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Freedom’s Just Another Word is a gripping examination of the delicate terrain inside a child’s mind and emotions while suffering horrendous child abuse as well as the lasting effects on th

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Historians Holzer and Symonds have given both Civil War historians and Civil War enthusiasts a groundbreaking presentation in The Complete Civil War: 1861–1865. These editors present the w

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When Meryl Streep portrayed Julia Child in the film Julie and Julia last year, Americans rediscovered French cooking.

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National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Animals is a wonderful animal reference that will delight children and will entertain them for years to come.

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Have you ever thought of the perfect witty comeback to an insult several minutes after the moment has passed?

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This is a cool book.

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There are basically three tracks that someone wishing to earn credentials in the world of wine can follow: The wine educator track, culminating in the Certified Wine Educator; the wine business tra

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Which cooks will appreciate Bonnie Stern’s Friday Night Dinners?

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All across America, business owners sleep the sleep of the troubled, nay, the guilty. They awake screaming, afflicted with a common nightmare.

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After a smash hit success with Seabiscuit, her book about a horse, Laura Hillenbrand has taken on another runner as the focal point of her new book.

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Surely at no other point in his illustrious career as the reigning Broadway lyricist/songwriter/composer of his time has Stephen Sondheim presented such a disappointing first act curtain.

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Why Does E=mc2? is one of those questions that educated
non-physicists must have been asking themselves for over a hundred

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Half Baked is a book by blogger Alexa Stevenson in which she tells the tale of her path from in-vitro fertilization to the birth her very premature daughter, Simone, a baby whose diaper wo

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Sean Wilentz’s Bob Dylan in America is a top-notch, first-class synopsis of Bob Dylan’s career, contributions to popular music, status as a cultural icon, and, to a lesser extent, place in

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The compilation of notes, written in their own handwriting, from some of the fashion industry’s leaders, legends and unknowns renders an extraordinary portrait of a much loved and much missed fashi

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If there were a “Watchman” to protect us from danger, he would be shaking his rattle vigorously right now.

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Near-death experiences (NDE) are fascinating.

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In Young Mr. Obama: Chicago and the Making of a Black President, Edward McClelland explores the early years of Obama’s life in Chicago and how those years influenced his life.

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Disappointment comes in many wrappings.

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How does an author begin to critically analyze and explain a phenomenon in popular culture?

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The book doesn’t begin in the Middle Ages with Thomas Aquinas or Robert Grosseteste. Not overtly, anyway.

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There are few words that can describe the influence and the arresting images that Mr. Bourdin graciously bestowed upon us during his career.

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Face it, denizens of the business world, our teamwork is and always has been an unmitigated disaster.

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“Barack Obama is what comes at the end of that bridge 
in Selma.” 

—Congressman John Lewis


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