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NonFICTION TITLES PUBLISHED IN June 2019

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Biography

Alone at Dawn: Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force by Dan Schilling & Lori Longfritz

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Chronicles the remarkable true story of Medal of Honor recipient and Special Ops Combat Controller John Chapman, detailing the events of his heroic self-sacrifice to save the lives of 23 comrades-in-arms.

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The Beautiful No: And Other Tales of Trial, Transcendence, and Transformation by Sheri Salata

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The former executive producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show and co-host of the podcast This Is Fifty with Sheri + Nancy shares candid insights and transformational wisdom from her storybook career and dramatic midlife reinvention.

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Formation: A Woman's Memoir of Stepping Out of Line by Ryan Leigh Dostie

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The author explains how she was raped by a fellow soldier after joining the army, and how, struggling with PTSD and commanders who didn't trust her story, she found herself fighting through the isolation of trauma amid the challenges of an unexpected war.

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Grinnell: America's Environmental Pioneer and His Restless Drive to Save the West by John Taliaferro

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A portrait of the life and achievements of the 19th-century American conservationist and editor-in-chief of Forest & Stream includes coverage of his critical campaigns, from the protection of endangered species to the co-creation of the national parks system.

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Howard Stern Comes Again by Howard Stern

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From the self-proclaimed King of All Media comes his first book in more than 20 years.

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Inside the Five-Sided Box: Lessons From a Lifetime of Leadership in the Pentagon by Ash Carter

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The influential former secretary of defense presents a behind-the-scenes memoir that reveals the complex inner workings of the Pentagon and its essential role in global politics, national security and scientific research.

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The Kennedy Heirs: John, Caroline, and the New Generation—A Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy by J. Randy Taraborrelli

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The best-selling author of Jackie, Janet and Lee reveals lesser-known details about the younger Kennedy generation, from undisclosed facts about JFK and Carolyn Bessette's deaths to Joseph Kennedy III's compelling response to Trump's State of the Union.

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Let Me Not Be Mad: My Story of Unraveling Minds by A. K. Benjamin

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Inspired by the author's years spent working as a clinical neuropsychologist at a London hospital, a multilayered personal account reveals the impact of his relationships with mentally disordered patients on his own perceptions of reality, sanity and healthcare.

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Love Thy Neighbor: A Muslim Doctor's Struggle for Home in Rural America by Ayaz Virji with Alan Eisenstock

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A Muslim doctor recounts how his rural community targeted his family with racism in the aftermath of Donald Trump's election, describing his efforts with a local pastor to give talks raising awareness about the Muslim faith.

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More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are, No Matter What They Say by Elaine Welteroth

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The award-winning journalist and Project Runway judge chronicles her efforts as editor-in-chief of Teen Magazine to infuse social consciousness into the magazine, sharing recommendations for women about living life on one's own terms.

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On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard by Jennifer Pastiloff. Foreword by Lidia Yuknavitch.

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An inspirational memoir based on the popular workshop of the same name reveals how the author's years of waitressing and hearing impairment taught her to recognize unexpected beauty, relinquish shame and find love in the face of imperfection.

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Play Hungry: The Making of a Baseball Player by Pete Rose

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A personal account by the iconic but controversial baseball athlete shares firsthand insights into the role of his father in his successes, the most memorable moments from his career and the scandal that resulted in his lifetime ban.

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The Real Deal: My Decade Fighting Battles and Winning Wars with Trump by George A. Sorial  & Damian Bates

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A veteran Trump organization executive shares behind-the-scenes stories revealing lesser-known realities about the 45th president, from his global land deals and nurturing of raw talent to his stint on The Apprentice and decision to leave his company.

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Remembering Anthony Bourdain by CNN

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A moving and insightful collection of quotes, memories and images celebrates the life of Anthony Bourdain.

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The Sixth Man: A Memoir by Andre Iguodala

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The NBA swingman and All-Star shares insights into his remarkable career, discussing such topics as his 2012 Men's Basketball Olympics gold-medal win, his 2015 NBA championship with the Warriors and his off-court successes as a Silicon Valley insider.

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The Targeter: My Life in the CIA, Hunting Terrorists and Challenging the White House by Nada Bakos with David Coburn

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A former CIA analyst reveals the world of high-stakes foreign intelligence and her role within the campaign to stop top-tier targets inside Al-Qaida.

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This Is Not a T-Shirt: A Brand, a Culture, a Community--a Life in Streetwear by Bobby Hundreds

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The designer and documentarian behind The Hundreds global men's line traces his upbringing as a solitary Asian-American in a white and Latino community, the experiences that inspired his brand and his insights into the history and culture of streetwear.

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General Nonfiction

100 Side Hustles: Unexpected Ideas for Making Extra Money Without Quitting Your Day Job by Chris Guillebeau

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The author of The $100 Startup and Side Hustle School podcaster presents a full-color guide that shares the stories of 100 everyday people who have supplemented their income with successful, easy-to-run side businesses in underserved markets.

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Celery Juice: The Miracle Cleanse by Anthony William

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The originator of the global celery-juice movement introduces readers to its wellness potential, outlining strategic guidelines for safe celery-juice therapy for a variety of health needs. By the best-selling author of Medical Medium Liver Rescue.

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Conscience: The Origins of Moral Intuition by Patricia Churchland

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The author of Touching a Nerve draws on social behavior and twin studies to explore how moral systems arise from the physical self in combination with environmental demands, evaluating whether people have a predisposition to adopt specific ethics.

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Eyes in the Sky: The Secret Rise of Gorgon Stare and How It Will Watch Us All by Arthur Holland Michel

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Documents the history and unsettling potential of the CIA's Gorgon Stare aerial surveillance system, drawing on Pentagon and developer access to reveal its growing use on everyday American citizens.

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Hangry: 5 Simple Steps to Balance Your Hormones and Restore Your Joy (Including a Customizable Paleo/Mediterranean Plan!) by Sarah Fragoso & Brooke Kalanick

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The best-selling author of Everyday Paleo and a licensed naturopathic doctor outline a customizable four-week plan for healing the body's hormones, enabling a positive mood and resetting the metabolism for effective weight loss.

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The Hidden Power of F*cking Up by Try Guys

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A motivational guide to self-improvement by the co-creators of the popular internet documentary series shares offbeat advice on how to accept fear, embarrassment and failure as essential components of success.

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How to Skimm Your Life by Skimm, Inc.

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The creators of the fast-growing "Daily Skimm" newsletter counsel female millennials on a range of life-shaping subjects of relevance to adult independence, from careers and personal finance to stress management and global politics.

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One Giant Leap: The Untold Story of How We Flew to the Moon by Charles Fishman

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The award-winning author of The Wal-Mart Effect shares the story of the remarkable NASA scientists and engineers who created America's space program and fulfilled President Kennedy's mandate to put a man on the Moon before 1970.

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Our Rainbow Queen: A Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II and Her Colorful Wardrobe by Sali Hughes

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A full-spectrum collection of photos of Queen Elizabeth II, paired with illuminating captions explaining each outfit, spans nine decades of fashion and every color of the rainbow.

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The Power of Human: How Our Shared Humanity Can Help Us Create a Better World by Adam Waytz

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Arguing that modern technology has provided unprecedented access to others while ironically promoting human disengagement, a respected social psychologist shares urgent recommendations for rehumanizing life in relationship and the business world.

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Superpower: One Man's Quest to Transform American Energy by Russell Gold

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The award-winning author of Boom chronicles the efforts of renewable energy pioneer Michael Skelly to build America's second-largest wind power company, revealing how his career has reflected groundbreaking changes in national energy.

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Where the Lost Dogs Go: A Story of Love, Search, and the Power of Reunion by Susannah Charleson

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The best-selling author of Scent of the Missing draws on expert studies in animal behavior, lost-pet search tactics and the psychology of loss in an analysis of the world of lost dogs and the power of reunion.

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Writing to Persuade: How to Bring People Over to Your Side by Trish Hall

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The former New York Times op-ed page editor draws on her collaborations with a range of high-profile individuals in an anecdotal guide to the art of persuasive writing that outlines practical rules for communicating effectively in the digital era.

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History

Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War by Tim Bouverie

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A narrative history of the British appeasement of the Third Reich before World War II draws on previously unseen archival resources to identify the indecision, failed diplomacy and parliamentary infighting that enabled Hitler's domination of Europe. A first book.

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Confirmation Bias: Inside Washington's War Over the Supreme Court, From Scalia's Death to Justice Kavanaugh by Carl Hulse

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A chief Washington correspondent analyzes the political fight to fill the Supreme Court seat in the aftermath of Antonin Scalia's passing, explaining its direct ties to paralyzing dysfunctions throughout the nation's capital.

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The Dictionary Wars: The American Fight Over the English Language by Peter Martin

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A history of the national conflicts stemming from the creation of the first definitive American English dictionary shares insights into how ensuing power struggles among lexicographers, scholars, publishers and other major groups underpinned the nation's founding and growth.

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Grace Will Lead Us Home: The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness by Jennifer Berry Hawes

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Written by a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, a poignant narrative account of the tragic 2015 shootings at Charleston's Mother Emanuel AME Church shares survivor insights into the massacre and the community's response of forgiveness.

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The Last Pirate of New York: A Ghost Ship, a Killer, and the Birth of a Gangster Nation by Rich Cohen

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The best-selling author of Tough Jews documents the story of underworld legend Albert Hicks, chronicling his mid-19th-century crime spree and the plot gone wrong that culminated in an onboard massacre and manhunt in 1860 Coney Island.

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Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning by Elliot Ackerman

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The decorated Marine and author of the National Book Award finalist, Dark at the Crossing, draws on five tours of duty to assess the nature of combat and the human cost of the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria.

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Reckoning: The Epic Battle Against Sexual Abuse and Harassment by Linda Hirshman

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The best-selling author of Sisters in Law chronicles America's ongoing fight against sexual harassment, from the pivotal civil rights battles of the 1970s through the headline events of the #MeToo movement.

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Scholars of Mayhem: My Father's Secret War in Nazi-Occupied France by Daniel C. Guiet & Timothy K. Smith

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Documents the extraordinary wartime contributions of the co-author's father, a CIA agent whose life-risking participation on a commando team behind German lines in World War II France became a vital part of blocking Nazi tanks from Normandy after D-Day.

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Nature

Giants of the Monsoon Forest: Living and Working with Elephants by Jacob Shell

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A Temple University geographer documents the complex working relationship between the elephants of Burma and India and their human riders, revealing how Asia's secret forest culture may offer a way to save the endangered species.

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The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future by Jon Gertner

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The author of the best-selling The Idea Factory presents an urgent account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand the rapidly melting ice sheet in Greenland and what it reveals about climate change.

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Supernavigators: The Astounding New Science of How Animals Find Their Way by David Barrie

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Draws on interviews with leading behavioral scientists and observations collected through newly developed research tools in a tour of the cutting-edge science of animals with astonishing navigation talents, from butterflies and birds to reptiles and whales.

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane

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The award-winning author of The Old Ways presents an exploration of the planet's underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory and geography, offering unsettling perspectives into whether or not humans are making the correct choices for Earth's future.

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Political Science

The Best People: Trump's Cabinet and the Siege on Washington by Alexander Nazaryan

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A Yahoo Washington National Affairs correspondent presents an in-depth examination of the Trump Cabinet that reveals how its Secretaries are transforming government, discarding tradition and disregarding expertise, with lasting consequences.

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The Conservative Sensibility by George F. Will

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and best-selling author of Men at Work outlines revolutionary perspectives on American conservatism that reveal how the Founders' beliefs in natural rights established a political tradition under threat in today's world.

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The Death of Politics: How to Heal Our Frayed Republic After Trump by Peter Wehner

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A leading conservative critic of Donald Trump outlines a spirited defense of politics and its essential role in maintaining democracy, calling for an urgent return to political practices of accountability and checks and balances.

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The Man Who Sold America: Trump and the Unravelling of the American Story by Joy-Ann Reid

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The advocate host of AM Joy shares insider details and strategic advice for today's concerned citizens about how to resist the violations of the Trump administration and steer the country back to humane values.

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Trump Saves America: Our Last Hope to Be Great Again by Charles Hurt

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Argues that President Trump is the ideal change-maker that can put an end to America's uncontrollable and corrupt system of government ruled by special interests.

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Unmasked: Big Media's War to Destroy Trump by L. Brent Bozell & Tim Graham

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Argues that the news media tried to destroy a President Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign but destroyed themselves instead.

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Science

Chasing the Moon: The People, the Politics, and the Promise That Launched America into the Space Age by Robert L. Stone & Alan Andres

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A companion to PBS's American Experience draws on eyewitness accounts and newly discovered archival material to chronicle the stories of the visionaries who helped America win the space race with the first lunar landing.

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Einstein's War: How Relativity Triumphed Amid the Vicious Nationalism of World War I by Matthew Stanley

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The history of science podcaster behind What the If?!? reveals how the life of Einstein and the acceptance of his theory of relativity were challenged by the harsh realities of World War I and nationalist bigotry that criminalized his ideas.

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Emperors of the Deep: Sharks—The Ocean's Most Mysterious, Most Misunderstood, and Most Important Guardians by William McKeever

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The Safeguard the Seas NGO founder and director of the Man Bites Shark documentary challenges popular misconceptions to discuss the remarkable evolution of sharks and their essential role in maintaining a balanced ecosystem.

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Fire in the Sky: Cosmic Collisions, Killer Asteroids, and the Race to Defend Earth by Gordon L. Dillow

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The co-author of Blue on Blue combines history, pop science and in-depth reporting in a chronicle of the role of asteroid collisions in Earth's evolution and how today's scientists are preparing against the next impact catastrophe.

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Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us by Ruth Kassinger

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The award-winning author of Paradise Under Glass reveals the origins of life in algae and profiles the multibillion-dollar algae industry, discussing the work of innovators, farmers and scientists currently using algae to solve urgent energy problems.

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The Weather Machine: A Journey Inside the Forecast by Andrew Blum

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The author of Tubes presents a lively tour through the global network that predicts weather, the work of cutting-edge forecasters and what weather technology reveals about our planet and its climate.

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Social Science

Childfree by Choice: The Movement Redefining Family and Creating a New Age of Independence by Amy Blackstone

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A debut by the co-creator of the We're (Not) Having a Baby blog shares expert insights into the history and growing movement of adults choosing to forego parenthood, exploring its cultural, economic and environmental significance.

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A Death in the Rainforest: How a Language and a Way of Life Came to an End in Papua New Guinea by Don Kulick

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A renowned linguistic anthropologist recounts how, while studying the dying language of Papua New Guinea, he discovered the daily realities of its dwindling villagers, from how they raise children and worship to how they settle disputes and handle death.

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Marriageology: The Art and Science of Staying Together by Belinda Luscombe

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The award-winning Time journalist draws on scientific findings, expert advice and firsthand experience to argue that marriage supports health, finances, children and overall happiness, outlining simple, actionable techniques for navigating common sources of marital disharmony.

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Tell Me Who You Are: Sharing Our Stories of Race, Culture, & Identity by Winona Guo & Priya Vulchi

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An eye-opening exploration of race in America includes full-color photos throughout. Illustrations.

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This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant's Manifesto by Seketu Mehta

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The award-winning author of Maximum City draws on firsthand experiences and years of reporting to outline timely reasons for why the United States and the West would benefit from accepting more immigrants.

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True Crime

Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties by Tom O'Neill with Dan Piepenbring

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A journalist's 20-year obsession with the 1969 Manson murders brings shocking revelations about one of the most infamous crimes in American history: carelessness from police, misconduct by prosecutors and even potential surveillance by intelligence agents.

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Kingdom of Lies: Unnerving Adventures in the World of Cybercrime by Kate Fazzini

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A Georgetown University cybersecurity expert presents a sobering behind-the-scenes portrait of the interconnected cultures of hackers, security specialists and law enforcement that are deceiving everyday citizens with misrepresentations of their expertise.

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Norco '80: The True Story of the Most Spectacular Bank Robbery in American History by Peter Houlahan

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An account of one of the most violent bank heists in U.S. history traces the story of how five armed landscapers, led by a religious fanatic, orchestrated a plot that culminated in several deaths, massive destruction and a community-dividing trial.

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