- FOR YOU
- MY ACCOUNT
NONFICTION TITLES PUBLISHED IN FEBRUARY 2020
Business & Economics
The Conversation: How Seeking and Speaking the Truth About Racism Can Radically Transform Individuals and Organizations by Robert Livingston
A social psychologist discusses how businesses and other organizations can develop strategies to address racism in their ranks, identify and eliminate bias to make their workplaces and cultures more equitable and take steps to measure positive outcomes.
The Data Detective: Ten Easy Rules to Make Sense of Statistics by Tim Harford
An award-winning economist presents a new way of using statistics and how they can be used to improve our lives and understanding of the world around us by making complicated ideas more accessible for readers.
The FBI Way: Inside the Bureau's Code of Excellence by Frank Figliuzzi
Featuring illustrative case stories from the author's career as the FBI's former head of counterintelligence, a field-tested playbook for unlocking individual and organizational excellence is based on the FBI's rigorous and closely guarded standards of conduct.
Hot Seat: What I Learned Leading a Great American Company by Jeff Immelt & Amy Wallace
The former CEO of General Electric discusses how he led the corporation through the days immediately after 9/11 and the 2008-09 financial crisis and refocus it into a more diverse, globalized and innovative company.
Never Enough: A Navy Seal Commander on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, and Meaning by Mike Hayes
A former commander of SEAL Team TWO shows readers how to apply high-stakes lessons about excellence, agility, and meaning across the spectrum of their personal and professional lives.
Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know by Adam Grant
The Wharton organizational psychologist and best-selling author of Originals examines the critical art of rethinking, explaining how questioning one's opinions and opening the minds of others can promote personal and professional excellence.
Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon by Colin Bryar & Bill Carr
Two long-time, top-level Amazon executives present an insider's breakdown of Amazon's approach to culture, leadership and best practices.
Family & Relationships
The 80/80 Marriage: A New Model for a Happier, Stronger Relationship by Nate Klemp & Kaley Klemp
A husband-and-wife mindfulness and leadership consulting team shares the personal struggles they have had with balance in their own relationship, outlining recommendations for using radical generosity to promote a mutually beneficial marriage of connection and fulfillment.
The Scaffold Effect: Raising Resilient, Self-Reliant, and Secure Kids in an Age of Anxiety by Harold Koplewicz
The founding president of the Child Mind Institute counsels parents on how to prevent and counteract the mainstream anxiety affecting today's young people, outlining strategies for helping children take risks, grow from mistakes and practice positive habits.
Stronger Than You Think: The 10 Blind Spots That Undermine Your Relationship… and How to See Past Them by Gary W. Lewandowski, Jr.
A nationally recognized expert on the psychology of relationships offers surprising insights and science-backed tools to help readers find hidden strengths in their relationships and appreciate the love they have or find the one they want.
The Art of Impossible: A Peak Performance Primer by Steven Kotler
The peak performance expert and author of The Rise of Superman draws on cutting-edge neuroscience to outline a blueprint for extreme performance improvement based on the examples of history's elite athletes, artists, scientists and CEOs.
Connect: Building Exceptional Relationships with Family, Friends, and Colleagues by David Bradford & Carole Robin
Based on Stanford's successful Interpersonal Dynamics course, a guide to building more fulfilling relationships in personal and professional arenas shares time-tested strategies for giving feedback, negotiating boundaries and overcoming tricky disputes.
Dance Your Dance: 8 Steps to Unleash Your Passion and Live Your Dream by Laurieann Gibson with Mark Dagostino
The A-list choreographer and pop-culture influencer behind such superstars as Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Diddy draws on her celebrity expertise to encourage creative readers to embrace their distinct qualities and carve a personal path to success.
Do Better: Spiritual Activism for Fighting and Healing from White Supremacy by Rachel Ricketts
The racial justice educator and spiritual activist outlines mindfulness-based practices for dismantling racism at both personal and community levels, sharing actionable, sustainable recommendations for overcoming obstacles, healing and mitigating harm.
Laziness Does Not Exist by Devon Price
A social psychologist uncovers the psychological basis of the "laziness lie," which originated with the Puritans and has ultimately created blurred boundaries between work and life with modern technologies and offers advice for not succumbing societal pressure to "do more."
The Listening Path: The Creative Art of Attention by Julia Cameron
The "Godmother" of creativity and best-selling author of forty books provides readers with a six-week plan and the tools they need to become better listeners, explaining how intentional listening can provide healing, insight and clarity and transform the creative process.
Your Fully Charged Life: A Radically Simple Approach to Having Endless Energy and Filling Every Day With Yay by Meaghan B. Murphy
A magazine editor offers her secrets for embracing a can-do mindset through small changes in your personal outlook and habits to help cultivate gratitude, make meaningful connections, learn to say no and make life more fun.
Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, from Sustainable to Suicidal by Mark Bittman
From hunting and gathering to GMOs and ultraprocessed foods, an expansive tour of human history rewrites the story of our species—and points the way to a better future.
Blood Gun Money: How America Arms Gangs and Cartels by Ioan Grillo
From the acclaimed author of El Narco comes a searing investigation into the role of the drug trade in the black market for firearms, both within the U.S. and across the U.S.-Mexican border.
The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto by Charles M. Blow
The New York Times columnist and best-selling author of Fire Shut Up in My Bones presents a rallying call to action that challenges popular myths about race and urges Black Americans to unite against white supremacy.
Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration by Reuben Jonathan Miller
A Chicago Cook County Jail chaplain and mass-incarceration sociologist examines the lifelong realities of a criminal record, demonstrating how America's justice system is less about rehabilitation and more about structured disenfranchisement.
The Oak Papers by James Canton
The author of Out of Essex draws on ecological, spiritual, cultural and personal sources in an evocative tribute to the oak tree's role in history that challenges readers to reconnect with the healing potential of nature.
American Delirium by Betina González. Trans by Heather Cleary.
An English-language debut by an award-winning novelist from Buenos Aires depicts a small Midwestern community where people and wildlife begin behaving in violently erratic ways that prevent a taxidermist from revealing his findings about a mysterious hallucinogen.
American Serial Killers: The Epidemic Years 1950-2000 by Peter Vronsky
Collects chilling narrative accounts of serial killers from the age of the serial murder “epidemic” (1950-2000).
Confident Women: Swindlers, Grifters, and Shapeshifters of the Feminine Persuasion by Tori Telfer
The acclaimed author of Lady Killers returns with a new collection about notorious female con artists and their outrageous scams, from Jeanne de Saint-Rémy who scammed jewelers in 1700s Paris to Roxie Ann Rice who scammed the NFL in 1975.
Guilty Admissions: The Bribes, Favors, and Phonies Behind the College Cheating Scandal by Nicole Laporte
An entertaining exposé on how the other half gets in tells the shockingly true story of the Varsity Blues scandal, and all of the crazy parents, privilege, and con men involved.
The Officer's Daughter by Elle Johnson
The author describes the life-altering tragedy she experienced as a teen, when her cousin was murdered in a robbery gone wrong and explains why she needed to meet one of the killers 30 years later at his parole hearing.
We Own This City: A True Story of Crime, Cops, and Corruption by Justin Fenton
Documents the corrupt activities of sergeant Wayne Jenkins and the Gun Trace Task Force of 2015-2017 Baltimore, revealing how they skimmed confiscated drugs and money while planting evidence to hide their crimes, triggering wrongful convictions and at least two deaths.