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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide England's South Coast

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff. · DK Eyewitness Travel
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Visit and explore England's south coast, and discover historic churches and cathedrals, take hikes in the beautiful countryside, and eat authentic English fare with the first edition of this DK travel guide.From top restaurants, bars, and clubs to standout scenic sites and walks, our insider...
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Barron's SSAT/ISEE, 3rd Edition: High School Entrance Examinations

Kathleen Elliott · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 494
Format: Paperback

This updated manual prepares students to pass either the Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT) or the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) , nationally administered tests used as high school admission requirements by many private secondary schools. Students can improve their test-taking...
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Mayo Clinic The Integrative Guide to Good Health: Home Remedies Meet Alternative Therapies to Transform Well-Being

Brent A. Bauer · Oxmoor House
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

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This Is Not a Border: Reportage & Reflection from the Palestine Festival of Literature

Ahdaf Soueif · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Writers from Alice Walker to Michael Ondaatje to Claire Messud share their thoughts on one of the most vital gatherings of writers and readers in the world.The Palestine Festival of Literature was established in 2008 by authors Ahdaf Soueif, Brigid Keenan, Victoria Brittain and Omar Robert...
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The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker

Robert Mankoff · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 669
Format: Paperback

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It's my country too : women's military stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan

Jerri Bell; Tracy Crow · Potomac Books, Inc
Pages: 376
Format: Hardcover

This inspiring anthology is the first to convey the rich experiences and contributions of women in the American military in their own words - from the Revolutionary War to the present wars in the Middle East. Serving with the Union Army during the Civil War as a nurse, scout, spy, and soldier,...
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Modern Ethics in 77 Arguments: A Stone Reader

Peter Catapano · Liveright
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

From the editors of the widely influential The Stone Reader comes the most thorough and engaging guide to modern ethical thought available. Since 2010, The Stone -- the immensely popular, award-winning philosophy column in the New York Times -- has revived and reinterpreted age-old inquiries...
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The New Yorker Book of Golf Cartoons

Robert Mankoff · Wiley
Pages: 125
Format: Hardcover

A wry look at the golfing world, from the beloved cartoonists at The New Yorker A hilarious hole-in-one for golfers and cartoon-lovers alike, The New Yorker Book of Golf Cartoons, Second Edition brings together over a hundred classic images from across the magazine's eighty-plus-year history....
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Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide

DK Publishing · DK
Pages: 632
Format: Hardcover

The natural world is a dynamic place and our understanding of it is forever growing and changing. Since Animal was first published in 2001, the African elephant has been reclassified into two species, a cat-sized rat has been discovered in Papua New Guinea, the only plant-eating spider...
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The Best 382 Colleges, 2018 Edition

PRINCETON REVIEW. · Princeton Review
Pages: 880
Format: Paperback

NO ONE KNOWS COLLEGES LIKE THE PRINCETON REVIEW!The Princeton Review's college rankings started in 1992 with surveys from 30,000 students. Over 25 years and more than a million student surveys later, we stand by our claim that there is no single "best" college, only the best college...
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Insight Guides Rajasthan

Gavin Thomas · Insight Guides
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The name Rajasthan is deeply evocative, summoning up quintessential images of the India of popular imagination: forts, deserts and palaces. Be inspired to visit by the new edition of Insight Guide Rajasthan, a comprehensive full-colour guide to this vibrantly colourful Indian state.Inside...
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Korea Reborn a Grateful Nation

Park Geun-hye · Remember My Service Productions
Pages: 161
Format: Hardcover

This book honors war veterans for 60 years. It is a retrospective look at the Korean War and the years of prosperity that followed. The photos and text tell the story from the perspective of U.S. Veterans who served in the conflict and the Koreans who prospered from the freedom left in their...
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Insight Guides Taiwan

Insight Guides (Firm) · Insight Guides
Pages: 331
Format: Paperback

Taiwan is a fascinating country to visit, with ruggedly beautiful scenery and a vibrant culture that preserves the best of ancient traditions, while passionately embracing the newest in high-tech modernity. This new edition of Insight Guide Taiwan is a comprehensive full-colour travel guide...
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The Mind of Clover: Essays in Zen Buddhist Ethics

Robert Aitken · North Point Press
Pages: 199
Format: Paperback

In Taking the Path of Zen, Robert Aitken provided a concise guide to zazen (Zen meditation) and other aspects of the practice of Zen. In The Mind of Clover he addresses the world beyond the zazen cushions, illuminating issues of appropriate personal and social action through an exploration...
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Taking the Path of Zen

Robert Aitken · North Point Press
Pages: 149
Format: Paperback

There is a fine art to presenting complex ideas with simplicity and insight, in a manner that both guides and inspires. In Taking the Path of Zen Robert Aitken presents the practice, lifestyle, rationale, and ideology of Zen Buddhism with remarkable clarity. The foundation of Zen is the practice...
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The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II

SVETLANA ALEXIEVICH · Random House
Pages: 331
Format: Hardcover

A long-awaited English translation of the groundbreaking oral history of women in World War II across Europe and Russia - from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature"A landmark." - Timothy Snyder, author of On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth CenturyFor more than...
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You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a "Useless" Liberal Arts Education

GEORGE ANDERS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In a tech-dominated world, the most needed degrees are the most surprising: the liberal arts Did you take the right classes in college? Will your major help you get the right job offers? For more than a decade, the national spotlight has focused on science and engineering as the only reliable...
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The Martyr and the Traitor: Nathan Hale, Moses Dunbar, and the American Revolution

Virginia DeJohn Anderson · Oxford University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In September 1776, two men from Connecticut each embarked on a dangerous mission. One of the men, a soldier disguised as a schoolmaster, made his way to British-controlled Manhattan and began furtively making notes and sketches to bring back to the beleaguered Continental Army general,...
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Making Pottery You Can Use: Plates that stack • Lids that fit • Spouts that pour • Handles that stay on

JACQUI ATKIN · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Create cups, mugs, bowls, and more pieces that are perfect for you!Everyone who owns a beloved mug that has just the right handle, an agreeably "deep" cereal bowl, or a plate that fits perfectly in the dishwasher knows that once you've found these pieces, you wish you had more...
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The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote

SHARYL ATTKISSON · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerEver wonder how politics turned into a take-no-prisoners blood sport? The New York Times bestselling author of Stonewalled pulls back the curtain on the shady world of opposition research and reveals the dirty tricks those in power use to influence your opinions.Behind...
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Daphne du Maurier, Haunted Heiress

Nina Auerbach · University of Pennsylvania Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Auerbach examines the writer of depth and recklessness now largely known only as the author of Rebecca, looking at the way her sharp-edged fiction, with its brutal and often perverse family relationships, has been softened in film adaptations of her work. She reads both du Maurier's life...
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To the New Owners: A Martha's Vineyard Memoir

MADELEINE BLAIS · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In the 1970s, Madeleine Blais's in-laws purchased a vacation house on Martha's Vineyard for the exorbitant sum of $80,000. A little more than two miles down a poorly marked one-lane dirt road, the house was better termed a shack -- it had no electricity or modern plumbing, the roof leaked,...
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The Swamp: Washington's Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism―and How Trump Can Drain It

ERIC BOLLING · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

The Instant New York Times and USA Today Bestseller!When Washington D.C. was first built, it was on top of a swamp that had to be drained. Donald Trump says it's time to drain it again. In The Swamp, bestselling author and Fox News Channel host Eric Bolling presents an infuriating, amusing,...
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Lonely Planet Venice & the Veneto

Lonely Planet · Lonely Planet
Pages: 286
Format: Paperback

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Venice & the Veneto is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch a Murano glass-blower practice his craft, stroll past stalls of tiny...
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From Holmes to Sherlock: The Story of the Men and Women Who Created an Icon

MATTIAS BOSTRM · Mysterious Press
Pages: 597
Format: Hardcover

Everyone knows Sherlock Holmes. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created a unique literary character who has remained popular for over a century and is appreciated more than ever today. But what made this fictional character, dreamed up by a small-town English doctor in the 1880s, into such a lasting...
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Raising the Bottom: Making Mindful Choices in a Drinking Culture

Lisa Boucher · She Writes Press
Pages: 278
Format: Paperback

Have you ever wondered if social drinking has unintended consequences to your health, family, relationships, or your profession? Have you ever thought that losing control of your drinking couldn't happen to you or someone you love? All the women you know are too smart. Too rich. Too kind....
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Shooting Ghosts: A U.S. Marine, a Combat Photographer, and Their Journey Back from War

THOMAS J BRENNAN · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"A majestic book." --Bessel van der Kolk, MD, author of The Body Keeps the ScoreA unique joint memoir by a U.S. Marine and a conflict photographer whose unlikely friendship helped both heal their war-wounded bodies and souls"The dueling-piano spirit of SHOOTING GHOSTS works...
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The Heart of Meditation: Discovering Innermost Awareness

Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho Dalai Lama XIV · Shambhala
Pages: 152
Format: Hardcover

His Holiness the Dalai Lama provides intimate details on an advanced meditation practice called Dzogchen using a visionary poem by the 19th-century saint Patrul Rinpoche, author of the Buddhist classic Words of My Perfect Teacher. The Dalai Lama deftly connects how training the mind in compassion...
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Nixon's White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever

PATRICK J BUCHANAN · Crown Forum
Pages: 436
Format: Hardcover

From Vietnam to the Southern Strategy, from the opening of China to the scandal of Watergate, Pat Buchanan - speechwriter and senior adviser to President Nixon - tells the untold story of Nixon's embattled White House, from its historic wins to it devastating defeats. In his inaugural...
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Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory: What's Normal, What's Not, and What to Do About It

ANDREW E BUDSON · Oxford University Press
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

As you age, you may find yourself worrying about your memory. Where did I put those car keys? What time was my appointment? What was her name again? With more than 41 million Americans over the age of 65 in the United States, the question becomes how much (or, perhaps, what type) of memory...
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The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love of Theatre and Why She Works in Hollywood

PAULA BYRNE · Harper Perennial
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Perfect for fans of Jane Austen, this updated edition of Paula Byrne's debut book includes new material that explores the history of Austen stage adaptations, why her books work so well on screen, and what that reveals about one of the world's most beloved authors.Originally published by Bloomsbury...
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I'll Have What She's Having: How Nora Ephron's Three Iconic Films Saved the Romantic Comedy

ERIN CARLSON · Hachette Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A backstage look at the making of Nora Ephron's revered trilogy--When Harry Met Sally, You've Got Mail, and Sleepless in Seattle--which brought romantic comedies back to the fore, and an intimate portrait of the beloved writer/director who inspired a generation of Hollywood women, from...
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How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays

MANDY LEN CATRON · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

An insightful, charming, and absolutely fascinating memoir from the author of the popular New York Times essay, "To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This," (one of the top five most popular New York Times pieces of 2015) explores the romantic myths we create and explains how they...
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You Play the Girl: On Playboy Bunnies, Stepford Wives, Train Wrecks, & Other Mixed Messages

Carina Chocano · Mariner Books
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

In this smart, funny, impassioned call to arms, a pop culture critic merges memoir and commentary to explore how our culture shapes ideas about who women are, what they are meant to be, and where they belong.Who is "the girl"? Look to movies, TV shows, magazines, and ads and the message...
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The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams

Deepak Chopra · New World Library / Amber-Allen Publishing
Format: Audiobook

Deepak Chopra's best-selling guide to creating abundance and prosperity is now on CD and read by the author. Based on seven natural laws that govern all creation, this book shatters the myth that success results only from hard work, exacting plans, and driving ambition. Deepak Chopra offers...
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Stephen Colbert's Midnight Confessions

LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Forgive him, Father, for Stephen Colbert has sinned. He knew it was wrong at the time. But he went ahead and did it anyway. Now he's begging for forgiveness. Based on his popular segment from The Late Show, Stephen Colbert and his team of writers now reveal his most shameful secrets to millions...
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The Essential Confucius

Confucius. · HarperOne
Pages: 179
Format: Paperback

A deluxe paperback edition: Thomas Cleary's brilliant translation of the sayings of Confucius presented in the order of the 64 classic I Ching hexagrams.
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Electric October: Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of Fame That Lasted Forever

Kevin Cook · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The story of six ordinary baseball players whose lives intersected in the 1947 World Series, through whom the author explores the life-changing effects of momentary fame.The 1947 World Series was "the most exciting ever" in the words of Joe DiMaggio, with a decade's worth of drama...
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Your Pregnancy After 35: Revised Edition

Glade B. Curtis · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 401
Format: Paperback

Today, 1 in 5 women in the United States has her first child after age 35. When a woman becomes pregnant in her late thirties or forties, she has different needs than a younger mother-to-be. Now, after more than ten years, Your Pregnancy after 35 has been fully revised with cutting-edge...
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Supreme Democracy: The End of Elitism in Supreme Court Nominations

Richard Davis · Oxford University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Supreme Court nominations were driven by presidents, senators, and some legal community elites. Many nominations were quick processes with little Senate deliberation, minimal publicity and almost no public involvement. Today, however, confirmation...
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Science in the Soul: Selected Shorter Writings

RICHARD DAWKINS · Random House
Pages: 438
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The legendary biologist and bestselling author mounts a timely and passionate defense of science and clear thinking with this career-spanning collection of essays, including twenty pieces published in the United States for the first time. For decades, Richard...
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The Selfish Gene: 40th Anniversary Edition

Richard Dawkins · Oxford University Press
Pages: 544
Format: Paperback

The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages. As influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution...
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The Hormone Myth: How Junk Science, Gender Politics, and Lies about PMS Keep Women Down

Robyn Stein DeLuca PhD · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

It's time for women to reject the "hormone myth" and own their emotions in a healthy and realistic way. This provocative book exposes pervasive myths about women's hormones and shows how flawed, obsolete research and sexism have combined to keep women "in their place."...
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Are We Screwed?: How a New Generation is Fighting to Survive Climate Change

Geoff Dembicki · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A declaration of independence, and a call for systemic change, from the generation that will be most impacted by climate change.If anyone doubted the potential political power of the Millennial generation, Bernie Sanders' campaign put it in the spotlight. Are We Screwed? makes clear that...
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The Code of Trust: An American Counterintelligence Expert's Five Rules to Lead and Succeed

CAMERON STAUTH · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Robin Dreeke is a 28-year veteran of federal service, including the United States Naval Academy, United States Marine Corps. He served most recently as a senior agent in the FBI, with 20 years of experience. He was, until recently, the head of the Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis...
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Skillful Coping: Essays on the phenomenology of everyday perception and action

Hubert L Dreyfus · Oxford University Press
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

For fifty years Hubert Dreyfus has addressed an astonishing range of issues in the fields of phenomenology, existentialism, cognitive science, and the philosophical study of mind. Dreyfus has inspired a whole generation of philosophers as he has creatively drawn on and clearly articulated...
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The Du Mauriers

Daphne Du Maurier · Virago
Pages: 317
Format: Paperback

When Daphne du Maurier wrote this book she was only thirty years old and had already established herself both as a biographer, with the acclaimed Gerald: A Portrait, and as a novelist. The Du Mauriers was written during a vintage period of her career, between two of her best-loved novels:...
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Vanishing Cornwall

Daphne Du Maurier · Virago
Pages: 212
Format: Paperback

'There was a smell in the air of tar and rope and rusted chain, a smell of tidal water. Down harbour, around the point, was the open sea. Here was the freedom I desired, long sought-for, not yet known. Freedom to write, to walk, to wander, freedom to climb hills, to pull a boat, to be alone...
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The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books

Martin Edwards · Poisoned Pen Press
Format: Hardcover

This book tells the story of crime fiction published during the first half of the twentieth century. The diversity of this much-loved genre is breathtaking, and so much greater than many critics have suggested. To illustrate this, the leading expert on classic crime discusses one hundred...
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The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken, and Baseball's Most Historic Record

John Eisenberg · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating story of baseball's legendary "Ironmen," two players from different eras who each achieved the coveted and sometimes confounding record of most consecutive games played When Cal Ripken Jr. began his career with the Baltimore Orioles at age twenty-one, he had no idea...
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The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives

Jesse Eisinger · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jesse Eisinger, a blistering account of corporate greed and impunity, and the reckless, often anemic response from the Department of Justice.Why were no bankers put in prison after the financial crisis of 2008? Why do CEOs seem to commit wrongdoing...
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We the People

Harold Evans · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A wise and entertaining guide to writing English the proper way by one of the greatest newspaper editors of our time. Harry Evans has edited everything from the urgent files of battlefield reporters to the complex thought processes of Henry Kissinger. He's even been knighted for his services...
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What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen

KATE FAGAN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From noted on-air commentator and sports journalist Kate Fagan, the heartbreaking and vital story of college athlete Maddy Holleran, whose death by suicide rocked the University of Pennsylvania campus and whose life reveals with haunting detail and uncommon understanding the struggle of young...
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The Latest Answers to the Oldest Questions: A Philosophical Adventure with the World's Greatest Thinkers

John Kennedy Toole · Grove Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

The work of the classic philosophers is well known. But what do contemporary thinkers say about what it is to be a human being? In his serious, challenging, and remarkably accessible new book, Nicholas Fearn turns to contemporary philosophers to ask the age old questions: Who am I? What...
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Abducting a General: The Kreipe Operation in Crete

Patrick Leigh Fermor · New York Review Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

One of the most daring feats in Patrick Leigh Fermor's daring life was the kidnapping of General Kreipe, the German commander in Crete, on April 26, 1944.Abducting a General, now published for the first time in the United States, is Leigh Fermor's own account of the kidnapping. Written...
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Roumeli: Travels in Northern Greece

Patrick Leigh Fermor · NYRB Classics
Pages: 260
Format: Paperback

Roumeli is not to be found on present-day maps. It is the name once given to northern Greece - stretching from the Bosporus to the Adriatic and from Macedonia to the Gulf of Corinth, a name that evokes a world where the present is inseparably bound up with the past. Roumeli describes Patrick...
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Culinary Reactions: The Everyday Chemistry of Cooking

Simon Quellen Field · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 238
Format: Paperback

When you're cooking, you're a chemist! Every time you follow or modify a recipe, you are experimenting with acids and bases, emulsions and suspensions, gels and foams. In your kitchen you denature proteins, crystallize compounds, react enzymes with substrates, and nurture desired microbial...
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On Inequality

Harry G. Frankfurt · Princeton University Press
Pages: 120
Format: Hardcover

Economic inequality is one of the most divisive issues of our time. Yet few would argue that inequality is a greater evil than poverty. The poor suffer because they don't have enough, not because others have more, and some have far too much. So why do many people appear to be more distressed...
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On Truth

Harry G. Frankfurt · Knopf
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

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It's Never Too Late to Be What You Might Have Been: A Guide to Getting the Life You Love

B J Gallagher · Viva Editions
Pages: 206
Format: Paperback

Inspired by the timeless quote by the great writer George Eliot, It's Never Too Late to Be What You Might Have Been is a guidebook to getting the life you've always wanted. Written in best-selling author BJ Gallagher's trademark warm and witty style, this book is written for, in her own words,...
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Be a Hero: The Essential Survival Guide to Active-Shooter Events

John Geddes · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Dealing with the unthinkableIt's never going to be you. Then one day you hear the clatter of automatic fire at the mall. You have been drawn into the chaos and terror of an active shooter event. What do you do? Who do you turn to? Be a Hero is the essential guide to terrorist attacks...
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Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps, Third Edition: Crafting a Winning Personal Statement

ALAN GELB · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 229
Format: Paperback

The definitive guide to writing an amazing essay and mastering the college applications process.Writing a memorable personal statement can seem like an overwhelming project for a young college applicant, but college essay coach Alan Gelb's organized and encouraging step-by-step instructions...
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Travels with Myself and Another: A Memoir

Martha Gellhorn · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

"Martha Gellhorn was so fearless in a male way, and yet utterly capable of making men melt," writes New Yorker literary editor Bill Buford. As a journalist, Gellhorn covered every military conflict from the Spanish Civil War to Vietnam and Nicaragua. She also bewitched Eleanor...
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The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the Year that Changed Literature

Bill Goldstein · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 351
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory narrative of the intersecting lives and works of revered authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence during 1922, the birth year of modernismThe World Broke in Two tells the fascinating story of the intellectual and personal journeys four legendary...
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The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics

David Goodhart · Hurst
Pages: 278
Format: Hardcover

A robust and timely investigation into the political and moral fault-lines that divide Brexit Britain and Trump's America -- and how a new settlement may be achieved.Several decades of greater economic and cultural openness in the West have not benefited all our citizens. Among those who have...
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Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult

BRUCE HANDY · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An irresistible, nostalgic, and insightful - and totally original - ramble through classic children's literature from Vanity Fair contributing editor (and father) Bruce Handy.In 1690, the dour New England Primer, thought to be the first American children's book, was published in Boston....
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White man's game : saving animals, rebuilding Eden, and other myths of conservation in Africa

Stephanie Hanes · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A probing examination of Western conservation efforts in Africa, where our feel-good stories belie a troubling realityThe stunningly beautiful Gorongosa National Park, once the crown jewel of Mozambique, was nearly destroyed by decades of civil war. It looked like a perfect place for Western...
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Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler

BRUCE HENDERSON · William Morrow
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Joining the ranks of Unbroken, Band of Brothers, and Boys in the Boat, the little-known saga of young German Jews, dubbed The Ritchie Boys, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s, came of age in America, and returned to Europe at enormous personal risk as members of the U.S. Army to play a key role...
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American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land

MONICA HESSE · Liveright
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Recommended Summer reading by TIME, Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple, and Elle. A breathtaking feat of reportage, American Fire combines procedural with love story, redefining American tragedy for our time.The arsons started on a cold November midnight and didn't stop for months. Night...
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The Diabetes Carbohydrate & Fat Gram Guide: Quick, Easy Meal Planning Using Carbohydrate and Fat Gram Counts

Lea Ann Holzmeister · American Diabetes Association
Pages: 736
Format: Paperback

The fifth edition of this all-time bestseller is back in a new edition - fully updated and with nearly 8,000 menu and food items! It includes complete nutrition information on everything from fruits and vegetables to fast food and prepackaged/frozen meals. Avoid inaccurate and crowd-sourced...
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Amish Society

John Andrew Hostetler · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

Highly acclaimed in previous editions, this classic work by John Hostetler has been expanded and updated to reflect current research on Amish history and culture as well as the new concerns of Amish communities throughout North America.
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Trespassing Across America: One Man's Epic, Never-Done-Before

Ken Ilgunas · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 267
Format: Paperback

Now that President Donald Trump has revived the Keystone XL pipeline that was rejected by former President Obama, Trespassing Across America is the book to help us understand the kaleidoscopic significance of the project. Told with sincerity, humor, and wit, Ilgunas's story is both a fascinating...
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The Cooperstown Casebook: Who's in the Baseball Hall of Fame, Who Should Be In, and Who Should Pack Their Plaques

JAY JAFFE · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 446
Format: Hardcover

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, tucked away in upstate New York in a small town called Cooperstown, is far from any major media market or big league stadium. Yet no sports hall of fame's membership is so hallowed, nor its qualifications so debated, nor its voting process...
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Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry into a Life of Meaning

AARON JAMES · Doubleday
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Assholes: A Theory, a book that - in the tradition of Shopclass as Soulcraft, Barbarian Days and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - uses the experience and the ethos of surfing to explore key concepts in philosophy. The existentialist philosopher...
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Palestine: The Reality: The Inside Story of the Balfour Declaration

J M N Jeffries · Olive Branch Pr
Pages: 758
Format: Paperback

A comprehensive history and analysis of the Balfour Declaration of 1917, published in the run up to its 100th anniversary.First published by Longman Green, London, this book had a short life; the entire stock and the publisher's premises were destroyed by the German blitz in 1941. The Balfour...
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The Long Reach of the Sixties: LBJ, Nixon, and the Making of the Contemporary Supreme Court

Laura Kalman · Oxford University Press
Pages: 488
Format: Hardcover

The Warren Court of the 1950s and 1960s was the most liberal in American history. Yet within a few short years, new appointments redirected the Court in a more conservative direction, a trend that continued for decades. However, even after Warren retired and the makeup of the court changed,...
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Being the Change: How to Live Well and Spark a Climate Revolution

PETER KALMUS · New Society Publishers
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Life on 1/10th the fossil fuels turns out to be awesome.We all want to be happy. Yet as we consume ever more in a frantic bid for happiness, global warming worsens.Alarmed by drastic changes now occurring in the Earth's climate systems, the author, a climate scientist and suburban father...
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Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

Gilbert King · Harper Perennial
Pages: 18
Format: Paperback

* Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction* Nominated for a 2013 Edgar Award * Book of the Year (Non-fiction, 2012) The Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor In 1949, Florida's orange industry was booming, and citrus barons got rich on the backs of cheap Jim Crow labor....
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No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need

NAOMI KLEIN · Haymarket Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

The election of Donald Trump is a dangerous escalation in a world of cascading crises. Trump's vision -- a radical deregulation of the US economy in the interest of corporations, an all-out war on "radical Islamic terrorism," and sweeping aside climate science to unleash a domestic...
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Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship

Michelle Kuo · Random House
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

A memoir of race, inequality, and the power of literature told through the life-changing friendship between an idealistic young teacher and her gifted student, jailed for murder in the Mississippi Delta "Reading with Patrick could be the most affecting book you'll read this year."...
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Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea

Mark Kurlansky · Modern Library
Pages: 203
Format: Paperback

In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rather than a mere state of mind. Nonviolence can and should be a technique for overcoming social injustice and ending...
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The Boy Who Loved Too Much: A True Story of Pathological Friendliness

Jennifer Latson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The poignant story of a boy's coming-of-age complicated by Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that makes people biologically incapable of distrust.What would it be like to see everyone as a friend? Twelve-year-old Eli D'Angelo has a genetic disorder that obliterates social inhibitions,...
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Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution

Jonathan B Losos · Riverhead Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A major new work overturning our assumptions about how evolution works Earth's natural history is full of fascinating instances of convergence: phenomena like eyes and wings and tree-climbing lizards that have evolved independently, multiple times. But evolutionary biologists also point...
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Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas

Donna M Lucey · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"Sargent's Women has a distinct elegance and potency -- Lucey's writing propels you forward, straight to the heart of the story, along the vibrant ties that linked this fascinating artist to the women he made infamous." -- Christene Barberich, global editor-in-chief and cofounder,...
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It's All One Case: The Illustrated Ross Macdonald Archives

Kevin Avery · Fantagraphics
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

This is a prose series of unpublished interviews with, and a visual retrospective of, the seminal mid- to late-20th century literary crime writer. In 1976, the critic Paul Nelson spent several weeks interviewing his literary hero, legendary detective writer Ross Macdonald. Beginning in the late...
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Melancholy Accidents: Three Centuries of Stray Bullets and Bad Luck

Peter Manseau · Melville House
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Did you know that fatal gun mishaps have been so common in America that for centuries, newspapers carried regular columns reporting on "melancholy accidents"?It came as a surprising discovery when, while conducting research that involved reading colonial-era newspapers, acclaimed...
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The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

BRIAN MERCHANT · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

We know the iPhone as the device that transformed our world, changing everything from how we talk to each other and do business, to how we exercise, travel, shop, and watch TV. But packed within its slim profile is the fascinating, untold story of scientific, technological, and business...
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Quakeland: On the Road to America's Next Devastating Earthquake

KATHRYN MILES · Dutton
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A journey around the United States in search of the truth about the threat of earthquakes leads to spine-tingling discoveries, unnerving experts, and ultimately the kind of preparations that will actually help guide us through disasters. It's a road trip full of surprises. Earthquakes....
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Care of the Soul, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Ed: A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life

Thomas Moore · Harper Perennial
Pages: 310
Format: Paperback

#1 New York Times BestsellerWith a new introduction by the author and additional material, this 25th anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller by Thomas Moore provides a powerful spiritual message for our troubled times.In this special 25th anniversary edition of Thomas Moore's...
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13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do: Take Back Your Power, Embrace Change, Face Your Fears, and Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success

Amy Morin · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 263
Format: Paperback

Master Your Mental StrengthRevolutionary new strategies that work for everyone from homemakers to soldiers and teachers to CEOsDon't waste time feeling sorry for yourselfDon't give away your powerDon't shy away from changeDon't focus on things you can't controlDon't worry about pleasing...
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The Women Who Flew for Hitler: A True Story of Soaring Ambition and Searing Rivalry

CLARE MULLEY · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

Biographers' Club Prize-winner Clare Mulley's The Women Who Flew for Hitler -- a dual biography of Nazi Germany's most highly decorated women pilots.Hanna Reitsch and Melitta von Stauffenberg were talented, courageous, and strikingly attractive women who fought convention to make their...
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Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women's Right to Vote

Johanna Neuman · NYU Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

New York City's elite women who turned a feminist cause into a fashionable revolution In the early twentieth century over two hundred of New York's most glamorous socialites joined the suffrage movement. Their names - Astor, Belmont, Rockefeller, Tiffany, Vanderbilt, Whitney and the like...
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The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories

Ilan Pappé · Oneworld Publications
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Following his critically acclaimed investigation of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine in the 1940s, renowned Israeli historian Ilan Pappe turns his attention to the annexation and occupation of Gaza and the West Bank, bringing us the first comprehensive critique of the Occupied Territories.Based...
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Ten Myths About Israel

Ilan Pappé · Verso
Pages: 171
Format: Paperback

The myths - and reality - behind the state of IsraelIn this groundbreaking book, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the Occupation, the outspoken and radical Israeli historian Ilan Pappe examines the most contested ideas concerning the origins and identity of the contemporary state...
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He's Not Lazy: Empowering Your Son to Believe In Himself

Adam Price · Sterling
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Clinical psychologist Price offers one of the most significant books of the year in this new look at an old problem - the underperforming teenage boy ... Price's book brings an important voice to a much needed conversation." - Library Journal (Starred review) On the surface,...
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Unshackling America: How the War of 1812 Truly Ended the American Revolution

WILLARD STERNE RANDALL · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 452
Format: Hardcover

Unshackling America challenges the persistent fallacy that Americans fought two separate wars of independence. Willard Sterne Randall documents an unremitting fifty-year-long struggle for economic independence from Britain overlapping two armed conflicts linked by an unacknowledged global...
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Simply Electrifying: The Technology that Transformed the World, from Benjamin Franklin to Elon Musk

Craig R. Roach · BenBella Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Imagine your life without the internet. Without phones. Without television. Without sprawling cities. Without the freedom to continue working and playing after the sun goes down. Electricity is at the core of all modern life. It has transformed our society more than any other technology....
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The Structure of Design: An Engineer's Extraordinary Life in Architecture

Leslie E Robertson · The Monacelli Press
Pages: 335
Format: Hardcover

In The Structure of Design, Leslie Earl Robertson recounts a storied career in engineering which has generated among the most innovative and formally daring buildings of the modern era, as well as his extensive collaborations with several titans of the practice: Minoru Yamasaki, Philip...
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Take Nothing With You

Sarah V. Schweig · University Of Iowa Press
Pages: 88
Format: Paperback

There are worlds we can imagine, but we live in this one: contingent and absurd. In her first full-length collection, Sarah V. Schweig aims to capture something essential and universal about this faulted inheritance. ?These poems operate on the notion that the lyric can be discovered in scattered...
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How To Raise An Amazing Child the Montessori Way, 2nd Edition

TIM SELDIN · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

"A practical parenting program to help build a calm and happy home life with your child, from birth through age six. This guide is based on Montessori school methods and packed with creative activities to help children discover more about their world as well as foster independence,...
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Everything Guide to Pregnancy Over 35: From Conquering Your Fears to Assessing Health Risks--All You Need to Have a Happy, Healthy Nine Months (Everything: Parenting and Family)

Brette McWhorter Sember · Everything
Pages: 289
Format: Paperback

With more and more women waiting to start a family, it's encouraging to know that you can have a healthy pregnancy over 35-and into your 40s-if you make well-informed choices about your prenatal care. Whether you're considering parenting for the first time or starting over, The Everything...
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The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage

Jared Yates Sexton · Counterpoint
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

On June 14, 2016, Jared Yates Sexton reported from a Donald Trump rally in Greensboro, North Carolina. One of the first journalists to attend these rallies and give mainstream readers an idea of the raw anger that occurred there, Sexton found himself in the center of a maelstrom. Following...
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Night Thoughts

WALLACE SHAWN · Haymarket Books
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Although he is guided and inspired by the people he respects, and despite the insufficiency of his knowledge and experience - an insufficiency shared by most (or all) other humans, Wallace Shawn can't see any real alternative to trying to figure out his own answers to the most essential...
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Hygge: The Danish Art of Happiness

Marie Tourell Soderberg · Penguin UK
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Other books will tell you how to be hygge. This is the only book that will show you. Though we all know the feeling of hygge instinctively, few of us ever manage to capture it for more than a moment. Now Danish actress and hygge aficionado Marie Tourell Søderberg has traveled the length...
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Murder In Matera: A True Story of Passion, Family, and Forgiveness in Southern Italy

HELENE STAPINSKI · Dey Street Books
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

"A murder mystery, a model of investigative reporting, a celebration of the fierce bonds that hold families together through tragedies ... Murder in Matera is a gem." - San Francisco Chronicle "Tantalizing" - NPR "A thrilling detective story ... Stapinski pursues...
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Clay Lab for Kids: 52 Projects to Make, Model, and Mold With Air-Dry, Polymer, and Homemade Clay

Cassie Stephens · Quarry Books
Pages: 144
Format: Flexibound

Clay Lab for Kids, a new addition to Quarry's Lab series, focuses on kid-friendly clays--air-dry, homemade, and polymer--that are safe and easy to use at home or in the classroom; no kiln required.Nashville art teacher Cassie Stephens makes clay a focus of her classes with amazing results....
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Algebra I Workbook For Dummies

Mary Jane Sterling · For Dummies
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

The grade-saving Algebra I companion, with hundreds of additional practice problems online Algebra I Workbook For Dummies is your solution to the Algebra brain-block. With hundreds of practice and example problems mapped to the typical high school Algebra class, you'll crack the code in no time!...
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The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World

Brad Stone · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 372
Format: Hardcover

A look deep inside the new Silicon Valley, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Everything Store Ten years ago, the idea of getting into a stranger's car, or a walking into a stranger's home, would have seemed bizarre and dangerous, but today it's as common as ordering a book...
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The Elements of Style

William Strunk · Longman
Pages: 105
Format: Hardcover

You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition. A new Foreword by Roger Angell reminds readers that the advice of Strunk & White is as valuable today as when...
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Affluence Without Abundance: The Disappearing World of the Bushmen

James Suzman · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A vibrant portrait of the "original affluent society"--the Bushmen of southern Africa--by the anthropologist who has spent much of the last twenty-five years documenting their encounter with modernity. If the success of a civilization is measured by its endurance over time, then...
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Accepted! 50 Successful College Admission Essays

Gen Tanabe · SuperCollege
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Students will prepare powerful and successful admission essays with the tools provided in this invaluable, newly-updated resource for the college-bound. Examples of 50 real essays are included, discussing such topics as leadership, personal obstacles, athletics, public service, special...
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Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72

Hunter S. Thompson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 481
Format: Paperback

From the legendary journalist and creator of "Gonzo" journalism Hunter S. Thompson comes the bestselling critical look at Nixon and McGovern's 1972 presidential election.Forty years after its original publication, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72 remains a cornerstone...
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Beginning HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies

Ed Tittel · For Dummies
Pages: 370
Format: Paperback

Your full-color, friendly guide to getting started with HTML5 and CSS3! HTML and CSS are essential tools for creating dynamic websites and help make your websites even more effective and unique. This friendly-but-straightforward guide gets you started with the basics of the latest versions...
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Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life

David Treuer · Grove Press
Pages: 330
Format: Paperback

Celebrated novelist David Treuer has gained a reputation for writing fiction that expands the horizons of Native American literature. In Rez Life, his first full-length work of nonfiction, Treuer brings a novelist's storytelling skill and an eye for detail to a complex and subtle examination...
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Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents

Ellen Ullman · Pushkin Press
Format: Paperback

With a New Introduction by Jaron Lanier A Salon Best Book of the Year In 1997, the computer was still a relatively new tool---a sleek and unforgiving machine that was beyond the grasp of most users. With intimate and unflinching detail, software engineer Ellen Ullman examines the strange...
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Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology

ELLEN ULLMAN · MCD
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The never-more-necessary return of one of our most vital and eloquent voices on technology and culture, the author of the seminal Close to the MachineThe last twenty years have brought us the rise of the internet, the development of artificial intelligence, the ubiquity of once unimaginably...
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Among the Living and the Dead: A Tale of Exile and Homecoming on the War Roads of Europe

Inara Verzemnieks · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Extraordinarily tender and finely wrought." -- Eliza Griswold, author of The Tenth Parallel"It's long been assumed of the region where my grandmother was born ... that at some point each year the dead will come home," Inara Verzemnieks writes in this exquisite story...
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America and the Great War: A Library of Congress Illustrated History

Margaret E Wagner · Bloomsbury Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"A uniquely colorful chronicle of this dramatic and convulsive chapter in American--and world--history. It's an epic tale, and here it is wondrously well told." --David M. Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author of FREEDOM FROM FEARFrom August 1914 through March...
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The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance

Josh Waitzkin · Free Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

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The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896

Richard White · Oxford University Press
Pages: 968
Format: Hardcover

The Oxford History of the United States is the most respected multivolume history of the American nation. In the newest volume in the series, The Republic for Which It Stands, acclaimed historian Richard White offers a fresh and integrated interpretation of Reconstruction and the Gilded...
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Oscar Wilde - The Major Works

Oscar Wilde · Oxford University Press
Pages: 638
Format: Paperback

Oscar Wilde's dramatic private life has sometimes threatened to overshadow his great literary achievements. His talent was prodigious: the author of brilliant social comedies, fairy stories, critical dialogues, poems, and a novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray. In addition to Dorian...
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The Wicked Wit of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde · Michael O'Mara
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Oscar Wilde's needle-sharp rejoinders are often repeated with delight. However, his jibes were rarely cruel, and displayed a profound understanding of the human character and its vanities. This collection includes such notable quotes as: "Work is the curse of the drinking classes"...
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Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

ROBERT WRIGHT · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From one of America's greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human brain. The mind is designed...
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Dangerous

Milo Yiannopoulos · Dangerous Books
Pages: 285
Format: Hardcover

The liberal media machine did everything they could to keep this book out of your hands. Now, finally, Dangerous, the most controversial book of the decade, is tearing down safe spaces everywhere.
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Why Poetry

Matthew Zapruder · Ecco
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An impassioned call for a return to reading poetry and an incisive argument for poetry's accessibility to all readers, by critically acclaimed poet Matthew ZapruderIn Why Poetry, award-winning poet Matthew Zapruder takes on what it is that poetry - and poetry alone - can do. Zapruder argues...
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Your Money and Your Brain: How the New Science of Neuroeconomics Can Help Make You Rich

Jason Zweig · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 340
Format: Paperback

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