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Ramones at 40

Martin Popoff · Sterling
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

The Ramones helped kick-start the punk movement and change rock history. Now, on the 40th anniversary of their critically acclaimed debut album, comes the first fully illustrated color coffee-table book on the legendary band. Written by veteran music journalist Martin Popoff, The Ramones...
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Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The hilarious behind-the-scenes story of two guys who went out for coffee and dreamed up Seinfeld - the cultural sensation that changed television and bled into the real world, altering the lives of everyone it touched.Comedians Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld never thought anyone would...
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Scorched Earth: Stalin's Reign of Terror

Jorg Baberowski · Yale University Press
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

German scholar Jorg Baberowski is one of the world's leading experts on the Stalin era, but his work has seldom been translated into English. This book, an unremitting indictment of the mad violence with which Stalin ruled the Soviet Union, depicts Stalinism as a cruel and deliberate...
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

David Brion Davis · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 422
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction Shortlisted for the 2014 Cundill Prize in Historical LiteratureFrom the revered historian, the long-awaited conclusion of the magisterial history of slavery and emancipation in Western culture that has been nearly...
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The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want

Diane Mulcahy · Amacom
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

From Uber to the presidential debates, the gig economy has been dominating the headlines...and for good reason. Today, more than a third of Americans are working in the gig economy--mixing together short-term jobs, contract work, and freelance assignments. For those who've figured out the formula,...
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Fodor's New England: with the Best Fall Foliage Drives & Scenic Road Trips

Fodor's · Fodor's; Fol Pap/Ma edition

Fodors correspondents highlight the best New England has to offer in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether its your first trip or your fifth. MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS...
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An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Todd S Purdum · Henry Holt
Pages: 398
Format: Hardcover

A top Washington journalist recounts the dramatic political battle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the law that created modern America, on the fiftieth anniversary of its passageIt was a turbulent time in America--a time of sit-ins, freedom rides, a March on Washington and a governor...
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Naturally Sweet Food in Jars: 100 Preserves Made with Coconut, Maple, Honey, and More

Marisa Mcclellan · Running Press, 2016.
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

The Preserves You Love, SWEETER THAN EVERAfter years of addressing questions reducing sugar, substituting sugar, and leaving it out altogether, accomplished canner and author Marisa McClellan began to rejigger her recipes, helping her home canners enjoy the flavors of the season without...
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Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A History

Orlando Figes · Holt & Company, Henry
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the author of A People's Tragedy, an original reading of the Russian Revolution, examining it not as a single event but as a hundred-year cycle of violence in pursuit of utopian dreamsIn this elegant and incisive account, Orlando Figes offers an illuminating new perspective on the Russian...
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Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity Style

Carson Tate · Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

Make work simple by using the tools and tactics that are right for youYour time is under attack. You just can't get enough done. You find yourself wondering where the hours go. You've tried every time-management system you can get your hands on - and they've only succeeded in making...
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Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion

Derek Hough · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

Derek Hough, the dashing Emmy Award-winning fan favorite, and only five-time champion of the hit ABC reality show Dancing With the Stars, tells the inspiring story of his life and career, and shares insider tips of how he transforms his celebrity dance partners into confident, charismatic...
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Essential Car Care for Women

Jamie Little · Seal Press
Format: Paperback

Despite the many advances women have made since the internal combustion engine was invented, there is still one widely held belief that wont seem to go away that when it comes to cars, women should just leave it to the men. In Essential Car Care for Women, ESPN NASCAR pit reporter Jamie...
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