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Best Social Science Books 2019

PREMIUM

The Less People Know About Us: A Mystery of Betrayal, Family Secrets, and Stolen Identity

A poignant and fascinating exploration of identity theft. This book will appeal to those with an interest in family-centered memoirs and crime.
PREMIUM

The Man Who Played with Fire: Stieg Larsson’s Lost Files and the Hunt for an Assassin

Recommended for most true crime collections. This story is sure to gain international traction as the investigation into the Palme assassination heats up again
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Five Days Gone: The Mystery of My Mother’s Disappearance as a Child

With its unique combination of artistry, investigation, and memoir, this story is likely to appeal to a wide range of readers and is recommended as a general purchase for large collections.

PREMIUM

The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father

Scott's account reads as lyrical nonfiction and extends beyond her own family to shed light on America's elite from the Gilded Age through the present day. Recommended for most memoir collections.
PREMIUM

The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father

Scott’s account reads as lyrical nonfiction and extends beyond her own family to shed light on America’s elite from the Gilded Age through the present day. Recommended for most memoir collections
PREMIUM

Naturally Tan: A Memoir

France's popularity will surely drive checkouts. This book deserves a spot on library shelves for its affirming representation of coming of age and finding oneself. [See Prepub Alert, 11/26/18.]
PREMIUM

The Last Pirate of New York: A Ghost Ship, a Killer, and the Birth of a Gangster Nation

A thoroughly researched and engaging tale; recommended as an additional purchase for true crime collections.
PREMIUM

A Well-Read Woman: The Life, Loves, and Legacy of Ruth Rappaport

Rappaport's larger-than-life story will entrance readers. Recommended where biographies circulate widely.

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