Books | March 2018

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All the Beautiful Girls
By Elizabeth Church (Ballantine Books)
A gutsy showgirl tries to conquer her tragic childhood amid the glamour of 1960s Las Vegas, and finds unexpected fortune, friendship and love. Church captures the bravery of a woman who dances through her sadness to find connection, freedom—and herself.


The House of Broken Angels
By Luis Alberto Urrea (Little Brown and Company)
Patriarch Miguel Angel de La Cruz has planned one last birthday party in his final days. But as the event approaches, his nearly 100-year-old mother dies, leading to a double farewell for this complex Mexican-American family, who has lived two lives across one border.


The Woman’s Hour
By Elaine Weiss (Viking)
Following a handful of remarkable women who led their respective forces into battle, The Woman’s Hour is the story of activists securing the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote.

Dying for a Paycheck
By Jeffrey Pfeffer (Harper Business)
Marshaling a vast trove of evidence, Pfeffer contends that many modern management commonalities such as long work hours, work-family conflict, and economic insecurity are toxic to employees—hurting engagement, increasing turnover and destroying people’s physical and emotional health.