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Then I Am Myself the World: What Consciousness Is and How To Expand It

Easily the most current, thorough, and helpful exploration of consciousness available. Koch’s light, simple, yet authoritative writing style will appeal to general audiences as well as scientists and researchers. An essential, highly recommended purchase.

The Book-Makers: A History of the Book in Eighteen Lives

A must for book lovers. Give to fans of Christopher de Hamel’s The Manuscripts Club.

Reds: The Tragedy of American Communism

This engaging history is based on a wide array of memoirs, FBI files, and other primary records that illuminate the American Communist Party’s lengthy history. Readers of U.S. history, especially about movements deemed radical, will be interested in this title.

Accidental Astronomy: How Random Discoveries Shape the Science of Space

A captivating and approachable narrative. The book’s footnotes are a particular highlight, reminiscent of novelist Terry Pratchett’s witty and humorous writing style. This title is sure to educate and delight general readers and astronomy enthusiasts and will make an excellent addition to any science collection.
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Ten Birds That Changed the World

This well-crafted book expertly highlights global societies’ treatment of birds, and it’s not a flattering story.

In the Shadow of Fear: America and the World in 1950

Based on extensive primary research, this highly readable account highlights these critical months when the U.S. enjoyed its prosperity, and part of the world descended into violence. An important read for those interested in postwar American history, both domestic and abroad.
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The Death of Public School: How Conservatives Won the War Over Education in America

This book does not offer any solutions or suggest any governmental or educational policies that would solve the problems it identifies, but will still likely appeal to general readers. A great addition to education and behavioral sciences collections.

American Anarchy: The Epic Struggle Between Immigrant Radicals and the US Government at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century

This is an important, crucial purchase. Readers interested in the U.S. legal system, civil rights, and the history of American radical movements should definitely check out this title.

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Rocket Men: The Black Quarterbacks Who Revolutionized Pro Football

An insightful behind-the-scenes peek at the NFL and its continuing prejudices that negate the concept that the best quarterback should play, regardless of race. Rich with commentary from interviews, this expansive narrative is ideal for football lovers and readers interested in developments in U.S. race relations and the compelling stories behind some athletes’ paths and experiences.
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