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Mr. B: George Balanchine’s 20th Century

This book will fly off the shelves. It’s that good and the subject that absorbing.

And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle

A scholarly book on the life, triumphs, and heartbreaks of Abraham Lincoln’s life, but general readers may enjoy it too. This is a title that will likely be a fruitful one for all levels of book discussion groups.
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Dark Earth

Stott’s engaging story, conjured from a real-life archaeological find, casts light on a little-known time in the early European Dark Ages.
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Joan: A Novel of Joan of Arc

Chen’s novel isn’t intended to replace a biography of Joan of Arc; instead, it’s a good choice for historical fiction readers who are curious for a unique perspective on the saint, one which may serve as an entry point to learn more about her life.
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Outdoor Kids in an Inside World: Getting Your Family Out of the House and Radically Engaged with Nature

Fans of Rinella’s popular show and nature lovers will enjoy this manual to outdoor pursuits.

Write for Your Life

Highly recommended for those looking for a means of coming to terms with their lives and the world around them.
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The Tears of a Man Flow Inward: Growing Up in the Civil War in Burundi

Irankunda joins other writers from the African continent (see Rwandan Clemantine Wamariya’s The Girl Who Smiled Beads and Liberian Wayétu Moore’s The Dragons, the Giant, the Women) in giving eloquent and stirring witness to a childhood shattered by war and the legacies of colonialism.

Otherlands: Journeys in Earth’s Extinct Ecosystems

Halliday’s brilliantly imaginative reconstructions, his deft marshalling of complex science, offers a thrilling experience of deep-time nature for pop-science buffs.

Last Call at the Hotel Imperial: Reporters of the Lost Generation in a World at War

Highly recommended for readers who enjoy biographies, modern history, and politics.
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