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Saying It Loud: 1966—The Year Black Power Challenged the Civil Rights Movement

An important, accessible book for general readers and scholars.

The Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Book

Seinfeld collects funny and introspective conversations with several generations of world-class comedians. Ideal for those interested in stand-up comedy orclever observations about the world.

The Good Life: Lessons from the World’s Longest Scientific Study of Happiness

This is an approachable overview of this notable study that can be understood and appreciated by many. Waldinger’s TED talk about this subject is in the top 10 of most-viewed talks, so expect interest.

1972: The Series That Changed Hockey Forever

An entertaining read that will appeal to hockey fans and readers interested in the intersection of sports and politics.

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

For philosophers, language lovers, novelists, and fantasists, this perspective-expanding little book offers abundant ambedo (“a momentary trance of emotional clarity”).

The Trials of Harry S. Truman: The Extraordinary Presidency of an Ordinary Man, 1945–1953

This biography is an accurate, synthetic account which readers will want to compare with David McCullough’s Truman (1993), which Frank highly praises.

Knit Soxx for Everyone: 25 Colorful Sock Patterns for the Whole Family

Although it will be a welcome addition to library shelves, it doesn’t provide readers with more than a straightforward guide to knitting socks and the patterns.

Liberty Is Sweet: The Hidden History of the American Revolution

Holton’s exhaustive, masterfully written chronicle demonstrates that the Revolution was much more than a movement instigated by the political ideologies of a handful of elite, revered (although flawed) Founding Fathers against the British parliament and king. This book will be pivotal for scholars and requested by American history enthusiasts.

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