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A Pros and Cons List for Strong Emotions is a memoir full of love, humor, and pain.

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“Lisa J. Parker’s second book of poetry reads like a personal diary written in controlled, soaring language that leaves an impact for all its emotional clear-sightedness.”

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Ever since the music called jazz emerged in the Black and Creole communities of early 20th century New Orleans (as most histories of the music contend), the vast majority of journalists, authors, a

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This is an exceptionally important and readable book addressing vastly underreported topics: the effect on plants of rising CO2 and the crucial importance of science for human survival.

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“In the Women of the American Revolution, the author educates the reader on much about the general feminine experience of the times.”

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Definitive, highly readable, and unusually revealing, this biography gives us the remarkable Chuck Berry in full.”

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Comin’ Right at Ya is a quick, snarky, enjoyable read, especially for outliers and real Western swing music aficionados.”

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Wow, Sorvino’s Raw Deal is about as depressing as they come. “They” being critiques/exposés of the food industry systems in the US. This one is relentless. But not very original.

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Like a lot of ambitious, young, and talented women, Jessica Grose was worried when she became pregnant with her first child.

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“Rickman’s diaries will provide young wanna-be actors what it’s really like to enter and exit the stage, play challenging roles and bask in the love of performance itself.”   

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Beverly Gage’s nearly 800-page biography of J. Edgar Hoover . . .

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“Gordon’s purpose has been to call attention to the vital role that women played in Eliot’s personal life and his development as a writer.”

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“food for thought as to how much things have changed, and how much they have stayed the same, or in some cases appear to be returning.”

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“This work is an education and a powerful discussion that spurs needed honest conversation.”

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Truman Capote’s groundbreaking, nonfiction classic, In Cold Blood—a gripping account of the 1959 slaughter of a wealthy Kansas farm family— instantly established the writer’s brilliant lit

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“The book, in sum, is a polemic rather than a serious attempt to sort out the science that informs policy and practice that would be a pathway to a better human future as the planet and all

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“if you love baseball, this interesting book will serve to enhance that love.”

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“Jestice succeeds in proving that queens have played important parts throughout history—and continue to do so.”

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“The graphic novel format will be enough incentive to get readers interested in physics.”

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Seventy-four-year-old Art Spiegelman, creator of The Complete Maus: A Survivor’s Tale, never really liked his father. He grew up in Vladek’s shadow like a lot of children of Holocaust surv

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“For those who can’t travel to Egypt, this book is the next best thing.”

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