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E.R. Nurses: True Stories from America's Greatest Unsung Heroes Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780759554269
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 11th, 2021

They save our lives every day, and we’ve never heard their stories.  The life-or-death intensity of working on the front lines, from America’s greatest unsung heroes.
 
“The compassion, the work ethic, and the selflessness of nurses … are given the respect they deserve and captured beautifully here.”
–Sanjay Gupta, MD, neurosurge


Rage Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781982131746
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 14th, 2021

Rage is an unprecedented and intimate tour de force of new reporting on the Trump presidency facing a global pandemic, economic disaster and racial unrest.

Woodward, the #1 international bestselling author of Fear: Trump in the White House, has uncovered the precise moment the president was warned that the Covid-19 epidemic would be the biggest national security threat


The Age of AI: And Our Human Future Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316273800
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 2nd, 2021

Three of the world’s most accomplished and deep thinkers come together to explore Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the way it is transforming human society—and what this technology means for us all.

An AI learned to win chess by making moves human grand masters had never conceived.


American Happiness and Discontents: The Unruly Torrent, 2008-2020 Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780306924415
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Published: Hachette Books - September 14th, 2021

Examine the ways in which expertise, reason, and manners are continually under attack in our institutions, courts, political arenas, and social venues with this collection from the Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative columnist.
 
George F. Will has been one of this country’s leading columnists since 1974. He won the Pulitzer Prize for it in 1977.


The Antisocial Network: The GameStop Short Squeeze and the Ragtag Group of Amateur Traders That Brought Wall Street to Its Knees Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538707555
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 7th, 2021

From one of our most innovative and celebrated authors, the definitive take on the wildest story of the year— the David-vs.-Goliath GameStop short squeeze, a tale of fortunes won and lost overnight that may end up changing Wall Street forever.

Bestselling author Ben Mezrich offers a gripping, beat-by-beat account of how a loosely affiliate group of private investors and


The Bidens: Inside the First Family’s Fifty-Year Rise to Power Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538738009
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Published: Twelve - September 21st, 2021

A deeply reported exploration of Joe Biden as told through his extended family.

Coming off of the 2020 election, THE BIDENS tells the Biden Family story in full, from the secrets lurking in the deep recesses of Joe's family tree to his son Hunter's foreign deal-making spree—and the Trump gang's ham-handed efforts to exploit it.

​On November 3, Ameri


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Paradise: One Town's Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593136386
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Published: Crown - August 17th, 2021

The definitive firsthand account of California’s Camp Fire, the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century, Paradise is a riveting examination of what went wrong and how to avert future tragedies as the climate crisis unfolds


Aftershocks: Pandemic Politics and the End of the Old International Order Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250275745
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Published: St. Martin's Press - August 24th, 2021

Two of America's leading national security experts offer a definitive account of the global impact of COVID-19 and the political shock waves it will have on the United States and the world order in the 21st Century.

“Informed by history, reporting, and a truly global perspective, this is an indispensable first draft of history and blueprint for how we can move forward.”


The Dope: The Real History of the Mexican Drug Trade Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324006558
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 10th, 2021

A myth-busting, 100-year history of the Mexican drug trade that reveals how an industry founded by farmers and village healers became dominated by cartels and kingpins.


The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250798480
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Published: Picador - August 17th, 2021

From the prophetic author of the now-classic What’s the Matter with Kansas? and Listen, Liberal, an eye-opening account of populism, the most important—and misunderstood—movement of our time.


An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062960672
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Published: Harper - July 13th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 

“The ultimate takedown.” – New York Times Book Review


The Authority of the Court and the Peril of Politics Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780674269361
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Published: Harvard University Press - September 14th, 2021

A sitting justice reflects upon the authority of the Supreme Court--how that authority was gained and how measures to restructure the Court could undermine both the Court and the constitutional system of checks and balances that depends on it.