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    • A walk in the woods [electronic resource] : rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
      A walk in the woods [electronic resource] : rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
      Bill Bryson.
      Bryson shares his breath-taking adventures and the fascinating history of the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, as he travels slowly on foot.
    • Creativity, Inc. : overcoming the unseen forces that stand in the way of true inspiration
      Creativity, Inc. : overcoming the unseen forces that stand in the way of true inspiration
      Ed Catmull with Amy Wallace.
      Creativity, Inc. is a book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights, a manual for anyone who strives for originality, and the first-ever, all-access trip into the nerve center of Pixar Animation Studios--into the story meetings, the postmortems, and the "Braintrust" sessions where art is born.
    • Things I should have told my daughter : lies, lessons & love affairs
      Things I should have told my daughter : lies, lessons & love affairs
      by Pearl Cleage.
      In this inspiring memoir, the award-winning playwright and bestselling author of What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day reminisces on the art of juggling marriage, motherhood, and politics while working to become a successful writer.In addition to being one of the most popular living playwrights in America, Pearl Cleage is a bestselling author with an Oprah Book Club pick and multiple awards to her credit. But there was a time when such stellar success seemed like a dream...
    • Glitter and glue : a memoir
      Glitter and glue : a memoir
      Kelly Corrigan.
      From the New York Times bestselling author of The Middle Place comes a new memoir that examines the bond--sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine--between mothers and daughters. When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother neatly summarized the division of labor in her family as "Your father may be the glitter but I'm the glue...
    • Wallflower at the orgy [electronic resource]
    • I don't know what you know me from : confessions of a co-star
      I don't know what you know me from : confessions of a co-star
      Judy Greer.
      Like Tina Fey, Chelsea Handler, and other (bestselling) co-stars, Judy Greer is taking pen to paper and in her honest, self-deprecating, and hilariously relatable way reminding listeners why she's not America's sweetheart but America's best friend.
    • Milk and honey : a novel
      Milk and honey : a novel
      Faye Kellerman.
      In the silent pre-dawn city hours -- alone with his thoughts about Rina Lazarus, the woman he loves, three thousand miles away in New York -- LAPD detective Peter Decker finds a small child, abandoned and covered in blood that is not hers. It is a sobering discovery, and a perplexing one, for nobody in the development where she was found steps forward to claim the little girl...
    • The accidental universe [electronic resource] : the world you thought you knew
      The accidental universe [electronic resource] : the world you thought you knew
      Alan Lightman.
      Meditates on scientific findings that are changing the understanding of the cosmos, exploring such topics as the debate between science and religion, the conflict between the desire for permanence and nature's impermanence, and the ways technology has changed physical experiences.
    • Under Magnolia : a southern memoir
      Under Magnolia : a southern memoir
      Frances Mayes.
      A lyrical and riveting memoir of Frances Mayes's coming of age in the Deep South, and of the region's powerful influence on her life "At a few times in my life, I've not been aware that I've just stepped onto a large X," begins Under Magnolia...
    • Pitch perfect : how to say it right the first time, every time
      Pitch perfect : how to say it right the first time, every time
      Bill McGowan and Alisa Bowman.
      The media coach and Emmy Award-winning correspondent Bill McGowan shares his secrets of pitch-perfect communications, showing readers how to communicate with confidence. During the pivotal moments of our lives, results are often determined not only by our actions but by our words as well. Saying the right thing the right way can make the difference between sealing the deal or losing the account, advancing your career or suffering a demotion...
    • Letter composed during a lull in the fighting : poems
      Letter composed during a lull in the fighting : poems
      Kevin Powers.
      The award-winning author of The Yellow Birds returns with an extraordinary debut poetry collection.National Book Award finalist, Iraq war veteran, novelist, and poet Kevin Powers creates a deeply affecting portrait of a life shaped by war. Letter Composed during a Lull in the Fighting captures the many moments that comprise a soldier's life: driving down the Texas highway; waiting for the unknown in the dry Iraqi heat; writing a love letter; listening to a mother recount her dreams...