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The Undefeated Mind: On the Science of Constructing an Indestructible Self
3.87
Alex Lickerman, AB'88, MD'92
Author

Legions of self-help authors rightly urge personal development as the key to happiness, but they typically fail to f
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Sep 12, 2012
 
Dedicated to God: An Oral History of Cloistered Nuns
3.96
Abbie Reese, MFA'13
Author

From the author: "As a subculture, cloistered monastic nuns live hidden from public view by choice. Once a woman joins the cl
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Dec 06, 2013
 
The Fates Will Find Their Way
3.17
Hannah Pittard, AB'01
Author

From our pages (Mar–Apr/11): "The Halloween disappearance of 16-year-old Nora Lindell launches Pittard’s first novel, a web
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Jan 03, 2012
 
Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army's Way of War
4.12
Carol Christine Fair, SB'91, AM'97, AM'97, PhD'04
Author

From the author: "Since Pakistan was founded in 1947, its army has dominated the state. The mil
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Jun 10, 2014
 
After Leo Strauss: New Directions in Platonic Political Philosophy
5.00
Tucker Landy, AM'81, PhD'87
Author

From the author: "This book proposes a post-Straussian reading of Plato to advance a reconciliation of ancient and mo
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Apr 25, 2014
 
Contrition
4.33
Maura Weiler, AM'93
Author

From the author: "When journalist and adoptee Dorie McKenna learns that her biological father was a famous artist, it comes w
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Oct 06, 2014
 
America, But Better: The Canada Party Manifesto
3.84
Chris Cannon, AM'03
Author

From our pages (Sept–Oct/12): "The Canada Party, comprised of Brian Calvert and Chris Cannon, has announced its candidacy for
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Jun 14, 2012
 
The Brunist Day of Wrath
4.32
Robert Coover, AM’65
Author

From our pages (Sept–Oct/14)—
The Brunist Day of Wrath is Robert Coover’s behemoth of a sequel to The Origin of the Brunists,
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Apr 21, 2014
 
The Secret Language of Color: Science, Nature, History, Culture, Beauty of Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, & Violet
4.13
Arielle Eckstut, AB’92
Coauthor

From our pages (Nov–Dec/13): "Joann Eckstut, a color consultant, and Arielle Eckstut, a member of the children’s committ
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Oct 29, 2013
 
Mrs. Queen Takes the Train
3.57
William Kuhn, AB'79
Author

From our pages (Nov–Dec/12): "In his novel, William Kuhn conjures a modern adventure for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, a monar
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Nov 06, 2012
 
Precarious Japan
3.71
Anne Allison, AM'80, PhD'86
Author

From our pages (Mar–Apr/14): "Until the collapse of Japan's economic bubble in 1991, most Japanese men were able to s
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Nov 01, 2013
 
Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents
3.67
Lisa Gitelman, AB'83
Author

From the publisher: "Paper Knowledge is a remarkable book about the mundane: the library card, the promissory note, the movi
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Mar 06, 2014
 
The Last Generation
3.71
Ben Robertson, MBA'01
Author

From the author: "A teenage girl embarks on the journey of a lifetime in Ben Robertson’s epic young adult novel, The Last G
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Sep 29, 2014
 
A Fitting Place
4.28
Mary Gottschalk, AB'66
Author

From the author: "In the wake of her husband’s desertion, Lindsey Chandler is caught up in a rebound romance that reprises
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May 01, 2014
 
Fundamentals of Environmental Economics: Solving Urban Pollution Problems
3.38
Matthew Kahn, AM'93, PhD'93
Author

From the author: "This book presents a broad overview of the key issues in modern environmental economics with a focu
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Jul 22, 2013
 
The Martian Pendant
3.33
Patrick Taylor, MD'54
Author

From the author: "Not since HG Welles wrote The War of The Worlds has there been such a unique approach to the possibility
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Jan 03, 2014
 
Professor Magillicutty's Dingle-Dangle Guide for Hunting Wild Animals
4.00
Joanne Blondin, AB'64
Author

From the author: "Professor Magillicutty's Dingle-Dangle Guide for Hunting Wild Animals is a fanciful, humorous book of let
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Jan 22, 2014
 
Reunion
3.32
Hannah Pittard, AB'01
Author

From our pages (Jan–Feb/15): "Kate Pulaski, the dysfunctional protagonist in Hannah Pittard’s second novel, learned of her
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Dec 11, 2014
 
Can Tocqueville Karaoke?: Global Contrasts of Citizen Participation, the Arts and Development
5.00
Terry Nichols Clark
Editor

Professor of sociology Terry Nichols Clark published Can Tocqueville Karaoke?. The book outlines a framework for analyzing de
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Dec 03, 2014
 
Brains, Buddhas, and Believing: The Problem of Intentionality in Classical Buddhist and Cognitive-Scientific Philosophy of Mind
3.67
Dan Arnold, PhD'02
Author

In the recent, burgeoning discourse on Buddhist thought and cognitive science, premodern Buddhists are sometimes characterized
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Apr 02, 2012
 
What I Found Out About Her: Stories of Dreaming Americans
3.80
Peter LaSalle, AM72
Author

From our pages (Nov–Dec/14): In this collection of 11 stories, Peter LaSalle explores the everyday lives of protagonists incl
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Nov 07, 2014
 
Mulberry Child: A Memoir of China
4.20
Jian Ping, CER’07, CER’11
Author

Mulberry Child is the heart-wrenching true story of a childhood in Communist China. Jian Ping is the daughter of a high
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Jul 10, 2012
 
Infrastructure and the Political Economy of Nation Building in Spain, 1720�2010
4.56
Germà Bel, AM'88
Author

This book sets out to explain the very particular characteristics of Spanish infrastructure policy. The capital city of Madrid p
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Feb 29, 2012
 
Ajak's Song
4.67
Kenneth Waxman, MD'75
Author

From the author: "Ajak's Song takes us on a journey into the heart of South Sudan, a journey which is moving and inspiratio
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Feb 05, 2014
 
The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan
4.15
Rick Perlstein, AB’92
Author

From our pages, July–Aug/14: "Ronald Reagan rose to national political prominence in the wake of Watergate and Vietnam, pre
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Jul 10, 2014
 
"Is It Easy Being Green?": Writing the New College Application Essay
0.00
Justin Nevin, AM'04
Author

From the author: "'Is It Easy Being Green?' introduces high school students to the genre of the personal essay by combining a
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Nov 07, 2014
 
The Courage to Be in Community: A Unitarian Universalist Sermon
5.00
Tony Mayo, AB'77, MBA'78
Author

From the author: "Scientific evidence and personal experience tell us that sincere, engaging personal relationships are
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Oct 24, 2014
 
Chronic Hearing: Selected Poems, 1977–2012
0.00
Adria Bernardi, AM'89
Translator

From the translator: "Chelsea Editions has just published Chronic Hearing: Selected Poems 1977–2012, a translation by A
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Nov 07, 2014
 
The Economy of You: Discover Your Inner Entrepreneur and Recession-Proof Your Life
3.65
Kimberly Palmer, MPP'04
Author

From the author: "The biggest trend in business is the microbusiness! Financial columnist Kimberly Palmer illuminates the
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Aug 22, 2013
 
Invent, Reinvent, Thrive: The Keys to Success for Any Start-Up, Entrepreneur, or Family Business
3.40
Lloyd Shefsky, JD'65
Author

From the author: "Inventing a new business is an extraordinary achievement. However, entrepreneurship is not a cataclysmic e
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Apr 10, 2014
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