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The financial diaries - how American families cope in a world of uncertainty by Morduch, Jonathan, author. The financial diaries - how American families cope in a world of uncertainty

Deep within the American Dream lies the belief that hard work and steady saving will ensure a comfortable retirement and a better life for one's children. But in a nation experiencing unprecedented prosperity, even for many families who seem to be doing everything right, this ideal is still out of reach. Authors Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider draw on the U.S. Financial Diaries, a project which follows the lives of 235 low- and middle-income families as they navigate through a year. Throug

May 20, 2017
The five invitations - discovering what death can teach us about living fully by Ostaseski, Frank, author. The five invitations - discovering what death can teach us about living fully

"Life and death are a package deal. They cannot be pulled apart and we cannot truly live unless we are aware of death. [This book is a] meditation on the meaning of life and how maintaining an ever-present consciousness of death can bring us closer to our truest selves ... [Zen Hospice Project cofounder Frank Ostaseski] distills the lessons gleaned over the course of his career, offering ... [a] guide that points to a radical path to transformation"--

May 18, 2017
The fourth industrial revolution by Schwab, Klaus, 1938- author. The fourth industrial revolution

"World-renowned economist Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, explains that we have an opportunity to shape the fourth industrial revolution, which will fundamentally alter how we live and work. Schwab argues that this revolution is different in scale, scope and complexity from any that have come before. Characterized by a range of new technologies that are fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds, the developments are affecting all disciplines, ec

May 18, 2017
The future of happiness - five modern strategies for balancing productivity and well-being in the digital era by Blankson, Amy. The future of happiness - five modern strategies for balancing productivity and well-being in the digital era

"Technology-at least in theory-is improving our productivity, efficiency, and communication. The one thing it's not doing is making us happier. We are experiencing historically high levels of depression and dissatisfaction. But it doesn't have to be thatway. Technology can drive-not diminish-human happiness. Our brains receive 11 million bits of information every second but can only process 40 bits at any given time. Thanks to the latest technology, you have a say in what information you consum

May 19, 2017
The general's niece - the little-known de Gaulle who fought to free occupied France by Bowers, Paige, author. The general's niece - the little-known de Gaulle who fought to free occupied France

May 19, 2017
The golden secrets of lettering - letter design from first sketch to final artwork by Flor, Martina, author. The golden secrets of lettering - letter design from first sketch to final artwork

May 19, 2017
The Gospel in Gerard Manley Hopkins - selections from his poems, letters, journals, and spiritual writings by Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889, author. The Gospel in Gerard Manley Hopkins - selections from his poems, letters, journals, and spiritual writings

May 19, 2017
The great leveler - violence and the history of inequality from the Stone Age to the twenty-first century by Scheidel, Walter, 1966- author. The great leveler - violence and the history of inequality from the Stone Age to the twenty-first century

"Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the answer is yes. Tracing the global history of inequality from the Stone Age to today, Walter Scheidel shows that inequality never dies peacefully. Inequality declines when carnage and disaster strike and increases when peace and stability return. The Great Leveler is the first book to chart the crucial role of violent shocks in reducing inequality ove

May 20, 2017
The Great Wall of China and the Salton Sea - monuments, missteps, and the audacity of ambition by Rathbun, Russell, author. The Great Wall of China and the Salton Sea - monuments, missteps, and the audacity of ambition

We've been building and making things ever since we stumbled out of Paradise. Some of those things are incredible continuations of God's creation, while others are nothing but ambitious catastrophes. We continue making, says Russell Rathbun, but we've lost ourselves in the process. So how do we find ourselves again--rebuild our connections to each other, the earth, maybe even God? In search of an answer, Rathbun drives cross-country to the Salton Sea and takes a trip to China's Great Wall, inter

May 20, 2017
The handy communication answer book by Sergy, Lauren, author. The handy communication answer book

"The subject is written and verbal communication"--

May 19, 2017
The handy New York City answer book by Barsanti, Chris, author. The handy New York City answer book

"New York the self-proclaimed capital of the world, the largest city in the United States, and is known as a melting pot of immigrants, Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Central Park, Wall Street, Broadway, bridges, bodegas,restaurants, museums, and so much more. The "city that never sleeps" is bustling with people, cultural and sporting events, world-class shopping and high fashion, and other tourist attractions that draw in millions visitors from all over the worl

May 19, 2017
The home decluttering diet - organize your way to a clean and lean house by Lifford, Jennifer, author. The home decluttering diet - organize your way to a clean and lean house

"This comprehensive, step-by-step guide shows you how to organize your home month-by-month and room-by-room to achieve and maintain a lasting, clutter-free lifestyle."--Back cover.

May 20, 2017
The hot one - a memoir of friendship, sex, and murder in the Hollywood Hills by Murnick, Carolyn, author. The hot one - a memoir of friendship, sex, and murder in the Hollywood Hills

May 19, 2017
The how can it be gluten free cookbook. Volume 2 by The how can it be gluten free cookbook. Volume 2

"190 all-new landmark recipes. This kitchen-tested collection of gluten-free recipes features a new whole-grain flour blend, dairy-free variations, and nutritional information for every recipe. Expand your repertoire with this inspired, innovative collection--from breakfast favorites, rice and grains, and comfort food classics to cookies, pies, and cakes"--Page 4 of cover.

May 20, 2017
The hue and cry at our house - a year remembered by Taylor, Benjamin, 1952- author. The hue and cry at our house - a year remembered

May 22, 2017
The kid - the immortal life of Ted Williams by Bradlee, Ben, Jr. The kid - the immortal life of Ted Williams

Ted Williams was the best hitter in baseball history. His batting average of .406 in 1941 has not been topped since, and no player who has hit more than five hundred home runs has a higher career batting average. Those totals would have been even higher if Williams had not left baseball for nearly five years in the prime of his career to serve as a Marine pilot in World War II and Korea. He hit home runs farther than any player before him, and traveled a long way himself, as this biography revea

May 20, 2017
The Kinks - a thoroughly English phenomenon by Fleiner, Carey, 1965- author. The Kinks - a thoroughly English phenomenon

May 18, 2017
The long run - a memoir of loss and life in motion by Menzies-Pike, Catriona, author. The long run - a memoir of loss and life in motion

"An unlikely convert to distance running finds her way through grief and into the untold history of women and running. Thirty-year-old Catriona Menzies-Pike defined herself in many ways: voracious reader, pub crawler, feminist, backpacker, and, since her parents' deaths a decade earlier, orphan. "Runner" was nowhere near the list. Yet when she began training for a half marathon on a whim, she found herself an instant convert. Soon she realized that running, "a pace suited to the precarious labor

May 22, 2017
The make-up manual - your beauty guide for brows, eyes, skin, lips and more by Potter-Dixon, Lisa, author. The make-up manual - your beauty guide for brows, eyes, skin, lips and more

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May 20, 2017
The manager's path - a guide for tech leaders navigating growth and change by Fournier, Camille, author. The manager's path - a guide for tech leaders navigating growth and change

May 20, 2017

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