The Invocations

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The Invocations

By Krystal Sutherland

Teens hunt witch-killers in this fantastical (and fantastic) feminist tale.

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The Voices of Reason

Teaching Twain — and teaching students to speak for themselves.

    The Holocaust: An Unfinished History

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    The Holocaust: An Unfinished History

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    An expansive, important new look at the Shoah.

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    The Qur’an: A Verse Translation

    By M.A.R. Habib and Bruce B. Lawrence

    The Qur’an: A Verse Translation

    This poetic rendition of the holy text will appeal to nonbelievers, too.

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    The Waters: A Novel

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    The Waters: A Novel

    A magical, overly earnest tale set in a Michigan swamp.

    Beyond The Book

    20 Not-Technically-a-Love-Story Love Stories

    There’s more to read on Valentine’s Day than Romeo and Juliet!

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    An Interview with Gideon Rappaport

    The scholar explains what we’ve gotten wrong about Hamlet — and why Shakespeare is for everyone.

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    The Bishop and the Butterfly: Murder, Politics, and the End of the Jazz Age

    The tawdry case that helped FDR win the White House.