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Author: Susan Casey
Release Date: August 01, 2023
From New York Times bestselling author Susan Casey, an awe-inspiring portrait of the mysterious world beneath the waves, and the men and women who seek to uncover its secretsFor all of human history, the deep ocean has been a source of wonder and ter...
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Author: Tahir Hamut Izgil, Joshua L. Freeman and Joshua L. Freeman
Release Date: August 01, 2023
A poet's account of one of the world's most urgent humanitarian crises, and a harrowing tale of a family's escape from genocideOne by one, Tahir Hamut Izgil's friends disappeared. The Chinese government's brutal persecution of the Uyghur people had c...
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Author: Andrew Leland
Release Date: July 25, 2023
A witty, winning, and revelatory personal narrative of the author’s transition from sightedness to blindness and his quest to learn about blindness as a rich culture all its own“The Country of the Blind is about seeing—but also abou...
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Author: Giorgio Parisi
Release Date: July 11, 2023
From the 2021 Nobel Prize winner in Physics, an enlightening and personal journey into the practice of groundbreaking science “[Giorgio Parisi is] an extraordinary scientist.” —Carlo RovelliWith In a Flight of Starlings, celebrated ...
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Author: Kim Wickens
Release Date: July 11, 2023
The dramatic true story of the champion Thoroughbred racehorse who gained international fame in the tumultuous, Civil War-era South, despite going nearly blind, and became the most successful sire in American racing history.The early days of American...
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Author: Aomawa Shields, PhD | Narrator: Aomawa Shields, PhD
Release Date: July 11, 2023
A stunning and inspiring memoir charting a life as an astronomer, classically-trained actor, mother, and Black woman in STEM, searching for life in the universe while building a meaningful life here on EarthAs a kid, Aomawa Shields was always bumping...
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Author: Kate Zambreno | Narrator: Kate Zambreno
Release Date: July 04, 2023
“Kate Zambreno has invented a new form. It is a kind of absolute present, real life captured in closeup.“  —Annie Ernaux, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature From “one of our most formally ambitious writers&rdquo...
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Author: Nikhil Krishnan
Release Date: July 04, 2023
A lively, immersive account of the colorful and brilliant philosophers who roamed the halls of mid-twentieth-century Oxford and taught the world the importance of languageWhat are the limits of language? How can philosophy be brought closer to everyd...
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Author: Michael Finkel
Release Date: June 27, 2023
One of the most remarkable true-crime narratives of the twenty-first century: the story of the world’s most prolific art thief, Stéphane Breitwieser. In this spellbinding portrait of obsession and flawed genius, the best-selling author o...
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Author: Jennifer Vanderbes
Release Date: June 20, 2023
A page-turning account of the most notorious drug of the 20th century and the never-before-told story of its American survivors.In 1959, a Cincinnati pharmaceutical firm, the William S. Merrell Company, quietly began distributing samples of an e...
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Author: Tamara J. Walker
Release Date: June 20, 2023
An award-winning author charts the poignant global journeys of African Americans as she explores her own transatlantic family odyssey in this powerful history of living abroad while BlackPart historical exploration, part travel memoir, Beyond the Sho...
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Author: Michael G. Vickers
Release Date: June 20, 2023
A vivid account of a life in intelligence, special operations, and strategy from the Cold War to the war with al-Qa’ida"From enlisted Green Beret to some of the most senior positions in government, Vickers saw it all, experienced it all. Reader...
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