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Barack Obama's Favorite Books for 2023

The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store: A Novel By James McBride Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593422946
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 8th, 2023

THE RUNAWAY NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR/FRESH AIR, WASHINGTON POST, THE NEW YORKER, AND TIME MAGAZINE

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2023


The MANIAC By Benjamin Labatut Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593654477
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Published: Penguin Press - October 3rd, 2023

Named One of the 10 Best Books of 2023 by The Washington Post and Publishers Weekly One of Barack Obama's Favorite Books of 2023 • A National Bestseller • A New York Times Editor's Choice pick • Nominated for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction


Poverty, by America By Matthew Desmond Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593239919
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Published: Crown - March 21st, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Evicted reimagines the debate on poverty, making a “provocative and compelling” (NPR) argument about why it persists in America: because the rest of us benefit from it.


How to Say Babylon: A Memoir By Safiya Sinclair Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982132330
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Published: 37 Ink - October 3rd, 2023

A New York Times Notable Book
A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!
A Best Book of 2023 by the New York Times, Time, The Washington Post, Vulture, Shelf Awareness, Goodreads, Esquire, The Atlantic, NPR, and Barack Obama

With echoes of Educated and Born a C


The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder By David Grann Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385534260
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Published: Doubleday - April 18th, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a page-turning story of shipwreck, survival, and savagery, culminating in a court martial that reveals a shocking truth.


Chip War: The Fight for the World's Most Critical Technology By Chris Miller Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781982172008
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Published: Scribner - October 4th, 2022

One of Barack Obamas Favorite Books of 2023

The Financial Times Business Book of the Year, this epic account of the decades-long battle to control one of the world’s most critical resources—microchip technology—with the United States and China increasingly in fierce competition is “pulse quickening…a nonfiction thriller&r


The Vaster Wilds: A Novel By Lauren Groff Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593418390
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 12th, 2023

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2023


NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR, TIME, ESQUIRE, VOGUE, LA TIMES, SLATE, HARPER'S BAZAAR and others


Humanly Possible: Seven Hundred Years of Humanist Freethinking, Inquiry, and Hope By Sarah Bakewell Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780735223370
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Published: Penguin Press - March 28th, 2023

The New York Times bestseller • One of Barack Obama's Favorite Books of 2023 • A New York Times Notable Book


King: A Life By Jonathan Eig Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374279295
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 16th, 2023

A finalist for the 2023 National Book Critics Circle Award

Named one of the ten best books of 2023 by The Washington Post | Chicago Tribune | Time


A New York Times bestseller and notable book of 2023 | One of Barack Obama's favorite books of 2023


The Covenant of Water (Oprah's Book Club) By Abraham Verghese Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780802162175
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Published: Grove Press - May 2nd, 2023

OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK - INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - SUBJECT OF A SIX-PART SUPER SOUL PODCAST SERIES HOSTED BY OPRAH WINFREY


The Best Minds: A Story of Friendship, Madness, and the Tragedy of Good Intentions By Jonathan Rosen Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781594206573
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Published: Penguin Press - April 18th, 2023

Named a Top 10 Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Slate, and People

One of Barack Obama's Favorite Books of 2023

“Brave and nuanced . . . an act of tremendous compassion and a literary triumph.” The New York Times


All the Sinners Bleed: A Novel By S. A. Cosby Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250831910
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 6th, 2023

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • USA Today Bestseller • Washington Post’s The Twelve Best Thrillers of the Year • TIME’s 100 Must Read Books of the Year • Goodreads Choice Award Nominee • USA Today’s Best Reviewed Books of the Year • BookPage's Best Mystery of the Year • Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of the Year • New York Times Book Re


The Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory: American Evangelicals in an Age of Extremism By Tim Alberta Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780063226883
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Published: Harper - December 5th, 2023

Instant New York Times Bestseller

One of Barack Obama's Favorite Books of the Year

An Economist and Air Mail Best Book of the Year

"Brave and absorbing." -- New York Times


Some People Need Killing: A Memoir of Murder in My Country By Patricia Evangelista Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593133132
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Published: Random House - October 17th, 2023

TIME’S #1 NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR • A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW TOP 10 BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • A “riveting” (The Atlantic) account of the Philippines’ state-sanctioned killings of its citizens under President Rodrigo Duterte, hailed as “a journalistic masterpiece” (The New Yorker)
 


This Other Eden: A Novel By Paul Harding Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781324074526
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - December 19th, 2023

Shortlisted for the 2023 Booker Prize
Finalist for the 2023 National Book Award for Fiction