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The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life: An Instructional Memoir for Prose Writers

STEPHANIE VANDERSLICE · Bloomsbury Academic
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

The desire to create, to write, to fulfil our artistic dreams is a powerful human need. Yet the number of people who make a living solely by their pen is actually quite small. What does that mean for the rest of us, the self-described writing geeks, who are passionate about writing and who still...
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Tears of Salt: A Doctor's Story

PIETRO BARTOLO · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary story of the man hailed as "the doctor on the front lines of the migrant crisis" (CNN) . For 25 years, Dr. Pietro Bartolo has run the lone medical clinic on the Italian island of Lampedusa. In that time he has rescued, welcomed, and cared for many of the hundreds...
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The Campus Cure: A Parent's Guide to Mental Health and Wellness for College Students

Marcia Morris · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 254
Format: Hardcover

Did you know that one of four college students was diagnosed with a mental health disorder in the last year? College students are experiencing anxiety, depression, alcohol abuse, and other mental health issues at alarming rates in a landscape of growing academic, social, and financial pressures....
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The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos

Christian Davenport · PublicAffairs
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontier The Space Barons is the story of a group of billionaire entrepreneurs who are pouring their fortunes...
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FLASH!: Writing the Very Short Story

JOHN DUFRESNE · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

An engaging and frank guide to writing the very short story, full of sound advice, exemplary models, and provocative exercises.The history of fiction has been dominated by the novel and the short story. But now there is this seemingly brave new genre around: very brief fiction. It has been...
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Garden City: Supergreen Buildings, Urban Skyscapes and the New Planted Space

Anna Yudina · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 255
Format: Hardcover

A spectacular global survey of some of the world's most inventive buildings -- increasingly relevant in the face of climate change -- which bring architecture and horticulture into a sustainable wholeHow can our urban jungles be transformed into skyscraper forests that help our cities...
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Still Down: What to Do When Antidepressants Fail

Dean F MacKinnon · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 140
Format: Hardcover

Major depressive disorder is a common medical condition that can be disabling and can persist for months, even years. Many people experience depression symptoms that resist treatment. Although they try various combinations of medications, psychotherapy, or electroconvulsive therapy, their...
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Stonehenge: The Story of a Sacred Landscape

FRANCIS PRYOR · Pegasus Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

An illustrated, evocative narrative of the nature and history of Stonehenge that places the enigmatic stone megaliths in a wider cultural context. Perched on the chalk uplands of Salisbury Plain, the megaliths of Stonehenge offer one of the most recognizable outlines of any ancient structure....
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Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society

CORDELIA FINE · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

"Testosterone Rex is a debunking rumble that ought to inspire a roar." -- GuardianMany people believe that, at its core, biological sex is a fundamental, diverging force in human development. According to this overly familiar story, differences between the sexes are shaped by past...
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Joy Write: Cultivating High-Impact, Low-Stakes Writing

Ralph J Fletcher · Heinemann
Pages: 103
Format: Paperback

Ralph Fletcher is bringing joy back to writing Nothing helps writers grow like practice. But not just any kind of practice will do. You've got to bring the joy! In Joy Write, beloved writer and teacher Ralph Fletcher shows you how. How do writers really grow? "A writer needs...
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