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The Comfort Book

Matt Haig · Penguin Life
Format: Hardcover

Years ago, Matt Haig began writing notes to his future self. These notes were meant as gifts to his future self: offerings of hope to help himself through anything from the darkest periods of his life to a not-so-great day. As time went on, he added new thoughts and stories, and he turned...
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This Is Your Mind on Plants

Michael Pollan · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

Of all the things humans rely on plants for--sustenance, beauty, fragrance, flavor, fiber--surely the most curious is our use of them is to change consciousness: to stimulate or calm, fiddle with or completely alter, the qualities of our mental experience. Take coffee and tea: people around...
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Sleeper Agent: The Atomic Spy in America Who Got Away

Ann Hagedorn
Format: Hardcover

George Koval was born in Iowa. In 1932, his parents, Russian Jews who had emigrated because of anti-Semitism, decided to return home to live out their socialist ideals. George, who was as committed to socialism as they were, went with them. It was there that he was recruited by the Soviet...
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First Friends: The Powerful, Unsung

Gary Ginsberg · Twelve
Format: Hardcover

In the bestselling tradition of The Presidents Club and Presidential Courage, White House history as told through the stories of the best friends and closest confidants of American presidents.
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The Case of the Murderous Dr. Cream: The Hunt for a Victorian Era Serial Killer

Dean Jobb · Algonquin Books
Format: Hardcover

"When a doctor does go wrong he is the first of criminals," Sherlock Holmes observed during one of his most baffling investigations. "He has nerve and he has knowledge." In the span of fifteen years, Dr. Thomas Neill Cream murdered as many as ten people in the United...
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Trejo: My Life of Crime, Redemption, and Hollywood

Danny Trejo · Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

On screen, Danny Trejo the actor is a baddie who has been killed at least a hundred times. He's been shot, stabbed, hanged, chopped up, squished by an elevator, and once, was even melted into a bloody goo. Off screen, he's a hero beloved by recovery communities and obsessed fans...
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How I Saved the World

Jesse Watters · Broadside Books
Format: Hardcover

The host of the Fox News shows Watters World and The Five lays out the only path forward for our nation - listening to him - in this funny, offbeat book which echoes his irreverent voice.Many things have made our nation great. An unparalleled group of Founding Fathers. A history of increasing...
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Perversion of Justice: The Jeffrey Epstein Story

Julie K. Brown · Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

Dauntless journalist Julie K. Brown recounts her uncompromising and risky investigation of Jeffrey Epstein's underage sex trafficking operation, and the explosive reporting for the Miami Herald that finally brought him to justice while exposing the powerful people and broken system...
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Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness

Kristen Radtke · Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

There is a silent epidemic in America: loneliness. Shameful to talk about and often misunderstood, loneliness is everywhere, from the most major of metropolises to the smallest of towns. In Seek You, Kristen Radtke's wide-ranging exploration of our inner lives and public selves, Radtke...
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Saved by a Song: The Art and Healing Power of Songwriting

Mary Gauthier

"Generous and big-hearted, Gauthier has stories to tell and worthwhile advice to share." --

"Gauthier has an uncanny ability to combine songwriting craft with a seeker's vulnerability and a sage's wisdom." --

Mary Gauthier was twelve years

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Play to Progress: Lead Your Child to Success Using the Power of Sensory Play

Allie Ticktin · TarcherPerigee
Format: Hardcover

For children to develop to their fullest potential, their sensory system - which, in addition to the big five of sight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell, includes movement and balance (vestibular) , body awareness (proprioception) , and internal perception (interoception) - needs...
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Wisconsin Farms and Farmers Markets: Tours, Trails and Attractions

Kristine Hansen · Globe Pequot
Format: Paperback

With its fertile soil and more than a century of agricultural heritage, Wisconsin ranks #2 in the nation for its number of organic farms, second only to California. From the boho-chic Driftless Region to cherry orchards hugging Lake Michigan in Door County - not to mention pizza farms nestled...
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Losing Eden: Our Fundamental Need for the Natural World --and Its Ability to Heal Body and Soul

Lucy Jones · Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

"Fascinating. The connection between mental health and the natural world turns out to be strong and deep - which is good news in that it offers those feeling soul-sick the possibility that falling in love with the world around them might be remarkably helpful." - Bill McKibben...
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A Wild Idea

Jonathan Franklin · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

The incredible true story of an entrepreneur turned conservationist - the founder of the iconic companies The North Face and Esprit who used his fortune to protect over 12-million acres of land from development and exploitation and battle to save the wild. In 1991, Doug Tompkins left his comfortable...
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Piglet: The Unexpected Story of a Deaf, Blind, Pink Puppy and His Family

Melissa Shapiro DVM · Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

and Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love, a charming, inspirational memoir about empathy, resilience, kindness, and an adorable deaf blind pink dog.When Connecticut veterinarian Melissa Shapiro gets a call about a tiny deaf blind puppy rescued from a hoarding situation in need of fostering,...
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The Letters of Shirley Jackson

Shirley Jackson · Random House
Format: Hardcover

i must stop writing letters and get to writing a novel.Shirley Jackson is one of the most important American authors of the last hundred years and among our greatest chroniclers of the female experience. This extraordinary compilation of personal correspondence has all the hallmarks of Jackson's...
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