From Tina Fey to Vera Wang, and Oprah Winfrey to Maria TallChief, 50 incredible ladies who shaped our history!"The arrangement of contemporary figures alongside those from the distant past should help give readers the sense that history is unfolding all around them."--Publishers WeeklyA compilation ..
In this New York Times bestseller Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care's history in the country alongside his and every family's privat..
“Insightful and well-written . . . [Suzman chronicles] how much humankind can still learn from the disappearing way of life of the most marginalized communities on earth.” -Yuval Noah Harari, author of SAPIENS and HOMO DEUSAn NPR Best Book of the YearA Washington Post Notabl..
When detective Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs Police Department, comes across a classified ad in the local paper asking for all those interested in joining the Ku Klux Klan to contact a P.O. box, Detective Stallworth does his job and responds with in..
Are you frustrated by . . .• Explaining and re-explaining what people on your team should do?• Solving problems that others should be able to solve for themselves?• Supervising and micromanaging, rather than strategizing and leading?Business Models for Teams will help you overcome these problems. It..
A doctor’s riveting story of loss and hope in the world of cancer.What is it like to encounter cancer? How does it feel to face the unknown, to enter a world of hope, loss, and dread?From the diagnosis of his childhood friend’s mother to his poignant memories in the lab, David Scadden’s seen the unk..
By the bestselling author of What Got You Here Won’t Get You ThereDo you hesitate about putting forward ideas? Are you reluctant to claim credit for your achievements? Do you find it difficult to get the support you need from your boss or the recognition you deserve from your colleagues?If your..
Amelia Earhart was a girl who loved adventure, and never let anybody stop her from trying new things. Even things that girls had never done before - like flying all the way across the Atlantic Ocean! She worked harder than anyone else and she never gave up on her dreams. Eventually she broke flying ..
“Who on earth wants to jump into ice baths and run through fire and wallow in mud on a Sunday afternoon, just for the hell of it?” my professors asked. My gut feeling was—plenty of people. Will Dean, founder of extreme obstacle course Tough Mudder, shares the thrilling inside story of how a scr..
Alex Cross is on the trail of two depraved serial killers. 'Casanova' is abducting young women from colleges in the South while 'The Gentleman Caller' is terrorising Los Angeles. Are they competing, or working together?..
In this inspirational story about Martin Luther King Jr.—told from the perspective of his niece Angela Farris Watkins—readers learn how King used his message of love and peace to effectively fight for African Americans’ civil rights.Focusing on important words and phrases from his speeches, such as&..