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Random House Treasury of Best-Loved Children's Poems

Patricia Klein - Poetry - 2010 - 256 pages
This is the perfect assortment of poems for children, their parents, and other loved ones to read together. • Features more than 100 poems by poets such as A.A. Milne, Christina Rossetti, Lewis Carroll, Robert Lewis Stevenson, and more ...
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Shakespeare and Modern Culture

Marjorie Garber - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 326 pages
Shakespeare and Modern Culture is a brilliant recasting of our own mental and emotional landscape as refracted through the prism of the protean Shakespeare. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Hothouse Flower and the Nine Plants of Desire: A Novel

Margot Berwin - Fiction - 2009 - 266 pages
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency

Randall Kennedy - Social Science - 2011 - 288 pages
Timely—as the 2012 presidential election nears—and controversial, here is the first book by a major African-American public intellectual on racial politics and the Obama presidency.
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Don't Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle

Daniel Leonard Everett - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 300 pages
Although Daniel Everett was a missionary, far from converting the Pirahas, they converted him.
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The Challenge for Africa

Wangari Maathai - Social Science - 2009 - 190 pages
Infused with her unique luminosity of spirit, Wangari Maathai’s remarkable story of courage, faith, and the power of persistence is destined to inspire generations to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

Frans de Waal - Science - 2009 - 304 pages
In this thought-provoking book, the acclaimed author of Our Inner Ape examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans.
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