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The Rise of the G.I. Army, 1940-1941: The Forgotten Story of How America Forged a Powerful Army Before Pearl Harbor

Paul Dickson · ATLANTIC MONTHLY PR
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

In September 1939, when Nazi Germany invaded Poland and initiated World War II, a strong strain of isolationism existed in Congress and across the country. The U.S. Army stood at fewer than 200,000 men―unprepared to defend the country, much less carry the fight to Europe and the Far East....
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Plan Your Estate

· NOLO PR
Format: Book

Protect your family with solid estate planning

Estate planning sounds difficult—but most people just need a few basic documents. Let Plan Your Estate show you how to protect your loved ones from legal hassles and financial uncertainty...

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One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration, 1924-1965

Jia Lynn Yang · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping history of the twentieth-century battle to reform American immigration laws that set the stage for today's roiling debates.The idea of the United States as a nation of immigrants is at the core of the American narrative. But in 1924, Congress instituted a law that choked...
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The Planter of Modern Life: Louis Bromfield and the Seeds of a Food Revolution

Stephen Heyman · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

How an Ohio farm boy turned literary celebrity inspired America's organic and sustainable food movement.Louis Bromfield first rose to fame in the 1920s as a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist with a green thumb. He built a beautiful garden outside Paris where he threw legendary parties...
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Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Japanese Woman and Her World

Amy Stanley · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A vivid, deeply researched work of history that explores the life of an unconventional woman during the first half of the 19th century in Edo - the city that would become Tokyo - and a portrait of a great city on the brink of a momentous encounter with the West.The daughter of a Buddhist...
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The Lost Art of Dying: Reviving Forgotten Wisdom

L.S. Dugdale · HarperOne
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A Columbia University physician inspires us to rethink death and offers insights on how we can learn to embrace the art of dying well in this wise, clear-eyed book that is as compelling and soulful as Being Mortal, When Breath Becomes Air, and Smoke Gets in Your Eyes.As a specialist in both...
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Rod Carew: One Tough Out: Fighting Off Life's Curveballs

Rod Carew · Triumph Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

For 19 seasons, Rod Carew was a maestro in the batter's box. Uncoiling from his crouched stance, he seemed to guide the ball wherever he wanted on the way to a whopping seven batting titles and a spot in the Baseball Hall of Fame. If only everything in life had been as easy as he made...
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Science Fictions: How Fraud, Bias, Negligence, and Hype Undermine the Search for Truth

Stuart Ritchie · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

An insider's view of science reveals why many scientific results cannot be relied upon - and how the system can be reformed.Science is how we understand the world. Yet failures in peer review and mistakes in statistics have rendered a shocking number of scientific studies useless - or, worse,...
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Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots

Morgan Jerkins · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"One of the smartest young writers of her generation." -- Book RiotFrom the acclaimed cultural critic and New York Times bestselling author of This Will Be My Undoing -- a writer whom Roxane Gay has hailed as "a force to be reckoned with" -- comes this powerful story...
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Bix

Scott Chantler · Gallery 13
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed Eisner Award-nominated creator of Two Generals and Northwest Passage comes a gorgeous and spare illustrated exploration of the rapid rise and tragic fall of 1920s legendary jazz soloist Leon "Bix" Beiderbecke.Told in stunning illustrations, Bix is a near-wordless...
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Becoming Bulletproof: Protect Yourself, Read People, Influence Situations, and Live Fearlessly

Evy Poumpouras · ATRIA
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Former Secret Service agent and star of Bravo's Spy Games Evy Poumpouras shares lessons learned from protecting presidents, as well insights and skills from the oldest and most elite security force in the world to help you prepare for stressful situations, instantly read people,...
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The Butterfly Effect: Insects and the Making of the Modern World

Edward D. Melillo · Knopf
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An insightful, entertaining dive into the fruitful, centuries-long relationship between humans and insects, revealing the fascinating and surprising array of ways humans depend on these minute, six-legged pests.Insects might make us recoil in repugnance, but they also manufacture--or make...
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Debt-Free Degree: The Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Your Kid Through College Without Student Loans

Anthony ONeal · Ramsey Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Every parent wants the best for their child.

That's why they send them to college! But most parents struggle to pay for school and end up turning to student loans. That's why the majority of graduates walk away with $35,000 in student loan debt and no clue what that debt will...

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The Book of Atlantis Black: The Search for a Sister Gone Missing

Betsy Bonner · Tin House Books
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

Reminiscent of Alex Marzano-Lesnevich's The Fact of a Body and Robert Kolker's Lost Girls, with equal parts memoir and true crime, The Book of Atlantis Black will have you questioning facts, rooting for secrets, and asking what it means to know the truth.A young woman is found dead...
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Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City

Wes Moore · One World
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A kaleidoscopic account of five days in the life of a city on the edge, told through eight characters on the front lines of the uprising that overtook Baltimore and riveted the world, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Other Wes Moore

When Freddie Gray...
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Like Crazy: Life with My Mother and Her Invisible Friends

Dan Mathews · Atria Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Exquisite. Full of wry humor, tenderness, and compassion." - Jeannette Walls, New York Times bestselling author A hilarious and heartbreaking memoir about an outlandish mother and son on an odyssey of self-discovery, and the rag-tag community that rallied to help them as the mother...
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Human(kind): How Reclaiming Human Worth and Embracing Radical Kindness Will Bring Us Back Together

Eiland, Ashlee · WATERBROOK PR
Format: Book

A talented storyteller and peacemaker asks: Can kindness kindle a revolution?

“Ashlee teaches by example how to live with courage and compassion, and I believe her perspective and voice will be deeply meaningful to so many people.”—Shauna...

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Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter

Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson · Amistad
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

For the first time, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson opens up about his amazing comeback -- from tragic personal loss to thriving businessman and cable's highest-paid executive -- in this unique self-help guide, his first since his blockbuster New York Times bestseller The 50th Law.In...
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Ingredients: The Strange Chemistry of What We Put in Us and on Us

George Zaidan · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Cheese puffs. Coffee. Sunscreen. Vapes. George Zaidan reveals what will kill you, what won't, and why - explained with high-octane hilarity, hysterical hijinks, and other things that don't begin with the letter H. INGREDIENTS offers the perspective of a chemist on the stuff we eat,...
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Intimations: Six Essays

Zadie Smith · Penguin Books
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Written during the early months of lockdown, Intimations explores ideas and questions prompted by an unprecedented situation. What does it mean to submit to a new reality--or to resist it? How do we compare relative sufferings? What is the relationship between time and work? In our isolation,...
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Love Child's Hotbed of Occasional Poetry: Poems & Artifacts

Nikky Finney · Triquarterly
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

Love Child's Hotbed of Occasional Poetry is a twenty-first-century paean to the sterling love songs humming throughout four hundred years of black American life. National Book Award winner Nikky Finney's fifth collection contains lighthouse poems, narrative hotbeds, and treasured...
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The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist

Adrian Tomine · Drawn and Quarterly
Pages: 168
Format: Hardcover

A comedic memoir about fandom, fame, and other embarrassments from the life of a New York Times bestsellerWhat happens when a childhood hobby grows into a lifelong career? The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist, Adrian Tomine's funniest and most revealing foray into autobiography,...
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On Account of Race: The Supreme Court, White Supremacy, and the Ravaging of African American Voting Rights

Lawrence Goldstone · Counterpoint
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning constitutional law historian, Lawrence Goldstone examines case-based evidence to reveal the court's longstanding support for white supremacy (often under the guise of "states rights") and how that bias has allowed the court to solidify its position as arguably...
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Opportunity Knocks: How Hard Work, Community, and Business Can Improve Lives and End Poverty

Tim Scott · Center Street
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Senator Tim Scott knows adversity. As the son of a single mother from North Charleston, South Carolina, he struggled to get through school and had his dreams of a college football career shattered by a car wreck. But thanks to his mother and a few mentors along the way, he learned that...
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No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram

Sarah Frier · SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning reporter Sarah Frier reveals an inside, never-before-told, behind-the-scenes look at how Instagram defied the odds to become one of the most culturally defining apps of the decade.

Since its creation in 2010, Instagram's fun and simple interface has captured our collective...

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Palette: The Beauty Bible for Women of Color

Funmi Fetto · Quercus
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"This ground-breaking, first-of-its-kind book is not only destined to become the beauty bible for women of color everywhere, it is also a significant, relevant and influential voice in the conversation around inclusivity. Essential reading"--Edward Enninful, Editor-in-Chief, Vogue...
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Who's Afraid of the Song of the South? And Other Forbidden Disney Stories

Jim Korkis
Format: Book

Brer Rabbit. Uncle Remus. Song of the South. Racist?

Disney thinks so. And that's why it has forbidden the theatrical re-release of its classic film Song of the South since 1986.

But is the film racist? Are its themes, its characters, even its music so abominable...

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