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1 - Calypso

David Sedaris · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book.If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong. When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast,...
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2 - 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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3 - How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

MICHAEL POLLAN · Penguin Press
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant and brave investigation by Michael Pollan, author of five New York Times best sellers, into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences When Michael Pollan set out to research...
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4 - The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels

JON MEACHAM · Random House
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear. Our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America Meacham shows...
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5 - Barracoon: The Story of the Last Slave

Zora Neale Hurston · HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

A major literary event: a never-before-published work from the author of the American classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God which brilliantly illuminates the horror and injustices of slavery as it tells the true story of the last known survivor of the Atlantic slave trade -- illegally smuggled...
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6 - 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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7 - I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

MICHELLE MCNAMARA · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Introduction by Gillian FlynnAfterword by Patton OswaltA masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer - the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade - from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating...
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8 - 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan B Peterson · Random House Canada
Pages: 409
Format: Hardcover

What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research.Humorous, surprising...
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9 - Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou · Knopf
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"Chilling ... Reads like a West Coast version of All the President's Men." - The New York Times Book ReviewThe full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first...
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10 - Reporter: A Memoir

Seymour M. Hersh · Penguin
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

'Reporter is just wonderful. Truly a great life, and what shines out of the book, amid the low cunning and tireless legwork, is Hersh's warmth and humanity. Essential reading for every journalist and aspiring journalist the world over' John le CarréIn the early 1950s, teenage...
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11 - Detonate: Why - And How - Corporations Must Blow Up Best Practices

GEOFFREY TUFF · Wiley
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Reinvent best practices that have become bad habits Without meaning to, and often with the best of intentions, most organizations continually waste precious time and money on processes and activities that don't create value and no longer make sense in today's business environment. Until...
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12 - The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli · Penguin Audio
Format: Hardcover

A concise, elegant exploration of time from the author of the international bestseller Seven Brief Lessons on PhysicsWhy do we remember the past and not the future? What does it mean for time to "flow"? Do we exist in time or does time exist in us? In lyric, accessible prose,...
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13 - Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

DAVID GRAEBER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From bestselling writer David Graeber, a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless, unfulfilling jobs, and their consequences.Does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world? In the spring of 2013, David Graeber asked this question in a playful, provocative essay titled...
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14 - Born a Crime

Trevor Noah · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

#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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15 - Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America

Steven Joseph Ross · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The chilling, little-known story of the rise of Nazism in Los Angeles, and the Jewish leaders and spies they recruited who stopped it.No American city was more important to the Nazis than Los Angeles, home to Hollywood, the greatest propaganda machine in the world. The Nazis plotted to kill...
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16 - Daditude: The Joys & Absurdities of Modern Fatherhood

Chris Erskine · Prospect Park Books
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

Life is never peaceful in Chris Erskine's house, what with the four kids, 300-pound beagle, chronically leaky roof, and long-suffering wife, Posh. And that's exactly the way he likes it, except when he doesn't. Every week in the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune (and now and then...
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17 - Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces

Michael Chabon · HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

"Magical prose stylist" Michael Chabon (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) delivers a collection of essays-heartfelt, humorous, insightful, wise-on the meaning of fatherhood.For the September 2016 issue of GQ, Michael Chabon wrote a piece about accompanying his son Abraham Chabon,...
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18 - 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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19 - Fascism: A Warning

Madeleine Albright · HarperLuxe
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy shapes today's world, written by one of America's most admired public servants, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of stateA Fascist, observes Madeleine Albright, "is someone who claims...
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20 - When Life Gives You Lululemons

Lauren Weisberger · Simon & Schuster Audio
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Lauren Weisberger returns with a novel starring one of her favorite characters from The Devil Wears Prada - Emily Charlton, first assistant to Miranda Priestly, now a highly successful image consultant who's just landed the client of a lifetime.Welcome...
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