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1 - The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race

Walter Isaacson

When Jennifer Doudna was in sixth grade, she came home one day to find that her dad had left a paperback titled The Double Helix on her bed. She put it aside, thinking it was one of those detective tales she loved. When she read it on a rainy Saturday, she discovered she was right, in a way....
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2 - Greenlights

Matthew McConaughey · Crown

I’ve been in this life for fifty years, been trying to work out its riddle for forty-two, and been keeping diaries of clues to that riddle for the last thirty-five. Notes about successes and failures, joys and sorrows, things that made me marvel, and things that made me laugh out loud....
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3 - Caste: The Origins of our Discontents

Isabel Wilkerson · Random House

The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions.

"As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless...
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4 - The Beauty of Living Twice

Sharon Stone

She was one of the most renowned actresses in the world--until a massive stroke cost her not only her health, but her career, family, fortune, and global fame. In The Beauty of Living Twice, Sharon Stone chronicles her efforts to rebuild her life, and the slow road back to wholeness and health....
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5 - Untamed

Glennon Doyle · The Dial Press

In her most revealing and powerful book yet, the beloved activist, speaker, and author of the bestselling sensations Love Warrior and Carry On, Warrior explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and start trusting the voice...
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6 - Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know

Adam Grant

Intelligence is usually seen as the ability to think and learn, but in a rapidly changing world, there's another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn. In our daily lives, too many of us favor the comfort of conviction over the discomfort...
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7 - The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together

Heather McGhee

Heather C. McGhee's specialty is the American economy--and the mystery of why it so often fails the American public. As she dug into subject after subject, from the financial crisis to declining wages to collapsing public infrastructure, she found a common problem at the bottom of them...
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8 - A Promised Land

Barack Obama

In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark...
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9 - This Is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism

Don Lemon · Little, Brown and Company

The host of CNN Tonight with Don Lemon is more popular than ever. As America's only Black prime-time anchor, Lemon and his daily monologues on racism and antiracism, on the failures of the Trump administration and of so many of our leaders, and on America's systemic flaws speak...
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10 - A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds

Scott Weidensaul

An exhilarating exploration of the science and wonder of global bird migration.In the past two decades, our understanding of the navigational and physiological feats that enable birds to cross immense oceans, fly above the highest mountains, or remain in unbroken flight for months at a stretch...
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11 - Just As I Am

Cicely Tyson · HarperCollins Publishers

At last, the Academy, Tony, and three-time Emmy Award-winning actor and trailblazer, Cicely Tyson, tells her stunning story, looking back at her six-decade career and life.
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12 - How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need

Bill Gates · Doubleday

Bill Gates shares what he's learned in more than a decade of studying climate change and investing in innovations to address the problems, and sets out a vision for how the world can build the tools it needs to get to zero greenhouse gas emissions.Bill Gates explains why he cares so deeply...
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13 - Rock Me on the Water: 1974-The Year Los Angeles Transformed Movies, Music, Television, and Politics

Ronald Brownstein · Harper

In this exceptional cultural history, Atlantic Senior Editor Ronald Brownstein - "one of America's best political journalists (The Economist) - tells the kaleidoscopic story of one monumental year that marked the city of Los Angeles' creative peak, a glittering moment when...
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14 - Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

James Nestor · Riverhead Books

No matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or wise you are, none of it matters if you're not breathing properly.There is nothing more essential to our health and well-being than breathing: take air in, let it out, repeat 25,000 times a day. Yet, as a species,...
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15 - The Marathon Don't Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle

Rob Kenner · Atria Books

The first in-depth biography of Nipsey Hussle, the hip hop mogul, artist, and activist whose transformative legacy inspired a generation with his motivational lyrics and visionary business savvy - before he was tragically shot down in the very neighborhood he was dedicated to building up.In...
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