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Already Toast: Caregiving and Burnout in America

This moving, relatable story is sure to resonate with patrons who, if not already serving as a caregiver, may find themselves taking on that role soon enough. A recommended purchase for library collections.

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Fall: The Mysterious Life and Death of Robert Maxwell, Britain’s Most Notorious Media Baron

Preston’s prose is compelling, and the mystery of this larger-than-life figure is perplexing
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The Rope: A True Story of Murder, Heroism, and the Dawn of the NAACP

This gripping story is an important reminder of the many layers of injustice still present in the United States, and would be a timely, relevant addition to most true crime and history collections.

Best Social Sciences Books of 2020

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Carving Out a Humanity: Race, Rights, and Redemption

Scholars and lay readers alike will be enlightened and spurred to thought and discussion.
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Power on the Inside: A Global History of Prison Gangs

Roth’s well-written, deeply researched work is a must for those in the criminology and criminal justice fields, but interested general readers will find it accessible as well.
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Privilege and Punishment: How Race and Class Matter in Criminal Court

A well-researched, eye-opening study that will appeal to readers of criminal justice and sociology.
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We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence

Cooper’s suspenseful, intensely intimate work casts a critical lens on institutional misogyny. Sure to appeal to true crime readers, especially fans of Michelle McNamara’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark.

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