August 2018 Non-Fiction
Books from events and the bestsellers lists drove our August non-fiction sales.
Moving through the settings of her life—red rock canyons, aspen forests, mountains, and cities—Jana Richman probes the depths of her internal landscape and asks how we can find stillness in our noisy world.$24.99ISBN: 9780062457714Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harper - September 13th, 2016
#1 New York Times Bestseller
Over 3 million copies sold
In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.$17.00ISBN: 9781439195468Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster - May 8th, 2018
From one of America’s most brilliant writers, a New York Times bestselling journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.
At the heart of Buddhism is a simple claim: The reason we suffer—and the reason we make other people suffer—is that we don’t see the world clearly.$7.99ISBN: 9780345326492Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Ballantine Books - January 12th, 1985
"A passionately felt, deeply poetic book. It has philosophy. It has humor. It has its share of nerve-tingling adventures...set down in a lean, racing prose, in a close-knit style of power and beauty."
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOKREVIEW$15.00ISBN: 9780679723004Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Vintage - August 28th, 1989
In The Book, Alan Watts provides us with a much-needed answer to the problem of personal identity, distilling and adapting the Hindu philosophy of Vedanta.$16.99ISBN: 9780060899226Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Ecco - January 9th, 2007
An updated and revised edition of Anthony Bourdain's mega-bestselling Kitchen Confidential, with new material from the original edition$16.95ISBN: 9781590308493Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Shambhala - June 28th, 2011
"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few."$8.95ISBN: 9781101911761Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Anchor - February 3rd, 2015
The highly acclaimed, provocative New York Times bestseller from the award-winning author of Americanah, “one of the world’s great contemporary writers” (Barack Obama).$18.95ISBN: 9780393609394Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - May 2nd, 2017
What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.