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Michael McConnell

Michael McConnell - Editor

St. Louis, MO, United States

Experienced book editor specializing in literary fiction, romance, memoir, self-help, English literature, medical, nursing, and history.

Overview

Recent proofreading projects include Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady
by Susan Quinn and An Obvious Fact by Craig Johnson. I have worked on books by Senator Mitch McConnell, Gretchen Carlson, Carly Fiorina, Elizabeth Gilbert, Seth Godin, Deborah Harkness, and Eric Schlosser. Recent copyediting projects include Above the Line by Urban Meyer and Dealstorming by Tim Sanders.

My Penguin Random House portfolio (54 titles) can be found on my Pinterest page. Some are listed below. My experience includes fiction, business, self-help, medical, English, history, psychology, nursing, and law. (I have proofread over 200 nursing textbooks for Elsevier.)

My work is guaranteed. Deadlines are guaranteed.

10/6/2016 I am available to take new projects.

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Adventure African American fiction Anthologies Horror Literature Romance Short Story
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Economics Health & wellbeing Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Psychology

Work experience

Freelance Editor, Proofreader, Owner

Superscript Editorial Services

April, 1997 – Present (over 19 years)

I have proofread and edited hundreds of books, including textbooks, fiction, self-help, biography, memoir, romance, anthropology, medicine, nursing, literature, writing.

Managing Editor

The Laryngoscope Journal

September, 1987 – June, 1995 (almost 8 years)

Portfolio (48 selected works)

Homesick for Another World: Stories

Ottessa Moshfegh

An electrifying first collection from one of the most exciting short story writers of our time "What distinguishes Ottessa Moshfegh's writing is that unnamable quality that makes a new writer's voice, against all odds and the deadening surround of lyrical postures, sound unique." - Jeffrey Eugenides, in judges' citation for The Paris Review's Plimpton Prize for Fiction. Ottessa Moshfegh's debu... read more

An electrifying first collection from one of the most exciting short story writers of our time "What distinguishes Ottessa Moshfegh's writing is that unnamable quality that makes a new writer's voice, against all odds and the deadening surround of lyrical postures, sound unique." - Jeffrey Eugenides, in judges' citation for The Paris Review's Plimpton Prize for Fiction. Ottessa Moshfegh's debu... read more

How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight

Julian Guthrie

The historic race that reawakened the promise of manned spaceflight Alone in a Spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed toward space. He had eighty seconds to exceed the speed of sound and begin the climb to a target no civilian pilot had ever reached. He might not make it back alive. If he did, he would make history as the world’s first commercial astronaut. The spectacle defie... read more

The historic race that reawakened the promise of manned spaceflight Alone in a Spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed toward space. He had eighty seconds to exceed the speed of sound and begin the climb to a target no civilian pilot had ever reached. He might not make it back alive. If he did, he would make history as the world’s first commercial astronaut. The spectacle defie... read more

White Dog Fell from the Sky: A Novel

Eleanor Morse

An extraordinary novel of love, friendship, and betrayal for admirers of Abraham Verghese and Edwidge DanticatEleanor Morse’s rich and intimate portrait of Botswana, and of three people whose intertwined lives are at once tragic and remarkable, is an absorbing and deeply moving story.In apartheid South Africa in 1976, medical student Isaac Muthethe is forced to flee his country after witnessin... read more

An extraordinary novel of love, friendship, and betrayal for admirers of Abraham Verghese and Edwidge DanticatEleanor Morse’s rich and intimate portrait of Botswana, and of three people whose intertwined lives are at once tragic and remarkable, is an absorbing and deeply moving story.In apartheid South Africa in 1976, medical student Isaac Muthethe is forced to flee his country after witnessin... read more

Ghana Must Go: A Novel

Taiye Selasi

A “buoyant” and “rapturous” debut novel (The Wall Street Journal) about the transformative power of unconditional loveElectric, exhilarating, and beautifully crafted, Ghana Must Go introduces the world to Taiye Selasi, a novelist of extraordinary talent. In a sweeping narrative that takes readers from Accra to Lagos to London to New York, it is at once a portrait of a modern family and an expl... read more

A “buoyant” and “rapturous” debut novel (The Wall Street Journal) about the transformative power of unconditional loveElectric, exhilarating, and beautifully crafted, Ghana Must Go introduces the world to Taiye Selasi, a novelist of extraordinary talent. In a sweeping narrative that takes readers from Accra to Lagos to London to New York, it is at once a portrait of a modern family and an expl... read more

The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living

Ryan Holiday, Stephen Hanselman

A beautifully packaged daily devotional of Stoic wisdom, featuring new translations of the most celebrated Stoics with historical context and practical tips from bestselling author Ryan Holiday.Stoic philosophy has long been the secret weapon of history’s greatest and wisest leaders--from emperors to artists, activists to fighter pilots. Today, people of all stripes are seeking out Stoicism’s ... read more

A beautifully packaged daily devotional of Stoic wisdom, featuring new translations of the most celebrated Stoics with historical context and practical tips from bestselling author Ryan Holiday.Stoic philosophy has long been the secret weapon of history’s greatest and wisest leaders--from emperors to artists, activists to fighter pilots. Today, people of all stripes are seeking out Stoicism’s ... read more

Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA

Joe Nocera, Ben Strauss

“How can the NCAA blithely wreck careers without regard to due process or common fairness? How can it act so ruthlessly to enforce rules that are so petty? Why won’t anybody stand up to these outrageous violations of American values and American justice?” In the four years since Joe Nocera asked those ques­tions in a controversial New York Times column, the National Collegiate Athletic Associa... read more

“How can the NCAA blithely wreck careers without regard to due process or common fairness? How can it act so ruthlessly to enforce rules that are so petty? Why won’t anybody stand up to these outrageous violations of American values and American justice?” In the four years since Joe Nocera asked those ques­tions in a controversial New York Times column, the National Collegiate Athletic Associa... read more

The Religion of Democracy: Seven Liberals and the American Moral Tradition (The Penguin History of American Life)

Amy Kittelstrom

A history of religion’s role in the American liberal tradition through the eyes of seven transformative thinkers Today we associate liberal thought and politics with secularism. When we argue over whether the nation’s founders meant to keep religion out of politics, the godless side is said to be liberal. But the role of religion in American politics has always been far less simplistic than to... read more

A history of religion’s role in the American liberal tradition through the eyes of seven transformative thinkers Today we associate liberal thought and politics with secularism. When we argue over whether the nation’s founders meant to keep religion out of politics, the godless side is said to be liberal. But the role of religion in American politics has always been far less simplistic than to... read more

Fundamentals of Nursing, 8e

Patricia A. Potter RN MSN PhD FAAN, Anne Griffin Perry RN EdD FAAN, Patricia Stockert RN BSN MS PhD, Amy Hall RN BSN MS PhD CNE

Learn fundamental nursing principles, concepts, and skills with ease! Fundamentals of Nursing, 8th Edition includes accurate, cutting-edge content, active learning strategies, and the latest evidence-based research to help you excel in your classes and prepare for success in today's competitive nursing field. An expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Griffin Perry provides a truste... read more

Learn fundamental nursing principles, concepts, and skills with ease! Fundamentals of Nursing, 8th Edition includes accurate, cutting-edge content, active learning strategies, and the latest evidence-based research to help you excel in your classes and prepare for success in today's competitive nursing field. An expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Griffin Perry provides a truste... read more

The Wadsworth Anthology of Drama by Worthen W. B. (2003-07-24) Paperback

Worthen W. B.

Will be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include CDs or access codes. 100% money back guarantee.

Will be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include CDs or access codes. 100% money back guarantee.

eFictions

Joseph F. Trimmer, Wade C. Jennings, Annette Patterson

eFiction's unique database of 200 stories allows you to build your own customized anthology so that both you and your students purchase only the selections you want.

eFiction's unique database of 200 stories allows you to build your own customized anthology so that both you and your students purchase only the selections you want.

2016 ICD-10-CM Standard Edition, 1e

Carol J. Buck MS CPC CCS-P

Select diagnosis codes accurately with Carol J. Buck's 2016 ICD-10-CM: Standard Edition. Designed by coders for coders, this practical manual includes all the ICD-10 codes needed for basic inpatient, outpatient, and Medicare coding. As coders need more extensive knowledge to code with ICD-10-CM ― and to choose from the thousands of possible codes ― this edition provides an essential background... read more

Select diagnosis codes accurately with Carol J. Buck's 2016 ICD-10-CM: Standard Edition. Designed by coders for coders, this practical manual includes all the ICD-10 codes needed for basic inpatient, outpatient, and Medicare coding. As coders need more extensive knowledge to code with ICD-10-CM ― and to choose from the thousands of possible codes ― this edition provides an essential background... read more

100 Things to Do in San Jose Before You Die (100 Things to Do Before You Die)

Susannah Greenwood

100 Things to Do in San Jose Before You Die guides you through the weird, wild, wonderful sights of Silicon Valley's capitol. With a helpful and humorous voice (grown organically out of the dot com dynasty) this book will allow you to not only find, but fully embrace your inner geek as you pioneer your own Josean form of Manifest Destiny. Provided within are secret hacks to the culinary legacy... read more

100 Things to Do in San Jose Before You Die guides you through the weird, wild, wonderful sights of Silicon Valley's capitol. With a helpful and humorous voice (grown organically out of the dot com dynasty) this book will allow you to not only find, but fully embrace your inner geek as you pioneer your own Josean form of Manifest Destiny. Provided within are secret hacks to the culinary legacy... read more

Recommend This!: Delivering Digital Experiences that People Want to Share

Jason Thibeault, Kirby Wadsworth

A detailed look at relationships and how to harness their power for business growth This book teaches marketers how to build successful relationships with early-stage buyers by creating trust and a sense of friendship. The first step is learning to understand buyer activity to gauge what they want—or might want—when they first visit an online site. Then marketers must use strategies to capture... read more

A detailed look at relationships and how to harness their power for business growth This book teaches marketers how to build successful relationships with early-stage buyers by creating trust and a sense of friendship. The first step is learning to understand buyer activity to gauge what they want—or might want—when they first visit an online site. Then marketers must use strategies to capture... read more

Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir with Recipes from an American Family

Kathleen Flinn

A delicious new memoir from the New York Times bestselling author of The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You CryA family history peppered with recipes, Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good offers a humorous and flavorful tale spanning three generations as Kathleen Flinn returns to the mix of food and memoir readers loved in her New York Times bestseller, The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry. Brimm... read more

A delicious new memoir from the New York Times bestselling author of The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You CryA family history peppered with recipes, Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good offers a humorous and flavorful tale spanning three generations as Kathleen Flinn returns to the mix of food and memoir readers loved in her New York Times bestseller, The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry. Brimm... read more

Writing From Sources

Brenda Spatt

Thorough and practical, Writing from Sources is an indispensable guide to source-based composition. Using a skills-based approach, students begin with the building blocks of research writing—annotating a passage and summarizing a source—then progress through more complex steps, such as synthesizing multiple sources and writing a full-length research essay. Along the way, dozens of readings by ... read more

Thorough and practical, Writing from Sources is an indispensable guide to source-based composition. Using a skills-based approach, students begin with the building blocks of research writing—annotating a passage and summarizing a source—then progress through more complex steps, such as synthesizing multiple sources and writing a full-length research essay. Along the way, dozens of readings by ... read more

Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants - Soft Cover Version, 9e

Sheila A. Sorrentino PhD RN, Leighann Remmert MS RN

Master the essential skills of today’s nursing assistant! Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 9th Edition prepares you to work in long-term care, acute care, and subacute care settings. Known for its comprehensive coverage and an easy-to-read, visual approach, this book includes step-by-step instructions for over 100 nursing assistant procedures. New to this edition is a practice scenario... read more

Master the essential skills of today’s nursing assistant! Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants, 9th Edition prepares you to work in long-term care, acute care, and subacute care settings. Known for its comprehensive coverage and an easy-to-read, visual approach, this book includes step-by-step instructions for over 100 nursing assistant procedures. New to this edition is a practice scenario... read more

A Working Theory of Love: A Novel

Scott Hutchins

An extraordinary debut novel that “hits that sweet spot where humor and melancholy comfortably coexist” (Entertainment Weekly)Before his brief marriage imploded, Neill Bassett took a job feeding data into what could be the world’s first sentient computer. Only his attempt to give it language—through the journals his father left behind after committing suicide—has unexpected consequences. Amids... read more

An extraordinary debut novel that “hits that sweet spot where humor and melancholy comfortably coexist” (Entertainment Weekly)Before his brief marriage imploded, Neill Bassett took a job feeding data into what could be the world’s first sentient computer. Only his attempt to give it language—through the journals his father left behind after committing suicide—has unexpected consequences. Amids... read more

Dear Daughter: A Novel

Elizabeth Little

• Winner of the Strand Critics Award for Best First Novel • Nominated for the Barry and Macavity Awards for Best First Novel • Longlisted for the CWA John Creasy (New Blood) Dagger Award“Quick-witted and fast-paced, this debut mystery should be a hit with Gone Girl fans.” —People magazine "This is an all-nighter . . . The best debut mystery I've read in a long time."—Tana French “A really guts... read more

• Winner of the Strand Critics Award for Best First Novel • Nominated for the Barry and Macavity Awards for Best First Novel • Longlisted for the CWA John Creasy (New Blood) Dagger Award“Quick-witted and fast-paced, this debut mystery should be a hit with Gone Girl fans.” —People magazine "This is an all-nighter . . . The best debut mystery I've read in a long time."—Tana French “A really guts... read more

The Signature of All Things: A Novel

Elizabeth Gilbert

A glorious, sweeping novel of desire, ambition, and the thirst for knowledge, from the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and CommittedLook out for Elizabeth Gilbert’s new book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, on sale now! In The Signature of All Things, Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction, inserting her inimitable voice into an enthralling story of love, adventu... read more

A glorious, sweeping novel of desire, ambition, and the thirst for knowledge, from the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and CommittedLook out for Elizabeth Gilbert’s new book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, on sale now! In The Signature of All Things, Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction, inserting her inimitable voice into an enthralling story of love, adventu... read more

Whatcha Gonna Do with That Duck?: And Other Provocations, 2006-2012

Seth Godin

Made for dipping into again and again, Whatcha Gonna Do with That Duck? brings together the very best of Seth Godin's acclaimed blog and is a classic for fans both old and new. 'Getting your ducks in a row is a fine thing to do. But deciding what you are going to do with that duck is a far more important issue' Seth Godin is famous for bestselling books such as Purple Cow and cool entrepreneur... read more

Made for dipping into again and again, Whatcha Gonna Do with That Duck? brings together the very best of Seth Godin's acclaimed blog and is a classic for fans both old and new. 'Getting your ducks in a row is a fine thing to do. But deciding what you are going to do with that duck is a far more important issue' Seth Godin is famous for bestselling books such as Purple Cow and cool entrepreneur... read more

Eileen: A Novel

Ottessa Moshfegh

A lonely young woman working in a boys’ prison outside Boston in the early 60s is pulled into a very strange crime, in a mordant, harrowing story of obsession and suspense, by one of the brightest new voices in fictionSo here we are. My name was Eileen Dunlop. Now you know me. I was twenty-four years old then, and had a job that paid fifty-seven dollars a week as a kind of secretary at a priva... read more

A lonely young woman working in a boys’ prison outside Boston in the early 60s is pulled into a very strange crime, in a mordant, harrowing story of obsession and suspense, by one of the brightest new voices in fictionSo here we are. My name was Eileen Dunlop. Now you know me. I was twenty-four years old then, and had a job that paid fifty-seven dollars a week as a kind of secretary at a priva... read more

An Obvious Fact: A Longmire Mystery (Walt Longmire Mysteries)

Craig Johnson

In the 12th novel in the New York Times bestselling Longmire series, Walt, Henry, and Vic discover much more than they bargained for when they are called in to investigate a hit-and-run accident involving a young motorcyclist near Devils Tower In the midst of the largest motorcycle rally in the world, a young biker is run off the road and ends up in critical condition. When Sheriff Walt Longmi... read more

In the 12th novel in the New York Times bestselling Longmire series, Walt, Henry, and Vic discover much more than they bargained for when they are called in to investigate a hit-and-run accident involving a young motorcyclist near Devils Tower In the midst of the largest motorcycle rally in the world, a young biker is run off the road and ends up in critical condition. When Sheriff Walt Longmi... read more

Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady

Susan Quinn

A warm, intimate account of the love between Eleanor Roosevelt and reporter Lorena Hickok—a relationship that, over more than three decades, transformed both women's lives and empowered them to play significant roles in one of the most tumultuous periods in American historyIn 1932, as her husband assumed the presidency, Eleanor Roosevelt entered the claustrophobic, duty-bound existence of the ... read more

A warm, intimate account of the love between Eleanor Roosevelt and reporter Lorena Hickok—a relationship that, over more than three decades, transformed both women's lives and empowered them to play significant roles in one of the most tumultuous periods in American historyIn 1932, as her husband assumed the presidency, Eleanor Roosevelt entered the claustrophobic, duty-bound existence of the ... read more

Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety

Eric Schlosser

A myth-shattering exposé of America’s nuclear weaponsFamed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of America’s nuclear arsenal. A groundbreaking account of accidents, near misses, extraordinary heroism, and technological breakthroughs, Command and Control explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of the nuclear age: How do you deplo... read more

A myth-shattering exposé of America’s nuclear weaponsFamed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of America’s nuclear arsenal. A groundbreaking account of accidents, near misses, extraordinary heroism, and technological breakthroughs, Command and Control explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of the nuclear age: How do you deplo... read more

The Long Game: A Memoir

Mitch McConnell

In October 1984, a hard-charging Kentucky politician waited excitedly for President Ronald Reagan to arrive at a presidential rally in Louisville. In the midst of a tough Senate campaign, the young Republican hoped Reagan’s endorsement would give a much-needed boost to his campaign. Alas, when Reagan finally stepped to the microphone, he smiled for the crowd and declared: “I’m happy to be here... read more

In October 1984, a hard-charging Kentucky politician waited excitedly for President Ronald Reagan to arrive at a presidential rally in Louisville. In the midst of a tough Senate campaign, the young Republican hoped Reagan’s endorsement would give a much-needed boost to his campaign. Alas, when Reagan finally stepped to the microphone, he smiled for the crowd and declared: “I’m happy to be here... read more

Wait for Signs: Twelve Longmire Stories

Craig Johnson

A New York Times–bestselling collection of Longmire adventures Ten years ago, Craig Johnson wrote his first short story, the Hillerman Award–winning “Old Indian Trick.” This was one of the earliest appearances of the sheriff who would go on to star in Johnson’s bestselling, award-winning novels and the hit television series Longmire, now streaming on Netflix. Each Christmas Eve thereafter, fan... read more

A New York Times–bestselling collection of Longmire adventures Ten years ago, Craig Johnson wrote his first short story, the Hillerman Award–winning “Old Indian Trick.” This was one of the earliest appearances of the sheriff who would go on to star in Johnson’s bestselling, award-winning novels and the hit television series Longmire, now streaming on Netflix. Each Christmas Eve thereafter, fan... read more

The Mercy of the Sky: The Story of a Tornado

Holly Bailey

“A gripping, heartbreaking and heartwarming account of the monster tornado that ravaged Moore, Oklahoma in 2013.” --Daniel James Brown, #1 NY Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat An acclaimed reporter returns to her hometown after the worst twister on record and emerges with a suspenseful story of human courage in the face of natural disaster. Holly Bailey grew up dreaming of becom... read more

“A gripping, heartbreaking and heartwarming account of the monster tornado that ravaged Moore, Oklahoma in 2013.” --Daniel James Brown, #1 NY Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat An acclaimed reporter returns to her hometown after the worst twister on record and emerges with a suspenseful story of human courage in the face of natural disaster. Holly Bailey grew up dreaming of becom... read more

The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects

Richard Kurin

The Smithsonian Institution is America's largest, most important, and most beloved repository for the objects that define our common heritage. Now Under Secretary for Art, History, and Culture Richard Kurin, aided by a team of top Smithsonian curators and scholars, has assembled a literary exhibition of 101 objects from across the Smithsonian's museums that together offer a marvelous new persp... read more

The Smithsonian Institution is America's largest, most important, and most beloved repository for the objects that define our common heritage. Now Under Secretary for Art, History, and Culture Richard Kurin, aided by a team of top Smithsonian curators and scholars, has assembled a literary exhibition of 101 objects from across the Smithsonian's museums that together offer a marvelous new persp... read more

Homesick for Another World: Stories

Ottessa Moshfegh

An electrifying first collection from one of the most exciting short story writers of our time "What distinguishes Ottessa Moshfegh's writing is that unnamable quality that makes a new writer's voice, against all odds and the deadening surround of lyrical postures, sound unique." - Jeffrey Eugenides, in judges' citation for The Paris Review's Plimpton Prize for Fiction. Ottessa Moshfegh's debu... read more

An electrifying first collection from one of the most exciting short story writers of our time "What distinguishes Ottessa Moshfegh's writing is that unnamable quality that makes a new writer's voice, against all odds and the deadening surround of lyrical postures, sound unique." - Jeffrey Eugenides, in judges' citation for The Paris Review's Plimpton Prize for Fiction. Ottessa Moshfegh's debu... read more

Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life

Dr. Stuart Shanker

The first parenting book to bring the science and psychology of children's behavior together to build brain/body awareness for self-regulation and successSelf-Reg is a ground-breaking book that presents an entirely new understanding of your child's emotions and behavior that serves as a practical guide for parents to help their kids engage calmly and successfully in learning and life. Rooted i... read more

The first parenting book to bring the science and psychology of children's behavior together to build brain/body awareness for self-regulation and successSelf-Reg is a ground-breaking book that presents an entirely new understanding of your child's emotions and behavior that serves as a practical guide for parents to help their kids engage calmly and successfully in learning and life. Rooted i... read more

Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism

John Norris

A wildly entertaining biography of the trailblazing Washington columnist and the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for commentary Before there was Maureen Dowd or Gail Collins or Molly Ivins, there was Mary McGrory. She was a trailblazing columnist who achieved national syndication and reported from the front lines of American politics for five decades. From her first assignment reporting ... read more

A wildly entertaining biography of the trailblazing Washington columnist and the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for commentary Before there was Maureen Dowd or Gail Collins or Molly Ivins, there was Mary McGrory. She was a trailblazing columnist who achieved national syndication and reported from the front lines of American politics for five decades. From her first assignment reporting ... read more

Stalin: Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928

Stephen Kotkin

A magnificent new biography that revolutionizes our understanding of Stalin and his world The product of a decade of intrepid research, Stalin is a landmark achievement. Stephen Kotkin offers a biography that, at long last, is equal to this shrewd, sociopathic, charismatic dictator in all his dimensions. We see a man inclined to despotism who could be utterly charming; a pragmatic ideologue; a... read more

A magnificent new biography that revolutionizes our understanding of Stalin and his world The product of a decade of intrepid research, Stalin is a landmark achievement. Stephen Kotkin offers a biography that, at long last, is equal to this shrewd, sociopathic, charismatic dictator in all his dimensions. We see a man inclined to despotism who could be utterly charming; a pragmatic ideologue; a... read more

How Music Got Free: A Story of Obsession and Invention

Stephen Witt

Finalist for the 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the 2016 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, and the 2015 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the YearA New York Times Editors’ ChoiceONE OF THE YEAR'S BEST BOOKS: The Washington Post • The Financial Times • Slate • The Atlantic • Time • Forbes“[How Music Got Free] has the clear writing and brisk reportorial acumen of a Michael Lewis book.... read more

Finalist for the 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the 2016 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, and the 2015 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the YearA New York Times Editors’ ChoiceONE OF THE YEAR'S BEST BOOKS: The Washington Post • The Financial Times • Slate • The Atlantic • Time • Forbes“[How Music Got Free] has the clear writing and brisk reportorial acumen of a Michael Lewis book.... read more

After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead

Alan S. Blinder

Named one of the Ten Best Books of 2013 by Michiko Kakutani and the New York Times Book Review “Blinder is a master storyteller . . . one of the best books yet about the financial crisis.” —The Wall Street JournalAlan S. Blinder—esteemed Princeton professor, Wall Street Journal columnist, and former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board under Alan Greenspan—is one of our wisest and most c... read more

Named one of the Ten Best Books of 2013 by Michiko Kakutani and the New York Times Book Review “Blinder is a master storyteller . . . one of the best books yet about the financial crisis.” —The Wall Street JournalAlan S. Blinder—esteemed Princeton professor, Wall Street Journal columnist, and former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board under Alan Greenspan—is one of our wisest and most c... read more

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

Alex Epstein

Could everything we know about fossil fuels be wrong?For decades, environmentalists have told us that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time, by every measure of human well-being, from life expectancy to clean water to climate safety, life has been getting better and better.How can this be?The explanation, energy expert Alex Epstei... read more

Could everything we know about fossil fuels be wrong?For decades, environmentalists have told us that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time, by every measure of human well-being, from life expectancy to clean water to climate safety, life has been getting better and better.How can this be?The explanation, energy expert Alex Epstei... read more

Shadow of Night (All Souls Trilogy, Bk 2)

Deborah Harkness

The #1 New York Times–bestselling sequel to A Discovery of Witches—“as enchanting, engrossing, and impossible to put down as its predecessor” (Miami Herald)J. K. Rowling, Stephenie Meyer, Anne Rice—only a few writers capture the imagination the way that Deborah Harkness has with her New York Times–bestselling All Souls trilogy. A Discovery of Witches introduces reluctant witch Diana Bishop, va... read more

The #1 New York Times–bestselling sequel to A Discovery of Witches—“as enchanting, engrossing, and impossible to put down as its predecessor” (Miami Herald)J. K. Rowling, Stephenie Meyer, Anne Rice—only a few writers capture the imagination the way that Deborah Harkness has with her New York Times–bestselling All Souls trilogy. A Discovery of Witches introduces reluctant witch Diana Bishop, va... read more

In Trump We Trust: How He Outsmarted the Politicians, the "Elites," and the Media (that was the easy part) and is Fighting for US

Ann Coulter

Donald Trump isn't a politician -- he's a one man wrecking ball against our dysfunctional and corrupt establishment. Now Ann Coulter, with her unique insight, candor, and sense of humor, makes the definitive case for why we should all join his revolution. The three biggest news stories of the 2016 election have been Trump, Trump, and Trump. The media have twisted themselves in knots, trying to... read more

Donald Trump isn't a politician -- he's a one man wrecking ball against our dysfunctional and corrupt establishment. Now Ann Coulter, with her unique insight, candor, and sense of humor, makes the definitive case for why we should all join his revolution. The three biggest news stories of the 2016 election have been Trump, Trump, and Trump. The media have twisted themselves in knots, trying to... read more

Above the Line: Lessons in Leadership and Life from a Championship Season

Urban Meyer

Remarkable lessons in leadership and teambuilding from one of the greatest college football coaches of our timeIn only thirteen years as a head football coach, first at Bowling Green and then at Utah, Florida, and Ohio State, Urban Meyer has established himself as one of the elite coaches in the annals of his sport, with three national championships and a cumulative record of 142 wins and only... read more

Remarkable lessons in leadership and teambuilding from one of the greatest college football coaches of our timeIn only thirteen years as a head football coach, first at Bowling Green and then at Utah, Florida, and Ohio State, Urban Meyer has established himself as one of the elite coaches in the annals of his sport, with three national championships and a cumulative record of 142 wins and only... read more

The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World

Steve Levine

A Soul of the New Machine for our time, a gripping account of invention, commerce, and duplicity in the age of technology A worldwide race is on to perfect the next engine of economic growth, the advanced lithium-ion battery. It will power the electric car, relieve global warming, and catapult the winner into a new era of economic and political mastery. Can the United States win? Steve LeVine ... read more

A Soul of the New Machine for our time, a gripping account of invention, commerce, and duplicity in the age of technology A worldwide race is on to perfect the next engine of economic growth, the advanced lithium-ion battery. It will power the electric car, relieve global warming, and catapult the winner into a new era of economic and political mastery. Can the United States win? Steve LeVine ... read more

Rising to the Challenge: My Leadership Journey

Carly Fiorina

“There are all kinds of reasons why people fail to fulfill their potential. Perhaps they lack opportunity, perhaps they lack support, perhaps they lack tools or training or education. But everyone has potential. This I know. Our Founders knew it too. They had the radical insight that the right to fulfill your potential— to use your God-given gifts—is a right that comes from God and cannot be t... read more

“There are all kinds of reasons why people fail to fulfill their potential. Perhaps they lack opportunity, perhaps they lack support, perhaps they lack tools or training or education. But everyone has potential. This I know. Our Founders knew it too. They had the radical insight that the right to fulfill your potential— to use your God-given gifts—is a right that comes from God and cannot be t... read more

Getting Real

Gretchen Carlson

A candid, funny memoir from the charismatic FOX News channel anchor and Miss America Pageant winner Celebrity news anchorwoman Gretchen Carlson shares her inspiring story and offers important takeaways for women (and men) about what it means to strive for and find success in the real world. With warmth and wit, she takes readers from her Minnesota childhood, where she became a violin prodigy, ... read more

A candid, funny memoir from the charismatic FOX News channel anchor and Miss America Pageant winner Celebrity news anchorwoman Gretchen Carlson shares her inspiring story and offers important takeaways for women (and men) about what it means to strive for and find success in the real world. With warmth and wit, she takes readers from her Minnesota childhood, where she became a violin prodigy, ... read more

A Patriot's History® of the Modern World, Vol. I: From America’s Exceptional Ascent to the Atomic Bomb: 1898-1945

Larry Schweikart, Dave Dougherty

“America’s story from 1898 to 1945 is nothing less than the triumph of American exceptionalism over liberal progressivism, despite a few temporary victories by the latter.”Conservative historian Larry Schweikart has won wide acclaim for his number one New York Times bestseller, A Patriot’s History of the United States. It proved that, contrary to the liberal biases in countless other his­tory ... read more

“America’s story from 1898 to 1945 is nothing less than the triumph of American exceptionalism over liberal progressivism, despite a few temporary victories by the latter.”Conservative historian Larry Schweikart has won wide acclaim for his number one New York Times bestseller, A Patriot’s History of the United States. It proved that, contrary to the liberal biases in countless other his­tory ... read more

The Office of Mercy

Ariel Djanikian

“A cool and compelling” (Flavorwire) debut of a new postapocalyptic world for fans of The Hunger GamesOn the screen and on the page, dystopian fantasies have captivated the public imagination. In The Office of Mercy, debut novelist Ariel Djanikian has conceived a chilling, post-apocalyptic page-turner that has earned her glowing comparisons to George Orwell and Suzanne Collins.In America-Five,... read more

“A cool and compelling” (Flavorwire) debut of a new postapocalyptic world for fans of The Hunger GamesOn the screen and on the page, dystopian fantasies have captivated the public imagination. In The Office of Mercy, debut novelist Ariel Djanikian has conceived a chilling, post-apocalyptic page-turner that has earned her glowing comparisons to George Orwell and Suzanne Collins.In America-Five,... read more

The Tincture of Time: A Memoir of (Medical) Uncertainty

Elizabeth L. Silver

Growing up as the daughter of a dedicated surgeon, Elizabeth L. Silver felt an unquestioned faith in medicine. When her six-week-old daughter, Abby, was rushed to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with sudden seizures, and scans revealed a serious brain bleed, her relationship to medicine began to change. The Tincture of Time is Silver’s gorgeous and haunting chronicle of Abby’s first year. It’... read more

Growing up as the daughter of a dedicated surgeon, Elizabeth L. Silver felt an unquestioned faith in medicine. When her six-week-old daughter, Abby, was rushed to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with sudden seizures, and scans revealed a serious brain bleed, her relationship to medicine began to change. The Tincture of Time is Silver’s gorgeous and haunting chronicle of Abby’s first year. It’... read more

The Signature of All Things: A Novel

Elizabeth Gilbert

A glorious, sweeping novel of desire, ambition, and the thirst for knowledge, from the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and CommittedLook out for Elizabeth Gilbert’s new book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, on sale now! In The Signature of All Things, Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction, inserting her inimitable voice into an enthralling story of love, adventu... read more

A glorious, sweeping novel of desire, ambition, and the thirst for knowledge, from the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and CommittedLook out for Elizabeth Gilbert’s new book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, on sale now! In The Signature of All Things, Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction, inserting her inimitable voice into an enthralling story of love, adventu... read more

The Invention of Wings

Sue Monk Kidd

From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a #1 New York Times bestselling novel about two unforgettable American women.Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world.Hetty “Handful” Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, ye... read more

From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a #1 New York Times bestselling novel about two unforgettable American women.Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world.Hetty “Handful” Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, ye... read more

The Sale of a Lifetime: How the Great Bubble Burst of 2017 Can Make You Rich

Harry S. Dent Jr.

This best-selling book has been difficult to keep in stock due to high demand! (Check back if it shows no books available.) From founder of Dent Research and Editor of Boom & Bust (www.dentresearch.com), Harry S. Dent Jr. has written an insightful and thought-provoking book that provides a unique look at where to find the biggest profit opportunities in the coming years. Having spent over thre... read more

This best-selling book has been difficult to keep in stock due to high demand! (Check back if it shows no books available.) From founder of Dent Research and Editor of Boom & Bust (www.dentresearch.com), Harry S. Dent Jr. has written an insightful and thought-provoking book that provides a unique look at where to find the biggest profit opportunities in the coming years. Having spent over thre... read more

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