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 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 The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine.

The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine.

Bongino, Dan.

An inside look at life in and around the White House and security details for the Presiden...

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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 Stoned: A Doctor's Case for Medical Marijuana.

Stoned: A Doctor's Case for Medical Marijuana.

Casarett, David.

He cites the success stories, yet he doesn’t mince words about marijuana’s dangerous side ...

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Picture of The Plains of Mars: European War Prints, 1500-1825, from the Collection of the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation

The Plains of Mars: European War Prints, 1500-1825, from the Collection of the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation

Clifton, James et al.

Over fifty original prints by renowned artists from the sixteenth through the early ninete...

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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 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 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 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 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 Academic Instincts.

Academic Instincts.

Garber, Marjorie.

Cultural criticism has never been so entertaining, as she explores the pitfalls and pleasu...

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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