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Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. I am One.

Ginger Zee · Kingswell
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee pulls back the curtain on her life in Natural Disaster. Ginger grew up in small-town Michigan where she developed an obsession with weather as a young girl. Ginger opens up about her lifelong battle with crippling depression, her romances that range...
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1917: War, Peace, and Revolution

D Stevenson · Oxford University Press
Pages: 430
Format: Hardcover

1917 was a year of calamitous events, and one of pivotal importance in the development of the First World War. In 1917: War, Peace, and Revolution, leading historian of World War I David Stevenson examines this crucial year in context and illuminates the century that followed. He shows...
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The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook

Niall Ferguson · Penguin Press
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant recasting of the turning points in world history, including the one we're living through, as a collision between old power hierarchies and new social networksMost history is hierarchical: it's about emperors, presidents, prime ministers and field marshals. It's about states,...
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The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

Laurie Gwen Shapiro · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York's Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties' most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica.It was 1928: a time of illicit booze, of Gatsby and Babe Ruth, of freewheeling fun. The Great...
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Here Is Real Magic: A Magician's Search for Wonder in the Modern World

NATE STANIFORTH · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary memoir about finding wonder in everyday life, from magician Nate Staniforth.Nate Staniforth has spent most of his life and all of his professional career trying to understand wonder--what it is, where to find it, and how to share it with others. He became a magician because...
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Patient H69: The Story of My Second Sight

Vanessa Potter · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In 2012, Vanessa Potter, a married advertising film producer with two young children, was stricken by Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD) , a rare illness that resulted in sudden blindness and paralysis. She was hospitalized for two weeks. Over the next five months at home,...
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When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir

PATRISSE KAHN-CULLORS · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The emotional and powerful story of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter and how the movement was born."This remarkable book reveals what inspired Patrisse's visionary and courageous activism and forces us to face the consequence of the choices our nation made when we criminalized...
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Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography

Jean H Baker · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 429
Format: Paperback

"A complex and moving character study of a woman tragically out of step with her time and place." -- Chicago Tribune This definitive biography of Mary Todd Lincoln beautifully conveys her tumultuous life and times. A privileged daughter of the proud clan that founded Lexington,...
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The Actor's Life: A Survival Guide

JENNA FISCHER · BenBella Books
Pages: 252
Format: Paperback

Jenna Fischer's Hollywood journey began at the age of 22 when she moved to Los Angeles from her hometown of St. Louis. With a theater degree in hand, she was determined, she was confident, she was ready to work hard. So, what could go wrong? Uh, basically everything. The path to being...
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When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

Daniel H Pink · Random House Large Print
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

Daniel H. Pink, the #1 bestselling author of Drive and To Sell Is Human, unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, at school, and at home.Everyone knows that timing is everything. But we don't know much about timing itself. Our lives are a never-ending...
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Learn Better: Mastering the Skills for Success in Life, Business, and School, or, How to Become an Expert in Just About Anything

Ulrich Boser · Rodale Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

For centuries, experts have argued that learning was about memorizing information: You're supposed to study facts, dates, and details, burn them into your memory, and then apply that knowledge at opportune times. But this approach to learning isn't nearly enough for the world that we live...
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Diet for the MIND: The Latest Science on What to Eat to Prevent Alzheimer's and Cognitive Decline -- From the Creator of the MIND Diet

MARTHA CLARE MORRIS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of the MIND diet, the authoritative guide to eating for a healthy brain and optimal cognitive function.Several factors play into whether you will suffer from cognitive decline and develop Alzheimer's disease -- lifestyle, health conditions, environment, and genetics, for example....
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Pretty Intense: The 90-Day Mind, Body and Food Plan that will absolutely Change Your Life

DANICA PATRICK · Avery
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

America's NASCAR standout offers a 90-day program to sculpt your body, calm your mind, and achieve your greatest goalsEverything Danica Patrick does is Pretty Intense. A top athlete in her field, not to mention a fan favorite and the first woman to rule in her male-dominated sport, Danica...
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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Steven Jay Schneider · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 960
Format: Hardcover

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The Complete Cooking for Two Cookbook, Gift Edition: 650 Recipes for Everything You'll Ever Want to Make

America's Test Kitchen (Firm) · America's Test Kitchen
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The Complete Cooking for Two Cookbook (more than 250,000 copies sold) is coming out in a luxe, hardcover gift edition -- perfect for engagements, weddings, and graduations. For decades, the rule of thumb for recipes has been "serves 4 to 6," or even more, leaving small households,...
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The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World

Brad Stone · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 372
Format: Hardcover

A look deep inside the new Silicon Valley, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Everything Store Ten years ago, the idea of getting into a stranger's car, or a walking into a stranger's home, would have seemed bizarre and dangerous, but today it's as common as ordering a book...
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The Captain Class: The Hidden Force That Creates the World's Greatest Teams

SAM WALKER · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The founding editor of The Wall Street Journal's sports section profiles the greatest teams in history and identifies the counterintuitive leadership qualities of the unconventional men and women who drove them to succeed.The secret to winning is not what you think it is. It's not the coach....
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The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam

MAX BOOT · Liveright
Pages: 784
Format: Hardcover

In chronicling the adventurous life of legendary CIA operative Edward Lansdale, The Road Not Taken definitively reframes our understanding of the Vietnam War. In this epic biography of Edward Lansdale (1908- 1987) , the man said to be the fictional model for Graham Greene's The Quiet...
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The Elephant in the Brain: Hidden Motives in Everyday Life

Kevin Simler · Oxford University Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Human beings are primates, and primates are political animals. Our brains, therefore, are designed not just to hunt and gather, but also to help us get ahead socially, often via deception and self-deception. But while we may be self-interested schemers, we benefit by pretending otherwise....
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Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History

Bill Schutt · Algonquin Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"A masterful and compulsively readable book that challenges our preconceived notions about a behavior often sensationalized in our culture and, until just recently, misunderstood in the scientific world." - Ian Tattersall, Curator Emeritus, American Museum of Natural History,...
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The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win

JEFF HADEN · Portfolio
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

From Inc.com's most popular columnist, a counterintuitive--but highly practical--guide to finding and maintaining the motivation to achieve great things. It's comforting to imagine that superstars in their fields were just born better equipped than the rest of us. When a co-worker loses...
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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Matthew Desmond · Broadway Books
Pages: 422
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 Nation) , "vivid...
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Smart Couples Finish Rich, Revised and Updated: 9 Steps to Creating a Rich Future for You and Your Partner

DAVID BACH · Currency
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Updated and revised for a new generation of couples, David Bach's classic money guide teaches couples how to build stable financial wealth that lasts.David Bach, nationally renowned financial advisor and author of the bestselling Smart Women Finish Rich, knows that it doesn't have to be this...
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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool: A True Love Story

Peter Turner · Picador USA
Pages: 176
Format: Book

Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, and Vanessa RedgraveThe Golden Age of Hollywood, a young British actor, a love affair, and a tragedy, Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool is Peter Turner's touching memoir of the last days of Hollywood...
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Happiness in This Life: A Passionate Meditation on Earthly Existence

POPE FRANCIS · Random House
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A collection of homilies, speeches, and "messages of the day" that brings together Pope Francis's wisdom on finding happiness in the here and now For Pope Francis, appreciating our everyday lives is a spiritual undertaking. Joy is a divine attribute, and creating joy around...
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Running Rewired: Reinvent Your Run for Stability, Strength, and Speed

Jay Dicharry · VeloPress
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

In Jay Dicharry's Running Rewired: Reinvent Your Run for Stability, Strength, and Speed, America's leading endurance sports physical therapist and running coach lays out a program for runners to become stronger, faster, and more durable. Dicharry distills cutting-edge biomechanical research...
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