Back All Non-Fiction | April Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  All Non-Fiction  
Geek Physics: Surprising Answers to the Planet's Most Interesting Questions

Rhett Allain · Wiley; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Have you ever wondered whether a human could really fly with wings like a bird's? What about how many zombies you could actually drive through? Or whether airplanes could save fuel by using iPads instead of paper safety manuals? How about whether Superman could really punch someone...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Exercise Ball

Sara Rose · Parragon Publishers
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Great condition. Has some wrinkling at top of front cover. 100% Satisfaction guaranteed.
Read More check catalog
 
 
Beginning Ruby: From Novice to Professional

Peter Cooper · Apress
Pages: 620
Format: Paperback

Based on the bestselling first edition, Beginning Ruby: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition is the leading guide for every type of reader who wants to learn Ruby from the ground up. The new edition of this book provides the same excellent introduction to Ruby as the first edition...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Hostile Takeover: Resisting Centralized Government's Stranglehold on America

Matt Kibbe · William Morrow; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

“Hostile Takeover is essential reading for anyone looking to understand how individual freedom can prevail in a world of decentralized information. Matt Kibbe and this book provide us all with a roadmap on how to take back our lives, liberties, and responsibilities. ”—Glenn...
Read More check catalog
 
 
101 Job Interview Questions You'll Never Fear Again

James Reed · Plume
Pages: 269
Format: Paperback

"An insider's guide to the perfect interview." - Daily Express What are job interviewers actually looking for in a candidate? What questions will they ask? What does each question really mean? What are the answers that will secure you the job? James Reed, chairman of one of the world's...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Fully Alive: Discovering What Matters Most

Timothy Shriver · Sarah Crichton Books
Format: Hardcover

On a quest for what matters most, Timothy Shriver discovers a radically different, inspiring way of life.At a time when we are all more rudderless than ever, we look for the very best teachers and mentors to guide us. In Fully Alive, an unusual and gripping memoir, Timothy Shriver shows...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Lost Antarctica: Adventures in a Disappearing Land

James McClintock · Palgrave Macmillan Trade
Format: Hardcover

The bitter cold and three months a year without sunlight make Antarctica virtually uninhabitable for humans. Yet a world of extraordinary wildlife persists in these harsh conditions, including leopard seals, giant squid, 50-foot algae, sea spiders, coral, multicolored sea stars, and giant...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

Erwin Chemerinsky · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Over the last few decades, the Supreme Court and the federal appellate courts have undergone a dramatic shift to the right, the result of a determined effort by right-wing lawmakers and presidents to reinterpret the Constitution by reshaping the judiciary. Conservative activist justices...
Read More check catalog
 
 
A Profound Mind: Cultivating Wisdom in Everyday Life

H. H. the Dalai Lama · Harmony
Format: Hardcover

For the first time for general readers the Dalai Lama presents a comprehensive overview of the most important teaching of BuddhismPerhaps the main difference between Buddhism and other religions is its understanding of our core identity The existence of the soul or self which is central...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Raised-Bed Gardening: How to grow more in less space

Simon Akeroyd · Taunton Press
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Raised-bed gardening is a popular gardening technique that allows growers to achieve greater yields while watering less. An opening section explains the basics of raised beds, focusing on the benefits of raised beds (easier maintenance, better drainage, soil amelioration, etc.) and explaining...
Read More check catalog
 
 
God's Power to Change Your Life (Living with Purpose)

Rick Warren · Zondervan; Supersaver edition
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

What does it take to... Become more loving? Live more peacefully? Develop patience? Have self-control? 'In the years I have been a pastor,' writes Rick Warren, 'the number-one question I'm asked is, 'Rick, why can't I change?'' People want to change---but...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Big Book of Maker Skills

Chris Hackett · Weldon Owen
Format: Print book

Makers, get ready. This is your ultimate, must-have, tip-packed guide for taking your DIY projects to the next level—from basic wood- and metalworking skills to plugged-in fun with power tools, from cutting-edge electronics play to 3-D printing wizardry. Join Chris Hackett, Popular Science...
Read More check catalog
 
 
When the Game Was Ours

Larry Bird · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From the moment these two players took the court on opposing sides, they engaged in a fierce physical and psychological battle. Their uncommonly competitive relationship came to symbolize the most compelling rivalry in the NBA. These were the basketball epics of the 1980s--Celtics vs Lakers,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?: A Crash Course in Finding, Landing, and Keeping Your First Real Job

Ellen Gordon Reeves · Workman
Pages: 227
Format: Paperback

A witty, friendly, unexpected job hunter's bible that finally answers the real questions. Yes, if you're wedded to your nose ring, wear it to the interview. No, you shouldn't be e-mailing out hundreds of résumés. Writing with enormous authority and a compelling, lively voice,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Shadow of the Silk Road

Colin Thubron · Harper
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Shadow of the Silk Road records a journey along the greatest land route on earth. Out of the heart of China into the mountains of Central Asia, across northern Afghanistan and the plains of Iran and into Kurdish Turkey, Colin Thubron covers some seven thousand miles in eight months. Making...
Read More check catalog