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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

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

Modern Romance: An Investigation

Modern Romance: An Investigation

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “Now a New York Times Bestseller A hilarious, thoughtful, and in-depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from one of this generation’s sharpest comedic voices At some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of relationships, all with the hope of

Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest For Nutritional Perfection

Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest For Nutritional Perfection

FEATURED NON-FICTION “Absorbing and meticulously researched.” — The New York Times “[M]easured, funny and fascinating. . . . If you need vitamins to survive (you do), you should read this book.” —Scientific American, Food Matter “A hidden, many-faceted, and urgent story.” —Booklist, *STARRED* Should I take a multivitamin? Does vitamin C really prevent colds? Can

The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men

The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men

FEATURED NON-FICTION “The shocking story of how America became one of the world’s safest postwar havens for Nazis Thousands of Nazis — from concentration camp guards to high-level officers in the Third Reich — came to the United States after World War II and quietly settled into new lives. They had little trouble getting in.

The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload

The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload

FEATURED NON-FICTION “The information age is drowning us with an unprecedented deluge of data. At the same time, we’re expected to make more—and faster—decisions about our lives than ever before. No wonder, then, that the average American reports frequently losing car keys or reading glasses, missing appointments, and feeling worn out by the effort required

The Innovators

The Innovators

FEATURED NON-FICTION “Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson’s revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and an indispensable guide to how innovation really happens. What were the talents that allowed certain inventors

Such Good Girls: The Journey of the Holocaust’s Hidden Child Survivors

Such Good Girls: The Journey of the Holocaust’s Hidden Child Survivors

FEATURED NON-FICTION “The story of the generation of hidden child survivors told through the true experiences of three Jewish girls—from Poland, Holland, and France—who transcended their traumatic childhoods to lead remarkable lives in America. Only one in ten Jewish children in Europe survived the Holocaust, many in hiding. In Such Good Girls, R. D. Rosen

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The Premonition: A Pandemic Story

The Premonition: A Pandemic Story

Featured Best-Selling Non-Fiction Monday – Friday @ 6am-7am / 2pm – 3pm / 1:30am – 2:30am New York Times BestsellerAn American Scientist Science Book of 2021A Bloomberg Best Book of 2021A Fortune Best Books of 2021A Guardian Best Book of 2021A Mother Jones Best Book of 2021A Next Big Idea Club Best Nonfiction of 2021One of Smithsonian’s 10 Best Science Books of 2021 For those who could read between the

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