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  • The Three-Year Swim Club: The Untold Story of Maui's Sugar Ditch Kids and Their Quest for Olympic Glory
    Julie Checkoway
    Paperback: 06/21/2016
     
    The inspirational, untold story of impoverished children who transformed themselves into world-class swimmers.
  • The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey
    Rinker Buck
    Paperback: 06/07/2016
     
    An epic account of traveling the length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way—in a covered wagon with...
  • Lusitania: Triumph, Tragedy, and the End of the Edwardian Age
    Greg King, Penny Wilson
    Paperback: 04/26/2016
     
    On the 100th Anniversary of its sinking, King and Wilson tell the story of the Lusitania's glamorous ...
  • Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
    Matthew Desmond
    Hardcover: 03/01/2016
     
    From Harvard sociologist Matthew Desmond, a landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever ...
  • Sunny's Nights: Lost and Found at a Bar on the Edge of the World
    Tim Sultan
    Hardcover: 02/23/2016
     
    Imagine that Alice had walked into a bar instead of falling down the rabbit hole. In the tradition of J. R. ...
  • While the City Slept: A Love Lost to Violence and a Young Man's Descent into Madness
    Eli Sanders
    Hardcover: 02/02/2016
     
    A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter's gripping account of one young man's path to murder - and a wake-up ...
  • Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
    Sheri Fink
    Paperback: 01/26/2016
     
    Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink's landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged ...

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