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The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu
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Although the title is deceiving for those expecting the fast-paced heroics of James Bond, the reader will find that this account of a small group of ordinary people risking their lives to preserve their culture is an even more rewarding and essential story.

Survivors in Ukraine
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Stephen Shore's book is a potent photo-documentation of Holocaust survivors in their twilight years and a testament to how one lives within a community that shares collective traumatic memories.

Dickey Chapelle Under Fire
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Dickey Chapelle, the first female American war correspondent to be killed in action, is featured in a new pictorial memoir that collects her photos and notebooks from World War II to Vietnam.

Almond Garden
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The Badam Bagh ("Almond Garden") penitentiary on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, is home to many incarcerated women whose stories are told in photographs and text in a new book by Gabriela Maj, a Polish-Canadian photographer based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Melting Away
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The idea of photography as historic document is particularly poignant in a new book chronicling endangered polar regions, with magnificent portraits of icebergs and altered landscapes that are at risk of being lost forever.

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