Author: David Prager
When the Big Apple no longer felt big enough, Dave Prager and his wife, Jenny, moved to a city of sixteen million people—with seemingly twice as many honking horns. Living and working in Delhi, the couple wrote about their travails and discoveries on their popular blog Our Delhi Struggle. This book, all new, is Dave’s top-to-bottom account of a megacity he describes as simultaneously ecstatic, hallucinatory, feverish, and hugely energizing. Weaving together useful observations and hilarious anecdotes, he covers what you need to know to enjoy the city and discover its splendors: its sprawling layout,some favorite sites, the food, the markets, and the challenges of living in or visiting a city that presents every human extreme at once. Among his revelations: secrets that every Delhiite knows, including the key phrase for successfully negotiating with any shopkeeper; the most fascinating neighborhoods, and the trendiest; the realities behind common stereotypes; tips for enjoying street food and finding hidden restaurants, as well as navigating the transportation system; and the nuances of gestures like the famous Indian head bobble. Delirious Delhi is at once tribute to a great world city and an invitation to explore. Read it, and you’ll want to book the next flight!
Author: Dave Eggers
The Monk of Mokha is the exhilarating true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana’a by civil war. Mokhtar Alkhanshali is twenty-four and working as a doorman when he discovers the astonishing history of coffee and Yemen’s central place in it. He leaves San Francisco and travels deep into his ancestral homeland to tour terraced farms high in the country’s rugged mountains and meet beleagured but determined farmers. But when war engulfs the country and Saudi bombs rain down, Mokhtar has to find a way out of Yemen without sacrificing his dreams or abandoning his people.
Author: Nevin Martell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Presents a history of the Dave Matthews Band, with narratives on the backgrounds of the band members, descriptions of their experiences on tour, and interviews with collaborators and associates.
Author: Dave Liniger
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
My Next Step is a remarkable memoir of one man coming face to face with the darkest moments of his life and how, through his own drive and the unwavering support of family and friends, he never succumbed to despair. Dave Liniger had it all: four successful children, a lifetime filled with adventure, and a company he'd founded, RE/MAX, that became one of the most prominent real estate brands in the world and made him a success beyond his wildest dreams. He had served in the Vietnam War, parachuted out of planes, raced cars, and once even attempted to circumnavigate the world in a balloon. And then overnight his full and varied life almost came to an abrupt end. Doctors discovered he had a horrific staph infection along his spine that left him paralyzed from the neck down and in excruciating pain. My Next Step chronicles how Dave found reserves of strength to fight through his pain. He drew inspiration from his wife, Gail, who had shown incredible grace and courage during her recovery from a tragic airplane crash twenty-nine years earlier. His guiding light was the mantra, "Just 10 steps." If he could take 10 steps, he could take 20. If he could take 20, he could walk a mile. After three critical surgeries and six grueling months in the hospital, Dave finally returned home. He continues to heal, but is back running the company he loves and getting stronger every day. My Next Step will inspire those facing tragedy to find the courage to accept their situation and do what's necessary to take the next step toward a meaningful life.
Author: Mike Stangle, Dave Stangle
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM 20TH CENTURY FOX Two reckless but lovable all-American bros make a strong case for maturing slowly through their outrageous yet enlightening misadventures across this great country of ours. My brother and I are looking for wedding dates for our cousin’s wedding. We’ve been told by the bride that bringing dates is “mandatory” so we “won’t harass all of my friends all night” and “stay under control.” Rather than ask some fringe women in our lives to go and face the inevitable ‘does this mean he wants to take it to the next level?!’ questions, we’d rather bring complete strangers and just figure it out… We’re both in our 20s, single, dashingly tall, Anglo-Saxon, respectfully athletic, love to party, completely house trained…love our mother, have seen Love Actually several times…raw, emotional, sensitive, but still bad boys.…You should be attractive or our aunts will judge you, but not TOO attractive or one of our uncles might grope you. Dave and Mike Stangle thought nothing of it when they boozily decided to turn to the “activity partners” section of Craigslist to solicit dates to their cousin’s wedding. The hilarious, out-of-this-world ad that they came up with—featuring a picture of the two brothers as centaurs—immediately went viral, eventually landing these Wayfarers-wearing, moped-riding, completely reckless but ultimately loveable bros in the annals of the “Internet famous.” In Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, the Stangle brothers bring their trademark, off-color humor to everything from their most embarrassing adolescent experiences (like getting beat up by a girl on their front lawn...in front of their dad), to the most outrageous predicaments (like tripping on mushrooms with their bulldog, Frank), to proper sexting etiquette, and finally to breaking up a midget bar fight (you have to shoo them away). With the incredible comedic chemistry of Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in Wedding Crashers and the uncensored honesty of Tucker Max, Mike and Dave insist there’s nothing wrong with just seeing where life takes you.
Author: Morgan Delancey
Publisher: ECW Press
Featuring new photos and additional text, this revised chronology of the DaveMatthews Band (DMB) includes exclusive interviews, a firsthand account of DMBon the road, and updates on the personal lives of band members. 71 photos, 28in color.
Author: Dave Berkus
101 bite-sized lessions in building a business from ignition to liquidity event (start-up to sale) by Dave Berkus, an internationally recognized business expert, author and keynote speaker. Graduate with your degree in BERKONOMICS, and use these insights to drive your growth and business success. Use separate workbook to create your own personalized guide for corporate growth. www.berkonomics.com, www.berkus.com.
Author: Graeme Simsion
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
With The Rosie Project, “Graeme Simsion achieved the impossible and created an entirely new kind of romantic hero,” Jojo Moyes, author of Me Before You said. Now Don Tillman returns in the hilarious and charming sequel to the international sensation. Get ready to fall in love all over again. Don sets about learning the protocols of becoming a father, but his unusual research style gets him into trouble with the law. Fortunately his best friend Gene is on hand to offer advice: he’s left Claudia and moved in with Don and Rosie. Picking up where The Rosie Project left off, The Rosie Effect is a fun, hilarious, and poignant read. “Don Tillman helps us believe in possibility, makes us proud to be human beings, and the bonus is this: he keeps us laughing like hell” (Matthew Quick, author of The Silver Linings Playbook).
Author: Jack McDevitt
When physicist Michael Shelborne mysteriously vanishes, his son Shel discovers that he had constructed a time travel device. Following his father's trail through history-from the enlightenment of Renaissance Italy through the American Wild West to the civil-right upheavals of the 20th century-Shel makes a devastating discovery that sends him feeling back through the ages, and changes his life forever.
Author: Dave Ramsey, Sharon Ramsey
A practical financial guide covers such topics as eliminating debt, investing simply, making sound financial decisions, and revolutionizing relationsips with the flow of money.
Author: Dave Stevenson, Laura Morton
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
The rags-to-riches tale of one of the most remarkable figures in horse racing history. Readers will be left breathless at the edge of their seats by the amazing stories in You Bet Your Life: My Incredible Adventures in Horse Racing and Offshore Betting, the story of celebrated jockey Dave Stevenson. A runaway barn hand who became a legendary champion and hero in his native Canada, Stevenson's life is incomparable in its color, scope, and excitement. Throughout, You Bet Your Life is the ride of a lifetime. Its pages transport readers back in time to the golden era of American and Canadian horseracing greatness, traveling across North America and then around the world, all the while meeting an abundance of colorful characters: from legendary figures such as the Dowager Queen of England, Pablo Escobar, and champion thoroughbreds Secretariat and Seabiscuit, to charlatans and cheats, horses and owners, and jockeys and trainers that populated the underbelly and the pinnacle of the horseracing world. Relayed in stunning detail and brimming with emotional episodes, Stevenson's memories bring readers to the front lines, so close to the action that you'll swear you can feel the force of the filly's kick, taste the grit of the racetrack, hear the roar of the crowd, and smell the alluring perfume of wealthy women. Will Dave Stevenson's story enthrall and inspire you from its opening pages? You Bet Your Life it will.
Author: Dave Nelson, Patricia E. Moody, Jonathan Stegner
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
Annotation Every day thousands of companies lose billions of dollars in profits by not practising strategic sourcing. The Incredible Payback details strategies that can help companies spend 20 to 30 percent less on a day-to-day basis on materials and services, while producing better quality finished products. The authors use case studies from companies such as Honda and Harley-Davidson to illustrate how each dollar that is spent on people, systems and materials can show big paybacks.
It's My Life Too!, is based on David Nassaney's popular radio show, Dave, The Caregiver's Caregiver Radio Program, which is a practical self-help book that empowers those new to long-term caregiving to provide top-quality care to their loved ones while avoiding burnout, and having satisfying, fulfilling lives of their own.Long-term caregivers desperately need this information because burnout is currently at epidemic proportions. One third of the U.S. population is currently caring for a loved one without receiving any compensation, and have put their lives and careers on hold for an undetermined period of time. They often feel like they are in caregiver prison, and become isolated, hopeless and depressed. As the baby boomers continue to age, these numbers will only increase. It has been said that there are three types of people in the world; those who are caregivers, those who will become caregivers, and those who will need a caregiver.Reputable studies have indicated that caregiver stress and burnout can shorten a caregiver's life by as much as four to eight years. While the primary focus of care usually concentrates on the person who has suffered an accident, illness or condition that renders them dependent on the care of others, we are realizing that the primary caregiver, often a spouse, child or parent, usually shoulders the responsibility and is also in need of assistance. It's My Life Too! provides encouragement and easy-to-implement steps to prevent caregiver burnout. Caregivers who are already exhibiting symptoms of burnout will also be able to apply these same techniques and insights to immediately decrease stress and the significant health dangers to their own wellbeing. When a crisis occurs, and a loved one has an accident or medical emergency, the caregiver is plunged into a complex redefinition of their role that affects their self-image of who they had to become to survive this new and unexpected occupation.
Author: R. David Thomas
The founder of Wendy's International uses anecdotes to reveal the secrets behind his success, offering his marketing and management principles and discussing the connection between family values and business strength. Reprint.
Author: Emma Carlson Berne
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
While working on a farm during the summer, Megan falls in love with her unstable best friend's crush, with frightening consequences.