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Author: Nico Tortorella
Release Date: September 17, 2019
Actor and LGTBQIA+ advocate Nico Tortorella's narrative investigation of love, sex, gender, addiction, family, fame, and fluidity through the lens of their nonbinary identityNico Tortorella is a seeker. Raised on a steady regimen of Ram Dass and raw ...
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Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn and Rhonda Magee
Release Date: September 17, 2019
An essential mindfulness-based approach to increase our mental and emotional capacity to heal from injustices done against usLaw professor and mindfulness practitioner Rhonda Magee shows that the work of racial justice begins with ourselves. When con...
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Author: Daniel Markovits
Release Date: September 10, 2019
A revolutionary new argument from eminent Yale Law professor Daniel Markovits attacking the false promise of meritocracy   It is an axiom of American life that advantage should be earned through ability and effort. Even as the country divid...
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Author: Azadeh Moaveni
Release Date: September 10, 2019
An intimate, deeply reported account of the women who made a shocking decision: to leave their comfortable lives behind and join the Islamic State.In early 2014, the Islamic State clinched its control of Raqqa in Syria. Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS, ...
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Author: David Fajgenbaum
Release Date: September 10, 2019
The powerful memoir of a young doctor and former college athlete diagnosed with a rare disease who spearheaded the search for a cure—and became a champion for a new approach to medical research.“A page-turning chronicle of living, nearly ...
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Author: Yancey Strickler
Release Date: September 03, 2019
A vision for building a society that looks beyond money and toward maximizing the values that make life worth living, from the cofounder of KickstarterWestern society is trapped by three assumptions: 1) That the point of life is to maximize your self...
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Author: Gina Rippon
Release Date: August 27, 2019
A breakthrough work in neuroscience and an incisive corrective to a long history of damaging pseudoscience, finally debunking the myth that there is a biological distinction between male and female brains For decades if not centuries, science ha...
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Author: Ibram X. Kendi
Release Date: August 20, 2019
From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a bracingly original approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and in ourselves. “The only way to undo racism is to c...
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Author: Jason DeParle
Release Date: August 20, 2019
The definitive chronicle of our new age of global migration, told through the multi-generational saga of a Filipino family, by a veteran New York Times reporter and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist.When Jason DeParle moved in with Tita Comodas in the...
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Author: Helen Prejean | Narrator: Helen Prejean
Release Date: August 13, 2019
In this revelatory, intimate memoir from the author of Dead Man Walking, the nation’s foremost leader in efforts to abolish the death penalty shares the story of her growth as a spiritual leader, speaks out about the challenges of the Catholic ...
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Author: Carrie Goldberg and Jeannine Amber | Narrator: Carrie Goldberg
Release Date: August 13, 2019
Nobody's Victim is an unflinching look at a hidden world most people don’t know exists—one of stalking, blackmail, and sexual violence, online and off—and the incredible story of how one lawyer, determined to fight back, turned...
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Author: Maggie Paxson
Release Date: August 13, 2019
During World War II, French villagers offered safe harbor to countless strangers - mostly children - as they fled for their lives. The same place offers refuge to migrants today. Why?In a remote pocket of Nazi-held France, ordinary people risked thei...
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