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as published by The New York Times; January 14, 2017
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LEONARDO DA VINCI
By Isaacson, Walter
A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.

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GRANT
By Chernow, Ron
A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.

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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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ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS
By Kilmeade, Brian
Major General Jackson takes on the British in Louisiana.

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OBAMA
By Souza, Pete
More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.

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KILLING ENGLAND
By O'Reilly, Bill
Major events and battles during the Revolutionary War are told from the perspectives of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and others.

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PROMISE ME, DAD
By Biden, Joseph R
The former vice president recalls his toughest year in office, as his son battled brain cancer.

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LET TRUMP BE TRUMP
By Lewandowski, Corey R
Insider accounts of the Republican presidential campaign and its outcome by two of its advisers. †

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BOBBY KENNEDY
By Matthews, Chris
The New York senator's journey from his formative years to his tragic run for president.

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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 LAST BLACK UNICORN
By Haddish, Tiffany
The comedian recounts growing up in South Central Los Angeles, exacting revenge on an ex-boyfriend and finding success after a period of homelessness.

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WHAT HAPPENED
By Clinton, Hillary Rodham
An inside look at her campaign, mistakes she made, outside forces that affected the outcome and how she recovered in its aftermath.

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WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER
By Coates, Ta-Nehisi
A series of essays that cover each year of the Obama administration, the writer's own journey and the echoes of American history in modern times.

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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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WE'RE GOING TO NEED MORE WINE
By Union, Gabrielle
Essays by the actress and activist on love, step-parenting and living beyond personal tragedy.

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