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Swamp Story: A Novel By Dave Barry Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982191337
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 2nd, 2023

Pulitzer Prize–winning and New York Times bestselling author—and actual Florida Man—Dave Barry returns with a “hilariously funny” (Steve Martin) caper full of oddballs and more twists and turns than a snake slithering away from a gator.

Jesse Braddock is trapped in a tiny cabin deep in the Everglades with her infant daughter and her ex-boyfriend,


Edison's Ghosts: The Untold Weirdness of History’s Greatest Geniuses By Katie Spalding Cover Image
$23.20
ISBN: 9780316529525
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 16th, 2023

Publishers Weekly Best Summer Reads 

Overturn everything you knew about history’s greatest minds in this raucous and hilarious book, where it turns out there's a finer line between "genius" and "idiot" than we've previously known.

“As Albert Einstein almost certainly never said, everyone is a genius – but if y


Sisterhood Heals: The Transformative Power of Healing in Community By Joy Harden Bradford, PhD Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593497241
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 27th, 2023

From the licensed clinical psychologist behind the award-winning podcast Therapy for Black Girls comes “a roadmap for personal growth and improved connections with others, ultimately leading to a more fulfilling and joyful life” (Nedra Glover Tawwab, New York Times bestselling author of Set Boundaries, Find Peace and Drama Free)


Genius: Theory, History and Technique By Roberto Manzocco Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9783031270918
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Published: Springer - April 4th, 2023

Genius is a fascinating topic. Everyone has an opinion on it, but not a lot of clarity. Much has been written on the subject - biographies, autobiographies, technical books, popular science books, and practical manuals - but genius in all of its dimensions has yet to be addressed. This book seeks to remedy that.


Swamp Story: A Novel By Dave Barry Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982191337
Availability: Available (Ships in 3-15 Business Days)
Published: Simon & Schuster - May 2nd, 2023

Pulitzer Prize–winning and New York Times bestselling author—and actual Florida Man—Dave Barry returns with a “hilariously funny” (Steve Martin) caper full of oddballs and more twists and turns than a snake slithering away from a gator.

Jesse Braddock is trapped in a tiny cabin deep in the Everglades with her infant daughter and her ex-boyfriend,


Monsters: A Fan's Dilemma By Claire Dederer Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525655114
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Published: Knopf - April 25th, 2023

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • NATIONAL BESTSELLER A timely, passionate, provocative, blisteringly smart interrogation of how we make and experience art in the age of cancel culture, and of the link between genius and monstrosity. Can we love the work of controversial classic and contemporary artists but dislike the artist?


College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be - Second Edition By Andrew Delbanco Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780691246376
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Published: Princeton University Press - April 18th, 2023

The strengths and failures of the American college, and why liberal education still matters


Quantum Physics Made Me Do It: A Simple Guide to the Fundamental Nature of Everything By Jeremie Harris Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780735244139
Availability: In Print, but things might get a little weird and there may be a long wait
Published: Viking - April 4th, 2023

An entertaining and accessible dive into the riveting world described by quantum mechanics, from physicist, AI risk expert, and Hollywood “alternative reality” consultant Jérémie Harris.


Who Gets Believed?: When the Truth Isn't Enough By Dina Nayeri Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781646220724
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Published: Catapult - March 7th, 2023

National Book Critics Circle Finalist

"Dina Nayeri's powerful writing confronts issues that are key to the refugee experience."—Viet Thanh Nguyen


Women Talk Money: Breaking the Taboo By Rebecca Walker (Editor) Cover Image
By Rebecca Walker (Editor)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781501154331
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 14th, 2023

A searing and fearless anthology of essays exploring the profound impact of money on women’s lives, edited by prominent feminist and writer Rebecca Walker.

Women Talk Money is a groundbreaking collection that lifts the veil on what women talk about when they talk about money; it unflinchingly recounts the power of money to impact health, define relationships, and shape i


How to Think Like a Woman: Four Women Philosophers Who Taught Me How to Love the Life of the Mind By Regan Penaluna Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802158802
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Published: Grove Press - March 14th, 2023

From a bold new voice in nonfiction, an exhilarating account of the lives and works of influential 17th and 18th century feminist philosophers Mary Wollstonecraft and her predecessors who have been written out of history, and a searing look at the author's experience of patriarchy and sexism in academia


The Last Assassin: The Hunt for the Killers of Julius Caesar By Peter Stothard Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780197604878
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - October 1st, 2021

Many men killed Julius Caesar. Only one man was determined to kill the killers.


Life of Pi: A Novel By Yann Martel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780156027328
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Published: Mariner Books Classics - May 1st, 2003

NOW ON BROADWAY

The international bestseller and modern classic of adventure, survival, and the power of storytelling is now an award-winning play. 

"A story to make you believe in the soul-sustaining power of fiction."—Los Angeles Times Book Review 


The Real Work: On the Mystery of Mastery By Adam Gopnik Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324090755
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Published: Liveright - March 14th, 2023

"[W]ise, companionable, and often extremely funny.” —Oliver Burkeman, The Atlantic

Best-selling author and New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik investigates a foundational human question: How do we learn—and master—a new skill?


Stifled Laughter: One Woman's Story About Fighting Censorship By Claudia Johnson Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781682753491
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Published: Fulcrum Publishing - March 14th, 2023

Pulitzer Prize Nominated Winner of the 1993 PEN/Newman’s Own First Amendment Award for Claudia Johnson’s extraordinary efforts to restore banned literary classics from Florida classrooms.


Mistakes Were Made (but Not By Me) Third Edition: Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts By Carol Tavris, Elliot Aronson Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780358329619
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Published: Mariner Books - August 4th, 2020

Renowned social psychologists Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson take a compelling look into how the brain is wired for self-justification. This updated edition concludes with an extended discussion of how we can live with dissonance, learn from it, and perhaps, eventually, forgive ourselves.

Why is it so hard to say “I made a mistake”—and really believe it?


STFU: The Power of Keeping Your Mouth Shut in an Endlessly Noisy World By Dan Lyons Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250850348
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - March 7th, 2023

“Entertaining, illuminating, and inspiring! More than a book, it’s a public service announcement that we’d all do well to―well, STFU and listen to!”
―Sarah Knight, New York Times bestselling author of Calm the F*ck Down


I'm No Philosopher, But I Got Thoughts: Mini-Meditations for Saints, Sinners, and the Rest of Us By Kristin Chenoweth Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781400228492
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Published: Harper Celebrate - January 17th, 2023

Aristotle. Socrates. Descartes. And now, Chenoweth. (How about some women, am I right?)


Against Democracy By Jason Brennan, Jason Brennan (Preface by) Cover Image
By Jason Brennan, Jason Brennan (Preface by)
$21.58
ISBN: 9780691178493
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Published: Princeton University Press - September 26th, 2017

A bracingly provocative challenge to one of our most cherished ideas and institutions


Parsimony and Other Radical Ideas about Justice By Jeremy Travis (Editor), Bruce Western (Editor) Cover Image
By Jeremy Travis (Editor), Bruce Western (Editor)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781620977552
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Published: New Press - February 21st, 2023

How to envision a justice system that combines the least possible punishment with the greatest possible healing, from an all-star cast of contributors


The Humanity Archive: Recovering the Soul of Black History from a Whitewashed American Myth  By Jermaine Fowler Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781955905145
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Published: Row House Publishing - February 28th, 2023

This NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER is a sweeping survey of Black history shows how Black humanity has been erased and how its recovery can save the humanity of us all.

"An innovative reading of Black history, gracefully joining it to the larger history of all humankind."Kirkus Starred Review

Named by Essence Magazine as one of "31 Books


Star Wars: The Princess and the Scoundrel By Beth Revis Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593499368
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Published: Random House Worlds - January 31st, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER You are cordially invited to the wedding of Princess Leia Organa and Han Solo.

The Death Star is destroyed. Darth Vader is dead. The Empire is desolate. But on the forest moon of Endor, among the chaos of a changing galaxy, time stands still for a princess and her scoundrel.


Star Wars: The Princess and the Scoundrel By Beth Revis Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593498491
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Published: Random House Worlds - August 16th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER You are cordially invited to the wedding of Princess Leia Organa and Han Solo.

The Death Star is destroyed. Darth Vader is dead. The Empire is desolate. But on the forest moon of Endor, among the chaos of a changing galaxy, time stands still for a princess and her scoundrel.