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The Last American Man by Elizabeth Gilbert

From the bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love: This National Book Award finalist follows the unconventional life of Eustace Conway, who abandoned suburban life in favor of the rugged Appalachian Mountains. A “spirited and canny portrait” (Booklist starred review).

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Inside the Middle East by Avi Melamed

What makes the Middle East one of the world’s most tumultuous hot spots? An acclaimed intelligence analyst examines the people, forces, and conflicts shaping this region.

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The Joys of Travel by Thomas Swick

An experienced traveler pinpoints the unique joys of exploring the globe in this inspiring collection of essays. “More than just good reading for the armchair adventurer, Swick’s book spurs one to get out of that armchair and see the world” (The Washington Post).

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The World According to Star Wars by Cass R. Sunstein

“An enlightening and surprisingly personal tour of a galaxy” (The Washington Post): This New York Times bestseller takes an irresistible look at our world through the lens of Star Wars — from fatherhood and rebellion to economics and constitutional law. “The book’s takeaways are universal” (Fortune).

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Corsets & Codpieces by Karen Bowman

Human history is full of outlandish and unwieldy garments. Take a fascinating tour of centuries of odd clothing in this “brisk romp through a millennium of fashion’s victims” (The New York Times Book Review).

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Warped Passages by Lisa Randall

Are there hidden dimensions to the universe — or even entire universes beyond our own? One of the world’s top theoretical physicists takes readers on a mind-blowing voyage of discovery. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year with nearly 1,200 five-star ratings on Goodreads.

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The Kid Stays in the Picture by Robert Evans

“A naughty, outrageous, and wild ride — and perhaps the best Hollywood memoir ever written” (Publishers Weekly): Actor and producer Robert Evans delivers a witty insider’s view of show business in this irresistible tell-all. “Don’t even try to put it down” (The New York Times).

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Barbarians at the Gate by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar

A #1 New York Times bestseller hailed as “one of the finest, most compelling accounts” of a Wall Street era (The New York Times Book Review). Dive into the fascinating story of RJR Nabisco’s rise and famous fall — an important cautionary tale of American business.

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Edible by Daniella Martin

“Chatty, informative, and eminently readable” (Booklist): Could edible insects be coming to your dinner table? A culinary adventurer explores the future of food in this lively read that “poses timely questions while offering tasty solutions” (Kirkus Reviews).

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The Finish by Mark Bowden

This New York Times bestseller from the author of Black Hawk Down weaves a gripping account of the 10-year hunt for Osama bin Laden. A “superb” (Kirkus Reviews starred review), thoroughly-researched report.

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The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal

Why is willpower so crucial, and how does it work? A Stanford psychologist explains what scientists have learned about self-control, and how their insights can change your life. “A fun and readable survey of the field” (Time) with over 6,200 five-star ratings on Goodreads.

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F in Exams: Complete Failure Edition by Richard Benson

Fail in style with this side-splitting compendium of real, creative, and hilariously incorrect student answers! This omnibus collects all four volumes of the riotous New York Times bestselling series.

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Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand

The #1 New York Times bestseller that inspired the hit movie! Follow the extraordinary journey of Seabiscuit, the horse who took the world by storm. “Remarkable” (The Washington Post), with nearly 50,000 five-star ratings on Goodreads.

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The Man Who Planted Trees by Jim Robbins

David Milarch has spent the last 20 years trying to save the earth. His plan: Clone the strongest, longest-living trees and produce new ones that share the same ability to withstand climate change. An inspiring account for readers looking to do their part.

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Paddy Whacked by T.J. English

This fascinating work of true crime delves into the history of the Irish American mob, from Chicago’s godfather, “King Mike,” to the infamous Whitey Bulger.

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