the topic of species extinction in a far more comprehensive manner than so many other b

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Operation Devil Horns is the type of book that will make you proud and make your blood boil.”

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“The combat photographers whose stories are told in this book occupy a unique place in the history of the war, both chronicling and participating in some of the major actions of the war whi

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Louise Bourgeois: An Intimate Portrait is an art book in the way an antique rococo picture frame might be art.

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Beautiful on the Outside is a fascinating study in motivation, concentration, and discipline, and one that has lessons for anyone in pursuit of excellence.

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Minda Harts has written a “how-to memo” for women of color in the workplace. It reads less like a guidebook and more like a conversation over drinks after work, in mixed company.

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The very first aspect that must be acknowledged with regard to Diamond Jewelry: 700 Years of Glory and Glamour is that Thames & Hudson has raised the bar for books within this segment

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New York has always been a city of immigrants, of migrants from other parts of the country, and of ethnic enclaves characterized by the distinct rhythms, cuisines, traditions and flavors of its inh

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“Bryson has produced a compelling, overly engaging work that is written for Everyman.

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"Davis . . . seamlessly blends the immediate events and the background to tell history not well known."

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Daniel Brush: Jewels Sculpture is unlike any other monograph within the genre of fine jewelry.

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“The Contender is an impressive book, a must for fans of Brando and of film acting. . . .

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