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No Happy Endings

Spanning memoir and parenting, this supplemental purchase is best for large memoir collections; it can be read alongside the author's first book or on its own.

Revolutionary: George Washington at War

O'Connell debunks myths and explains motives, shortcomings, and misperceptions in this historical saga that will engage both general and academic readers.

Horizon

While not a memoir or travelog, this first-person account is ideal for anyone who likes nature writing that also manages to bring philosophy, anthropology, sociology, and history to bear with a personal guide. [See Prepub Alert, 9/24/18.]
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Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the Awakening of President Harry S. Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring

Gergel reintroduces oft-forgotten civil rights heroes in this captivating, deeply researched work that is likely to draw in general readers, historians, and legal scholars alike.

Cuba Libre! Che, Fidel, and the Improbable Revolution That Changed World History

An excellent new entry on the subject, with a memorable opening line and highly enjoyable chapters. If you read only one recent book on Cuba, have it be this delightful popular history.
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Fantastical Cakes

Bullock-Prado is a thoroughly knowledgeable and extremely fun teacher for readers dreaming of taking their baking to the next level, and who are prepared to apply the time and effort required to do so. Those simply preferring to eat cake will also enjoy flipping through these beautifully illustrated pages.

I Can't Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I've Put My Faith in Beyoncé

Arceneaux is forthcoming in such a way that readers will feel like they're having a conversation with a good friend; a personal story for all readers.

Outside the Wire: Ten Lessons I've Learned in Everyday Courage

Kandor's prominence in Democratic politics means this worthwhile memoir will be a solid resource for readers seeking political resources and background on national and regional figures, and for fans of his podcast.
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The Seabird's Cry: The Lives and Loves of the Planet's Great Ocean Voyagers

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An amazing tour de force that is highly recommended for all interested in natural history, conservation, the sea, and maritime history.
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Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations

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This book will likely find readers familiar with Chua's previous work, but those seeking thoughtful sociopolitical analysis of nationalism and identity will need to look elsewhere. [See Prepub Alert, 8/28/17.]
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The Rough Patch: Marriage and the Art of Living Together

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A solid choice for readers seeking information about common struggles in marriage, but this book is slim as a how-to. A best choice for readers who have a deep interest in the field of marital therapy and already have some subject-specific knowledge of psychology.
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The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border

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A personal, unguarded look at border life from the perspective of a migrant and agent, recommended for those wishing to gain a deeper understanding of current events.

The Challenge Culture: Why the Most Successful Organizations Run on Pushback

Readers of Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last) will be interested in this recommended firsthand account of employee pushback.

White Kids: Growing up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America

A crucial examination of the intimate family practices by which structural privilege is passed from generation to generation.

The Improbable Wendell Willkie: The Businessman Who Saved the Republican Party and His Country, and Conceived a New World Order

Students of 20th-century political and economic history will appreciate this detailed examination of Willkie's rise to prominence and subsequent political career. {See Prepub Alert, 11/12/17.]

Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America's Most Powerful Mobster

With artful storytelling and a narrative-like delivery, Carter tells Eunice's story in the best way possible, offering a compelling, unputdownable read with as much value in social history as legal appeal. Not to be missed. {See Prepub Alert, 4/23/18.]

The Age of Walls: How Barriers Between Nations Are Changing Our World

A provocative and well-written look at current issues in the political landscape. For general readers interested in geopolitics as well as undergraduate programs in border studies and world politics. [See Prepub Alert, 4/30/18.]

Fight Like A Girl

Ford's quick, provocative read will appeal to anyone who desires a better understanding of the complex, intersectional issues so often lumped into phrases such as rape culture. Read alongside Susan Faludi's Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women and Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards's Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future.

Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy Is Failing To Deliver Economic Growth—and How To Fix It

An intriguing partnership of economic policy and political reforms for solving stagnating economic growth in the West.

Evolutions: Fifteen Myths That Explain Our World

Ideal for readers who find traditional science books lacking in philosophy.
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Le Livre Blanc

Highly recommended for professional collections and aspirational cooks interested in elegant plating and presentation.
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Veganissimo A to Z: A Compehensive Guide To Identifying and Avoiding Ingredients of Animal Origin in Everyday Products

Complete with introductory comments about the scope of the work, a section on the nuances of product labeling, vegan alternatives, and glossary, this is an invaluable guide for vegans who are attempting to become veganissimo: vegan to the highest possible standard.
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Political Arithmetic: Simon Kuznets and the Empirical Tradition in Economics

Recommended to the reader with an intermediate familiarity with economic thought, in particular as a primer on Kuznets, the National Bureau of Economic Research, and national income measurement.
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What's Wrong with Fat?

For both general readers and specialists.
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Food To Love

This unintimidating approach to home cooking exudes the distinctive youthful exuberance found in Donal Skehan's Good Mood Food and Sophie Wright's Home at 7, Dinner at 8.
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Obama on the Couch

Whether the reader agrees or disagrees with Frank, this psychoanalysis of a political leader should interest many during 2012. The author also provides a short analysis of Obama's supporters and detractors, an important point in understanding the President's behavior.
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