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#1 THE SOUL OF AMERICA

Jon Meacham

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer contextualizes the present political climate through the lens of difficult moments in American history.

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#2 BARRACOON

Zora Neale Hurston

A previously unpublished, first-person account of Cudjo Lewis, a man who was transported and enslaved 50 years after the slave trade was banned.

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#3 A HIGHER LOYALTY

James Comey

The former F.B.I. director recounts cases and personal events that shaped his outlook on justice, and analyzes the leadership styles of three presidents.

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#4 I'LL BE GONE IN THE DARK

Michelle McNamara

The late true-crime journalist's search for the serial murderer and rapist known as "the Golden State Killer."

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#5 KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON

David Grann

The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil.

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#6 HILLBILLY ELEGY

JD Vance

A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of the white working class through the story of his own childhood.

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#7 EDUCATED

Tara Westover

The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.

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#8 WAR ON PEACE

Ronan Farrow

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist chronicles the deterioration of American diplomacy.

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#9 MEASURE WHAT MATTERS

John Doerr

How a goal-setting system helped large tech companies succeed.

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#10 THE ORDER OF TIME

Carlo Rovelli

The Italian theoretical physicist uses ideas based in philosophy, science and literature to explore the mysteries of time.

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#11 THE LIGHT WITHIN ME

Ainsley Earhardt with Mark Tabb

A memoir by one of the hosts of “Fox & Friends.”

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#12 THE ASSAULT ON INTELLIGENCE

Michael V Hayden

A former director of the N.S.A. and the C.I.A. identifies domestic and international threats to the American intelligence community.

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#13 FASCISM: A Warning

Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward

The former secretary of state examines the legacy of fascism in the 20th century and its potential revival.

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#14 OUR TOWNS

James Fallows and Deborah Fallows

A couple who flew around America in a single-engine prop airplane describe how solutions for issues faced on a local level differ from national-level dysfunction.

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#15 FACTFULNESS

Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund

A look at our biases and the argument for why the world is in a better state than we might think.

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