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What We Know
Solutions from Our Experiences in the Justice System
Daryl Atkinson, Vivian Nixon
A thoughtful and surprising cornucopia of ideas for improving America's criminal justice system, from those most impacted by it.
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She Said
Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement
Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey
From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the untold story of their investigation of Harvey Weinstein and its consequences for the #MeToo movement.
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The Deportation Machine
America's Long History of Expelling Immigrants
Adam Goodman
The unknown history of deportation and of the fear that shapes immigrants' lives.
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See No Stranger
A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love
Valarie Kaur
An urgent manifesto and a dramatic memoir of awakening, this is the story of revolutionary love.
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Who Killed Berta Cáceres?
Dams, Death Squads, and an Indigenous Defender's Battle for the Planet
Nina Lakhani
A deeply affecting-and infuriating-portrait of the life and death of a courageous indigenous leader in Honduras.
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What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About #MeToo
Essays on Sex, Authority and the Mess of Life
Joann Wypijewski
An exquisite examination of a sexual culture in crisis.
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Surviving Autocracy
Masha Gessen
"A Suetonius for our time," (Kirkus Reviews) journalist and National Book Award winner Masha Gessen presents a piercing takedown of the Trump presidency and how American society has changed in the last four years.
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A Hopeful History
Rutger Bergman
From the author of the New York Times bestseller Utopia for Realists comes the extraordinary #1 Dutch bestseller Humankind, which offers a bold, provocative argument that humans thrive in a crisis and that our innate kindness and cooperation have been the greatest factors in our long-term success on the planet.
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The Dragons, the Giant, and the Women
A Memoir
Wayétu Moore
An engrossing memoir of escaping the First Liberian Civil War and building a life in the United States from the author of She Would Be King.
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Dark Mirror
Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance State
Barton Gellman
From the three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the New York Times bestseller Angler, the definitive master narrative of Edward Snowden and the modern surveillance state, based on unique access to Snowden and groundbreaking reportage around the world.
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The New Despotism
John Keane
A disturbing in-depth exposé of the antidemocratic practices of despotic governments now sweeping the world.
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Scandinavian Noir
In Pursuit of a Mystery
Wendy Lesser
An in-depth and personal exploration of Scandinavian crime fiction as a way into Scandinavian culture at large.
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Philosopher of the Heart
The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard
Clare Carlisle
Philosopher of the Heart is the groundbreaking biography of renowned existentialist Søren Kierkegaard's life and creativity, and a searching exploration of how to be a human being in the world.
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Fire in Paradise
An American Tragedy
Dani Anguiano, Alastair Gee
What happened in Paradise was unprecedented in America. Yet according to climate scientists and fire experts, it will surely happen again. This is the story of a town at the forefront of a devastating global shift.

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