Maggie Knapp

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Laughing To Keep from Dying: African American Satire in the Twenty-First Century

This scholarly analysis may find its audience in academic performing arts collections.
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Dance We Do: A Poet Explores Black Dance

Of interest to those familiar with Shange’s written work, and generally to dancers and dance historians.

Phoebe Robinson on Spotlighting Diverse Voices Through Her New Imprint

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Nobody Ever Asked Me About the Girls: Women, Music and Fame

An intriguing (and occasionally snarky) look at the lives, loves, and off-stage personas of well-known women soloists and band members. With the increased visibility of women in entertainment generally, and music specifically, this title will find an audience in most libraries.
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Fangirls: Scenes From Modern Music Culture

Anyone who has wondered why someone would bid thousands for a wad of used chewing gum or collect a closetful of an idol’s clothing will come away with greater understanding. May fit a niche for broad collections.

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Every Penguin in the World: A Quest To See Them All

The quasihuman charm of penguins is hard to resist, and this title is sure to find its audience.
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The Value of a Dollar 1860–2019

A fascinating look at what Americans have bought, paid, and earned over the past 150 years.
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The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers: An A–Z Guide to History’s Most Heinous Murderers

Not for the faint of heart. The blood-spattered cover and straightforward title convey the type of information found here.
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The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2020

Equally useful for completing school assignments, settling bets, and discovering trivia.

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