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The Devil in the White City
The Devil in the White City
Written by Erik Larson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375725609
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The Devil in the White City
Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2004
Price: $16.00

Erik Larson—author of #1 bestseller IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS—intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of...

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The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone
Written by Richard Preston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817655
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The Hot Zone
The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: March 14, 2012
Price: $7.99

The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team... Read more >
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The Devil in the White City
The Devil in the White City
Written by Erik Larson
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ISBN: 9781400076314
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The Devil in the White City
A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed America
Written by Erik Larson


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 10, 2004
Price: $11.99

Erik Larson—author of #1 bestseller IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS—intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of...

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Written by Katherine Boo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979329
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Written by Katherine Boo


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts... Read more >
Enrique's Journey
Enrique's Journey
Written by Sonia Nazario
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ISBN: 9780812971781
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Enrique's Journey

Written by Sonia Nazario


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2007
Price: $16.00

An astonishing story that puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States, now updated with a new Epilogue and Afterword, photos of Enrique and his family, an author interview, and more—the definitive edition of a classic of contemporary America
 
Based on the Los... Read more >
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Written by Rebecca Skloot
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ISBN: 9780307589385
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Written by Rebecca Skloot


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2010
Price: $9.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more. Henrietta's cells have been bought and...

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Assholes
Assholes
Written by Aaron James
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ISBN: 9780804171359
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Assholes
A Theory
Written by Aaron James


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.95

What does it mean for someone to be an asshole? The answer is not obvious, despite the fact that we are often stuck dealing with people for whom there is no better name. We try to avoid them, but assholes are everywhere—at work, at home, on the road, in the public... Read more >
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Orange Is the New Black (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Orange Is the New Black (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Piper Kerman
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ISBN: 9780812986181
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Orange Is the New Black (Movie Tie-in Edition)
My Year in a Women's Prison
Written by Piper Kerman


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $16.00

NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen... Read more >
One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
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ISBN: 9780385537827
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.99

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
A Raisin in the Sun
A Raisin in the Sun
Written by Lorraine Hansberry
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ISBN: 9780307807441
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A Raisin in the Sun

Written by Lorraine Hansberry


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $6.99

"Never before, the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway in 1959.

Indeed Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning drama about the hopes and aspirations of a struggling... Read more >
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