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    Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great

    Anthony Everitt

    What can we learn from the stunning rise and mysterious death of the ancient world's greatest conqueror? An acclaimed biographer reconstructs the life of Alexander the Great in this magisterial revisionist portrait."Reads as easily as a novel . . . Nearly unparalleled insight into the period and the man make…

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  • Fixing the Fates

    Fixing the Fates

    Diane Dewey

    The secrets, lies, and layers of deception about Diane Dewey's origins were meant for her protection—but eventually, they imploded. Living with her family in suburban Philadelphia, Diane had grown up knowing she was born in Stuttgart and adopted at age one from an orphanage. She'd been told her biological parents…

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  • Inheritance

    Inheritance

    Dani Shapiro

    An Instant NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A LOS ANGELES TIMES, BOSTON GLOBE, WALL STREET JOURNAL, and NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR according to Elle, Real Simple, and Kirkus Reviews "Memoir gold: a profound and exquisitely rendered exploration of identity and the true meaning of family." —People…

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  • Elvis in Vegas

    Elvis in Vegas

    Richard Zoglin

    The story of how Las Vegas saved Elvis and Elvis saved Las Vegas in the greatest musical comeback of all time.The conventional wisdom is that Las Vegas is what destroyed Elvis Presley: launching him on a downward spiral of drugs, boredom, erratic stage behavior, and eventually his fatal overdose. But…

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  • If

    If

    Christopher Benfey

    A New York Times Notable Book of 2019A unique exploration of the life and work of Rudyard Kipling in Gilded Age America, from a celebrated scholar of American literature At the turn of the twentieth century, Rudyard Kipling towered over not just English literature but the entire literary world. At…

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  • I Am Dynamite!

    I Am Dynamite!

    Sue Prideaux

    NEW YORK TIMES Editors' Choice • THE TIMES BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEARWINNER OF THE HAWTHORNDEN PRIZEA groundbreaking new biography of philosophy's greatest iconoclast Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most enigmatic figures in philosophy, and his concepts—the Übermensch, the will to power, slave morality—have fundamentally reshaped our understanding of the…

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  • The Vagabonds

    The Vagabonds

    Jeff Guinn

    The fascinating story of two American giants—Henry Ford and Thomas Edison—whose annual summer sojourns introduced the road trip to our culture and made the automobile an essential part of modern life, even as their own relationship altered dramatically. In 1914 Henry Ford and naturalist John Burroughs visited Thomas Edison in…

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  • Some Kind of Crazy

    Some Kind of Crazy

    Terry Wardle

    An unforgettable story, in the tradition of Hillbilly Elegy and Educated, that reveals how a careful look at a broken past can open a path to profound healing and a satisfying future. Terry Wardle grew up in the Appalachian coalfields of southwestern Pennsylvania, part of a hardscrabble family of coal…

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  • Motherland

    Motherland

    Elissa Altman

    "I'm reading this book right now and loving it!"—Cheryl Strayed, #1 New York Times bestselling author of WildHow can a mother and daughter who love (but don't always like) each other coexist without driving each other crazy? "A wry and moving meditation on aging and the different kinds of love…

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  • The Neuroscience of Selling

    The Neuroscience of Selling

    John Asher

    A revolutionary way to increase your sales!Sales is not just about logic and emotion. Extraordinary salespeople are top earners because they understand the deeper levels of the brain and how buyers think. Global sales expert John Asher explores these hidden biases and brain stimuli, and provides tips and techniques to:…

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  • In the Common Interest 2

    In the Common Interest 2

    John Carona

    How can your organization get Five Star reviews, from clients and employees? In 1979 John Carona founded Associa, a community association management company, with only one client. Under his leadership, Associa has evolved into the largest and most successful management company in North America. In his second book, In the…

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  • Running with My Head Down

    Running with My Head Down

    Frank V. Fiume II

    A no-holds-barred rags-to-riches story of finding your purpose and living a life of no regrets.Running with My Head Down is the inspirational story of one man's search for purpose and meaning, a quest without limitation that ultimately leads to unique business success and personal fulfillment.A native of Queens, New York,…

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  • Attention Management

    Attention Management

    Maura Thomas

    Discover the revolutionary antidote to overload and exhaustion Have you tried everything to become more productive—but you're still too busy and stressed? That's because the old approaches to productivity just don't work in today's fast-paced, tech-driven workplaces. What does work? Time management is outdated. Attention management is the solution you…

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  • Strange Harvests

    Strange Harvests

    Edward Posnett

    "[Strange Harvests is] an impressive addition to the modern travelogue, painting some of the world's most remote terrain in visceral and sometimes breathtaking prose . . . an engrossing read." —NPRAn original and magical map of our world and its riches, formed of the stories of the small-scale harvests of…

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  • The Purpose Path

    The Purpose Path

    Nicholas Pearce

    "When you've found your life's purpose, work becomes meaningful to you. If you want to discover and live your purpose, read Nicholas Pearce's book. Not only will it inspire you to become who you were born to be, it also will show you how." - Ken Blanchard, New York Times…

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  • How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World

    How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World

    Neil Irwin

    From New York Times bestselling author and senior economic correspondent at The New York Times, how to survive—and thrive—in this increasingly challenging economy.Every ambitious professional is trying to navigate a perilous global economy to do work that is lucrative and satisfying, but some find success while others struggle to get…

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  • Courage Goes to Work

    Courage Goes to Work

    Bill Treasurer

    The hardest part of a manager's job isn't staying organized, meeting deliverable dates, or staying on budget. It's dealing with people who are too comfortable doing things the way they've always been done and too afraid to do things differently—workers who are, as author Bill Treasurer puts it, too "comfeartable."…

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  • This Is Marketing

    This Is Marketing

    Seth Godin

    #1 Wall Street Journal BestsellerInstant New York Times BestsellerA game-changing approach to marketing, sales, and advertising. Seth Godin has taught and inspired millions of entrepreneurs, marketers, leaders, and fans from all walks of life, via his blog, online courses, lectures, and bestselling books. He is the inventor of countless ideas…

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  • Building a StoryBrand

    Building a StoryBrand

    Donald Miller

    New York Times best-selling author Donald Miller uses the seven universal elements of powerful stories to teach listeners how to dramatically improve how they connect with customers and grow their businesses.Donald Miller's StoryBrand process is a proven solution to the struggle business leaders face when talking about their businesses. This…

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  • Boundaries Updated and Expanded

    Boundaries Updated and Expanded

    Henry Cloud

    Boundaries is the book that's helped over 2 million people learn when to say yes and know how to say no in order to take control of their lives.Does your life feel like it's out of control? Perhaps you feel like you have to say yes to everyone's requests. Maybe…

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New eBooks