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Women in the Picture: What Culture Does with Female Bodies

A thought-provoking purchase for academic library art history and women’s studies collections.

Atlas of the Invisible: Maps and Graphics That Will Change How You See the World

This work will appeal to readers with a wide range of interests, including cartography, history, and the environment.

Super Volcanoes: What They Reveal about Earth and the Worlds Beyond

With references to pop culture (like Doctor Who) and a literary flair, this is the Baedeker of volcanoes, guiding readers through the world of volcanology.

Taste Makers: Seven Immigrant Women Who Revolutionized Food in America

A must-read for those interested in culinary or women’s history and the evolution of American cookbooks.

People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present

A moving, meditative, well-written book that will be of profound interest to anyone concerned with Jewry and Jewish literature. Horn’s writing is personable and engaging from start to finish

The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics

Ngai’s thoroughly researched work is essential for anyone studying the Chinese diaspora in the Anglo American world, or gold rushes generally. Readers interested in Chinese immigrants in the 19th-century United States should also consider Gordon H. Chang’s Ghosts of Gold Mountain.

Poet Warrior

This poignant read offers a lot of food for thought. Highly recommended for any library, especially for memoir collections.

The Shattering: America in the 1960s

Fans of Boyle’s previous works and readers of books by Isabel Wilkerson and Jon Meachum will find exceptional research and powerful writing in this outstanding history.

The Secret of Life: Rosalind Franklin, James Watson, Francis Crick, and the Discovery of DNA’s Double Helix

This enjoyable account will save readers’ time by synthesizing and supplementing information from the dozen or so memoirs and biographies of Crick, Franklin, Watson, Wilkins, and Pauling.

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