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A Fighting Chance

A Fighting Chance

by Elizabeth Warren

Hardcover, 365 pages, Henry Holt & Co, $28, published April 22 2014 | purchase
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The Massachusetts senator chronicles her childhood pursuit of an education and her two-decade career in Washington.

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Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Little Golden Book

Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Little Golden Book

by Diane Muldrow

Hardcover, 1 volume (unpaged), Random House Childrens Books, $9.99, published September 24 2013 | purchase
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A "guide to life" for grown fans of classic Little Golden Books combines lighthearted advice with illustrations from 60 favorites that convey such nuggets of wisdom as "don't forget to enjoy your wedding," "be a hugger" and "sweatpants are bad for morale."

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Flash Boys

Flash Boys

by Michael Lewis

Hardcover, 274 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, $27.95, published March 31 2014 | purchase
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Michael Lewis argues that post-crisis Wall Street continues to be controlled by large banks and explains how a small, diverse group of Wall Street men have banded together to reform the financial markets.

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Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

A Memoir

by Roz Chast

Hardcover, 228 pages, St Martins Pr, $28, published May 6 2014 | purchase
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A graphic memoir by a long-time New Yorker cartoonist celebrates the final years of her aging parents' lives through cartoons, family photos and documents that reflect the artist's struggles with caregiver challenges.

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

by Thomas Piketty and Arthur Goldhammer

Hardcover, 685 pages, Harvard Univ Pr, $39.95, published April 15 2014 | purchase
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  • Thomas Piketty and Arthur Goldhammer

French economist Thomas Piketty analyzes a unique collection of data from 20 countries, ranging as far back as the 18th century, to uncover key economic and social patterns about wealth and inequality.

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Congratulations, by the Way

Congratulations, by the Way

Some Thoughts on Kindness

by George Saunders and Chelsea Cardinal

Hardcover, 1 volume (unpaged), Random House Inc, $14, published April 22 2014 | purchase
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  • George Saunders and Chelsea Cardinal

Drawing on his well-received convocation address at Syracuse University, one of today's most influential and original writers shows us how to lead kinder, more fulfilling lives.

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The Closer

The Closer

by Mariano Rivera and Wayne Coffey

Hardcover, 280 pages, Little Brown & Co, $28, published May 6 2014 | purchase
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The 19-year veteran pitcher for the New York Yankees describes his life, discussing the difficulties in being a Latino baseball player in the U.S., how he keeps his Christian values in professional sports, and his championships and rivalries.

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Everybody's Got Something

Everybody's Got Something

by Robin Roberts and Veronica Chambers

Hardcover, 263 pages, Grand Central Pub, $27, published April 22 2014 | purchase
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The beloved Good Morning America anchor shares the incredible journey that's been her life so far and the lessons she learned along the way as she battled breast cancer and a rare blood disorder and dealt with the death of her mother. 300,000 first printing.

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David and Goliath

David and Goliath

Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

by Malcolm Gladwell

Hardcover, 305 pages, Little Brown & Co, $29, published October 1 2013 | purchase
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David and Goliath uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak, the mighty, the powerful and the dispossessed.

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Finding Me

Finding Me

A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed

by Michelle Knight and Michelle Burford

Hardcover, 252 pages, Perseus Books Group, $24.99, published May 6 2014 | purchase
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One of notorious Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro's three victims shares the heartbreaking details of her abduction and decade-long captivity, and describes how she never lost hope for the future.

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Thrive

Thrive

The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder

by Arianna Huffington

Hardcover, 342 pages, Random House Inc, $26, published March 25 2014 | purchase
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Thrive explores the nurturing of well-being, wisdom and compassion to create a healthy work-life balance.

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Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty

Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty

by Diane Keaton

Hardcover, 192 pages, Random House Inc, $26, published April 29 2014 | purchase
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The film star describes the ups and downs of living in a beauty-obsessed world, recounting stories about a makeup artist's embarrassing advice, her trip to Victoria's Secret with her teenage daughter and the personal style choices she's made.

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The Boys in the Boat

The Boys In The Boat

Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

by Daniel James Brown

Hardcover, 404 pages, Penguin Group USA, $28.95, published June 4 2013 | purchase
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Daniel James Brown traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder and a homeless teen rower.

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#girlboss

#girlboss

by Sophia Amoruso

Hardcover, 241 pages, Penguin Group USA, $26.95, published May 6 2014 | purchase
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The founder of the Nasty Gal fashion e-tailer shares an irreverent manifesto for ambitious young women that explains how to channel personal passion and energy while overcoming insecurities.

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Uganda Be Kidding Me

Uganda Be Kidding Me

by Chelsea Handler

Hardcover, 257 pages, Grand Central Pub, $27, published March 4 2014 | purchase
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The talk show host presents a collection of humorous essays about her life and loves and the state of the world.

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