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Genius
Score: 4.5
4.5
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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 2,034 Ratings

My Story

By Elizabeth Smart & Chris Stewart

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

The harrowing true story of abduction and survival from the courageous young woman who lived it—now the subject of a Lifetime original movie, I Am Elizabeth Smart.In this memoir, Elizabeth Smart reveals how she survived and the secret to forging a new life in the wake of a brutal crime. On 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. Elizabeth was kept chai...

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The Mother of Black Hollywood
Score: 5
5
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The Mother of Black Hollywood

By Jenifer Lewis

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

National Book Club Conference ‘Book of the Year’ Award WinnerFrom 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—memo...

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Ready Player One
Score: 4.5
4.5
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Ready Player One

By Ernest Cline

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

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg. “Enchanting . . . Willy Wonka meets The Matrix.”—USA Today • “As one adventure leads expertly to the next, time simply evaporates.”—Entertainment Weekly A world at stake. A quest for the ultimate prize. Are you ready? In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the OASIS, a vast virtual world where most of hu...

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