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Presto!: How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales

Penn Jillette
Format: Print book

An unconventional weight loss tale from an unconventional personality - Penn Jillette tells how he lost 100 pounds with his trademark outrageous sense of humor and biting social commentary that makes this success story anything but ordinary.Legendary magician Penn Jillette was approaching...
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The Artist's Compass: The Complete Guide to Building a Life and a Living in the Performing Arts

Rachel Moore · Touchstone
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

An inspiring, real world guide for artists in the classic bestselling tradition of What Color Is Your Parachute? that shows how to build a successful, stable career in the performing arts, from the President and CEO of the Los Angeles Music Center who has carved her own success through...
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The Sell: The Secrets of Selling Anything to Anyone

Fredrik Eklund · Avery Publishing Group
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The nation's #1 real estate broker and star of Bravo's Million Dollar Listing New York shares his secrets for superstar success and getting what you want out of life - no matter who you are or what you do.Ten years ago, Fredrik Eklund moved to New York City from his native Sweden...
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Becoming a Leader of Character: 6 Habits That Make or Break a Leader at Work and at Home

Dave Anderson · Morgan James Publishing
Pages: 218
Format: Print book

While many books focus on developing managerial competencies, most leadership failures are the result of a failure in character, not a failure in competence. But, just like how you don't get in shape by reading a fitness magazine, you don't become a Leader of Character by reading...
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Trump's War: His Battle for America

MICHAEL SAVAGE · CENTER ST
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} The wall, taxes, tariffs, deportations, Obamacare, guns, military strength, schools, abortion, religion - what will the new president do? The "Godfather of Trumpmania,"...
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Project Management

Marion E Haynes · Crisp Learning
Pages: 85
Format: Paperback

Brings readers up to date with material on effective use of new technology and software.
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The Case Against Sugar

Gary Taubes · Knopf
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent...
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The Great Equalizer: How Main Street Capitalism Can Create an Economy for Everyone

David M Smick · PublicAffairs
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The experts say that America's best days are behind us, that mediocre long-term economic growth is baked in the cake, and that politically, socially, and racially, the United States will continue to tear itself apart. But David Smick - hedge fund strategist and author of the 2008 bestseller...
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American Mojo: Lost and Found: Restoring our Middle Class Before the World Blows By

Peter D. Kiernan · Turner
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

In American Mojo: Lost and Found, Peter D. Kiernan, New York Times bestselling and award-winning author, focuses on America's greatest challenge -- and opportunity -- restoring the middle class to its full promise and potential. Our educated, skilled, and motivated middle class was the cornerstone...
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The Everything Guide To Flipping Houses: An All-Inclusive Guide to Buying, Renovating, Selling

Melanie Williamson · Adams Media
Format: Print book

Expert advice to find, fix, and flip any residential property!Are you ready to capitalize on the rising real estate market and get in on the red-hot house flipping scene? You need a step-by-step guide to evaluate property, avoid rookie mistakes, and build a profitable, successful business....
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The Power of a Single Number: A Political History of GDP

Philipp Lepenies · Columbia University Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Widely used since the mid-twentieth century, GDP (gross domestic product) has become the world's most powerful statistical indicator of national development and progress. Practically all governments adhere to the idea that GDP growth is a primary economic target, and while criticism...
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Sports Betting and Bookmaking: An American History

Arne K. Lang · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

Horse racing in America dates back to the colonial era when street races were a common occurrence. The commercialization of horse racing produced a sport that would briefly surpass all others in popularity, with annual races such as the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes growing...
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Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets

Al Ramadan
Format: Print book

The founders of a respected Silicon Valley advisory firm study legendary category-creating companies and reveal a groundbreaking discipline called category design.Winning today isn't about beating the competition at the old game. It's about inventing a whole new game - d
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Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work, and Never Get Stuck

Jon Acuff · Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

It took me sixteen years to write this book. That breaks down to a brisk twelve words per day. But it wasn't the writing that took so long. . . . It was the working.I had to work at big companies and small companies. I had to get hired and fired several times. I had to find my dream...
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Avid Reader: A Life

Robert Gottlieb · Farrar
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A spirited and revealing memoir by the most celebrated editor of his timeAfter editing The Columbia Review, staging plays at Cambridge, and a stint in the greeting-card department of Macy's, Robert Gottlieb stumbled into a job at Simon and Schuster. By the time he left to run Alfred A. Knopf...
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