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Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America

Conor Dougherty · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A stunning, deeply reported investigation into the housing crisis Spacious and affordable homes used to be the hallmark of American prosperity. Today, however, punishing rents and the increasingly prohibitive cost of ownership have turned housing into the foremost symbol of inequality and an economy...
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The Ones We've Been Waiting For: How a New Generation of Leaders Will Transform America

Charlotte Alter · Viking
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

An optimistic look at the future of American leadership by a brilliant young reporterA new generation is stepping up. There are now twenty-six millennials in Congress--a fivefold increase gained in the 2018 midterms alone. They are governing Midwestern cities and college towns, running...
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The Boston Massacre: A Family History

Serena Zabin · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A dramatic untold 'people's history' of the storied event that helped trigger the American Revolution The story of the Boston Massacre - when on a late winter evening in 1770, British soldiers shot five local men to death - is familiar to generations. But from the very beginning,...
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The Scientist and the Spy: A True Story of China, the FBI, and Industrial Espionage

Mara Hvistendahl · Riverhead Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A riveting true story of industrial espionage in which a Chinese-born scientist is pursued by the U.S. government for trying to steal trade secrets, by a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction. In September 2011, sheriff's deputies in Iowa encountered three ethnic Chinese men near...
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The Last Negroes at Harvard: The Class of 1963 and the 18 Young Men Who Changed Harvard Forever

Kent Garrett · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of the Harvard class of '63, whose Black students fought to create their own identities on the cusp between integration and affirmative action.In the fall of 1959, Harvard recruited an unprecedented eighteen "Negro" boys as an early form of affirmative action....
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Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster

Adam Higginbotham · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

Journalist Adam Higginbotham's definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster - and a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth century's greatest disasters.

Early in the morning...
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Seduction: A History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Knox, Clement · PEGASUS BOOKS

These contradictory viewpoints reveal the Western world's prickly relationship with seduction, a topic that has been frightening and fascinating us as far back as we can imagine. How have the cultural mores of heterosexual courtship shifted over the course of history, and how have they...
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