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‘The Souls of Black Folk’ by W.E.B. Du Bois – An Appreciation

Gone for over half a century, William Edward Burghardt Du Bois lives on through his thought and his prose. A new edition from Restless Books offers an excellent opportunity to broaden our perspective on questions of race in America by increasing our understanding of racism's history and sociology, enlightened by one of the country's most creative minds.

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Book Review: ‘Stand Up and Sing! Pete Seeger, Folk Music and the Path to Justice’ by Susanna Reich

'Stand Up And Sing! Pete Seeger, Folk Music, and the Path to Justice' by Susanna Reich is a picture book intended for children in grades 3 through 7. But, like the music and message of Pete Seeger himself, it is really a book for everyone

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Interview: Dava Sobel, Author of ‘The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars’

Dava Sobel aims to shatter misconceptions and celebrate the amazing women of the Harvard Observatory in her latest book, 'The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars'.

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Book Review: ‘Questions of Travel: William Morris in Iceland’ by Lavinia Greenlaw

Lavinia Greenlaw’s far-ranging introduction 'Questions of Travel: William Morris in Iceland', reads sometimes like the flight of a bumblebee. Fascinatingly brilliant in each place that it lands, it succeeds in making the reader long to know more of William Morris.

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