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    John Adams under fire : the Founding Father's fight for justice in the Boston Massacre murder trial

    Abrams, Dan, 1966- author.

    History remembers John Adams as a Founding Father and our country's second president. But in the tense years before the American Revolution, he was still just a lawyer, fighting for justice in one of the most explosive murder trials of the era. On the nig....

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    The XX brain : the groundbreaking science empowering women to maximize cognitive health and prevent Alzheimer's disease

    Mosconi, Lisa, author.

    In this revolutionary book, Dr. Lisa Mosconi, director of the Women's Brain Initiative at Weill Cornell Medical College, provides women with the first plan to address the unique risks of the female brain. Until now, medical research has focused on "bikini....

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    Why did I come into this room? : a candid conversation about aging

    Lunden, Joan, author.

    In her most candid and revealing book yet, acclaimed broadcast journalist and Baby Boomer Joan Lunden delves into the various phases of aging that leave many feeling uncomfortable, confused, and on edge. In her hilarious book, Lunden takes the dull and de....

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    Rebel Cinderella : from rags to riches to radical, the epic journey of Rose Pastor Stokes

    Hochschild, Adam, author.

    Rose Pastor arrived in New York City in 1903, a Jewish refugee from Russia who had worked in cigar factories since the age of eleven. Two years later, she captured headlines across the globe when she married James Graham Phelps Stokes, scion of one of the....

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    Salmon : a fish, the earth, and the history of their common fate

    Kurlansky, Mark, author.

    A magnificent species whose survival is inextricably tied to the survival of the planet In what he calls "the most important environmental writing" in his long and award-winning career, best-selling author and journalist Mark Kurlansky recounts the soberi....

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    82 days on Okinawa : one American's unforgettable firsthand account of the Pacific war's greatest battle

    Shaw, Art, author.

    On Easter Sunday, April 1, 1945, 1.5 million men gathered aboard 1,500 Allied ships off the coast of the Japanese island of Okinawa. The men were there to launch the largest amphib�ious assault on the Pacific Theater. War planners expected an 80 percent c....

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    "Promise me you'll shoot yourself" : the mass suicide of ordinary Germans in 1945

    Huber, Florian, 1967- author.

    "By the end of April 1945 in Germany, the Third Reich had fallen and invasion was underway. As the Red Army advanced, horrifying stories spread about the depravity of its soldiers. For many German people, there seemed to be nothing left but disgrace and d....

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    The firsts : the inside story of the women reshaping Congress

    Steinhauer, Jennifer, 1968- author.

    In November 2018, the greatest number of women in American history entered Congress. From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and �the Squad� to �the Badasses� with national security backgrounds, from the first two Native Americans in Congress to the first two Musli....

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    Pharma : greed, lies, and the poisoning of America

    Posner, Gerald L., author.

    Pharmaceutical breakthroughs such as anti�biotics and vaccines rank among some of the greatest advancements in human history. Yet exorbitant prices for life-saving drugs, safety recalls affecting tens of millions of Americans, and soaring rates of addicti....

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