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by A. Scott Berg
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The prize-winning biographer of Lindbergh and Max Perkins devoted ten years to researching the twenty-eighth president—work that gave him unique access to recently uncovered documents. The result is a rich reexamination of a passionate and enigmatic man.

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by Alan M. Dershowitz
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From clerking for Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg to becoming the youngest Harvard law professor at age 28 and on to his leading role in some of the most visible cases ever to come to court (he's currently part of Julian Assange's legal team), Dershowitz is one of the country's bestknown lawyers.

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by Alan Weisman
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To avoid the scenario laid out in his bestselling The World Without Us, Weisman formulated a series of questions about sustainability and population limits, then traveled to some twenty countries to find out what leaders and scientists think.

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by Amanda Ripley
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Founded by Carla Cohen and Barbara Meade in 1984, Politics & Prose Bookstore is Washington, D.C.'s premier independent bookstore and cultural hub, a gathering place for people interested in reading and discussing books.

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by Andre Dubus III
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In this four-part look at love and the attendant needs that can distort it, the author of the bestselling House of Sand and Fog takes his characters through the pain of infidelity, the trade-offs of individuality for companionship, and the ache of the yearning to please.

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by Ann Patchett
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A memoir in the form of an essay collection, this volume spans Patchett's life from her young, hungry days working for Seventeen and other magazines to her new role as proprietor of an independent bookstore.

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by Anna Quindlen
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Anna Quindlen visits Politics and Prose to talk about her new novel, Still Life with Bread Crumbs, and to take great questions and deliver insightful commentary on writing, faith, motherhood, teachers, commencement addresses,and parenting, among others.

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by Anthony Marra
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Marra's first novel is a vivid evocation of the heartbreak and resilience of war-torn Chechnya. Unfolding over five days in 2004, with generous flashbacks through the preceding decade, the narrative charts the literal and emotional minefield that is the village of Eldár, a place of missing fathers, missing sisters, and missing limbs.

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by Ari Shavit
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Shavit, Haaretz columnist and one of Israel's leading television commentators, combines the stories of a wide range of individuals--his grandfather, Jaffa orange growers, Masada activists, Holocaust survivors, settlers, and entrepreneurs…

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by Henry A. Crumpton
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Crumpton joined the CIA in 1981 and spent twenty-four years working undercover around the world, from Africa to Afghanistan.

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