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The Weekend Effect: The Life-Changing Benefits of Taking Time Off and Challenging the Cult of Overwork

KATRINA ONSTAD · HarperOne
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Encroaching work demands - coupled with domestic chores, overbooked schedules, and the incessant pinging of our devices - have taken a toll on what used to be our free time: the weekend. With no space to tune out and recharge, every aspect of our lives is suffering: our health is deteriorating,...
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We're still right - and they're still wrong.

James Carville · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Every politico and pundit has tried to explain the 2016 presidential race, but James Carville - the multiple best-selling Ragin' Cajun and grand strategist of Bill Clinton's rise to the White House - has largely stayed silent. Until now. "He straddled the punch bowl, dropped his pants,...
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The Perpetual Now: A Story of Amnesia, Memory, and Love

Michael Lemonick · Doubleday
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In the aftermath of a shattering illness, Lonni Sue Johnson lives in a "perpetual now," where she has almost no memories of the past and a nearly complete inability to form new ones. The Perpetual Now is the moving story of this exceptional woman, and the groundbreaking revelations...
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MacArthur's Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II

PETER EISNER · Viking
Pages: 348
Format: Hardcover

"MacArthur's Spies reads like Casablanca set in the Pacific, filled with brave and daring characters caught up in the intrigue of war - and the best part is that it's all true!" - Tom Maier, author of Masters of SexA thrilling story of espionage, daring and deception set in the exotic...
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American treasures : the secret efforts to save the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Gettysburg Address

Stephen Puleo · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

On December 26, 1941, Secret Service Agent Harry E. Neal stood on a platform at Washington's Union Station, watching a train chug off into the dark and feeling at once relieved and inexorably anxious. These were dire times: as Hitler's armies plowed across Europe, seizing or destroying...
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Pig Manual: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Keeping Pigs

Liz Shankland · Haynes Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

The idea of keeping a few pigs has undergone something of a renaissance and never before has it been so popular. The Pig Manual is a straightforward, no-nonsense guide to getting started - whether your interest is filling your freezer, starting a new business, managing land the traditional...
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Learn to Cook 25 Southern Classics 3 Ways: Traditional, Contemporary, International

Jennifer Brulé · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

Jennifer Brule is on a mission, southern style, to teach people to cook. Her method: master twenty-five classic southern dishes, and then--using similar ingredients or cooking techniques or both--make two variations, one contemporary and one inspired by international tastes. Brule's...
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The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West

Peter Cozzens · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 576
Format: Print book

Bringing together a pageant of fascinating characters including Custer, Sherman, Grant, and a host of other military and political figures, as well as great native leaders such as Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, Geronimo, and Red Cloud, The Earth is Weeping - lauded by BOOKLIST as "a beautifully...
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String Theory: David Foster Wallace on Tennis: A Library of America Special Publication

David Foster Wallace · Library of America
Pages: 158
Format: Hardcover

An instant classic of American sportswriting - the tennis essays of David Foster Wallace, "the best mind of his generation" (A. O. Scott) and "the best tennis-writer of all time" (New York Times) Gathered for the first time in a deluxe collector's edition, here...
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Passione: Simple, Seductive Recipes for Lovers of Italian Food

GENARRO CONTALDO · Interlink Pub Group
Pages: 210
Format: Hardcover

A new book from the Italian legend who taught Jamie Olier all he knows about Italian cooking. Born just feet away from the sea on Italys stunning Amalfi coast, chef, food writer, TV personality, and restaurateur Gennaro Contaldo learned from his parents how to seek out wild foodfree-diving...
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New Rules of the Game: 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace

Susan Packard · Prentice Hall Press
Format: Hardcover

Business is a team sport. Learn how to win.Where would your career be if you could understand how your colleagues--especially men--succeed and win at work? And if, in understanding and applying the rules, you could win, too?In New Rules of the Game, business leader Susan Packard shows you how to cultivate...
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How to Raise a Wild Child: The Art and Science of Falling in Love with Nature

Scott D Sampson · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
Pages: 327
Format: Print book

From the beloved host of PBS Kids' Dinosaur Train, an easy-to-use guide for parents, teachers, and others looking to foster a strong connection between children and nature, complete with engaging activities, troubleshooting advice, and much more American children spend four to seven minutes...
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