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House Beautiful think small - make the most of every square foot. by

House Beautiful think small - make the most of every square foot.

Sep 19, 2014
How Adam Smith can change your life - an unexpected guide to human nature and happiness by Roberts, Russell, 1953-

How Adam Smith can change your life - an unexpected guide to human nature and happiness

"How the insights of an 18th century economist can help us live better in the 21st century Adam Smith became famous for The Wealth of Nations, but the Scottish economist also cared deeply about our moral choices and behavior--the subjects of his otherbrilliant book, The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759). Now, economist Russ Roberts shows why Smith's neglected work might be the greatest self-help book you've never read. Roberts explores Smith's unique and fascinating approach to fundamental q

Sep 19, 2014
How the poor can save capitalism - rebuilding the path to the middle class by Bryant, John, 1966-

How the poor can save capitalism - rebuilding the path to the middle class

" The American economy is stalled because business and political leaders are ignoring the one force that could truly re-energize their companies and the economy: the poor. The massive economic energy and potential of the poor and the struggling middle class has been left on the sidelines. John Hope Bryant's stirring book shows how this came to be and lays out some simple ideas for making the economy work again--for everyone. The poor are not stupid or lazy, but they know when the system is stack

Sep 19, 2014
How to change minds about our changing climate - let science do the talking the next time someone tries to tell you ... - the climate isn't changing - global warming is actually a good thing - climate change is natural, not man-made - ... and other argume

How to change minds about our changing climate - let science do the talking the next time someone tries to tell you ... - the climate isn't changing - global warming is actually a good thing - climate change is natural, not man-made - ... and other argume

Sep 19, 2014
How to get organized without resorting to arson- a step-by-step guide to clearing your desk without panic or the use of open flame by Franklin, Liz

How to get organized without resorting to arson- a step-by-step guide to clearing your desk without panic or the use of open flame

Sep 18, 2014
How to make your long-distance relationship work and flourish - a couple's guide to being apart and staying happy by Butler, Tamsen, 1974-

How to make your long-distance relationship work and flourish - a couple's guide to being apart and staying happy

Sep 19, 2014
How we learn - the surprising truth about when, where, and why it happens by Carey, Benedict, author.

How we learn - the surprising truth about when, where, and why it happens

Sep 15, 2014
Huckleberry - stories, secrets, and recipes from our kitchen by Nathan, Zoe.

Huckleberry - stories, secrets, and recipes from our kitchen

Sep 19, 2014
Hyper - a personal history of ADHD by Denevi, Timothy, author.

Hyper - a personal history of ADHD

"Hyper: A Personal History of ADHD is Timothy Denevi's memoir of growing up as a hyperactive child, intertwined with his even-handed and thorough reporting on the history of the diagnosis and its treatment. Beginning with the moment he first started having severe emotional fits, his book traces his compelling and moving journey through fifteen years of diagnosis and treatment as he illuminates the medical and psychological theories and practices that shape our understanding of this controversial

Sep 19, 2014
I can hear you whisper - an intimate journey through the science of sound and language by Denworth, Lydia, 1966-

I can hear you whisper - an intimate journey through the science of sound and language

"An investigation into the science of hearing, child language acquisition, neuroplasticity, brain development, and Deaf culture spurred by Lydia Denworth's discovery that her son couldn't hear her lullabies and the family's life-altering decision to givehim a cochlear implant. Lydia Denworth's third son, Alex, was almost two when he was diagnosed with profound and progressive hearing loss. As both a science writer and the mother of young children, Denworth was steeped in messages about the impo

Sep 19, 2014
I Must Say - My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend by Short, Martin

I Must Say - My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend

Sep 19, 2014
I'll drink to that - a life in style, with a twist by Halbreich, Betty, 1927- author.

I'll drink to that - a life in style, with a twist

"Eighty-six-year-old Betty Halbreich is a true original. A tough broad who could have stepped straight out of Stephen Sondheim's repertoire, she has spent nearly forty years as the legendary personal shopper at Bergdorf Goodman, where she works with socialites, stars, and ordinary women off the street. She has helped many find their true selves through clothes, frank advice, and her own brand of wisdom. She is trusted by the most discriminating persons--including Hollywood's top stylists--to tel

Sep 19, 2014
Ideas of order - a close reading of Shakespeare's sonnets by Rudenstine, Neil L.

Ideas of order - a close reading of Shakespeare's sonnets

"A guide to Shakespeare's sonnets illustrating the narrative underlying the poems"--

Sep 19, 2014
If nuns ruled the world - ten sisters on a mission by Piazza, Jo, author.

If nuns ruled the world - ten sisters on a mission

Sep 18, 2014
In a rocket made of ice - among the children of Wat Opot by Gutradt, Gail.

In a rocket made of ice - among the children of Wat Opot

"A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman's volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia-a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles. Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life when she learned of the Wat Opot Children's Community. Begun with just $50 in the pocket of Wayne Matthysse, a former Marine Corps medic in Vietnam, Wat Opot, a temple complex nestled among Cambodia's verdant ri

Sep 19, 2014
In my shoes - a memoir by Mellon, Tamara, 1967-

In my shoes - a memoir

" When Tamara Mellon's father lent her the seed money to start a high-end shoe company, he cautioned her: "Don't let the accountants run your business." Little did he know. Over the next fifteen years, the struggle between "financial" and "creative" would become one of the central themes as Mellon's business savvy, creative eye, and flair for design built Jimmy Choo into a premier name in the competitive fashion industry. Over time, Mellon grew Jimmy Choo into a billion dollar brand. She became

Sep 19, 2014
In my shoes - a memoir by Mellon, Tamara, 1967- author.

In my shoes - a memoir

A business memoir by the founder of the billion-dollar Jimmy Choo fashion brand shares details about her high-profile marriage and divorce, the ongoing battles between her business's corporate and creative interests, and her triumph against a brutal hostile takeover attempt.

Sep 17, 2014
In the company of bears - what black bears have taught me about intelligence and intuition by Kilham, Benjamin.

In the company of bears - what black bears have taught me about intelligence and intuition

Sep 19, 2014
In the Company of Bears - What Black Bears Have Taught Me About Intelligence and Intuition by Kilham, Benjamin/ Grandin, Temple

In the Company of Bears - What Black Bears Have Taught Me About Intelligence and Intuition

Sep 18, 2014
In the heart of life - a memoir by Eldon, Kathy.

In the heart of life - a memoir

In 1977, Kathy Eldon moved with her husband and two children from England to Kenya, where she found freedom as she had never known it before and was ready to push back from her old, restrictive life. Diving into this tumultuous new world as a journalist and writer, she embraced the energy and creativity of Kenyans, both black and white. But her world collapsed when her twenty-two-year-old son, Dan--an artist and photojournalist on assignment for Reuters--was stoned to death by an angry mob in So

Sep 19, 2014