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#1 LIFE WILL BE THE DEATH OF ME

Chelsea Handler

The comedian chronicles going into therapy and becoming an advocate for change.

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#2 BECOMING

Michelle Obama

The former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.

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#3 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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#4 MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE

Lori Gottlieb

A psychotherapist gains unexpected insights when she becomes another therapist’s patient.

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#5 THE MATRIARCH

Susan Page

A biography of the former first lady Barbara Bush, based on interviews and her private diaries.

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#6 BAD BLOOD

John Carreyrou

The rise and fall of Theranos, the biotech startup that failed to deliver on its promise to make blood testing more efficient.

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#7 THE RIGHT SIDE OF HISTORY

Ben Shapiro

The conservative political commentator reflects upon what he considers most impactful to Western civilization.

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#8 COMMANDER IN CHEAT

Rick Reilly

A sportswriter handicaps the current president’s character, based on how he plays golf.

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#9 LADIES WHO PUNCH

Ramin Setoodeh

A behind-the-scenes look at the daytime talk show “The View.”

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#10 WORKING

Robert A Caro

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer shares insights into his craft.

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#11 SAVE ME THE PLUMS

Ruth Reichl

A memoir by the former restaurant critic of The New York Times and editor in chief of Gourmet.

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#12 BORN A CRIME

Trevor Noah

A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”

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#13 THE HILL TO DIE ON

Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer

A look at congressional gridlock and the first two years of Trump's presidency.

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#14 CHARGED

Emily Bazelon

Issues created by mass incarceration and our criminal justice system are explored through the cases of two young people.

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#15 SAPIENS

Yuval Noah Harari

How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.

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