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Not in God’s Name by Jonathan Sacks
Thirteen Days in September Carter, Begin and Sadat at Camp David by Lawrence Wright
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Citizen, an American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
The Stranger by Albert Camus
Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud
The Fourth Revolution The Global Race to Reinvent the State by John Micklethwait
Deng Xiaoping by Ezra Vogel
Design to Grow How Coca Cola Learned to Combine Scale and Agility by David Butler
Why Teach? By Mark Edmundson
Cicero by Anthony Everitt
Agincourt by Juliet Barker
On Empire, Liberty and Reform by Edmund Burke
The Eternal Letter by Paul Shaw
Empire of Liberty by Gordon S. Wood
Command of Office by Stephen Graubard
John Marshall by Jean Edward Smith
This Mighty Scourge by James McPherson
The Case for God by Karen Armstrong
The Idea of America by Gordon Wood
The Argumentative Indian by Amartya Sen
Revolutionary Characters by Gordon Wood
Design for People by Scott StowellImagining India by Nandan Nilekani
Mission Failure: America and the World in the Post-Cold War Era by Michael Mandelbaum
Every Song Ever: Twenty Ways to Listen in an Age of Musical Plenty by Ben Ratliff
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War by David Halberstram
Brilliant Orange, the neurotic genius of Dutch football, by David Winner

The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War by Fred Kaplan
When Breath Becomes Air by Pal Kalanithi
The Lost Art of Scripture, Rescuing Sacred Text by Karen Armstrong
Stony the Road: Reconsruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of Amreica’s Great Migrations by Isabel Wilkerson
Frank Ramsey: A Sheer Excess of Powers by Cheryl Misak
Five Days in London, May 1940 by John Lukacs
Exercise of Power: Amercian Failures, Successes, and a New Path Forward in the Post-Cold War World by Robert M. Gates
These Truths: A History of the United States by Jill Lepore
Healing the Divide, poems of kindness and connection edited by James Crews
The Book of Delights by Ross Gay
A Thousand Small Sanities by Adam Gopnik
The Source of Self Regard by Toni Morrison
Leonardo da Vinci by Walter isaacson