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  • Le point de bascule de Malcolm Gladwell

    Ces petites choses qui font toute la différence

    Book 7 - Book Review
    Une analyse concise pour comprendre rapidement tout l’intérêt du livre Le point de bascule de Malcolm GladwellLe point de bascule, ouvrage rédigé par le journaliste britannique Malcolm Gladwell, spécialiste en psychologie et sociologie, a rencontré un franc succès dès sa parution en 2012. L’écrivain y propose une analyse originale du déclenchement et de la propagation des phénomènes sociaux, basée ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

    Expert Advice for Extreme Situations

    series Worst-Case Scenario
    Danger! It lurks at every corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Cyberbullies. Sinkholes. From wresting an alligator to evading drones to landing a plane if the pilot passes out, The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is here to help with expert, illustrated, step-by-step instructions for life's sudden turns for the worst. Needed now more than ever, this revised and expanded edition—published on the ... Read more

    $10.69 USD $1.99 USD

  • Stress-Free Sailing

    Single and Short-handed Techniques

    by Duncan Wells ...
    This brand new edition of Stress-Free Sailing is the answer to single or short-handed crews' prayers – a step-by-step handbook addressing the most common sailing situations that anyone cruising will have to manage.Here you will find clever, highly effective and successfully tried and tested shorthanded solutions for dealing with everything from getting off and then back onto the dock in a variety ... Read more

    $21.39 USD

  • In Case You Get Hit by a Bus

    How to Organize Your Life Now for When You're Not Around Later

    A step-by-step program for getting your life in order, so you’re prepared for the unexpected.The odds of getting hit by a bus are 495,000 to 1. But the odds that you’re going to die some day? Exactly.Even the most disorganized among us can take control of our on- and off-line details so our loved ones won’t have to scramble later. The experts at Everplans, a leading company in digital life ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • On Method Acting

    The Classic Actor's Guide to the Stanislavsky Technique as Practiced at the Actors Studio

    Practiced by such actors of stature as Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro, Julie Harris, Dustin Hoffman, and Ellen Burstyn (not to mention the late James Dean) the Method offers a practical application of the renowned Stanislavsky technique.On Method Acting demystifies the "mysteries" of Method acting -- breaking down the various steps into clear and simple terms, including chapters on:Sense Memory -- ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Tell Me Everything

    The Story of a Private Investigation

    by Erika Krouse ...
    A New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoicePart memoir and part literary true crime, Tell Me Everything is the mesmerizing story of a landmark sexual assault investigation and the female private investigator who helped crack it open.Erika Krouse has one of those faces. “I don’t know why I’m telling you this,” people say, spilling confessions. In fall 2002, Erika accepts a new contract job ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Long-Term Survival in the Coming Dark Age: Preparing to Live after Society Crumbles

    by James Ballou ...
    Would you be prepared to survive in the event of a complete breakdown of modern civilization?A man-made or natural global disaster could strand you for months, years, or forever with no electricity, no water from the taps, no grocery stores, no city services, and no government. Further, you’ll be surrounded by countless others who didn’t prepare—the very same people who mock survivalists by ... Read more

    $5.95 USD

  • Think and Grow Rich

    by Napoleon Hill ...
    The most famous of all teachers of success spent a fortune and the better part of a lifetime of effort to produce the Law of Success philosophy that forms the basis of his books and that is so powerfully summarized and explained for the general public in this book. In Think and Grow Rich, Hill draws on stories of Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and other millionaires of his generation ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Bird by Bird

    Some Instructions on Writing and Life

    by Anne Lamott ...
    From the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author: An essential volume for generations of writers young and old. The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of this modern classic will continue to spark creative minds for years to come.For a quarter century, more than a million readers—scribes and scribblers of all ages and abilities—have been inspired by Anne Lamott’s hilarious, big-hearted, homespun ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • How to Outline Your Book with Pre-Outline Questions

    by Kylie Day ...
    Book 1 - The Busy Author's Guide
    Have you ever felt overwhelmed by how much information and how many full-length books there are about writing? Have you ever bought several books on writing, thinking they will make you write better and/or faster, but instead you read and read and push away the time you should spend writing?The Busy Author’s Guide series is a series of short ebooks meant for all kinds of writers who don't have ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • What Would Keith Richards Do?

    Daily Affirmations from a Rock and Roll Survivor

    What is a wiseman? What is a prophet?Someone with a strange, unflappable demeanor. Someone who speaks in cryptic koans, words whose meanings take years to unravel. Someone who has confronted death, God, sin, and the immortal soul. Someone unfit for this world, but too brilliant to depart it. Someone--in short--like Keith Richards.Here, at last, the wisdom of this indefatigable man is recorded and ... Read more

    $15.49 USD

  • True and False

    Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor

    by David Mamet ...
    One of our most brilliantly iconoclastic playwrights takes on the art of profession of acting with these words: invent nothing, deny nothing, speak up, stand up, stay out of school. Acting schools, “interpretation,” “sense memory,” “The Method”—David Mamet takes a jackhammer to the idols of contemporary acting, while revealing the true heroism and nobility of the craft. He shows actors how to ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag . . . and Other Things You Can't Ask Martha

    by Jolie Kerr ...
    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“Wise and funny. . . . The Lorrie Moore short story, or the Tina Fey memoir, of cleaning tutorials.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times“Thrillingly titled. . . . For a generation overwhelmed not just by dust bunnies, but by bong water on the carpet, pee stains on the ceiling and vomit seemingly everywhere, Jolie Kerr dispenses cleaning advice free of judgment. . . . A Mrs ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • High School Journalism: A Practical Guide

    A Practical Guide

    by Jim Streisel ...
    High school journalists share the same objectives as professional reporters--finding the story, writing the story, and packaging the story so that it appeals to an audience. Understanding how to best accomplish these objectives is key to the student on the newspaper, yearbook or Web site staff, but the fundamental art of storytelling and story presentation are not always at the center of high ... Read more

    $14.79 USD

  • 211 Things a Clever Girl Can Do

    by Bunty Cutler ...
    Anything boys can do, girls can do better.The hysterical, cheeky, female counterpart to the smash hit 211 Things a Bright Boy Can Do.If you’ve ever wanted to walk on stilts, make sloe gin, ride an ostrich, or forecast the weather like your grandmother used to, this is the book you’ve been waiting for.This surprisingly handy and delightfully amusing guide includes instructions for:EVERYDAY SURVIVAL ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Write Like Hemingway

    Writing Lessons You Can Learn from the Master

    The bad news is: You have to learn to write. The good news is: Learning to write just became easier.In this book, writers learn to write like they were born that way from one of America’s greatest literary geniuses—Ernest Hemingway. Noted writing teacher Dr. R. Andrew Wilson calls writers to an adventure in writing Hemingway himself would love. Along the way they discover what really makes him a ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Helicopter Flying Handbook (2012 revision)

    by FAA ...
    The Helicopter Flying Handbook is designed as a technical manual for applicants who are preparing for their private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter class rating. Certificated flight instructors may find this handbook a valuable training aid, since detailed coverage of aerodynamics, flight controls, systems, performance, flight maneuvers, emergencies, and ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • The Shoestring Girl: How I Live on Practically Nothing and You Can Too

    Do You Want to Live on Less?Would you like to learn how from someone who actually does?Dear Friend,Over ten years ago I found myself a single mother with three children to raise.I had to learn fast.I had to support those kids on a fast food paycheck while I put myself through school.Not only did I manage to do it but I topped my own expectations. We ended up living better than I ever would have ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Beer Tasting Quick Reference Guide

    How to Choose and Taste Beer Like a Brewer

    by Jeff Alworth ...
    Here's a fun guide to discover the nuances of artisan beers from lagers and ales to porters and stouts. Tasting profiles from the booklet get the ball rolling—they break down beer into style categories and include information on each variety's background, flavors, aromas, and unique character. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Jane Austen Diet

    Austen's Secrets to Food, Health, and Incandescent Happiness

    Jane Austen Collectable: With a multimillion-fan base, Austen is already a “lifestyle” celebrity: imitating her ideas on love and romance lie at the heart of her fabulous fame. The Jane Austen Diet will make the perfect addition to any Janite’s collection and the perfect gift for the Austen fanatic in your life.Literature Meets Lifestyle Guide: The first retrospective look at the healthiest ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Several Short Sentences About Writing

    Most of what you think you know about writing is useless. It’s the harmful debris of your education—a mixture of half-truths, myths, and false assumptions that prevents you from writing well. Drawing on years of experience as a writer and teacher of writing, Verlyn Klinkenborg offers an approach to writing that will change the way you work and think. There is no gospel, no orthodoxy, no dogma in ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $8.99 USD

  • Eleanor Roosevelt's Book of Common Sense Etiquette

    In an era of incivility, discover a timeless guide to good manners from First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.“The basis of all good human behavior is kindness,” says Eleanor Roosevelt in this classic handbook, first published in 1962 as a “modern book of etiquette for modern Americans.” As a politician, diplomat, and activist, as well as the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, Mrs. Roosevelt ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Due Diligence Handbook For Commercial Real Estate

    There’s a huge problem in the CRE business today that nobody is talking about- Due Diligence.Investors and brokers barely scratch the surface when purchasing commercial real estate investments, mainly because “they don’t know what they don’t know”. They’re needlessly throwing money away or making bad investments, as well as putting themselves through a tremendous amount of stress, worry and mental ... Read more

    $19.95 USD

  • 101 Amazing Sights of the Night Sky

    A Guided Tour for Beginners

    Is there anything more wondrous and alluring than the night sky? You've seen the stars, and you know about the constellations--but there's so much more to discover! George Moromisato's magnificent full-color guide introduces you to 101 amazing sights, from Saturn's famous rings to the Andromeda Galaxy. Learn what to look for and when and where to find it! This astronomy book is perfect for ... Read more

    $10.79 USD