Remembering Shanghai

A Memoir of Scholars, Socialites and Scoundrels
By Isabel Sun Chao and Claire Chao

Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Scholars, Socialites and Scoundrels by Isabel Sun Chao and Claire Chao traces the story of the once wealthy Sun family from the founding patriarch, a bright and hard-working peasant youth who rises to high honor in the Imperial court, to...

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Reflections In the Key of Life

By Tad Sisler and Steve Madaio

Reflections In the Key of Life is an autobiographical work focused on and penned by trumpeter Steve Madaio, along with the assistance of Tad Sisler. Recording his life as a musician through the turbulent social changes of the 1960s, through pivotal events such as Woodstock...

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Rufus

James Agee in Tennessee
By Paul F. Brown

Rufus: James Agee in Tennessee is a biographical work put together by Paul F. Brown. Focusing on American writer James Rufus Agee, most famous for penning the classic novel A Death In The Family and the screenplay for The African Queen, Brown chooses to home...

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Reconstructing the Shield of Achilles

An Artistic Reconstruction and Exploration of the Ingenious Ancient Greek Weapon Immortalized by Homer in Book 18 of the Iliad
By Kathleen Vail

The Trojan War is one of the earliest wars recorded in the history of human combat. The Iliad and the Odyssey are among the oldest extant works of western literature, written by the blind poet Homer in the eighth century. The Trojan War concerns the...

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Reflections

Thoughts from a Social Transplant
By Choi

Life is challenging and these challenges are different for each person. Our experiences shape us into who we are. In Reflections: Thoughts from a Social Transplant by Choi, the reader may be able to not only take a journey with the author but see themselves...

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Redlined

A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago
By Linda Gartz

Redlined: A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago by Linda Gartz was inspired by the true events of Chicago around the time of the Civil Rights Movement and by family memorabilia she stumbled upon after the deaths of her parents. Redlined...

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Rembrandt Etchings

Looking at Rembrandt's Prints
By Michiel Kersten

Dutch artist of the Golden Age, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669) is well known for his monumental paintings: portraits, allegorical and biblical scenes and much more. Rembrandt was an artist striving to paint pure emotion in all of his subjects. His masterful technique of light...

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Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Highlights of the Collection (Amsterdam Museum Guides Book 1)
By Marko Kassenaar

The Rijksmuseum (National Museum of the Netherlands) is a classic architectural wonder that houses over a million art works. The museum (gallery), located in the cultural center of Amsterdam, boasts a magnificent collection of works from around the world and throughout the centuries, including...

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Resisting the Challenges of the 21st Century

How Much Extra Does No Cheese Cost?
By Rembert N Parker

In Resisting the Challenges of the 21st Century by Rembert N Parker, he points out many little quirks about the modern world. In a world of automation, it seems there is little room for maneuvering if things are not programmed into the all-powerful computer. The...

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Racial Realities and Post-Racial Dreams

The Age of Obama and Beyond
By Julius Bailey

Racial Realities and Post-Racial Dreams - The Age of Obama and Beyond by Julius Bailey is a gorgeously written, exceedingly intelligent, impeccably nuanced polemic against the current state of race relations in America. Dr. Bailey includes a bibliographical reference list by chapter that securely establishes...

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