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Another Kind of Madness: A Journey Through the Stigma and Hope of Mental Illness
4.3 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Families are riddled with untold secrets. But Stephen Hinshaw never imagined that a profound secret was kept under lock and key for 18 years within his family - that his father's mysterious absences, for months at a time, resulted from serious mental illness and involuntary hospitalizations. From the moment his father revealed the truth, during Hinshaw's first spring break from college, he knew his life would change forever.
Hinshaw calls this revelation his ''psychological birth''. After
To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History
4.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
An Amazon best book of 2016 in BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP
The never-before-told story of Pixar's improbable success.
''Hi, Lawrence?'' the caller asked. ''This is Steve Jobs. I saw your picture in a magazine a few years ago and thought we'd work together someday.''
After Steve Jobs was unceremoniously dismissed from Apple, he turned his attention to a little-known graphics art company that he owned called Pixar.
One day, out of the blue, Jobs called Lawrence Levy, a Harvard-trained
Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner
4.9 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
Just two months before the September 11 terrorist attacks, Dr. Judy Melinek began her training as a New York City forensic pathologist. With her husband and their toddler holding down the home front, Judy threw herself into the fascinating world of death investigation-performing autopsies, investigating death scenes, and counseling grieving relatives. Working Stiff chronicles Judy's two years of training, taking listeners behind the police tape of some of the most harrowing deaths in the Big
The End (Ugandans in History)
By Saint Joseph Communications
4.3 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
For many Catholics today, interpreting the Book of Revelation presents an almost insurmountable challenge. The dizzying array of exotic symbols and apocalyptic warnings can make St. Johns glorious vision seem more like a incomprehensible nightmare, prompting us to ask what did he really see?Dr. Scott Hahn explains that for those willing to examine the historical background of the New Testament, the Book of Revelation actually summarizes many central doctrines of the Catholic Faith: the
God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine
4.8 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
San Francisco's Laguna Honda Hospital is the last almshouse in the country, a descendant of the Hôtel-Dieu (God's hotel) that cared for the sick in the Middle Ages. Ballet dancers and rock musicians, professors and thieves - ''anyone who had fallen, or, often, leapt, onto hard times'' and needed extended medical care - ended up here. So did Victoria Sweet, who came for two months and stayed for 20 years.
Laguna Honda, lower-tech but human-paced, gave Sweet the opportunity to practice a kind
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life
By Brand: Random House Audio
ean: 9780739334065, isbn: 0739334069,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
Here is THE audiobook recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to him his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies, and wisdom. The result is the personally revealing and complete biography of the man known everywhere as ''The Oracle of Omaha.'' Although the
Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford
By Simon & Schuster Audio
4.6 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
A rare and fascinating portrait of the American presidency from the number-one New York Times best-selling author of Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November.
Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately and vividly to life as he reflects on his 17 years protecting the most powerful office in the nation. Hill walked alongside Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard M. Nixon, and Gerald R. Ford, seeing them through a long, tumultuous era -
Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved
4.7 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
New York Times Best Seller
''A meditation on sense-making when there's no sense to be made, on letting go when we can't hold on, and on being unafraid even when we're terrified.'' (Lucy Kalanithi)
''Belongs on the shelf alongside other terrific books about this difficult subject, like Paul Kalanithi's When Breath Becomes Air and Atul Gawande's Being Mortal.'' (Gates Notes)
Kate Bowler is a professor at Duke Divinity School with a modest Christian upbringing, but she specializes in the study
This Moment on Earth: Today's New Environmentalists and Their Vision for the Future
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ean: 9781586484316, isbn: 1586484311,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
The environment, and the movement that grew up to protect it, is under attack—concerted and purposeful. Yet the need for solutions to pressing environmental problems grows more urgent each day. Teresa Heinz Kerry and Senator John Kerry describe how these issues unite people across party and ideological lines. From the San Juan Basin to the Gulf of Mexico to the South Bronx, from mothers on Cape Cod to Colorado ranchers, they found a vibrant coalition of people and communities deploying