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One Hundred Saturdays: Stella Levi and the Search for a Lost World

An essential read for Jewish history and memoir fans. Stella is a compelling character for anyone to meet.

Foodtopia: Communities in Pursuit of Peace, Love & Homegrown Food

Essential reading on the state of local and organic growing and eating, and a useful addition to the history of American utopianism.

Tiny Victory Gardens: Growing Good Food Without a Yard

An excellent choice for the apartment dweller who picked up plants as a pandemic hobby and wants to go deeper, or for anyone seeking to creatively grow their own food.

The King’s Shadow: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Deadly Quest for the Lost City of Alexandria

A romp through a dramatic landscape and events that will be exciting for anyone interested in history and, in particular, classical archaeology.

Sentence: Ten Years and a Thousand Books in Prison

Genis’s is an intense memoir with descriptions of sex and violent crime; it won’t be for everyone, but is important for readers trying to understand the effect of imprisonment on individuals and society.

Knit 2 Socks in 1: Discover the Easy Magic of Turning One Long Sock into a Pair!

Perfect for beginning knitters who find a traditional sock too intimidating or more experienced knitters who want to experiment with a new technique.

The Library: A Fragile History

This is sure to be a new addition to library and information school curricula and will be fascinating for all bibliophiles and people who want libraries to survive and improve.

The Greeks: A Global History

The book’s wide historic focus offers something for general readers interested in any period of Greek history; particularly good for enthusiasts of Greek antiquity who want to expand their knowledge.

A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003–2020)

Entertaining reading in itself, with references to some of the books he published in this era; a must-read for Sedaris’s many fans.

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