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On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines - and Future

Karen Elliott House - History - 2012 - 320 pages
Some 50 percent of Saudi youth is on the Internet; 5.1 million Saudis are on Facebook. To write this book, the author interviewed most of the key members of the very private royal family.
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It's Complicated (But It Doesn't Have to Be): A Modern Guide to Finding and ...

Paul Carrick Brunson - Self-Help - 2012 - 304 pages
With an appealing mix of humor, candor, and real-world examples, It’s Complicated (But It Doesn’t Have to Be) is a breath of fresh air in the dating guide category, offering a message of eternal optimism from a man who believes in true ...
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The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte ...

Tom Reiss - History - 2012 - 432 pages
Here is the remarkable true story of the real Count of Monte Cristo – a stunning feat of historical sleuthing that brings to life the forgotten hero who inspired such classics as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.
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The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future

Victor Cha - History - 2012 - 560 pages
In The Impossible State, seasoned international-policy expert and lauded scholar Victor Cha pulls back the curtain, providing the best look yet at North Korea's history, the rise of the Kim family dynasty, and the obsessive personality cult ...
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Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present

Michael B. Oren - History - 2008 - 864 pages
Drawing on a vast range of government documents, personal correspondence, and the memoirs of merchants, missionaries, and travelers, Michael B. Oren narrates the unknown story of how the United States has interacted with this vibrant and ...
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Grace: A Memoir

Grace Coddington - Design - 2012 - 416 pages
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMES “If Wintour is the Pope . . . Coddington is Michelangelo, trying to paint a fresh version of the Sistine Chapel twelve times a year.”—Time From the Hardcover edition.
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Social Work and Migration: Immigrant and Refugee Settlement and Integration

Ms Kathleen Valtonen - Social Science - 2012 - 232 pages
The book fills a gap in the social work literature by providing scholars, practitioners and students with a critical knowledge base that will strengthen their ability to engage with issues of immigration and integration and to open up ...
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The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz ...

Deborah Blum - Medical - 2011 - 336 pages
***PBS's AMERICAN EXPERIENCE released a film based on The Poisoner's Handbook in January 2014*** Equal parts true crime, twentieth-century history, and science thriller, The Poisoner's Handbook is "a vicious, page-turning story that reads ...
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Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern ...

Christopher Ryan, Cacilda Jetha - Social Science - 2012 - 432 pages
In the tradition of the best historical and scientific writing, Sex at Dawn unapologetically upends unwarranted assumptions and unfounded conclusions while offering a revolutionary understanding of why we live and love as we do.
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Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

Rachel Maddow - Political Science - 2012 - 288 pages
Written with bracing wit and intelligence, Rachel Maddow's Drift argues that we've drifted away from America's original ideals and become a nation weirdly at peace with perpetual war.
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