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  1. Book ImageThe Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl

    Arthur Allen

    “Thought-provoking. . . . [Allen] writes without sanctimony and never simplifies the people in his book or the moral issues his story inevitably raises.”—Wall Street JournalMore

  2. Book ImageGuns, Germs, and Steel

    Jared Diamond

    "Fascinating.... Lays a foundation for understanding human history."—Bill GatesMore

  3. Book ImageThe Sea Captain's Wife

    Martha Hodes

    A finalist for the Lincoln Prize, The Sea Captain's Wife "comes surprisingly, and movingly, alive" (Tina Jordan, Entertainment Weekly).More

  4. Book ImageThe Swerve

    Stephen Greenblatt

    Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction 
    Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-FictionMore

  5. Book ImageThe Zookeeper's Wife

    Diane Ackerman

    The New York Times bestseller: a true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.More