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  • Time Is a Mother

    by Ocean Vuong ...
    **The New York Times-bestselling collection of poems from the award-winning writer Ocean Vuong"Take your time with these poems, and return to them often.” —The Washington PostHow else do we return to ourselves but to foldThe page so it points to the good partIn this deeply intimate second poetry collection, Ocean Vuong searches for life among the aftershocks of his mother’s death, embodying the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Enlightenment Now

    The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

    by Steven Pinker ...
    **INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR"My new favorite book of all time." --Bill GatesIf you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science. By the ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Wordslut

    A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language

    “I get so jazzed about the future of feminism knowing that Amanda Montell’s brilliance is rising up and about to explode worldwide.”—Jill SolowayA brash, enlightening, and wildly entertaining feminist look at gendered language and the way it shapes us.The word bitch conjures many images, but it is most often meant to describe an unpleasant woman. Even before its usage to mean “a female canine,” ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Dirty Work

    Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America

    by Eyal Press ...
    A groundbreaking, urgent report from the front lines of "dirty work"—the work that society considers essential but morally compromised.Drone pilots who carry out targeted assassinations. Undocumented immigrants who man the “kill floors” of industrial slaughterhouses. Guards who patrol the wards of the United States’ most violent and abusive prisons. In Dirty Work, Eyal Press offers a paradigm ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Reconstruction Updated Edition

    America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-18

    by Eric Foner ...
    From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York Times Book Review), the prize-winning classic work on the post-Civil War period that shaped modern America.Eric Foner's "masterful treatment of one of the most complex periods of American history" (New Republic) redefined how the post-Civil War period was viewed.Reconstruction chronicles the way in which Americans—black and white ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Defiant Dreams

    The Journey of an Afghan Girl Who Risked Everything for Education

    A searing, deeply personal memoir of a tenacious Afghan girl who educated herself behind closed doors and fought her way to a new life.“Stories like this inspire me. Seeing the way people like Sola Mahfouz think about the world reinforces my optimism about the future.”―BILL GATESSola Mahfouz was born in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in 1996, the year the Taliban took over her country for the first time. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Presence

    Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

    by Amy Cuddy ...
    MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COPIES SOLD: Learn the simple techniques you'll need to approach your biggest challenges with confidence.Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge and immediately wished for a do over? Maybe after a job interview, a performance, or a difficult conversation? The very moments that require us to be genuine and commanding can instead cause us to feel phony and powerless. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • American Predator

    The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century

    **INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn Amazon “Best Book of 2019”A Washington Post “10 Books To Read in July”A Los Angeles Times “Seven Highly Anticipated Books for Summer Reading”A USA Today “20 of the Season’s Hottest New Books”A New York Post “25 Best Beach Reads of 2019 You Need to Pre-Order Now”**A Bustle “The Best New True Crime Books You Can Read Right Now”<strong... ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Moonwalking with Einstein

    The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

    by Joshua Foer ...
    **The blockbuster phenomenon that charts an amazing journey of the mind while revolutionizing our concept of memory“Highly entertaining.” —Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker“Funny, curious, erudite, and full of useful details about ancient techniques of training memory.” —The Boston Globe**An instant bestseller that has now become a classic, Moonwalking with Einstein recounts Joshua Foer's yearlong quest ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Altered Traits

    Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body

    Two New York Times–bestselling authors unveil new research showing what meditation can really do for the brain.In the last twenty years, meditation and mindfulness have gone from being kind of cool to becoming an omnipresent Band-Aid for fixing everything from your weight to your relationship to your achievement level. Unveiling here the kind of cutting-edge research that has made them giants in ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Spark Joy

    An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up

    by Marie Kondo ...
    Series series The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The star of thehit Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo and author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up helps you visualize your ideal lifestyle.Japanese decluttering guru Marie Kondo has revolutionized homes—and lives—across the world. Now, Kondo presents an illustrated guide to usingher acclaimed KonMari Method to create a joy-filled home that works the way ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Graphic Design Rules

    365 Essential Design Dos and Don'ts

    DON'T use comic sans (except ironically!) but DO worship the classic typefaces like Helvetica and Garamond. Graphic Design Rules is a handy guide for professional graphic designers, students, and laymen who incorporate graphic design into their job or small business. Packed with practical advice, this spirited collection of design dos and don'ts takes readers through 365 rules like knowing when to ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The World Atlas of Coffee

    From beans to brewing - coffees explored, explained and enjoyed

    Series series World Atlas Of
    1/3 million copies sold'Written by a World Barista Champion and co-founder of the great Square Mile roasters in London, this had a lot to live up to and it certainly does. Highly recommended for anyone into their coffee and interested in finding out more about how it's grown, processed and roasted.' (Amazon customer)'Whether you are an industry professional, a home enthusiast or anything in ... Read more

    $7.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Queens of the Conquest

    England's Medieval Queens Book One

    by Alison Weir ...
    Series Book 1 - England's Medieval Queens
    In the first volume of an exciting new series, bestselling author Alison Weir brings the dramatic reigns of England’s medieval queens to life.The lives of England’s medieval queens were packed with incident—love, intrigue, betrayal, adultery, and warfare—but their stories have been largely obscured by centuries of myth and omission. Now esteemed biographer Alison Weir provides a fresh perspective ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Math with Bad Drawings

    Illuminating the Ideas That Shape Our Reality

    by Ben Orlin ...
    A hilarious reeducation in mathematics-full of joy, jokes, and stick figures-that sheds light on the countless practical and wonderful ways that math structures and shapes our world.In Math With Bad Drawings, Ben Orlin reveals to us what math actually is; its myriad uses, its strange symbols, and the wild leaps of logic and faith that define the usually impenetrable work of the mathematician.Truth ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Easy-Freeze Slow Cooker Cookbook

    100 Freeze-Ahead, Cook-Themselves Meals for Every Slow Cooker

    by Ella Sanders ...
    Dinner is done with these 100 easy make-ahead mealsMake dinner a breeze with The Easy-Freeze Slow Cooker Cookbook! Having an incredible meal on the table doesn’t have to be a nightly struggle. These delicious recipes are specially designed for easy preparation so that you can have a month’s worth of meals made in just a couple of hours! The easy-to-follow recipes and tools for organizing your ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • 100 Cookies

    The Baking Book for Every Kitchen, with Classic Cookies, Novel Treats, Brownies, Bars, and More

    by Sarah Kieffer ...
    From celebrated blogger Sarah Kieffer of The Vanilla Bean Baking Blog!100 Cookies is a go-to baking resource featuring 100 recipes for cookies and bars, organized into seven chapters.Chocolatey, fruity, crispy, chewy, classic, inventive—there's a foolproof recipe for the perfect treat for everyone in this book.• Introduces innovative baking techniques• Includes an entire chapter ded... ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The startling true history of how one extraordinary man from a remote corner of the world created an empire that led the world into the modern age—by the author featured in Echoes of the Empire: Beyond Genghis Khan.The Mongol army led by Genghis Khan subjugated more lands and people in twenty-five years than the Romans did in four hundred. In nearly every country the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Practice

    Shipping Creative Work

    by Seth Godin ...
    From the bestselling author of Linchpin, Tribes, and The Dip comes an elegant little book that will inspire artists, writers, and entrepreneurs to stretch and commit to putting their best work out into the world.Creative work doesn't come with a guarantee. But there is a pattern to who succeeds and who doesn't. And engaging in the consistent practice of its pursuit is the best way forward.Based on ... Read more

    $8.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Sweet

    Desserts from London's Ottolenghi [A Baking Book]

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A collection of over 110 recipes for sweets, baked goods, and confections from superstar chef Yotam Ottolenghi, thoroughly tested and updated.Yotam Ottolenghi is widely beloved in the food world for his beautiful, inspirational, and award-winning cookbooks, as well as his London delis and fine dining restaurant. And while he's known for his savory and vegetarian dishes, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Pajama Pilates

    40 Exercises for Stretching, Strengthening, and Toning at Home

    Brimming with engaging exercise tips and colorful illustrations, this fun-to-read guide makes it easy to do pilates in your pajamas.Improve your strength, tone your body, and increase your flexibility with these 40 easy-to-follow exercises that you can do at home. Written by certified Pilates instructor Maria Mankin, the exercises include step-by-step instructions, notes on their physical benefits ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The New Homemade Kitchen

    250 Recipes and Ideas for Reinventing the Art of Preserving, Canning, Fermenting, Dehydrating, and More

    Revive the lost arts of fermenting, canning, preserving, and creating your own ingredients. The Institute of Domestic Technology Cookbook is a collection of 250 recipes, ideas, and methods for stocking a kitchen, do-it-yourself foodcrafting projects, and cooking with homemade ingredients.The chapters include instructions on how to make your own food products and pantry staples, as well as recipes ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Pussweek

    A Cat's Guide to Feline Empowerment

    by Bexy McFly ...
    Pussweek: A Cat's Guide to Feline Empowerment is full of hilarious spreads, quizzes, and advertisements, as well as top-notch photos of cats in all their cuteness and weirdness. Based on the magazine series Pussweek, written "by cats, for cats," this book is a feline parody of fashion and celebrity gossip rags.In a market saturated with "cat shaming," Pussweek gives cats their claws back. With an ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Next Level, 3rd Edition

    What Insiders Know About Executive Success

    by Scott Eblin ...
    REVISED AND UPDATED 3RD EDITION!Drawing on the secrets of a top executive coach, The Next Level is an indispensable guide to executive success, full of simple, practical, and immediately applicable insights and tools for leaders who need to get bigger and better results.For more than a decade,The Next Level has been an indispensable guide to executive success. It reads like a series of ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $0.99 USD