General interest materials on the First Floor.
- Anxious for nothing: finding calm in a chaotic worldGet This Now!
"In the characteristic tone of his previous books like You'll Get Through This and Fearless, Max guides readers through this Scripture passage and explains the key concepts of…more
- Never enough: the neuroscience and experience of addictionGet This Now!
"Addiction is epidemic and catastrophic. With more than one in every five people over the age of fourteen addicted, drug abuse has been called the most formidable health probl…more
- The threat: how the FBI protects America in the age of terror and TrumpGet This Now!
On March 16, 2018, just twenty-six hours before his scheduled retirement from the organization he had served with distinction for more than two decades, Andrew G. McCabe was f…more
- Tattoos on the heart: the power of boundless compassionGet This Now!
As a pastor working in a neighborhood with the highest concentration of murderous gang activity in Los Angeles, Gregory Boyle created an organization to provide jobs, job trai…more
- Liquid rules: the delightful and dangerous substances that flow through our livesGet This Now!
Sometimes explosive, often delicious, occasionally poisonous, but always interesting: the New York Times-bestselling author of Stuff Matters shows us the secret lives of liqui…more
- The alter ego effect: the power of secret identities to transform your lifeGet This Now!
Shows how to tap into the human imagination to unleash new versions of ourselves. Presents stories from salespeople, executives, entertainers, athletes, entrepreneurs, creativ…more
- Purpose and a paycheck: finding meaning, money, and happiness in the second half of lifeGet This Now!
- Black leopard, red wolfGet This Now!
"Tracker is known far and wide for his skills as a hunter: "He has a nose," people say. Engaged to track down a mysterious boy who disappeared three years earlier, Tracker bre…more
- Unsheltered: a novelGet This Now!
How could two hardworking people do everything right in life, a woman asks, and end up destitute? Willa Knox and her husband followed all the rules as responsible parents and …more
- Hiking with Nietzsche: on becoming who you areGet This Now!
"Hiking with Nietzsche: Becoming Who You Are is a tale of two philosophical journeys--one made by John Kaag as an introspective young man of nineteen, the other seventeen year…more
- The lady from the black lagoon: Hollywood monsters and the lost legacy of Milicent PatrickGet This Now!
Mallory O'Meara uncovers the life and work of Milicent Patrick, one of Disney's first female animators and the only woman in history to create one of Hollywood's classic movie…more
- A people's future of the United States: speculative fiction from 25 extraordinary writersGet This Now!
"For many Americans, imagining a bright future has always been an act of resistance. A People's Future of the United States presents twenty never-before-published stories by a…more