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Want: A Novel

Lynn Steger Strong · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Grappling with motherhood, economic anxiety, rage, and the limits of language, Want is a fiercely personal novel that vibrates with anger, insight, and love. Elizabeth is tired. Years after coming to New York to try to build a life, she has found herself with two kids, a husband, two jobs,...
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The Nickel Boys: A Novel

Colson Whitehead · Doubleday
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys...
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One Day: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours in America

Gene Weingarten · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

On New Year's Day 2013, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Gene Weingarten asked three strangers to, literally, pluck a day, month, and year from a hat. That day - chosen completely at random - turned out to be Sunday, December 28, 1986, by any conventional measure a most ordinary day. Weingarten...
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The Stars in Our Pockets: Getting Lost and Sometimes Found in the Digital Age

Axelrod, Howard · BEACON PR


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She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs

Sarah Smarsh · Scribner
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Growing up amid Kansas wheat fields and airplane factories, Sarah Smarsh witnessed firsthand the particular vulnerabilities - and strengths - of women in working poverty. Meanwhile, country songs by female artists played in the background, telling powerful stories about life, men, hard...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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