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  • Michael Ruhlman

    In his second in-depth foray into the world of professionalcooking, Michael Ruhlman journeys into the heart of the profession. Observingthe rigorous Certified Master Chef exam at the Culinary Institute of America,the most influential cooking school in the country, Ruhlman enters the livesand kitchens of rising star Michael Symon and the renowned Thomas Keller of theFrench Laundry. This fascinating book will satisfy any reader's hunger forknowledge about cooking and food, the secrets of successful chefs, at whatpoint cooking becomes an art form, and more. Like Ruhlman's The Making of a Chef, this is aninstant classic in food writing-one of the fastest growing and most popularsubjects...read more

  • General Wesley K. Clark

    With the end of the Cold War came not the end ofhistory, but the end of America's sense of its strategic purpose in the world.Then, after a decade of drift, the United States was violently dragged back intointernational conflict. Its armed forces responded magnificently, but itsleaders' objectives were substantially flawed. We fought the wrong war-twice-forreasons that were opaque, and few American citizens understood the cause forwhich their sons and daughters were fighting and dying. War is a poor substitute for strategic vision, anddecisions made in the heat of imminent conflict are often limited by theemotions of the moment. In Don't Wait forthe Next War, Wesley K. Clark, a retired...read more

  • Chris Knopf

    Arthur Cathcart and Natsumi Fitzgerald wanted to believethey were free of the nearly invisible, malignant forces they had pursued, andbeen pursued by, across continents and oceans. The slightly brain-damaged tech-freak researcher and the blackjack-dealing psychologist had convinced themselvesthat life aboard a sailboat in the Caribbean, incognito and in love, could bea lasting refuge. The death of that illusion was as brutal as it was abrupt.Even people who knew how to dodge ruthless outlaws and relentless lawenforcement learned there were powers from which no one could ever hide-not inthe twenty-first century, not if you wanted more than to simply exist. To trulylive in the world, you had...read more

  • Benjamin Johncock

    Jim Harrison is a test pilot in the United States Air Force, one of the exalted few. He spends his days cheating death in the skies above the Mojave Desert and his nights at his friend Pancho’s bar, often with his wife, Grace. She and Harrison are secretly desperate for a child—and when, against all odds, Grace learns that she is pregnant, the two are overcome with joy. While America becomes swept up in the fervor of the space race, Harrison turns his attention home, passing up the chance to become an astronaut to welcome his daughter, Florence, into the world. Together, he and Grace confront the thrills and challenges of raising a child head-on. Fatherhood is different than flying...read more

  • Phil Cousineau

    Since graduating fromcollege with a journalism degree, Phil Cousineau's wanderlust has driven him tovisit nearly one hundred countries as a backpacker, documentary filmmaker,travel writer, photographer, and art and literary tour leader. For him, travel provideswhat his mentor Joseph Campbell called "the key to the realm of the muses." Authorof the bestselling travel book The Art ofPilgrimage, Cousineau continues to crisscross the world as a travel writer, a filmmaker, and the host of Global Spirit. The Book of Roads: A Life Made from Travel is the culmination of alifetime of travel experiences, from the steel factories of Detroit toheadhunting villages in the Philippines, the war-torn...read more

  • William Wells

    A serial killer is on the loose in Naples, Florida, an enclave of wealth and privilege on the Southwest Gulf Coast. The murders have been disguised as accidents, but when police chief Wade Hansen becomes suspicious, mayor Charles Beaumont orders him to apprehend the killer before the truth becomes public knowledge. Hansen reaches out to retired Chicago homicide detective Jack Starkey. Starkey, who has been shot three times-twice on the job and once in the army-is enjoying every cop's retirement dream. But at the same time, he misses the thrill of the hunt, so he accepts the job. As the bodies stack up like cordwood, Starkey searches for anything that the victims might have in common. He...read more

  • John Bloom

    The incredible story of Iridium-the most complex satellite system ever built, the cell phone of the future, and one of the largest corporate bankruptcies in American history-and one man's desperate race to save it. In the early 1990s, Motorola, the legendary American technology company, developed a revolutionary satellite system called Iridium that promised to be its crowning achievement. Light years ahead of anything previously put into space, Iridium's constellation of sixty-six satellites in polar orbit meant that no matter where you were on Earth, at least one satellite was always overhead, and you could call Tibet from Fiji without a delay. Iridium the satellite system was a...read more

  • Nick Foster

    The true story of a series of bold killings which took place in a shadowy American expat community in Panama-a tale of greed, political history, and murder In the remote Bocas del Toro, Panama, William Dathan Holbert, a.k.a. "Wild Bill," is awaiting trial for the murder of five fellow American expatriots. Holbert's first victims were the Brown family, who lived on a remote island in the area's Darklands. There, Holbert turned their home into the "Jolly Roger Social Club," using drink- and drug-fueled parties to get to know other expats. The club's tagline was "Over 90 percent of our members survive." Those odds were not in his victims' favor. The Jolly Roger Social Club is not just about...read more

  • Craig Carlson

    Paris was practically perfect-although for Craig Carlson one thing was still missing: the good ol' American breakfast he loved so much. Craig was the last person anyone would have expected to open an American diner in Paris. He came from humble beginnings in a working-class town in Connecticut, had never worked in a restaurant, and didn't know anything about starting a brand-new business. But from his first visit to Paris, Craig knew he had found the city of his dreams. Pancakes in Paris is the story of Craig tackling the impossible-from raising the money to fund his dream to tracking down international suppliers for "exotic" American ingredients, and even finding love along the way. His...read more

  • Rich Zahradnik

    On the eve of the US Bicentennial, newsman Coleridge Taylor is covering Operation Sail. New York Harbor is teeming with tall ships from all over the world. While enjoying the spectacle, Taylor is still a police reporter. He wants to cover real stories, and gritty New York City still has plenty of those in July of 1976. One surfaces right in front of him when a housewife is fished out of the harbor wearing bricks of heroin, inferior stuff users have been rejecting for China White. Convinced he's stumbled on a drug war between the Italian Mafia and a Chinese tong, Taylor is on fire once more. But as he blazes forward, flanked by his new girlfriend, ex-cop Samantha Callahan, his precious...read more

  • Rich Zahradnik

    Coleridge Taylor is searching for his next scoop on the police beat. The Messenger-Telegram reporter has a lot to choose from on the crime-ridden streets of New York City in 1975. One story outside his beat is grabbing all the front page glory: New York teeters on the brink of bankruptcy, and President Ford just told the city, as the Daily News so aptly puts it, "drop dead." Taylor's situation is nearly as desperate. His home is a borrowed dry-docked houseboat, his newspaper may also be on the way out, and his drunk father keeps getting arrested. A source sends Taylor down to Alphabet City, where he finds two dead bodies: a punk named Johnny Mort and a cop named Robert Dodd. Each looks too...read more

  • Howard H. Peckham

    Victory and defeat, love and loss are the prevalent realities of Letters from the Greatest Generation, a remarkable and frank collection of World War II letters penned by American men and women serving overseas. Here, the hopes and dreams of the greatest generation fill each page, and their voices ring loud and clear. "It's all part of the game. But it's bloody and rough," wrote one soldier to his wife. "Wearing two stripes now and proud as an old cat with five kittens," marked another. Yet, as many countries rejoiced on V-E Day, soldiers were "too tired and sad to celebrate." While visiting a German concentration camp, one man wrote, "I don't like Army life but I'm glad we are here to...read more

  • Donald Hensrud

    This #1 New York Times bestseller adapted for people with diabetes is full of tools and menus designed to kick-start weight loss to control your blood sugar. From Mayo Clinic - a leader in health and nutrition and the #1 ranked hospital for Diabetes and Endocrinology according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report best hospital rankings - comes The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, second edition. This reliable diet plan is designed to prevent and manage prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. The completely revised and updated second edition includes all-new recipes and an additional two weeks of daily menus. The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, second edition is divided into two phases - Lose It! and Live It!...read more

  • Donald Hensrud

    Expanded second edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller! Completely revised and updated with new menu plans and recipes. Make your weight-loss goals a reality with Mayo Clinic's comprehensive, fully updated diet and weight maintenance plan. This diet works fast, works well, and it works for life! The first edition of The Mayo Clinic Diet has been a runaway success-#1 on the New York Times bestseller list. This second edition incorporates our latest findings on nutrition and health, with expanded content from various Mayo specialists, and enhancements based on input from dieters who have used the first edition to improve their lives, including: • 80 more pages of rich content...read more

  • Tom Piccirilli

    From the moment he saw the girl in the snowstorm, Flynn had less than an hour to live. But he'll remember his last fifty minutes long after he's dead. As an investigator for Suffolk County Child Protective Services, Flynn has seen more than his share of misery, but nothing could prepare him for the nightmare inside the Shepards' million-dollar Long Island home. In less than an hour, that nightmare will send him plunging into a frozen harbor-and awaken him to a reality even more terrifying.They've nicknamed Flynn "The Miracle Man" because few have ever been resuscitated after being dead so long. But a determined homicide detective and a beautiful, inquisitive reporter have questions about...read more

  • T. C. McCarthy

    Germline (n): the genetic material contained in a cellular lineage that can be passed to the next generation. Also (slang): secret military program to develop genetically engineered supersoldiers. One hundred years from now, Russia and the United States are at odds again. This time the war has gone hot. Heavily armored soldiers battle genetically engineered troops hundreds of meters below the icy, mineral-rich mountains of Kazakhstan. War is Oscar Wendell’s ticket to greatness. A reporter for the Stars and Stripes, he has the only one-way ticket to the front lines. The front smells of blood and fire and death—it smells like a Pulitzer. But Kaz changes people, and the chaos of...read more

  • Todd S. Brown

    This gripping journal of a company commander from 2003 to early 2004, written in some of the most dangerous areas of post-Hussein Iraq, discusses tactics, techniques, and procedures as they evolved in the struggle to maintain order and rebuild the country. The journal tells of the dichotomy of combat operations versus nation building. It vividly captures the stresses of combat and corresponding emotions as they accumulate over time in a combat outfit. It reinforces the ideal of camaraderie among soldiers and deals with the emotional impact of losing friends in battle. Understanding these could prove invaluable to those who courageously serve our nation and will continue to endure them in...read more

  • Tom Epperson

    Acclaimed novelist of The Kind One and screenwriter of such films as One False Move and The Gift, Tom Epperson brings the violence-soaked world of Cormac McCarthy’s No Country for Old Men and the heroism of Jack Schaefer’s Shane together to create an iconic action thriller for the twenty-first century. Gina fell for the wrong guy. Joe came into her life promising her everything, and he gave it to her, along with a world of hell. But Gina was stronger than Joe realized. After years of suffering the terror of being married to a criminal, she took the one thing he ever gave her that she wanted: her son, Luke. Then she turned the bastard in. With her husband behind bars, her...read more

  • David Fulmer

    A fascinating and character-driven thriller, this novel delves into the deepest bonds of friendship, all accompanied by a rock 'n' roll beat.After Richard Zale receives news of the death of a childhood friend, he returns to their hometown to pay his respects. It isn't long, however, before old frictions and a new puzzle emerge, drawing him deeper into the mystery of his friend's...read more

  • Chris Knopf

    Imagine this: You have a nice life. You love your beautiful, successful wife. You’re an easygoing guy working out of your comfortable Connecticut home. The world is an interesting, pleasant place. Then in seconds, it’s all gone. You’re still alive, but the world thinks you’re dead. And now you have to decide: make it official, or go after the evil that took it all away from you. Arthur Cathcart, market researcher and occasional finder of missing persons, decides to live on and fight by doing what he knows best—figuring things out without revealing his status as a living, breathing human being. Much easier said than done in the post-9/11 world, where everything...read more