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    We Could Not Fail

    The First African Americans in the Space Program

    By Richard Paul and Steven Moss

    The Space Age began just as the struggle for civil rights forced Americans to confront the long and bitter legacy of slavery, discrimination, and violence against African Americans. Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson utilized the space program as an agent for social change, using federal equal employment opportunity... + More

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    Betting the Farm on a Drought

    Stories from the Front Lines of Climate Change

    By Seamus McGraw

    Climate change has become one of the most polarizing issues of our time. Extremists on the left regularly issue hyperbolic jeremiads about the impending destruction of the environment, while extremists on the right counter with crass, tortured denials. But out in the vast middle are ordinary people dealing with stronger... + More

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    Eli Reed

    A Long Walk Home

    Photographs by Eli Reed with an introduction by Paul Theroux

    Award-winning documentary photographer Eli Reed’s “long walk” has been a journey that has taken him from a low-income housing project in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, to Harvard University and to membership in the elite international photojournalists’ collective, Magnum Photos. Reed’s quest to understand “what it means to be a human... + More

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    It Starts with Trouble

    William Goyen and the Life of Writing

    By Clark Davis

    William Goyen was a writer of startling originality and deep artistic commitment whose work attracted an international audience and the praise of such luminaries as Northrop Frye, Truman Capote, Gaston Bachelard, and Joyce Carol Oates. His subject was the land and language of his native East Texas; his desire, to... + More

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    Yucatán

    Recipes from a Culinary Expedition

    By David Sterling

    The Yucatán Peninsula is home to one of the world's great regional cuisines. With a foundation of native Maya dishes made from fresh local ingredients, it shares much of the same pantry of ingredients and many culinary practices with the rest of Mexico. Yet, due to its isolated peninsular location,... + More

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Jack Allen's Kitchen

Jack Allen's Kitchen

Celebrating the Tastes of Texas

By Jack Gilmore and Jessica Dupuy

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The Salt Lick Cookbook

The Salt Lick Cookbook

A Story of Land, Family, and Love

By Scott Roberts and Jessica Dupuy

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¡Viva Tequila!

¡Viva Tequila!

Cocktails, Cooking, and Other Agave Adventures

By Lucinda Hutson

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