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Author: Simon Singh
Release Date: February 15, 2022
In his first book since the bestselling Fermat's Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, nations, and individual lives. From Mary, Queen of ...
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Author: Brad Leithauser
Release Date: February 01, 2022
From the widely acclaimed poet, novelist, critic, and scholar, a lucid and edifying exploration of the building blocks of poetry and how they've been used over the centuries to assemble the most imperishable poems We treasure our greatest poetry...
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Author: Jing Tsu | Narrator: Jing Tsu
Release Date: January 18, 2022
What does it take to reinvent a language?After a meteoric rise, China today is one of the world’s most powerful nations. Just a century ago, it was a crumbling empire with literacy reserved for the elite few, as the world underwent a massive te...
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Author: William Kenower | Narrator: William Kenower
Release Date: December 14, 2021
An insightful guide for any writer who's ever wondered if they're talented, creative, lovable, or worthy enough. Spoiler alert: You are.As hard as the craft of writing is, the greatest challenges writers face are often within ourselves. Comparison, s...
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From the longest-running, most influential book review in America, here is its best, funniest, strangest, and most memorable coverage over the past 125 years.Since its first issue on October 10, 1896, The New York Times Book Review has brought the wo...
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Author: Barrett Holmes Pitner | Narrator: Barrett Holmes Pitner
Release Date: October 12, 2021
In this incisive blend of personal narrative and philosophical inquiry, journalist and activist Barrett Holmes Pitner seeks a new way to talk about racism in America.Can new language reshape our understanding of the past and expand the possibilities ...
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Author: Tracy Swinton Bailey | Narrator: Tracy Swinton Bailey
Release Date: August 10, 2021
A memoir and a call to action, this intimate look at America’s long-standing struggle to adequately educate vulnerable children offers valuable insights for effecting change in families, communities, and nationwide.At the root of every importan...
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Author: Matthew Salesses | Narrator: Matthew Salesses
Release Date: May 18, 2021
This national bestseller is "a significant contribution to discussions of the art of fiction and a necessary challenge to received views about whose stories are told, how they are told and for whom they are intended" (Laila Lalami, The New ...
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Author: Lynell George | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: May 11, 2021
A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky: The World of Octavia E. Butler offers a blueprint for a creative life from the perspective of award-winning science-fiction writer and “MacArthur Genius” Octavia E. Butler. It is a collection of ...
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Author: John McWhorter | Narrator: John McWhorter
Release Date: May 04, 2021
A New York Times bestseller One of the preeminent linguists of our time examines the realms of language that are considered shocking and taboo in order to understand what imbues curse words with such power--and why we love them so much.Profanity...
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Author: Lisa Cron | Narrator: Katie Koster
Release Date: March 02, 2021
“A practical, heartfelt manual for anyone who needs to change minds and actions. Lisa Cron shares the art of practical empathy with leaders who care enough to make a difference.”—Seth Godin, author of The Practice A step-b...
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From the New York Times bestselling, Booker Prize–winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo and Tenth of December comes a literary master class on what makes great stories work and what they can tell us about ourselves—and our world today.Fo...
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