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Private Lives: Home and Family in the Art of the Nabis, Paris, 1889–1900

With its introductory overview of Les Nabis, written in clear, readable language, this book is recommended for readers who know little about the subject as well as those who are passionate about 19th-century French art and culture.
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How Photography Became Contemporary Art: Inside an Artistic Revolution from Pop to the Digital Age

A must-read for photography enthusiasts; Grundberg’s personal recollections will also appeal to readers interested in the late 20th-century New York art scene. This is an important text on the history of photography.
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The Voice Catchers: How Marketers Listen In To Exploit Your Feelings, Your Privacy, and Your Wallet

This may appeal to readers interested in the farther corners of the uses of biometrics by businesses and governments.
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Radical Vision: A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry

A scholarly yet accessible account of the life of a singular American artist and activist. Recommended for enthusiasts of American literature, and anyone who is interested in learning more about this transformational woman, whose vision for the country is as relevant today as ever.
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Rosa: The Story of the Rose

While not a strictly a gardening or history book, this resource will amuse and delight gardeners and lovers of floral design and art history.
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Bugsy Siegel: The Dark Side of the American Dream

True crime fans and history lovers will appreciate this well-researched and nuanced biography of one of America’s most notorious gangsters.
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The Rose in Fashion: Ravishing

This richly illustrated book contains fascinating specialized information. Recommended for readers interested in the cultural history of flowers as well as a singular slice of fashion history.
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Of Human Kindness: What Shakespeare Teaches Us about Empathy

First and foremost, this book is for anyone who has ever taught Shakespeare to young students. It’s too short, but perhaps that makes it more likely to be read.
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Founding God’s Nation: Reading Exodus

Primarily for readers seeking a conclusion to the author’s previous work.
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