Adult Non-fiction

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Four fifths a grizzly : a new perspective on nature that just might save us all / Douglas Chadwick.
"What do you think of when you think of Nature? Prolific author and National Geographic writer Doug Chadwick's fresh look at human's place in the natural world. In his accessible and engaging style, Chadwick approaches the subject from a scientific angle,…
Capote's women : a true story of love, betrayal, and a swan song for an era / Laurence Leamer.
"Laurence Leamer delves into the years following the acclaimed publication of Breakfast at Tiffany’s in 1958 and In Cold Blood in 1966, when Capote struggled with a crippling case of writer’s block. While en­joying all the fruits of his success, he was st…
Martha Stewart's fruit desserts : 100+ delicious ways to savor the best of every season / from the kitchens of Martha Stewart ; photographs by Johnny Miller and others.
"Gorgeous seasonal fruits abound in Martha Stewart’s collection of 100+ dependable recipes for crumbles, crisps, pies, buckles, and more. From perfectly ripe peaches and plump, tender figs to crisp, honey-sweet apples and bright, juicy citrus, Martha Ste…
The eco-Christmas craft book : 30 stylish festive projects that won't hurt the planet / Marrianne Miall.
"If you love Christmas, you'll love this book! It's filled with lots of ideas to create your own stylishly beautiful, eco-friendly Christmas. All you need to do is save up some recyclable or foraged items such as cardboard, newspaper, wine bottle corks, t…
Concepcion : an immigrant family's fortunes / Albert Samaha.
"A journalist's powerful and incisive account of the forces steering the fate of his sprawling Filipinx-American family reframes how we comprehend the immigrant experience. Nearing the age at which his mother had migrated to the U.S., part of the wave of …
Time for socialism : dispatches from a world on fire, 2016-2021 / Thomas Piketty.
"As a correspondent for the French newspaper Le Monde, world-renowned economist Thomas Piketty has documented the rise and fall of Trump, the drama of Brexit, Emmanuel Macron’s ascendance to the French presidency, the unfolding of a global pandemic, and m…
Midnight in Washington : how we almost lost our democracy and still could / Adam Schiff.
"In the years leading up to the election of Donald Trump, Congressman Adam Schiff had already been sounding the alarm over the resurgence of autocracy around the world, and the threat this posed to the United States. But as he led the probe into Donald Tr…
Twelve Caesars : images of power from the ancient world to the modern / Mary Beard.
"What does the face of power look like? Who gets commemorated in art and why? And how do we react to statues of politicians we deplore? In this book—against a background of today’s 'sculpture wars' — Mary Beard tells the story of how for more than two mil…
All of the marvels : a journey to the ends of the biggest story ever told / Douglas Wolk.
"The first-ever full reckoning with Marvel Comics' interconnected, half-million-page story, a revelatory guide to the "epic of epics"--and to the past 60 years of American culture--from a beloved authority on the subject who read all 27,000+ Marvel superh…
ER nurses : true stories from America's greatest unsung heroes / James Patterson and Matt Eversmann with Chris Mooney.
"James Patterson and Matt Eversmann, #1 bestselling coauthors of Walk in My Combat Boots, powerfully present the medical frontline heroes who work to save our lives every day: E.R. Nurses. Around the clock, across the country, these highly skilled and com…
The daily laws : 366 meditations on power, seduction, mastery, strategy, and human nature / Robert Greene.
"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author, a year's worth of daily wisdom and guidance, distilled from the lessons of his six previous books and from never-before-published work Robert Greene, the bestselling author, philosopher, and life guide for m…
Parenting 4 social justice : tips, tools and inspiration for conversations & action with kids / by Angela Berkfield with co-authors Chrissy Colón Bradt, Leila Raven, Jamie Lynn Kessell, Rowan Parker, and Abigail Healey ; illustrations by Brittney Washington.
"In 2015, social justice educator and activist Angela Berkfield held her first Parenting for Social Justice workshop. Now it is time to share those tools and inspiration. This book discusses race, class, gender, disability, healing justice, and collective…
Kids' ultimate craft book : bead, crochet, knot, braid, knit, sew! / editors of Quarry Books
The perfect guide to crafting with kids, Kids Ultimate Craft Book for Anytime, Anywhere Creative Fun starts with the absolute basics, then gradually introduces skills and techniques so kids can create fantastic projects with beading, braiding and knotting…
The redemption of Bobby Love : a story of faith, family, and justice / Bobby and Cheryl Love ; with Lori L. Tharps.
"Bobby and Cheryl Love were living in Brooklyn, happily married for decades, when the FBI and NYPD appeared at their door and demanded to know from Bobby, in front of his shocked wife and children: “What is your name? No, what’s your real name?” Bobby’s …
The Boys : a memoir of Hollywood and family / Ron Howard & Clint Howard.
"'What was it like to grow up on TV?' Ron Howard has been asked this question throughout his adult life. In The Boys, he and his younger brother, Clint, examine their childhoods in detail for the first time. For Ron, playing Opie on The Andy Griffith Show…
To rescue the republic : Ulysses S. Grant, the fragile Union, and the crisis of 1876 / Bret Baier with Catherine Whitney.
"Born a tanner’s son in rugged Ohio in 1822 and battle-tested by the Mexican American War, Grant met his destiny on the bloody fields of the Civil War. His daring and resolve as a general gained the attention of President Lincoln, then desperate for bold …
Truffle hound : on the trail of the world's most seductive scent, with dreamers, schemers, and some extraordinary dogs / Rowan Jacobsen.
"The scent of one freshly unearthed white truffle in Barolo was all it took to lead Rowan Jacobsen down a rabbit hole into a world of secretive hunts, misty woods, black-market deals, obsessive chefs, quixotic scientists, muddy dogs, maddening smells, and…
Running is a kind of dreaming : a memoir / J.M. Thompson, PhD.
"'Voluntary or involuntary?' asked the nurse who admitted J. M. Thompson to a San Francisco psychiatric hospital in January 2005. Following years of depression, ineffective medication, and therapy that went nowhere, Thompson feared he was falling into an …
On animals / Susan Orlean.
"These stories consider a range of creatures—the household pets we dote on, the animals we raise to end up as meat on our plates, the creatures who could eat us for dinner, the various tamed and untamed animals we share our planet with who are central to …
Seed money : Monsanto's past and our food future / Bartow J. Elmore.
"Monsanto, a St. Louis chemical firm that became the world’s largest maker of genetically engineered seeds, merged with German pharma-biotech giant Bayer in 2018—but its Roundup Ready® seeds, introduced twenty-five years ago, are still reshaping the farms…
Say their names : how Black lives came to matter in America / Curtis Bunn, Michael H. Cottman, Patrice Gaines, Nick Charles, and Keith Harriston.
"For many, the story of the weeks of protests in the summer of 2020 began with the horrific eight minutes and 46 seconds when Police Officer Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd on camera, and it ended with the sweeping federal, state, and intrapersonal chan…
When women ruled the world : making the Renaissance in Europe / Maureen Quilligan.
"The sixteenth century in Europe was a time of chronic destabilization in which institutions of traditional authority were challenged and religious wars seemed unending. Yet it also witnessed the remarkable flowering of a pacifist culture, cultivated by a…
Lidia's a pot, a pan, and a bowl : simple recipes for perfect meals / Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali ; photographs by Armando Rafael.
"Here are more than 100 homey, simple-to-prepare recipes that require fewer steps and fewer ingredients (not to mention fewer dirty pots and pans!), without sacrificing any of their flavor....[Recipes include]: Spinach, Bread, and Ricotta Frittata ; One-P…
Orwell's roses / Rebecca Solnit.
"A fresh take on George Orwell as a far more nature-loving figure than is often portrayed, and a dazzlingly rich meditation on roses, gardens, and the value and use of beauty and pleasure in the face of brutality and horror. "In the spring of 1936 a man p…
I'm possible : a story of survival, a tuba, and the small miracle of a big dream / Richard Antoine White.
"Young Richard Antoine White and his mother don't have a key to a room or a house. Sometimes they have shelter, but they never have a place to call home. Still, they have each other, and Richard believes he can look after his mother, even as she struggles…
Set the night on fire : living, dying, and playing guitar with The Doors / Robby Krieger with Jeff Alulis.
"Few bands are as shrouded in the murky haze of rock mythology as The Doors, and parsing fact from fiction has been a virtually impossible task. But now, after fifty years, The Doors’ notoriously quiet guitarist is finally breaking his silence to set the …
Have a little faith : the John Hiatt story / Michael Elliott ; foreword by Elvis Costello.
A journey through an artist's quest for success, deep dive into substance abuse, family tragedy, and ultimate triumph. By the mid-1980s, singer-songwriter John Hiatt had been dropped from three record labels, burned through two marriages, and had fallen d…
Creative acts for curious people : how to think, create, and lead in unconventional ways / Sarah Stein Greenberg; foreword by David M. Kelley ; illustrations by Michael Hirshon.
In an era of ambiguous, messy problems—as well as extraordinary opportunities for positive change—it’s vital to have both an inquisitive mind and the ability to act with intention. This book is filled with ways to build those skills with resilience, care,…
Justice rising : Robert Kennedy's America in black and white / Patricia Sullivan.
"A leading civil rights historian places Robert Kennedy for the first time at the center of the movement for racial justice of the 1960s--and shows how many of today's issues can be traced back to that pivotal time"--Provided by publisher.
There is nothing for you here : finding opportunity in the twenty-first century / Fiona Hill.
"A celebrated foreign policy expert and key impeachment witness reveals how declining opportunity has set America on the grim path of modern Russia—and draws on her personal journey out of poverty, as well as her unique perspectives as an historian and po…
Those we throw away are diamonds : a refugee's search for home / Mondiant Dogon with Jenna Krajeski.
"A stunningly beautiful and heartbreaking lens on the global refugee crisis, from a man who faced the very worst of humanity and survived to advocate for refugees everywhere. One night when Mondiant Dogon, a Bagogwe Tutsi born in Congo, was very young, hi…
Where the deer and the antelope play : the pastoral observations of one ignorant American who loves to walk outside / Nick Offerman.
With wit, heartwarming stories and a keen insight into new and exciting ways to see both the past and the future of the country, the actor, writer and woodworker takes a literary journey to America's frontier to celebrate the people and landscape that hav…
King of the blues : the rise and reign of B.B. King / Daniel de Visé.
"Riley King, ever to be known as B.B. (1925-2015), was born into deep poverty in Jim Crow Mississippi. Wrenched away from his sharecropper father, B.B. lost his mother at age ten, leaving him more or less alone. Music became his emancipation from exhausti…
In the weeds : around the world and behind the scenes with Anthony Bourdain / Tom Vitale.
"In the nearly two years since Anthony Bourdain's death, no one else has come close to filling the void he left. His passion for and genuine interest in the cultures he visited made the world feel smaller and more knowable. Despite his affable, sometimes …
Invisible child : poverty, survival & hope in an American city / Andrea Elliott.
"Invisible Child follows eight dramatic years in the life of a girl whose imagination is as soaring as the skyscrapers near her Brooklyn shelter. Dasani was named after the bottled water that signaled Brooklyn’s gentrification and the shared aspirations o…
Squirrel Hill : the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting and the soul of a neighborhood / Mark Oppenheimer.
"Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh is one of the oldest Jewish neighborhoods in the country, known for its tight-knit community and the profusion of multi-generational families. On October 27, 2018, a gunman killed eleven Jews who were worshipping at the Tree of …
Zen and the art of saving the planet / Thich Nhat Hanh ; edited and with commentary by Sister True Dedication ; afterword by Sister Chan Khong.
"We face a potent intersection of crises: ecological destruction, rising inequality, racial injustice, and the lasting impacts of a devastating pandemic. The situation is beyond urgent. To face these challenges, we need to find ways to strengthen our clar…
Innovation / Peter Ackroyd.
"Innovation, the sixth and final volume in Peter Ackroyd's magnificent History of England series, takes readers from the Boer War to the Millennium Dome almost a hundred years later. Innovation brings Peter Ackroyd's History of England to a triumphant clo…
Beat Bobby Flay : conquer the kitchen with 100+ battle-tested recipes / Bobby Flay with Stephanie Banyas & Sally Jackson ; photographs by Ed Anderson.
"Think you can cook better than Bobby Flay? Put your kitchen skills to the test and cook alongside Bobby and his competitors with more than 100 recipes from the hit show. Beat Bobby Flay brings the excitement of the Food Network show stage into your home …
Garden allies : the insects, birds, & other animals that keep your garden beautiful and thriving / Frédérique Lavoipierre ; illustrations by Craig Latker.
An illustrated guide to the animals and insects that live in our yards and gardens and act as helpful friends by pollinating and keeping pests in check and includes information on welcoming and nurturing these creatures.
A carnival of snackery : diaries (2003-2020) / David Sedaris.
"If it’s navel-gazing you’re after, you’ve come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination. Rather, his observations turn outward: a fight between two men on a bus, a fight between two men on the street, pedestrians being whacked over the head or …
The taking of Jemima Boone : colonial settlers, tribal nations, and the kidnap that shaped America / Matthew Pearl.
"On a quiet midsummer day in 1776, weeks after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, thirteen-year-old Jemima Boone and her friends Betsy and Fanny Callaway disappear near the Kentucky settlement of Boonesboro, the echoes of their faraway scream…
I'll take your questions now : what I saw at the Trump White House / Stephanie Grisham.
"Stephanie Grisham rose from being a junior press wrangler on the Trump campaign in 2016 to assuming top positions in the administration as White House press secretary and communications director, while at the same time acting as First Lady Melania Trump'…
Taste : my life through food / Stanley Tucci.
"Stanley Tucci grew up in an Italian American family that spent every night around the kitchen table. He shared the magic of those meals with us in The Tucci Cookbook and The Tucci Table, and now he takes us beyond the savory recipes and into the compelli…
World war C : lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic and how to prepare for the next one / Sanjay Gupta, MD, with Kristin Loberg.
"As America’s favorite frontline Covid-19 health journalist, Dr. Sanjay Gupta has barely left his primetime seat in his makeshift studio basement since the pandemic began (other than to perform brain surgery). He’s had the insider of insider access to the…
American made : what happens to people when work disappears / Farah Stockman.
"Shannon, Wally, and John built their lives around their place of work. Shannon, a white single mother, became the first woman to run the dangerous furnaces at the Rexnord manufacturing plant in Indianapolis, Indiana, and was proud of producing one of the…
The trouble with white women : a counterhistory of feminism / Kyla Schuller.
"An incisive history of self-serving white feminists and the inspiring women who’ve continually defied them. Women including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Margaret Sanger, and Sheryl Sandberg are commonly celebrated as leaders of feminism. Yet they have fought …
Guardians of the trees : a journey of hope through healing the planet / Kinari Webb, M.D., founder of Health in Harmony.
"A "magnificent, empowering" (Bill McKibben) memoir about a woman spearheading a global initiative to heal the world's rainforests and the communities who depend on them. When Kinari Webb first traveled to Indonesian Borneo at 21 to study orangutans, she …
Who do you want to be when you grow old? : the path of purposeful aging / Richard J. Leider, David A. Shapiro.
"Everyone is getting old; not everyone is growing old. But the path of purposeful aging is accessible to all—and it's fundamental to health, happiness, and longevity. With a focus on growing whole through developing a sense of purpose in later life, Who …
The anti-inflammatory diet made simple : delicious recipes to reduce inflammation for lifelong health / Molly Thompson.
"You’ve probably heard the term 'inflammation' before, but you may not understand how it affects the way you feel every day. By reducing inflammation, your body can function at its full potential and reduce the symptoms of inflammation-caused issues like …
All I ever wanted : a rock 'n' roll memoir / Kathy Valentine.
"At twenty-one, Kathy Valentine was at the Whisky in Los Angeles when she met a guitarist from a fledgling band called the Go-Go’s—and the band needed a bassist. The Go-Go’s became the first multi-platinum-selling, all-female band to play instruments them…
You were made for this moment : courage for today and hope for tomorrow / Max Lucado.
"Are you weary from your challenges, wounded by your battles, or worried your world is spinning out of control? Have the struggles pilfered the life out of your life? If so, the book of Esther brings welcome news: Relief will come! Queen Esther concealed…
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas : the official cookbook & entertaining guide / recipes by Kim Laidlaw ; crafts by Caroline Hall ; text by Jody Revenson.
"Throw the spookiest soiree of the season with this delightful cookbook and entertaining guide inspired by Tim Burton’s iconic film The Nightmare Before Christmas. Brimming with scary good fun, The Nightmare Before Christmas Cookbook & Entertaining Guide …
The lighthouse effect : how ordinary people can have an extraordinary impact in the world / Steve Pemberton.
"Our polarized, divisive culture seems to be without heroes and role models. We are adrift in a dark sea of disillusionment and distrust and we need 'human lighthouses' to give us hope and direct us back to the goodness in each other and in our own hearts…
The power of flexing : how to use small daily experiments to create big life-changing growth / Susan J. Ashford.
"A personnel shift at your organization puts you into a leadership role you don't feel prepared for. Your boss tells you that you seem aloof and unapproachable in client meetings. You need to win the support of the members of a local community group for a…
Chasing ghosts : a tour of our fascination with spirits and the supernatural / Marc Hartzman.
"Take a spirited tour through the supernatural history of America, from its haunted sites to its famous ghosts to its ghost-obsessed pop culture. Ghosts are everywhere—whether you believe in them or not. Every town has its local legends, and countless boo…
The rifle : combat stories from America's last WWII veterans, told through an M1 Garand / Andrew Biggio ; foreword by Hershel
"It began when Biggio bought a 1945 M1 Garand Rifle, the most common rifle used in WWII, to honor his great uncle, a U.S. Army soldier who died on the hills of the Italian countryside. When Biggio showed the gun to his neighbor, WWII veteran Corporal Jose…
Dear white women : let's get (un)comfortable talking about racism / Sara Blanchard and Misasha Suzuki Graham ; foreword by Terri E. Givens.
"What do you do when you're at a dinner party and someone tells a racist joke? Do you nod so as not to 'ruin the vibe'? What if you overhear a microaggression at work? Do you realize much later what you wish you had said? Going deeper, do you know why tha…
The storyteller : tales of life and music / Dave Grohl.
"So, I've written a book. Having entertained the idea for years, and even offered a few questionable opportunities ('It's a piece of cake! Just do 4 hours of interviews, find someone else to write it, put your face on the cover, and voila!') I have decide…
Silent Earth : averting the insect apocalypse / Dave Goulson.
"'If we lose the insects, then everything is going to collapse,' he warned in a recent interview in the New York Times—beginning with humans’ food supply. The main cause of this decrease in insect populations is the indiscriminate use of chemical pesticid…
Personal effects : what recovering the dead teaches me about caring for the living / Robert A. Jensen with James Hider.
"You have seen Robert A. Jensen—you just never knew it. As the owner of the world’s largest disaster management company, he has spent most of his adult life responding to tragedy. From the Oklahoma City bombing, 9/11, and the Bali bombings, to the 2004 So…
Uncontrolled spread : why COVID-19 crushed us and how we can defeat the next pandemic / Scott Gottlieb, MD.
"Physician and former FDA commissioner Scot Gottlieb shows how the coronavirus and its variants were able to trounce America’s pandemic preparations, and he outlines the steps that must be taken to protect against the next outbreak. As the pandemic unfold…
The baseball 100 / Joe Posnanski.
"Joe Posnanski that tells the story of the sport through the remarkable lives of its 100 greatest players....Baseball’s legends come alive in these pages, which are not merely rankings but vibrant profiles of the game’s all-time greats. Posnanski dives in…
The quick fix kitchen : easy recipes & time-saving tips for a healthier, stress-free life / Tia Mowry ; photography by Matt Armendariz.
"The beloved actress and star of the digital original series Quick Fix shows how to embrace home cooking with easy, delicious, and healthy recipes for the entire family, saving time and energy and bringing balance to your kitchen"--Provided by publisher.
The cause : the American Revolution and its discontents, 1773-1783 / Joseph J. Ellis.
"A culminating work on the American Founding by one of its leading historians, The Cause rethinks the American Revolution as we have known it. George Washington claimed that anyone who attempted to provide an accurate account of the war for independence w…
Robert E. Lee : a life / Allen C Guelzo.
"Robert E. Lee is one of the most confounding figures in American history. Lee betrayed his nation in order to defend his home state and uphold the slave system he claimed to oppose. He was a traitor to the country he swore to serve as an Army officer, an…
Unrequited infatuations : odyssey of a rock and roll consigliere (a cautionary tale) / Stevie Van Zandt ; edited by Ben Greenman.
"What story begins in a bedroom in suburban New Jersey in the early '60s, unfolds on some of the country's largest stages, and then ranges across the globe, demonstrating over and over again how Rock and Roll has the power to change the world for the bett…
Bourdain : the definitive oral biography / Laurie Woolever.
"When Anthony Bourdain died in June 2018, fans around the globe came together to celebrate the life of an inimitable man who had dedicated his life to traveling nearly everywhere (and eating nearly everything), shedding light on the lives and stories of o…
Hurricane lizards and plastic squid : the fraught and fascinating biology of climate change / Thor Hanson.
"In Hurricane Lizards and Plastic Squid, biologist Thor Hanson tells the remarkable story of how plants and animals are responding to climate change: adjusting, evolving, and sometimes dying out. Anole lizards have grown larger toe pads, to grip more tigh…
Feeding the soul (because it's my business) : finding our way to joy, love, and freedom / Tabitha Brown.
"Actress, vegan superstar, and "America's Mom" Tabitha Brown offers inspirational life lessons in her warm, charismatic voice"--Provided by publisher.
Pump : a natural history of the heart / Bill Schutt ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne.
"Millennia ago, when we first began puzzling over the mysteries of the human body, one organ stood out as vital. The heart was warm, it was central, and it moved as it pumped blood. The ancient Egyptians treated it with reverence, mummifying it separately…
Rationality : what it is, why it seems scarce, why it matters / Steven Pinker.
"Can reading a book make you more rational? Can it explain why there seems to be so much irrationality in the world, including, let's be honest, in each of us? These are the goals of Steven Pinker's follow-up to Enlightenment Now (Bill Gates's "new favori…
Help, I'm drowning : weathering the storms of life with grace and hope / Sally Clarkson.
"In these storms of life, it's easy to feel helpless, exhausted, afraid . . . and alone. We can feel like victims to circumstances out of our control. Beloved author Sally Clarkson understands deeply. Through almost seven decades of life, she has found he…
Growing conifers : the complete illustrated gardening and landscaping guide / John J. Albers ; with photography by David E. Perry.
"Growing Conifers is a beautifully photographed, comprehensive gardening guide for selecting and cultivating conifers. Coverage includes: Conifer taxonomy, classification, and geographic distribution; Selecting conifers for size, shape, color, and texture…
The long war : the inside story of America and Afghanistan since 9/11 / David Loyn.
"As troops pull out of Afghanistan at the end of America's longest war, The Long War uncovers the failures at the start that set the scene for this prolonged conflict. Three American presidents tried to defeat the Taliban--sending 150,000 international tr…
True raiders : the untold story of the 1909 expedition to find the legendary Ark of the Covenant / Brad Ricca.
"True Raiders is The Lost City of Z meets The Da Vinci Code, from critically acclaimed author Brad Ricca. This book tells the untold true story of Monty Parker, a British rogue nobleman who, after being dared to do so by Ava Astor, the so-called "most bea…
Graceland, at last : notes on hope and heartache from the American South / Margaret Renkl.
"There are many Souths—red and blue, rural and urban, mountain and coast, Black and white and brown—and no one writer could possibly represent all of them. In Graceland, At Last, Renkl writes instead from her own experience about the complexities of her h…
The end of bias : a beginning : the science and practice of overcoming unconscious bias / Jessica Nordell.
"Unconscious bias: persistent, unintentional prejudiced behavior that clashes with our consciously held beliefs. We know that it exists, to corrosive and even lethal effect. We see it in medicine, the workplace, education, policing, and beyond. But when i…
The storytellers : straight talk from the world's most acclaimed suspense and thriller authors / edited by Mark Rubinstein.
"Have you ever read a suspense novel so good you had to stop and think to yourself, 'How did the author come up with this idea? Their characters? Is some of this story real?' For over five years, Mark Rubinstein, physician, psychiatrist, and mystery and t…
Woke, Inc. : inside corporate America's social justice scam / Vivek Ramaswamy.
"There’s a new invisible force at work in our economic and cultural lives. It affects every advertisement we see and every product we buy, from our morning coffee to a new pair of shoes. 'Stakeholder capitalism' makes rosy promises of a better, more dive…
A modern guide to textured crochet : a collection of wonderfully tactile stitches / Lee Sartori.
"A colorful and contemporary collection of stitches, crochet techniques, and projects for creating rich and appealing texture in your work. Crocheters looking for more texture, depth, and contemporary design will delight in this colorful new guide. Aimed …
Advancing into analytics : from Excel to Python and R / George Mount.
"Data analytics may seem daunting, but if you're an experienced Excel user, you have a unique head start. With this hands-on guide, intermediate Excel users will gain a solid understanding of analytics and the data stack. By the time you complete this boo…
Where tomorrows aren't promised : a memoir / Carmelo Anthony with D. Watkins.
"From iconic NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony comes a raw and inspirational memoir about growing up in the housing projects of Red Hook and Baltimore--a brutal world Where Tomorrows Aren't Promised"--Provided by publisher.
Mellencamp / Paul Rees.
John Mellencamp is not your typical rock star. Not only has he absorbed into his own work the influence of Faulkner, Williams, Steinbeck and other such literary giants, but he himself could have stepped straight from the pages of any of their great Americ…
The 400-calorie Mediterranean diet cookbook : 100 recipes under 400 calories-for easy and healthy weight loss! / Peter Minaki.
"Doctors, nutritionists, and health experts all agree that the Mediterranean diet is the healthiest way to eat. The Mediterranean diet not only reduces inflammation but also protects against chronic disease, lowers cholesterol, and can aid in weight loss,…
Your guide to not getting murdered in a quaint English village / Maureen Johnson & Jay Cooper.
"In the England of murder mysteries and TV detectives, no destination is deadlier than a quaint country village, and you never know you're in a murder village until it's too late. No attraction or local character is safe--whether in the pub for a pint, or…
Peril / Bob Woodward, Robert Costa.
"The transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stands as one of the most dangerous periods in American history.....Bob Woodward and acclaimed reporter Robert Costa reveal for the first time, it was far more than just a dom…
The sleeping beauties : and other stories of mystery illness / Suzanne O'Sullivan.
"A riveting exploration of the phenomenon of psychosomatic disorders, mass hysteria, and other culture-bound syndromes occurring around the world. In Sweden, hundreds of refugee children fall asleep for months and years at a time. In upstate New York, tee…
Noble ambitions : the fall and rise of the English country house after World War II / Adrian Tinniswood.
"It's long been accepted that the 1950s and 1960s were a period of steady decline for the British stately country home. In Noble Ambitions, celebrated historian Adrian Tinniswood shows that the postwar history of family seats and great houses is much more…
The best-ever cookie book : 175 tested-'til-perfect recipes for crispy, chewy & ooey-gooey treats / edited by Tiffany Blackstone, Trish Clasen & Kate Merker ; foreword by Jane Francisco.
"Good Housekeeping offers a cookie for every craving in this ultimate collection, whether you're yearning for something chocolatey, nutty, buttery, crispy-crunchy or a melt-in-your-mouth morsel of delight. With classics like sugar cookies and chocolate ch…
Our biggest experiment : an epic history of the climate crisis / Alice Bell.
"Our understanding of the Earth’s fluctuating environment is an extraordinary story of human perception and scientific endeavor. It also began much earlier than we might think. In Our Biggest Experiment, Alice Bell takes us back to climate change science’…
Yours cruelly, Elvira : memoirs of the mistress of the dark / Cassandra Peterson [aka Elvira].
"The woman behind the icon known as Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, the undisputed Queen of Halloween, reveals her full story, filled with intimate bombshells, told by the bombshell herself. On Good Friday in 1953, at only 18 months old, 25 miles from the n…
Courage is calling : fortune favors the brave / Ryan Holiday.
"From Ryan Holiday, the New York Times bestselling author of Stillness Is the Key, The Obstacle Is the Way, and Ego Is the Enemy, comes the first book in a four-book series about Stoic virtues: courage, temperance, justice, and wisdom. As Ryan Holiday wro…
No cure for being human : (and other truths I need to hear) / Kate Bowler.
"We all know, intellectually, that our time on earth is limited. What would we change if we knew it viscerally? Kate Bowler was thirty-five when she was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. Now that she's responded to immunotherapy Kate has to figure out…
Women, food, and hormones : a four-week plan to achieve hormonal balance, lose weight, and feel like yourself again / Sara Gottfried, MD.
"Most diet plans were created by men for men, but women’s bodies don’t work the same way. Popular programs can actually make it harder for women to lose weight, because they can wreak havoc on a woman’s complex and delicate hormonal system. New York Times…
Resistance : how women saved democracy from Donald Trump / Jennifer Rubin.
From the White House to Congress, from activists to protestors, from liberals to conservatives, a Washington Post columnist presents the first comprehensive portrait of women's historic political surge provoked by the horror of President Trump.
The complete autumn & winter cookbook : 550+ recipes for warming dinners, holiday roasts, seasonal desserts, breads, food gifts, and more / America's Test Kitchen.
"The colder months of autumn and winter are a time of cozying up and gathering with those closest to us. And what better way to spend those chillier nights than cooking new recipes or using new ingredients? A home-cooked meal on a chilly night is particul…
Believing : our thirty-year journey to end gender violence / Anita Hill.
"In 1991, Anita Hill began something that’s still unfinished work. The issues of gender violence, touching on sex, race, age, and power, are as urgent today as they were when she first testified. Believing is a story of America’s three decades long reckon…
White space, black hood : opportunity hoarding and segregation in the age of inequality / Sheryll Cashin.
"A meditation on how America protects and overinvests in 'white space' and disinvests, surveils, and stereotypes in 'the Hood'; Cashin calls for abolition of these anti-Black processes and bold new investment to repair poor Black neighborhoods and our bro…
At your best : how to get time, energy, and priorities working in your favor / Carey Nieuwhof.
"An influential podcaster and thought leader provides time, energy, and priority management tactics to help you crush it at work and thrive at home"--Provided by publisher.
Simpler living : a back to basics guide to: cleaning, furnishing, storing, decluttering, streamlining, organizing, and more / Jeff Davidson ; foreword by Mark Victor Hansen, co-author of Chicken soup for the soul.
"Life moves too quickly these days, as technology, work, and personal commitments make it almost impossible to relax and enjoy life. Finding yourself stressed over the clutter in your kitchen or the mass of paper in front of your computer? Relax. This boo…
The practice of groundedness : a transformative path to success that feeds-not crushes-your soul / Brad Stulberg.
"Achievement often comes at a cost. Angst, restlessness, frayed relationships, exhaustion, and even substance abuse can be the unwanted side effects of an obsession with outward performance. While the high of occasional wins can keep you going for a while…
Roar : into the second half of your life (before it's too late) / Michael Clinton.
"We are living in a time when everyone is constantly reassessing what is next for them. In the mid-career group, people who have spent years working are now seeing their industry dramatically evolve and are facing the question: 'What does that mean for me…
Bare minimum dinners : recipes and strategies for doing less in the kitchen / Jenna Helwig.
"Getting a home-cooked meal on the table every day is an admirable goal, but it shouldn't get in the way of your life! In Bare Minimum Dinners, Jenna Helwig—food director at Real Simple magazine—shares delicious, easy recipes so you can spend less time in…
The everyday low-FODMAP cookbook : easy recipes to soothe inflammation and reduce discomfort / Zorah Booley, creator of In the midnight kitchen.
"fter Zorah Booley was diagnosed with IBS, she used her Le Cordon Bleu training to develop a bevy of mouthwatering low-FODMAP-friendly recipes to alleviate her discomfort and control her symptoms—and now she’s sharing them with you. Enjoy beloved dishes y…
Take back your family : from the tyrants of burnout, busyness, individualism, and the nuclear ideal / Jefferson Bethke.
"The West's multi-century experiment with the nuclear family has failed. Its toxic hyper-individualism has left us with an unprecedented number of broken homes and rampant confusion over what a family is supposed to be. Jefferson Bethke delivers the solut…
Declutter like a mother : a guilt-free, no-stress way to transform your home and your life / Allie Casazza.
"Successful business entrepreneur Allie Casazza shares her powerful and proven method for clearing the clutter in our minds by first clearing the clutter in our homes, the place where transformation begins"--Provided by publisher.
Vegan Asian, a cookbook : the best dishes from Thailand, Japan, China and more made simple / Jeeca Uy, creator of The Foodie Takes Flight.
"If you crave vegan-friendly versions of classic Asian dishes, this will become your new favorite cookbook! Jeeca Uy, of the hit Instagram account @TheFoodieTakesFlight, transforms traditional Southeast and East Asian cuisine into spectacular vegan rendit…
The weekday vegetarians / Jenny Rosenstrach ; photographs by Christine Han.
"Jenny Rosenstrach, creator of the beloved blog Dinner: A Love Story and Cup of Jo columnist, knew that she wanted to eat better for health reasons and for the planet but didn’t want to miss the meat that she loves. But why does it have to be all or nothi…
Norway / Rick Steves.
Offers information on accommodations, restaurants, sightseeing, and activities in Norway.
How to talk to a science denier : conversations with flat Earthers, climate deniers, and others who defy reason / Lee McIntyre.
"'Climate change is a hoax—and so is coronavirus.' 'Vaccines are bad for you.' These days, many of our fellow citizens reject scientific expertise and prefer ideology to facts. They are not merely uninformed—they are misinformed. They cite cherry-picked e…
Sheet cake : easy one-pan recipes for every day & every occasion / Abigail Johnson Dodge.
"Baking, and especially baking cakes, can be difficult, messy, and a big time commitment. With baking guru and award-winning cookbook author Abigail Johnson Dodge's simplicity-forward approach, you'll be whipping up impressive and delicious sheet cakes of…
A mystical practical guide to magic : instructions for seekers, witches & other spiritual misfits / by Aliza Einhorn.
"Are you on a spiritual path? These paths are as unique as the people who walk them. Part grimoire, part handbook, and part spiritual travelogue, A Mystical Practical Guide to Magic is a personal and practical compendium for creating your own magical life…
A history of my brief body / Billy-Ray Belcourt.
This brilliant new essay collection on grief, colonial violence, joy, love and queerness from the youngest ever winner of the Griffin Prize touches upon his personal history and demonstrates the power of words to both devastate and console us.
Lieutenant Dangerous : a Vietnam War memoir / Jeff Danziger.
"Jeff Danziger, one of the leading political cartoonists of his generation, captures the fear, sorrow, absurdity, and unintended but inevitable consequences of war with dark humor and penetrating moral clarity"--Provided by publisher.
Just one charm pack quilts : bust your precut stash with 18 projects in 2 colorways / Cheryl Brickey.
"This book shows great ways (18 projects) to use a single charm pack with an additional fabric and a background fabric to make a quilt"--Provided by publisher.
The sea we swim in : how stories work in a data-driven world / Frank Rose.
"A practical guide to "narrative thinking," and why it matters in a world defined by data. In The Sea We Swim In, Frank Rose leads us to a new understanding of stories and their role in our lives. For decades, experts from many fields-psychologists, econo…
Troy : the Greek myths reimagined / by Stephen Fry.
"A retelling of the Greek myth of the Trojan war"--Provided by publisher.
Weekly provisions : how to eat seasonally and love what's left over / Kim Duke.
"Fun, tasty, and flavorful recipes that help you cook for the entire week! Save time and money and make a variety of mouthwatering meals"--Provided by publisher.
The genius zone : the breakthrough process to end negative thinking and live in true creativity / Gay Hendricks.
"Too often we live lives that we find unfulfilling, fail to reach our own potential, and neglect to practice creativity in our daily routines. Gay Hendricks's The Genius Zone offers a way to change that by tapping into your own innate creativity. Dr. Gay …
The Princeton Review. SAT premium prep [2022] / the staff of the Princeton Review.
Presents six full-length practice tests, best strategies for taking the exam, and reviews of all of the topics covered.
The chalk art handbook : how to create masterpieces on driveways and sidewalks and in playgrounds / David Zinn.
"The Chalk Art Handbook offers budding artists a review of the tools involved, as well as tips and tricks to creating an array of sidewalk creatures. Artist David Zinn, whose work has been used as inspiration for elementary and middle school art lessons, …
The joy of living with plants : ideas and inspirations for indoor gardens / Isabelle Palmer.
"Ideas and inspirations for indoor gardens. Transform your home the easy way with more than 60 innovative and stylish ideas for creating indoor gardens. Small-space gardening expert Isabelle Palmer shows you how to create gorgeous terrariums and hanging g…
Much ado about mothing : a year intoxicated by Britain's rare and remarkable moths / James Lowen.
"This book coaxes moths out from the darkness and into the daylight; Much Ado About Moth-ing reveals that moths are so much more attractive, approachable and astonishing than butterflies--with richer tales to share, from migratory feats through mastery of…
Cooking for your kids : at home with the world's greatest chefs / Joshua David Stein.
"Looking for meals that will appeal to everyone around the table? This book – the first of its kind – is the perfect solution, with 100 recipes – breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner, treats – from the repertoires of world-famous chefs who cook for their chil…
Gut health hacks : 200 ways to balance your gut microbiome and improve your health! / Lindsay Boyers, CHNC ; technical review by Murdoc Khaleghi, MD.
"Bloating. Heartburn. Weight gain. Frequent visits to the restroom. It’s no surprise: bad gut health can have a big impact on your daily life. But what if there were quick and easy ways to improve your digestive system so you could feel your best every da…
Bryan Peterson photography school : a master class in creating outstanding images / Bryan Peterson.
"A master class from the acclaimed photographer, bestselling author, and popular teacher, featuring lessons and workshops previously available only through the Bryan Peterson School of Photography. Have you ever dreamed of attending a photography class le…
LEGO Technic. Non-electric models : simple machines / Yoshihito Isogawa.
"This book in the LEGO Technic Non-Electric Models series features 141 motor-free devices for you to build and operate. Each project includes full-color photographs from multiple angles and illustrated Technic parts to help you follow along. The models ra…
Know better to do better : mistakes I made with horses (so you don't have to) / Denny Emerson.
"With horses, we don’t get a 'do-over button,' as much as we’d sometimes like one. We have to live with the choices we make, even when—looking back—we know there might have been a better way to communicate, a different way to teach a new lesson, or anothe…
Drawing is for everyone : simple lessons to make your creative practice a daily habit / Kateri Ewing.
"Discover your unique inner artist through 21 intuitive, process-based lessons in drawing with graphite pencil, colored pencil, and ink—then joyfully share your works of beauty with the world. In Drawing Is for Everyone, artist Kateri Ewing—author of Look…
The road to love and laughter : navigating the twists and turns of life together / Kristin and Danny Adams.
"From their signature shows touring the country, Kristin and Danny Adams share their story and the answer to a question they're always asked: How do you keep the laughter alive? What they've learned is to take the roadblocks, or "laugh blockers" as they c…
USA's best trips : 51 amazing road trips. [4th edition] / Karla Zimmerman, Kate Armstrong, Carolyn Bain, Amy C. Balfour, Ray Bartlett [and 28 others].
"Discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet's USA's Best Trips. This trusted travel companion features 51 amazing road trips, from 2-day escapes to 2-week adventures. Cruise down the California Coast, gaze up at the Rocky Mountains, or immer…
Clean eating kitchen : the low-carb Mediterranean cookbook : quick and easy high-protein, low-sugar, healthy-fat recipes for lifelong health / Michelle Dudash, R.D.N., author of Clean eating for busy families.
"The Mediterranean diet holds the top rank for being easy to follow and delivering proven results for improved heart health and blood sugar management, decreased risk of cancer, and increased longevity. This cookbook combines the best aspects of the Medit…
DK eyewitness. Road trips Ireland / contributors, Brian Daughton, John S Doyle, Yvonne Gordon, Darren Longley.
"Ever wanted to watch the sunset at the Cliffs of Moher? Or sip on Guinness in an authentic Irish pub? All of this and more is yours to discover thanks to this Ireland travel guide packed with insider tips and information. You’ll fall in love with Ireland…
Highly irregular : why tough, through, and dough don't rhyme-and other oddities of the English language / Arika Okrent ; illustrations by Sean O'Neill.
"Maybe you've been speaking English all your life, or maybe you learned it later on. But whether you use it just well enough to get your daily business done, or you're an expert with a red pen who never omits a comma or misplaces a modifier, you must have…
Barron's SAT study guide : premium 2021-2022 / Sharon Weiner Green, M.A. ; Ira K. Wolf, Ph.D. ; Brian W. Stewart, M.Ed.
"Completely updated to reflect the 2021 exam update, Barron's SAT Study Guide includes everything you need to be prepared for exam day with comprehensive review and practice from experienced educators." --publisher's website
The art of patience : seeking the snow leopard in Tibet / Sylvain Tesson ; translated from the French by Frank Wynne.
"Adventurer Sylvain Tesson has led a restless life, riding across Central Asia on horseback, freeclimbing the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame, and traversing the Himalayas by foot. But while recovering from an accident that left him in a coma, and nursing his…
DK eyewitness. Road trips Great Britain / contributors, Sarah Bewley, James Collinson, John Harrison, Gillian Thomas, Karen Villabona, Christian Williams.
"Explore this breathtakingly beautiful country in the best way possible – with a road trip! This updated edition will take the work out of planning a driving tour, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your journey. This updated tra…
Three days at Camp David : how a secret meeting in 1971 transformed the global economy / Jeffrey E. Garten.
"Over the course of three days—from August 13 to 15, 1971—at a secret meeting at Camp David, President Richard Nixon and his brain trust changed the course of history. Before that weekend, all national currencies were valued to the U.S. dollar, which was …
The deadline effect : how to work like it's the last minute--before the last minute / Christopher Cox.
"Perfectionists and procrastinators alike agree—it’s natural to dread a deadline. Whether your goal is to complete a masterpiece or just check off an overwhelming to-do list, the ticking clock signals despair. Christopher Cox knows the panic of the loomin…
After cooling : on Freon, global warming, and the terrible cost of comfort / Eric Dean Wilson.
"In After Cooling, Eric Dean Wilson braids together air-conditioning history, climate science, road trips, and philosophy to tell the story of the birth, life, and afterlife of Freon, the refrigerant that ripped a hole larger than the continental United S…
Sacred earth, sacred soul : Celtic wisdom for reawakening to what our souls know and healing the world / John Philip Newell.
"John Philip Newell shares the long, hidden tradition of Celtic Christianity, explaining how this earth-based spirituality can help us rediscover the natural rhythms of life and deepen our spiritual connection with God, with each other, and with the earth…
The ultimate self-sufficiency manual / Tim MacWelsh.
"More than 220 tips for existing, persisting, and thriving independently in the modern world. Looking for a greater sense of control in the chaotic world of today? Concerned about your dependence on existing food and power sources, and other systems beyon…
Pottery : 20 mindful makes to reconnect head, heart & hands / Lucy Davidson.
"Making is mindfulness made practical, and pottery is a popular meditative craft. Drawing on the traditions of hand making, Lucy has created 20 modern makes with air dry and polymer clay -- all without the need for a wheel or kiln: imperfect pots; coaster…
Omoiyari : the Japanese art of compassion / Erin Niimi Longhurst ; illustrations by Ryo Takemasa.
"This book will help you embrace omoiyari and bring joy and happiness into your own life and the lives of others. Care, consideration and empathy underpin all aspects of daily life in Japan and are essential to the social spirit. From Omotenashi (Japanese…
Drone wars : pioneers, killing machines, artificial intelligence, and the battle for the future / Seth J. Frantzman.
"Drones are transforming warfare through the use of artificial intelligence, drone swarms, and surveillance—leading to competition between the US, China, Israel, and Iran. Who will be the next drone superpower? In the battle for the streets of Mosul in I…
A woman's guide to spiritual warfare : how to protect your home, family and friends from spiritual darkness / Quin Sherrer and Ruthanne Garlock.
"Women everywhere face challenges that threaten to overwhelm them and those they love. A child's destructive choices. A friend's broken marriage. A husband's infidelity. A bad medical report. Depression, fear, anxiety. But don't watch hopelessly from the …
Angels by my side : stories and glimpses of these heavenly helpers / Betty Malz.
"God knows your needs--and He has His angels ready to help you! Have you ever had a close call? Do you sometimes sense that you are not alone? Do you wonder if you have ever met an angel 'unaware'? When Betty Malz was a young mom, she suffered a rupture…
The diet-free revolution : 10 steps to free yourself from the diet cycle with mindful eating and radical self-acceptance / Alexis Conason, PsyD.
"A 10-step approach to ditching diet culture, healing your relationship with food, and cultivating compassion for your body. Diets don’t work–and it’s not your fault. As a culture, we’re told (and tell ourselves) that if we just lose the weight–try a litt…
The neuroscience of memory : 7 skills to optimize your brain power, improve memory, and stay sharp at any age / Sherrie D. All, PhD.
"Unlock the power of neuroscience to optimize your memory so you can stay mentally sharp. Do you feel like your memory isn’t as great as it used to be? Do you sometimes find yourself walking into a room and forgetting why? Do you misplace things more ofte…
Stuffed. 2, Magic kingdom / by Extended Play.
"Dragon, Unicorn, and the rest of the gang are all back in Magic Kingdom...featuring the wacky, wild, and imaginative adventures of an irrepressible little girl and her magic collection of mythical plush toys." --back cover
Reclaiming rest : the promise of sabbath, solitude and stillness in a restless world / Kate H. Rademacher.
"Stillness. Prayer. Sabbath. In a restless world, what do those words even mean? Public health expert Kate H. Rademacher grew up thinking it was up to humans to bring healing and justice to earth. Saving the world meant working long hours, answering email…
To poison a nation : the murder of Robert Charles and the rise of Jim Crow policing in America / Andrew Baker.
"On a steamy Monday evening in 1900, New Orleans police officers confronted a black man named Robert Charles as he sat on a doorstep in a working-class neighborhood where racial tensions were running high. What happened next would trigger the largest manh…
The wisdom of menopause : creating physical and emotional health during the change. [Revised and updated] / Christiane Northrup, M.D.
"As Dr. Christiane Northrup explains, the 'change' is not simply a collection of physical symptoms to be 'fixed,' but a mind-body revolution that brings the greatest opportunity for growth since adolescence. The choices a woman makes now—from the quality …
PSAT/NMSQT prep 2022.
"Essential Review: Two full-length practice tests. More than 1,000 realistic practice questions with detailed expert explanations. Pre-quizzes to help you figure out what you already know and what you can skip. Mixed practice quizzes after every chapter t…
The ecological gardener : how to create beauty and biodiversity from the soil up / Matt Rees-Warren.
"Transform your garden into a self-sustaining haven for nature and wildlife. Ecological garden designer Matt Rees-Warren shares inspirational design ideas and practical projects to help you create a garden that is both beautiful today and sustainable tomo…
Root / Rob Howell ; photography by Alexander J. Collins.
"Vegetable small plates are the very heart of this mouth-watering debut book from Rob Howell. With a focus on sustainability and using the very best of ingredients, Rob showcases over 100 recipes from the award-wining Bristol waterfront restaurant for you…
GED test prep, [2022] / the staff of the Princeton Review.
"If it's on the test, it's in this book. Techniques That Actually Work. Essential strategies to help you work smarter, not harder. Diagnostic self-assessment to help you design a personalized study plan. Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High …
SAT total prep 2022.
"Kaplan’s biggest SAT prep book, has more than 1,000 pages of content review, efficient strategies, and realistic practice to help you score higher. We have everything you need in one big book, plus a full year of access to online resources—including more…