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Genius
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 19 Ratings

Genius

By James Gleick

  • Release Date: 2011-02-22
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

New York Times Bestseller: This life story of the quirky physicist is “a thorough and masterful portrait of one of the great minds of the century” (The New York Review of Books). Raised in Depression-era Rockaway Beach, physicist Richard Feynman was irreverent, eccentric, and childishly enthusiastic—a new kind of scientist in a field that was in its infancy. His quick mastery of quantum mechanics earned him a place at Los Alamos working on the Manhattan Project under J. Robert Oppenheimer, where the giddy young ma...

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My Story
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 1,783 Ratings

My Story

By Elizabeth Smart & Chris Stewart

  • Release Date: 2013-10-07
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

For the first time, ten years after her abduction from her Salt Lake City bedroom, Elizabeth Smart reveals how she survived and the secret to forging a new life in the wake of a brutal crimeOn June 5, 2002, fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Smart, the daughter of a close-knit Mormon family, was taken from her home in the middle of the night by religious fanatic, Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee. She was kept chained, dressed in disguise, repeatedly raped, and told she and her family would be killed if she ...

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The Mother of Black Hollywood
Score: 5
5
From 25 Ratings

The Mother of Black Hollywood

By Jenifer Lewis

  • Release Date: 2017-11-14
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

From her more than three hundred appearances for film and television, stage and cabaret, performing comedy or drama, as an unforgettable lead or a scene stealing supporting character, Jenifer Lewis has established herself as one of the most respected, admired, talented, and versatile entertainers working today.This “Mega Diva” and costar of the hit sitcom black-ish bares her soul in this touching and poignant—and at times side-splittingly hilarious—memoir of a Midwestern girl with a dream, whose journey took her from...

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Count to Ten
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 25 Ratings

Count to Ten

By James Patterson & Ashwin Sanghi

  • Release Date: 2017-11-14
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers

From the world's #1 bestselling author comes the newest book in the blockbuster PRIVATE series...Santosh Wagh quit his job as head of Private India after harrowing events in Mumbai almost got him killed. But Jack Morgan, global head of the world's finest investigation agency, needs him back. Jack is setting up a new office in Delhi, and Santosh is the only person he can trust.Still battling his demons, Santosh accepts, and it's not long before the agency takes on a case that could make or break them. Plastic barrels conta...

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Murder on the Orient Express
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 427 Ratings

Murder on the Orient Express

By Agatha Christie

  • Release Date: 2003-10-28
  • Genre: British Detectives

Just after midnight, a snowstorm stops the Orient Express dead in its tracks in the middle of Yugoslavia. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for this time of year. But by morning there is one passenger less. A 'respectable American gentleman' lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside . . . Hercule Poirot is also aboard, having arrived in the nick of time to claim a second-class compartment -- and the most astounding case of his illustrious career....

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Ready Player One
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 6,395 Ratings

Ready Player One

By Ernest Cline

  • Release Date: 2011-08-16
  • Genre: Adventure

The bestselling cult classic—soon to be a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg.At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, READY PLAYER ONE is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying DeLoreans achieve light speed.It’s the year 2045, and the real world is an ugly place....

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