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The Chicago Cubs: Story of a Curse

RICH COHEN · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A captivating blend of reportage and memoir exploring the history of the Chicago CubsFor Rich Cohen and millions of other fans, the Cubs have always been more than a team: they've been the protagonists of a King Arthur epic, in search of the Holy Grail that is winning the World Series.A...
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Dancing Through Life: Steps of Courage and Conviction

Candace Cameron Bure · B&H Publishing Group
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Candace Cameron Bure has grown up before our eyes and we've watched as she's balanced life in Hollywood with her faith for many years. But that all reached new heights when she was given the opportunity to join the cast of Dancing With the Stars. Being on the show was one of her dreams...
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The Art Book

Dk. · DK
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Discover what makes a piece a significant work of art and tour history's greatest masterpieces. See the master works of Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, and more.From prehistoric cave paintings to postmodern art, The Art Book explores more than 100 different movements, periods,...
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The Foundling: The True Story of a Kidnapping, a Family Secret, and My Search for the Real Me

Paul Joseph Fronczak · Howard Books
Pages: 347
Format: Hardcover

The Foundling tells the incredible and inspiring true story of Paul Fronczak, a man who recently discovered via a DNA test that he was not who he thought he was - and set out to solve two fifty-year-old mysteries at once. Along the way he upturned the genealogy industry, unearthed his family's...
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Then Came Life: Living with Courage, Spirit, and Gratitude After Breast Cancer

Geralyn Lucas · Gotham
Format: Hardcover

The author of Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy dares all women who have had a stumble in life to harness their fighting spirit and stand back up with courage and optimism. One mastectomy, two C-sections, three pant’s sizes, and lots of red lipstick later, Geralyn Lucas is dealing...
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The Hearing-Loss Guide: Useful Information and Advice for Patients and Families

John M. Burkey · Yale University Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Where can the most accurate and helpful information about hearing loss be found? From a friend or relative who has impaired hearing? From an experienced audiologist? Both, says the author of this essential book!   In an unusual new approach, audiologist John M. Burkey offers not only specific...
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How to Change Minds About Our Changing Climate: Let Science Do the Talking the Next Time Someone Tries to Tell You...The Climate Isn't Changing; Global ... Other Arguments It's Time to End for Good

Seth B Darling · The Experiment
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

The essential climate-debate handbook -- everything you need to know about climate science to change mindsHave you ever heard someone say that climate change is simply the result of natural cycles? Or that there can't be global warming because it still gets so cold out? While the claims...
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Bulletproof

Maci Bookout · Post Hill Press
Format: Hardcover

When a good southern girl becomes a single teen mom, how does she hold onto her dreams? New York Times bestselling author Maci Bookout was just a normal, slightly overachieving high school girl in Chattanooga, Tennessee. But then she got pregnant, and everything turned upside down. Even...
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The Pencil Playbook: 44 Exercises for Mesmerizing, Marking, and Making Magical Art with Your Pencil

Ana Montiel · Quarry Books
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Sketch and paint right on the pages of this fun, modern, approachable practice and inspiration book focusing on one of the most popular drawing tools - pencils of all kinds.This playful, colorful exercise book is filled with fun, contemporary, beautiful illustrations by leading illustrator...
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Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death

Katy Butler · Scribner; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In this visionary memoir, based on a groundbreaking New York Times Magazine story, award-winning journalist Katy Butler ponders her parents' desires for "Good Deaths" and the forces within medicine that stood in the way.Katy Butler was living thousands of miles from her vigorous...
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State Legislatures Today: Politics under the Domes

Peverill Squire · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

A concise and provocative introduction to state legislative politics, this book a supplement for state and local government courses and upper level courses on legislative politics. It examines state legislatures and state lawmakers, putting them in historical context, showing how they have...
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The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites

Libby O'Connell · Sourcebooks; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"Like many miniencyclopedias, this one is studded with often intriguing facts." -- KirkusFrom the chief historian at HISTORY® comes a rich chronicle of the evolution of American cuisine and culture, from before Columbus's arrival to today.Did you know that the first graham...
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A Space Traveler's Guide to the Solar System

Mark Thompson · Pegasus Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening and provocative tour of our solar system, from one of Britain's celebrated astronomists. Have you ever dreamed of being an astronaut, traveling through the universe on your very own space mission? What would it be like to tour the solar system, visiting the sun and the planets,...
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Genius At Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway

Siobhan Roberts · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

Conway is a creative genius." --Martin GardnerAn unabashed original, John Horton Conway is Archimedes, Mick Jagger, Salvador Dali, and Richard Feynman all rolled into one--a singular mathematician, with a rock star's charisma, a sly sense of humor, a polymath's promiscuous...
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Bonaparte: 1769-1802

Steven Rendall · Belknap Press
Format: Hardcover

Patrice Gueniffey is the leading French historian of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic age. This book, hailed as a masterwork on its publication in France, takes up the epic narrative at the heart of this turbulent period the life of Napoleon himself, the man whoin Madame de Staëls wordsmade...
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