John Elder Robison - Psychology - 2007 - 288 pages
My Life with Asperger's John Elder Robison. “Go. go. go. Fines, Ampie, fines. Don
't make us late!" We carried it up there and started on time, and it all worked. By
1980. my special-effects guitars were a regular part of the show. Each of the guys
Julia Glass - Fiction - 2008 - 200 pages
In this vivid, heartrending story of what we can and cannot do for those we love, the sisters grow closer as they move further apart.
Helen Macdonald - Biography & Autobiography - 2015 - 288 pages
Heart-wrenching and humorous, this book is an unflinching account of bereavement and a unique look at the magnetism of an extraordinary beast, with a parallel examination of a legendary writer's eccentric falconry.
Kristin Hannah - Fiction - 2015 - 448 pages
The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France--a ...
Michael Crichton - Fiction - 2009 - 528 pages
For all practical purposes, it is alive. It has been programmed as a predator. It is evolving swiftly, becoming more deadly with each passing hour. Every attempt to destroy it has failed. And we are the prey.
Lauren Friedman - Self-Help - 2014 - 128 pages
From the Audrey to the Paris, the Top Down, or the Easy Breezy, there are 50 scarf styles in this book for any occasion or mood.
Ron Hall, Denver Moore - Religion - 2008 - 256 pages
The friendship that forms between these two men at a time when both were in great need is an inspiration to all of us to be more compassionate to everyone we come in contact with. This is truly a wonderful book! —Mrs. Barbara Bush
Steven Brill - History - 2015 - 528 pages
But by chance America’s Bitter Pill ends up being much more—because as Brill was completing this book, he had to undergo urgent open-heart surgery.
N. D. Wilson - Juvenile Fiction - 2007 - 304 pages
Henry soon understands that these are not just cupboards, but portals to other worlds. 100 Cupboards is the first book of a new fantasy adventure, written in the best world-hopping tradition and reinvented in N. D. Wilson’s inimitable ...
Robert Conroy - Fiction - 2007 - 416 pages
From the Mississippi bayou to the Pennsylvania farmlands to the woods of Maine, the great armies of Generals Grant and Lee face off in the nation’s deadliest conflict. And to the victor goes history. From the Paperback edition.
Marjorie Garber - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 326 pages
Shakespeare and Modern Culture is a brilliant recasting of our own mental and emotional landscape as refracted through the prism of the protean Shakespeare. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Nate Silver - Political Science - 2012 - 560 pages
This is the “prediction paradox”: The more humility we have about our ability to make predictions, the more successful we can be in planning for the future.
Ali Smith - Fiction - 2011 - 224 pages
Ali Smith and the short story are made for each other. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger - History - 2013 - 272 pages
Drawing on extensive research, Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger have offered fascinating portraits of these spies: a reserved Quaker merchant, a tavern keeper, a brash young longshoreman, a curmudgeonly Long Island bachelor, a coffeehouse ...
Augusten Burroughs - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 288 pages
I recognize that their memories of the events described in this book are different than my own. They are each fine, decent, and hard-working people. The book was not intended to hurt the family.
Bryan Stevenson - Law - 2014 - 352 pages
. . . The message of this book . . . is that evil can be overcome, a difference can be made.