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Action Park: Fast Times, Wild Rides, and the Untold Story of America's Most Dangerous Amusement Park

Andy Mulvihill · Penguin Books
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

The outlandish, hilarious, terrifying, and almost impossible-to-believe story of the legendary, dangerous amusement park where millions were entertained and almost as many bruises were sustained, told through the eyes of the founder's sonOften called "Accident Park," "Class...
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Trick Yourself to Sleep: 222 Ways to Fall and Stay Asleep from the Science of Slumber

Kim Jones · The Experiment
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Discover 222 scientific strategies for better nights - and brighter mornings! Poor sleep can wreak havoc on our waking lives, leaving us irritable and unwell. But in that moment when staring at the ceiling, counting sheep, worried that sleep may never come . . . what can we do? Packed with...
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In the Hands of the People: Thomas Jefferson on Equality, Faith, Freedom, Compromise, and the Art of Citizenship

Jon Meacham · Random House
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham offers a collection of inspiring words about how to be a good citizen, from Thomas Jefferson and others, and reminds us why our country's founding principles are still so important today. Thomas Jefferson believed in the covenant between a government...
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The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump

Mary Jordan · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

This revelatory biography of Melania Trump from Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Mary Jordan depicts a first lady who is far more influential in the White House than most people realize.Based on interviews with more than one hundred people in five countries, The Art of Her Deal:...
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Ask for More: 10 Questions to Negotiate Anything

Alexandra Carter · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Ask for More shows that by asking better questions, you get better answers - and better results from any negotiation. Negotiation is not a zero-sum game. It's an essential skill for your career that can also improve your closest relationships and your everyday life, but often people...
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Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why: Essays

Alexandra Petri · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

These impossibly cheerful essays on the routine horrors of the present era explain everything from the resurgence of measles to the fiasco of the presidency.In Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why, acclaimed Washington Post satirist Alexandra Petri offers perfectly logical, reassuring reasons...
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Team of Five: The Presidents Club in the Age of Trump

Kate Andersen Brower · Harper
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

After serving the highest office of American government, five men - Jimmy Carter, the late George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama - became members of the world's most exclusive fraternity. In Team of Five, Kate Andersen Brower goes beyond the White House to uncover...
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This is Not a Fashion Story: Taking Chances, Breaking Rules, and Being a Boss in the Big City

Danielle Bernstein
Format: Book

Danielle Bernstein spent her youth shopping at discount department stores, getting boozy in suburban backyards and proposing marriage to every boy she dated. By age nineteen, she was a college dropout living in a West Village shoebox with three roommates and only six months to prove...

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Everything Is an Emergency: An OCD Story in Words & Pictures

Jason Adam Katzenstein · Harper Perennial
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"This book undid me in all the best ways. Everything is an Emergency is a brilliant, honest, necessary book that exposes the intricacies of the human brain while showing us the way creativity and friendship can anchor us. This is a must-read for anyone who has ever wondered if they...
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Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America

Stacey Abrams · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Beloved national leader and bestselling author Stacey Abrams offers an empowering blueprint to ending voter suppression, reclaiming identity, and reshaping progressive politics. Voter suppression has plagued America since its inception, and so has the issue of identity -- who is really...
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The Power of Ritual: Turning Everyday Activities into Soulful Practices

Casper ter Kuile · HarperOne
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Casper ter Kuile, a Harvard Divinity School fellow and cohost of the popular Harry Potter and the Sacred Text podcast, explores how we can nourish our souls by transforming common, everyday practices -- yoga, reading, walking the dog -- into sacred rituals that can heal our crisis of social...
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The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win

Maria Konnikova · Penguin Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

How a New York Times bestselling author and New Yorker contributor parlayed a strong grasp of the science of human decision-making and a woeful ignorance of cards into a life-changing run as a professional poker player, under the wing of a legend of the gameIt's true that Maria Konnikova...
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Modern Family: The Untold Oral History of One of Television's Groundbreaking Sitcoms

Marc Freeman · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

An oral history, with the full participation of cast and crew, of one of the most popular sitcoms in television history.Since premiering in 2009, the groundbreaking television sitcom Modern Family has garnered tens of millions of devoted fans, earning 75 Emmy nominations and 22 Emmy Awards,...
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Twisted: The Tangled History of Black Hair Culture

Emma Dabiri · Harper Perennial
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

From Guardian contributor and prominent BBC race correspondent Emma Dabiri comes a timely and resonant essay collection exploring the ways in which black hair has been appropriated and stigmatized throughout history, with ruminations on body politics, race, pop culture, and Dabiri's...
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How I Broke Up With My Colon: Fascinating, Bizarre, and True Health Stories

Seluk, Nick · ANDREWS & MCMEEL
Format: Book

Fascinating, bizarre, and educational true-life medical stories retold in cartoon form by the creator of the mega-popular webcomic, The Awkward Yeti. Medical Tales Retold takes real stories from fans (both patients and medical professionals) and turns them into funny, ridiculous, and educational...

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The Book of Rosy: A Mother's Story of Separation at the Border

Rosayra Pablo Cruz · HarperOne
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

When Rosayra "Rosy" Pablo Cruz made the agonizing decision to seek asylum in the United States with two of her children, she knew the journey would be arduous, dangerous, and quite possibly deadly. But she had no choice: violence - from gangs, from crime, from spiraling chaos...
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The Next Great Migration

Shah, Sonia · BLOOMSBURY
Format: Book

The news today is full of stories of dislocated people on the move. Wild species, too, are escaping warming seas and desiccated lands, creeping, swimming, and flying in a mass exodus from their past habitats. News media presents this scrambling of the planet's migration patterns...

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Exercise of Power: American Failures, Successes, and a New Path Forward in the Post-Cold War World

Robert M. Gates · Knopf
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

From the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 best-selling memoir, Duty, a candid, sweeping examination of power in all its manifestations, and how it has been exercised, for good and bad, by American presidents in the post-Cold War world.Since the end of the Cold...
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Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations

Mira Jacob · One World
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

A "beautiful and eye-opening" (Jacqueline Woodson) , "hilarious and heart-rending" (Celeste Ng) graphic memoir about American identity, interracial families, and the realities that divide us, from the acclaimed author of The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing.NAMED...

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The Hungover Games: A True Story

Sophie Heawood · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 272
Format: Book

This "funny, dark, and true" (Caitlin Moran) memoir is Bridget Jones's Diary for the Fleabag generation: What happens when you have an unplanned baby on your own in your mid-thirties before you've worked out how to look after yourself, let alone a child? This is the story...

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Lou Gehrig: The Lost Memoir

Alan Gaff · SIMON & SCHUSTER
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The lost memoir from baseball icon Lou Gehrig--a major historical discovery, published for the first time as a book, with "color commentary" from historian Alan Gaff. In 1927, the legendary Lou Gehrig sat down to write the remarkable story of his life and career. He was at his peak,...
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