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Gopnik, Adam

Summary: "In The Real Work-the term magicians use for the accumulated craft that makes for a great trick-Gopnik becomes a dedicated student of several masters of their craft: a classical painter, a boxer, a dancing instructor, a driving instructor, and others. Rejecting self-help bromides and bullet points, he nevertheless shows that the top people in any field share a set of common qualities and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2023

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Chu, Lenora

Summary: China's widely acclaimed yet insular education system is held up as a model of academic and behavioral excellence. Chu, an American journalist of Chinese descent raising a young family in Shanghai, noticed how well-behaved Chinese children were compared to her boisterous toddler. Enrolling three-year-old Rainer in China's state-run public school system, the immediate results were positive. But...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 370.951 CHU 2017

Shenk, David

Summary: DNA does not make us who we are. Journalist David Shenk debunks the long-standing notion of genetic "giftedness," and presents new scientific research showing how greatness is in the reach of every individual. Integrating cutting-edge research from a wide swath of disciplines, Shenk maintains the problem isn't our inadequate genetic assets, but our inability, so far, to tap into what we already...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.234 Shenk

Guidara, Will

Summary: "Essential lessons in hospitality for every business, from the former co-owner of legendary restaurant Eleven Madison Park"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Optimism Press 2022

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Summary: "Beyond the Horizons: The Lockheed Story is the story of those turbulent eighty-two years during which Lockheed achieved fantastic successes and endured occasional failures. Lockheed aircraft set innumerable records and were flown by great pioneering aviators such as Amelia Earhart, Wiley Post, and Howard Hughes. Lockheed engineers achieved fame usually reserved for film stars: Men like the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Automobile Quarterly Publications 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.762 Auto

Hallowell, Edward M.

Summary: With decades of experience, Dr. Hallowell--a pediatric psychiatric clinician, father of two ADD children, and himself an adult with ADD--understands how easily the gifts of this condition are lost on a child amid negative comments from doctors, teachers, and even loving but frustrated parents. Hallowell has long argued that ADD is too often misunderstood, mistreated, and mislabeled as a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2008

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1 available in Parenting Collection, Call number: PARENTING 618.92 Hallowell 2018

Rapai, William

Summary: "Brewed in Michigan is not a beer-tasting guide. Instead, William Rapai aims to highlight the unique forces behind and exceptional attributes of the leading craft breweries in Michigan. Through a series of interviews with brewmasters over an eighteen-month sojourn to microbreweries around the state, the author proves that Michigan craft beer is brewed by individuals with a passion for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2017

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MC 641.23 Rapai 2018

Kronman, Anthony T

Summary: "The former dean of Yale Law School surveys the full sweep of recent campus controversies to show how these disputes threaten the best of America's intellectual traditions--including democracy itself. In his tenure at Yale, Anthony Kronman has watched students march across campus to protest the names of buildings and seen colleagues resign over emails about Halloween costumes. He is no stranger...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378 Kronman 2020

Beaton, M. C.

Summary: "Gloria French was a jolly widow with dyed blonde hair, a raucous laugh and rosy cheeks. When she first moved from London to the charming Cotswolds Hills, she was heartily welcomed. She seemed a do-gooder par excellence, raising funds for the church and caring for the elderly. But she had a nasty habit of borrowing things and not giving them back, just small things, a teapot here, a set of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY Beato

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