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Appropriate: A Provocation Cover Image
ISBN: 9781324003588
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 16th, 2021

A timely, nuanced work that dissects the thorny debate around cultural appropriation and the literary imagination.

Now updated to reflect current events, this daily digest of intellectual challenge and learning will arouse curiosity, refresh knowledge, expand horizons, and keep the mind sharp.

2021 / 2022 ASVAB for Dummies: Book + 7 Practice Tests Online + Flashcards + Video Cover Image
ISBN: 9781119784173
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Published: For Dummies - March 23rd, 2021

In the book students find in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects with complete explanations for every question; exercises; strategy cheat sheets for verbal, math, and general science components; and tips to help them pinpoint their weaknesses and hone their test taking skills. Students can go online and study wherever and whenever with the online test site.

The CIA Guide to Surveillance and Surveillance Detection: The Ultimate Guide to Surreptitious Observation Cover Image
ISBN: 9781510756106
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Published: Skyhorse - June 1st, 2021

Have you ever thought you were being followed or watched? Have you ever needed to follow or observe someone and not be seen?

In the world of espionage, surveillance and surveillance detection are a way of life.

Craft in the Real World: Rethinking Fiction Writing and Workshopping Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948226806
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Published: Catapult - January 19th, 2021

"An insightful guide for readers, writers, and instructors from all walks of life," this manifesto and practical guide challenges current models of craft and the writing workshop by showing how they fail marginalized writers, and how cultural expectations inform storytelling (Kirkus Reviews).

Quotations of Malcolm X Cover Image
By Malcolm X, Applewood Books (Compiled by)
ISBN: 9781429094405
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Published: Applewood Books - February 9th, 2021

This pocket-sized hardcover book contains nearly one hundred quotations from African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist, Malcolm X. "It's freedom for everybody or freedom for nobody." --Malcolm X, King Solomon Baptist Church, Detroit, Michigan, April 12, 1964.

Stuff You Should Know: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250268501
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 24th, 2020

From the duo behind the massively successful and award-winning podcast Stuff You Should Know comes an unexpected look at things you thought you knew.

Garner's Quotations: A Modern Miscellany Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374279196
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 10th, 2020

A selection of favorite quotes that the celebrated literary critic has collected over the decades.

Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge Cover Image
ISBN: 9780674241206
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Published: Belknap Press - November 17th, 2020

The director of the famed Bodleian Libraries at Oxford narrates the global history of the willful destruction--and surprising survival--of recorded knowledge over the past three millennia.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2021 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781510761391
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Published: World Almanac - December 1st, 2020

#1 New York Times Bestseller! Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource: business, the arts and pop culture, science and technology, U.S. history and government, world geography, sports, and so much more.

The World Almanac® is America’s bestselling reference book of all time, with more than 83 million copies sold.

Bookishness: Loving Books in a Digital Age (Literature Now) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780231195133
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Published: Columbia University Press - December 1st, 2020

Twenty-first-century culture is obsessed with books. In a time when many voices have joined to predict the death of print, books continue to resurface in new and unexpected ways.

The Bright Book of Life: Novels to Read and Reread Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525657262
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Published: Knopf - November 24th, 2020

In his first book devoted exclusively to narrative fiction, America's most original and controversial literary critic and legendary Yale professor writes trenchantly about fifty-two masterworks spanning the Western tradition.

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