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The Theory and Craft of Digital Preservation

Trevor Owens · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Many people believe that what is on the Internet will be around forever. At the same time, warnings of an impending "digital dark age" -- where records of the recent past become completely lost or inaccessible -- appear with regular frequency in the popular press. It's as if we need...
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Your Cabin in the Woods

Conrad E Meinecke · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

Ever dream of escaping to a cozy cabin in the great outdoors? This unique bind-up of Conrad Meinecke's classic works helps make that a reality, while imparting a deeper appreciation of nature and of building something with your own two hands. For 70 years, readers have been enjoying Meinecke's...
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LSAT For Dummies: Book 5 Practice Tests Online

Scott A. Hatch · For Dummies; 3rd edition
Format: 3rd Edition

LSAT For Dummies prepares readers for the exam by giving them proven test-taking strategies, detailed content review, and plenty of practice questions. Features of this edition include: * 3 full-length practice tests -- two in the book plus a bonus exam online * Review of foundational...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations

MELVILLE HOUSE
Format: Paperback

From her start in Depression-era New York, to her final days at the pinnacle of the American legal system, Ruth Bader Ginsburg defied convention, blazing a trail that helped bring greater equality to women, and to all Americans. In this collection of in-depth interviews -- including her last,...
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The Address Book: What Our Street Addresses Reveal about Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power

Deirdre Mask · ST MARTINS PR
Format: Hardcover

An exuberant work of popular history: the story of how streets got their names and houses their numbers, and why something as seemingly mundane as an address can save lives or enforce power.

In a 2013 article for The Atlantic, Deirdre Mask documented the efforts by West...

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Superpower: One Man's Quest to Transform American Energy

Russell Gold · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The author of The Boom, "the best all-around book yet on fracking" (San Francisco Chronicle) , turns his attention to renewable energy pioneer Michael Skelly, whose innovations, struggle, and persistence represent the groundbreaking changes underway in American...
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Saved by a Song: The Art and Healing Power of Songwriting

Mary Gauthier · St. Martin's Essentials
Format: Hardcover

Mary Gauthier was twelve years old when she was given her Aunt Jenny's old guitar and taught herself to play with a Mel Bay basic guitar workbook. Music offered her a window to a world where others felt the way she did. Songs became lifelines to her, and she longed to write her own,...
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Convicting the Innocent: Death Row and America's Broken System of Justice

Stanley Cohen · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

"A landmark in the fight against the death penalty. Extensively researched and brilliantly written." Martin Garbus, criminal defense attorneyIn January 2000, Illinois Governor George H. Ryan declared a moratorium on state executions. Three years later, Ryan commuted all Illinois...
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Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions

Jeffrey Selingo · Scribner
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Getting into a top-ranked college has never seemed more impossible, with acceptance rates at some elite universities dipping into the single digits. In Who Gets In and Why, journalist and higher education expert Jeffrey Selingo dispels entrenched notions of how to compete and win at the admissions...
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