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1. 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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2. No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need

NAOMI KLEIN · Haymarket Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

The election of Donald Trump is a dangerous escalation in a world of cascading crises. Trump's vision -- a radical deregulation of the US economy in the interest of corporations, an all-out war on "radical Islamic terrorism," and sweeping aside climate science to unleash a domestic...
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3. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

Margot Lee Shetterly · HarperCollins and Blackstone Audio
Pages: 1
Format: Audiobook

[Read by Robin Miles]The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture.Before John Glenn orbited Earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the Moon, a group...
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4. The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

Diane Ackerman · W.W. Norton
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

The New York Times bestseller: a true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands. After their zoo was bombed, Polish zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski managed to save over three hundred people from the Nazis by hiding refugees in the empty animal...
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5. The Glass Castle: A Memoir

Jeannette Walls · Moline Public Library
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic,...
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6. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

Erik Larson · Bismarck Public Library
Pages: 447
Format: Paperback

"Since reading this book I have recommended it to everyone... The lure of the serial killer drew me in but what kept me interested were the glimpses of our nation's past during a time that I knew very little about. ... Anyone with even the slightest interest in our history would enjoy...
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7. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot · Broadway Books
Pages: 381
Format: Paperback

Soon to be an HBO® Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHer name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells - taken without her knowledge in 1951 - became one of the most important tools in medicine,...
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8. The Perfect Horse: The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis

Elizabeth Letts
Format: Audiobook

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * From the author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the remarkable story of the heroic rescue of priceless horses in the closing days of World War II In the chaotic last days of the war a small troop of battle-weary Ame
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9. Alexander Hamilton

Ron Chernow · Penguin Books
Pages: 818
Format: Paperback

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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10. Outliers: The Story of Success

Malcolm Gladwell · Back Bay Books; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of outliers--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question what makes high-achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much attention to what...
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