New Adult Non–Fiction 000, 100, 300

November 10, 2010

November 10, 2010
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All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis

McLean, Bethany / Nocera, Joe

Chronicles major events that contributed to today’s economic climate, sharing critical narrative assessments of the roles played by Wall Street, the mortgage industry and the U.S. government while placing an emphasis on leading financial institutions and the ways in which human psychology was a primary factor.

 

Debt Free for Life: The Finish Rich Plan for Financial Independence

Bach, David

Poses motivational arguments for eliminating debt, outlining strategies for achieving financial stability while living on less and enabling a retirement that involves fewer monthly payments. By the best-selling author of The Runaway Millionaire.

 

Drowning in Oil: Bp & the Reckless Pursuit of Profit

Steffy, Loren

An award-winning Houston Chronicle journalist draws on original interviews with BP executives, environmental experts and industry insiders to assess the competitive corporate culture believed to be at the heart of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

 

Jackie As Editor: The Literary Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Lawrence, Greg

A chronicle of the former first lady’s 19-year editorial career draws on interviews with dozens of former collaborators to reveal her literary talents and the creative fulfillment she experienced during a historically relevant period in the publishing industry.

 

Lighten Up: Love What You Have, Have What You Need, Be Happier With Less

Walsh, Peter

The host of Clean Sweep counsels readers on how to enjoy a life built on the philosophies of his previous works, explaining the methods for achieving a balance between an affordable and a desirable life. By the author of Does This Clutter Make My Butt Look Fat?

 

Love for No Reason: 7 Steps to Creating a Life of Unconditional Love

Shimoff, Marci

A follow-up to Happy for No Reason counsels readers on how to achieve romantic love that is not dependent on external circumstances, defining love as a readily accessible inner state of being through which people bring love to the outside world by emulating the methods of leading spiritualists and scientists.

 

The Memory Palace

Bartok, Mira

The Pushcart Prize-nominated daughter of piano prodigy Norma Herr describes how her sister and she were forced by their mother’s violent schizophrenic episodes to discontinue contact with her until the author’s debilitating injury changed her sense of the world and enabled a healing access to family artifacts.

 

Posted  by  Jenifer Brown

 
 
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