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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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Born in 1785 in Saint Domingue (now Haiti), the bastard son of a French naval officer and a chambermaid, Audubon was taken to France by his father and then sent to...
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After his severely disabled younger sister dies while in their dad’s care, David is forced to confront his own guilt, the meaning of mercy, and what can and can’t...
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Murmur of The Lonely Brook
Set in the timeless rhythm of life in the hills near Tibet this is a moving tale of life, love and hardship with the sights, sounds and smells that make the people...
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Savage Hunger
As a jaguar he is graceful and gorgeous... Speedy and stealthy... Fierce, independent, and wild... As a man he is passionate and powerful... Willful and wonderful...
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The Ancient Fae
Princess Ritasia misses the adventure of getting her brother and cousins out of trouble, but when the hawk fae king arrives to court her, she becomes involved in...
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Ben Carter and his men are sent to the West Texas town of Cactus Junction in response to a plea for help.  A gang of rustlers, led by the notorious outlaw,...
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On February 14, 1989, Valentine’s Day, Salman Rushdie was telephoned by a BBC journalist and told that he had been “sentenced to death” by the Ayatollah Khomeini...
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A book on how learning to take risks can lead to a more successful and fulfilled life, with anecdotes from the author's life and his observations after a 50-year...
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THe Infects
Seventeen-year-old Nero is stuck in the wilderness with a bunch of other juvenile delinquents on an "Inward Trek." As if that werent bad enough, his counselors...
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Danger in the Congo! The unexplored Amazon! Long perceived as a place of mystery and danger, and more recently as a fragile system requiring our protection, the...
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How do three siblings grow up under the same difficult circumstances but end up taking completely different paths in life? This question is at the heart of ...
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