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                     Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World
Chris Wallace, Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster, Illustrated edition (June 9, 2020)
A compelling and highly readable account of one of the most fateful decisions in American history. Like John Hersey in his book Hiroshima, Wallace and Weiss humanize events too often reduced to technical or diplomatic arcana by telling their story through the lives of individuals. . . . The book moves along at a rapid clip, with colorful anecdotes enlivening the narrative
   Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
James Nestor, Random House, Riverhead Books (May 26, 2020)
With his entertaining, eerily well-timed new book, James Nestor explains the science behind proper breathing and how we can transform our lungs and our lives. The book is brisk and detailed; a well-written read that is always entertaining, as he melds the personal, the historical, and the scientific.
  2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything
Mauro F. Guillen , St. Martin’s Press (August 25, 2020)
A one-stop list of the most transformational trends that, in a decade, will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and interact forever. From demographic shifts, to urbanization, changes in the gender/wealth nexus, technological diminution and adjustments
of the global economy, Mauro Guillen reminds us of our interconnectedness and vulnerabilities, and as such this is a must read book, which we simply cannot afford to ignore.

























































































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