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as published by The New York Times. Updated weekly: May 23, 2016
1. Book Jacket for: Hamilton : the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America

HAMILTON: THE REVOLUTION
By Miranda, Lin-Manuel and McCarter, Jeremy
The libretto of the Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, annotated by its creator, along with backstage photos, a production history and interviews with the cast.

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2. Book Jacket for: The rainbow comes and goes : a mother and son on life, love, and loss

THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES
By Cooper, Anderson and Vanderbilt, Gloria
Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.

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3.* Book Jacket for: Grit : the power of passion and perseverance

GRIT
By Duckworth, Angela
A psychologist and consultant argues that passion and perseverance are the keys to success.

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4. Book Jacket for: When breath becomes air

WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR
By Kalanithi, Paul
A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

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5. Book Jacket for: Valiant ambition : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution

VALIANT AMBITION
By Philbrick, Nathaniel
The relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.

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6. Book Jacket for: Shoe Dog A Memoir by the Creator of Nike. [electronic resource] :

SHOE DOG
By Knight, Phil
A memoir by the founder of Nik.

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7. Book Jacket for: Five presidents : my extraordinary journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

FIVE PRESIDENTS
By Hill, Clint with McCubbin, Lisa
A retired Secret Service agent discusses his experience with presidents from Eisenhower to Ford.

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8.* Book Jacket for: Becoming grandma [sound recording]

BECOMING GRANDMA
By Stahl, Lesley
The reporter investigates how “grandmothering” transforms a woman’s life.

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9. Book Jacket for: Red platoon : a true story of American valor

RED PLATOON
By Romesha, Clinton
The deadly 13-hour battle for a remote combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009, by a soldier who received the Medal of Honor.

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10. Book Jacket for: Between the world and me

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME
By Coates, Ta-Nehisi
A meditation on race in America; winner of the National Book Award.

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11. Book Jacket for: Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end

BEING MORTAL
By Gawande, Atul
The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life and how they can do better.

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12.* Book jacket for: The Big Picture

THE BIG PICTURE
By Carroll, Sean
A theoretical physicist discusses how to understand the universe and ourselves through science.

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13. Book Jacket for: The sleep revolution : transforming your life, one night at a time

THE SLEEP REVOLUTION
By Huffington, Arianna
What scientific research reveals about the dangers of sleep deprivation, and tips for achieving better sleep habits. By the founder of The Huffington Post. (†)

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14. Book Jacket for: The secret war : spies, ciphers, and guerrillas, 1939-1945

THE SECRET WAR
By Hastings, Max
The increasing importance of intelligence during World War II.

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15. Book Jacket for: Lab girl

LAB GIRL
By Jahren, Hope
A geobiologist shares her fascination with plants and describes how she found her vocation.

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16.* Book Jacket for: Seven brief lessons on physics

SEVEN BRIEF LESSONS ON PHYSICS
By Rovelli, Carlo
An introduction to modern physics.

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