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as published by The New York Times. Updated weekly: December 5, 2016
1. Book Jacket for: Killing the rising sun : how America vanquished World War II Japan

KILLING THE RISING SUN
By O'Reilly, Bill and Dugard, Martin
The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the final years of World War II.

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2. Book Jacket for: Settle for more

SETTLE FOR MORE
By Kelly, Megyn
The anchor of Fox News’s “The Kelly File” discusses her upbringing, why she left a successful career as a lawyer, the value of hard work, and the personal and professional challenges she has faced.

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3. Book Jacket for: The magnolia story

THE MAGNOLIA STORY
By Gaines, Chip and Gaines, Joanna with Dagostino, Mark
The lives of the couple who star in the HGTV show “Fixer Upper.”

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4. Book Jacket for: Our Revolution A Future to Believe In. [electronic resource] :

OUR REVOLUTION
By Sanders, Bernard
The Vermont senator and former candidate for the Democratic nomination for president delivers his message of social and economic justice.

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5. Book Jacket for: Thank you for being late : an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations

THANK YOU FOR BEING LATE
By Friedman, Thomas L.
How the accelerating pace of technology, globalization and climate change are reshaping the world, and what we can do about it.

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6. Book Jacket for: Scrappy Little Nobody [electronic resource].

SCRAPPY LITTLE NOBODY
By Kendrick, Anna
Autobiographical essays by the young actress.

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7. Book Jacket for: Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis

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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8. Book Jacket for: Born to run

BORN TO RUN
By Springsteen, Bruce
The singer-songwriter’s autobiography.

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9. 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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10. Book Jacket for: Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood

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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11. Book Jacket for: The Daily Show (the book) : an oral history as told by Jon Stewart, the correspondents, staff and guests

THE DAILY SHOW (THE BOOK)
By Smith, Chris
An oral history of the show, based on extensive interviews with Jon Stewart and others.

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12. Book Jacket for: Superficial : more adventures from the Andy Cohen diaries

SUPERFICIAL
By Cohen, Andy
The further adventures of the TV producer and personality.

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13. Book Jacket for: The girl with the lower back tattoo

THE GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO
By Schumer, Amy
Humorous personal essays by the comedian, actor and writer.

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14. Book Jacket for: The book of joy : lasting happiness in a changing world

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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15. Book Jacket for: Shaken : discovering your true identity in the midst of life's storms

SHAKEN
By Tebow, Tim
The Heisman Trophy winner writes about overcoming obstacles.

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16.* Book Jacket for: All the gallant men : an American sailor's first hand account of Pearl Harbor

ALL THE GALLANT MEN
By Stratton, Donald with Gire, Ken
An eyewitness account of Pearl Harbor by a 94-year-old veteran.

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17. Book Jacket for: The Hidden Life of Trees What They Feel, How They CommunicatéDiscoveries from a Secret World. [electronic resource] :

THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES
By Wohlleben, Peter
A forester presents scientific research on the way trees interact with one another. A best seller in Germany.

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