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Infinite Wonder: An Astronaut's Photographs from a Year in Space

Scott Kelly - Knopf
Format: Hardcover

From the record-breaking astronaut, national hero, and best-selling author of Endurance, a breathtaking collection of photos documenting his journey on the International Space Station, the vastness of space, and the unparalleled beauty of our own home planet.One's perspective shifts...
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There and Back: Photographs from the Edge

Jimmy Chin
Format: Hardcover

-Filmmaker, photographer, and world-class mountaineer Jimmy Chin goes where few can follow to capture stunning images in death-defying situations. There and Back draws from his breathtaking portfolio of photographs, captured over twenty years during cutting-edge expeditions on all seven...
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The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age

Astra Taylor - Metropolitan Books
Format: Hardcover

From a cutting-edge cultural commentator, a bold and brilliant challenge to cherished notions of the Internet as the great leveler of our ageThe Internet has been hailed as an unprecedented democratizing force, a place where everyone can be heard and all can participate equally. But how true...
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Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You

Misty Copeland - Grand Central Life & Style
Format: Hardcover

The celebrated ballerina and role model, Misty Copeland, shares the secrets of how to reshape your body and achieve a lean, strong physique and glowing health.Misty Copeland believes "There has been a shift in recent years in which women no longer desire the bare bones of a runway...
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Taxidermy Art: A Rogue's Guide to the Work, the Culture, and How to Do It Yourself

Robert Marbury - Artisan
Format: Hardcover

In this collection of taxidermy art, you’ll find a winged monkey with a fez and a martini glass, a jewel-encrusted piglet, a bionic fawn, and a polar bear balancing on a floating refrigerator. Author Robert Marbury makes for a friendly (and often funny) guide, addressing the three...
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Idiot's Guides: Guitar Theory

David Hodge - Alpha
Format: Print book

Music theory is often considered to be one of the most difficult subjects to learn. Idiot's Guides: Guitar Theory breaks down music theory for guitar and other fretboard instruments in very simple and easy-to-understand lessons. Content includes everything a budding musician needs to know...
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National Geographic Photo Ark Wonders: Celebrating Diversity in the Animal Kingdom

Joel Sartore - National Geographic
Format: Hardcover

Joel Sartore, on a mission to photograph all the animal species in human care, now delights us with more photographs, this time selected to represent the amazing diversity of the world's animals. The book's four chapters -- Pattern, Shape, Extra, and Personality -- invite us to revel...
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The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure

Carl Hoffman - William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

Two modern adventurers sought a treasure possessed by the legendary "Wild Men of Borneo." One found riches. The other vanished forever into an endless jungle. Had he shed civilization - or lost his mind? Global headlines suspected murder. Lured by these mysteries, New York Times...
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Lee Hammond's All New Big Book of Drawing: Beginner's Guide to Realistic Drawing Techniques

Lee Hammond - North Light Books
Format: Paperback

Learning How to Draw Has Never Been Easier!Lee Hammond's All New Big Book of Drawing is the culmination of nearly forty years of teaching. No matter what your experience level YOU CAN DRAW by following along these easy step-by-step demonstrations. Whether you want to create drawings...
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The Collector

Nora Roberts - Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Format: Print book

From #1 New York Times-bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a novel of a woman who needs nothing, a man who sees everything, and the web of deceit, greed, and danger that brings them together - and could tear them apart . . .When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide...
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