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Week of September 4, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of September 4th include BEING MORTAL, in which practicing surgeon Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession --- how medicine can improve not only life but also the process of its ending; BORN TO RUN, a revelatory memoir by legendary rock star Bruce Springsteen, who tells for the first time the story of the personal struggles that inspired his best work; THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD, bestselling author Douglas Preston's shocking and riveting account of his pioneering journey into the unknown heart of the world's densest jungle; and THE WONDER by Emma Donoghue, in which an English nurse who is brought to a small Irish village to observe what appears to be a miracle --- a girl said to have survived without food for months --- soon finds herself fighting to save the child's life.