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Wander through the labyrinth of two brothers' eclectic collections.
A. J. Liebling’s World War II journalism climbed to great literary heights, even as it stayed close to the ground.
Election season in a city controlled by nativist hoodlums.
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Women's shoes in the early nineteenth century were ideal for doing nothing.
The Duke of Lerma had the King's ear and, as a result, great power.
Georges Collinet was a rock ’n’ roll-playing, Cold War DJ; now he's an elder stateman of world music.
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