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Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt

David McCullough · Simon & Schuster; Classic Edition edition
Format: Book

The National Book Award–winning biography that tells the story of how young Teddy Roosevelt transformed himself from a sickly boy into the vigorous man who would become a war hero and ultimately president of the United States, told by master historian David McCullough.Mornings on Horseback...
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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

Brian Cox · Da Capo
Pages: 320
Format: Book

In Universal, bestselling physicists Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw (Why Does E=mc2?) take us on an inspirational journey of scientific exploration. They show that, by asking questions about the world around us, anyone can think like a physicist and grasp the breath-taking grandeur of the cosmos.Universal...
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Explorer's Guide Finger Lakes

Katharine Delavan Dyson · Countryman Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The only comprehensive guidebook dedicated to the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, this updated, revised edition is packed with all the information you need to know Upstate New York's Finger Lakes region is one of the most serene and beautiful vacation spots in America. From the region's...
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Effective Python: 59 Specific Ways to Write Better Python

Brett Slatkin · Addison-Wesley Professional; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Its easy to start writing code with Python thats why the language is so immensely popular. However, Python has unique strengths, charms, and expressivity that can be hard to grasp at first -- as well as hidden pitfalls that can easily trip you up if you arent aware of them. Effective Python...
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Lonely planet cancun, cozumel & the yucatan.

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pubns
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

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Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces

MICHAEL CHABON · Harper
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

"Magical prose stylist" Michael Chabon (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) delivers a collection of essays - heartfelt, humorous, insightful, wise - on the meaning of fatherhood, anchored by the viral sensation, "My Son, The Prince of Fashion".For the September 2016...
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In Search of Israel: The History of an Idea

Michael Brenner · Princeton University Press
Pages: 392
Format: Hardcover

A major new history of the century-long debate over what a Jewish state should beMany Zionists who advocated the creation of a Jewish state envisioned a nation like any other. Yet for Israel's founders, the state that emerged against all odds in 1948 was anything but ordinary. Born from...
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Cræft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts

Alex Langlands · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An archaeologist takes us into the ancient world of traditional crafts to uncover their deep, original histories.In the midst of a seemingly endless supply of mass-manufactured products, we find ourselves nostalgic for products bearing the mark of authenticity -- hand-made furniture, artisan...
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We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights

Adam Winkler · Liveright
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

We the Corporations chronicles the revelatory story of one of the most successful, yet least known, "civil rights movements" in American history. In this groundbreaking portrait of corporate seizure of political power, We the Corporations reveals how American businesses won equal...
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Knock 'em Dead Resumes: A Killer Resume Gets MORE Job Interviews!

Martin Yate · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Expert advice on building a resume to get the job you want! Your resume is the most important financial document you'll ever create. When it works, so do you. Drawing on more than thirty years of experience, bestselling author Martin Yate shows you how to write a dynamic, effective resume...
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Rick Steves Switzerland

RICK STEVES · Rick Steves
Pages: 440
Format: Paperback

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when visiting Switzerland.This book guides you through bustling Zürich and charming Luzern, colorful with flower-bedecked bridges. Crisscross the mountains on cable cars, trains, and hiking paths. Find an alpine retreat...
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See What Can Be Done: Essays, Criticism, and Commentary

Lorrie Moore · Knopf
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A welcome surprise: more than fifty prose pieces, gathered together for the first time, by one of America's most revered and admired novelists and short-story writers, whose articles, essays, and cultural commentary--appearing in The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book...
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Space Atlas, Second Edition: Mapping the Universe and Beyond

James Trefil · National Geographic
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Space Atlas combines updated maps, lavish photographs, and elegant illustrations to chart the solar system, the universe, and beyond. For space enthusiasts, science lovers, and star gazers, here is the newly revised edition of National Geographic's enduring guide to space, with a new introduction...
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The Rough Guide to Argentina

Rough Guides. · Rough Guides
Pages: 592
Format: Print book

The Rough Guide to Argentina is the definitive travel guide to this epic country, with in-depth coverage of its vibrant cities, rich culture, and staggeringly diverse scenery.Discover shimmering mountain lakes, beautiful valleys, and majestic glaciers; ride with gauchos; get seduced by tango;...
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Exact Thinking in Demented Times: The Vienna Circle and the Epic Quest for the Foundations of Science

Karl Sigmund · Basic Books
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A dazzling group biography of the early twentieth-century thinkers who transformed the way the world thought about math and scienceInspired by Albert Einstein's theory of relativity and Bertrand Russell and David Hilbert's pursuit of the fundamental rules of mathematics, some of the most...
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