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book cover image Battle Royal

England, 1454. A kingdom is sliding into chaos. Having struggled for a decade to contain the feuding of his dukes, Henry VI is losing his mind. This cannot end well. 

book cover image The Power of Onlyness

Got a "wild" idea? In The Power of Onlyness Nilofer Merchant, who had many doors slammed in her face, says she has a path to make your dream a reality.

book cover image Happiness In This Life

Looking for some timely wisdom? Kirkus Reviews says the latest book from Pope Francis offers "gentle encouragements to do the right thing",

book cover image Trumpocracy

Toronto-born David Frum may have become a respected Republican insider and go-to conservative commentator, but he is no fan of The Donald. Here's why.

book cover image The Evolution of Beauty

Charles Darwin once said he was "sickened" by the sight of a peacock's tail; its impressive length was contrary to evolutionary fitness. Then he had an idea.

book cover image The Creative Spark

Of all the species on Earth, says anthropologist Augustin Fuentes, only one has composed a symphony, built a spaceship or written a novel.

book cover image France

Is France on the rise? If so, what are the roots of its renaissance? Historian and commentator Jonathan Fenby explores.

Broadcasting Happiness

We are all broadcasters, says former national CBS news anchor Michelle Gielan. What we say - or tweet, or email - has a powerful impact, positive or negative.

Hiddensee

The holidays are a great time to catch up on some reading! What could be better than curling up by your Christmas tree and settling in to a new book? There are so many great holiday books to get you in the spirit of the season! Here are just a few:

book cover image The Soup Sisters Family Cookbook

Here's a cookbook to warm the heart. SoupSisters.org is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing comfort to women, children and youth in crisis.