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Murder Your Employer: The McMasters Guide to Homicide

An amusing and cheeky tale with excellent pacing replete with droll observations.

Butts: A Backstory

A fun, fascinating, and surprisingly empowering exploration of the history and cultural significance of the butt.

Profiles in Ignorance: How America’s Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber

Though the chapters are long, the copious notes, footnotes, and index add to this amusing but maddening book’s wealth of information.
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Delphi

Pollard’s deft inclusion of all the pandemic’s practical and political challenges--masks, vaccines, social distancing, the strain on shared home WiFi networks, long separations from aging parents, the 2020 U.S. presidential election, and January 6--is wrapped in the inventive framework of prophecies. Irresistible and also oddly reassuring for all who have come through (so far) to the other side of COVID’s miseries.

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.
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Life on the Mississippi: An Epic American Adventure

The author’s use of cited local history books in libraries along his journey gives the book a strong factual basis as a history text, and his incorporation of literary words from writers of the flatboat era infuse his own writing with humor and poetic charm. Highly recommended for all libraries.
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Tasha: A Son’s Memoir

This is a charming and sad memoir, reminding readers of life’s inevitabilities, the beauty of the journey, and the lesson to hold on to those close to them with a fierceness.
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Watergate: A New History

The 50th anniversary of the Watergate break-in in 2022 will undoubtedly witness an abundance of books with which to compare this work.
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On Animals

Fans of Orlean’s prolific writing will be happy to have these favorites in one set.

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