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The Best Books of 2014: Nonfiction
8 Jan 2015 // 8:30 PM
The truth may be stranger than fiction, but as the numerous nonfiction books of 2014 also attest, it's often the truest stories that are the most gripping.
Smells and Bells, Halls and Hells: 'The Victorian City: Everyday Life in Dickens' London'
22 Jul 2014 // 1:00 AM
The mud, rain, smoke, fog, and excrement that abounded meant whatever one's rank, the weather and the smells took their toll on one's health, one's clothing, and one's nerves.