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    The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela, Sahm Venter, Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela


    An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century, published on the centenary of his birth.

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    Berenice Abbott: A Life in Photography

    Julia Van Haaften


    The definitive biography of the iconic twentieth-century photographer, pioneering documentary modernist, author and inventor.

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    Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give

    Ada Calhoun


    Poignant and witty essays on the beautiful complexity of marriage.

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    Tesla: Inventor of the Modern

    Richard Munson


    Though Tesla’s inventions transformed our world, his true originality is shown in the visionary ambitions he failed to achieve.

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    Limits of the Known

    David Roberts


    A celebrated mountaineer and author searches for meaning in great adventures and explorations, past and present.