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And the good news is-- - lessons and advice from the bright side And the good news is-- - lessons and advice from the bright side

"From her years as a presidential press secretary to her debates with colleagues on Fox News' The Five, Dana Perino reveals the lessons she's learned that have guided her through life, including stories from behind the scenes at the White House with President George W. Bush that the cameras never captured. Thoughtful, inspiring and often surprising, AND THE GOOD NEWS IS... traces Dana's unlikely journey through politics, the White House, and television. She has an uncanny ability for knowing wha

Apr 24, 2015
The job - true tales from the life of a New York City cop The job - true tales from the life of a New York City cop

"Osborne has seen a thing or two in his twenty years in the NYPD--some harmless things, some definitely not ... From his days as a rookie cop to the time spent patrolling in the Anti-Crime Unit-- and his visceral, harrowing recollections of working during 9/11-- [his] stories capture both the absurdity of police work and the bravery of those who do it. His stories will speak to those nostalgic for the New York City of the 1980s and '90s, a bygone era of when the city was a crazier, more dangerou

Apr 24, 2015
Nature writings - the story of my boyhood and youth ; My first summer in the Sierra ; The mountains of California ; Stickeen ; Selected essays Nature writings - the story of my boyhood and youth ; My first summer in the Sierra ; The mountains of California ; Stickeen ; Selected essays

Apr 24, 2015
The Jane effect - celebrating Jane Goodall The Jane effect - celebrating Jane Goodall

"An anthology of nearly two hundred testimonies by groundbreaking primatologist Jane Goodall's friends and colleagues honoring her as a scientific pioneer, inspiring teacher, devoted friend, and engaging spirit whose complex personality tends to break down usual categories"--

Apr 24, 2015
Deng Xiaoping - a revolutionary life Deng Xiaoping - a revolutionary life

Alexander Pantsov and Steven Levine's new biography of Deng Xiaoping does what no other biography has done: based on newly discovered documents, it covers his entire life, from his childhood and student years to the post-Tiananmen era. Thanks to unprecedented access to Russian archives containing massive files on the Chinese Communist Party, the authors present a wealth of new material on Deng dating back to the 1920s.

Apr 24, 2015
Einstein - his space and times Einstein - his space and times

The commonly held view of Albert Einstein is of an eccentric genius for whom the pursuit of science was everything. But in actuality, the brilliant innovator whose Theory of Relativity forever reshaped our understanding of time was a man of his times, always politically engaged and driven by strong moral principles. An avowed pacifist, Einstein's mistrust of authority and outspoken social and scientific views earned him death threats from Nazi sympathizers in the years preceding World War II. To

Apr 24, 2015
Ashley's war - the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield Ashley's war - the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield

Presents the story of First Lieutenant Ashley White and a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers on the battle field in Afghanistan.

Apr 24, 2015
The upstairs wife - an intimate history of Pakistan The upstairs wife - an intimate history of Pakistan

Apr 24, 2015
Son of the morning star Son of the morning star

Discusses the Battle of the Little Big Horn, the federal and Indian antagonists, and of the battle's place in the context of the Plains Indian Wars.

Apr 24, 2015
Up against the wall motherf**ker - a memoir of the '60s, with notes for next time Up against the wall motherf**ker - a memoir of the '60s, with notes for next time

"Osha Neumann's thoughtful, funny, and honest account of his part in ’60s counterculture is also an unflinching look at what all that rebellion of the past means today. The fast moving story follows the establishment of the Motherfuckers, who influenced the Yippies and members of SDS; makes vivid the art, music, and politics of the era; and reveals the colorful, often deeply strange, personalities that gave the movement its momentum. Abbie Hoffman said the Motherfuckers were "the middle-class ni

Apr 22, 2015
King John and the road to Magna Carta King John and the road to Magna Carta

Apr 20, 2015
I don't have a happy place - cheerful stories of despondency and gloom... I don't have a happy place - cheerful stories of despondency and gloom...

""Can't Kim be happy?" This is the question asked of Kim Korson--a female Woody Allen--at her first (and last) shrink appointment, and her chief dilemma in this fresh-voiced, hilarious take on what it means to be a malcontent. "Go find your happy place!" Kim Korson's befuddled husband exclaims one day, as his disgruntled wife is listing about the house (as malcontents are wont to do.) It sounds simple enough--only Kim can't. Because she doesn't have one. I Don't Have a Happy Place is an explorat

Apr 20, 2015