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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Atul Gawande · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 282
Format: Hardcover


In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending

Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious...

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Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 152
Format: Print book

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER | NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER | PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST | NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST | NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review * O: The Oprah Magazine * The Washington...
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Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America

Richard B Cheney · Threshold Editions, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

A new book by former Vice President and #1 New York Times bestselling author Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney.
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Lust & Wonder

Augusten Burroughs · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In chronicling the development and demise of the different relationships he's had while living in New York, Augusten Burroughs examines what it means to be in love, what it means to be in lust, and what it means to be figuring it all out. With Augusten's unique and singular observations...
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Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

Adam M Grant · Viking
Pages: 322
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideas - and how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Give and Take

"Reading Originals made me feel like I was seated across from Adam Grant at a dinner party,...
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Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror

Michael V. Hayden · Penguin Press, 2016.
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

An unprecedented high-level master narrative of America's intelligence wars, from the only person ever to helm both CIA and NSA, at a time of heinous new threats and wrenching change

For General Michael Hayden, playing to the edge means playing so close to the line that...
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The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son On Life, Love, and Loss

Anderson Cooper · Harper
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times Bestseller

A touching and intimate correspondence between Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, offering timeless wisdom and a revealing glimpse into their lives

Though Anderson Cooper has always considered himself close to his mother, his intensely...

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The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time

Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington · Harmony
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

We are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis, writes Arianna Huffington, the co-founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post. And this has profound consequences - on our health, our job performance, our relationships and our happiness. What is needed, she boldly...
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Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History

Brian Kilmeade · Sentinel
Pages: 238
Format: Print book

"Another blockbuster! Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates reads like an edge-of-your-seat, page-turning thriller. You will love this book and also wonder why so few people know this story. No one captures the danger, intrigue, and drama of the American Revolution and its aftermath...
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All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor

Donald Stratton · William Morrow
Pages: 306
Format: Print book

The extraordinary first and only memoir by a survivor of the USS Arizona, published in conjunction with the seventy-fifth anniversary of Pearl Harbor. An unforgettable and moving story of tragedy, heroism, resilience, and redemption that is sure to become an enduring document of American...
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The Princess Diarist

Carrie Fisher · Penguin Publishing Group
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The Princess Diarist is Carrie Fisher's intimate, hilarious and revealing recollection of what happened behind the scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time, the first Star Wars movie. * Named a PEOPLE Magazine Best Book of Fall 2016...
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This Life I Live: One Man's Extraordinary, Ordinary Life and the Woman Who Changed It Forever

Rory Feek · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The story she said he was born to write.

Her story. His story. The love story of Joey and Rory.

By inviting so many into the final months of Joey's life as she battled cancer, Joey and Rory Feek captured hearts around the world with how they handled the diagnosis; the inspiring,...

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The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our Minds

Michael Lewis · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 362
Format: Print book

How a Nobel Prize-winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality.

Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed...

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