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    Palaces for the People

    Palaces for the People

    Eric Klinenberg

    "A comprehensive, entertaining, and compelling argument for how rebuilding social infrastructure can help heal divisions in our society and move us forward."—Jon StewartNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR"Engaging."—Mayor Pete Buttigieg, The New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice)We are living in a time of deep…

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  • American Fire

    American Fire

    Monica Hesse

    One of NPR's Best Books of 2017 A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year "A brisk, captivating and expertly crafted reconstruction of a community living through a time of fear. . . . Masterful."— Washington Post The arsons started on a cold November midnight and didn't…

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  • Dewey

    Dewey

    Vicki Myron

    Experience the uplifting, "unforgettable" New York Times bestseller about an abandoned kitten named Dewey, whose life in a library won over a farming town and the world—with over 2 million copies sold! (Booklist)Dewey's story starts in the worst possible way. On the coldest night of the year in Spencer, Iowa,…

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  • A Girl Named Zippy

    A Girl Named Zippy

    Haven Kimmel

    The New York Times bestselling memoir about growing up in small-town Indiana, from the author of The Solace of Leaving Early. When Haven Kimmel was born in 1965, Mooreland, Indiana, was a sleepy little hamlet of three hundred people. Nicknamed "Zippy" for the way she would bolt around the house,…

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  • Butcher, Baker

    Butcher, Baker

    Walter Gilmour

    The horrific true story of serial kidnapper, rapist, and killer Robert Hansen's reign of terror As oil-boom money poured into Anchorage, Alaska the city quickly became a prime destination for the seedier elements of society: prostitutes, pimps, con men, and criminals of all breeds looking to cash in. However, something…

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  • Cold-Blooded

    Cold-Blooded

    Carlton Smith

    From a New York Times–bestselling journalist: The story of the murder of a California attorney at the hands of the lethally cunning wife he never doubted. A wealthy and well-connected legal ace and the proud owner of a champion show horse, Larry McNabney had every reason to love his life.…

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  • Into the Magic Shop

    Into the Magic Shop

    James R. Doty, MD

    Extraordinary things happen when we harness the power of both the brain and the heart.Growing up in the high desert of California, Jim Doty was poor, living with an alcoholic father and a mother chronically depressed and paralyzed by a stroke. Today he is the director of the Center for…

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  • Mercies in Disguise

    Mercies in Disguise

    Gina Kolata

    "[Kolata] is a gifted storyteller. Her account of the Baxleys... is both engrossing and distressing... Kolata's book raises crucial questions about knowledge that can be both vital and fatal, both pallative and dangerous." —Andrew Solomon, The New York Review of BooksNew York Times science reporter Gina Kolata follows a family…

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  • The Sun Is a Compass

    The Sun Is a Compass

    Caroline Van Hemert

    For fans of Hope Jahren, Helen MacDonald, and Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist's journey from Washington State to high above the Arctic Circle — traveling across remote and rugged terrain solely by human power — to rediscover birds, the natural world, and her own love of science.During…

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  • A Woman of No Importance

    A Woman of No Importance

    Sonia Purnell

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Excellent...This book is as riveting as any thriller, and as hard to put down." — The New York Times Book Review"A compelling biography of a masterful spy, and a reminder of what can be done with a few brave people — and a little resistance." -…

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  • Crescendo

    Crescendo

    Allen Cheney

    A hidden story of human triumph, Crescendo takes you on the rare journey of a musical prodigy who changed an entire community forever.More than eighty years ago, a musical prodigy with a brilliant mind was born into a poor, uneducated, and abusive family in rural South Georgia. At three years…

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  • The Professor and the Madman

    The Professor and the Madman

    Simon Winchester

    A New York Times Notable Book • Now a Major Motion PictureThe Professor and the Madman is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary—and literary history.The making of the OED was one of…

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  • The Devil Soldier

    The Devil Soldier

    Caleb Carr

    "So marvelously improbable, so rich in exotic detail, that if often reads more like a historical thriller than the serious work of history that it is."—Los Angeles TimesWith the same flair for history and narrative that distinguished his bestseller, The Alienist, Caleb Carr tells the incredible story of Frederick Townsend…

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  • American Predator

    American Predator

    Maureen Callahan

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA Washington Post "10 Books To Read in July"A Los Angeles Times "Seven Highly Anticipated Books for Summer Reading"A USA Today "20 of the Season's Hottest New Books"A New York Post "25 Best Beach Reads of 2019 You Need to Pre-Order Now" "Maureen Callahan's deft reporting and…

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  • What Set Me Free (The Story That Inspired the Major Motion Picture Brian Banks)

    What Set Me Free (The Story That Inspired the Major Motion Picture Brian Banks)

    Brian Banks

    Brian Banks, the major motion picture starring Aldis Hodge, Greg Kinnear, and Morgan Freeman, winner of the audience award at the 2018 LA Film Festival, opens nationwide in 2019! Discover the unforgettable and inspiring true story of Brian Banks—a young man who was wrongfully convicted as a teenager and imprisoned…

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  • The Ghosts of Eden Park

    The Ghosts of Eden Park

    Karen Abbott

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe epic true crime story of the most successful bootlegger in American history and the murder that shocked the nation, from the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy"Gatsby-era noir at its best."—Erik LarsonIn the early days of…

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  • Naturally Tan

    Naturally Tan

    Tan France

    "Tan France's unique accent, chummy intimacy, and cheeky delivery make audio the best way to experience his memoir." — The New York TimesThis program is read by the author, with a special guest appearance!In this heartfelt, funny, and touching memoir, one of the stars of Netflix's Emmy Award-winning smash-hit Queer…

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  • How to Forget

    How to Forget

    Kate Mulgrew

    In this profoundly honest and examined memoir about returning to Iowa to care for her ailing parents, the star of Orange Is the New Black and bestselling author of Born with Teeth takes us on an unexpected journey of loss, betrayal, and the transcendent nature of a daughter's love for…

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  • Chase Darkness with Me

    Chase Darkness with Me

    Billy Jensen

    ***With an exclusive behind-the-scenes conversation between Billy Jensen and retired detective Paul Holes on the Golden State Killer, their favorite cold cases, and more***Have you ever wanted to solve a murder? Gather the clues the police overlooked? Put together the pieces? Identify the suspect?Journalist Billy Jensen spent fifteen years investigating…

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  • Barnum

    Barnum

    Robert Wilson

    "Robert Wilson's Barnum, the first full-dress biography in 20 years, eschews clichés for a more nuanced story.... It is a life for our times, and the biography Barnum deserves." —The Wall Street JournalP. T. Barnum was the greatest showman the world has ever seen: the cocreator of the Barnum &…

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  • New eBooks

New eBooks