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#1 THE CODE BREAKER

Walter Isaacson

How the Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues invented CRISPR, a tool that can edit DNA.

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#2 GREENLIGHTS

Matthew McConaughey

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

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#3 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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#4 THE BEAUTY OF LIVING TWICE

Sharon Stone

The actress and human rights activist recounts her childhood difficulties and biggest accomplishments.

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#5 UNTAMED

Glennon Doyle

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

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#6 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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#7 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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#8 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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#9 THIS IS THE FIRE

Don Lemon

The CNN host looks at the impact of racism on his life and prescribes ways to address systemic flaws in America.

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#10 A WORLD ON THE WING

Scott Weidensaul

The navigational and physiological undertakings performed by billions of birds as they circumnavigate the globe.

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#11 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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#12 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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#13 ROCK ME ON THE WATER

Ronald Brownstein

How popular culture was impacted by what happened in Los Angeles in 1974 in movies, music, television and politics.

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#14 BREATH

James Nestor

A re-examination of a basic biological function and a look at the science behind ancient breathing practices.

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#15 THE MARATHON DON'T STOP

Rob Kenner

A biography of the late hip hop mogul and artist Nipsey Hussle.

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