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Nonfiction Titles Published in January 2019

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Biography

All the Lives We Ever Lived: Seeking Solace in Virginia Woolf by Katharine Smyth

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An intimate work of memoir and literary criticism describes how the author found literary solace and insights in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse while mourning a beloved parent's death. A first book.

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The Banished Immortal: A Life of Li Bai, Li Po by Ha Jin

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A narratively driven, deeply human portrait of the Tang Dynasty poet discusses his early life, travels, rebel history and controversial death, offering further insights into the Daoist influences on his themes. By the National Book Award-winning author of Waiting.

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Black Is the Body: Stories From My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine by Emily Bernard

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A collection of deeply personal essays explores the complexities and paradoxes of growing up black in the South with a white surname as well as the author's experiences with interracial marriage, international adoption and teaching at a Northern white college.

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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called Alien by Jeremy N. Smith

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Dives into a dark world that touches us all, as seen through the breakneck career of an accomplished hacker—a woman known only as Alien.

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Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country by Pam Houston

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The author of Contents May Have Shifted draws on her travels and homestead life in the Colorado Rockies in an essay collection on her ties to nature that explores the symbiotic relationship between humans and the earth.

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Hollywood's Eve: Eve Babitz and the Secret History of L.A by Lili Anolik

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A portrait of the Hollywood artist details the iconic photograph that catapulted Eve Babitz to notoriety, her high-profile affairs, her unheralded literary achievements, her years in seclusion and her recent re-emergence.

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An Indefinite Sentence: A Personal History of Outlawed Love and Sex by Siddharth Dube

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A revelatory memoir about sex, oppression and the universal struggle for justice by the executive director of UNAIDS describes his personal quest for love and self-respect as a gay youth in mid-20th-century India and Harvard.

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Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro

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The acclaimed author of Hourglass describes her staggering recent discovery that she is not biologically related to her father, tracing her efforts to uncover the truth from a half-century web of family secrets to reestablish her sense of identity.

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Joy Enough by Sarah McColl

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An editor-in-chief of Yahoo Food presents a life-affirming memoir of her experiences with dual loss, recounting how she endured the end of her marriage and her mother's cancer diagnosis by reconnecting with her childhood home and preparing elaborate, nourishing meals.

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Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive by Stephanie Land. Foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich.

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An economic hardship journalist describes the years she worked in low-pay domestic work under wealthy employers, contrasting the privileges of the upper-middle class to the realities of the overworked laborers supporting them.

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Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison—Solitary Confinement, a Sham Trial, High-Stakes Diplomacy, and the Extraordinary Efforts It Took to Get Me Out by Jason Rezaian

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The former Tehran bureau chief describes how he was kept hostage for 18 months on trumped-up charges of espionage and rendered a pawn in high-stakes diplomatic talks that became a part of the Iran nuclear deal.

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Queen of the World: Elizabeth II, Sovereign and Stateswoman by Robert Hardman

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The author of Monarchy draws on privileged access to the Royal Family and Royal Household in a portrait of the longtime British monarch that shares insights into her considerable diplomatic and dignitary work in more than 130 countries.

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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow by Lucy Worsley

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The BBC historian presenter and best-selling author of Courtiers explores the life and myriad roles of Queen Victoria as they reflected her defiance of gender conventions and defining position in a time of extraordinary change and political resistance.

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The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump by Andrew G. McCabe

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The former deputy director of the FBI details how law enforcement battles terror threats, Russian crime and attacks by the White House itself on the U.S. Constitution.

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The Truths We Hold: An American Journey by Kamala Harris

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The civil rights leader, senator and former attorney general of California draws on the lessons of her activist immigrant family to make recommendations for the universal issues of today, including economic inequality, health care and national security.

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The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After by Julie Yip-Williams

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An unconventional memoir by a young mother with Stage IV metastatic cancer describes her experiences as a blind Vietnamese political refugee-turned-Harvard-educated lawyer before terminal illness inspired her blog to share the real-world guidance she wished she had.

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When Death Becomes Life: Notes From a Transplant Surgeon by Joshua D. Mezrich

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A portrait of the extraordinary field of organ transplantation draws on a century of advancement to discuss its pioneers, science and ethical challenges as well as the ways that organ transplants have revolutionized medical care.

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The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers by Bridgett M. Davis

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A memoir by the director of Naked Acts and the author of Shifting Through Neutral describes how her mother cleverly played Detroit's illegal lottery in the 1970s to support the family.

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BusinesS & Economics

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power by Shoshana Zuboff

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Explores the challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, presenting a detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior.

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Company of One: Why Staying Small Is the Next Big Thing for Business by Paul Jarvis

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A guide to enjoying a more successful and fulfilling career by staying small outlines a one-person business strategy for generating consistent cash flow, detailing how to set up, address unexpected setbacks and maintain happy clients.

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Downhill From Here: Retirement Insecurity in the Age of Inequality by Katherine S. Newman

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A sharp examination of today's troubled state of retirement in America shares sobering insights into how the real estate crash and limited social security are preventing retirement and inducing widespread poverty in aging Baby Boomers.

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Everyday Millionaires: How Ordinary People Built Extraordinary Wealth--and How You Can Too by Chris Hogan

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Drawing on a survey of 10,000 U.S. millionaires, the author destroys millionaire myths that are keeping everyday people from achieving financial independence. By a #1 national best-selling author.

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Merchants of Truth: The Business of Facts and the Future of News by Jill Abramson

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A definitive report on the disruption of the news media over the last decade draws on expert insights to trace two legacy and two upstart companies as they transitioned through a revolution of technology and economics.

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Opportunity by Eben Pagan

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An internet marketer explains how to make the most of life’s opportunities with his ode to opportunity: how to recognize it, how to find more of it and how to make it work for you.

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Soul Full of Coal Dust: The True Story of an Epic Battle for Justice by Chris Hamby

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An urgent report by a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist uncovers the sobering resurgence of black lung disease in Appalachia, the cover-up activities of Big Coal and the awareness activities of regional mining communities.

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General Nonfiction

Act Natural: A Cultural History of Misadventures in Parenting by Jennifer Traig

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From ancient Rome to Puritan New England to the Dr. Spock craze of mid-century America, the author, in this entertaining history of Western parenting, explores parenting techniques ranging from the misguided, to the nonsensical, to the truly horrifying.

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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life by Edith Hall

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The renowned classicist and author of Introducing the Ancient Greeks explores Aristotle's inquiries into subjective happiness and the lasting, achievable state of contentment that he believed should be the ultimate goal of human life.

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Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate by Gabrielle Hartley & Elena Brower

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Blending practical advice from a legal perspective together with spiritual wisdom, the authors provide a simple five-step process that uses original meditations, perspective-shifting exercises and fresh suggestions to help navigate the common legal and emotional pitfalls of divorce.

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The Birth of Loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul, and the Guitar-pioneering Rivalry That Shaped Rock 'n' Roll by Ian S. Port

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Chronicles the rivalry between the two men who innovated the electric guitar’s sound—Leo Fender and Les Paul—and their competition to convince rock stars like The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton to play the instruments they built.

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Burned: A True Story of Murder and the Crime that Wasn't by Edward Humes

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of No Matter How Loud I Shout reveals key flaws in forensic science that have sent thousands of innocent people to jail, tracing the 1989 story of a wrongly convicted mother of three.

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Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style by Benjamin Dreyer

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A witty, authoritative guide to writing by the leading Twitter language guru and veteran Random House copy chief shares playful lessons on better writing that cover usage questions ranging from the series comma to split infinitives.

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The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction by Meghan Cox Gurdon

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A Wall Street Journal writer looks at how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction.

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The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution by Richard Wrangham

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An authoritative, intellectually provocative original theory of the origins of Homo sapiens reveals how rising intelligence among our prehistoric ancestors led to the invention of socially sanctioned capital punishment, facilitating the rise of civilization.

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The Martha Manual: How to Do Almost Everything by Martha Stewart

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An authoritative handbook by the domestic-lifestyle expert shares hundreds of ideas and instructions for homemaker skills, from transporting a decorated cake and folding an American flag to playing a classic lawn game and bathing a cat.

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The Orchid and the Dandelion: Why Some Children Struggle and How All Can Thrive by W. Thomas Boyce

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A leading researcher and pioneer of pediatric health shares strategic recommendations for teachers, developmental helpers and caregivers on how to work in more nurturing, environmentally supportive and customized ways for children with developmental challenges ranging from anxiety to ADHD.

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A Politics of Love: A Handbook for a New American Revolution by Marianne Williamson

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The best-selling author of A Return to Love presents an urgent call-to-arms that challenges the politics of fear and divisiveness threatening today's America, urging readers to promote love and equality in the spirit of historical heroes.

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Women Rowing North: Navigating Life's Currents and Flourishing As We Age by Mary Pipher

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The best-selling author of Reviving Ophelia presents a guide to wisdom, authenticity and bliss for women as they age, exploring how the myriad roles and challenges of women can help promote balance and a transcendent sense of well-being.

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Health & Fitness

Ditch the Pill: A 30-Day Program to Balance Your Hormones, Reclaim Your Body, and Reverse the Dangerous Side Effects of the Birth Control Pill by Jolene Brighten

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A guide for women who currently use birth-control pills to manage non-contraception health challenges shares advice for discontinuing the pill, detoxifying the liver and balancing hormones through lower-risk nutrition and supplements.

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Do What Feels Good: Recipes, Remedies, and Routines to Treat Your Body Right by Hannah Bronfman

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The social media influencer and fashion maven presents a lifestyle guide to attaining optimal health and wellness by establishing a routine that emphasizes pleasure and satisfaction over punishment and deprivation.

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Heart Solution for Women: A Proven Program to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Mark Menolascino

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A leading internal medicine doctor on the front lines of cardiac research outlines a program for alleviating heart disease as it presents in women patients, addressing the factors that cause early signs to go unrecognized.

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The Magic Feather Effect: The Science of Alternative Medicine and the Surprising Power of Belief by Melanie Warner

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The acclaimed author of Pandora’s Lunchbox and former New York Times reporter takes a deep dive into the world of alternative medicine and the surprising science that explains why it may work.

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The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet. Second Edition by Donald D. Hensrud

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Outlines five diet-and-exercise habits to follow and five habits to cut out in order to lose weight and manage blood sugar, in a revised edition that includes new recipes and an additional two weeks of daily menus.

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The Metabolism Reset Diet: Repair Your Liver, Stop Storing Fat, and Lose Weight Naturally by Alan Christianson

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The naturopathic physician and New York Times best-selling author of The Adrenal Reset Diet introduces a recipe-augmented four-week cleanse for healing liver damage, lowering blood sugar, improving energy levels, correcting digestive imbalances and promoting metabolic weight loss.

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Undo It!: How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases by Dean Ornish & Anne Ornish

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The founder of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute and best-selling author of Eat More, Weigh Less outlines scientifically based recommendations for reversing heart disease and other chronic health problems through lifestyle changes designed to slow cellular aging.

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 History

Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy by Larry Loftis

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Tells the true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II. By the internationally best-selling author of Into the Lion's Mouth.

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Cuba Libre!: Che, Fidel, and the Improbable Revolution That Changed World History by Tony Perrottet

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The author of The Sinner's Grand Tour chronicles the events of the Cuban Revolution while profiling the pivotal figures at the center of the guerilla uprising, including Che Guevara, Fidel Castro and their rebel supporters.

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Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974 by Kevin M. Kruse & Julian E. Zelizer

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Two award-winning historians trace the origins of today's divided America to pivotal events in 1974, from Watergate to the energy crisis, to explore how long-standing disputes over income inequality, racial division and gender roles fueled a polarized political landscape.

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The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington by Brad Meltzer & Josh Mensch

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The best-selling author of The Inner Circle presents the lesser-known story of an assassination attempt against pre-Revolutionary War George Washington by some of his own bodyguards, exploring how the plot catalyzed the creations of the CIA and FBI.

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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America From 1890 to the Present by David Treuer

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An anthropologist's chronicle of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present traces the unprecedented resourcefulness and reinvention of distinct tribe cultures that assimilated into mainstream life to preserve Native identity.

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The New Rules of War: Victory in the Age of Durable Disorder by Sean McFate

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The Georgetown University professor of national defense and author of Shadow War draws on his expertise as an elite military veteran to outline a provocative exploration of modern warfare that makes controversial recommendations for establishing peace.

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The Persecution of the Knights Templar: Scandal, Torture, Trial by Alain Demurger & Teresa Lavender Fagan

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A history of the infamous trial of the Order of the Knights Templar draws on firsthand testimonies and written records to chronicle the early plots of 1305, the tortured confessions of arrested Templars and the executions of order leaders.

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Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the Awakening of President Harry S. Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring by Richard Gergel

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Documents the 1946 case of decorated African-American veteran Isaac Woodard, whose victimization by police brutality prompted Harry Truman to establish the first presidential commission on civil rights and order the desegregation in the U.S. armed forces.

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Political Science

Camelot's End: Kennedy vs. Carter and the Fight that Broke the Democratic Party by Jon Ward

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Draws on interviews with major political leaders in an account of Ted Kennedy's 1980 campaign to secure the Democratic presidential nomination instead of incumbent Jimmy Carter that discusses how their rivalry reflected significant party changes.

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Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator by Gregory B. Jaczko

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A shocking exposé from the most powerful insider in nuclear regulation explains how the nuclear energy industry endangers our lives—and why Congress does nothing to stop it.

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Dark Agenda: The War to Destroy Christian America by David Horowitz

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The best-selling author of Big Agenda argues that a progressive war is being waged against America's Christian principles, contending that secular agendas for issues ranging from school prayer to globalism are linked to communist origins.

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Democracy May Not Exist, but We'll Miss It When It's Gone by Astra Taylor

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The respected civil rights authority and author of the American Book Award-winning The People's Platform draws on interviews with leading thinkers to examine the philosophical paradoxes of democracy, if it truly exists and if it can achieve its own goals.

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Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics by Chris Christie

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The controversial former governor and presidential candidate traces his rise to power through the bare-knuckle politics of New Jersey, describes his long friendship with Donald Trump and shares frank insights into the current administration.

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Shortest Way Home: One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future by Pete Buttigieg

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An Afghanistan veteran and two-term mayor of South Bend, Indiana, traces the inspirational story of how the city, once an industrial wasteland, became a shining model of urban reinvention and anti-gun violence.

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Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence by Alex Berenson

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A report from an award-winning author and former New York Times reporter reveals the link between teenage marijuana use and mental illness, and a hidden epidemic of violence caused by the drug—facts that the author believes have been ignored as the U.S. rushes to legalize cannabis.

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Try Common Sense: Replacing the Failed Ideologies of Left and Right by Philip K. Howard

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The founder of the Common Good nonprofit and author of The Rule of Nobody critiques the ideologies of both Republicans and Democrats, outlining a radically simplified government that empowers everyday Americans to overcome bureaucratic obstacles and create practical solutions.

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Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration, and the Future of White Majorities by Eric Kaufmann

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The author of Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth? demonstrates how informed perspective changes about ethnic diversity and populism have the potential to reunite the partisan West and heal today's political anxieties.

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Self-Help

Craftfulness: Mend Yourself by Making Things by Rosemary Davidson & Arzu Tahsin

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Integrating mindfulness, neuroscience, positive psychology and creativity research, the authors offer a thought-provoking and surprising reconsideration of craft, and how making things with one's hands can connect people to their deepest selves and improve their overall happiness.

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The Holy Sh!t Moment: How Lasting Change Can Happen in an Instant by James Fell

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The author of Lose It Right explains how to use flash moments of inspiration to create immediate life improvements, sharing compelling science and illustrative anecdotes to explain how to skip over slow-and-steady steps to transition directly into actionable changes.

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How to Hold a Grudge: From Resentment to Contentment: The Power of Grudges to Transform Your Life by Sophie Hannah

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A comprehensive examination of the universal but widely misunderstood practice of grudge-holding aims to show readers how to use grudges to be their happiest, most optimistic and most forgiving selves.

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I Used to Be a Miserable F*ck: An Everyman's Guide to a Meaningful Life by John Kim

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A licensed therapist who has helped thousands of men find more happiness in their relationships and more purpose in their lives now shares his insights with men everywhere.

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Life Admin: How I Learned to Do Less, Do Better, and Live More by Elizabeth F. Emens

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A Columbia Law School professor and mother of two outlines best practices for saving time and labor on the administrative aspects of life, from paying bills and scheduling appointments to planning a wedding and organizing a home.

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Positively Unstoppable: The Art of Owning It by Diamond Dallas Page. Foreword by Mick Foley.

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A pro-wrestling champion shares the story of his therapeutic journey with yoga while explaining the principles of his revolutionary and highly successful DDP Yoga program, outlining a 13-week fitness, nutrition and rehabilitation program for taking control of pain.

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You Can't Go Wrong Doing Right: How a Child of Poverty Rose to the White House and Helped Change the World by Robert Brown

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The highly sought power broker, presidential advisor and founder of global business-management consulting firm B&C International describes how the lessons of his impoverished childhood and wise grandmother informed his perspectives about a life in service and major historical events.

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Social Science

Beyond These Walls: Rethinking Crime and Punishment in the United States by Tony Platt

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The author of Grave Matters presents a groundbreaking investigation into the roots of the American criminal justice system to link the broken practices of the Trump administration to failures in past racial, gender and class reforms.

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Bluff City: The Secret Life of Photographer Ernest Withers by Preston Lauterbach

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Tells the little-known story of an iconic photographer, whose work captured—and influenced—a critical moment in American history, the 1950s and 1960s civil-rights movement.

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The Last Whalers: Three Years in the Far Pacific with a Courageous Tribe and a Vanishing Way of Life by Doug Bock Clark

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An award-winning journalist draws on his immersive visits to the remote Indonesian island of the Lamalerans to profile everyday people whose stories illuminate how their indigenous culture is succumbing to the modern world.

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Team Human by Douglas Rushkoff

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In 100 lean and incisive statements, the author argues that we are essentially social creatures, and that we achieve our greatest aspirations when we work together—not as individuals.

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