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1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir

Ai Weiwei - Crown
Format: Hardcover

Hailed as "the most important artist working today" by the Financial Times and as "an eloquent and unsilenceable voice of freedom" by The New York Times, Ai Weiwei has written a sweeping memoir that presents a remarkable history of China over the last 100 years while...
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All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business

Mel Brooks - ?Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

"I hope fans of comedy will get a kick out of the stories behind my work, and really enjoy taking this remarkable ride with me." - Mel Brooks For anyone who loves American comedy, the long wait is over. Here are the never-before-told, behind-the-scenes anecdotes and remembrances...
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The Gilded Edge: Two Audacious Women and the Cyanide Love Triangle That Shook America

Catherine Prendergast - Dutton
Format: Hardcover

Nora May French and Carrie Sterling arrive at Carmel-by-the-Sea at the turn of the twentieth century with dramatically different ambitions. Nora, a stunning, brilliant, impulsive writer in her early twenties, seeks artistic recognition and bohemian refuge among the most celebrated counterculturalists...
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Henry Gee - ?St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

In the beginning, Earth was an inhospitably alien place -- in constant chemical flux, covered with churning seas, crafting its landscape through incessant volcanic eruptions. Amid all this tumult and disaster, life began. The earliest living things were no more than membranes stretched...
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Liberty Is Sweet: The Hidden History of the American Revolution

Woody Holton - ?Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Using more than a thousand eyewitness accounts, Liberty Is Sweet explores countless connections between the Patriots of 1776 and other Americans whose passion for freedom often brought them into conflict with the Founding Fathers. "It is all one story," prizewinning historian...
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Black Nerd Problems: Essays

William Evans - Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

When William Evans and Omar Holmon founded Black Nerd Problems, they had no idea whether anyone beyond their small circle of friends would be interested in their little corner of the internet. But soon after launching, they were surprised to find out that there was a wide community of people...
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Being Seen: One Deafblind Woman's Fight to End Ableism

Elsa Sjunneson - ?Tiller Press
Format: Hardcover

As a Deafblind woman with partial vision in one eye and bilateral hearing aids, Elsa Sjunneson lives at the crossroads of blindness and sight, hearing and deafness - much to the confusion of the world around her. While she cannot see well enough to operate without a guide dog or cane, she can see enough...
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Corruptible: Who Gets Power and How It Changes Us

Brian Klaas - ?Scribner
Format: Hardcover

Does power corrupt, or are corrupt people drawn to power? Are entrepreneurs who embezzle and cops who kill the result of poorly designed systems or are they just bad people? Are tyrants made or born? If you were suddenly thrust into a position of power, would you be able to resist the temptation...
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The Pain Gap: How Sexism and Racism in Healthcare Kill Women

Anushay Hossain - ?Tiller Press
Format: Hardcover

When Anushay Hossain became pregnant in the US, she was so relieved. Growing up in Bangladesh in the 1980s, where the concept of women's healthcare hardly existed, she understood how lucky she was to access the best in the world. But she couldn't have been more wrong. Things started...
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Read This to Get Smarter: about Race, Class, Gender, Disability & More

Blair Imani - ?Ten Speed Press
Pages: Paperback ? : ? 192
Format: Paperback?

We live in a time where it has never been more important to be knowledgeable about a host of social issues, and to be confident and appropriate in how to talk about them. What's the best way to ask someone what their pronouns are? How do you talk about racism with someone who doesn't...
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