New Adult Non-Fiction

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Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593329191
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 8th, 2021

FEATURED ON THE COVER OF TIME MAGAZINE AS A 2021 NEXT GENERATION LEADER

"A once-in-a-generation voice." - Vulture

"One of our greatest living writers." - Shondaland


The Plague Year: America in the Time of Covid Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593320723
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Published: Knopf - June 8th, 2021

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Looming Tower: an unprecedented, momentous account of Covid-19—its origins, its wide-ranging repercussions, and the ongoing global fight to contain it
 


Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781984880093
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Published: Penguin Press - June 8th, 2021

“Lively and absorbing. . ." — The New York Times Book Review

"Engrossing." —Wall Street Journal

“Entertaining and well-researched . . . ” Houston Chronicle


Hola Papi: How to Come Out in a Walmart Parking Lot and Other Life Lessons Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982141493
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 8th, 2021

From popular LGBTQ advice columnist and writer John Paul Brammer comes a hilarious, heartwarming memoir-in-essays chronicling his journey growing up as a queer, mixed-race kid in America’s heartland to becoming the “Chicano Carrie Bradshaw” of his generation.

“[Brammer] is both kind and piercingly funny, often in the same sentence….Personal and aff


After the Apocalypse: America's Role in a World Transformed (American Empire Project) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250795991
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Published: Metropolitan Books - June 8th, 2021

A bold and urgent perspective on how American foreign policy must change in response to the shifting world order of the twenty-first century, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Limits of Power and The Age of Illusions.


Kin: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635574555
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - June 8th, 2021

“Kin moved me, disturbed me, and hypnotized me in ways very few memoirs have." –Rosanne Cash

A heart stopping memoir of a wrenching Appalachian girlhood and a multilayered portrait of a misrepresented people, from Rona Jaffe Writer's Award winner Shawna Kay Rodenberg.


The Ugly Cry: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525559351
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Published: Viking - June 8th, 2021

An uproarious, moving memoir about a grandmother’s ferocious love and redefining what it means to be family
 
“Painfully good. I loved it.” --Jenny Lawson, bestselling author of Furiously Happy
 


The Sacred Band: Three Hundred Theban Lovers Fighting to Save Greek Freedom Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501198014
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Published: Scribner - June 8th, 2021

From classicist James Romm comes a thrilling deep dive into the last decades of ancient Greek freedom leading up to Alexander the Great’s destruction of Thebes—and the saga of the greatest military corps of the age, the Theban Sacred Band, a unit composed of 150 pairs of male lovers.

The story of the Sacred Band, an elite 300-man corps recruited from pairs of lovers, high


The Collected Works of Jim Morrison: Poetry, Journals, Transcripts, and Lyrics Cover Image
By Jim Morrison, Tom Robbins (Foreword by)
$55.00
ISBN: 9780063028975
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Published: Harper Design - June 8th, 2021

The definitive anthology of Jim Morrison's writings with rare photographs and numerous handwritten excerpts of unpublished and published poetry and lyrics from his 28 privately held notebooks.


The Blues: The Authentic Narrative of My Music and Culture Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781641604444
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Published: Chicago Review Press - June 8th, 2021

"A fresh new perspective that will be a true revolution to readers and will open new lines of discussion on . . . the importance of the city of New Orleans for generations to come." —Dr.


By the Light of Burning Dreams: The Triumphs and Tragedies of the Second American Revolution Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062820396
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Published: Harper - June 8th, 2021

New York Times bestselling author David Talbot and New Yorker journalist Margaret Talbot illuminate “America’s second revolutionary generation” in this gripping history of one of the most dynamic eras of the twentieth century—brought to life through seven defining radical moments that offer vibrant parallels and lessons for today.
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The Appalachian Trail: A Biography Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780358171997
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - June 8th, 2021

The Appalachian Trail is America’s most beloved trek, with millions of hikers setting foot on it every year.


Life on the Line: Young Doctors Come of Age in a Pandemic Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063073388
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Published: Harper - June 8th, 2021

The gripping account of six young doctors enlisted to fight COVID-19, an engrossing, eye-opening book in the tradition of both Sheri Fink’s Five Days at Memorial and Scott Turow’s One L.


All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984854995
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Published: Random House - June 8th, 2021

A renowned historian traces the life of a single object handed down through three generations of Black women to craft an extraordinary testament to people who are left out of the archives.

“A history told with brilliance and tenderness and fearlessness.”—Jill Lepore, author of These Truths: A History of the United States


Black Girls Take World: The Travel Bible for Black Women with Boundless Wanderlust (Girls Guide to the World) Cover Image
By Georgina Lawton, Rachelle Baker (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781741177022
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Published: Hardie Grant - June 8th, 2021

A book to inspire wanderlust (or just some fun armchair travel) for young women of color.


Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250198631
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Published: St. Martin's Press - June 8th, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Anne Sebba's moving biography of Ethel Rosenberg, the wife and mother whose execution for espionage-related crimes defined the Cold War and horrified the world.


Sinatra and Me: In the Wee Small Hours Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982151782
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Published: Scribner - June 8th, 2021

An intimate, revealing portrait of Frank Sinatra—from the man closest to the famous singer during the last decade of his life.

More than a hundred books have been written about legendary crooner and actor Frank Sinatra. Every detail of his life seems to captivate: his career, his romantic relationships, his personality, his businesses, his style.


The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America's Judicial Hero Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501188206
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 8th, 2021

The definitive, sweeping biography of an American hero who stood against all the forces of Gilded Age America to fight for civil rights and economic freedom: Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan.

They say that history is written by the victors. But not in the case of the most famous dissenter on the Supreme Court.


Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts Cover Image
By Rebecca Hall, Hugo Martínez (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781982115180
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 1st, 2021

Part graphic novel, part memoir, Wake is an imaginative tour-de-force that tells the story of women-led slave revolts and chronicles scholar Rebecca Hall’s efforts to uncover the truth about these women warriors who, until now, have been left out of the historical record.

Women warriors planned and led slave revolts on slave ships during the Middle Passage.


We Are What We Eat: A Slow Food Manifesto Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525561538
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Published: Penguin Press - June 1st, 2021

From chef and food activist Alice Waters, an impassioned plea for a radical reconsideration of the way each and every one of us cooks and eats


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House of Sticks: A Memoir Cover Image
By Ly Tran
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501118814
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Published: Scribner - June 1st, 2021

An intimate, beautifully written coming-of-age memoir recounting a young girls journey from war-torn Vietnam to Ridgewood, Queens, and her struggle to find her voice amid clashing cultural expectations.

Ly Tran is just a toddler in 1993 when she and her family immigrate from a small town along the Mekong river in Vietnam to a two-bedroom railroad apartment in Queens.


How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316492935
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 1st, 2021

The Atlantic writer drafts a history of slavery in this country unlike anything you’ve read before.” Entertainment Weekly

Beginning in his hometown of New Orleans, Clint Smith leads the reader on an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks—those that are honest about the past and those that are not—that offer an intergenerat


The Confidence Men: How Two Prisoners of War Engineered the Most Remarkable Escape in History Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984853844
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Published: Random House - June 1st, 2021

The astonishing true story of two World War I prisoners who pulled off one of the most ingenious escapes of all time.


Kennedy's Avenger: Assassination, Conspiracy, and the Forgotten Trial of Jack Ruby Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781335914033
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Published: Hanover Square Press - June 1st, 2021

New York Times bestselling authors Dan Abrams and David Fisher bring to life the incredible story of one of America's most publicized--and most surprising--criminal trials in history.


The Engagement: America's Quarter-Century Struggle Over Same-Sex Marriage Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781524748739
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Published: Pantheon - June 1st, 2021

The riveting story of the conflict over same-sex marriage in the United States—the most significant civil rights breakthrough of the new millennium


Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250305978
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Published: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - June 1st, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“This is a book people will be talking about forever.”
Glennon Doyle, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Untamed


After the Fall: Being American in the World We've Made Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984856050
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Published: Random House - June 1st, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Why is democracy so threatened in America and around the world? And what can we do about it? A former White House aide and close confidant to President Barack Obama—and the author of The World as It Is—travels the globe in a deeply personal, beautifully observed quest for answers.


The Heartbeat of Trees: Embracing Our Ancient Bond with Forests and Nature Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781771646895
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Published: Greystone Books - June 1st, 2021

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES

A powerful return to the forest, where trees have heartbeats and roots are like brains that extend underground. Where the color green calms us, and the forest sharpens our senses.


The Anthropocene Reviewed (Signed Edition): Essays on a Human-Centered Planet Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525555216
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Published: Dutton - May 18th, 2021

Instant #1 bestseller! A deeply moving collection of personal essays from John Green, the author of The Fault in Our Stars and Turtles All the Way Down.

“The perfect book for right now.” –People


Freedom Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781982153410
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 18th, 2021

A profound rumination on the concept of freedom from the New York Times bestselling author of Tribe.

Throughout history, humans have been driven by the quest for two cherished ideals: community and freedom. The two don’t coexist easily. We value individuality and self-reliance, yet are utterly dependent on community for our most basic needs.


The Window Seat: Notes from a Life in Motion Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802158581
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Published: Grove Press - May 18th, 2021

Aminatta Forna is one of our most important literary voices, and her novels have won the Windham Campbell Prize and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book. In this elegantly rendered and wide-ranging collection of new and previously published essays, Forna writes intimately about displacement, trauma and memory, love, and how we coexist and encroach on the non-human world.


America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781631498909
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Published: Liveright - May 18th, 2021

“Not since Angela Davis’s 2003 book, Are Prisons Obsolete?, has a scholar so persuasively challenged our conventional understanding of the criminal legal system.” —Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr., Washington Post

From one of our top historians, a groundbreaking story of policing and “riots” that shatters our understanding of the post–civil rights era.


Punch Me Up to the Gods: A Memoir Cover Image
By Brian Broome, Yona Harvey (Introduction by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780358439103
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - May 18th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR’S PICK • A TODAY SUMMER READING LIST PICK • AN ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY BEST DEBUT OF SUMMER PICK • A PEOPLE BEST BOOK OF SUMMER PICK
A poetic and raw coming-of-age memoir about Blackness, masculinity, and addiction


Chasing the Thrill: Obsession, Death, and Glory in America's Most Extraordinary Treasure Hunt Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525656173
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Published: Knopf - May 18th, 2021

“Daniel Barbarisi plunges into an adventure from another era when he goes in search of buried treasure, guided only by a cryptic poem, a mischievous art collector, and the footsteps another pursuer who died on the quest… Every page draws you deeper into this no-man’s-land where fortune—or tragedy—awaits.” —Christopher McDougall, author of


The Ground Breaking: An American City and Its Search for Justice Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593182987
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Published: Dutton - May 18th, 2021

One of The New York Times's 11 Books we Recommend This Week | One of Oprah Daily's 20 of the Best Books to Pick Up This May | One of The Oklahoman's 15 books to help you learn about the Tulsa Race Massacre as the 100-year anniversary approaches

As seen in documentaries on History Channel and CNN/Lebron James’ Spring Hill Productions


Virus: Vaccinations, the CDC, and the Hijacking of America's Response to the Pandemic Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781644211809
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Published: Seven Stories Press - May 18th, 2021

The only close analysis of our pandemic year revealing how the confluence of key government missteps, behind-the-scenes deal brokering, staggering dismissal of decades of scientific progress, conspiracy theories, and further malfeasance were behind hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths.


American Republics: A Continental History of the United States, 1783-1850 Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781324005797
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 18th, 2021

A Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Book of Spring 2021

From a Pulitzer Prize–winning historian, the powerful story of a fragile nation as it expands across a contested continent.


Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374185138
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 18th, 2021

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. "This is not reverent, definitive history. This is a tactician’s bible." --Parul Sehgal, The New York Times


Full Spectrum: How the Science of Color Made Us Modern Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328518903
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - May 18th, 2021

A lively account of our age-old quest for brighter colors, which changed the way we see the world, from the best-selling author of Proof: The Science of Booze

From kelly green to millennial pink, our world is graced with a richness of colors. But our human-made colors haven’t always matched nature’s kaleidoscopic array.


Evolution Gone Wrong: The Curious Reasons Why Our Bodies Work (or Don't) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781335690050
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Published: Hanover Square Press - May 18th, 2021

"An exhilarating clamber through some of the remoter branches of the human family tree.... Evolution Gone Wrong is the fascinating tale of our imperfections." --Thomas Morris, author of The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth


Proof of Life: Twenty Days on the Hunt for a Missing Person in the Middle East Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781643750989
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Published: Algonquin Books - May 18th, 2021

​“Truly thrilling.


The Life She Wished to Live: A Biography of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, author of The Yearling Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780393353495
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 11th, 2021

A comprehensive and engaging biography of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the beloved classic The Yearling.


Citadels of Pride: Sexual Abuse, Accountability, and Reconciliation Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781324004110
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 11th, 2021

A groundbreaking exploration of sexual violence by one of our most celebrated experts in law and philosophy.


State of Emergency: How We Win in the Country We Built Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982173463
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Published: Atria/Black Privilege Publishing - May 11th, 2021

“A masterful book…reaffirms the urgency of the current state of Black people in America and the power we all have to win transformative change.” —Marc Lamont Hill, New York Times bestselling author

“Gives us the words and tools to fight for the justice our families deserve.” —Tamika Palmer, mother of Breonna Taylor


Notes on Grief Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593320808
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Published: Knopf - May 11th, 2021

From the globally acclaimed, best-selling novelist and author of We Should All Be Feminists, a timely and deeply personal account of the loss of her father.

"Essential." —Booklist


Heartwood: The Art of Living with the End in Mind Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250095985
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 11th, 2021

“We can do extraordinary things when we lead with love,” Barbara Becker reminds us in her debut memoir Heartwood.

When her earliest childhood friend is diagnosed with a terminal illness, Becker sets off on a quest to immerse herself in what it means to be mortal. Can we live our lives more fully knowing some day we will die?


Letters to Camondo Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374603489
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 11th, 2021

A tragic family history told in a collection of imaginary letters to a famed collector, Moise de Camondo


Finish Strong: A Father's Code and a Son's Path Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525560852
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Published: Penguin Press - May 11th, 2021

The inspiring story of Nate Ebner's bond with his unconventional father and its remarkable consequences


Into the Deep: A Memoir From the Man Who Found Titanic Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781426220999
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Published: National Geographic - May 11th, 2021

The legendary explorer of the Titanic shares inside stories of danger, suspense, and discovery--plus previously untold stories about his own dyslexia and how it has shaped his life.


Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982132613
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 11th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“A masterful book.” —Marc Levinson, The Washington Post
“A juicy tour of the company Bezos built.”—The New York Times Book Review

From the bestselling author of The Everything Store, an unvarnished picture of Amazon’s unprecedented growth and its bill


Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525557401
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Published: Viking - May 11th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Everyone's Table: Global Recipes for Modern Health Cover Image
$37.50
ISBN: 9780062984517
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Published: Harper Wave - May 11th, 2021

One of Esquire's Most Anticipated Cookbooks 2021


Billie Eilish Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781538720479
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 11th, 2021

Legendary recording artist Billie Eilish shares an intimate inside look at her life—both on and off the stage—in this stunning, photo-filled book.

Billie Eilish is a phenomenon. With distinctive visual flare and darkly poignant lyrics that are unparalleled among music icons of the 21st century, Billie is a musician who stands out from the crowd.


Journey to the Edge of Reason: The Life of Kurt Gödel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324005445
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 11th, 2021

The first major biography written for a general audience of the logician and mathematician whose Incompleteness Theorems helped launch a modern scientific revolution.


The Premonition: A Pandemic Story Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780393881554
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 4th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller

For those who could read between the lines, the censored news out of China was terrifying. But the president insisted there was nothing to worry about.


The Hummingbirds' Gift: Wonder, Beauty, and Renewal on Wings Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781982176082
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Published: Atria Books - May 4th, 2021

From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of the “fascinating…entertaining” (The Daily Beast) National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus, a charmingly perfect gem of a book about the most exquisite and extraordinary of winged creatures—hummingbirds.

As one of the most beautiful a


Let's Talk About Hard Things Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501190247
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 4th, 2021

From the host of the popular WNYC podcast Death, Sex, & Money, Let’s Talk About Hard Things is “like a good conversation with a friend” (The New Yorker) and an invitation to discuss the tough topics that all of us encounter.


Madhouse at the End of the Earth: The Belgica's Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984824332
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Published: Crown - May 4th, 2021

The “exquisitely researched and deeply engrossing” (The New York Times) true survival story of an early polar expedition that went terribly awry—with the ship frozen in ice and the crew trapped inside for the entire sunless, Antarctic winter


Persist Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250799241
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Published: Metropolitan Books - May 4th, 2021

The inspiring, influential senator and bestselling author mixes vivid personal stories with a passionate plea for political transformation.

Elizabeth Warren is a beacon for everyone who believes that real change can improve the lives of all Americans. Committed, fearless, and famously persistent, she brings her best game to every battle she wages.


Sunshine Girl: An Unexpected Life Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525480259
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 4th, 2021

Known for her outstanding performances on the groundbreaking television series The Good Wife and ER, Julianna Margulies deftly chronicles her life and her work in this deeply powerful memoir.
 


Ripe Figs: Recipes and Stories from Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781324006657
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 4th, 2021

The acclaimed author of Zaitoun returns with vibrant recipes and powerful stories from the islands that bridge the Mediterranean and the Middle East.


Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780525656098
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Published: Knopf - May 4th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the world's leading forest ecologist who forever changed how people view trees and their connections to one another and to other living things in the forest—a moving, deeply personal journey of discovery


On Juneteenth Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781631498831
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Published: Liveright - May 4th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The essential, sweeping story of Juneteenth’s integral importance to American history, as told by a Pulitzer Prize–winning historian and Texas native.


The Wreckage of My Presence: Essays Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062960580
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Published: Harper - May 4th, 2021

"Magnificent." —People Magazine

The instant New York Times bestseller: Laugh-out-loud, deeply insightful, and emotion-filled essays from multitalented actress, comedian, podcaster, and writer Casey Wilson.


Swimming to Freedom: My Escape from China and the Cultural Revolution Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419751509
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Published: Abrams Press - April 27th, 2021

A deeply personal, heart-wrenching memoir of the author's upbringing in Communist China during the Cultural Revolution and his tenacious flight to freedom against all odds

When Kent Wong was a young boy, his father, a patriotic Chinese official in the customs office in Hong Kong, joined an insurrection at work and returned with the family to the newly established People&rsqu


The Nine: The True Story of a Band of Women Who Survived the Worst of Nazi Germany Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250239297
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 4th, 2021

"[A] narrative of unfathomable courage... Ms. Strauss does her readers—and her subjects—a worthy service by returning to this appalling history of the courage of women caught up in a time of rapacity and war." —Wall Street Journal

"Utterly gripping." —Anne Sebba, author of Les Parisiennes


Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781631495878
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Published: Liveright - April 27th, 2021

Library Journal • "Books and Authors to Know: Titles to Watch 2021"


What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250223180
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Published: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - April 27th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Our earliest experiences shape our lives far down the road, and What Happened to You? provides powerful scientific and emotional insights into the behavioral patterns so many of us struggle to understand.


White Magic Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781951142391
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Published: Tin House Books - April 27th, 2021

"Beguiling and haunting. . . . Washuta's voice sears itself onto the skin." —The New York Times Book Review

Bracingly honest and powerfully affecting, White Magic establishes Elissa Washuta as one of our best living essayists.


The Haunting of Alma Fielding: A True Ghost Story Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525557920
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Published: Penguin Press - April 27th, 2021

Shortlisted for the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize * New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

“Prepare not to see much broad daylight, literal or metaphorical, for days if you read this.... The atmosphere evoked is something I will never forget.”—The Times (London)


Antitrust: Taking on Monopoly Power from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780525654896
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Published: Knopf - April 27th, 2021

NY TIMES NATIONAL BEST SELLER


You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience Cover Image
By Tarana Burke (Editor), Brené Brown (Editor)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593243626
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Published: Random House - April 27th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Tarana Burke and Dr. Brené Brown bring together a dynamic group of Black writers, organizers, artists, academics, and cultural figures to discuss the topics the two have dedicated their lives to understanding and teaching: vulnerability and shame resilience.


A Brief History of Earth: Four Billion Years in Eight Chapters Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062853912
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Published: Custom House - April 27th, 2021

“A sublime chronicle of our planet." –Booklist, STARRED review

A primer for every Earth resident, by Harvard’s acclaimed geologist

How well do you know the ground beneath your feet? 


Buses Are a Comin': Memoir of a Freedom Rider Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250274199
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 27th, 2021

A firsthand exploration of the cost of boarding the bus of change to move America forwardwritten by one of the Civil Rights Movement's pioneers.


The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316296618
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 27th, 2021

An exploration of how technology and best intentions collide in the heat of war

New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

In The Bomber Mafia, Malcolm Gladwell weaves together the stories of a Dutch genius and his homemade computer, a band of brothers in central Alabama, a British psychopath, and pyromaniacal chemists at Harvard to examin


Stronger: Courage, Hope, and Humor in My Life with John McCain Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593236888
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Published: Crown Forum - April 27th, 2021

In Stronger, the widow of Senator John McCain opens up about her beloved husband, their thirty-eight-year marriage, and the trials and triumphs of a singular American life.
 


I Am a Girl from Africa Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982113018
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Published: Scribner - April 20th, 2021

The inspiring journey of a girl from Africa whose near-death experience sparked a dream that changed the world.

When severe draught hit her village in Zimbabwe, Elizabeth, then eight, had no idea that this moment of utter devastation would come to define her life purpose.


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Goodbye, Again: Essays, Reflections, and Illustrations Cover Image
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 20th, 2021

Instant New York Times Bestseller 

“Truly, there's no shame in taking a break from books during the pandemic. But if you're feeling ready to reach out, try starting with Goodbye, Again. Take my word for it — let Jonny Sun into your life.”---Janet W. Lee, NPR


Little Matches: A Memoir of Grief and Light Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063027763
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Published: HarperOne - April 20th, 2021

“Gripping and true in all ways. This fine, affecting memoir will stay with me for a very long time.”—Meg Wolitzer, author of The Female Persuasion


Crying in H Mart: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525657743
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Published: Knopf - April 20th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A Best Book of 2021: AV Club • Bustle • Entertainment Weekly • Good Morning America • Chicago Review of Books • Fortune • TIME • CNN Underscored • Apartment Therapy&#


Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781538750698
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Published: Twelve - April 20th, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! 

The definitive biography of Nancy Pelosi, the most powerful woman in American political history, written by New York Times bestselling author and USA Today Washington bureau chief Susan Page.

 
Featuring more than 150 exclusive interviews with those who know her best—and a series of in


World Travel: An Irreverent Guide Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062802798
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Published: Ecco - April 20th, 2021

A guide to some of the world’s most fascinating places, as seen and experienced by writer, television host, and relentlessly curious traveler Anthony Bourdain


Holding Back the River: The Struggle Against Nature on America's Waterways Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501187049
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - April 20th, 2021

A revelatory work of reporting on the men and women wrestling to harness and preserve America’s most vital natural resource: our rivers.

The Mississippi. The Missouri. The Ohio. America’s great rivers are the very lifeblood of our country. We need them for nourishing crops, for cheap bulk transportation, for hydroelectric power, for fresh drinking water.


Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook Cover Image
By Eric Ripert, Nigel Parry (Photographs by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780593132487
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Published: Random House - April 20th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From one of the world’s most renowned chefs, 110 essential recipes that celebrate the beauty, simplicity, and elegance of vegetables


Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook Cover Image
By Eric Ripert, Nigel Parry (Photographs by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780593132487
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Published: Random House - April 20th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From one of the world’s most renowned chefs, 110 essential recipes that celebrate the beauty, simplicity, and elegance of vegetables


Cook This Book: Techniques That Teach and Recipes to Repeat: A Cookbook Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780593138274
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Published: Clarkson Potter - April 20th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A thoroughly modern guide to becoming a better, faster, more creative cook, featuring fun, flavorful recipes anyone can make.

“Surprising no one, Molly has written a book as smart, stylish, and entertaining as she is.”—Carla Lalli Music, author of Where Cooking Begins


Stalin's War: A New History of World War II Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781541672796
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Published: Basic Books - April 20th, 2021

A prize-winning historian reveals how Stalin—not Hitler—was the animating force of World War II in this major new history.

World War II endures in the popular imagination as a heroic struggle between good and evil, with villainous Hitler driving its events. But Hitler was not in power when the conflict erupted in Asia—and he was certainly dead before it ended.


The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020 Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982157692
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Published: Scribner - April 6th, 2021

From a writer celebrated for her “chops, ambition, and killer instinct” (John Powers, Fresh Air), a career-spanning collection of spectacular essays about politics and culture.

Rachel Kushner has established herself as “the most vital and interesting American novelist working today” (Michael Lindgren, The Millions) and as a master of the essay fo


Broken (in the best possible way) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250077035
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - April 6th, 2021

An Instant New York Times Bestseller

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Furiously Happy and Let’s Pretend This Never Happened comes a deeply relatable book filled with humor and honesty about depression and anxiety.


The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780385542746
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Published: Doubleday - April 6th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The epic story of the greatest quest in all of science—the holy grail of physics that would explain the creation of the universe—from renowned theoretical physicist and author of The Future of the Mind and The Future of Humanity
 


Beautiful Things: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982151119
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Published: Gallery Books - April 6th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

I come from a family forged by tragedies and bound by a remarkable, unbreakable love,” Hunter Biden writes in this deeply moving memoir of addiction, loss, and survival.

When he was two years old, Hunter Biden was badly injured in a car accident that killed his mother and baby sister.


Birds of Instagram: Extraordinary Images from Around the World Cover Image
By David Allen Sibley (Introduction by), David Allen Sibley (Editor), Chris Gatcum (Editor)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419751707
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Published: Abrams Image - April 6th, 2021

A visually rich selection of the finest bird photography from around the world, presented by renowned ornithologist David Allen Sibley and sourced from Instagram’s inspiring photographer community

We love birds, but they can be tricky to photograph.


The Wild Silence: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143136422
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Published: Penguin Books - April 6th, 2021

AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

“Heartfelt and heartening … a full-throated paean to the fundamental importance of nature in all its glory, fury and impermanence." —Wall Street Journal

The incredible follow-up to the international bestseller The Salt Path, a story of finding your way back home.


The Invention of Miracles: Language, Power, and Alexander Graham Bell's Quest to End Deafness Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501167096
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 6th, 2021

An astonishingly revisionist biography of Alexander Graham Bell, telling the true—and troubling—story of the inventor of the telephone.

We think of Alexander Graham Bell as the inventor of the telephone, but that’s not how he saw his own career.


Blow Your House Down: A Story of Family, Feminism, and Treason Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781640093164
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Published: Counterpoint - April 6th, 2021

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice • A Good Morning America Recommended Book • A BuzzFeed Most Anticipated Book of the Year • A Lit Hub Most Anticipated Book of the Year • A Rumpus Most Anticipated Book of the Year A Bustle Most Anticipated Book of the Month


Pipe Dreams: The Urgent Global Quest to Transform the Toilet Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982116217
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - April 6th, 2021

From an award-winning science journalist, a lively, informative, and humorous deep dive into the future of the toilet—from creative uses for harvested “biosolids,” to the bold engineers dedicated to bringing safe sanitation to the billions of people worldwide living without—for fans of popular science bestsellers by Mary Roach.


Last Chance Texaco Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802127129
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Published: Grove Press - April 6th, 2021

This troubadour life is only for the fiercest hearts, only for those vessels that can be broken to smithereens and still keep beating out the rhythm for a new song.

Last Chance Texaco is the first ever no-holds-barred account of the life of two-time Grammy Award-winner Rickie Lee Jones in her own words.


The Science of Middle-earth: A New Understanding of Tolkien and His World Cover Image
By Rafaelian (Illustrator), Lehoucq (Editor), Mangin (Editor), Steyer (Editor), Tina Kover (Translated by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781643136165
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Published: Pegasus Books - April 6th, 2021

The surprising and illuminating look at how Tolkien's love of science and natural history shaped the creation of his Middle Earth, from its flora and fauna to its landscapes.

The world J.R.R.


Hawking Hawking: The Selling of a Scientific Celebrity Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781541618374
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Published: Basic Books - April 6th, 2021

Stephen Hawking was widely recognized as the world's best physicist and even the most brilliant man alive–but what if his true talent was self-promotion?

When Stephen Hawking died, he was widely recognized as the world's best physicist, and even its smartest person. 

He was neither. 

In Hawking Hawking, science journalist Charl


My Broken Language: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590047
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Published: One World - April 6th, 2021

GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK • A Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright tells her lyrical story of coming of age against the backdrop of an ailing Philadelphia barrio, with her sprawling Puerto Rican family as a collective muse.
 


Your Turn: How to Be an Adult Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250137777
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - April 6th, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Julie Lythcott-Haims is back with a groundbreakingly frank guide to being a grown-up


The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062874214
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Published: William Morrow - April 6th, 2021

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Also on the USA Today, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Globe and Mail, Publishers Weekly, and Indie bestseller lists.


Finding Freedom: A Cook's Story; Remaking a Life from Scratch Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250312341
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Published: Celadon Books - April 6th, 2021

**New York Times Bestseller**

From Erin French, owner of the critically acclaimed The Lost Kitchen, a TIME world dining destination, a life-affirming memoir about survival, renewal, and finding a community to lift her up


The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593465271
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Published: Viking Books - March 30th, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller and #1 USA Today bestseller
 
Amanda Gorman’s electrifying and historic poem “The Hill We Climb,” read at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, is now available as a collectible gift edition, perfect for graduation or any special occasion.
 


A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984801197
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Published: Random House - March 30th, 2021

A stirring meditation on Black performance in America from the New York Times bestselling author of Go Ahead in the Rain


The Agitators: Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women's Rights Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781476760735
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Published: Scribner - March 30th, 2021

From the intimate perspective of three friends and neighbors in mid-nineteenth century Auburn, New York—the “agitators” of the title—acclaimed author Dorothy Wickenden tells the fascinating and crucially American stories of abolition, the Underground Railroad, the early women’s rights movement, and the Civil War.


Girlhood Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781635572520
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 30th, 2021

National Bestseller

Named a Most Anticipated Book by:

The New York Times * Buzzfeed * Time.com * OprahMag.com * The Millions * The Rumpus * LitHub * Paperback Paris * The Lily (Washington Post) * Ms. * LAMBDA Literary


Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid: America’s Original Gangster Couple Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780358067771
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 30th, 2021

The true Jazz Age tale of America’s first gangster couple, Margaret and Richard Whittemore

Before Bonnie and Clyde there were Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid. In the wake of world war, a pandemic, and an economic depression, Margaret and Richard Whittemore, two love-struck working-class kids from Baltimore, reached for the dream of a better life.


To the Greatest Heights: Facing Danger, Finding Humility, and Climbing a Mountain of Truth Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982123789
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - March 30th, 2021

This riveting and uplifting memoir by Vanessa O’Brien, record-breaking American-British explorer, takes you on an unexpected journey to the top of the world’s highest mountains.


A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780393608908
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 30th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller

An exhilarating exploration of the science and wonder of global bird migration.


Who Will Pay Reparations on My Soul?: Essays Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781631496486
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Published: Liveright - March 30th, 2021

"This is a very smart and soulful book. Jesse McCarthy is a terrific essayist." —Zadie Smith
New York Times Book Review • Editors' Choice

A supremely talented young critic’s essays on race and culture, from Toni Morrison to trap, herald the arrival of a major new voice in American letters.


The AOC Generation: How Millennials Are Seizing Power and Rewriting the Rules of American Politics Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780807036433
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Published: Beacon Press - March 30th, 2021

A grassroots look at the future of US politics as the next generation of progressive organizers—sparked by the unstoppable rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez—leads us toward a new direction


The Bedside Book of Birds: An Avian Miscellany Cover Image
By Graeme Gibson, Margaret Atwood (Foreword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780385547130
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Published: Nan A. Talese - March 30th, 2021

Featuring a new foreword by Margaret Atwood!

In this stunning assemblage of words and images, novelist and avid birdwatcher Graeme Gibson offers an extraordinary tribute to the venerable relationship between humans and
birds.
 


A Most Remarkable Creature: The Hidden Life and Epic Journey of the World's Smartest Birds of Prey Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781101875704
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Published: Knopf - March 30th, 2021

“A fascinating, entertaining, and totally engrossing story.”—David Sibley, author of What It's Like to Be a Bird
 


Every Day Is a Gift: A Memoir Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538718506
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Published: Twelve - March 30th, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! 

Learn the incredible story of Illinois senator and Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth and see what inspired her to follow the path that made her who she is today.


In Every Day Is a Gift, Tammy Duckworth takes readers through the amazing—and amazingly true—stories from her incomparable life.


Children Under Fire: An American Crisis Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062883933
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Published: Ecco - March 30th, 2021

One of The New York Times’ 16 New Books to Watch for in March

One of Publishers Weekly’s Most Anticipated Books of the Year

One of Newsweek’s Most Highly Anticipated Books of The Year

One of Buzzfeed’s Most Anticipated Books the Year


Mixed Plate: Chronicles of an All-American Combo Cover Image
By Jo Koy
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062969965
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Published: Dey Street Books - March 23rd, 2021

A stunning, hilarious memoir from beloved comedian Jo Koy, “far and away one of the funniest people out there” (Chelsea Handler). Mixed Plate illuminates the burning drive and unique humor that make Jo Koy one of today’s most successful comedians. Includes never-before-seen photos.


Horizontal Vertigo: A City Called Mexico Cover Image
By Juan Villoro, Alfred MacAdam (Translated by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781524748883
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Published: Pantheon - March 23rd, 2021

At once intimate and wide-ranging, and as enthralling, surprising, and vivid as the place itself, this is a uniquely eye-opening tour of one of the great metropolises of the world, and its largest Spanish-speaking city.
 


New and Noteworthy  —New York Times Book Review
Must-Read Book of March  —Entertainment Weekly
Best Books of March  —HelloGiggles


Lawbreaking Ladies: 50 Tales of Daring, Defiant, and Dangerous Women from History Cover Image
By Erika Owen, Alexander Wright (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781982147082
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Published: Tiller Press - March 23rd, 2021

Discover 50 fascinating tales of female pirates, fraudsters, gamblers, bootleggers, serial killers, madams, and outlaws in this illustrated book of lawbreaking and legendary women throughout the ages.

Many of us are familiar with the popular slogan “Well-behaved women seldom make history.” But that adage is taken to the next level in this book, which looks at women from t


Remember: The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780593137956
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Published: Harmony - March 23rd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A fascinating exploration of the intricacies of how we remember, why we forget, and what we can do to protect our memories, from the Harvard-trained neuroscientist and bestselling author of Still Alice.


The Truth at the Heart of the Lie: How the Catholic Church Lost Its Soul Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593134702
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Published: Random House - March 23rd, 2021

“Courageous and inspiring.”—Karen Armstrong, author of The Case for God 
 
“James Carroll takes us to the heart of one of the great crises of our times.”—Stephen Greenblatt, author of The Swerve 
 


Silicon Values: The Future of Free Speech Under Surveillance Capitalism Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781788738804
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Published: Verso - March 23rd, 2021

How Google, Facebook and Amazon threaten our Democracy


Fierce Poise: Helen Frankenthaler and 1950s New York Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525560180
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Published: Penguin Press - March 23rd, 2021

A dazzling biography of one of the twentieth century's most respected painters, Helen Frankenthaler, as she came of age as an artist in postwar New York


Ageless: The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385544924
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Published: Doubleday - March 23rd, 2021

“A fascinating look at how scientists are working to help doctors treat not just one disease at a time, but the aging process itself.”Dr. Sanjay Gupta
 


The Whiteness of Wealth: How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans--and How We Can Fix It Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525577324
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Published: Crown - March 23rd, 2021

A groundbreaking exposé of racism in the American taxation system from a law professor and expert on tax policy


Until Justice Be Done: America's First Civil Rights Movement, from the Revolution to Reconstruction Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781324005933
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 23rd, 2021

A groundbreaking history of the movement for equal rights that courageously battled racist laws and institutions, Northern and Southern, in the decades before the Civil War.


The Marathon Don't Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982140298
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Published: Atria Books - March 23rd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The first in-depth biography of Nipsey Hussle, the hip hop mogul, artist, and activist whose transformative legacy inspired a generation with his motivational lyrics and visionary business savvy—before he was tragically shot down in the very neighborhood he was dedicated to building up.

In the ten years since he first met Nipsey Hussle i


Water, Wood, and Wild Things: Learning Craft and Cultivation in a Japanese Mountain Town Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984877529
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Published: Viking - March 23rd, 2021

"With this book, you feel you can stop time and savor the rituals of life." --Maira Kalman


This Is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316257572
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - March 16th, 2021

In this ‘vital book for these times’ (Kirkus Reviews), Don Lemon brings his vast audience and experience as a reporter and a Black man to today’s most urgent question: How can we end racism in America in our lifetimes?
 
The host of CNN Tonight with Don Lemon is more popular than ever.


The Waters Between Us: A Boy, a Father, Outdoor Misadventures and the Healing Power of Nature Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781493057603
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Published: Lyons Press - March 15th, 2021

Untamed. Unsupervised. Uncontrolled. Boyhood in the 1960s and '70s was a time for exploration and mischief. Author Michael Tougias found more than his share of misadventures in the woods and on the water: some life-threatening but others innocently hilarious.


The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy: What Animals on Earth Reveal About Aliens--and Ourselves Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984881960
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Published: Penguin Press - March 16th, 2021

From a noted Cambridge zoologist, a wildly fun and scientifically sound exploration of what alien life must be like, using universal laws that govern life on Earth and in space.


Taking A Long Look: Essays on Culture, Literature and Feminism in Our Time Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781788739771
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Published: Verso - March 16th, 2021

One of our most vital and incisive writers on literature, feminism, and knowing one's self


How Rights Went Wrong: Why Our Obsession with Rights Is Tearing America Apart Cover Image
By Jamal Greene, Jill Lepore (Foreword by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328518118
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 16th, 2021

“Essential and fresh and vital . . . It is the argument of this important book that until Americans can reimagine rights, there is no path forward, and there is, especially, no way to get race right.


Terror to the Wicked: America's First Trial by Jury That Ended a War and Helped to Form a Nation Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781101871713
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Published: Pantheon - March 16th, 2021

A little-known moment in colonial history that changed the course of America’s future.


Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374159276
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 16th, 2021

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

"A grounded and expansive examination of the American economic divide . . . It takes a skillful journalist to weave data and anecdotes together so effectively." —Carolyn Kellogg, Los Angeles Times


Plunder: A Memoir of Family Property and Nazi Treasure Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781328508034
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 16th, 2021

From a gifted young writer, the story of his quest to reclaim his family’s apartment building in Poland—and of the astonishing entanglement with Nazi treasure hunters that follows 

Menachem Kaiser’s brilliantly told story, woven from improbable events and profound revelations, is set in motion when the author takes up his Holocaust-survivor grandfather&rsqu


Genius Makers: The Mavericks Who Brought AI to Google, Facebook, and the World Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524742676
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Published: Dutton - March 16th, 2021

"This colorful page-turner puts artificial intelligence into a human perspective. Through the lives of Geoff Hinton and other major players, Metz explains this transformative technology and makes the quest thrilling."
—Walter Isaacson,
author of The Code Breaker

Recipient of starred reviews in both Kirkus and Library Journal


The New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes: [A Cookbook] Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984858474
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 16th, 2021

The debut cookbook from the popular New York Times website and mobile app NYT Cooking, featuring 100 vividly photographed no-recipe recipes to make weeknight cooking more inspired and delicious—featuring a convenient flexibound format.
 
You don’t need a recipe. Really, you don’t.
 


The Twisted Soul Cookbook: Modern Soul Food with Global Flavors Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780847869695
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Published: Rizzoli - March 16th, 2021

Invigorating authentic Southern soul cooking with new inspiration, acclaimed chef Deborah VanTrece elevates classic comfort food into unique, surprising dishes worth celebrating.


The Food of Oaxaca: Recipes and Stories from Mexico's Culinary Capital Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780525657309
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Knopf - March 16th, 2021

A groundbreaking cookbook celebrating the distinctive cuisine and culture of Oaxaca, from one of Mexico's most revered chefs. With a foreword by Enrique Olvera.


The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982115852
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 9th, 2021

The bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with a gripping account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies.

When Jennifer Doudna was in sixth grade, she came home one day to find that her dad had left a paperback titled T


Lolita in the Afterlife: On Beauty, Risk, and Reckoning with the Most Indelible and Shocking Novel of the Twentieth Century Cover Image
By Jenny Minton Quigley (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898838
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Published: Vintage - March 16th, 2021

A vibrant collection of sharp and essential modern pieces on Vladimir Nabokov’s perennially provocative book—with original contributions from a stellar cast of prominent twenty-first century writers.


Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781324001683
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 9th, 2021

"At once thoughtful and thought-provoking,” Beloved Beasts tells the story of the modern conservation movement through the lives and ideas of the people who built it, making “a crucial addition to the literature of our troubled time" (Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction).


Life's Edge: The Search for What It Means to Be Alive Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593182710
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Published: Dutton - March 9th, 2021

“Stories that both dazzle and edify… This book is not just about life, but about discovery itself. It is about error and hubris, but also about wonder and the reach of science.”
—Siddhartha Mukherjee, New York Times Book Review


My Shanghai: Recipes and Stories from a City on the Water Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062854728
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Published: Harper Design - March 9th, 2021

Experience the sublime beauty and flavor of one of the oldest and most delicious cuisines on earth: the food of Shanghai, China’s most exciting city, in this evocative, colorful gastronomic tour that features 100 recipes, stories, and more than 150 spectacular color photographs.


Jew-ish: A Cookbook: Reinvented Recipes from a Modern Mensch Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780358353980
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 9th, 2021

A New York Times bestseller!

A brilliantly modern take on Jewish culinary traditions for a new generation of readers, from a bright new star in the culinary world.

When you think of Jewish food, a few classics come to mind: chicken soup with matzo balls, challah, maybe a babka if you’re feeling adventurous.


Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781250224354
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Published: Celadon Books - March 9th, 2021

A "terrific, harrowing, true-crime account of an elusive serial killer who preyed upon gay men in the 1990s."
-The New York Times (Editor's Pick)


Lying for Money: How Legendary Frauds Reveal the Workings of the World Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982114930
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Published: Scribner - March 9th, 2021

An entertaining, deeply informative explanation of how high-level financial crimes work, written by an industry insider who’s an expert in the field.

The way most white-collar crime works is by manipulating institutional psychology. That means creating something that looks as much as possible like a normal set of transactions.


Wonderworks: The 25 Most Powerful Inventions in the History of Literature Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982135973
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 9th, 2021

A brilliant examination of literary inventions through the ages, from ancient Mesopotamia to Elena Ferrante, that shows how writers have created technical breakthroughs—rivaling any scientific inventions—and engineering enhancements to the human heart and mind.

Literature is a technology like any other.


Midnight in Cairo: The Divas of Egypt's Roaring '20s Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780393541137
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 9th, 2021

A vibrant portrait of the talented and entrepreneurial women who defined an era in Cairo.


The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781541724709
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Published: Bold Type Books - March 9th, 2021

From a star theoretical physicist, a journey into the world of particle physics and the cosmos -- and a call for a more just practice of science. In The Disordered Cosmos, Dr.


What Unites Us: The Graphic Novel (World Citizen Comics) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250239945
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Published: First Second - March 9th, 2021

In this graphic novel adaptation of his bestselling collection of essays, legendary news anchor Dan Rather provides a voice of reason and explores what it means to be a true patriot.


Chaos Under Heaven: Trump, Xi, and the Battle for the Twenty-First Century Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780358393245
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 9th, 2021

The explosive, behind-the-scenes story of Donald Trump’s high-stakes confrontation with Beijing, from an award-winning Washington Post columnist and peerless observer of the U.S.–China relationship

There was no calm before the storm.


The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982123895
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 2nd, 2021

A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice ​

From award-winning author Paulina Bren comes the first history of New York’s most famous residential hotel—The Barbizon—and the remarkable women who lived there.

WELCOME TO NEW YORK’S LEGENDARY HOTEL FOR WOMEN

Liberated from home and hearth by World War I, politic


The Soul of a Woman Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780593355626
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 2nd, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Long Petal of the Sea comes “a bold exploration of womanhood, feminism, parenting, aging, love and more” (Associated Press).

The Soul of a Woman is Isabel Allende’s most liberating book yet.”—Elle


Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593189696
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 2nd, 2021

Anne Lamott is my Oprah.” -Chicago Tribune

From the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow comes an inspiring guide to restoring hope and joy in our lives.


The Girl Explorers: The Untold Story of the Globetrotting Women Who Trekked, Flew, and Fought Their Way Around the World Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781728215242
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Published: Sourcebooks - March 2nd, 2021

Never tell a woman where she doesn't belong.

In 1932, Roy Chapman Andrews, president of the men-only Explorers Club, boldly stated to hundreds of female students at Barnard College that women are not adapted to exploration, and that women and exploration do not mix. He obviously didn't know a thing about either...


Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780358251408
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 2nd, 2021

Glamour, danger, liberation: in a Mad Men–era of commercial flight, Pan Am World Airways attracted the kind of young woman who wanted out, and wanted up

Required to have a college education, speak two languages, and possess the political savvy of a Foreign Service officer, a jet-age stewardess serving on iconi


Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062979971
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Published: William Morrow - March 2nd, 2021

"This is as important a book on space as has ever been written and it's a riveting page-turner, too." —Homer Hickam, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Rocket Boys


Parent Like It Matters: How to Raise Joyful, Change-Making Girls Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984819628
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 2nd, 2021

An accessible blueprint to embolden our daughters to be critical thinkers, fearless doers, and joyful change agents for our future—from the proud mother of teen activist Marley Dias, founder of 1000BLACKGIRLBOOKS.


The Empathy Diaries: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525560098
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Published: Penguin Press - March 2nd, 2021

“A beautiful book… an instant classic of the genre.” —Dwight Garner, New York Times New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice


Lucky: How Joe Biden Barely Won the Presidency Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525574224
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Published: Crown - March 2nd, 2021

The inside story of the historic 2020 presidential election and Joe Biden’s harrowing ride to victory, from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of Shattered, the definitive account of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign.
 


Endpapers: A Family Story of Books, War, Escape, and Home Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802158253
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - March 2nd, 2021

A sweeping portrait of the turmoil of the twentieth century and the legacy of immigration, as seen through the German-American family of the celebrated book publisher Kurt Wolff


Hooked: Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812997293
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Published: Random House - March 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Salt Sugar Fat comes a “gripping” (The Wall Street Journal) exposé of how the processed food industry exploits our evolutionary instincts, the emotions we associate with food, and legal loopholes in their pursuit of profit over public h


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