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The Beloved Vision: A History of Nineteenth Century Music

Recommended for any concertgoer who wants to go beyond the program notes and learn more about the enduring treasures of 19th-century Western music, and their creators.
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The Stone Age: Sixty Years of the Rolling Stones

Jones doesn’t paint an attractive picture of the Rolling Stones, and her book is over-hyped, but it will likely appeal to readers regardless because, let’s face it, its subjects fascinate.
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The Car: The Rise and Fall of the Machine that Made the Modern World

That everyday engineering wonder, the petroleum-powered vehicle, has been around for 130 years. Appleyard narrates its transformative story while acknowledging that its era is fading.
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Volodymyr Zelensky in His Own Words

Recommended with reservation. However impressive, Zelensky’s quotations tell relatively little about Ukraine, its politics, or the war. A book with expanded context would be more useful.
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Looking Up: True Adventures of a Storm-Chasing Weather Nerd

Though storm chasers will be the primary audience for this meteorology memoir, anyone chasing their dreams will find plenty of inspiration in Cappucci’s journey.

Formidable: American Women and the Fight for Equality, 1920–2020

This is a fantastic and enjoyable book tracing 100 years of work and struggle for women’s equality. A great book for general readers and a must read for anyone interested in women’s and American political history.
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A Waiter in Paris: Adventures in the Dark Heart of the City

An absorbing and moving inside look at a Parisian restaurant.

1942: Winston Churchill and Britain’s Darkest Hour

For fans of military, social, and strategic history.
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In Search of Mary Seacole

Rappaport digs deeply into often spotty and confusing records to uncover the life of a nurse who became salvation for soldiers fighting in Crimea.
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