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1 - 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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2 - Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs

John Doerr · Portfolio
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Instant New York Times BestsellerLegendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals how the goal-setting system of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) has helped tech giants from Intel to Google achieve explosive growth - and how it can help any organization thrive. In the fall of 1999, John...
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3 - Barracoon: The Story of the Last Slave

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

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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4 - 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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5 - A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

JAMES COMEY · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In his forthcoming book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions....
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6 - 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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

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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7 - 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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8 - 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....
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9 - Paul Simon: The Life

Robert Hilburn · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A publishing event from music legend Paul Simon: an intimate, candid, and definitive biography written with Simon's participation - but without editorial control - by acclaimed biographer and music writer Robert Hilburn.Through such hits as "The Sound of Silence," "Bridge...
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10 - 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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11 - Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: eBook

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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13 - The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli · Penguin Audio
Format: Audiobook

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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14 - 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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15 - Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

Introducing an instant classic -- master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths.Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura...
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16 - 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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17 - Don't stop the presses! : truth, justice, and the American newspaper

Patt Morrison · Angel City Press
Format: Print book

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18 - Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari · Harpercollins
Pages: 443
Format: Book

New York Times BestsellerA Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg From 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...
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19 - Fascism: A Warning

Madeleine Albright · HarperLuxe
Pages: 432
Format: Paperback

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 - Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead--My Life Story

CECILE RICHARDS · Touchstone
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

To Make Change, You Have to Make Trouble From Cecile Richards - president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund for more than a decade, daughter of the late Governor Ann Richards, featured speaker at the Women's March on Washington, and a "heroine...
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