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The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State

Lawrence Wright · Alfrred A. Knopf
Pages: 366
Format: Print book

With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East. Here, in ten powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker, he recalls the path that terror in the Middle East has taken,...
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The Battle for Home: The Vision of a Young Architect in Syria

Marwa al-Sabouni · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

An architect's gripping account of living and working in war-torn Syria, and the role architecture plays in whether a community crumbles or comes together Drawing on the author's personal experience of living and working as an architect in Syria, this timely and fascinating account...
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A Fly Rod of Your Own

John Gierach · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

John Gierach, "the voice of the common angler" (The Wall Street Journal) and member of the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame, brings his sharp sense of humor and keen eye for observation to the fishing life and, for that matter, life in general.John Gierach is known for his witty, trenchant...
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Portrait Revolution: Inspiration from Around the World For Creating Art in Multiple Mediums and Styles

Julia L. Kay · Watson-Guptill
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Based on the popular international collaborative art project, this guide to creating portraiture in multiple mediums and styles teams hundreds of portraits with tips and insights on the artistic process. The human face is one of the most important subjects for artists, no matter their chosen...
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Pete Rose: An American Dilemma

Kostya Kennedy · Little Brown & Co
Pages: 341
Format: Hardcover

"Kennedy's book on the tarnished and enigmatic Rose is exceptional. Like the best writing about sport--Liebling, Angell--it qualifies as stirring literature. I'd read Kennedy no matter what he writes about." --Richard FordPete Rose played baseball with a singular and headfirst...
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Good Housekeeping Christmas Cookies: 75 Irresistible Holiday Treats

Good Housekeeping · Hearst
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Everyone loves a Christmas cookie! Here are the best of the best from Good Housekeeping: 75 delicious triple-tested holiday recipes, from Chocolate Chunk and Gingerbread Cutouts to Mint Peppermint Sticks and Razzy-Jazzy Thumbprints. Whether you're an expert baker or an enthusiastic home...
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Lessons on Expulsion: Poems

ERIKA L SNCHEZ · Graywolf Press
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

An award-winning and hard-hitting new voice in contemporary American poetryThe first time I ever came the light was weak and carnivorous.I covered my eyes and the night cleared its dumb throat.I heard my mother wringing her hands the next morning.Of course I put my underwear on backwards,...
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Working Americans 1880-2015, Volume VI: Women at Work, Second Edition

Scott Derks · Grey House Pub.
Format: Print book

Grey House Publishing is proud to announce the publication of Working Americans 1810-2015, Volume VI: Women at Work. This second edition updates the sixth volume in the Working Americans series through 2015, profiling the lives of American women how they lived, how they worked, how they...
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Full-Figure Fashion: 24 Plus-Size Patterns for Every Day

BurdaStyle Magazine · Interweave; Spi edition
Format: Print book

Sew stylish, flattering garments with Burda patterns!BurdaStyle is a legendary brand that focuses on the fashionable, high-style, in sewing marketplace. Sewists know the BurdaStyle name and its reputation for high-quality sewing patterns. BurdaStyle Modern Sewing Full-Figure Fashion includes...
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Tokyo: A Biography: Disasters, Destruction and Renewal: The Story of an Indomitable City

Stephen Mansfield · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The history of Tokyo is as eventful as it is long. A concise yet detailed overview of this fascinating, centuries-old city, Tokyo: A Biography is a perfect companion volume for history buffs or Tokyo-bound travelers looking to learn more about their destination.In a whirlwind journey through...
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A Colony in a Nation

Chris Hayes · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

New York Times best-selling author and Emmy Award-winning news anchor Chris Hayes argues that there are really two Americas: a Colony and a Nation.America likes to tell itself that it inhabits a postracial world, yet nearly every empirical measure -- wealth, unemployment, incarceration,...
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War Diaries, 1939–1945

Astrid Lindgren · Yale University Press
Pages: 235
Format: Print book

These personal diaries kept by Astrid Lindgren, author of the world famous Pippi Longstocking books, chronicle the horrors of World War II. Before she became internationally known for her Pippi Longstocking books, Astrid Lindgren was an aspiring author living in Stockholm with her family...
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Books for Living

Will Schwalbe · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From the author of the beloved New York Times best-selling The End of Your Life Book Club, an inspiring and magical exploration of the power of books to shape our lives in an era of constant connectivity. Why is it that we read? Is it to pass time? To learn something new? To escape from...
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Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism

Bartow J. Elmore · W W Norton
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

An absorbing history of how Coke's insatiable thirst for natural resources shaped the company and reshaped the globe. How did Coca-Cola build a global empire by selling a low-price concoction of mostly sugar, water, and caffeine? The easy answer is advertising, but the real formula...
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Defining Documents in American History: The 1950s

Salem Press · Salem Press
Pages: 500
Format: Print book

This important resource provides students and researchers new insights into the 1950s in the U.S., through an in-depth analysis of forty important primary source documents and their lasting effect on American history. An historical timeline and bibliograp
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