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How to Write: Advice and Reflections
Uniquely fusing practical advice on writing with his own insights into the craft, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes constructs beautiful prose about the...
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Masters Of Death: The SS-Einsatzgruppen and the Invention of the Holocaust
In Masters of Death, Rhodes gives full weight, for the first time, to the Einsatzgruppen’s role in the Holocaust. These “special task forces,” organized by Heinrich...
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Dark Sun: The Making Of The Hydrogen Bomb
Here, for the first time, in a brilliant, panoramic portrait by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb, is the definitive, often...
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The Audubon Reader
This unprecedented anthology of John James Audubon’s lively and colorful writings about the American wilderness reintroduces the great artist and ornithologist as...
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Why Things Burn
For many performance poets, the simple act of writing down the words can kill a poem’s spirit and energy. Not so with Daphne Gottlieb. In Why Things Burn, Gottlieb...
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Deadly Feasts: The "Prion" Controversy and the Public's Health
In this brilliant and gripping medical detective story. Richard Rhodes follows virus hunters on three continents as they track the emergence of a deadly new brain...
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A vivid and beautifully crafted chronicle of an exile's return to Palestine.   Summoned by his dying mother, Palestinian-born Aziz Shihab returns to the...
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This passionate collection of poems, short stories, and essays is the first published anthology of writings by Iranian immigrants as well as first generation...
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Let Me Tell You Where I've Been; New Writing By Women of the Iranian Diaspora
A powerful literary tribute to women in exile Until recently, Iranian literature had overwhelmingly been the domain of men. But things have changed. The new hybrid...
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Social Security: Maximize Your Benefits
Bestselling Wall Street Journal author Kathleen Sindell, Ph.D. has taught and written about financial management for the last 20 years.  Sindell’s latest book...
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The stories about the 'why' of shoes and boots being wrapped around power and phone lines vary widely, but such 'shoefiti' are found around the world. This book...
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Writing While Black
After twenty rejections of Christina's poignant novel based on how she met her Jewish husband, she, on a martini-soaked dare, creates a Caucasian alter ego and...
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Today, most Westerners still see the war in Afghanistan as a contest between democracy and Islamist fanaticism. That war is real; but it sits atop an older...
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Life isn’t about finding yourself, it’s about creating yourself. My Life Map is a journaling tool to help you reflect on the past and sketch a picture of...
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This is How You Die
The machines started popping up around the world. The offer was tempting: with a simple blood test, anyone could know how they would die. But the machines didn't...
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Tricks of the Trade
Magicians are undeniably sexy—strong, sensuous, masterful, and magical. Who wouldn’t want to succumb to one? Be levitated? Be sawed in half? Imagine being called...
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Raising Hell
Demons are of course nothing more than fallen angels. And before the fall, Lucifer Morningstar was the most beautiful of the angels, and the most beloved of God...
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All Your Pretty Dreams
Humorous, romantic, and full of the turmoil of becoming an adult, All Your Pretty Dreams asks the question: How do I know who I am? And when I find out,...
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Deadly Bones, a Mapleton Mystery
A dog finding a bone is no big deal—until it turns out to be human.  Mapleton Police Chief Gordon Hepler and the mayor can’t agree about what being a cop...
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