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NonFICTION TITLES PUBLISHED IN
October 2020

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Biography

150 Glimpses of the Beatles by Craig Brown

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The author of Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret draws on previously unexamined lore and celebrity testimony in a kaleidoscopic group portrait of the Fab Four that reveals lesser-known examples of their indelible and enduring cultural impact.

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Battle of Brothers: William and Harry – The Friendships and Feuds by Robert Lacey

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The historical consultant to the hit series, The Crown, draws on official sources in a royal portrait that examines the experiences and conflicts that have shaped the bond between the future king of England and his brother.

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The Butterfly Effect: How Kendrick Lamar Ignited the Soul of Black America by Marcus J. Moore

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A cultural portrait of the 13-time Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning rap superstar documents his coming-of-age as an artist, his genius as a lyricist and his profound impact on today's racially fraught America.

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The Captain: A Memoir by David Wright & Anthony DiComo

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The New York Mets seven-time All Star and former team captain reflects on the experiences, hard work and love of baseball that shaped his achievements as a 14-year career veteran, franchise record holder and two-time Golden Glove Award-winning third baseman.

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Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land by Toni Jensen

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Explains what it means to exist as an indigenous woman in America, told in snapshots of the author’s encounters with gun violence.

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Cary Grant: A Brilliant Disguise by Scott Eyman

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The best-selling author of Pieces of My Heart presents a heavily researched portrait of the Hollywood legend that includes coverage of Grant's early start as a teen acrobat, his complicated relationships and his Golden Era performances.

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Do You Feel Like I Do? by Peter Frampton with Alan Light

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A memoir by the Grammy Hall of Fame inductee includes coverage of his collaborations with fellow artists, his battle with substance abuse, the impact of disease on his career and the unexpected recovery of a favorite guitar.

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Eleanor: A Life by David Michaelis

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The award-winning author of Schulz and Peanuts presents a breakthrough portrait of America's longest-serving first lady that includes coverage of her major contributions throughout critical historical events and her essential role in advancing international human rights.

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Finding Your Harmony: Dream Big, Have Faith, and Achieve More Than You Can Imagine by Ally Brooke

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Fifth Harmony’s Ally Brooke shares her love for music, recalls her journey to fame and reveals how she has remained true to herself and her beliefs through her most difficult moments.

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Group: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life by Christie Tate

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A top law school graduate struggling with suicidal thoughts and an eating disorder describes her reluctant participation in a therapeutic support group that taught her the meaning of human connection and intimacy. A first book.

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The Gucci Mane Guide to Greatness by Gucci Mane with Soren Baker

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The platinum-selling recording artist describes how he overcome a life of violence and addiction to pursue his dreams, sharing the secrets he learned about success, wealth and personal improvement along the way.

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Hitler: 1939-1945 by Volker Ullrich. Trans by Jefferson Chase.

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From the author of Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939 comes an account of the dictator’s final years, when he got the war he wanted but his leadership led to catastrophe for his nation, the world and himself.

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I Marched with Patton: A Firsthand Account of World War II Alongside One of the U.S. Army's Greatest Generals by Frank Sisson with Robert L. Wise.

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Published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Patton's death, a Third Army soldier's firsthand account of his service beside the history-shaping general includes coverage of the Battle of the Bulge and the liberation of Dachau.

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Is This Anything? by Jerry Seinfeld

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Collecting material from half a century in comedy, a chronologically arranged selection of favorite skits and memories by the iconic funnyman and author of the best-selling Seinlanguage includes selections from his original "Catch a Rising Star" performance.

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JFK: Coming of Age in the American Century, 1917-1956 by Fredrik Logevall

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian takes us as close as we have ever been to the real John F. Kennedy in a biography of the elusive 35th president.

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Let Love Rule by Lenny Kravitz

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Lenny Kravitz looks back at his life with candor, self-scrutiny and humor.

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Like Streams to the Ocean: Notes on Ego, Love, and the Things That Make Us Who We Are by Jedidiah Jenkins

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A moving meditation on the hidden, sometimes difficult topics we must consider to live an authentic life, from the New York Times best-selling author of To Shake the Sleeping Self.

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Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood by Christa Nichole Parravani

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The university professor and best-selling author of Her recounts how an unplanned pregnancy at age 40 was further complicated by state policies that limit women's access to reproductive choices and adequate child health care.

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Make Life Beautiful by Syd McGee & Shea McGee

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The powerhouse couple behind the Studio McGee design firm traces the rise of their rapidly growing brand while counseling readers on how to apply classic interior design principles to build an authentically fulfilling life.

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Me and Sister Bobbie: True Tales of the Family Band by Willie Nelson, Bobbie Nelson & David Ritz

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The untold story of Willie Nelson and his sister, Bobbie, who have supported each other through personal tragedies and triumphs and always connected through their family’s love of music. 

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Rage by Bob Woodward

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Bob Woodword offers a second book of nonfiction on the Trump presidency.

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Reclaiming Her Time: The Power of Maxine Waters by Helena Andrews-Dyer & R. Eric Thomas

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A lavishly designed, full-color illustrated tribute to the life, wisdom and legacy of iconic American Congresswoman Maxine Waters includes coverage of her anti-apartheid work, her support of affirmative action and her passionate opposition to the Iraq War.

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She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs by Sarah Smarsh

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The National Book Award-finalist author of Heartland explores how the music of Dolly Parton and other prominent women country artists has both reflected and validated the harsh realities of rural working-class American women.

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Tecumseh and the Prophet: The Shawnee Brothers Who Defied a Nation by Peter Cozzens

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The first biography of the great Shawnee leader in more than 20 years, and the first to make clear that his misunderstood younger brother, Tenskwatawa, was an equal partner in the last great pan-Indian alliance against the United States.

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This Thing Called Life: Prince's Odyssey, On and Off the Record by Neal Karlen

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An in-depth portrait of the iconic late music artist by his long-time friend and two-time Rolling Stone interviewer includes coverage of Prince's childhood in 1970s Minneapolis, his private loneliness and his complicated relationship with his father.

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True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee by Abraham Riesman

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Presents a biography of Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee, an artist and entrepreneur who reshaped global pop culture—at a steep personal cost.

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Welcome to the United States of Anxiety: Observations from a Reforming Neurotic by Jen Lancaster

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The award-winning author of I Regret Nothing presents a critical assessment of today's high-anxiety world, counseling readers on how to escape the impossible, judgmental standards of social media to unashamedly embrace the imperfectly human self.

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What Becomes a Legend Most: The Biography of Richard Avedon by Philip Gefter

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Sharing insights into Avedon's Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit, a portrait of the 20th-century photographer examines how Richard Avedon endured intense personal and professional discrimination to join an influential group of artists who transformed women's culture.

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General Nonfiction

The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design by Roman Mars & Kurt Kohlstedt

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The creators of the record-setting 99% Invisible podcast celebrate the achievements of modern urban design and architecture, sharing the origin stories behind fundamental innovations, from power grids and fire escapes to drinking fountains and street signs.

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Behold the Monster: Confronting America's Most Prolific Serial Killer and Uncovering the Women Society Forgot by Jillian Lauren

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The best-selling author of Some Girls draws on correspondence and conversations with imprisoned serial killer Samuel Little and four of his surviving victims, recounting Little's confession to dozens of additional murders and what the interviews reveal about the criminal psyche.

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A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son by Michael Ian Black

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An examination of boyhood, in the form of a heartfelt letter from comedian Michael Ian Black to his teenage son before he leaves for college, and a radical plea for rethinking masculinity and teaching young men to give and receive love.

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Ex Libris: 100+ Books to Read and Reread by Michiko Kakutani

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning literary critic shares 100 personal, thought-provoking essays on the life-changing works of fiction, nonfiction and poetry she most recommends for the establishment of well-read world citizenship, from The Federalist Papers to the Harry Potter novels.

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Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon: Game of Thrones and the Official Untold Story of an Epic Series by James Hibberd

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An oral history of the blockbuster series draws on cast and creator interviews to describe the production challenges of adapting George R. R. Martin's best-selling epic, A Song of Fire and Ice, to the screen.

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Framed in Monte Carlo: Why I Spent Eight Years in Prison for a Murder I Did Not Commit by Ted Maher, Bill Hayes, & Jennifer Thomas. Foreword by Michael Griffith. 

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As featured on 60 Minutes, Dateline, Inside Edition, and 48 Hours, the shocking true story of banker Edmond Safra's death and the man wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for the crime.

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Frontier Follies: Adventures in Marriage and Motherhood in the Middle of Nowhere by Ree Drummond

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The Food Network star and author of the best-selling Pioneer Woman Cooks series shares heartwarming, laugh-out-loud stories and reflections about her life in the country with her four children and rancher husband.

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Good Blood: A Doctor, a Donor, and the Incredible Breakthrough That Saved Millions of Babies by Julian Guthrie

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An uplifting story about one of the greatest medical breakthroughs of the 20th century.

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Good Mourning: Moving Through Everyday Losses with Wisdom from the Other Side by Theresa Caputo

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The star of Long Island Medium counsels readers on how to recognize deeply rooted sources of emotional pain while explaining the power of established healing rituals in managing loss and pursuing a more fulfilling life.

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Humans by Brandon Stanton

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The best-selling creator of Humans of New York draws on his international travels to chronicle the universal experiences of real people in 40 countries whose everyday hardships reflect the state of the world today.

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The Innovation Delusion: How Our Obsession With the New Has Disrupted the Work That Matters Most by Lee Vinsel & Andrew L. Russell

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Poses the question: what if innovation's benefits have been exaggerated, and our obsession with finding the next big thing has distracted us from the work that matters most?

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Live Not by Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents by Rod Dreher

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The New York Times best-selling author of The Benedict Option draws on the wisdom of Christian survivors of Soviet persecution to warn American Christians of approaching dangers.

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Magdalena: River of Dreams a Story of Colombia by Wade Davis

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An award-winning, best-selling author and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence for more than a decade brings to life the story of the great Río Magdalena, illuminating Colombia’s complex past, present and future.

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Marauder by Nikki Giovanni

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The seven-time NAACP Image Award-winning poet and Ebony Woman of the Year unapologetically celebrates her heritage in a deeply personal collection of verse that speaks to the injustices of society and the depths of her own heart. The Oregon Files No. 15

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The Meaning of Mariah Carey by Mariah Carey

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Global icon, award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, actress, mother, daughter, sister, storyteller, and artist Mariah Carey finally tells the unfiltered story of her life.

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A Place for Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order by Judith Flanders

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From a New York Times best-selling historian comes the story of how the alphabet ordered our world.

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Reflections on the Sunday Gospel: How to More Fully Live Out Your Relationship with God by Pope Francis I. Trans by Matthew B. Sherry.

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The 266th Pope invites readers to draw new wisdom from the original Gospel in a meditative, first English-language edition that is complemented by timeless reflections by early Eastern and Western Church leaders on how to live with purpose and strength.

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Surrounded by Psychopaths: How to Protect Yourself from Being Manipulated and Exploited in Business and in Life by Thomas Erikson

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Builds on the four-color system of behavior classification in the best-selling Surrounded by Idiots to counsel readers on how to identify psychopaths in the workplace and how to combat their toxic and manipulative behaviors.

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The Swallowed Man by Edward Carey

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A reimagining of Carlo Collodi's classic Pinocchio story depicts a lonely woodcarver whose life in a Tuscan village is upended by a marionette he is compelled to carve that comes frighteningly to life and torments his existence with rebellious lies.

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A Wild Winter Swan by Gregory Maguire

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The best-selling author of Wicked reimagines Hans Christian Andersen's "The Wild Swans" in the story of an Italian-American rebel who encounters a handsome swan boy during the Christmas season in 1960s New York.

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The World of Critical Role: The History Behind the Epic Fantasy by Liz Marsham, Liz. Foreward by the cast of Critical Role.

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A guide to the massively popular fantasy RPG livestream offers previously unreleased photos and artwork, sharing cast insights into its origins and storylines as well as the diverse array of art and cosplay that Critical Role inspires.

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History

Agent Sonya: Moscow's Most Daring Wartime Spy by Ben MacIntyre

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The New York Times best-selling author of The Spy and the Traitor reveals the story of the female spy hidden in plain sight who set the stage for the Cold War—one of the last great intelligence secrets of the 20th century.

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Blood Runs Coal: The Yablonski Murders and the Battle for the United Mine Workers of America by Mark A. Bradley

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Documents the 1969 assassination of the Yablonski family amid a campaign to oust the corrupt president of the UMWA, in a timely account that reflects the violent labor movements, industrial transformations and socioeconomic realities of fossil-fuel dependency.

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Bound in the Bond of Life by Beth Kissileff & Eric Lidji, eds. Intro by David Shribman.

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A collection of essays by regional journalists, academics and religious and community leaders commemorates the October 2018 mass shooting at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue while describing how neighbors are working together to heal and help prevent future tragedies.

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Down Along with That Devil's Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy by Connor Towne O'Neill

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The NPR White Lies podcast producer draws on his experiences as a white Northerner in Alabama to illuminate the inherent racism shaping ongoing debates about community-supported monuments honoring Confederate general, Nathan Bedford Forrest.

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Gambling With Armageddon: Nuclear Roulette from Hiroshima to the Cuban Missile Crisis 1945-1962 by Martin J. Sherwin

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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer comes the first effort to set the Cuban Missile Crisis, with its potential for nuclear holocaust, in a wider historical narrative of the Cold War—how such a crisis arose, and why at the very last possible moment it didn’t happen.

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The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War: A Tragedy in Three Acts by Scott Anderson

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From the best-selling author of Lawrence in Arabia, a gripping history of the early years of the Cold War, the CIA’s covert battles against communism, and the tragic consequences which still affect America and the world today.

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Unprepared: America in the Time of Coronavirus by Jon Sternfeld

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A history of the COVID-19 pandemic includes an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winner Timothy Egan.

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War: How Conflict Shaped Us by Margaret MacMillan

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From the internationally renowned historian and bestselling author of Paris 1919 comes a provocative argument that war is an essential aspect of human nature, and that peace is an aberration in history.

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Literary Collections

Kant's Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write: An Autobiography in Essays by Claire Messud

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The award-winning author of The Burning Girl celebrates family, art and literature in essays that explore such subjects as her childhood relocation to Australia, her father's death in Beirut and her favorite paintings at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. 

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Mantel Pieces: Royal Bodies and Other Writing from the London Review of Books by Hilary Mantel

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From the twice Booker Prize winner and internationally best-selling Hilary Mantel comes a collection of writing—essays, book reviews, memoir—from over 30 years contributing to the London Review of Books.

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Where I Come from: Stories from the Deep South by Rick Bragg

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Best-loved Southern Living and Garden & Gun columns by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ava's Man explore such topics as the legacy of Harper Lee, the evolution of the pickup and the best way to kill fire ants.

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Political Science

Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World by H. R. McMaster

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The retired Lieutenant General and author of the best-selling Dereliction of Duty presents an urgent call to protect America from dangerous rivals by setting aside partisan divides and helping citizens better understand ongoing threats to national security.

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The Best Presidential Writing: From 1789 to the Present by Craig Fehrman, ed.

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A wide-ranging treasury of presidential writings is comprised of history-shaping and lesser-known speeches, excerpts and personal notes, from Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and FDR's "Infamy" speech to JFK's Profiles in Courage and Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father.

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Donald Trump v. the United States: Inside the Struggle to Stop a President by Michael Schmidt

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Offers a recent history of President Donald Trump and those opposed to him.

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High Crimes: The Corruption, Impunity and Impeachment of Donald Trump by Michael D'Antonio & Peter Eisner. Ed by Pronoy Sarkar.

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Two award-winning journalists document each stage of the 45th President's impeachment, covering the Ukraine scandal, the confrontations between the Trump administration and House Democrats and the behind-the-scenes strategies that were not released to the public.

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The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America by Ellis Cose

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A look at how free speech in American has been corrupted by the politically powerful and how today’s landscape of social media and social polarization have eroded the safeguards built into the Constitution to protect speech.

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Traitor: A History of American Betrayal from Benedict Arnold to Donald Trump by David Rothkopf

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The political commentator and author of Superclass draws on the historical examples of such figures as Aaron Burr and Benedict Arnold to reveal how the 45th President has dangerously broken faith with his nation and supporters.

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What Were We Thinking: A Brief Intellectual History of the Trump Era by Carlos Lozada

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The Washington Post’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book critic uses the books of the Trump era to argue that our response to this presidency reflects the same failures of imagination that made it possible.

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Science

The Alignment Problem: Machine Learning and Human Values by Brian Christian

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The best-selling author of The Most Human Human exposes the ethical and potentially existential risks of data-trained artificial-intelligence algorithms that are making inherently flawed decisions on behalf of humans, outlining ambitious recommendations for urgent responses and preventative measures.

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Bones: Inside and Out by Roy A. Meals

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A 500-million-year history of bone as a focus for understanding vertebrate life and human culture examines the biological makeup of bones, how medical innovations have enhanced human knowledge and what can be learned from bones even millions of years later.

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Decoding the World: A Road Map for the Questioner by Po Bronson with Arvind Gupta.

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Find out where our world is headed with a first-hand account of inventing the future from the #1 New York Times best-selling author of What Should I Do With My Life? and the founder of science accelerator IndieBio.

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The Knowledge Machine: How Irrationality Created Modern Science by Michael Strevens

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Citing historical events from Newton's alchemy to Hurricane Sandy's storm surge, a paradigm-shifting investigation into the origins and structure of science urges scientists to intentionally disregard religion, theoretical beauty and philosophy to channel focus into tangible experimentation and observation.

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A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future by David Attenborough with Jonnie Hughes.

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In this scientifically informed account of the changes occurring in the world over the last century, an award-winning broadcaster and natural historian shares a lifetime of wisdom and a hopeful vision for the future.

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Meteorite: How Stones from Outer Space Made Our World by Tim Gregory

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Explore the universe and immerse yourself in the story of our solar system, planet and life through meteorites.

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The Mutant Project: Inside the Global Race to Genetically Modify Humans by Eben Kirksey

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The anthropologist author of Emergent Ecologies assesses the frontiers of gene editing and the value systems shaping its progress to examine its potential role in fueling an innovation economy that could exacerbate racial and economic inequality.

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Nose Dive: A Field Guide to the World's Smells by Harold McGee

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The James Beard Award-winning author of On Food and Cooking presents a sensory tour of the universe's smells from the ambrosial to the malodorous that reveals the science behind scent and how humans perceive it in nature, products and food.

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Strange Bedfellows: Adventures in the Science, History, and Surprising Secrets of Stds by Ina Park

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With curiosity and wit, Strange Bedfellows rips back the bedsheets to expose what really happens when STDs enter the sack.

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A Walk Around the Block: Stoplight Secrets, Mischievous Squirrels, Manhole Mysteries & Other Stuff You See Every Day (and Know Nothing About) by Spike Carlsen

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The best-selling author of A Splintered History of Wood reveals the science behind an everyday walk in his hometown, explaining how each biological and created component of an urban landscape impacts and shapes its life.

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Self-Help

Be Water, My Friend: The Teachings of Bruce Lee by Shannon Lee

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The daughter of the legendary martial artist and president of the Bruce Lee Foundation shares insights into her father's life-shaping philosophies while demonstrating how the martial arts can be both a metaphor and tool of personal growth.

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Expect a Miracle: Quotations to Live and Love By by Danielle Steel

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A selection of favorite quotes and wisdom by the best-selling author of His Bright Light is designed for everyday inspiration and laughter and includes selections by such notables as Mother Teresa, George Bernard Shaw and Anne Frank.

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One Decision: The First Step to a Better Life by Mike Bayer. Foreword by Phil McGraw.

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The best-selling author of Best Self counsels readers on how to make the simple but powerful commitment to being oneself without doubt or anxiety, outlining strategies for reconnecting with the authentic self to make more confident and practical choices.

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The Queer Advantage: Conversations With Lgbtq+ Leaders on the Power of Identity by Andrew Gelwicks

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Meet the LGBTQ+ dealmakers, trailblazers and glass-ceiling breakers in business, politics and beyond.

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Wise As Fu*k: Simple Truths to Guide You Through the Sh*tstorms of Life by Gary John Bishop

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Counseling readers on how to redefine wisdom to solve problems and help others, a latest entry in the best-selling series that includes Stop Doing that Sh*t outlines the author's signature "urban philosophy" approach to ending self-sabotaging negativity. Unfu*k Yourself No. 4

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Social Science

The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart by Alicia Garza

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A guide to building the type of movements that can address the challenges of our time, from one of the country’s leading organizers—one of the creators of Black Lives Matter.

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The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket by Benjamin Lorr

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Investigates the human lives at the heart of the American grocery store.

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Stakes Is High: Life After the American Dream by Mychal Denzel Smith

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Exposing the stark contradictions at the heart of American life, the New York Times bestselling author presents this important work in which he holds all of us accountable for looking away from the fissures and casual violence that are ever-present.

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Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World by Fareed Zakaria

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The CNN host and Washington Post columnist shares 10 lessons in subjects ranging from globalization and threat-preparedness to inequality and technological advancement to outline the likely political, social, technological and economic impact of the COVID-19 epidemic.

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