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OBJECTS OF OUR DESIRE by Salman Akhtar

THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND ME by Eli Wallach

Objects Of Our Desire by Salman Akhtar You can't take it with you, of course, but we certainly do value and treasure our precious things while we're here. Salman Akhtar’s beautiful book is a fascinating historical, cultural, and psychological exploration of the objects that occupy our lives from family heirlooms to everyday objects.

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The Good, The Bad, And Me by Eli Wallach The sparkling memoir of a movie icon's life in the footlights and on camera, THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND ME tells the extraordinary story of Eli Wallach's many years dedicated to his craft. Beginning with his early days in Brooklyn and his college years in Texas, where he dreamed of becoming an actor, this book follows his career as one of the earliest members of the famed Actors Studio and as a Tony Award winner...

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FREUD'S REQUIEM by Matthew von Unwerth

THE INTERPRETER by Alice Kaplan

Freud's Requiem by Matthew von Unwerth Freudian Matthew von Unwerth’s FREUD REQUIEM places Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, on the couch and reinterprets psychoanalysis as "a science of mourning," while he explores the redemptive possibilities of storytelling, memory, and the creative process....

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The Interpreter by Alice Kaplan In THE INTERPRETER, Kaplan tackles an unexplored moment in American history. Set in the fall of 1944, her history begins with the hanging of two black GIs in Brittany, France - one in a farmer’s field, the other in front of an abandoned chateau. They were part of the segregated U.S. army liberating France ...

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YOUR INTELLIGENCE MAKEOVER by Edward F. Droge

THE GOOD DOCTOR'S GUIDE TO COLD AND FLU by Neil Schachter

YOUR INTELLIGENCE MAKEOVER by Edward F. Droge "Most makeovers are only skin deep. But this new guidebook to getting smarter faster by an acclaimed education specialist gives readers the tools and self-knowledge they need to reinvent themselves from the inside out—and gain new confidence and success in all aspects of life..."

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"Leading pulmonologist Neil Schachter, M.D., explains how to avoid illness, boost immunity, and combat congestion, fever,and discomfort when cold, flu, and other respiratory infections strike. Among other things, he shows..."

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GIVE IT UP: My Year Of Living Better With Less by Mary Carlomagno

THE POWER OF PURPOSE by Peter Temes

Would it be possible to live without the designer coffee, the Kate Spade bags, the technology that was a part of my every day existence? Could stripping away some of those items and habits make me appreciate what I was so fortunate to have? I created a plan. Each month for one year, I would chose one of my favorite things...

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The Power Of Purpose by Peter Temes THE POWER OF PURPOSE begins with a simple but remarkable statement: "The more you focus on helping others, the more you will succeed in reaching your own goals." Peter S. Temes builds on this fundamental insight to share a simple plan for living with the truest and most enduring kind of happiness. At the heart of THE POWER OF PURPOSE are the “three levels of...

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THE DIET CODE by Stephen Lanzalotta

ANATOMY OF A SECRET LIFE by Gail Saltz, MD

As a master baker, painter and woodworker, Stephen Lanzalotta has been using the mathematical principles of The Golden Ratio (an integral plot element in The Da Vinci Code) for more than 30 years. His realization that this seemingly magic formula, used by Da Vinci and other geniuses of the Renaissance, held the secret to optimal health and weight loss led him to...

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The Anatomy of a Secret Life by Gail Saltz, MD Everyone has a part of himself that no one else knows about. In a teenager, it’s a healthy move towards becoming independent. In an adult, it can keep the spark of romance alive. But when do secrets become destructive? What drives a person to live a double life – to be a soccer dad by day and a pimp by night? To live one part law-abiding, upstanding citizen while ...

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WAKING by Matthew Sanford

SHUTTING OUT THE SUN by Michael Zielenziger

Waking by Matthew Sanford Matt Sanford’s life and body were irrevocably changed at age thirteen on a snowy Iowa road. On that day, his family’s car skidded off an overpass, killing Matt’s father and sister and leaving him paralyzed from the chest down and confined to a wheelchair. His mother and brother escaped from the accident unharmed but were left to pick up the pieces of their decimated family...

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Shutting Out The Sun by Michael Zielenziger By focusing on Japan's psychological malaise and confining social institutions, Shutting Out the Sun explains how the rigidity of its tradition-steeped society, and its refusal to accept the cries for individual creativity and social trust endemic to modernity, ultimately stifle Japan's economic growth and political evolution. Disquieting and politically controversial...

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PRISONER OF TREBEKISTAN by Bob Harris

LEAP DAYS  by Katherine Lanpher

Prisoner of Trebekistan by Bob Harris "Prisoner of Trebekistan" is so effortlessly funny and informative, the fact that it's also tender, human and very wise kind of sneak up on you. Bob Harris has snuck a quirky and fascinating personal narrative into his pop culture 'expose'. Amidst the nerve-wracking Jeopardy showdowns and hilarious study rituals he has found the difference between facts and knowledge, between knowledge and wisdom, and proved...

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Leap Days by Katherine Lanpher An insightful collection of essays about starting over in midlife from a fresh and funny new voice.
Katherine Lanpher officially moved to Manhattan on a leap day, transferring from a rooted life in the Midwest to a new job, a new city, and a new sense of who she was. But reinvention is a tricky business, and starting over in the middle of life isn’t for the faint of heart...

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"Without the writing of books, there is no history, there is no concept of humanity. And if anyone wants to try to enclose in a small space…the history of the human spirit and to make it his own, he can only do this in the form of a collection of books."
--Hermann Hesse, The Magic of Books

 

Nonfiction coming in 2015

February: MISTER OWITA’S GUIDE TO GARDENING by Carol Wall, paperback, MARGARITA WEDNESDAYS a memoir by Deborah Rodriquez

March: FOUR YEARS IN THE MOUNTAINS OF KURDISTAN by Aram Haigaz , PATSY’S ITALIAN FAMILY COOKBOOK by Sal Scognamillo

April: REFLECTIONS FROM POPE FRANCIS by Susan Stark and Daniel J. Peterson

July: CLAY WATER BRICK: Finding Inspiration from Entrepreneurs Who Do the Most With Least by Jessica Jackley

 

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