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Featured October 15, 2014
on PBS News Hour

How We Got to Now Steven Johnson

How We Got to Now
by Steven Johnson

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Six Innovations That Made the Modern World

From the New York Times–bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Everything Bad Is Good for You, a new look at the power and legacy of great ideas. In this illustrated volume, Steven Johnson explores the history of innovation over centuries, tracing facets of modern life (refrigeration, clocks, and eyeglass lenses, to name a few) from their creation by hobbyists, amateurs, and entrepreneurs to their unintended historical consequences. Filled with surprising stories Read More »



Featured October 14, 2014
on CBS This Morning

All Things Possible

All Things Possible
by Andrew M. Cuomo

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Setbacks and Success in Politics and Life

In this full and frank memoir—a personal story of duty, family, justice, politics and resilience—New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reflects on his rise, fall, and rise in politics, and recounts his defining personal and political moments and tough but necessary lessons he has learned along the way. With 16-page of color photos Read More »



Featured October 14, 2014
on Fresh Air - NPR

Pay Any Price James Risen

Pay Any Price
by James Risen

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Greed, Power, and Endless War

War corrupts. Endless war corrupts absolutely.

Ever since 9/11 America has fought an endless war on terror, seeking enemies everywhere and never promising peace. In Pay Any Price, James Risen reveals an extraordinary litany of the hidden costs of that war: from squandered and stolen dollars, to outrageous abuses of power, to wars on normalcy, decency, and truth. In the name of fighting Read More »



Featured October 14, 2014
on Diane Rehm Show - NPR

Worthy Fights Leon Panetta

Worthy Fights
by Leon Panetta

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A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace

The inspiring and revelatory autobiography of the defense secretary and CIA director who led the intelligence war that killed Bin Laden, among many important roles in a legendary career It could be said that Leon Panetta has had two of the most consequential careers of any American public servant in the past fifty years. His first career, beginning as an army intelligence officer and including a distinguished run as one of Congress’s most powerful Read More »



Featured October 14, 2014
on Colbert Report

Special Deluxe

Special Deluxe
by Neil Young

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A Memoir of Life & Cars

Neil Young’s first memoir, Waging Heavy Peace, was an international bestseller and critical sensation. The Wall Street Journal wrote that it was “terrific: modest, honest, funny and frequently moving,” while The New York Times found it “as charismatically off the wall as Mr. Young’s records.” Now, in Special Deluxe, Young has fashioned a second work of extraordinary reminiscences about his Canadian boyhood, his musical influences Read More »



Featured October 14, 2014
on PBS News Hour

The Best Care Possible Ira Byock

The Best Care Possible
by Ira Byock

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A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life

A palliative care doctor on the front lines of hospital care illuminates one of the most important and controversial ethical issues of our time on his quest to transform care through the end of life. It is harder to die in this country than ever before. Statistics show that the vast majority of Americans would prefer to die at home, yet many of us spend our last days fearful and in pain in a healthcare Read More »



Featured October 14, 2014
on PBS News Hour

The Innovators Walter Isaacson

The Innovators
by Walter Isaacson

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How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson’s revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and an indispensable guide to how innovation really happens. What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs to turn their visionary ideas into disruptive realities? What led to their creative leaps? Why did some succeed and Read More »



Featured October 14, 2014
on The Chew

Just Between Us Mario Lopez

Just Between Us
by Mario Lopez

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With a star that rose from unforgettable child acting roles, such as A. C. Slater in Saved by the Bell, to the forefront of today’s entertainment media—Mario Lopez is nothing short of a pop culture sensation. Now, as he turns forty, Mario looks back on his life with a newfound perspective and a humorous sensibility of how things have changed with age, divulging for the first time the endearing, surprising, and sometimes difficult Read More »



Featured October 14, 2014
on The Chew

My Footprint Jeff Garlin

My Footprint
by Jeff Garlin

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Carrying The Weight Of The World

My Footprint documents Jeff Garlin's hysterical journey to lessen both his physical and carbon footprint.

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Featured October 13, 2014
on CBS This Morning

The Innovators Walter Isaacson

The Innovators
by Walter Isaacson

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How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson’s revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and an indispensable guide to how innovation really happens. What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs to turn their visionary ideas into disruptive realities? What led to their creative leaps? Why did some succeed and Read More »



Featured October 13, 2014
on CBS This Morning

Kidnapped by the Taliban

Kidnapped by the Taliban
by Dilip Joseph M.D., James Lund

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A Story of Terror, Hope, and Rescue by SEAL Team Six

Back Cover Copy: “Am I About to Die?” On December 5, 2012, American medical doctor Dilip Joseph and two colleagues are driving back to Kabul, Afghanistan, after serving villagers that morning at a rural clinic. Suddenly a man waving an AK-47 blocks their path. More armed men jump out of hiding. For Dilip, it is the beginning of a nightmare—he’s being kidnapped by the Taliban. Dilip and his friends endure a nine Read More »



Featured October 13, 2014
on Today

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 »




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