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Young Benjamin Franklin: The Birth of Ingenuity

Nick Bunker · Knopf
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

In this new account of Franklin's early life, Pulitzer finalist Nick Bunker portrays him as a complex, driven young man who elbows his way to success.From his early career as a printer and journalist, to his scientific work and his role as a founder of a new republic, Benjamin Franklin...
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The Stone Crusher: The True Story of a Father and Son's Fight for Survival in Auschwitz

Jeremy Dronfield · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was arrested by the Nazis. Along with his sixteen-year-old son Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany, where a new concentration camp was being built. It was the beginning of a six-year odyssey almost without parallel. They...
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The Greatest Love Story Ever Told: An Oral History

NICK OFFERMAN · Dutton
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

At last, the full story behind Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman's epic romance, including stories, portraits, and the occasional puzzle, all telling the smoldering tale that has fascinated Hollywood for over a decade.The year: 2000. The setting: Los Angeles. A gorgeous virtuoso of an actress...
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ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE

ERIC IDLE · CROWN
Format: Print book

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Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession

ALICE BOLIN · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Named a most anticipated book of 2018 by Bitch MagazineA collection of essays that expertly blends the personal and political in an exploration of American culture through the lens of our national obsession with stories about dead women.In this poignant collection, Alice Bolin examines...
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Rush: Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father

STEPHEN FRIED · Crown
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable story of Benjamin Rush, medical pioneer and one of our nation's most provocative and unsung Founding Fathers In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men put their quills to a dangerous document they called the Declaration of Independence. Among them was a thirty-year-old doctor...
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Believe It: My Journey of Success, Failure, and Overcoming the Odds

NICK FOLES · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Get ready to defy the odds when everyone's counting you out.When the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback went down with a torn ACL in week 14 of the 2017 NFL season, many fans -- and commentators -- assumed the Eagles' season was over.Instead, Nick Foles came off the bench...
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Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World

Bradley Hope · Hachette Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The definitive inside account of the 1MDB scandal, "a true life thriller" (Ben Mezrich) about a "modern Gatsby" who managed to swindle over $5 billion with the aid of Goldman Sachs and others--a "must read" (BOOKLIST ) "epic tale" (Publishers...
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The Improbable Wendell Willkie: The Businessman Who Saved the Republican Party and His Country, and Conceived a New World Order

David Levering Lewis · Liveright
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the two-time Pulitzer Prize winner comes this surprising portrait of Wendell Willkie, the businessman-turned-presidential candidate who (almost) saved America's dysfunctional political system.In the wake of one of the most tumultuous Republican conventions ever, the party of Lincoln...
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Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement that Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free

Linda Kay Klein · Touchstone
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From a woman who has been there and back, the first inside look at the devastating effects evangelical Christianity's purity culture has had on a generation of young women - in a potent combination of journalism, cultural commentary, and memoir.In the 1990s, a "purity industry"...
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