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An extraordinary story of a girl, her grandfather and one of nature's most mysterious and beguiling creatures: the honeybee. Meredith May recalls the first time a honeybee crawled on her arm.
A gorgeous slipcased edition of the essential New York Times bestseller--perfect as a gift for anyone beginning something new!
This gorgeous gift edition of Emily Winfield Martin's modern classic poem will elevate any special occasion! With extra pages designed to be personalized with notes from friends and family, this volume is sure to be treasured and revisited often.
From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Power Broker and The Years of Lyndon Johnson: an unprecedented gathering of vivid, candid, deeply revealing recollections about his experiences researching and writing his acclaimed books
"An incredible story of under-appreciated heroism." - USA Today
"A compelling biography of a masterful spy, and a reminder of what can be done with a few brave people -- and a little resistance." - NPR
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The startling inside story of Donald Trump’s first two years in Washington as viewed from Capitol Hill, where lawmakers on both sides of the aisle jockeyed for advantage as American politics reached a fevered pitch.
"I loved it." —Ann Patchett
The perfect Mother's Day gift: A collection of witty one-line advice New Yorker writer Patricia Marx heard from her mother, accompanied by full-color illustrations by New Yorker staff cartoonist Roz Chast.
From Flow, a beautiful, mindful guide to having less stuff. Less stress. Less distraction. Less everything.
In less comes the freedom of letting go. This thoughtful and surprising book shows us how to get there, by paring down not just the jumble of things around us, but the clutter in our heads, too.$10.95ISBN: 9781523506354Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Workman Publishing Company - April 2nd, 2019Part-book, part-game, this collection of 165 insightful questions is a fun, surprising path to deeper self-knowledge.
What do you think about before you fall asleep?
What’s the wildest thing you’ve ever done?
When have you stood up for yourself?
Questions to inspire you to reflect, questions t$28.00ISBN: 9781328589354Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 26th, 2019NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A riveting look at what is really said and done behind closed doors with the New York Yankees, the most famous and wealthiest sports franchise in the world
Using the 2018 baseball season as the backdrop, Inside the Empire gives readers the real, unvarnished “straight-from-the-gut” truth from Brian Cashma$26.00ISBN: 9781451678376Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - April 9th, 2019
“Mark Obmascik has deftly rescued an important story from the margins of our history—and from our country’s most forbidding frontier.$26.00ISBN: 9781419734496Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harry N. Abrams - April 2nd, 2019$26.99ISBN: 9781335006851Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hanover Square Press - April 9th, 2019
"This is a powerful, vitally important story, and Lane brings it to life with not only vast amounts of research but with a remarkable gift for storytelling that makes the pages fly by." --Candice Millard, author of The River of Doubt and Hero of the EmpireFreedom's Detective$15.99ISBN: 9781250304544Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Imprint - April 9th, 2019
In The Pursuit of Grouchiness, Oscar the Grouch teaches you how to lose friends and grouchily influence people.$27.99ISBN: 9781250307507Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books - March 26th, 2019
Everyone has a purpose. And, according to Oprah Winfrey, “Your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you are meant to be, and begin to honor your calling in the best way possible.”
That journey starts right here.$30.00ISBN: 9781501109829Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - April 9th, 2019
The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Accidental Presidents looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected to it. It demonstrates how the character of the man in that powerful seat affects the nation and world.
Eight men have succeeded to the presidency when the incumbent died in office.$27.95ISBN: 9780393609417Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - March 26th, 2019
Once, farmers knew how to make a living hedge and fed their flocks on tree-branch hay. Rural people knew how to prune hazel to foster abundance: both of edible nuts, and of straight, strong, flexible rods for bridges, walls, and baskets. Townspeople cut their beeches to make charcoal to fuel ironworks. Shipwrights shaped oaks to make hulls.$25.00ISBN: 9780374191337Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: MCD - April 9th, 2019
By 1979, we knew nearly everything we understand today about climate change—including how to stop it. Over the next decade, a handful of scientists, politicians, and strategists, led by two unlikely heroes, risked their careers in a desperate, escalating campaign to convince the world to act before it was too late. Losing Earth is their story, and ours.$27.00ISBN: 9780374294410Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 2nd, 2019
The Light Years is a joyous and defiant coming-of-age memoir set during one of the most turbulent times in American history$25.99ISBN: 9780062857699Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperOne - April 2nd, 2019
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Has it been months since you’ve read a book with actual adult words that had nothing to do with farm animals or superheroes or going potty? Well then, it’s time to take a break. Pour yourself some wine. Put on your comfy pants. All good? Ok, welcome to the party.$27.00ISBN: 9780525511779Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Spiegel & Grau - April 9th, 2019
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The funny, sad, super-honest, all-true story of Chelsea Handler’s year of self-discovery—featuring a nerdily brilliant psychiatrist, a shaman, four Chow Chows, some well-placed security cameras, various family members (living and departed), friends, assistants, and a lot of edibles$25.95ISBN: 9780525520399Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - March 26th, 2019
"Enthralling . . . A page-turner that can hold its own with any one of the many murder-minded podcasts out there."
From the acclaimed biographer--the fascinating, little-known story of a Victorian-era murder that rocked literary London, leading Charles Dickens, William Thackeray, and Queen Victoria herself to wonder: Can a novel kill?$35.00ISBN: 9780525557500Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - April 16th, 2019
"Told with authority and style. . . Crisply summarizing the Adamses' legacy, the authors stress principle over partisanship."--The Wall Street Journal$30.00ISBN: 9780525558132Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - April 2nd, 2019
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"Valerie has been one of Barack and my closest confidantes for decades... the world would feel a lot better if there were more people like Valerie blazing the trail for the rest of us."--Michelle Obama$28.00ISBN: 9780525573524Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown - March 26th, 2019
A cybersecurity expert and former FBI "ghost" tells the thrilling story of how he helped take down notorious FBI mole Robert Hanssen, the first Russian cyber spy.$26.95ISBN: 9780525656401Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - March 26th, 2019
From the bestselling author of The Silk Roads comes a new, timely, and visionary book about the dramatic and profound changes our world is undergoing right now--as seen from the perspective of the rising powers of the East.
"All roads used to lead to Rome. Now they lead to Beijing." So argues Peter Frankopan in this revelatory new book.$28.00ISBN: 9780735224933Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - March 26th, 2019
"A fascinating new book... [Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt is] a genius."--Trevor Noah, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
"This book should be required reading for everyone."--Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility
As featured on CBS This Morning, NPR's All Things Considered, TIME Magazine, and Democracy Now!$28.00ISBN: 9781250178268Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. - April 16th, 2019
Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out.$20.00ISBN: 9781250217707Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Celadon Books - April 9th, 2019
Based on her inspiring, viral 2018 commencement speech to Barnard College’s graduates in New York City, New York Times bestselling author, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup champion Abby Wambach delivers her empowering rally cry for women to unleash their individual power, unite with their pack, and emerge victorious together.$20.00ISBN: 9781250226273Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. - April 9th, 2019
Russell Brand explores the idea of mentoring and shares what he's learned from the guidance of his own helpers, heroes and mentors.
Could happiness lie in helping others and being open to accepting help yourself? Mentors – the follow up to the New York Times bestseller Recovery – describes the benefits of seeking and offering help.$26.00ISBN: 9781640091313Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Counterpoint LLC - April 9th, 2019
A thoughtfully researched, movingly presented dual-biography of two iconic American writers, each trying to find the ideal friend with whom they could share their journey through our imperfect world.$14.95ISBN: 9781452171227Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Chronicle Books - April 16th, 2019
Parenting Tip #1: There's no one right way to be a parent. This entertaining parenting guide is the helpful, bite-size advice you need when you've just had a kid. From a list of what you need in a diaper bag to a loving reminder that sometimes you just need to take time for yourself, these tips and tricks reassure parents that parenting is doable and that they're already doing a great job.$14.95ISBN: 9781452173955Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Chronicle Books - April 9th, 2019
Beautiful as Aphrodite, stronger than Hercules, wise as Athena—for more than 75 years, Wonder Woman has inspired and empowered generations of fans with her strength and guidance.$14.95ISBN: 9781452177779Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Chronicle Books - April 16th, 2019
Artist Kristin Llamas (her real name) has been drawing adorably odd portraits of llamas for years. Inspired by a name and her affection for these delightfully expressive animals, she creates detailed, personality-rich portraits in her realistic and humorous black-and-white style. The results are charming and funny, raising the question, which llama are you? Some mornings are Claire mornings.$28.95ISBN: 9781631492136Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Liveright Publishing Corporation - March 26th, 2019
Mania surrounding messianic prophets has defined the national consciousness since the American Revolution. From Civil War veteran and virulent anticapitalist Cyrus Teed, to the dapper and overlooked civil rights pioneer Father Divine, to even the megalomaniacal Jim Jones, these figures have routinely been dismissed as dangerous and hysterical outliers.$23.95ISBN: 9781631495540Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Liveright Publishing Corporation - March 19th, 2019
Asserting that religious creeds and philosophical questions can be reduced to purely genetic and evolutionary components, and that the human body and mind have a physical base obedient to the laws of physics and chemistry, Genesis demonstrates that the only way for us to fully understand human behavior is to study the evolutionary histories of nonhuman species.$22.99ISBN: 9781632061836Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Restless Books - April 2nd, 2019
Winner of The Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing, Grace Talusan’s memoir The Body Papers bravely explores her experiences with sexual abuse, depression, cancer, and life as a Filipino immigrant, supplemented with government documents, medical records, and family photos.
Born in the Philippines, young Grace Talusan moves with her family to a New England suburb$30.00ISBN: 9781633696303Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harvard Business School Press - April 2nd, 2019
Forget what you know about the world of work
You crave feedback. Your organization's culture is the key to its success. Strategic planning is essential. Your competencies should be measured and your weaknesses shored up. Leadership is a thing.$19.95ISBN: 9781454710905Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Lark Books (NC) - April 2nd, 2019
Grandparents can celebrate the arrival of a grandchild with this unique album.$12.95ISBN: 9781452173627Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Chronicle Books - April 16th, 2019
From the very first week of Tim Clancy's 25-year career as a high school English teacher, he began to notice and collect funny and strange moments he discovered in his students' writing, such as: "The word 'witch' has become a household word, like 'spatula,'" and "Wherever excitement is, there will always be romance.$26.00ISBN: 9781982101138Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Gallery Books - April 9th, 2019
In The Most Powerful Woman in the Room Is You, Lydia Fenet takes you on her twenty-year journey from intern to managing director and global head of strategic partnerships at Christie’s Auction House.$26.00ISBN: 9781982102807Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - April 2nd, 2019
“I've spent my adult life prowling bookshelves for the modern-day reincarnation of my favorite authors—Nora Ephron, Erma Bombeck, Jean Kerr, and Laurie Colwin—all rolled into one...Good news: I have finally found their successor.” —Elisabeth Egan, The Washington Post
Acclaimed essayist and bookseller Mary Laura Philpott presents a charmingly r$12.99ISBN: 9781984826022Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Rodale Books - April 2nd, 2019
The Zero-Waste Guide to Life!$30.00ISBN: 9781629376509Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Triumph Books - April 16th, 2019Howard Beck. Marc Stein. Jonathan Abrams. Chris Broussard. Ira Berkow. George Vecsey. Mike Wise. Selena Roberts. Lee Jenkins. All have graced the pages of The New York Times, entertaining readers with their probing coverage of the N.B.A.: a stage on which spectacular athletes perform against a backdrop of continuous social change.$25.95ISBN: 9780525656302Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - April 16th, 2019
Combining personal reflection and social observation, Bret Easton Ellis's first work of nonfiction is an incendiary polemic about this young century's failings, e-driven and otherwise, and at once an example, definition, and defense of what "freedom of speech" truly means.$32.00ISBN: 9780465093274Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Basic Books - March 26th, 2019An incisive biography of the Supreme Court's enigmatic Chief Justice, taking us inside the momentous legal decisions of his tenure so far$20.00ISBN: 9780143134046Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Books - April 2nd, 2019
"Does for mental clutter what Marie Kondo has done for household clutter." --Publishers Weekly
Relax and find happiness amid the swirl of the modern world with this internationally bestselling guide to simplifying your life by a Japanese monk who embodies the wisdom of Zen.$30.00ISBN: 9780300217902Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Yale University Press - March 26th, 2019Prize-winning biographer Leo Damrosch tells the story of “the Club,” a group of extraordinary writers, artists, and thinkers who gathered weekly at a London tavern
In 1763, the painter Joshua Reynolds proposed to his friend Samuel Johnson that they invite a few friends to join them every Friday at the Turk’s Head Tavern in London to dine, drink, and talk u$25.00ISBN: 9780316481908Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - April 16th, 2019From the author of the "hysterically funny and unsettlingly fascinating"* New York Times bestseller Unmentionable, a hilarious illustrated guide to the secrets of Victorian child-rearing [*Jenny Lawson]
$27.00ISBN: 9780316528085Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hachette Books - April 2nd, 2019NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Reilly pokes more holes in Trump's claims than there are sand traps on all of his courses combined. It is by turns amusing and alarming." ---The New Yorker"Stunning -- and damning." ---Golf Digest$19.99ISBN: 9780062874399Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper Design - April 2nd, 2019
A lovingly curated collection of 365 charming portraits of our favorite four-legged companions, with anecdotes celebrating dogs’ endearing and irresistible quirks, based on Sally Muir’s popular “Dog a Day” Facebook page.
Sally Muir’s debuted her “Dog a Day” project on Facebook in 2013: “My name is Sally Muir and this is a new gallery wher$27.99ISBN: 9780062684301Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ecco - March 26th, 2019
From the cofounder of VerySmartBrothas.com, and one of the most read writers on race and culture at work today, a provocative and humorous memoir-in-essays that explores the ever-shifting definitions of what it means to be Black (and male) in America$26.99ISBN: 9780062792402Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dey Street Books - March 26th, 2019
The author of It’s Okay to Laugh and host of the popular podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking—interviews that are “a gift to be able to listen [to]” (New York Times)—returns with more hilarious meditations on her messy, wonderful, bittersweet, and unconventional life.
Life has a million different ways to kick you right in the chop$27.95ISBN: 9780385541015Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Doubleday - April 2nd, 2019
From the New York Times baseball columnist, an enchanting, enthralling history of the national pastime as told through the craft of pitching, based on years of archival research and interviews with more than three hundred people from Hall of Famers to the stars of today$26.95ISBN: 9780385542098Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Doubleday - April 2nd, 2019
From National Book Award finalist Megan K. Stack, a stunning memoir of raising her children abroad with the help of Chinese and Indian women who are also working mothers