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It is a rare occurrence when a dedicated and extremely well-informed fashionphile runs across a book about a creator that they have never heard of before.

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Michael Oberman was the music columnist at the daily Washington Star, taking over from his older brother, Ron, from February 1967 to March 1973.

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“For the many who already love Julia Child, the book will make a gratifying addition to their library.”

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“The raw sensuality, the winsome yen of her language and its ‘small gifts laden with love’s intentions’ leaves no doubt to the reader about the anonymous others she carries through the work

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“It is challenging to balance audience appeal in a book like this. One must please both casual fans and those already familiar with the game’s long history.

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Every sentence in this book deserves to be treasured and relished.

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“Susan Herbert's imaginative scenes by classic artists from the 15th to the 19th centuries, accompanied by Corine Fletcher's charming feline pop-ups, will delight cat fans and culture buffs

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“Thank you, Megan Rapinoe, for a book that is so courageously honest, thought-provoking, informative, and inspiring.

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Little Audrey’s Daydream: The Life of Audrey Hepburn, would make a nice choice for a young person doing a biography on a famous or influential person.”

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We’ve all, at some point, had this experience:  tidying up, digging around, cleaning out the drawers, or  fussing about the attic, we find . . .

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If you are a compulsive and devoted fashionphile, there is always some little morsel of information or quote that can be found in a fashion book no matter how many books you have read about a parti

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“This is a well-sourced biography and dimensional portrait that bypasses much of the usual gossip around this inimitable star.”

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“Demons haunted Germany after World War II, and Germans turned to ancient rites and rituals to seek redress and recovery. Professor Black tells that story well.”

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The Queering of Corporate America vividly recounts one of the more important narratives in the history of LGBTQ+ people in America.”

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Wes Anderson: The Iconic Filmmaker and His Work is a satisfying book that will deepen enjoyment of watching (or rewatching) an Anderson film for any fan.”

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Russia has never had a greater, more devoted patriot than Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.”

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“Everyone can benefit from learning how a resilient woman deals with the universal experience of losing someone and learning how to keep the person’s memory alive while becoming reattached

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Philip Norman has tackled some interesting luminaries of the golden age of rock and roll.

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The Invention of China is a very readable book that will educate the general reader and provide experienced sinologists with a bevy of insights and fresh perspectives on a growing military

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“That we have new levels of symbolic saturation via social media should give us a long moment of pause as we consider the intended and unintended effects of the powerful technologies that m

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A chameleon is defined as a person who often changes his or her beliefs or behavior in order to please others or to succeed.

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“we are the beneficiaries of not only the hard-won wisdom of a life well-lived but the tonal and thematic variations of a musician poet attuned to the nuance of the pain we, each of us, car

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