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The Design of Books: An Explainer for Authors, Editors, Agents, and Other Curious Readers

This title illuminates all that goes into producing and designing a book. A must for authors, editors, designers, and curious readers. Give to those who enjoyed ABC for Book Collectors by John Carter and Nicolas Barker. They’ll love this book too.
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Greasepaint Puritan: Boston to 42nd Street in the Queer Backstage Novels of Bradford Ropes

A well-researched and thorough illumination of a writer who deserves to be better known. For fans, performers, and creators of musical theater.
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The Lede: Dispatches from a Life in the Press

Perfect for those interested in journalism and readers of the New Yorker. This work also offers older readers and Trillin’s longtime fans a chance to reminisce.
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Somerset Maugham and the Cinema

Comprehensive and admirably researched, this is a welcome addition to literature and cinema studies collections.
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Finding a Likeness: How I Got Somewhat Better at Art

A fun chronicle of a writer’s attempt to get better at visual art, which will likely inspire readers to give it a go as well.

The Minotaur at Calle Lanza

Madu’s book is difficult to categorize but hauntingly effective. It has no fail-safe audience but will reward whoever picks it up.
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Shakespeare’s Sisters: How Women Wrote the Renaissance

This is a very readable but scholarly work on a little-known part of literary history. The inclusion of historical art and texts gives readers the flavor of the Renaissance. Recommended for larger public libraries and audiences who enjoy literary history.
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Good Eats: 32 Writers on Eating Ethically

This collection will entertain and enlighten readers interested in food writing, environmental issues, and BIPOC experiences.
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How To Draw a Novel

Most reminiscent of William Carlos Williams’s In the American Grain or Charles Olson’s Call Me Ishmael, Solares’s book feels fresh and vital, unencumbered by rectitude or solemnity, proposing and digressing with abandon, because, as he reminds readers, in the end, the digressions are the point.
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