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Sunshine Girl: An Unexpected Life

Julianna Margulies · Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

Julianna Margulies now unleashes her sharp talent with a powerful debut memoir chronicling her life and her work, examining from within her journey from chaos to calm."When an actor is on a long running television show, especially when the writing is superb as was the case with The Good...
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Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II

Daniel James Brown · Viking
Format: Hardcover

They came from across the continent and Hawaii. Their parents taught them to embrace both their Japanese heritage and the ways of their American homeland. They faced bigotry, yet they believed in their bright futures as American citizens. But within days of Pearl Harbor, the FBI was ransacking...
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Nine Nasty Words: English in the Gutter: Then, Now, and Forever

John McWhorter · Avery
Format: Hardcover

Profanity has always been a deliciously vibrant part of our lexicon, an integral part of being human. In fact, our ability to curse comes from a different part of the brain than other parts of speech--the urgency with which we say "f&*k!" is instead related to the instinct...
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Killing the Mob: The Fight Against Organized Crime in America

Bill O'Reilly · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Killing the Mob is the tenth book in Bill O'Reilly's #1 New York Times bestselling series of popular narrative histories, with sales of nearly 18 million copies worldwide, and over 320 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.O'Reilly and co-author Martin Dugard trace the brutal...
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Persist

Elizabeth Warren · Metropolitan Books
Format: Hardcover

In 2012, running for the Senate in Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren was new to politics. In early 2020, after ending her campaign for president, she was new to losing. But that hasn't stopped her from believing that real change is possible and continuing her fight to improve the lives...
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The Power of Good News: Feeding Your Mind with What's Good for Your Heart

Hal Urban

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Hell Week and Beyond: The Making of a Navy SEAL

Scott McEwen · Center Street
Format: Hardcover

Of the 18 months required to become a Navy SEAL, one week will cause over half of the trainees to quit ("ring the bell") . Only the toughest make it through. In Hell Week and Beyond, Scott McEwen takes the readers to the sands of Coronado Beach in San Diego, where Navy SEALs...
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Albert and the Whale: Albrecht Dürer and How Art Imagines Our World

Philip Hoare · Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

In 1520, Albrecht Dürer, the most celebrated artist in Northern Europe, sailed to Zeeland to see a whale. A central figure of the Renaissance, no one had painted or drawn the world like him. Dürer drew hares and rhinoceroses in the way he painted saints and madonnas. The wing of a bird...
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Proof of Life: Twenty Days on the Hunt for a Missing Person in the Middle East

Daniel Levin · Algonquin Books
Format: Hardcover

Daniel Levin was at his office when he got a call from an acquaintance with an urgent, cryptic request to meet in Paris. A young man had gone missing in Syria. No government, embassy, or intelligence agency would help. Could he? Would he? So begins a suspenseful, shocking, and at times...
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Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy, and Everything Else

Jordan Ellenberg · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

How should a democracy choose its representatives? How can you stop a pandemic from sweeping the world? How do computers learn to play chess, and why is learning chess so much easier for them than learning to read a sentence? Can ancient Greek proportions predict the stock market? (Sorry,...
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