New Adult Non-Fiction 000-300

March 24, 2011

March 24, 2011
Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
 
Idea Man: A Memoir by the Cofounder of Microsoft
Allen, Paul
The Microsoft co-founder shares the story of his life while revealing the lessons he has learned throughout his career, covering topics that range from his partnership with Bill Gates and his ambitions for private space travel to his battle against lymphoma.
 
In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives
Levy, Steven
In a book written with full cooperation from top management at Google, the author offers a behind-the-scenes story of the most successful and admired technology company of our time.
 
Lost and Found: Unexpected Revelations About Food and Money
Roth, Geneen
Explores how emotional issues with money mirror those with food and dieting.
 
The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared
Ozma, Alice / Brozina, Jim (FRW)
When Alice Ozma was in 4th grade, she and her father decided to see if he could read aloud to her for 100 consecutive nights. On the hundredth night, they shared pancakes to celebrate, but it soon became evident that neither wanted to let go of their storytelling ritual.  Alice’s father continued read aloud to her every night without fail until the day she left for college.
 
Sideways on a Scooter: Life and Love in India
Kennedy, Miranda
A first book by an NPR-affiliated reporter traces her relocation to Delhi with her boyfriend after leaving her fast-paced life in New York City, describing her relationship with six Indian women who gave her insight into Western-world attitudes and assumptions.
 
What?: Are These the 20 Most Important Questions in Human History–or Is This a Game of 20 Questions?
Kurlansky, Mark
The award-winning author of Salt presents a lighthearted and provocative assessment of what he identifies as the 20 most significant questions in human history, drawing on the work of iconic philosophers and writers to explore such examples as “Why are we here?” and “What is death?”
Posted by Jenifer Brown
 
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