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The Beauty of What Remains: How Our Greatest Fear Becomes Our Greatest Gift

Steve Leder
Format: Hardcover

As the senior rabbi of one of the largest synagogues in the world, Steve Leder has learned over and over again the many ways death teaches us how to live and love more deeply by showing us not only what is gone but also the beauty of what remains.This inspiring and comforting book takes...
 
 
The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race

Walter Isaacson
Format: Hardcover

When Jennifer Doudna was in sixth grade, she came home one day to find that her dad had left a paperback titled The Double Helix on her bed. She put it aside, thinking it was one of those detective tales she loved. When she read it on a rainy Saturday, she discovered she was right, in a way....
 
 
She Votes: How U.S. Women Won Suffrage, and What Happened Next

Bridget Quinn · Chronicle Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

She Votes is an intersectional story of the women who won suffrage, and those who have continued to raise their voices for equality ever since.From the first female Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation to the first woman to wear pants on the Senate floor, author Bridget Quinn shines a spotlight...
 
 
The Ugly Cry: A Memoir

Danielle Henderson · Viking
Format: Hardcover

"If you fight that motherf**ker and you don't win, you're going to come home and fight me." Not the advice you'd normally expect from your grandmother--but Danielle Henderson would be the first to tell you her childhood was anything but conventional.Abandoned at ten years...
 
 
The Soul of a Woman

Isabel Allende
Format: Hardcover

"When I say that I was a feminist in kindergarten, I am not exaggerating," begins Isabel Allende. As a child, she watched her mother, abandoned by her husband, provide for her three small children without "resources or voice." Isabel became a fierce and defiant little...
 
 
Beyond Order: 12 More Rules For Life

Jordan B. Peterson · Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

In 12 Rules for Life, clinical psychologist and celebrated professor at Harvard and the University of Toronto Dr. Jordan B. Peterson helped millions of readers impose order on the chaos of their lives. Now, in this bold sequel, Peterson delivers twelve more lifesaving principles for resisting...
 
 
Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage

Anne Lamott
Format: Book

In Dusk, Night, Dawn, Anne Lamott explores the tough questions that many of us grapple with. How can we recapture the confidence we once had as we stumble through the dark times that seem increasingly bleak? As bad newspiles up—from climate crises to daily assaults...

 
 
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Format: Hardcover

For the young Henry Louis Gates, Jr., growing up in a small, segregated West Virginia town, the church was his family and his community's true center of gravity. Within those walls, voices were lifted up in song to call forth the best in each other, and to comfort each other when times...
 
 
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need

Bill Gates · Doubleday
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Bill Gates shares what he's learned in more than a decade of studying climate change and investing in innovations to address the problems, and sets out a vision for how the world can build the tools it needs to get to zero greenhouse gas emissions.Bill Gates explains why he cares so deeply...
 
 
Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth

Avi Loeb
Format: Hardcover

In late 2017, scientists at a Hawaiian observatory glimpsed an object soaring through our inner solar system, moving so quickly that it could only have come from another star. Avi Loeb, Harvard's top astronomer, showed it was not an asteroid; it was moving too fast along a strange orbit,...
 
 
A Series of Fortunate Events: Chance and the Making of the Planet, Life, and You

Sean B. Carroll · Princeton University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Why is the world the way it is? How did we get here? Does everything happen for a reason or are some things left to chance? Philosophers and theologians have pondered these questions for millennia, but startling scientific discoveries over the past half century are revealing that we live...
 
 
Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know

Adam Grant
Format: Hardcover

Intelligence is usually seen as the ability to think and learn, but in a rapidly changing world, there's another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn. In our daily lives, too many of us favor the comfort of conviction over the discomfort...
 
 
Fodor's Best Weekend Road Trips

Fodor's Travel Publications
Format: Paperback

This new title has been designed with an easy-to-read layout, fresh information, and beautiful color photos. Fodor's Best Weekend Road Trips travel guide includes: to effectively organize your days and maximize your time to help you navigate confidently on the best sights, restaurants,...

 
 
We Need to Hang Out: A Memoir of Making Friends

Billy Baker
Format: Hardcover

Almost fifty million Americans over the age of forty-five suffer from chronic loneliness, which the surgeon general has declared one of the nation's "greatest pathologies," worse than smoking, obesity, or heart disease in increasing a person's risk for premature death....
 
 
This Is the Voice

John Colapinto · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

There's no shortage of books about public speaking or language or song. But until now, there has been no book about the miracle that underlies them all - the human voice itself. And there are few writers who could take on this surprisingly vast topic with more artistry and expertise...
 
 
Viral BS: Medical Myths and Why We Fall for Them

Seema Yasmin
Format: Hardcover

Can your zip code predict when you will die? Will testosterone supplements boost your libido? Should you space out childhood vaccines? Does talcum powder cause cancer? Why do some doctors recommend e-cigarettes while other doctors recommend you stay away from them? Health information -- and misinformation...
 
 
Creative Careers: Making a Living with Your Ideas

B. Jeffrey Madoff · Hachette Go
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Balance business and creativity and earn a living doing what you love with questions, self-assessments, and helpful advice from a career expert.Ever since B. Jeffrey Madoff launched his Creative Careers class at Parsons School of Design in New York in 2007, it has been fully booked each...
 
 
The Big Book of Job-Hunting Hacks: How to Build a Résumé, Conquer the Interview, and Land Your Dream Job

Editors of the American Library Association · Skyhorse
Pages: 408
Format: Paperback

In The Big Book of Job-Hunting Hacks, experienced job-hunting professionals offer detailed advice on every step of the job-hunting process. From how to navigate the interview process, to how to create the perfect resume, this book will help you stand out from your competitors. With a new introduction...

 
 
Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama and Frances Morris · Tate
Format: Book

Yayoi Kusama is arguably Japan’s most famous living artist. Her originality, innovation, and powerful desire to communicate have propelled her through a career that has spanned six decades. During this time, Kusama has explored painting, printmaking, photography, collage, film and video,...
 
 
The Confidence Men: How Two Prisoners of War Engineered the Most Remarkable Escape in History

Margalit Fox · Random House
Format: Hardcover

Imprisoned in a remote Turkish prison camp during World War I, having survived a two-month forced march and a terrifying shootout in the desert, two British officers, Harry Jones and Cedric Hill, join forces to bamboozle their iron-fisted captors. To stave off despair and boredom, Jones...