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PCMag on the 30th anniversary of the PC

Is the PC still relevant? It sure is. And with the 30th anniversary of the PC, PCMag is taking a look at the past (and into the future).

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Never-Ending Birds: Poems

“Never-Ending Birds”

“Never-Ending Birds” by David Baker covers all the topics that make great poetry with sweeping Midwestern landscapes and stories of childhood, loss, and new loves.

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A Bomb in Every Issue: How the Short, Unruly Life of Ramparts Magazine Changed America

“A Bomb in Every Issue”

Peter Richardson’s “A Bomb in Every Issue” examines the legacy of a magazine that made history with its risky and controversial journalism.

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In CHEAP We Trust: The Story of a Misunderstood American Virtue

“In Cheap We Trust”

Lauren Weber challenges the guilt-free spending that many Americans have come to take for granted.

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“The Relentless Revolution”

With the keen eye of an expert historian, Joyce Appleby traces the unlikely origins of capitalism in “The Relentless Revolution.”

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Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife

“Anne Frank”

“Anne Frank” by Francine Prose combines literary gossip and historical facts to lay claim to the belief that the young WWII icon was nothing short of a literary genius.

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The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America

“The Wilderness Warrior”

Douglas Brinkley takes on Theodore Roosevelt’s efforts to save America’s wilderness in “The Wilderness Warrior,” a book as big as its subject.

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Wolf Hall: A Novel (Man Booker Prize)

“Wolf Hall”

In “Wolf Hall,” Hilary Mantel tackles a larger-than-life character that has been exonerated, bashed, recast, and recycled for centuries: Henry VIII.

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“The Warmth of Other Suns”

“The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration” (Random House, 2010) is a story that was waiting to be told.

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5 intriguing facts from Hendrik Hertzberg’s “One Million”

One million: There’s something magical and mysterious about the number.

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