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Lisa Read Bloom is an American attorney known for representing women whose sexual harassment claims precipitated the firing of Bill O'Reilly from Fox News and for advising Harvey Weinstein amid sexual abuse allegations.
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The Uninhabitable Earth
Life After Warming
David Wallace-Wells - Mar 17, 2020 (first published in 2019)
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER With a new afterwordIt is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible--food shortages, refugee emergencies, climate wars and economic devastation.The Uninhabitable Earth is both a trave...
Lisa Bloom
Oct 02, 2021
I’ve read 36 books this year and this is the only one I give a 10 out of 10. A riveting, terrifying MUST READ. Thank you for truth telling, ⁦@dwallacewells⁩.      source
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The Worst Hard Time
The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
Timothy Egan - Sep 01, 2006 (first published in 2005)
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The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since. Timothy Egan’s critically acclaimed account rescues this iconic chapter of American history from the shadows in a tour de force of historical reportage. Following a dozen families and their communities through the rise...
Lisa Bloom
Jul 15, 2021
Of the 27 books I've read so far this year, The Worst Hard Time by @nytegan is the most powerful. Searing account of the worst environmental disaster in human history (so far), the Dust Bowl. When we mess with nature, we get walloped. Five stars from me      source
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Beautiful Things
A Memoir
Hunter Biden - Apr 06, 2021
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“I come from a family forged by tragedies and bound by a remarkable, unbreakable love,” Hunter Biden writes in this deeply moving memoir of addiction, loss, and survival.When he was two-years-old, Hunter Biden was badly injured in a car accident that killed his mother and baby sister. In 2015, he suffered the devastating loss of his beloved big bro...
Lisa Bloom
Apr 19, 2021
Most riveting, raw, honest, tragic, life- and love-affirming book I’ve read in a long time. A ten. A must read. #beautifulThings      source
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The Origins of Our Discontents
Isabel Wilkerson - Aug 04, 2020
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The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions.“As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless usher in a darkened theater, flashlight cast down in the aisles, guiding us to ...
Lisa Bloom
Apr 06, 2021
Of the 17 books I’ve read in 2021, Caste is by far the best. 5 stars from me! Be prepared to be sickened, moved to tears, inspired. Didn’t think she could top one of my lifetime favs, her book, Warmth of Other Suns. Both are MUST READS. Thank you ⁦@Isabelwilkerson⁩      source
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The Warmth of Other Suns
The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Isabel Wilkerson - Oct 04, 2011 (first published in 2010)
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In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, author Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America. Wilkerson...
Lisa Bloom
Apr 06, 2021
Of the 17 books I’ve read in 2021, Caste is by far the best. 5 stars from me! Be prepared to be sickened, moved to tears, inspired. Didn’t think she could top one of my lifetime favs, her book, Warmth of Other Suns. Both are MUST READS. Thank you ⁦@Isabelwilkerson⁩      source
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Too Much and Never Enough
How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man
Mary L. Trump - Jul 14, 2020
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In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history of their family in order to explain how her uncle became the man who now threatens the world’s health, economic security, and social fabri...
Lisa Bloom
Aug 11, 2020
Mary Trump is my favorite Trump. After reading her riveting book, my heart breaks for her dad Freddy. She is proof that no matter where you come from, you can speak truth to power and inspire the nation. If you haven't read her book yet, get on with it already.      source
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Shortest Way Home
One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future
Pete Buttigieg - Feb 12, 2019
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Once described by the Washington Post as “the most interesting mayor you’ve never heard of,” Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-seven-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has now emerged as one of the nation’s most visionary politicians. With soaring prose that celebrates a resurgent American Midwest, Shortest Way Home narrates the heroic transformation ...
Lisa Bloom
Feb 06, 2020
@Elex_Michaelson @nytimes I think all some pundits know about @PeteButtigieg is that he’s young and gay. The discussions of him on air are brief and inane. I read his powerful book and yes, I am a fan.      source
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