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Roaring Back: The Fall and Rise of Tiger Woods

Curt Sampson · Diversion Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

One publicly imploded marriage. Two car accidents. Eight surgeries. And now, a miracle of hard work and storied talent: five Masters wins. Once hailed as "the greatest closer in history" before he fell further than any beloved athlete in America's memory, Tiger swung at the world's...
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The Lost Girls: Love and Literature in Wartime London

D. J. Taylor · Dreamscape Media
Format: Hardcover

The Booker Prize-nominated author of Derby Day delivers a sumptuous cultural history as seen through the lives of four enigmatic women.Who were the Lost Girls? Chic, glamorous, and bohemian, as likely to be found living in a rat-haunted maisonette as dining at the Ritz, Lys Lubbock, Sonia...
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Math Makers: The Lives and Works of 50 Famous Mathematicians

Posamentier, Alfred S. · Prometheus Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

Mathematics today is the fruit of centuries of brilliant insights by men and women whose personalities and life experiences were often as extraordinary as their mathematical achievements. This entertaining history of mathematics chronicles those achievements through fifty short biographies...
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Citizen Reporters: S.S. McClure, Ida Tarbell, and the Magazine That Rewrote America

Stephanie Gorton · Ecco
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating history of the rise and fall of influential Gilded Age magazine McClure's and the two unlikely outsiders at its helm - as well as a timely, full-throated defense of investigative journalism in AmericaThe president of the United States made headlines around the world when...
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Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes

Adam Hochschild · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Rose Pastor arrived in New York City in 1903, a Jewish refugee from Russia who had worked in cigar factories since the age of eleven. Two years later, she captured headlines across the globe when she married James Graham Phelps Stokes, scion of one of the legendary 400 families of New York...
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Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist

Judith Heumann · Beacon Press
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

A story of fighting to belong in a world that wasn't built for all of us and of one woman's activism--from the streets of Brooklyn and San Francisco to inside the halls of Washington--Being Heumann recounts Judy Heumann's lifelong battle to achieve respect, acceptance, and inclusion...
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The Man in the Red Coat

Julian Barnes · Knopf
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending - a rich, witty, revelatory tour of Belle Époque Paris, via the remarkable life story of the pioneering surgeon, Samuel Pozzi. In the summer of 1885, three Frenchmen arrived in London for a few days' intellectual shopping:...
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Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays

R. Eric Thomas · Ballantine Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

R. Eric Thomas didn't know he was different until the world told him so. Everywhere he went - whether it was his rich, mostly white, suburban high school, his conservative black church, or his Ivy League college in a big city - he found himself on the outside looking in. In essays by turns...
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Everything I Know About Love: A Memoir

Dolly Alderton · Harper
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"There is no writer quite like Dolly Alderton working today and very soon the world will know it."--Lisa Taddeo, author of #1 New York Times bestseller Three Women"Dolly Alderton has always been a sparkling Roman candle of talent. She is funny, smart, and explosively engaged...
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Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country

Sierra Crane Murdoch · Random House
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

When Lissa Yellow Bird was released from prison in 2009, she found her home, the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota, transformed by the Bakken oil boom. In her absence, the landscape had been altered beyond recognition, her tribal government swayed by corporate interests,...
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