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    Nadia Boulanger: A Life in Music

    Leonie Rosenstiel


    A detailed, authoritative portrait of a commanding figure in twentieth-century music.

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    Charles Ives: A Life with Music

    Jan Swafford


    An illuminating portrait of a man whose innovative works profoundly influenced the course of twentieth-century American classical music.

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    Recovering: A Journal

    May Sarton


    "Sarton's 'art of making exquisite distinctions' and her vulnerability as a human being are her timeless gifts to her readers." —Library Journal

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    Robert E. Lee: A Biography

    Emory M. Thomas


    "The best and most balanced of the Lee biographies."—New York Review of Books

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    John Dewey and the High Tide of American Liberalism

    Alan Ryan, Edwin Burrage Child


    When John Dewey died in 1952, he was memorialized as America's most famous philosopher, revered by liberal educators and deplored by conservatives,...