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holt paperbacks january 2015 the good sleeper the essential guide to sleep for your babyand you janet krone kennedy phd a refreshingly straightforward method for training infants to become great sleepers for life inspired by clinical psychologist janet kennedy s popular psychotherapy practice nyc sleep doctor cry it out or cosleep bassinet or swing white noise machine or bach how many hours anyway for something so important there s too much conflicting information about how best to get your baby to sleep through the night and nap successfully during the day this book is a straightforward nononsense answer to one of the biggest challenges new parents face when they welcome a brand new baby home this book is written for exhausted parents giving them immediate access to the information they need reassuring and easy to understand dr kennedy addresses headon the fears and misinformation about the longterm effects of crying and takes a bold stand on controversial issues such as cosleeping

henry holt and co february 2015 untitled chen guangcheng memoir chen guangcheng an electrifying memoir by the blind chinese activist who inspired millions with the story of his fight for justice and his belief in the cause of freedom it was like a scene out of a thriller one night in april 2012 china s most famous political activist a blind selftaught lawyer climbed over the wall of his heavily guarded home and escaped for days his whereabouts remained unknown after he turned up at the american embassy in beijing a furious round of highlevel negotiations finally led to his release and a new life in the united states chen guangcheng is a unique figure on the world stage but his story is even more remarkable the son of a poor farmer in rural china blinded by illness when he was an infant chen was fortunate to survive a difficult childhood but despite his disability he was determined to educate himself and fight for the rights of his country s poor especially a legion of women who had

fiction literary henry holt and co 2/3/2015 9781627790932 $25.00 $28.99 can hardback 240 pages carton qty 24 5.500 in w 8.250 in h 1.000 lb wt subrights second serial audio reprint book club other available formats ebook isbn 9781627790949 marketing henry holt and co february 2015 making nice matt sumell author tours and appearances national review and feature attention national media attention national advertising campaign online promotions and features library marketing advance reader s addition a gutpunch of a debut about love grief and family the arrival of a brilliant infectious new voice for our age in matt sumell s blazing first book our hero alby flails wildly against the world around him he punches his sister she deserved it unprotectos broads they deserved it and liked it gets drunk and picks fights all deserved defends defenseless creatures both large and small and spews insults at children slow drivers old ladies and every single surviving member of his family

henry holt and co march 2015 just kids from the bronx arlene alda a touching and provocative collection of autobiographical anecdotes that evoke the history of one of america s most influential boroughs the bronx through some of its many success stories the vivid oral histories in arlene alda s just kids from the bronx reveal what it was like to grow up in the place that bred the influencers in just about every field of endeavor today the bronx is where michael kay the new york yankees playbyplay broadcaster first experienced baseball where j crew s millard mickey drexler got his street smarts and his first jobs where neil degrasse tyson and dava sobel were urged to pursue science and where musicmaking inspired hip hop s grandmaster melle mel to change the world of music forever the parks the pickup games the tough and tender mothers the politics the gangs the food for people who grew up in the bronx childhood recollections are fresh arlene alda s own bronx memories were a jumpingoff

henry holt and co march 2015 kill chain drones and the rise of the hightech assassins andrew cockburn an essential and engaging political history of drone warfare by the acclaimed author of rumsfeld exploring how this new type of warfare came about who made it happen and why for the first time in our military history how we wage war is being built around a single strategy the tracking and elimination of high value targets in other words assassination by military drone kill chain is the story of how this new paradigm came to be from wwii to the present revealing the inner workings of these military technologies introducing the key figures behind the transformation as well as the people on whom these deadly technologies have been tested and illuminating the effects of drone warfare on our global image this book will shed new light on the subject from drone development in wwii and their use in the vietnam war to their embrace by the bush administration and their controversial use by

holt paperbacks april 2015 if the oceans were ink an unlikely friendship and a journey to the heart of the quran carla power an acclaimed american journalist and an internationally renowned sheikh challenge their worldviews and friendship to help bridge one of the greatest divides shaping our world today if the oceans were ink is carla power s eyeopening story of how she and her longtime friend sheikh mohammad akram nadwi found a way to confront ugly stereotypes and persistent misperceptions that were cleaving their communities their friendship between a secular american and a madrasatrained sheikh had always seemed unlikely but now they were frustrated and bewildered by the battles being fought in their names both knew that a close look at the quran would reveal a faith that preached peace and not mass murder respect for women and not oppression and so they embarked on a yearlong journey through the controversial text a journalist who grew up in the midwest and the middle east power

henry holt and co april 2015 infamy the shocking story of the japanese american internment in world war ii richard reeves bestselling author richard reeves provides an authoritative account of the internment of more than 120,000 japanese americans and japanese aliens during world war ii less than three months after japan bombed pearl harbor and inflamed the nation president roosevelt signed an executive order declaring parts of four western states to be a war zone operating under military rule the u.s army immediately began rounding up thousands of japaneseamericans sometimes giving them less than 24 hours to vacate their houses and farms for the rest of the war these victims of war hysteria were imprisoned in primitive camps in infamy the story of this appalling chapter in american history is told more powerfully than ever before acclaimed historian richard reeves has interviewed survivors read numerous private letters and memoirs and combed through archives to deliver a sweeping

metropolitan books march 2015 the eve of destruction peter biskind in the eve of destruction peter biskind reveals the ideological battles behind the violent and seemingly mindless escapism of 21st century popular culture wondering why we re constantly inundated with zombies vampires witches aliens from outer space extras from the book of revelation and a pandora s box of other supernatural creatures drawing on shows like the walking dead and game of thrones films like avatar and world war z and various other dystopian and supernatural fantasies cultural critic peter biskind explains why these formerly disreputable subjects have suddenly become mainstream minting money and creating a vast fan base rather than dismissing these fictions as the worst that mass culture has to offer biskind reveals them as battlefields on which clashing ideologies struggle for advantage right assails left left bashes right and both gang up on the center biskind shows how the grand bipartisan accord that

metropolitan books april 2015 base nation how american military bases abroad are damaging national security and hurting us all david vine from italy to the indian ocean from japan to honduras a far reaching examination of the perils of american military bases overseas american military bases encircle the globe more than two decades after the end of the cold war the u.s still stations its troops at nearly a thousand locations in foreign lands these bases are usually taken for granted or overlooked entirely a littlenoticed part of the pentagon s vast operations but in an eyeopening account base nation shows that the worldwide network of bases brings with it a panoply of ills and actually makes the nation less safe in the long run as david vine demonstrates the overseas bases raise geopolitical tensions and provoke widespread antipathy towards the united states they also undermine american democratic ideals pushing the u.s into partnerships with dictators and perpetuating a system of

biography autobiography presidents heads of state times books 2/3/2015 9780805093971 $25.00 $28.99 can hardback 192 pages carton qty 24 5.500 in w 8.250 in h 1.000 lb wt 1 b&w illustration subrights first serial second serial audio book club electronic reprint british translation dramatic television only for entire series other available formats ebook isbn 9781627792301 marketing times books february 2015 george w bush the american presidents series the 43rd president 2001 2009 james mann arthur m schlesinger jr and sean wilentz general editors national review and feature attention national media attention online promotions and features library marketing the controversial president whose time in office was defined by the september 11 attacks and the war on terror george w bush stirred powerful feelings on both sides of the aisle republicans viewed him as a resolute leader who guided america through the worst terrorist attack in its history and retaliated in afghanistan and

index alda arlene just kids from the bronx 9 base nation how american military bases abroad are damaging national security and hurting us all david vine 16 bird market of paris the a memoir nikki moustaki 8 biskind peter the eve of destruction 14 cockburn andrew kill chain drones and the rise of the high-tech assassins 10 eve of destruction the peter biskind 14 george w bush the american presidents series the 43rd president 2001-2009 james mann 17 gluten-free revolution the absolutely everything you need to know about losing the wheat reclaiming your health and eating happily ever after jax peters lowell 2 good sleeper the the essential guide to sleep for your baby and you janet krone kennedy phd 4 guangcheng chen untitled chen guangcheng memoir 6 gwendolen diana souhami 11 if the oceans were