Bessel van der Kolk
How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
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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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Robin Wall Kimmerer
A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.
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Cathy Park Hong
The poet and essayist, who is the daughter of Korean immigrants, explores her racial identity and racial consciousness in America today.
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Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.
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Yuval Noah Harari
How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
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A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”
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A critique of how today's mainstream feminism overlooks basic needs such as access to food, education, living wages and medical care.
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An account of the Great Migration of 1915-70, in which six million African-Americans abandoned the South.
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A look at an expanding low-cost labor pool, which largely consists of transient older adults, and what this might portend.
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When we can and cannot trust our intuitions in making business and personal decisions.
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A civil rights lawyer and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.
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From 1945 to 1965, a family in Colorado had 12 children, six of whom went on to develop schizophrenia.
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An owner’s manual of the human body covering various parts, functions and what happens when things go wrong.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams
A collection of articles and speeches by the Supreme Court justice.
On the bestsellers list for 31 weeks