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  • 9780393322101 72

    When Broken Glass Floats: Growing Up Under the Khmer Rouge

    Chanrithy Him


    Chanrithy Him felt compelled to tell of surviving life under the Khmer Rouge in a way "worthy of the suffering which I endured as a child."

  • 9780393320428 72

    The Body Silent: The Different World of the Disabled

    Robert F. Murphy


    "The most powerful book of its kind I've ever read.... Extraordinary powers of observation, generalization, and depth."—Oliver Sacks, author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat

  • 9780393321289 72

    J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and the Secrets

    Curt Gentry


    "The cumulative effect is overwhelming. Eleanor Roosevelt was right: Hoover’s FBI was an American gestapo." —Newsweek

  • 9780393321395 72

    Sketches from a Life

    George F. Kennan


    Written originally as a series of entries in a travel diary and now considered one of the most important memoirs of our time, Sketches from a Life is George F. Kennan's peerless, impressionistic record of his experiences with twentieth-century history.

  • 9780393321197 72

    Stanley Kubrick, Director: A Visual Analysis

    Ulrich Ruchti, Sybil Taylor, Alexander Walker


    Alexander Walker's Stanley Kubrick, Director is the only book ever written with Kubrick's cooperation.