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The House of Kennedy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316454483
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 13th, 2020

The Kennedys have always been a family of charismatic adventurers, raised to take risks and excel, living by the dual family mottos: "To whom much is given, much is expected" and "Win at all costs." And they do--but at a price.

Resistance: A Songwriter's Story of Hope, Change, and Courage Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982104153
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Published: Atria Books - May 5th, 2020


A timely and passionate call to action for engaging with our current political moment, from the Grammy-nominated and multiplatinum singer-songwriter and New York Times bestselling author Tori Amos.

Since the release of her first, career-defining solo album Little Earthquakes, Tori Amos has been one of the music

Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062913296
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Published: Harper Wave - April 28th, 2020

Instant New York Times Bestseller!

The book we need NOW to avoid a social recession, Murthy’s prescient message is about the importance of human connection, the hidden impact of loneliness on our health, and the social power of community.

Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250261878
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Published: Celadon Books - April 21st, 2020

From bestselling author of She’s Not There, New York Times opinion columnist, and human rights activist Jennifer Finney Boylan, Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs, a memoir of the transformative power of loving dogs.

This is a book about dogs: the love we have for them, and the way that love helps us understand the people we have been.

Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982111908
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 14th, 2020

A close friendship is one of the most influential and important relationships a human life can contain. Anyone will tell you that!

Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250194718
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 21st, 2020

For anyone who has ever felt like they don't belong, Sigh, Gone shares an irreverent, funny, and moving tale of displacement and assimilation woven together with poignant themes from beloved works of classic literature.

Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316343756
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - May 12th, 2020

A leading epidemiologist shares his "powerful and necessary" (Richard Preston, author of The Hot Zone) stories from the front lines of our war on infectious diseases and explains how to prepare for global epidemics -- featuring a new preface on COVID-19.

The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250134769
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 14th, 2020

An extraordinary debut in the tradition of classic works from authors such as Mark Kurlansky, Mary Roach, and Rose George.

An exuberant and insightful work of popular history of how streets got their names, houses their numbers, and what it reveals about class, race, power, and identity.

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The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go from Here Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525563389
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Published: Vintage - March 3rd, 2020

“Hope Jahren is the voice that science has been waiting for.” —Nature

“A superb account of the deadly struggle between humanity and what may prove the only life-bearing planet within ten light years, written in a brilliantly sardonic and conversational style.” —E. O. Wilson

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power Cover Image
ISBN: 9781541758001
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Published: PublicAffairs - March 3rd, 2020

The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior.

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Death in Mud Lick: A Coal Country Fight against the Drug Companies That Delivered the Opioid Epidemic Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982105310
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Published: Scribner - March 31st, 2020

From a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter from the smallest newspaper ever to win the prize in the investigative reporting category, an urgent, riveting, and heartbreaking investigation into the corporate greed that pumped millions of pain pills into small Appalachian towns, decimating communities.

Death in Mud Lick is the story of a pharmacy in

The Undocumented Americans Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399592683
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Published: One World - March 24th, 2020

One of the first undocumented immigrants to graduate from Harvard reveals the hidden lives of her fellow undocumented Americans in this deeply personal and groundbreaking portrait of a nation.

“Karla’s book sheds light on people’s personal experiences and allows their stories to be told and their voices to be heard.”—Selena Gomez

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