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For the last 80 years, global commerce on the oceans has been conducted in a mostly peaceful manner protected by the mantel of the United States Navy.
The co-authors of Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty, journalist Anderson Cooper and novelist and historian Katherine Howe, posit that the Vanderbilt family suffered from
“The reader closes the covers more frustrated than enlightened.”
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The prospective reader might be led astray by the title of the book thinking that this is a catalog or the reprise presentation of Dior’s retrospective that took place at the Musée des Arts Décorat
Near the end of his endearing memoir, App Kid, the author, Michael Sayman, describes a talk he delivered at Menlo College—in the very heart of Silicon Valley—where he revealed what he call
The big colorful book of A History of Music for Children grabs your attention with its orange, oversized cover.
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After plodding through the 170 odd pages of The United States of Fashion: A New Atlas of American Style, this reader is completely confused and finds its timing somewhat pandering
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Britain’s Desert Island Discs has been on the BBC since 1942. They don’t have to choose records on that mythical patch of sand with a lone palm tree for company, but many do.
“an excellent primer on the role of seaborne commerce in creating our global economy . . .”
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Author Andres Resendez has undertaken to tell the story of a little-known voyage across the Pacific Ocean by a small Spanish fleet, one ship of which, the smallest, was led, surprisingly, by a mula
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“Giulio Boccaletti in Water: A Biography tells a history of human manipulation of the environment.