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Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race
1. Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

Margot Lee Shetterly · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America s greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten Dunst, and Kevin Costner. Before John...
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the fire next time
2. the fire next time

James Baldwin · Sound Library
Format: Audio CD

At once a powerful evocation of his early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice to both the individual and the body politic, James Baldwin galvanized the nation in the early days of the civil rights movement with his eloquent manifesto. "The...
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You are a badass
3. You are a badass

Jen Sincero · Tantor Audio,
Format: eAudiobook

In this witty, refreshingly blunt guide, bestselling author Jen Sincero helps listeners to embrace their inner badass and achieve success in all areas of life.
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I Am Not Your Negro: A Companion Edition to the Documentary Film Directed by Raoul Peck
4. I Am Not Your Negro: A Companion Edition to the Documentary Film Directed by Raoul Peck

James Baldwin · Vintage
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

To compose his stunning documentary film I Am Not Your Negro, acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck mined James Baldwin's published and unpublished oeuvre, selecting passages from his books, essays, letters, notes, and interviews that are every bit as incisive and pertinent now as they have...
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Lab Girl
5. Lab Girl

Hope Jahren · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendship; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see the natural world Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she's studied trees, flowers,...
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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
7. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Ashlee Vance · Ecco Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller - Named One of the Best Books of the Year by The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Audible and Amazon
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The Trump Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Living Through What You Hoped Would Never Happen
8. The Trump Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Living Through What You Hoped Would Never Happen

Gene Stone · Dey Street Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Don't despair. Don't retreat. Fight back.The stunning election of Donald J. Trump rocked an already divided America and left scores of citizens, including the nearly sixty-five million voters who supported Hillary Clinton, feeling bereft and powerless. Now, Gene Stone, author of The Bush...
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We Should All Be Feminists (Kindle Single) (A Vintage Short)
9. We Should All Be Feminists (Kindle Single) (A Vintage Short)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie · Vintage; Reprint edition
Format: Kindle Edition

What does "feminism" mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay - adapted from her much-viewed Tedx talk of the same name - by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow...
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Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America
10. Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America

Jill Leovy · Spiegel & Grau
Format: Kindle Edition

On a warm spring evening in South Los Angeles, a young man was shot and killed on a sidewalk minutes away from his home, one of hundreds of young men slain in Los Angeles every year. His assailant ran down the street, jumped into an SUV, and vanished, hoping to join the vast majority of killers...
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The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts
11. The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts

Gary D Chapman · Northfield
Pages: 202
Format: Paperback

Marriage should be based on love, right? But does it seem as though you and your spouse are speaking two different languages? New York Times bestselling author Dr. Gary Chapman guides couples in identifying, understanding, and speaking their spouse's primary love language - quality time,...
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Bad Feminist: Essays
12. Bad Feminist: Essays

Roxane Gay · HarperCollins
Pages: 320
Format: Book

New York Times BestsellerA collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay."Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool, but it is pink - all shades...
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How to Love
13. How to Love

Thich Nhat Hanh · Parallax Press
Format: Print book

The third title in Parallax's Mindfulness Essentials Series of how-to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, How to Love introduces beginners and reminds seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice. This time Nhat Hanh brings his signature clarity, compassion, and humor...
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Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right
14. Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

Jane Mayer · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 464
Format: eBook

Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defeated again and again? Why have protections for employees been decimated? Why do hedge-fund billionaires pay a far lower...
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The Zookeeper S Wife: A War Story
15. The Zookeeper S Wife: A War Story

Diane ACKERMAN · Norton; First Edition edition
Format: Audio CD

A New York Times Bestseller Orion Book Award winner -- When Germany invaded Poland Stuka bombers devastated Warsaw -- and the citys zoo along with it With most of their animals dead zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski began smuggling Jews into empty cages Another dozen guests hid inside...
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