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Past Reads

Yaa Gyasi

$2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America
 Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer

The Book of Unknown Americans
Cristina Henríquez

A Tale For the Time Being
Ruth Ozeki

Between Shades of Gray
Ruta Sepetys

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Michelle Alexander

Born On A Blue Day: Inside The Extraordinary Mind Of An Autistic Savant
Daniel Tammet

Life Is So Good
George Dawson and Richard Glaubman

The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas
Jerry Dennis

Seeing In The Dark: How Amateur Astronomers Are Discovering The Wonders Of The Universe
Timothy Ferris

The Eighth Promise : An American Son's Tribute to his Toisanese Mother
William Poy Lee

Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
Tracy Kidder

The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time
Jonathan Weiner

Leo Africanus
Amin Maalouf; translated by Peter Slugett

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race
Beverly Daniel Tatum

Abraham Lincoln’s DNA, and Other Adventures in Genetics
Philip R. Reilly

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2013: Understanding Race

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2012: Language: How We Communicate

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2011: What Makes Life Worth Living?

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2010: Michigan

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2009: The Universe: Yours to Discover

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2008: China and America: Bridging Two Worlds

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2007: "We the People..."

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2006: Revolutions in Science

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2005: Cultural Treasures of the Middle East

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2004: Brown v. The Board Of Education

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2003: Abraham Lincoln's DNA

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