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The Hidden Life of Ice: Dispatches from a Disappearing World

Marco Tedesco · The Experiment
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Barely inhabited, the Arctic is an alien world to most of us. It also holds critical clues about the future of our planet. In The Hidden Life of Ice, Marco Tedesco invites us to Greenland, where he and his fellow scientists are doggedly researching the dramatic changes afoot. Following...
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The Particulars of Peter: Dance Lessons, DNA Tests, and Other Excuses to Hang Out with My Perfect Dog

Kelly Conaboy · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Book

The author met Peter in the spring of 2017. He--calm, puppy-eyed, with the heart of a poet and the soul of, also, a poet--came to her first as a foster. He was unable to stay with his previously assigned foster for reasons that are none of your business, but which we will tell you were...

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Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains

Kerri Arsenault · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Kerri Arsenault grew up in the rural working class town of Mexico, Maine. For over 100 years the community orbited around a paper mill that employs most townspeople, including three generations of Arsenault's own family. Years after she moved away, Arsenault realized the price she paid...
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Lightning Flowers: My Journey to Uncover the Cost of Saving a Life

Katherine E. Standefer
Format: Hardcover

What if a lifesaving medical device causes loss of life along its supply chain? That's the question Katherine E. Standefer finds herself asking one night after being suddenly shocked by her implanted cardiac defibrillator. In this gripping, intimate memoir about health, illness, and the invisible...
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Accidentally Wes Anderson

Wally Koval
Format: Hardcover

Accidentally Wes Anderson began as a personal travel bucket list, a catalog of visually striking and historically unique destinations that capture the imagined worlds of Wes Anderson. Now, inspired by a community of more than one million Adventurers, Accidentally Wes Anderson tells the stories...
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Earth Keeper: Reflections on the American Land

N. Scott Momaday · Harper
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

A beautifully written and poignant tribute to the Earth, from Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and poet N. Scott Momaday. One of the most distinguished voices in American letters, N. Scott Momaday has devoted much of his life to celebrating and preserving Native American culture, especially...
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Nose Dive: A Field Guide to the World's Smells

Harold McGee · Penguin Press
Pages: 688
Format: Hardcover

From Harold McGee, James Beard Award-winning author and leading expert on the science of food and cooking, comes an extensive exploration of the awe-inspiring world of smell. In Nose Dive, McGee takes us on a sensory-filled adventure, from the sulfurous nascent earth more than four billion...
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Investing For Dummies

Eric Tyson
Format: Paperback(9th ed.)

This new edition of Investing For Dummies provides a slow-and-steady-wins-the-race message and helps readers overcome the fear and anxiety associated with recent economic events, from men and women who are beginning to develop an investing plan or want to strengthen their existing investment...
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An Outsider's Guide to Humans: What Science Taught Me About What We Do and Who We Are

Camilla Pang PhD · Viking
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the age of eight, Camilla Pang struggled to understand the world around her. Desperate for a solution, she asked her mother if there was an instruction manual for humans that she could consult. With no blueprint to life, Pang began to create her own,...
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Women: The National Geographic Image Collection

National Geographic · National Geographic
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

This powerful photography collection, drawn from the celebrated National Geographic archive, reveals the lives of women from around the globe, accompanied by revelatory new interviews and portraits of contemporary trailblazers including Oprah Winfrey, Jane Goodall, and Christiane Amanpour.

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Bones: Inside and Out

Roy A. Meals MD · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A lively, illustrated exploration of the 500-million-year history of bone, a touchstone for understanding vertebrate life and human culture.Human bone is versatile and entirely unique: it repairs itself without scarring, it's lightweight but responds to stresses, and it's durable...
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Apple:

Eric Gansworth · Levine Querido
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

How about a book that makes you barge into your boss's office to read a page of poetry from? That you dream of? That every movie, song, book, moment that follows continues to evoke in some way?The term "Apple" is a slur in Native communities across the country. It's for someone...
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The Best Presidential Writing: From 1789 to the Present

Craig Fehrman · Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

.From the early years of our nation's history, when George Washington wrote his humble yet powerful Farewell Address, to our current age, when Barack Obama delivered his moving speech on the fiftieth anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery marches, America's presidents have upheld...
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The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person

Frederick Joseph
Format: Hardcover

"We don't see color." "I didn't know Black people liked Star Wars!" "What hood are you from?" For Frederick Joseph, life as a transfer student in a largely white high school was full of wince-worthy moments that he often simply let go. As he grew older,...
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OMG WTF Does the Constitution Actually Say?: A Non-Boring Guide to How Our Democracy is Supposed to Work

Ben Sheehan · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Do you know what the Constitution ACTUALLY says? p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Calibri} This witty and highly relevant annotation of our founding document is the go-to guide to how our government really works (or is supposed to work) . p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px...
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How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices

Annie Duke
Format: Paperback

What do you do when you're faced with a big decision? If you're like most people, you probably make a pro and con list, spend a lot of time obsessing about decisions that didn't work out, get caught in analysis paralysis, endlessly seek other people's opinions to find just...
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How Are We Going to Explain This: Our Future on a Hot Earth

Jelmer Mommers · Scribner
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Journalist Jelmer Mommers has discovered that bringing up the subject of climate change is a great way to ruin a conversation. Most people prefer to look away, resigned to an apocalyptic fate. But the climate crisis does not have to signify The End. Mommers argues that there are ways we can mitigate,...
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Ask Me What's for Dinner One More Time: Inappropriate Thoughts on Motherhood

Meredith Masony · Gallery Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Meredith Masony founded That's Inappropriate in 2014 as an innocent and humorous way to chronicle her chaotic days as a working mom, child wrangler, and busy wife. It soon evolved into a massive, dynamic community of parents - now nearly three million strong - brought together by their...
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The Law Book

DK · DK
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the philosophical, religious, and moral codes of the world's earliest societies, such as the Law Code of Hammurabi and the Ten Commandments, through groundbreaking legislation such as The Book of Punishments, Magna Carta and the Slavery Abolition Act, The Law Book offers an engaging...
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Black Hole Survival Guide

Janna Levin · Knopf
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Throughout her career, astrophysicist Janna Levin has focused, alongside her research, on making the science she studies not just accessible, but, perhaps more important, intriguing to the nonscientist. And that is what she has done again here, helping us to understand the black hole: perhaps...
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Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year

Allie Esiri
Format: Hardcover

Make Shakespeare a part of your daily routine with Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year, a yearlong collection of passages from Shakespeare's greatest works. Drawing from the full spectrum of plays and sonnets to mark each day of the year, whether it's a scene from Hamlet to celebrate...
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Invent and Wander: The Collected Writings of Jeff Bezos, With an Introduction by Walter Isaacson

Jeff Bezos · Harvard Business Review Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In this collection of Jeff Bezos's writings - his unique and strikingly original annual shareholder letters, plus numerous speeches and interviews that provide insight into his background, his work, and the evolution of his ideas - you'll gain an insider's view of the why and how of his success....
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Republic of Wrath: How American Politics Turned Tribal, From George Washington to Donald Trump

James A. Morone · Basic Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

American politics seems to be in an unprecedented uproar. But in this revelatory work of political history, James A. Morone shows that today's rancor isn't what's new -- the clarity of the battle lines is. Past eras were full of discord, but the most contentious question in American...
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Metazoa: Animal Life and the Birth of the Mind

Peter Godfrey-Smith · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In his acclaimed 2016 book Other Minds, the philosopher and scuba diver Peter Godfrey-Smith explored the mind of the octopus -- the closest thing to an intelligent alien on earth, as he put it. In Metazoa, Godfrey-Smith expands his inquiry to animals at large, investigating the evolution...
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