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: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History
Nicholas A. Basbanes
A consideration of all things paper: Entertaining, illuminating, irresistible, a book that masterfully guides ...
The Romanov Sisters
: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra
They were the Princess Dianas of their day - perhaps the most photographed and talked about young royals of ...
A Fort of Nine Towers
: An Afghan Family Story
Qais Akbar Omar
With all the emotional power of The Kite Runner, this is the very first true life account of growing up in ...
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and ...
For the Benefit of Those Who See
: Dispatches from the World of the Blind
Rosemary Mahoney tells the story of Braille Without Borders, the first school for the blind in Tibet, and of ...
: Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America
From the glittering court of Catherine the Great to the wilds of the New World, Matthews conjures a ...
A Free Man
: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi
In a time of global economic strain, this is an unforgettable evocation of persistence in the face of poverty ...
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