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Heavy: An American Memoir

Kiese Laymon · Scribner
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In this powerful and provocative memoir, genre-bending essayist and novelist Kiese Laymon explores what the weight of a lifetime of secrets, lies, and deception does to a black body, a black family, and a nation teetering on the brink of moral collapse.

Kiese Laymon is a fearless...
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The Glass Hotel: A novel

Emily St. John Mandel · Knopf
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning author of Station Eleven, an exhilarating novel set at the glittering intersection of two seemingly disparate events--a massive Ponzi scheme collapse and the mysterious disappearance of a woman from a ship at sea. Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star...
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The Empire of Gold: A Novel

S. A. Chakraborty · Harper Voyager
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The final chapter in the bestselling, critically acclaimed Daevabad Trilogy, in which a con-woman and an idealistic djinn prince join forces to save a magical kingdom from a devastating civil war. Daevabad has fallen. After a brutal conquest stripped the city of its magic, Nahid leader...
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The End of October: A novel

Lawrence Wright · Knopf
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In this riveting medical thriller--from the Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author--Dr. Henry Parsons, an unlikely but appealing hero, races to find the origins and cure of a mysterious new killer virus as it brings the world to its knees.At an internment camp in Indonesia, forty-seven...
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Bubble in the Sun: The Florida Boom of the 1920s and How It Brought on the Great Depression

Christopher Knowlton · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Christopher Knowlton, author of Cattle Kingdom and former Fortune writer, takes an in-depth look at the spectacular Florida land boom of the 1920s and shows how it led directly to the Great Depression.The 1920s in Florida was a time of incredible excess, immense wealth, and precipitous...
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A Field Guide to a Happy Life: 53 Brief Lessons for Living

Massimo Pigliucci

For more than two thousand years, Stoicism has offered a message of resilience in the face of hardship. Little wonder, then, that it is having such a revival in our own troubled times. But there is no denying how weird it can be: Is it really the case that we shouldn't care about
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The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry: How to Stay Emotionally Healthy and Spiritually Alive in the Chaos of the Modern World

John Mark Comer · WaterBrook
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Who are you becoming? That was the question nagging pastor and author John Mark Comer. By outward metrics, everything appeared successful. But inwardly, things weren't pretty. So he turned to a trusted mentor for guidance and heard these words: "Ruthlessly eliminate hurry from...
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Relative Fortunes

Marlowe Benn · Lake Union Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In 1920s New York, the price of a woman's independence can be exorbitant - even fatal.In 1924 Manhattan, women's suffrage is old news. For sophisticated booklover Julia Kydd, life's too short for politics. With her cropped hair and penchant for independent living, Julia wants...
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The Arab of the Future 4

Riad Sattouf · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

The penultimate installment in the bestselling French graphic memoir series -- hailed as "exquisitely illustrated" and "irresistible" -- covering the years of Riad Sattouf's adolescence, from 1987-1992.

In the fourth volume of The Arab of the Future,...

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The Kidnap Years: The Astonishing True History of the Forgotten Kidnapping Epidemic That Shook Depression-Era America

Stout, David · SOURCEBOOKS INC


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Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio

Derf Backderf · Abrams ComicArts
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From bestselling author Derf Backderf comes the untold story of the Kent State shootings - timed for the 50th anniversary On May 4, 1970, the Ohio National Guard gunned down unarmed college students protesting the Vietnam War at Kent State University. In a deadly barrage of 67 shots,...
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The Narcissism of Small Differences

· AKASHIC BOOKS


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The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel

F. Scott Fitzgerald · Scribner
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeously illustrated, first-ever graphic novel adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's beloved American classic.First published in 1925, The Great Gatsby has been acclaimed by generations of readers and is now reimagined in stunning graphic novel form. Jay Gatsby, Nick Carraway, Daisy...
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Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World

Vivek Murthy · Harper Wave
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

In this groundbreaking book, Murthy argues that loneliness is the underpinning to the current crisis in mental wellness and is responsible for the upsurge in suicide, the opioid epidemic, the overuse of psych meds, the over-diagnosing and pathologizing of emotional and psychological...

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Red at the Bone: A Novel

Jacqueline Woodson · Riverhead Books
Pages: 208
Format: Book

An extraordinary new novel about the influence of history on a contemporary family, from the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Another Brooklyn and Brown Girl Dreaming.

Two families from different social classes...

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The Ten Thousand Doors of January

Alix E. Harrow · Redhook
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"A gorgeous, aching love letter to stories, storytellers and the doors they lead us through...absolutely enchanting."--Christina Henry, bestselling author of Alice and Lost Boys
In the early 1900s, a young woman embarks on a fantastical journey of self-discovery...
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What You Wish For

Katherine Center · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Samantha Casey loves everything about her job as an elementary school librarian on the sunny, historic island of Galveston, Texas -- the goofy kids, the stately Victorian building, the butterfly garden. But when the school suddenly loses its beloved principal, it turns out his replacement...
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Crisis in the Red Zone: The Story of the Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History, and of the Outbreaks to Come

Richard Preston · Random House
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The 2013-2014 Ebola epidemic was the deadliest ever - but the outbreaks continue. Now comes a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, an urgent wake-up call about the future of emerging viruses - from the #1 bestselling author of The Hot Zone, now a National...
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Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero

Christopher McDougall · Knopf
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"A delight, full of heart and hijinks and humor . . . McDougall is a gifted storyteller who gets to the heart of the human-animal connection." --John Grogan, author of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog

From the best-selling author of Born...
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Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey: A Novel

Kathleen Rooney · Penguin Books
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

"Brilliant and surprising at every turn." - Rebecca Makkai, Pulitzer finalist for The Great BelieversA heart-tugging and gorgeously written novel based on the incredible true story of a WWI messenger pigeon and the soldiers whose lives she forever altered, from the author of Lillian...
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The Wicked Sister

Karen Dionne · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

She thought she'd buried her past. But what if it's been hunting her this whole time?From the bestselling and award-winning author of The Marsh King's Daughter comes a startling novel of psychological suspense as two generations of sisters try to unravel their tangled relationships...
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The Islanders: A Novel

Meg Mitchell Moore · William Morrow
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

J. Courtney Sullivan's Maine meets the works of Elin Hilderbrand in this delicious summer read involving three strangers, one island, and a season packed with unexpected romance, well-meaning lies, and damaging secrets. Anthony Puckett was a rising literary star. The son of an uber-famous...
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Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

James Nestor · Riverhead Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

No matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or wise you are, none of it matters if you're not breathing properly.There is nothing more essential to our health and well-being than breathing: take air in, let it out, repeat 25,000 times a day. Yet, as a species,...
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Conjure Women: A Novel

Afia Atakora · Random House
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A dazzling debut novel that sweeps across eras and generations to tell the story of a mother and daughter with a shared talent for healing--and the conjuring of curses.The intimate bonds and transgressions among people and across racial divides, during both slaverytime and freedomtime,...
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The King's Justice: A Maggie Hope Mystery

Susan Elia MacNeal · Bantam
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Can a stolen violin lead secret agent and spy Maggie Hope to a new serial killer terrorizing London? Find out as the acclaimed World War II mystery series from New York Times bestselling author Susan Elia MacNeal continues.

Maggie Hope started out as Winston Churchill's secretary,...
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Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs

Michael T Osterholm · Little
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A world-leading epidemiologist shares his stories from the front lines of our war on infectious diseases and explains how to prepare for epidemics that can challenge world order.Every new development--from exploding human and animal populations to trade and travel--intensifies our susceptibility...
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