60 NonFiction Books
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You Are What You Risk by Michele Wucker
The #1 international bestselling author of The Gray Rhino offers a bold new framework for understanding and re-shaping our relationship with risk and uncertainty to live more productive and successful lives.
Where Buddhism Meets Neuroscience by Dalai Lama
This book, designed as a conversation between the Dalai Lama and Western neuroscientists, takes readers on a journey through opposing fields of thought—showing that they may not be so opposing after all.
World’s Best Mother by Nuria Labari
A thirty-five-year-old writer decides she wants to have children. Rounds of IVF treatments and several years later, she has two daughters and sits down to write this book.
Unshakeable by Tony Robbins, Peter Mallouk
Tony Robbins, arguably the nation’s most recognizable life and business strategist and guru, is back with a timely, unique follow-up to his smash New York Times bestselling Money: Master the Game.N/A
We Are Not Born Submissive by Manon Garcia
A philosophical exploration of female submission, using insights from feminist thinkers—especially Simone de Beauvoir—to reveal the complexities of women’s reality and lived experience What role do women play in the perpetuation of patriarchy? On the one hand, popular media urges women to be independent, outspoken, and career-minded.
Transformation in Christ by Dietrich von Hildebrand
Recognized as a modern spiritual classic and perhaps Dietrich von Hildebrand’s greatest work, this sublime and practical study gives a penetrating analysis of the true path to holiness for those who love Christ. The first requisite is the person’s desire for change, and with that fundamental attitude in mind, von Hildebrand devotes a chapter to each of the successive spiritual attitudes necessary for those who strive for Christian perfection. The Beatitudes are treated with beauty and depth in an uncompromising challenge to every serious Christian to put into practice these teachings of Christ.
Traditional Wooden Handplanes by Scott Wynn
In a world of heavy and expensive handplanes, traditional wood handplanes are affordable, light in weight, low in friction, comfortable to use, and available in a wide variety of blade angles. Author and woodworking instructor Scott Wynn has been working with this versatile tool for four decades.
Think Like a Breadwinner by Jennifer Barrett
A new kind of manifesto for the working woman, with tips on building wealth and finding balance, as well as inspiration for harnessing the freedom and power that comes from a breadwinning mindset.
The Quilter’s Bible by Linda Clements
his is the most comprehensive book on the market for patchwork, quilting, and applique techniques and is ideal for both the beginner looking for trustworthy advice in a single volume and the committed quilter searching for authoritative reference for seldom-used techniques.
The Sociological Imagination by C. Wright Mills
C. Wright Mills is best remembered for his highly acclaimed work The Sociological Imagination, in which he set forth his views on how social science should be pursued.
The Recovery Bible by Bill W
The founders of the modern recovery movement, including Bill Wilson, Bob Smith, and other early AAs, were deeply influenced by a handful of inspirational authors, from whom they received practical guidance, key insights, and concrete ideas. Their explorations of inspirational literature and useable spiritual methods gave rise to the program of spiritual self-help now practiced around the world as the twelve-step tradition.
The Oxford Handbook of Ellipsis by Jeroen van Craenenbroeck
This handbook is the first volume to provide a comprehensive, in-depth, and balanced discussion of ellipsis phenomena, whereby the meaning of an utterance is richer than would be expected based solely on its linguistic form.
The Political Economy of Housing by Gregory W. Fuller
The US subprime mortgage crisis that nearly brought the global financial system to its knees clearly showed that household debt management, particularly of mortgage debt, in the chain of promises to repay borrowed money, is critical for the stability of the national and international macroeconomy.
The New Curator by Fleur Watson
The New Curator: Exhibiting Architecture and Design examines the challenges inherent in exhibiting design ideas. Traditionally, exhibitions of architecture and design have predominantly focused on displaying finished outcomes or communicating a work through representation.
The Occupied Clinic by Saiba Varma
In The Occupied Clinic, Saiba Varma explores the psychological, ontological, and political entanglements between medicine and violence in Indian-controlled Kashmir—the world’s most densely militarized place.
The Jazz of Physics by Stephon Alexander
“Music lovers are at high risk of being inspired by this exploration of the connections between music and physics.” —Wall Street Journal More than fifty years ago, John Coltrane drew the twelve musical notes in a circle and connected them by straight lines, forming a five-pointed star. Inspired by Einstein, Coltrane put physics and geometry at the core of his music.
The Islamic Doctrine of Christians and Jews by Bill Warner
Christians and Jews When Mohammed died, the Christians and Jews of Arabia had been totally subjugated. The history of his relations with the Jews and Christians determined how they have been treated over the past 1400 years. Every action and word that comes from Islam today starts with the Mohammed’s perfect example.
The Enlightened College Applicant by Andrew Belasco
Deluged with messages that range from “It’s Ivy League or bust” to “It doesn’t matter where you go,” college applicants and their families often find themselves lost, adrift in a sea of information overload. Finally—a worthy life preserver has arrived.
The Duke by Ian Lloyd
‘A fascinating account of Prince Philip as seen from every conceivable angle. Ian Lloyd demonstrates that there is much we didn’t know about this much-loved – and at times controversial – royal consort’ Majesty magazine The Archbishop of Canterbury called him ‘bloody rude’, courtiers feared he was ‘a foreign interloper out for the goodies’, daughter-in-law Sarah Ferguson found him ‘very frightening’ and the Queen Mother labelled him ‘the Hun’.
The Addiction Inoculation by Jessica Lahey
“The Addiction Inoculation is a vital look into best practices parenting. Writing as a teacher, a mother, and, as it happens, a recovering alcoholic, Lahey’s stance is so compassionate, her advice so smart, any and all parents will benefit from her hard-won wisdom.” —Peggy Orenstein, author of Girls & Sex and Boys & Sex In this supportive, life-saving resource, the New York Times bestselling author of The Gift of Failure helps parents and educators understand the roots of substance abuse and identify who is most at risk for addiction, and offers practical steps for prevention.
Taking Frege at his Word by Joan Weiner
Frege is widely regarded as having set much of the agenda of contemporary analytic philosophy.
Rethinking the Body in Global Politics by Kandida Purnell
This book rethinks the body in global politics and the particular roles bodies play in our international system, foregrounding processes and practices involved in the continually contested (re/dis)embodiment of both human bodies and collective bodies politic.
Social Perception by Jenifer B. Teiford
The contemporary concept of social perception is considered to be an umbrella term that includes various other traditional and related phenomena such as person perception, impression and attitude formation, social cognition, and attribution. This book presents research on issues related to social perception and behavioural responses which follow.
Reading Harry Potter Again by Giselle Lisa Anatol
As was argued in Reading Harry Potter: Critical Essays (Praeger, 2003), interpreting the underlying messages and themes of the Harry Potter series is vital for understanding the ways in which we perceive and interact with each other in contemporary society.
Principles of Optics by Max Born, Emil Wolf
Principles of Optics is one of the most highly cited and most influential physics books ever published, and one of the classic science books of the twentieth century.
Policing Black Bodies by Angela J. Hattery
Policing Black Bodies Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith make a compelling case that the policing of Black bodies goes far beyond these individual stories of brutality. They connect the regulation of African American people in many settings, including the public education system and the criminal justice system, into a powerful narrative about the myriad ways Black bodies are policed.
Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child by John Gottman
Every parent knows the importance of equipping children with the intellectual skills they need to succeed in school and life. But children also need to master their emotions. Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child is a guide to teaching children to understand and regulate their emotional world.
Poke the Box by Seth Godin
If you’re stuck at the starting line, you don’t need more time or permission. You don’t need to wait for a boss’s okay or to be told to push the button; you just need to poke.
People Skills for Analytical Thinkers by Gilbert Eijkelenboom
Your analytical skills are incredibly valuable. However, rational thinking alone isn’t enough. Have you ever: Presented an idea, but then no one seemed to care?Explained your analysis, only to leave your colleague confused?Struggled to work with people who are less analytical and more emotional? In such situations, people skills make the difference. And that’s what this book focuses on: boosting your communication skills as an analytical thinker.
People Count by Susan Landau
An introduction to the technology of contact tracing and its usefulness for public health, considering questions of efficacy, equity, and privacy. How do you stop a pandemic before a vaccine arrives? Contact tracing is key, the first step in a process that has proven effective: trace, test, isolate, and treat. Smartphones can collect some of the information required by contact tracers—not just where you’ve been but also who’s been near you.
Only Dull People Are Brilliant at Breakfast by Oscar Wilde
‘It would be unfair to expect other people to be as remarkable as oneself’ Wilde’s celebrated witticisms on the dangers of sincerity, duplicitous biographers, the stupidity of the English – and his own genius. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics’ huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries – including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.
Nightmare in Holmes County by Patrick Meechan
One man’s journey through hell on Earth.
Media and Development by Richard Vokes
At the start of the 21st century, the relationship between media and development has never felt more important. Following a series of ‘media revolutions’ throughout the developing world – beginning with the advent of cheap transistor radio sets in the late-1960s, followed by the rapid expansion of satellite television networks in the 1990s, and the more recent explosion of mobile telephony, social media and the internet – a majority of people living in the Global South now have access to a wide variety of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs), and live in media saturated environments.
New Directions for Organization Theory by Jeffrey Pfeffery
In New Directions for Organization Theory, Jeffrey Pfeffer offers a comprehensive analysis and overview of the field of organization theory and its research literature. N/A
Mind Over Medicine by Lissa Rankin
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER We’ve been led to believe that when we get sick, it’s our genetics. Or it’s just bad luck—and doctors alone hold the keys to optimal health.
Leading in the Digital Environment by Lin Carver
This book provides the theory behind integration of technology, provides a rationale for that integration, and explores resources and methods for supporting others in their growth in technology integration.
Law and Leviathan by Cass R. Sunstein
From two legal luminaries, a highly original framework for restoring confidence in a government bureaucracy increasingly derided as “the deep state.”
Irish Crochet by Kathryn White
Techniques for creating eight classic Irish lace designs are the basis of this crafter’s guide. The fancy projects in this collection include Annabella Bridal Necklave, Irish Crochet Combs, Ring Bearer Pillow, Irish Isle Doily, Irish Rover Scarf, Tripoly Doily, April Morn Shawl, and Irish Whisper Doily.
Injustice at Work by Francois Dubet
Though it is difficult to describe what a just world should be, everyone is able to denounce injustice when he/she is a victim or a witness of it.
Injustice at Work describes the way workers perceive social injustice.
Indigenomics by Carol Anne Hilton
Igniting the $100 billion Indigenous economy It is time. It is time to increase the visibility, role, and responsibility of the emerging modern Indigenous economy and the people involved. This is the foundation for economic reconciliation. This is Indigenomics.
Impossible Citizens by Neha Vora
Indian communities have existed in the Gulf emirate of Dubai for more than a century. Since the 1970s, workers from South Asia have flooded into the emirate, enabling Dubai’s huge construction boom. They now compose its largest noncitizen population.
How to Be Single by Kent Lamarc
Everything seems cool when you have a hot girlfriend next to you. Men look at you with jealousy and water in their mouth, wondering what you have that they don’t. But it’s not cool when, inside walls, she’s a bitch dragging you down and destroying you completely, both mentally and physically, while demanding children and marriage as if you were just a sperm machine. And it is even worse when you dump her and realize that your friends live in a worse situation and have absolutely no idea about how to be single or even deal with their crazy girlfriend when they have one. And well, this is why I wrote this book, for you to wake up and stop being a dork with false pride expecting the right woman to fall from the sky.
How Socrates Became Socrates by Laurence Lampert
Plato dispersed his account of how Socrates became Socrates across three dialogues. Thus, Plato rendered his becoming discoverable only to readers truly invested.
Forms of Poetic Attention by Lucy Alford
A poem is often read as a set of formal, technical, and conventional devices that generate meaning or affect. However, Lucy Alford suggests that poetic language might be better understood as an instrument for tuning and refining the attention. Identifying a crucial link between poetic form and the forming of attention, Alford offers a new terminology for how poetic attention works and how attention becomes a subject and object of poetry. Forms of Poetic Attention combines close readings of a wide variety of poems with research in the philosophy, aesthetics, and psychology of attention.
Fire up Your Fiction by Jodie Renner
Fire up Your Fiction has won three awards to date: a Silver Medal in the FAPA President’s Book Awards, a Silver Medal in the Readers’ Favorite Book Awards, and an Honorable Mention in the Writer’s Digest Self-Published E-Book Awards for 2013, under its former title, Style That Sizzles & Pacing for Power.
Explore Warsaw by Insight Guides
Pocket-sized books to inspire your on-foot exploration of topinternational destinations. Now with free eBook.Experiencethe best of Warsaw withthis indispensably practical Insight Guides Explore book. From making sure you don’t miss out on must-seeattractions like Constitution Square to discovering hidden gems, including Skaryszewski,the easy-to-follow, ready-made walking routes will help you plan your trip,save you time, and enhance your exploration of this fascinating city.·
Evolutionary Dynamics by Martin A. Nowak
At a time of unprecedented expansion in the life sciences, evolution is the one theory that transcends all of biology. Any observation of a living system must ultimately be interpreted in the context of its evolution. Evolutionary change is the consequence of mutation and natural selection, which are two concepts that can be described by mathematical equations.
Every Therapist Needs to Know about Anxiety by Martin N. Seif
What Every Therapist Needs to Know About Anxiety Disorders is an integrated and practical approach to treating anxiety disorders for general psychotherapists. What is new and exciting is its focus on changing a patient’s relationship to anxiety in order to enable enduring recovery rather than merely offering a menu of techniques for controlling symptoms.
Don’t Listen to Phil Hellmuth by Dusty Schmidt
What if everything you thought you knew about poker turned out to be wrong? If you’ve been wondering why you aren’t making a profit at poker, it may be because much of the advice in today’s mainstream poker theory is incorrect. The authors take apart the 50 greatest fallacies in poker, many of which represent the pillars of the game, revealing the fallacies that cost you big money.
Cultural Economics by Christiane Hellmanzik
The cultural industries and their products and services make a significant contribution to the global economy and are seen as strategic sectors for sustainable economic growth. However, industries such as art, design, film, music, performing arts, publishing, television and radio, present particular challenges for economic analysis.
Caribbean Jewish Crossings by Sarah Phillips Casteel
Caribbean Jewish Crossings is the first essay collection to consider the Caribbean’s relationship to Jewishness through a literary lens. Although Caribbean novelists and poets regularly incorporate Jewish motifs in their work, scholars have neglected this strain in studies of Caribbean literature. The book takes a pan-Caribbean approach, with chapters addressing the Anglophone, Francophone, Hispanophone, and Dutch-speaking Caribbean. Part 1 traces the emergence of a Caribbean-Jewish literary culture in Suriname, St. Thomas, Jamaica, and Cuba from the late eighteenth century through the early twentieth century. Part 2 brings into focus Sephardic and crypto-Jewish motifs in contemporary Caribbean literature, while Part 3 turns to the question of colonialism and its relationship to Holocaust memory. The volume concludes with the compelling voices of contemporary Caribbean creative writers.
Corruption in the Public Sector by Krishna K. Tummala
This edited collection examines corruption in the public sector, assessing case studies from across the globe in order to provide an international perspective on this worldwide issue. Case studies include an examination of how corruption has been minimized in Singapore and Hong Kong; an assessment of corruption in India under Modi, who was elected on a promise to reduce corruption; a study of corruption in Bangladesh, and an evaluation of attempts to curb corruption in South Africa. This collection also includes a comparative study of corruption in Brazil and Chile, and a global perspective on the development of ethical privacy policies in e-government.
Billion Dollar Portfolio by Brent Sprenkle
We admire them. We want to be them. But we don’t understand how they do it. How do commercial real estate investors create portfolios worth billions? As an experienced investor, you know that patience and hard work are equally as important as trying to take your available cash and leverage it toward your next deal.
Beyond Recycling by Paul Micklethwaite
Beyond Recycling critically explores unasked questions around recycling and its prominent position in contemporary thinking about sustainability. It examines and challenges assumptions about why we appear to have so wholeheartedly committed to recycling as a cultural project. Recycling has become a commonplace notion and widespread practice.
Better Together by Jonathan Sposato
It is the year 2017 and gender equality and women thriving in work place without fear of sexual harassment or discrimination is the #1 unsolved social issue of our time.
Beautiful Things- A Memoir by Hunter Biden
“I come from a family forged by tragedies and bound by a remarkable, unbreakable love,” Hunter Biden writes in this deeply moving memoir of addiction, loss, and survival. When he was two-years-old, Hunter Biden was badly injured in a car accident that killed his mother and baby sister. In 2015, he suffered the devastating loss of his beloved big brother, Beau, who died of brain cancer at the age of forty-six. These hardships were compounded by the collapse of his marriage and a years-long battle with drug and alcohol addiction. In Beautiful Things, Hunter recounts his descent into substance abuse and his tortuous path to sobriety. The story ends with where Hunter is today—a sober married man with a new baby, finally able to appreciate the beautiful things in life.
Beat the Odds Survival Manual by Tim MacWelch
The New York Times bestselling author teaches practical strategies for maximizing your chances—no matter how unlikely the crisis. This fast-paced yet level-headed survival guide from the author of Prepare for Anything breaks down the odds of facing dozens of scary situations, from the fairly likely (like getting lost in the woods) to the unlikely but terrifying (being hit by an asteroid, attacked by zombies, or other sci-fi-worthy scenarios).
A Book of Legal Lists by Bernard Schwartz
Who are the top ten greatest Supreme Court Justices of all time? Who are the worst ten? Which Supreme Court decision helped lead to the Civil War? What are the ten greatest and worst Supreme Court decisions? What are the ten best courtroom movies? Who was the last to use the Supreme Court spittoon? Who was the first Justice to wear trousers beneath his Supreme Court robes?
300 Most Important Tactical Chess Positions by Thomas Engqvist
From the Swedish International Master Thomas Engqvist, a must-have on the most important tactical positions you should know. Knowing the positions is one thing, but this experienced coach shows you how to create them, even out of nothing, in the spirit of chess players Tal and Alekhine. It covers other important facets of tactical play, for example calculation (how to calculate with the help of stepping stones), attacking play as well as defense and counter attack, and even psychological tactics. It focuses on the most important tactical devices to give you the edge, all explored in depth through real players’ games.
A Georgian Heroine by Joanne Major and Sarah Murden
“A very fair and balanced portrait of one of the Regency era’s most remarkable—and most unknown—women” from the authors of A Right Royal Scandal (Jacqueline Reiter, author of Earl of Shadows). Rachel Charlotte Williams Biggs lived an incredible life, one which proved that fact is often much stranger than fiction.