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Featured October 19, 2014
on Today

Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette Lizzie Post

Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette
by Lizzie Post, Anna Post

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Emily Post's Classic, Indispensable, and Comprehensive Guide to Your Wedding 

Now Completely Updated and Expanded in a New Edition

Today's weddings are a beautiful blend of traditions, reflecting what matters most to each couple. They are also more complicated than ever, with new customs replacing the old, new technologies to help plan and communicate, and new relationships to consider as families grow more complex. But while weddings evolve Read More »



Featured October 19, 2014
on Today

Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette Lizzie Post

Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette
by Lizzie Post, Anna Post

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Emily Post's Classic, Indispensable, and Comprehensive Guide to Your Wedding 

Now Completely Updated and Expanded in a New Edition

Today's weddings are a beautiful blend of traditions, reflecting what matters most to each couple. They are also more complicated than ever, with new customs replacing the old, new technologies to help plan and communicate, and new relationships to consider as families grow more complex. But while weddings evolve Read More »



Featured October 19, 2014
on CBS Sunday Morning

Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? Roz Chast

Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
by Roz Chast

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In her first memoir, Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family photos, and documents, and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears, Chast’s memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents. When it came to her elderly mother and father, Roz Read More »



Featured October 17, 2014
on CBS This Morning

Leaving Time Jodi Picoult

Leaving Time
by Jodi Picoult

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Throughout her blockbuster career, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult has seamlessly blended nuanced characters, riveting plots, and rich prose, brilliantly creating stories that “not only provoke the mind but touch the flawed souls in all of us” (The Boston Globe). Now, in her highly anticipated new novel, she has delivered her most affecting work yet—a book unlike anything she’s written before. For more than a decade, Jenna Metcalf has never Read More »



Featured October 17, 2014
on Good Morning America

Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris
by Neil Patrick Harris

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Choose Your Own Autobiography

Tired of memoirs that only tell you what really happened? Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person? Seeking an exciting, interactive read that puts the “u” back in “aUtobiography”? Then look no further than Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography! In this revolutionary, Joycean experiment in light celebrity narrative, actor/personality/carbon-based life-form Neil Patrick Harris lets you, the reader, live his life. You will be born in New Read More »



Featured October 17, 2014
on PBS News Hour

Breaking In Joan Biskupic

Breaking In
by Joan Biskupic

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The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice

"I knew she’d be trouble." So quipped Antonin Scalia about Sonia Sotomayor at the Supreme Court’s annual end-of-term party in 2010. It’s usually the sort of event one would expect from such a grand institution, with gentle parodies of the justices performed by their law clerks, but this year Sotomayor decided to shake it up—flooding the room with salsa music and coaxing her fellow justices to dance. It was Read More »



Featured October 17, 2014
on The Chew

The Chew (Festive and Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion)

The Chew (Festive and Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion)
by The Chew

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A Year of Celebrations

The five hosts of ABC's hit show The Chew invite you to celebrate a full year of holidays, events, and special occasions. From Thanksgiving to Mother's Day, and Christmas to the Fourth of July, Mario Batali, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly, Daphne Oz, and Michael Symon are here to provide you with mouthwatering recipes, useful entertaining tips, and creative crafts to make your gatherings unforgettable, original, and manageable. In this third companion book, the Read More »



Featured October 16, 2014
on Morning Edition

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) Mindy Kaling

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
by Mindy Kaling

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Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and coworkers with the sentence “Can I just say one last thing about this, and then I swear I’ll shut up about it?” Perhaps you want to know what Mindy thinks Read More »



Featured October 16, 2014
on Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Just Mercy

Just Mercy
by Bryan Stevenson

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A Story of Justice and Redemption

A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poor, the wrongly condemned, and women and children trapped in the farthest reaches of Read More »



Featured October 16, 2014
on Fresh Air - NPR

Cover Peter Mendelsund

Cover
by Peter Mendelsund

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Peter Mendelsund has enjoyed years as a much-sought-after book cover designer and art director. Among the many recognizable jackets he has created are those for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo; collections of the works of Joyce, Kafka, Dostoevsky, de Beauvoir, and Foucault; the contemporary works of Martin Amis, Tom McCarthy, Ben Marcus, Jo Nesbø, and James Gleick; and many more. All have greatly benefited from the care and touch Mendelsund gave them Read More »



Featured October 16, 2014
on The View

Not My Father's Son

Not My Father's Son
by Alan Cumming

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In his unique and engaging voice, the acclaimed actor of stage and screen shares the emotional story of his complicated relationship with his father and the deeply buried family secrets that shaped his life and career. A beloved star of stage, television, and film—“one of the most fun people in show business” (Time magazine)—Alan Cumming is a successful artist whose diversity and fearlessness is unparalleled. His success masks a painful childhood growing up Read More »

Discovering your past might help you find your future

A heartfelt account of childhood abuse and survival.



Featured October 16, 2014
on Colbert Report

Excellent Sheep

Excellent Sheep
by William Deresiewicz

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The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be—but aren’t—providing. As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. His students, some of the nation’s brightest minds, were adrift when it came to the big questions: how to think critically and creatively, and how to find a sense of purpose. Excellent Sheep takes a sharp Read More »




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