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as published by The New York Times. Updated weekly: May 3, 2016
1. 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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2. 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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3. 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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4. 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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5. Book Jacket for: The third wave [sound recording]

THE THIRD WAVE
By Case, Steve
In the current era, entrepreneurs will use technology to revolutionize various sectors of the economy. (†)

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6. 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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7. 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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8. Book Jacket for: First Women The Grace and Power of America's Modern First Ladies. [electronic resource] :

FIRST WOMEN
By Brower, Kate Andersen
The 10 first ladies since 1960, based on interviews with White House staff, social secretaries and friends.

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9. Book Jacket for: Seven Brief Lessons on Physics [electronic resource].

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

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10.* Book Jacket for: Love that boy : what two presidents, eight road trips, and my son taught me about a parent's expectations

LOVE THAT BOY
By Fournier, Ron
A journalist learns to be a good father to his son, who has high-functioning autism.

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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: Smarter faster better : the secrets of being productive in life and business

SMARTER FASTER BETTER
By Duhigg, Charles
The science of productivity, from the author of "The Power of Habit."

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13. 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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14. Book Jacket for: Girls and sex : navigating the complicated new landscape

GIRLS AND SEX
By Orenstein, Peggy
Interviews with more than 70 teenagers shed light on their experience of sexuality.

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15. Book Jacket for: Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right

DARK MONEY
By Mayer, Jane
An account of how the Koch brothers and other super-wealthy donors deployed their money to change American politics.

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16. Book Jacket for: The immortal Irishman : the Irish revolutionary who became an American hero

THE IMMORTAL IRISHMAN
By Egan, Timothy
The life of Thomas Francis Meagher, an Irish revolutionary who fled to America and was active in Irish-American politics, becoming the general of New York’s Irish Brigade during the Civil War.

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17. Book Jacket for: Originals : how non-conformists move the world

ORIGINALS
By Grant, Adam
A Wharton School professor argues that innovators are made, not born, and offers suggestions for how to become one.

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