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Maximum Volume

by Rachel Jagareski

"Maximum Volume" has enormous appeal for Beatles fans, record collectors, social historians, music wonks, and indeed, anyone with ears. Kenneth Womack’s "Maximum Volume" is a lively and engaging biography of Beatles producer George... Read More

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Fasting and Feasting

by Anna Call

This deliberate and meticulous biography chronicles the life of a remarkable food writer whose self-sufficiency and love of nature placed her ahead of her time. Patience Gray, the author of the classic Honey from a Weed, lived off the... Read More

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Willy Ley

by Amanda Adams

Ley was a pioneer of both scientific exploration and widespread media entertainment; this biography gives the visionary his due. Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age, by Jared S. Buss, is a dynamic biography of a remarkable scientific... Read More

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A Tale of Two Brothers

by Amanda Adams

"A Tale of Two Brothers" offers a fresh perspective on a fascinating historical duo. A Tale of Two Brothers: The Story of the Wright Brothers by Judith A. Dempsey humanizes the celebrated pioneers of aviation. In thirty-four chapters,... Read More

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Harwoods of Darwen

by Angela Woltman

This volume concludes the story of a family that becomes alive once again through their descendant’s hard work and determination to tell their tale. The Harwoods of Darwen: Volume 2, Part II is a study in how one man’s determination... Read More

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Harwoods of Darwen

by Angela Woltman

This is an amazingly well-researched account of a large, interesting family in the 1800s. Exhaustive research and a keen interest in where he came from led to Michael Harwood’s extensively detailed family history, which continues in... Read More

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