Nonfiction

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Nonfiction: Tudor England, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Black Panthers, and Martin Luther King Jr. | Xpress Reviews

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Tudor adventurers for fans of travel narratives, Ham’s excellent work continues the atomic war debate, new details on civil rights history from a Black Panther, and Smiley on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Beranbaum’s Baking Bible, Bittman’s VB6, Shumski’s Waffles, & More | Cooking Reviews

Baking Bible

Beranbaum bridges the gap between popular home baking collections and professional texts, Bittman’s latest will coax readers toward a healthier lifestyle, Shumski’s unconventional cooking method isn’t gourmet, but it’s a lot of fun

Science and Jewish History, Everything To Know About Making Bread, Evolutionary Biology, & More | Science & Technology Reviews

A Chosen Calling

Efron discusses the profound influence of Jews on 20th-century science, Fromartz displays his exhaustive knowledge of the craft, history, and culture of bread making, nonspecialists will appreciate this sweeping panorama of ancient life

How To Get Unstuck, Dry Your Own Food, Weave, Mend, & More | Crafts & DIY Reviews

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Creative Block is an ideal resource for any type of visually creative person working in any medium, Marrone covers drying your own food in painstaking detail, one of weaving’s greats imparts knowledge to a wider audience

Premodern Sea Travel, Marriage Equality, Casey on Fiction, & More | Social Sciences Reviews

Sextant

Barrie takes readers on a tour of the history of maritime navigation; a timely account of the legal struggles to attain fundamental rights; Casey’s guide belongs on every writer’s shelf; how university libraries have created new services

Q&A: Kim Werker, Author of Make It Mighty Ugly

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Kim Werker talks to LJ about her goals for the Mighty Ugly project

Hollywood History, Comedy Writers on Humor, Creative Crafting, & More | Arts & Humanities Reviews

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Foodies and celebrity watchers alike will be delighted by this walk through Hollywood drinking history, Sack’s collection is full of great moments, Werker provides a look at the internal voices that keep people from expressing their creativity

Dealing with Loss, Cool Cookbooks, Slowing Down, End-of-Life Issues | Xpress Reviews

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Going through the grieving process, a rainbow-colored cookbook from Meringue Girls, summer food has never looked better, a narrative is about taking it slow, and choice, freedom from suffering, and perhaps even joy through hospice

Nonfiction on Vivian Maier, Amazing Road Trips, the European Union, & Erotic Dolls | Xpress Reviews

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The incomparable photographs of Vivian Maier, a guidebook for international travelers and seasoned locals alike, a comprehensive account of the modern EU and its history, and a unique aspect of modern sexology, The Erotic Doll

The Best Ice Cream, Coconut Every Day, Yucatán Cuisine, & More | Cooking Reviews

Cocunut Every Day

Ice cream fanatic Clendaniel chronicles her many ice cream–making adventures, Seymour’s book makes it both possible and desirable to eat coconut every day, the definitive work on Yucatán cuisine

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