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1. The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future

Steve Case · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 221
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER One of America's most accomplished entrepreneurs - a pioneer who made the Internet part of everyday life and orchestrated the largest merger in the history of business - shares a roadmap for how anyone can succeed in a world of rapidly...
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2. On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

TIMOTHY SNYDER · TIM DUGGAN BOOKS
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

"The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism,...
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3. 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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4. The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman · Penguin Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores the newly discovered brilliance of birds. As she travels...
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5. White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

Nancy Isenberg · Viking
Pages: 476
Format: eBook

"This estimable book rides into the summer doldrums like rural electrification. . . . It deals in the truths that matter."--Dwight Garner, The New York Times "White Trash will change the way we think about our past and present." - T. J. Stiles, Pulitzer Prize-winning...
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6. You are a badass

Jen Sincero · Tantor Audio
Format: Audiobook

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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7. Lab Girl

Hope Jahren · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

A New York Times 2016 Notable BookNational Best SellerNamed one of TIME magazine's "100 Most Influential People"An Amazon Top 20 Best Book of 2016A Washington Post Best Memoir of 2016A TIME and Entertainment Weekly Best Book of 2016 So Far An illuminating debut memoir of a woman...
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8. Alexander Hamilton

Ron Chernow · Penguin Audiobooks
Format: Audiobook

A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation.In the first full-length...
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9. 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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10. Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America

John Waters · Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Pages: 322
Format: Hardcover

A cross-country hitchhiking journey with America's most beloved weirdoJohn Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that reads "I'm Not Psycho," he hitchhikes across America from Baltimore to San Francisco, braving...
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11. Rising Strong

Brené Brown · Random House Audio ;
Format: Audiobook on CD

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWhen we deny our stories, they define us. When we own our stories, we get to write the ending. Social scientist Brené Brown has ignited a global conversation on courage, vulnerability, shame, and worthiness. Her pioneering work uncovered a profound truth:...
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12. The King and Queen of Malibu: The True Story of the Battle for Paradise

David K Randall · W W Norton
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

"A true story of the battle for paradise . . . men and women fighting for a slice of earth like no other." -- New York TimesFrederick and May Rindge, the unlikely couple whose love story propelled Malibu's transformation from an untamed ranch in the middle of nowhere to a paradise...
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13. Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

William Finnegan · Penguin Press
Pages: 447
Format: Print book

**Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography**A deeply rendered self-portrait of a lifelong surfer by the acclaimed New Yorker writerBarbarian Days is William Finnegan's memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment. Surfing only looks like a sport. To initiates, it is something...
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14. Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

Adam Grant · Penguin Audiobooks
Format: Audiobook

"Reading Originals made me feel like I was seated across from Adam Grant at a dinner party, as one of my favorite thinkers thrilled me with his insights and his wonderfully new take on the world." - Malcolm Gladwell, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Outliers and The Tipping...
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15. Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

Margot Lee Shetterly · William Morrow
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestsellerThe phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA at the leading edge of the feminist and civil rights movement, whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space - a powerful, revelatory contribution that...
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