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How To Lead: Wisdom from the World’s Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers

This is more successful as a set of biographical interviews or personality profiles than as a guide to effective leadership.
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Reaganland: America’s Right Turn 1976–1980

Perlstein casts a broad net, riffing on everything from Ted Bundy to New York Mayor Ed Koch, but that is part of the package here; by the end readers have more insight on the rising tide of conservative politics.

White Ivy

What begins as a story of a young woman’s struggles to assimilate quickly becomes a much darker tale of love, lies, and obsession, in which there are no boundaries to finding the fulfillment of one’s own dreams. Yang’s skill in creating surprising, even shocking plot twists will leave readers breathless.

Last Mission to Tokyo: The Extraordinary Story of the Doolittle Raiders and Their Final Fight for Justice

Will appeal to readers of military and World War II history and legal thrillers.

The New American

Marcom has penned a lyrical mediation on being and becoming, identity and anonymity, and the ambiguity of place. [See Prepub Alert, 11/4/19.]
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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.

Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close

This vital book will be especially useful for young women as they navigate their relationships and the world, but may also be an important read for older women who are reflecting on how they grew up and who they came of age alongside.

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Leave It As It Is: A Journey Through Theodore Roosevelt’s American Wilderness

This combination of environmental journalism, biography, and travelog introduces fascinating characters who will engage readers of environmental literature as well as Roosevelt enthusiasts.
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The Socrates Express: In Search of Life Lessons from Dead Philosophers

Weiner offers bubble gum philosophy that provides a quick, sweet taste and occasionally implies that the jaw exercise of chewing on philosophically challenging concepts is not rewarding. Readers seeking travelog will feel shortchanged, but those looking for lite insights will be drawn in gradually from the shallow (getting out of bed and walking) to the deep end (ageing and death).

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