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1.PERIL by Bob Woodward and Robert CostaSimon & Schuster
The Washington Post journalists detail the dangers and challenges during the transition to the Biden presidency.
2. VANDERBILT by Anderson Cooper and Katherine HoweHarper
The CNN host and descendant of the Vanderbilt family charts the rise and fall of this American dynasty.
3. AMERICAN MARXISM by Mark R. LevinThreshold Editions
The Fox News host gives his take on the Green New Deal, critical race theory and social activism.
4. NO CURE FOR BEING HUMAN by Kate BowlerRandom House
After being diagnosed with cancer at 35, the author of “Everything Happens for a Reason” takes a new look at the advice industry and her own ambitions.
5. THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE by Bessel van der KolkPenguin
How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
6. UNREQUITED INFATUATIONS by Stevie Van ZandtHachette Books
A memoir by the musician known for playing with the E Street Band, starring on “The Sopranos” and participating in activist causes.
7. BOURDAIN by Laurie WooleverEcco
An oral biography of the late chef, writer and television host by his longtime assistant and confidante.
8. THE BASEBALL 100 by Joe PosnanskiAvid Reader
The accomplishments of some of the sport’s greatest players past and present are put into context with one another
9. RATIONALITY by Steven PinkerViking
An exploration of several tools of reasoning often overlooked in standard education and some of the causes of irrationality within society.
10. THE DRESSMAKERS OF AUSCHWITZ by Lucy AdlingtonHarper
Twenty-five young inmates of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp made garments for elite Nazi women.
11. BRAIDING SWEETGRASS by Robin Wall KimmererMilkweed Editions
A botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation espouses having an understanding and appreciation of plants and animals.
12. WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU? by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah WinfreyFlatiron
An approach to dealing with trauma that shifts an essential question used to investigate it.
13. TALKING TO STRANGERS by Malcolm GladwellLittle, Brown
Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.
14. THE SISTERS OF AUSCHWITZ by Roxane van IperenHarper
Janny and Lien Brilleslijper from Amsterdam were sent by train to Auschwitz when the Jewish safehouse they created in the woods was discovered.
15. A HUNTER-GATHERER’S GUIDE TO THE 21ST CENTURY by Heather Heying and Bret WeinsteinPortfolio
The evolutionary biologists posit that the modern world is out of sync with our ancient brains and bodies.