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Picture of Brilliance and Fire: A Biography of Diamonds.

Brilliance and Fire: A Biography of Diamonds.

Bergstein, Rachelle.

Diamonds! Just why are they so alluring? Bergstein provides us with a fascinating cultural...

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Picture of America's War Machine: Vested Interests, Endless Conflicts.

America's War Machine: Vested Interests, Endless Conflicts.

McCartney, James and Molly Sinclair.

I recently saw the movie ‘Vice’ about Vice-President Dick Cheney’s inexorable quest for po...

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Picture of Death By Cannibal: Minds With an Appetite for Murder.

Death By Cannibal: Minds With an Appetite for Murder.

Davidson, Peter.

If you are queasy and have a vivid imagination it’s probably better not to read this as it...

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Picture of Yosemite Adventures: 50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs, and Winter Treks.

Yosemite Adventures: 50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs, and Winter Treks.

Johanson, Matt.

Covers every season and every level of ability, making this a fantastic collection of acti...

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Picture of Scarlet Women: The Scandalous Lives of Courtesans, Concubines, and Royal Mistresses.

Scarlet Women: The Scandalous Lives of Courtesans, Concubines, and Royal Mistresses.

Graham, Ian.

Fascinating glimpses into the lives of courtesans and mistresses from Ancient Greece to mo...

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Picture of Follies of God: Tennesse Williams and the Women of the Fog.

Follies of God: Tennesse Williams and the Women of the Fog.

Grissom, James.

A biography told through the eyes of those with whom he worked, whom he loved, and who off...

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Picture of Of Irish Blood.

Of Irish Blood.

Kelly, Mary Pat.

I can remember a time when shops would sometimes have a sign saying ‘No Gypsies and No Iri...

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Picture of Dangerous Women.

Dangerous Women.

Martin, George R R and Dozois, Gardner (eds.).

An anthology of fictional stories including a new ‘Outlander’ story by Diana Gabaldon, a t...

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Picture of A Religion of One's Own: A Guide to Creating a Personal Spirituality in a Secular World.

A Religion of One's Own: A Guide to Creating a Personal Spirituality in a Secular World.

Moore, Thomas.

He aims this guide at agnostics, atheists, spiritual seekers, and those who enjoy their re...

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Picture of A Fifty-Year Silence: Love, War, and a Ruined House in France.

A Fifty-Year Silence: Love, War, and a Ruined House in France.

Mouillot, Miranda Richmond.

This is the story of two survivors of the holocaust who suffer unspeakable horrors that da...

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Picture of Where Divers Dare: The Hunt for the Last U-Boat.

Where Divers Dare: The Hunt for the Last U-Boat.

Peffer, Randall.

The German submarine U-550 was sunk off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts in 1944. Its...

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Picture of The NYPD Tapes: A Shocking Story of Cops, Cover-Ups, and Courage.

The NYPD Tapes: A Shocking Story of Cops, Cover-Ups, and Courage.

Rayman, Graham A.

Striking reportage offers a gripping account of one of the biggest police cover-ups in his...

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Picture of Doctor Who: 365 Days of Memorable Moments and Impossible Things.

Doctor Who: 365 Days of Memorable Moments and Impossible Things.

Richards, Justin.

For Whovians everywhere, what a great way to start the day with this day-by-day list of Dr...

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Picture of The Year of Fear: Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt That Changed the Nation.

The Year of Fear: Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt That Changed the Nation.

Urschel, Joe.

Tells an absorbing tale of gangsters and the early years of the FBI, and adds a fresh and ...

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Picture of American Sheikhs: Two Families, Four Generations, and the Story of America's Influence in the Middle East.

American Sheikhs: Two Families, Four Generations, and the Story of America's Influence in the Middle East.

VanDeMark, Brian.

Arrogant American missionaries went to the Middle East looking to convert Muslims to Chris...

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Picture of The Mind Club: Who Thinks, What Feels, and Why It Matters.

The Mind Club: Who Thinks, What Feels, and Why It Matters.

Wegner, Daniel M. and Gray, Kurt.

Gives us a psychological and philosophical exploration of our perception of minds - our ow...

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Picture of Undisclosed Files of the Police: Cases from the Archives of the NYPD from 1831 to the Present.

Undisclosed Files of the Police: Cases from the Archives of the NYPD from 1831 to the Present.

Whalen, Bernard J. et al.

A large format with short synopses depicts some of NYC's most notably crimes, criminals, a...

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Picture of Along the Infinite Sea.

Along the Infinite Sea.

Williams, Beatriz.

It perhaps verges on the cheesy, but this story of two women in two different times trying...

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Picture of Basketball Training: For the Athlete, By the Athlete..

Basketball Training: For the Athlete, By the Athlete..

Zimmerman, Chad et al.

Gives an inside look at the best workouts, together with instructions and advice from some...

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