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JUST MERCY

Synopsis - A civil rights lawyer and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.


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ON TYRANNY

Synopsis - Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.


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THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE

Synopsis - How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.


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SAPIENS

Synopsis - How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.


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WHITE FRAGILITY

Synopsis - Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.


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TO SHAKE THE SLEEPING SELF

Synopsis - A 30-year-old grapples with his identity as he cycles from Oregon to Patagonia.


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BORN A CRIME

Synopsis - A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”


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WHY WE SLEEP

Synopsis - A neuroscientist uses recent scientific discoveries to explain the functions of sleep and dreams.


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BRAIDING SWEETGRASS

Synopsis - A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.


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OUTLIERS

Synopsis - Unexpected factors that explain why some people succeed, such as upbringing, timing and 10,000 hours of deliberate practice.


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THINKING, FAST AND SLOW

Synopsis - When we can and cannot trust our intuitions in making business and personal decisions.


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NO ONE IS TOO SMALL TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Synopsis - Speeches by the Swedish climate activist, including her address to the United Nations.


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BAD BLOOD

Synopsis - The rise and fall of Theranos, the biotech startup that failed to deliver on its promise to make blood testing more efficient.


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GRIT

Synopsis - The MacArthur Fellow argues that passion and perseverance are more important than innate talent in creating success.


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I HEARD YOU PAINT HOUSES

Synopsis - A World War II veteran works for a crime boss and comes into contact with the union boss Jimmy Hoffa. The basis of the movie "The Irishman."