The popular fitness icon behind the INSANITY workouts outlines a motivational program for fitness and mental strength, building on a premise that happiness results from healthy and engaged living while overcoming the mental obstacles that impede a positive life. A first book.
A guide to personal and professional empowerment through civility and social skills, written by two White House Social Secretaries, is built on a premise that everyone is important and deserves to be treated well regardless of differences, covering subjects ranging from how to make friends with strangers to overcoming the challenges of difficult colleagues.
The author, devoted to empowering women to learn basic car repairs and knowing what to do in an emergency, presents this must-have guide, revved up with easy-to-follow instructions, great tips and lifesaving rules of thumb, that teaches women what they need to know about how their cars work, and what they need to do to keep them running smoothly. Original.
Espousing a simple, frugal philosophy of avoiding debt and living below one's means, the publishers of the HomeEconomiser newletter share savvy advice on how to implement a workable budget and furnish hundreds of simple but creative ideas for managing and saving money. Original. 40,000 first printing.
This guide to cleaning and organizing a living space discusses best methods for decluttering and the impact that an organized home can have on mood and physical and mental health.
From Hollywood's Elite to Wall Street's Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker
Reveals how the author ran an exclusive, high-stakes underground poker game in Hollywood where hundreds of millions of dollars were won and lost, until it came crashing down around her and she lost the glamourous life she had created for herself.
The Pen Center USA Literary Award for Research Nonfiction-winning authors of Dallas 1963 present an account of Timothy Leary's 1970 prison escape and run from the law, detailing the events that led to his incarceration, his support by the terrorist group Weather Underground and his targeting by Richard Nixon. 25,000 first printing.
Presents a practical guide to meditation that debunks the myths, misconceptions, and self-deceptions that make many people reluctant to try it, and suggests a range of meditation practices.
In a very human history of Alzheimer's disease that doubles as a scientific detective story, a neuroscientist takes readers on a journey around the world where we meet hero scientists who are working against the clock to find a cure. 35,000 first printing.
An accessible, highly visual reference guide to the human body collects fun facts, cool diagrams and gross stories as well as a range of DIY projects designed to promote further learning and less anxiety at the doctor's office.
Pairing the colors and flavors of Indian cuisine and Indian cinema, a full-color collection offers delicious, bold recipes for real, home-cooked Indian food, like Shrimp Curry and Bhindi Masala, with movie stills of dazzling song-and-dance numbers from Bollywood. 20,000 first printing.
A memoir by an award-winning paleobiologist traces her childhood in her father's laboratory, her longtime relationship with a brilliant but wounded colleague and the remarkable discoveries they have made both in the lab and during extensive field research assignments.
The social historian untangles the roots of America's culture of national and personal security, arguing that the nation's collective obsession with defense and danger is placing the country at risk for the loss of democratic traditions.
The Hugo, Nebula, and National Book Award-winning author of The Left Hand of Darkness presents a third collection of nonfiction writings, including essays on such topics as Tolstoy, Tolkien, women's shoes, Mark Twain, family life, and beauty, as well as autobiographical writings and reflections on the arts of reading and writing.
A brilliant collection showcases the essays, reviews, talks, book reviews and more from the National Book Foundation Medalist author and one of our foremost public literary intellectuals.