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Benghazi!: A New History of the Fiasco that Pushed America and its World to the Brink

ETHAN CHORIN - Hachette Books
Format: Hardcover

On the 10th anniversary of the attack in Benghazi, a startling reconsideration of one of the defining controversies of our era, from a noted Libya expert and eyewitness to the attack Ten years after an attack on the US diplomatic mission in Benghazi killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens...
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Bookends: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Literature

Zibby Owens - ‎Little A
Format: Paperback

A deeply personal memoir about one woman's journey to finding her voice and rewriting her story by the creator and host of the award-winning podcast Moms Don't Have Time to Read Books™.Zibby Owens has become a well-known personality in the publishing world. Her infectious energy,...
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If This Were Fiction: A Love Story in Essays (American Lives)

Jill Christman - University of Nebraska Press
Format: Paperback

If This Were Fiction is a love story - for Jill Christman's long-ago fiancé, who died young in a car accident; for her children; for her husband, Mark; and ultimately, for herself. In this collection, Christman takes on the wide range of situations and landscapes she encountered on her journey...
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Putin

PHILIP SHORT - Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

The first comprehensive, fully up-to-date biography of Vladimir Putin, woven into the tumultuous saga of Russia over the last sixty years Vladimir Putin is the world's most dangerous man. Alone among world leaders, he has the power to reduce the United States and Europe to ashes in a nuclear...
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Before The Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe and What Lies Beyond

LAURA MERSINI-HOUGHTON - ‎Mariner Books
Format: Hardcover

A revolutionary new account of our universe's creation - and a breathtaking exploration of the landscape from which we sprang - from one of the world's most celebrated cosmologists What came before the Big Bang, and what exists outside of the universe it created? Until recently,...
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My Boy Will Die of Sorrow: A Memoir of Immigration From the Front Lines

Efrén C. Olivares - Hachette Books
Format: Hardcover

This deeply personal perspective from a human rights lawyer - whose work on the front lines of the fight against family separations in South Texas intertwines with his own story of immigrating to the United States at thirteen - reframes the United States' history as a nation of immigrants...
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Not Thinking like a Liberal

Raymond Geuss - Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press
Format: Hardcover

In a compelling meditation on the ideas that shape our lives, one of the world's most provocative and creative philosophers explains how his eccentric early years influenced his lifelong critique of liberalism.Liberalism is so amorphous and pervasive that for most people in the West...
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Original Sins: A Memoir

Matt Rowland Hill - Hanover Square Press
Format: Hardcover

"A shattering portrait of addiction - generously open, desperately honest and confronting." - Catherine Cho, author of Inferno: A Memoir of Motherhood and MadnessAn electrifying debut memoir of a pastor's son chronicling his loss of faith, his addiction to heroin and our universal...
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A Good Country: My Life in Twelve Towns and the Devastating Battle for a White America

Sofia Ali-Khan - Random House
Format: Kindle Edition

A leading advocate for social justice excavates the history of forced migration in the twelve American towns she's called home, revealing how White supremacy has fundamentally shaped the nation.Sofia Ali-Khan's parents emigrated from Pakistan to America, believing it would be a good...
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Red Valkyries: Feminist Lessons From Five Revolutionary Women

Kristen Ghodsee - Verso
Format: Kindle Edition

The overlooked revolutionary women of Eastern Europe and their contribution to socialist feminist history, from the author of Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism.Through a series of lively and accessible biographical essays, Red Valkyries explores the history of socialist feminism...
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