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28 Sep 09
Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat’s Jewel Box

Before long, and without intending it, I found that jewelry had become part of my personal diplomatic arsenal. Former president George H. W. Bush had been known for saying “Read my lips.” I began urging colleagues and reporters to “Read my pins.”

It would never have happened if not for Saddam Hussein. When U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Madeleine Albright criticized the dictator, his poet in residence responded by calling her…

28 Sep 09
Extraordinary Groups: How Ordinary Teams Achieve Amazing Results

Two leading experts present a new approach to help teams nurture extraordinary experiences and excel

Occasionally we participate in a group that inspires us to describe the experience as “powerful” or simply “wow.” Why are some teams described in such exceptional terms, while most are not? Bellman and Ryan argue that an extraordinary group emerges when a group experience satisfies two or more core needs that members…
28 Sep 09
College Handbook 2010

The only guide with all the accredited colleges in the United States-more than 3,800-including four-year, two-year, and technical schools!

This is the only guide available that contains objective information on every accredited college in the United States-2,100 four-year colleges and universities, and 1,700 two-year community colleges and technical schools. With its clearly laid-out entries and more than 40 indexes, the College Handbook 2010 is also the…

27 Sep 09
What a Difference a Daddy Makes: The Indelible Imprint a Dad Leaves on His Daughter’s Life

Study after study shows that fathers set up their daughters for success. Involved fathers—whether or not they live in the same house as their daughters—boost their daughters’ academic achievement, promote their emotional health, increase their compassion for others, and even bolster the status of women.

In What a Difference a Daddy Makes, renowned psychologist and bestselling author Dr. Kevin…

27 Sep 09
New Believer’s Bible NLT

Featuring notes written by leading evangelist Greg Laurie, the New Believer’s Bible is designed to help new Christians understand and grow in their newfound faith.

The New Believer’s Bible is perfect as a gift Bible for evangelism or for new Christians looking for an instructional and devotional Bible. It’s also ideal for mature Christians who want to better understand the basics of their faith.

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Easy-to-read New Living Translation text Four…

26 Sep 09

History Is Wrong

Erich von Daniken again shows his flair for revealing the truths that his contemporaries have missed. After closely analyzing hundreds of ancient and apparently unrelated texts, he is now ready to proclaim that human history is nothing like the world religions claim and he has the proof!

In History Is Wrong, Erich von Daniken takes a closer look at the fascinating Voynich manuscript, which has defied all attempts at decryption since its discovery, and makes some…

26 Sep 09

Boys Should Be Boys: 7 Secrets to Raising Healthy Sons

In Boys Should Be Boys, one of our most trusted authorities helps parents restore the delights of boyhood and enable today’s boys to become the mature, confident, and thoughtful men of tomorrow. Boys will always be boys–rambunctious, adventurous, and curious, climbing trees, building forts, playing tackle football, and pushing their growing bodies to the limit as part of the rite of passage into manhood. But today our sons face…

26 Sep 09

The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy

This riveting narrative history of the end of the arms race sheds new light on the frightening last chapters of the Cold War and the legacy of the nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons that remain a threat today.

During the Cold War, world superpowers amassed nuclear arsenals containing the explosive power of one million Hiroshimas. The Soviet Union secretly plotted to create the “Dead Hand,” a…

26 Sep 09

Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West

The author recounts the successes and frustrations of John Wesley Powell, the distinguished ethnologist and geologist who explored the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon, and the homeland of Indian tribes of the American Southwest. “No library of western/southwestern materials can be without this book… .”— Books of the Southwest.

24 Sep 09
Eat This Not That! 2010: The No-Diet Weight Loss Solution

Eat All Your Favorite Foods-And Watch the Pounds Disappear!

Strip away 10, 20, 30 pounds or more-and take back control of your body, your health, your life! Eat This, Not That! 2010 is your up-to-date, authoritative guide to all your favorite restaurant and supermarket foods. You’ll be shocked to discover how you can save hundreds-even thousands!-of calories in each and every meal, just by making a few simple food swaps.