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Biography of Resistance: The Epic Battle Between People and Pathogens

Muhammad H. Zaman · Harper Wave
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning Boston University educator and researcher Muhammad H. Zaman provides a chilling look at the rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs, explaining how we got here and what we must do to address this growing global health crisis.

In September 2016, a woman in Nevada became...

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Reprogramming the American Dream: From Rural America to Silicon Valley?Making AI Serve Us All

Kevin Scott · Harper Business
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In this essential book written by a rural native and Silicon Valley veteran, Microsoft's Chief technology officer tackles one of the most critical issues facing society today: the future of artificial intelligence and how it can be realistically used to promote growth, even in a shifting...

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The Velvet Rope Economy: How Inequality Became Big Business

Schwartz, Nelson D. · Doubleday
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times business reporter Nelson D. Schwartz comes a gripping investigation of how a virtual velvet rope divides Americans in every arena of life, creating a friction-free existence for those with money on one side and a Darwinian struggle for the middle class on the other...
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Always Day One: How the Tech Titans Plan to Stay on Top Forever

Alex Kantrowitz · Portfolio
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An acclaimed tech reporter reveals the inner workings of Amazon, Facebook, Google, Apple, and Microsoft, showing how to compete with the tech titans using their own playbook.

At Amazon, "Day One" is code for inventing like a startup, with little regard for legacy. Day Two is, in Jeff...
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The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution

Lindsay M. Chervinsky · Belknap Press
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The US Constitution never established a presidential cabinet -- the delegates to the Constitutional Convention explicitly rejected the idea. So how did George Washington create one of the most powerful bodies in the federal government?

On November 26, 1791, George Washington convened...

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Empires of the Sky: Zeppelins, Airplanes, and Two Men's Epic Duel to Rule the World

Alexander Rose · Random House
Pages: 608
Format: Hardcover

The Golden Age of Aviation is brought to life by the story of the giant Zeppelin airships that once roamed the sky and ended with the fiery destruction of the Hindenburg.

At the dawn of the twentieth century, when human flight was still considered an impossibility, Germany's...
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Mayday 1971: A White House at War, a Revolt in the Streets, and the Untold History of America's Biggest Mass Arrest

Lawrence Roberts · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A vivid history of the largest act of civil disobedience in US history, in Richard Nixon's Washington

They surged into Washington by the tens of thousands in the spring of 1971. Fiery radicals, flower children, and militant vets gathered for the most audacious act in a years-long...
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In the Waves: My Quest to Solve the Mystery of a Civil War Submarine

Rachel Lance · Dutton
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

How a determined scientist cracked the case of the first successful - and disastrous - submarine attack

On the night of February 17, 1864, the tiny Confederate submarine HL Hunley made its way toward the USS Housatonic just outside Charleston harbor. Within a matter...
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The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II

Katherine Sharp Landdeck · Crown
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The thrilling true story of the daring female aviators who helped the United States win World War II - only to be forgotten by the country they served

When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in December 1941, Cornelia Fort was already in the air. At twenty-two, Fort had escaped...
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MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman

Ben Hubbard · Tim Duggan Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The gripping chronicle of the rise of Saudi Arabia's secretive and mercurial new ruler

"A rare and penetrating look behind the curtain of the world's most important family and its dangerous new leader." - Lawrence Wright, author of The Looming Tower

MBS...
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