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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062300546
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Published: Harper - June 28th, 2016

An interesting and important read about a particular people and region. A good way to understand the different mindsets of the U.S.


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Lilac Girls Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101883082
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Published: Ballantine Books - February 28th, 2017

Based on actual events of New York socialite, Caroline Ferriday, this story is a fast-paced adventure/romance and heartbreak detailing specific events during WWII. Traveling from the U.S. to Poland and Germany, what connects the three women's lives is their resilience in the face of danger. 


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On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804190114
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Published: Tim Duggan Books - February 28th, 2017

No matter your political affiliation, Snyder's 20 points of what we can learn from history is invaluable. If you love democracy and freedom--read this book!


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No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781608468904
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Published: Haymarket Books - June 13th, 2017

A very informative and interesting book. Klein successfully informs historical as well as modern events and then shares tactics on how to keep our democracy alive and well. 


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Imagine Wanting Only This (Pantheon Graphic Novels) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781101870839
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Published: Pantheon Books - April 18th, 2017

A personal story told in images that are incredibly profound. Radtke is asking the reader/viewer to consider who we are; what is our place and where is our place on this planet. And so much more.


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The Night Circus Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307744432
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Published: Anchor Books - July 3rd, 2012

I've always been fascinated by carnivals and circuses, and this book has the spectacle and intrigue that one would expect from these venues. Part romance, mystery and intrigue, this novel is a fun read and gives you lasting magical images.