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The Cost of Living: A Working Autobiography Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781635571912
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - July 10th, 2018

The bestselling exploration of the dimensions of love, marriage, mourning, and kinship from two-time Booker Prize finalist Deborah Levy.

To strip the wallpaper off the fairy tale of The Family House in which the comfort and happiness of men and children has been the priority is to find behind it an unthanked, unloved, neglected, exhausted woman.


Exploding Data: Reclaiming Our Cyber Security in the Digital Age Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802127938
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - July 3rd, 2018

The most dangerous threat we--individually and as a society and country--face today is no longer military, but rather the increasingly pervasive exposure of our personal information; nothing undermines our freedom more than losing control of information about ourselves. And yet, as daily events underscore, we are ever more vulnerable to cyber-attack.


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062316110
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 15th, 2018

#1 New York Times Bestseller

The Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg,  now available as a beautifully packaged paperback


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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062300553
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - May 1st, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, NAMED BY THE TIMES AS ONE OF "6 BOOKS TO HELP UNDERSTAND TRUMP'S WIN" AND SOON TO BE A MAJOR-MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RON HOWARD

"You will not read a more important book about America this year."—The Economist


JELL-O Girls: A Family History Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316510615
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 24th, 2018

A "gorgeous" (New York Times) memoir that braids the evolution of one of America's most iconic branding campaigns with the stirring tales of the women who lived behind its facade - told by the inheritor of their stories.

A New York Times Editors' Choice
One of People Magazine's Best Books of Summer
An Amazon Best Book of the Month
An Indie Next Pick


Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062412256
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Published: Ecco - June 26th, 2018

One of TIME’s Best New Books to Read This Summer


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Barracoon: The Story of the Last
By Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker (Foreword by), Deborah G. Plant (Introduction by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062748201
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Published: Amistad - May 8th, 2018

New York Times Bestseller

“A profound impact on Hurston’s literary legacy.”—New York Times

“One of the greatest writers of our time.”—Toni Morrison


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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631494536
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - May 1st, 2018

In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, a leading authority on housing policy, explodes the myth that America's cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation--that is, through individual prejudices, income differences, or the actions of private institutions like banks and real estate agencies.


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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316551243
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - August 7th, 2018

An instant New York Times and indie bestseller, Dopesick is the only book to fully chart the devastating opioid crisis in America: "a harrowing, deeply compassionate dispatch from the heart of a national emergency" (New York Times) from a bestselling author and journalist who has lived through it


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The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row (Oprah's Book Club Summer 2018 Selection) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250205797
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Published: St. Martin's Press - June 5th, 2018

Oprah's Book Club Summer 2018 Selection

The Instant New York Times Bestseller

A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit.


No One Tells You This: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501163135
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 10th, 2018

“I found myself underlining sentences, and then entire passages, that resonated with me, articulating the extreme inadequacy and sense of dislocation single women of a certain age, like MacNicol—and like me —experience in moments when others are growing closer without you…an anthem to choosing the single, family-free life.”—Amanda Stern, The New York Time


Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250196682
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - May 29th, 2018

A timely call-to-arms from a Silicon Valley pioneer.


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