Caren Nichter

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Soul Full of Coal Dust: A Fight for Breath and Justice in Appalachia

An engrossing read for those interested in social justice.
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Fathoms: The World in the Whale

In lyrical language, Giggs leads readers on a journey through underwater cultures and the place of whales in the chain of life. Recommended for readers interested in nature, ecology, and environmentalism.
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Chicken: A History from Farmyard to Factory

Highly recommended for those interested in agriculture, food safety, and the humane treatment of animals.
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Pharma: Greed, Lies, and the Poisoning of America

A lengthy, yet fast-paced read that should interest anyone who is watching the rising cost of medicine with dismay.
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The Lost Family: How DNA Testing Is Upending Who We Are

Highly recommended for popular science and memoir fans, as well as readers with an interest in genealogy.
 
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Had I Known: Collected Essays

For readers interested in social justice issues in late 20th- to early 21st-century America.
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Rust: A Memoir of Steel and Grit

This beautifully told, nuanced memoir will strike a chord with fans of J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy, and pique the interest of sociology scholars.

Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA

In the end, the genetic constructions of all creatures are variations on a theme; we are all related. An engaging, must-read for anyone with an interest in evolution.
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I Am Not Your Slave

For readers who wish to understand more fully the grim reality of human trafficking.

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