An inspiring story of entrepreneurial spirit and redemption, featuring business woman Joan Barnes. The book follows her journey from founding and leading Gymboree to the brink of its prosperous IPO, to the personal crisis that forced her to step down as CEO, to her successful second act as the founder of an innovative yoga business.
The newest, most updated book on Prince available today: an in-depth look at the music that continues to delight fans and influence artists around the world. Author Matt Thorne draws on years of research and dozens of interviews with intimate associates of Prince, all in examining every phase of his almost forty-year career.
Internationally recognized urbanist Joel Kotkin challenges the conventional urban-planning wisdom that favors high-density, "pack-and-stack" strategies. Instead, Kotkin advocates for "smart suburbs" that take advantage of new technologies, family-friendly policies, and sustainable planning to build dynamic small cities, redeveloped neighborhoods, and a human-scale urban environment.
Freshwater Road is the story of Celeste Tyree's journey into adulthood via the political and social upheavals of the civil rights movement. She confronts not only the political realities of race and poverty, but also truths about herself and her family.
A collection of sweet dessert recipes for breakfast and brunch, along with added savory dishes. Complete with all the charm of the author's down-South-meets-Midwest sensibilities and entertaining anecdotes from the grandmothers, aunts, cousins, and women in Patty Pinner's life.
Author Tom Salonek, founder and CEO of the award-winning tech firm Intertech, shares his secrets to business success in the form of 100 concise, nuts-and-bolts lessons for achieving the ideal work-life balance for maximum success.
Chef Laura Frankel's seasonal cooking and holiday recipe recipe book, beautifully repackaged and updated with a fresh, modern look. More than 150 creative and convenient recipes for kosher cooking, including farm-to-table ingredients for appetizers, soups, entrees, sides, and desserts.
Following on his critically acclaimed 2012 documentary Phunny Business, Raymond Lambert delivers an uproarious and insightful memoir on the heralded Chicago comedy club, All Jokes Aside, which helped launch the careers of Jamie Foxx, Mo'Nique, Chris Rock, Steve Harvey, Dave Chappelle, and many more of today's household names in entertainment.
An extensive collection of great dishes for the health-conscious home cook looking for more low-carb options. Enlarged and beautifully repackaged, this new edition features a sleek, updated cover design and a broader, more useful format that sits flat when open for maximum convenience.
The Job Search Navigator is a comprehensive guide to finding a new job in today's evolving career marketplace. Author Matt Durfee writes from the perspective of someone who has both recruited for some of America's biggest companies and navigated his way through nine of his own job losses.
Celebrates the 35th anniversary of Eli's Cheesecake, the iconic dessert from Eli Schulman's landmark Chicago restaurant—Eli's The Place for Steak. With 50 recipes and entertaining anecdotes of celebrity favorites and historical events marked by Eli's signature dish, this is the go-to guide for cheesecake.
Billy Strayhorn, a beloved composer and major force in the shaping of the American jazz canon, is chronicled in this stunning coffee table book. Through a collection of essays from musicians, historians, and relatives, and many rare photographs and original sheet-music, Strayhorn captures the life of an American legend.
140 original recipes for sharing with friends and family, including themed menus for holidays and special occasions. Brownson, a longtime Chicago Tribune columnist, food editor, and test kitchen director, co-authored the James Beard award-winning Mexico: One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless, and culinary director of Frontera Foods and Frontera Media Productions.
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr. delivers a powerful, emotionally resonant contemporary story that follows two veteran journalists whose personal stories extend from Martin Luther King's final days in Memphis to the 2008 presidential election.
Beautiful debut cookbook from Jocelyn Delk Adams, nationally adored food blogger and a fresh new voice in home baking. Grandbaby Cakes offers 50 vintage cakes with modern twists, tracing the roots of her family's recipes with charming anecdotes and delicious results. A book perfect for passing from generation to generation.