Chronicles the joint effort of the U.S. government, the publishing industry, and the nation's librarians to boost troop morale during World War II by shipping more than one hundred million books to the front lines for soldiers to read during what little downtime they had.
Imagine Jesus from Mary's point of view: proud of her son, in awe of his gifts and mission, guided by love for him as a person and so much more. In this book, Adam Hamilton begins at the end, with Mary at the crucifixion and resurrection; travels back in time as she witnesses his life and ministry; and ends at the beginning, with the Christ child born in a stable.
Allison Flexer combats the lies that destroy the joy and confidence of unmarried women. Through Scripture, advice from other women, and even a survey of single men, you will be challenged to reject lies, embrace your value, and gain a deeper understanding of the character of God.
The 13th Gift is a heartwarming Christmas story about how a random act of kindness transformed one of the bleakest moments in a family's history into a time of strength and love. This true story about the power of random acts will warm the heart, a beautiful reminder of the miracles of Christmas and the gift of family during the holiday season.
A history of the streetcar system that met the unique difficulties posed by Duluth, from the Interstate Bridge that crossed the harbor to the Incline Railway. This street-level exploration of the Twin Ports is a tour of the cities over time, with maps and photographs, routes and landmarks, and newspaper features and stories that contribute to the feel for this historical era.
From an elaborate Thanksgiving, to a no-fuss New Year's Eve or cocktail party, to omnivore-approved potlucks such as Super Bowl Sunday, to summer fresh barbecues and picnics, and quick-fix casual dinner parties or lazy Sunday brunches with friends, Lindsay's recipes guarantee you'll have healthy meals, whatever you're celebrating.
From Santa Monica's favorite neighborhood bakery and breakfast spot, Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe, comes this irresistible cookbook with recipes, color photographs, and how-to sequences for mastering basics. Huckleberry's recipes span from sweet (rustic cakes, muffins, and scones) to savory (hot cereals, biscuits, and quiche). These recipes feature whole-grain flours, sesame and flax seeds, fresh fruits and vegetables, natural sugars, and gluten-free and vegan options.
Rachel Khoo chronicles her travels to the four corners of France and back to her little Paris kitchen, bringing home all the regional dishes, ingredients, techniques, and inspirations she encountered along the way.
Even for today's tech-savvy parents, managing kids' technology use is a challenge fraught with uncertainties. What kinds (and amounts) of screen time boost learning and development--and what kinds may be harmful? What is the right age for a game console or a smartphone? How can kids and teens be protected from cyberbullying and learn to be good digital citizens? Gold sees both the mind-boggling benefits and the serious downsides of technology. She gives parents practical strategies for navigating the digital frontier and creating realistic rules and expectations for the whole family.
Beranbaum displays her passion and expertise in every category of baking, bringing you all-new recipes for the best cakes,pies, tarts, cookies, candies, pastries, breads, and more. She includes special tips, troubleshooting advice, and insights on essential ingredients and equipment.
This newly revised edition captures 14 seasons (including 2014) of the TV show in a collection featuring more than 900 foolproof recipes and dozens of tips and techniques. Our comprehensive 50+ page shopping guide includes all the tastings and testings from the show so you won't waste money on inferior products.
Erin Gleeson made her dream a reality when she left New York City and moved into a tiny cabin in a California forest in order to be closer to nature. The natural beauty of her surroundings and the abundance of local produce serve as her inspiration. Most of the book's 100 wholly vegetarian recipes call for only three or four ingredients and require very few steps, resulting in dishes that are fresh, wholesome, and delicious.
More than 200 straightforward, nutrient-dense, and appealing recipes will help heal your gut and manage the illnesses that stem from it. Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) refers to disorders, including ADD/ADHD, autism, addictions, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorder, stemming from or exacerbated by leaky gut and dysbiosis. GAPS also refers to chronic gut-related physical conditions, including celiac disease, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes type one, and Crohn's disease, as well as asthma, eczema, allergies, thyroid disorders, and more.
Sweden's master chef, Tina Nordstrom, is here to stay with this delightful cookbook. Tina opens the door into her kitchen and shares no fewer than two hundred of her favorite dishes. She also provides tips, shortcuts, and suggestions. Using Tina's simple methods, you can transform one dish into another, turning a basic recipe for minced meat into Swedish, Italian, or Greek meatballs!
featuring the speech "So God made a farmer" by Paul Harvey
Farming takes heart, grit, and determination-- traits that go straight to the core of what makes America great. The men and women who dedicate their lives to filling the world's breadbasket embody the very spirit of hard work, sacrifice, and commitment to family that keeps this nation strong. This celebration of the American farmer uses the words of radio broadcaster Paul Harvey and photographs to delve into the land, lives, and legacy of these inspiring individuals.
For the magazine's centenary celebration, an anthology of pieces from the early golden age of Vanity Fair. Editor Graydon Carter introduces these pieces written between 1913 and 1936, when the magazine published literary lights. These essays reflect the rich period of their creation while addressing topics that would be recognizable in the magazine today.
Sixty-five of the world's leading writers open up about the books and authors that have meant the most to them. Every Sunday, readers of The New York Times Book Review turn to see who will be the subject of the "By the Book" feature. These wide-ranging interviews are conducted by Pamela Paul, and here she brings together the most intriguing and fascinating exchanges. By the Book contains the full uncut interviews, reflecting a range of experiences and observations that deepens readers' understanding of the literary sensibility and the writing process.
Mark Twain's America features Twain memorabilia and period Americana from the collections of the Library of Congress: rare illustrations, vintage photographs, popular and fine prints, period views, caricatures, cartoons, maps. The book gives readers a view of Twain's many roles in life: Mississippi river boat pilot, gold prospector, "printer's devil" at a small-town newspaper, muckraking journalist, novelist, public speaker, our first major celebrity author. It offers an inside look into Twain's life as well as the literary, social, and political life of America during his time.
In the U.S., Britain's George III is known as the king from whom Americans won their independence and as "the mad king," but in Janice Hadlow's new biography, he is another character altogether--compelling and relatable. Pained by his childhood amid his cruel and feuding family, George came to the throne aspiring to be a new kind of king--a force for moral good. And to be that new kind of king, he had to be a new kind of man. Against his awful family background--of brutal royal intrigue, infidelity, and betrayal--George fervently pursued a radical domestic dream: he would have a faithful marriage and raise loving, educated, and resilient children.
Examines the lives of contemporary archaeologists as they sweat under the sun for clues to the puzzle of our past. Johnson talks to archaeologists who share stories we rarely read in history books. What drives these archaeologists is not the money (meager) or the jobs (scarce) or the working conditions (dangerous), but their passion for the stories that would otherwise be buried and lost.
The author's search for the annihilated Polish community captured in his grandfather's 1938 home movie. The author's grandfather, captured 3 minutes of ordinary life in a small Jewish town in Poland on 16mm film. More than 70 years later this home-movie footage would become a memorial to an entire community that was annihilated in the Holocaust. Kurtz's 4-year journey to identify the people in his grandfather's film yielded 7 living survivors from this lost town. This tells the intertwined stories of these 7 survivors and their Polish hometown, and creates an exploration of memory, loss, and improbable survival--a monument to a lost world.
A three-star general offers a gripping insider account of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and how it all went wrong. As a witness to all levels of military command, Bolger offers a unique assessment of these wars, from 9/11 to the final withdrawal from the region. Bolger makes the firm case that in Iraq and in Afghanistan, we lost -- but we didn't have to. At the root of our failure, we never really understood our enemy.
The most powerful Roman Catholic leader in the United States, Timothy Michael Dolan, had humble beginnings. He was formally ordained in 1976, in 2009 made Archbishop of New York, then elevated to cardinal. Dolan is a warm and cheerful man who draws crowds, but his rise to power was not without its controversies. This is a book about power and the Roman Catholic church today, framed by the life of a man who might someday become the first American pope.
Including interviews with hundreds who knew Lee, music journalist James Gavin offers a revealing look at an artist of infinite contradictions and layers. Lee was a North Dakota prairie girl who became a temptress of enduring mystique. She was a singer-songwriter before the term existed, yet inner turmoil wracked her. She spun a romantic nirvana in her songs, but couldn't sustain one in reality; as she passed middle age, Lee dwelled increasingly in a bizarre dreamland.