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Fall 2015 Books Now Online

Fall 2015

Above the Line by Urban Meyer: Lessons on leadership and team-building from Ohio State’s head football coach, drawing heavily on the 2014 season and his team’s remarkable run to the championship in the face of adversity

In Order to Live by Yeonmi ParkA harrowing escape from tyranny and into a new life of advocacy, from North Korean defector and human rights activist Yeonmi Park

SuperBetter by Jane McGonigalA remarkable life plan based on the game the author herself and hundreds of thousands of others have used to leap from ruts and setbacks to recovery and personal growth

Kissinger by Niall FergusonThe definitive biography of Henry Kissinger, based on unprecedented access to his private papers, by an acclaimed historian at the height of his powers

Strangers Drowning by Larissa MacFarquharHow far do you really go to “do unto others”? Renowned New Yorker journalist Larissa MacFarquhar reveals the individuals who devote themselves fully to bettering the lives of strangers, even when it comes at great personal cost

Beloved Dog by Maira Kalman: In her trademark style, wit, and with great sensitivity, Maira Kalman reveals why dogs bring out the best in us.

Felicity by Mary Oliver: A new poetry collection from New York Times bestselling poet and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Mary Olive

Reclaiming Conversation by Sherry Turkle: Renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity—- and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground.

America’s Bank by Roger Lowenstein: The tumultuous era and remarkable personalities that unexpectedly birthed the Federal Reserve, from renowned financial writer Roger Lowenstein

Brand Luther by Andrew PettegreeA revolutionary look at Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the birth of publishing, on the eve of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary 

The Ottoman Endgame by Sean McMeekinAn astonishing retelling of twentieth-century history from the Ottoman perspective, delivering profound new insights into World War I and the contemporary Middle East 

Black Dragon River by Dominic ZieglerA remarkable journey down the Amur River, revealing the history and culture of a region which is once again becoming one of the world’s most contested regions

The Blue Line by Ingrid BetancourtFrom the extraordinary Colombian French politician and activist Ingrid Betancourt, a stunning debut novel about freedom and fate

Excellent Daughters by Katherine ZoepfThe never-before-reported story of this generation of Arab women, who are questioning authority, changing societies, and leading revolutions.

Their Promised Land by Ian BurumaA family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma’s account of his grandparents’ enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars

The Portable Veblen by Elizabeth MckenzieAn exuberant, one-of-a-kind novel about love and family, war and nature, new money and old values by a brilliant New Yorker contributor

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