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The Brothers York: A Royal Tragedy

Thomas Penn · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 688
Format: Hardcover

Vicious battles, powerful monarchs, and royal intrigue abound in this "gripping, complex, and sensational" (Hilary Mantel) true story of the War of the Roses - a struggle among three brothers, two of whom became kings, and the inspiration for Shakespeare's renowned play,...
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Stranger Planet

Nathan W. Pyle · Morrow Gift
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

The sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon Strange Planet, featuring more hilarious and poignant adventures from the fascinating inhabitants of Nathan W. Pyle's colorful world.In this eagerly awaited sequel, Nathan takes us back to his charming and instantly recognizable...
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Smithsonian Handbook of Interesting Insects

Gavin Broad · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Stunning photographic guide to bugs, from the beautiful to the bizarre and every bug in betweenSmithsonian Handbook of Interesting Insects presents striking photographic profiles of insects, each one specially selected from the 34 million specimens found in one of the oldest and most important...
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Becoming Duchess Goldblatt

Anonymous · HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Part memoir and part joyful romp through the fields of imagination, the story behind a beloved pseudonymous Twitter account reveals how a writer deep in grief rebuilt a life worth living.
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A Decade of Disruption: America in the New Millennium

Garrett Peck · Pegasus Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening history evoking the disruptive first decade of the twenty-first century in America.Dubya. The 9/11 terrorist attacks. Enron and WorldCom. The Iraq War. Hurricane Katrina. The disruptive nature of the internet. An anxious aging population redefining retirement. The gay community...
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The Sober Lush: A Hedonist's Guide to Living a Decadent, Adventurous, Soulful Life--Alcohol Free

Amanda Eyre Ward · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A sober hedonist's guide to living a decadent, wild, and soulful life--alcohol-free.In a culture where sipping "rosé all day" is seen as the epitome of relaxation, "grabbing a drink" the only way to network; and meeting at a bar the quintessential "first date,"...
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Paying For College For Dummies

Eric Tyson · For Dummies
Pages: 360
Format: Paperback

Discover a concrete financial plan to finance a college education Financing a college education is a daunting task no matter what your circumstances. Bestselling author and personal finance expert, Eric Tyson offers tried and true strategic advice on how to understand loans, know your options,...
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Feed the Birds: Attract and Identify 196 Common North American Birds

Chris Earley
Format: Paperback

Covering 196 bird species that are attracted to backyard bird feeders, this book helps the reader not only attract and identify birds but also understand their behavior and adaptations to the environment. A wide variety of feeders and seed types are presented with helpful tips on how to attract...

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Awestruck: How Embracing Wonder Can Make You Happier, Healthier, and More Connected

Jonah Paquette · Shambhala
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

How the moments that make us go "Wow!" can make lasting and positive improvements to our health, relationships, and everyday lives.What do you feel when you gaze up at the Milky Way, see a beautiful rainbow, or stand before a mountain that seems impossibly high? Often it's...
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Pride: The Story of the LGBTQ Equality Movement

Matthew Todd · Weldon Owen
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

For 50 years, people have flocked to San Francisco for the annual Pride Parade, a beloved event that serves as a celebration and demonstration for legal rights such as same-sex marriage. Pride explores the history of the LGBTQ movement including events such as Stonewall and the global explosion...
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Dare to Speak: Defending Free Speech for All

Suzanne Nossel · Dey Street Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A vital, necessary playbook for navigating and defending free speech today by the CEO of PEN America, Dare To Speak provides a pathway for promoting free expression while also cultivating a more inclusive public culture.Online trolls and fascist chat groups. Controversies over campus lectures....
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Genetics For Dummies

Lisa Spock · For Dummies
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Your no-nonsense guide to genetics With rapid advances in genomic technologies, genetic testing has become a key part of both clinical practice and research. Scientists are constantly discovering more about how genetics plays a role in health and disease, and healthcare providers are using...
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How to Connect

Thich Nhat Hanh · Parallax Press
Format: Paperback

The simple, refreshing meditations of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh give us the tools to restore our inherent connection to nature, each other, our ancestors, and ourselves.The Mindfulness Essentials series is a back-to-basics collection from world-renowned Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh that...
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The Unidentified: Mythical Monsters, Alien Encounters, and Our Obsession with the Unexplained

Colin Dickey · Viking
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

America's favorite cultural historian and author of Ghostland takes a tour of the country's most persistent "unexplained" phenomenaIn a world where rational, scientific explanations are more available than ever, belief in the unprovable and irrational--in fringe--is on the rise:...
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Intentional Integrity: How Smart Companies Can Lead an Ethical Revolution

Robert Chesnut · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Silicon Valley expert Robert Chesnut shows that companies that do not think seriously about a crucial element of corporate culture -- integrity -- are destined to fail."Show of hands -- who in this group has integrity?"It's with this direct and often uncomfortable question...
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Is Rape a Crime?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto

Michelle Bowdler · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

She Said meets Lucky in Michelle Bowdler's provocative debut, telling the story of her rape and recovery while interrogating why one of society's most serious crimes goes largely univestigated.The crime of rape sizzles like a lightning strike. It pounces, flattens, destroys. A person...
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How You Say It: Why You Talk the Way You Do--And What It Says about You

Kinzler, Katherine D. · HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
Format: Book

From "one of the most brilliant young psychologists of her generation" (Paul Bloom) , a groundbreaking examination of how speech causes some of our deepest social divides--and how it can help us overcome them. We gravitate toward people like us; it's human nature. Race,...

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Outraged: Why Everyone Is Shouting But No One Is Talking

Charles, Ashley 'dotty' · BLOOMSBURY
Format: Book

We're living in a post-modern utopia of sorts, where thanks to our resolute predecessors, we've checked a bunch of items off our outrage shopping list. Slavery? Abolished. Apartheid? Not anymore buddy. Women's suffrage? Nailed it. But what do you do when you keep winning...

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Your Second Act: Inspiring Stories of Reinvention

Patricia Heaton · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining, inspirational book about second acts in life and reinventing yourself from beloved television actress Patricia Heaton - Emmy Award-winning star of Everybody Loves Raymond, The Middle, and most recently, Carol's Second Act.Patricia Heaton is one of TV's most recognizable...
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Butch Cassidy: The True Story of an American Outlaw

Charles Leerhsen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Charles Leerhsen brings the notorious Butch Cassidy to vivid life in this surprising and entertaining biography that goes beyond the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to reveal a more fascinating and complicated man than legend provides.For more than a century the life and death...
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The Case of the Vanishing Blonde: And Other True Crime Stories

Mark Bowden · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Six captivating true-crime stories, spanning Mark Bowden's long and illustrious career, cover a variety of crimes complicated by extraordinary circumstances. Winner of a lifetime achievement award from International Thriller Writers, Bowden revisits in The Case of the Vanishing Blonde...
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Survival of the Friendliest: Understanding Our Origins and Rediscovering Our Common Humanity

Brian Hare · Random House
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A powerful new theory of human nature suggests that our unique friendliness is the secret to our success as a species. For most of the approximately 300,000 years that Homo sapiens have existed, we have shared the planet with at least four other types of humans. All of these were smart,...
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The Divine Miss Marble: A Life of Tennis, Fame, and Mystery

Robert Weintraub · Dutton
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

The story of 1930s tennis icon Alice Marble, and her life of sports, celebrity, and incredible mystery. Who was Alice Marble? In her public life, she was the biggest tennis star of the pre-war era, a household name like Joe DiMaggio and Joe Louis. She was famous for overcoming serious...
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