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Nonetheless there are some readable and useful tomes that fans of men running around in shorts on a big field will find valuable.The Literature of Futbol: 11 Great Books About Soccer|Robert Birnbaum|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To be sure, “the guilt of the West is beyond anything that has been recorded in films and tomes and painting,” he said.Wole Soyinka's Nobel Nominees: The Malala Heroines||October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The 38-year-old Donahue, now single and living in California, is developing three books—two nonfiction tomes and a novel.Growgirl: Heather Donahue’s Journey From ‘Blair Witch’ to Growing Marijuana|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A handful of bestsellers are generating a wave of animal books, beyond the usual training tomes and predictable memoirs.Dog Books: Loving Dogs and Michael Vick’s Crimes Reviewed|Elizabeth Hess|November 10, 2010|DAILY BEAST
The authors of such tomes, she said, simply try to “get dirt” on their subjects.
They wrote huge tomes, but men have pored over them in every generation.Old-Time Makers of Medicine|James J. Walsh
One thing, however, appears certain, after shaking the dust from ponderous tomes of erudition.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
But the great and expensive tomes are seldom thus presented, and the societies can seldom afford to purchase them.
The three first tomes contain the Commentary on the Holy Scriptures.The Life of the Truly Eminent and Learned Hugo Grotius|Jean Lvesque de Burigny
With a word or two, more vigorous than elegant, he swept the bulky tomes upon the floor, and went in search of Jenkins.Thirty|Howard Vincent O'Brien