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  • 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge and Found Self-Help That Actually Works--A True Story

    Nightline anchor Dan Harris embarks on an unexpected, hilarious, and deeply skeptical odyssey through the strange worlds of spirituality and self-help, and discovers a way to get happier that is truly achievable. After having a nationally televised panic attack on Good Morning America, Dan Harris knew he had to make some changes.

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  • Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being Wisdom and Wonder

    In Thrive, Arianna Huffington makes an impassioned and compelling case for the need to redefine what it means to be successful in today's world.   Arianna Huffington's personal wake-up call came in the form of a broken cheekbone and a nasty gash over her eye -- the result of a fall brought on by exhaustion and lack of sleep.

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  • The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories

    An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the world’s attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generation. Marina Keegan’s star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May 2012.

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  • Lean In: Women Work and the Will to Lead

    Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means that women’s voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives.

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  • Creativity Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

    New York Times Bestsellerfrom Ed Catmull, co-founder (with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter) of Pixar Animation Studios, comes an incisive book about creativity in business—sure to appeal to readers of Daniel Pink, Tom Peters, and Chip and Dan Heath. Creativity, Inc.

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  • Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival Resilience and Redemption

    #1 New York Times Bestseller • Soon To Be A Major Motion Picture • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year awardon a May afternoon in 1943, continued.

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  • Face the Music: A Life Exposed

    In Face the Music, Paul Stanley—the co-founder and famous “Starchild” frontman of Kiss—reveals for the first time the incredible highs and equally incredible lows in his life both inside and outside the band.

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  • All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw

    All God's Dangers won the National Book Award in 1975."There are only a few American autobiographies of surpassing greatness. . . . Now there is another one, Nate Shaw's.

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  • A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred

    “George Will on baseball. Perfect.”—Los Angeles Times In A Nice Little Place on the North Side, leading columnist George Will returns to baseball with a deeply personal look at his hapless Chicago Cubs and their often beatified home, Wrigley Field, as it turns one hundred years old.

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  • John Wayne: The Life and Legend

    John Wayne was one of Hollywood’s most famous and most successful actors, but he was more than that. He became a symbol of America itself. He epitomized the Western film, which for many people epitomized America.

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