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Cover of Flight of the Diamond Smugglers by Matthew Gavin Frank
A Tale of Pigeons, Obsession, and Greed Along Coastal South Africa
Matthew Gavin Frank

For nearly 80 years, a huge portion of coastal South Africa was closed off to the public. With many of its pits now deemed “overmined” and ...

Cover of Annie and the Wolves by Andromeda Romano-Lax
A Novel
Andromeda Romano-Lax

A modern-day historian finds her life intertwined with Annie Oakley's in an electrifying novel that explores female revenge and the allure of ...

Cover of Bright Star, Green Light by Jonathan Bate
The Beautiful and Damned Lives of John Keats and F. Scott Fitzgerald
Jonathan Bate

A dazzling biography of two interwoven, tragic lives: John Keats and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

"For awhile after you quit Keats," Fitzgerald once ...

Curtis Bradley Vickers

In this unflinching, dramatic adventure, modern-day wildland firefighters and cattle rustlers struggle for survival in a changing western ...

Cover of Two Plays, on Revenge and History by Brandon Lund
Brandon Lund

"Two Plays, on Revenge and History" compares the human spirit to feelings of nobility and despair in order to resolve the struggles within our ...

Book cover for Closing Death's Door with xray of chest that shows scissors inside
Legal Innovations to End the Epidemic of Healthcare Harm
Michael J. Saks

After heart disease and cancer, the third leading cause of death in the United States is iatrogenic harm (avoidable injury or infection caused by ...

Image of facade of the Seagram Building in New York City. With gold-paned windows and steel frame. Title "Unless: The Seagram Building Construction Ecology" and author Kiel Moe's name are superimposed on the image.
The Seagram Building Construction Ecology
Kiel Moe

This book presents a terrestrial description of the Seagram Building. It aims to describe how humans and nature interact with the thin crust of ...

Book cover for "27 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business"
Save Yourself Time, Money, and Headaches
Bob Wilson

You’re excited. Your new business will be something special. But don’t let your excitement blind you to the need for sufficient planning before ...


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