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Factfulness

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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9781250107817
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 3rd, 2018

 

Rx for serious good news! I had to read this in small doses, but it turned out to be one of the most influential and surprising books I've ever read. Obama and Bill Gates are major fans. Go for it.

Molly


Go, Went, Gone

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By Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811225946
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - September 26th, 2017

 

Superior writing about a retired professor from East Berlin who unwittingly befriends homeless African refugees. Subtle layering of ancient and recent history, politics and cultures. All delivered in quite gestures and conversations. Outstanding reviews from across the globe. Book group gold.

Molly


Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood

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$13.95
ISBN: 9780393338096
Availability: On Order at the Warehouse
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 7th, 2010

 

Need a little laugh therapy? Lewis wrote The Big Short, Moneyball, and now the highly praised, The Fifth Risk. I did not know he had written about his journey into being a father. If this topic applies to or interests you in the least, there are laugh out loud moments awaiting you.

Molly


The Night of the Gun

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The Night of the Gun: A reporter investigates the darkest story of his life. His own. Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781416541530
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 2nd, 2009

 

New York Times reporter David Carr was a giant in his field, covering media and culture, and starring in the award-winning documentary Page One: Inside the New York Times. This book, his investigation into his own past, is grim and gripping and champions the merit and potential of individuals veiled by the label and struggle of addiction.

 

Molly


The Last Painting of Sara De Vos

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$16.00
ISBN: 9781250118325
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Published: Picador - April 4th, 2017

 

A painting links a rare female artist of the Dutch Golden Age with a scion and grad student in "Mad Men" era Manhattan.  Developed, simpatico characters and finely wrought double-crossing in past and present Netherlands, Manhattan, and Sydney make this a very satisfying read. Great for summer, travel, or book groups.

Molly


Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

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$22.00
ISBN: 9780345408778
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - September 18th, 2012

 

Helen Mirren will soon star as the great lady, but the whole astonishing story is here. A 14 year old girl from minor German nobility is picked to marry the grandson of Peter the Great. Through improbable twists and turns, she uses dazzling intellect and political savvy to embody and lead Russia. This historical telling is a satisfying wow, from Pulitzer prize winning author, Robert Massie.

Molly


The Midnight Gang

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By David Walliams, Tony Ross (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062561060
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Published: HarperCollins - February 27th, 2018

 

Tom is rushed to Lord Funt hospital in London from his miserable boarding school with a nasty bump on his head. It's all too awful at first, but he wont want to leave after joining the other kids on his ward in the midnight gang. Creative escapades await with happy endings all around.

Molly


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