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Author: Chuck Klosterman
Release Date: July 16, 2019
Microdoses of the straight dope, stories so true they had to be wrapped in fiction for our own protection, from the best-selling author of But What if We're Wrong.

A man flying first class discovers a puma in the lavatory. A new coach of a small-town Oklahoma high school football team installs an offense comprised of only one, very special, play.
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Author: Kevin Alexander
Release Date: July 09, 2019
James Beard Award-winning food journalist Kevin Alexander traces an exhilarating golden age in American dining, bringing a new kind of food writing to the remarkable story of the last decade in the restaurant industry

Over the past decade, Kevin Alexander saw American dining turned on its head.
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Author: Alan Eisenstock and Ayaz Virji, M.D. | Narrator: Ayaz Virji, M.D.
Release Date: June 11, 2019
A powerful true story about a Muslim doctor's service to a small town and the hope of overcoming our country's climate of hostility and fear.

In 2013, Ayaz Virji left a comfortable job at an East Coast hospital and moved to a town of 1,400 in Minnesota, feeling called to address the shortage of doctors in rural America.
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Author: Dr. Amy Blackstone
Release Date: June 11, 2019
From Dr. Amy Blackstone, childfree woman, co-creator of the blog we're {not} having a baby, and nationally recognized expert on the childfree choice, comes a definitive investigation into the history and current growing movement of adults choosing to forgo parenthood.
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Author: Chris Arnade
Release Date: June 04, 2019
Widely acclaimed photojournalist Chris Arnade shines new light on America's poor, drug-addicted, and forgotten -- both urban and rural, blue state and red state -- and indicts the elitists who've left them behind.

Once or twice a generation, an author reveals what life is like for the truly needy and disenfranchised.
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Author: Amanda Little
Release Date: June 04, 2019
In this fascinating look at the race to secure the global food supply, environmental journalist and professor Amanda Little tells the defining story of the sustainable food revolution as she weaves together stories from the world's most creative and controversial innovators on the front lines of food science, agriculture, and climate change.
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Author: Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi
Release Date: June 04, 2019
An eye-opening exploration of race in America

In this deeply inspiring book, Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi recount their experiences talking to people from all walks of life about race and identity on a cross-country tour of America.
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Author: Joseph Vogel
Release Date: June 04, 2019
Available for the first time in paperback. cultural critic Joseph Vogel's smart, insightful, and moving exploration of the solo works of Michael Jackson--a wonderful gift to fans on the tenth anniversary of his death.

When news broke of Michael Jackson's death on June 25, 2009, the world mourned his death by celebrating his work--some of the most joyful and cherished songs of our era.
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Author: Helen Prejean | Narrator: Helen Prejean
Release Date: May 21, 2019
In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean became the spiritual advisor to Patrick Sonnier, the convicted killer of two teenagers who was sentenced to die in the electric chair of Louisiana’s Angola State Prison. In the months before Sonnier’s death, the Roman Catholic nun came to know a man who was as terrified as he had once been terrifying.
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Author: Julia Flynn Siler
Release Date: May 14, 2019
A revelatory history of the trafficking of young Asian girls that flourished in San Francisco during the first century of Chinese immigration (1848-1943) and the "safe house" on the edge of Chinatown that became a refuge for those seeking their freedom

From 1874, a house on the edge of San Francisco's Chinatown served as a gateway to freedom for thousands of enslaved and vulnerable young Chinese women and girls.
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Author: David S. Reynolds
Release Date: May 14, 2019
Few historical figures are as intriguing as John Brown, the controversial Abolitionist who used terrorist tactics against slavery and single-handedly changed the course of American history. This brilliant biography of Brown (1800—1859) by the prize-winning critic and cultural biographer David S.
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Author: Tony Horwitz
Release Date: May 14, 2019
Beloved best-selling author Tony Horwitz retraces Frederick Law Olmsted's epic journey across the American South in the 1850s, as he too searches for common ground in a dangerously riven nation.

On the eve of the Civil War, an up-and-coming newspaper, the New York Times, sent a young travel writer to explore the South, which was alien territory to the Connecticut Yankee correspondent and to his Northern readers.
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