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Shannon Sedgwick Davis
To Stop a Warlord
My Story of Justice, Grace, and the Fight for Peace
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Casey Cep
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Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee
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William H. McRaven
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My Life in Special Operations
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Richard Branson
The Virgin Way
Everything I Know About Leadership
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Stories About the 12 Hardest Things I'm Learning to Say
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Michael Scott Moore
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977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast
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Christine Lagorio-Chafkin
We Are the Nerds
The Birth and Tumultuous Life of Reddit, the Internet’s Culture Laboratory
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The Inspiring Stories of Young Entrepreneurs Who Graduated from College into a Business of Their Own
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Lori Gottlieb
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Patrick Keefe
Say Nothing
A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
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Elizabeth Day
How to Fail
Everything I’ve Ever Learned From Things Going Wrong
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Andrew G. McCabe
The Threat
How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump
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Guy Kawasaki
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Lessons from a Life
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M. K. Gandhi
An Autobiography
The Story of My Experiments with Truth
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Diane Atkinson
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The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes
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Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive
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