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Nuclear Energy: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Charles D. Ferguson · Oxford University Press
Format: Print book

Originally perceived as a cheap and plentiful source of power, the commercial use of nuclear energy has been controversial for decades. Worries about the dangers that nuclear plants and their radioactive waste posed to nearby communities grew over time, and plant construction in the United...
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World Religions: A Guide to the Essentials

Thomas A. Robinson · Baker Academic; 2 edition
Format: Print book

This masterful survey of world religions presents a clear and concise portrait of the history, beliefs, and practices of Eastern and Western religions. The new edition contains added material and has been revised throughout. The authors, both respected scholars of world religions, have...
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Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityTara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains...
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The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine who Outwitted America's Enemies

JASON FAGONE · Dey Street Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Joining the ranks of Hidden Figures and In the Garden of Beasts, the incredible true story of the greatest codebreaking duo that ever lived, an American woman and her husband who invented the modern science of cryptology together and used it to confront the evils of their time, solving...
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Polska: New Polish Cooking

Zuza Zak · Quadrille
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

This is a fresh new take on Polish cooking from young food writer Zuza Zak. The food of Poland has long been overlooked, but the time is right for a reinvention, with an estimated 10 million people of Polish descent living in the US. Zuza presents her contemporary take on Polish cuisine,...
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The Secret Life of the Mind: How Your Brain Thinks, Feels, and Decides

MARIANO SIGMAN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From a world-renowned leader in neuroscience, a provocative, enthralling journey into the depths of the human mind.Where do our thoughts come from? How do we make choices and trust our judgments? What is the role of the unconscious? Can we manipulate our dreams? In this mind-bending international...
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Hire Honesty

Bill McConnell · Archway Publishing
Pages: 282

If you want good employees, you need to know which quality makes them good. What makes some workers show up on time, perform admirably, work enthusiastically, get along with coworkers, and make conscientious decisions? That supreme quality is honesty, and it's the character equivalent...
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How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid: The Straight Dope for Parents

Joseph A. Califano Jr. · Touchstone; Revised edition
Format: Paperback

The highly acclaimed comprehensive guide to getting your child through the formative pre-teen, teen, and college years drug-free—now completely revised and updated. Nearly every child will be offered drugs or alcohol before graduating high school, and excessive drinking is common at most...
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Treknology: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive

Ethan Siegel · Voyageur Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

The name Star Trek conjures images of faster-than-light spacecraft, holographic crew members, and phasers set to stun. Some of these incredible devices may still be far from our reach, but others have made the leap from science fiction to science fact - and now you can learn the science...
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Masonry Complete: Expert Advice from Start to Finish

Cody Macfie · Taunton Press
Format: Paperback

Installing a beautiful walkway made of pavers, creating a dramatic brick-covered wall, or even repairing foundational cracks to preserve your home--projects like these are easier than ever for DIY-ers with "Masonry Complete," today's most comprehensive reference on masonry....
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Keystone Fly Fishing: The Ultimate Guide to Pennsylvania's Best Water

Henry Ramsay · Headwater Books
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

The definitive, up-to-date guide to Pennsylvania's best fly fishing by regional experts and guides. Includes over 200 rivers and streams across the state as well as information on where to fish for trout, smallmouth bass, and other game fish species. First ever guidebook to the state...
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Trump Revealed: An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money, and Power

Michael Kranish · Scribner
Pages: 431
Format: Print book

Authoritative, timely, and provocative, this deeply researched biography of Donald Trump provides a complex portrait of the man who - despite broad skepticism - could be the next president of the United States.Who is Donald J. Trump? Despite decades of scrutiny, many aspects of his life...
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Jim Cramer's Get Rich Carefully

James J. Cramer · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

Tired of phony promises about getting rich quickly, promises that lead to reckless decisions (the stepping stones to the poor house) ? How about trying something different? How about going for lasting wealth - and doing it the cautious way? In Get Rich Carefully, Jim Cramer uses his thirty-five...
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