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  • The Monk of Mokha
    Dave Eggers
    Paperback: 01/08/2019
     
    From the best-selling author of The Circle and What Is the What, a heart-pounding true story that weaves ...
  • The Inflamed Mind: A Radical New Approach to Depression
    Edward Bullmore
    Hardcover: 12/31/2018
     
    Worldwide, depression will be the single biggest cause of disability in the next twenty years. But treatment ...
  • This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm
    Ted Genoways
    Paperback: 11/20/2018
     
    Is there still a place for the farm in today's America?
  • Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After
    Heather Harpham
    Paperback: 11/13/2018
     
    A shirt-grabbing, page-turning love story that follows a one-of-a-kind family through twists of fate that ...
  • How the Internet Happened: From Netscape to the iPhone
    Brian McCullough
    Hardcover: 10/23/2018
     
    Tech-guru Brian McCullough delivers a rollicking history of the internet, why it exploded, and how it changed ...
  • A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa
    Alexis Okeowo
    Paperback: 10/02/2018
     
    In the tradition of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, this is a masterful, humane work of literary journalism by ...
  • Beautiful Country Burn Again: Democracy, Rebellion, and Revolution
    Ben Fountain
    Hardcover: 09/25/2018
     
    In a sweeping work of reportage set over the course of 2016, New York Times bestselling author Ben Fountain ...

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