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Best Edifying Indie Books of 2014

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    STARTING UP SILICON VALLEY

    APRIL 8, 2014

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    AMERICAN BOYS

    SEPT. 2, 2014

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AMERICAN BOYS

by Louise Esola

An intriguing, well-written and poignant work that transcends its historical genre. Full review >

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    Conquering Concussion

    SEPT. 15, 2014

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Conquering Concussion

by Mary Lee Esty C. M. Shifflett

An eye-opener for anyone concerned about concussion—which the authors persuasively argue should include everyone. Full review >

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    Whirlwind & Storm

    FEB. 28, 2014

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    RUN YOUR BODY LIKE A BUSINESS

    MARCH 26, 2014

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RUN YOUR BODY LIKE A BUSINESS

by Jay Foard

Comprehensive, cogent and smartly packaged; should have great appeal to those with a real interest in better body management. Full review >

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    Do Your Laundry or You'll Die Alone

    APRIL 1, 2014

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Do Your Laundry or You'll Die Alone

by Becky Blades

A perfect graduation gift for young women—but the advice is applicable to all. Full review >

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    BEHIND THE LINES

    SEPT. 7, 2014

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BEHIND THE LINES

by Jeffrey B. Miller

An excellent history that should catapult Miller to the top tier of popular historians. Full review >

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    The Man Who Saved the V-8

    JAN. 11, 2014

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The Man Who Saved the V-8

by Chase Morsey Jr.

A compelling narrative of the design and development of Ford cars in the 1950s and ’60s. Full review >

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    A Chicano in the White House

    MARCH 25, 2014

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A Chicano in the White House

by Henry M. Ramirez

A thoughtful, if occasionally strident, account of a neglected aspect of Nixon’s presidency. Full review >

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    The Illustrated Courtroom

    APRIL 11, 2014

The Illustrated Courtroom

by Sue Russell Elizabeth Williams

Reveals one fascinating aspect of the legal system, informing the reader while demonstrating the value of artistic... Full review >

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    Charcutier. Salumiere. Wurstmeister.

    JAN. 13, 2014

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Charcutier. Salumiere. Wurstmeister.

by Francois Paul-Armand Vecchio photographed by Elizabeth Pepin Silva

A study that may become the new sausage makers’ bible, outstanding in its range, depth and clarity. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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