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Changing the Game: The Parent's Guide to Raising Happy, High-Performing Athletes and Giving Youth Sports Back to Our Kids
Changing the Game: The Parent's Guide to Raising Happy, High-Performing Athletes and Giving Youth Sports Back to Our Kids by John O'Sullivan

The modern day youth sports environment has taken the enjoyment out of athletics for our children. Currently, 70% of kids drop out of organized sports by the age of 13, which has given rise to a generation of overweight, unhealthy young adults. There is a...

From Crisis to Calling: Finding Your Moral Center in the Toughest Decisions
From Crisis to Calling: Finding Your Moral Center in the Toughest Decisions by Sasha Chanoff

We are often confronted with choices where morality and pragmatism seem to be at odds. In these situations leaders are supposed to go with pragmatism - making "tough calls." But Sasha Chanoff became a better leader - and saved lives - when he chose empath...

Courses Lectures on Cultural [Russian Edition]
Courses Lectures on Cultural [Russian Edition] by IDDK

Kurs osnovan na programme dlja Vysshih uchebnyh zavedenij RF. Soderzhanie: 1. Kul'tura i kul'turologija, 2. Genezis kul'tury, 3. Kul'tura i nauka, 4. Kul'tura i religija, 5. Kul'tura i civilizacija, 6. Jetnicheskaja kul'tura, 7. Vozniknovenie kul'turologi...

Don't Talk to the Cops: Straight Talk from a Former Prosecutor
Don't Talk to the Cops: Straight Talk from a Former Prosecutor by Douglas MacClain

What you say and do at the point that you are arrested can have a dramatic impact upon the outcome of your case and possibly the rest of your life. It is important to get it right. The most important part is learning to keep your mouth shut and don't talk...

Here Is New York
Here Is New York by E. B. White

Perceptive, funny, and nostalgic, E. B. White's stroll around Manhattan remains the quintessential love letter to the city, written by one of America's foremost literary figures. The New York Times named Here Is New York one of the 10 best books ever writ...

The Book Addict: Stories of Bibliomania
The Book Addict: Stories of Bibliomania by David Christopher Lane

This text contains a number of timeless essays from several classic (and mostly out of print) works focusing on the love of books, collecting books, organizing one's library, and how books become lost over time. It is a judicious selection on bibliomania ...

The Humane Economy: How Innovators and Enlightened Consumers Are Transforming the Lives of Animals
The Humane Economy: How Innovators and Enlightened Consumers Are Transforming the Lives of Animals by Wayne Pacelle

A major new exploration of the economics of animal exploitation and a practical road map for how we can use the marketplace to promote the welfare of all living creatures from the renowned animal-rights advocate Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of the Hum...

Learn and Understand Globalization
Learn and Understand Globalization by IntroBooks

Globalization is one of the characterizing patterns of the 21st century. Rapid advancements taking place worldwide have resulted in improvement of developing nations around the globe. Progression, a decrease in the cost of transportation, and innovations ...

Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work (A StoryCorps Book)
Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work (A StoryCorps Book) by David Isay

In Callings, StoryCorps founder Dave Isay presents unforgettable stories from people doing what they love. Some are paid well for their work, others not at all; some found their paths at very young ages, others later in life; many overcame great odds or u...

How to Smoke Pot (Properly): A Highbrow Guide to Getting High
How to Smoke Pot (Properly): A Highbrow Guide to Getting High by David Bienenstock

Once literally demonized as "the Devil's lettuce" and linked to all manner of deviant behavior by the establishment's shameless antimarijuana propaganda campaigns, Cannabis sativa has lately been enjoying a long-overdue Renaissance. So now that the square...

The Prison Book Club
The Prison Book Club by Ann Walmsley

While living in London, Ann Walmsley was brutally mugged just outside her own home. The attack shook her belief in the fundamental goodness of people and left her with PTSD. A few years later, now returned to Canada, her friend, Carol Finlay, asked her to...

Summary of Evicted: by Michael Desmond | Includes Analysis
Summary of Evicted: by Michael Desmond | Includes Analysis by Instaread

Summary of Evicted by Michael Desmond | Includes Analysis Preview: Matthew Desmond's Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City is a sociological study of evictions, housing, and homelessness in Milwaukee. The book follows the lives of a number of t...

Summary of The New Jim Crow: by Michelle Alexander | Includes Analysis
Summary of The New Jim Crow: by Michelle Alexander | Includes Analysis by Instaread

Summary of The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander | Includes Analysis Preview: The New Jim Crow argues that the ongoing "War on Drugs" and the resulting mass incarceration of African Americans is the moral equivalent of Jim Crow. Beginning in the 17th cen...

Rochesternomics: Why, Statistically Speaking, You Should Live in Rochester, NY
Rochesternomics: Why, Statistically Speaking, You Should Live in Rochester, NY by Amol Shrikhande

If only a large metropolitan area could offer all of the following: a reasonably healthy economy, exceptional public education and high educational attainment, elite music and art, innumerable leisure activities, remarkably affordable housing, strikingly ...

Naked: Stripped by a Man and Hurricane Katrina
Naked: Stripped by a Man and Hurricane Katrina by Julie Freed

Everything moved to the winds' rhythm. In one week, a house and marriage violently disintegrate. Alone raising an infant in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Julie is surrounded by the rubble of her life - stripped bare by love and loss. Suddenly a sing...

Kovarnyye zhenskiye shtuchki.: Vso, chto dolzhen znat' muzhchina o zhenshchine, yesli ne khochet ostat'sya v durakakh
Kovarnyye zhenskiye shtuchki.: Vso, chto dolzhen znat' muzhchina o zhenshchine, yesli ne khochet ostat'sya v durakakh by Diana Balyko

- NEZAMENIMOYe POSOBIYe PO OBSHCHENIYU S PROTIVOPOLOZHNYM POLOM- VSO, CHTO MUZHCHINY KHOTELI UZNAT' O ZHENSHCHINE- VSO, CHTO KAZHDAYA ZHENSHCHINA DOLZHNA ZNAT' O SEBE SAMOY, CHTOBY BYT' NEOTRAZIMOYDiana Balyko - praktikuyushchiy psikholog, trener NLP, avt...

The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being
The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being by William Davies

What was a Buddhist monk doing at the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos lecturing the world's leaders on mindfulness? Why do many successful corporations have a chief happiness officer? What can the chemical composition of your brain tell a potential emp...

Zanimatel'naya filosofiya
Zanimatel'naya filosofiya by Lev Balashov

Mozhet li Akhilles dognat' cherepakhu? Otchego umer Buridanov osel? Chto poyavilos' ran'she: kuritsa ili yaytso? Chto oznachayet fraza "Bestsvetnyye zelenyye idei yarostno sopyat"?Mozhno li poznat' sposobnost' poznaniya do togo kak ty poznayesh'? Mozhno l...

The Button Box: Lifting the Lid on Women's Lives
The Button Box: Lifting the Lid on Women's Lives by Lynn Knight

I used to love the rattle and whoosh of my grandma's buttons as they scattered from their Quality Street tin. An inlaid wooden chest the size of a shoe box holds Lynn Knight's button collection. A collection that has been passed down through three generat...

ZhZh v MM: Zhizn' zhenshchiny v mire muzhchin
ZhZh v MM: Zhizn' zhenshchiny v mire muzhchin by Diana Balyko

Diana Balyko - praktikuyushchiy psikholog, trener NLP, avtor populyarnykh uchebnikov po prakticheskoy psikhologii.Kak zhenshchine vyzhit' v neprostom mire muzhchin? Kak sostoyat'sya, realizovat'sya, nauchit'sya brat' ot zhizni vse i poluchat' ot etogo mak...

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