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  • 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. ...
  • In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China
    Michael Meyer
    Paperback: 02/09/2016
    A combination of memoir, contemporary reporting, and historical research, presenting a unique profile of China...
  • My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind
    Scott Stossel
    Paperback: 02/03/2015
    A riveting, revelatory, and moving account of the author's struggles with anxiety, and of the history of ...
  • The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
    George Packer
    Paperback: 03/04/2014
    A riveting examination of a nation in crisis, from one of the finest political journalists of our generation.
  • Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom
    Yangzom Brauen
    Paperback: 10/30/2012
    An extraordinary portrait of three generations of Tibetan women whose lives are forever changed when Chairman ...
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    Rebecca Skloot
    Paperback: 03/08/2011
    Winner of BookBrowse's 2010 Best Book Award
    Intimate in feeling, astonishing in scope, and impossible to put ...

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