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#1 HIDDEN FIGURES

Margot Lee Shetterly

The story of the black women mathematicians at then-segregated NASA and its precursor. The basis of the movie.

On the bestsellers list for 10 weeks


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#2 ALEXANDER HAMILTON

Ron Chernow

A biography of the first Treasury secretary. Originally published in 2004 and the basis of the Broadway musical.

On the bestsellers list for 70 weeks

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#3 THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE

Diane Ackerman

How a Warsaw couple sheltered Jews and members of the Resistance during World War II.

On the bestsellers list for 28 weeks


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#4 ORIGINALS

Adam Grant

A Wharton School professor argues that innovators are made, not born, and offers suggestions
 for how to become one.

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#5 WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The adapted text of the much-watched TED talk by the Nigerian author.

On the bestsellers list for 17 weeks


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#6 FURIOUSLY HAPPY

Jenny Lawson

A humorous treatment of the author's life with depression and anxiety disorder.

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#7 THINKING, FAST AND SLOW

Daniel Kahneman

The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices.

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#8 I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

from texts James Baldwin;

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#9 DARK MONEY

Jane Mayer

An account of how the Koch brothers and other super-wealthy donors deployed their money to change American politics.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#10 LION

Saroo Brierley

The author was lost on a train in India at age 5, then adopted by a couple in Australia; he searched for and found his birth family as an adult. Originally published in 2014 as “A Long Way Home” and the basis for the 2016 movie.

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