Matt Gallagher

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Impossible Owls: Essays

Phillips's essays are not only fascinating and thoroughly researched but written in a distinctive voice that conveys humor, awareness, and vulnerability.
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How To Rig An Election

A highly relevant and realistic look into the waning strength of worldwide democracy through the lens of the election process.
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Ursula K. Le Guin: Conversations on Writing

Readers and writers who have enjoyed Le Guin in her many forms throughout the years will likely relish the intimate insights the novelist shares. That said, the interviews are freely available online for those interested in listening to Le Guin's words in her own voice.
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Catching Thunder: The Story of the World's Longest Sea Chase

This is long-form investigative journalism at its finest. A riveting and thorough account of how complicated crime syndicates maneuver through murky globalized channels and how multilateral efforts by law enforcement agencies worldwide attempt to distribute justice.
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No Time To Spare: Thinking About What Matters

If you love the imaginary worlds Le Guin has taken us to over the decades, this book will make you feel more connected to the author as a person. [See Prepub Alert, 6/12/17.]
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Drunks: An American History

The vignettes Finan selected provide relevant facts about important players associated with the history of alcoholism and how it has been treated in the United States. An interesting read for fans of American history.
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No Friends but the Mountains: Dispatches from the World's Violent Highlands

Not intended to be exhaustive or overly academic, this accessible read will appeal to those interested in geography's ability to alter the course of human events as well as its role in explaining global trends.
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Wild Nights: How Taming Sleep Created Our Restless World

For those interested in better understanding some of the developments that led to our contemporary notion of sleep, Reiss' effort offers a solid starting point. However, the topic is too ambitious and sprawling to be fully covered in this concise work.
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Kaboom: Embracing the Suck in a Savage Little War

Another memoir based on the blog of a soldier in combat during the Iraq conflict, this is the moving, transformational journey of party "bro" Gallagher who turns compassionate lieutenant...

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