New Adult Non-Fiction

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In Praise of Wasting Time (Ted Books) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501154362
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Published: Simon & Schuster/ Ted - May 15th, 2018

In this timely and essential book that offers a fresh take on the qualms of modern day life, Professor Alan Lightman investigates the creativity born from allowing our minds to freely roam, without attempting to accomplish anything and without any assigned tasks.


Kickflip Boys: A Memoir of Freedom, Rebellion, and the Chaos of Fatherhood Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062394347
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Published: Ecco - May 15th, 2018

“Thompson captures the ache, fizz, yearning and frustration of being the father of adolescent boys.” —Michael Chabon

“What a riveting, touching, and painful read!” —Maria Semple

“Fun, moving, raw, and relatable.” —Tony Hawk


American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060848347
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Published: Harper - May 15th, 2018

 With rich detail, compelling honesty, and a storyteller’s gift, RFK Jr. describes his life growing up Kennedy in a tumultuous time in history that eerily echoes the issues of nuclear confrontation, religion, race, and inequality that we confront today.


Tip of the Iceberg: My 3,000-Mile Journey Around Wild Alaska, the Last Great American Frontier Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781101985106
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Published: Dutton Books - May 15th, 2018

From the acclaimed, bestselling author of Turn Right at Machu Picchu, a fascinating and funny journey into Alaska, America's last frontier, retracing the historic 1899 Harriman Expedition.


Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781541617094
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Published: Basic Books - May 15th, 2018

From a preeminent historian of Eastern Europe, the definitive history of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster

On the morning of April 26, 1986, Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history: the explosion of a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine. Dozens died of radiation poisoning, fallout contaminated half the continent, and thousands fell ill.


Robin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781627794244
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - May 15th, 2018

From New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, the definitive biography of Robin Williams - a compelling portrait of one of America's most beloved and misunderstood entertainers.


How to Grill Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Flame-Cooked Food Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780544790308
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - May 14th, 2018

The ultimate grilling guide and the latest in Mark Bittman's acclaimed How to Cook Everything series


Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780393635751
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 8th, 2018

As an aging, tenacious Elizabeth I clung to power, a talented playwright probed the social causes, the psychological roots, and the twisted consequences of tyranny.


The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062652553
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Published: Harper - May 8th, 2018

The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement—precision—in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future.


Barracoon: The Story of the Last
By Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker (Foreword by), Deborah G. Plant (Introduction by)
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062748201
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Published: Amistad - May 8th, 2018

A major literary event: a newly published work from the author of the American classic Their Eyes Were Watching God, with a foreword from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker, brilliantly illuminates the horror and injustices of slavery as it tells the true story of one of the last-known survivors of the Atlantic slave trade—abducted from Africa on th


Milk!: A 10,000-Year Food Fracas Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781632863829
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Published: Bloomsbury UK - May 8th, 2018

Mark Kurlansky's first global food history since the bestselling Cod and Salt; the fascinating cultural, economic, and culinary story of milk and all things dairy--with recipes throughout.


The World-Ending Fire: The Essential Wendell Berry Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640090286
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - May 8th, 2018

"Mr. Berry's sentences and stories deliver a great payload of edifying entertainment, which I hungrily consume, but it is the bass note of morality thumping through his musical phrases that guides me with the most constant of hands upon my plow." ―Nick Offerman, New York Times bestselling author of Paddle Your Own Canoe


RFK: His Words for Our Times Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062834102
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Published: William Morrow - May 1st, 2018

In honor of the fiftieth anniversary of Robert Francis Kennedy’s death, an inspiring collection of his most famous speeches accompanied by commentary from notable historians and public figures.


The Electric Woman: A Memoir in Death-Defying Acts Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374158378
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Published: Farrar Straus and Giroux - May 1st, 2018

Tessa Fontaine's astonishing memoir of pushing past fear, The Electric Woman, follows the author on a life-affirming journey of loss and self-discovery--through her time on the road with the last traveling American sideshow and her relationship with an adventurous, spirited mother.


A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald MacLean Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393608571
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 1st, 2018

Donald Maclean was one of the most treacherous spies of the Cold War era and a key member of the infamous "Cambridge Five" spy ring, yet the full extent of this shrewd, secretive man's betrayal has never been explored--until now. Drawing on a wealth of previously classified files and unseen family papers, A Spy Named Orphan meticulously documents his extraordinary story.


Beauty in the Broken Places: A Memoir of Love, Faith, and Resilience Cover Image
By Allison Pataki, Lee Woodruff (Foreword by), David Levy (Epilogue by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399591655
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Published: Random House - May 1st, 2018

"An inspiring, intimate memoir about faith, resilience and the tenacity of love."--People

"In this emotional tale, a young couple see their lives changed in the blink of an eye--and learn to find love again."--US Weekly


Ma Speaks Up: And a First-Generation Daughter Talks Back Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807015827
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Published: Beacon Press - May 1st, 2018

The acclaimed actress and author of Jesse: A Mother's Story tells the story of her outspoken, frequently outrageous Italian immigrant mother.


First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Journey Through Anxiety Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062836786
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Published: Dey Street Books - April 24th, 2018

The New York Times bestselling author of I Quit Sugar transforms cultural perceptions of the mental health issue of our age—anxiety—viewing this widespread condition not as a burdensome affliction but as a powerful spiritual teacher that can deepen our lives.


War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393652109
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 24th, 2018

American diplomacy is under siege. Offices across the State Department sit empty, while abroad the military-industrial complex has assumed the work once undertaken by peacemakers. We're becoming a nation that shoots first and asks questions later.


American Princess: The Love Story of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062859457
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 24th, 2018

A behind-the-scenes look into the life of Meghan Markle and her romance with Prince Harry—a dishy, delightful must-read filled with exclusive insights for anyone obsessed with the Royal Family.

Leslie Carroll’s books on royalty are “an irresistible combination of People Magazine and the History Channel.”—Chicago Tribune


Into the Storm: Two Ships, a Deadly Hurricane, and an Epic Battle for Survival Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524797881
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 24th, 2018

"An intense, immersive deep dive into a wild, dangerous, and unknown world, written with the pace and appeal of a great thriller. This is nonfiction at its very best."--Lee Child

The true story of two doomed ships and a daring search-and-rescue operation that shines a light on the elite Coast Guard swimmers trained for the most dangerous ocean missions


A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250192455
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 17th, 2018

In his book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions.


The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781616207281
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 10th, 2018

"A stunning debut by a truly gifted writer--an eye-opening read for both liberals and conservatives--and it could not come at a better time."--Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Option B, with Sheryl Sandberg, and Originals


Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead--My Life Story Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501187599
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Published: Touchstone Books - April 3rd, 2018

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Richards offers practical advice and inspiration for aspiring leaders everywhere."--Hillary Rodham Clinton

"An enthralling memoir." --Booklist (starred review)

To Make Change, You Have to Make Trouble


It's Time to Fight Dirty: How Democrats Can Build a Lasting Majority in American Politics Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781612196954
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Published: Melville House Publishing - April 10th, 2018

It's time to do more than protest

The American electoral system is clearly falling apart--as evidenced by the 2016 presidential election. In It's Time to Fight Dirty, David Faris offers accessible, actionable strategies for American institutional reform which don't require a constitutional amendment, and would have a lasting impact on our future.


Air Traffic: A Memoir of Ambition and Manhood in America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524731762
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - April 10th, 2018

From the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning poet: an extraordinary memoir and blistering meditation on fatherhood, race, addiction, and ambition.


Blood Moon: An American Epic of War and Splendor in the Cherokee Nation Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501128714
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 10th, 2018

An astonishing untold story from America's past--a sweeping, powerful, and necessary work of history that reads like Gone with the Wind for the Cherokee.


The Fox Hunt: A Refugee’s Memoir of Coming to America Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062678195
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Published: William Morrow - April 10th, 2018

“Nail-bitingly suspenseful. ... Inspiring. ... Essential reading.” — Booklist, starred review


Redemption: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Last 31 Hours Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780807083383
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Published: Beacon Press - March 27th, 2018

An "immersive, humanizing, and demystifying" (Charles Blow, New York Times) look at the final hours of Dr. King's life as he seeks to revive the non-violent civil rights movement and push to end poverty in America.


Assume the Worst: The Graduation Speech You'll Never Hear Cover Image
By Carl Hiaasen, Roz Chast (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780525655015
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - April 10th, 2018

This is Oh, the Places You'll Never Go--the ultimate hilarious, cynical, but absolutely realistic view of a college graduate's future. And what he or she can or can't do about it.


The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives Cover Image
By Viet Thanh Nguyen (Editor), David Bezmozgis (Contribution by), Thi Bui (Contribution by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781419729485
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Published: Abrams Press - March 27th, 2018

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sympathizer Viet Thanh Nguyen called on 17 fellow refugee writers from across the globe to shed light on their experiences, and the result is The Displaced, a powerful dispatch from the individual lives behind current headlines, with proceeds to support the International Rescue Committee (IRC).


The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250124715
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Published: St. Martin's Press - March 27th, 2018

A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit.

"An amazing and heartwarming story, it restores our faith in the inherent goodness of humanity."
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu


Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812988703
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Published: Random House - April 3rd, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Perfect for Father's Day: the riveting inside story of three heroic astronauts who took on the challenge of mankind's historic first mission to the Moon, from the bestselling author of Shadow Divers.


Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America's Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385542517
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Published: Doubleday Books - April 10th, 2018

America has long been criticized for refusing to give harbor to the Jews of Europe as Hitler and the Nazis closed in. Now a lauded Holocaust historian tells the extraordinary story of the War Refugee Board, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's little-known effort late in the war to save the Jews who remained.


If I Could Tell You Just One Thing . . .: Encounters with Remarkable People and Their Most Valuable Advice Cover Image
By Richard Reed, Samuel Kerr (Illustrator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781452165158
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 3rd, 2018

In If I Could Tell You Just One Thing . . . some of the world's most remarkable people share their most valuable pieces of wisdom.


Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101871867
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Published: Pantheon Books - March 27th, 2018

From the acclaimed author of Einstein's Dreams, here is an inspires, lyrical meditation on religion and science that explores the tension between our yearning for permanence and certainty, and the modern scientific discoveries that demonstrate the impermanent and uncertain nature of the world.


Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250115522
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Published: St. Martin's Press - March 27th, 2018

Elizabeth Smart follows up her #1 New York Times bestseller (October 2013), My Story--about being held in captivity as a teenager, and how she managed to survive--with a powerful and inspiring book about what it takes to overcome trauma, find the strength to move on, and reclaim one's life.

Author. Activist. Victim--no more.


The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385543613
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Published: Doubleday Books - April 10th, 2018

"A thrilling and inspirational account of adventures in the botanical world" (Wall Street Journal)


Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781538728758
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Published: Twelve - March 13th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
The incredible, harrowing account of how American democracy was hacked by Moscow as part of a covert operation to influence the U.S. election and help Donald Trump gain the presidency.


Food Is the Solution: What to Eat to Save the World--80+ Recipes for a Greener Planet and a Healthier You Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250144454
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Published: Flatiron Books - March 20th, 2018

"This book is full of recipes that are good to eat and good for the earth. Check it out." -Ellen DeGeneres


The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban American Underworld Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062568960
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Published: William Morrow - March 20th, 2018

“A mob saga that has it all—brotherhood and betrayal, swaggering power and glittering success, and a Godfather whose reach seems utterly unrivaled. What a relentless, irresistible read.”

— Don Winslow, New York Times bestselling author of The Force


Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062310729
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Published: Ecco - April 3rd, 2018

Four influential women we thought we knew well—Jane Jacobs, Rachel Carson, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters—and how they spearheaded the modern progressive movement


To the Edges of the Earth: 1909, the Race for the Three Poles, and the Climax of the Age of Exploration Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062564474
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Published: William Morrow - March 13th, 2018

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, an entwined narrative of the most adventurous year of all time, when three expeditions simultaneously raced to the top, bottom, and heights of the world

"Suspenseful. ... Larson does full justice to his three protagonists’ remarkable bravery." —Wall Street Journal


Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385541626
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Published: Doubleday Books - March 13th, 2018

In 1789, Alexander Mackenzie traveled 1200 miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name, in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds of years. In 2016, the acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retraced Mackenzie's route by canoe in a grueling journey -- and discovered the Passage he could not find.


Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735211759
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Published: Portfolio - March 6th, 2018

If you loved Hidden Figures or The Rise of the Rocket Girls, you'll love Claire Evans' breakthrough book on the women who brought you the internet--written out of history, until now.


The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525429722
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Published: Viking - March 6th, 2018

The nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote.

"Stirring, definitive, and engrossing....Weiss brings a lucid, lively, journalistic tone to the story....The Woman's Hour is compulsory reading."--NPR.org


Iris Apfel: Accidental Icon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062405081
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Published: Harper Design - March 6th, 2018

“Personal style really originated with Iris Apfel; she has always espoused the virtues of not just dressing for yourself, but being who you are and doing it unapologetically, which is perhaps why she and her messaging and aesthetic have resonated so comprehensively. She’s a transcendent icon!”— Leandra Medine, manrepeller.com


I Have the Right to: A High School Survivor's Story of Sexual Assault, Justice, and Hope Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534414433
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - March 6th, 2018

A young survivor tells her searing, visceral story of sexual assault, justice, and healing in this gutwrenching memoir.

The numbers are staggering: nearly one in five girls ages fourteen to seventeen have been the victim of a sexual assault or attempted sexual assault. This is the true story of one of those girls.


Unmasked: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062424204
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Published: Harper - March 6th, 2018

"You have the luck of Croesus on stilts (as my Auntie Vi would have said) if you’ve had the sort of career, ups and downs, warts and all that I have in that wondrous little corner of show business called musical theatre."


No Turning Back: Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393609493
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 13th, 2018

Extending back to the first demonstrations of 2011, No Turning Back dissects the tangle of ideologies and allegiances that make up the Syrian conflict. As protests ignited in Daraa, some citizens were brimming with a sense of possibility. A privileged young man named Suleiman posted videos of the protests online, full of hope for justice and democracy.


Everything You Love Will Burn: Inside the Rebirth of White Nationalism in America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781568589947
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Published: Nation Books - February 20th, 2018

The dark story of the shocking resurgence of white supremacist and nationalist groups, and their path to political power


Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735221345
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Published: Penguin Press - March 6th, 2018

A mind-expanding dive into a lost chapter of 1968, featuring the famous and forgotten: Van Morrison, folkie-turned-cult-leader Mel Lyman, Timothy Leary, James Brown, and many more


Meet the Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062668134
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Published: HarperBusiness - March 6th, 2018

The deeply personal story of how award-winning personal finance blogger Elizabeth Willard Thames abandoned a successful career in the city and embraced frugality to create a more meaningful, purpose-driven life, and retire to a homestead in the Vermont woods at age thirty-two with her husband and daughter.


Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250196590
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 20th, 2018

..".deeply felt and cogently argued...Hughes makes a powerful case that deserves a respectful hearing." --The Financial Times

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues that the best way to fight income inequality is with a radically simple idea: a guaranteed income for working people, paid for by the one percent.


We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780871407122
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - February 27th, 2018

In Praise of Difficult Women: Life Lessons from 29 Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules Cover Image
By Karen Karbo, Cheryl Strayed (Foreword by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781426217746
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Published: National Geographic Society - February 27th, 2018

From Frida Kahlo and Elizabeth Taylor to Nora Ephron, Carrie Fisher, and Lena Dunham, this witty narrative explores what we can learn from the imperfect and extraordinary legacies of 29 iconic women who forged their own unique paths in the world.


Time Pieces: A Dublin Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524732837
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - February 27th, 2018

From the internationally acclaimed and Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea and the Benjamin Black mysteries--a vividly evocative memoir that unfolds around the author's recollections, experience, and imaginings of Dublin.


The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385542760
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Published: Doubleday Books - February 20th, 2018

The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man's future in space, from settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies.


The Kevin Show: An Olympic Athlete's Battle with Mental Illness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781632866820
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 6th, 2018

From the NYT bestselling author of The Monopolists, the "fascinating" (People) story of Olympian Kevin Hall and the syndrome that makes him believe he stars in a television show of his life.


Hiding Out: A Memoir of Drugs, Deception, and Double Lives Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062565679
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Published: Dey Street Books - February 20th, 2018

“[Hiding Out] brims with drunkenness, sexuality and urgency...a “can’t-put-down” read."  — Washington Post


What Are We Doing Here?: Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374282219
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Published: Farrar Straus and Giroux - February 20th, 2018

New essays on theological, political, and contemporary themes, by the Pulitzer Prize winner


The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101990582
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Published: Dutton Books - February 20th, 2018

The true adventures of David Fairchild, a late-nineteenth-century food explorer who traveled the globe and introduced diverse crops like avocados, mangoes, seedless grapes--
and thousands more--to the American plate.


Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780525427575
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Published: Viking - February 13th, 2018

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates

If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science.


In Search of Israel: The History of an Idea Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780691179285
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Published: Princeton University Press - February 22nd, 2018

A major new history of the century-long debate over what a Jewish state should be


Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor, the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455566976
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 13th, 2018

For fans of the Netflix series The Crown and from the author of the New York Times bestseller 17 Carnations comes a captivating biography of Wallis Simpson, the notorious woman for whom Edward VIII gave up the throne.


Cringeworthy: A Theory of Awkwardness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735211636
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Published: Portfolio - February 13th, 2018

New York magazine's "Science of Us" editor explains the compelling psychology of awkwardness, and asks: what if the moments that make us feel most awkward are actually valuable?


Dead People Suck: A Guide for Survivors of the Newly Departed Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635650006
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Published: Rodale Books - February 13th, 2018

An honest, irreverent, laugh-out-loud guide to coping with death and dying from Emmy-nominated writer and New York Times bestselling co-author of Sh*tty Mom Laurie Kilmartin.


Left Bank: Art, Passion, and the Rebirth of Paris, 1940-50 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781627790246
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - February 13th, 2018

An incandescent group portrait of the midcentury artists and thinkers whose lives, loves, collaborations, and passions were forged against the wartime destruction and postwar rebirth of Paris


The Left Behind: Decline and Rage in Rural America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780691177663
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Published: Princeton University Press - February 14th, 2018

How a fraying social fabric is fueling the outrage of rural Americans


The Art of Vanishing: A Memoir of Wanderlust Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399563584
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Published: Viking - February 6th, 2018

A young woman chafing at the confines of marriage confronts the high cost of craving freedom and adventure

At twenty-five, as her wedding date approached, Laura Smith began to feel trapped. Not by her fianc , who shared her appetite for adventure, but by the unsettling idea that it was hard to be at once married and free.


Operation Chaos: The Vietnam Deserters Who Fought the Cia, the Brainwashers, and Themselves Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781627794633
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - February 13th, 2018

An untold Cold War story: how the CIA tried to infiltrate a radical group of U.S. military deserters, a tale that leads from a bizarre political cult to the heart of the Washington establishment


A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story about Schizophrenia Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501134036
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Published: Scribner Book Company - January 23rd, 2018

Dazzlingly, daringly written, marrying the thoughtful originality of Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts with the revelatory power of Neurotribes and The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, this propulsive, stunning book illuminates the experience of living with schizophrenia like never before.


Built: The Hidden Stories Behind Our Structures Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635570229
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Published: Bloomsbury UK - February 13th, 2018

The wonders of engineering revealed--by the inspirational female engineer behind The Shard, Western Europe's tallest building.

While our cities are full of incredible engineering feats, most of us live with little idea of what goes into creating the built environment, let alone how a new building goes up, what it is constructed upon, or how it remains standing.


Feel Free: Essays Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594206252
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Published: Penguin Press - February 6th, 2018

From Zadie Smith, one of the most beloved authors of her generation, a new collection of essays


Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735213531
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Published: Portfolio - February 6th, 2018

Instant National Bestseller

"Excellent." -- San Francisco Chronicle

"Brotopia is more than a business book. Silicon Valley holds extraordinary power over our present lives as well as whatever utopia (or nightmare) might come next." --New York Times