Nonfiction on Brooklyn, the Irish Rising, Being LGBT, and Bill Clinton | Xpress Reviews

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A book for fans of Brooklyn history, a welcome addition to any collection on Irish history, an ever so slightly outrageous memoir about the gay rights movement, a new Bill Clinton book is only for avid readers of popular political science

Bibles for Bonsai, Spice and Herbs; Moderate Islam, Plus Short Takes | Reference Reviews

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A high-level overview of what one needs to know to choose and grow a bonsai with success, a beautiful volume that covers herbs and spices with a personal touch, a valuable resource on Native American history, a moderate view of Islam.

Nonfiction: Film, Baby Foods, Queen Victoria, Seeds, Women’s Basketball, Slavery, & More | Xpress Reviews

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Film, recipes for young children, saving seeds from the garden, Queen Victoria, Brittney Griner on her life in basketball, Hobsbawm on society, Kreeft on faith, monetary policy, baseball, India, Rebbe Schneerson, black women in the civil war