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The Prison Guard’s Daughter: My Journey Through the Ashes of Attica

Miller’s compassionate book (coauthored by investigative journalist Craig, who has reported on Attica for the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle) discusses the state’s deception around the Attica tragedy, grapples with forgiveness and reparations, and calls for prison reform.
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Madman in the Woods: Life Next Door to the Unabomber

A captivating new voice in true crime tells a well-trodden story from a fresh perspective. Highly recommended for libraries looking to increase the quality of their true crime collections.
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Roosevelt Sweeps Nation: FDR’s 1936 Landslide and the Triumph of the Liberal Ideal

History bugs will find this popular history appealing.
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Into Enemy Waters: A World War II Story of the Demolition Divers Who Became the Navy SEALs

Suitable for public libraries and comprehensive World War II history collections.
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Sho-Time: The Inside Story of Shohei Ohtani and the Greatest Baseball Season Ever Played

Fans of Ohtani and anyone intrigued by the baseball phenom will enjoy this fascinating story.
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American Hiro: The Adventures of Benihana’s Rocky Aoki and How He Built a Legacy

A fun, light, and entertaining read, although readers of contemporary biographies may find some portions dated. Recommended for libraries attempting to improve AAPI representation in their collections as there are so few titles available featuring successful Japanese American entrepreneurs.
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Escaping Gravity: My Quest To Transform NASA and Launch a New Space Age

With accessible language and explanations of key science concepts, this book is aimed at general audiences who are interested in the history of NASA and its emerging commercial spaceflight partners.
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Women Who Love Men Who Kill: 35 True Stories of Prison Passion

Isenberg’s is a compelling, research-driven book, and libraries should purchase this updated edition.
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Always Young and Restless: My Life On and Off America’s #1 Daytime Drama

For those interested in show business memoirs, both Young and the Restless fans and those unfamiliar with the series.
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