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Random House Graphic Novels update

Funny story. the domain name for last week's sponsor, Random House, Inc. Library Services, expired in the midst of their sponsorship. So if you clicked on their banner and got, well, nothing, please know that you can download the catalog by clicking here or email them to request a paper copy.

Packing for Mars

We're sponsored this week by W.W. Norton, publisher of Mary Roach's new book Packing for Mars. If you enjoyed her books Stiff, Spook, and Bonk you'll love her guide to living in space.

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A former brown thumb explores broad questions about plants that have puzzled scientists for centuries.

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Managing (Right) for the First Time David C. Baker / RockBench Publishing Corp / $24.99 / 9781605440026 / 1605440027 / Business / Hardcover / On Sale: Jul 01, 2010 / For first-time managers, or experienced managers who want to get it right, this book covers practical suggestions in a field guide for doing it well. The contents are based on 10,000+ interviews at 600+ companies.