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NONFICTION TITLES PUBLISHED IN MARCH 2020

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Biography

82 Days on Okinawa: One American's Unforgettable Firsthand Account of the Pacific War's Greatest Battle by Art Shaw & Robert L. Wise

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A 75th-anniversary account of the Battle of Okinawa is told from the first-person perspective of a Bronze Star hero and commander of the Deadeyes unit, which played a crucial role in the surrender of Japanese forces.

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Always Home: A Daughter's Recipes & Stories by Fanny Singer. Foreword by Alice Waters Photos by Brigitte Lacombe.

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A cookbook and memoir by the daughter of food activist Alice Waters shares recipe-complemented vignettes about the traditions that shaped her upbringing, her insights into her mother's philosophies and her own culinary coming of age.

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A Delayed Life: The True Story of the Librarian of Auschwitz by Dita Kraus

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A Holocaust survivor and the real-life Librarian of Auschwitz finally tells the riveting story of her harrowing life.

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Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays by R. Eric Thomas

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A humorist and playwright provides a heartfelt and humorous memoir-in-essays about growing up seeing the world differently, finding unexpected hope and every awkward, extraordinary stumble along the way.

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Home Is a Stranger by Parnaz Foroutan

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The immigrant daughter of a Jewish mother and Muslim father who fled persecution in Iran describes how the death of her father and a harrowing diagnosis prompted her spiritual visit as a stranger to her homeland.

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I Want You to Know We're Still Here: A Post-Holocaust Memoir by Esther Safran Foer

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A Jewish-American community leader and founding CEO of Sixth & I describes her parents' silence on their Holocaust experiences and her visit to the Ukraine in search of her family's stories.

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In Pursuit of Disobedient Women: A Memoir of Love, Rebellion, and Family, Far Away by Dionne Searcey

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An award-winning West Africa bureau chief for The New York Times describes her family's four-year relocation to Senegal, where she witnessed the extraordinary lives and struggles of women shaped by war, globalization and an outdated patriarchy.

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John Adams Under Fire: The Founding Father's Fight for Justice in the Boston Massacre Murder Trial by Dan Abrams & David Fisher

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The best-selling authors of Lincoln's Last Trial draw on the second American President's spoken words and trial transcripts in an account of John Adams's future-risking agreement to represent British soldiers implicated in five colonist murders.

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The Lady of Sing Sing: An American Countess, an Italian Immigrant, and Their Epic Battle for Justice in New York's Gilded Age by Idanna Pucci

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The author of Brazza in Congo traces the work of pioneering activist Cora Slocomb, who in 1895 organized the first campaign against the death penalty when she advocated on behalf of a wrongly convicted immigrant.

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Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong

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An award-winning poet and essayist offers a ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged exploration of the psychological condition of being Asian American.

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More Myself: A Journey by Alicia Keys

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The 15-time Grammy Award-winning music artist traces her journey from self-censorship to full expression, describing her complicated relationship with her father, the people-pleasing nature that characterized her early career and her struggles with gender expectations.

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Nobody Will Tell You This But Me: A True (As Told to Me) Story by Bess Kalb

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The award-winning Jimmy Kimmel Live writer reflects on her relationship with her loving grandmother, the daughter of immigrants from 19th-century Belarus whose hardships, sacrifices and headstrong nature shaped the author's perspectives on family and career.

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The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President's Black Family by Bettye Kearse

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A descendant of an enslaved cook and, according to oral tradition, President James Madison, shares her family story and explores the issues of legacy, race, and the powerful consequences of telling the whole truth.

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Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes by Adam Hochschild

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From the best-selling author of King Leopold's Ghost and Spain in Our Hearts comes the astonishing but forgotten story of an immigrant sweatshop worker who married an heir to a great American fortune and became one of the most charismatic radical leaders of her time.

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Rise: My Story by Lindsey Vonn

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The skiing world champion and Olympic medalist shares previously undisclosed stories from her life in the fast lane that reveal the bold decisions that helped her overcome barriers and redefine what she believed to be possible.

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Smacked: A Story of White-collar Ambition, Addiction, and Tragedy by Eilene Zimmerman

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Drawing on extensive research and interviews to paint a picture of drug dependence today in a moneyed, upwardly mobile world, a journalist pieces together the mysteries surrounding her ex-husband’s unexpected death from drug abuse.

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Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land by Noé Álvarez

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A debut memoir by the son of working-class Mexican immigrants describes his upbringing in Washington State, membership in the Peace and Dignity Journeys movement and competition in the Native American cultural marathon from Canada to Guatemala.

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Untamed by Glennon Doyle

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An activist, speaker and philanthropist offers a memoir wrapped in a wake-up call that reveals how women can reclaim their true, untamed selves by breaking free of the restrictive expectations and cultural conditioning that leaves them feeling dissatisfied and lost.

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The Watergate Girl: My Fight for Truth and Justice Against a Criminal President by Jill Wine-Banks

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A Watergate prosecutor takes readers inside her trial by fire, in a book that looks at obstruction of justice, lies from the White House, sexism at work, shocking revelations and more.

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We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders: A Memoir of Love and Resistance by Linda Sarsour. Foreword by Harry Belafonte.

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The co-organizer of the Women's March describes how her experiences as a Palestinian Muslim-American feminist empowered her to become a globally recognized activist on behalf of the world's marginalized communities.

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When My Time Comes: Conversations About Whether Those Who Are Dying Should Have the Right to Determine When Life Should End by Diane Rehm. Foreword by John Grisham.

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A renowned radio host and best-selling author addresses the hotly contested cause of the right-to-die movement, of which she is one of the strongest voices.

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Business & Economics

Capital and Ideology by Thomas Piketty. Trans by Arthur Goldhammer.

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The epic successor to the #1 best-selling Capital in the Twenty-First Century is at once a retelling of global history, a scathing critique of contemporary politics and a bold proposal for a new and fairer economic system.

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Pharma: Greed, Lies, and the Poisoning of America by Gerald Posner

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The award-winning author of God's Bankers traces the rise of the Salker family and the role of opioid addiction and soaring drug prices on healthcare, exposing the deadly consequences of industry corruption and profiteering.

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Powershift: Transform Any Situation, Close Any Deal, and Achieve Any Outcome by Daymond John with Daniel Paisner.

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The FUBU CEO and star of the Emmy Award-winning Shark Tank reveals how to drive necessary change by mastering his philosophies about influence, negotiation and relationships. By the best-selling authors of The Power of Broke.

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Selling Naked: A Revolutionary Approach to Launching Your Brand Online by Jesse Horwitz

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The cofounder of the wildly successful e-commerce business Hubble Contacts provides a revolutionary blueprint aims to help aspiring entrepreneurs, startups and global enterprises alike sell directly to consumers.

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General Nonfiction

The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s: An Oral History by Andy Greene

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A senior writer for Rolling Stone draws on firsthand interviews with series creators, writers and actors to demonstrate The Office's evolution from a quiet British import to a production that indelibly shaped American culture.

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Cosmos: Possible Worlds by Ann Druyan

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Based on National Geographic's internationally renowned series, a long-awaited sequel to Carl Sagan's best-seller explores the parallel evolutions of science and civilization, discussing such topics as the Big Bang, the Voyager missions and Cassini-Huygen's remarkable findings.

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Floret Farm's a Year in Flowers: Essential Guide to Designing Gorgeous Arrangements for Every Season by Erin Benzakein with Julie Chai & Jill Jorgensen.

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Learn how to buy, style and present seasonal flower arrangements for every occasion.

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Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife by Bart D. Ehrman

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Explores literary and cultural sources to reveal that common perceptions about heaven, hell and the afterlife are modern, competing beliefs that are neither found in the Old Testament nor what Jesus taught.

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Kilo: Inside the Deadliest Cocaine Cartels—from the Jungles to the Streets by Toby Muse

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Draws on unprecedented access to Colombia's drug cartels in a journalistic investigation that traces the path of a kilo of cocaine from the perspectives of its farmers, drug barons, enforcers and smugglers.

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Nobody's Child: A Tragedy, a Trial, and a History of the Insanity Defense by Susan Nordin Vinocour

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Provides a powerful and humane exploration of the “insanity defense,” through one heartbreaking case.

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Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, From Ancient Fossils to DNA by Neil Shubin

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A National Academy of Sciences biologist and author of the best-selling Your Inner Fish presents a lively account of the planet's great evolutionary transformations that explores whether or not the presence of human life has been accidental or inevitable.

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Thinking Inside the Box: Adventures With Crosswords and the Puzzling People Who Can't Live Without Them by Adrienne Raphel

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The award-winning author of What Was It For presents an immersive history of the crossword puzzle that discusses its 1913 invention, roaring commercial success, perilous digital transformations and popularity among millions, including famous celebrities.

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Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country by Sierra Crane Murdoch

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Tells the true crime story of a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman who becomes obsessed with solving it.

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Health & Fitness

The 4 Season Solution: The Groundbreaking New Plan for Feeling Better, Living Well, and Powering Down Our Always-On Lives by Dallas Hartwig

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The "Living Experiment" podcaster and best-selling co-author of The Whole30 outlines a transformative dietary program that explains how to bolster health and energy by eating and living in accordance with the seasons.

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Eat for Life: The Breakthrough Nutrient-Rich Program for Longevity, Disease Reversal, and Sustained Weight Loss by Joel Fuhrman

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A results-driven nutrition plan by the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Eat to Live emphasizes high-nutrient, whole-plant foods that can be strategically consumed for sustainable weight loss, symptom reduction and life-quality improvement.

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Find Your Path: Honor Your Body, Fuel Your Soul, and Get Strong With the Fit52 Life by Carrie Underwood

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The Platinum award-winning music artist outlines common-sense approaches to health and fitness that can be incorporated into a busy schedule, sharing personal meal plans, recipes and weekly workout programs for long-term results.

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The Genius Life: Heal Your Mind, Strengthen Your Body, and Become Extraordinary by Max Lugavere

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The author of the best-selling Genius Foods outlines a lifestyle program that focuses on nutrition and healthier choices to reset the brain and body to alleviate fatigue, anxiety and depression while improving cognitive functioning.

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How to Eat: All Your Food and Diet Questions Answered by Mark Bittman & David Katz

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Inspired by their viral hit article on Grub Street, a bestselling author and a physician/health expert answer questions about fat, carbs and protein, sharing their clear-no-nonsense perspective on food and diet.

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Rocco's Easy Keto Diet: Eat the Comfort Foods You Miss and Still Lose Up to a Pound a Day by Rocco DiSpirito

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The James Beard Award-winning chef and best-selling author of The Pound a Day Diet outlines a 21-day plan for rapid weight loss that is built around keto-compliant recipes, including Keto Fried Chicken, Spaghetti Squash Carbonara and Chocolate Glazed Donuts.

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Why Did I Come into This Room?: A Candid Conversation About Aging by Joan Lunden

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The award-winning broadcast journalist and women's health advocate highlights the laugh-out-loud realities of aging, sharing insights into and personal experiences with such taboo subjects as hot flashes, sex-drive changes and ageism.

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History

1774: The Long Year of Revolution by Mary Beth Norton

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A Pulitzer Prize finalist and 2018 president of the American Historical Association examines the critical “long year” of 1774 and the revolutionary change that took place from December 1773 to mid-April 1775, from the Boston Tea Party and the first Continental Congress to the Battles of Lexington and Concord.

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Congress at War: How Republican Reformers Fought the Civil War, Defied Lincoln, Ended Slavery, and Remade America by Fergus M. Bordewich

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Explains how Congress helped win the Civil War—a new perspective that puts the House and Senate, rather than Lincoln, at the center of the conflict.

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Faster: How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Beat Hitler’s Best by Neal Bascomb

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Tells a historic tale of triumph by an improbable team of upstarts over Hitler’s fearsome Silver Arrows racing cars during the golden age of auto racing.

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The Hunt for History: On the Trail of the World's Lost Treasures—from the Letters of Lincoln, Churchill, and Einstein to the Secret Recordings Onboard JFK's Air Force One by Nathan Raab with Luke Barr

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A preeminent rare documents dealer recounts his years spent finding, authenticating and protecting important historical artifacts, from letters written by Alexander Hamilton to an American flag carried by Neil Armstrong to the moon and back.

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The Man in the Red Coat by Julian Barnes

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From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending comes a witty, revelatory tour of Belle Époque Paris, via the remarkable life story of the pioneering surgeon, Samuel Pozzi.

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The NRA: The Unauthorized History by Frank Smyth

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A former arms-trafficking investigator for Human Rights Watch offers a complete account of America’s most powerful, most secretive and most controversial nonprofit, and argues that it has strayed far from its origins.

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Ride the Devil's Herd: Wyatt Earp's Epic Battle Against the West's Biggest Outlaw Gang by John Boessenecker

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Documents how a young Wyatt Earp and his brothers waged a successful two-year feud against a loosely organized band of Texas outlaws years before his infamous "Gunfight at the OK Corral."

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Tower of Skulls: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, July 1937-May 1942, No. 1 by Richard Frank

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The Vietnam veteran and award-winning historian draws on rich archival research and recently discovered evidence in a revelatory account of the onset of the Asia-Pacific War. By the author of Guadalcanal.

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Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory by Claudio Saunt

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A history of the 1830s forced migration of indigenous populations to territories west of the Mississippi describes the government-driven fraud, intimidation and murder that were used to confiscate Native American homelands and property.

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Political Science

Bag Man: The Wild Crimes, Audacious Cover-Up, and Spectacular Downfall of a Brazen Crook in the White House by Rachel Maddow & Michael Yarvitz

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Documents the lesser-known scandals surrounding former Vice President Spiro Agnew, describing the massive bribery and extortion ring he operated and the efforts of three federal prosecutors to expose his activities before he could ascend to the presidency.

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A Citizen's Guide to Beating Donald Trump by David Plouffe

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A voter's playbook on making a difference in the 2020 election and beyond, written by Barack Obama's campaign manager, outlines practical activities that everyday citizens can use to counter misinformation and garner voter support.

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The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress by Jennifer Steinhauer

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A New York Times reporter offers a behind-the-scenes look at the historic cohort of diverse, young and groundbreaking women newly elected to the House of Representatives in 2018 as they arrive in Washington, D.C., and start working for change.

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Front Row at the Trump Show by Jonathan Karl

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The ABC News chief White House correspondent and host of the Powerhouse Politics podcast reveals how Donald Trump wages a public campaign against the truth and orchestrates deliberate attacks against people and organizations that disagree with him.

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The Power Worshippers: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism by Katherine Stewart

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An investigation into the Religious Right's growing influence notes its transformation from social to nationalist agendas that are waging a collective political war on the norms and institutions of democracy to impose Christian interpretations of policy.

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The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It by Robert B. Reich

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The best-selling author of Saving Capitalism presents an urgent analysis of how corruption in American politics and economics is triggering wage stagnation, volatile job markets and other consequences, outlining how it happened and how everyday citizens can promote change.

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Self-Help

The Gift of Forgiveness: Inspiring Stories From Those Who Have Overcome the Unforgivable by Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt

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The daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver shares uplifting advice on the healing potential of forgiveness through the stories of individuals who have endured unimaginable suffering, from abductee Elizabeth Smart to the mother of one of the Columbine shooters.

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How to Be Fine: What We Learned From Living by the Rules of 50 Self-Help Books by Jolenta Greenberg & Kristen Meinzer

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The hosts of the popular By the Book podcast draw on their active experiments with self-help books to reveal the unexpected ways that some of the advice they followed positively improved their lives.

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Pearls of Wisdom: Little Pieces of Advice—that Go a Long Way by Barbara Bush

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Collects the best advice that First Lady Barbara Bush offered her family, staff and close friends.

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Social Science

Death in Mud Lick: A Coal Country Fight Against the Drug Companies That Delivered the Opioid Epidemic by Eric Eyre

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter presents an urgent investigation into the role of corporate and government greed on the opioid epidemic as it devastatingly unfolded throughout small and vulnerable Appalachian communities.

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Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City by Wes Moore & Erica L. Green

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An account of the 2015 police-brutality killing of Freddie Gray retraces key events from the perspectives of seven insiders, including a conflicted Baltimore Police Department captain, the victim's sister and the owner of the Baltimore Orioles.

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Had I Known: Collected Essays by Barbara Ehrenreich

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A selection of the best-selling writer and political activist's most provocative signature writings includes her groundbreaking undercover investigations, op-ed pieces, essays and reviews, including the award-winning "Welcome to Cancerland."

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Sports & Recreation

The Back Roads to March: The Unsung, Unheralded, and Unknown Heroes of a College Basketball Season by John Feinstein

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The best-selling author of A Season on the Brink celebrates lesser-known Cinderella stories from college basketball, describing how a small handful of players, coaches and under-funded schools rose from obscurity to secure NCAA rankings.

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The Second Life of Tiger Woods by Michael Bamberger

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The best-selling author of Men in Green presents an intimate account of Tiger Woods's comeback that discusses the golf champion's high-risk back surgery, 2017 DUI arrest, rehabilitation and triumphant 2019 Masters victory.

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The Swing Kings: The Inside Story of Baseball's Home Run Revolution by Jared Diamond

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The Wall Street Journal national baseball writer presents a narrative account of the "home run boom" that describes the pivotal contributions of such figures as J. D. Martinez, Aaron Judge and Justin Turner. A first book.

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