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The Whiteness of Wealth: How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans—And How We Can Fix It

Readers interested in racial, social justice, and financial issues will not want to miss this eye-opening title.

Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future

A sobering and realistic look at humankind’s perhaps misplaced faith that technology can work with nature to produce a more livable planet.
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The Loneliest Polar Bear: A True Story of Survival and Peril on the Edge of a Warming World

While there are some confusing segues, overall, this is an absorbing, extensively researched book for fans of popular science and those who appreciate stories about polar bears, both captive and wild, as well as behind-the-scenes work at zoos. Readers interested in learning more about polar bears and their changing habitats should also try James Raffan’s Ice Walker (2019).

A Promised Land

An eloquently written, enjoyable, and important memoir that will have a wide readership. Highly recommended for all collections.
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Chatter: The Voice in Our Head, Why It Matters, and How To Harness It

A well-reasoned, well-researched guide for those prone to negative self-talk and those who support them.

Bag Man: The Wild Crimes, Audacious Cover-Up, and Spectacular Downfall of a Brazen Crook in the White House

Fans of Maddow’s work, especially the related podcast, will thoroughly enjoy this historical allegory. Readers will see the parallel from Agnew's story to current events.

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Let the Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty

A readable, well-documented legal history that will appeal to a broad audience.
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True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee

Covering similar ground as 2019’s A Marvelous Life, this work by Riesman provides additional insight into Lee’s family dynamic and details about Lee’s business associates. For comics and Stan Lee fans looking for a critical take on this cultural icon.

Catching the Wind: Edward Kennedy and the Liberal Hour, 1932-1975

While this is primarily a political biography, the book contains plenty of personal material about the Kennedy family to satisfy all levels of readers. An important contribution on this family dynasty.
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