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Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, and Ella Morton, Call Number: 910.41 F654a

Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe Jackson, Call Number: 978.004 B627j

Blood Brother: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X by Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X, Call Number: 796.83 R646b

Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon by Larry Tye, Call Number: 973.922 K362t

The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland by Dan Barry, Call Number: 362.3 B279b

Dodgers: A Novel by Bill Beverly, Call Number: PB BEV

The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice by Patricia, Call Number: 973.917 B435f

Kill ‘Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul by James McBride, Call Number: 782.421 M119k

LaRose by Louise Erdrich, Call Number: 813.6 E669L

Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies by Ross King, Call Number: 759.4 K543m

Millennium: From Religion to Revolution: How Civilization Has Changed Over a Thousand Years by Ian Mortimer, Call Number: 306.4 M888m

My Best Friend’s Exorcism: A Novel by Grady Hendrix, Call Number: PB HEN

The Nix: A Novel by Nathan Hill, Call Number: 813 H467n

Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution Through Painters’ Eyes by Paul Staiti, Call Number: 759.13 S782o

The Revenge of the Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter by David Sax, Call Number: 306.3 S272r

Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin, Call Number: 813 J142f

Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West, Call Number: 818 W518s

Time Travel: A History by James Gleick, Call Number: 530.11 G556t

We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson, Call Number: PB HUT

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