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Art history in the Golden Age is not the exclusive domain of Michelangelo’s Italy or Bruegel’s Netherlands. Other countries in Europe also produced prominent artists during that era.

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“A well-written bit of escapism that offers a few hours of easy reading fun.”

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“Aoife’s poignant and endearing story will linger long after the final pages. This family-forward debut is one to be savored and shared.”

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Rarely, if ever, has this reader come across a book of this genre that was as thoroughly annotated, enlightening, informative and just incredible on so many different levels.

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Xenophobia has had a long and sordid history in this country, as admirably pointed out by author Erika Lee in the text.

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“Regan ends her memoir with a prayer. Then it is another day, and the reader is hopeful that Iliana will be just fine.”

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This short book shows Toni Morrison’s “black girl magic,” as Zadie Smith writes in the Prologue. It shows her beauty.

There is no question that Jacques Henri Lartigue is one of the leading figures of 20th century photography.

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“The perfect book for any child who has ever played with a hammer.”

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The History of Rock & Roll, Volume 2 delivers more than its share of amusing and revelatory anecdotal glories, while still adhering to its mission statement of identifying ess

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This young adult novel will appeal to young people who are questioning their sexuality or coming to terms with being gay.

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Ted Gioia's books on jazz, blues, and folk music are both scholarly and entertaining, and his latest volume Music: A Subversive History is perhaps his most ambitious.

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