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The Anarchist Cookbook

Literature; Nonfiction

A 1971 book written by William Powell to protest the Vietnam War. It offers instructions for how to create rudimentary explosives and interfere with communication systems. Much of the information ...

Empire of the Summer Moon

Literature; Nonfiction

Written by S. C. Gwynne, ''Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History'', interweaves two stories: the rise ...


Literature; Nonfiction

Written by Emma Donoghue, the novel Room was published in 2010. Room is about a five-year-old boy, Jack, who has spent his entire life in a small room with his mother. It is written from Jack's ...

Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back

Literature; Nonfiction

Written by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent, Heaven is for Real is the true story of Burpo's four-year-old son, Colton. The book describes Colton's experience while having emergency surgery. During the ...

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

Literature; Nonfiction

Published in 2009, Born to Run is about a tribe in the Mexican Copper Canyons. Written by Christopher McDougall, the book is about the Tarahumara Indians, gifted runners who run long distances of ...

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Literature; Nonfiction

Written by Rebecca Skloot and published in 2010, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Skloot recounts the true story of Henrietta Skloot and HeLa, the immortal cell line that came from her cervical cancer ...

Cutting for Stone

Literature; Nonfiction

The debut novel of professor and author, Abraham Verghese, this book tells the story of twin brothers whose mother dies giving birth to them. The novel is written around themes of family, loss, ties ...

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