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1 - The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Bessel A Van der Kolk - Viking

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; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics;...
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2 - Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

Robin Wall Kimmerer - Milkweed Editions

Called the work of "a mesmerizing storyteller with deep compassion and memorable prose" (Publishers Weekly) and the book that, "anyone interested in natural history, botany, protecting nature, or Native American culture will love," by Library Journal, Braiding Sweetgrass...
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3 - All About Love: New Visions

bell hooks - Perennial

"The word "love" is most often defined as a noun, yet...we would all love to better if we used it as a verb," writes bell hooks as she comes out fighting and on fire in All About Love. Here, at her most provacative and intensely personel, the renowned scholar, cultural...
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4 - All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business

Mel Brooks - Ballantine Books

"I hope fans of comedy will get a kick out of the stories behind my work, and really enjoy taking this remarkable ride with me." - Mel Brooks For anyone who loves American comedy, the long wait is over. Here are the never-before-told, behind-the-scenes anecdotes and remembrances...
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5 - From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home

Tembi Locke - Simon & Schuster

A poignant and transporting cross-cultural love story set against the lush backdrop of the Sicilian countryside, where one woman discovers the healing powers of food, family, and unexpected grace in her darkest hour.It was love at first sight when Tembi met professional chef, Saro, on a street...
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6 - The President and the Freedom Fighter: Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Their Battle to Save America's Soul

Brian Kilmeade - Sentinel

In The President and the Freedom Fighter, Brian Kilmeade tells the little-known story of how two American heroes moved from strong disagreement to friendship, and in the process changed the entire course of history.
 
Abraham Lincoln was White, born impoverished...
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7 - Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

Malcolm Gladwell - Little, Brown and Company

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers--and why they often go wrong.How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation? Why did Neville...
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8 - Becoming

Michelle Obama - Crown Publishing Group

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of Americathe first African American to serve in that roleshe helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House...
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9 - The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War

John "Chick" Donohue - William Morrow

"Chickie takes us thousands of miles on a hilarious quest laced with sorrow, but never dull. You will laugh and cry, but you will not be sorry that you read this rollicking story." - Malachy McCourtSoon to be a major motion picture written and directed by Peter Farrelly, who won two Academy...
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10 - These Precious Days: Essays

Ann Patchett - Harper

The beloved New York Times bestselling author reflects on home, family, friendships and writing in this deeply personal collection of essays. "Any story that starts will also end." As a writer, Ann Patchett knows what the outcome of her fiction will be. Life, however, often takes...
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11 - Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

Patrick Radden Keefe - Doubleday

The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutions: Harvard, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Oxford, the Louvre. They are one of the richest families in the world, known for their lavish donations to the arts and sciences. The source of the family fortune was vague, however,...
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12 - A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries

David Sedaris - Little, Brown and Company

In this follow-up to his previous volume of diaries, Theft by Finding, the award-winning humorist chronicles the years 2003-2020, charting the years of his rise to fame with his trademark misanthropic charm and wry wit.
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13 - Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari - Harper

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 have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be "human."One hundred thousand...
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14 - Born a Crime

Trevor Noah

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • More than one million copies sold! A “brilliant” (Lupita Nyong’o, Time), “poignant” (Entertainment Weekly), “soul-nourishing” (USA Today) memoir about coming of age during the twilight of apartheid “Noah’s...
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15 - Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law

Mary Roach - W. W. Norton & Company

One of Bookpage's Most Anticipated Nonfiction Books of 2021 Join "America's funniest science writer" (Peter Carlson, Washington Post) , Mary Roach, on an irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and humans meet.What's to be done about...
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