Rebecca Kluberdanz

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Names of New York: Discovering the City’s Past, Present, and Future through Its Place-Names

While toponymy, or the study of place-names, may appear to be an overwhelming topic, Jelly-Schapiro’s writing is informative, accessible, and entertaining. He is engaging throughout, and will leave readers thinking twice about the place-names they encounter on a daily basis.
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The Girl Explorers: The Untold Story of the Globetrotting Women Who Trekked, Flew, and Fought Their Way Around the World

Zanglein comprehensively covers a wide range of accomplished women, and does all of them justice. This book is perfect for those interested in women’s history and adventure stories.
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Eleanor in the Village: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Search for Freedom and Identity in New York’s Greenwich Village

This biography of Eleanor Roosevelt concisely covers her life and connection to the Village, but it would have benefited from more time spent there. Primarily for supplement research on the Roosevelts.
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ArtCurious: Stories of the Unexpected, Slightly Odd, and Strangely Wonderful in Art History

Dasal takes all the best and most interesting parts of art history and puts them into a fun, easy read. This is perfect for art history beginners and experts alike.
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Things Worth Keeping: The Value of Attachment in a Disposable World

Harold explores a rarely analyzed subject in an absorbing manner. The health of the environment is dependent on humans figuring out a way to produce and discard less stuff, and Harold can help us begin to understand how to make that possible.

All the Horrors of War: A Jewish Girl, a British Doctor, and the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen

Although some of the military details can be a little dry, Lerner effectively balances two very different accounts surrounding a traumatic time in history. For fans of both military history and biography.
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I Want You To Know We’re Still Here: A Post-Holocaust Memoir

Foer explores her family with context and detail. Her story will interest readers of historical and personal narratives, especially memoirs and genealogy.
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The Hunt for History: On the Trail of the World’s Lost Treasures—from the Letters of Lincoln, Churchill, and Einstein to the Secret Recordings Onboard JFK’s Air Force One

With several chill-inducing moments combined with engaging writing, this book will hold readers’ interest until the last page. May be of particular interest to fans of Antiques Roadshow or American Pickers.

Basquiat’s “Defacement”: The Untold Story

This comprehensive look at one particular Basquiat work also offers an engaging take on a tragic event and the art community’s strong response.
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