Pleasure Bound Selections 29

Picture of Dreamers and Deceivers: True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America.

Dreamers and Deceivers: True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America.

Beck, Glenn and Balfe, Kevin.

Each chapter concentrates on a different famous person from recent history, offering littl...

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Picture of Wordsmiths and Warriors: The English-language Tourist's Guide to Britain.

Wordsmiths and Warriors: The English-language Tourist's Guide to Britain.

Crystal, David and Crystal, Hilary.

Offers intimate encounters with places associated with such authors as Chaucer, Shakespear...

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Picture of Contemporary Ceramics

Contemporary Ceramics

Cooper, Emmanuel

Renowned as a tireless advocate for ceramic art, Cooper offers an essential and invaluable...

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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 Methods and Theories of Art History.

Methods and Theories of Art History.

D'Alleva, Anne.

Aimed at the undergraduate student of art history, it looks at the multiple intersections ...

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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 Mother Tongue: My Family's Globe-Trotting Quest to Dream in Mandarin, Laugh in Arabic, and Sing in Spanish.

Mother Tongue: My Family's Globe-Trotting Quest to Dream in Mandarin, Laugh in Arabic, and Sing in Spanish.

Gilbert, Christine.

An entertaining account of the author’s attempt to learn three languages in three countrie...

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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 Rock Of The Marne: The American Soldiers Who Turned the Tide Against the Kaiser in World War I.

Rock Of The Marne: The American Soldiers Who Turned the Tide Against the Kaiser in World War I.

Harris, Stephen L.

Largely focuses on the 3rd US Infantry Division in the defence against the final German of...

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Picture of Our Robots, Ourselves: Robotics and the Myths of Autonomy.

Our Robots, Ourselves: Robotics and the Myths of Autonomy.

Mindell, David A.

A timely treatise on the question of automation and the possible role of humans in the day...

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Picture of Art of Empire: The Roman Frescoes and Imperial Cult Chamber in Luxor Temple.

Art of Empire: The Roman Frescoes and Imperial Cult Chamber in Luxor Temple.

Jones, Michael and McFadden, Susanna (eds.).

Many scholars look at these frescoes and their architectural, archaeological, and historic...

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Picture of In Europe's Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey through Romania and Beyond.

In Europe's Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey through Romania and Beyond.

Kaplan, Robert D.

A thoughtful tour of Romanian history, culture, and the current situation by a respected j...

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Picture of The Clothing of the Renaissance World: Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas.

The Clothing of the Renaissance World: Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas.

Rosenthal, Margaret F. and Jones, Ann Rosalind.

It was first published in1590, to great acclaim. It took over 400 years for it to be trans...

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Picture of Keepers: The Greatest Films - And Personal Favorites - Of a Moviegoing Lifetime.

Keepers: The Greatest Films - And Personal Favorites - Of a Moviegoing Lifetime.

Schickel, Richard.

A series of short, disconnected (but chronologically organized) chapters, in which Schicke...

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Picture of Animal Bodies, Renaissance Culture.

Animal Bodies, Renaissance Culture.

Raber, Karen.

Examines how the shared embodied existence of early modern human and nonhuman animals chal...

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Picture of What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key: A Life.

What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key: A Life.

Leepson, Marc.

Published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Key's writing The Star-Spangled Banner...

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Picture of Switched on: A Memoir of Brain Change and Emotional Awakening.

Switched on: A Memoir of Brain Change and Emotional Awakening.

Robison, John Elder.

An incredible reminder of how much and yet how little is known about the human brain. Afte...

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Picture of Tong Wars: The Untold Story of Vice, Money, and Murder in New York's Chinatown.

Tong Wars: The Untold Story of Vice, Money, and Murder in New York's Chinatown.

Seligman, Scott D.

So we’ve heard of the Irish Mob and the Italian Mob back in the day when Prohibition turne...

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Picture of Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir.

Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir.

Martin, Wednesday.

A humorous and yet serious look into the culture of motherhood among the elite residents o...

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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 Zionism: The Birth and Transformation of an Ideal.

Zionism: The Birth and Transformation of an Ideal.

Viorst, Milton.

In 1897 in Basel, Theodore Herzl announced to the first World Zionist Congress that ‘we ar...

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Picture of Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt And The Land Of America.

Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt And The Land Of America.

Brinkley, Douglas.

He did more to protect America’s coastlines, marine sanctuaries, and barrier islands than ...

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Picture of Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets.

Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets.

Dittrich, Luke.

A fascinating and well-researched account of patient H.M. and Dittrich’s own grandfather, ...

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Picture of NYPD Green: A Memoir.

NYPD Green: A Memoir.

Waters, Luke and Ryan, Patrick.

Luke served as a detective in one of the toughest places in the world, The Bronx. Here, he...

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