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The Undivided Past: Humanity Beyond Our Differences

David Cannadine - History - 2013 - 352 pages
From one of our most acclaimed historians, a wise and provocative call to re-examine the way we look at the past: not merely as the story of incessant conflict between groups but also of human solidarity throughout the ages.
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The Art of Controversy: Political Cartoons and Their Enduring Power

Victor S Navasky - Political Science - 2013 - 256 pages
Here Victor S. Navasky brilliantly illuminates the true power of one of our most enduringly vital forms of artistic expression.
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How Literature Saved My Life

David Shields - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 224 pages
The book is not straightforward, it resists any single interpretation, and it seems to me to constitute nothing less than a new form.” ––Whitney Otto In this wonderfully intelligent, stunningly honest, painfully funny book, acclaimed ...
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Stations of the Heart: Parting with a Son

Richard Lischer - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 272 pages
This poignant love story of a father for his son is at once funny, heartbreaking, and hopeful.
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Daily Rituals: How Artists Work

Mason Currey - Reference - 2013 - 304 pages
. . Karl Marx . . . Woody Allen . . . Agatha Christie . . . George Balanchine, who did most of his work while ironing . . . Leo Tolstoy . . . Charles Dickens . . . Pablo Picasso . . .
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The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime

Adrian Raine - Social Science - 2013 - 528 pages
From the Hardcover edition.
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Act of Congress: How America's Essential Institution Works, and How It Doesn't

Robert G. Kaiser - Political Science - 2013 - 448 pages
Act of Congress tells the story of the Dodd-Frank Act, named for the two men who made it possible: Congressman Barney Frank, brilliant and sometimes abrasive, who mastered the details of financial reform, and Senator Chris Dodd, who worked ...
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Catastrophic Care: How American Health Care Killed My Father--and How We Can ...

David Goldhill - Medical - 2013 - 384 pages
Catastrophic Care is the eye-opening result. Blending personal anecdotes and extensive research, Goldhill presents us with cogent, biting analysis that challenges the basic preconceptions that have shaped our thinking for decades.
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Red Doc>

Anne Carson - Poetry - 2013 - 192 pages
In a stunningly original mix of poetry, drama, and narrative, Anne Carson brings the red-winged Geryon from Autobiography of Red, now called "G," into manhood, and through the complex labyrinths of the modern age.
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