New Adult Non-Fiction

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Unraveling: What I Learned About Life While Shearing Sheep, Dyeing Wool, and Making the World's Ugliest Sweater By Peggy Orenstein Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063081727
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Published: Harper - January 24th, 2023

“Orenstein is such a breezy, funny writer, it’s easy to forget she’s an important thinker too.”—People

Twice as Hard: The Stories of Black Women Who Fought to Become Physicians, from the Civil War to the 21st Century By Jasmine Brown Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807025086
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Published: Beacon Press - January 24th, 2023

Black women physicians’ stories have gone untold for far too long, leaving gaping holes in American medical history, in women’s history, and in black history. It’s time to set the record straight

The Bill of Obligations: The Ten Habits of Good Citizens By Richard Haass Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525560654
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Published: Penguin Press - January 24th, 2023

A provocative guide to how we must reenvision citizenship if American democracy is to survive

Children of the State: Stories of Survival and Hope in the Juvenile Justice System By Jeff Hobbs Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982116361
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Published: Scribner - January 24th, 2023

From the bestselling and critically acclaimed author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace comes a timely, insightful, and groundbreaking look at the school-to-prison pipeline and life in the juvenile “justice” system.

There has been very little written about juvenile detention and the path to justice.

The Aftermath: The Last Days of the Baby Boom and the Future of Power in America By Philip Bump Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593489697
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Published: Viking - January 24th, 2023

“Philip Bump helps us understand that no matter the troubles of our days, the future of this nation rests with what we do now. And that means all of us—not just Baby Boomers.” —Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor, Princeton University

Win Son Presents a Taiwanese American Cookbook By Josh Ku, Trigg Brown, Cathy Erway Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419747083
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Published: Abrams - January 24th, 2023

A modern, brashly flavorful guide to cooking Taiwanese-American food, from Brooklyn’s lauded Win Son, Win Son Bakery, and Cathy Erway, celebrated writer and expert on the cuisine

Josh Ku, born in Queens to parents from southern Taiwan, and Trigg Brown, a native Virginian whose mentor was a Taiwanese-American chef, forged a friendship over food—specifically, excellent

Hanging Out: The Radical Power of Killing Time By Sheila Liming Cover Image
ISBN: 9781685890056
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Published: Melville House - January 24th, 2023

A smart and empowering book about the simple art of hanging out ... and of taking back our social lives from the deadening whirl of contemporary life.

Almost every day it seems that our world becomes more fractured, more digital, and more chaotic. Sheila Liming has the answer: we need to hang out more. 

Fieldwork: A Forager's Memoir By Iliana Regan Cover Image
ISBN: 9781572843189
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Published: Agate Midway - January 24th, 2023

From National Book Award-nominee Iliana Regan, a new memoir of her life and heritage as a forager, spanning her ancestry in Eastern Europe, her childhood in rural Indiana, and her new life set in the remote forests of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Courtiers: Intrigue, Ambition, and the Power Players Behind the House of Windsor By Valentine Low Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250282569
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 24th, 2023

The gripping account of how the Royal family really operates, from the journalist who has spent years studying them. Who really runs the show and, as Charles III begins his reign, what will happen next?

Pirate Enlightenment, or the Real Libertalia By David Graeber Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374610197
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 24th, 2023

The final posthumous work by the coauthor of the major New York Times bestseller The Dawn of Everything.

The Great Escape: A True Story of Forced Labor and Immigrant Dreams in America By Saket Soni Cover Image
ISBN: 9781643750088
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 24th, 2023

The astonishing story of immigrants lured to the United States from India and trapped in forced labor—told by the visionary labor leader who engineered their escape and set them on a path to citizenship.

In late 2006, Saket Soni, a twenty-eight-year-old Indian-born community organizer, received an anonymous phone call from an Indian migrant worker in Mississippi.

On Savage Shores: How Indigenous Americans Discovered Europe By Caroline Dodds Pennock Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524749262
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Published: Knopf - January 24th, 2023

A landmark work of narrative history that shatters our previous Eurocentric understanding of the Age of Discovery by telling the story of the Indigenous Americans who journeyed across the Atlantic to Europe after 1492