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So You've Been Publicly Shamed
So You've Been Publicly Shamed
by Jon Ronson
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From the internationally bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world's most overlooked forces. For the past three years, Jon Ronson has been immersing himself in the world of modern-day... (read more)

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The Road to Character
The Road to Character
by David Brooks
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"I wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what the road looks like and how other people have trodden it." —David Brooks With the wisdom, humor, curiosity, and sharp insights that have... (read more)

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Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868
Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868
by Cokie Roberts
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Cokie Roberts, the author of three New York Times bestsellers, including Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, turns her attention to the Civil War in a riveting exploration of the ways in which the conflict transformed not only the lives of women in... (read more)

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Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City
Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City
by Mark Adams
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With wit and infectious curiosity, Mark Adams takes us on a journey to find Atlantis. He sifts through the evidence, the contradictions, the wild claims of fellow obsessives. What he unearths are the rich jewels of history and lore, as he pays tribute to... (read more)

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The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House
The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House
by Kate Andersen Brower
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America's first families are among the most private public figures on earth. From the mystique of the glamorous Kennedys to the tumult that surrounded Bill and Hillary Clinton during the president's impeachment to the historic yet polarizing... (read more)

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Kl: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps
Kl: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps
by Nikolaus Wachsmann
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The first comprehensive history of the Nazi concentration camps In a landmark work of history, Nikolaus Wachsmann offers an unprecedented, integrated account of the Nazi concentration camps from their inception in 1933 through their demise, seventy years... (read more)

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American Ghost: A Family's Haunted Past in the Desert Southwest
American Ghost: A Family's Haunted Past in the Desert Southwest
by Hannah Nordhaus
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In this spellbinding exploration of myth, family history, and the American West, the award-winning journalist and author of The Beekeeper's Lament seeks to uncover the truth about her great-great-grandmother Julia—whose ghost is said to haunt... (read more)

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"They Can Live in the Desert But Nowhere Else": A History of the Armenian Genocide (Human Rights and Crimes Against Humanity)
"They Can Live in the Desert But Nowhere Else": A History of the Armenian Genocide (Human Rights and Crimes Against Humanity)
by Ronald Grigor Suny
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"The centennial of the Armenian Genocide has and will generate many scholarly studies and publications to commemorate this tragic event, the first genocide of the twentieth century. Prominent historian Ron Suny's excellent study stands out for the... (read more)

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Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis
Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis
by Robert D. Putnam
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A groundbreaking examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of andlt;iandgt;Bowling Aloneandlt;/iandgt;: why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Itand#8217;s the American... (read more)

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Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest
Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest
by Carl Hoffman
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On November 21, 1961, Michael C. Rockefeller, the twenty-three-year-old son of New York governor Nelson Rockefeller, vanished off the coast of southwest New Guinea when his boat capsized. He was on a collecting expedition for the Museum of Primitive Art,... (read more)

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Ravensbruck: Life and Death in Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women
Ravensbruck: Life and Death in Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women
by Sarah Helm
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A masterly and moving account of the most horrific hidden atrocity of World War II: Ravensbrück, the only Nazi concentration camp built for women   On a sunny morning in May 1939 a phalanx of 867 women—housewives, doctors, opera singers... (read more)

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Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil War
Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil War
by Amanda Vaill
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July 1936: Madrid     Arturo Barea lay on the brown, pine-needled floor of a forest in the Sierra de Guadarrama, northwest of Madrid, with his head in his mistresss lap. It was midafternoon on Sunday, July 19, and the resinous air was loud with... (read more)

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Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels: How Human Values Evolve (University Center for Human Values)
Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels: How Human Values Evolve (University Center for Human Values)
by Ian Morris
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"Ian Morris has thrown another curveball for social science. In this disarmingly readable book, which takes us from prehistory to the present, he offers a new theory of human culture, linking it firmly to economic fundamentals and how humans obtained... (read more)

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The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created North Korea and the Young Lieutenant Who Stole His Way to Freedom
The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created North Korea and the Young Lieutenant Who Stole His Way to Freedom
by Blaine Harden
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From the bestselling author of Escape from Camp 14, the murderous rise of North Korea's founding dictator and the fighter pilot who faked him out. In The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot, New York Times bestselling author Blaine Harden tells the... (read more)

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Michelle Obama: A Life
Michelle Obama: A Life
by Peter Slevin
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PETER SLEVIN is a veteran national and international reporter who spent a decade on The Washington Post's national staff before joining Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism in 2010 as an associate professor. Based in Chicago starting in 2004, he... (read more)

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Why the Germans? Why the Jews?: Envy, Race Hatred, and the Prehistory of the Holocaust
Why the Germans? Why the Jews?: Envy, Race Hatred, and the Prehistory of the Holocaust
by Gotz Aly
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1 JEWISH EMANCIPATION     A HALFHEARTED INITIATIVE FROM ABOVE On August 6, 1806, the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation disappeared from the face of the earth. It had survived for a thousand years, but in the end it collapsed with barely a... (read more)

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Industrial Eden: A Chinese Capitalist Vision
Industrial Eden: A Chinese Capitalist Vision
by Brett Sheehan
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This illuminating study of the evolution of Chinese capitalism chronicles the fortunes of the Song family of North China under five successive authoritarian governments. Headed initially by Song Chuandian, who became rich by exporting hairnets to Europe... (read more)

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Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land
Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land
by Sandy Tolan
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Children of the Stone is the unlikely story of Ramzi Hussein Aburedwan, a kid from a Palestinian refugee camp who confronts an occupying army, gets an education, masters an instrument, dreams of something much bigger than himself, and then, through his... (read more)

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American Warlord: A True Story
American Warlord: A True Story
by Johnny Dwyer
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JOHNNY DWYER is a reporter living in New York City. He has written for Esquire, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, Time magazine, Foreign Policy, Vice, and The New York Times. American Warlord is his first book.... (read more)

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If the Oceans Were Ink: An Unlikely Friendship and a Journey to the Heart of the Quran
If the Oceans Were Ink: An Unlikely Friendship and a Journey to the Heart of the Quran
by Carla Power
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An acclaimed American journalist and an internationally renowned sheikh challenge their worldviews--and friendship--to help bridge one of the greatest divides shaping our world today If the Oceans Were Ink is Carla Powers eye-opening story of how she and... (read more)

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