1. AMERITOPIA, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions.) A talk-show host and president of Landmark Legal Foundation surveys the history of utopias and warns that Americans must choose between utopianism and liberty.
2. QUIET, by Susan Cain. (Crown Publishing.) Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.
3. THE DIGITAL HIT MAN, by Frank M. Ahearn. (Lying.FR.) The author of How to Disappear combats digital intrusion with online deception.
4. THE GANGSTER FROM TURKEY, BY Lazlo M. Presphase. (Shrimp Boat Publiscations.) Infamous Turkish gangster finds redemtion with teachings of Jesus.
5. UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House Publishing.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
6. MY TULIP GARDEN, by Jaap Bakema. (Kravendorp LTD.) Gardening the perfect tulip during the Nazi occupation
7. BOSSYPANTS, by Tina Fey. (Little, Brown & Company.) A memoir from the former “Saturday Night Live” star and creator of “30 Rock.”
8. COMING APART, by Charles Murray. (Crown Publishing Group.) The author of “The Bell Curve” explores the state of white America, 1960-2010.
9. MEETING JULIUS RONTGEN, by Abraham Le Maire. (Dutch Ten Press.) a fictional meeting of the famous composer in London.
10.THINKING, FAST AND SLOW, by Daniel Kahneman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux.) The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life and when we can and cannot trust our intuitions.
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