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Uncommon sense teaching by Barbara A. Oakley

Uncommon sense teaching

Barbara A. Oakley

"A groundbreaking guide to improve teaching based on the latest research in neuroscience, from the bestselling author of A Mind for Numbers"--

Breaking free of child anxiety and OCD by Eli R. Lebowitz

Breaking free of child anxiety and OCD

Eli R. Lebowitz

Parenting an anxious child means facing constant challenges and questions: When should parents help children avoid anxiety-provoking situations, and when should they encourage them to face their fears? How can parents foster independence while still supporting...

The race against time  by Richard Askwith

The race against time

Richard Askwith


Brought to you by Penguin. An exploration of the art of running, and a quest to ensure you can continue for a lifetimeNever before have so many people run so many miles, or set themselves such ambitious targets, in pursuit of self-fulfillment: marathons,...

What we remember will be saved  by Stephanie Saldana

What we remember will be saved

Stephanie Saldana


In an era of mass migration in which more than 100 million people are displaced comes this lyrical portrait of Syrian and Iraqi refugees and the belongings they carry. What We Remember Will Be Saved is a book of hope, home, and the stories we hold within us...

We could have been friends, my father and I  by Raja Shehadeh

We could have been friends, my father and I

Raja Shehadeh


A subtle psychological portrait of the author's relationship with his father during the twentieth-century battle for Palestinian human rightsAziz Shehadeh was many things: lawyer, activist, and political detainee. He was also the father of bestselling author...

The lady and the octopus  by Danna Staaf

The lady and the octopus

Danna Staaf


"Jeanne Villepreux-Power was never expected to be a scientist. Born in 1794 in a French village more than 100 miles from the ocean, she pursued an improbable path that brought her to the island of Sicily. There, she took up natural history and solved the...

Look for me there  by Luke Russert

Look for me there

Luke Russert


In Look for Me There, Luke Russert traverses terrain both physical and deeply personal. On his journey to some of the world's most stunning destinations, he visits the internal places of grief, family, faith, ambition, and purpose--with intense...

All it takes is a goal  by Jon Acuff

All it takes is a goal

Jon Acuff


When New York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff got curious about tapping into his full potential, he launched a research study with Dr. Mike Peasley. They asked more than three thousand people if they felt they were living up to their full potential. Fifty...

Why we need to be wild  by Jessica Carew Kraft

Why we need to be wild

Jessica Carew Kraft


A bold examination of how Paleolithic wisdom could solve our 21st century problems Jessica Carew Kraft, an urban wife and mom of two, was firmly rooted in the modern world, complete with a high-powered career in tech and the sneaking suspicion that her...

Radical love  by Zachary Levi

Radical love

Zachary Levi


Audiobook read by Zachary LeviI'm not an expert, therapist, pastor, teacher, or monk. I am merely a person going through my own mental and emotional health journey, hoping that I can pass on some of the wisdom and tools that I'd been blessed enough to learn...

The microstress effect  by Robert L. Cross

The microstress effect

Robert L. Cross


There is a force in our everyday lives that we aren't even aware of-and it's so powerful it threatens to derail otherwise promising careers and lives: microstress. It's the hidden epidemic of small moments of anxiety that infiltrate both our work and personal...

Miracle and wonder  by Malcolm Gladwell

Miracle and wonder

Malcolm Gladwell


A musical biography unlike any you've ever heard: Paul Simon in conversation with Malcolm Gladwell and Bruce Headlam, discussing Simon's greatest hits, artistic struggles, and what it means to move people through music, now with a new epilogue that finds Paul...

The devil is afraid of me  by Gabriele Amorth

The devil is afraid of me

Gabriele Amorth


We can do nothing against you because you are too protected! So declared a frustrated host of devils to Father Gabriele Amorth, the priest exorcist in Rome who spent thirty years battling the Devil and his minions by performing more than sixty thousand...

Sideways  by Rex Pickett


Rex Pickett


Rex Pickett, author of the book Sideways (and adapted into an Oscar-, BAFTA-, and Golden Globe-winning movie) talks to Youssef Mourra about his life in wine, movies, screenplays, and books. This collection includes the following episodes:"Introducing Rex...

Sisters in captivity by Colin Burgess

Sisters in captivity

Colin Burgess


The incredible account of Sister Betty Jeffrey OAM and the Australian war nurses who survived the bombing of evacuation ship SS Vyner Brooke in February 1942, and subsequently spent three years in Japanese prison camps in Sumatra. During those perilous years...

Z generation  by Ian (Historian) Garner

Z generation

Ian (Historian) Garner


How did Vladimir Putin galvanize the Russian people to back his genocidal war in Ukraine, and why are so many of them willing to embrace fascism? This vivid, on-the-ground narrative reveals how Russia's fascist generation came into being-and the dark future...

Matrescence  by Lucy (Journalist) Jones


Lucy (Journalist) Jones


During pregnancy, childbirth, and early motherhood, women undergo a far-reaching physiological, psychological and social metamorphosis.There is no other time in a human's life course that entails such dramatic change-other than adolescence. And yet this...

I don't  by Clementine Ford

I don't

Clementine Ford


Incendiary feminist and bestselling author Clementine Ford presents the inarguable case against marriage for the modern woman. Provocative, controversial and above all, compellingly and persuasively argued. I want this book to end marriages. But more...

Octavia  by Jilly Cooper


Jilly Cooper


Even though Jeremy had just got engaged to Gussie, Octavia still found him incredibly desirable. A cosy invitation from the happy couple seems just what Octavia is looking for, but little does she realise Gareth Llewellyn has been invited too.

Systemsturz  by Kohei Saito


Kohei Saito


Ohne Kapitalismus in die Zukunft Das Wirtschaftswachstum der Moderne versprach uns ein Leben im Wohlstand. Jedoch wird durch die Umweltkrise klar, dass es gerade das Wirtschaftswachstum ist, das die Grundlagen des menschlichen Wohlstands untergräbt....

With love, chaos and rigatoni  by Jenna Holmes

With love, chaos and rigatoni

Jenna Holmes


This audiobook features an exclusive conversation between Jenna and her friend Tory. Jenna Holmes, known affectionately by her community as P Mami, has cultivated a lifestyle centred around extracting the most pleasure from the simplest of things. The ones...

Question 7. by Richard Flanagan

Question 7.

Richard Flanagan


EMDR and somatic psychotherapy toolbox  by Bennett Webb

EMDR and somatic psychotherapy toolbox

Bennett Webb


Do you have any knowledge of EMDR therapy? Are you aware of the many eye motions used to reduce tension, anxiety, and undesirable thoughts? Do you want to be stress-free and move on from your past?Trauma is an unavoidable part of life. You or someone you care...

What about men?  by Caitlin Moran

What about men?

Caitlin Moran


As any feminist who talks about the problems of girls and women will know, the first question you will ever be asked is 'But what about MEN?' After eleven years of writing bestsellers about women and dismissing this question, having been very sure that the...

Scatter brain  by Shappi Khorsandi

Scatter brain

Shappi Khorsandi


Brought to you by Penguin.Some brains, through no fault of their own, pack a bag, turn the lights off and run away to the seaside the moment they are meant to be doing homework, paying bills or not putting the cat in the fridge. These are ADHD brains. I have...

The catch  by Anna Clark

The catch

Anna Clark


In every coastal town in Australia, there's a bait shop and a boat ramp. Fishing rods are strung up in laundries and garages around the country, waiting for their next outing. Walk over a bridge, look across to a wharf and there will be people casting a line....




Since 2021, tens of thousands of readers have devoured the Ask Shameless weekly columns on dating, friendship and self-development, written by the Shameless podcasters and a team of talented young Australian writers.In 4 am, Zara and Michelle have curated...

Daughter of Gloriavale  by Lilia Tarawa

Daughter of Gloriavale

Lilia Tarawa


In this personal account, Lilia Tarawa exposes the shocking secrets of the cult, with its rigid rules and oppressive control of women. She describes her fear when her family questioned Gloriavale's beliefs and practices. When her parents fled with their...

Kill the pharaoh!  by Victor Pemberton

Kill the pharaoh!

Victor Pemberton


A suspenseful archaeological thriller full of secrets, lies and mysteries from acclaimed writer and producer Victor Pemberton. Best known as a TV producer, writer and script editor for Doctor Who, Victor Pemberton created the Doctor's most iconic gadget, the...

Dish  by Rhys Nicholson


Rhys Nicholson


Every now and then, when the planets align in just the right way, a book comes along that changes everything. An author sweats and toils to birth a tome with such colossal cultural impact, it has the power to retune the entire world to a whole new frequency....

The man who wasn't there  by Dan Box

The man who wasn't there

Dan Box


A true story about lies, murder and the Territory. 'Sorry, mate, but that's the message.' Zak says to grow some balls and defend him. You've got to remember he is still a young bloke, stuck in Darwin prison where it's always hot, the food is slop and they get...

Lies my mirror told me  by Wendy Harmer

Lies my mirror told me

Wendy Harmer


I just had this incredible epiphany. It was like, "hang on a minute: you mean, I get a microphone, the lights come on me, people listen to what I have to say and I get paid!" There was no going back. Wendy Harmer has had an extraordinary life. From being born...

Showing up  by Nedd Brockmann

Showing up

Nedd Brockmann


Get comfortable with being uncomfortable - the story of a 23-year-old tradie who put his body 'through hell and back 10 times' to prove that anything is possible when you break past your own barriers. Nedd Brockmann isn't afraid to dream big. Fresh after...

Bloody minded  by Alex Dowsett

Bloody minded

Alex Dowsett


IMAGINE COMPETING IN THE WORLD'S MOST BRUTAL CYCLE RACES, KNOWING THAT A CRASH COULD BE FATAL Alex Dowsett is one of Britain's greatest cyclists. He has ridden Grand Tours and Classics for elite teams including Sky and Movistar and broke the iconic World Hour...

How to build an aircraft carrier  by Christopher Terrill

How to build an aircraft carrier

Christopher Terrill


Brought to you by Penguin.Hear the enthralling story of the HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Navy's largest ever warship.65,000 tons. 280 metres long. A flight deck the size of sixty tennis courts. A giant piece of Sovereign British territory that's home to up...

Big mouth  by Matt Preston

Big mouth

Matt Preston


For a man who has been firmly in the public eye for the past decade or more, Matt Preston has been very, very quiet about his past and private life. There are reasons for this. Now, in Big Mouth, Matt opens up about his early years for the first time - the...

Look what you made me do  by Megan Norris

Look what you made me do

Megan Norris


One Australian woman is hospitalised every three hours and two more lose their lives each week as a result of family violence. But for some women there is a punishment far more enduring than injury or their own death. Look What You Made Me Do is a timely...

When Fury takes over  by John Fury

When Fury takes over

John Fury


This audiobook includes a special introduction read by John Fury. 'My dad is truly a Man amongst Men ' Tyson Fury, I'm a traveller, a bare knuckle boxer and the father of Britain's most successful sportsman and heavyweight boxing champion. My life has been...

Awe  by Dacher Keltner


Dacher Keltner


Brought to you by Penguin.From a foremost expert on the science of emotions, a groundbreaking exploration into the history, psychology and meaning of aweSocial psychologist Dacher Keltner has spent his career speaking to different groups of people, from...

Kerry Katona  by Kerry Katona

Kerry Katona

Kerry Katona


As one of the most recognisable faces in showbiz today, Kerry Katona has seen more than her fair share of ups and downs played out in public. Once labelled 'the nation's sweetheart,' the Atomic Kitten singer rose from foster care to international stardom but...

Berserker!  by Adrian Edmondson


Adrian Edmondson


From brutal schooldays to 80s anarchy, through The Young Ones, Bottom and beyond, Berserker! is the one-of-a-kind, fascinating memoir from an icon of British comedy, Adrian Edmondson. Ade Edmondson smashed onto the comedy circuit in the 1980s, stormed The...

In the blood  by Andrew Motion

In the blood

Andrew Motion


In the Blood is Andrew Motion's beautifully written memoir of growing up in post-war England - an unforgettable evocation of family life, school life and country life. It also tells the story of how these worlds are shattered, when his mother suffers a...

The deepest well  by Nadine Burke Harris

The deepest well

Nadine Burke Harris


A pioneering physician reveals how childhood stress leads to lifelong health problems and what we can do to break the cycle. For anyone who has faced a difficult childhood, or who cares about the millions of children who do, the innovative and acclaimed health...

Alan Joyce and Qantas  by Peter Harbison

Alan Joyce and Qantas

Peter Harbison


The twists and turns of the last 15 years of the Qantas story contain all the ingredients of a corporate thriller, with constant shocks to the system, and boardroom dramas and disasters narrowly avoided. During this tumultuous period, as CEO of Australia's...

Self-belief is your superpower  by Tory Archbold

Self-belief is your superpower

Tory Archbold


Empowerment to Find Your True Life Purpose. In this step-by-step guide, powerhouse Tory Archbold shares her proven principles for success in building entrepreneurial empires. This powerful book for women leaders demonstrates how trusting your intuition and...

The seaweed revolution  by Vincent Doumeizel

The seaweed revolution

Vincent Doumeizel


Of all the unexploited resources in the world, seaweed is the greatest. Without it, there would be no crustaceans, nor fish. The ocean would be a desert without carbon or oxygen, and half of our atmosphere's oxygen would be gone. The most recent research tells...

A million ways to stay on the run  by Donal Mac Intyre

A million ways to stay on the run

Donal Mac Intyre


A Sunday Times bestseller. No criminal sparked as much fear and loathing among the public and law enforcement as underworld crime boss, Kenny Noye. A man with a central role in some of the most high-profile crimes of a generation. From the £125 million...

The geek way by Andrew McAfee

The geek way

Andrew McAfee

With a foreword by Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn 'A handbook for disruptors' - Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google A new model is being pioneered by geeks; a radical new mindset that has shifted the paradigm entirely on what a business can - and should -...

The last daughter by Brenda Matthews

The last daughter

Brenda Matthews

When she was two years old, Brenda and her siblings were taken from their parents. For the next five years she was a much-loved daughter in a white family, a happy child in a country town on the outskirts of Sydney, unaware of the existence of her Aboriginal...

Living the Beatles legend by Kenneth Womack

Living the Beatles legend

Kenneth Womack

A towering figure in horn-rimmed glasses, Malcolm 'Mal' Evans was an invaluable member of the Beatles' inner circle. Serving as their long-time roadie, personal assistant and protector, he was a sometime lyricist, occasional performer and regular fixer at the...

Musical tables by Billy Collins

Musical tables

Billy Collins

"I've grown old- now my own name rings a bell." In each of the short poems in Billy Collins's Musical Tables, the former United States Poet Laureate tempers his characteristically jocular voice with what he calls the "thrill of mortality" - flashes of...

Seek by Scott Shigeoka


Scott Shigeoka

At a time when tensions over race, religion, gender identity nd more have fractured our lives and relationships, curiosity is the key to fostering connection, growth, and healing. Seek will help you build the courage to be transformed by the people, places and...

La vie by John Lewis-Stempel

La vie

John Lewis-Stempel

Brought to you by Penguin.The Charente: roofs of red terracotta tiles, bleached-white walls, windows shuttered against the blaring sun. The baker does his rounds in his battered little white van with a hundred warm baguettes in the back, while a cat picks its...

The open society and its enemies by Karl R. (Karl Raimund) Popper

The open society and its enemies

Karl R. (Karl Raimund) Popper

One of the most important books of the twentieth century, Karl Popper's The Open Society and Its Enemies is an uncompromising defense of liberal democracy and a powerful attack on the intellectual origins of totalitarianism. Popper was born in 1902 to a...

Weavers, scribes, and kings by Amanda H. Podany

Weavers, scribes, and kings

Amanda H. Podany

In this sweeping history of the ancient Near East, Amanda Podany takes listeners on a gripping journey from the creation of the world's first cities to the conquests of Alexander the Great. The book is built around the life stories of many ancient men and...

Five lies of our anti-Christian age by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield

Five lies of our anti-Christian age

Rosaria Champagne Butterfield

Bestselling Author Rosaria Butterfield Confronts 5 Cultural Lies She Once Believed Modern culture is increasingly outspoken against a biblical understanding of what it means to be a woman. Even some Christians, swayed by the LGBTQ+ movement, have rejected...

Touching cloth by Fergus Butler-Gallie

Touching cloth

Fergus Butler-Gallie

A laugh-out-loud memoir of becoming a 21st-century priest, Touching Cloth is also a love letter to the Prayer Book, Liverpool, lager, funerals, homemade lemon curd, and, above all, to what the Church of England can be at its best. The very word 'reverend'...

Renegade by Adam Kinzinger


Adam Kinzinger

Adam Kinzinger captures one of the most transformative periods in recent political history in a riveting, personal account from inside Congress, including the January 6 attacks on the U.S. Capitol and his vote to impeach Donald Trump.On January 6, 2021, Donald...

Total f*cking godhead by Corbin Reiff

Total f*cking godhead

Corbin Reiff

The first comprehensive biography of iconic singer-songwriter Chris Cornell. Total F*cking Godhead is the complete story of the complex and enigmatic artist, Chris Cornell. It's the riveting account of a blue collar, high-school dropout emerging from Seattle,...

Warhol after Warhol by Richard Dorment

Warhol after Warhol

Richard Dorment

Late one afternoon in the winter of 2003 art critic Richard Dorment answered a telephone call from a stranger. The caller was Joe Simon, an American film producer and art collector. He was ringing at the suggestion of David Hockney, his neighbour in Malibu. A...

Not so black and white by Kenan Malik

Not so black and white

Kenan Malik

A powerful new history of the idea of race, forcing us to rethink today's culture wars. Is white privilege real? How racist is the working class? Why has left-wing antisemitism grown? Who benefits most when anti-racists speak in racial terms? The 'culture...

Hard is not the same thing as bad by Abbie Halberstadt

Hard is not the same thing as bad

Abbie Halberstadt

Bestselling author Abbie Halberstadt helps parents see how God can use the everyday trials of child raising to radically transform how they view hardship and grow to become more like Jesus. "Why me, Lord?" Amid the toddler tantrums, the mealtime melees, and...

Nurture your child's emotional intelligence by Anne Lane

Nurture your child's emotional intelligence

Anne Lane

We teach our children how to tie their shoelaces, how to read, how to ride a bike. We explain the weather and rainbows and why people have jobs. But when it comes to explaining the forceful, baffling, intense and marvellous emotions that we might experience,...

Crossing the chasm by Geoffrey A. Moore

Crossing the chasm

Geoffrey A. Moore

The bible for bringing cutting-edge products to larger markets--now revised and updated with new insights into the realities of high-tech marketingIn Crossing the Chasm, Geoffrey A. Moore shows that in the Technology Adoption Life Cycle--which begins with...

Being Henry by Henry Winkler

Being Henry

Henry Winkler

Charmingly and joyfully read by the author, Henry Winkler. Henry Winkler, launched into prominence by his role as 'The Fonz' in the beloved Happy Days, has transcended the role that made him who he is. Brilliant, funny, and widely-regarded as the nicest man in...

Kammy by Chris Kamara


Chris Kamara

With his trademark banter and unflinching honesty, Kammy sees Chris 'Kammy' Kamara tell the unbelievable stories of his life, revealing how he went from hard-tackling footballer to broadcasting national treasure. Presenter, commentator, (sometimes masked)...

Black ghosts by Noo Saro-Wiwa

Black ghosts

Noo Saro-Wiwa

China today is a land of opportunity for African people blocked from commerce with most of Europe and Northern America. It is also an intersection of racism and prejudice. Noo Saro-Wiwa goes in search of China's 'Black Ghosts', African economic migrants in the...

A housefly buzzes in the key of F by Simon Nicholls

A housefly buzzes in the key of F

Simon Nicholls

FROM THE TEAM BEHIND BBC RADIO 4'S AWARD-WINNING NATURE AND COMEDY SERIES NATURE TABLE Did You Know That... A housefly buzzes in the key of F? A cockroach can live for a week without its head, before dying of starvation? Slugs have four noses? So, if you...

The big con by Tony Sales

The big con

Tony Sales

BONUS Q&A TRACK WITH THE AUTHOR Britain's Catch Me If You Can story - only bigger. The extraordinary, unmissable memoir from the man who conned banks and shops out of £30 million and then lost it all. For twenty years, Tony Sales was Britain's biggest...

Flinders by Grantlee Kieza


Grantlee Kieza

In 1810, Matthew Flinders made his final voyage home to his beloved wife, Ann, his body ravaged by the deprivations of years of imprisonment by the French. Four years later, at the age of just 40, he would be dead - a premature, tragic end to one of the...

Philosophy by Peter Cave


Peter Cave

Philosophy, the 'love of wisdom', is the product of our endless fascination and curiosity about the world - the child of wonder. Through it, we seek to answer the most fundamental of questions: How do we know what we know? Does God exist? What is beauty? How...

My name is Barbra by Barbra Streisand

My name is Barbra

Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand is by any account a living legend, a woman who, in a career spanning six decades, has excelled in every area of entertainment. She is among the handful of EGOT winners (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) and has one of the greatest and most...

Blood on the snow by Robert Service

Blood on the snow

Robert Service

For Service, the great unanswered question is how to reconcile the two vital narratives that underpin the extraordinary but troubled events of 1917. One puts the blame squarely on Tsar Nicholas II and on Alexander Kerensky's provisional government that deposed...

How life works by Philip Ball

How life works

Philip Ball

Biology is undergoing a quiet but profound transformation. Several aspects of the standard picture of how life works have been exposed as incomplete, misleading, or wrong. In How Life Works, Philip Ball explores the new biology, revealing life to be a far...

The teacher's pet by Hedley Thomas

The teacher's pet

Hedley Thomas

Lynette Simms disappeared from Sydney's idyllic northern beaches in 1982 and was never seen again. Lyn was a caring nurse, a loving mother and devoted wife. Her husband, Chris Dawson, was a rugby league star, a popular teacher and exceptionally close to his...

Bright shining by Julia Baird

Bright shining

Julia Baird

Grace is both mysterious and hard to define. It can be found when we create ways to find meaning and dignity in connection with each other, building on our shared humanity, being kinder, bigger, better with each other. If, in its crudest interpretation, karma...

Listen by Michel Faber


Michel Faber

'I'm not here to change your mind about Dusty Springfield or Shostakovich or Tupac Shakur or synthpop. I'm here to change your mind about your mind.' There are countless books on music with much analysis given to musicians, bands, eras and/or genres. But...

The fund by Rob Copeland

The fund

Rob Copeland

When Ray Dalio, billionaire founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund, announced in October 2022 that he was stepping down from the company he founded forty-seven years ago, the news made headlines around the world. Dalio achieved...

Charles Wheeler, witness to the twentieth century by Shirin Wheeler

Charles Wheeler, witness to the twentieth century

Shirin Wheeler

Charles Wheeler, the BBC's longest-serving foreign correspondent, was one of Britain's greatest news reporters. For more than four decades, he reported for radio and television from most of the world's trouble spots. Present at many of the key episodes of the...

Breaking Twitter by Ben Mezrich

Breaking Twitter

Ben Mezrich

In October 2022, Elon Musk marched through Twitter's front doors carrying a kitchen sink, tweeting a message to his millions of followers: 'let that sink in'. His takeover came with the promise of fundamental changes, but nothing could prepare the company for...

Every living thing by James Herriot

Every living thing

James Herriot

Charmingly read by Nicholas Ralph, who plays James Herriot in the TV series. In Every Living Thing James Herriot brings back familiar and much-loved friends, including his partner Siegfried and his most lucrative patient, the delightful Tricki Woo. There are...

Karma by 1961- Boy George


1961- Boy George

THE OFFICIAL STORY OF A MUSICAL ICON - TOLD IN FULL FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HIS OWN WORDS 'I went to a lot of trouble to create Boy George and then I went through a whole battle for years about not wanting to be him. But now I enjoy and embrace it in a way that...

Went to London, took the dog by Nina Stibbe

Went to London, took the dog

Nina Stibbe

'Painfully funny, but also deeply moving' - Meg Mason 'Vulnerable, sharp, funny, wise' - Bonnie Garmus 'A unique comic voice, endlessly funny' - David Nicholls Twenty years after leaving London, Nina Stibbe is back in town with her dog, Peggy. Together they...

Think again by Adam Grant

Think again

Adam Grant

Brought to you by Penguin. The bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals examines the critical art of rethinking: learning to question your opinions and open other people's minds, which can position you for excellence at work and wisdom in...

The comfort of crows by Margaret Renkl

The comfort of crows

Margaret Renkl

From New York Timesopinion writer and bestselling author Margaret Renkl comes a "howling love letter to the world" (Ann Patchett): a luminous book tracing the passing of seasons, personal and natural. In The Comfort of Crows, Margaret Renkl presents a...

The beginning by Katherine Applegate

The beginning

Katherine Applegate

We can't tell you who we are. Or where we live. It's too risky, and we've got to be careful. Really careful. So we don't trust anyone. Because if they find us ... well, we just won't let them find us. The thing you should know is that everyone is in really big...

Things I should have said by Jamie Lynn Spears

Things I should have said

Jamie Lynn Spears

In this intimate memoir, actress and singer Jamie Lynn Spears tells her unfiltered story on her own terms about being a child star, becoming a teen mom, the years she stepped away from the spotlight, the terrifying ATV accident that threatened her daughter's...

It's OK to be angry about capitalism by Bernard Sanders

It's OK to be angry about capitalism

Bernard Sanders

The U.S. senator and former presidential candidate offers a progressive takedown of the uber-capitalist status quo that has enriched millionaires and billionaires at the expense of the working class, and presents a blueprint for what transformational change...

The return by Katherine Applegate

The return

Katherine Applegate

David, the traitorous Animorph, is back. When the Animorphs decided to give another human being the power to morph, it was one of their biggest mistakes. David tried to destroy them all -- and almost succeeded. Rachel and the others thought they'd seen the...

The answer by Katherine Applegate

The answer

Katherine Applegate

We can't tell you who we are. Or where we live. It's too risky, and we've got to be careful. Really careful. So we don't trust anyone. Because if they find us ... well, we just won't let them find us. The thing you should know is that everyone is in really big...

The constitution of knowledge by Jonathan Rauch

The constitution of knowledge

Jonathan Rauch

Arming Americans to defend the truth from today's war on factsDisinformation. Trolling. Conspiracies. Social media pile-ons. Campus intolerance. On the surface, these recent additions to our daily vocabulary appear to have little in common. But together, they...

Chasing the scream by Johann Hari

Chasing the scream

Johann Hari

What if everything we've been told about addiction is wrong? One of Johann Hari's earliest memories is of trying to wake up one of his relatives and not being able to. As he grew older, he realised there was addiction in his family. Confused, he set out on a...

Barefoot Britain by Anna McNuff

Barefoot Britain

Anna McNuff

Step into an adventure that set the country alight. Anna McNuff had never run a mile without shoes on before. And yet, one British summer, she set off to run a (very) wiggly route from the Shetland Islands to London - on a mission to cover the distance of 100...

The well-lived life by Gladys McGarey

The well-lived life

Gladys McGarey

Dr. Gladys McGarey, the mother of holistic medicine and a still-practicing doctor at 101, reveals her powerful secrets for how to live with joy, vitality, and purpose at any age.In this book, Dr Gladys shares the lessons she has learned from more than a...

The devil you knew by Ian Hickie

The devil you knew

Ian Hickie

We are living amid a mental health epidemic. Clinical depression has devastated the lives of countless people, sending families into crisis and weakening the ties that hold communities together. It's a disorder that doesn't discriminate. At the outset it can...

The Woman in Me by Britney Spears

The Woman in Me

Britney Spears

The Woman in Me is a brave and astonishingly moving story about freedom, fame, motherhood, survival, faith, and hope. In June 2021, the whole world was listening as Britney Spears spoke in open court. The impact of sharing her voice--her truth--was undeniable,...

Cocaine cowboys by Nicola Tallant

Cocaine cowboys

Nicola Tallant

COCAINE COWBOYS tells the story of Ireland's love affair with cocaine since it first washed ashore on Cork's rugged coast to the billion-euro trade it has become. From Ireland's first cocaine lord and his attempts to establish a direct route from Miami to...

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