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Paddy's Lament, Ireland 1846-1847: Prelude to Hatred
Thomas Gallagher
Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One
Jenny K. Blake
When in French: Love in a Second Language
Lauren Collins
Beyond the Job Description: How Managers and Employees Can Navigate the True Demands of the Job
Jesse Sostrin
Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing
David Hubel, Margaret S. Livingstone
Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer: A Creative Companion and Workbook
Harold Davis
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Sherry Turkle
Picture Perfect Practice: A Self-Training Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Taking World-Class Photographs (Voices That Matter)
Roberto Valenzuela
Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner
Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection
Jacob Silverman

My Year with Eleanor: A Memoir

My Year with Eleanor - Noelle Hancock A young woman, suddenly unemployed and a year away from turning 30, turns to Eleanor Roosevelt's writings for inspiration. She decides to spend a year facing her fears. The fears that she spends the most writing on are the dramatic ones, written up to be funny: trapeze school, skydiving, stand-up comedy. There are some more serious ones: figuring out her long-term relationship with her boyfriend, stopping reliance on sleeping pills. The book culminates with climb of Kilimanjaro. A quick read. Made me interested in reading more about Eleanor Roosevelt. What I learned about her in this book was pretty interesting.