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Neil deGrasse Tyson, Donald Goldsmith: Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Donald Goldsmith: Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution “An accessible and extremely well-written exploration of the deep waters of cosmology, astrophysics, and exobiology.”–Kirkus Reviews Our true origins are not just human, or even terrestrial, but in fact cosmic. Drawing on recent scientific breakthroughs and the current cross-pollination among geology, biology, astrophysics, […]

Mary Beard: Women & Power: A Manifesto

Mary Beard: Women & Power: A Manifesto At long last, Mary Beard addresses in one brave book the misogynists and trolls who mercilessly attack and demean women the world over, including, very often, Mary herself. In Women & Power, she traces the origins of this misogyny to its ancient roots, examining the pitfalls of gender […]

Colin Dickey: Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places

Colin Dickey: Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places An intellectual feast for fans of offbeat history, Ghostland takes readers on a road trip through some of the country’s most infamously haunted places–and deep into the dark side of our history. Colin Dickey is on the trail of America’s ghosts. Crammed into old houses and […]

Tucker Max: Tucker Max Series

Tucker Max: Tucker Max Series Tucker Max – Hilarity Ensues\ Assholes Finish First – Tucker Max.mobi I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell – Tucker Max.epub The Book That Inspired The Movie My name is Tucker Max, and I am an asshole. I get excessively drunk at inappropriate times, disregard social norms, indulge every whim, […]

Garrard Conley: Boy Erased: A Memoir

Garrard Conley: Boy Erased: A Memoir A beautiful, raw and compassionate memoir about identity, love and understanding. The son of a Baptist pastor and deeply embedded in church life in small town Arkansas, as a young man Garrard Conley was terrified and conflicted about his sexuality. When Garrard was a nineteen-year-old college student, he was […]

Tiffany Haddish: The Last Black Unicorn

Tiffany Haddish: The Last Black Unicorn From stand-up comedian, actress, and breakout star of Girls Trip, Tiffany Haddish, comes The Last Black Unicorn, a sidesplitting, hysterical, edgy, and unflinching collection of (extremely) personal essays, as fearless as the author herself. Growing up in one of the poorest neighborhoods of South Central Los Angeles, Tiffany learned […]

Ariel Levy: The Rules Do Not Apply

Ariel Levy: The Rules Do Not Apply When thirty-eight-year-old New Yorker writer Ariel Levy left for a reporting trip to Mongolia in 2012, she was pregnant, married, financially secure, and successful on her own terms. A month later, none of that was true. Levy picks you up and hurls you through the story of how […]

Truman Capote: In Cold Blood

Truman Capote: In Cold Blood On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues. As Truman Capote reconstructs […]

Philip Roth collection

Philip Roth collection American Pastoral: Pulitzer Prize Winner (1998) In American Pastoral, Philip Roth gives us a novel of unqualified greatness that is an elegy for all the twentieth century’s promises of prosperity, civic order, and domestic bliss. Roth’s protagonist is Seymour ‘Swede’ Levov – a legendary high school athlete, a devoted family man, a […]

Sonali Deraniyagala: Wave

Sonali Deraniyagala: Wave On the morning of December 26, 2004, on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, Sonali Deraniyagala lost her parents, her husband, and her two young sons in the tsunami she miraculously survived. In this brave and searingly frank memoir, she describes those first horrifying moments and her long journey since. She has […]