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Archive for July, 2016

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Hit Makers – Atlantic senior editor Derek Thompson puts pop culture under the lens of science to investigate what every business, every artist, every person looking to promote “brand me” is after: what makes a hit a hit.

An American Sickness – An award-winning New York Times reporter, Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal reveals the dangerous, expensive, and dysfunctional American healthcare system, and tells us exactly what we can do to solve its myriad of problems.

Scale – From one of the most influential scientists of our time, a dazzling exploration of the hidden laws that govern the life cycle of everything from plants and animals to the cities we live in.

The Night Ocean – From the award-winning author and New Yorker contributor, a riveting novel about secrets and scandals,  psychiatry and pulp fiction, inspired by the lives of H.P. Lovecraft and his circle.

The Tincture of Time – A moving memoir set against the unexplained stroke of the author’s newborn daughter becomes a sophisticated meditation on the reality of uncertainty in medicine.

The First Love Story – From the New York Times bestselling author of Walking the Bible comes a revelatory journey across time and space to explore the power of the Adam
and Eve story to shape our deepest notions of love, duty, morality and family.

Irresistible – An urgent and expert investigation into behavioral addiction, the dark flipside of today’s unavoidable digital technologies, and how we can turn the tide to regain control.

A Fine Mess– Bestselling author T. R. Reid voyages around the world to solve the urgent problem of America’s failing tax code, unraveling a complex topic in plain English and telling a rollicking story along the way.

My Fellow Soldiers – From the New York Times bestselling author of War Letters, a marvelously vivid and moving account of the American experience in World War I, centered on an intimate portrait of General Pershing, drawing on a rich trove of newly uncovered letters.

The Brain Defense – Blending in-depth research and reporting with dramatic storytelling, this investigation of the role of neuroscience in the criminal justice system uses a landmark murder case to explore the implications of brain science in the determination of culpability and punishment.

The Potlikker Papers – A people’s history of Southern food that reveals how the region came to be at the forefront of American culinary culture and how issues of race have shaped Southern cuisine over the last six decades.

Behave – Why do we do the things we do?

The Idiot – A portrait of the artist as a young woman. A novel about not just discovering but inventing oneself.


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