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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: Donovan X. Ramsey
Release Date: July 11, 2023
A kaleidoscopic account of the crack cocaine era and a community’s ultimate resilience, told through a cast of characters whose lives illuminate the dramatic rise and fall of the epidemic The crack epidemic of the 1980s and 1990s is arguab...
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Author: Colin Dickey
Release Date: July 11, 2023
From beloved cultural historian and acclaimed author of Ghostland comes a history of America's obsession with secret societies and the conspiracies of hidden powerThe United States was born in paranoia. From the American Revolution (thought by some t...
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Author: John Lovell
Release Date: July 11, 2023
From the founder of the Warrior Poet Society, a daring manual on how to become a dangerous—and good—manThere is a war on masculinity, and everywhere we look—on every front we hold sacred—we can see the painful reminders of thi...
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ISBN: 9780593789131
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Author: Alden Wicker | Narrator: Alden Wicker
Release Date: June 27, 2023
A Silent Spring for your wardrobe, To Dye For is a jolting exposé that reveals the true cost of the toxic, largely unregulated chemicals found on most clothing today.Many of us are aware of the ethical minefield that is fast fashion: the dodgy...
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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: Peter Turchin
Release Date: June 13, 2023
From the pioneering co-founder of cliodynamics, the ground-breaking new interdisciplinary science of history, a big-picture explanation for America's civil strife and its possible endgamesPeter Turchin, one of the most interesting social scientists o...
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Author: Christian Cooper | Narrator: Christian Cooper
Release Date: June 13, 2023
Central Park birder Christian Cooper takes us beyond the viral video that shocked a nation and into a world of avian adventures, global excursions, and the unexpected lessons you can learn from a life spent looking up."Wondrous . . . captivating.&rdq...
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Author: Rachel L. Swarns
Release Date: June 13, 2023
An urgent new chapter in the history of the Catholic Church and America’s reckoning with its founding narrative.In 1838, a group of America's most prominent Catholic priests sold 272 enslaved people to save their largest mission project, what i...
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Author: Binyavanga Wainaina
Release Date: June 06, 2023
From one of Africa's most influential and eloquent essayists, a posthumous collection that highlights his biting satire and subversive wisdom on topics from travel to cultural identity to sexuality."Africa is the only continent you can love--take adv...
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Author: Nick de Semlyen
Release Date: June 06, 2023
The behind-the-scenes story of the action heroes who ruled 1980s and ’90s Hollywood and the beloved films that made them stars, including Die Hard, First Blood, The Terminator, and more.The Last Action Heroes opens in May 1990 in Cannes, with A...
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