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Odds Against Tomorrow

Odds Against Tomorrow

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF: “NEW YORK CITY, the near future: Mitchell Zukor, a gifted young mathematician, is hired by a mysterious new financial consulting firm, FutureWorld. The business operates out of a cavernous office in the Empire State Building; Mitchell is employee number two. He is asked to calculate worst-case scenarios in the most

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture In Crisis

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture In Crisis

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF: “From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white working class Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of white working-class Americans. The

Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of The War on Drugs

Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of The War on Drugs

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF: “NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned in the United States. On the eve of this centenary, journalist Johann Hari set off on an epic three-year, thirty-thousand-mile journey into the war on drugs. What he found is that more and more people

This Week In Original Programming (11/30 – 12/04): Novelist Lev Grossman, Poet Andrea Panzeca, Chef Mike Brewer and Songwriter Davis Rogan

This Week In Original Programming (11/30 – 12/04): Novelist Lev Grossman, Poet Andrea Panzeca, Chef Mike Brewer and Songwriter Davis Rogan

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The Invention of Wings

The Invention of Wings

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF: “From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a #1 New York Times bestselling novel about two unforgettable American women. Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a

On The Move: A Life

On The Move: A Life

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF: “A New York Times Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, BookPage, Slate, Men’s Journal When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote: “Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.” It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped

My Name Is Lucy Barton

My Name Is Lucy Barton

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF: “#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A new book by Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout is cause for celebration. Her bestselling novels, including Olive Kitteridge and The Burgess Boys, have illuminated our most tender relationships. Now, in My Name Is Lucy Barton, this extraordinary writer shows how a simple hospital visit becomes

Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother

Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF: “Louisa May Alcott was one of the most successful and bestselling authors of her day, earning more than any of her male contemporaries. Her classic Little Women has been a mainstay of American literature since its release nearly 150 years ago, as Jo March and her calm, beloved “Marmee” have

Downstream Towards Home: A Book Of Rivers

Downstream Towards Home: A Book Of Rivers

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF: “American rivers are among the most diverse and challenging in the world, and for many the excitement and escape they offer develops into a lifelong pursuit. In Downstream Toward Home, Oliver A. Houck recounts his six decades exploring America’s waterways,from unnamed creeks and Louisiana swamps to the rivers of western

Y: A Novel

Y: A Novel

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF: ““Y. That perfect letter. The wishbone, fork in the road, empty wineglass. The question we ask over and over. Why? . . . My life begins at the Y.” So opens Marjorie Celona’s highly acclaimed and exquisitely rendered debut about a wise-beyond-her-years foster child abandoned as a newborn on the

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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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