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Fed Up: Emotional Labor, Women, and the Way Forward

GEMMA HARTLEY · HarperOne
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A rousing call to arms, packed with surprising insights, that explores how carrying "the mental load" - the thankless day-to-day anticipating of needs and solving of problems large and small - is adversely affecting women's lives and feeding gender inequality, and shows the way forward...
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Capitalism in America: A History

Alan Greenspan · Penguin Press
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

From the legendary former Fed Chairman and the acclaimed Economist writer and historian, the full, epic story of America's evolution from a small patchwork of threadbare colonies to the most powerful engine of wealth and innovation the world has ever seen.From even the start of his fabled...
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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space

Mark Wolverton · The Overlook Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Last September the United States drew a thin curtain of radiation around the earth . . . the feat was regarded by some of its leading participants as the greatest scientific experiment of all time." -- Walter Sullivan, The New York Times, March 19, 1959After the Soviet Union...
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The Spy Who Was Left Behind: Russia, the United States, and the True Story of the Betrayal and Assassination of a CIA Agent

Michael Pullara · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The shocking true story of international intrigue involving the 1993 murder of CIA officer Freddie Woodruff by KGB agents and the extensive cover-up that followed in Washington and in Moscow.On August 8, 1993, a single bullet to the head killed Freddie Woodruff, the Central Intelligence...
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What Would Cleopatra Do?: Life Lessons from 50 of History's Most Extraordinary Women

Elizabeth Foley · Scribner
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Irreverent, inspirational, and a visual delight, What Would Cleopatra Do? shares the wisdom and advice passed down from Cleopatra, Queen Victoria, Dorothy Parker, and forty-seven other heroines from past eras on how to handle an array of common problems women have encountered throughout...
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How to Live Forever: The Enduring Power of Connecting the Generations

Marc Freedman · PublicAffairs
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The secret to happiness, longevity, and living on is through mentoring the next generationIn How to Live Forever, Encore.org founder and CEO Marc Freedman tells the story of his thirty-year quest to answer some of contemporary life's most urgent questions: With so many living so much longer,...
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The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America's Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War

Andrew Delbanco · Penguin Press
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The devastating story of how fugitive slaves drove the nation to Civil WarFor decades after its founding, America was really two nations--one slave, one free. There were many reasons why this composite nation ultimately broke apart, but the fact that enslaved black people repeatedly risked...
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No One at the Wheel: Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future

Samuel I. Schwartz · PublicAffairs
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The country's leading transport expert describes how the driverless vehicle revolution will transform highways, cities, workplaces and laws not just here, but across the globe. Our time at the wheel is done. Driving will become illegal, as human drivers will be demonstrably more dangerous...
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The Battle of Lincoln Park: Urban Renewal and Gentrification in Chicago

Daniel Kay Hertz · Belt Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

In the years after World War II, a movement began to bring the middle class back from the Chicago suburbs to the Lincoln Park neighborhood on the city's North Side. In place of the old, poorly maintained apartments and dense streetscapes of taverns and butchers, "rehabbers"...
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