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The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness

Jill Filipovic · Nation Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

What do women want? It's a time-old question, but if you head out into America and talk to women one-on-one, as Jill Filipovic has done, you discover that what they want is happiness. Despite what recent books, articles, or tv shows would have you believe, real women are less concerned...
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Second Wind: Navigating the Passage to a Slower, Deeper, and More Connected Life

Dr. Dr. Bill Thomas · Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

From one of the most original and innovative thinkers in medicine, this stirring and splendid book Wall Street Journal offers groundbreaking insight to the postwar generation on facing their second coming of age, a developmental opportunity to reshape their lives and our society. Dr. Thomas...
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Rick Steves Eastern Europe

Rick Steves · Avalon Travel Publishing
Pages: 1428
Format: Paperback

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Eastern Europe - including the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Slovenia, and Croatia.Explore Eastern Europe's top cities, from the romantic spires of Prague and the steamy thermal baths...
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Blue Sky Metropolis: The Aerospace Century in Southern California

Peter J. Westwick · Huntington Library and University of California Press; 1 edition

Why did Southern California become the aerospace capital of the world? What were the consequences of this development for the region, for the nation, and for aerospace itself? Featuring essays by a multidisciplinary group of leading scholars and writers, this volume investigates the intersection...
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Tax Guide for Short-Term Rentals: Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO and More

Stephen Fishman · NOLO
Pages: 150
Format: Paperback

As a short-term rental host, you're entitled to many valuable deductions and other tax benefits. This book -- the first of its kind -- shows you how to pay no more tax than necessary on your rental income while complying with IRS rules. Learn everything you need to know about taxes,...
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When to Rob a Bank: ...And 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intended Rants

Steven D. Levitt · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the landmark book Freakonomics comes this curated collection from the most readable economics blog in the universe. It’s the perfect solution for the millions of readers who love all things Freakonomics. Surprising and erudite, eloquent and witty, When...
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Showing Up: How to Make a Greater Impact at Work

Tim Robson · Capstone; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Show up and be counted! Don't just live for the weekends -- enjoy what you do, feel enthusiastic about your job and really show up. Let Tim Robson inspire you to bring it every day -- to really contribute at work, make a difference and feel good about yourself as a result. He will also...
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Lonely Planet Finland

LONELY PLANET. · Lonely Planet
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

#1 best-selling guide to Finland* Lonely Planet Finland is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike the striking terrain of Karhunkierros, browse various design shops in Helsinki, or glide down...
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The Rise and Fall of Nations: Forces of Change in the Post-Crisis World

Ruchir Sharma · W W Norton
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

This pioneering work demystifies the drivers behind political, economic, and social change. Shaped by his twenty-five years traveling the world, and enlivened by encounters with villagers from Rio to Beijing, tycoons, and presidents, Ruchir Sharma's The Rise and Fall of Nations rethinks...
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A Plague on All Our Houses: Medical Intrigue, Hollywood, and the Discovery of AIDS

Bruce J Hillman · ForeEdge
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

A frightening new plague. A medical mystery. A pioneering immunologist. In A Plague on All Our Houses, Dr. Bruce J. Hillman dissects the war of egos, money, academic power, and Hollywood clout that advanced AIDS research even as it compromised the career of the scientist who discovered...
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The Financial Aid Handbook, Revised Edition: Getting the Education You Want for the Price You Can Afford

CAROL STACK · Career Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The Financial Aid Handbook is the only book families need to find the right college at the right price.This completely revised, up-to-date edition builds on the success of the original -- the definitive, one-stop guide to the college selection and payment process, covering everything from...
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Can't Just Stop: An Investigation of Compulsions

Sharon Begley · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

The first book to examine the science behind both mild and extreme compulsive behavior - using fascinating case studies to understand its deeper meaning and reveal the truth about human compulsion.Whether shopping with military precision or hanging the tea towels just so, compulsion is something...
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Road Trip USA Pacific Coast Highway

Jamie Jensen · Avalon Travel
Pages: 145
Format: Print book

Professional traveler Jamie Jensen traveled more than 400,000 miles to bring you the best-selling travel guide Road Trip USA. In this expanded tour of the Pacific Coast Highway, Jamie takes you from the dense green forests of Washington to the gorgeous beaches of Southern California. From...
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After the Tall Timber: Collected Nonfiction

Renata Adler · New York Review Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

What is really going on here? For decades Renata Adler has been asking and answering this question with unmatched urgency. As a staff writer at The New Yorker. Adler reported on civil rights from Selma, Alabama; the wars in Biafra, and the Middle East; the Nixon impeachment inquiry;...
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Lonely Planet China

LONELY PLANET. · LONELY PLANET PUBNS
Pages: 1056
Format: Print book

#1 best-selling guide to China* Lonely Planet China is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Try dumplings in Beijing, visit the Great Wall or cruise down the Yangzi River; all with your trusted travel companion....
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