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Dirty Works: Obscenity on Trial in America’s First Sexual Revolution

Although this book does not aim to be a biography, it would have been useful to provide more background information on Ernst and his colleagues. Still, readers interested in 20th-century U.S. history, civil liberties litigation, Ernst and his legal colleagues, birth control, or the cultural basis of obscenity laws will find this book worthwhile.
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The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America’s Judicial Hero

Canellos has written a skillful biography that illuminates the lives of both John Harlan and Robert Harlan. It will spark the interest of readers looking for more insight on the Reconstruction era. As in Canellos’s previous books, the life and times of his subjects come alive here.
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Why Peacocks? An Unlikely Search for Meaning in the World’s Most Magnificent Bird

Blending memoir and natural history, this candid journey into the world of an unusual bird will spark the interest of fans of popular science.
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The Next Everest: Surviving the Mountain’s Deadliest Day and Finding the Resilience To Climb Again

Davidson’s latest will appeal to readers interested in Everest and mountain climbing and to those seeking stories about overcoming setbacks.
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The Glitter in the Green: In Search of Hummingbirds

An essential book for bird watchers, especially hummingbird lovers, as well as anyone interested in natural history.

The Eagles of Heart Mountain: A True Story of Football, Incarceration, and Resistance in World War II America

This well-written and researched book will strongly appeal to those interested in U.S. history and civil rights.

A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds

Each chapter on the different bird species and migration experiences will vibrantly inform readers about the habits of migratory birds

Field Notes from an Unintentional Birder: A Memoir

Recommended for readers interested in birds, the subculture of bird-watching, and stories of personal discovery and change.
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Running the Dream: One Summer Living, Training, and Racing with a Team of World-Class Runners Half My Age

Readers interested in running, the dynamics of pursuing high goals, and the life of a professional runner will find this book worthwhile.
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