My Life Among the Underdogs: A Memoir
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tia Torres
Format:   Hardcover

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From one of the most respected figures in the dog rescue community come the harrowing, funny, and inspiring stories of nine incredible dogs that shaped her life.

Tia Torres, beloved underdog advocate and star of Animal Planet's hit show Pit Bulls & Parolees, chronicles her roller-coaster life in this heartwarming memoir featuring some of her be

The White Darkness
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   DAVID GRANN
Format:   Hardcover

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By the New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a powerful true story of adventure and obsession in the Antarctic, lavishly illustrated with color photographs

Henry Worsley was a devoted husband and father and a decorated British special forces officer who believed in honor and sacrifice. He was also a man obsessed. He spent
Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's Past
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Renee Christine Romano
Format:   Paperback

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America has gone Hamilton crazy. Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical has spawned sold-out performances, a triple platinum cast album, and a score so catchy that it is being used to teach U.S. history in classrooms across the country. But just how historically accurate is Hamilton? And how is the show itself making history?

Historians on Hami
The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Brad Meltzer
Format:   Hardcover

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Taking place during the most critical period of our nation's birth, The First Conspiracy tells a remarkable and previously untold piece of American history that not only reveals George Washington's character, but also illuminates the origins of America's counterintelligence movement that led to the modern day CIA.

In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were

An Unexplained Death: The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Mikita Brottman
Format:   Hardcover

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An Unexplained Death is an obsessive investigation into a mysterious death at the Belvedere -- a once-grand hotel -- and a poignant, gripping meditation on suicide and voyeurism

"The poster is new. I notice it right away, taped to a utility pole. Beneath the word 'Missing,' printed in a bold, high-impact font, are two sepia-toned photographs of a man dress

Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel's Classroom
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ariel Burger
Format:   Hardcover

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In the vein of Tuesdays with Morrie, a devoted protégé and friend of one of the world's great thinkers takes us into the sacred space of the classroom, showing Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel not only as an extraordinary human being, but as a master teacher.

"Witness is beautiful, and important . . . A superb
Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dani Shapiro
Format:   Hardcover

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The acclaimed and beloved author of Hourglass now gives us a new memoir about identity, paternity, and family secrets--a real-time exploration of the staggering discovery she recently made about her father, and her struggle to piece together the hidden story of her own life.

What makes us who we are? What combination of memory, history, biology, experience,
Burned: A True Story of Murder and the Crime That Wasn't
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Edward Humes
Format:   Hardcover

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Was a monstrous killer brought to justice or an innocent mother condemned?

On an April night in 1989, Jo Ann Parks survived a house fire that claimed the lives of her three small children. Though the fire at first seemed a tragic accident, investigators soon reported finding evidence proving that Parks had sabotaged wiring, set several fires herself, and even barr
Little Dancer Aged Fourteen: The True Story Behind Degas's Masterpiece
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Camille Laurens
Format:   Hardcover

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This absorbing, heartfelt work tells the story of the real dancer behind Degas's now-iconic sculpture, and the struggles of late nineteenth-century bohemian life of Paris.She is famous throughout the world, but how many know her name? You can admire her figure in Washington, Paris, London, New York, Dresden, or Copenhagen, but where is she buried? We know only her ag
Queen of the World: Elizabeth II: Sovereign and Stateswoman
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Robert Hardman
Format:   Hardcover

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Written by renowned royal biographer, Robert Hardman, and with privileged access to the Royal Family and the Royal Household, this is a brilliant new portrait of the most famous woman in the world and her place in it.

On today's world stage, there is one leader who stands apart from the rest. Queen Elizabeth II has seen more of the planet and its people than any