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Author: Joshua Cohen
Release Date: August 14, 2018
A wide-ranging, thought-provoking, and rule-bending selection of nonfiction from Joshua Cohen, "a major American writer" (The New York Times) -- a powerful and fresh work of social criticism, examining the ways we can reclaim the power of attention in an age of constant distraction.
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Author: Maeve Higgins
Release Date: August 07, 2018
A timely essay collection about life, love, and becoming an American from breakout comedy star and podcaster Maeve Higgins

“Maeve Higgins is hilarious. She is the true Irish voice of our American generation.” —Amy Schumer


Maeve Higgins was a bestselling memoirist and comedian in her native Ireland when, at the grand old age of thirty-one, she left the only home she’d ever known in search of something more.
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Author: Reihan Salam
Release Date: July 31, 2018
Will the America of the future be peaceful and united, or it will be wracked by intense ethnic and class conflicts that will undermine our most cherished ideals. Reihan Salam, one of today’s brightest young conservatives, argues that the answer hinges on how we as a society choose to manage immigration.
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Author: Dawn Raffel
Release Date: July 31, 2018
The extraordinary tale of how a mysterious immigrant "doctor" became the revolutionary innovator in saving premature babies by placing them in incubators in World's Fair side shows and on Coney Island and Atlantic City.

Was Martin Couney a charlatan or a good doctor.
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Author: Will Hunt | Narrator: Will Hunt
Release Date: July 24, 2018
For fans of quirky, obsessive narrative histories, such as Confederates in the Attic and How Things Work, Underground explores the history, science, architecture, and mythology of the subterranean landscape and in the process reengineers our relationship with the worlds beneath our feet.
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Author: Jean Guerrero
Release Date: July 17, 2018
A daughter’s quest to understand her charismatic and troubled father, a self-mythologizing Mexican immigrant who crosses borders both real and illusory—between sanity and madness, science and spirituality, life and death

¿Papi, dónde estás.
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ISBN: 9780525531289
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Author: Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff | Narrator: Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff
Release Date: July 17, 2018
A timely investigation into the new "safety culture" on campus and the dangers it poses to free speech, mental health, education, and ultimately democracy

The generation now coming of age has been taught three Great Untruths. their feelings are always right; they should avoid pain and discomfort; and they should look for faults in others and not themselves.
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Author: Michiko Kakutani
Release Date: July 17, 2018
From Pulitzer Prize-winner Michiko Kakutani comes an incisive manifesto on America's retreat from reason.
 
Over the last three decades, Michiko Kakutani has been writing about the demise of objective truth in popular culture, academia, and contemporary politics.
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ISBN: 9780525635017
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Author: Annie Lowrey
Release Date: July 10, 2018
A brilliantly reported, global look at universal basic income—a stipend given to every citizen—and why it might be necessary in our age of rising inequality, persistent poverty, and dazzling technology.
 
Imagine if every month the government deposited $1,000 into your checking account, with nothing expected in return.
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Author: James Crabtree
Release Date: July 03, 2018
A colorful and revealing portrait of India's new billionaire class, in a nation torn by radical inequality

Since abandoning its insular socialist system in 1991, India has rivaled China as the world's fastest growing economy. But this prosperity is far from evenly shared.
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Author: Mona Charen
Release Date: June 26, 2018
Author of the New York Times bestseller Useful Idiots and popular columnist Mona Charen takes a close, reasoned look at the aggressive feminist agenda undermining the success and happiness of men and women across the country

In this smart, deeply necessary critique, Mona Charen unpacks the ways feminism fails us at home, in the workplace, and in our personal relationships--by promising that we can have it all, do it all, and be it all.
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Author: Mona Hanna-Attisha
Release Date: June 19, 2018
From the heroic pediatrician who rallied a community and brought the fight for justice to national attention comes a powerful firsthand account of the Flint water crisis--a dramatic story of failed democracy and inspiring citizen advocacy and action.
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