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1 - Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University "Tara's story will find a place alongside modern classic memoirs like Wild and The Glass Castle. It's that special." - Susannah...
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2 - Working

Robert A. Caro · Knopf
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Power Broker and The Years of Lyndon Johnson: an unprecedented gathering of vivid, candid, deeply revealing recollections about his experiences researching and writing his acclaimed booksFor the first time in book form, Robert Caro...
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3 - The Library Book

SUSAN ORLEAN · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Susan Orlean, hailed as a "national treasure" by The Washington Post and the acclaimed bestselling author of Rin Tin Tin and The Orchid Thief, reopens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history, and delivers a dazzling love letter to a beloved...
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4 - Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir

Ruth Reichl · Random House
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Trailblazing food writer and beloved restaurant critic Ruth Reichl took the risk (and the job) of a lifetime when she entered the glamorous, high-stakes world of magazine publishing. Now, for the first time, she chronicles her groundbreaking tenure as editor in chief of Gourmet, during...
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5 - Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley's Bill Campbell

Eric Schmidt · HarperBusiness
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The team behind How Google Works returns with management lessons from legendary coach and business executive, Bill Campbell, whose mentoring of some of our most successful modern entrepreneurs has helped create well over a trillion dollars in market value.Bill Campbell played an instrumental...
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6 - Nearing Ninety: And Other Comedies of Late Life

Judith Viorst · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

The newest illustrated poetry collection in beloved author Judith Viorst's "decade" series (from It's Hard to Be Hip Over Thirty to Unexpectedly Eighty) , exploring, with her signature savvy and humor, what it means to be an impending nonagenarian.In Nearing Ninety,...
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7 - The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

Melinda Gates · Flatiron Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"The Moment of Lift is an urgent call to courage. It changed how I think about myself, my family, my work, and what's possible in the world. Melinda weaves together vulnerable, brave storytelling and compelling data to make this one of those rare books that you carry in your heart...
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8 - Life Will Be the Death of Me: . . . and you too!

Chelsea Handler · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The funny, sad, super-honest, all-true story of Chelsea Handler's year of self-discovery - featuring a nerdily brilliant psychiatrist, a shaman, four Chow Chows, some well-placed security cameras, various family members (living and departed) , friends, assistants, and a lot of ediblesA...
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10 - The Second Mountain

David Brooks · Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring, thought-provoking exploration of what it means to live a meaningful life, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Road to CharacterEvery so often, you meet a person who radiates joy. Who seems to know exactly why they were put on this earth, and glows with a kind...
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11 - 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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12 - The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

Marie KondoÌ? · Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still...
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13 - White

Bret Easton Ellis · Knopf
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Combining personal reflection and social observation, Bret Easton Ellis's first work of nonfiction is an incendiary polemic about this young century's failings, e-driven and otherwise, and at once an example, definition, and defense of what "freedom of speech" truly means.Bret...
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14 - Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style

Benjamin Dreyer · Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A witty, informative guide to writing from Random House's longtime copy chief and one of Twitter's leading language gurus - in the tradition of The Elements of Style "Utterly delightful . . . will stand among the classics on how to use the English language properly." - Elizabeth...
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15 - Becoming

MICHELLE OBAMA · Plaza & Janés
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Un íntimo, poderoso e inspirador libro de memorias de la ex primera dama de Estados Unidos Protagonista de una vida plena y exitosa, Michelle Obama se ha convertido en una de las mujeres más icónicas y cautivadoras de nuestra era. Como primera dama de los Estados Unidos de América,...
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16 - Shortest Way Home: One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future

Pete Buttigieg · Liveright
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A mayor's inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal.Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor...
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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: 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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18 - I've Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life

MARIA SHRIVER · Pamela Dorman Books
Pages: 224

A book of reflections for those seeking wisdom, guidance, encouragement, and inspiration on the road to a meaningful life As a prominent woman juggling many roles, Maria Shriver knows just how surprising, unpredictable, and stressful everyday life can be. In this moving and powerful book,...
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19 - Dear Los Angeles: The City in Diaries and Letters, 1542 to 2018

David Kipen · Modern Library
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

A rich mosaic of diary entries and letters from the likes of Marilyn Monroe and James Dean, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Susan Sontag, Albert Einstein, Cesar Chavez, Joan Rivers, and many more, this is the story of Los Angeles as told by locals, transplants, and some just passing through. The City...
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20 - Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II

Adam Makos
Format: Hardcover

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