The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time

Book Summary : “Everybody who has ever read a book will benefit from the way Keith Houston explores the most powerful object of our time. And everybody who has read it will agree that reports of the book’s death have been greatly exagge ...

  • Genre : History
  • Author : Keith Houston
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Number of Pages : 400 Pages
The Body Keeps the Score

Book Summary : #1 New York Times bestseller “Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society.” —Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic St ...

  • Genre : Psychology
  • Author : Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Number of Pages : 464 Pages
The Future of Competition

Book Summary : In this visionary book, C. K. Prahalad and Venkat Ramaswamy explore why, despite unbounded opportunities for innovation, companies still can't satisfy customers and sustain profitable growth. The explanation for this apparent ...

  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Author : C. K. Prahalad,Venkat Ramaswamy
  • Publisher : Harvard Business Press
  • Number of Pages : 272 Pages
The Wow Factor

Book Summary : More than ever before, the arts are shaping and influencing our daily lives through the media and the creative industries. The arts are no longer confined to museums and theatres, but are adding value to our national economie ...

  • Genre : Education
  • Author : Anne Bamford
  • Publisher : Waxmann Verlag
  • Number of Pages : 180 Pages
Who Is the Holy Spirit?

Book Summary : This transforming six-week study will help people discover an alternative to the roller-coaster experience they may have settled for in their relationship with God. As they consider who the Holy Spirit is, what He's up to, an ...

  • Genre : Religion
  • Author : Stonecroft Ministries
  • Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
  • Number of Pages : 128 Pages
Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age

Book Summary : This engaging and thought-provoking textbook examines the ethical, social, and policy challenges arising from our rapidly and continuously evolving computing technology, ranging from the Internet to the ubiquitous portable de ...

  • Genre : Computers
  • Author : Joseph Migga Kizza
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Number of Pages : 413 Pages
The Book of Forgiving

Book Summary : Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Chair of The Elders, and Chair of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, along with his daughter, the Reverend Mpho Tutu, offer a manual on the art of forgiven ...

  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Author : Desmond Tutu,Mpho Tutu
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Number of Pages : 240 Pages
Between the World and Me

Book Summary : #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NAMED ONE OF TIME’S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • ONE OF OPRAH’S ...

  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Author : Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Publisher : One World
  • Number of Pages : 176 Pages
The House in the Cerulean Sea

Book Summary : A NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER! A 2021 Alex Award winner! The 2021 RUSA Reading List: Fantasy Winner! An Indie Next Pick! One of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020" One of ...

  • Genre : Fiction
  • Author : TJ Klune
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Number of Pages : 305 Pages
The Everything Salad Book

Book Summary : Stuck in a salad rut? Ready to expand your repertoire beyond Caesar salad and coleslaw? Let the recipes in this book inspire you! With hundreds of quick, tasty, and healthy recipes, it includes such new favorites as: Minty Bl ...

  • Genre : Cooking
  • Author : Aysha Schurman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Number of Pages : 304 Pages
The Mushroom at the End of the World

Book Summary : What a rare mushroom can teach us about sustaining life on a fragile planet Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world—and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its a ...

  • Genre : Social Science
  • Author : Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Number of Pages : 352 Pages
The Sum of Us

Book Summary : NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • One of today’s most insightful and influential thinkers offers a powerful exploration of inequality and the lesson that generations of Americans have ...

  • Genre : Social Science
  • Author : Heather McGhee
  • Publisher : One World
  • Number of Pages : 448 Pages
The Book of My Enemy

Book Summary : ‘If you are vacillating over whether a couple of bottles of pinot blanc might, in the short run, prove more fun than a poetry book, then just flick to the first page and the title poem of this volume. James writes with exqu ...

  • Genre : Poetry
  • Author : Clive James
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Number of Pages : 464 Pages
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Seventh Edition and The Standard for Project Management (BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE)

Book Summary : PMBOK&® Guide is the go-to resource for project management practitioners. The project management profession has significantly evolved due to emerging technology, new approaches and rapid market changes. Reflecting this evolu ...

  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Author : Project Management Institute Project Management Institute
  • Publisher : Project Management Institute
  • Number of Pages : 368 Pages
The Child's Understanding of Number

Book Summary : The authors report the results of some half dozen years of research into when and how children acquire numerical skills. They provide a new set of answers to these questions, and overturn much of the traditional wisdom on the ...

  • Genre : Psychology
  • Author : Rochel GELMAN,C. R. Gallistel,Rochel Gelman
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Number of Pages : 276 Pages
The Bluest Eye

Book Summary : NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner—a powerful examination of our obsession with beauty and conformity that asks questions about race, class, and gender with characteristic subtly and grace. In Mor ...

  • Genre : Fiction
  • Author : Toni Morrison
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Number of Pages : 224 Pages
The Little Black Book of Scams

Book Summary : The Canadian edition of The Little Black Book of Scams is a compact and easy to use reference guide filled with information Canadians can use to protect themselves against a variety of common scams. It debunks common myths ab ...

  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Author : Industry Canada,Competition Bureau Canada
  • Publisher : Competition Bureau Canada
  • Number of Pages : 44 Pages
The Gay Science

Book Summary : Nietzsche called The Gay Science "the most personal of all my books." It was here that he first proclaimed the death of God—to which a large part of the book is devoted—and his doctrine of the eternal recurrence. Walter K ...

  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Author : Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Number of Pages : 416 Pages
What's the Use of Lectures?

Book Summary : Since this book was first published in 1971 it has been the standard text on lecturing technique. The author explains the factors that affect learning, considers techniques of learning and shows how to make specific points an ...

  • Genre : Psychology
  • Author : Donald A. Bligh
  • Publisher : Intellect Books
  • Number of Pages : 316 Pages
The Reader

Book Summary : Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel is a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany. When he ...

  • Genre : Fiction
  • Author : Bernhard Schlink
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Number of Pages : 224 Pages
The Coddling of the American Mind

Book Summary : Something is going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. Rates of anxiety, depression, and suicide are rising. Speakers are shouted down. Students and professors say they are walking on eggshells and afraid to ...

  • Genre : Social Science
  • Author : Greg Lukianoff,Jonathan Haidt
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Number of Pages : 352 Pages
The Motivation to Work

Book Summary : Quality work that fosters job satisfaction and health enjoys top priority in industry all over the world. This was not always so. Until recently analysis of job attitudes focused primarily on human relations problems within o ...

  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Author : Frederick Herzberg,Bernard Mausner,Barbara Bloch Snyderman
  • Publisher : Transaction Publishers
  • Number of Pages : 180 Pages
The Wisdom of Crowds

Book Summary : In this fascinating book, New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea: Large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant—better at solving problems, fosterin ...

  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Author : James Surowiecki
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Number of Pages : 336 Pages
The Unruly Woman

Book Summary : Unruly women have been making a spectacle of themselves in film and on television from Mae West to Roseanne Arnold. In this groundbreaking work, Kathleen Rowe explores how the unruly woman—often a voluptuous, noisy, joke-ma ...

  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • Author : Kathleen Rowe
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Number of Pages : 282 Pages
A Good War

Book Summary : “This is the roadmap out of climate crisis that Canadians have been waiting for.” — Naomi Klein, activist and New York Times bestselling author of This Changes Everything and The Shock Doctrine • One of Canada’s top ...

  • Genre : Political Science
  • Author : Seth Klein
  • Publisher : ECW Press
  • Number of Pages : 444 Pages
Finding the Mother Tree

Book Summary : INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER of the 2021 Banff Mountain Book Prize in Mountain Environment and Natural History WINNER of the National Outdoor Book Award for Natural History Literature SHORTLIST ...

  • Genre : Science
  • Author : Suzanne Simard
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Number of Pages : 240 Pages
The Silent Patient

Book Summary : **THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** "An unforgettable—and Hollywood-bound—new thriller... A mix of Hitchcockian suspense, Agatha Christie plotting, and Greek tragedy." —Entertainment Weekly The Silent Patient i ...

  • Genre : Fiction
  • Author : Alex Michaelides
  • Publisher : Celadon Books
  • Number of Pages : 304 Pages
The Bell Curve

Book Summary : The controversial book linking intelligence to class and race in modern society, and what public policy can do to mitigate socioeconomic differences in IQ, birth rate, crime, fertility, welfare, and poverty. ...

  • Genre : History
  • Author : Richard J. Herrnstein,Charles Murray
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Number of Pages : 912 Pages
The Break Indigo special ed.

Book Summary : Winner of the Amazon.ca First Novel Award and a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Governor General’s Literary Award, The Break is a stunning and heartbreaking debut novel about a multigeneration ...

  • Genre : Fiction
  • Author : Katherena Vermette
  • Publisher : House of Anansi
  • Number of Pages : 288 Pages
CEO Excellence

Book Summary : New York Times Bestseller Wall Street Journal Bestseller From the world’s most influential management consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, this is an insight-packed, revelatory look at how the best CEOs do their jobs based ...

  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Author : Carolyn Dewar,Scott Keller,Vikram Malhotra
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Number of Pages : 384 Pages
The Narcissism Epidemic

Book Summary : The author of Generation Me explores the spread of narcissism in today’s culture and its catastrophic effects at every level of society. Narcissism—an inflated view of the self—is everywhere. Public figures say it’s w ...

  • Genre : Social Science
  • Author : Jean M. Twenge,W. Keith Campbell
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Number of Pages : 353 Pages
The Knot Book

Book Summary : ...

  • Genre : N.a
  • Author : Colin C. Adams
  • Publisher : American Mathematical Soc.
  • Number of Pages : N.A Pages
Man the Hunter

Book Summary : Proceedings of a conference held at University of Chicago, April 6-9, 1966. Many papers on Eskimos and Indian societies. ...

  • Genre : Social Science
  • Author : Richard Barry Lee,Irven DeVore
  • Publisher : Transaction Publishers
  • Number of Pages : 415 Pages
Accelerate

Book Summary : Winner of the Shingo Publication Award Accelerate your organization to win in the marketplace. How can we apply technology to drive business value? For years, we've been told that the performance of software delivery teams do ...

  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Author : Nicole Forsgren PhD,Jez Humble,Gene Kim
  • Publisher : IT Revolution
  • Number of Pages : 288 Pages
The Discovery of Grounded Theory

Book Summary : Most writing on sociological method has been concerned with how accurate facts can be obtained and how theory can thereby be more rigorously tested. In The Discovery of Grounded Theory, Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss addres ...

  • Genre : Social Science
  • Author : Barney G. Glaser,Anselm L. Strauss
  • Publisher : Transaction Publishers
  • Number of Pages : 271 Pages
Paying the Land

Book Summary : NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE GUARDIAN, THE BROOKLYN RAIL, THE GLOBE AND MAIL, POP MATTERS, COMICS BEAT, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY From the “heir to R. Crumb and Art Spiegelman” (Economist), a masterful ...

  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Author : Joe Sacco
  • Publisher : Metropolitan Books
  • Number of Pages : 272 Pages
Forensic Taphonomy

Book Summary : Links have recently been established between the study of death assemblages by archaeologists and paleontologists (taphonomy) and the application of physical anthropology concepts to the medicolegal investigation of death (fo ...

  • Genre : Law
  • Author : Marcella H. Sorg,William D. Haglund
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Number of Pages : 668 Pages
The Book of Why

Book Summary : A Turing Award-winning computer scientist and statistician shows how understanding causality has revolutionized science and will revolutionize artificial intelligence "Correlation is not causation." This mantra, chanted by sc ...

  • Genre : Computers
  • Author : Judea Pearl,Dana Mackenzie
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Number of Pages : 432 Pages
The Second Shift

Book Summary : An updated edition of a standard in its field that remains relevant more than thirty years after its original publication. Over thirty years ago, sociologist and University of California, Berkeley professor Arlie Hochschild s ...

  • Genre : Social Science
  • Author : Arlie Hochschild,Anne Machung
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Number of Pages : 352 Pages