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New Books: For Adults

Writers lovers

Writers lovers Lily King

Publisher's description: An extraordinary new novel of art, love, and ambition from Lily King, the New York Times bestselling author of Euphoria (2020-04-08)

Rachel Maddow

Rachel Maddow Lisa Rogak

Publisher's description: The first biography of the most popular anchor in cable news. Rachel Maddow has beaten the odds in a way that’s novel in today’s America: she uses her brain. (2020-01-07)

The holdout

The holdout Graham Moore

Publisher's description: Ten years ago, Maya, the lone holdout on a jury, convinced 11 of her fellow jurors to acquit a black teacher accused of murdering his white teenage student. Was justice served? (2020-04-08)

Dag ska jag lmna allt det hr English

Dag ska jag lmna allt det hr English Katarina Bivald

Publisher's description: "Katarina Bivald talks about her characters like you talk about your best friends. She gives her story absolutely everything she has."--FREDRIK BACKMAN, #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove From New York Times bestselling author of The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend comes ...

In the land of men

In the land of men Adrienne Miller

Publisher's description: Here is the untold story of an intellectual and artistic exchange that grew into a highly charged relationship, and Miller presents a candid portrait of the mercurial man behind the spotlight. (2020-04-08)

Building a life worth living

Building a life worth living Marsha Linehan

Publisher's description: Marsha Linehan tells the story of her journey from suicidal teenager to world-renowned developer of the life-saving behavioral therapy DBT, using her own struggle to develop life skills for others. "This book is a victory on both sides of the page."--Gloria Steinem "Are you one of us?" ...

Remembrance

Remembrance Rita Woods

Publisher's description: Remembrance by Rita Woods is a breakout historical debut with modern resonance, perfect for the many fans of The Underground Railroad and Orphan Train. Remembrance. (2020-01-21)

Animalkind

Animalkind Ingrid Newkirk

Publisher's description: The founder and president of PETA, Ingrid Newkirk, and bestselling author Gene Stone explore the wonders of animal life and offer tools for living more kindly toward them. In the last few decades, a wealth of new information has emerged about who animals are—intelligent, aware, and empathetic. ...

The heap

The heap Sean Adams

Publisher's description: Standing nearly five hundred stories tall, Los Verticalés once bustled with life and excitement. Now this marvel of modern architecture and nontraditional urban planning has collapsed into a pile of rubble known as the Heap. (2019-12-16)