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The Comfort Book

Matt Haig · Penguin Life
Format: Hardcover

Years ago, Matt Haig began writing notes to his future self. These notes were meant as gifts to his future self: offerings of hope to help himself through anything from the darkest periods of his life to a not-so-great day. As time went on, he added new thoughts and stories, and he turned...
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Highly Irregular: Why Tough, Through, and Dough Don't Rhyme?And Other Oddities of the English Language

Arika Okrent · ?Oxford University Press; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Maybe you've been speaking English all your life, or maybe you learned it later on. But whether you use it just well enough to get your daily business done, or you're an expert with a red pen who never omits a comma or misplaces a modifier, you must have noticed that there are some...
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This Is Your Mind on Plants

Michael Pollan · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

Of all the things humans rely on plants for--sustenance, beauty, fragrance, flavor, fiber--surely the most curious is our use of them is to change consciousness: to stimulate or calm, fiddle with or completely alter, the qualities of our mental experience. Take coffee and tea: people around...
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When Thoughts and Prayers Aren't Enough: A Shooting Survivor's Journey into the Realities of Gun Violence

Taylor S. Schumann · ?IVP
Format: Hardcover

Taylor Schumann never thought she'd be a victim of gun violence. But one spring day a man with a shotgun walked into her workplace and opened fire on her. While she survived, she was left with permanent wounds, both visible and invisible. In When Thoughts and Prayers Aren't Enough,...
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Sleeper Agent: The Atomic Spy in America Who Got Away

Ann Hagedorn
Format: Hardcover

George Koval was born in Iowa. In 1932, his parents, Russian Jews who had emigrated because of anti-Semitism, decided to return home to live out their socialist ideals. George, who was as committed to socialism as they were, went with them. It was there that he was recruited by the Soviet...
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First Friends: The Powerful, Unsung

Gary Ginsberg · Twelve
Format: Hardcover

In the bestselling tradition of The Presidents Club and Presidential Courage, White House history as told through the stories of the best friends and closest confidants of American presidents.
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The Case of the Murderous Dr. Cream: The Hunt for a Victorian Era Serial Killer

Dean Jobb · Algonquin Books
Format: Hardcover

"When a doctor does go wrong he is the first of criminals," Sherlock Holmes observed during one of his most baffling investigations. "He has nerve and he has knowledge." In the span of fifteen years, Dr. Thomas Neill Cream murdered as many as ten people in the United...
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The Howe Dynasty: The Untold Story of a Military Family and the Women Behind Britain's Wars for America

Julie Flavell · Liveright
Format: Hardcover

Finally revealing the family's indefatigable women among its legendary military figures, The Howe Dynasty recasts the British side of the American Revolution.In December 1774, Benjamin Franklin met Caroline Howe, the sister of British Admiral Richard and General William Howe, in a London...
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Trejo: My Life of Crime, Redemption, and Hollywood

Danny Trejo · Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

On screen, Danny Trejo the actor is a baddie who has been killed at least a hundred times. He's been shot, stabbed, hanged, chopped up, squished by an elevator, and once, was even melted into a bloody goo. Off screen, he's a hero beloved by recovery communities and obsessed fans...
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The Director: My Years Assisting J. Edgar Hoover

Paul Letersky · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

The 1960s and 1970s were arguably among America's most turbulent post-Civil War decades. While the Vietnam War continued seemingly without end, protests and riots ravaged most cities, the Kennedys and MLK were assassinated, and corruption found its way to the highest levels of politics,...
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