The Unwinding of the Miracle by Julie Yip-Williams: Born blind in Vietnam, Julie Yip-Williams narrowly escaped euthanasia by her grandmother, only to then flee the political upheaval of the late 1970s with her family. Against all odds, she became a Harvard-educated lawyer, with a husband, a family, a life. Then, at age thirty-seven, with two little girls at home, Julie was diagnosed with terminal metastatic colon cancer, and a different journey began. With humor, honesty, and well-deployed anger, Julie sets the stage for her lasting legacy: the story of her life.
Let Me Finish by Chris Christie: The controversial former governor and presidential candidate traces his rise to power through the bare-knuckle politics of New Jersey, describes his long friendship with Donald Trump, and shares insights into the current administration.
Torture Mom by Ryan Green: Relays the story of Gertrude Baniszewski, who oversaw and facilitated the torture and murder of her young teenage ward, Sylvia Likens. While she played an active role in Sylvia’s death, the majority of the abuse was carried out by her children and other neighborhood youths.
Game Changers by Dave Asprey: The “Bulletproof Radio” podcaster outlines proven techniques for promoting personal happiness, health, and success in accordance with the examples of today’s game changers, from David Perlmutter to Arianna Huffington.
The Point of It All by Charles Krauthammer: A collection of the influential columnist’s most notable works and writings includes never-before-published speeches on his political philosophy and personal history and a major, new essay about the state of global democracy.
101 Handy Tech Tips for the I-phone by Rich DeMuro: Offers a collection of technical tips for users of Apple’s popular I-phone mobile device.
The Truths We Hold by Kamala Harris: By reckoning with the big challenges we face together, drawing on the hard-won wisdom and insight from her own career and the work of those who have most inspired her, Kamala Harris offers in The Truths We Hold a master class in problem solving, in crisis management, and leadership in challenging times. Through the arc of her own life, on into the great work of our day, she communicates a vision of shared struggle, shared purpose, and shared values.
The Inflamed Mind by Edward T. Bullmore: In this game-changing book, University of Cambridge Professor of Psychiatry Edward Bullmore reveals the breakthrough new science on the link between depression and inflammation of the body and brain.
The First Conspiracy by Brad Meltzer: n 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington’s bodyguards. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York William Tryon and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against the most important member of the military: George Washington himself. This is the story of the secret plot and how it was revealed.
From the Ground Up by Howard Schultz: The founder of Starbucks shares his untold personal story–from his childhood in Brooklyn’s housing projects to his rise as a business icon–and lays out his vision for how companies can improve their social impact.