Recollections of My Nonexistence: A Memoir

Recollections of My Nonexistence: A MemoirAn electric portrait of the artist as a young woman that asks how a writer finds her voice in a society that prefers women to be silent In Recollections of My Nonexistence, Rebecca Solnit describes her formation as a writer and as a feminist in 1980s San Francisco, in an atmosphere of gender

The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone's Mind

The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone's MindFrom the author of New York Times bestsellers Contagious and Invisible Influence comes a revolutionary approach to changing anyones mind Everyone has something they want to change Marketers want to change their customers minds and leaders want to change organizations Start ups want to change

The Velvet Rope Economy: How Inequality Became Big Business

The Velvet Rope Economy: How Inequality Became Big BusinessFrom New York Times business reporter Nelson D Schwartz comes a gripping investigation of how a virtual velvet rope divides Americans in every arena of life, creating a friction free existence for those with money on one side and a Darwinian struggle for the middle class on the other side In

Had I Known

Had I KnownA new selection of the most provocative, incendiary, and career making pieces by bestselling author, essayist, political activist, and veteran muckraker The New Yorker Barbara Ehrenreich A self proclaimed myth buster by trade, Barbara Ehrenreich has covered an extensive range of topics as a

House Lessons: Renovating a Life

House Lessons: Renovating a LifeFROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR ERICA BAUERMEISTER COMES A MEMOIR ABOUT THE POWER OF HOMEAND THE TRANSFORMATIVE ACT OF RESTORING ONE HOUSE IN PARTICULAR I think anyone who saves an old house has to be a caretaker at heart, a believer in underdogs, someone whose imagination is inspired by

The Hot Hand: The Mystery and Science of Streaks

The Hot Hand: The Mystery and Science of StreaksFor decades, statisticians, social scientists, psychologists, and economists among them Nobel Prize winners have spent massive amounts of precious time thinking about whether streaks actually exist After all, a substantial number of decisions that we make in our everyday lives are quietly rooted

More Myself: A Journey

More Myself: A JourneyAn intimate, revealing look at one artists journey from self censorship to full expression As one of the most celebrated musicians of our time, Alicia Keys has enraptured the nation with her heartfelt lyrics, extraordinary vocal range, and soul stirring piano compositions Yet away from the

Franci's War: A Woman's Story of Survival

Franci's War: A Woman's Story of SurvivalThe engrossing memoir of a spirited and glamorous young fashion designer who survived World War ll, with an afterword by her daughter, Helen Epstein In the summer of 1942, twenty two year old Franci Rabinek designated a Jew by the Nazi racial laws arrived at Terezin, a concentration camp and

You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington

You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George WashingtonIn a genre overdue for a shakeup, Alexis Coe takes a closer look at our firstand finds he s not quite the man we remember Young George Washington was raised by a struggling single mother, demanded military promotions, chased rich young women, caused an international incident, and never backed down


EducatedTara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home canned peaches and sleeping with her head for the hills bag In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and

The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1)

The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1)In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz Birkenau When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a T towierer the German word for tattooist , tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners.