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Hope Is the Thing with Feathers: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson · Gibbs Smith
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Part of a new collection of literary voices from Gibbs Smith, written by, and for, extraordinary women -- to encourage, challenge, and inspire. One of American's most distinctive poets, Emily Dickinson scorned the conventions of her day in her approach to writing, religion, and society....
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Craftfulness: Mend Yourself by Making Things

Rosemary Davidson · Harper Wave
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Integrating mindfulness, neuroscience, positive psychology, and creativity research, Craftfulness offers a thought-provoking and surprising reconsideration of craft, and how making things with your hands can connect us to our deepest selves and improve our well-being and overall happiness.We...
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The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After

Julie Yip-Williams · Random House
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

As a young mother facing a terminal diagnosis, Julie Yip-Williams began to write her story, a story like no other. What began as the chronicle of an imminent and early death became something much more - a powerful exhortation to the living. That Julie Yip-Williams survived infancy was a miracle....
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Exoplanets: Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial Life

Donald Goldsmith · Harvard University Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"How do alien, faraway worlds reveal their existence to Earthlings? Let Donald Goldsmith count the ways. As an experienced astronomer and a gifted storyteller, he is the perfect person to chronicle the ongoing hunt for planets of other stars." -- Dava SobelAstronomers have recently...
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A Gut Feeling: Conquer Your Sweet Tooth by Tuning Into Your Microbiome

Heather Anne Wise · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

We all know sugar is bad for us, so why can't we stop eating it? A Gut Feeling gives a personal and scientific look into the world of microbes that live within our bodies and how they can explain our relationship to and cravings for certain foods. Heather Wise takes the reader through...
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How Not to Get Shot: And Other Advice From White People

DL HUGHLEY · William Morrow
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A cutting satire of race relations in the age of Trump and Black Lives Matter from the hugely popular comedian - one of "The Original Kings of Comedy" - and author of the New York Times bestseller Black Man, White House."White people are always giving out 'helpful'...
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The Nature Instinct: Relearning Our Sixth Sense for the Inner Workings of the Natural World

TRISTAN GOOLEY · The Experiment
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times-bestselling author of How to Read Water - an exploration of our subconscious ability to "know" our surroundings even when we can't explain how Master outdoorsman Tristan Gooley has long encouraged his readers to look closely at the world to discover...
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The Secret Ingredient: Recipes for Success in Business and Life

Gigi Butler · Howard Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Gigi Butler of Gigi's Cupcakes shares her personal success story, her hard-won business acumen, and the life-changing inspiration that she's gained from a challenging life. Each chapter includes a delicious dessert recipe for cupcakes and more!As a young child, Gigi knew that if she wanted...
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A Bicentennial Commemorative of the Prairie State: Readings from the "Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society"

David W. Scott · Southern Illinois University Press
Pages: 440
Format: Hardcover

Culled from the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society's110-year archive of scholarship, this volume of more than thirty articles illuminates the colorful episodes, meaningful events, and significant characters in the rich history of Illinois. Selected by committee and edited...
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Route 66 Crossings: Historic Bridges of the Mother Road

Jim Ross · University of Oklahoma Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Route 66 is a beloved and much studied symbol of twentieth-century America. But until now, no book has focused on the bridges that spanned the rivers, creeks, arroyos, and railroads between Chicago and Santa Monica. In this handsome volume, Route 66 authority and veteran writer and photographer...
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