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WOMEN, WORK, AND THE WILL TO LEAD
Written by SHERYL SANDBERG

Format: Hardcover, 240 pages

Publisher: Knopf

On Sale: 03/11/2013

Price: $24.95

ISBN: 978-0-385-34994-9

Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means that women’s voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives. In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg examines why women’s progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers compelling, commonsense solutions that can empower women to achieve their full...

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WHY AMERICA'S 20- AND 30-SOMETHINGS CAN'T GET AHEAD
Written by TAMARA DRAUT

Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages

Publisher: Anchor

On Sale: 01/09/2007

Price: $15.95

ISBN: 978-1-400-07997-1

Drowning in student loans? Can’t afford to get married, buy a home, have children? Up to your ears in credit card debt? At last, a book for the under-35 generation that explains why it’s not their fault, and what can be done about it.

Strapped offers a groundbreaking look at the new obstacle course facing young adults. Getting ahead, argues commentator and policy maven Tamara Draut, is getting harder. A college degree is the new high school diploma–and costs a fortune to obtain. Good jobs...

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FROM SEX TO DRUGS TO THE FRESHMAN 15
Written by JENNIFER WIDER

Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages

Publisher: Bantam

On Sale: 03/28/2006

Price: $15.00

ISBN: 978-0-553-38342-3

Congratulations, you’ve made it.

Now it’s time for some serious girl talk about how you’re going to get through the next four years in a new place while trying to make new friends, fit in, and get good grades…all on your own! Destined to become a college girl’s best friend, this head-to-toe guide will keep you physically, mentally, and emotionally healthy on the exciting journey to independence and adulthood.

Dr. Jennifer Wider has networked with college girls around the country to find out...

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THE TRUE STORY OF PEOPLE WHO ANSWERED THE ULTIMATE QUESTION
Written by PO BRONSON

Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks

On Sale: 12/30/2003

Price: $18.00

ISBN: 978-0-375-75898-0

“What should I do with my life?” Author Po Bronson was asking himself that very question when he decided to write this book–an inspiring exploration of how people transform their lives and a template for how we can answer this question for ourselves. With humor, empathy, and insight, Bronson probes the depths of people who learned how to hear the whisper, who overcame fear and confusion to find a larger truth about their lives. A meditation, a journey, and a triumph of story-telling,...

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