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1 - The Library Book

Susan Orlean · Simon & Schuster

Susan Orlean's bestseller and New York Times Notable Book is "a sheer delight ... as rich in insight and as varied as the treasures contained on the shelves in any local library" (USA TODAY) - a dazzling love letter to a beloved institution and an investigation...
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2 - No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Greta Thunberg · Penguin

The history-making, ground-breaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young activist who has become the voice of a generation'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today' In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day....
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3 - The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom

Don Miguel Ruiz · Amber-Allen Publishing

In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience...
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4 - How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

Michael Pollan · Penguin Books

New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018A New York Times Notable Book The #1 New York Times bestseller.A brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic...
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6 - Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari · HarperCollins

New York Times BestsellerFrom 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 have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be "human....
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7 - Just mercy

Bryan Stevenson · Books on Tape, 2014.

A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice--from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice...
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8 - Leadership

Doris Kearns Goodwin · Simon & Schuster Audio

In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership.

Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come...
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9 - The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations

Toni Morrison · Knopf

Arguably the most celebrated and revered writer of our time now gives us a new nonfiction collection--a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades.

The Source of Self-Regard is brimming with all the elegance...
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10 - The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Bessel A. van Der Kolk · Gildan Media and Blackstone Audio; Unabridged edition

[Read by Lloyd James] A pioneering researcher and one of the world's foremost experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for healing. Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat on a daily basis; one in five Americans...
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11 - Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World

Tom Wright · Hachette Books

The "extraordinary" (Financial Times) instant New York Times bestseller exposing how a "modern Gatsby" swindled over $5 billion with the aid of Goldman Sachs and others--a "must read" (BOOKLIST ) tale of finance run amok and "the heist of the century"...
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13 - Upstream: Selected Essays

Mary Oliver · Penguin Books

"In the beginning I was so young and such a stranger to myself I hardly existed. I had to go out into the world and see it and hear it and react to it, before I knew at all who I was, what I was, what I wanted to be." So begins Upstream, a collection of essays in which...
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14 - Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

Dani Shapiro · Knopf

"A gripping genetic detective story, and a meditation on the meaning of parenthood and family." - Jennifer Egan, author of Manhattan Beach From the acclaimed, best-selling memoirist and novelist - "a writer of rare talent" (Cheryl Strayed) - a memoir about the staggering...
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15 - Killers of the Flower Moon The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann

The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
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