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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 how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.

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#3 EDUCATED

Tara Westover

The daughter of survivalists leaves home for university.

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#4 THE MATRIARCH

Susan Page

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

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#5 MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE

Lori Gottlieb

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

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#6 WORKING

Robert A Caro

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

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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 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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#10 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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#11 BAD BLOOD

John Carreyrou

The rise and fall of the biotech startup Theranos.

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#12 AMERICAN MOONSHOT

Douglas Brinkley

The development of NASA and the space race against the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

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#13 LADIES WHO PUNCH

Ramin Setoodeh

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

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#14 STONY THE ROAD

Henry Louis Gates Jr

The fight for Reconstruction's promise, the terror ignited by Jim Crow segregation and its modern reverberations.

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#15 ACCIDENTAL PRESIDENTS

Jared Cohen

The stories of eight men who became president without being elected because their predecessors died in office.

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