Recollections of My Nonexistence: A Memoir

Recollections of My Nonexistence: A MemoirAn electric portrait of the artist as a young woman that asks how a writer finds her voice in a society that prefers women to be silent In Recollections of My Nonexistence, Rebecca Solnit describes her formation as a writer and as a feminist in 1980s San Francisco, in an atmosphere of gender

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The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone's Mind

The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone's MindFrom the author of New York Times bestsellers Contagious and Invisible Influence comes a revolutionary approach to changing anyones mind Everyone has something they want to change Marketers want to change their customers minds and leaders want to change organizations Start ups want to change

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Had I Known

Had I KnownA new selection of the most provocative, incendiary, and career making pieces by bestselling author, essayist, political activist, and veteran muckraker The New Yorker Barbara Ehrenreich A self proclaimed myth buster by trade, Barbara Ehrenreich has covered an extensive range of topics as a

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House Lessons: Renovating a Life

House Lessons: Renovating a LifeFROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR ERICA BAUERMEISTER COMES A MEMOIR ABOUT THE POWER OF HOMEAND THE TRANSFORMATIVE ACT OF RESTORING ONE HOUSE IN PARTICULAR I think anyone who saves an old house has to be a caretaker at heart, a believer in underdogs, someone whose imagination is inspired by

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The Hot Hand: The Mystery and Science of Streaks

The Hot Hand: The Mystery and Science of StreaksFor decades, statisticians, social scientists, psychologists, and economists among them Nobel Prize winners have spent massive amounts of precious time thinking about whether streaks actually exist After all, a substantial number of decisions that we make in our everyday lives are quietly rooted

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Franci's War: A Woman's Story of Survival

Franci's War: A Woman's Story of SurvivalThe engrossing memoir of a spirited and glamorous young fashion designer who survived World War ll, with an afterword by her daughter, Helen Epstein In the summer of 1942, twenty two year old Franci Rabinek designated a Jew by the Nazi racial laws arrived at Terezin, a concentration camp and

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Educated

EducatedTara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home canned peaches and sleeping with her head for the hills bag In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and

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Becoming

BecomingIn a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era As First Lady of the United States of Americathe first African American to serve in that roleshe helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in

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