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Waters of the World: The Story of the Scientists Who Unraveled the Mysteries of Our Oceans, Atmosphere, and Ice Sheets and Made the Planet Whole

Characterized by strong storytelling within a scholarly framework, this book will appeal to readers interested in how science is performed and accomplished, and anyone curious about Earth’s changing climate.
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Bitter English

From his citizenship interview to a final meditation on the past as he asks his daughter to repeat her sentences in Arabic, Almallah’s poetry-cum-memoir doesn’t shout but with pointed, persistent, limpid lines minimized to the very essence sums up loss and fractured identity as sharply as any jeremiad.
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Illuminated Paris: Essays on Art and Lighting in the Belle Époque

Blending theory from art and anthropology, this erudite work is recommended primarily for readers with a solid academic background in 19th-century art history.

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Move on Up: Chicago Soul Music and Black Cultural Power

Cohen marries scholarly erudition with sincere musical affection in this intriguing look at Chicago soul.

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I’d Fight the World: A Political History of Old-Time, Hillbilly, and Country Music

This book will surprise those who have preconceived notions about country music and Southern politicians, and their longstanding connection.

Allowed To Grow Old: Portraits of Elderly Animals from Farm Sanctuaries

Leshko’s profiles show these nonhuman animals as their own beings rather than as commodities. Readers will be hard pressed not to consider that message in examining the food and products they consume.

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