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Testing Familiar Lessons and Deriving New Ones
Jay M. Parker

Few books have had a wider sustained impact than "Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War." More than 2,500 years after it was written, ...

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Standing Rock to Chicago Freedom Square
Edited by Alayna Eagle Shield, Django Paris, Rae Paris, Timothy San Pedro

This book amplifies the distinct, intersecting, and coalitional possibilities of education in the spaces of ongoing movements for Native and Black ...

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Illustrated by: Alex Cagan
How Evolution Helps Us Understand and Treat Cancer
Athena Aktipis

"The Cheating Cell" is a book about a new way of looking at cancer. It is about the fundamental evolutionary and ecological underpinnings of the ...

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Natalie Diaz

"Postcolonial Love Poem" is an anthem of desire against erasure. Natalie Diaz’s brilliant second collection demands that every body carried in its ...

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A Year of Quotes
Jane Austen
Edited by Devoney Looser

A republication of the University of Chicago Press edition by HarperCollins for the Indian Subcontinent. 

It is a truth universally ...

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Illustrated by: Isaac Talley
Extraordinary Portraits of Ordinary Bugs
Daniel Kariko

With more than 60 stunning photographs of pillbugs, silverfish, moths and other household insects, "Aliens Among Us" depicts a hidden world ...

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'Minde on Honour Fixed'
Jean R. Brink

Brink's provocative biography shows that Edmund Spenser was not the would-be court poet whom Karl Marx described as "Elizabeth's arse-kissing poet ...

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A Non-Informative Guide To Breast Cancer, A Writer's Memoir In Almost Real Time
Jennifer Spiegel

"Cancer, I'll Give You One Year: A Non-Informative Guide To Breast Cancer, A Writer's Memoir In Almost Real Time" is not about eating kale. The ...


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