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The Rock from Mars by Kathy Sawyer

“Engrossing” (Publishers Weekly): In the 1990s, NASA scientists claimed they’d found fossilized remains of ancient Martian life — and sparked a controversy that attracted national attention. “Vividly portrays the key players and thoroughly explicates the complex science involved” (Booklist starred review).

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The Devil’s Playground by James Traub

“Sparkling… A fabulous read” (Booklist starred review): This immersive history of one of the most famous spots in the world explores Times Square’s transformation from a playground for gangsters and vaudevillians into a modern monument. “On every page you learn something about how the city really happened” (The New Yorker).

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

Winner of the National Book Award: This “beyond groundbreaking” book (Junot Díaz) by a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist examines the lives of residents in a Mumbai suburb. “Completely enjoyable… As rich and beautifully written as a novel” (David Sedaris).

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The Best Punctuation Book, Period. by June Casagrande

The only guide to punctuation you’ll ever need! This all-in-one reference goes far beyond the basics, covering every major style and answering questions that might perplex even the most experienced writers.

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Isaac Asimov’s Guide to Earth and Space by Isaac Asimov

From a renowned writer hailed as “one of the great explainers of the age” (Carl Sagan): Isaac Asimov delves into over 100 essential questions about the cosmos in this “fine introduction to modern astronomical theory” (Library Journal).

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The Daemon Knows by Harold Bloom

“Enrapturing” (The New York Times Book Review): A legendary critic explores the spark of genius in American literature in this New York Times bestseller. “Bloom conveys the intimate, urgent, compelling sense of why it matters that we read these canonical authors” (Kirkus Reviews starred review).

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Miami by Joan Didion

From a New York Times bestselling and National Book Award–winning author, this “masterful” look (Library Journal) at 1980s Miami explores an immigrant community crippled by broken government promises. “[Didion] writes and thinks with exceptional rigor and originality… A brilliant book” (The Washington Post).

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The Astronomy Book by DK Publishing

Featuring stunning diagrams, maps, and more, this superb guide to astronomy delves into our knowledge of the universe and the scientists who defined it — and explores fascinating theories about our solar system.

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Truth and Consequences by Keith Olbermann

Political commentator Keith Olbermann delivers pointed critiques of the Bush administration in this New York Times bestseller. “The commentary collected here demonstrates that he is a first-rate writer unafraid of expressing criticisms” (Publishers Weekly).

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The Psychopath Whisperer by Kent A. Kiehl

A “world-renowned researcher” writes “with compassion and insight” (Kirkus Reviews) on the behavior and biology of those who exhibit psychopathic traits. “A lucid and closely observed portrait… Fascinating and terrifying” (The New Yorker).

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Out of My Later Years by Albert Einstein

One of history’s greatest minds weighs in on everything from government and science to optimism in this enlightening New York Times bestseller. Discover how a legendary Nobel Prize winner saw the world around him!

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Culture by John Brockman

Compiled by a New York Times bestselling author, this collection of essays from leading voices takes a wide-ranging look at how culture shapes every aspect of human civilization. “A welcome gathering of intriguing ideas” (Kirkus Reviews).

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1946–52: Years of Trial and Hope by Harry S. Truman

In this remarkable memoir of a turbulent time, the 33rd US president chronicles his experiences dealing with the Cold War, the dismissal of General MacArthur, and the Berlin Blockade. An illuminating perspective on some of the most complicated and compelling events in American history.

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Uncivil Society by Stephen Kotkin

Two experts analyze the fall of the Communist regime in this insightful read. “Combining scholarship with sparkling prose, the authors recount a thoroughly satisfying historical struggle in which the good guys won” (Publishers Weekly).

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The Weather of the Future by Heidi Cullen

Experts fear that the world will face drastic weather changes by 2050. In this “engrossing” book (Publishers Weekly), a well-known climate scientist draws from current research to explore likely scenarios for the future.

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