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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

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

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

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

The Fault In Our Stars

The Fault In Our Stars

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF “Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful,

Next Up on Book Off The Shelf: Men We Reaped

Next Up on Book Off The Shelf: Men We Reaped

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF: Finalist for the National Book Critics’ Circle Award Nominee for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award A New York Times Notable Book   “We saw the lightning and that was the guns; and then we heard the thunder and that was the big guns; and then we heard the rain falling and

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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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