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Reading a lot of memoirs, one can’t help but compare the ways different writers tackle their own pasts.

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The unique aspects of Bill Cunningham Was There is that he can easily be considered in any or all of the categories that comprise the genre of photography: designer, muse, and per

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“In Gates’ capable hands The Black Church is a stirring story, told with compassion, respect, and not a little awe.”

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Aahh . . . the halcyon days of the ’70s when New York City and the world was planet disco.

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Any movie goer, magazine reader, or fashion aficionado knows that fashion plays an essential and integral part of the storyline in any film.

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Hermione Lee’s biography of this celebrated playwright spans the six decades of his career.

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What is an I-Novel? The I-Novel is a literary genre in Japanese literature.

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“Mphanza’s poetry is for sure African; it is also international, speaking to all continents and peoples. Good poetry transcends geographical borders.”

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This entirely fresh look at the inner thoughts of our country’s early political titans is both highly engaging and thought provoking, showing the very human side of politi

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The reader of this exquisitely rendered monograph is in for quite a surprise.

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“The world we love is in our hands and so are the practical, effective, and daily choices that will protect our future.”

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In 2017, at 28 years of age Gabrielle Korn was the youngest Editor-in-Chief of an independent international digital publication called Nylon; she knew herself to be “younger and gayer than

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This little book is as candid and charming as its cover, and not coincidentally the kind of book its author, Lennie Goodings, likes best.

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“Bury me north of the Mason-Dixon line, in a white suit and a plain coffin.” —Louise Fitzhugh

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Margaret Atwood is, at this moment in history, probably the most distinguished and most widely admired English-language writer who still hasn’t won the Nobel Prize for literature.

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From the start it is clear Floating in a Most Peculiar Way is going to be a journey of discovery like few others. Not many people can say they are from a country that no longer exists.

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“How to Avoid a Climate Disaster is a primer for every citizen and a checklist for specialists to make sure they have the big picture.”                            

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“To be able to brag that your son or daughter was accepted at Harvard or Yale or Stanford checked off a box for status-hungry parents.

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“The author writes clearly and entertainingly of the rich history of the Plantagenet queens of England and for an audience unfamiliar with the subject.”

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“A model of how not to write history for young people.”

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Acclaimed poet Uche Nduka weaves a kind of simple intimacy into his collection, Facing You, opting for unsentimental sentimentality while also shattering any preconceived notions the reade

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Koa Beck’s book, White Feminism: From Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind, comes with a rather double- or even triple-edged endorsement from Gloria Steinem; “Don’t judge

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“If being told you’d kill yourself was not hitting bottom, what was? That changed nothing. He had been run over by a car. That changed nothing. He had been beaten until his brain bled.

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“Ghost Flames, within the framework of invasion, defeat, victory, and stalemate, tells the complexities of the post-World War II ‘ideological civil war’ of Korea.”

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“Even if he is acquitted, Springora has managed to exact some revenge by capturing G, and all of his terrible behavior, forever in these erudite, incriminating pages.”

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