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Somebody I Used to Know: A Memoir

WENDY MITCHELL · Ballantine Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"A brave and illuminating journey inside the mind, heart, and life of a person with early-onset Alzheimer's disease." - Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice Wendy Mitchell had a busy job with the British National Health Service, raised her two daughters alone, and spent her weekends...
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Arthur Ashe: A Life

RAYMOND ARSENAULT · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 784
Format: Hardcover

The first comprehensive, authoritative biography of American icon Arthur Ashe - the Jackie Robinson of men's tennis - a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become an influential civil rights activist and public intellectual.Born in Richmond, Virginia, in 1943,...
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When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

Jim Holt · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From Jim Holt, the New York Times bestselling author of Why Does the World Exist?, comes an entertaining and accessible guide to the most profound scientific and mathematical ideas of recent centuries in When Einstein Walked with Godel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought.Does time exist?...
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Little Panic: Dispatches from an Anxious Life

AMANDA STERN · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In the vein of bestselling memoirs about mental illness like Andrew Solomon's Noonday Demon, Sarah Hepola's Blackout, and Daniel Smith's Monkey Mind comes a gorgeously immersive, immediately relatable, and brilliantly funny memoir about living life on the razor's edge of panic.The...
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Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy Is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth?and How to Fix It

DAMBISA MOYO · Basic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From an internationally acclaimed economist, a provocative call to jump-start economic growth by aggressively overhauling liberal democracyAround the world, people who are angry at stagnant wages and growing inequality have rebelled against established governments and turned to political...
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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

DAVID CHRISTIAN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A captivating history of the universe -- from before the dawn of time through the far reaches of the distant future.Most historians study the smallest slivers of time, emphasizing specific dates, individuals, and documents. But what would it look like to study the whole of history, from...
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