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Simon the Fiddler: A Novel

Paulette Jiles · William Morrow
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The critically acclaimed, bestselling author of News of the World and Enemy Women returns to Texas in this atmospheric story, set at the end of the Civil War, about an itinerant fiddle player, a ragtag band of musicians with whom he travels trying to make a living, and the charming young...
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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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The Shameless

Ace Atkins · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

New revelations on a notorious local cold case raise ghosts of the past in the newest thriller from New York Times-bestselling author Ace Atkins.

Twenty years ago, teenager Brandon Taylor walked into the Big Woods north of Tibbehah County, Mississippi, and never returned....
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Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

DAVID W BLIGHT · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 896
Format: Hardcover

The definitive, dramatic biography of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era.

As a young man Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)...
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Rodham: A Novel

Curtis Sittenfeld · Random House
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of American Wife and Eligible, a novel that imagines a deeply compelling what-might-have-been: What if Hillary Rodham hadn't married Bill Clinton?
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American Spy: A Novel

Lauren Wilkinson · Random House
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

What if your sense of duty required you to betray the man you love? One woman struggles to choose between her honor and her heart in this enthralling espionage drama that deftly hops between New York and West Africa.

It's 1986, the heart of the Cold War, and Marie Mitchell is an intelligence...
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Fair Warning

Michael Connelly · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The hero of The Poet and The Scarecrow is back in the new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly. Jack McEvoy, the journalist who never backs down, tracks a serial killer who has been operating completely under the radar--until now.
Veteran...
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A Bookshop in Berlin: The Rediscovered Memoir of One Woman's Harrowing Escape from the Nazis

Francoise Frenkel · Atria Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

WINNER OF THE JQ-WINGATE LITERARY PRIZE

"A beautiful and important book" (The Independent) in the tradition of rediscovered works like Suite Française and The Nazi Officer's Wife, the prize-winning memoir of a fearless Jewish bookseller...
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The City We Became

N. K. Jemisin · Orbit
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

In Manhattan, a young grad student gets off the train and realizes he doesn't remember who he is, where he's from, or even his own name. But he can sense the beating heart of the city, see its history, and feel its power.

In the Bronx, a Lenape gallery director discovers strange...
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Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations

Mira Jacob · One World
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A bold, wry, and intimate graphic memoir about American identity, interracial families, and the realities that divide us, from the acclaimed author of The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing.

"By turns hilarious and heart-rending, it's exactly the book America needs at this...
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The Whole Town's Talking: A Novel

Fannie Flagg · Random House
Pages: 402
Format: Print book

The bestselling author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is at her superb best in this fun-loving, moving novel about what it means to be truly alive.

Elmwood Springs, Missouri, is a small town like any other, but something strange is happening at the cemetery....
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Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires

SHOMARI WILLS · Amistad
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The astonishing untold history of America's first black millionaires - former slaves who endured incredible challenges to amass and maintain their wealth for a century, from the Jacksonian period to the Roaring Twenties - self-made entrepreneurs whose unknown success mirrored that of American...

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Upstream: The Quest to Stop Problems Before They Happen

Heath, Dan · SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: Book

New York Times bestselling author Dan Heath examines how to prevent problems before they happen, drawing on insights from his innovative behavior research, as well as hundreds of new interviews with unconventional problem solvers. Most of us spend our days handling a deluge of pressing...

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Witch of Delray, The: Rose Veres & Detroit's Infamous 1930s Murder Mystery

KAREN DYBIS · The History Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Detroit was full of stark contrasts in 1931. Political scandals, rumrunners and mobs lurked in the shadows of the city's soaring architecture and industrious population. As the Great Depression began to take hold, tensions grew, spilling over into the investigation of a mysterious murder...
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