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Bloody Tuesday: The Untold Story of the Struggle for Civil Rights in Tuscaloosa

A powerful analysis and assemblage of oral histories from Black residents of Tuscaloosa, AL, demonstrating racism’s lingering effect on people, generation after generation.
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On Bette Midler: An Opinionated Guide

A fascinating and personal portrait of a singular performer. Winkler succeeds at capturing Midler’s distinctive and memorable personality, which is somehow equal parts bawdy showgirl and sensitive chanteuse.

On Elizabeth Taylor: An Opinionated Guide

An entertaining, informative read that comprehensively examines the work of one of the most memorable film stars who had undeniable talent and appeal.
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To the Ends of the Earth: How Ancient Explorers, Scientists, and Traders Connected the World

An up-to-date, comprehensive work on ancient exploration. Highly recommended for scholarly readers, but general readers who are interested in reading titles that reevaluate when globalization began will appreciate it as well.
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Forbidden Desire in Early Modern Europe: Male-Male Sexual Relations, 1400–1750

A significant contribution to the debate on the making of modern sexualities and an essential read for historians and serious students of premodern European history. Both general readers and scholars will undoubtedly come away with new insights from this meticulously researched and argued book.
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The Devil Sat on My Bed: Encounters with the Spirit World in Mormon Utah

General readers will enjoy this book’s many stories about spiritual experiences and the accessibility of its arguments. Academics, too, can appreciate how the author situates the specifics of the Mormon experience in the larger theoretical discourse of spirit manifestations in other cultures.

Leadership from Bad to Worse: What Happens When Bad Festers

This work nicely addresses the chaos that afflicts government and business and emphasizes the troubling increased support of today’s demagogues. It’s a reminder that the time to turn from this dangerous path is quickly running out. Essential for libraries supporting political science and business curricula.

Combee: Harriet Tubman, the Combahee River Raid, and Black Freedom During the Civil War

A scholarly and remarkable work about enslavement and Civil War history that makes an excellent choice for reading groups and libraries. Readers will gain a deeper understanding of that era’s times and experiences, and Fields-Black’s connection to one of the participants makes it a personal work as well.
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Collisions: The Origins of the War in Ukraine and the New Global Instability

A compelling and detailed account that reveals some little known facts and a deeply sobering analysis of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, its consequences for Russia, and the many assumptions about European security.
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