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  • Educated: A Memoir

    • Brand: Manning
    • Manufacturer: Random House

  • The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West

    • ISBN: 1501168681
    • Brand: Simon & Schuster
    • Manufacturer: Simon & Schuster

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story—the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would come to define our country.As part of the Treaty of Par... [read more]

  • Stoner (New York Review Books Classics)

    • ISBN: 1590171993
    • Brand: John Williams
    • Manufacturer: NYRB Classics

    Discover an American masterpiece. This unassuming story about the life of a quiet English professor has earned the admiration of readers all over the globe. William Stoner is born at the end of the nineteenth century into a dirt-poor Missouri farming family. Sent to the state university to study agronomy, he instead falls in love with English lite... [read more]

  • How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

    • ISBN: 1594204225
    • Manufacturer: Penguin Press

  • For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education (Race, Education, and Democracy)

    • ISBN: 0807028029
    • Brand: Emdin Christopher
    • Manufacturer: Beacon Press

    A New York Times Best SellerMerging real stories with theory, research, and practice, a prominent scholar offers a new approach to teaching and learning for every stakeholder in urban education.Drawing on his own experience of feeling undervalued and invisible in classrooms as a young man of color and merging his experiences with more than a decade... [read more]

  • Becoming Mrs. Lewis: The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis

    • ISBN: 9780785224501
    • Brand: HarperCollins Christian Pub.
    • Manufacturer: Thomas Nelson

    Now a USA TODAY and Publishers Weekly bestseller!“Patti Callahan seems to have found the story she was born to tell in this tale of unlikely friendship turned true love between Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis, that tests the bounds of faith and radically alters both of their lives. Their connection comes to life in Callahan’s expert hands, reveali... [read more]

  • The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness

    • Manufacturer: Atria Books

    Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors’ Spring Pick * A Huffington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year * One of the Best Books of the Month on Goodreads * Library Journal Best Sci-Tech Book of the Year * An American Library Association Notable Book of the... [read more]

  • Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

    • ISBN: 9780374532505
    • Brand: Farrar Straus Giroux
    • Manufacturer: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

    "For Michael Sandel, justice is not a spectator sport," The Nation's reviewer of Justice remarked. In his acclaimed book―based on his legendary Harvard course―Sandel offers a rare education in thinking through the complicated issues and controversies we face in public life today. It has emerged as a most lucid and engaging guide for those who y... [read more]

  • The Story of a New Name: Neapolitan Novels, Book Two

    • ISBN: 1609451341
    • Brand: Europa Editions
    • Manufacturer: Europa Editions

    Now an HBO series, the follow-up to My Brilliant Friend in the New York Times bestselling Neapolitan quartet about two friends growing up in post-war Italy is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted family epic by Italy’s most beloved and acclaimed writer, Elena Ferrante, “one of the great novelists of our time.” (Roxana Robinson, The New Yo... [read more]

  • Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania

    • ISBN: 1455532681
    • Brand: Frank Bruni
    • Manufacturer: Grand Central Publishing

    Read award-winning journalist Frank Bruni's New York Times bestseller: an inspiring manifesto about everything wrong with today's frenzied college admissions process and how to make the most of your college years. Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by ... [read more]

  • Friday Night Lights, 25th Anniversary Edition: A Town, a Team, and a Dream

    • ISBN: 0306824205
    • Brand: Da Capo Press
    • Manufacturer: Da Capo Press

    The 25th anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller and Sports Illustrated's best football book of all time, with a new afterword by the authorReturn once again to the timeless account of the Permian Panthers of Odessa—the winningest high-school football team in Texas history. Socially and racially divided, Odessa isn't known to be a... [read more]

  • Ragtime: A Novel (Modern Library 100 Best Novels)

    • ISBN: 9780812978186
    • Brand: Random House Trade
    • Manufacturer: Random House Trade Paperbacks

    Published in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be. An extraordinary tapestry, Ragtime captures the spirit of America in the era between the turn of the century and the First World War.The story opens in 1906 in New Rochelle, New York, at the home of an affluent American family. One lazy Sunday afternoon, the famous escape... [read more]

  • Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983

    • ISBN: 0822362023
    • Brand: Duke University Press
    • Manufacturer: Duke University Press Books

    As the 1970s gave way to the 80s, New York's party scene entered a ferociously inventive period characterized by its creativity, intensity, and hybridity. Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor chronicles this tumultuous time, charting the sonic and social eruptions that took place in the city’s subterranean party venues as well as the way th... [read more]

  • Camino Island: A Novel

    • UPC: 642688062859
    • ISBN: 0385543026
    • Brand: DOUBLEDAY
    • Manufacturer: Doubleday

    A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault deep below Princeton University’s Firestone Library. Their loot is priceless, but Princeton has insured it for twenty-five million dollars.     Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida. He makes his real money, though, as ... [read more]

  • Beautiful Disaster: A Novel (Beautiful Disaster Series)

    • ISBN: 1476712042
    • Brand: Atria Books
    • Manufacturer: Atria Books

    A New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller about a good girl dangerously drawn to the ultimate bad boy.The new Abby Abernathy is a good girl. She doesn’t drink or swear, and she has the appropriate number of cardigans in her wardrobe. Abby believes she has enough distance from the darkness of her past, but when she arrives at college with her best... [read more]

  • Ninth House

    • Manufacturer: Flatiron Books

    From #1 New York Times bestselling author Leigh Bardugo comes a mesmerizing tale of power, privilege, and dark magic set among the Ivy League elite.Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug-dea... [read more]

  • Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard

    • ISBN: 1401310591
    • Brand: Hachette Books
    • Manufacturer: Hachette Books

    Breaking night: (Urban slang) staying up through the night, until the sun risesBreaking Night is the stunning memoir of a young woman who at age fifteen was living on the streets, and who eventually made it into Harvard. Liz Murray was born to loving but drug-addicted parents in the Bronx. In school she was taunted for her dirty clothing and lice-i... [read more]

  • Best American Science and Nature Writing 2017 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ISBN: 1328715515
    • Manufacturer: Best American Paper

    “Undeniably exquisite . . . Reveal[s] not only how science actually happens but also who or what propels its immutable humanity.” —Maria Popova   “An excellent introduction to the key issues in science today.” —P. D. Smith, Guardian   “[A] stellar compendium . . . Delightful to read.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review A renown... [read more]

  • Lucky Jim (New York Review Books Classics)

    • ISBN: 9781590175750
    • Brand: New York Review of Books
    • Manufacturer: NYRB Classics

    Regarded by many as the finest, and funniest, comic novel of the twentieth century, Lucky Jim remains as trenchant, withering, and eloquently misanthropic as when it first scandalized readers in 1954. This is the story of Jim Dixon, a hapless lecturer in medieval history at a provincial university who knows better than most that “there was no end... [read more]

  • Once a Runner: A Novel

    • ISBN: 1416597891
    • Brand: Scribner
    • Manufacturer: Scribner

    The undisputed classic of running novels and one of the most beloved sports books ever published, Once a Runner tells the story of an athlete’s dreams amid the turmoil of the 60s and the Vietnam war.Inspired by the author’s experience as a collegiate champion, the novel follows Quenton Cassidy, a competitive runner at fictional Southeastern Uni... [read more]

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