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Jay-Z Dropping New Album, 'Magna Carta Holy Grail'

Jay-Z's 12th album 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' will release this July 4th. This three-minute trailer released last night spotlights the new record.

As if Jay-Z needed more money, he's working with Samsung on the release, which means his big payday is probably a lot bigger than normal.

The Cigarette: A Political History (By the Book)

Sarah Milov's The Cigarette restores politics to its rightful place in the tale of tobacco's rise and fall, illustrating America's continuing battles over corporate influence, individual responsibility, collective choice, and the scope of governmental power. Enjoy this excerpt from Chapter 5. "Inventing the Nonsmoker".

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