Series: The Soul of AmericaThe Battle for Our Better AngelsPaperbackJon Meacham9781984832085$42.00HISTORY May 22, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear. Our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America Meacham shows us how what Abraham Lincoln called the “better angels of our nature” have repeatedly won the day. Painting surprising portraits of Lincoln and other presidents, including Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Frankl... + Read More
Series: WarlightA novelCD-AudioMichael Ondaatje9780771006029$54.00FICTION May 08, 2018
From the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of The English Patient: a mesmerizing new novel that tells a dramatic story set in the decade after World War II through the lives of a small group of unexpected characters and two teenagers whose lives are indelibly shaped by their unwitting involvement.In a narrative as beguiling and mysterious as memory itself—shadowed and luminous at once—we read the story of fourteen-year-old Nathaniel, and his older sister, Rachel. In 1945, just after World War II, they stay behind in London when thei... + Read More
A story based on the major new movie, Peter Rabbit, hopping into cinemas in Spring 2018, read by Emilia Fox. Peter Rabbit is always breaking into Old Mr McGregor’s garden and stealing his vegetables. And it’s always getting him into trouble! But everything is about to change…Will Peter finally be able to take control of the vegetable patch, or will someone stand in his way? Relive all the best moments of the movie in this action-packed audiobook.
Series: Bad BloodSecrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley StartupPaperbackJohn Carreyrou9781984833631$40.00BUSINESS & ECONOMICS Jun 19, 2018
A National Besteller“Chilling…Reads like a West Coast version of All the President’s Men.” —The New York Times Book ReviewThe full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end, despite pressure from its charismatic CEO and threats by her lawyers.In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup “unicorn” promi... + Read More
Series: The World as It IsA Memoir of the Obama White HousePaperbackBen Rhodes9781984833358$42.00POLITICAL SCIENCE Jun 12, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From one of Barack Obama’s most trusted aides comes a revelatory behind-the-scenes account of his presidency—and how idealism can confront harsh reality and still survive.“The closest view of Obama we’re likely to get until he publishes his own memoir.”—George Packer, The New Yorker For nearly ten years, Ben Rhodes saw almost everything that happened at the center of the Obama administration—first as a speechwriter, then as deputy national security advisor, and finally as a multipurpose aide and close collaborator. ... + Read More
Nellie Bly, the pioneering woman journalist whose breathtaking adventures literally took her around the world. Navy Admiral Grace Hopper, the quotable computer genius who led the way into the age of high technology. George Gershwin, who composed musical masterpieces, and his lyricist friend, E.Y. Harburg (The Wizard of Oz and more). Langston Hughes, whose belief in possibilities drove him to overcome racism and write immortal poetry. Charles Steinmetz, the scientific genius with a giant heart lodged in a body four feed tall. Harry Truman, whose... + Read More
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