Margaret Heller

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The Greeks: A Global History

The book’s wide historic focus offers something for general readers interested in any period of Greek history; particularly good for enthusiasts of Greek antiquity who want to expand their knowledge.

A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003–2020)

Entertaining reading in itself, with references to some of the books he published in this era; a must-read for Sedaris’s many fans.
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All about Flowers: James Vick’s Nineteenth-Century Seed Company

Illuminating reading for those interested in the history of horticulture and landscape design, or 19th-century American culture.
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Make Your Own Indoor Garden: How To Fill Your Home with Low Maintenance Greenery

A useful resource for anyone who wants a photo-ready plant display, particularly if they need help with getting started or plant maintenance.
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Rosa: The Story of the Rose

While not a strictly a gardening or history book, this resource will amuse and delight gardeners and lovers of floral design and art history.
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Three Dreamers

Fans of Carcaterra’s novels and reporting will appreciate the background on his life and inspiration, and this reflective memoir gives nuance to the dark world he portrays in his novels.
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Nobody’s Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness

An excellent overview for those interested in medical history or psychology, and also of interest to memoir and family history readers.

The Invention of Medicine: From Homer to Hippocrates

While some of the material may be dense for non-classicists, there are many readers who will find the sections about how we tell and understand medical stories timely and important.
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Saving Seeds: A Home Gardener’s Guide to Preserving Plant Biodiversity

Useful for the beginning seed saver, but experienced gardeners will be looking for a broader overview of techniques.
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