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BRIDGING THE MISSISSIPPI: SPANS ACROSS THE FATHER OF WATERS

Written by Hasha, Margot H
Bridging the Mississippi: Spans across the Father of Waters portrays in words and stunning photographs the manmade structures that cross the nation's most important and, during the mid-nineteenth century, most daunting natural waterway.
April 8, 2020 | Paperback | LSU Press | 176 Pages |
$39.95
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BRIEF HISTORY OF FASCIST LIES

Written by Finchelstein, Federico
In this short companion to his book From Fascism to Populism in History, world-renowned historian Federico Finchelstein explains why fascists regarded simple and often hateful lies as truth, and why so many of their followers believed the falsehoods.
April 14, 2020 | Hardcover | University of California Press | 152 Pages |
$19.95
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BRIGHT PRECIOUS THING: A MEMOIR

Written by Caldwell, Gail
From the New York Times bestselling author of Let's Take the Long Way Home comes a moving memoir about how the women's movement revolutionized and saved her life, from the 1960s to the #MeToo era. In a voice as candid as it is evocative, Gail Caldwell traces a path from her west Texas girlhood through her emergence as a young daredevil, then as a feminist--a journey that
July 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Random House | 208 Pages |
$27.00

BRUCE MAU: MC24:

Written by Mau, Bruce
24 global, generous, and galvanizing principles to overhaul the way we think and to inspire massive change
July 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Phaidon Press | 512 Pages |
$69.95
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BRUEGEL - THE HAND OF THE MASTER (THE 450TH ANNIVERSARY)

Written by Penot, Sabine
- A scholarly title commemorating the 450th anniversary of the death of Pieter Bruegel the Elder- This essay volume is based on the papers held during 2018's Bruegel Symposium at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, ViennaPieter Bruegel the Elder is internationally acclaimed as the greatest 16th century painter in the Netherlands. The 450th anniversary of his death is being celebrated in 2019.
March 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Cannibal Publishing | 480 Pages |
$79.00
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BUENAS NOCHES, PERRITO BUENO/GOODNIGHT, GOOD DOG (BILINGUAL BOARD BOOK)

Written by Ray, Mary Lyn
En este libro bilingüe español-inglés, dale las buenas noches a un perrito bueno. Un perrito inquieto que no quiere irse a dormir. ¡Tiene mucho que hacer, mucho que ver y mucho para jugar! Say goodnight to a good dog in this Spanish-English bilingual board book. This one restless pup does not want to go to sleep--there's too much to do, see, and play with!
April 21, 2020 | Board Books | Houghton Mifflin |
$5.99
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BUGS EVERYWHERE

Written by Murray, Lily
There are bugs everywhere! Some of them live in jungles, some of them underwater, and some certainly live in your house. And all of them are fascinating! Britta Teckentrup's work will enthral budding entomologists. This nonfiction volume from a much-loved illustrator simply sparks with personality and is chock-full of weird and wonderful facts about all kinds of creepy-crawlies.
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Big Picture Press | 32 Pages |
$16.99
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BUILDING THE CALIPHATE: CONSTRUCTION, DESTRUCTION, AND SECTARIAN IDENTITY IN EARLY FATIMID ARCHITECTURE

Written by Pruitt, Jennifer A
A riveting exploration of how the Fatimid dynasty carefully orchestrated an architectural program that proclaimed their legitimacy
February 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 216 Pages |
$65.00
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BUNKER HILL LOS ANGELES: ESSENCE OF SUNSHINE AND NOIR

Written by Marsak, Nathan
Bunker Hill is the highest point of downtown Los Angeles, both literally and figuratively. Its circle of life has created a continuous saga of change, each chapter rich with captivating characters, structures, and culture.
April 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Gibbs Smith |
$40.00
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BURN THE PLACE: A MEMOIR

Written by Regan, Iliana
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD A singular, powerfully expressive debut memoir that traces one chef's struggle to find her place. Burn the Place is a galvanizing memoir that chronicles Iliana Regan's journey from foraging on the family farm to running her Michelin-starred restaurant, Elizabeth.
June 9, 2020 | Paperback | Agate Midway | 250 Pages |
$18.00
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BURRI PAINTING, AN IRREDUCIBLE PRESENCE

Written by Cora, Bruno
Traces Burri's artistic career through around fifty of his works chosen from his most important series Includes loans from important private collections, in addition to museums in Italy and abroad This exhibition catalog on the pioneering, avant-garde Italian artist Alberto Burri (1915-1995), whose work famously blurred the boundaries of painting and relief sculpture, documents a comprehensive ret
February 29, 2020 | Paperback | Forma Edizioni | 182 Pages |
$70.00
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BUTCHER OF CASABLANCA: A DETECTIVE HANASH CRIME NOVEL

Written by Hamdouchi, Abdelilah
A serial killer taunts Casablanca's most famous detective, Hanash, in this nail-biting Moroccan noir, a follow-up to Bled Dry A series of gruesome murders shakes the city of Casablanca. The killer knows exactly how the police will pursue him and how to obliterate evidence that could lead them to identify his victims.
April 7, 2020 | Paperback | Hoopoe | 248 Pages |
$16.95
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C IS FOR CAMPING

Introduce your toddler to camping with this colorful alphabet primer featuring themes from the great outdoors.
March 24, 2020 | Board Books | Gibbs Smith | 32 Pages |
$9.99
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CABINET: GEORGE WASHINGTON AND THE CREATION OF AN AMERICAN INSTITUTION

Written by Chervinsky, Lindsay M
The US Constitution never established a presidential cabinet--the delegates to the Constitutional Convention explicitly rejected the idea. So how did George Washington create one of the most powerful bodies in the federal government?
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Belknap Press | 432 Pages |
$29.95
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CALAMITY: THE MANY LIVES OF CALAMITY JANE

Written by Jones, Karen R
A fascinating new account of the life and legend of the Wild West's most notorious woman: Calamity Jane
February 4, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 304 Pages |
$28.00
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CALLED SHOT: BABE RUTH, THE CHICAGO CUBS, AND THE UNFORGETTABLE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON OF 1932

Written by Wolf, Thomas
In the summer of 1932, at the beginning of the turbulent decade that would remake America, baseball fans were treated to one of the most thrilling seasons in the history of the sport.
May 1, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Nebraska Press | 408 Pages |
$36.95
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CAMPING LIFE: INSPIRATION AND IDEAS FOR ENDLESS ADVENTURES

Written by Woodward, Forest
Packed with expert information and inspiring photography, The Camping Life is the perfect invitation to leave the noise and screens behind--if only for a single night--and reconnect with nature.
April 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Artisan Publishers | 224 Pages |
$24.95

CAPITAL AND IDEOLOGY

Written by Piketty, Thomas
The epic successor to one of the most important books of the century: at once a retelling of global history, a scathing critique of contemporary politics, and a bold proposal for a new and fairer economic system.
March 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Belknap Press | 1150 Pages |
$39.95
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CARRIER BAG THEORY OF FICTION

Written by Le Guin, Ursula K
In The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction, visionary author Ursula K. Le Guin retells the story of human origin by redefining technology as a cultural carrier bag rather than a weapon of domination.
February 3, 2020 | Paperback | Ignota Books |
$6.99
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CASE OF THE VANISHING BLONDE: AND OTHER TRUE CRIME STORIES

Written by Bowden, Mark
Six captivating true-crime stories, spanning Mark Bowden's long and illustrious career, cover a variety of crimes complicated by extraordinary circumstances.
July 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Atlantic Monthly Press | 400 Pages |
$26.00
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CASPAR DAVID FRIEDRICH: NATURE AND THE SELF

Written by Amstutz, Nina
A revelatory look at how the mature work of Caspar David Friedrich engaged with concurrent developments in natural science and philosophy
February 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 280 Pages |
$65.00
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CASTLE OF TRUTH AND OTHER REVOLUTIONARY TALES

Written by Zur Muhlen, Hermynia
A collection of radical political fairy tales--some in English for the first time--from one of the great female practitioners of the genre
April 21, 2020 | Paperback | Princeton University Press | 216 Pages |
$19.95
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CAT: A NATURAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY

Written by Brown, Sarah
A comprehensive, richly illustrated introduction to the behavior and qualities of the cat
March 24, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 224 Pages |
$27.95

CATCH AND KILL: LIES, SPIES, AND A CONSPIRACY TO PROTECT PREDATORS

Written by Farrow, Ronan
In this instant New York Times bestselling account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell-bent on covering up the truth, at any cost.
June 30, 2020 | Paperback | Back Bay Books | 464 Pages |
$18.99
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CEZANNE: THE ROCK AND QUARRY PAINTINGS

A rich vein of the artist's mature work, depicting the foundations of landscape and place
April 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Art Museum | 224 Pages |
$50.00
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CH?TEAU LA COSTE: ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN PROVENCE

Written by Hicks, Alistair
Château La Coste, near Aix-en-Provence, is a unique property that combines sculptural artworks by leading contemporary artists alongside works by some of the world's best-known architects, all within the grounds of a working organic vineyard.
May 26, 2020 | Hardcover | Merrell | 256 Pages |
$70.00
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CHARRED: THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO VEGETARIAN GRILLING AND BARBECUE

Written by Taylor, Genevieve
The past few years have seen an explosion of interest in cooking over fire, with cooks all over the world seeking to get elemental in their cooking. But fire and smoke doesn't always have to be about hunks of meat. Chargrilling and barbecue are a fantastic way of getting the maximum flavor out of versatile vegetables.
May 5, 2020 | Hardcover | Quadrille Publishing | 160 Pages |
$22.99
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CHASING THE LIGHT: WRITING, DIRECTING, AND SURVIVING PLATOON, MIDNIGHT EXPRESS, SCARFACE, SALVADOR, AND THE MOVIE GAME

Written by Stone, Oliver
An intimate memoir by the controversial, Oscar-winning director and screenwriter about his rarefied New York childhood, volunteering for combat, and his struggles and triumphs making such films as Platoon, Midnight Express, and Scarface.
July 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 304 Pages |
$28.00
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CHERRY BLOSSOMS: SAKURA COLLECTIONS FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Written by Blood, Katherine
A beautiful gift book commemorating the nation's most cherished springtime tradition, the National Cherry Blossom Festival, through original works of art from the Library of Congress collections Experience the splendor of the annual spring viewing of the nation's sakura (cherry blossoms) with this stunning keepsake book.
February 11, 2020 | Hardcover | Smithsonian Books | 96 Pages |
$18.95
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CHICK AND BRAIN: EGG OR EYEBALL?

Written by Bell, Cece
Newbery Honoree Cece Bell follows her offbeat Chick and Brain: Smell My Foot with an even wackier story for beginning readers, sure to elicit eye-rolling squeals of delight. Oh! Oh, oh, oh! Look what Brain found. Chick and Spot say it is an egg. Brain says it is an eyeball. Is it an egg or an eyeball?
March 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Candlewick Press (MA) | 72 Pages |
$12.99

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