The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World by Daniel Yergin (ebook)
General Knowledge , Non-Fiction / September 21, 2011

Daniel Yergin won the Pulitzer prize in 1992 for his nonfiction book The Prize; The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power. And now after almost two decade since then, he released The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World: The Global Race for Energy, Security, and Power. The Quest by Daniel Yergin is the follow-up book to his Pulitzer winner book. Released September 20th 2011 by Penguin Press, this 816 pages nonfiction book discovers the fundamental role that energy plays in global politics, economic development, and climate change. The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World is a profound, unique, and brilliantly written book about some of the most important issues of our times. Summary This long-awaited successor to Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize-winning The Prize provides an essential, overarching narrative of global energy, the principal engine of geopolitical and economic change Renowned energy authority Daniel Yergin continues the riveting story begun in his Pulitzer Prize winning book, The Prize, in this gripping account of the quest for the energy the world needs — and the power and riches that come with it. A master story teller as well as one of the world’s…

The Secret Power of Middle Children by Ph.D., Catherine Salmon

The Secret Power of Middle Children: How Middleborns Can Harness Their Unexpected and Remarkable Abilities by Ph.D. Catherine Salmon with Katrin Schumann is a non-fiction combine Catherine Salmon’s research and experiences with real-life stories to reveal what the Middleborns can do. This myth-busting book published by Hudson Street Press in August 4th 2011. Summary This myth-busting book shows how “forgotten” middle children can-and do-rule the world. In this counterintuitive book, psychologist Catherine Salmon and journalist Katrin Schumann combine science, history, and real-life stories to reveal for the first time that our perception of middle children is dead wrong. Using unpublished and little-known research from evolutionary psychology, sociology, and communications, The Secret Power of Middle Children illustrates how adaptive strategies middleborns develop during childhood translate into stronger friendships, lasting marriages, successful careers, and effective parenting. Over seventy million adult Americans are middle children, and forty percent of young American families have middle children. With constructive advice on how to maximize the benefits and avoid the pitfalls of being a middle child, Salmon and Schumann help middle children at any age (and their parents) use birth order as a strategy for success. ebook 1st rating: 8 of 10 ★★★★★★★★☆☆

The Secrets of the FBI ebook by Ronald Kessler
General Knowledge , Non-Fiction / August 4, 2011

Following his previous success book, In the President’s Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect, the New York Times bestselling author Ronald Kessler releasing his brand new non-fiction popeyed book named The Secrets of the FBI. Published by Crown Publishing Group, Division of Random House Inc in August 2nd 2011, this 304 pages book reveal FBI’s top secret, the secrets of politicians and celebrities. Reader will discover long captured issues like Watergate, Marylin Monroe’s death, and more most recent issues. Available in Hardcover, Audiobook and ebook version. Summary Based on inside access, the book presents revelations about the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound, the recent Russian spy swap, Marilyn Monroe’s death, Vince Foster’s suicide, and J. Edgar Hoover’s sexual orientation. For the first time, it tells how the FBI caught spy Robert Hanssen in its midst and how the FBI breaks into homes, offices, and embassies to plant bugging devices without getting caught. From Watergate to Waco, from congressional scandals to the killing of bin Laden, The Secrets of the FBI presents headline-making disclosures about the most important figures and events of our time. ebook 1st rating: 8 of…

The End of Molasses Classes by Ron Clark – ebook

The End of Molasses Classes: Getting Our Kids Unstuck — 101 Extraordinary Solutions for Parents and Teachers by Ron Clark is a non-fiction education book from the founder of The Ron Clark Academy which more than 10,000 educators from around the world have visited to learn about the extraordinary ways that teachers and parents of RCA have helped children achieve great success. Released July 26th 2011 by Simon & Schuster, The End of Molasses Classes is designed to teach parents and teachers how to teach better and how to empower students for the real world. The End of Molasses Classes Summary Practical, innovative, and powerful methods to enliven classrooms and ignite a passion for learning in each and every child. It is time to “GET ON THE DESK” and make every school in America the absolute best it can be. I often say I am a schoolteacher with the heart of a parent. I’ve made it my mission to make a difference in the lives of all of our children. I have traveled throughout our country, visiting schools in all 50 states, seeking out remarkable teachers who inspire our children to greatness. Sadly, I have also witnessed classrooms that seemed…

Human Body Encyclopedia by Parragon
Biology , General Knowledge , Non-Fiction / July 17, 2011

Human Body Encyclopedia by Parragon is a self help education book. Published by by Sterling Publishing, this 224 pages book is available in store July 23rd 2011. Human Body Encyclopedia by Parragon Summary Open up your Human Body Encyclopedia and discover… ⇒ Awesome bones! ⇒ Powerful muscles! ⇒ Incredible brains! ⇒ Amazing hearts! Plus tons of pictures, cool fact boxes, a list of useful words, and an easy-to-use index.

All Things Shining: Reading the Western Classics to Find Meaning in a Secular Age ebook
General Knowledge , Non-Fiction / January 5, 2011

Free Download: All Things Shining: Reading the Western Classics to Find Meaning in a Secular Age book by Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly is very short but very dense, because it contains are able to develop modern thinking and inform developments in the western world. The authors of this book is expecting a new era with a polytheistic and basically aristocratic corrective to the leveling of modern culture, which they attribute to the mindsets of monotheism and technology. ebook review and free download: In unrelenting flow of choices confronts us at nearly every moment of our lives, and yet our culture offers us no clear way to choose. This predicament seems inevitable, but in fact it’s quite new. In medieval Europe, God’s calling was a grounding force. In ancient Greece, a whole pantheon of shining gods stood ready to draw an appropriate action out of you. Like an athlete in “the zone,” you were called to a harmonious attunement with the world, so absorbed in it that you couldn’t make a “wrong” choice. If our culture no longer takes for granted a belief in God, can we nevertheless get in touch with the Homeric moods of wonder and gratitude,…