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“Historian Ambrogio Caiani’s riveting new book To Kidnap a Pope deftly explores the test of wills between the French emperor and Roman Catholic pontiff in the aftermath of the Fren

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“Simard’s pioneering research gives us a new way of looking and living with the floral world . . .”

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Accessible, challenging, and fun by turns, Speculative Los Angeles possesses everything a fan could want.”

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With a design inspired by the lyrics, “And so you’re back from outer space,” I Will Survive puts a completely new spin on this classic song recorded by Gloria Gaynor in 1978.

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African Europeans is a well-researched, ambitious, accessible, and concise but comprehensive introduction to this neglected story in European history.”

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“The authors infer that Trump cared more about himself than the country. Their meticulous history of his last year in office certainly supports that view. . . .

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“Sam Kean’s crisp, bright storytelling makes these tales of out-of-control scientists irresistible.”

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Solar Perplexus is Dean Young’s 17th poetry collection, and like much of his work, this book is intensely, even aggressively absurdist.

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“Guidroz has created a strong, sympathetic heroine that readers can root for.

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“master craft level of world building that offers much more to the fantasy genre than the usual fare.”

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Marshall Allen’s Never Pay the First Bill starts off slow with a $445 overcharge issue.

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On the eve of World War II, inspired by a visit to the home of philosopher and gay rights advocate Edward Carpenter and his partner George Merrill, E. M.

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