Beyond Bars Rejoining Society After Prison

The United States has the largest criminal justice system in the world, with currently over 7 million adults and juveniles in jail, prison, or community custody. Because they...

Wolf Island Discovering the Secrets of a Mythic Animal

In the late 1940s, a small pack of wolves crossed the ice of Lake Superior to the island wilderness of Isle Royale, creating a perfect "laboratory" for a long-term study of...

Dark Days, Bright Nights Surviving the Las Vegas Storm Drains

A vivid and enlightening oral history of homelessness in the Las Vegas storm drains and the hard work of re-entering mainstream society.The hundreds of people living in the flood...

Decision at Sea Five Naval Battles That Shaped American History

From thunderous broadsides traded between wooden sailing ships on Lake Erie, to the carrier battles of World War II, to the devastating high-tech action in the Persian Gulf, here...

Running is My Therapy Relieve Stress and Anxiety, Fight Depression, Ditch Bad Habits, and Live Happier

There's no other book like this. Longtime running writer Scott Douglas marshals expert advice (including his own, cultivated from more than 100,000 miles of personal experience),...

The Choice

The Theory of Constraints (TOC) has been successfully applied in almost every area of human endeavor, from industry to healthcare to education. And while Eli Goldratt is indeed a...

Men Without Work America's Invisible Crisis

By one reading, things look pretty good for Americans today: the country is richer than ever before and the unemployment rate is down by half since the Great Recession. But a...

DNA Is Not Destiny The Remarkable, Completely Misunderstood Relationship between You and Your Genes

Around 250,000 people have had their genomes sequenced, and scientists expect that number to rise to one billion by 2025. Professor Steven J. Heine argues that the first thing we...

Tiona

Tiona picks up six years after the end of Vaz. Tiona, Vaz's daughter, is starting grad school in physics, has a "bad boy" musician boyfriend, and does her own strange variety of...

Leadership U (Re)Learning To Lead In Times of Crisis

Leadership is all about others—inspiring them to believe, then enabling that belief to become reality. That's the essence of Leadership U: it starts with 'U' but it's not about...

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