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as published by The New York Times; October 1, 2017
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WHAT HAPPENED
By Clinton, Hillary Rodham
The first woman nominated for president by a major political party details her campaign, mistakes she made, outside forces that affected the outcome and how she recovered in its aftermath.

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UNBELIEVABLE
By Tur, Katy
The NBC News correspondent describes her work covering the 2016 campaign of the Republican nominee for president and his behavior toward her.

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3. Book Jacket ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY
By Tyson, Neil deGrasse
A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe and the forces and laws that govern it.

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HILLBILLY ELEGY
By Vance, J. D.
A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America's white working class through his own childhood in the Rust Belt.

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AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE
By Franken, Al
A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer.

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FANTASYLAND
By Andersen, Kurt
The politics and culture of 21st-century America are put in the context of five centuries of historical events and movements, including elements of conspiracy theories, crackpot ideas and hucksterism.

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UNSTOPPABLE
By Sharapova, Maria
A memoir by the Russian-American Grand Slam tennis champion and Olympic medalist. †

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WHY BUDDHISM IS TRUE
By Wright, Robert
Neuroscience and psychology findings are used to support Buddhist practice and meditation.

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OPTION B
By Sandberg, Sheryl
Sandberg’s experience after her husband’s sudden death and Adam Grant’s psychological research combine to provide insight on facing adversity and building resilience.

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BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME
By Coates, Ta-Nehisi
A meditation on race in America.

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THE BOOK OF JOY
By Lama, Dalai and Tutu, Desmond
A discussion between two spiritual leaders about how to find joy in the face of suffering.

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KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON
By Grann, David
The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil. The fledgling F.B.I. intervened, ineffectively.

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THE VIETNAM WAR
By Ward, Geoffrey C
A companion to the PBS series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that looks at the events and the legacy of the war.

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BORN A CRIME
By Noah, Trevor
A memoir about growing up in South Africa by the comedian, now the host of “The Daily Show,” whose birth was the result of an illegal (under apartheid) relationship between a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother.

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

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