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Book Cover: Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit

Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit

Author: William Knoedelseder

ISBN: 9780062289070

The New York Times bestselling author of Bitter Brew chronicles the birth and rise to greatness of the American auto industry through the remarkable life of Harley Earl, an eccentric six-foot-five, stuttering visionary who dropped out of college and went on to invent the profession of automobile styling, thereby revolutionized...

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Book Cover: The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy

The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy

Author: Paige Williams

ISBN: 9780316382533

New Yorker magazine staff writer Paige Williams delves into the riveting and perilous world of fossil collectors in this "tremendous" (David Grann) true tale of one Florida man's attempt to sell a dinosaur skeleton from Mongolia--a "beautifully written story steeped in natural history, human nature, commerce, crime, science, and politics"...

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Book Cover: Math with Bad Drawings: Illuminating the Ideas That Shape Our Reality

Math with Bad Drawings: Illuminating the Ideas That Shape Our Reality

Author: Ben Orlin

ISBN: 9780316509039

A hilarious reeducation in mathematics-full of joy, jokes, and stick figures-that sheds light on the countless practical and wonderful ways that math structures and shapes our world. In Math With Bad Drawings, Ben Orlin reveals to us what math actually is; its myriad uses, its strange symbols, and the wild...

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Book Cover: On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle

On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle

Author: Hampton Sides

ISBN: 9780385541152

From the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and In the Kingdom of Ice, a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean WarOn October 15, 1950, General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander of UN...

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Book Cover: Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Whole Hearts. Tough Conversations.

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Whole Hearts. Tough Conversations.

Author: BREN BROWN

ISBN: 9780399592522

In her #1 New York Times bestsellers, Brené Brown has taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters, she's showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can...

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Book Cover: Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day

Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day

Author: Jake Knapp

ISBN: 9780525572428

"A charming manifesto - as well as an intrepid do-it-yourself guide to building smart habits that stick. If you want to achieve more (without going nuts) , read this book." - Charles Duhigg, bestselling author of The Power of Habit and Smarter Faster Better From the New York Times bestselling...

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Book Cover: The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War

The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War

Author: NEAL BASCOMB

ISBN: 9780544937116

"Bascomb has unearthed a remarkable piece of hidden history, and told it perfectly. The story brims with adventure, suspense, daring, and heroism." - David Grann, New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon Neal Bascomb, New York Times best-selling author, delivers the spellbinding story of the downed...

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Book Cover: How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler

How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler

Author: RYAN NORTH

ISBN: 9780735220140

Get ready to make history. . . better.What would you do if a time machine hurled you thousands of years into the past . . . and then broke? How would you survive? Could you improve on humanity's original timeline? And how hard would it be to domesticate a giant...

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Book Cover: Rush: Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father

Rush: Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father

Author: STEPHEN FRIED

ISBN: 9780804140065

The remarkable story of Benjamin Rush, medical pioneer and one of our nation's most provocative and unsung Founding Fathers In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men put their quills to a dangerous document they called the Declaration of Independence. Among them was a thirty-year-old doctor named Benjamin Rush. One of...

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Book Cover: The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Author: Ben Macintyre

ISBN: 9781101904190

The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end of the Cold War. If anyone could be considered a Russian counterpart to the infamous British double-agent Kim...

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Book Cover: For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics

Author: Leah Daughtry

ISBN: 9781250137715

The four most powerful African American women in politics share the story of their friendship and how it has changed politics in America.The lives of black women in American politics are remarkably absent from the shelves of bookstores and libraries. For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics is a sweeping...

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Book Cover: National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary

National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary

Author: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC.

ISBN: 9781426219795

National Geographic's dazzling photography book of visual wonders, shot by some of the world's finest photographers, reveals a world very few will have the chance to see for themselves. This New York Times bestseller features striking images of places, events, natural phenomena, and manmade heirlooms seldom seen by human eyes...

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Book Cover: Writers: Their Lives and Works

Writers: Their Lives and Works

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

ISBN: 9781465474773

From Shakespeare and Jane Austen to Gabriel García Márquez and Toni Morrison, this DK book features more than 100 biographies of the world's greatest writers.Introduced with a stunning portrait of each featured novelist, playwright, or poet, biographical entries trace the friendships, loves, and rivalries that inspired each individual and influenced...

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Book Cover: Make Something Good Today: A Memoir

Make Something Good Today: A Memoir

Author: TO BE CONFIRMED GALLERY.

ISBN: 9781501189111

From Ben and Erin Napier, the stars of the hit HGTV show Home Town, comes Make Something Good Today, a memoir that tells us all to seek out the good in life, celebrate the beauty of family and friends, and prosper within our communities because everything we need in life...

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Book Cover: 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List

1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List

Author: JAMES MUSTICH

ISBN: 9781523504459

The ultimate book for book lovers: the 1,000 must-read books across genres and eras, each accompanied by a thought-provoking short essay on why the book is so essential.

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Book Cover: Tigerland: 1968-1969: A City Divided, a Nation Torn Apart, and a Magical Season of Healing

Tigerland: 1968-1969: A City Divided, a Nation Torn Apart, and a Magical Season of Healing

Author: Wil Haygood

ISBN: 9781524731861

From the author of the best-selling The Butler--an emotional, inspiring story of two teams from a poor, black, segregated high school in Ohio, who, in the midst of the racial turbulence of 1968/1969, win the Ohio state baseball and basketball championships in the same year.1968 and 1969: Martin Luther King...

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Book Cover: Food52 Genius Desserts: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way You Bake

Food52 Genius Desserts: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way You Bake

Author: Kristen Miglore

ISBN: 9781524758981

In this follow-up to the IACP award-winning, New York Times best-selling cookbook Genius Recipes, Food52 is back with the most beloved and talked-about desserts of our time (and the under-the-radar gems that will soon join their ranks) - in a collection that will make you a local legend, and a...

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Book Cover: The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Author: Deborah Blum

ISBN: 9781594205149

From Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times-bestselling author Deborah Blum, the dramatic true story of how food was made safe in the United States and the heroes, led by the inimitable Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley, who fought for changeBy the end of nineteenth century, food was dangerous. Lethal, even...

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Book Cover: Print, Pattern, Sew: Block-Printing Basics   Simple Sewing Projects for an Inspired Wardrobe

Print, Pattern, Sew: Block-Printing Basics Simple Sewing Projects for an Inspired Wardrobe

Author: Jen Hewett

ISBN: 9781611804621

Create bold block prints for a completely custom wardrobe--print fabrics, customize patterns, and sew garments that truly express your own style.This book offers: * Clear how-to instructions for carving motifs from soft blocks, plus 13 designs to get you started * A guide to printing on fabric and construct repeating...

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Book Cover: (Don't)  Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation about Mental Health

(Don't) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation about Mental Health

Author: Kelly Jensen

ISBN: 9781616207816

Who's Crazy? What does it mean to be crazy? Is using the word crazy offensive? What happens when such a label gets attached to your everyday experiences? In order to understand mental health, we need to talk openly about it. Because there's no single definition of crazy, there's no single...

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Book Cover: Country Living Tiny Homes: Living Big in Small Spaces

Country Living Tiny Homes: Living Big in Small Spaces

Author: COUNTRY LIVING.

ISBN: 9781618372543

Bigger isn't always better: Country Living offers a look inside more than 25 tiny homes that maximize function and style. Downsizing has become a big trend - and many people are choosing to live small and smart in compact houses that don't require huge mortgages or upkeep. Country Living showcases...

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Book Cover: Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates

Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates

Author: Eric Jay Dolin

ISBN: 9781631492105

With surprising tales of vicious mutineers, imperial riches, and high-seas intrigue, Black Flags, Blue Waters vividly reanimates the "Golden Age" of piracy in the Americas. Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the dramatic and surprising history of American piracy's "Golden Age" --...

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Book Cover: ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE

ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE

Author: ERIC IDLE

ISBN: 9781984822581

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