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Faster, Higher, Farther: The Volkswagen Scandal

JACK EWING · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A shocking exposé of Volkswagen's fraud by the New York Times reporter who covered the scandal.In mid-2015, Volkswagen proudly reached its goal of surpassing Toyota as the world's largest automaker. A few months later, the EPA disclosed that Volkswagen had installed software in 11 million...
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The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas, 1939-1945

Max Hastings · Harper
Pages: 610
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From one of the foremost historians of the period and the acclaimed author of Inferno and Catastrophe: 1914, The Secret War is a sweeping examination of one of the most important yet underexplored aspects of World War II - intelligence - showing how espionage successes...
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We Were Eight Years in Power: A Journey Through the Obama Era

TA-NEHISI COATES · One World
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In these "urgently relevant essays,"* the National Book Award-winning author of Between the World and Me "reflects on race, Barack Obama's presidency and its jarring aftermath"* - including the election of Donald Trump."We were eight years in power" was the lament...
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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

JOHN HODGMAN · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: eBook

Although his career as a bestselling author and on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn't seem as funny to John Hodgman anymore. Everyone is doing it now. Disarmed of falsehood, he was left only with the awful truth: John...
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Coaching the Mental Game

H A Dorfman · Lyons Press
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Whoever claims winning isn't everything obviously has not spoken with an athletic coach.Coaching the Mental Game offers coaches of all sports a definitive volume for effectively understanding an athlete's mental awareness, which in turn will help drive success. Author H.A. Dorfman...
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Italian Diabetes Cookbook: Delicious and Healthful Dishes from Venice to Sicily and Beyond

Amy Riolo · American Diabetes Association
Pages: 315
Format: Print book

Contrary to popular belief, Italian food is the perfect cuisine for those looking for heart healthy and diabetes-friendly dishes. Real Italian food, that is, which is healthful, delicious, and the most popular cuisine in the world. At its core, classic Italian cuisine is all about preparing...
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Mercies in Disguise: A Story of Hope, a Family's Genetic Destiny, and the Science That Rescued Them

Gina Kolata · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 262
Format: Hardcover

New York Times science reporter Gina Kolata follows a family through genetic illness and one courageous daughter who decides her fate shall no longer be decided by a genetic flaw.The phone rings. The doctor from California is on the line. "Are you ready Amanda?" The two people...
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A Prairie Girl's Faith: The Spiritual Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder

STEPHEN HINES · WaterBrook
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The beloved author of the Little House books was not only one of America's great pioneer storytellers but a woman of vibrant faith.A Prairie Girl's Faith provides the first extended, in depth discussion of the Christian faith of one of America's most beloved pioneer women--Laura Ingalls...
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Our Family Dreams: The Fletchers' Adventures in Nineteenth Century America

Daniel Blake Smith · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In the early years after the Revolution, Americans were on the move, seeking to establish a new way of life. And, more than the church or the school or the courthouse, it was the family that nurtured the American Dream.In this novel-like narrative, Daniel Blake Smith vividly brings to life...
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Enhanced Interrogation: Inside the Minds and Motives of the Islamic Terrorists Trying To Destroy America

James E Mitchell · Crown Forum
Pages: 309
Format: Print book

In the dark days immediately after 9/11, the CIA turned to Dr. James Mitchell to help craft an interrogation program designed to elicit intelligence from just-captured top al-Qa'ida leaders and terror suspects. A civilian contractor who had spent years training U.S. military members to resist...
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Portrait Revolution: Inspiration from Around the World For Creating Art in Multiple Mediums and Styles

Julia L. Kay · Watson-Guptill
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Based on the popular international collaborative art project, this guide to creating portraiture in multiple mediums and styles teams hundreds of portraits with tips and insights on the artistic process. The human face is one of the most important subjects for artists, no matter their chosen...
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Exiled in America: Life on the Margins in a Residential Motel

Christopher P Dum · Columbia University Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Residential motels have long been places of last resort for many vulnerable Americans -- released prisoners, people with disabilities or mental illness, struggling addicts, the recently homeless, and the working poor. Cast aside by their families and mainstream society, they survive in squalid,...
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The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters

Emily Esfahani Smith · Crown
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In a culture obsessed with happiness, this wise, stirring book points the way toward a richer, more satisfying life.Too many of us believe that the search for meaning is an esoteric pursuit - that you have to travel to a distant monastery or page through dusty volumes to discover life's...
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Import / Export Kit For Dummies

John J Capela · For Dummies, a Wiley brand,
Pages: 243
Format: eBook

Your easy-to-follow primer on the exciting world of import/export With an increased focus on global trade, this new edition of Import/Export Kit For Dummies provides entrepreneurs and small- to mid-sized businesses with the critical, entry-point information they need to begin exporting...
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