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The Body Builders: Inside the Science of the Engineered Human

Adam Piore · Ecco
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

For millennia, humans have tried - and often failed - to master nature and transcend our limits. But this has started to change. The new scientific frontier is the human body: the greatest engineers of our generation have turned their sights inward, and their work is beginning to revolutionize...

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Commander in Chief: FDR's Battle with Churchill, 1943

Nigel Hamilton · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: eBook

In the next installment of the "splendid memoir Roosevelt didn't get to write" (New York Times) , Nigel Hamilton tells the astonishing story of FDR's year-long, defining battle with Churchill, as the war raged in Africa and Italy. Nigel Hamilton's Mantle of Command,...
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iPhone: The Missing Manual

David Pogue · O'Reilly Media
Pages: 642
Format: Paperback

The iPhone may be the world's coolest computer, but it's still a computer, with all of the complexities. iPhone: The Missing Manual is a funny, gorgeously illustrated guide to the tips, shortcuts, and workarounds that will turn you, too, into an iPhone master.Written by Missing...
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Skin Deep: Journeys in the Divisive Science of Race

Gavin Evans · Oneworld Publications
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Everything you need to know about race (but were afraid to ask) . MYTH: Early Europeans were white. REALITY: The first Europeans had dark skin, black, curly hair and blue eyes. MYTH: Between 50,000 and 70,000 years ago, a 'cognitive revolution' led to the birth of culture in Europe....
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Quick Prep Cooking with Your Instant Pot: 75 Big-Flavor Dishes That Require Minimal Work

Stefanie Bundalo · Page Street Publishing
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Mouthwatering Meals with 15 Minutes of Prep or Less

Flavor-forward, fuss-free meals come together effortlessly with this indispensable guide to creating restaurant-quality dishes with your multi-cooker. From Lemon-Paprika Smothered Pork Chops to Lobster Fettuccini, each fresh and time-saving...

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Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms

Erin Benzakein · Chronicle Books
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

From Erin Benzakein, a leader in the locaflor farm-to-centerpiece movement and owner of internationally renowned Floret Flower Farm, Cut Flower Garden is equal parts instruction and inspiration - a book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements...
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Country Scenes in Acrylic

Jerry Yarnell · North Light Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Best-selling author, instructor and PBS TV show host, Jerry Yarnell delivers his latest offering with dozens of all new lessons and 8 full step-by-step landscape painting projects. Features detailed materials lists and advice on how to set up a palette. Learn the terms and techniques necessary...
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Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

WALTER STAHR · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 720
Format: Hardcover

Walter Stahr, award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Seward, tells the story of Abraham Lincoln's indispensable Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, the man the president entrusted with raising the army that preserved the Union.

Of the crucial men close to President...
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Blacksmith's Craft: An Introduction to Smithing for Apprentices & Craftsmen

Council for Small Industries in Rural Areas · Fox Chapel Publishing
Pages: 116
Format: Paperback

The iconic, must-have guide for modern handcraft artisans!37 foundational lessons for beginner blacksmithsStep-by-step instructions, crisp photography, and descriptive captionsLearn about the hearth, blast, and anvil, and practice all necessary skills, methods, and techniquesLessons on equipment,...
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iPhone: The Missing Manual: The book that should have been in the box

DAVID POGUE · O'Reilly Media
Pages: 650
Format: Paperback

iOS 11 for the iPhone includes a host of exciting new features, including a revamped Control Center and all-new powers for some of your favorite apps - Siri, AirPlay 2, Maps, Photos, and Maps. You can even send payment via iMessages and type with one hand!And the best way to learn all of these...
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Making Children Mind without Losing Yours

KEVIN LEMAN · Revell
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

We've seen the enemy, and they're small . . . and unionized.If anyone understands why children behave the way they do, it's internationally known psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Kevin Leman. Using the 7 principles of reality discipline, this father of five...
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Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail

Jonathan Chait · Custom House
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

"An unassailable case that, in the eyes of history, Barack Obama will be viewed as one of America's best and most accomplished presidents. Over the course of eight years, Barack Obama has amassed an array of outstanding achievements. His administration saved the American economy from...
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Convenient Suspect: A Double Murder, a Flawed Investigation, and the Railroading of an Innocent Woman

Tammy Mal · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

On Thursday, December 15, 1994, Joann Katrinak and her three-month-old son, Alex, went missing from their Catasauqua, Pennsylvania, home. Four months later, when their bodies were found in a lonely patch of woods, the police would launch a three-year investigation leading to the arrest...
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Feuding Fan Dancers: Faith Bacon, Sally Rand, and the Golden Age of the Showgirl

Leslie Zemeckis · Counterpoint
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Leslie Zemeckis continues to discover the forgotten feminist histories of the golden age of entertainment, turning her sights on the lost stories of Sally Rand and Faith Bacon -- icons who each claimed to be the inventor of the notorious fan dance

Some women capture our attention...
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Maison Kayser's French Pastry Workshop

Eric Kayser · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Master the art of French pastry with step-by-step instructions from one of Paris's best bakers and founder of the renowned Maison Kayser.
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