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The list author says: "Choose your non-fiction outside reading from this list. I am not advocating that you buy from Amazon, but this is a great way for you to peruse the titles and choose wisely."
All the Best, George Bush: My Life in Letters and Other Writings
1.  All the Best, George Bush: My Life in Letters and Other Writings by George H.W. Bush
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Among Schoolchildren
2.  Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Penguin Modern Classics)
3.  The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Penguin Modern Classics) by Malcolm X
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The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women
4.  The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women by Naomi Wolf
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Blue Highways: A Journey into America
5.  Blue Highways: A Journey into America by William Least Heat-Moon
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The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
6.  The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan
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Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America
7.  Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America by Barbara Ehrenreich
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Columbine
8.  Columbine by Dave Cullen
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Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
9.  Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande
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The Devil in the White City:  Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
10.  The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
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Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography
11.  Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography by Zora Neale Hurston
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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
12.  Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
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Eating Animals
13.  Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
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Essays of E.B. White
14.  Essays of E.B. White by E. B. White
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Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
15.  Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser
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Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World
16.  Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World by Greg Critser
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The Force of Spirit
17.  The Force of Spirit by Scott R. Sanders
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Forward From this Moment: Selected Columns, 1994-2009
18.  Forward From this Moment: Selected Columns, 1994-2009 by Leonard Pitts
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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (P.S.)
19.  Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (P.S.) by Steven D. Levitt
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The Future of Life
20.  The Future of Life by Edward O. Wilson
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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
21.  Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
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A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League
22.  A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League by Ron Suskind
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
23.  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
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In Cold Blood
24.  In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
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Into the Wild
25.  Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
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Invisible Man
26.  Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
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The Liars' Club: A Memoir
27.  The Liars' Club: A Memoir by Mary Karr
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A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition
28.  A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition by Ernest Hemingway
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No Logo: 10th Anniversary Edition with a New Introduction by the Author
29.  No Logo: 10th Anniversary Edition with a New Introduction by the Author by Naomi Klein
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On Liberty
30.  On Liberty by John Stuart Mill
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On Writing: 10th Anniversary Edition: A Memoir of the Craft
31.  On Writing: 10th Anniversary Edition: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
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Outliers: The Story of Success
32.  Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
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Paper Trail: Common Sense in Uncommon Times
33.  Paper Trail: Common Sense in Uncommon Times by Ellen Goodman
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The Post-American World
34.  The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria
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The Richness of Life: The Essential Stephen Jay Gould
35.  The Richness of Life: The Essential Stephen Jay Gould by Stephen Jay Gould
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The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
36.  The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr
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Small Wonder: Essays
37.  Small Wonder: Essays by Barbara Kingsolver
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The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner's Semester at America's Holiest University
38.  The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner's Semester at America's Holiest University by Kevin Roose
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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
39.  A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson
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What Are People For?: Essays
40.  What Are People For?: Essays by Wendell Berry
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