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Bestselling nonfiction books from July 15, 2014 to July 22, 2014
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Elephant Company
Written by Vicki Croke
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069330
Our Price: $28.00
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Elephant Company
The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II
Written by Vicki Croke


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $28.00

The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill
 
Billy Williams came to colonial Burma in 1920, fresh from service in World War I, to a... Read more >
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Seconds
Written by Bryan Lee O'Malley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345529374
Our Price: $25.00
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Seconds
A Graphic Novel
Written by Bryan Lee O'Malley


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $25.00

The highly anticipated new standalone full-color graphic novel from Bryan Lee O’Malley, author and artist of the hugely bestselling Scott Pilgrim graphic novel series

Katie’s got it pretty good. She’s a talented young chef, she runs a successful restaurant, and she has big plans to open an even better one. Then, all... Read more >

Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069729
Our Price: $28.00
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Fierce Patriot
The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $28.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape—and the American character.

 
America’s first “celebrity” general, William Tecumseh Sherman was a man of many... Read more >
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Lawrence in Arabia
Written by Scott Anderson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307476418
Our Price: $17.95
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Lawrence in Arabia
War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Written by Scott Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $17.95

Finalist for the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography

One of the Best Books of the Year:
The Christian Science Monitor
NPR
The Seattle Times 
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 
Chicago Tribune


A New York Times Notable Book

The Arab Revolt against the Turks in World War I was, in the words of T. E. Lawrence, “a sideshow of...

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One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767919418
Our Price: $16.95
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.95

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

The summer of 1927 began with Charles Lindbergh crossing the Atlantic. Meanwhile, Babe Ruth was closing in on the home run record. In Newark, New Jersey, Alvin “Shipwreck” Kelly sat atop a flagpole for twelve days, and in Chicago, the gangster Al Capone... Read more >

Assholes
Written by Aaron James
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171359
Our Price: $14.95
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Assholes
A Theory
Written by Aaron James


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.95

What does it mean for someone to be an asshole? The answer is not obvious, despite the fact that we are often stuck dealing with people for whom there is no better name. We try to avoid them, but assholes are everywhere—at work, at home, on the road, in the public... Read more >
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Dad Is Fat
Written by Jim Gaffigan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385349079
Our Price: $15.99
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Dad Is Fat

Written by Jim Gaffigan


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $15.99

In Dad is Fat, stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan, who’s best known for his legendary riffs on Hot Pockets, bacon, manatees, and McDonald's, expresses all the joys and horrors of life with five young children—everything from cousins ("celebrities for little kids") to toddlers’ communication skills (“they always sound like they have traveled... Read more >

Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Written by Katherine Boo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979329
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Written by Katherine Boo


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts... Read more >

Creativity, Inc.
Written by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812993011
Our Price: $28.00
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Creativity, Inc.
Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
Written by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $28.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“What does it mean to manage well?”
 
From 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. Forbes raves that Creativity, Inc... Read more >

Thrive
Written by Arianna Huffington
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804140843
Our Price: $26.00
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Thrive
The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder
Written by Arianna Huffington


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $26.00

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... Read more >
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