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Johns Hopkins University Press

Johns Hopkins University Press Johns Hopkins University Press 2715 N. Charles St., Baltimore MD 21218 www.press.jhu.edu 1-800-537-5487 College-level collections strong in astronomy yet seeking acquisitions general interest readers would also enjoy would do well to consider professor/astronomer Kimberly Weaver’s The Violent Universe: Joyrides Through The X-Ray Cosmos (0801881153 $35.00). The history and changing technology of […]

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The Halloween Handbook

The Halloween Handbook The Halloween Handbook Bridie Clark & Ashley Dodd Workman Publishing Company 708 Broadway, 6th Floor New York, NY 10003-9555 0761129871 $12.95 workman.com The collaborative effort of Halloween costume experts and enthusiasts Bridie Clark and Ashley Dodd, The Halloween Handbook: Dress-Up For Grown-Ups showcases 447 imaginative, easy-to-make, do-it-yourself costume concepts. From traditional favorites […]

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100 Years of Vintage Farm Tractors

100 Years of Vintage Farm Tractors 100 Years of Vintage Farm Tractors Michael Dregni, Editor Voyageur Press PO Box 338, Stillwater, MN 55082 www.voyageurpress.com 0896580024 $16.95 1-800-888-9653 100 Years Of Vintage Farm Tractors isn’t just the listing of vintage equipment that one might expect, though editor Michael Dregni has indeed included this among his topics: […]

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First Daughters

First Daughters First Daughters Gerard W. Gawalt & Ann G. Gawalt Black Dog & Leventhal 151 W. 19th St., New York NY 10011 1579123708 $17.95 1-800-722-7202 Readers interested in first daughters have had relatively little to choose from, with all the attention being given first ladies: the Gawalts remedy this with First Daughters: Letters Between […]

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Ace Books

Ace Books Ace Books 375 Hudson St., New York NY 10014 1-800-847-5515 www.penguin.com Three exciting new reads are outstanding and highly recommended picks. Clive Woodall’s One For Sorrow, Two For Joy (0441012655, $19.95) will appeal to fans of Watership Down and any animal-character plot: the bird kingdom is brought to life as an owl and […]

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Holy Cow!

Holy Cow! Holy Cow! Sarah Macdonald Bolina Publishing, Inc. PO Box 307, Shelton, CT 06484 www.bolinda.com 1740931602 $56.00 1-888-235-2019 When the love of Sarah Macdonald’s life is posted to India, she resigns from her job to move to New Delhi (which seems like the most polluted city on the face of the planet) as an […]

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The Genius of Language

The Genius of Language The Genius Of Language Wendy Lesser, Editor Pantheon 1745 Broadway, New York NY 10019 0375422382 $23.00 .randomhouse.com Wendy Lesser asked fifteen modern writers to reflect on their formative experiences with language and culture, and her Genius Of Language is the result: a survey of how writers alienated from their mother tongue […]

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Thomson Course Technology

Thomson Course Technology Thomson Course Technology 25 Thomson Place, Boston, MA 02210 www.courseptr.com Two outstanding new guides are highly recommended picks. If you regularly surf the image section of the web you’ll undoubtedly notice many original creations stemming from the use of the Poser 6 program. Conversely, there are relatively few handbooks on Poser on […]

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The Grateful Dead Movie

The Grateful Dead Movie The Grateful Dead Movie Monterey Media Inc. 566 St. Charles Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-3901 1569942390 $29.95 1-800-424-2593 The Grateful Dead Movie is a two-disc DVD showcasing the famous rock-and-roll band. Disc 1 (132 minutes) offers the movie itself, transferred from its original 35 mm film negative in High Definition and […]

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Real Ghosts, Restless Spirits, and Haunted Places

Real Ghosts, Restless Spirits, and Haunted Places Real Ghosts, Restless Spirits, And Haunted Places Brad Steiger Visible Ink Press 43311 Joy Road, #414, Cantom, MI 48187 1578591465 $24.95 www.visibleink.com Did you know ghosts still haunt Ohio’s State Reformatory–Shawshank? Or that President Lincoln consulted spooks in the course of his work? These and other intriguing ‘true’ […]