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Simply Electrifying: The Technology that Transformed the World, from Benjamin Franklin to Elon Musk

Craig R. Roach · BenBella Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Imagine your life without the internet. Without phones. Without television. Without sprawling cities. Without the freedom to continue working and playing after the sun goes down. Electricity is at the core of all modern life. It has transformed our society more than any other technology....
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The Vanity Fair Diaries

OCTAVIA MANN · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

Tina Brown kept delicious daily diaries throughout her eight spectacular years as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair. Today they provide an incendiary portrait of the flash and dash and power brokering of the Excessive Eighties in New York and Hollywood.The Vanity Fair Diaries is the story...
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What Color Is Your Parachute? 2018: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

RICHARD N BOLLES · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2018 and tailors Richard Bolles's long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. In today's challenging...
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Pogue's Basics: Money: Essential Tips and Shortcuts

David Pogue · Flatiron Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Following the success of the New York Times bestsellers Pogue's Basics: Tech and Pogue's Basics: Lifecomes the next book in the series: Pogue's Basics: Money which will be a timeless reference book of 200 simple tips and tricks for making managing your finances easier. This book will shed...
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The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom's Guide to Style, Sanity, and Big Success After Baby

Lauren Smith Brody · Doubleday
Pages: 319
Format: Hardcover

The Fifth Trimester is your new best friend: a brilliant, tells-it-like-it-is guide that helps moms cope with the demands of the real world after the baby arrives The first three trimesters (and the fourth - those blurry newborn days) are for the baby, but the Fifth Trimester is when...
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The Pie Life: A Guilt-Free Recipe For Success and Satisfaction

Samantha Ettus · Ghost Mountain Books
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

The Pie Life is the ultimate self-improvement playbook for women who work. Now is the time for you to banish the guilt and start living a life you love Havingworked withthousands of womenover the past two decades, Harvard MBA and best-selling author Samantha Ettus shares the secrets for how you can sustain...
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Grant Writing For Dummies

Beverly A Browning · John Wiley
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Discover enterprising ways to get grants Write compelling applications for grant funding Find budgets, sample letters and more online Find and win grant money Grant writing can be daunting, but this book gives you everything you need to get started with your application right away! This...
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J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017: For Preparing Your 2016 Tax Return

J. K. Lasser Institute. · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 816
Format: Print book

America's number-one all-time best-selling tax guide, with 2,500 money-saving tips J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017 puts America's most trusted tax advice to work to help you with your 2016 tax return. Reader-friendly and easy to use, this book answers your most pressing questions to help...
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Check It Off!: Pave Your Way through College to Career

Vera Teller · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Check It Off! Pave Your Way through College to Career is an excellent resource for high-school students entering college and a great read for parents too! Vera Teller, a college lecturer of first-year seminars, shows readers what they need to do in college to prepare themselves to seek...
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Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter

DAN ARIELY · Harper
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Blending humor and behavioral economics, the New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational delves into the truly illogical world of personal finance to help people better understand why they make bad financial decisions, and gives them the knowledge they need to make better...
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The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives

Lisa Servon · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

An urgent, absorbing exposé - why Americans are fleeing our broken banking system in growing numbers, and how alternatives are rushing in to do what banks once did What do an undocumented immigrant in the South Bronx, a high‑net‑worth entrepreneur, and a twenty‑something...
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Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy

Sheldon Whitehouse · New Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In Captured, U.S. Senator and former federal prosecutor Sheldon Whitehouse offers an eye-opening take on what corporate influence looks like today from the Senate Floor, adding a first-hand perspective to Jane Mayer's Dark Money. Americans know something is wrong in their government. Senator...
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Working with Difficult People, Second Revised Edition: Handling the Ten Types of Problem People Without Losing Your Mind

Amy Cooper Hakim · Penguin Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A revised edition of the classic guide on how to best resolve conflict in today's technologically advanced workplace.Your work day is filled with them--people who frustrate, impede, maneuver, undermine, plot, connive, and whine. This indispensable guide details specific techniques for handling...
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You Need a Budget: The Proven System for Breaking the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle, Getting Out of Debt, and Living the Life You Want

JESSE MECHAM · HarperBusiness
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Discover four simple rules to help you stop living paycheck to paycheck, get out of debt, and save more money faster! The You Need A Budget (YNAB) Method has helped tens of thousands of people to turn their financial lives around. It can certainly help you! Whether you're looking to right...
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Make a Difference: The Ultimate Volunteer Handbook

Arthur Blaustein · W W Norton
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A comprehensive guide to civic participation and the best opportunities for volunteering.We are proud residents of the land of the free and the home of the brave, but how often do we actually get involved and do anything to make a difference? The lifeblood of democracy is volunteering,...
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