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The captivating inside story of the historic 2018 Boston Red Sox, as told through the assembly and ascendancy of their talented young core—the culmination of nearly a decade of reporting from one of the most respected baseball writers in the country.
"A landmark project." -- Dr. Andrew Weil"Engrossing and highly readable." -- Sam Quinones"An astonishing journey through time and space." -- Julie Holland, MD"The most important, provocative, and challenging book I've read in a long time." -- Laurence Bergreen$28.00ISBN: 9780316450522Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - August 13th, 2019Donna Freitas has lived two lives. In one life, she is a well-published author and respected scholar who has traveled around the country speaking about Title IX, consent, religion, and sex on college campuses. In the other, she is a victim, a woman who suffered and suffers still because she was stalked by her graduate professor for more than two years.
$28.00ISBN: 9780374236410Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 13th, 2019
The untold story of Dr. Oliver Sacks, his own most singular patient$27.00ISBN: 9780525533771Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Plume - August 13th, 2019
Nobody's Victim is an unflinching look at a hidden world most people don’t know exists—one of stalking, blackmail, and sexual violence, online and off—and the incredible story of how one lawyer, determined to fight back, turned her own hell into a revolution.
$35.00ISBN: 9781476775388Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - August 13th, 2019
Just as Steve Coll told the story of globalization through ExxonMobil and Andrew Ross Sorkin told the story of Wall Street excess through Too Big to Fail, Christopher Leonard’s Kochland uses the extraordinary account of how one of the biggest private companies in the world grew to be that big to tell the story of modern corporate America.
The annual revenue of Koc$26.95ISBN: 9781631493614Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Liveright Publishing Corporation - August 13th, 2019
Interweaving the works of classic philosophers such as Hannah Arendt and Bertrand Russell and imposing them on a cybernetic future they could not have possibly even imagined, Lynch delves deeply into three core ideas that explain how we've gotten to the way we are:
- our natural tendency to be overconfident in our knowledge;$26.00ISBN: 9780802125088Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grove Press - August 13th, 2019
A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East.
In 1961, Sarah M. Broom's mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then-promising neighborhood of New Orleans East and built her world inside of it.$27.00ISBN: 9781594206740Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Press - August 6th, 2019
From bestselling author Alexandra Fuller, the utterly original story of her father, Tim Fuller, and a deeply felt tribute to a life well lived$27.00ISBN: 9780399562792Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - August 6th, 2019
"[Strange Harvests is] an impressive addition to the modern travelogue, painting some of the world's most remote terrain in visceral and sometimes breathtaking prose . . . an engrossing read." --NPR
An original and magical map of our world and its riches, formed of the stories of the small-scale harvests of seven natural objects$28.00ISBN: 9780451498625Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown - August 6th, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The epic true crime story of the most successful bootlegger in American history and the murder that shocked the nation, from the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy
“Gatsby-era noir at its best.”—Erik Larson$30.00ISBN: 9780385542197Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Doubleday - August 6th, 2019
“Elegant and kaleidoscopic . . . This looks to be the perfect moment for King’s resolutely humane book.”
—Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times
—NPR.org$26.00ISBN: 9780802147264Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grove Press - August 6th, 2019
Twenty years after her sharp, seminal first book Sex and the City reshaped the landscape of pop culture and dating with its fly on the wall look at the mating rituals of the Manhattan elite, the trailblazing Candace Bushnell delivers a new book on the wilds and lows of sex and dating after fifty.$9.95ISBN: 9781732512627Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Whalen Book Works - August 6th, 2019
Motivational quote books abound, but where are the volumes of misquotations?!$26.95ISBN: 9780393651423Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - August 6th, 2019
Smart people are not only just as prone to making mistakes as everyone else, they may be even more susceptible to them. This is the "intelligence trap," the subject of David Robson's fascinating and provocative book.$16.95ISBN: 9780500294963Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Thames & Hudson - August 6th, 2019
History Day by Day presents an original perspective on over two millennia of human history through 366 quotations, one for each day of the year, including leap years. Each quotation, tied to the anniversary of a significant historical event, captures that moment with the immediacy of an eyewitness or the narrative flair of a chronicler.$27.00ISBN: 9780525510543Availability: Backordered at WarehousePublished: Random House - August 6th, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “From The New Yorker’s beloved cultural critic comes a bold, unflinching collection of essays about self-deception, examining everything from scammer culture to reality television.”—Esquire
$29.95ISBN: 9781643131320Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pegasus Books - August 6th, 2019
The story of the Pilgrims has taken on a life of its own as one of our founding national myths--their escape from religious persecution, the dangerous transatlantic journey, that brutal first winter. Throughout the narrative, we meet characters already familiar to us through Thanksgiving folklore--Captain Jones, Myles Standish, and Tisquantum (Squanto)--as well as new ones.$19.99ISBN: 9781683583387Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Sports Publishing - August 6th, 2019
Learn about the 2018 World Series-winning Red Sox outfield!
Andrew Benintendi, Jackie Bradley Jr., and Mookie Betts, three superb outfielders who are known collectively as the "Killer B's," have set Major League Baseball abuzz.$15.99ISBN: 9781507211151Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Adams Media - July 30th, 2019
Make the most out of your college experience with these manageable self-care tips that are easy to incorporate into your busy college lifestyle.
As a student in college—you’re dealing with a lot. At times this can be physically, mentally, and emotionally draining between classes, homework, activities, and building a new social life for yourself.$28.00ISBN: 9781984817273Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ballantine Books - July 30th, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the genre-defying icon Ben Folds comes a memoir that is as nuanced, witty, and relatable as his cult-classic songs.
“A Dream About Lightning Bugs reads like its author: intelligent, curious, unapologetically punk, and funny as hell.”—Sara Bareilles$28.99ISBN: 9780062857842Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper Voyager - July 23rd, 2019
Featuring an introduction by Neil Gaiman!
“J. Michael Straczynski is, without question, one of the greatest science fiction minds of our time.” -- Max Brooks (World War Z)$28.99ISBN: 9781250202703Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - July 23rd, 2019
A renowned neurologist shares the true stories of people unable to get a good night’s rest in The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep, a fascinating exploration of the symptoms and syndromes behind sleep disorders.$27.00ISBN: 9781501164927Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - July 23rd, 2019
Prize-winning and bestselling historian Jean Edward Smith tells the dramatic story of the liberation of Paris during World War II—a triumph that was achieved through the remarkable efforts of Americans, French, and Germans, all racing to save the city from destruction.
Following their breakout from Normandy in late June 1944, the Allies swept across northern France in pu$26.00ISBN: 9781328900234Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - July 16th, 2019The “mesmerizing . . .$24.00ISBN: 9781501157165Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - July 16th, 2019
The first ever practical, compassionate, and comprehensive guide to dying—and living fully until you do.
“There is nothing wrong with you for dying,” palliative care doctor B.J. Miller and Shoshana Berger write in A Beginner’s Guide to the End.$29.99ISBN: 9780062896445Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - July 16th, 2019
Instant New York Times Bestseller$26.95ISBN: 9780393652062Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - July 16th, 2019
In July 1776 a pair of Franciscan friars, Francisco Atanasio Dom nguez and Silvestre V lez de Escalante, were charged by the governor of New Mexico with discovering a route across the unknown Southwest to the new Spanish colony in California.$30.00ISBN: 9780525561965Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Press - July 16th, 2019
An urgent new warning from two bestselling security experts--and a gripping inside look at how governments, firms, and ordinary citizens can confront and contain the tyrants, hackers, and criminals bent on turning the digital realm into a war zone.$27.00ISBN: 9781451642292Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - July 9th, 2019
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“Extraordinary…A nonfiction literary masterpiece…I can’t remember the last time a book affected me as profoundly as Three Women.” —Elizabeth Gilbert
“The hottest book of the summer…Groundbreaking…Breathtaking…Staggeringly intimate.” —Entertainm$28.99ISBN: 9780062905956Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - July 9th, 2019
A New York Times bestseller.$30.00ISBN: 9780316381680Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - July 9th, 2019
From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes the gripping, untold story of a renegade group of scientists and spies determined to keep Adolf Hitler from obtaining the ultimate prize: a nuclear bomb$28.99ISBN: 9781250070524Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books - July 9th, 2019
A powerful portrait of the lives of four boarding school graduates who died too young, John F. Kennedy, Jr. among them, by their fellow Andover classmate, New York Times bestselling author William D. Cohan.$28.00ISBN: 9780735221437Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Press - July 9th, 2019
A unique exploration of the life and work of Rudyard Kipling in Gilded Age America, from a celebrated scholar of American literature$28.00ISBN: 9781501159305Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - July 9th, 2019
The fascinating story of two American giants—Henry Ford and Thomas Edison—whose annual summer sojourns introduced the road trip to our culture and made the automobile an essential part of modern life, even as their own relationship altered dramatically.
In 1914 Henry Ford and naturalist John Burroughs visited Thomas Edison in Florida and toured the Everglades.$29.00ISBN: 9781524742386Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dutton - July 9th, 2019
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A major new biography of John F. Kennedy Jr. from a leading historian who was also a close friend, America’s Reluctant Prince is a deeply researched, personal, surprising, and revealing portrait of the Kennedy heir the world lost too soon.
$24.00ISBN: 9781571313782Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Milkweed Editions - July 9th, 2019
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A Publishers Weekly "Pick of the Week"$24.95ISBN: 9789887903338Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Victionary - July 10th, 2019
Darcel Disappoints, a semi-autobiographical creation by renowned artist and illustrator Craig Redman, is a humorous and optimistically dour character whose life has been chronicled weekly for nearly a decade on DarcelDisappoints.com.$27.99ISBN: 9780062686671Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dey Street Books - July 9th, 2019
“It is no accident that the places in the world where we see the most instability are those in which the rights of women and girls are denied.$14.99ISBN: 9780062899279Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Morrow Gift - July 9th, 2019
A unique, beautifully designed journal filled with helpful tips and invaluable advice vital for every aspiring romance novelist—and every romance fan!
For romance writers and readers alike, How to Write a Romance is a sleek, inventive journal that will inspire you to create love stories that stir the heart, tease the imagination, and touch the soul.$27.99ISBN: 9781250215437Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - July 2nd, 2019
A Washington Post TEN BOOKS TO READ IN JULY | Los Angeles Times’ 7 BUZZWORTHY BOOKS TO READ THIS JULY | TOP 5 HOT BOOKS by The National Book Review| Refinery 29’s GET YOUR HANDS ON THESE JULY 2019 BOOKS | Bustle's 27 NEW BOOKS OUT IN JULY 2019 TO GET YOU THROUGH THE SWEATY DAYS OF SUMMER | 6 BEST BOOKS TO READ THIS JULY by Town and Country$30.00ISBN: 9780399588754Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House - July 2nd, 2019
From the Nobel Prize-winning writer, an oral history of children’s experiences in World War II across Russia—in the vein of The Unwomanly Face of War and Secondhand Time$12.99ISBN: 9781984823380Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clarkson Potter - July 2nd, 2019
Do you dream of seeing a honey badger in the wild? Roasting a turducken next Thanksgiving? Mastering Cockney rhyming slang? Wearing lederhosen? Drinking banana wine in the Canary Islands? Then this book is for you. (But if you're content instead to stay home and binge watch Netflix, then this book is also for you.)$29.99ISBN: 9780062879349Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperBusiness - July 2nd, 2019
Are you done with the mansplaining? Have you been interrupted one too many times? Don’t stop talking. Take your voice back.$14.95ISBN: 9781542044738Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little a - July 2019
A candid memoir of denial, stolen identities, betrayal, faking it, and coming out.$22.50ISBN: 9781911595953Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pavilion - July 2nd, 2019
Ballparks Then and Now is a fascinating exploration of ballparks across America. Packed with archival and modern photography, this book documents the development of America's national pastime by looking at the fields of dreams on which it is played.$26.00ISBN: 9781982112875Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - July 2nd, 2019
An enthusiastic, witty, and informative introduction to the world of insects and why we—and the planet we inhabit—could not survive without them.
Insects comprise roughly half of the animal kingdom.$26.99ISBN: 9780062880109Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - June 25th, 2019
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MSNBC'S Joy-Ann Reid calculates the true price of the Trump presidency$24.95ISBN: 9780807082461Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Beacon Press - June 25th, 2019
A psychologist who evaluates the fitness of parents when their children have been removed from their custody finds herself reassessing her own mothering when her son falls victim to the opioid crisis.$19.95ISBN: 9781788737265Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Verso - June 25th, 2019
How Trump got to the Oval Office—and how both parties and the mainstream media are keeping him there
Donald Trump’s residency in the White House is not an accident of American history, and it can’t be blamed on a single cause. In American Breakdown, David Bromwich provides an essential analysis of the forces in play beneath the surface of our political system.$28.00ISBN: 9781984819253Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ballantine Books - June 25th, 2019
An epic quest exposes hidden truths about Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, the recently discovered masterpiece that sold for $450 million—and might not be the real thing.