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Outliers: The Story of Success

Malcolm Gladwell · Little, Brown and Co.
Pages: 309
Format: Hardcover

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much...
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Protecting Your Assets from Probate and Long-Term Care: Don't Let the System Bankrupt You and Your Loved Ones

Evan H Farr · Allworth Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Have you ever considered the advantages of creating a living trust? Avoiding probate through the use of living trusts is a well-known solution, but author Evan H. Farr takes this issue one step further. In Protecting Your Assets from Probate and Long-Term Care, Farr explains the need to consider...
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Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success

Ivanka Trump · Portfolio Penguin
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

I believe that when it comes to women and work, there isn't one right answer. The only person who can create a life you'll love is you. Our grandmothers fought for the right to work. Our mothers fought for the choice to be in an office or stay at home. Our generation is the first to fully...
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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Robert Sapolsky · Penguin Press
Pages: 790
Format: Hardcover

"It's no exaggeration to say that Behave is one of the best nonfiction books I've ever read." - David P. Barash, The Wall Street JournalFrom the celebrated neurobiologist and primatologist, a landmark, genre-defining examination of human behavior, both good and bad, and an answer...
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Guinness World Records 2015

Guinness World Records · Guinness World Records
Format: Hardcover

With a fresh new design and feel inspired by innovations in tablet technology, the latest GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS book presents thousands of new and updated records, along with hundreds of amazing never-before-seen photographs. The 2015 edition showcases the very best of the most recent...
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Lonely Planet New Zealand's South Island Road Trips

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pubns
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Discover the freedom of open roads with Lonely Planet New Zealand's South Island Road Trips, your passport to uniquely encountering New Zealand's South Island by car. Featuring four amazing road trips, plus up-to-date...
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Indestructible: One Man's Rescue Mission That Changed the Course of WWII

John R Bruning · Hachette Books
Pages: 523
Format: Print book

In this remarkable WWII story by New York Times bestselling author John R. Bruning, a renegade American pilot fights against all odds to rescue his family--imprisoned by the Japanese--and revolutionizes modern warfare along the way.From the knife fights and smuggling runs of his youth to his fiery...
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How to bake everything

Mark Bittman · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 703
Format: Print book

In the most comprehensive book of its kind, Mark Bittman offers the ultimate baker's resource. Finally, here is the simplest way to bake everything, from American favorites (Crunchy Toffee Cookies, Baked Alaska) to of-the-moment updates (Gingerbread Whoopie Pies) . It explores global...
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Senator Leahy: A Life in Scenes

Philip E Baruth · UPNE
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

Having vaulted to a position in the United States Senate at the tender age of thirty-four, Patrick Leahy now claims the longest tenure of any member of that institution still serving - and he was third in line for the presidency when the Democrats held control. Few recent American lawmakers...
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Curators: Behind the Scenes of Natural History Museums

Lance Grande · The University of Chicago Press
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Over the centuries, natural history museums have evolved from being little more than musty repositories of stuffed animals and pinned bugs, to being crucial generators of new scientific knowledge. They have also become vibrant educational centers, full of engaging exhibits that share those...
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Michigan Off the Beaten Path®, 10th: A Guide to Unique Places

Jim DuFresne · GPP Travel; Tenth edition
Format: Paperback

Discover unexpected pleasures, whether they may be shipwrecks in Lake Michigan, homemade cheese made in a converted gas station, or the Be Good to Your Mother-in-Law Bridge, a favorite with newlyweds and married couples.
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Hi, Anxiety: Life With a Bad Case of Nerves

Kat Kinsman · Dey Street Books
Pages: 221
Format: Hardcover

Joining the ranks of such acclaimed accounts as Manic, Brain on Fire, and Monkey Mind, a deeply personal, funny, and sometimes painful look at anxiety and its impact from writer and commentator Kat Kinsman.Feeling anxious? Can't sleep because your brain won't stop recycling thoughts? Unable...
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Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America's Special Operations Forces

Mark Moyar · Basic Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Oppose Any Foe is the epic story of America's most elite warriors: the Special Operations Forces. Born as small appendages to the conventional armies of World War II, the Special Operations Forces have grown into a behemoth of 70,000 troops, including Navy SEALs, Army Special Forces, Air Force...
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Insight Guides: Pocket Bologna

Insight Guides. · Langenscheidt
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Insight Pocket Guide BolognaFrom its medieval towers, Renaissance palazzos, ancient university to its vibrant student population, buzzing street life and world-class cuisine, handsome Bologna is a refreshingly real city, where food, wine, design and fast cars are taken as seriously as high...
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Portland Family Adventures: City Escapades, Day Trips, Weekend Getaways, and Itineraries for Fun-Loving Families

Jen Stevenson · Sasquatch Books
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Discover Portland's best family-friendly outings, activities, attractions, and day trips in this complete, portable guide to family fun.The Family Adventures guides are must-haves for local parents and visitors, as well as babysitters and other family members who want to explore...
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