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    Thomas Jefferson - Revolutionary: A Radical's Struggle to Remake America by Kevin R. C. Gutzman    The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own by Veronica Chambers    In the Great Green Room: The Brilliant and Bold Life of Margaret Wise Brown by Amy Gary    Rise: How a House Built a Family by Cara Brookins    My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King & Dr. Rev. Barbara Reynolds    Barbarian Lost: Travels in the New China by Alexandre Trudeau    The Girl from the Metropol Hotel: Growing Up in Communist Russia by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya    African Kaiser: General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck and the Great War in Africa, 1914-1918 by Robert Gaudi    Bittersweet: Confessions of a Twice-Married Man by Philip Lee    Grace Helen Mowat and the Making of Cottage Craft by Diana Rees & Ronald Rees    Random Illuminations: Conversations with Carol Shields by Eleanor Wachtel    The Right Fight: Bernard Lord and the Conservative Dilemma by Jacques Poitras    Frank: The Life and Politics of Frank McKenna by Philip Lee    Amazing Medical Stories by George Burden & Dorothy Grant    If I Could Turn and Meet Myself: The Life of Alden Nowlan by Patrick Toner    Blunt Trauma: After the Fall of Flight 111 by Ivy Bannister    New Year, Same Trash: Resolutions I Absolutely Did Not Keep by Samantha Irby    In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi    A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market by Edward O. Thorp    Stilwell and the American Experience in China: 1911-1945 by Barbara W. Tuchman    Only One Year: A Memoir by Svetlana Alliluyeva    Unbound: A Story of Snow and Self-Discovery by Steph Jagger    Lara: The Untold Love Story and the Inspiration for Doctor Zhivago by Anna Pasternak    The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer, and the Meaning of Murder by Claudia Rowe    Disaster Falls: A Family Story by Stephane Gerson    This Teaching Life: A Memoir of schooldays in Ireland by T. J. McElligott    Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front by Mary Jennings Hegar    Rumi's Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love by Brad Gooch    Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower's Final Mission by Bret Baier & Catherine Whitney    Chasing Slow: Courage to Journey Off the Beaten Path by Erin Loechner    Nicotine by Gregor Hens    Daddy King: An Autobiography by Martin Luther King Sr    Explore/Create: My Life in Pursuit of New Frontiers, Hidden Worlds, and the Creative Spark by Richard Garriott & David Fisher    A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life by Ayelet Waldman    Quicksand: What It Means to Be a Human Being by Henning Mankell    Sink or Swim by Shelley Hanna    Running the War in Iraq by Jim Molan    Mosaic: A Chronicle of Five Generations by Diane Armstrong    Reclaiming Hope: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House About the Future of Faith in America by Michael R. Wear    Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations by Martin Luther King Jr.    Una casa propia: Historias de mi vida by Sandra Cisneros    Edward IV by Charles Ross    The General: William Levine, Citizen Soldier and Liberator by Alex Kershaw & Richard Ernsberger & Jennifer Pritzker    Sky Walking: An Astronaut's Memoir by Tom Jones    Books for Living by Will Schwalbe    Same Kind of Different As Me Movie Edition: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Th by Ron Hall & Denver Moore & Lynn Vincent    From Auschwitz by Daniel G. Fischer    Albion Fellows Bacon: Indiana's Municipal Housekeeper by Robert G. Barrows    Frocking Life: Searching for Elsa Schiaparelli by Billyboy*    Love and Science: A Memoir by Jan Vilcek

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Thomas Jefferson - Revolutionary: A Radical's Struggle to Remake America

Kevin R. C. Gutzman

Thomas Jefferson - Revolutionary: A Radical's Struggle to Remake America by Kevin R. C. Gutzman

"In this lively and clearly written book, Kevin Gutzman makes a compelling case for the broad range and radical ambitions of Thomas Jefferson's commitment to human equality." - Alan Taylor, Pulitzer Prize winning author of American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750-1804

Though remembered chiefly as author of the Declaration of Independence and the president under whom the Louisiana Purchase was effected, Thomas Jefferson was a true revolutionary in the way he thought about the size and reach of government, which Americans who were full citizens and the role of education in the new country....

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The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own

Veronica Chambers

The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own by Veronica Chambers

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**One of Bustle's 17 of the Best Nonfiction Books of 2017**
**One of BookRiot's '11 Books to Help Us Make It Through a Trump Presidency'**

"Whenever I think about Michelle Obama, I think, 'When I grow up, I want to be just like her. I want to be that intelligent, confident, and comfortable in my own skin'." -Roxane Gay

"Even after eight years of watching them daily in the press, the fact that the most powerful man in the world...

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In the Great Green Room: The Brilliant and Bold Life of Margaret Wise Brown

Amy Gary

In the Great Green Room: The Brilliant and Bold Life of Margaret Wise Brown by Amy Gary

The extraordinary life of the woman behind the beloved children's classics Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny comes alive in this fascinating biography of Margaret Wise Brown. Margaret's books have sold millions of copies all over the world, but few people know that she was at the center of a children's book publishing revolution. Her whimsy and imagination fueled a steady stream of stories, book ideas, songs, and poems and she was renowned for her prolific writing and business savvy, as well as her stunning beauty and endless thirst for adventure.

Margaret started her writing career by helping...

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Rise: How a House Built a Family

Cara Brookins

Rise: How a House Built a Family by Cara Brookins

If you were inspired by Wild and Eat, Pray, Love, you'll love this extraordinary true story of a woman taking the greatest risk of her life in order to heal from the unthinkable.

After escaping an abusive marriage, Cara Brookins had four children to provide for and no one to turn to but herself. In desperate need of a home but without the means to buy one, she did something incredible.

Equipped only with YouTube instructional videos, a small bank loan and a mile-wide stubborn streak, Cara built her own house from the foundation up with a work crew made up of her four children.

It would be the...

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My Life, My Love, My Legacy

Coretta Scott King & Dr. Rev. Barbara Reynolds

My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King & Dr. Rev. Barbara Reynolds

The Washington Post's Books to Read in 2017
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USA Today, "New and Noteworthy"

"This book is distinctly Coretta's story . . . particularly absorbing. . . generous, in a manner that is unfashionable in our culture."-New York Times Book Review

"Eloquent . . . inspirational"-USA Today

The life story of Coretta Scott King-wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center), and singular twentieth-century American civil and human rights activist-as told fully for the first time, toward the...

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Barbarian Lost: Travels in the New China

Alexandre Trudeau

Barbarian Lost: Travels in the New China by Alexandre Trudeau

To this day, China remains an enigma. Ancient, complex and fast moving, it defies easy understanding.

Ever since he was a boy, Alexandre Trudeau has been fascinated by this great county. Recounting his experiences in the China of recent years, Trudeau visits artists and migrant workers, townspeople and rural farmers. Often accompanied by a young Chinese journalist, Vivien, he explores realities caught in time between the China of our memories and the thrust of progress. The China he seeks out lurks in hints and shadows. It flickers dimly amidst all the glare and noise. The people he encounters...

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The Girl from the Metropol Hotel: Growing Up in Communist Russia

Ludmilla Petrushevskaya

The Girl from the Metropol Hotel: Growing Up in Communist Russia by Ludmilla PetrushevskayaThe prizewinning memoir of one of the world
2017 / 1 / 19
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African Kaiser: General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck and the Great War in Africa, 1914-1918

Robert Gaudi

African Kaiser: General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck and the Great War in Africa, 1914-1918 by Robert GaudiThe incredible true account of General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck and his exploits in World War I Africa with the legendary "Schutztruppe."

As World War I ravaged the European continent, a completely different theater of war was being contested in Africa. And from this very different kind of war, there emerged a very different kind of military leader...

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the continent of Africa was a hotbed of international trade, colonialism, and political gamesmanship. So when World War I broke out, the European powers were forced to contend with each other not just in...

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Bittersweet: Confessions of a Twice-Married Man

Philip Lee

Bittersweet: Confessions of a Twice-Married Man by Philip LeeSometimes the life we have constructed needs to fall apart before we can begin the process of making something better. After his first marriage ended, Philip Lee found himself living with his younger brother in an old fisherman's house by the sea, trying to restore some order to the wreckage of his life. It was a dark year of rain-bucket showers, blowtorch espresso, and abandoned renovation projects. They were bachelors in every sense of the word. With wit, warmth, and sensitivity, Philip Lee writes about this dark year, the struggle to rebuild his life and family and his rediscovery of love's...
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Grace Helen Mowat and the Making of Cottage Craft

Diana Rees & Ronald Rees

Grace Helen Mowat and the Making of Cottage Craft by Diana Rees & Ronald ReesKnitting is a booming pastime, enjoying a resurgence of interest, spawning books, movies, a brisk online trade in wool and knitted goods - even trade fairs. In Canada, Cottage Craft has long held a strong reputation for its fine wool, dyed to the palette of the local landscape, and the fine craftsmanship of the women who weave and knit its quality materials. Behind Cottage Craft is the story of a woman of vision and remarkable resolve. Grace Helen Mowat looked upon traditional rural crafts - knitting, weaving, and rug hooking - as cash crops for the straitened farm women of Charlotte County,...
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Random Illuminations: Conversations with Carol Shields

Eleanor Wachtel

Random Illuminations: Conversations with Carol Shields by Eleanor WachtelA great conversation can offer insight into the hearts and minds of its participants. In this intimate, wide-ranging collection of conversations (and some correspondence), writer-broadcaster Eleanor Wachtel and her friend, author Carol Shields, touch on both the personal and the professional. Eleanor Wachtel first met Carol Shields in 1980; her first interview with Carol occurred in 1987, following the publication of Swann: A Mystery. They soon became friends, embarking on a correspnodence and conversations that would last her almost two decades. In this illuminating book, Eleanor Wachtel brings...
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The Right Fight: Bernard Lord and the Conservative Dilemma

Jacques Poitras

The Right Fight: Bernard Lord and the Conservative Dilemma by Jacques PoitrasIn The Right Fight: Bernard Lord and the Conservative Dilemma, CBC reporter Jacques Poitras provides a journalist's account of how Bernard Lord rose to the top in provincial politics and why his path could lead to Ottawa. The clean sweep of Frank McKenna's Liberals in 1987 shook the foundations of the New Brunswick Progressive Conservative Party, but election night 1991 utterly shattered the Tory dream. As expected, the Liberals won a second majority, but the fervently anti-bilingualism Confederation of Regions (COR) Party formed the official Opposition. For the first time in a hundred years,...
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Frank: The Life and Politics of Frank McKenna

Philip Lee

Frank: The Life and Politics of Frank McKenna by Philip LeeGoose Lane Editions has released a biography that reveals the private world of one of Canada's most fascinating politicians. Almost four years after stepping down as Premier of New Brunswick, Frank McKenna is as much on the minds of political watchers across Canada as ever. The question today, however, is will he or won't he get back into the political ring. While the guessing game continues, Philip Lee's new book Frank: The Life and Politics of Frank McKenna provides fresh insights into the man and his politics. Frank takes readers on a journey into the political backrooms and corporate boardrooms...
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Amazing Medical Stories

George Burden & Dorothy Grant

Amazing Medical Stories by George Burden & Dorothy GrantThe twenty true tales in Amazing Medical Stories give a rich and entertaining picture of the ways in which medical workers (both real and fake) have used the keys to the mysterious kingdom of life: health, disease, and physical anomaly, birth, death, and post-mortem diagnosis. The stories run the gamut from tragedy to hilarity, from satisfaction of curiosity to evocation of terrible pity. Amazing Medical Stories deals with quacks and charlatans, the giants Angus McAskill and Anna Swan, the first case of antisocial personality disorder, as well as wonderous inventions and achievements by physicians....
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If I Could Turn and Meet Myself: The Life of Alden Nowlan

Patrick Toner

If I Could Turn and Meet Myself: The Life of Alden Nowlan by Patrick TonerAt his death in 1985, Alden Nowlan stood in the first rank of Canadian writers. Today, his poetry is beloved by Maritimers and popular across Canada and in the US as well. If I Could Turn and Meet Myself tells his life story, from his birth to a 14-year-old mother in 1933 through his impoverished childhood, his disturbed adolescence, his newspaper career, his struggle with cancer, and his tenure as writer-in-residence at the University of New Brunswick. Nowlan founded his success and peace of mind on his belief that he was a composite of many selves. In 12 books of poetry, two novels, a book...
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Blunt Trauma: After the Fall of Flight 111

Ivy Bannister

Blunt Trauma: After the Fall of Flight 111 by Ivy BannisterOn September 2, 1998, a fire in the cockpit sent Swissair Flight 111 plunging into the sea off Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia. All 229 men, women and children on board perished, including Ivy Bannister's sister, Patty. Set in Dublin, New York and the South Shore of Nova Scotia, Blunt Trauma is the true story of how one family's life was ravaged by the terrible event. When Ivy Bannister switched on BBC radio from her home in Dublin the following morning, she had no idea that that the first thing she'd hear would change her life forever. An ocean away from the tragedy that claimed her sister's life,...
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New Year, Same Trash: Resolutions I Absolutely Did Not Keep

Samantha Irby

New Year, Same Trash: Resolutions I Absolutely Did Not Keep by Samantha IrbyComedian, blogger and essayist Samantha Irby is not going to be a better person this year than she was last. Nope. With a small group of woo-woo others, Irby sets seventy micro-resolutions, and then
2017 / 1 / 18
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In the Darkroom

Susan Faludi

In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
WINNER OF THE KIRKUS PRIZE

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash, comes In the Darkroom, an astonishing confrontation with the enigma of her father and the larger riddle of identity consuming our age.

"In the summer of 2004 I set out to investigate someone I scarcely knew, my father. The project began with a grievance, the grievance of a daughter whose parent had absconded from her life. I was in pursuit of a scofflaw, an artful dodger who had skipped out on so many things-obligation, affection,...

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A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market

Edward O. Thorp

A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market by Edward O. ThorpThe incredible true story of the card-counting mathematics professor who taught the world how to beat the dealer and, as the first of the great quantitative investors, ushered in a revolution on Wall Street.

A child of the Great Depression, legendary mathematician Edward O. Thorp invented card counting, proving the seemingly impossible: that you could beat the dealer at the blackjack table. As a result he launched a gambling renaissance. His remarkable success

2017 / 1 / 17
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Stilwell and the American Experience in China: 1911-1945

Barbara W. Tuchman

Stilwell and the American Experience in China: 1911-1945 by Barbara W. TuchmanBarbara W. Tuchman won her second Pulitzer Prize for this nonfiction masterpiece
2017 / 1 / 17
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