Books for the Graduate
Let the grad in your life know you're thinking of them.
Am I overthinking this? Probably.
Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as a living statue in a wedding dress, she wordlessly asked thousands of passersby for their dollars. When she became a singer, songwriter, and musician, she was not afraid to ask her audience to support her as she surfed the crowd (and slept on their couches while touring).$15.95ISBN: 9780525655015Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - April 10th, 2018
This is Oh, the Places You'll Never Go--the ultimate hilarious, cynical, but absolutely realistic view of a college graduate's future. And what he or she can or can't do about it.
"This commencement address will never be given, because graduation speakers are supposed to offer encouragement and inspiration. That's not what you need. You need a warning."Email or call for price.ISBN: 9780062976581Availability: BackorderedPublished: HarperOne - October 22nd, 2019
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER · WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER · USA TODAY BESTSELLER$16.99ISBN: 9781250175267Availability: Not in Stock... Available to ship in 3-5 daysPublished: St. Martin's Essentials - January 14th, 2020
“Amber Rae’s very personal journey of moving from self limiting beliefs to her true self offers inspiring insights and lessons for anyone wanting to unfold their infinite potential."—Deepak Chopra
“The one advice book you should read—even if you don’t like self-help.”—Bustle$15.00ISBN: 9780812996272Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House - April 22nd, 2014
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • This inspiring meditation on kindness from the author of Lincoln in the Bardo is based on his popular commencement address.$17.00ISBN: 9781982113223Availability: Not in Stock... Available to ship in 3-5 daysPublished: Gallery Books - October 1st, 2019
An instant New York Times bestseller
In Embrace Your Weird, New York Times bestselling author, producer, actress, TV writer, and award-winning web series creator, Felicia Day takes you on a journey to find, rekindle, or expand your creative passions.$15.99ISBN: 9781250304568Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Imprint - September 24th, 2019
The eternal question: Are you a Bert or an Ernie? You’ll find out thanks to The Importance of Being Ernie (and Bert). And this book will show you how to be best friends with those who wear their stripes a little differently.$16.00ISBN: 9781982131326Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - April 7th, 2020
A revelatory, uplifting, and gorgeously illustrated meditation on dedication, hard work, and the power of perseverance from the beloved, New York Times bestselling, and two-time National Book Award–winning Jesmyn Ward.
For Tulane University’s 2018 commencement, Jesmyn Ward delivered a stirring speech about the value of hard work and the importance of respect for on$18.99ISBN: 9780679805274Availability: Not in Stock... Available to ship in 3-5 daysPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 22nd, 1990
Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect gift to celebrate all of our special milestones—from graduations to birthdays and beyond!$16.95ISBN: 9781620970904Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: New Press - April 1st, 2015
With contemporary graduation speeches that dissect the world as it is and imagine what it could be, The World Is Waiting for You brings forth eighteen courageous figures who have dared to transform the podium into a pulpit for championing peace, justice, protest, and a better world.$25.00ISBN: 9780143134091Availability: Not in Stock... Available to ship in 3-5 daysPublished: Penguin Books - April 14th, 2020
“There are more than 50 creative prompts for the artist (or artist at heart) to explore. Take the title of this book as affirmation, and get started.” —Fast Company
More than 50 assignments, ideas, and prompts to expand your world and help you make outstanding new things to put into it