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1. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson · Thorndike Press Large Print
Pages: 365
Format: Hardcover

What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.But today, few of us have time to contemplate...
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2. Happy Accidents: The Transformative Power of "YES, AND" at Work and in Life

David Ahearn · Wiley
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

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3. Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History

Kurt Andersen · Random House
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A razor-sharp thinker offers a new understanding of our post-truth world and explains the American instinct to believe in make-believe, from the Pilgrims to P. T. Barnum to Disneyland to zealots of every stripe . . . to Donald Trump. In this sweeping, eloquent history of America, one of our sharpest...
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4. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

Mark Manson · HarperOne
Pages: 212
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerIn this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.For decades, we've been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy,...
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5. Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

J D Vance · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, NAMED BY THE TIMES AS ONE OF "6 BOOKS TO HELP UNDERSTAND TRUMP'S WIN""You will not read a more important book about America this year." - The Economist "A riveting book." - The Wall Street Journal"Essential reading."...
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6. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

Al Franken · Twelve
Format: Audiobook

From the #1 bestselling author - the story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that. AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest...
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7. Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

Robert Wright · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 321
Format: eBook

From one of America's greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human brain. The mind is designed...
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8. Devotions

Bruce Smith · University Of Chicago Press; 1ST edition
Format: Paperback

In the hands of Bruce Smith, devotions are momentary stops to listen to the motor of history. They are meditations and provocations. They are messages received from the chatter of the street and from transmissions as distant as Memphis and al-Mansur. Bulletins and interruptions come from...
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9. Blindsided: The True Story of One Man's Crusade Against Chemical Giant DuPont for a Boy with No Eyes

James L. Ferraro · Gildan Press
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

In 1996, an unprecedented decade-long courtroom battle was waged in Florida to help bring justice and hope to the family of a young boy born with no eyes after his mother was doused outside of a local u-pick farm by a chemical fungicide believed to have caused his birth defect and the birth...
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10. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari · Harpercollins
Pages: 443
Format: Book

New York Times BestsellerA Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg 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...
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11. Autumn

Karl Ove Knausgaard · Penguin Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the monumental My Struggle series, Karl Ove Knausgaard, one of the masters of contemporary literature and a genius of observation and introspection, comes the first in a new autobiographical quartet based on the four seasons28 August. Now, as I write this, you know nothing...
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12. What happened

Hillary Rodham Clinton · Simon & Schuster Audio
Format: Audiobook

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13. Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life. . .And Maybe the World

William H McRaven · Thorndike Press Large Print
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Should be read by every leader in America...a book to inspire your children and grandchildren to become everything that they can." --Wall Street Journal"Powerful." --USA Today "Full of captivating personal anecdotes from inside the national...
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14. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann · Random House Large Print
Pages: 492
Format: Paperback

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15. Hunger: A Memoir of

Roxane Gay · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

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16. Born a Crime

Trevor Noah · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man's coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followedNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Michiko Kakutani, New York Times * Newsday...
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17. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Angela Duckworth · Scribner
Pages: 333
Format: Print book

In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed - be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people - that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence...
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18. Alexander Hamilton

Ron Chernow · Penguin Audiobooks
Format: Audiobook

A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation.In the first full-length...
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19. Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates · Random House Audio
Format: Audiobook

#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 Post * People...
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20. South and West: From a Notebook

JOAN DIDION · Knopf
Pages: 126
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of the National Book Award-winning The Year of Magical Thinking: two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks--writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer. Joan Didion has always kept notebooks: of overheard...
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