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1. Option B : facing adversity, building resilience and finding joy

Sheryl Sandberg · Books on Tape
Format: Audiobook

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2. 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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3. This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class

Elizabeth Warren · Henry Holt
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The fiery U. S. Senator from Massachusetts and bestselling author offers a passionate, inspiring book about why our middle class is under siege and how we can win the fight to save it Senator Elizabeth Warren has long been an outspoken champion of America's middle class, and by the time...
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4. Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World

William H McRaven · Grand Central Publishing
Format: Audiobook

#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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5. Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy

Anne Lamott · Random House Large Print
Pages: 280
Format: Large print book

From the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow and Stitches comes a powerful exploration of mercy, its limitless (if sometimes hidden) presence, why we ignore it, and how we can embrace it."Mercy is radical kindness," Anne Lamott writes in her enthralling and heartening book,...
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7. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann · Random House Large Print
Pages: 588
Format: Large print book

From New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage...
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8. South and West: From a Notebook

JOAN DIDION · ALFRED A KNOPF
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

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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9. The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries From a Secret World

Peter Wohlleben · David Suzuki Institute
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A forester's fascinating stories, supported by the latest scientific research, reveal the extraordinary world of forests and illustrate how trees communicate and care for each other. In "The Hidden Life of Trees, " Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains...
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11. Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It

Charlamagne Tha God · Touchstone
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Charlamagne Tha God - the self-proclaimed "Prince of Pissing People Off," co-host of Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, and "hip-hop's Howard Stern" - shares his unlikely success story as well as how embracing one's truths is a fundamental key to success and happiness.In...
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12. The road to Jonestown : Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

Jeff Guinn · Simon & Schuster Audio
Format: Audiobook

Jeff Guinn examines Jones's life, from his extramarital affairs, drug use, and fraudulent faith healing to the fraught decision to move almost a thousand of his followers to a settlement in the jungles of Guyana in South America. Guinn provides stunning new details of the events leading...
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13. Make Trouble

John Waters · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

From an icon of popular culture, here is inspiring advice for artists, graduates, and anyone seeking happiness and success on their own terms. When John Waters delivered his gleefully subversive advice to the graduates of the Rhode Island School of Design, the speech went viral, in part...
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14. The Secrets of My Life: A History

Caitlyn Jenner · Grand Central Publishing
Format: Audiobook

In her new memoir, Caitlyn Jenner and co-writer Buzz Bissinger, chronicles her life as Bruce and her brave transition into womanhood.The book will cover Caitlyn Jenner's childhood as Bruce Jenner and rise to fame as a gold-medal-winning Olympic decathlete; her marriages and her relationships...
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16. The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For

DAVID MCCULLOUGH · SIMON & SCHUSTER
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States - winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others - that reminds us of fundamental American principles.Over the course of his distinguished...
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17. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

Mark Manson · HarperOne
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

In 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, rich...
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18. Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Rachel Ignotofsky · Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Pages: 128
Format: eBook

It's a scientific fact: Women rock! A charmingly illustrated and educational book, Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking,...
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19. The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living

Meik Wiking · William Morrow
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Embrace Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) and become happier with this definitive guide to the Danish philosophy of comfort, togetherness, and well-being.Why are Danes the happiest people in the world? The answer, says Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, is Hygge....
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20. 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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