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Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom

RUSSELL SHORTO · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the acclaimed history The Island at the Center of the World, an intimate new epic of the American Revolution that reinforces its meaning for today.With America's founding principles being debated today as never before, Russell Shorto looks back to the era in which those...
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Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body

Kate Hudson · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

I didn't just wake up one day understanding how to take care of myself. I had to learn how to do so over time, and I continue to learn - each and every day. This is a process, and my body is constantly changing. So is yours. And when I learned how to accept that I will always be like this,...
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The Last 100 Days: FDR at War and at Peace

David B Woolner · Basic Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A revealing portrait of the end of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's life and presidency, shedding new light on how he made his momentous final policy decisionsThe first hundred days of FDR's presidency are justly famous, often viewed as a period of political action without equal in American...
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Parrot Parenting: The Essential Care and Training Guide to +20 Parrot Species

Carol Frischmann · i5 Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From the tiny parakeet to the giant hyacinth macaw not all parrots place the same demands on their parents Parakeets conures cockatiels loriesthe parrot family consists of the most popular pet birds each offering keepers their unique characteristics and exotic beauty as well as their specific...
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The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

JONATHAN HAIDT · Penguin Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A timely investigation into the new "safety culture" on campus and the dangers it poses to free speech, mental health, education, and ultimately democracyThe generation now coming of age has been taught three Great Untruths: their feelings are always right; they should avoid pain...
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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

A N WILSON · Harper
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin from the bestselling author of Victoria: A Life.With the publication of On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin - hailed as the man who "discovered evolution" - was propelled into the pantheon of great scientific thinkers, alongside Galileo,...
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Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved

KATE BOWLER · Random House
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A divinity professor and young mother with a Stage IV cancer diagnosis explores the pain and joy of living without certainty. Thirty-five-year-old Kate Bowler was a professor at the school of divinity at Duke, and had finally had a baby with her childhood sweetheart after years of trying,...
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Shark Drunk: The Art of Catching a Large Shark from a Tiny Rubber Dinghy in a Big Ocean

Morten Andreas Str√łksnes · Knopf
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the Norwegian Brage Prize 2015Winner of the Norwegian Critics' Prize for Literature 2015Winner of the Norwegian Reine Ord Prize at Lofoten International Literature Festival 2016A salty story of friendship, adventure, and the explosive life that teems beneath the ocean, for readers...
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Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy - and What We Can Do About It

Steve Forbes · McGraw-Hill Education; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Why a return to sound money is our only hope for a true recovery and a healthy global economy Few topics are as misunderstood today as the subject of money Since the US abandoned a gold-linked dollar more than four decades ago the worlds governments have slid into a dangerous ignorance...
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Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

Margot Lee Shetterly · William Morrow
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestsellerThe phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA at the leading edge of the feminist and civil rights movement, whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space - a powerful, revelatory contribution that...
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Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery.: Six Holy Objects That Tell the Remarkable Story of the Gospels

David Gibson · St. Martin's Press
Format: Kindle Edition

As featured in the 6-part CNN SERIES "Finding Jesus"FINDING JESUS explores six major artifacts, including the Shroud of Turin, the True Cross, and John the Baptist, that give us the most direct evidence about the life and world of Jesus. The book and attendant CNN series provide...
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The Origins of Creativity

EDWARD O WILSON · Liveright
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Following the extraordinary success of The Meaning of Human Existence, Edward O. Wilson offers a philosophically probing work on the origins of human creativity. "Creativity is the unique and defining trait of our species; and its ultimate goal, self-understanding," begins Edward...
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A Cash-Free Society: Whether We Like It or Not

Kai A Olsen · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 166
Format: Hardcover

Information technology is changing the world through automation, by bypassing middlemen and by digitization. We see dramatic effects today in the music industry, going from CDs to streaming, in newspapers, from paper to online, and in the banking industry, from branch offices to the Internet....
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Being John Lennon: A Restless Life

Ray Connolly · Pegasus Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

An intimate yet unsparing biography of one of the greatest and most mythologized musicians of the twentieth century.What was it like to be John Lennon? What was it like to be the castoff child, the clown at school, and the middle-class suburban boy who pretended to be a working-class hero?...
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