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The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story

Edwidge Danticat · GRAYWOLF
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

A moving reflection on a subject that touches us all, by the bestselling author of Claire of the Sea LightEdwidge Danticat's The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story is at once a personal account of her mother dying from cancer and a deeply considered reckoning with the ways that other...
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Victory Gardens for Bees: A DIY Guide to Saving the Bees

Lori Weidenhammer · Douglas and McIntyre
Pages: 226
Format: Paperback

Who knew modern civilization may be brought down, not by plagues or war, but by bees? Or, more correctly, by no bees? This book investigates the growing problem of bee mortality and offers practical measures we can all take to help. In ecological terms, bees play a critical role in the survival...
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On Being Stuck: Tapping Into the Creative Power of Writer's Block

Laraine Herring · Shambhala
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

What if writer's block became your most precious teacher? An empowering new process for writers who struggle with the seemingly insurmountable middle of a project, from the author of Writing Begins with the Breath. Writer's block. If you are a writer, you know it can be a haunting,...
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The Vonnegut Encyclopedia: Revised and updated edition

Marc Leeds · Delacorte Press
Pages: 784
Format: Hardcover

Now expanded and updated, this authorized compendium to Kurt Vonnegut's novels, stories, essays, and plays is the most comprehensive and definitive edition to date.Over the course of five decades, Kurt Vonnegut created a complex and interconnected web of characters, settings, and concepts....
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From the Errors of Others

Rebecca M Lyles · Archway Publishing
Pages: 375
Format: Paperback

"From the Errors of Others is a collection of crisp, witty, and slyly informative essays for grownups with a sense of humor. The subject is communication--good, bad, and patently bizarre. The author is Rebecca Lyles, an experienced editor but not a wrist-slapping schoolmarm. Neither...
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2017 Baseball Forecaster: & Encyclopedia of Fanalytics

Ron Shandler · Triumph Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

The industry's longest-running publication for baseball analysts and fantasy leaguers, the 2017 Baseball Forecaster, published annually since 1986, is the first book to approach prognostication by breaking performance down into its component parts. Rather than predicting batting average,...
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The Silent Garden: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Deaf Child

Paul W Ogden · Gallaudet University Press
Pages: 354
Format: Paperback

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Language Hacking French : A Conversation Course for Beginners

Benny Lewis · Teach Yourself
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Crack the Code and Get Fluent Faster!'Ten years ago, Lewis spoke only English. But constant travel, along with a buoyant attitude, has unmasked the polyglot within.'-National Geographic #LanguageHacking is a state of mind. It's about ditching excuses, using shortcuts and taking...
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The New Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

Matthew Biggs · Firefly Books
Pages: 704
Format: Hardcover

Praise for the previous edition: "These three amazing authors have put together a must-have book for any vegetable grower." -- Washington Gardener "What is not included in this definitive and beautifully illustrated sourcebook on edible landscape?" -- The American...
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Language Hacking Italian

Benny Lewis · Teach Yourself
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

It's true that some people spend years studying Italian before they finally get around to speaking the language. But here's a better idea. Skip the years of study and jump right to the speaking part. Sound crazy? No, it's language hacking. Unlike most traditional language courses...
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