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In Show Up for Salad: 100 More Recipes for Salads, Dressings, and All the Fixins You Don’t Have to Be Vegan to Love, Terry Hope Romero does a lot more than provide a few recipes for those

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“The Crowded Hour, with a rousing narrative, does Roosevelt justice, but it serves even better in explaining the 1898 war."

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“Expect to be exhausted and unsettled after reading the first half of the book because that is the author’s goal.

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“The Infernal Library is truly an imaginative way of looking at history—and it’s by far better written than the words of the leaders Kalder focuses on.”

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“The stories presented here constitute a further step in dispelling negative stereotypes and in enabling gay men of these three generations to own their dignity.”

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“The range of Rollins’ poetic skill is remarkable. The result is a collection of poetry which is magnificently crafted, readable, and crucially important.”

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Jean-Michel Basquiat was a cryptic figure in the 1980s art scene, and he remains enigmatic 30 years after his death from an accidental overdose in 1988.

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Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez died in 2014 at age 87, a Nobel Prize winner, admired as one of the finest novelists of the 20th century.

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“Even with (or because of) the poop jokes, Tony T-Rex’s Family Album: A History of Dinosaurs is a keeper.”

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So much about Iraq has been destroyed over the last few decades. The country has suffered great indignities. Rampage, war, revolution, and still, to this day, misunderstanding on a global scale.

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“a first-rate effort with enough detail to capture the history combined with a sharp pace and magnificent artwork.

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As a rule, museum fashion exhibits have centered around a facet of fashion that is either tangible, immediately recognizable, or something definitively specific that really doesn’t require any sort

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“Harrison’s poetry transcends pedestrian landscapes to inspire sentimental memories, as if epiphanies.”

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Awaken is a gem for students and practitioners of art, meditation, Buddhism, and/or Asian culture.”

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Anthony Bourdain Remembered is a crowdsourced eulogy of a book that will be published on May 27, just a few days before the anniversary of his death on June 8, 2018.

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“It’s refreshing to thumb through a chef-written cookbook and recognize virtually all of the recipes . . .

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Conformity is both necessary for a society and one of its grave dangers. Cass Sunstein has been interested in this tension for a significant part of his career.

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What is quite extraordinary about Mary Quant is that it explores and examines the fashion tsunami she created in the ’60s.

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“‘Armed with cool, nerdy facts’ the reader will be able to discuss language as an entry point into larger ideas of gender equality.”

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"H is for Haiku is a true treasure, filled with nuggets of joy and gems of delight—a gentle call to pause and pay attention to the small moments in each day."

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“Rod Pyle writes in an accessible style that explains technically complex concepts in easy to understand language.”

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“Nearly 40 years after his death, Hitchcock still is a formidable influence on today’s movie aesthetics, a factor Paul Duncan emphasizes on every page of this book.”

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“The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Masterpiece Paintings is a book ready for heirloom status.

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