Nonfiction

As heard on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour . . . 'Unusually practical, non-patronising and authentic. Think Marie Kondo for the mind, if you will, or the Hemsleys for the soul.' Sunday Times ‘I want to give this book to everyone I know!’ Kate Moss ‘A manual for everyone about real health from the insid...

Hot on the heels of the Netflix docuseries, "Making A Murderer," OnMilwaukee's investigative team delves into the full evidence in the murder of Teresa Halbach, and the subsequent convictions of Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey.

Were they framed, or did one (or both) murder the y...

Lowell Thomas Jr. is a famed Alaskan who made his mark as a Bush pilot and by serving in state government, but who also has had a lifetime’s worth of adventures that have taken him around the world.

Thomas, now eighty-nine, and living in Anchorage, is the son of one of the most widely know...

REA's Crash Course for the AP* English Literature & Composition Exam - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement* Score in Time Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched student, the last-minute studier, or anyone who wants a refresher on the subject.

Are you crunched for time? Have you st...

This is a journey of finding beauty within darkness. Former Army Major Josh Mantz reaches into the deepest corners of the human soul to expose the most difficult emotions associated with traumatic experiences. Mantz was shot and killed by a sniper on the streets of Baghdad and flatlined for fifte...

Simons, a feng shui master and astrologer, teaches readers how to feng shui their homes in a clear, step-by-step fashion and gives personalized advice based on readers' dates of birth. Simons presents not only the popular eight-point method but also divining techniques and other authentic Chinese...

They’ve been together for more than a decade, but this isn’t the first time they’ve separated. Stuck in a cycle of explosive escalations, a husband and wife want to make it work but can’t break their habit of going for the emotional jugular. Esther encourages them to start their conversations dif...

From Benjamin Franklin's newspaper hoax that faked the death of his rival to Abbie Hoffman's attempt to levitate the Pentagon, pranksters, hoaxers, and con artists have caused confusion, disorder, and laughter in Western society for centuries. Profiling the most notorious mischief makers from the...

1001 Conversation Starters for Any OccasionMost of us realize that raising questions is a powerful way to get interesting dialogue. But asking good ones can be another matter—they’re not always that easy to think up! That’s where The Complete Book of Questions comes in.

This book is one bi...

Throughout Western history, the societies that have made the greatest contributions to the spread of freedom have created iconic works of art to celebrate their achievements. Yet despite the enduring appeal of these works—from the Parthenon to

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Designed to lift the curse from blank verse by looking at some facts about spoken English instead of making assertions about poetic effects and repeating superstitions about correctness.

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This part social history, part interpretive essay is an exploration that places the UFO firmly within the mythic tradition of Joseph Campbell & Robert Bly. Blending the richly intellectual with the sensational, Angels & Aliens gives a uniquely contemporary twist to the world of visionary experien...

How Queer! collects fourteen short autobiographical essays--not written by sociologists or professional activists, but by ordinary bisexual, pansexual, and sexually-fluid people from diverse backgrounds, sharing their experiences and telling their own stories.

These personal narratives exp...

The Definitive Guide for Every Landlord Whether you just have an extra room to rent or a growing rental empire, you still need reliable information and expert advice to make sure you do it right. Drawn from years of experience helping thousands of landlords, American Landlord leads everyone from ...

Laurent Clerc won lasting renown as the deaf teacher who helped Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet establish schools to educate deaf Americans in the 19th century. Now, his character as a young boy growing up in Paris has been captured in the novel Laurent Clerc. In his own voice, Clerc vividly relates the...

"Newsweek" called Dayton's the "swingingest spot in Minneapolis," and almost anyone living in the Twin Cities during the twentieth century has an anecdote to prove it. At Dayton's, you could buy a cashmere sweater for a song during an Anniversary Sale or commission a Persian silk dress for a soci...

Containing nearly one thousand individual ideas and bits of advice for teaching, Ideas for Librarians Who Teach is tailored primarily to librarians, but most of the suggestions put forth can be applied to anyone who will be getting up in front of a group to teach (e.g.

teachers, business t...