The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

A new and intimate look at Churchill’s daily life, in detail, through the first year of his tenure as Prime Minister. Personal accounts and observations made by those who were with him illuminate this extraordinary biographical work.
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February is Black History Month

Black lives and voices are a central part of the American experience. Check out these recommendations from independent booksellers across the country.
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Four Lost Cities by Annalee Newitz

Why did people build the way they did? What were their daily lives like, how did it affect the structure of their communities and why did they leave? This is a careful look at domestic spaces, streets and gathering places and the remnants left by ordinary folk. It is enlightening and entertaining, two essential factors in nonfiction narrative.

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A Swim in a Pond in the Rain by George Saunders

The much-admired author gives us entry into the chamber of his literary wisdom, both in reading and writing. With a breezy tone he walks us through the tricks of the trade, useful to enjoying literature and vital to creating it
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Earth Keeper by N. Scott Momaday

A moving and meaningful meditation on our relationship to the earth and those things we owe it. Gratitude, respect, appreciation and love. A book for everyone.

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