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They called it peace  by Lauren A. Benton

They called it peace

Lauren A. Benton

"This new book by historian Lauren Benton offers a novel five-century history of violence in European empires from 1400 to 1900. Her focus is the hidden logic of limited war that drove conflict across many centuries and diverse regions. Never "minor" for the...

Safe  by Mark (Foster child advocate) Daley


Mark (Foster child advocate) Daley

"A heartrending and unforgettable memoir of an unlikely journey to parenthood through America's broken foster care system. What does it take to keep a child safe? As a long-time strategist and activist fighting for better outcomes for foster children, Mark...

Remembrance  by Ray Bradbury


Ray Bradbury

"Told through letters from his late teens to his ninth decade, this collection shows the iconic author's progression through life as he knew it, illuminating his enduring legacy as a storyteller, novelist and space-age visionary whose works turned into popular...

Otter country  by Miriam Darlington

Otter country

Miriam Darlington

"Mysterious, graceful, and ever-clever, otters have captivated our imaginations despite the fact that few people have encountered one in the wild. In Otter Country, celebrated nature writer Miriam Darlington captures the fascination she's had for these playful...

The new rules of attachment  by Judy Ho

The new rules of attachment

Judy Ho

"Did you know that attachment style impacts more than romantic relationships? As it turns out, most of us are thinking about Attachment Theory all wrong, and triple board-certified clinical and forensic neuropsychologist Dr. Judy Ho is here to set the record...

Money's not a math problem  by Jade Warshaw

Money's not a math problem

Jade Warshaw

"Beliefs about budgeting - good and bad - are built over time. It's time to put an end to the dysfunctional beliefs you may have about budgeting - the same one that have kept you from getting your money right. That dreads B word (budget) can actually be a...

Make money your thing!  by Kalee Boisvert

Make money your thing!

Kalee Boisvert

"Making Money Your Thing Is Easier Than You Think with inspiration from her own life, Kalee Boisvert has developed an easy-to-use system for women, young and old, to take control of their finances. Make Money Your Thing is an approachable guide to take women...

Magus  by Anthony Grafton


Anthony Grafton

"In literary legend, Faustus is the quintessential occult personality of early modern Europe. The historical Faustus, however, was something quite different: a magus, a learned magician fully embedded in the scholarly currents and public life of the...

The MAGA diaries  by Tina (Journalist) Nguyen

The MAGA diaries

Tina (Journalist) Nguyen

"An explosive, first-person account chronicling the rise of the MAGA movement from acclaimed political journalist Tina Nguyen, who began her career--and her education--on the ground levels of the conservative recruiting machine"--Publisher's description.

The madam and the spymaster  by Nigel H. Jones

The madam and the spymaster

Nigel H. Jones

"This extraordinary story of a high-class Berlin brothel--taken over by the Nazi secret service--is one of the last untold tales of World War II. There is no book in English about the wartime Berlin 'salon' run by Kitty Schmidt under the secret control of...

The light eaters  by Zoë Schlanger

The light eaters

Zoë Schlanger

"Look at the green organism across the room or through the window: the potted plant, or the grass, or a tree. Think how a life spent constantly growing yet rooted in a single spot comes with tremendous challenges. To meet them, plants have come up with some of...

The last ships from Hamburg  by Steven Ujifusa

The last ships from Hamburg

Steven Ujifusa

"Over thirty years, from 1890 to 1921, 2.5 million Jews, fleeing discrimination and violence in their homelands of Eastern Europe, arrived in the United States. Many sailed on steamships from Hamburg. This mass exodus was facilitated by three businessmen whose...

The last of its kind  by 1949- author. Gísli Pálsson

The last of its kind

1949- author. Gísli Pálsson

"The great auk is one of the most tragic and documented examples of extinction. A flightless bird that bred primarily on the remote islands of the North Atlantic, the last of its kind were killed in Iceland in 1844. Gísli Pálsson draws on firsthand accounts...

I am that unicorn  by Arozak Salam

I am that unicorn

Arozak Salam

"You will not remember me as that Asian, that immigrant, that Muslim, or that gay guy. You will remember me as that unicorn who built a throne."When Arozak Salam is presented with a rare opportunity to move from Indonesia to Australia, he makes a radical...

How to win friends and influence fungi

How to win friends and influence fungi

"In the vein of acclaimed popular-science bestsellers such as Atlas Obscura, Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry, The Way Things Work, What If?, and Undeniable, the co-founders of the global science organization Nerd Nite bring readers a collection of...

Every living thing  by Jason (President of Panmedia Corporation) Roberts

Every living thing

Jason (President of Panmedia Corporation)...

"In the 18th century, two men dedicated their lives to the same daunting task: identifying and describing all life on Earth. Their approaches could not have been more different. Carl Linnaeus, a pious Swedish doctor with a huckster's flair, believed that life...

Becoming Gandhi  by Perry Garfinkel

Becoming Gandhi

Perry Garfinkel

"In Becoming Gandhi, New York Times journalist and author Perry Garfinkel takes readers on his multiyear quest to trace the footsteps of Mahatma Gandhi-to both understand his life and to see if his code of living might be possible in today's...

The age of deer  by Erika Howsare

The age of deer

Erika Howsare

"Delving into the historical roots of our tangled attitudes toward deer and how they play out in the present, Erika Howsare observes scientists capture and collar fawns, hunters show off their trophies, a museum interpreter teaching American history while...

The adventure  by Steve Taylor

The adventure

Steve Taylor

"A book of spiritual guidance, containing exercises, discussions, and meditations designed to cultivate spiritual awakening. It assumes that wakefulness - or enlightenment, if you prefer - is accessible to us all and will inevitably arise if we follow certain...

The origins of political order  by Francis Fukuyama

The origins of political order

Francis Fukuyama

"Virtually all human societies were once organized tribally, yet over time most developed new political institutions which included a central state that could keep the peace and uniform laws that applied to all citizens. Some went on to create governments that...

Housewife  by Lisa Davis


Lisa Davis

"The notion of "housewife" evokes strong reactions. For some, it's nostalgia for a bygone era, simpler and better times when men were breadwinners and women remained home with the kids. For others, it's a sexist, oppressive stereotype of women's work. Either...

Naked in the rideshare  by Rebecca (Comedy writer) Shaw

Naked in the rideshare

Rebecca (Comedy writer) Shaw

"From Rebecca Shaw and Ben Kronengold, the youngest comedy writers ever for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and masterminds behind the viral 2018 Yale graduation speech, comes a hilarious collection of short stories taking on coming-of-age, memes,...

The 12-week MBA  by Bjorn Billhardt

The 12-week MBA

Bjorn Billhardt

"Getting an MBA takes time and money, making it inaccessible to many people who want to take charge in the business world. Now "The 12-Week MBA" offers an alternative way to learn business essentials, focusing on the skills and knowledge required to succeed as...

#QUALIFIED  by Amanda Nachman


Amanda Nachman

"Is it possible to chase your dreams in the face of rejection and self-doubt? CEO of College Magazine Amanda Nachman is here to share: "You are more qualified than you realize."There was a time when Amanda Nachman didn't believe in herself. It wasn't until she...

Truth is the arrow, mercy is the bow  by Steve Almond

Truth is the arrow, mercy is the bow

Steve Almond

"In Truth Is the Arrow, Mercy Is the Bow, Steve Almond employs the radical empathy he displayed as co-host (with Cheryl Strayed) of the podcast Dear Sugars to explore the joys and trials of storytelling, and to explode the myths that hold us back from writing...

The plot  by Nadine Dorries

The plot

Nadine Dorries

"The explosive behind-the-scenes account of the plot to bring down Boris Johnson. YOU THINK YOU LIVE IN A WORLD WHERE THE ELECTED ARE CHOSEN BY THE PEOPLE. THINK AGAIN. When Boris Johnson came to power in 2019, he did so with the largest Conservative majority...

My brother, my land  by Sami Hermez

My brother, my land

Sami Hermez

"In 1967, Sireen Sawalha's mother, with her young children, walked back to Palestine against the traffic of exile. My Brother, My Land is the story of Sireen's family in the decades that followed and their lives in the Palestinian village of Kufr Ra'i. From...

Simply AI

Simply AI

"Covering a broad range of fields within AI - from computing and mathematics to politics and philosophy - entries demystify what artificial intelligence is and how it works, how it has dramatically changed how we live, and how it might evolve in the future. ...

Dictionary of fine distinctions  by Eli Burnstein

Dictionary of fine distinctions

Eli Burnstein

"Swamp or bog? Guilt or shame? Club soda or sparkling water? From food to fashion, ethics to architecture, there are thousands of words and ideas that we tend to collapse, conflate, or confuse. For hairsplitters and language lovers, Dictionary of Fine...

The little guide to writing for impact  by Katherine Barrett

The little guide to writing for impact

Katherine Barrett

"Everyone who writes in the world of public affairs wants to make arguments that will move readers and shape policy. That world, however, is busy and noisy, and even the best ideas often get squeezed out in the frenetic pace of policy debates. No author wants...

Home is where the start is  by Richard (Family psychotherapist) Hogan

Home is where the start is

Richard (Family psychotherapist) Ho...

"A ground-breaking framework for addressing childhood baggage, and helping our kids to grow up with less of it In our early years we lay down the blueprint for being a partner, parent, sibling, friend, colleague, neighbour and citizen. But even the best...

Quick and easy grain-free recipes for families  by Laura (Chef) Fuentes

Quick and easy grain-free recipes for families

Laura (Chef) Fuentes

"Eating grain-free can improve digestion, alleviate allergies, and improve your overall health. But given how much the standard diet is awash in grains, making the switch can feel overwhelming and complicated. But it doesn't have to be! Quick and Easy...

Quick and easy low-carb snacks  by Martina Slajerova

Quick and easy low-carb snacks

Martina Slajerova

"Feel great about snacking and stay in the fat-burning zone with these 75 nutritious and delicious low-carb recipes that are free from refined sugar and allergens such as grains, gluten, and dairy"--Publisher's description.

Forest magic  by Nikki Van De Car

Forest magic

Nikki Van De Car

"Forest Magic is a guide to befriending the mysterious and wise guardians of our woodlands. Ancient and wise, trees and plants watch over us, sheltering us and guiding us. At the same time, it is our calling to cherish and honor them, as we work together in...

How AI ate the world  by Chris Stokel-Walker

How AI ate the world

Chris Stokel-Walker

"Artificial intelligence will shake up life in the 2020s as dramatically as the internet did in the 2000s. This accessible, up-to-date book charts AI's rise from its origins in Cold War America to its imminent and far-reaching impact on us today. Tech...

Macramé Christmas  by Isabella Strambio

Macramé Christmas

Isabella Strambio

"The 24 stylish projects range from gift tags and tree decorations to statement wall hangings and a stunning advent calendar. Each project details which knots to use, how long it will take, and the preparation needed. All the knots, patterns and projects are...

Being peace  by Thích Nĥát Hạnh

Being peace

Thích Nĥát Hạnh

"A timeless introduction to Thich Nhat Hanh's most important teachings, this spiritual classic reveals the connection between peace in oneself and peace in the world"--Publisher's description.

YouTube secrets  by Sean Cannell

YouTube secrets

Sean Cannell

"YouTube has changed our world--from how we view video to how we connect and market--opening a new entrepreneurial landscape to ambitious individuals. Millions of people generate six to seven figures annually from online video content. And, with the right...

Traveling solo  by Diana E. Williams

Traveling solo

Diana E. Williams

"After years of battling a mysterious illness, Diana Williams chose to end her life. This extraordinary and intimate memoir, written in the months before her death, bravely explores the profound question: How much suffering is enough? For three decades,...

The D-Day visitor's handbook  by Kevin Dennehy

The D-Day visitor's handbook

Kevin Dennehy

"For families of the heroes who fought on the beaches of Normandy during World War II, for fans of Saving Private Ryan, or for traveler interested in history, here is the complete guide to visiting one of the world's most historic battlefields. The D-Day...

Tubes  by Andrew Blum


Andrew Blum

"The Internet. Home to the most important and intimate aspects of our lives. Our careers, our relationships, our selves, all of them are out there - online. So ... where is that exactly? And who's in charge again? And what if it breaks? In Tubes Andrew Blum...

Poyums  by Len Pennie


Len Pennie

"From Len Pennie, the performance poet sensation, comes an electric debut collection about loving, learning, surviving, growing and giving"--Publisher's description.

The cryptopians  by Laura Shin

The cryptopians

Laura Shin

"This is the story of the idealists, technologists, and opportunists fighting to bring cryptocurrency to the masses. Cryptocurrency was growing increasingly marginal until a brilliant new idea changed its fortunes once again: Ethereum. In this book, Laura Shin...

A great gay book

A great gay book

"Hello Mr. was founded by Ryan Fitzgibbon in 2012-over its ten-issue lifespan, the beloved and groundbreaking indie magazine became the first home for some of the most prestigious queer voices of a generation. In A Great Gay Book, Fitzgibbon has curated the...

Day of reckoning  by Mike Wendling

Day of reckoning

Mike Wendling

"The MAGA movement was in retreat after Donald Trump's defeat in 2020, but the fascist fringes have not just survived, they continue to thrive and burrow into the mainstream. The January 6 Capitol riot prosecutions have done little to curb their enthusiasm for...

1217  by Catherine Hanley


Catherine Hanley

"In 1215 King John had agreed to the terms of Magna Carta, but he then reneged on his word, plunging the kingdom into war. The rebellious barons offered the throne to the French prince Louis and set off the chain of events that almost changed the course of...

The diabetes weight-loss plan  by Katie Caldesi

The diabetes weight-loss plan

Katie Caldesi

"An easy-to-follow plan, packed with delicious recipes and expert advice, that makes losing weight and combating metabolic disease simple, tasty and sustainable. With its simple approach, The Diabetes Weight-Loss Meal Planner will get you started on a...

Heal yourself with traditional Chinese medicine  by Lily Choi

Heal yourself with traditional Chinese medicine

Lily Choi

"Get to the Root Cause of Your Medical Issues and Solve Them For Good. If you've experienced chronic health issues and felt Western medicine didn't lead to a lasting cure, let this book set you on the path of healing. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an...

HBR guide to navigating the toxic workplace.

HBR guide to navigating the toxic workplace.

"Toxic workplaces take all kinds of forms-whether it's a narcissist boss who belittles and bullies, colleagues who backstab and gaslight, "work friends" who drain you with endless complaining, or a culture of overwork and burnout. It can feel impossible to...

HBR guide to your job search.

HBR guide to your job search.

"Finding a new job can be stressful. Assessing positions and employers, meeting the requirements in a job description, competing with other job searchers, and submitting an application that will get noticed-each element comes with its own set of obstacles. And...

Amphibious soul  by Craig (Filmmaker) Foster

Amphibious soul

Craig (Filmmaker) Foster

"An awe-inspiring narrative about the power of nature and our place within it, from the creator of My Octopus Teacher, filmmaker Craig Foster. An adventure story, love story, travelogue, naturalist memoir, and spiritual guide, Craig Foster's Amphibious Soul is...

Pixel flesh  by Ellen Atlanta

Pixel flesh

Ellen Atlanta

"A generation-defining exposé of toxic beauty culture-from Botox and Instagram filters to lip flips and editing apps-and the realities of coming of age online We live in a new age of beauty. With advancements in cosmetic surgery, walk-in treatments, augmented...

The darkroom  by A. J. Hewitt

The darkroom

A. J. Hewitt

"For years, A.J. Hewitt was the first person into a crime scene. Before the detectives and the forensics team it was her alone with the body, the only sound her flashes firing as they lit up scenes of unimaginable horror. It was her job to shoot the...

Breathe how you want to feel  by Matteo Pistono

Breathe how you want to feel

Matteo Pistono

"Breathwork guide and meditation teacher Matteo Pistono offers a how-to book for upgrading your nervous system to live your optimal life physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Do you want to calm your racing thoughts before lying down for a restful night of...

James and John  by Christopher Bryant

James and John

Christopher Bryant

"They had nothing to expect from the mercy of the crown; their doom was sealed; no plea could be urged in extenuation of their crime, and they well knew that for them there was no hope in this world. When Charles Dickens wrote these tragic lines he was penning...

Fusion strategy  by Vijay Govindarajan

Fusion strategy

Vijay Govindarajan

"Tech giants like Facebook, Amazon, and Google can collect real-time data from billions of users. For companies that design and manufacture physical products, that type of fluid, data-rich information used to be a pipe dream. Now, with the rise of cheap and...

The pulse cure  by Torkil Færø

The pulse cure

Torkil Færø

"What if you could see the toll that over-work, too much sugar or bad sleep really take on your system? What if you knew what boosts your energy, and what saps it, and when you are heading for burnout? What if you could feel more vitality and joy, have...

Yoga life  by Brett Larkin

Yoga life

Brett Larkin

"Overwhelmed? Overscheduled? Want to access the benefits of yoga, but can't seem to make it to the mat? Beat stress with a yoga ritual that works for you in 20-minutes or less. Featuring adaptations for anxiety, weight loss, injury, and prenatal yoga, this...

La Serenissima  by Jonathan Keates

La Serenissima

Jonathan Keates

"'Everything about Venice,' observed Lord Byron, 'is, or was, extraordinary her aspect is like a dream, and her history is like a romance.' Dream and romance have conditioned myriad encounters with Venice across the centuries, but the city's story embodies...

Healthy made simple  by Ella Mills

Healthy made simple

Ella Mills

"Ella Mills, founder of Deliciously Ella, is back with over 75 brand new recipes devoted to making healthy eating easier. What can you do today that makes life simpler tomorrow? How can you create a healthy, genuinely delicious meal in minutes? There's no...

Pinch of Nom  by Kate Allinson

Pinch of Nom

Kate Allinson

"Quick cook times. Minimal prep. Simple methods. Ideas for air fryers and slow cookers. One hundred speedy, delicious and slimming-friendly recipes from Pinch of Nom. This gorgeous, full-color cookbook contains one hundred super-fast, super-easy recipes...

A life worth living  by Tommy Jessop

A life worth living

Tommy Jessop

"Tommy Jessop's story, from his journey into acting and campaigning while showing his determination, charisma, and love for life and his wish to make people aware that those with learning disabilities just want to be treated like everybody else"--Publisher's...

I promise it won't always hurt like this  by Clare Mackintosh

I promise it won't always hurt like this

Clare Mackintosh

"Grief is universal, but it's also as unique to each of us as the person we've lost. It can be overwhelming, exhausting, lonely, unreasonable, there when we least expect it and seemingly never-ending. Wherever you are with your grief and whoever you're...

Human transit  by Jarrett Walker

Human transit

Jarrett Walker

"Transportation expert Jarrett Walker believes that transit can be simple, if we focus on the underlying geometry that all transit systems share. In Human Transit, Revised Edition, he provides the basic tools and critical questions needed to make smarter...

Bibliotherapy  by Bijal Shah


Bijal Shah

"In this guide to healing, bibliotherapist and counsellor Bijal Shah explores the restorative power of reading. Bibliotherapy traces the history of how therapeutic reading evolved -- and the important role played by great writers such as the Stoics, Montaigne,...

Timeless adventures  by Brian J. Robb

Timeless adventures

Brian J. Robb

"This critical history of Doctor Who covers the series 60 years, from the creation of the show to its triumph as Britain's number one TV drama. Opening with an in-depth account of the creation of the series within the BBC of the early 1960s, each decade of...

Budgeting for beginners  by Peter J. Sander

Budgeting for beginners

Peter J. Sander

"Make the most of your money with this simple step-by-step guide to creating a budget! Does opening your credit card bill make you anxious? Do you always run out of money before your next paycheck? Do you want help establishing and sticking to a budget?...

The world's worst assistant  by Sona Movsesian

The world's worst assistant

Sona Movsesian

"From Conan O'Brien's longtime assistant and cohost of his podcast, Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend, a completely hilarious and irreverent how-to guide for becoming a terrible, yet unfireable employee, and getting away with doing the bare minimum at...

Beyond getting by  by Holly Trantham

Beyond getting by

Holly Trantham

"Fun, tangible advice on how to live with money, not for money, from the women behind The Financial Diet. The Girlboss came in many forms, and she struggled valiantly against the rising wave of exhaustion at her brand of pinkwashed-capitalism-as-liberation-but...

Tracing homelands  by Linda Dittmar

Tracing homelands

Linda Dittmar

"A raw and courageous memoir of the 1948 war and its aftermath and searing personal journey to uncover the suppressed traumas, facts, and myths that undergird the so-called Israeli-Palestinian conflict When author Linda Dittmar stumbles upon the ruins of an...

Gaia's web  by Karen J. Bakker

Gaia's web

Karen J. Bakker

"This book explores how tools of the Digital Age might be mobilized to solve our most pressing environmental challenges, from climate change to biodiversity loss. It argues that digital technology might accelerate environmental sustainability and that engaging...

Japanese for busy people. III

Japanese for busy people. III

"Japanese for Busy People Book III will equip learners to talk meaningfully about larger social topics by expressing their own opinions while asking others for theirs. It will also help learners to further improve the naturalness and efficiency of their...

Decluttered  by Jenny Albertini


Jenny Albertini

"Have you ever wondered why you can't summon the energy to declutter those piles of clothes on the floor? Do you wish you knew what policies your workplace could offer so everyone can think more clearly and feel better at work? Or maybe you've felt confused...

Quick & easy low-sugar recipes  by Elviira Krebber

Quick & easy low-sugar recipes

Elviira Krebber

"Easy and delicious recipes that crush your sugar cravings! Consuming sugar can lead to health problems like with heart disease, depression, anddiabetes, yet it is almost impossible to get away from consuming it . Sugar iseverywhere--from sweets to condiments....

The vegetable eater  by Cara Mangini

The vegetable eater

Cara Mangini

"With simple lessons and recipes that put irresistible, vegetable forward dishes in every home cook's everyday rotation, IACP Award winner and James Beard Award finalist Cara Mangini presents a foundational education in vegetable cooking in an approachable...

Alternative small press publishing in New Zealand  by Michael O'Leary

Alternative small press publishing in New Zealand

Michael O'Leary

"The history of small, private presses in this country is also (largely) the history of our literature." (Michael Gifkins' 1990 'Bookmarks', New Zealand Listener). This quote graphically states the case for the important place small press publishing has in the...

The psychology of winning  by Denis Waitley

The psychology of winning

Denis Waitley

"Dr. Denis Waitley, the national authority on high-level performance and personal development, makes available to the public for the first time his formula for developing the ten qualities of a total winner. Previously available only as a companion book to the...

The science of weird shit  by Chris (Professor) French

The science of weird shit

Chris (Professor) French

"Ghostly encounters, alien abduction, reincarnation, talking to the dead, UFO sightings, inexplicable coincidences, out-of-body and near-death experiences. Are these legitimate phenomena? If not, then how should we go about understanding them? In this...

Arctic dreams  by Barry Holstun Lopez

Arctic dreams

Barry Holstun Lopez

"This title comes with an introduction by Robert Macfarlane. Lopez's journey across our frozen planet is a celebration of the Arctic in all its guises. A hostile landscape of ice, freezing oceans and dazzling skyscapes. Home to millions of diverse animals and...

The ancient art of thinking for yourself  by Robin Reames

The ancient art of thinking for yourself

Robin Reames

"For most of the 2,000-plus years since its foundation as a discipline by ancient Greek thinkers, rhetoric-the art of using language to persuade-was a keystone of a Western education. But in the early 20th century, studying rhetoric fell out of fashion. In The...

Houseplants  by Brie Langley


Brie Langley

"Since the introduction of heat into homes, making it possible to keep potted plants alive, people have been obsessively collecting and caring for house plants. These now common additions to any well-designed space add vibrancy and colour while simultaneously...

A little book on big freedom  by HeatherAsh Amara

A little book on big freedom

HeatherAsh Amara

"Air. Fire. Water. Earth. The four primordial elements not only inform our physical lives, they are potent symbols for aspects of our inner selves. When we learn to harness their power correctly, they can lead us toward radical personal transformation, or what...

I can't make this up  by Kevin Hart

I can't make this up

Kevin Hart

"Superstar comedian and Hollywood box office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and...

The notebooks of Sonny Rollins  by Sonny Rollins

The notebooks of Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins

"An illuminating selection of writings on a wide variety of topics-everything from technique, music theory, and daily routine to spirituality and systemic racism-from the personal journals of Sonny Rollins, master of the tenor saxophone and "jazz's greatest...

The Tucci table  by Stanley Tucci

The Tucci table

Stanley Tucci

"Food can bind and govern a family and no one knows this more than Hollywood actor and respected foodie, Stanley Tucci. Throughout his childhood, cooking was a familial venture evoking a wealth of memories and traditions. Featuring family-friendly dishes and...

Quick & easy veggie burgers  by Nina Olsson

Quick & easy veggie burgers

Nina Olsson

"Shatter your assumptions of what a veggie burger can be with these simple, fresh, and delicious recipes"--Publisher's description.

Meantime  by Majella Cullinane


Majella Cullinane

"Cullinane in Aotearoa New Zealand and her mother in Ireland, a distance unbridgeable even by phone as Cullinane's mother's language was lost to dementia. Meantime calls and keens across this terrible distance. With attentiveness, tenderness and extraordinary...

Tiffy cooks  by Tiffy Chen

Tiffy cooks

Tiffy Chen

"The wildly popular blogger and TikTok sensation @Tiffycooks shares 88 favorite easy everyday and family-style recipes from Asia and beyond"--Publisher's description.

The lives of spiders  by Ximena Nelson

The lives of spiders

Ximena Nelson

"A beautifully illustrated guide to the natural history and breathtaking diversity of spiders around the world"--Publisher's description.

The lives of lichens  by Robert Lücking

The lives of lichens

Robert Lücking

"A richly illustrated guide to lichens and their biology. Existing at the margins of life, lichens are the result of symbiotic relationships between fungi and photosynthesising partners in the form of algae or cyanobacteria. Comprising more than twenty...

The lives of bees  by Christina Grozinger

The lives of bees

Christina Grozinger

"A beautifully illustrated guide to the vibrant and richly diverse world of bees. The Lives of Bees provides a one-of-a-kind look at the life and natural history of bees. Blending stunning photographs and illustrations with illuminating profiles of selected...

Cypriana  by Theo A. Michaels


Theo A. Michaels

"Over 80 modern recipes inspired by the traditional cooking of Greece and Cyprus from popular chef and TV personality Theo Michaels. Fresh ingredients sing from the plate, from juicy watermelon and glossy kalamata olives, to fragrant oregano-roasted lamb and...

The rejects  by Jamie Collinson

The rejects

Jamie Collinson

" Imagine you've made it. You and your friends have hit the big time in music and you're going to be a star. But then, quite suddenly, it's over. Your best friends don't want you anymore, and you're on the outside. Perhaps they're tired of your bad habits,...

Drums & demons  by Joel Selvin

Drums & demons

Joel Selvin

"The blazing rock opera of the greatest drummer of all-time, Jim Gordon, from the legendary Wrecking Crew to redefining rock on the Seventies' biggest hits and outrageous tours, and ultimately to the most shocking crime in rock history--a story of musical...

Steven Spielberg  by Olivier (Film journalist) Bousquet

Steven Spielberg

Olivier (Film journalist) Bousquet

"Just as BDL's bestselling All the Songs series-which has over 400,000 copies in print-presents a comprehensive, song-by-song view of major bands and music history, Steven Spielberg All the Films: The Stories Behind Every Movie, Episode, and Short celebrates...

Among the braves  by Shibani Mahtani

Among the braves

Shibani Mahtani

"Through the eyes of two frontline journalists comes a gripping narrative history of the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement centered around a cast of core activists, culminating in the 2019 mass protests and Beijing's brutal crackdown. Hong Kong was an...

Secure love  by Julie Menanno

Secure love

Julie Menanno

"Rooted in attachment theory and couples' therapy, Julie Menanno builds on her indispensable Instagram account @thesecurerelationship to reveal how lasting bonds are both created and sustained. What does a healthy relationship look like? A good question, in...

Punch needle tattoo designs  by Amy Buchanan

Punch needle tattoo designs

Amy Buchanan

"Fun, easy, and trendy, Punch Needle Tattoo Designs is a must-have for any crafter interested in this approachable medium, or for experienced crafters looking for something new, fresh, and different"--Publisher's description.

Classic cookies  by Kate Woodson

Classic cookies

Kate Woodson

"Making cookies can conjure up great memories, leave your house smelling delicious, and put a smile on your loved ones' faces. In Classic Cookies, Kate Woodson provides 166 recipe options, some classic, some new, that you and your family will love. She...

Retro curved pieced quilts  by Erin Grogan

Retro curved pieced quilts

Erin Grogan

"Fun, fresh, and super cool, Retro Curved Pieced Quilts features 15 modern quilt patterns designed with a mod vibe in mind Some quilting experience is beneficial to utilize the book, but whether you're relatively new to quilting or an advanced quilter looking...

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