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Featured May 18, 2016
on Today

From Junk Food to Joy Food Joy Bauer

From Junk Food to Joy Food
by Joy Bauer

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All the Foods You Love to Eat...Only Better

We all want to look and feel better, but where’s the fun in nibbling on boring salads and choking down steamed broccoli? It’s tough sticking to a diet when you’re craving barbecue ribs, fettucine Alfredo, vegetable lo mein, and chocolate milkshakes. But best-selling author and TODAY show nutrition expert Joy Bauer is fresh from her kitchen with news for you: You can have your cheesecake and eat it, too! In these Read More »



Featured May 18, 2016
on Today

Bare Bones

Bare Bones
by Rebecca Paley, Bobby Bones

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I'm Not Lonely If You're Reading This Book

A touching, funny, heart-wrenching, and triumphant memoir from one of the biggest names in radio, the host of The Bobby Bones Show, one of the most listened-to drive time morning radio shows in the nation. Growing up poor in Mountain Pine, Arkansas, with a young, addicted mom, Bobby Estell fell in love with country music. Abandoned by his father at the age of five, Bobby saw the radio as his way out—a Read More »



Featured May 17, 2016
on CBS This Morning

The Gene Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Gene
by Siddhartha Mukherjee

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An Intimate History

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies—a magnificent history of the gene and a response to the defining question of the future: What becomes of being human when we learn to “read” and “write” our own genetic information? The extraordinary Siddhartha Mukherjee has a written a biography of the gene as deft, brilliant, and illuminating as his extraordinarily successful biography of cancer. Weaving science, social history, and personal Read More »



Featured May 17, 2016
on Today

The Golden Rules

The Golden Rules
by Bob Bowman, Charles Butler

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10 Steps to World-Class Excellence in Your Life and Work

Bob Bowman, best known as the coach for the record-breaking run of Michael Phelps, is one of the most successful coaches in Olympic history. He is lauded for his intense personality, incredible dedication to his athletes, and his ability to nurture talent in athletes who have the heart and drive to win. This is his motivational book about winning in all walks of life and what you have to do to get there. He Read More »



Featured May 17, 2016
on Good Morning America

Cravings

Cravings
by Chrissy Teigen, Adeena Sussman

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Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat

Maybe she’s on a photo shoot in Zanzibar. Maybe she’s making people laugh on TV. But all Chrissy Teigen really wants to do is talk about dinner. Or breakfast. Lunch gets some love, too. For years, she’s been collecting, cooking, and Instagramming her favorite recipes, and here they are: from breakfast all day to John’s famous fried chicken with spicy honey butter to her mom’s Thai classics. Salty, spicy, saucy Read More »



Featured May 16, 2016
on CBS This Morning

32 Yolks Veronica Chambers

32 Yolks
by Veronica Chambers, Eric Ripert

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From My Mother's Table to Working the Line

Hailed by Anthony Bourdain as “heartbreaking, horrifying, poignant, and inspiring,” 32 Yolks is the brave and affecting coming-of-age story about the making of a French chef, from the culinary icon behind the renowned New York City restaurant Le Bernardin. In an industry where celebrity chefs are known as much for their salty talk and quick tempers as their food, Eric Ripert stands out. The winner of four James Beard Awards, co-owner and Read More »



Featured May 16, 2016
on PBS News Hour

Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space Janna Levin

Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space
by Janna Levin

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The authoritative story of the headline-making discovery of gravitational waves—by an eminent theoretical astrophysicist and award-winning writer. From the author of How the Universe Got Its Spots and A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines, the epic story of the scientific campaign to record the soundtrack of our universe. Black holes are dark. That is their essence. When black holes collide, they will do so unilluminated. Yet the black hole collision is an Read More »



Featured May 16, 2016
on PBS News Hour

A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines Janna Levin

A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines
by Janna Levin

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In this remarkable work of fiction, astrophysicist Janna Levin reimagines the lives of two of the most important and influential minds of our time.

The narrator is a scientist herself, a physicist obsessed with Kurt Gödel, the greatest logician of many centuries, and with Alan Turing, the extraordinary mathematician, breaker of the Enigma Code during World War II. “They are both brilliantly original and outsiders,” the narrator tells us. “They are both besotted with mathematics. But for all their devotion, mathematics is indifferent, unaltered by any of their dramas . . . Against indifference, I want to tell their stories.” Which Read More »



Featured May 14, 2016
on CBS This Morning

Melba's American Comfort

Melba's American Comfort
by Melba Wilson

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100 Recipes from My Heart to Your Kitchen

Fresh from the kitchen of her legendary Harlem restaurant, Melba’s, the reigning queen of American comfort food serves up one hundred delectable recipes that put her own special touch on favorite dishes—and taste just like home. Where do celebrities and foodies go for the most delicious fried chicken and eggnog waffles? To Melba’s, of course! Melba Wilson is a sweet, upbeat, occasionally sassy, always genuine ambassador for the cuisine known for years Read More »



Featured May 13, 2016
on PBS News Hour

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 May 12, 2016
on PBS News Hour

Grit

Grit
by Angela Duckworth

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The Power of Passion and Perseverance

n this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, students, educators, athletes, and business people—both seasoned and new—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” Drawing on her own powerful story as the daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,” Duckworth, now a celebrated researcher and professor, describes her early Read More »



Featured May 12, 2016
on PBS News Hour

Love That Boy Ron Fournier

Love That Boy
by Ron Fournier

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What Two Presidents, Eight Road Trips, and My Son Taught Me About a Parent's Expectations

Tyler and I inch toward the Green Room, in line with blow-dried TV anchors and stuffy columnists. He’s practicing his handshake and hello: “It’s a pleasure to meet you, Mr. President. It’s a pleasure to meet you, Mr. President. It’s a pleasure to meet you, Mr. President.” When the couple in front of us steps forward for their picture, my teenager with sky-blue eyes and a soft heart looks Read More »




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