Amy Winehouse : in her words.
Winehouse, Amy, 1983-2011, author
American Prometheus : the triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Bird, Kai, author
After Hiroshima, he became the most famous scientist of his generation--an icon of modern man confronting the consequences of scientific progress. He created a radical proposal to place international controls over atomic materials, opposed the development of the hydrogen bomb and criticized the Air Force's plans to fight a nuclear war. In the hysteria of the early 1950s, his ideas were anathema to powerful advocates of a massive nuclear buildup, and people such as Edward Teller and FBI director J. Edgar Hoover worked behind the scenes to obtain a finding that he could not be trusted with America's nuclear secrets.
The art thief : a true story of love, crime, and a dangerous obsession
Finkel, Michael, author
For centuries, works of art have been stolen in countless ways from all over the world, but no one has been quite as successful at it as the master thief Stéphane Breitwieser. Carrying out more than two hundred heists over nearly ten years - in museums and cathedrals all over Europe - Breitwieser, along with his girlfriend, stole more than three hundred objects, until it all fell apart in spectacular fashion.
Becoming a matriarch : a memoir
Knott, Helen, 1987- author
In 'Becoming a Matriarch', Helen Knott provides a chronicle of grief, love, and legacy. Having lost both her mom and grandmother in just over six months, forced to navigate between matriarchy, martyrdom, and codependency, Knott realizes she must let go, not just of them, but of who she thought she was.
Befuddled : the lives & legends of ancient philosophers
Birch, David (Philosopher), author.
"A book for thinkers young and old, Befuddled is a journey back in time to explore the lives, legends and ideas of ancient philosophers. Theories on the origin of the universe, the nature of the mind, and much more are presented alongside bizarre stories of mad emperors and talking skulls. Featuring an array of iconic figures, including Socrates, Pythagoras and the Buddha, Befuddled superbly illustrates how lives devoted to confusion and wonder not only give rise to fascinating ideas about reality, they also brim with wild moments and remarkable tales. Author David Birch invites you to add your own life to the collection. With questions and activities designed to start you on your own extraordinary explorations, Befuddled will help you discover your own powers of thought while you experience for yourself the freaky thrills of befuddlement" -- Goodreads.
Counting the cost : a memoir
Duggar, Jill, author
For the first time, discover the unedited truth about the Duggars, the traditional Christian family that captivated the nation on TLC's hit show 19 Kids and Counting. Jill Duggar and her husband Derick are finally ready to share their story, revealing the secrets, manipulation, and intimidation behind the show that remained hidden from their fans. Theirs is a remarkable story of the power of the truth and is a moving example of how to find healing through honesty.
Death nesting : the heart-centered practices of a death doula
Keppel, Anne-Marie, author
In this practical and compassionate guide, death doula educator Anne-Marie Keppel incorporates ancient and modern death doula techniques, mindfulness practices, and herbal support to show how anyone can physically, emotionally, and spiritually care for the dying, whether at home, in hospice, or even in the ICU. Anne-Marie explores self-care methods for moving with grief, ideas for "things to do" when there is nothing to do, and mindfulness practices for contemplating your own mortality. She also offers visualizations and techniques for talking with children about death and dying.
Dirty laundry : why adults with ADHD are so ashamed, and what we can do to help?
Pink, Richard (Writer on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder), author
The authors, the husband-and-wife team behind the social media accounts @ADHD_Love, present their perspectives and insights on real adult life with ADHD, including guidance and education for family and friends on how to best support neurodivergent people.
Doppelganger : a trip into the mirror world
Klein, Naomi, 1970- aquthor
Over the past 25 years, Naomi Klein has charted and documented our politics and culture with a series of trenchant bestselling books laying bare the effects of branding, austerity, and climate profiteering on our societies and souls. With DOPPELGANGER, Klein takes a more personal turn, braiding together elements of tragicomic memoir, chilling political reportage, and cobweb-clearing cultural analysis, as she dives deep into what she calls the Mirror World - our destabilized present rife with doubles and confusion, where far right movements playact solidarity with the working class, AI-generated content blurs the line between genuine and spurious.
Fast like a girl : a woman's guide to using the healing power of fasting to burn fat, boost energy, and balance hormones
Pelz, Mindy, author.
A go-to fasting manual created specifically to address women's needs based on their hormones and menstrual cycle ... Includes a 30-day fasting reset that uses the power of your cycle - even if you no longer have one!
Fraiche food, full hearts : wholesome everyday recipes made with love
Harris, Jillian, author
Inspired by cozy memories of those sweet, simple days enjoying wholesome meals together with their large close-knit family, bestselling authors and cousins Jillian Harris and Tori Wesszer share an all-new collection of favourite recipes straight from the heart of their bustling kitchens. Featuring over 135 everyday recipes along with some beloved classics that have a modern, healthyish, often plant-forward twist, inspired by the smart hacks their moms and granny used to whip up memorable, easy-to-make meals
The healthy skin kitchen : for eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, acne, allergies, hives, rosacea, red skin syndrome, cellulite, leaky gut, MCAS, salicylate sensitivity, histamine intolerance & more
Fischer, Karen, 1972- author.
The home edit. Stay organized : the ultimate guide to making systems stick
Shearer, Clea, 1982-, author, photographer
It's one thing to get organized, but how do you make those systems stick? Often, when you're struggling to keep your home tidy, it's because your system is too complex and needs some tweaking - and this book will dig deeper to show you how. Throughout the book, Clea and Joanna reveal the important habits, debunk the myths, address the setbacks of being organized, and new and exclusive images show you how to tackle the hardest and trickiest spaces in each room in order to create a home that's organized for the long term.
I am Stan : a graphic biography of the legendary Stan Lee
Scioli, Tom, author
Artist Tom Scioli reveals the man behind the comics and cameos in this stunning graphic novel. Follow Stan Lee's early days in the comics industry through his rise at Marvel, where his career was touched by other iconic creatives including Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Their collaboration would lead to the creation of the most iconic superheroes of today. Readers will follow Lee's trajectory from his daily life at Marvel to his later years as a spokesperson for the company and for comics as a whole, and finally to his last years away from the spotlight.
Killing the witches : the horror of Salem, Massachusetts
O'Reilly, Bill, author
What began as a mysterious affliction of two young girls who suffered violent fits and exhibited strange behaviour soon spread to other young women. Soon three women were arrested under suspicion of being witches, but as the hysteria spread, more than 200 people were accused. This is the horrifying story of a colonial town's madness, offering the historical context of similar episodes of community mania during that time, and exploring the evidence that emerged in the Salem trials, in contemporary accounts, and in subsequent investigations.
Leslie f*cking Jones : a memoir
Jones, Leslie, 1967-, author
Introducing the woman behind the laughs, this audacious memoir reveals what it took to for Leslie Jones to become one of America's most beloved and plain-speaking superstars, encouraging others to let go of the fear and self-doubt holding them back to live a bigger life than ever imagined.
Lymph health : the key to a strong immune system
Vasey, Christopher, author
"A practical guide to supporting your lymphatic system naturally"-- Provided by publisher.
The Matryoshka memoirs : a story of Ukrainian forced labour, the Leica camera factory, and Nazi resistance
Colby, Sasha, 1978- author
The menopause manifesto : own your health with facts and feminism
Gunter, Jen, author
In her follow-up to the #1 bestseller The Vagina Bible, Dr. Jen Gunter, Canadian OB/GYN and the internet's most fearless advocate for women's health, brings us empowerment through knowledge by countering stubborn myths and misunderstandings about menopause with hard facts, real science, fascinating historical perspective, and expert advice.
The menopause reset : get rid of your symptoms and feel like your younger self again
Pelz, Mindy, author.
Are you struggling through your menopausal years? You're not alone. While every woman goes through the inevitable effects of shifting hormones--irritable moods, unexplained anxiety, trouble retrieving words, hot flashes--you do not have to suffer. In fact, nutrition and functional medicine expert and best-selling author Dr. Mindy Pelz has helped thousands of women just like you to reset their health during their turbulent menopausal years.
Old-fashioned on purpose : cultivating a slower, more joyful life
Winger, Jill, author
As our society races toward progress, we've left something important behind. We are more connected than ever before, yet we're still feeling unfulfilled. Homesteader and entrepreneur Jill Winger shows how simplifying our lives and adopting retro skills such as gardening and handiwork can be the key to creating the happy and healthy life we're yearning for. Inside these pages, readers will learn how to find joy in the kitchen (even if you hate to cook), proven strategies for growing your own groceries, and how to craft a more grounded routine and save money in the process.
Skinnytaste simple : easy, healthy recipes using 7 ingredients or fewer
Homolka, Gina, author
Gina Homolka knows how tough it can be to put a meal together. Skinnytaste Simple is the solution: recipes with minimum ingredients but maximum flavour and nutrition. These game-changing, no-fuss dinners use no more than seven ingredients each, allowing you to put easy, healthy meals on the table with little-to-no effort. Each recipe features a gorgeous photo, icons that indicate recipes that may suit your dietary needs (such as gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian), and nutritional info, with the most up to date Weight Watchers points available on the Skinnytaste site.
To infinity and beyond : a journey of cosmic discovery
Tyson, Neil deGrasse, author
Drawing on mythology, history, and literature, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Lindsey Nyx Walker bring planetary science down to Earth and principles of astrophysics within reach. In this entertaining book, illustrated with vivid photographs and art, readers travel with him through space and time, starting with the Big Bang and voyaging to the far reaches of the universe and beyond. Along the way, science greets pop culture as Tyson explains the triumphs - and bloopers - in Hollywood's blockbusters: all part of an entertaining ride through the cosmos.
Uhtred's feast : inside the world of The Last Kingdom
Cornwell, Bernard, author