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July 15, 2014

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published July 15, 2014. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in July 2014.

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The Iowa State Fair

by Jeff Fleischer

Ullrich’s photos and essays capture the tension between tradition and modernity in classic state fairs. The idea of a state fair evokes a certain sense of nostalgia, and nostalgia is a theme resounding throughout Kurt Ullrich’s... Read More

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Starlight Detectives

by Anna Call

This comprehensive rundown of the great names in astronomical detection makes for compelling biographical reading. "Starlight Detectives" throws light on the lives of many of astronomy’s greats, from the well-known Edwin Hubble to the... Read More

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Mussar Yoga

by Sheila M. Trask

"Mussar Yoga" meets students at their current level of interest, knowledge, and ability while also encouraging deeper exploration over time. Different spiritual communities often have more in common than we recognize at first glance.... Read More

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by Margaret Cullison

This book offers a clear sense of the essential components of tai chi while also explaining the ultimate intent of the practice. Jan Kauskas brings intelligent insight to the study of Zheng Manquing-style tai chi in Laoshi: Tai Chi,... Read More

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Stones of Contention

by Karl Helicher

This true account of African diamond mining—good, bad, and ugly—brings an optimistic perspective of the continent’s economy. Diamond mining has intrigued people since the 21.25-carat Eureka diamond was discovered in Kimberly, South... Read More

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