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Alexander Hamilton

Ron Chernow · Penguin Books
Pages: 818
Format: Paperback

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 ~ 7:00pm

In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph...

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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Over a year on the New York Times bestseller list and more than a million copies sold.

The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.

What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within...

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The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code

Sam Kean · Back Bay Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 ~ 7:00pm

From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes more incredible stories of science, history, language, and music, as told by our own DNA. In The Disappearing Spoon, bestselling author Sam Kean unlocked the mysteries...

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The Right Stuff

Tom Wolfe · Picador
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 ~ 7:00pm

From "America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek) --a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space....

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari · Harper
Pages: 464
Format: Book

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 ~ 7:00pm

From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution - a #1 international bestseller - that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding...

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The Wright Brothers

David G McCullough · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times bestseller

Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright.

On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North...
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The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

Lindsey Fitzharris · Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 304
Format: Book

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 ~ 7:00pm

In The Butchering Art, the historian Lindsey Fitzharris reveals the shocking world of nineteenth-century surgery and shows how it was transformed by advances made in germ theory and antiseptics between 1860 and 1875....

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The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers

MAXWELL KING · Abrams Press
Pages: 416
Format: Book

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 ~ 7:00pm

Fred Rogers (1928-2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television and in the lives of tens of millions of children. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, he was a champion...

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