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The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke
Jeffrey C. Stewart
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Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life
Helen Czerski

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Balfour (British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century) - E.H.H. Green

I'm usually not a fan of short biographies, as I don't feel that they give me enough information to really understand the subject or to retain that understanding. Green's book may be an exception, though, as he is providing an interesting analysis of Arthur Balfour's position on tariff reform. Green was a historian of Conservative ideas, and he is doing an extremely convincing job of analyzing Balfour's nuanced stance on this critical yet divisive