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Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Guide to Living with the Challenges Associated with Post Concussion Syndrome and Brain Trauma
Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Guide to Living with the Challenges Associated with Post Concussion Syndrome and Brain Trauma

Diane Roberts Stoler · Avery; 1 edition
Format: Book

Endorsed by the leading professional experts in the field of brain injury, Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, is a must-have guide for managing life in the aftermath of concussion. Often presenting itself after a head trauma, concussion-- or mild traumatic brain injury...
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My Two Italies
My Two Italies

Joseph Luzzi · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A poignant personal account from a child of Calabrian peasants whose lifelong study of Italy unveils the mysteries of this Bel Paese, Beautiful Land, where artistic genius and political corruption have gone hand in hand from the time of Michelangelo to The SopranosThe child of Italian immigrants...
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Sister Mother Husband Dog: Etc.
Sister Mother Husband Dog: Etc.

Delia Ephron · Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

In Sister Mother Husband Dog, Delia Ephron brings her trademark wit and effervescent prose to a series of autobiographical essays about life, love, sisterhood, movies, and family. In Losing Nora, she deftly captures the rivalry, mutual respect, and intimacy that made up her relationship...
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Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems
Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems

Billy Collins · Random House
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“America’s favorite poet.”—The Wall Street JournalFrom the two-term Poet Laureate of the United States Billy Collins comes his first volume of new and selected poems in twelve years. Aimless Love combines fifty new poems with generous selections...
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Unremarried Widow: A Memoir
Unremarried Widow: A Memoir

Artis Henderson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In this powerful memoir, a young woman loses her husband twenty years after her own mother was widowed, and overcomes two generations of tragedy to discover that both hope and love endure. Artis Henderson was a free-spirited young woman with dreams of traveling the world and one day becoming...
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George W. Bush: The American Presidents Series: The 43rd President, 2001-2009
George W. Bush: The American Presidents Series: The 43rd President, 2001-2009

James Mann · Times Books
Format: Hardcover

The controversial president whose time in office was defined by the September 11 attacks and the war on terrorGeorge W. Bush stirred powerful feelings on both sides of the aisle. Republicans viewed him as a resolute leader who guided America through the September 11 attacks and retaliated...
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The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano and the Story of an Epic College Basketball Rivalry
The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano and the Story of an Epic College Basketball Rivalry

John Feinstein · Doubleday, 2016.
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends - University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano - by the king of college basketball writers, #1 New York Times bestseller John FeinsteinOn...
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How About Never--Is Never Good for You?: My Life in Cartoons
How About Never--Is Never Good for You?: My Life in Cartoons

Bob Mankoff · Holt & Company, Henry
Pages: 285
Format: Hardcover

Memoir in cartoons by the longtime cartoon editor of The New YorkerPeople tell Bob Mankoff that as the cartoon editor of The New Yorker he has the best job in the world. Never one to beat around the bush, he explains to us, in the opening of this singular, delightfully eccentric book, that...
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The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism
The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism

Edward E. Baptist · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

Americans tend to cast slavery as a pre-modern institution - the nation's original sin, perhaps, but isolated in time and divorced from America's later success. But to do so robs the millions who suffered in bondage of their full legacy.As historian Edward Baptist reveals in The Half...
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Musorgsky and His Circle: A Russian Musical Adventure
Musorgsky and His Circle: A Russian Musical Adventure

Stephen Walsh · Knopf
Format: Book

The emergence of Russian classical music in the nineteenth century in the wake of Mikhail Glinka comprises one of the most remarkable and fascinating stories in all musical history. The five men who came together in the Russian capital of St. Petersburg in the 1860s, all composers of talent,...
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Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry: Easy All-Natural Recipes for Healthy Eating in the Real World
Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry: Easy All-Natural Recipes for Healthy Eating in the Real World

Lisa Lillien · Griffin, 2016.
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry: Healthy Recipes for Clean Eating in the Real WorldHungry Girl Clean & Hungry combines the best of Hungry Girl with the best of clean eating. The food is still guilt-free, and the portions are still huge...but now Lisa Lillien is highlighting CLEAN ingredients...
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Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

Neil Patrick Harris · Crown Archetype
Format: Kindle Edition

Tired of memoirs that only tell you what really happened? Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person? Seeking an exciting, interactive read that puts the "u" back in "aUtobiography"? Then look no further than Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography!...
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My Salinger Year
My Salinger Year

Joanna Rakoff · Vintage
Format: Paperback

Keenly observed and irresistibly funny, My Salinger Year is a memoir about literary New York in the late nineties, a pre-digital world on the cusp of vanishing.After leaving graduate school to pursue her dream of becoming a poet, Joanna Rakoff takes a job as assistant to the storied literary...
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