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1 - Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

Anthony Bourdain · Thorndike Press
Format: Large Print]

Most diners believe that their sublime sliver of seared foie gras, topped with an ethereal buckwheat blini and a drizzle of piquant huckleberry sauce, was created by a culinary artist of the highest order, a sensitive, highly refined executive chef. The truth is more brutal. More likely,...
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2 - Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann · Random House Large Print
Pages: 492
Format: Paperback

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3 - The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts

Gary D Chapman · Northfield
Pages: 202
Format: Paperback

Marriage should be based on love, right? But does it seem as though you and your spouse are speaking two different languages? New York Times bestselling author Dr. Gary Chapman guides couples in identifying, understanding, and speaking their spouse's primary love language - quality time,...
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4 - The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom

Don Miguel Ruiz · Hay House Inc
Pages: 151
Format: Paperback

Don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, the Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love....
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5 - How to Fight

THICH NHAT HANH · Parallax Press
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Learn how to relax the bonds of anger, attachment, and delusion through mindfulness and kindness toward ourselves and others.The Mindfulness Essentials series introduces beginners and reminds seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice. This time Nhat Hanh brings his signature...
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6 - Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari · Harper
Pages: 443
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerA Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution - a #1 international bestseller - that explores the ways in which biology and history...
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7 - You are a badass

Jen Sincero · Tantor Audio
Format: Audiobook

In this witty, refreshingly blunt guide, bestselling author Jen Sincero helps listeners to embrace their inner badass and achieve success in all areas of life.
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8 - The Glass Castle: A Memoir

Jeannette Walls · Scribner
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic,...
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10 - Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir

J D Vance · Harper
Pages: 264
Format: Print Length

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A riveting book." - The Wall Street Journal"Essential reading." - David Brooks, New York TimesFrom a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles...
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11 - 111 Places in Los Angeles That You Must Not Miss

Laurel Moglen · Emons
Pages: 5
Format: Print book

. Go beyond the glitz and glamour of Hollywood to discover the quirky culture of The City of Angels . Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 150 titles and 1 million copies in print worldwide "In Los Angeles, everyone is a star. " - Denzel Washington Adventures...
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12 - Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

Robert Wright · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 321
Format: eBook

From one of America's greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human brain. The mind is designed...
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13 - Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

Brené Brown · Avery
Pages: 287
Format: Hardcover

Researcher and thought leader Dr. Brené Brown offers a powerful new vision that encourages us to dare greatly: to embrace vulnerability and imperfection, to live wholeheartedly, and to courageously engage in our lives. "It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong...
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14 - Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook (P.S.)

Anthony Bourdain · HarperCollins e-books; Reprint edition
Format: Kindle Edition

Michael Dirda…Bourdain's prose at his wildest can sound like Hunter S. Thompson's, yet he can also produce much quieter work, such as "My Aim Is True," a brilliant portrait of Justo Thomas, the man who fillets the fish for Le Bernardin, New York's great seafood...
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15 - Gift from the Sea: (Lib)(CD)

Anne Morrow Lindbergh · Books on Tape
Format: Audio CD

Over a quarter of a century after its first publication, the great and simple wisdom in this book continues to influence women's lives.From the Hardcover edition.
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