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Author: KJ Dell'Antonia
Release Date: August 21, 2018
An encouraging guide to helping parents find more happiness in their day-to-day family life, from the former lead editor of the New York Times Motherlode blog.

In all the writing and reporting KJ Dell'Antonia has done on families over the years, one topic keeps coming up again and again.
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Author: Mara Altman | Narrator: Mara Altman
Release Date: August 21, 2018
An honest, funny, neurotic, and totally gross love child of Mindy Kaling and Mary Roach.

Mara Altman's volatile and apprehensive relationship with her body has led her to wonder a lot of stuff over the years. Like, what's the deal with butts.
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Author: Sam Anderson
Release Date: August 21, 2018
Award-winning journalist Sam Anderson’s long-awaited debut is a brilliant, kaleidoscopic narrative of Oklahoma City--a great American story of civics, basketball, and destiny.

Oklahoma City was born from chaos. It was founded in a bizarre but momentous "Land Run" in 1889, when thousands of people lined up along the borders of Oklahoma Territory and rushed in at noon to stake their claims.
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Author: Joshua Cohen
Release Date: August 14, 2018
A wide-ranging, thought-provoking, and rule-bending selection of nonfiction from Joshua Cohen, "a major American writer" (The New York Times) -- a powerful and fresh work of social criticism, examining the ways we can reclaim the power of attention in an age of constant distraction.
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Author: Maeve Higgins
Release Date: August 07, 2018
A timely essay collection about life, love, and becoming an American from breakout comedy star and podcaster Maeve Higgins

“Maeve Higgins is hilarious, poignant, conversational, and my favorite Irish import since U2. You’re in for a treat.
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Author: Reihan Salam
Release Date: July 31, 2018
Will the America of the future be peaceful and united, or it will be wracked by intense ethnic and class conflicts that will undermine our most cherished ideals. Reihan Salam, one of today’s brightest young conservatives, argues that the answer hinges on how we as a society choose to manage immigration.
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Author: Dawn Raffel
Release Date: July 31, 2018
The extraordinary tale of how a mysterious immigrant "doctor" became the revolutionary innovator in saving premature babies by placing them in incubators in World's Fair side shows and on Coney Island and Atlantic City.

Was Martin Couney a charlatan or a good doctor.
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Author: Will Hunt | Narrator: Will Hunt
Release Date: July 24, 2018
For fans of quirky narrative histories, such as Confederates in the Attic and How Things Work, UNDERGROUND explores the mystical, primal, and enduring fascination we have with the worlds beneath our feet.

Will Hunt has explored caves and catacombs, subway systems and ancient mines.
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Author: Jean Guerrero
Release Date: July 17, 2018
A daughter’s quest to understand her charismatic and troubled father, a self-mythologizing Mexican immigrant who crosses borders both real and illusory—between sanity and madness, science and spirituality, life and death

¿Papi, dónde estás.
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Author: Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff | Narrator: Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff
Release Date: July 17, 2018
A timely investigation into the new "safety culture" on campus and the dangers it poses to free speech, mental health, education, and ultimately democracy

The generation now coming of age has been taught three Great Untruths. their feelings are always right; they should avoid pain and discomfort; and they should look for faults in others and not themselves.
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Author: Michiko Kakutani
Release Date: July 17, 2018
From Pulitzer Prize-winner Michiko Kakutani comes an incisive manifesto on America's retreat from reason.
 
Over the last three decades, Michiko Kakutani has been writing about the demise of objective truth in popular culture, academia, and contemporary politics.
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Author: Annie Lowrey
Release Date: July 10, 2018
A brilliantly reported, global look at universal basic income—a stipend given to every citizen—and why it might be necessary in our age of rising inequality, persistent poverty, and dazzling technology.
 
Imagine if every month the government deposited $1,000 into your bank account, with nothing expected in return.
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