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Man-Made Wonders of the World

A feast for the eyes, this informational volume will appeal not only to those interested in architecture, but also politics, economics, history, archaeology, and theology, as well as armchair travelers.
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Early: An Intimate History of Premature Birth and What It Teaches Us About Being Human

A well-written, carefully researched book that should be of vital interest to potential parents and their friends and families.
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Literary Geography: An Encyclopedia of Real and Imagined Settings

High school and college students will find excellent examples of how to study the geographical components of literature, while book clubs will discover fresh approaches to old and new classics.
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Judy Chicago: Roots of The Dinner Party; History in the Making

Art enthusiasts interested in postmodernism and women’s studies will delight in this consciousness-raising tribute to a watershed work.
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Critical Insights: Richard Wright

High school and college students will get a strong sense of Wright’s life, motivations, and creative output. Readers new to the author, as well as devotees, will take away valuable insights.

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The Last Ocean: A Journey Through Memory and Forgetting

Among the many recent books on the subject of dementia, this is one is particularly moving, beautifully told, and an important addition to memoir and consumer health collections. [See Prepub Alert, 2/11/19.]

Auschwitz: Not Long Ago. Not Far Away

Whether readers have visited the Auschwitz museum or are experiencing it here for the first time, this comprehensive yet accessible work presents a sobering history. Highly recommended for both public and academic libraries.

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In Montparnasse: The Emergence of Surrealism in Paris, from Duchamp to Dalí

Of the many books published on surrealism, Roe’s has a breadth of coverage and vivacity of observation that make it special. Art lovers will find much to appreciate and ponder, and Francophiles will enjoy this distinctive “tour.”
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The Handy Christianity Answer Book

This title will interest young adults, general readers, Christians curious to learn more, and those who are spiritual but not religious and would like to explore the basics and some of the mysteries of the religion.

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