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Why Write?: A Master Class on the Art of Writing and Why it Matters

Mark Edmundson · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Why write? Why write when it sometimes feels that so few people really read--read as if their lives might be changed by what they're reading? Why write, when the world wants to be informed, not enlightened; to be entertained, not inspired? Writing is backbreaking, mindbreaking, lonely...
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Profit From Your Idea: How to Make Smart Licensing Deals

Richard Stim Attorney · NOLO; Eighth Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Youve invented a great product and its time for the next step. However, if you present an invention to a prospective buyer or licensee, its no secret that your idea can be stolen. How can you draft an agreement that protects your interests? Turn to Profit From Your Idea to help you create,...
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IRAs, 401(k)s & Other Retirement Plans: Strategies for Taking Your Money Out

Twila Slesnick PhD · NOLO
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Take cash out of your retirement plan while avoiding taxes and penalties If you have a retirement plan, IRAs, 401(k) s & Other Retirement Plans is your comprehensive guide on taking money out of it. Make sense of the complex tax rules governing when you can take money out of your...
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The Makeup Artist Handbook: Techniques for Film, Television, Photography, and Theatre

Gretchen Davis · Routledge
Pages: 338
Format: Paperback

Learn first-rate techniques and tips from some of the best makeup artists in the business in the new edition of The Makeup Artist Handbook. Renown makeup pros Gretchen Davis and Mindy Hall bring an impressive set of experience in all areas to the book, including work on Teenage Mutant Ninja...
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Will College Pay Off?: A Guide to the Most Important Financial Decision You'll Ever Make

Peter Cappelli · PublicAffairs
Pages: 215
Format: Print book

The decision of whether to go to college, or where, is hampered by poor information and inadequate understanding of the financial risk involved.Adding to the confusion, the same degree can cost dramatically different amounts for different people. A barrage of advertising offers new degrees...
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Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

Alan Stern · Picador
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The up close, inside story of the greatest space exploration project of our time, New Horizons' mission to Pluto, as shared with David Grinspoon by mission leader Alan Stern and other key players.On July 14, 2015, something amazing happened. More than 3 billion miles from Earth, a small...
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The Fracking Truth:America's Energy Revolution: the Inside, Untold Story

Chris Faulkner · Platform Press; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

The revolution has already begun. The fracking revolution, that is. The Fracking Truth is a primer on America’s ongoing energy revolution, but it’s also a call to action. The oil and gas industry has failed itself and failed the American public by doing a poor job of educating...
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U.S. Immigration Made Easy

Ilona Bray J.D. · NOLO; Seventeenth Edition edition
Format: Print book

Ready to move to the USA? Here's the insider's guide you need! Want to live, work or travel in the United States? U.S. Immigration Made Easy has helped tens of thousands of people get a visa, green card or other immigration status. You'll learn: whether you and your family...
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Apollo's Legacy: Perspectives on the Moon Landings

Roger D. Launius · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

An all-encompassing look at the history and enduring impact of the Apollo space programIn Apollo's Legacy, space historian Roger D. Launius explores the many-faceted stories told about the meaning of the Apollo program and how it forever altered American society. The Apollo missions marked...
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The Small-Scale Dairy: The Complete Guide to Milk Production for the Home and Market

Gianaclis Caldwell · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 212
Format: Paperback

The Small-Scale Dairy includes everything you need to know in order to successfully produce nourishing, healthy, farm-fresh milk. Whether for home use, direct sale to the consumer, or sale to an artisanal cheesemaker, high-quality raw milk is a delicate, desirable product. Successful and sustainable...
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Beyond Human: How Cutting-Edge Science Is Extending Our Lives

Eve Herold · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Never before in the history of medicine has mankind faced such hope and peril as those of us poised to embrace the radical medical technologies of today. Beyond Human examines the medical technologies taking shape at the nexus of computing, microelectronics, engineering, nanotechnology,...
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One Giant Leap: The Untold Story of How We Flew to the Moon

Charles Fishman · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author of The Wal-Mart Effect, Charles Fishman reveals the untold true story of the men and women charged with taking the United States to the Moon.President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced to Congress that the United...
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Wild Beauty: Wisdom & Recipes for Natural Self-Care

Jana Blankenship · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring and easy-to-use primer on natural beauty, featuring 45 recipes for using essential oils to make your own perfumes and room sprays, lip balm, face and body oils, bath salts, juices, tonics, and more, including an overview of important plant ingredients, the benefits of detoxing...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life

Jane Sherron De Hart · Knopf
Pages: 768
Format: Hardcover

The first full life - private, public, legal, philosophical - of the 107th Supreme Court Justice, one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time; a book fifteen years in work, written with the cooperation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself and based on many interviews...
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Quick & Legal Will Book

Denis Clifford · NOLO
Pages: 204
Format: Paperback

Make your own legal will, quickly & easily! If you want to create a will without the trouble, the Quick & Legal Will Book is the simplest and fastest way to reach your goal. Get the forms and step-by-step instructions to make a basic will that meets your needs with this all-in-one...
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