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The Empathy Exams The Empathy Exams

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Leslie Jamison From personal loss to phantom diseases, a bold and brilliant collection, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize "Leslie Jamison threads her fine mind through the needle of emotion, sewing our desire for feeling to our fear of feeling. Her essays pierce both pain and sweetness." —Eula Biss


The Power of Habit

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Charles Duhigg At its core, The Power of Habit contains an exhilarating argument: The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, being more productive, and achieving success is understanding how habits work. As Duhigg shows, by harnessing this new science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.

“Absolutely fascinating.”—Wired


Behind the Beautiful Forevers

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Katherine Boo In this brilliantly written, fast-paced book, based on three years of uncompromising reporting, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human.

“Like the best journeys, Boo’s book cracks open our preconceptions and constructs an abiding bridge—at once daunting and inspiring—to a world we would never otherwise recognize as our own.”
--National Geographic Traveler


New American Haggadah

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Jonathan Safran Foer & Nathan Englander

Read each year around the seder table, the Haggadah recounts through prayer, song, and ritual the extraordinary story of Exodus, when Moses led the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt to wander the desert for forty years before reaching the Promised Land. 

This Haggadah sings to more than one generation; it is glorious and rich, funny and affirming. And it reminds us of why we do Passover in the first place. This is what we've been waiting for. -Writer's Bloc Presents


The Unwinding

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George Packer A riveting examination of a nation in crisis, from one of the finest political journalists of our generation. Packer’s novelistic and kaleidoscopic history of the new America is his most ambitious work to date.

“An awe-inspiring X-Ray of the modern American soul.” -The Millions