If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name

Tiny Haines, Alaska, is ninety miles north of Juneau, accessible mainly by water or air—and only when the weather is good. There’s no traffic light and no mail delivery; people can vanish without a trace and funerals are a community affair. Heather Lende posts both the obituaries and the social column for her local newspaper.… Read More »

For You Mom, Finally

Bestselling author Ruth Reichl examines her mother’s life-and gives voice to the unarticulated truths of a generation of exceptional women A former New York Times restaurant critic, editor in chief of Gourmet, and the author of three bestselling memoirs, Ruth Reichl is a beloved cultural figure in the food world and beyond. For You, Mom.… Read More »

A Gift From Malla

Malla was my mother who died of cancer in 1991 at the age of 71. She never remembered my birthday and was an avid follower of Elvis. On the morning of her funeral I was angered – asking why she never remembered me on that special day. As I began to shave, that’s when I… Read More »

Budapest Sights

This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to… Read More »

Rick Steves Spain 2019

Walk the Camino de Santiago, run with the bulls in Pamplona, or relax on Barcelona’s beaches: experience Spain with Rick Steves! Inside Rick Steves Spain 2019 you’ll find:Comprehensive coverage for planning a multi-week trip to SpainRick’s strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see… Read More »

Data Book 2013

We began publication of the Data Book: The State of Children in Memphis and Shelby County in 2006 to inspire action by encouraging data-driven decisions, illuminating the challenges and opportunities facing our community, and shaping a community-wide conversation about the importance of giving every child a fair start in life. We are encouraged by the… Read More »

The Seven Spiritual Laws for Parents

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success was a phenomenally successful book–more than 1,600,000 copies were sold–and as copies were passed between friends and loved ones, it touched millions more lives. Its author, Deepak Chopra, received thousands of letters from readers, many of whom expressed the desire to convey those same principles to their children, along… Read More »

1-2-3 Magic for Christian Parents

Based on the bestselling parenting book 1-2-3 Magic and adapted for a Christian lifestyle! “1-2-3 Magic made parenting fun again.” “I highly recommend this book to any parent who is spending more time yelling at or nagging their children than smiling at and laughing with them.” “All I have to say is that the ideas… Read More »

The Longest Road

In The Longest Road, one of America’s most respected writers takes an epic journey across America, Airstream in tow, and asks everyday Americans what unites and divides a country as endlessly diverse as it is large. Standing on a wind-scoured island off the Alaskan coast, Philip Caputo marveled that its Inupiat Eskimo schoolchildren pledge allegiance… Read More »

Your Three-Year-Old

A three-year-old is a real puzzle to parents, sometimes anxious to please and befriend, sometimes strong-willed and difficult to get along with. At the heart of the three-year-old’s personality is often an emotional insecurity—and this causes a host of problems for parents! Drs. Ames and Ilg, recognized authorities on child behavior and development, help parents… Read More »

The Coming Collapse of China

China is hot. The world sees a glorious future for this sleeping giant, three times larger than the United States, predicting it will blossom into the world’s biggest economy by 2010. According to Chang, however, a Chinese-American lawyer and China specialist, the People’s Republic is a paper dragon. Peer beneath the veneer of modernization since… Read More »

Because I Said So!

Author of Planet Funny Ken Jennings “reveals the truth behind all those things you tell your children” (Parade) in this entertaining and useful New York Times bestseller “armed with case histories, scientific finds, and experiments on himself and his own children” (Los Angeles Times). Is any of it true? If so, how true? Ken Jennings… Read More »

The Geography of Genius

Tag along on this New York Times bestselling “witty, entertaining romp” (The New York Times Book Review) as Eric Winer travels the world, from Athens to Silicon Valley—and back through history, too—to show how creative genius flourishes in specific places at specific times. In this “intellectual odyssey, traveler’s diary, and comic novel all rolled into… Read More »

A Voyage For Madmen

In 1968, nine sailors set off on the most daring race ever held: to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe nonstop. It was a feat that had never been accomplished and one that would forever change the face of sailing. Ten months later, only one of the nine men would cross the finish line and earn fame,… Read More »

Mean Mothers

Drawn from research and the real-life experiences of adult daughters, Mean Mothers illuminates one of the last cultural taboos: what happens when a woman does not or cannot love her own daughter. Peg Streep, co-author of the highly acclaimed Girl in the Mirror, has subtitled this important, eye-opening exploration of the darker side of maternal behavior,… Read More »