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Good Blood

A doctor, a donor, and the incredible breakthrough that saved millions of babies

In 1951 in Sydney, Australia, a fourteen-year-old boy named James Harrison was near death when he received a transfusion of blood that saved his life. A few years later, and half a world away, a shy young doctor at Columbia University realized he was more comfortable in the lab than in the examination room. Neither could have imagined how their paths would cross, or how they would change the world.

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"A readable pop-history account of medical research that turned out spectacularly."

- Kirkus Reviews

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Alpha Girls

The Women Upstarts Who Took on Silicon Valley's Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime

The untold story of pioneering women in Silicon Valley. Described as Hidden Figures meets The Social Network, Alpha Girls is a story of women who bucked the system and found ways to survive and thrive in the cutthroat, high-stakes, male dominated world of Silicon Valley.

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"If you read one book about women in business, Alpha Girls should be the one. Julian Guthrie has written another dazzler."

- Peter Diamandis

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How to Make a Spaceship

A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight

Alone in a Spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed toward space. He had eighty seconds to exceed the speed of sound and begin the climb to a target no civilian pilot had ever reached. He might not make it back alive. If he did, he would make history as the world's first commercial astronaut.

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"This incredible book is The Right Stuff with afterburners. Intrepid designers and innovators risk their reputations."

- Captain Mark Kelly (USN, Ret.)

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The Billionaire and the Mechanic

How Larry Ellison and a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing's Greatest Race, The America's Cup, Twice

With exclusive access to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison over more than a year, Julian tells the dramatic true story of a decade-long quest to win the America's Cup, the oldest trophy in international sports and sailing's greatest prize.

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"This is one helluva great read. Larry and Norbert — beautiful dreamers both, men with faith in their ability to convert them to reality."

- Bob Fisher

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The Grace of Everyday Saints

How a Band of Believers Lost Their Church and Found Their Faith

Julian Guthrie wrote a three-part series called "The Lost Parish," for the San Francisco Chronicle in 2007. The series, nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, brought to life the decade-long struggle by a group of Catholics to save their church, St. Brigid.

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"…must reading for anyone who struggles with the meaning of faith in these turbulent modern times."

- Madeleine Blais

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