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John Bradshaw discusses Cat Sense and Dog Sense on NPR’s Fresh Air

"Animal behaviorist John Bradshaw's books Cat Sense and Dog Sense detail what cat and dog owners should expect from their animals. "Cat Sense" originally aired Sept. 5, 2013. "Dog Sense" originally aired May 26, 2011."

The Los Angeles Times reviews Heather Cox Richardson’s To Make Men Free

“With division in Washington a solidifying fact of modern American politics, this is a smart moment for a deep examination of the political faction that gave this country the income tax, that railed against business trusts on behalf of working men and women, that championed immigration, exponentially expanded the size and responsibility of government and invested in vast infrastructure projects — a political party devoted for much of its history to taxation and deficit, big government and social justice.”

The Associated Press reviews Chris Taylor’s How Star Wars Conquered the Universe

"Chris Taylor, deputy editor of the social media website Mashable, lets his geekdom shine with How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise."


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