Marisa Hannum

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11 Nerdy Recipes from Books, Movies and TV

In recent years, the internet has revealed that there's no shortage of talented nerds out there with a flair for the culinary arts. Here are 11 of …

The Fall of the House of Dixie

• <b>Author:</b> Bruce Levine<p>In this major new history of the Civil War, Bruce Levine tells the riveting story of how that conflict upended the economic, political, and social life of the old South, utterly destroying the Confederacy and the society it represented and defended. Told through the words of the …

The Searchers

• <b>Author:</b> Glenn Frankel<p>In 1836 in East Texas, nine-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanches. She was raised by the tribe and eventually became the wife of a warrior. Twenty-four years after her capture, she was reclaimed by the U.S. cavalry and Texas Rangers and restored to her white …

Life In a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project

• <b>Author:</b> Jack Mayer<p>During World War II, <b>Irena Sendler</b>, a Polish Catholic social worker, organized a rescue network of fellow social workers to save 2,500 Jewish children from certain death in the Warsaw ghetto. Incredibly, after the war her heroism, like that of many others, was suppressed by …

The Worst Hard Time

• <b>Author:</b> Timothy Egan<p><b>In a tour de force of historical reportage, Timothy Egan’s National Book Award–winning story rescues an iconic chapter of American history from the shadows.</b><p>The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before …

Book News: Shakespeare Was A Tax Evader And Food Hoarder, Researchers Say

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>Research from scholars at Aberystwyth University in the U.K. suggests that William Shakespeare was prosecuted for evading taxes and for hoarding grain during a famine and then reselling it at inflated prices. Jayne …