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We Found One Greeting Card for Every Occasion at werd.com

We Found One Greeting Card for Every Occasion

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The Every Occasion Card sends the perfect message every time. Not only does it eliminate the time-suck of the card aisle, it actually feels more personalized. Simply check off the boxes to customize your heartfelt message, sign your name, and keep it moving. The cards are 5.7” X 4” printed on sturdy card stock. Available in packs of 8 or 30, they come with recycled A6 envelopes. American made.

If It Bleeds: Stephen King’s New Novellas at werd.com

If It Bleeds: Stephen King’s New Novellas

Best-selling author of the odd and master of the macabre Stephen King is coming hot off the press with an unnerving collection of four new novellas—Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, The Life of Chuck, Rat, and the title story If It Bleeds—each pulling you into intriguing and frightening places. Classic films like Stand By Me & Shawshank Redemption both grew out of the author’s earlier novellas. In his return to the shorter, punchier form, King is sure to stir up the strange in ways no writer has before or since. Hardcover due out April 21.

Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask at werd.com

Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask

New York Yankee, American sports legend, and baseball icon Lawrence “Yogi” Berra finally has his definitive biography. Drawing on more than one hundred interviews and four years of reporting, Jon Pessah has delivered a transformational portrait of Berra. How the immigrant underdog handled his hard-earned success as well as showing the human side of the icon, shining a light on his struggles and challenges, on and off the playing field.

Coffeeland: One Man’s Dark Empire and the Making of Our Favorite Drug at werd.com

Coffeeland: One Man’s Dark Empire and the Making of Our Favorite Drug

Augustine Sedgewick’s Coffeeland tells the hidden and surprising story of how coffee came to be a daily drug for billions of people around the world and one of the most valuable commodities in the history of global capitalism. Drawing on deep research and historical references, it tracks coffee’s five-hundred-year transformation from a mysterious Muslim ritual into an everyday necessity.

The Eighth Wonder of the World: The True Story of André the Giant at werd.com

The Eighth Wonder of the World: The True Story of André the Giant

Were it not for the work of street-artist Shepard Fairey & his ironic OBEY icon featuring the super-sized 70s pro wrestler Andre The Giant, the man himself may have been lost to all the deepest, glitchiest corners of YouTube. In the new biography however, the big man, André Roussimoff finally gets his due. And there’s a lot more to the story than body slams. It covers his extraordinary life as well as his untimely death from the affliction that made him such a large man.

The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s at werd.com

The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s

Written by actor and show creator Andy Greene, The Office is an up-close, inside look at the incredible success story of this genre-redefining series. The actor-author takes readers behind the scenes of key moments and characters, giving readers the true story behind the entire show, from its origins on BBC through its sensational nine-season run in America, with in-depth research and exclusive interviews.

Philip Johnson: A Visual Biography at werd.com

Philip Johnson: A Visual Biography

This forthcoming Phaidon edition offers a spectacular & in-depth look at one of the most renowned architects of the twentieth century. Philip Johnson was a giant in his field; witty, wealthy, and well-connected. For decades his prominence was unrivaled. Featuring hundreds of images and documents, many published for the first time, this richly illustrated book traces the remarkable life and influential career of a true American legend.

Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World at werd.com

Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World

This #1 international best-seller explores and explains a litany of real-world glitches, near misses, and mathematical mishaps involving the internet, big data, elections, street signs, lotteries, the Roman Empire, and an Olympic team to name a few. It’s a lighthearted but engaging guide to some of humanity’s all-time greatest miscalculations. Stories that will make you feel a bit better about some of your own mistakes.

The adidas Archive: The Footwear Collection at werd.com

The adidas Archive: The Footwear Collection

Showcasing more than 357 different shoes, including never-before-seen prototypes and one-of-a-kind originals, Taschen’s forthcoming The adidas Archive: The Footwear Collection is a historical, pictorial archive of classic 3-stripe kicks from the German sports giant. With photographs from brand archivists Christian Habermeier and Sebastian Jäger, it pays tribute to decades of innovation as well as collaborations with the likes of  Kanye West, Pharrell Williams and Raf Simons.

Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride from Hell at werd.com

Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride from Hell

Meticulously researched and written by the New York Times bestselling author of Dodge City and Wild Bill, Tom Clavin’s Tombstone tells the legendary true story of the Earp brothers, Doc Holliday, and the famous Battle at the OK Corral. It’s the story of a long hot summer, cattle rustlers, revenge, and frontier governance, digging deep into the details surrounding the most infamous gunfight of America’s Wild West.

24: Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid at werd.com

24: Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid

Baseball icon Willie Mays is widely regarded as the greatest all-around player in history due to his unparalleled combination of hitting, defense and baserunning ability. In his memoir, 24: Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid, baseball fans and people of all ages will get a taste of his greatness as an athlete and man. Presented in 24 chapters to correspond with his number, it is a story of family values and community, charity, positivity in the face of challenge, hard work and the fulfillment of dreams.

American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI at werd.com

American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI

From the acclaimed author of Death in the Air, comes the captivating story of Edward Oscar Heinrich, one of America’s greatest, and first, forensic scientists. He earned the “sherlock” moniker with his uncanny knack for finding clues, establishing evidence, and deducing answers with a skill that seemed almost supernatural. Based on years of research and thousands of never-before-published primary source materials, it captures the life of the man who pioneered the science our legal system now relies upon.

The Second Chance Club: Hardship and Hope After Prison at werd.com

The Second Chance Club: Hardship and Hope After Prison

Written by a former parole officer, Second Chance Club tracks the intertwining stories of seven parolees striving to survive the chaos & uncertainty that awaits them after prison. Deprived of social support and jobs, these former convicts are often worse off than when they first entered prison and Hardy dramatizes their dilemmas with empathy and grace.

The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife at werd.com

The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife

Crazy idea for a book. In The Wax Pack, writer and baseball fan Brad Balukjian takes a single pack of baseball cards from 1986 (the first year he collected cards) opens them up & then embarks on a quest to find all the players in the pack. Absurd, maybe, but true. A where-are-they-now adventure to the heart of American ideals. He took this trip solo in the summer of 2015, spanning 11,341 miles through thirty states in forty-eight days.

We Will Rise: A True Story of Tragedy and Resurrection in the American Heartland at werd.com

We Will Rise: A True Story of Tragedy and Resurrection in the American Heartland

This is the inspiring true story of the tragic loss and triumphant resurrection of a local basketball team and its coach in a small Indiana town. There is a plane crash that kills the team and its coach & a city that tries to make meaning of the hopeless disaster. A new coach, seeking to restore the team and its legacy, begins an unlikely journey to redemption, for the families of those lost as well as healing the heart of the city.

Spike Jonze’s Beastie Boys Book is the Famed Director’s First at werd.com

Spike Jonze’s Beastie Boys Book is the Famed Director’s First

Before Spike Jonze was an Academy-Award winning director, he shot skateboarding & BMX, documenting the explosion of youth culture coming out of southern California. Later: music videos, shorts, and eventually feature films. In the middle there, he forged a working friendship with the Beastie Boys, the images of that golden period are collected in this new book, the first photo book Jonze has ever created. Due out from Rizzoli in March.

Where Architects Sleep at werd.com

Where Architects Sleep

Following the bestseller Where Chefs Eat, Phaidon has created another expert travel guide: in Where Architects Sleep, more than 250 of the world’s leading architects share insider tips on where to stay, revealing everything from renowned destinations to undiscovered gems. With 1,200 listings in more than 100 countries, this guide covers business trips & vacations, city and remote getaways, weddings, corporate events and more. It’s the ideal resource, gift, and gateway to design-conscious journeys worldwide.

Football: The Impossible Collection at werd.com

Football: The Impossible Collection

Celebrating 150 years of college football and 100 years of the NFL, Football: The Impossible Collection offers a comprehensive view of both college and pro football, showcasing the 100 most exciting, memorable, and significant events that shaped the sport. Created with noted sports journalist Michael MacCambridge, the book features dynamic photographs, rarely seen archival documents and vintage memorabilia, presented in a unique faux pigskin clamshell case.

An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin’s Master Agent at werd.com

An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin’s Master Agent

This is the thrilling true story of Richard Sorge, the infamous Soviet intelligence operative that spy author John le Carré called “the spy to end spies.” He was a master manipulator and effortless seducer, who, hiding in plain sight as a foreign correspondent, infiltrated and influenced German, Chinese, and Japanese society in the years leading up to and including World War II. All to benefit the Soviet machine. Drawing on a wealth of newly unclassified documents, it is a riveting story of the man 007 creator Ian Fleming described as “the most formidable spy in history.”