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BLESSED:
A History of the American Prosperity Gospel.
By Kate Bowler. Oxford Univ. Press. 337 pp. $34.95

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A CALL TO ARMS:
Mobilizing America for World War II.
By Maury Klein. Bloomsbury Press. 897 pp. $40

Abandoned buildings may yet be redeemed.

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THE END OF NIGHT:
Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light.
By Paul Bogard. Little, Brown. 325 pp. $27

Which college-educated women say they’re happiest?

Why do home sellers still use real-estate brokers?

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WILD ONES
A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America.
By Jon Mooallem. Penguin Press. 339 pp. $27.95

Foreign-policy elites really are smarter than the rest of us.

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HOTHOUSE:
The Art of Survival and the Survival of Art at America’s Most Celebrated Publishing House, Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
By Boris Kachka. Simon & Schuster. 448 pp. $28

Threats gather while scholars fiddle with formulas and theories.

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