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Counterpoint: A Memoir of Bach and Mourning

Philip Kennicott · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A Pulitzer Prize-winning critic reflects on the meaning and emotional impact of a Bach masterwork.As his mother was dying, Philip Kennicott began to listen to the music of Bach obsessively. It was the only music that didn't seem trivial or irrelevant, and it enabled him to both experience...
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The Genius of Women: From Overlooked to Changing the World

Janice Kaplan · Dutton
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

We tell girls that they can be anything, so why do 90 percent of Americans believe that geniuses are almost always men? New York Times bestselling journalist Janice Kaplan explores the powerful forces that have rigged the system - and celebrates the women geniuses past and present...
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Shadow on the Mountain: A Yazidi Memoir of Terror, Resistance and Hope

Shaker Jeffrey · Da Capo Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A powerful and inspiring memoir of a young Yazidi who served as a U.S. combat interpreter but was later forced to flee into the mountains of Iraq to avoid the ISIS slaughter of his people

Shaker Jeffrey's life has been an odyssey of courage, cunning, and desperation. His journey...
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Decoding Boys: New Science Behind the Subtle Art of Raising Sons

Cara Natterson · Ballantine Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

When boys enter puberty, they tend to get quiet - or at least quieter than before - and parents often misread their signals. Here's how to navigate their retreat and steer them through this confusing passage, by the bestselling author of The Care and Keeping of You series and Guy Stuff:...
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Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country

Sierra Crane Murdoch · Random House
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The gripping true story of a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman who becomes obsessed with solving it - an urgent work of literary journalism.

"I don't know a more complicated, original protagonist in literature than Lissa Yellow Bird, or a more...
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Rough Ideas: Reflections on Music and More

Stephen Hough · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

A collection of essays on music and life by the famed classical pianist and composer

Stephen Hough is one of the world's leading pianists, winning global acclaim and numerous awards, both for his concerts and his recordings. He is also a writer, composer, and painter, and has been...

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Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor

Layla Saad · Sourcebooks
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Layla Saad moves her readers from their heads into their hearts, and ultimately, into their practice. We won't end white supremacy through an intellectual understanding alone; we must put that understanding into action." -- Robin DiAngelo, author of New York Times bestseller...
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National Geographic Atlas of the National Parks

Jon Waterman · National Geographic
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The first book of its kind, this stunning atlas showcases America's spectacular park system from coast to coast, richly illustrated with an inspiring and informative collection of maps, graphics, and photographs.

From the white sand beaches of Dry Tortugas to the snowy peaks of Denali,...
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