The NASA Archives: 60 Years in Space by Pierz Bizony
Available this month is a 468-page hardcover coffee table book for the armchair astronaut or anyone who’s ever wanted to go to space camp. Follow the U.S. space program from its inception, covering 60 years of exploration, technology and sheer courage to go where no man had been before. Enjoy full-page pictorials, as well as concept renderings, of space exploration from the ground up. Thoroughly and meticulously written by science and technology experts, as well as the former NASA chief historian, The NASA Archives is a deep look into half a century of exploration and adventure.
The Martha Manual: How to Do (Almost) Anything by Martha Stewart
As America’s go-to expert for all things practical, Martha Stewart compiled her best handbook yet. More than how to set a table or organize a pantry, The Martha Manual tackles myriad tasks, such as how to transport a decorated cake, how to make a tire swing, and how to choose the right size rug for a specific floor space. There’s even a bit about how to train your pets. There are few people in life we can trust for tried-and-true expertise, which is why The Martha Manual is a must-have in every household.
Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport
Cal Newport, known for his best-seller Deep Work, spotlights the impact of shifting our philosophy on technology from minute-to-minute obsession to a modest balance which allows for a calmer, more satisfying life. There is already a quiet movement toward digital minimalism, and Newport has his thumb on the pulse. In his new book, out this month, Newport offers simple suggestions on how to unplug without feeling left out of the world’s goings-on.