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1 - Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari · Harper
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout.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...
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2 - My Own Words

Ruth Bader Ginsburg · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993 - a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women's rights, and popular culture.My Own Words is a selection...
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3 - Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

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

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST "Disturbing and riveting...It will sear your soul." - Dave Eggers, New York Times Book ReviewSHELF AWARENESS'S BEST BOOK OF 2017Named a best book of the year by Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle,...
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4 - Devotions

Bruce Smith · University Of Chicago Press; 1ST edition
Format: Paperback

In the hands of Bruce Smith, devotions are momentary stops to listen to the motor of history. They are meditations and provocations. They are messages received from the chatter of the street and from transmissions as distant as Memphis and al-Mansur. Bulletins and interruptions come from...
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5 - 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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6 - 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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7 - An Architectural Guidebook to Los Angeles: Fully Revised 6th Edition

Robert Winter · Angel City Press
Pages: 576
Format: Paperback

Conceived more than fifty years ago by renowned architectural historians Robert Winter and the late, great David Gebhard, this seminal vade mecum of Los Angeles architecture explores every rich potency of the often relentless, but sometimes relenting L.A. cityscape. Beyond an effort of exploration,...
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8 - Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

David Yaffe · HighBridge Audio
Format: Audiobook

Joni Mitchell is a cultural touchstone for generations of Americans. In her heyday she released ten experimental, challenging, and revealing albums; her lyrics captivated people with the beauty of their language and the rawness of their emotions, both deeply personal to Mitchell and universally...
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9 - The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2019

Sarah Janssen · World Almanac
Pages: 1008
Format: Paperback

Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource.The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. For more than 150 years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative...
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10 - The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks · Knopf
Pages: 256
Format: eBook

From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience. Oliver...
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11 - 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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12 - The Lost City of the Monkey God : a true story

Douglas J Preston · Hachette Audio
Format: Audiobook

#1 New York Times bestselling author Douglas Preston takes listeners on an adventure deep into the Honduran jungle in this riveting, danger-filled true story about the discovery of an ancient lost civilization.
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13 - 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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14 - How to Relax

Thich Nhat Hanh · Parallax Press
Format: eBook

How to Relax is part of The Mindfulness Essentials series of how-to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, introducing beginners and reminding seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice. Pocket-sized, with original two color illustrations by Jason DeAntonis, How to Relax...
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