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Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda
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Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States. Fusing hip-hop, pop, R&B, and the best traditions of theater, this once-in-a-generation show broadens the sound of Broadway, reveals the storytelling power of r ...more

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Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda
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The View from the Cheap Seats by Neil Gaiman
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Girls & Sex by Peggy Orenstein
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Adnan's Story by Rabia Chaudry
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Evicted by Matthew Desmond
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The Lonely City by Olivia Laing
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But What If We're Wrong? Thinking About the Present As If It ... by Chuck Klosterman
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Dark Money by Jane Mayer
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Originals by Adam M. Grant
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The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley
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Grit by Angela Duckworth
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Tribe by Sebastian Junger
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The Only Rule Is It Has to Work by Ben Lindbergh
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And Then All Hell Broke Loose by Richard Engel
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Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday
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Smarter Faster Better by Charles Duhigg
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Deep Work by Cal Newport
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Another Day in the Death of America by Gary Younge
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The Fire This Time by Jesmyn Ward
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Don't Be a Jerk by Brad Warner
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