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The Intelligent Conversationalist: 31 Cheat Sheets That Will Show You How to Talk to Anyone About Anything, Anytime

Imogen Lloyd Webber - St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Print book

Have you ever been at a cocktail party when all of a sudden you feel like an outsider in the conversation because you have absolutely no idea what the person is talking about? You're standing around with a glass of wine and someone starts talking about how the stock market did that day leading...
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The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Story

Christie Watson - Tim Duggan Books
Format: Hardcover

A moving, lyrical, beautifully-written portrait of a nurse and the lives she has touched Christie Watson spent twenty years as a nurse, and in this intimate, poignant, and remarkably powerful book, she opens the doors of the hospital and shares its secrets. She takes us by her side down...
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Jackie's Girl: My Life with the Kennedy Family

Kathy Mckeon - Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

An endearing coming-of-age memoir by a young woman who spent thirteen years as Jackie Kennedy's personal assistant and occasional nanny - and the lessons about life and love she learned from the glamorous first lady.In 1964, Kathy McKeon was just nineteen years old and newly arrived from...
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BLACK TUDORS : african lives in renaissance england

- Oneworld Publications
Format: Hardcover

Seeking to overturn the common assumption that there were no black communities in Britain before Caribbean immigration after the Second World War." -- The New Yorker "Highly readable yet intensively researched... lively prose and fascinating microhistories, [BLACK TUDORS]...
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Turned Toys: 12 Fun Projects to Create for Children

Mark Baker - The Taunton Press
Format: Print book

If you have woodturning experience, now you can create something truly special for family and friends. These beautiful hand-crafted toys are as enjoyable to make as they are to play with. Clear step-by-step instructions, detailed photographs, and easy-to-follow diagrams start with simple...
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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Ashlee Vance - Ecco
Format: Paperback

New York Times and International Bestseller Named One of the Best Books of the Year by The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Audible and AmazonMore than 1 million copies sold In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary...
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The Alpha Woman Meets Her Match: How Today's Strong Women Can Find Love and Happiness Without Settling

Sonya Rhodes - William Morrow; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Relationship therapist Sonya Rhodes's liberating, straight-talking guide convincingly argues that successful modern women--the audience who embraced Lean In--can find the right guy without having to change or settle, and tells them how to do it.In the twenty-first century, women are outpacing...
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The Red Bandanna

Tom Rinaldi - Penguin Press
Format: Print book

A New York Times bestsellerWhat would you do in the last hour of your life? The story of Welles Crowther, whose actions on 9/11 offer a lasting lesson on character, calling and courage One Sunday morning before church, when Welles Crowther was a young boy, his father...
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Wilkie Collins: A Brief Life

Peter Ackroyd - Nan A. Talese
Format: Hardcover

A gripping short biography of the extraordinary Wilkie Collins, author of The Moonstone and The Woman in White, two early masterpieces of mystery and detection. Short and oddly built, with a head too big for his body, extremely nearsighted, unable to stay still, dressed in colorful...
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J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free

David Blayney Brown - J. Paul Getty Museum; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

When the prolific British painter Joseph Mallord William Turner 17751851 died at the age of 76, his contemporaries held a generally negative view of his recent work, describing it as indulgent, eccentric, and even repulsive. But over the past century, a number of curators and critics have...
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Making Winter: A Hygge-Inspired Guide to Surviving the Winter Months

EMMA MITCHELL - Lark Crafts
Format: Hardcover

Banish those cold-weather blues and embrace winter with the power of crafts and the Danish practice of hygge! Want to survive those dark and freezing winter months? The Danish do it with hygge - a concept that's all about coziness, simple pleasures, and the company of loved...
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Learn to Timber Frame: Craftsmanship, Simplicity, Timeless Beauty

Will Beemer - Storey Publishing
Format: Print book

The first guide to timber framing written specifically for beginners Expert Will Beemer takes you through the entire process from start to finish, beginning with timber sourcing and ending with a finished building. Using full-color photos, detailed drawings, and clear step-by-step instructions,...
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The Chaos of Empire: The British Raj and the Conquest of India

Jon Wilson - Public Affairs
Format: Print book

"Jon Wilson visits often ignored arenas of British-Indian contact to mount a devastating critique of British rule. The exercise of sovereignty . . . was deemed sufficient unto itself. Policy-making was chaotic and implementation uneven. . . . The only constant was violence. This is a brave...
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Live Fast Die Hot

Jenny Mollen - Doubleday
Format: Print book

By the New York Times bestselling author, an outrageous collection of personal essays about adulthood, responsibility, and other potential disasters Jenny Mollen is a writer and actress living in New York. Until two years ago, her lifewas exciting, sexy, a little eccentric, and one hundred...
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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

David George Haskell - Viking
Format: Hardcover

The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature's most magnificent networkers - trees "At once lyrical and informative, filled with beauty." - Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth ExtinctionDavid Haskell's award-winning The Forest...
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In Search of Pharrell Williams

Paul Lester - Overlook Press
Format: Paperback

A groundbreaking biography of rapper and producer Pharrell Williams. Pharrell Williams is one of the biggest names on today's top 40 charts. He's won eleven Grammys (and immeasurable attention for his Grammys fashion choices) , been nominated for an Oscar, and is about to begin...
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World In My Eyes: The Autobiography

Richard Blade - Indigo River Publishing
Format: Paperback

Richard Blade's autobiography is much more than a spotlight on any one decade. Instead, he gives you a jaw-dropping, uncensored insider's look into the world of music, movies, and television and its biggest stars, starting in the sixties and continuing through to the new century....
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Slow Cooker Family Favorites: Classic Meals You'll Want to Share

Maggie Shi - Countryman Press
Format: Print book

Old school favorites -- snacks, sides, mains, sweets, and more -- adapted for the slow cooker Slow cooker food conjures images of meat and potatoes -- using a different sauce every day doesn't hide the fact that it's pot roast again. But who has time for incredibly complex recipes...
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Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less

Tiffany Dufu - Flatiron Books
Format: Hardcover

A bold and inspiring memoir and manifesto from a renowned voice in the women's leadership movement who shows women how to cultivate the single skill they really need in order to thrive: the ability to let go.Once the poster girl for doing it all, after she had her first child,...
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The Sirtfood Diet

AIDAN GOGGINS - North Star Way
Format: Hardcover

Discover the international diet sensation that will help you lose seven pounds in seven days while experiencing lasting energy and eating all the foods you love.Over the past few years, fasting has become a popular diet option. Studies show that fasting - whether through moderate calorie...
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Bit Rot: stories essays

Douglas Coupland - Blue Rider Press
Format: Print book

A thought-provoking, binge-worthy new collection of essays, stories, and musings from Douglas Coupland, Bit Rot explores the different ways in which twentieth-century notions of the future are being shredded, and it is a literary gem of the digital age."Bit rot" is a term used...
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The Perpetual Now: A Story of Amnesia, Memory, and Love

Michael Lemonick - Doubleday
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...
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The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misrables

David Bellos - Farrar
Format: Print book

The definitive biography of the world's most popular novelPutting a century of scholarship on one of the world's most enduring popular novels into accessible, narrative form, this new approach to a classic of world literature is written for a wide general readership. Packed full of information...
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Saving Jake: When Addiction Hits Home

D'anne Burwell - FocusUp Books
Format: Print book

Winner of the 2015 USA BEST BOOK AWARD in the category of Health: Addiction & Recovery.D'Anne Burwell's smart, athletic son--raised in a loving and prosperous home--begins abusing OxyContin as a teenager, and within a year drops out of college, walks out of rehab, and lands...
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Potted: Make Your Own Stylish Garden Containers

Annette Goliti Gutierrez - Timber Press
Format: Print book

Hand-made style for outdoor living Outdoor style often comes at a high price, but it doesn't have to. This lushly designed guide empowers you to create your own show-stopping containers made from everyday materials such as concrete, plastic, metal, terracotta, rope, driftwood, and fabric....
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Obsessed with Star Wars: Test Your Knowledge of a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Benjamin Harper - Chronicle Books; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

In what detention block was Princess Leia held What was the diameter of the Death Star Who retrieved C-3P0's head in the Battle of Geonosis These questions and more will challenge even the most die-hard Star Wars fans. Now available in paperback, this bestselling trivia book of 2,500...
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Flneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London

Lauren Elkin - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

Amazon Best Books of the Month (March 2017) The New York Times Book Review Editor's ChoiceFinancial Times, New Statesman and The Guardian Best Books of 2016The flneur is the quintessentially masculine figure of privilege and leisure who strides the capitals...
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Jamie Oliver's Christmas Cookbook

JAMIE OLIVER - Flatiron Books
Format: Hardcover

Jamie Oliver's Christmas Cookbook is packed with all the classics you need for the big day and beyond, as well as loads of delicious recipes for edible gifts, party food, and new ways to love those leftovers.It's everything you need for the best Christmas ever.Inside you'll find...
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Leathercraft: Inspirational Projects for You and Your Home

GMC Editors - Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd.
Format: Print book

Learn how to make lovely leather projects with a professional finish. This exciting new book features fabulous handcrafted items for your wardrobe and your home. Most of the projects are suitable for those new to leatherwork, and those who have some experience of the craft will be inspired...
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Real Artists Don't Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age

JEFF GOINS - Thomas Nelson
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author and creativity expert Jeff Goins dismantles the myth that being creative is a hindrance to success by revealing how an artistic temperament is in fact a competitive advantage in the marketplace. For centuries, the myth of the starving artist has dominated our culture,...
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How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals

SY MONTGOMERY - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals - her friends - who have profoundly affected her in this stunning, poetic, and life-affirming memoir featuring illustrations by Rebecca Green.Understanding someone who belongs to another species...
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Digital Literacy For Dummies

Faithe Wempen - John Wiley & Sons
Format: eBook

Develop and implement essential computer technology - with confidence Do you want to develop an understanding of technology to enhance your education, career, or personal life, but feel inhibited by your digital literacy? Fear not! Written in plain English and absent of undecipherable...
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A Colony in a Nation

Chris Hayes - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

New York Times best-selling author and Emmy Award-winning news anchor Chris Hayes argues that there are really two Americas: a Colony and a Nation.America likes to tell itself that it inhabits a postracial world, yet nearly every empirical measure -- wealth, unemployment, incarceration,...
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Appetites: A Cookbook

Anthony Bourdain - Ecco
Format: Print book

Anthony Bourdain is a man of many appetites. And for many years, first as a chef, later as a world-traveling chronicler of food and culture on his CNN series Parts Unknown, he has made a profession of understanding the appetites of others. These days, however, if he's cooking, it's for family...
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Obama: An Oral History

Brian Abrams - Little A
Format: Hardcover

The first ever comprehensive oral history of President Obama's administration and the complex political machine that created and powered a landmark American presidency.In this candid oral history of a presidential tenure, author Brian Abrams reveals the behind-the-scenes stories that illuminate...
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The Art of the Wasted Day

PATRICIA HAMPL - Viking
Format: Hardcover

"A sharp and unconventional book - a swirl of memoir, travelogue and biography of some of history's champion day-dreamers." - Maureen Corrigan, "Fresh Air"A spirited inquiry into the lost value of leisure and daydreamThe Art of the Wasted Day is a picaresque...
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Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street

SHEELAH KOLHATKAR - RANDOM HOUSE
Format: Print book

For readers of deeply reported nonfiction such as The Big Short and Dark Money comes the story of the largest insider trading investigation in history - and the rise and fall of the Wall Street legend who rewrote all the rules.
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The Best of Cooking with Beer

Sara Dumford - Unfiltered Media Group Ll
Format: Print book

With over one hundred exciting, inspiring recipes for cooking with beer and fantastic photography, this book will be a collector's dream. Featuring favorite recipes from Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine and our annual Cooking with Beer special issues, this book provides a unique collection...
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The Mind Illuminated: A Complete Meditation Guide Integrating Buddhist Wisdom and Brain Science for Greater Mindfulness

John Yates - Atria Books
Format: Paperback

A revolutionary, science-based approach to meditation from a neuroscientist turned meditation master, The Mind Illuminated is an accessible, step-by-step toolkit for anyone looking to start - or improve - their daily meditation practice.The book that bestselling meditation teacher Sharon...
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The Career Code: Must-Know Rules for a Strategic, Stylish, and Self-Made Career

Hillary Kerr - Abrams Image
Format: Print book

The co-founders of the hugely successful Who What Wear empire share their best career advice for smart, stylish, self-starting women of all professional levels. In The Career Code, the third book in the smash-hit Who What Wear series, fashion and digital entrepreneurs Katherine...
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Easy Fair Isle Knitting: 26 Projects with a Modern Twist

Martin Storey - Trafalgar Square Pub
Format: Print book

This collection of easy Fair Isle knits from renowned knitwear designer Martin Storey has 26 designs for you, your home; and your friends and family, all of which use only two colors in a row. Well within the grasp of even a novice Fair Isle knitter. Martin has included a range of softly...
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The Most Famous Writer Who Ever Lived: A True Story of My Family

Tom Shroder - Penguin Books
Format: Print book

A veteran of the Washington Post and Miami Herald among others, Shroder has made a career of investigative journalism and human-interest stories, from interviewing South American children who claim to have memories of past lives for his book Old Souls, to a former Marine suffering from...
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Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America

David J Silverman - The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
Format: Print book

The adoption of firearms by American Indians between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries marked a turning point in the history of North America's indigenous peoples -- a cultural earthquake so profound, says David Silverman, that its impact has yet to be adequately measured. Thundersticks...
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Esther the Wonder Pig: Changing the World One Heart at a Time

Steve Jenkins - Grand Central Publishing
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAMAZON BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR SO FARUnlikely pig owners Steve and Derek got a whole lot more than they bargained for when the designer micro piglet they adopted turned out to be a full-sized 600-pound sow In the bestselling tradition of pet memoirs such as Oogy,...
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Casanova: The World of a Seductive Genius

Laurence Bergreen - Simon & Schuster
Format: Print book

The definitive biography of the impoverished child, abandoned by his parents, who became the famous writer, notorious libertine, and self-invented genius whose name still resonates today: Giacomo Casanova.Today, "Casanova" is a synonym for "great lover," yet the real...
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150 Best Interior Design Ideas

none - Harper Design
Format: Hardcover

An in-depth review of the latest trends in residential interior designs from internationally renowned architects and designers, showcasing 150 full-color profiles and 500 pages of color photos - an outstanding addition to the popular 150 Best series.In 150 Best Interior Design Ideas you'll...
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Bella Ahmadullina. Lyubov - delo tyazheloe!

E A Mishanenkova - AST, M
Format: (Russian)

Russian Book. Publisher: AST, M. Pages: 320. Year: 2017. Cover: Hardcover.
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Harvest: Unexpected Projects Using 47 Extraordinary Garden Plants

Stefani Bittner - Ten Speed Press
Format: Print book

Harvest is a beautifully photographed guide to growing, harvesting, and utilizing 47 unexpected garden plants to make organic pantry staples, fragrances, floral arrangements, beverages, cocktails, beauty products, and more.Every garden--not just vegetable plots--can produce a bountiful...
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The Costume Making Guide: Creating Armor and Props for Cosplay

Svetlana Quindt - Impact
Format: Print book

Bring your cosplay dreams to life with your own two hands! The Best Cosplay Tutorial Guide Ever! Get ready to impress ordinary mortals with your superhuman costume-making skills. You can do it no matter what your experience level with this, the first full step-by-step technique book on cosplay--with...
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I'm Fine...And Other Lies

WHITNEY CUMMINGS - G.P. Putnam's Sons
Format: Hardcover

Well, well, well. Look at you, ogling my book page. . . . I presume if you're reading this it means you either need more encouragement to buy it, you're very bored in an airport, or we used to date and you're trying to figure out if you should sue me or not. Here are all the stories...
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The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact

CHIP HEATH - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change us - and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work. While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable...
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The Skin Above My Knee

Marcia Butler - Little
Format: Print book

The unflinching story of a professional oboist who finds order and beauty in music as her personal life threatens to destroy her.Music was everything for Marcia Butler. Growing up in an emotionally desolate home with an abusive father and a distant mother, she devoted herself to the discipline...
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Awkward: The Science of Why We're Socially Awkward and Why That's Awesome

Ty Tashiro - William Morrow
Format: Print book

In the vein of Quiet and The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth comes this illuminating look at what it means to be awkward - and how the same traits that make us socially anxious and cause embarrassing faux pas also provide the seeds for extraordinary success.As humans, we all need to belong....
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The Best in the World: At What I Have No Idea

Chris Jericho - Gotham; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author, wrestler, metal rocker, and over-the-top media personality shares his latest wild and hilarious adventuresWorld Wrestling Entertainment has named Chris Jericho as one of the top ten wrestlersand one of the top five talkersof all time. Certainly, the past...
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The Beginner's Photography Guide, 2nd Edition

Chris Gatcum - DK
Format: Paperback

The Beginner's Photography Guide, 2nd Edition is DK's bestselling manual for any novice photographer who wants to unlock the potential of their new digital camera.Assuming no prior knowledge, this guide's easy-to-follow, step-by-step layout makes it accessible as it takes you through...
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Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know

Jonathan P. Caulkins - Oxford University Press
Format: Hardcover

Should we legalize marijuana If we legalize, what in particular should be legal Just possessing marijuana and growing your own Selling and advertising If selling becomes legal, who gets to sell Corporations Co-ops The government What regulations should apply How high should taxes be Different...
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The Cool Factor: A Guide to Achieving Effortless Style, with Secrets from the Women Who Have It

Andrea Linett - Artisan
Format: Print book

Trendsetter Andrea Linett has that rare ability to distill fashion talk into advice that everyone can follow, and in this book she shares the style wisdom she s gathered over years of working in the fashion industry. Here is only the content that matters wardrobe classics, leather, denim,...
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Taste of Persia: A Cook's Travels Through Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, and Kurdistan

Naomi Duguid - Artisan
Format: Print book

Though the countries in the Persian culinary region are home to diverse religions, cultures, languages, and politics, they are linked by beguiling food traditions and a love for the fresh and the tart. Color and spark come from ripe red pomegranates, golden saffron threads, and the fresh...
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A Place to Call Home: Tradition, Style, and Memory in the New American House

Gil Schafer, III. - Rizzoli
Format: Hardcover

For award-winning architect Gil Schafer, the most successful houses are the ones that celebrate the small moments of life - houses with timeless charm that are imbued with memory and anchored in a distinct sense of place. Essentially, Schafer believes a house is truly successful when the people...
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The Perfect Pass: American Genius and the Reinvention of Football

S C Gwynne - Scribner
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling, award-winning historian S.C. Gwynne tells the incredible story of how Hal Mumme and Mike Leach - two unknown coaches who revolutionized American football in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s - changed the way the game is played at every level, from high school...
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The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote

ELAINE F WEISS - Viking
Format: Hardcover

The nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote. "Anyone interested in the history of our country's ongoing fight to put its founding values into practice--as...
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Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power

Neal Gabler - Yale University Press 2016.
Format: Print book

Barbra Streisand has been called the "most successful...talented performer of her generation" by Vanity Fair, and her voice, said pianist Glenn Gould, is "one of the natural wonders of the age." Streisand scaled the heights of entertainment - from a popular vocalist...
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The Mother of All Questions: Further Reports from the Feminist Revolutions

Rebecca Solnit - Haymarket Books
Format: Print book

Praise for Men Explain Things to Me:"It's a fraught time to be female in America (or should I say fraught-er) , and Rebecca Solnit's Men Explain Things to Me is the most clarifying, soothing, and socially aware document I've read on the topic this year." - Lena Dunham,...
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Fear City: New York's Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics

Kim Phillips-Fein - Metropolitan Books
Format: Print book

An epic and riveting history of New York City on the edge of disaster--and an anatomy of the politics of austerity that continues to shape the world todayWhen the news broke in 1975 that New York City was on the brink of fiscal collapse, few believed it was possible: how could the capital...
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The Wilderness: Deep Inside the Republican Party's Combative, Contentious, Chaotic Quest to Take Back the White House

McKay Coppins - Little Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

The explosive story of the Republican Party's intensely dramatic and fractious efforts to find its way back to unity and national dominanceAfter the 2012 election, the GOP was in the wilderness. Lost and in disarray. And doggedly determined to do whatever it took to get back to 1600...
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Hell's Princess: The Mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men

Harold Schechter - Little A
Format: Hardcover

In the pantheon of serial killers, Belle Gunness stands alone. She was the rarest of female psychopaths, a woman who engaged in wholesale slaughter, partly out of greed but mostly for the sheer joy of it. Between 1902 and 1908, she lured a succession of unsuspecting victims to her Indiana...
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Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing

Joy DeGruy Leary - Joy Degruy Publications Inc
Format: Paperback

In the 16th century, the beginning of African enslavement in the Americas until the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment and emancipation in 1865, Africans were hunted like animals, captured, sold, tortured, and raped. They experienced the worst kind of physical, emotional, psychological,...
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The Natural First Aid Handbook: Household Remedies, Herbal Treatments, and Basic Emergency Preparedness Everyone Should Know

Brigitte Mars - Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Paperback

Cayenne pepper can stop bleeding. Garlic helps alleviate a toothache. Honey soothes a burn. When an emergency situation arises, simple home remedies can play a vital role in easing symptoms and providing immediate help. Become an effective first responder with a combination of best first-aid...
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StandOut 2.0: Assess Your Strengths, Find Your Edge, Win at Work

Marcus Buckingham - Harvard Business School Press
Format: Hardcover

The Groundbreaking Strengths Assessment from the Leader of the Strengths RevolutionIn the years since the publication of First, Break All the Rules and Now, Discover Your Strengths, millions have come to the simple but powerful realization that to get the most out of people, you must build...
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Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein

John Nixon - Blue Rider Press
Format: Print book

Set for release on the 10th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's execution, a riveting, revealing and newsmaking account of the CIA's interrogation of Saddam, written by the CIA agent who conducted the questioning. In December 2003, after one of the largest, most aggressive manhunts in history,...
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Simple Fare: Spring and Summer

KAREN MORDECHAI - Abrams
Format: Paperback

Simple Fare: Spring/Summer is a beautifully illustrated cookbook featuring seasonal, market-driven fare that encourages readers to cook simply and intuitively.Karen Mordechai of the acclaimed Brooklyn-based food community Sunday Suppers shares her meals for cooking at home and her studio....
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Vaccines: What Everyone Needs to Know

Kristen A Feemster - Oxford University Press
Format: Hardcover

Immunization is regarded by many as one of the greatest advances in modern civilization. The widespread use of vaccines has led to increases in life expectancy, reductions in the occurrence of childhood diseases, and is generally credited with saving millions of lives annually. But since...
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The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

Amy Schumer - Gallery Books
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times Bestseller "Amy Schumer's book will make you love her even more. For a comedian of unbridled (and generally hilarious) causticity, Schumer has written a probing, confessional, unguarded, and, yes, majorly humanizing non-memoir, a book that trades less on sarcasm,...
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The Plot to Hack America: How Putin's Cyberspies and WikiLeaks Tried to Steal the 2016 Election

Malcolm Nance - Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Print book

In April 2016, computer technicians at the Democratic National Committee discovered that someone had accessed the organization's computer servers and conducted a theft that is best described as Watergate 2.0. In the weeks that followed, the nation's top computer security experts discovered...
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Small Victories: Recipes, Advice Hundreds of Ideas for Home Cooking Triumphs

Julia Turshen - Chronicle Books
Format: Print book

"I can't wait to cook my way through this amazing new book," Ina Garten writes in the foreword to this cookbook of more than 400 recipes and variations from Julia Turshen, writer, go-to recipe developer, co-author for best-selling cookbooks such as Gwyneth Paltrow's It's All Good,...
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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Matthew Desmond - Broadway Books
Format: Paperback

WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION In Evicted, Harvard sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond follows eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads. Hailed as "wrenching and revelatory" (The...
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Obama: The Call of History

PETER BAKER - New York Times/Callaway
Format: Print book

Peter Baker's authoritative history of the Obama presidency is the first complete account that will stand the test of time. Baker takes the measure of Obama's achievements and disappointments in office and brings into focus the real legacy of the man who, as he described himself, "doesn't...
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The Mood Guide to Fabric and Fashion: The Essential Guide from the World's Most Famous Fabric Store

Mood Designer Fabrics - Stewart, Tabori, & Chang
Format: Hardcover

"Designers, we're going to Mood!" More than 10 years ago, Tim Gunn and Project Runway introduced millions of viewers to New York's ultimate fabric mecca, Mood Fabrics. Now, the experts behind this fabric power- house bring their fabric and fashion know-how - plus their...
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Age of Anger: A History of the Present

Pankaj Mishra - Farrar
Format: Print book

One of our most important public intellectuals reveals the hidden history of our current global crisisHow can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world - from American 'shooters' and ISIS to Trump, from a rise in vengeful...
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Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition

Paul Scherz - Mcgraw-Hill Education, 2016.
Format: Print book

A Fully-Updated, No-Nonsense Guide to ElectronicsAdvance your electronics knowledge and gain the skills necessary to develop and construct your own functioning gadgets. Written by a pair of experienced engineers and dedicated hobbyists, Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition,...
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Liner Notes: On Parents & Children, Exes & Excess, Death & Decay, & a Few of My Other Favorite Things

Loudon Wainwright, III - Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

Loudon Wainwright III, the son of esteemed Life magazine columnist Loudon Wainwright, Jr., is the patriarch of one of America's great musical families. He is the former husband of Kate McGarrigle and Suzzy Roche, and father of Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright, Lucy Wainwright...
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So Many Roads: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead

David Browne - Da Capo Press
Format: eBook

The Grateful Dead’s long, strange trip has been the subject of countless books—but none like So Many Roads. Drawing on new interviews with surviving members and people in their inner circle along with previously unknown details gleaned from the group’s extensive archives,...
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Dinosaurs Without Bones: Dinosaur Lives Revealed by their Trace Fossils

Anthony J. Martin - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

CSI meets Jurassic Park in a fascinating, revelatory look at dinosaurs and their world through the million-year-old clues they left behind What if we woke up one morning all of the dinosaur bones in the world were gone? How would we know these iconic animals had a165-million year history...
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Hitler's American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law

James Q. Whitman - Princeton University Press
Format: Print book

Nazism triumphed in Germany during the high era of Jim Crow laws in the United States. Did the American regime of racial oppression in any way inspire the Nazis? The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American Model, James Whitman presents a detailed investigation of the American...
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Etsy Excellence: The Simple Guide to Creating a Thriving Etsy Business

Tycho Press - Tycho Press
Format: Print book

The Ambitious Crafters Guide to a Profitable Etsy Shop More than a marketplace, Etsy is a community--and being an active, informed member can lead to lucrative results. This book provides actionable steps to help shop owners engage the Etsy community in authentic ways that attract buyers...
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Eat Right 4 Your Type

Peter D'Adamo - New American Library
Format: Print book

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING DIET PHENOMENONIf you've ever suspected that not everyone should eat the same thing or do the same exercise, you're right. In fact, what foods we absorb well and how our bodies handle stress differ with each blood type. Your blood type reflects your...
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Ending the Parent-Teen Control Battle: Resolve the Power Struggle and Build Trust, Responsibility, and Respect

Neil D Brown - New Harbinger Publications
Format: Print book

"Full of practical expectations ... Warmly recommended." - Library Journal starred review Power struggles between parents and teens are nothing new, but chronic control battles are destructive to teen development as well as the entire family. According to psychotherapist...
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The Story You Need to Tell: Writing to Heal from Trauma, Illness, or Loss

Sandra Marinella - New World Library
Format: Paperback

A practical and inspiring guide to transformational personal storytelling, The Story You Need to Tell is the product of Sandra Marinella's pioneering work with veterans and cancer patients, her years of teaching writing, and her research into its profound healing properties. Riveting...
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Do Your Om Thing: Bending Yoga Tradition to Fit Your Modern Life

Rebecca Pacheco - Harper Wave
Format: Hardcover

From an acclaimed master yoga teacher and creator of one of the most popular yoga blogs on the Internet comes a contemporary guide to the full mind-body practice, combining intention and enlightenment with athleticism and physicality.While the practice of yoga encourages fitness, its benefits...
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Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A.

DANIELLE ALLEN - Liveright
Format: Hardcover

So tender yet courageous is this fierce family memoir that it makes mass incarceration nothing less than a new American tragedy.In a shattering work that shifts between a woman's private anguish over the loss of her beloved baby cousin and a scholar's fierce critique of the American prison...
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Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive

Bradley R Staats - Harvard Business Review Press
Format: Hardcover

Keep learning, or risk becoming irrelevant.It's a truism in today's economy: the only constant is change. Technological automation is making jobs less routine and more cognitively challenging. Globalization means you're competing with workers around the world. Simultaneously, the internet...
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Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea

Mitchell Duneier - Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015.
Format: Print book

On March 29, 1516, the city council of Venice issued a decree forcing Jews to live in il geto -- a closed quarter named for the copper foundry that once occupied the area. The term stuck.In this sweeping and original interpretation, Mitchell Duneier traces the idea of the ghetto...
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Obratnyy adres

Aleksandr Genis - AST

Novaia kniga Aleksandra Genisa ne pokhozha na predydushchie. Literatury v nei menshe, zhizni bolshe, no iumora stolko zhe. ©Obratnyi adres© " eto odisseia po arkhipelagu pamiati. Na kazhdom ostrove (Lugansk, Kiev, Riazan, Riga, Parizh, Niu-Iork i vsia Russkaia Amerika) nas zhdut...
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Master the PSAT/NMSQT

PETERSON'S. - Peterson's

Peterson's? Master the PSAT/NMSQT? provides complete test preparation for the newly redesigned PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10 exams, both aligned to the redesigned SAT?. PSAT/NMSQT scores not only enable students to see how they might do on the SAT, but they also give students a chance to qualify...
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There Is No F*cking Secret: Letters From a Badass Bitch

KELLY OSBOURNE - PUTNAM
Format: Print book

People ask Kelly Osbourne all the time: "What's your secret?" Kelly Osbourne may not always have been a typical role model, but no one can say that her perspective isn't hard won after spending three decades in the spotlight: from growing up completely exposed to the heavy...
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Steynbek. Russkiy dnevnik

John Steinbeck - Izdatel'stvo Eksmo OOO
Format: (Russian)

Russian Book. Publisher: Izdatel'stvo Eksmo OOO. Pages: 320. Year: 2017. Cover: Hardcover.
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The Atheist Muslim: A Journey from Religion to Reason

Ali A Rizvi - St. Martin's Press
Format: Print book

In much of the Muslim world, religion is the central foundation upon which family, community, morality, and identity are built. The inextricable embedment of religion in Muslim culture has forced a new generation of non-believing Muslims to face the heavy costs of abandoning their parents'...
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Fifty Shades of Talmud: What the First Rabbis Had to Say About You-Know-What

Maggie Anton - Banot Pr
Format: Print book

Amusing. Seductive. Stimulating. We're talking about the Talmud? That's right. Take fifty actual Talmudic discussions, mix in pithy sayings (appropriate and inappropriate) by luminaries from Mae West and Amy Schumer to George Washington and Gandhi, add a few cartoons, and voila...
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The Case for Impeachment

ALLAN J LICHTMAN - Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

NATIONAL BESTSELLER"Lichtman has written what may be the most important book of the year." - The Hill"It is still striking to see the full argument unfold and realize that you don't have to be a zealot to imagine some version of it happening ... Lies. Abuse of power. Treason....
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A New Day One: Trauma, Grace, and a Young Man's Journey from Foster Care to Yale

Rodney Walker - Advantage Media Group
Format: Paperback

Every day is a new opportunity toA N E W DAY ONE W A L K E Rget it right.No one can go back and make a new beginning, but anyone canstart today and make a new ending. Growing up on the South Sideof Chicago, Rodney faced incredible hardships in the foster caresystem and coping with family...
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The Women's Health Big Book of Smoothies & Soups: 100 Blended Recipes for Boosted Energy, Brighter Skin & Better Health

Women'S Health. - Rodale
Format: Print book

Feeling sick? There's a soup for that. PMS got ya down? There's a smoothie for that. Feeling the winter blues? We have a smoothie for that too (hint: It's chockfull of vitamin C!) . Whatever your mood, The Women's Health Big Book of Smoothies & Soups has you covered...
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Logical Family: A Memoir

ARMISTEAD MAUPIN - Harper
Format: Hardcover

"A book for any of us, gay or straight, who have had to find our family. Maupin is one of America's finest storytellers." - Neil Gaiman"I fell in love with Maupin's effervescent Tales of the City decades ago, and his genius turn at memoir is no less compelling. Logical Family...
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No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America

Ron Powers - Hachette Books
Format: Print book

New York Times-bestselling author Ron Powers offers a searching, richly researched narrative of the social history of mental illness in America paired with the deeply personal story of his two sons' battles with schizophrenia. From the centuries of torture of "lunatiks" at Bedlam...
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The Huntress: The Adventures, Escapades, and Triumphs of Alicia Patterson: Aviatrix, Sportswoman, Journalist, Publisher

Alice Arlen - Pantheon
Format: Print book

The fascinating biography of the maverick newspaperwoman and intrepid adventurer, which follows her exceptional exploits through the first half of the twentieth century, from her troublemaking days as the middle child of complicated parents to her successes as publisher of the Pulitzer...
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Love, Lashes, and Lipstick: My Secrets for a Gorgeous, Happy Life

Mally Roncal - Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

From A-list celebrity makeup artist and Mally Beauty founder Mally Roncal comes an inspirational guide to living a gorgeous life inside and out, with step-by-step beauty lessons and personal stories about how inner strength, a positive outlook, and plenty of mascara can empower and uplift...
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Convergence: The Idea at the Heart of Science

Peter Watson - Simon & Schuster
Format: Print book

A brilliant history of science over the past 150 years that offers a powerful new argument - that the many disparate scientific branches are converging on the same truths.Convergence is a history of modern science with an original and significant twist. Various scientific disciplines,...
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American Girl Cooking: Recipes for Delicious Snacks, Meals & More

Williams-Sonoma - Weldon Owen
Format: Print book

The second book from Williams-Sonoma and American Girl, American Girl Cooking, is packed with great recipes fit for any occasion! Learn how to whip up tasty treats for movie nights, picnics, fiestas, family dinners, and more! Filled with delicious snacks, soups and salads, main dishes,...
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The Signals Are Talking: Why Today's Fringe Is Tomorrow's Mainstream

Amy Webb - Public Affairs
Format: Print book

Amy Webb is a noted futurist who combines curiosity, skepticism, colorful storytelling, and deeply reported, real-world analysis in this essential book for understanding the future. The Signals Are Talking reveals a systemic way of evaluating new ideas bubbling up on the horizon - distinguishing...
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There's a Mystery There: The Primal Vision of Maurice Sendak

Jonathan Cott - Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary, path-breaking, and penetrating book on the life and work and creative inspirations of the great children's book genius Maurice Sendak, who since his death in 2012 has only grown in his stature and recognition as a major American artist, period. Polymath and master interviewer...
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Why We Work

Barry Schwartz - Simon & Schuster/ Ted
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening, groundbreaking tour of the purpose of work in our lives, showing how work operates in our culture and how you can find your own path to happiness in the workplace.Why do we work? The question seems so simple. But Professor Barry Schwartz proves that the answer is surprising,...
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Superfandom: How Our Obsessions are Changing How We Buy and Who We Are

Zoe Fraade-Blanar - W W Norton
Format: Print book

As fandom sheds its longtime stigmas of geekiness and hysteria, fans are demanding more from the celebrities and brands they love. Digital tools have given organizations from traditional businesses to tech startups direct, real-time access to their most devoted consumers, and it s easy...
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The New Odyssey: The Story of the Twenty-First Century Refugee Crisis

Patrick Kingsley - Liveright Publishing Corp
Format: Print book

In the humane tradition of Katherine Boo's Behind the Beautiful Forevers comes a searing account of the international refugee crisis. Intrepid and empathetic, Patrick Kingsley has traveled through seventeen countries to bear witness to the largest forced migration since the end of World...
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Turning Pro: Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's Work

Steven Pressfield - Black Irish Entertainment
Format: Paperback

The follow-up to his bestseller The War of Art, Turning Pro navigates the passage from the amateur life to a professional practice. "You don't need to take a course or buy a product. All you have to do is change your mind." --Steven Pressfield TURNING PRO IS FREE, BUT IT'S...
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Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism

Nancy Wang Yuen - Rutgers University Press
Format: Print book

When the 2016 Oscar acting nominations all went to whites for the second consecutive year, #OscarsSoWhite became a trending topic. Yet these enduring racial biases afflict not only the Academy Awards, but also Hollywood as a whole. Why do actors of color, despite exhibiting talent and bankability,...
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Fix My Knee: A Guide to Preventing and Healing from Injury and Strain

George Demirakos - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

In 2015, there were roughly 10.4 million patient visits to doctors' offices because of common knee injuries such as fractures, dislocations, sprains, and ligament tears. It is one of the most common problems affecting the muscles and joints of the body after back and neck pain, and is the most...
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Africa 2015-2016

Francis Wiafe-Amoako - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; Fiftieth Edition edition
Format: Paperback

The World Today Series: Africa provides students with vital information on all countries on the African continent through a thorough and expert overview of political and economic histories, current events, and emerging trends. Each country is examined through the following sections: Basic...
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Hollywood at Play: The Lives of the Stars Between Takes

Stephen X Sylvester - Lyons Press
Format: Print book

Fans from around the world continue to be fascinated by classic-era Hollywood (1925-1960) and its larger-than-life stars. Nostalgia for this simpler, more glamorous time offers a safe and temporary escape from our complex lives. The authors capture this era with in Hollywood at Play, featuring...
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Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces

Michelle Slatalla - Artisan
Format: Print book

Our homes' outdoor spaces can - and should - be as welcoming and carefully considered as our living rooms; when treated as extensions of our homes, these spaces enrich our lives immeasurably. That was the guiding principle when, under the direction of editor in chief Michelle Slatalla (whose...
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Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans

Gary Krist - Crown; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans'...
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Six Seasons: A New Way with Vegetables

Joshua McFadden - Artisan
Format: Hardcover

"Never before have I seen so many fascinating, delicious, easy recipes in one book. . . . [Six Seasons is] about as close to a perfect cookbook as I have seen . . . a book beginner and seasoned cooks alike will reach for repeatedly." - Lucky PeachThe debut cookbook...
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Healing Arthritis: Your 3-Step Guide to Conquering Arthritis Naturally

Susan Blum - Scribner
Format: Hardcover

The author of the bestselling The Immune System Recovery Plan shares her science-based, drug-free treatment plan for the almost fifty million people who suffer from arthritis: an amazing 3-step guide to eliminate the disease naturally.Arthritis is the most common cause of disability...
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Honor Before Glory: The Epic World War II Story of the Japanese American GIs Who Rescued the Lost Battalion

Scott Mcgaugh - Da Capo
Format: Print book

On October 24, 1944, more than 200 American soldiers were surrounded by German infantry deep in the Vosges Mountains of eastern France. When their food, ammunition, and medical supplies ran out, the area's Army headquarters turned to the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, a segregated unit of Japanese-American...
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Making Art From Maps: Inspiration, Techniques, and an International Gallery of Artists

Jill K Berry - Quarto Publishing Group
Format: Print book

Journey through the craft of Making Art with Maps.From origami to paper cutting and decoupage, love of paper crafting has soared, and with it the variety of paper types used by artists. Among these are maps - an apt choice for any crafter: they're easy to find, often free, meant...
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The shipwrecked mind : on political reaction

Mark Lilla - New York Review Books
Format: Paperback

We don't understand the reactionary mind. As a result, argues Mark Lilla in this timely book, the ideas and passions that shape today's political dramas are unintelligible to us. The reactionary is anything but a conservative. He is as radical and modern a figure as the revolutionary, someone...
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Temple Grandin's Guide to Working with Farm Animals: Safe, Humane Livestock Handling Practices for the Small Farm

Temple Grandin - Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning author Temple Grandin is famous for her groundbreaking approach to decoding animal behavior. Now she extends her expert guidance to small-scale farming operations. Grandin's fascinating explanations of how herd animals think - describing their senses, fears, instincts, and memories...
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Game of Thorns: The Inside Story of Hillary Clinton's Failed Campaign and Donald Trump's Winning Strategy

Doug Wead - Center Street
Format: Print book

Here is the first, insider, account of the precipitous fall of Hillary Clinton. How the scandals of a lifetime finally reached critical mass. How, in the last few days of the campaign, some on her staff saw the ghostly shroud of defeat creeping over them but were helpless to act, frozen...
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What Comes Next and How to Like It: A Memoir

Abigail Thomas - Scribner
Format: Print book

In her bestselling and beloved memoir A Three Dog Life, Abigail Thomas wrote about the tragic loss of her husband. In What Comes Next and How to Like It, she writes about aging, family, creativity, tragedy, friendship, and the richness of life. And it is exhilarating.What...
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Broadcasting Happiness: The Science of Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change

Michelle Gielan - Benbella Books
Format: Hardcover

We are all broadcasters. And the messages we choose to broadcast predict our success.All of us constantly broadcast information to others, even when we don't say a word. Sales professionals broadcast to potential clients in a way that wins new business. Managers broadcast to their teams...
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Blockchain For Dummies

Tiana Laurence - For Dummies
Format: Paperback

Find out what Blockchain is, how it works, and what it can do for you Blockchain is the technology behind Bitcoin, the revolutionary 'virtual currency' that's changing the way people do business. While Bitcoin has enjoyed some well-deserved hype, Blockchain may be Bitcoin's...
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Genuine Value : The John Deere Journey

John Gerstner - Deere & Co
Format: Hardcover

Genuine Value: The John Deere Journey plows a contemporary furrow through the heritage of one of Americas oldest and most respected corporations. The book pairs a collection of rare photos with statements illuminating the companys four sustaining values -- quality, innovation, integrity,...
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Comfort and Joy: Cooking for Two

Christina Lane - The Countryman Press, 2015.
Format: Print book

More desserts for two -- plus brunch, lunch and dinner -- easily adjusted should unexpected guests drop by!Just off the success of Dessert for Two, author Christina Lane is back with a gorgeous full-color cookbook filled with delicious meals for every hours of the day. Her signature friendly...
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Astronomy For Dummies

STEPHEN P MARAN - For Dummies
Format: Paperback

Your updated guide to exploring the night sky Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe. Featuring updated star maps, charts, and an insert with gorgeous full-color...
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The Road to Ruin: The Global Elites' Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis

James Rickards - Portfolio Penguin
Format: Print book

The bestselling author of The Death of Money on how investors can prepare for the next financial panic - and why it's coming sooner than you think. The global economy has made what seems like an incredible comeback after the financial crisis of 2008. Yet this comeback is artificial....
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Blast the Sugar Out!: Lower Blood Sugar, Lose Weight, Live Better

IAN K M D SMITH - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Do you want to lose weight?In BLAST the Sugar Out!, Ian K. Smith, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Shred Power Cleanse, will guide you to eat well -- and frequently -- while controlling carbohydrates and dropping pounds to get to goal. You will lose weight...
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When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

Pema Chödrön - Shambhala
Format: Print book

Pema Chodron's perennially best-selling classic on overcoming life's difficulties cuts to the heart of spirituality and personal growth--now in a newly designed 20th-anniversary edition with a new afterword by Pema--makes for a perfect gift and addition to one's spiritual library....
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Timeless Journeys: Travels to the World's Legendary Places

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC. - National Geographic
Format: Hardcover

From Machu Picchu to the Pyramids of Giza and beyond, this travel-lover's delight takes readers on a breathtaking visual journey to the world's most historic wonderlands. Pack your bags for an extraordinary adventure with National Geographic to the places that have captivated our imaginations...
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Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World

Matthieu Ricard - Little, Brown
Format: Hardcover

The author of the international bestseller Happiness makes a passionate case for altruism--and why we need it now more than ever.In Happiness, Matthieu Ricard demonstrated that true happiness is not tied to fleeting moments or sensations, but is an enduring state of soul rooted in mindfulness...
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Somebody I Used to Know: A Memoir

WENDY MITCHELL - Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

"A brave and illuminating journey inside the mind, heart, and life of a person with early-onset Alzheimer's disease." - Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice Wendy Mitchell had a busy job with the British National Health Service, raised her two daughters alone, and spent her weekends...
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Drunks: An American History

Christopher M Finan - Beacon Press
Format: Hardcover

A social history of alcoholism in the United States, from the seventeenth century to the present dayToday, millions of Americans are struggling with alcoholism, but millions are also in long-term recovery. Alcoholics Anonymous and a growing number of recovery organizations are providing...
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The Women's Health Body Clock Diet: The 6-Week Plan to Reboot Your Metabolism and Lose Weight Naturally

Editors of Women's Health - Rodale Books
Format: Hardcover

The Women's Health Body Clock Diet provides you with round-the-clock calorie control to finally eliminate the guesswork around dieting and the inadvertent cheating that so often sabotages good intentions. Researchers have identified four key times of the day after 11 a.m. when women's...
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The House of Owls

Tony Angell - Yale Univ Press
Format: Print book

Tony Angell, master artist and naturalist, offers an intimate account of owls he has observed, admired, and depicted for decades For a quarter century, Tony Angell and his family shared the remarkable experience of closely observing pairs of western screech owls that occupied a nesting...
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The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam

Douglas Murray - Bloomsbury Continuum
Format: Hardcover

The Strange Death of Europe is a highly personal account of a continent and culture caught in the act of suicide. Declining birth rates, mass immigration, and cultivated self-distrust and self-hatred have come together to make Europeans unable to argue for themselves and incapable...
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Toni Tennille: A Memoir

Toni Tennille - Taylor Trade Publishing
Format: Print book

Since bursting onto the scene in the mid '70s, the pop duo Captain and Tennille have long defined the sparkling, optimistic idea of everlasting love, both in their music and through their image as a happy and, seemingly, unbreakable couple. They were an irresistible pair to millions of fans...
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My iPhone for Seniors

Brad Miser - Que
Format: Print book

This new edition of the best-selling My iPhone for Seniors book helps you quickly get started with Apple s newest operating system and use its features to look up information and perform day-to-day activities from anywhere, any time. Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone photos...
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The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World

Abigail Tucker - Simon & Schuster
Format: Print book

A lively adventure through history, natural science, and pop culture in search of how cats conquered the world, the Internet, and our hearts.House cats rule back alleys, deserted Antarctic islands, and our bedrooms. Clearly, they own the Internet, where a viral cat video can easily be viewed...
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You're the Only One I Can Tell: Inside the Language of Women's Friendships

DEBORAH TANNEN - Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

This warm, wise exploration of female friendship from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of You Just Don't Understand will help women lean into these powerful relationships.A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK Best friend, old friend, good friend, bff, college roommate,...
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Win at Losing: How Our Biggest Setbacks Can Lead to Our Greatest Gains

Sam Weinman - TarcherPerigee
Format: Hardcover

An engaging, inspiring exploration of the surprising value of setbacks - and how we can use them to succeed As an award-winning sports journalist, Sam Weinman has long studied the ripple effects of losing. But as a father of two competitive boys, he struggled to convince them that failing...
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The Heart-Led Leader: How Living and Leading from the Heart Will Change Your Organization and Your Life

Tommy Spaulding - Crown Business,
Format: Print book

In his first book, It's Not Just Who You Know (which rose to #2 on the New York Times bestseller list) , world renowned leadership speaker and former CEO of Up with People Tommy Spaulding talked about the power of building genuine and lasting relationships both personally and professionally....
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One Wild Bird at a Time: Portraits of Individual Lives

Bernd Heinrich - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Print book

The acclaimed scientist's encounters with individual wild birds, yielding "marvelous, mind-altering" (Los Angeles Times) insights and discoveries In his modern classics One Man's Owl and Mind of the Raven, Bernd Heinrich has written memorably about his relationships...
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Office 2016 at Work For Dummies

Faithe Wempen - For Dummies
Format: Paperback

Get more productive using the new features in Microsoft Office 2016! It may seem like an eternity since your IT department upgraded you to the latest version of Microsoft Office. Prepare yourself, because Office 2016 is packed with updated features and new ways to increase your productivity...
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Medical Medium Life-Changing Foods: Save Yourself and the Ones You Love with the Hidden Healing Powers of Fruits & Vegetables

Anthony William - Hay House Inc
Format: Print book

Anthony William, the Medical Medium, has helped tens of thousands of people heal from ailments that have been misdiagnosed or ineffectively treated - or that medical communities can't resolve. And he's done it all by listening to a divine voice that literally speaks into his ear, telling...
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VentureGirls: Raising Girls to Be Tomorrow's Leaders

Cristal Glangchai - Harper Paperbacks
Format: Paperback

From an engineer and entrepreneur, a conversation-changing parenting book about how to engage young women in science, technology, engineering, and math, filled with practical advice for both parents and educators. As the female CEO of a tech startup, Dr. Cristal Glangchai was outnumbered...
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LEGO Architecture: the Visual Guide

Philip Wilkinson - DK; Lea edition
Format: Hardcover

Created in close collaboration with The LEGO Group and Adam Reed Tucker, LEGO Architecture visionary, LEGO Architecture: The Visual Guide takes a deep look at the artists, builders, and inspiration behind the LEGO Architecture series. Beautifully illustrated and annotated, this visual guide...
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Bannon: Always the Rebel

Keith Koffler - Regnery Publishing
Format: Hardcover

White House reporter Keith Koffler penetrates the fog surrounding ousted White House advisor and Breitbart CEO Steve Bannon, whose nationalist populist agenda and firebrand style drove President Donald Trump to his stunning electoral victory. Koffler traces Bannon's wild and distinctly...
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Love and other ways of dying : essays

Michael Paterniti - Dial Press
Format:  eBook : Document : English

In this moving, lyrical, and ultimately uplifting collection of essays, Michael Paterniti turns a keen eye on the full range of human experience, introducing us to an unforgettable cast of everyday people.   Michael Paterniti is one of the most original and empathic storytellers working...
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Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table

LANGDON COOK - Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning author of The Mushroom Hunters comes the story of an iconic fish, perhaps the last great wild food: salmon. For some, a salmon evokes the distant wild - thrashing in the jaws of a hungry grizzly bear on TV, perhaps. For others, it's the catch of the day on a restaurant...
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Insider Brooklyn: A Curated Guide to New York City's Most Stylish Borough

Rachel Felder - Harperdesign
Format: Print book

A trend and shopping expert and fourth-generation New Yorker's chic, full-color guide to the best boutiques, shopping routes, restaurants, cafes, and bars in New York City's "It" borough, highlighting more than 200 favorite destinations and shops for both style-oriented travelers...
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Take This Man: A Memoir

Brando Skyhorse - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Named one of Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Books of 2014 One of NBC Newss 10 Best Latino Books of 2014 From PENHemingway award winner Brando Skyhorse comes this stunning, heartfelt memoir in the vein of The Glass Castle or The Tender Bar, the true story of a boys turbulent childhood growing...
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Feeling Jewish:

Devorah Baum - Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

In this sparkling debut, a young critic offers an original, passionate, and erudite account of what it means to feel Jewish - even when you're not. Self-hatred. Guilt. Resentment. Paranoia. Hysteria. Overbearing Mother-Love. In this witty, insightful, and poignant book, Devorah Baum...
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Geek Girl Rising: Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech

HEATHER CABOT - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Meet the women who haven't asked for permission from Silicon Valley to chase their dreams. They are going for it -- building the next generation of tech start-ups, investing in each other's ventures, crushing male hacker stereotypes and rallying women and girls everywhere to join the digital...
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Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own

Kate Bolick - Crown
Format: Hardcover

"A single woman considers her life, the life of the bold single ladies who have gone before her, and the long arc of slowly changing attitudes towards women"--
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The Complete Guide to Raising Chickens: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

Tara Layman Williams - Atlantic Publishing Group
Format: Print book

In this book, you will learn how chickens are raised on a small farm, from hatching to egg cultivation, and ultimately slaughter. A 16-page color insert showcases different breeds as well as general chicken photos. With more than 200 breeds, you will learn which kind is right for you, and how to purchase...
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Have a Nice Guilt Trip

Lisa Scottoline - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This four book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron....
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The Hero's Body: A Memoir

William Giraldi - Liveright Publishing Corp
Format: Print book

A memoir of motorcycles and muscles, of obsession and grief, and of a young man who learned how to stay alive through literature. At just forty-seven years old, William Giraldi's father was killed in a horrific motorcycle crash while racing on a country road. This tragedy, which forever...
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The Myth of the Spoiled Child: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom about Children and Parenting

Alfie Kohn - Da Capo Press
Format: Hardcover

Somehow, a set of deeply conservative assumptions about children--what they're like and how they should be raised--have congealed into the conventional wisdom in our society. Parents are accused of being both permissive and overprotective, unwilling to set limits and afraid to let their...
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The Phenomenon: Pressure, the Yips, and the Pitch that Changed My Life

Rick Ankiel - PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

On October 3, 2000, 21-year-old pitcher Rick Ankiel took the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals in Game One of the National League division series. All was going well until Ankiel, who'd been lauded as the next Bob Gibson, threw a pitch that missed the mitt--wildly. Then he threw another....
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Hi, Anxiety: Life With a Bad Case of Nerves

Kat Kinsman - Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

Joining the ranks of such acclaimed accounts as Manic, Brain on Fire, and Monkey Mind, a deeply personal, funny, and sometimes painful look at anxiety and its impact from writer and commentator Kat Kinsman.Feeling anxious? Can't sleep because your brain won't stop recycling thoughts? Unable...
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A Stitch of Time: The Year a Brain Injury Changed My Language and Life

Lauren Marks - Simon and Schuster
Format: Print book

For fans of Brain on Fire and My Stroke of Insight, an incredible first-person account of one woman's journey to regaining her language and identity after a brain aneurysm affects her ability to communicate.Lauren Marks was twenty-seven, touring a show in Scotland with her friends,...
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Molly on the Range: Recipes and Stories from An Unlikely Life on a Farm

Molly Yeh - Rodale Books
Format: Print book

In 2013, food blogger and classical musician Molly Yeh left Brooklyn to live on a farm on the North Dakota-Minnesota border, where her fianc was a fifth-generation Norwegian-American sugar beet farmer. Like her award-winning blog My Name is Yeh, Molly on the Range chronicles her life...
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Expect a Miracle: A Mother's Tale of Brotherly Love, Faith and the Race That Changed a Family's Life

Jenny Long - Sports Illustrated Books
Format: Hardcover

Jenny Long's young life tipped into chaos at age 12 with the death of her mother. By 18, she was a high school dropout, pregnant, and married to a convicted felon. But with the birth of her son Conner, Jenny vowed to end the vicious cycle and make a better life for her new family. Two years...
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Woolly Woofers: Over 20 Knitwear Designs for Dogs of All Shapes and Sizes

Debbie Bliss - Lark Crafts
Format: Print book

Knittings gone to the dogsand its absolutely adorable! Theres something for pups of all shapes and sizesand for every occasionin this collection of 22 whimsical knitwear patterns, all created by design sensation Debbie Bliss. The fun selection includes a classic cabled Aran pullover to keep...
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Zapped: From Infrared to X-rays, the Curious History of Invisible Light

Bob Berman - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

How much do you know about the radiation all around you?Your electronic devices swarm with it; the sun bathes you in it. It's zooming at you from cell towers, microwave ovens, CT scans, mammogram machines, nuclear power plants, deep space, even the walls of your basement. You cannot see,...
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Way of the Reaper: My Greatest Untold Missions and the Art of Being a Sniper

Nicholas Irving - St Martin'S Press
Format: Print book

From the legendary special operations sniper and bestselling author of The Reaper comes a rare and powerful book on the art of being a sniper. Way of the Reaper is a step-by-step accounting of how a sniper works, through the lens of Irving's 10 most significant kills - none...
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The South's Best Butts: Pitmaster Secrets for Southern Barbecue Perfection

Matt Moore - Oxmoor House
Format: Print book

In The South's Best Butts, food writer and Southern gentleman, Matt Moore, waves away clouds of smoke to give barbecue-lovers a sneak peek into the kitchens and smokehouses of a handful of the Barbecue Belt's most revered pitmasters. He uncovers their tried-and-true techniques gleaned over...
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Of Mess and Moxie: Wrangling Delight Out of This Wild and Glorious Life

JEN HATMAKER - Thomas Nelson
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author, Big Sister Emeritus, and Chief BFF Jen Hatmaker returns with another round of hilarious tales, shameless honesty, and hope for the woman who has forgotten her moxie.In this highly anticipated new book, beloved author Jen Hatmaker parlays her own triumphs...
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The Brain Warrior's Way: Ignite Your Energy and Focus, Attack Illness and Aging, Transform Pain into Purpose

Daniel G. Amen - New American Library
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling authors Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are ready to lead you to victory... When trying to live a healthy lifestyle, every day can feel like a battle. Forces are destroying our bodies and our minds. The standard American diet we consume is making us sick;...
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The Edge of the Empire: A Journey to Britannia: From the Heart of Rome to Hadrian's Wall

Bronwen Riley - Pegasus Books
Format: Print book

AD 130. Rome is the dazzling heart of a vast empire and Hadrian its most complex and compelling ruler. Faraway Britannia is one of the Romans' most troublesome provinces: here the sun is seldom seen and "the atmosphere in the country is always gloomy. " What awaits the traveller...
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