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Carpe Every Diem: The Best Graduation Advice from More Than 100 Commencement Speeches Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593139752
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Published: Clarkson Potter - March 23rd, 2021

A thoughtfully curated, cleverly designed keepsake that distills the wisdom of all those powerful commencement speakers—from Barack Obama and Gloria Steinem to Kermit the Frog—into the best advice for grads of all ages.

Directions: Really Good Advice for Getting from Here to There Cover Image
ISBN: 9781523510054
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - March 30th, 2021

Cutting through the noise.

Sometimes we need a little direction in life, whether to see a problem from a new perspective or confirm a gut feeling. Or maybe we just need a little encouragement- an affirmation that will send us sailing into the day with confidence (Admit to yourself that your ass is exquisite).

Dear Grad: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement for Your Next Journey Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593240168
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Published: Clarkson Potter - April 27th, 2021

Timely and inspiring advice for graduates entering their next phase of life in today’s uncertain world, featuring remarks from iconic cultural figures and celebrities alongside student voices.

The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385546478
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Published: Doubleday - April 6th, 2021

"A masterly book" —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan
"A classic" —Simon Kuper, Financial Times

An economist explores the five laws that confirm our worst fears: stupid people can and do rule the world

Be a Work in Progress: And Other Things I'd Like to Tell My Younger Self Cover Image
By John Cena, Valeria Petrone (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593356418
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 6th, 2021

A beautifully illustrated book of inspiration from the beloved entertainer and #1 New York Times bestselling author John Cena

Be brave enough to embrace humility. The reward will be confidence.

The Hero Code: Lessons Learned from Lives Well Lived Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538719961
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 13th, 2021

From the acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Make Your Bed—a short, inspirational book about the qualities of true, everyday heroes.

THE HERO CODE is Admiral McRaven's ringing tribute to the real, everyday heroes he's met over the years, from battlefields to hospitals to college campuses, who are doing their part to save the world.

How to Resist Amazon and Why: The Fight for Local Economics, Data Privacy, Fair Labor, Independent Bookstores, and a People-Powered Future! (Real World) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781621067061
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Published: Microcosm Publishing - March 9th, 2021

When a company's workers are literally dying on the job, when their business model relies on preying on local businesses and even their own vendors, when their CEO is the richest person in the world while their workers make low wages with impossible quotas... wouldn't you want to resist?

The Many Lives of Pusheen the Cat (I Am Pusheen ) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982165390
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Published: Gallery Books - March 16th, 2021

A delightful new collection of comics from Pusheen in all of her adorable forms—from the classic gray tabby you know and love, to her unicorn, dragon, alien, mermaid, dinosaur, and even dog alter egos—Pusheen always lives life to the fullest!

We all know Pusheen, the pleasantly plump cat who has warmed hearts and tickled funny bones of millions worldwide with her signatur

The Lost Art of Doing Nothing: How the Dutch Unwind with Niksen Cover Image
By Maartje Willems, Lona Aalders (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781615197644
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Published: The Experiment - March 16th, 2021

“The best thing about niksen is the absence of a goal. It doesn’t serve a purpose, but it’s wonderful.”

Don’t you think it’s time for a break? Plagued—as we are!—by nonstop pings and notifications, we have lost the knack of zoning out. Kicking back. Slacking off.

Stop Saving the Planet!: An Environmentalist Manifesto Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393540871
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 20th, 2021

"Pithy, funny, exasperated, and informed…You cannot read a more important hundred pages than Stop Saving the Planet!" —Richard White, author of The Republic for Which It Stands

Letters of Note: Art Cover Image
By Shaun Usher (Compiled by)
ISBN: 9780143134671
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Published: Penguin Books - March 16th, 2021

A splendid new volume of missives about art, from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collections.

Fractals: On the Edge of Chaos (Wooden Books) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635575088
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 23rd, 2021

A unique new guide to the chaos of the natural world and the mathematics of fractals for anyone who has ever wanted to understand the patterns in leaves or the creation of snowflakes.

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