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We Shall Overcome: Great True Stories of Overcoming Hardship

Posted about 1 year ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with bravery, civil rights, grit, guts, oppression, overcoming odds, perseverance, poverty, refugees, rising up, strength, struggle, survival and World War II

Tough times call for inspiring stories of people overcoming long odds or bad situations – take a look and be amazed.

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Best Nonfiction Books of 2016

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Nonfiction and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with astronomy, cancer patients, leadership, management, mathematicians, memoir, musicals, nonfiction, poverty, professional development, psychology, race relations, racism, social conditions, social sciences, space race, success and women's history

If you're a fan of nonfiction books, then you'll love this blog post. It includes the best of the best biographies, memoirs, business, leadership, history, poetry, science, and general nonfiction books of 2016. Including selections from notable authors like Shirley Jackson, Trevor Noah, Kevin Young, Adam Grant, Angela Duckworth and many more.

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