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America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs

National Geographic · National Geographic
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

America the Beautiful showcases the stunning spaces closest to our nation's heart--from the woods in the Great Appalachian Valley that Davy Crockett once called home to the breathtaking sweep of California's Big Sur coast to the wilds of Alaska. It also celebrates the people who have...
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Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World

Fareed Zakaria · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

COVID-19 is speeding up history, but how? What is the shape of the world to come?Lenin once said, "There are decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen." This is one of those times when history has sped up. CNN host and best-selling author Fareed Zakaria helps...
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Connecting with Students Online: Strategies for Remote Teaching & Learning

Jennifer Serravallo

The professional development for online teaching and learning that you've been asking for An unprecedented pandemic may take the teacher out of the classroom, but it doesn't take the classroom out of the teacher! Now that you're making the shift to online teaching, it's...
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Gods at Play: An Eyewitness Account of Great Moments in American Sports

Tom Callahan · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A beautifully observed narrative of American sport: character, grit, tragedy, unremarked heroism, and, always, the illuminating story behind the story.As a columnist for Time magazine, among many other publications, Tom Callahan witnessed an extraordinary number of defining moments in American...
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Good Company

Arthur Blank · William Morrow
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Introduction by President Jimmy CarterThe Home Depot cofounder and owner of the NFL's Atlanta Falcons and MLS's Atlanta United shares a vision and a roadmap for values-based business. Arthur M. Blank believes that for good companies, purpose and profit can-and should-go hand in hand....
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The Great Secret: The Classified World War II Disaster that Launched the War on Cancer

Jennet Conant · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The gripping story of a chemical weapons catastrophe, the cover-up, and how one American Army doctor's discovery led to the development of the first drug to combat cancer, known today as chemotherapy.On the night of December 2, 1943, the Luftwaffe bombed a critical Allied port in Bari,...
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I'll Be Seeing You: A Memoir

Elizabeth Berg · Random House
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The beloved New York Times bestselling author tells the moving love story of caring for her parents in their final years in this beautifully written memoir.Elizabeth Berg's father was an Army veteran who was a tough man in every way but one: He showed a great deal of love and tenderness...
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How We Live Now: Scenes from the Pandemic

Bill Hayes · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

A bookstore where readers shout their orders from the street. A neighborhood restaurant turned to-go place where one has a shared drink-on either end of a bar-with the owner. These scenes, among many others, became the new normal as soon as the world began to face the COVID-19 pandemic.In...
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Monarchs of the Sea: The Extraordinary 500-Million-Year History of Cephalopods

Danna Staaf · The Experiment
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Publisher's Note: Monarchs of the Sea was previously published in hardcover as Squid Empire. Cephalopods, Earth's first truly substantial animals, are still among us: Their fascinating family tree features squid, octopuses, nautiluses, and more. The inventors of swimming, cephs...
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Kant's Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write: An Autobiography in Essays

Claire Messud · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A glimpse into a beloved novelist's inner world, shaped by family, art, and literature.In her fiction, Claire Messud "has specialized in creating unusual female characters with ferocious, imaginative inner lives" (Ruth Franklin, New York Times Magazine) . Kant's Little...
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The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations

Daniel Yergin · Penguin Press
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

The world is being shaken by the collision of energy, climate change, and the clashing power of nations in a time of global crisis. The "shale revolution" in oil and gas--made possible by fracking technology, but not without controversy--has transformed the American economy, ending the "era...
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Mad and Bad: Real Heroines of the Regency

Bea Koch · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Discover a feminist pop history that looks beyond the Ton and Jane Austen to highlight the Regency women who succeeded on their own terms and were largely lost to history -- until now.Regency England is a world immortalized by Jane Austen and Lord Byron in their beloved novels and poems....
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A Portrait of the Self as Nation: New and Selected Poems

Marilyn Chin · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A rich, illuminating compilation of selected and new poems from Marilyn Chin, "a poet of contradictions, poignant sentiment, beat-your-ass toughness, and unexpected humor" (Los Angeles Review of Books) .Spanning thirty years of dazzling work -- from luminous early love lyrics...
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Nala's World: One Man, His Rescue Cat, and a Bike Ride around the Globe

Dean Nicholson · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

When 30-year-old Dean Nicholson set off from Scotland to cycle around the world, his aim was to learn as much as he could about our troubled planet. But he hadn't bargained on the lessons he'd learn from his unlikely companion. Three months after leaving home, on a remote road...
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Overstated: A Coast-to-Coast Roast of the 50 States

Colin Quinn · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

How can a nation composed of states that range from Utah ("The church of states") to Vermont ("The state of relevant old people") possibly hang together? In Colin Quinn's new book, the popular comedian, social commentator, and star of the shows Red State Blue...
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Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised In Brief, 3rd edition

Henry M. Robert · PublicAffairs
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Originally published in 1876, General Henry M. Robert's guide to smooth, orderly, and fairly conducted meetings has sold over six million copies in twelve editions. Robert's Rules of Order is the book on parliamentary procedure, yet those not well versed in that comprehensive manual...
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She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs

Sarah Smarsh · Scribner
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Growing up amid Kansas wheat fields and airplane factories, Sarah Smarsh witnessed firsthand the particular vulnerabilities - and strengths - of women in working poverty. Meanwhile, country songs by female artists played in the background, telling powerful stories about life, men, hard...
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Anti-Racism

Kenrya Rankin · Spruce Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Discover the powerful words of anti-racism activists in this vibrant, resonant collection of quotes that centers previously unheard voices while also paying tribute to those who came before. More than 100 incisive, thought-provoking passages will enlighten and inspire in this must-have...
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T-Minus AI: Humanity's Countdown to Artificial Intelligence and the New Pursuit of Global Power

Michael Kanaan
Format: Hardcover

"Mike Kanaan is an influential new voice in the field of AI, and his thoughts paint an insightful perspective. A thought-provoking read." China delivered a bold message when it released a national plan to dominate all aspects of AI across the planet. Within weeks, Russia's...
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Those Who Forget: My Family's Story in Nazi Europe – A Memoir, A History, A Warning

Geraldine Schwarz · Scribner
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Those Who Forget, published to international awards and acclaim, is journalist Géraldine Schwarz's riveting account of her German and French grandparents' lives during World War II, an in-depth history of Europe's post-war reckoning with fascism, and an urgent appeal to remember...
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Uncharted: How to Navigate the Future

Margaret Heffernan · Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

How can we think about the future? What do we need to do - and who do we need to be? In her bold and invigorating new book, distinguished businesswoman and author Margaret Heffernan explores the people and organizations who aren't daunted by uncertainty. We are addicted to prediction,...
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Where I Come From: Stories from the Deep South

Rick Bragg · Knopf
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A collection of wide-ranging and endearingly personal columns by the celebrated author, newspaper columnist, and Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg, culled from his best-loved pieces in Southern Living and Garden & Gun.From his love of Tupperware ("My Affair with Tupperware")...
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We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence

Becky Cooper · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

For readers gripped by In Cold Blood and I'll Be Gone in the Dark, We Keep the Dead Close is both a haunting true crime narrative of an unsolved 1969 murder at a prestigious institution and a lyrical memoir of obsession and love for a girl who dreamt of rising among men.You have to remember,...
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Dearly: New Poems

Margaret Atwood · Ecco
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

In Dearly, Margaret Atwood's first collection of poetry in over a decade, Atwood addresses themes such as love, loss, the passage of time, the nature of nature and - zombies. Her new poetry is introspective and personal in tone, but wide-ranging in topic. In poem after poem, she casts...
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This Time Next Year We'll Be Laughing

Jacqueline Winspear · Soho Press
Pages: 314
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of the Maisie Dobbs series offers a deeply personal memoir of her Kentish childhood and her family's resilience in the face of war and privation. After sixteen novels, Jacqueline Winspear has taken the bold step of turning to memoir, revealing...
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