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1 - Calypso

David Sedaris · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book.If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong. When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast,...
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2 - 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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

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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3 - 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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4 - 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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5 - How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

MICHAEL POLLAN · Penguin Press
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant and brave investigation by Michael Pollan, author of five New York Times best sellers, into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences When Michael Pollan set out to research...
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6 - 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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7 - 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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8 - 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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10 - Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

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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11 - Barracoon: The Story of the Last Slave

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

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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12 - Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be

Rachel Hollis · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

With wry wit and hard-earned wisdom, popular online personality and founder of TheChicSite.com founder Rachel Hollis helps readers break free from the lies keeping them from the joy-filled and exuberant life they are meant to have.Founder of the lifestyle website TheChicSite.com and CEO of her own media...
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13 - Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency

Dan Abrams · Blackstone Pub
Format: Hardcover

The true story of Abraham Lincoln's last murder trial, a case in which he had a deep personal involvement-and which played out in the nation's newspapers as he began his presidential campaignAt the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial...
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14 - Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

DAVID GRAEBER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From bestselling writer David Graeber, a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless, unfulfilling jobs, and their consequences.Does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world? In the spring of 2013, David Graeber asked this question in a playful, provocative essay titled...
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15 - The Plot to Destroy Democracy: How Putin's Spies Are Winning Control of America and Dismantling the West

Malcolm Nance · Hachette Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Retired Intelligence officer and New York Times bestselling author of The Plot to Hack America, Malcolm Nance, offers a provocative, comprehensive analysis of the Russian Federation's master plan to destroy democracy, the methodologies used in the 2016 election, what will be their next...
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16 - Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou · Knopf
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"Chilling ... Reads like a West Coast version of All the President's Men." - The New York Times Book ReviewThe full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first...
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17 - 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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18 - Room to Dream

DAVID LYNCH · Random House
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary, highly anticipated memoir from visionary filmmaker David Lynch In this memoir, David Lynch, co-creator of Twin Peaks and writer and director of groundbreaking films like Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive, opens up about a lifetime of extraordinary...
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19 - Paul Simon: The Life

Robert Hilburn · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 439
Format: Hardcover

A publishing event from music legend Paul Simon: an intimate, candid, and definitive biography written with Simon's full participation - but without his editorial control - by acclaimed biographer and music writer Robert Hilburn.For more than fifty years, Paul Simon has spoken to us in songs...
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20 - Born a Crime

Trevor Noah · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

#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 * Newsday...
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