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#1 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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#2 TIGHTROPE

Nicholas D Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors examine issues affecting working-class Americans.

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#3 TALKING TO STRANGERS

Malcolm Gladwell

Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.

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#4 BECOMING

Michelle Obama

The former first lady describes how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.

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#5 RUNNING AGAINST THE DEVIL

Rick Wilson

The Republican strategist offers his insights on how to potentially defeat President Trump in the upcoming election.

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#6 MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE

Lori Gottlieb

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

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#7 UNCANNY VALLEY

Anna Wiener

A millennial’s memoir is interwoven with a look at changes within Silicon Valley.

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#8 CATCH AND KILL

Ronan Farrow

The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter details some surveillance and intimidation tactics used to pressure journalists and elude consequences by certain wealthy and connected men.

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#9 ME

Elton John

The multi-award-winning solo artist's first autobiography chronicles his career, relationships and private struggles.

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#10 SUCCESSFUL AGING

Daniel J Levitin

A neuroscientist suggests using resilience strategies as we grow older.

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#11 THE BODY

Bill Bryson

An owner’s manual of the human body covering various parts, functions and what happens when things go wrong.

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#12 BOYS & SEX

Peggy Orenstein

How young men comprehend cultural forces and navigate sexual and emotional relationships.

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#13 SAY NOTHING

Patrick Radden Keefe

A look at the conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles.

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#14 THE YELLOW HOUSE

Sarah M Broom

Identity and inequality are explored in the history of a family and home in New Orleans both before and after Hurricane Katrina.

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#15 AMERICAN OLIGARCHS

Andrea Bernstein

An investigative journalist traces the proliferation of the Trump and Kushner dynasties.

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