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Recalling a brilliant, belligerent, trailblazing iconoclast.

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    Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America’s First Bohemians

    By Justin Martin

    Long before hipsters met at downtown bars, American bohemians met at Pfaff’s.

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    Killing History: Jesus in the No-Spin Zone

    By Robert M. Price

    A well-researched rebuttal to Bill O’Reilly’s bestselling Killing Jesus makes its case via facts, not fabrications.

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    How Billie Holiday sang me out of a slump.

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    The Back of the Turtle

    By Thomas King

    Heavy themes are handled lightly in this playful, wonderfully readable novel by a gifted indigenous author.

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    An Interview with Robert Jackson Bennett

    By Craig Laurance Gidney

    Robert Jackson Bennett's latest novel views the real-world issues of colonialism, xenophobia, and racism through the lens of “new weird” fantasy.

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    This book explores the social history of vaccination in the United States and reveals an underlying political agenda.

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    This heartfelt ode to inoculations dismisses concerns about vaccines.

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    An engaging account of how the hurdles faced by beleaguered educators are nothing new.

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    A new look at the man behind the myth of Stonewall Jackson and his role in the Civil War

    Beyond The Book

    Meet Maryland-based indie bookstore Mystery Loves Company