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Filthy Beasts

An engrossing family memoir to be read and enjoyed by those facing any number of life’s challenges.

Prophetic City: Houston on the Cusp of a Changing America

A must-read, highly recommended sociological perspective of America’s future.
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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 Second Life of Tiger Woods

Readers who enjoyed Roaring Back as well as Tiger Woods (2019) by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian will appreciate the insight here.
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Upstream: The Quest To Solve Problems Before They Happen

Many of the situations addressed in this book--from customer service to crime to chronic illness--are daunting. Yet, the commitment and ingenuity used to tackle the issues are nothing less than inspirational. Every organization could benefit from upstream thinking.
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Golf’s Holy War: The Battle for the Soul of a Game in an Age of Science

Cyrgalis does a credible job of covering the current state of golf in what is a passable overview of the sport for casual readers.
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Perfect Tunes

Gould’s second novel (after Friendship) is essentially about how parenting can be rewarding but also challenging; the music angle alluded to in the title is secondary. The character development is uneven, and the parenting angle is often tedious, but fans of women’s fiction about young mothers, daughters, and life dreams might enjoy it.
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Why We’re Polarized

With YA crossover appeal, Klein’s accessible work is for anyone wondering how we got here; it shows how understanding history can help us plan for the future.

Trade Is Not a Four-Letter Word: How Six Everyday Products Make the Case for Trade

Hochberg has written an accessible, necessary book that will increase our understanding of trade and economic policies and the ways in which they impact our daily lives. Highly recommended.

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