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All the Presidents' Bankers: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power

Nomi Prins · Perseus Books Group
Pages: 521
Format: Print book

Who rules America?

All the Presidents' Bankers is a groundbreaking narrative of how an elite group of men transformed the American economy and government, dictated foreign and domestic policy, and shaped world history.

Culled from original presidential archival documents,...
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Washington's End: The Final Years and Forgotten Struggle

Jonathan Horn · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Popular historian and former White House speechwriter Jonathan Horn tells the astonishing true story of George Washington's forgotten last years - the personalities, plotting, and private torment that unraveled America's first post-presidency.Washington's End begins where most...
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The Campout Cookbook: Inspired Recipes for Cooking Around the Fire and Under the Stars

MARNIE HANEL · Artisan
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Forget freeze-dried astronaut meals and bags of stale, store-bought gorp. Finally, here's a cookbook that complements the magic of gathering around a campfire and sharing a meal with friends. From the IACP Award-winning authors of The Picnic, which brought taste and style to eating...
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Final Flight Final Fight: My Grandmother, the Wasp, and Arlington National Cemetery

Erin Miller · 4336 Press, LLC
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

When Arlington National Cemetery refused to accept my grandmother's last request to be laid to rest there, I refused to let her legacy as a veteran die along with her. My grandmother, Elaine Danforth Harmon, flew as a pilot with the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of World War II. Despite...
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2016 Photographer's Market: How and Where to Sell Your Photography

Mary Burzlaff Bostic · North Light Books
Pages: 688
Format: Paperback

The Successful Photographer's Secret!Thousands of successful photographers have trusted Photographer's Market as a resource for growing their businesses. This edition contains the most comprehensive and up-to-date market contacts for working photographers today: magazines, book...
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The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano and the Story of an Epic College Basketball Rivalry

John Feinstein · Doubleday, 2016.
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends - University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano - by the king of college basketball writers, #1 New York Times bestseller John...
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Binding and Repairing Books by Hand

David Muir · Arco Pub
Pages: 120
Format: Hardcover

A professional craftsman details the tools, materials, intricacies, skills, and problems involved in book binding and repairing by hand
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The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to Be Calm and Mindful in a Fast-Paced World

Hyemin · Penguin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A multimillion-copy bestselling book of spiritual wisdom about the importance of slowing down in our fast-paced world

"Is it the world that's busy, or is it my mind?"

The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this bestselling mindfulness guide - it has sold...
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When Montezuma Met Cortés: The True Story of the Meeting that Changed History

MATTHEW RESTALL · Ecco
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

A dramatic rethinking of the encounter between Montezuma and Hernando Cortés that completely overturns what we know about the Spanish conquest of the AmericasOn November 8, 1519, the Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortés first met Montezuma, the Aztec emperor, at the entrance to the capital...
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Fodor's Munich & Bavaria, 1st Edition: Plus Salzburg

Fodor's · Fodor's; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Oktoberfest and beer halls, fairytale castles atop green mountains, and lost-in-time medieval towns are just a few reasons why Munich and Bavaria remain Germany’s most popular areas, with 620,000 American visitors in 2006. The World Cup Championship brought the region even more attention...
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Spies in the Congo: America's Atomic Mission in World War II

Susan Williams · Public Affairs
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

In the 1940s, the brightest minds of the United States and Nazi Germany raced to West Africa with a single mission: to secure the essential ingredient of the atomic bomb - and to make sure nobody saw them doing it

Albert Einstein told President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939 that...
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King Solomon's Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World

Joan Nathan · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

From the James Beard Award-winning, much-loved cookbook author and authority: an around-the-world collection of recipes from the global Jewish diaspora--an essential book of cooking and culture.

Driven by a passion for discovery, King Solomon is said to have sent ships to all corners...
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The Return of Planet Sedna: Astrology, Healing, and the Awakening of Cosmic Kundalini

Gehl, Jennifer T. · HEALING ARTS


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City of Devils: The Two Men Who Ruled the Underworld of Old Shanghai

PAUL FRENCH · Picador
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A rags-to-riches tale of two self-made men set against a backdrop of crime and vice in the sprawling badlands of 1930s Shanghai by the bestselling author of Midnight in Peking.
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Love Warrior: A Memoir

Glennon Doyle Melton · Flatiron Books
Pages: 263
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times Bestseller

The Newest Oprah Bookclub 2016 Selection

The highly anticipated new memoir by bestselling author Glennon Doyle Melton tells the story of her journey of self-discovery after the implosion of her marriage.

Just when Glennon Doyle Melton...

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