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Mandela's Way by Richard Stengel

We long for heroes and have too few. Nelson Mandela liberated a country from a system of violent prejudice to unite the oppressor and the oppressed in a way that had never been done. Distilled into 15 essential life lessons, this is his story.

Originals by Adam Grant

They boldly challenge the status quo. They persist against rejection. They disrupt the world with their revolutionary ideas. Non-conformists have important lessons to teach us, and Adam Grant shares those here through riveting true stories.

Tales of the Unexpected by Roald Dahl

Beloved children’s book author Roald Dahl takes adult readers on slightly darker, more mischievous adventures in this collection of stories. He tantalizes, amuses, and sometimes terrifies readers into a sense of what lurks beneath the ordinary.

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Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Justice and Mercy. They’re two pillars of the American legal system that support some—and fall on others. This is the unforgettable true story of lawyer Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, and all the marginalized people he has defended in his career. Does compassion have a place in the courtroom? Of that, you’ll be the judge.

The Dice Man by Luke Rhinehart

Most of us couldn’t imagine making life decisions without first weighing the outcomes. Not psychiatrist Luke Rhinehart—he lets the bones do the talking. With a roll of the dice, he changed his life and then evangelized his newly-cast religion of chance to the masses. This jaunty tale shows the adventure (and perils) of what can happen when you hand your destiny over to a simple roll.

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