Lincoln's Gamble

Todd Brewster

The Tumultuous Six Months that Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War.

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The Art of Movement

Ken Browar and Deborah Ory

A stunning collection containing hundreds of breathtaking photographs of more than 70 dancers from American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Martha Graham Dance Company, Boston Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, the Royal Ballet, The Bolshoi Ballet, and many more.

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Serving in Silence

Col. Grethe Cammermeyer (Ret.)

In 1989, U.S. Army Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer revealed she was a lesbian; despite her distinguished 26-year military career, she was discharged from the U.S. Army. Intense media coverage gained the ear of the U. S. president, ignited her activism, and inspired the movie "Serving In Silence,"  in which she was portrayed by Glenn Close. New edition in late 2016 with Epilogue that covers through 2016.  

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I Never Metaphor I Didn't Like

Mardy Grothe

In I Never Metaphor I Didn't Like, quotation maven Dr. Mardy Grothe fixes his attention on the three superstars of figurative language—analogies, metaphors, and similes.

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Ifferisms

Mardy Grothe

Perfect for linguaphiles and lovers of quotes, Ifferisms is a lively compendium of wit, wisdom, and wordplay from Dr. Mardy Grothe.

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Metaphors Be With You

Mardy Grothe

Respected quotation anthologist and author of Oxymoronica and Viva la Repartee Dr. Mardy Grothe is at his best in Metaphors Be with You, an A to Z dictionary of 2,500 of history’s greatest metaphorical quotations, meticulously curated for writers, readers, and quotation lovers everywhere.

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Neverisms

Mardy Grothe

Organized by topics such as Wit & Wordplay, Politics & Government, Sports, Stage & Screen, and The Literary Life, this is a book about quotations as well as a book of them.

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Oxymoronica

Mardy Grothe

You won't find the word "oxymoronica" in any dictionary (at least not yet) because Dr. Mardy Grothe introduces it to readers in this delightful collection of 1,400 of the most provocative quotations of all time.

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Viva La Repartee

Mardy Grothe

In Viva la Repartee, Dr. Mardy Grothe, author of Oxymoronica, has lovingly assembled a collection of masterfully composed -- and perfectly timed -- replies that have turned the tables on opponents and adversaries.

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Fair Food

Oran Hesterman, Ph.D.

We have a food system that is really reaching a crisis point, whether we look at symptoms of this broken system that are chemical runoff in our waterways, spiraling rates of obesity, the number of food deserts where people cannot access healthy fresh food, or concentration that puts 80% of all of our meat packing into the hands of four companies. FAIR FOOD: Growing a Healthy Sustainable Food System for All, is not a book primarily about the problems of our broken food system, it is a book about solutions.”

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Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable

Marc Lamont Hill

Unarmed citizens shot by police. Drinking water turned to poison. Mass incarcerations. We’ve heard the individual stories. Now a leading public intellectual and acclaimed journalist offers a powerful, paradigm-shifting analysis of America’s current state of emergency, finding in these events a larger and more troubling truth about race, class, and what it means to be Nobody.”

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Against A Tide of Evil

Dr. Mukesh Kapila

In this no-holds-barred account, the former head of the United Nations in Sudan reveals for the first time the shocking depths of evil plumbed by those who designed and orchestrated 'the final solution in Darfur' and why so many good men stood by and did nothing. It is the deeply personal account of one man driven to extreme action by the unwillingness of those in power to stop mass murder. His co-author Damien Lewis is an award-winning and bestselling British author, published in 36 languages worldwide whose other powerful and compelling memoirs include the acclaimed international number one bestseller Slave, co-written with Mende Nazer.

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Failure Is Not An Option

Gene Kranz

This memoir of a veteran NASA flight director tells riveting stories from the early days of the Mercury program through Apollo 11 (the moon landing) and Apollo 13, for both of which Kranz was flight director.

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To Hell And Back

Charles Pellegrino

Drawing on the voices of atomic bomb survivors and the science of forensic archaeology, Charles Pellegrino describes the events and the aftermath of two days in August when nuclear devices, detonated over Japan, changed life on Earth forever.

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Calm Clarity

Due Quach

Author of the viral Medium piece, “Poor and Traumatized at Harvard,” Due Quach (pronounced "Zway Kwok")  is the founder and CEO of Calm Clarity, a social enterprise that uses science to help people master their mind and be their best self. A refugee from Vietnam and a graduate of Harvard College and the Wharton MBA program, Quach overcame the long-term effects of poverty and trauma by turning to neuroscience and meditation. Her book Calm Clarity, scheduled for publication by Tarcher/Perigee on May 15, 2018, shares her Calm Clarity program to show readers how to deal with toxic stress and adversity.

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Lived Through This

Anne K. Ream

In 2004, writer Anne K. Ream and photographer Patricia Evans embarked on a unique multicountry, multiyear journey. Their goal was to document the stories of a global community of gender-based violence survivors who have been shaped – but refuse to be defined – by what they have lived through.

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First They Killed My Father

Loung Ung

From a childhood survivor of Cambodia’s brutal Pol Pot regime comes an unforgettable narrative of war crimes and desperate actions, the unnerving strength of a small girl and her family, and their triumph of spirit. The book is the recipient of the Asian/Pacific American Library Association's Award for Literature (APALA) for "Excellence in Adult Non-Fiction Literature," and has been adapted by Angelina Jolie and the author for the feature film directed and produced by Ms. Jolie for release by Netflix in September, 2017.

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