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Fair Play

A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live)

WOLFPACK

How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game Overview: In her retirement, Abby’s

Selfie

How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It’s Doing to Us Overview: Ranging from Ancient Greece,

The Death of Truth

Overview: From a Pulitzer Prize-winning critic comes an impassioned critique of the West’s retreat from reason.

Rise Up Women!

The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes Overview: A hundred years on, Diane Atkinson celebrates the lives

Brit(ish)

On Race, Identity and Belonging Overview: Brit(ish) is Afua Hirsch’s personal and provocative exploration of how

Unscrewed

Women, Sex, Power, and How to Stop Letting the System Screw Us All Overview: In Unscrewed,

Weaponized Lies

How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era Overview: New York Times bestselling author Daniel Levitin

Pandemic

Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond Overview: In Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to

Glass House

The 1% Economy and the Shattering of the All-American Town Overview: In Glass House, journalist Brian

Tribe

On Homecoming and Belonging Overview: TRIBE explains why we are stronger when we come together, and

Labor of Love

The Invention of Dating Overview: “Does anyone date anymore?” Today, the authorities tell us that courtship

The Way Back

Restoring the Promise of America Overview: The Way Back explains the revolution in American politics, where

Ghetto

The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea Overview: Ghetto is the story of

Evicted

Poverty and Profit in the American City Overview: WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE GENERAL NON-FICTION

The Sex Myth

The Gap Between Our Fantasies and Reality Overview: Equal parts social commentary, pop culture, and powerful

Dreamland

The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic Overview: An explosive true account of addiction, marketing and

On Immunity

An Inoculation Overview: In this bold, fascinating book, Biss investigates the metaphors and myths surrounding our

Zillow Talk

The New Rules of Real Estate Overview: THE HARDCOVER EDITION WAS PUBLISHED AS ZILLOW TALK: THE

The Big Necessity

The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why It Matters Overview: With razor-sharp wit and crusading

Excellent Sheep

The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life Overview: Excellent Sheep

Everyday Sexism

Overview: 'Admirable and culturally transferable. "A storm is coming," writes Bates. After reading this book you'll

The Meat Racket

The Secret Takeover of America’s Food Business Overview: Important, timely, and explosive, The Meat Racket is

Farmageddon

The True Cost of Cheap Meat Overview: Farmageddon is a fascinating and terrifying investigative journey behind

American Savage

Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics Overview: Among them: • Why straight

Smile Or Die

How Positive Thinking Fooled America and the World Overview: A brilliant, savagely funny attack on the

Traffic

Why We Drive the Way We Do (and what it Says about Us) Overview: From the

The End of Poverty

Economic Possibilities for Our Time Overview: An international economic advisor shares a wide-spectrum theory about how

Beyond Culture

Overview: Calls for and speculates on an extensive transcendence of individual cultures, of material and verbal