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If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: Relating to and Communicating with Others

Alan Alda · Random House
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Award-winning actor Alan Alda tells the fascinating story of his quest to learn how to communicate better, and to teach others to do the same. With his trademark humor and candor, he explores how to develop empathy as the key factor.

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Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life

Eric Klinenberg · Crown
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An eminent sociologist and bestselling author offers an inspiring blueprint for rebuilding our fractured society.

We are living in a time of deep divisions. Americans are sorting themselves along racial, religious, and cultural lines, leading to a level of polarization that the country...
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World War I: The Definitive Visual History

R.G. Grant · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

2014 marks the centennial of the start of World War I - DK will mark the occasion with the publication of World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide, a vividly illustrated, in-depth account of the Great War. Written by historian R. G. Grant, and created by DK's award-winning editorial...
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Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton

PHILIP NORMAN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Shout!, comes the definitive biography of Eric Clapton, a Rock legend whose life story is as remarkable as his music, which transformed the sound of a generation.

For half a century Eric Clapton has been acknowledged to be one of music's greatest virtuosos,...
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The Language of Houses

Alison Lurie · Delphinium
Format: Hardcover

In 1981 Alison Lurie published The Language of Clothes, a meditation on costume and fashion as an expression of history, social status and individual psychology. Amusing, enlightening and full of literary allusion, the book was highly praised and widely anthologized.Now Lurie has returned...
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Railroads in Early Postcards Volume 1

Richard F Palmer · Vestal Press
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

...a fascinating history lesson of both railroads and upper New York State. - Travel Collector
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Beginning Djembe: Essential Tones, Rhythms & Grooves

Michael Markus · Berklee Press
Pages: 43
Format: Paperback

(Berklee Guide) . Learn to play djembe! This hands-on workshop will help you produce a good sound, play with healthy technique, and learn the essential concepts, sounds, and rhythms of West African djembe drumming. Extensive play-along online videos will help you practice every technique...
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Splash 16 - The Best Of Watercolor: Exploring Texture

Rachel Rubin Wolf · North Light Books
Format: Hardcover

100 top artists share the tricks behind their textures!Have you ever stood fascinated before a painting, wondering, "How did they do that?" In this 16th book in the ever-popular Splash series, 100 of today's top watercolor artists share the techniques behind the remarkable...
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Figure Drawing Master Class: Lessons in Life Drawing

Dan Gheno · North Light Books
Format: Hardcover

How to draw like the masters!With Figure Drawing Master Class, you will discover the secrets to creating masterful figure drawings through examples of Old Master drawings, as well as Dan Gheno's own beautiful drawings, demonstrations and diagrams.This take-home course covers everything...
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The Autobiography of Gucci Mane

GUCCI MANE · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover


"As wild, unpredictable, and fascinating as the man himself. " - Complex
"A cautionary tale that ends in triumph." - GQ
"A revelation and a welcome addition to hip-hop's literary legacy." - All...
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Baltic: New and Old Recipes from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

Simon Bajada · Hardie Grant
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Baltic showcases the unique culinary landscape of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Bringing the Baltic's answer to New Nordic to your kitchen, nearly seventy recipes celebrate this wholesome, creative and intensely seasonal cuisine. As well, stunning photography captures the colour and vibrancy...
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Rustic Chic Wedding: 55 Projects for Crafting Your Own Wedding Style

Morgann Hill · Running Press
Pages: 271
Format: Paperback

Rustic Chic Wedding is a bride and groom's peek into the vintage-inspired, timeless wedding of their dreams. A little DIY with a whiff of romance and whimsy goes a long way toward wedding-day magic.

Choose from any of the three beautiful wedding "themes." Maybe...

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