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April - June 2022 Issue
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Aikins, Matthieu. The Naked Don’t Fear the Water: An Underground Journey with Afghan Refugees. Ebook, downloadable audiobook
Attenberg, Jami. I Came All This Way to Meet You: Writing Myself Home. Ebook
Baime, A. J. White Lies: The Double Life of Walter F. White and America’s Darkest Secret.
Barbero, Alessandro. Dante: A Life.
Borrell, Brendan. The First Shots: The Epic Rivalries and Heroic Science Behind the Race to the Coronavirus Vaccine.
Bowden, Mark. The Steal: The Attempt to Overturn the 2020 Election and the People Who Stopped It.
Bradbury, Neil. A Taste for Poison: Eleven Deadly Molecules and the Killers Who Used Them. Ebook
Brooks, Michael. The Art of More: How Mathematics Created Civilization. Ebook
Brown-Nagin, Tomiko. Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley.
Bushman, David. Murder at Teal’s Pond: Hazel Drew and the Mystery That Inspired Twin Peaks.
Butler, Isaac. The Method: How the Twentieth Century Learned to Act.
Cheung, Karen. The Impossible City: A Hong Kong Memoir.
Cohen, Deborah. Last Call at the Hotel Imperial: The Reporters Who Took on a World at War.
Davis, Jack E. The Bald Eagle: The Improbable Journey of America’s Bird.
Duncan, Dennis. Index, a History of the: A Bookish Adventure from Medieval Manuscripts to the Digital Age. Ebook
Elkins, Caroline. Legacy of Violence: A History of the British Empire.
Evaristo, Bernardine. Manifesto: On Never Giving Up.
Ferrara, Silvia. The Greatest Invention: A History of the World in Nine Mysterious Scripts.
Fisher, Carl Erik. The Urge: Our History of Addiction.
Fisher, Thomas. The Emergency: A Year of Healing and Heartbreak in a Chicago ER.
Foo, Stephanie. What My Bones Know: A Memoir of Healing from Complex Trauma. Ebook, downloadable audiobook
French, Howard W. Born in Blackness: Africa, Africans, and the Making of the Modern World, 1471 to the Second World War. Ebook
Gaines, James R. The Fifties: An Underground History.
Gomez, Edgar. High-Risk Homosexual: A Memoir.
Greenhouse, Linda. Justice on the Brink: The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Rise of Amy Coney Barrett, and Twelve Months That Transformed the Supreme Court.
Gutowitz, Jill. Girls Can Kiss Now: Essays.
Haitiwaji, Gulbahar. How I Survived a Chinese “Reeducation” Camp: A Uyghur Woman’s Story.
Havrilesky, Heather. Foreverland: On the Divine Tedium of Marriage. Downloadable audiobook
Henry, Andre. All the White Friends I Couldn’t Keep: Hope – and Hard Pills to Swallow – About Fighting for Black Lives.
Higgins, Charlotte. Greek Myths: A New Retelling.
Higgins, Jackie. Sentient: How Animals Illuminate the Wonder of Our Human Senses.
Hirshman, Linda. The Color of Abolition: How a Printer, a Prophet, and a Contessa Moved a Nation.
Hughes, Evan. The Hard Sell: Crime and Punishment at an Opioid Startup. Downloadable audiobook
Hyde, Anne F. Born of Lakes and Plains: Mixed-Descent Peoples and the Making of the American West. Downloadable audiobook
Hyland, Veronique. Dress Code: Unlocking Fashion from the New Look to Millennial Pink.
Insel, Thomas. Healing: Our Path from Mental Illness to Mental Health.
Jähner, Harald. Aftermath: Life in the Fallout of the Third Reich, 1945-1955. Ebook
James, Kendra. Admissions: A Memoir of Surviving Boarding School.
Kacenberg, Mala. Mala’s Cat: A Memoir of Survival in World War II.
Katz, Evan Ross. Into Every Generation a Slayer Is Born: How Buffy Staked Our Hearts.
Kennedy, Gerrick. Didn’t We Almost Have It All: In Defense of Whitney Houston.
Klosterman, Chuck. The Nineties: A Book. Ebook, downloadable audiobook
Krouse, Erika. Tell Me Everything: The Story of a Private Investigation.
Letter to a Stranger: Essays to the Ones Who Haunt Us. (Ed. by Colleen Kinder)
Lockhart, Chris. Walking the Bowl: A True Story of Murder and Survival Among the Street Children of Lusaka.
Lowenstein, Roger. Ways and Means: Lincoln and His Cabinet and the Financing of the Civil War.
Maloney, Emily. Cost of Living: Essays.
Mchangama, Jacob. Free Speech: A History from Socrates to Social Media.
Mead, Rebecca. Home/Land: A Memoir of Departure and Return.
Mlodinow, Leonard. Emotional: How Feelings Shape Our Thinking.
Nicolson, Adam. Life Between the Tides.
O’Neil, Cathy. The Shame Machine: Who Profits in the New Age of Humiliation.
Ostler, Catherine. The Duchess Countess: The Woman Who Scandalized Eighteenth-Century London.
O’Toole, Fintan. We Don’t Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland.
Peskin, Sara Manning. A Molecule Away from Madness: Tales of the Hijacked Brain.
Pritchett, Georgia. My Mess Is a Bit of a Life: Adventures in Anxiety. Ebook, downloadable audio
Raines, Ben. The Last Slave Ship: The True Story of How Clotilda Was Found, Her Descendants, and an Extraordinary Reckoning. Downloadable audio
Randall, Willard Sterne. The Founders’ Fortunes: How Money Shaped the Birth of America.
Reid, Eliza. Secrets of the Sprakkar: Iceland’s Extraordinary Women and How They Are Changing the World. Ebook
Roeder, Oliver. Seven Games: A Human History.
Rooks, A.E. The Black Joke: The True Story of One Ship’s Battle Against the Slave Trade.
Rustad, Harley. Lost in the Valley of Death: A Story of Obsession and Danger in the Himalayas. Ebook
Saladino, Dan. Eating to Extinction: The World’s Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them. Ebook
Schwartzel, Erich. Red Carpet: Hollywood, China, and the Global Battle for Cultural Supremacy.
Sharif, Solmaz. Customs: Poems.
Sieghart, Mary Ann. The Authority Gap: Why Women Are Still Taken Less Seriously Than Men, and What We Can Do About It.
Sielski, Mike. The Rise: Kobe Bryant and the Pursuit of Immortality.
Silva, Obed. The Death of My Father the Pope: A Memoir.
Stavrakopoulou, Francesca. God: An Anatomy.
Stevens, Dana. Camera Man: Buster Keaton, the Dawn of Cinema, and the Invention of the Twentieth Century.
Tran, Paul. All the Flowers Kneeling.
Tsu, Jing. Kingdom of Characters: The Language Revolution that Made China Modern.
Vasquez-Lavado, Silvia. In the Shadow of the Mountain: A Memoir of Courage.
Weinman, Sarah. Scoundrel: How a Convicted Murderer Persuaded the Women Who Loved Him, the Conservative Establishment, and the Courts to Set Him Free.
Ypi, Lea. Free: A Child and a Country at the End of History.