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White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

Nancy Isenberg · Viking
Pages: 460
Format: Print book

The New York Times bestseller"Formidable and truth-dealing...necessary." -The New York Times"With the election looming, this eye-opening investigation into our country's entrenched social hierarchy is acutely relevant." -O Magazine In her groundbreaking bestselling...
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The Cooler King: The True Story of William Ash, the Greatest Escaper of World War II

Patrick Bishop · The Overlook Press
Pages: 305
Format: Print book

The true story of William Ash: Spitfire Pilot, P.O.W. and WWII's Greatest EscaperWhen American fighter pilot William Ash's plane was shot down over France in 1942, he was captured by German forces and placed in a Nazi prison camp. Ash, bolstered by the grit and ingenuity he developed during...
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Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages

DAVID ROSS · Hachette Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Foreword by Theo Epstein An inspiring memoir from David Ross, the veteran catcher dubbed "Grandpa Rossy," who became the heart and soul of the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series championship team.In 2016 the Cubs snapped a 108-year curse, winning the World Series in a history-making,...
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Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It

Christopher Voss · Harperbusiness
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations - whether in the boardroom or at home.After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator...
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Liberty or Death: The French Revolution

Peter McPhee · Yale University Press
Pages: 488
Format: Print book

The French Revolution has fascinated, perplexed, and inspired for more than two centuries. It was a seismic event that radically transformed France and launched shock waves across the world. In this provocative new history, Peter McPhee draws on a lifetime's study of eighteenth-century...
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China's Hidden Children: Abandonment, Adoption, and the Human Costs of the One-Child Policy

Kay Ann Johnson · The University of Chicago Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

In the thirty-five years since China instituted its One-Child Policy, 120,000 children - mostly girls - have left China through international adoption, including 85,000 to the United States. It's generally assumed that this diaspora is the result of China's approach to population...
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Rise and Fire: The Origins, Science, and Evolution of the Jump Shot --- and How It Transformed Basketball Forever

Shawn Fury · Flatiron Books
Pages: 339
Format: Print book

It's hard to believe that there was a time when the jump shot didn't exist in basketball. When the sport was invented in 1891, players would take set shots with both feet firmly planted on the ground. Defenders controlled the sport, the pace was slower, and games would frequently end with...
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Every song ever

Ben Ratliff · Farrar
Format: Print book

What is music in the age of the cloud? Today, we can listen to nearly anything, at any time. It is possible to flit instantly across genres and generations, from 1980s Detroit techno to 1890s Viennese neo-romanticism. This new age of listening brings with it astonishing new possibilities--as...
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Something in the Blood: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote Dracula

David J. Skal · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking biography reveals the haunted origins of the man who created Dracula and traces the psychosexual contours of late Victorian society.First published in 1897, Dracula has had a long and multifaceted afterlife -- one rivaling even its immortal creation; yet Bram Stoker has remained...
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The Career Code: Must-Know Rules for a Strategic, Stylish, and Self-Made Career

Hillary Kerr · Abrams Image
Pages: 167
Format: Print book

The co-founders of the hugely successful Who What Wear empire share their best career advice for smart, stylish, self-starting women of all professional levels. In The Career Code, the third book in the smash-hit Who What Wear series, fashion and digital entrepreneurs Katherine Power...
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The End of White Christian America

Robert P Jones · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Robert P. Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) , challenges us to grasp the profound political and cultural consequences of a new reality - that America is no longer a majority white Christian nation.For most of our nation's history, White Christian America (WCA)...
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East West Street: On the Origins of "Genocide" and "Crimes Against Humanity"

Philippe Sands · Alfred A Knopf
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

In 2010, Philippe Sands was invited to give a lecture on genocide and crimes against humanity at Lviv University in Ukraine, which he accepted with the intent of learning about the extraordinary city that was home to his maternal grandfather, a Galician Jew who had been born there a century...
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A Wish Your Heart Makes: From the Grimm Brothers' Aschenputtel to Disney's Cinderella

Charles Solomon · Disney Editions; Gift edition
Format: Hardcover

With its kind heroine who receives her just reward-and a dashing prince-with the help of her Fairy Godmother, Cinderella is one the most beloved fairy tales throughout the world. Although the most popular versions appeared in Charles Perraults Histoires ou contes du temps pass Stories...
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The Lovers: Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet, the True Story of How They Defied Their Families and Escaped an Honor Killing

Rod Nordland · Ecco
Pages: 362
Format: Print book

A riveting, real-life equivalent of The Kite Runner - an astonishingly powerful and profoundly moving story of a young couple willing to risk everything for love that puts a human face on the ongoing debate about women's rights in the Muslim world.Zakia and Ali were from different tribes,...
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The Doctor Will See You Now: Recognizing and Treating Endometriosis

Tamer Seckin · Turner
Pages: 247
Format: Print book

Endometriosis materializes when the endometrium - the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus - sheds, but does not exit a woman's body during her period. Instead, it grows outside of the uterus, spreading to organs and nerves in and around the pelvic region. The resulting pain is so physically...
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