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1 - On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

TIMOTHY SNYDER · Tim Duggan Books

#1 New York Times Bestseller

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

Bessel van der Kolk MD · Viking

A pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and 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; one in three...
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3 - 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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4 - White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

Robin J DiAngelo · Beacon Press

The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.

In this "vital, necessary, and beautiful book" (Michael Eric Dyson)...
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5 - Hillbilly Elegy

J. D. Vance · Harper Paperbacks; Media Tie In edition

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER IS NOW A MAJOR-MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RON HOWARD AND STARRING AMY ADAMS, GLENN CLOSE, AND GABRIEL BASSO"You will not read a more important book about America this year." - The Economist "A riveting book." - The Wall Street Journal"Essential...
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6 - My own words

Ruth Bader Ginsburg · Simon & Schuster

"The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993--a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women's rights, and popular culture. My Own Words...
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7 - Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari · Harper

100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations...
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8 - Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Bryan Stevenson · Stevenson, Bryan

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * 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

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL...
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9 - Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

Trevor Noah · Spiegel & Grau

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man's coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followedNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Michiko Kakutani, New York Times * USA Today...
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10 - Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change

Stacey Abrams · Picador

"Abrams's own grit, coupled with her descriptions of much stumbling and self-doubt, will make [Lead from the Outside] touch you in a way few books by politicians can."
-- The New York Times

National leader Stacey Abrams has written the guide...

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11 - The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

Isabel Wilkerson · Brilliance Audio

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities in search of a better life. From 1915...
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12 - The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Alexander, Michelle · NEW PR

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13 - So You Want to Talk About Race

Ijeoma Oluo · Seal Press

In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in AmericaWidespread reporting on aspects of white supremacy--from police brutality to the mass incarceration of African Americans--have made it impossible to ignore the issue of race....
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14 - The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

Richard Rothstein · Liveright

This "powerful and disturbing history" exposes how American governments deliberately imposed racial segregation on metropolitan areas nationwide (New York Times Book Review) .

Widely heralded as a "masterful" (Washington Post) and "essential"...
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15 - Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman · Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Major New York Times bestseller
Winner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012
Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011
A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 Title
One of The Economist's...

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