The Circle

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Vintage #ad - Mae can’t believe her luck, even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, her great fortune to work for the most influential company in the world—even as life beyond the campus grows distant, even as her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public. What begins as the captivating story of one woman’s ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, privacy, history, democracy, and the limits of human knowledge.

. The circle, links users’ personal emails, run out of a sprawling California campus, and purchasing with their universal operating system, social media, banking, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency. Now a major motion Picture starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks.

The Circle #ad - There are parties that last through the night, there are famous musicians playing on the lawn, there are athletic activities and clubs and brunches, and even an aquarium of rare fish retrieved from the Marianas Trench by the CEO. As mae tours the open-plan office spaces, the towering glass dining facilities, the cozy dorms for those who spend nights at work, she is thrilled with the company’s modernity and activity.

A bestselling dystopian novel that tackles surveillance, privacy and the frightening intrusions of technology in our lives. When mae holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime.

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Truth in Our Times: Inside the Fight for Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative Facts

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All Points Books #ad - From chelsea manning's leaks to trump's tax returns, McCraw is at the center of the paper's decisions about what news is fit to print. In truth in our times, mccraw recounts the hard legal decisions behind the most impactful stories of the last decade with candor and style. In short: if you've read a controversial story in the paper since the Bush administration, it went across his desk first.

David E. The book is simultaneously a rare peek behind the curtain of the celebrated organization, a love letter to freedom of the press, and a decisive rebuttal of Trump's fake news slur through a series of hard cases. Mccraw recounts his experiences as the top newsroom lawyer for the New York Times during the most turbulent era for journalism in generations.

Truth in Our Times: Inside the Fight for Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative Facts #ad - In october 2016, when donald trump's lawyer demanded that the new York Times retract an article focused on two women that accused Trump of touching them inappropriately, David McCraw's scathing letter of refusal went viral and he became a hero of press freedom everywhere. But as you'll see in truth in our Times, for the top newsroom lawyer at the paper of record, it was just another day at the office.

Mccraw has worked at the times since 2002, leading the paper's fight for freedom of information, defending it against libel suits, and providing legal counsel to the reporters breaking the biggest stories of the year. It is an absolute must-have for any dedicated reader of The New York Times.

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A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius: A Memoir Based on a True Story

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Simon & Schuster #ad - From the author of the circle—the inspiration for the major motion picture starring emma Watson and Tom Hanks! "Exhilarating…Profoundly moving, and often hilarious…A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is, a finite book of jest, finally, occasionally angry, which is why it succeeds so brilliantly" The New York Times Book Review.

A heartbreaking work of staggering genius is the moving memoir of a college senior who, in the space of five weeks, loses both of his parents to cancer and inherits his eight-year-old brother. Here is an exhilarating debut that manages to be simultaneously hilarious and wildly inventive as well as a deeply heartfelt story of the love that holds a family together.

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A Hologram for the King

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Vintage #ad - In a rising saudi arabian city, recession-scarred America, far from weary, a struggling businessman named Alan Clay pursues a last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure, pay his daughter's college tuition, and finally do something great. In a hologram for the king, dave Eggers takes us around the world to show how one man fights to hold himself and his splintering family together.

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The Monk of Mokha

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Vintage #ad - Mokhtar alkhanshali is twenty-four and working as a doorman when he discovers the astonishing history of coffee and Yemen’s central place in it. But when war engulfs the country and Saudi bombs rain down, Mokhtar has to find a way out of Yemen without sacrificing his dreams or abandoning his people. He leaves san francisco and travels deep into his ancestral homeland to tour terraced farms high in the country’s rugged mountains and meet beleagured but determined farmers.

The monk of mokha is the exhilarating true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana’a by civil war.

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Heroes of the Frontier

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Vintage #ad - When her ex asks to take the children to meet his new fiancée’s family, Josie makes a run for it, figuring Alaska is about as far as she can get without a passport. But as they drive, josie is chased by enemies both real and imagined, pushed north by the ubiquitous wildfires, past mistakes pursuing her tiny family, even to the very edge of civilization.

A picaresque adventure and spiritual coming-of-age tale — On the Road crossed with Henderson the Rain King… Deeply affecting. Michiko kakutani, often hilarious novel of family and wilderness from the bestselling author of The Circle,  The New York Times Longlisted for an Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction  A captivating, this is a powerful examination of our contemporary life and a rousing story of adventure.

Heroes of the Frontier #ad - A tremendous new novel from the best-selling author of The Circle,  Heroes of the Frontier is the darkly comic story of a mother and her two young children on a journey through an Alaskan wilderness plagued by wildfires and a uniquely American madness. Josie and her kids, paul and ana,  and at first their trip feels like a vacation: They see bears and bison, they eat hot dogs cooked on a bonfire, rent a rattling old RV named the Chateau,  and they spend nights parked along icy cold rivers in dark forests.

Josie and her children’s father have split up, she’s been sued by a former patient and lost her dental practice, and she’s grieving the death of a young man senselessly killed.

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The Parade: A novel

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Knopf #ad - But both men must eventually face the absurdities of their positions, and the dire consequences of their presence. From the bestselling author of the Monk of Mokha and The Circle comes a taut, suspenseful story of two foreigners' role in a nation's fragile peace. An unnamed country is leaving the darkness of a decade at war, and to commemorate the armistice the government commissions a new road connecting two halves of the state.

While one is flighty and adventurous, wanting to experience the nightlife and people, the other wants only to do the work and go home. With echoes of J. Two men, foreign contractors from the same company, are sent to finish the highway. M. Coetzee and graham greene, this timeless novel questions whether we can ever understand another nation's war, and what role we have in forging anyone's peace.

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You Shall Know Our Velocity

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Vintage #ad - In his first novel, dave eggers has written a moving and hilarious tale of two friends who fly around the world trying to give away a lot of money and free themselves from a profound loss. It reminds us once again what an important, necessary talent Dave Eggers is.

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V for Vendetta {New Edition}

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Vertigo #ad - A new edition of the graphic novel that inspired the hit movie!A powerful story about loss of freedom and individuality, V FOR VENDETTA takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet. It's a gripping tale of the blurred lines between ideological good and evil.

In a world without political freedom or personal freedom, and precious little faith in anything, comes a mysterious man in a white porcelain mask who fights political oppressors through terrorism and seemingly absurd acts.

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What Is the What

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Vintage #ad - New york times notable book new york times bestsellerwhat is the what is the epic novel based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng who, pursued by militias, government bombers, along with thousands of other children —the so-called Lost Boys—was forced to leave his village in Sudan at the age of seven and trek hundreds of miles by foot, and wild animals, crossing the deserts of three countries to find freedom.

Moving, and unexpectedly funny, suspenseful, What Is the What is an astonishing novel that illuminates the lives of millions through one extraordinary man. When he finally is resettled in the United States, he finds a life full of promise, but also heartache and myriad new challenges.

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

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Riverhead Books #ad - The shamed are people like us - people who, say, made a joke on social media that came out badly, or made a mistake at work. We are using shame as a form of social control. Simultaneously powerful and hilarious in the way only jon ronson can be, So You've Been Publicly Shamed is a deeply honest book about modern life, full of eye-opening truths about the escalating war on human flaws - and the very scary part we all play in it.

We are defining the boundaries of normality by ruining the lives of those outside it. But what are we doing with our voice? We are mercilessly finding people's faults. The silent majority are getting a voice. Now a new york times bestseller and from the author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world's most underappreciated forces: shame.

So You've Been Publicly Shamed #ad - It's about the terror, isn't it?' 'The terror of what?' I said. The terror of being found out. For the past three years, Jon Ronson has travelled the world meeting recipients of high-profile public shamings. Once their transgression is revealed, collective outrage circles with the force of a hurricane and the next thing they know they're being torn apart by an angry mob, demonized, jeered at, sometimes even fired from their job.

A great renaissance of public shaming is sweeping our land. Justice has been democratized.

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