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The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy
In 2012, a New York auction catalogue boasted an unusual offering: "a superb Tyrannosaurus skeleton." In fact, Lot 49135 consisted of the nearly-complete, reassembled bones of T. bataar, a close cousin to the T. rex. When the gavel sounded, the winning bid was over $1 million.
Eric Prokopi, a 38-year-old fossil hunter and cataloger at the Florida Museum of Natural History, was the man who had smuggled this extraordinary skeleton from Mongolia. Facing financial troubles, had Prokopi gone too far? New Yorker writer Paige Williams brings her journalistic hand to the intriguing world of the fossil trade.
Hitting the Books: A Library Lover's Mystery
When a stack of library materials is found at the scene of a hit and run, library director Lindsey Norris finds herself dragged into the investigation as the police try to link the driver of the stolen car to the person who borrowed the books. Then the victim of the hit and run, Theresa Houston, suffers another "accident" and the investigation shifts from driver negligence to attempted homicide. Things are not as they seem in sleepy Briar Creek, Connecticut. When the driver of the stolen car turns up dead, Lindsey tries to piece everything together before the killer strikes again. An entertaining follow-up to Death in the Stacks (2017).
In Her Bones
15 years ago, Lilith Wade was arrested for the brutal murders of six women. Her 30-year-old daughter Edie is trying to survive out of the spotlight--a recovering alcoholic, she lives a lonely life in Philadelphia. Her obsession with the families of Lilith's victims crosses a line when a man is found murdered. Edie quickly becomes the prime suspect. With the detective who arrested her mother hot on her trail, Edie must get to the truth of what happened that night before the police--or the real killer--find her. A deliciously sinister thriller from the author of The Blackbird Season (2017).
The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is the most popular personality test in the world. It is regularly used by Fortune 500 companies, universities, hospitals, churches, and the military. Its language of personality types (extraversion and introversion, sensing and intuiting, thinking and feeling, judging and perceiving) has even inspired online dating platforms and Buzzfeed quizzes. Author Merve Emre probes how a homegrown multiple choice questionnaire designed by the mother-daughter team of Katherine Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers (a pair of homemakers and amateur psychoanalysts) came to infiltrate our workplaces, our Internet, and our lives.
The Winter Soldier
Vienna, 1914. Lucius is a 22-year-old medical student when World War I explodes across Europe. He enlists, and is given a post at a church in a remote valley of the Carpathian Mountains. The other doctors have fled, and only a mysterious nurse named Margarete remains. As the war rages during the brutal winter, he finds himself falling in love with Margarete. One day, an unconscious soldier is brought in. He seems beyond rescue, until Lucius makes a fateful decision that will change the lives of doctor, patient, and nurse forever. A sweeping saga from the author of A Far Country (2007).
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