Adult Nonfiction

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Beautiful Country
by Qian Julie Wang
"A potent testament to the love, curiosity, grit, and hope of a courageous and resourceful immigrant child. Engaging readers through all five senses and the heart, Wang's debut memoir is a critical addition to the literature on immigration as well as the timeless category of childhood memoir."
--Kirkus Reviews, *Starred Review*"

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Travels with George
by Nathaniel Philbrick
"Part history, part travelogue...Philbrick wrestles with [America's] problems, some of Washington's vintage, that continue to afflict us."
--The New York Times

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Taking Paris: The Epic Battle for the City of Lights 
by Martin Dugard
"From Martin Dugard, the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of the Killing series with Bill O'Reilly, comes the spellbinding story of the Allied liberation of Paris from the grip of the Nazis during World War II "

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Say It Loud!: On Race, Law, History, and Culture
by Randall Kennedy
"In a magnum opus that spans two decades, Harvard Law School professor Randall Ken­nedy, one of our preeminent legal scholars and public intellectuals, gives us twenty-nine provocative essays--some previously published, others written for this occasion--that explore key social justice issues of our time."

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Slonim Woods 9
by Daniel Barban Levin
""An unusual, affecting portrait of how post-adolescent power dynamics are susceptible to cultish abuse. . . ."
--Kirkus Reviews

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The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War
by Craig Whitlock
"The groundbreaking investigative story of how three successive presidents and their military commanders deceived the public year after year about the longest war in American history."