Author: E.B. Boatner

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The Blue Thumb Guide to Raingardens: Design and Installation for Homeowners in the Upper Midwest Rusty Schmidt, Dan Shaw, and David Dods Waterdrop Innovations $17.95 This informative, accessible guide tailored specifically for...

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Dream Gardens of England: 100 Inspirational Gardens Barbara Baker; photography, Jerry Harpur & Marcus Harpur Merrell $39.95 Here, 100 beautiful gardens presented in 500 gorgeous photographs offer hours of pleasure and...

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The History of Paris in Painting Georges Duby, Guy Lobrichon, Fathe Guillaume De Berteier De Sauvigny, and Genevieve Brunel Abbeville Press $235 Slipcased You always can admire Paris from afar, but once you’ve strolled her quais...

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Art of the Middle East: Modern and Contemporary Art of the Arab World and Iran Saeb Eigner Merrell $69.95 A glimpse into the wealth of art being produced today in the Arab world and Iran, it’s a lush compendium of works in all...

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Books Do Furnish a Room Leslie Geddes-Brown Merrell $39.95 Warning: You may lose yourself in wonder and awe at the myriad collections of books depicted. A Costa Rican library of 17,000 volumes is raised on stilts to protect it...

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Big Noise: A Jo Spence Mystery Jen Wright Clover Valley Press $15.95 Protagonist Jo Spence found her lover, Zoey, in Jen Wright’s first book, Killer Storm (2007). As Big Noise opens, the couple is ensconced in a friend’s cabin...

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The Children of Mother Glory C.M. Harris Spinster’s Ink $14.95 C.M. Harris’s riveting first novel (nominated for a Lambda Award) weaves family, fundamentalism, gender, and love through the lives of four members of the Midwestern...

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Cowboys Full: The Story of Poker James McManus Farrar Straus and Giroux $30 In My Little Chickadee, Mae West asks, “Poker—isn’t that a game of chance?” and W.C. Fields reassures her, “No, my dear, not the way I play it.” If this...

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Paris Photos ~ Paris Walks Peter J. O’Toole Artist Book Press $65 This is a striking work, 10 years in the making. O’Toole’s 150 black-and-white photographs, reminiscent of Atget’s work in their ability to convey the intimate...

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Animal Magnetism: My Life with Creatures Great and Small Rita Mae Brown Ballantine Books $25 Readers of Brown’s Sister Jane and Sneaky Pie Brown mysteries know her passion for animals—great and small. Along with country mayhem,...

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