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But You're Still So Young: How Thirtysomethings Are Redefining Adulthood

Kayleen Schaefer · Dutton
Format: Hardcover

On Kayleen Schaefer's birthday she went dancing with friends, they broke a table, and she turned thirty standing on the sidewalk outside a club she got kicked out of. Sociologists have identified the five markers of adulthood as: finishing school, leaving home, marriage, gaining financial...
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Above Suspicion

Joe Sharkey · Open Road Media
Pages: 392
Format: Print book

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Emilia Clarke and Jack Huston: The uncommonly trenchant account of the only known FBI agent to confess to murder (Kirkus Reviews) . When rookie FBI agent Mark Putnam received his first assignment in 1987, it was the culmination of a lifelong dream,...
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Minds Wide Shut: How the New Fundamentalisms Divide Us

Gary Saul Morson · Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

Polarization may be pushing democracy to the breaking point. But few have explored the larger, interconnected forces that have set the stage for this crisis: namely, a rise in styles of thought, across a range of fields, that literary scholar Gary Saul Morson and economist Morton Schapiro...
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The Collected Works of Jim Morrison: Poetry, Journals, Transcripts, and Lyrics

Jim Morrison · Harper Design
Format: Hardcover

The definitive anthology of Jim Morrison's writings with rare photographs and numerous handwritten excerpts of unpublished and published poetry and lyrics from his 28 privately held notebooks.Created in collaboration with Jim Morrison's estate and inspired by a posthumously discovered...
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All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake

Tiya Miles · Random House
Format: Hardcover

In a display case in the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture sits a rough cotton bag, called Ashley's Sack, embroidered with just a handful of words that evoke a sweeping family story of loss and of love, passed down through generations. In 1850s...
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Red Line: The Unraveling of Syria and America's Race to Destroy the Most Dangerous Arsenal in the World

Joby Warrick · Doubleday
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Black Flags, the harrowing story of America's mission in Syria: to find and destroy Syria's chemical weapons and defeat ISIS--only to lose control of bothIn August 2012, Syrian president Bashar al-Assad was clinging to power in a vicious...
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The Data Detective: Ten Easy Rules to Make Sense of Statistics

Tim Harford
Format: Hardcover

Today we think statistics are the enemy, numbers used to mislead and confuse us. That's a mistake, Tim Harford says in The Data Detective. We shouldn't be suspicious of statistics - we need to understand what they mean and how they can improve our lives: they are, at heart, human...
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Black: A Celebration of a Culture

Deborah Willis
Format: Paperback

Tucked away in the dusty halls of the Smithsonian archives and nearly forgotten by most historians, black culture is a vast, complex, interconnected web of different people, trends, and lifestyles. Deborah Willis has dug through the archives and hunted down the remnants that tell the wonderful...
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The Complete Guide to Astrology: Understanding Yourself, Your Signs, and Your Birth Chart

Louise Edington · Rockridge Press
Pages: 164
Format: Paperback

Written in the stars -- understanding astrology for beginners and longtime divinersAstrology has been used for thousands of years to help predict upcoming events, interpret the meaning of life, and interact more effectively with other people. Whether you're new to the field, or have...
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Can't Stop Won't Stop

Jeff Chang · Wednesday Books
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning author Jeff Chang, Can't Stop Won't Stop is the story of hip-hop, a generation-defining movement and the music that transformed American politics and culture forever. Hip hop is one of the most dominant and influential cultures in America, giving new voice to the younger...
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Do Something for Nothing: Seeing Beneath the Surface of Homelessness, through the Simple Act of a Haircut

Joshua Coombes
Format: Paperback

"In this uplifting book, Coombes deftly illustrates how reaching out and listening can break down barriers in an often indifferent world."--"Coombes is a hairdresser, and he believes that small acts of love can make a big impact." --, in The Story of Us"Joshua's...
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Give Them Lala

Lala Kent · Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

What does "Give them Lala" mean? It means giving the truest, most honest version of yourself to the world. It means being authentic, bold, adventurous, and having an unapologetic approach to life. Hollywood is where Lauren Burningham, aspiring actress from Utah, fully embraced...
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Greek Mythology: The Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes Handbook: From Aphrodite to Zeus, a Profile of Who's Who in Greek Mythology

Liv Albert
Format: Hardcover

Greek mythology continues to appear in popular movies and books today but have you ever wondered about where these characters started out? Discover the origins of your favorite characters from Greek mythology with this collection of profiles to tell you who's who in classical lore!...
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Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir

Akwaeke Emezi · Riverhead Books
Format: Hardcover

A full-throated and provocative memoir in letters from the New York Times-bestselling author, a dazzling literary talent whose works cut to the quick of the spiritual selfIn three critically acclaimed novels, Akwaeke Emezi has introduced readers to a landscape marked by familial tensions,...
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Guys Like Me: Five Wars, Five Veterans for Peace

Michael A. Messner · Rutgers University Press
Format: Paperback

Over the last few decades, as the United States has become embroiled in foreign war after foreign war, some of the most vocal activists for peace have been veterans. These veterans for peace come from all different races, classes, regions, and generations. What common motivations unite...
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How Stella Learned to Talk: The Groundbreaking Story of the World's First Talking Dog

Christina Hunger · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

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How to Be Human: An Autistic Man's Guide to Life

Jory Fleming · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Jory Fleming could not effectively communicate as a child. He was wracked by uncontrollable crying fits, had no tolerance for people, and couldn't manage the outside world. A decade later, Jory became the first young adult with autism to attend Oxford University on a Rhodes scholarship....
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How to Survive America: A Prescription

D. L. Hughley · Custom House
Format: Hardcover

The comedy legend and NYT bestselling author of How Not to Get Shot and Surrender, White People! exposes how racism unjustly predisposes Blacks and minorities to health and safety risks.As COVID-19 gripped America, we learned that African American communities were being disproportionately...
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In the Heights: Finding Home

Lin-Manuel Miranda · Random House
Format: Hardcover

In 2008, In the Heights, a new musical from up-and-coming young artists, electrified Broadway. The show's vibrant mix of Latin music and hip-hop captured life in Washington Heights, the Latino neighborhood in upper Manhattan. It won four Tony Awards and became an international hit,...
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Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX

Eric Berger
Format: Hardcover

The dramatic inside story of the first four historic flights that launched SpaceX - and Elon Musk - from a shaky startup into the world's leading edge rocket company. In 2006, SpaceX - a brand-new venture with fewer than 200 employees - rolled its first, single-engine rocket onto a launch...
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Madoff Talks: Uncovering the Untold Story Behind the Most Notorious Ponzi Scheme in History

Jim Campbell
Format: 1st Edition

By the time his outrageous financial crimes were exposed, financier Bernie Madoff had stolen more than 18 billion dollars from thousands of investors. Madoff Talks offers the most complete investigation yet into the largest Ponzi scheme in world history -- and a rare glimpse into the mind...
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The Passenger: How a Travel Writer Learned to Love Cruises & Other Lies from a Sinking Ship

Chaney Kwak · David R. Godine, Publisher
Format: Hardcover

Chaney Kwak is a travel writer used to all sorts of mishaps on the road, but this is a first even for him: trapped on the battered cruise ship, he stuffs his passport into his underwear just in case his body has to be identified. As the massive cruise ship sways in surging waves, Kwak holds...
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Sensational: The Hidden History of America's "Girl Stunt Reporters"

Kim Todd · Harper
Format: Hardcover

A vivid social history that brings to light the "girl stunt reporters" of the Gilded Age who went undercover to expose corruption and abuse in America, and redefined what it meant to be a woman and a journalist - pioneers whose influence continues to be felt today.In the waning...
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