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TitleShow Them You're Good
AuthorHobbs, Jeff
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781982116330
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages336
Title StatusAS
The bestselling, critically acclaimed, award-winning author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace presents a brilliant and transcendent work that closely follows four Los Angeles high school boys as they apply to college.
TitleAll the Single Ladies
AuthorTraister, Rebecca
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781476716572
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages368
Title StatusAS
* NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2016 SELECTION * BEST BOOKS OF 2016 SELECTION BY THE BOSTON GLOBE * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * NPR * CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY *

The New York Times bestselling investigation into the sexual, economic, and emotional lives of women is “an informative and thought-provoking book for anyone—not just the single ladies—who want to gain a greater understanding of this pivotal moment in the history of the United States” (The New York Times Book Review).
TitleThe Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu
AuthorHammer, Joshua
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781476777412
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages288
Title StatusAS
To save ancient Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven in this “fast-paced narrative that is…part intellectual history, part geopolitical tract, and part out-and-out thriller” (The Washington Post) from the author of The Falcon Thief.
TitleThe Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books
AuthorWilson-Lee, Edward
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781982111403
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages416
Title StatusAS
This impeccably researched and “adventure-packed” (The Washington Post) account of the obsessive quest by Christopher Columbus’s son to create the greatest library in the world is “the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters” (NPR) and offers a vivid picture of Europe on the verge of becoming modern.
TitleDaring to Drive
Authoral-Sharif, Manal
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781476793030
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages320
Title StatusAS
“A vital, inspiring book” (O, The Oprah Magazine)—a ferociously intimate memoir by a devout woman from a modest family in Saudi Arabia who became the unexpected leader of the courageous movement that won Saudi women the right to drive.
TitleFight of the Century
Author
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Literary Collections
ISBN-139781501190414
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages336
Title StatusAS
The American Civil Liberties Union partners with award-winning authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman in this “forceful, beautifully written” (Associated Press) collection that brings together many of our greatest living writers, each contributing an original piece inspired by a historic ACLU case.
TitleThe First
AuthorFish, Stanley
Sub-ImprintAtria/One Signal Publishers
FormatPaperback
Category 1Political Science
ISBN-139781982115258
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages240
Title StatusAS
From celebrated public intellectual, New York Times bestselling author, and “America’s most famous professor” (BookPage) comes an urgent and sharply observed look at freedom of speech and the First Amendment offering a “nonpartisan take on what it does and doesn’t protect and what kind of speech it should and shouldn’t regulate” (Publishers Weekly).
TitleThe Geography of Genius
AuthorWeiner, Eric
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781451691672
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages368
Title StatusAS
Tag along on this New York Times bestselling “witty, entertaining romp” (The New York Times Book Review) as Eric Winer travels the world, from Athens to Silicon Valley—and back through history, too—to show how creative genius flourishes in specific places at specific times.
TitleThe Girls of Atomic City
AuthorKiernan, Denise
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781451617535
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages416
Title StatusAS
The New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback—an incredible true story of the top-secret World War II town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the young women brought there unknowingly to help build the atomic bomb.
TitleGood and Mad
AuthorTraister, Rebecca
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781501181818
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages320
Title StatusAS
Journalist Rebecca Traister’s New York Times bestselling exploration of the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement is “a hopeful, maddening compendium of righteous feminine anger, and the good it can do when wielded efficiently—and collectively” (Vanity Fair).