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Even readers familiar with Afghanistan’s years of travail under Soviet occupation and Taliban rule, including the trauma of American military intervention, will discover aspects of those times to p

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Saeed Jones is an award-winning poet, editor, and co-host of BuzzFeed’s AM to PM morning show. His latest book How We Fight for Our Lives is his powerful coming of age memoir.

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“‘Sea power did not win the war itself: it enabled to war to be won.’ This carefully researched and incisive book certainly makes this case.”

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A year has passed, and Irene Steele is still trying to understand how her husband Russ could have deceived her.

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“Fans of Karen Slaughter will find Haseldine’s crime fiction rewarding . . .”

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“Daniel Mendelsohn fulfills his own criteria for good criticism. His erudition is always impressive, but one never feels that he is showing off.

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There is a gift that surprises in the poems of Fanny Howe’s latest book of poetry, Love and I, and that gift is trust.

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This book is absolutely essential reading for anyone hoping to understand post-Soviet Russia and America’s role in shaping its trajectories at home and on the world stage.

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The Ascent to Godhood is definitively not to be missed.”

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“a splendid book that flies by with a sharp and concise writing style, just what you would expect from a Marine general.”

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The Man Who Played with Fire is up front about using author Stieg Larsson’s name and research to help solve the 1986 assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme who was gunned down

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"Just as courts today are still interpreting constitutional provisions that have been in place from the start, the Reconstruction Amendments have faced the same scrutiny for a century and a

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