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    Beatleness
    How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade the World
    By Candy Leonard
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “A must-have for Beatles fans looking for new insight . . . Leonard uncovers fresh ideas [that] . . . six decades of Beatles literature passed over. —The Spectrum Part generational memoir and part cultural history of the sixties, Beatleness is the first book to tell the story of the Beatles and their... [READ MORE]
    Swimming in the Daylight
    An American Student, a Soviet-Jewish Dissident, and the Gift of Hope
    By Lisa C. Paul
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In September 1984, Lisa Paul, an American college student living in Moscow and working as a nanny, enters Inna Meiman’s house for her first Russian language lesson. And so begins a two-year friendship and fight for Inna’s life. Swimming in the Daylight chronicles Inna’s struggle to shed her refusenik... [READ MORE]
    I Cover the Waterfront
    Stories from the San Diego Shore
    By Max Miller
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    “Distinctive, original, fresh in in tone and manner, with a quaint whimsicality of feeling and expression.”—The New York TimesLife on the Western waterfront has always fascinated Max Miller, a special reporter for the San Diego Sun. Embraced by all the waterfront folk, he has joined them on their cruises,... [READ MORE]
    Badass Prepper's Handbook
    Everything You Need to Know to Prepare Yourself for the Worst
    By James Henry
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Disaster can strike at any time with no warning. Most people aren’t forward-thinking enough to prepare for the worst, and others simply don’t have the skills needed to successfully prepare. That’s where Badass Preppers Handbook comes in. Covering a wide variety of disaster scenarios with detailed instructions... [READ MORE]
    Our Better Angels
    Stories of Disability in Life, Science, and Literature
    Compiled by J David Smith
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Do children and adults with disabilities enrich our lives? Far more than most people imagine. Our Better Angels is a testament to the value of individuals with disabilities and the value that society could derive from being more welcoming to and inclusive of them. The reward is the powerful humanizing... [READ MORE]
    The Beast Side
    Living (and Dying) While Black in America
    By D. Watkins, Foreword by David Talbot
    (Hot Books)
    A New York Times Best Seller! Searing Dispatches from the Urban Zones Where African American Men Have Become an Endangered Species To many in the age of Obama, America had succeeded in “going beyond race,” putting the divisions of the past behind us. And then seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot... [READ MORE]
    The A-List Playbook
    How to Survive Any Crisis While Remaining Wealthy, Famous, and Most Importantly, Skinny
    By Leslie Gornstein
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    If Hollywood is a sport, you want Leslie Gornstein on your team and this playbook in your ridiculously-oversized leather purse. The A-List Playbook is the perfect introduction for newcomers to the exciting alternate reality of the celebrity lifestyle. A must-read for anyone who cares why so many celebs... [READ MORE]
    Black Genius
    Inspirational Portraits of African-American Leaders
    By Dick Russell
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Intimate, in-depth portraits, interviews, and essays of America's black leaders—from the founding of the nation and Frederick Douglass to the 2008 presidential race and Barack Obama. Each figure is interconnected with the next, exploring themes of family and intergenerational community, spirituality,... [READ MORE]
    Bob Wolff's Complete Guide to Sportscasting
    How to Make It in Sportscasting With or Without Talent
    By Bob Wolff
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    How many sportscasters working today can say that they’ve interviewed both Babe Ruth and Derek Jeter? The answer is one, and his name is Bob Wolff. Having called everything from the World Series to the Westminster Kennel Club Show on both TV and radio, Wolff is uniquely qualified to write a comprehensive... [READ MORE]
    The Autism Job Club
    The Neurodiverse Workforce in the New Normal of Employment
    By Michael S. Bernick, By Richard Holden
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Autism Job Club is a groundbreaking book for bringing adults with autism and other neuro-diverse conditions into the work world.The book has its basis in the autism job club that the authors have been part of in the San Francisco Bay Area, the job-creation and job-placement efforts the club has undertaken,... [READ MORE]
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