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While she was the pastry chef at The French Laundry, Claire Clark wrote Indulge in 2007; now released in paperback, the book remains a must-have.

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For all the dyspepsia induced by the Great Recession, Niall Ferguson, one of our best economic historians, has offered us a tonic: a biography not of a dealer, trader, or hedger, but rather a b

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Cecil B. DeMille was one of the first true giants of the American film industry. His bigger than life persona has inspired author Eyman to attempt a bigger than life portrait.

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“Insurance is the great protector of the American middle class, but only when it works.” Jay Feinman’s premise is that the property and casualty insurance industry is a profit seeking one that make

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 Wendy Richmond has put together a swirling assortment of ideas, observations, tips, philosophy, quotes, and anecdotes about art.

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Dog stories are meant to tug at the heartstrings. But A Man and His Maniac: The Bunkie Story does so in a down-to-earth way.

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Most of us know someone who could use a little basic instruction in the kitchen: a college student or recent graduate living in his/her first apartment, a newly single adult, a neighbor, a friend o

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The cover of Mike Vaccaro’s The First Fall Classic is a sepia-toned photograph of 1912 World Series combatants “Smokey” Joe Wood of the Boston Red Sox and Jeff Tesreau of the New York Gian

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So what happens to helicopter parents and their children when the kids go to college? Well, that’s precisely the question Barbara K.

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It would be easy to write an Obama-backlash book using buzzwords and cliché ridden accounts of the right-wing talk show blather-babblers.

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Complexion Perfection offers a fair amount of useful information for people who are interested in making their skin look better.

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Do you believe that every child has the potential to be a strong reader? Author and Texas sixth-grade teacher, Donalyn Miller, does.

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Rather than a biography, this volume is about Walter Albini, the seer, the prescient man who foresaw the future of fashion way before his untimely demise.

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(Oxford University Press, 2010)

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“The bishop was much struck by some of the analogies I drew.” —Oscar Wilde

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This isn’t a great book. That’s not to say it’s useless. It has value, like a recipe for mashed potatoes or buttermilk pancakes.

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As the debate rolls on about Immigration Reform in the United States, as Congress considers President Obama’s vision to design a “Path to Citizenship,” and as Arizona tightens req

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Author Rush, a college playwrighting teacher and the author of several produced plays, has created a masterful textbook for playwrights. He gives the basics of the craft in clear, simple language.

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Jose M. De Olivares has over 40 years of experience helping teens. De Olivares survived growing up on the streets in the South Bronx, walked the beat in the housing projects of St.

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Why read a book with a title that would scare the sanest person among us? Is it to prove one is “highbrow” or an “intellectual” or just looking to fool those around him?

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For years, Hollywood has been selling the story in which a regular guy gets threatened by the minions of an evil government, only to win out against all odds in the end.

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In Mary Tudor: Princess, Bastard, Queen, Anna Whitelock sets out offer a picture of English first Queen Regnant as something other than the “weak-willed failure as so often rendered by traditional

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By any standards, Brian Fagan is a leading authority on archaeology, and, with 46 books on the subject to his credit, he is among the world’s leading popularizers of the field.

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