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The Fifty-Year Mission: The Next 25 Years: From The Next Generation to J. J. Abrams: The Complete, Uncensored, and Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek

Edward Gross · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 864
Format: Print book

This is the true story behind the making of a television legend. There have been many books written about Star Trek, but never with the unprecedented access, insight and candor of authors Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross. Having covered the franchise for over three decades, they've assembled...
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Virgin: Poems

Analicia Sotelo · Milkweed Editions
Pages: 93
Format: Paperback

Selected by Ross Gay as winner of the inaugural Jake Adam York Prize, Analicia Sotelo's debut collection of poems is a vivid portrait of the artist as a young woman. In Virgin, Sotelo walks the line between autobiography and mythmaking, offering up identities like dishes at a feast....
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Ordinary Goodness: The Surprisingly Effortless Path to Creating a Life of Meaning and Beauty

Edward Viljoen · Penguin Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A call to action to live a life full of goodness and purpose from one of TarcherPerigee's most talented spiritual voicesHuman beings often struggle to find a life filled with passion, happiness...and just plain goodness. This struggle drives many to depression, addictive tendencies,...
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The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America

Rick Wartzman · PublicAffairs
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Having a good, stable job used to be the bedrock of the American Dream. Not anymore.
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The Old Testament Is Dying: A Diagnosis and Recommended Treatment

Brent A Strawn · Baker Book House
Pages: 336
Format: Book

The Old Testament constitutes the majority of the Christian Bible and provides much of the language of Christian faith. However, many churches tend to neglect this crucial part of Scripture. This timely book details a number of ways the Old Testament is showing signs of decay, demise, and imminent...
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Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's Past

Renee Christine Romano · Rutgers University Press
Pages: 396
Format: Hardcover

America has gone Hamilton crazy. Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical has spawned sold-out performances, a triple platinum cast album, and a score so catchy that it is being used to teach U.S. history in classrooms across the country. But just how historically accurate is Hamilton?...
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Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli In His World

ERICA BENNER · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The dramatic, myth-shattering story of how Machiavelli, the most misunderstood thinker of all time, fought to change his corrupt world.Since the publication of The Prince five centuries ago, Machiavelli has been associated with political amorality. But that characterization is unfair. In Be Like...
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Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

William Burnett · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 238
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times Bestseller At last, a book that shows you how to build - design - a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking. Look around your office or home - at the tablet or smartphone you may be holding...
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Rock Art Handbook: Techniques and Projects for Painting, Coloring, and Transforming Stones

Samantha Sarles · Fox Chapel Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Rock art is showing up everywhere, and anyone can do it!Over 30 step-by-step tutorials make Rock Art Handbook your comprehensive rock art resourceCovers various craft techniques for decorating rocks: puffy paint, acrylic paint, oil pastels, gelatos, art pens, embossing, stamping, and morePerfect...
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Lady in Red: An Intimate Portrait of Nancy Reagan

SHEILA TATE · Crown Forum
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Lady in Red is the long-awaited collection of behind-the-scenes stories and iconic images of one of the most influential First Lady in modern history -- Nancy Reagan. Lovingly compiled by long-time close confidante and aide, Sheila Tate, the book provides a rare and much-anticipated look...
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The Mind of a Terrorist: David Headley, the Mumbai Massacre, and His European Revenge

Kaare Sørensen · Arcade Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Written with the pacing of a thriller, a veteran journalist's account of the terrorist behind the Mumbai attacks.David Headley, the American-Pakistani also known as Daood Gilani, lived a double life. One day he would stroll through Central Park in his tailored Armani suit as a true...
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If You Can Cut, You Can Collage: From Paper Scraps to Works of Art

Hollie Chastain · Quarry Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Collage is a wonderful creative outlet, particularly for people who want to make art, but don't feel they have the skills, or confidence, for other endeavors. You can still explore and experiment with color, composition, and various themes and end up with exciting and often unexpected results....
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The Man Who Would Not Be Washington: Robert E. Lee's Civil War and His Decision That Changed American History

Jonathan Horn · Scribner
Pages: 369
Format: Book

The riveting true story of Robert E. Lee, the brilliant soldier bound by marriage to George Washington's family but turned by war against Washington's crowning achievement, the Union.On the eve of the Civil War, one soldier embodied the legacy of George Washington and the hopes of leaders...
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Flavor Bombs: The Umami Ingredients That Make Taste Explode

ADAM FLEISCHMAN · Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The founder of the national empires Umami Burger and 800 Degrees Pizza shows how to detonate flavor in beloved dishes using ordinary ingredients high in umami Why does everyone love burgers and pizza? When Adam Fleischman investigated, he discovered what they - and many other ultra-flavorful...
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The Weight of Being: How I Satisfied My Hunger for Happiness

Kara Richardson Whitely · Seal Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A brutally honest story about being fat in America--and one woman's experience with radical weight loss after a lifetime of fat shamingKara Richardson Whitely thought she could do anything. After all, she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro-three times! But now she's off the mountain and back home...
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