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The Overstory by Richard Powers

Richard Powers is an author of voracious curiosity and laser focused insight, gracing each of his novel’s topics with originality and breadth. His newest, The Overstory, is structured around trees, their own histories and our relationships with them, both on a personal level through the cast of diverse characters he builds and through the environmental activism that brings them together in unexpected ways. Gorgeously written, thoughtfully rendered, this is another intellectual feat by one of my favorite authors. - Melinda

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$27.95
ISBN: 9780393635522
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 3rd, 2018

The Not Quite States of America by Doug Mack

Everyone knows that America is 50 states—but what about the not-quite states? How did American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands become U.S. territories—and why are they often forgotten? (Say, after a devastating hurricane, or two.) “"An informative romp through the country's lesser explored areas, this book will engage history and political science buffs, along with travelers interested in the complete United States of America. —Library Journal

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$15.95
ISBN: 9780393355611
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 27th, 2018

Ratf**cked by David Daley

This is not normal. Forget the Whitehouse—politics now is not normal. Daley pulls together the story of how following Obama’s 2008 election, key Republicans developed a meticulous, well-funded, often illegal plan to take over the U.S., by gerrymandering congressional district lines to create the nigh-unbreakable majority (and extreme politics) we’re dealing with today. - Jocelyn

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781631493218
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Published: Liveright - July 4th, 2017

In the Land of Giants by Max Adams

Though considered a backwater during the centuries following Roman rule, Britain experienced a great deal of development leading up to its rise during the Medieval era. Adams recreates this progression from his own experience in the field and research in the halls of academia. Part travel writing, part history, this was a joyous trek through the home country. - Ian

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$17.95
ISBN: 9781681775531
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Published: Pegasus Books - December 12th, 2017

The Origins of Creativity by Edward Wilson

Written by a Pulitzer Prize winning scientist, this book highlights the development of language and the arts in human nature dating back to our earliest stages of development. Wilson describes how our access to creativity sets our species apart from all others and how the sciences are affected by our ability to use our creativity to imagine, predict, and discover. - Grace

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$24.95
ISBN: 9781631493188
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Published: Liveright - October 3rd, 2017

The Sullivan Street Bakery Cookbook by Jim Lahey

Jim Lahey, owner of the acclaimed Sullivan Street Bakery in New York, has been on a mission to empower home cooks to bake their own bread. Ten years ago he introduced the “no knead” method to bread making, which practically made him a household name. In his new book, he turns his attention to sourdough and Italian breads, as well as pizza dough, brioche, croissants, and sandwiches. His no-fuss recipes will win over any baker who, like me, is intimidated by yeast. - S.B.

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By Jim Lahey, Maya Joseph (With)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780393247282
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 7th, 2017

Live Cinema and Its Technique by Francis Ford Coppola

One of the living masters, Francis Ford Coppola intends to turn us toward the future in Live Cinema—a fusion of film and television already being shown (such as Grease Live!) and movie theater broadcasts of opera, ballet, and theater. Although Coppola wrote this as a critical manual of a burgeoning form, he also shares insights about film overall and draws on anecdotes and stories from his own life. A must for the film nerd. - Jocelyn

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$25.95
ISBN: 9781631493669
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Published: Liveright - September 26th, 2017

Where the Animals Go by James Chesire & Oliver Uberti

When I first flipped this book open, I landed on the graph titled “The Plankton That Flee the Light,” and I fell in love with this book. I became lost in the intimacy the graphs provided, the thin lines and points that signified life and death had taken place, the places where elephants walk and sharks circle in order to avoid humans. I can’t remember the last time math has made me feel so hopeful. - Rachel

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Where the Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780393634020
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 19th, 2017

Economics in Wonderland by Robert Reich

Having watched former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich’s short yet informative videos on numerous topics related to the economy, I’m excited for this compilation of his essays and cartoon illustrations (drawn on a large sketchpad with magic markers). Reich has always been able to make perplexing subjects accessible to those of us who are less informed, and I’m sure this book will be no different. - Ian

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Economics In Wonderland: Robert Reich's Cartoon Guide To A Political World Gone Mad And Mean Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781683960607
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Published: Fantagraphics - November 7th, 2017

From Here to Eternity by Caitlin Doughty

Caitlin Doughty is a staff favorite, and I inhaled her latest book in one night. Traveling to experience how other cultures treat death, she finds a variety of practices, ranging from open-air pyres to walls of glowing Buddhas representing cremated remains. Her humor and respect make this a wonderful, inspiring read. Death should be a celebration of a life well lived, not something to fear, and Doughty opens up a world of possibilities about how death can be approached. - Rachel

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By Caitlin Doughty, Landis Blair (Illustrator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780393249897
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 3rd, 2017

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