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The Icon Hunter: A Refugee's Quest to Reclaim Her Nation's Stolen Heritage

Tasoula Georgiou Hadjitofi · Pegasus Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

One woman's pursuit of justice leads her on a riveting adventure into the world of art trafficking.

In this powerful memoir, Tasoula Hadjitofi reveals her perilous journey orchestrating "The Munich Case" -- one of the largest European art trafficking...

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Life's Journeys According to Mister Rogers: Things to Remember Along the Way

Fred Rogers
Format: Hardcover(Revised ed.)


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My Brothers' Keeper: Two Brothers. Loved. And Lost.

Gloria Reuben · Post Hill Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

My Brothers' Keeper carries the reader through a deeply personal and intimate journey, as Gloria Reuben explores her love of the life she shared with her brothers, as well as the myriad of emotions and experiences after their sudden deaths.The death of a sibling is unlike any other....
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Down Below

Leonora Carrington · NYRB Classics
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

A stunning work of memoir and an unforgettable depiction of the brilliance and madness by one of Surrealism's most compelling figuresLeonora Carrington is perhaps the most enchanting of the women Surrealists. The daughter of Anglo Irish privilege, she broke free of her manor-house upbringing...
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Step into the Circle: Writers in Modern Appalachia

Amy Greene · Blair
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

In this beautiful book of photographs and short essays, some of Appalachia's best-known writers profile each other and the place they call home. Edited by Bloodroot novelist Amy Greene and her husband Trent Thomson, this book also features Wendell Berry, Lee Smith, Crystal Wilkinson,...
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Women of Honor: Madonnas, Godmothers and Informers in the Italian Mafia

Milka Kahn · Hurst
Pages: 213
Format: Paperback

The role of women in the Italian mafias has long been overlooked. Reduced to victim status and relegated to domestic life in a male-dominated society, women serve as the mafia's respectable facade: virtuous and docile. It is hard to picture these immaculate figures married to and raising...
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The Twice-Born: Life and Death on the Ganges

Aatish Taseer · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In The Twice-Born, Aatish Taseer embarks on a journey of self-discovery in an intoxicating, unsettling personal reckoning with modern India, where ancient customs collide with the contemporary politics of revivalism and revenge

When Aatish Taseer first came to Benares, the spiritual...

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The Monk's Record Player: Thomas Merton, Bob Dylan, and the Perilous Summer of 1966

ROBERT HUDSON · Eerdmans
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The story of a monk, a minstrel, and the music that brought them together

In 1965 Thomas Merton fulfilled a twenty-four-year-old dream and went to live as a hermit beyond the walls of his Trappist monastery. Seven months later, after a secret romance with a woman half his age,...

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From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death

Caitlin Doughty · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes expands our sense of what it means to treat the dead with "dignity."

Fascinated by our pervasive fear of dead bodies, mortician Caitlin Doughty set out to discover how other cultures care for the dead. From Here to Eternity...

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Growing Up with the Impressionists: The Diary of Julie Manet

Jane Roberts · I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Julie Manet, the daughter of Édouard Manet and the most famous female Impressionist artist, Berthe Morisot, was born in Paris on November 14 into a wealthy and cultured milieu at the height of the Impressionist era. Many young girls still confide their inner thoughts to diaries, and it is hardly...
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