Best of 2013

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  • Tao of Pooh

    The Tao of Pooh


    For Taoists everywhere, the New York Times bestseller from the author of The Te of Piglet.Happy 90th birthday (10/14/16), to one of the world’s most beloved icons of literature, Winnie-the-Pooh! The how of Pooh? The Tao of who? The Tao of Pooh!?! In which it is revealed that one of the world’s great Taoist masters isn’t Chinese–or a venerable philosopher–but is in fact none other than that effortlessly calm, still, reflective bear. A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh! While Eeyore frets, and Pigl…

  • Player One: A Novel

    Ready Player One: A Novel


    In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade’s devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world’s digital confines—puzzles that are based on their creator’s obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them.    But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players will…

  • Charge of Your Fertility

    Taking Charge of Your Fertility, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth …


    Celebrating 10 years of helping hundreds of thousands of women achieve pregnancy, avoid pregnancy naturally, and gain better control of their health and lives, the 10th Anniversary Edition of the classic bestseller will include: • New ‘Preface to the 10th Anniversary Edition” • Updates on new fertility technologies • Natural approaches to conception • Updated Resources and Books For any woman unhappy with her current method of birth control; demoralized by her quest to have a baby; or experi…

  • Rain: A Novel

    Red Rain: A Novel


    The author of the New York Times bestselling Goosebumps and Fear Street series uses his knack for creating terror to tap into some very grown up fears in this terrifying horror novel centered on a town in the grip of a sinister revolt.Travel writer Lea Sutter finds herself on a small island off the coast of South Carolina, at the wrong place at the wrong time, and barely escapes with her life when a freak hurricane cuts through the island. In the storm’s aftermath, she discovers two orphaned …

  • New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding : The Bible of Bodybuilding

    The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding : The Bible of Bodybuilding, Fully Updated and Revised


    From elite bodybuilding competitors to gymnasts, from golfers to fitness gurus, anyone who works out with weights must own this book—a book that only Arnold Schwarzenegger could write, a book that has earned its reputation as “the bible of bodybuilding.”Inside, Arnold covers the very latest advances in both weight training and bodybuilding competition, with new sections on diet and nutrition, sports psychology, the treatment and prevention of injuries, and methods of training, each illustrate…

  • Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought

    Religion Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought


    Many of our questions about religion, says renowned anthropologist Pascal Boyer, are no longer mysteries. We are beginning to know how to answer questions such as “Why do people have religion?” Using findings from anthropology, cognitive science, linguistics, and evolutionary biology, Religion Explained shows how this aspect of human consciousness is increasingly admissible to coherent, naturalistic explanation. This brilliant and controversial book gives readers the first scientific explanat…

  • C Programming Language

    The C Programming Language


    The authors present the complete guide to ANSI standard C language programming. Written by the developers of C, this new version helps readers keep up with the finalized ANSI standard for C while showing how to take advantage of C’s rich set of operators, economy of expression, improved control flow, and data structures. The 2/E has been completely rewritten with additional examples and problem sets to clarify the implementation of difficult language constructs. For years, C programmers have …

  • In Ice: A Time Quest Book

    Buried In Ice: A Time Quest Book


    The trials and travels of the Lost Arctic Expedition

  • A Memoir of Ronald Reagan

    Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan


    The only biography ever authorized by a sitting President–yet written with complete interpretive freedom–Dutch is as revolutionary in method as it is formidable in scholarship. Thirteen years of exhaustive research in the archives of Washington and Hollywood, and thousands of hours of interviews with the President and his family, friends, allies, and enemies, equipped Morris with an unmatched knowledge of one of the twentieth century’s greatest leaders. This monumental work offers the most …

  • Masters: The Rise of the Concert Industry and How the Public Got Scalped

    Ticket Masters: The Rise of the Concert Industry and How the Public Got Scalped


    Ticket Masters chronicles the as-yet-untold story of the modern concert industry, revealing the origins, development and ongoing strategies of companies such as Ticketmaster, Live Nation and StubHub and the efforts of numerous independent competitors. With over 100 exclusive interviews along with many previously unreleased documents, this character-driven book explores the actions and impact of the iconoclasts guiding these companies while folding in related tales of scalping syndicates, old-…

  • Don't Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation--and Positive Strategies for Change

    Women Don’t Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation–and Positive Strategies for Change


    Combining fascinating research with revealing commentary from hundreds of women, this groundbreaking book explores the personal and societal reasons women seldom ask for what they need, want, and deserve at home and at work–and shows how they can develop this crucial skill.By neglecting to negotiate her starting salary for her first job, a woman may sacrifice over half a million dollars in earnings by the end of her career. Yet, as research reveals, men are four times more likely to ask for h…

  • Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics

    Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics


    A genuine feminist politics always brings us from bondage to freedom, from lovelessness to loving….There can be no love without justice.—from the chapter “To Love Again: The Heart of Feminism”In this engaging and provocative volume, bell hooks introduces a popular theory of feminism rooted in common sense and the wisdom of experience. Hers is a vision of a beloved community that appeals to all those committed to equality, mutual respect, and justice.hooks applies her critical analysis to th…

  • Poops (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

    Everyone Poops (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)


    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Shows how creatures throughout the animal world–including humans–deal with the products of digestion.

  • for Beginners

    Clowns for Beginners


    Want to be a clown?

  • of the Penis: The Ancient Australian Art of Genital Origami

    Puppetry of the Penis: The Ancient Australian Art of Genital Origami


    For the adventurous showman with an eye for the outrageous, this riotous guide provides step-by-step instructions for creating penis puppets. Daring artists can attempt to build the “Hamburger,” offer a ride on the “Skateboard,” tell the time with the “Wristwatch,” and show off all manner of animals, including the Loch Ness Monster. Equal parts absurd and scandalous, this is a hilarious guide to creating the world’s most unique art.

  • Sense: Sensory Secrets Behind the Stuff We Buy

    Brand Sense: Sensory Secrets Behind the Stuff We Buy


    The definitive book on sensory branding, shows how companies appeal to consumers’ five senses to sell products.Did you know that the gratifying smell that accompanies the purchase of a new automobile actually comes from a factory-installed aerosol can containing “new car” aroma? Or that Kellogg’s trademarked “crunch” is generated in sound laboratories? Or that the distinctive click of a just-opened jar of Nescafé freeze-dried coffee, as well as the aroma of the crystals, has been developed in…

  • Cryptography: Protocols

    Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms, and Source Code in C


    “. . .the best introduction to cryptography I’ve ever seen. . . . The book the National Security Agency wanted never to be published. . . .” -Wired Magazine “. . .monumental . . . fascinating . . . comprehensive . . . the definitive work on cryptography for computer programmers . . .” -Dr. Dobb’s Journal “. . .easily ranks as one of the most authoritative in its field.” -PC Magazine “. . .the bible of code hackers.” -The Millennium Whole Earth Catalog This new edition of the cryptography …

  • Guide to Freshwater Aquariums

    A Guide to Freshwater Aquariums


    1) Valuable tips on how to create your own underwater world, 2) Steps for getting your first aquarium up and running, and 3) Expert advice about what you need to buy.

  • Your Personality is What's Holding You Back

    Gripped: Your Personality is What’s Holding You Back


    Have you ever read an advertisement and felt like it was written directly to you? Well, what if it was? And if you were told that there’s an underground group telling you and those around you what to buy, what to wear, and what to consume? Join the fun. The only thing holding you back is your own personality. We recommend that you read Gripped with a nice bottled water….

  •'s So Amazing!: A Book about Eggs

    It’s So Amazing!: A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families (The Family Library)


    “An outstanding book. . . . Meets the needs of those in-between or curious kids who are not ready, developmentally or emotionally, for IT’S PERFECTLY NORMAL.” — BOOKLIST (starred review)How does a baby begin? What makes a baby male or female? How is a baby born? Children have plenty of questions about reproduction and babies — and about sex and sexuality, too. IT’S SO AMAZING! provides the answers — with fun, accurate, comic-book-style artwork and a clear, lively text that reflects elementary…