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The Invention of Murder
: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime
In this fascinating exploration of murder in the nineteenth century, Judith Flanders examines some of the most...
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 ...
The International Bank of Bob
: Connecting Our Worlds One $25 Kiva Loan at a Time
After making hundreds of microloans online, Bob wanted to see the results first-hand, so he travels from Peru ...
Salt Sugar Fat
: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
The explosive story of the rise of the processed food industry and its link to the emerging obesity epidemic.
The Pope and Mussolini
: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe
David I. Kertzer
The gripping story of Pope Pius XI's secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. This ...
The World Until Yesterday
: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?
The World Until Yesterday provides a mesmerizing firsthand picture of the human past as it had been for ...
Far From the Tree
: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
Far from the Tree is a masterpiece that will rattle our prejudices, question our policies, and inspire our ...
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