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Smart Women Love Money: 5 Simple, Life-Changing Rules of Investing

Alice Finn

CEO, PowerHouse Assets LLC

Shubha Chakravarthy

Marketing strategist and financial services veteran

Mar 18 2021

Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family

Robert Kolker

Author of "Hidden Valley Road" and "Lost Girls"

Andrew Solomon, Ph.D.

Best-selling author; professor of clinical psychology, Columbia University Medical Center; former president of PEN America.

Mar 10 2021

Power Moms: How Executive Mothers Navigate Work and Life

Joann S. Lublin

Former management news editor and career columnist, The Wall Street Journal

Suzanne Muchin

Co-founder, Bonfire, and clinical associate professor, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Mar 8 2021

What Matters Now: Emotional Balance and Core Needs in the Post-Pandemic Era

Nancy Burgoyne, Ph.D.

Chief Clinical Officer, The Family Institute at Northwestern University

Maru Torres-Gregory, J.D., Ph.D., LMFT

Core Faculty, Marriage and Family Therapy Program, The Family Institute at Northwestern University

Mar 1 2021

How to Not Die Alone: The Surprising Science That Will Help You Find Love

Logan Ury

Author and Director of Relationship Science at Hinge

Eli Finkel, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology and of Management and Organizations, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Feb 25 2021

The Connected Parent: An Expert Guide to Parenting in a Digital World

John Palfrey

President of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Nichole Pinkard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University and Faculty Director of the Office Community Education Partnerships

Feb 18 2021

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together

Heather McGhee

Board chair, Color of Change, and author, "The Sum of Us"

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren

U.S. Senator from Massachusetts

Feb 16 2021

The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again

Robert D. Putnam, Ph.D.

Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University

Shaylyn Romney Garrett

Writer and social entrepreneur

Spiro Bolos

Social studies teacher, New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL

Feb 10 2021

Troubled: The Failed Promise of America’s Behavioral Treatment Programs

Kenneth R. Rosen

Senior editor and correspondent at Newsweek

Darin Strauss

Author and Clinical Professor of Fiction at New York University

Feb 8 2021

Unsolaced: Along the Way to All That Is

Gretel Ehrlich

Award-winning writer, poet, and essayist

Howard Norman

Writer and educator

Feb 4 2021