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#1 HOW TO AVOID A CLIMATE DISASTER

Bill Gates

A prescription for what business, governments and individuals can do to work toward zero emissions.

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#2 JUST AS I AM

Cicely Tyson with Michelle Burford

The late iconic actress describes how she worked to change perceptions of Black women through her career choices.

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#3 THE SUM OF US

Heather McGhee

The chair of the board of the racial justice organization Color of Change analyzes the impact of racism on the economy.

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#4 WALK IN MY COMBAT BOOTS

James Patterson and Matt Eversmann with Chris Mooney

A collection of interviews with troops who fought overseas.

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#5 CASTE

Isabel Wilkerson

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines aspects of caste systems across civilizations and reveals a rigid hierarchy in America today.

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#6 A PROMISED LAND

Barack Obama

In the first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama offers personal reflections on his formative years and pivotal moments through his first term.

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#7 BETWEEN TWO KINGDOMS

Suleika Jaouad

The writer of the New York Times column “Life, Interrupted” chronicles her fight with cancer and an impactful road trip.

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#8 GREENLIGHTS

Matthew McConaughey

The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.

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#9 UNTAMED

Glennon Doyle

The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.

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#10 THINK AGAIN

Adam Grant

An examination of the cognitive skills of rethinking and unlearning that could be used to adapt to a rapidly changing world.

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#11 THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE

Bessel van der Kolk

How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.

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#12 FOUR HUNDRED SOULS

edited Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain

A compendium featuring 90 writers covering 400 years of African-American history.

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#13 THE DAUGHTERS OF KOBANI

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

In 2014, a group of all-female Kurdish militia faced off against ISIS in a small town in Syria.

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#14 THE BLACK CHURCH

Henry Louis Gates, Jr

The companion book to the PBS series that provides a look at five centuries of the meaning and functions of the Black church in America.

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#15 UNMASKED

Andy Ngo

A former writer for the online magazine Quillette gives his perspective on the activist movement antifa.

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