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    Wild Bill

    Wild Bill

    Tom Clavin

    The definitive true story of Wild Bill, the first lawman of the Wild West, by the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of Dodge City.In July 1865, "Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, MO—the first quick-draw duel on the frontier. Thus began the reputation that made him…

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  • The Words of My Father

    The Words of My Father

    Yousef Bashir

    A Palestinian-American activist recalls his adolescence in Gaza during the Second Intifada, and how he made a strong commitment to peace in the face of devastating brutality in this moving, candid, and transformative memoir that reminds us of the importance of looking beyond prejudice, anger, and fear."Captivating."—Robin Wright, The New…

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  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs

    Karen Blumenthal

    A riveting biography of the groundbreaking innovator who was a giant in the worlds of computing, music, filmmaking, design, smart phones, and more. A finalist for the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award!"Your time is limited. . . . have the courage to follow your heart and intuition." —Steve JobsFrom the…

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  • Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition

    Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition

    Margot Lee Shetterly

    The uplifting, amazing true story—a New York Times bestsellerThis edition of Margot Lee Shetterly's acclaimed book is perfect for young readers. It is the powerful story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who helped achieve some of the greatest moments in our space program. Now a major motion picture…

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  • Breaking and Entering

    Breaking and Entering

    Jeremy N. Smith

    This taut, true thriller takes a deep dive into a dark world that touches us all, as seen through the brilliant, breakneck career of an extraordinary hacker – a woman known only as Alien. When she arrived at MIT in the 1990s, Alien was quickly drawn to the school's tradition…

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  • The Moment of Lift

    The Moment of Lift

    Melinda Gates

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"In her book, Melinda tells the stories of the inspiring people she's met through her work all over the world, digs into the data, and powerfully illustrates issues that need our attention—from child marriage to gender inequity in the workplace." — President Barack Obama"The Moment of Lift…

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  • American Moonshot

    American Moonshot

    Douglas Brinkley

    Instant New York Times BestsellerAs the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing approaches, the award winning historian and perennial New York Times bestselling author takes a fresh look at the space program, President John F. Kennedy's inspiring challenge, and America's race to the moon."We choose to go to the…

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  • Shortest Way Home

    Shortest Way Home

    Pete Buttigieg

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "The best American political autobiography since Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father." —Charles Kaiser, The Guardian A mayor's inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal. Once described by the Washington Post as "the…

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  • Aristotle's Way

    Aristotle's Way

    Edith Hall

    From renowned classicist Edith Hall, ARISTOTLE'S WAY is an examination of one of history's greatest philosophers, showing us how to lead happy, fulfilled, and meaningful livesAristotle was the first philosopher to inquire into subjective happiness, and he understood its essence better and more clearly than anyone since. According to Aristotle,…

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  • Elizabeth Warren

    Elizabeth Warren

    Antonia Felix

    Elizabeth Warren's rise as one of America's most powerful women is a stirring lesson in persistence. From her fierce support of the middle class to her unapologetic response to political bullies, Warren is known as a passionate yet plain-speaking champion of equity and fairness. In the wake of one fellow…

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  • The Honey Bus

    The Honey Bus

    Meredith May

    An extraordinary story of a girl, her grandfather and one of nature's most mysterious and beguiling creatures: the honeybee. Meredith May recalls the first time a honeybee crawled on her arm. She was five years old, her parents had recently split and suddenly she found herself in the care of…

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  • No One Would Listen

    No One Would Listen

    Harry Markopolos

    Harry Markopolos and his team of financial sleuths discuss first-hand how they cracked the Madoff Ponzi schemeNo One Would Listen is the thrilling story of how the Harry Markopolos, a little-known number cruncher from a Boston equity derivatives firm, and his investigative team uncovered Bernie Madoff's scam years before it…

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  • PMP exam no problem!

    PMP exam no problem!

    Daniele Giudici

    THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO PREPARE THE PMP EXAM Are you overwhelmed by the tons of information you need to know to pass the PMP exam? You can read a lot of books, watching videos or attending courses, but the risk to feel confused is around the corner. Here it is…

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  • The Art of Preventing Stupid

    The Art of Preventing Stupid

    Matthew Neill Davis

    In a world where most businesses fail, The Art of Preventing Stupid offers a system for leaders to solve common business problems before they happen. Author Matthew Neill Davis introduces the Preventing Stupid Method to running a business, a method that guides readers in identifying, categorizing, and prioritizing threats to…

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  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

    A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge

    Project Management Institute

    The PMBOK® Guide–Sixth Edition – PMI's flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will…

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  • Find Your Why

    Find Your Why

    Simon Sinek

    Start With Why has led millions of readers to rethink everything they do – in their personal lives, their careers and their organizations. Now Find Your Why picks up where Start With Why left off. It shows you how to apply Simon Sinek's powerful insights so that you can find…

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  • Iterate

    Iterate

    Ed Muzio

    Iterative Management Is Nimble Management ​This book is a guide to the iterative organization, the only kind of organization that can learn and adapt fast enough to keep up in today's world. For anyone running a team of managers, or advising someone who does, it describes the fundamental behaviors that…

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  • The Genius Habit

    The Genius Habit

    Laura Garnett

    Make your job the right jobMaybe you're a young professional just starting to think seriously about what you want out of your career. Maybe you've been job hopping for a few years and haven't found the perfect fit. Or maybe you want to launch your career to a new level…

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  • Eat Their Lunch

    Eat Their Lunch

    Anthony Iannarino

    The first ever playbook for B2B salespeople on how to win clients and customers who are already being serviced by your competition, from the author of The Only Sales Guide You'll Ever Need and The Lost Art of Closing.Like it or not, sales is often a zero-sum game: Your win…

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  • Chief Joy Officer

    Chief Joy Officer

    Richard Sheridan

    A 2018 Nautilus Book Award Winner for Business and Leadership!The founder of Menlo Innovations and author of the business culture cult classic Joy, Inc offers an inspirational guide to leaders seeking joy in the challenge of leading others.Rich Sheridan's Joy, Inc. told the story of how his tiny software company…

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New eBooks