Adult Non-fiction

These non-fiction books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

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Heart to heart : a conversation on love and hope for our precious planet / words by His Holiness the Dalai Lama ; art by Patrick McDonnell.
"At the Dalai Lama’s residence in Dharamsala, India, an unusual visitor has arrived. His Holiness interrupts his morning meditation to greet a troubled Giant Panda who has travelled many miles to see him. Welcoming him as a friend, His Holiness invites th…
I'm no philosopher, but I got thoughts : mini-meditations for saints, sinners, and the rest of us / Kristin Chenoweth ; foreword by Ariana Grande.
"I'm No Philosopher, But I Got Thoughts, [is] an inspiring high-design, colorful book featuring philosophical-ish musings on connection, creativity, loss, love, and closure. You'll be inspired to develop your own life philosophies, as you journey through …
The great money reset : change your work, change your wealth, change your life / Jill Schlesinger.
"The COVID-19 pandemic forced us to rethink everything. Now, when it comes to envisioning a post-pandemic future, noted financial expert Jill Schlesinger hears one question over and over: How far should I really go to change my life? The Great Money Reset…
Great short books : a year of reading--briefly / Kenneth C. Davis.
"Fall back into the joys of literature with an extraordinary book for book lovers: a compulsively readable, deeply engaging list of great short novels. A journey into short fiction designed with our contemporary attention spans in mind, Great Short Books …
A message from Ukraine : speeches, 2019-2022 / Volodymyr Zelensky.
"Bringing together a new introduction by Volodymyr Zelensky with his most powerful war speeches, this book recounts Ukraine’s story through the words of its president. It is the story of a nation valiantly defending itself from Russian aggression. And it …
Prairie up : an introduction to natural garden design / Benjamin Vogt.
"Landscaping with native plants has encouraged Midwesterners to embark on a profound scientific, ecological, and emotional partnership with nature. Benjamin Vogt shares his years of expertise with prairie plants in a full-color guide aimed at gardeners, h…
Rick Steves Ireland 2022 / Rick Steves, Pat O'Connor.
An updated travel guide to all that Ireland has to offer.
Cosy throws and blankets : 100 blanket squares to knit from easy to expert / Debbie Abrahams.
"Debbie Abrahams offers 100 unique blanket squares that can be combined to create a dozen stunning blankets or throws. Full instructions are given for each square, including expert advice on how to knit with several colours and how to personalize them usi…
The elven cookbook : recipes inspired by the elves of Tolkien / Robert Tuesley Anderson.
"From Elrond’s famous feasts at Rivendell to Galadriel’s gift of Lembas Bread to the Fellowship of the Ring, the foods made by Tolkien’s Elves are mysterious, ethereal, and elegant. The Elven Cookbook provides readers with an experience from the world of …
"The pushback that shows up in conversations about fat justice takes exceedingly predicable form. Losing weight is easy—calories in, calories out. Fat people are unhealthy. We’re in the midst of an obesity epidemic. Fat acceptance 'glorifies obesity.' The…
The Galveston diet : the doctor-developed, patient-proven plan to burn fat and tame your hormonal symptoms / Mary Claire Haver, MD.
"'I haven’t changed my diet or exercise habits and yet the scale keeps moving in the wrong direction. What’s going on?!' Time and again, this is the question Dr. Mary Claire Haver’s patients asked. At first, a practicing OB/GYN, she’d dutifully advise wha…
Attention span : a groundbreaking way to restore balance, happiness and productivity / Gloria Mark.
"We spend an average of just 47 seconds on any screen before shifting our attention. It takes 25 minutes to bring our attention back to a task after an interruption. And we interrupt ourselves more than we're interrupted by others. In Attention Span, psyc…
The January 6 report : findings from the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol / foreword by Congressman Adam Schiff.
"This is the official report of the investigation into the attack--perhaps the most vital congressional investigation in American history--with exhibits, witness testimony, and an exclusive foreword by Congressman Adam Schiff, who offers critical insights…
Building a family of faith : simple and fun devotions to draw you close to each other and nearer to God / Andy Dooley.
"In Building a Family of Faith, leader, pastor, social media influencer, fitness professional, and author Andy Dooley combines Bible stories with engaging physical activities and thoughtful discussion questions to help your family spend quality time toget…
The January 6th report : the report of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol / preface by David Remnick ; epilogue by Congressman Jamie Raskin.
"On January 6, 2021, insurgents stormed the U.S. Capitol, an act of domestic terror without parallel in American history, designed to disrupt the peaceful transfer of power. In a resolution six months later, the House of Representatives called it "one of …
Fieldwork : a forager's memoir / Iliana Regan.
"With her first book, Regan announced herself as a writer whose extravagant, unconventional talents matched her abilities as a lauded chef. In her follow-up, she digs even deeper to express the meaning and beauty we seek in the landscapes, and stories, th…
Bloodbath nation / Paul Auster ; photographs by Spencer Ostrander.
"Like most American boys of his generation, Paul Auster grew up playing with toy six-shooters and mimicking the gun-slinging cowboys in B Westerns. A skilled marksman by the age of ten, he also lived through the traumatic aftermath of the murder of his gr…
Rough sleepers : [Dr. Jim O'Connell urgent mission to bring healing to homeless people] / Tracy Kidder.
"When he graduated from Harvard Medical School, Jim O'Connell was asked by the medical school Dean to spend one year setting up a program to care for the homeless population in Boston. It became Jim O'Connell's life calling, to help people known as "rough…
The midnight kingdom : a history of power, paranoia, and the coming crisis / Jared Yates Sexton.
"To fully understand these strange and dangerous times, Jared Yates Sexton takes a hard look at our nation's history: namely, the abuses committed by those in power and the comforting stories that shaped the way the West has viewed itself up to the presen…
Courtiers : intrigue, ambition, and the power players behind the house of Windsor / Valentine Low.
"Throughout history, the British monarchy has relied on its courtiers - the trusted advisers in the King or Queen's inner circle - to ensure its survival as a family and a pillar of the country. Today, as ever, a carefully selected team of people hidden f…
Master slave husband wife : an epic journey from slavery to freedom / Ilyon Woo.
"In 1848, a year of international democratic revolt, a young, enslaved couple, Ellen and William Craft, achieved one of the boldest feats of self-emancipation in American history. Posing as master and slave, while sustained by their love as husband and wi…
The aftermath : the last days of the baby boom and the future of power in America / Philip Bump.
"Philip Bump, a reporter as adept with a graph as with a paragraph, is popular for his ability to distill vast amounts of data into accessible stories. THE AFTERMATH is a sweeping assessment of how the baby boom created modern America, and where power, we…
Flora Macdonald :
"After his decisive defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746, Prince Charles Edward Stuart was a man on the run. Seeking refuge in the Outer Hebrides, hoping to escape to France, he found an unlikely ally in Flora MacDonald, a young woman in her early twe…
Unraveling : what I learned about life while shearing sheep, dyeing wool, and making the world's ugliest sweater / Peggy Orenstein.
The author sets out to make a sweater from scratch--shearing, spinning, dyeing wool--and in the process discovers how we find our deepest selves through craft.
Windfall : the prairie woman who lost her way and the great-granddaughter who found her / Erika Bolstad.
"At first, Erika Bolstad knew only one thing about her great-grandmother, Anna: she was a homesteader on the North Dakota prairies in the early 1900s before her husband committed her to an asylum under mysterious circumstances. As Erika's mother was dying…
Pirate enlightenment, or, the real Libertalia / David Graeber.
"The final book from David Graeber, the iconic intellectual, activist, and coauthor of the New York Times bestseller The Dawn of Everything"--Provided by publisher.
In the garden of the righteous : the heroes who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust / Richard Hurowitz.
A collection of inspiring profiles pay tribute to the incredible deeds of the Righteous Among the Nations, little-known heroes who saved countless lives during the Holocaust.
Jellyfish age backwards : nature's secrets to longevity / Nicklas Brendborg ; translation by Dr. Elizabeth DeNoma and Nicklas Brendborg.
Blending together the most cutting-edge research and stories from habitats all over the world, a molecular biologist explores what nature has to teach us about aging, revealing life spans we cannot imagine and physiological gifts that feel closer to magic…
Life on delay : making peace with a stutter / John Hendrickson.
"In the fall of 2019, John Hendrickson wrote a groundbreaking story for The Atlantic about Joe Biden’s decades-long journey with stuttering, as well as his own. The article went viral, reaching readers around the world and altering the course of Hendricks…
Love & justice : a story of triumph on two different courts / Maya Moore Irons and Jonathan Irons with Travis Thrasher ; foreword by Bryan Stevenson.
"A journey for justice turned into a love story when Maya Moore, one of the WNBA's brightest stars, married the man she helped free from prison, Jonathan Irons. Jonathan was only sixteen when he was arrested for a crime he did not commit. Maya Moore's fam…
Pegasus : how a spy in your pocket threatens the end of privacy, dignity, and democracy / Laurent Richard and Sandrine Rigaud.
"Pegasus is widely regarded as the most effective and sought-after cyber-surveillance system on the market. The system’s creator, the NSO Group, a private corporation headquartered in Israel, is not shy about proclaiming its ability to thwart terrorists a…
Success in the automotive trades : career advice for students, parents, educators and experienced technicians / Georgian Lussier and Roxanne Amiot.
"This book provides inspiration and practical information about careers in the automotive trade. Real-life success stories illustrate how high school and college programs develop innate mechanical gifts and interests, leading to jobs as technicians, servi…
Manufacturing trades success : build a career using mechanical skills & advanced technology / Bill & Georgian Lussier.
"America has a serious skills gap: In 2017 the President made apprenticeship expansion a workforce priority. Throughout the country, manufacturing jobs are in demand and pay well. People who like to make, fix and maintain things, and have solid math skill…
Building success in the trades : career advice for students, parents, educators and tradespeople / Bill & Georgian Lussier.
"Skilled trade jobs are in demand and pay well. They cannot be outsourced and generally, student debt is minimal. For those who are mechanically inclined, a career in the trades can be very satisfying and rewarding. This handbook offers condensed informat…
Quicken Willmaker & Trust 2023 : book & online software kit / editor, Betsy Simmons Hannibal.
Quicken Willmaker & Trust 2023 is the absolute easiest way to create your own legally valid estate plan. It is the most respected estate planning software on the market. It provides every basic estate planning document, tailored to your situation and to t…
The wolf age : the Vikings, the Anglo-Saxons and the battle for the North Sea Empire / Tore Skeie ; translated from the Norwegian by Alison McCullough.
"The first major book on Vikings by a Scandinavian author to be published in English, The Wolf Age reframes the struggle for a North Sea empire and puts readers in the mindset of Vikings, providing new insight into their goals, values, and what they chose…
Good for a girl : a woman running in a man's world / Lauren Fleshman.
"Lauren Fleshman has grown up in the world of running. One of the most decorated collegiate athletes of all time and a national champion as a pro, she was a major face of women’s running for Nike before leaving to shake up the industry with feminist runni…
Natural & curly hair / by Johnny Wright ; foreword by Tamron Hall.
"A celebrity hairstylist, who maintains the hair health of his most notable clients--Queen Latifah, Tamron Hall, Kerry Washington and Michelle Obama, presents the right tricks, tips and advice for getting a halo of soft, healthy curls without using chemic…
We are not one : a history of America's fight over Israel / Eric Alterman.
"Fights about the fate of the state of Israel, and the Zionist movement that gave birth to it, have long been a staple of both Jewish and American political culture. But despite these arguments’ significance to American politics, American Jewish life, and…
The best of you : break free from painful patterns, mend your past, and discover your true self in God / Dr. Allison Cook.
"Dr. Alison Cook delivers life-changing strategies for helping women develop their voices, forge healthy relationships, and embrace the holy, sacred work of becoming their true selves in God"--Provided by publisher.
New England / author: Todd Obolsky.
Insight Guide to New England is a pictorial travel guide in a magazine style providing answers to the key questions before or during your trip: deciding when to go to New England, choosing what to see, from exploring Boston to discovering Acadia National …
Complete French all-in-one / Annie Heminway, editor.
"Seven books from the bestselling Practice Makes Perfect series--all in one volume! The best value for learning French at the level that matches your needs! With more than two million copies sold, the Practice Makes Perfect series has always offered what …
Women, work, and autoimmune disease : keep working, girlfriend!  / Rosalind Joffe and Joan Friedlander ; edited by L.G. Mansfield.
"Women, Work, and Autoimmune Disease is a book for women who live with chronic illness, encouraging them to stay employed to preserve their independence and sense of self. Rich with information and inspiration, it is the voice of warmth, wisdom, understan…
Still broke : Walmart's remarkable transformation and the limits of socially conscious capitalism / Rick Wartzman.
"Fifteen years ago, Walmart was the most controversial company in America. By offering incredibly low prices, it had come to dominate the retail landscape. But with this dominance came a suite of ethical concerns. Walmart was accused of wiping out of mom-…
Codependent no more [revised and updated] : how to stop controlling others and start caring for yourself / Melody Beattie.
"Melody Beattie’s compassionate and insightful look into codependency—the concept of losing oneself in the name of helping another— has helped millions of readers understand that they are powerless to change anyone but themselves and that caring for the s…
I'm wearing tunics now : on growing older, better and a hell of a lot louder / Wendi Aarons.
"A late bloomer who came to her career later in life, humorist Wendi Aarons shares the joys, stumbles, and outfit mishaps she’s experienced on her road to no longer giving a f***. It's a journey from chunky heels and bad choices from the juniors departmen…
Terry Pratchett : a life with footnotes / Rob Wilkins.
"The creator of the phenomenally bestselling Discworld series, Terry Pratchett was known and loved around the world for his hugely popular books, his smart satirical humour and the humanity of his campaign work. But that's only part of the picture. Befor…
Fodor's Kauai [9th edition] / writers Joan Conrow, Cheryl Crabtree, Mary F. Williamson.
"Whether you want to take a helicopter tour over the Napali Coast, hike through Waimea Canyon, or relax on Poipu Beach, the local Fodor's travel experts in Hawaii are here to help! Fodor's Kauai guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendat…
Fodor's Paris 2023 / writers, Nancy Heslin, Jennifer Ladonne, Emily Monaco, Virginia Power, Jack Vermee.
"Whether you want to walk to the top of the Eiffel Tower, explore the Louvre, or stroll down the Champs-Élysées, the local Fodor's travel experts in Paris are here to help! Fodor's Paris guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, an…
Rebuilding beautiful : welcome what is, dare to dream again, and step bravely into what could be / Kayla Stoecklein.
"Her husband's suicide swept away every dream Kayla Stoecklein had for what her life would be. She wanted their old, familiar routines. She wanted to share responsibility for raising their three young boys. In time she realized that more than anything,…
I'll build a stairway to paradise : a life of Bunny Mellon / Mac Griswold.
"Bunny Mellon, whose life was marked by astonishing good fortune as well as tragedy and scandal, remains a singular figure in the annals of American design. She had her finger on the pulse of American culture and possessed a rare, once-in-a-generation sen…
At your best as a welder : your playbook for building a successful career and launching a thriving small business as a welder / Juan Carosso.
At Your Best as a Welder is your playbook for learning if a career as a welder is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master welder, and launching your own small business. Learn: What does a career as a welder look like? Why s…
At your best as a carpenter : your playbook for building a successful career and launching a thriving small business as a carpenter / Juan Carosso.
"At Your Best as a Carpenter is your playbook for learning if a career as a carpenter is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master carpenter, and launching your own small business. Learn: What does a career as a carpenter loo…
Birding basics : tips, tools & techniques for great bird-watching / Noah Strycker.
"Targeted to beginners and beyond, National Geographic’s fun, inspiring guide to the art, craft, and science of bird-watching combines practical know-how and expert knowledge. Browsable and bursting with helpful illustrations and photographs, Birding Basi…
The good life : lessons from the world's longest scientific study of happiness / Robert Waldinger, MD, and Marc Schulz, PhD.
"What makes a life fulfilling and meaningful? The simple but surprising answer is: relationships. The stronger our relationships, the more likely we are to live happy, satisfying, and overall healthier lives. In fact, the Harvard Study of Adult Developmen…
Into the great emptiness : peril and survival on the Greenland ice cap / David Roberts.
"The riveting story of one of the greatest but least-known sagas in the history of exploration from David Roberts, the "dean of adventure writing." By 1930, no place in the world was less well explored than Greenland. The native Inuit had occupied the rel…
Koala : a natural history and an uncertain future / Danielle Clode.
"Koalas regularly appeared in Australian biologist Danielle Clode’s backyard, but it was only when a bushfire threatened that she truly paid them attention. She soon realized how much she had to learn about these complex and mysterious animals. In vivid, …
And finally : m / Henry Marsh.
"As a retired brain surgeon, Henry Marsh thought he understood illness, but he was unprepared for the impact of his diagnosis of advanced cancer. And Finally explores what happens when someone who has spent a lifetime on the frontline of life and death fi…
Have you eaten yet? : stories from Chinese restaurants around the world / Cheuk Kwan.
"From Cape Town, South Africa, to small-town Saskatchewan, family-run Chinese restaurants are global icons of immigration, community and delicious food. The cultural outposts of far-flung settlers, bringers of dim sum, Peking duck and creative culinary hy…
At your best as a mason : your playbook for building a successful career and launching a thriving small business as a mason / Juan Carosso.
"At Your Best as a Mason is your playbook for learning if a career as a mason is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master mason, and launching your own small business. Learn: What does a career as a mason look like? Why shou…
At your best as an HVAC/R tech : your playbook for building a successful career and launching a thriving small business as an HVAC/R technician / Juan Carosso.
"At Your Best as an HVAC/R Tech is your playbook for learning if a career as an electrician is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master technician, and launching your own small business. Learn: What does a career as an HVAC/…
At your best as a painter : your playbook for building a successful career and launching a thriving small business as a painter / Juan Carosso.
"At Your Best as a Painter is your playbook for learning if a career as a painter is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master painter, and launching your own small business. Learn: What does a career as a painter look like? …
At your best as an electrician : your playbook for building a successful career and launching a thriving small business as an electrician / Juan Carosso.
"At Your Best as an Electrician is your playbook for learning if a career as an electrician is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master electrician, and launching your own small business. Learn: What does a career as an elec…
At your best as a plumber : your playbook for building a successful career and launching a thriving small business as a plumber / Juan Carosso.
"At Your Best as a Plumber is your playbook for learning if a career as a plumber is right for you, progressing from pre-apprentice to journeyman to master plumber, and launching your own small business. Learn: What does a career as a plumber look like? …
Blue collar resumes [3rd edition] : expert resumes for dirty jobs-- and clean ones, too / by Steven A. Provenzano.
"Packed with more than 100 real-life resume and cover letter examples, reflecting virtually all major careers and industries. Includes expert advice on career marketing, networking, and acing the interview. An essential guide to shorten your search and ge…
It's a conspiracy! : the world's wildest conspiracy theories. What they don't want you to know. And why the truth is out there. / Tom Cutler.
"Did NASA fake the moon landings? Did aliens build the pyramids? Is Finland really there? Dive down the conspiracy-theory rabbit hole with bestselling author and conspiracy buff Tom Cutler. Mingle with the millions who do not trust the official version an…
Essential : how the pandemic transformed the long fight for worker justice / Jamie K. McCallum.
"Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, essential workers lashed out against low wages, long hours, and safety risks, attracting a level of support unseen in decades. This explosion of labor unrest seemed sudden to many. But Essential reveals that American …
Kuni : a Japanese vision and practice for urban-rural reconnection / Tsuyoshi Sekihara and Richard McCarthy ; foreword by Kathleen Finlay.
"Kuni offers a unique model for the revitalization of rural and deindustrialized lands and communities–and shares lessons in citizen-led regeneration for all of us, regardless of where we live. 'Kuni' is both a reimagining of the Japanese word for nation…
Code name Blue Wren : the true story of America's most dangerous female spy and the sister she betrayed / Jim Popkin.
"Just days after the 9-11 attacks, a senior Pentagon analyst eased her red Toyota Echo into traffic and headed to work. She never saw the undercover cars tracking her every turn. As she settled into her cubicle on the 6th floor of the Defense Intelligence…
One : simple one-pan wonders / Jamie Oliver ; food photography: David Loftus & Richard Clatworthy ; portrait photography: Paul Stuart.
"Jamie Oliver will guide you through over 120 recipes for tasty, fuss-free and satisfying dishes cooked in just one pan. What's better: each recipe has just eight ingredients or fewer, meaning minimal prep (and washing up) and offering maximum convenience…
A few days full of trouble : revelations on the journey to justice for my cousin and best friend, Emmett Till / Reverend Wheeler Parker Jr. and Christopher Benson.
"The last surviving witness to the lynching of Emmett Till tells his story, with moving recollections of Emmett as a boy, critical insights into the recent investigation, and powerful lessons for racial reckoning. In 1955, Emmett Till was lynched when he …
The half known life : in search of paradise / Pico Iyer.
"Paradise: that elusive place where the anxieties, struggles, and burdens of life fall away. Most of us dream of it, but each of us has very different ideas about where it is to be found. For some it can be enjoyed only after death; for others, it’s in ou…
The Nazi conspiracy : the secret plot to kill Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill / Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch.
"In 1943, as the war against Nazi Germany raged abroad, President Franklin Roosevelt had a critical goal: a face-to-face sit-down with his allies Joseph Stalin and Winston Churchill. This first-ever meeting of the Big Three in Tehran, Iran, would decide s…
The forever witness : how DNA and genealogy solved a cold case double murder / Edward Humes.
"In November 1987, a young couple from the idyllic suburbs of Vancouver Island on an overnight trip to Seattle vanished without a trace. A week later, the bodies of Tanya Van Cuylenborg and her boyfriend Jay Cook were found in rural Washington. It was a b…
The vegan week : meal prep recipes to feed your future self / Gena Hamshaw ; photography by Ashley McLaughlin.
"Prepare for your week with this practical, simple, and absolutely delicious guide to vegan meal planning from the founder of The Full Helping and author of Power Plates"--Provided by publisher.
Shirley Hazzard : a writing life / Brigitta Olubas.
"Shirley Hazzard: A Writing Life tells the extraordinary story of a great modern novelist. Brigitta Olubas, Hazzard’s authorized biographer, has drawn, with great subtlety and understanding, on her fiction (itself largely based on Hazzard’s own experience…
Superspy science : science, death and tech in the world of James Bond / Kathryn Harkup.
"The adventures of James Bond have thrilled readers since Ian Fleming's novel Casino Royale was published in 1953, and when the movie of Dr No was released in 1962, Bond quickly became the world's favourite secret agent. Science and technology have always…
1000 hours outside : activities to match screen time with green time / Ginny Yurich.
"Did you know that the average American child spends 1,200 hours a year in front of a screen? And that outside play can boost children in every area of development? This book has everything you need to reset the balance and swap screen time for outdoor fu…
The Swedish art of aging exuberantly : life wisdom from someone who will (probably) die before you / text and drawings by Margarita Magnusson.
In this "book she [Margareta Magnusson] reveals her discoveries about aging—some difficult to accept, many rather wondrous. She reflects on her idyllic childhood on the west coast of Sweden, the fullness of her life with her husband and five children, and…
The Noom mindset : learn the science, lose the weight.
"When it comes to setting and achieving your goals, how you think influences what you do. Whether developing a sustainable relationship with food, jump-starting a new fitness routine to shoot for a certain number on the scale, or tackling a health issue, …
Never finished : unshackle your mind and win the war within / David Goggins.
"In Never Finished, Goggins takes you inside his Mental Lab, where he developed the philosophy, psychology, and strategies that enabled him to learn that what he thought was his limit was only his beginning and that the quest for greatness is unending. Th…
Living in the light : yoga for self-realization / by Deepak Chopra, MD, and Sarah Platt-Finger.
"Royal Yoga is the highest and most important of the yoga traditions—an all-embracing path to personal transformation that reaches beyond any approach to wellness and healing that exists today. Whatever you are doing to enhance your life, Royal Yoga can b…
Spare / Prince Harry.
"It was one of the most searing images of the twentieth century: two young boys, two princes, walking behind their mother's coffin as the world watched in sorrow--and horror. As Diana, Princess of Wales, was laid to rest, billions wondered what the prince…
From scratch : adventures in harvesting, hunting, fishing, and foraging on a fragile planet / David Moscow & Jon Moscow.
"In an effort to help us reconnect with the food that sustains our lives, David Moscow has spent four years going around the world, meeting with rock-star chefs, and sourcing ingredients within local food ecosystems—experiences taking place in over twenty…
Fresh pasta at home : 10 doughs, 20 shapes, 100+ recipes, with or without a machine / America's Test Kitchen.
Offers over one hundred fresh pasta recipes using more than a dozen different doughs, including spaghetti al limone, gnocchi with fontina sauce, cheese ravioli with pumpkin cream sauce, wild mushroom lasagna, and three-cheese manicotti.
Personality and power : builders and destroyers of modern Europe / Ian Kershaw.
From one of the leading historians of twentieth-century Europe and the author of the definitive biography of Hitler, Personality and Power is a masterful reckoning with how character conspired with opportunity to create the modern age's uniquely devastati…
Between light and storm : how we live with other species / Esther Woolfson.
"Beginning with the very origins of life on Earth, Woolfson considers prehistoric human-animal interaction and traces the millennia-long evolution of conceptions of the soul and conscience in relation to the animal kingdom, and the consequences of our bel…
The sustainable mediterranean diet cookbook : more than 100 easy, healthy recipes to reduce food waste, eat in season, and help the Earth / Serena Ball, MS, RD, and Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD.
"The Sustainable Mediterranean Diet Cookbook is a comprehensive guide to getting the most from this incredible regimen, with 10 steps to a more eco-friendly kitchen including helpful guidance on more sustainable ingredient choices, energy-saving cooking m…
The stress prescription : seven days to more joy and ease / Elissa Epel, PhD.
"We can’t avoid stress. But we can embrace it and transform it. Whether we’re facing deadlines, difficulties with family or friends, personal crises, or just the uncertainty of the world—stress is the ocean we swim in. Even our negative thoughts can trigg…
Beaverland : how one weird rodent made America / Leila Philip.
"BEAVERLAND is a masterful work of narrative science writing, a book that highlights, though history and contemporary storytelling, how this weird rodent plays an oversized role in American history and its future. She follows fur trappers who lead her thr…
The sugar jar : create boundaries, embrace self-healing, and enjoy the sweet things in life / Yasmine Cheyenne.
"Wellness and self-healing expert Yasmine Cheyenne's THE SUGAR JAR, an accessible, inclusive approach to self-healing, boundary setting, and protecting your Sugar Jar (a.k.a. your core energy)"--Provided by publisher.
Of ice and men : how we've used cold to transform humanity / Fred Hogge.
"Ice tells a story. It writes it in rock. It lays it down, snowfall by snowfall at the ends of the earth where we may read it like the rings on a tree. It tells our planet’s geological and climatological tale. Ice tells another story too: a story about us…
Mycocultural revolution : transforming our world with mushrooms, lichens, and other fungi / Peter McCoy ; forward by Robert Rogers, RH (AHG)
"Discover the glorious world of mushrooms, lichens, and micro fungi, as described by Peter McCoy, one of today’s foremost experts in the field. Covering the essential information and skills for identifying, cultivating, and celebrating the uniqueness of f…
The National Parks cookbook : the best recipes from (and inspired by) America's National Parks / Linda Ly ; photographs by Will Taylor.
"Since the world’s first-ever national park—Yellowstone—was established, national parks have fed millions of hungry visitors in their historic dining rooms and restaurants. From Acadia’s famous puffy popovers to Zion’s loaded Navajo tacos, guests have lon…
100 cities 5000 ideas : where to go, when to go, what to see, what to do / Joe Yogerst.
"Grab your passport and get ready to explore 100 cities around the world. This informative travel guide–the next in National Geographic’s blockbuster 5,000 Ideas series–takes you from skyscraper-filled concrete jungles to coastal urban oases. You’ll find …
How far the light reaches : a life in ten sea creatures / Sabrina Imbler ; with illustrations by Simon Ban.
"A queer, mixed race writer working in a largely white, male field, science and conservation journalist Sabrina Imbler has always been drawn to the mystery of life in the sea, and particularly to creatures living in hostile or remote environments. Each es…
Defend us in battle : the true story of MA2 Navy SEAL medal of honor recipient Michael A. Monsoor / George Monsoor and Rose Rea.
"On September 29, 2006, Michael Monsoor and three SEAL snipers watched vigilantly for enemy activity from their rooftop post in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. When a grenade thrown from insurgents bounced off Michael's chest, he could have escaped. Instead, he threw hi…
Your table is ready : tales of a New York City maître d' / Michael Cecchi-Azzolina.
"From the glamorous to the entitled, from royalty to the financially ruined, everyone who wanted to be seen—or just to gawk—at the hottest restaurants in New York City came to places Michael Cecchi-Azzolina helped run. His phone number was passed around a…
Queens of the Age of Chivalry : 1299-1409 / Alison Weir.
"Packed with dramatic true stories from one of European history's most romantic and turbulent eras, this epic narrative chronicles the five vividly rendered queens of the Plantagenet kings who ruled England between 1299 and 1399. The Age of Chivalry descr…
Awe : the new science of everyday wonder and how it can transform your life / Dacher Keltner.
"From professor of psychology at U. C. Berkeley and one of the foremost experts on the science of emotions comes a groundbreaking and essential exploration into the history, science, and understanding of awe, and a guide for how we might all cultivate a d…
The forgotten iron king of the Great Lakes : Eber Brock Ward, 1811-1875 / Michael W Nagle.
"Eber Brock Ward (1811–1875) began his career as a cabin boy on his uncle’s sailing vessels, but when he died in 1875, he was the wealthiest man in Michigan. His business activities were vast and innovative. Ward was engaged in the steamboat, railroad, lu…
Canadian Rockies : with Banff & Jasper National Parks / Andrew Hempstead.
"Snowy peaks, icy glaciers, glittering lakes, and alpine meadows: Answer the call of the wild with Moon Canadian Rockies. Inside you'll find: Strategic, flexible itineraries in the national parks, including a two-week Canadian Rockies road trip The best h…
The King : the life of Charles III / Christopher Andersen.
"Since the day Charles Philip Arthur George was born, he has been groomed to be King. After more than seventy years of waiting, he finally ascends the throne. The King examines the private life of this historically important and controversial figure, set …
Finding the wild West. The Mountain West : Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana / Mike Cox.
"From the famed Oregon Trail to the boardwalks of Dodge City to the great trading posts on the Missouri River to the battlefields of the nineteenth-century Indian Wars, there are places all over the American West where visitors can relive the great Wester…
We are the ark : returning our gardens to their true nature with acts of restorative kindness / Mary Reynolds ; illustrations by Ruth Evans.
"Individuals can’t save the world alone. But if millions of us work together to save our own patch of earth—then we really have a shot. How do we do it? With Acts of Restorative Kindness (ARK). An ARK is a restored, native ecosystem. It’s a thriving patc…
The blue zones American kitchen : 100 recipes to live to 100 / Dan Buettner ; with photographs by David McLain.
Best-selling Blue Zones Kitchen author Dan Buettner spent years uncovering the Blue Zones--the five places around the world where people consistently live to or past, 100--and sharing lifestyle tips and recipes gleaned from these places. Now, creating you…
The magic of MinaLima : celebrating the graphic design studio behind the Harry Potter & Fantastic Beasts films / the stories of Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima told by Nell Denton ; book design by Studio MinaLima.
"Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima began their extraordinary partnership in 2001 when Warner Bros. invited them to realize the imaginative visual universe of the Harry Potter film series. The two artists would never have guessed that the graphic props they …
The great air race : glory, tragedy, and the dawn of American aviation / John Lancaster.
"Years before Charles Lindbergh’s flight from New York to Paris electrified the nation, a group of daredevil pilots, most of them veterans of the World War I, brought aviation to the masses by competing in the sensational transcontinental air race of 1919…
The hyacinth girl : T. S. Eliot's hidden muse / Lyndall Gordon.
"Raised in St. Louis, shaped by his youth in Boston, he reinvented himself as an Englishman after converting to the Anglican Church. Like the authoritative yet restrained voice in his prose, he was the epitome of reserve. But there was another side to Eli…