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Only a few more weeks until Women in Clothes is released!
Publisher’s Weekly says:
“Thoughtfully crafted and visually entertaining…
A provocative time capsule of contemporary womanhood, this collection is highly recommended.”
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COMING THIS OCTOBER American General: The Life and Times of William Tecumseh Sherman!
“The blood-and-thunder of the Civil War comes alive in John S. D. Eisenhower’s American General, a brilliantly written and researched biography of William Tecumseh Sherman. Eisenhower’s delineation on Sherman’s Scorched Earth strategy is a must read. Highly recommended!”
 —Douglas Brinkley, Professor of History at Rice University, CBS News Historian, and New York Times Bestselling Author of The Wilderness Warrior
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Summer Reading on Better Book Titles (part 2)

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(from top, left to right: Grapes of Wrath, A People’s History of the United States, Great Expectations, 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, 100 Years of Solitude, Red Badge of Courage, Brave New World, Fahrenheit 451, Lord of the Flies)

The Good Lord Bird is now in paperback!
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“Empty your mind of any preconceptions about psychedelic drugs and enjoy a fascinating trip through the politics, science, history, and promise of these controversial chemical compounds.” - Booklist
ACID TEST, September 2014 
Coming September 2014, How We Got to Now by Steven Johnson 
Kirkus Reviews says, “Johnson’s look at six large areas of innovation… is full of well-timed discoveries, and his insistence on the interdisciplinary nature of invention and discovery gives hope to the English and art history majors in the audience. Of a piece with the work of Tracy Kidder, Henry Petroski and other popular explainers of technology and science—geeky without being overly so and literate throughout.”

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Jim Lehrer says ““If you only have time to read one memoir right now, make it Blue-Eyed Boy.” 

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Jim Lehrer says ““If you only have time to read one memoir right now, make it Blue-Eyed Boy.”

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"… a definitive historical record of how the Watergate scandal unfolded, The Nixon Defense resolves some major unsettled questions.” - The New York Times Book Review 

"… a definitive historical record of how the Watergate scandal unfolded, The Nixon Defense resolves some major unsettled questions.” - The New York Times Book Review 

What does Entertainment Weekly think of Land of Love and Drowning ?
"gorgeous…so arresting it’s easy to overlook the mastery involved in intertwining the history of a place and the lives of two unforgettable women."

And Time Out Magazine says, “How rare to encounter a dauntless and complex novel that convincingly melds true history with magic…”
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What does Entertainment Weekly think of Land of Love and Drowning ?

"gorgeous…so arresting it’s easy to overlook the mastery involved in intertwining the history of a place and the lives of two unforgettable women."

And Time Out Magazine says, “How rare to encounter a dauntless and complex novel that convincingly melds true history with magic…”

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