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  • The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy
    Paige Williams
    Hardcover: 09/11/2018
     
    New Yorker magazine staff writer Paige Williams explores the riveting and perilous world of fossil collectors ...
  • The Electric Woman: A Memoir in Death-Defying Acts
    Tessa Fontaine
    Hardcover: 05/01/2018
     
    Tessa Fontaine's astonishing memoir of pushing past fear, The Electric Woman, follows the author on a life-...
  • Priestdaddy: A Memoir
    Patricia Lockwood
    Paperback: 05/01/2018
     
    From Patricia Lockwood - a writer acclaimed for her wildly original voice - a vivid, heartbreakingly funny ...
  • Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
    J.D. Vance
    Paperback: 05/01/2018
     
    #1 New York Times Bestseller, named by the Times as one of the "6 books to help understand Trump's win"
  • The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After
    Clemantine Wamariya, Elizabeth Weil
    Hardcover: 04/24/2018
     
    A riveting story of dislocation, survival, and the power of stories to break or save us.
  • An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back
    Elisabeth Rosenthal
    Paperback: 03/13/2018
     
    Award-winning New York Times reporter Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal reveals the dangerous, expensive, and ...
  • The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
    Kate Moore
    Paperback: 03/06/2018
     
    The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark danger.

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