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When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. And just like that, the future he

Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon

Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “The hugely illuminating story of how a popular breed of dog became the most demonized and supposedly the most dangerous of dogs—and what role humans have played in the transformation.   When Bronwen Dickey brought her new dog home, she saw no traces of the infamous viciousness in her affectionate, timid pit bull.

Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire

Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “The incredible tale of how ambitious oil rivals Marcus Samuel, Jr., and Henri Deterding joined forces to topple the Standard Oil empire   Marcus Samuel, Jr., is an unorthodox Jewish merchant trader. Henri Deterding is a take-no-prisoners oilman. In 1889, John D. Rockefeller is at the peak of his power. Having annihilated all

Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things

Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “In Furiously Happy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea. But terrible ideas are what Jenny does best. As Jenny says: “Some people might think that being ‘furiously happy’ is

Incarceration Nations: A Journey To Justice In Prisons Around The World

Incarceration Nations: A Journey To Justice In Prisons Around The World

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “Baz Dreisinger travels behind bars in nine countries to rethink the state of justice in a global context   Beginning in Africa and ending in Europe, Incarceration Nations is a first-person odyssey through the prison systems of the world. Professor, journalist, and founder of the Prison-to-College-Pipeline, Dreisinger looks into the human stories of incarcerated

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of

You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves

You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “The story of the rise of modern navigation technology, from radio location to GPS—and the consequent decline of privacy What does it mean to never get lost? You Are Here examines the rise of our technologically aided era of navigational omniscience—or how we came to know exactly where we are at all times.

How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century, and the Patient Zero of Piracy

How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century, and the Patient Zero of Piracy

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “Finalist for the 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the 2016 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, and the 2015 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year A New York Times Editors’ Choice ONE OF THE YEAR’S BEST BOOKS: The Washington Post • The Financial Times • Slate • The Atlantic • Time • Forbes “[How Music Got Free] has the clear writing

Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge

Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “The prizewinning historian and bestselling author of D-Day and Stalingrad reconstructs the Battle of the Bulge in this riveting new account On December 16, 1944, Hitler launched his ‘last gamble’ in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes in Belgium, believing he could split the Allies by driving all the way to Antwerp

New Orleans Carnival Krewes: The History, Spirit and Secrets of Mardi Gras

New Orleans Carnival Krewes: The History, Spirit and Secrets of Mardi Gras

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “New Orleans is practically synonymous with Mardi Gras. Both evoke the parades, the beads, the costumes, the food–the pomp and circumstance. The carnival krewes are the backbone of this Big Easy tradition. Every year, different krewes put on extravagant parties and celebrations to commemorate the beginning of the Lenten season. Historic krewes like

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A Gentleman in Moscow

A Gentleman in Moscow

Featured Best-Selling Fiction Monday – Friday @ 9am-10pm / 10pm – 11pm The mega-bestseller with more than 1.5 million readers that is soon to be a major television series One of five Summer 2019 reading picks by Bill Gates “The novel buzzes with the energy of numerous adventures, love affairs, [and] twists of fate.” —The

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