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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 reading."...
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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 in the world were members of the Osage...
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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 222
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times Bestseller: The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than...
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Papi: My Story

David Ortiz · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining, unfiltered memoir by one of the game's greatest, most clutch sluggers and beloved personalities David "Big Papi" Ortiz is a baseball icon and one of the most popular figures ever to play the game. As a key part of the Boston Red Sox for 14 years, David has helped...
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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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The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis--and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance

Ben Sasse · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

America's youth are in crisis. Raised by well-meaning but overprotective parents and coddled by well-meaning but misbegotten government programs, they are ill-equipped to survive in our highly-competitive global economy. Many of the coming-of-age rituals that have defined the American experience...
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Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom

Condoleezza Rice · Twelve
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial} From the former secretary of state and bestselling author -- a sweeping look at the global struggle for democracy and why America must continue to support the cause of human freedom.From the end of the Cold War and the collapse...
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Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.
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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 of his distinguished...
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Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy

SHERYL SANDBERG · ALFRED A KNOPF
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

From the Facebook COO and #1 New York Times best-selling author of Lean In, and the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Originals: a powerful, inspiring and practical book about finding resilience and moving forward after life's inevitable setbacks. In 2015 Sheryl Sandberg's husband,...
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