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American Tapestry

by Eileen Gonzalez

"American Tapestry" mines family stories for an informative, down-to-earth trek through America’s past. Pat Speth Sherman explores two centuries of American history through the eyes of her ancestors in her generational biography... Read More

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Stars in Our Eyes

by Karen Rigby

"Stars in Our Eyes" is an eloquent memoir about family lives that were separated by violence. Lee Darby’s memoir "Stars in Our Eyes" is kaleidoscopic as it traces her midcentury childhood and her experiences of grief. Inspired by... Read More

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Combinators

by John M. Murray

"Combinators" is a personalized examination of a programming language concept, seen within its historical context. In Stephen Wolfram’s "Combinators", the significance of abstract programming language concepts are viewed through a... Read More

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Two Pieces of Cloth

by Eileen Gonzalez

"Two Pieces of Cloth" is the loving biography of a couple who lived through the twentieth century’s darkest days. Joe Gold recalls how his parents relied on faith and good fortune to survive the Holocaust in the historical biography... Read More

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The Just

by Erika Harlitz Kern

Jan Brokken’s history text "The Just" documents a rescue operation to save Jews from the Holocaust in Nazi-occupied Lithuania. When Jan Zwartendijk became the branch manager of the Dutch company Philips in Lithuania, he had no idea... Read More

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Jayne Mansfield

by Eileen Gonzalez

Eve Golden’s biography of Jayne Mansfield covers the life, death, and legacy of the oft-dismissed actress. Throughout her career and ever since her premature death, Mansfield has been treated as a punchline, more than a performer. But... Read More

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