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  True Story: A Non-Fiction Book Club  
   February 20, 2018
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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann · Doubleday
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST - AMAZON EDITORS' PICK FOR THE BEST BOOK OF 2017 "Disturbing and riveting...It will sear your soul." - Dave Eggers, New York Times Book ReviewFrom New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling...
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   April 16, 2018
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Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War

Karen Abbott · Harper
Format: Hardcover

Karen Abbott, the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and "pioneer of sizzle history" (USA Today) , tells the spellbinding true story of four women who risked everything to become spies during the Civil War.Karen Abbott illuminates one of the most fascinating...
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   June 12, 2018
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The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan

Jenny Nordberg · Crown; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the arrival of a daughter is often mourned as misfortune. A bacha posh (literally translated from Dari as "dressed up like a boy") is a third kind of child -- a girl temporarily...
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   September 17, 2018
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The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

Kate Moore · Sourcebooks
Pages: 479
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller!"the glowing ghosts of the radium girls haunt us still." -- NPR Books The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark dangerThe Curies' newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face...
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   November 13, 2018
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Eleanor and hick : the love affair that shaped a first lady

Susan Quinn · Penguin Press
Pages: 404
Format: Hardcover

A warm, intimate account of the love between Eleanor Roosevelt and reporter Lorena Hickok - a relationship that, over more than three decades, transformed both women's lives and empowered them to play significant roles in one of the most tumultuous periods in American historyIn 1932, as her husband...
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