Patience is a psychedelic science-fiction love story, veering with uncanny precision from violent destruction to deeply personal tenderness in a way that is both quintessentially "Clowesian" and utterly unique in the author's body of work.
A novel of ambitions and marriage. "The Hopefuls" tells a story of a young wife who follows her husband and his political dreams to Washington D.C. This books captures everything people love to hate about Washington. Inspired by the author's own experiences moving there for her husband's work on the Obama campaign, this novel is unapologetically honest about the circus of American politics and it's culture of competition, making outsiders nigh invisible.
Not many make it into the dictionary as an adjective. But then again, Rube Goldberg was extraordinary. A cartoonist, humorist, sculptor, author, engineer, and inventor. In his 72 year career he wrote and illustrated nearly 50,000 cartoons. He was the most famous cartoonist of his time, best known for his comical inventions. Written by his granddaughter, this book celebrates all aspects of her grandfather's career including cartoons, essays, patents, photographs and more.
For the person who feels like they'll never win at weeknight cooking. From apples to zucchini, this book has 350 recipes, many ready in under 30 minutes! Step away from the frozen and boxed convenience foods and get back to real food with this great book from Real Simple.
Bob Reynolds doesn't recognize the body in the creek, but he does recognize the danger. As a newcomer, he's not been entirely welcome and isn't on good footing with the sheriff. He's kept his head down, but he's caught one interest shared by the sheriff, Tammy Fay Smith. Reynolds would rather pretend he never saw the body, but when it disappears, he begins to doubt what little he knew about this secretive town, a town that seems to be more unwelcoming by the day.
Bravery unparalleled. Show Me All Your Scars: True Stories of Living With Mental Illness is an anthology of 20 essays written through the scars of childhood, war; the endless cycle of perpetrator and survivor. A collection of people sharing their truth, making it clear that mental health issues are not so unusual and in the process, fostering empathy and understanding.