New Adult Non-Fiction 000-399

January 20, 2010

January 20, 2010

Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram

 

The Book of Not Knowing: Exploring the True Nature of Self, Mind, and Consciousness

Ralston, Peter / Ralston, Laura (EDT)

A martial artist and author of Zen Body-Being explains how to master self-awareness through the practice of becoming comfortable with not knowing and breaking free from old habits, cherished presumptions, and a stubbornly solid sense of self.

 

China’s Megatrends: The 8 Pillars of a New Society

Naisbitt, John / Naisbitt, Doris

Allowed unprecedented access by the Chinese government, the author of Megatrends and his wife gathered data and information across all of China’s provinces and cities to offer a unique perspective on the transformation that is reshaping the country’s economic, social and political systems.

 

Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory

Hessler, Peter

From the bestselling author of “Oracle Bones” and “River Town” comes the final book in Hessler’s award-winning China trilogy in which the author highlights the human side of the economic revolution in China.

 

The Elements of Investing

Malkiel, Burton G. / Ellis, Charles D.

In a pared-down manner reminiscent of William Strunk Jr.’s The Elements of Style, the authors offer a set of simple but powerful thoughts on how to challenge the market at its own game–and win–in a book that includes all the essential investment rules and principles.

 

Money 911: Your Most Pressing Money Questions Answered, Your Money Emergencies Solved

Chatzky, Jean

A popular television guest and author of Pay It Down! addresses 130 urgent financial questions in a variety of areas from debt and investing to identity theft and health care, counseling readers on how to take immediate steps while planning for the future.

 

The New Frugality: How to Consume Less, Save More, and Live Better

Farrell, Chris

A financial reporter offers his philosophy and practice for living frugally, which to him means spending one’s money on quality rather than quantity, buying the best one can afford but the least one needs, in a book that also tackles such subjects as the two best ways to save for college, renting vs. owning, wise debt vs. foolish debt and more.

 

The Power of Half: One Family’s Decision to Stop Taking and Start Giving Back

Salwen, Kevin / Salwen, Hannah

Shares the inspirational story of how the author’s family, witnessing the disparity between a homeless man and the owner of a luxury car, sold their Atlanta mansion and eventually moved across the world in order to dedicate their lives to charity and helping others.

 

To Hell on a Fast Horse: Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, and the Epic Chase to Justice in the Old West

Gardner, Mark Lee

Drawing on a wealth of primary sources, the author recreates Sheriff Pat Garrett’s thrilling manhunt for Billy the Kid, the Wild West’s most notorious outlaw, and offers a duel biography of the two legendary larger-than-life figures.

 

The Ultimate Suburban Survivalist Guide: The Smartest Money Moves to Prepare for Any Crisis

Brodrick, Sean

An expert from Weiss Research provides in-depth information on protecting a person, his or her family and his or her assets from unexpected economic crisis and other uncontrollable events and details money-saving strategies that will help one get through tough times.

 

Posted by Jenifer Brown
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