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Peter Arno - the mad, mad world of the New Yorker's greatest cartoonist by Maslin, Michael, author.

Peter Arno - the mad, mad world of the New Yorker's greatest cartoonist

In the summer of 1925, The New Yorker was struggling to survive its first year in print. They took a chance on a young, indecorous cartoonist who was about to give up his career as an artist. His name was Peter Arno, and his witty social commentary, blush-inducing content, and compositional mastery brought a cosmopolitan edge to the magazine's pages-- a vitality that would soon cement The New Yorker as one of the world's most celebrated publications.

Apr 26, 2016
Peak - secrets from the new science of expertise by Ericsson, K. Anders (Karl Anders), 1947- author.

Peak - secrets from the new science of expertise

Draws on the examples of chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens to outline a powerful approach to learning that enables proficiency through strategic goal setting, self-motivation, and feedback exercises.

Apr 26, 2016
Only in Naples - lessons in food and famiglia from my Italian mother-in-law by Wilson, Katherine, 1974-

Only in Naples - lessons in food and famiglia from my Italian mother-in-law

Apr 26, 2016
Trouble in the tribe - the American Jewish conflict over Israel by Waxman, Dov, author.

Trouble in the tribe - the American Jewish conflict over Israel

"Trouble in the Tribe explores the increasingly contentious place of Israel in the American Jewish community. In a fundamental shift, growing numbers of American Jews have become less willing to unquestioningly support Israel and more willing to publicly criticize its government. More than ever before, American Jews are arguing about Israeli policies, and many, especially younger ones, are becoming uncomfortable with Israel's treatment of Palestinians. Dov Waxman argues that Israel is fast becom

Apr 26, 2016
No fears, no excuses - what you need to do to have a great career by Smith, Larry, 1945- author.

No fears, no excuses - what you need to do to have a great career

"A provocative new approach to discovering your true calling in life and achieving not just a good career, but a great one,"--Amazon.com.

Apr 26, 2016
Infamy - how one woman brought an international sex trafficking ring to justice by Cacho, Lydia, 1963- author.

Infamy - how one woman brought an international sex trafficking ring to justice

Apr 26, 2016
Harvey Penick - the life and wisdom of the man who wrote the book on golf by Robbins, Kevin.

Harvey Penick - the life and wisdom of the man who wrote the book on golf

Apr 26, 2016
The happiness equation - want nothing + do anything = have everything by Pasricha, Neil.

The happiness equation - want nothing + do anything = have everything

"What's the formula for a happy life? In THE HAPPINESS EQUATION, Neil illustrates how to want nothing, do anything, and have everything"--

Apr 26, 2016
The great departure - mass migration from Eastern Europe and the making of the free world by Zahra, Tara, author.

The great departure - mass migration from Eastern Europe and the making of the free world

Apr 26, 2016
We the people - the modern-day figures who have reshaped and affirmed the Founding Fathers' vision of America by Williams, Juan, author.

We the people - the modern-day figures who have reshaped and affirmed the Founding Fathers' vision of America

"In We the People, renown journalist, Fox political analyst, and bestselling author Juan Williams examines the lives of the men and women in the 20th century who have extended the Founding Fathers' original vision of the country and reshaped what America is"--

Apr 26, 2016
The Wander Society by Smith, Keri, author.

The Wander Society

Several years ago when Keri Smith, bestselling author of Wreck This Journal, discovered cryptic handwritten notations in a worn copy of Walt Whitman{19}s Leaves of Grass, her interest was piqued. Little did she know at the time that those simple markings would become the basis of a years-long, life-changing exploration into a mysterious group known only as The Wander Society, as well as the subject of this book. Within these pages, you'll find the results of Smith's research: A guide to the Wand

Apr 26, 2016