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The Map of Knowledge: A Thousand-Year History of How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found

Violet Moller · Doubleday
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

After the Fall of Rome, when many of the great ideas of the ancient world were lost to the ravages of the Dark Ages, three crucial manuscripts passed hand to hand through seven Mediterranean cities and survived to fuel the revival of the Renaissance--an exciting debut history. The foundations...
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The Ghost Ships of Archangel: The Arctic Voyage That Defied the Nazis

William Geroux · Viking
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary story of survival and alliance during World War II: the icy journey of four Allied ships crossing the Arctic to deliver much needed supplies to the Soviet war effort.On the fourth of July, 1942, four Allied ships traversing the Arctic separated from their decimated convoy...
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Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee

Casey Cep · Random House Audio
Format: Audiobook

"A triumph on every level. One of the losses to literature is that Harper Lee never found a way to tell a gothic true-crime story she'd spent years researching. Casey Cep has excavated this mesmerizing story and tells it with grace and insight and a fierce fidelity to the truth."...
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Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide

Tony Horwitz · Penguin Press
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

Beloved best-selling author Tony Horwitz retraces Frederick Law Olmsted's epic journey across the American South in the 1850s, as he too searches for common ground in a dangerously riven nation.On the eve of the Civil War, an up-and-coming newspaper, the New York Times, sent a young travel...
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Where the Light Enters: Building a Family, Discovering Myself

Jill Biden · Flatiron Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

An intimate look at the traditions, resilience, and love that built the Biden family, and the delicate balancing act of the woman at its center.Growing up, Jill Biden wanted two things: a marriage like her parents' and a career. But her journey to fulfill those wishes would take unexpected...
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Forever and Ever, Amen: A Memoir of Music, Faith, and Braving the Storms of Life

Randy Travis · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited, deeply personal story of one of American music's greatest icons, a remarkable tale of the utmost heights of fame and success, the deepest lows of life's sorrows, and a miraculous return from the brink of death - told as only Randy Travis can.Beloved around the world, Randy...
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A Life in Movies: Stories from 50 years in Hollywood

Irwin Winkler · Abrams Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A rollicking autobiography from the legendary producer of Goodfellas, Rocky, and Raging Bull, and an insider's account of making movies in Hollywood over half a century The list of films Irwin Winkler has produced in his more-than-fifty-year career is extraordinary: Rocky, Goodfellas,...
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How We Love Is How We Live

Common · Atria Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Common - the Grammy Award-, Academy Award-, and Golden Globe-winning musician, actor, and activist - follows up his New York Times bestselling memoir One Day It'll All Make Sense with this inspiring exploration of how love and mindfulness can build communities and allow you to take better...
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Things My Son Needs to Know About the World

Fredrik Backman · Atria Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove shares an irresistible and moving collection of heartfelt, humorous essays about fatherhood, providing his newborn son with the perspective and tools he'll need to make his way in the world. Things My Son Needs to Know About the World...
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Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations

William H. McRaven · Twelve
Format: Audiobook

Following the success of his #1 New York Times bestseller Make Your Bed, which has sold over one million copies, Admiral William H. McRaven is back with amazing stories of bravery and heroism from his career as a Navy SEAL and commander of America's Special Forces. Admiral William H. McRaven...
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