Melissa Vile

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Dead Wake

• <b>Author:</b> Erik Larson<p><b>From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the disaster</b> <br>On May 1, 1915, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English …

Citizens of London

• <b>Author:</b> Lynne Olson<p>The acclaimed author of <i>Troublesome Young Men</i> reveals the behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, the handsome, chain-smoking head of CBS News in …

The Longest Way Home

• <b>Author:</b> Andrew McCarthy<p><b>WITH AN IRREPRESSIBLE TASTE</b> <b>for adventure, candor, and a vivid sense of place, award-winning travel writer and actor Andrew McCarthy takes us on a deeply personal journey played out amid some of the world’s most evocative locales.</b><p>Unable to commit to his fiancée of nearly four …

Eligible

• <b>Author:</b> Curtis Sittenfeld<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Wonderfully tender and hilariously funny, Eligible tackles gender, class, courtship, and family as Curtis Sittenfeld reaffirms herself as one of the most dazzling authors writing today.</b><p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR AND THE TIMES</b> …

The Magician's Assistant

• <b>Author:</b> Ann Patchett<p>Sabine-- twenty years a magician's assistant to her handsome, charming husband-- is suddenly a widow. In the wake of his death, she finds he has left a final trick; a false identity and a family allegedly lost in a tragic accident but now revealed as very much alive and well. …

A Special Educator’s Guide: Top Ten Books to Interest Your Dormant Middle School Reader by Suzanne Tiffany-Salogub

How can we awaken a dormant reader? They need to be presented with engaging and accessible texts. Always! All the time! We need to get our students …

The Sleepwalkers

• <b>Author:</b> Christopher Clark<p>One of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year<p>Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (History)<p>The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 is historian Christopher Clark’s riveting account of the explosive beginnings of World War I.<p>Drawing on new …

The Swans of Fifth Avenue

• <b>Author:</b> Melanie Benjamin<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Aviator’s Wife returns with a triumphant new novel about New York’s “Swans” of the 1950s—and the scandalous, headline-making, and enthralling friendship between literary legend Truman Capote and peerless socialite Babe</b> …

The Truth

• <b>Author:</b> Neil Strauss<p>This is not a journey that was undertaken for journalistic purposes. It is a painfully honest account of a life crisis that was forced on me by my own behavior and its consequences.<p>"As such, it requires sharing a lot of things I'm not proud of—and a few things I feel like I …

The Man Who Killed Kennedy

• <b>Author:</b> Roger Stone<p><i>- President Trump</i><p><i>The sensational New York Times bestseller, now in paperback.</i><p><i>Find out how and why LBJ had JFK assassinated.</i><p><i>The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ hit the New York Times bestseller list the week of the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of President</i> …

The Summer Before the War

• <b>Author:</b> Helen Simonson<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A novel to cure your Downton Abbey withdrawal . . . a delightful story about nontraditional romantic relationships, class snobbery and the everybody-knows-everybody complications of living in a small community.”—The Washington Post</b><p><b>The bestselling</b> …

Nickel and Dimed

• <b>Author:</b> Barbara Ehrenreich<p>Our sharpest and most original social critic goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity.<p>Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was …

The China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Del Sroufe & LeAnne Campbell<p><b>Following the plant-based nutrition regimen presented in The China Study is now easier than ever before.</b><p>When it comes to meal planning, do you find yourself deciding between healthy foods and quick options? Do you stare at the contents of your fridge, wondering …

The Neighbor

• <b>Author:</b> Lisa Gardner<p>BONUS: This edition includes the full text of the novel plus the following content:<br>-- Lisa Gardner on Detective D.D. Warren: Who was the inspiration for D.D. Warren? Find out in this essay.<br>-- An excerpt from Lisa Gardner’s <i>Love You More</i>.<br>-- From the network that brought you Mad …

The World Beyond Your Head

• <b>Author:</b> Matthew B. Crawford<p><b>A groundbreaking</b> <b>new book from the bestselling author of Shop Class as Soulcraft</b><p>In his bestselling book <i>Shop Class as Soulcraft</i>, Matthew B. Crawford explored the ethical and practical importance of manual competence, as expressed through mastery of our physical environment. …

Find Her

• <b>Author:</b> Lisa Gardner<p>Seven years ago, carefree college student Flora Dane was kidnapped while on spring break. For 472 days, Flora learned just how much one person can endure.<p>Miraculously alive after her ordeal, Flora has spent the past five years reacquainting herself with the rhythms of normal …

Snobs

• <b>Author:</b> Julian Fellowes<p><b>From the creator of the Emmy-Award winning Downton Abbey ...</b><p>"The English, of all classes as it happens, are addicted to exclusivity. Leave three Englishmen in a room and they will invent a rule that prevents a fourth joining them."<p>The best comedies of manners are often …

A Man Called Ove

• <b>Author:</b> Fredrik Backman<p><b>Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm!</b><p>Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People …

Magicians of the Gods

• <b>Author:</b> Graham Hancock<p>Graham Hancock's multi-million bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods remains an astonishing, deeply controversial, wide-ranging investigation of the mysteries of our past and the evidence for Earth's lost civilization. Twenty years on, Hancock returns with the sequel to his …

Far From the Tree

• <b>Author:</b> Andrew Solomon<p><b>From the National Book Award–winning author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression comes a monumental new work, a decade in the writing, about family. In Far from the Tree, Andrew Solomon tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional</b> …

Thank you

The Bookboard service has been shutdown. Despite the fantastic support we received from all of our readers, we were unable to build a sustaining …

The Rumpus Interview with Debra Monroe

<i>My Unsentimental Education</i> follows writer Debra Monroe’s life from the small town of Spooner, Wisconsin, through bad marriages and bad boyfriends; …

Writing

Chinese investment bankers missing

Citic Securities unable to reach Chen Jun and Yan Jianlin as authorities widen investigation into stock market crash<p>• Gui Minhai: the strange disappearance of a publisher who riled China’s elite<p>One of China’s biggest securities companies has said it has been unable to contact its top two investment …

10 Clothing Stores With Student Discounts You Didn't Know About - Society19

The fashion industry is mainly dominated by a handful of major brands. Products from these places might seem inaccessible for any given college …

What Alice Forgot

• <b>Author:</b> Liane Moriarty<p><b>FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE HUSBAND'S SECRET AND BIG LITTLE LIES.</b><p><b>A “cheerfully engaging”(Kirkus Reviews) novel for anyone who’s ever asked herself, “How did I get here?”</b><p>Alice Love is twenty-nine, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first …

The Grand Design

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p>When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? What is the nature of reality? Is the apparent “grand design” of our universe evidence of a benevolent creator who set things in motion—or does science offer another …

In pictures: the W* photography desk's 2015 digest of visual inspiration

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Code

• <b>Author:</b> Charles Petzold<p>What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human …