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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

J D Vance · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, NAMED BY THE TIMES AS ONE OF "6 BOOKS TO HELP UNDERSTAND TRUMP'S WIN"

"You will not read a more important book about America this year." - The Economist

"A riveting book." - The Wall Street Journal

"Essential...

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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann · Doubleday
Pages: 338
Format: Hardcover

From New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history

In the 1920s, the richest people per capita...
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The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

Dalai Lama · Avery
Pages: 354
Format: Print book

Featured on Oprah's Favorite Things list for 2016!

An instant New York Times bestseller

Two spiritual giants. Five days. One timeless question.


Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more...
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Untitled on HRC

Jonathan Allen · Crown
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

It was never supposed to be this close. And of course she was supposed to win. How Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to Donald Trump is the tragic story of a sure thing gone off the rails. For every Comey revelation or hindsight acknowledgment about the electorate, no explanation of defeat...
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Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy

Anne Lamott · Riverhead Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow and Stitches comes a powerful exploration of mercy, its limitless (if sometimes hidden) presence, why we ignore it, and how we can embrace it.

"Mercy is radical kindness," Anne Lamott writes in her enthralling...
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This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class

Elizabeth Warren · Henry Holt
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The fiery U. S. Senator from Massachusetts and bestselling author offers a passionate, inspiring book about why our middle class is under siege and how we can win the fight to save it Senator Elizabeth Warren has long been an outspoken champion of America's middle class, and by the time...
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Old School: Life in the Sane Lane

ANONYMOUS. · Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Old School is in session....

You have probably heard the term Old School, but what you might not know is that there is a concentrated effort to tear that school down.

It's a values thing. The anti-Old School forces believe the traditional way of looking at life...

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Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It

Charlamagne Tha God · Touchstone
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Charlamagne Tha God - the self-proclaimed "Prince of Pissing People Off," co-host of Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, and "hip-hop's Howard Stern" - shares his unlikely success story as well as how embracing one's truths is a fundamental key to success and happiness.

In...
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Note to Self

Connor Franta · Atria/Keywords Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In his New York Times bestselling memoir, A Work in Progress, Connor Franta shared his journey from small-town Midwestern boy to full-fledged Internet sensation. Exploring his past with humor and astounding insight, Connor reminded his fans of why they first fell in love with...
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The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For

DAVID MCCULLOUGH · SIMON & SCHUSTER
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States - winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others - that reminds us of fundamental American principles.

Over the course...
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