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First Dads: Parenting and Politics from George Washington to Barack Obama

Joshua C Kendall - Grand Central Publishing
Format: Print book

Every president has had some experience as a parent. Of the 43 men who have served in the nation's highest office, 38 have fathered biological children and the other five adopted children. Each president's parenting style reveals much about his beliefs as well as his psychological make-up....
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The Lost Prince: A Search for Pat Conroy

Michael Mewshaw - Counterpoint
Format: Hardcover

"In The Lost Prince Michael Mewshaw sets down one of the most gripping stories of friendship I've ever read." -- Daniel Menaker, author of My Mistake: A Memoir Pat Conroy was America's poet laureate of family dysfunction. A larger-than-life character and the author...
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The Body Builders: Inside the Science of the Engineered Human

Adam Piore - Ecco
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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Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin

Timothy Snyder - Basic Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Americans call the Second World War “The Good War.” But before it even began, America’s wartime ally Josef Stalin had killed millions of his own citizens—and kept killing them during and after the war. Before Hitler was finally defeated, he had murdered six million...
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The Power of Kindness: The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life--Tenth Anniversary Edition

Piero Ferrucci - Penguin Books
Format: Print book

The popular guide to living with kindness now includes a new chapter, introduction, and exercises in this tenth-anniversary edition.When The Power of Kindness first appeared in 2006 it thrilled and challenged readers with one audacious promise: Your acts of generosity and decency are the secret...
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Rising Star, Setting Sun: Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and the Presidential Transition that Shaped America

JONATHAN SHAW - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

A monumental new history reveals how the transition of power from Eisenhower to Kennedy marked more than a succession of presidents -- it was the culmination of a generational shift in American politics, policy and culture. After winning the presidency by a razor-thin victory on November...
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The Knight Craft Book: 15 Things a Knight Can't Do Without

Laura Minter - GMC Publications
Format: Paperback

Create a knight's exciting world of castles, catapults, and crowns with 15 heroic and daring projects in The Knight Craft Book. Aspiring knights will happily cut, glue, paint, and cook their way into a fascinating, imaginary kingdom. These fantastic projects for pretend play like...
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80s Redux: Your Favorite Musicians Today

Mike Hipple - Schiffer
Format: Hardcover

The influence of 80s culture is undeniable, perhaps most popularly in music. So what are the musicians who built the sonic landscape of the 80s up to? Photographer Mike Hipple seeks to answer this and other burning questions in this nostalgic collection of portraits and interviews featuring...
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Good Friday on the Rez: A Pine Ridge Odyssey

David Hugh Bunnell - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Good Friday on the Rez follows the author on a one-day, 280-mile round-trip from his boyhood Nebraska hometown of Alliance to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, where he reconnects with his longtime friend and blood brother, Vernell White Thunder. In a compelling...
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Lonely Planet Pocket Porto

Lonely Planet - Lonely Planet
Format: Paperback

Lonely Planet: The world's number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet's Pocket Porto is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gaze over the city from the historic hilltop cathedral, experience...
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Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant

Roland Lazenby - Little
Format: Print book

Seventeen-time all-star; scorer of 81 points in a game; MVP and a shooting guard second only to Jordan in league history: Kobe Bryant is one of basketball's absolute greatest players, a fascinating and complicated character who knew when he was a mere boy that he would be better than Jordan...
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Capitalist Pigs: Pigs, Pork, and Power in America

J. L. Anderson - West Virginia University Press
Format: Hardcover

Pigs are everywhere in United States history. They cleared frontiers and built cities (notably Cincinnati, once known as Porkopolis) , served as an early form of welfare, and were at the center of two nineteenth-century "pig wars." American pork fed the hemisphere; lard literally...
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Tiny But Mighty: Kitten Lady's Guide to Saving the Most Vulnerable Felines

Hannah Shaw - Plume
Format: Hardcover

*A New York Times Bestseller* #1 National BestsellerIndie BestsellerFrom Kitten Lady, the professional kitten rescuer, humane educator, animal advocate, and owner of the popular Instagram @kittenxlady comes the definitive book on saving the most vulnerable - and adorable - feline...
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Duct Tape Bags: 40 Projects for Totes, Clutches, Messenger Bags, and Bowlers

Richela Fabian Morgan - Clarkson Potter
Format: Paperback

What if a designer handbag were as easy to craft as a duct tape wallet? Now it is with this easy-to-follow guide to making 40 handbags so fashionable, you wont actually believe theyre made of duct-tape. Part art-piece, part usable accessory, Richela Fabian Morgan shows how each of these...
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The World Atlas of Coffee: From Beans to Brewing -- Coffees Explored, Explained and Enjoyed

James Hoffmann - Firefly Books
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling reference updated and expanded with seven new coffee-growing countries. Praise for the first edition: "Fills a gap in the popular reference literature. Recommended." -- BOOKLIST "The definitive guide.... Well-written, informative, and a must-have for general...
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Social Empathy: The Art of Understanding Others

Elizabeth Segal
Format: Hardcover

Our ability to understand others and help others understand us is essential to our individual and collective well-being. Yet there are many barriers that keep us from walking in the shoes of others: fear, skepticism, and power structures that separate us from those outside our narrow groups....
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Nine Lessons I Learned from My Father

Murray Howe - Viking
Format: Hardcover

Part Tuesdays with Morrie, part Mr. Hockey, Nine Lessons I Learned from My Father is a son's intimate account of all that lies behind the towering legacy of the beloved Gordie Howe.When Gordie Howe passed away, the world paused to acknowledge the legacy of the game's...
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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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Ask a Manager: How to Navigate Clueless Colleagues, Lunch-Stealing Bosses, and the Rest of Your Life at Work

ALISON GREEN - Ballantine Books
Format: Paperback

A witty, practical guide to navigating 200 difficult professional conversations, from the host of the popular website Ask A Manager, and New York Magazine's work advice columnist.There's a reason Alison Green has been dubbed the "Dear Abby of the work world." Ten years...
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See Jane Win: The Inspiring Story of the Women Changing American Politics

Caitlin Moscatello - Dutton
Format: Hardcover

From an award-winning journalist covering gender and politics comes an inside look at the female candidates fighting back and winning elections in the crucial 2018 midterms. After November 8, 2016, first came the sadness; then came the rage, the activism, and the protests; and, finally,...
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Being Wagner: The Story of the Most Provocative Composer Who Ever Lived

Simon Callow - Vintage
Format: Paperback

Simon Callow, the celebrated author of Orson Welles, delivers a dazzling, swift, and accessible biography of the musical titan Richard Wagner and his profoundly problematic legacy--a fresh take for seasoned acolytes and the perfect introduction for new fans.Richard Wagner's music...
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Kind Is the New Classy: The Power of Living Graciously

Candace Cameron Bure - Zondervan
Format: Hardcover

"The world has a way of defining you if you don't know who you are before you get out there." - Candace Cameron BureAs a woman in today's world, you know what it's like to feel pressure on all sides from clashing cultural expectations. How can you stay true to who God has uniquely...
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Down to the Wire

Jeff Miller - Taylor Pub
Format: Hardcover

Recounts the American League pennant race of 1967, when four teams had a chance to win up to the last week, and the final winner was not determined until the last day
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The Skillful Forager: Essential Techniques for Responsible Foraging and Making the Most of Your Wild Edibles

Leda Meredith - Roost Books
Format: Paperback

The Skillful Forager is the ultimate forager's guide to working with any wild plant in the field, kitchen, or pantry. From harvesting skills that will allow you to gather from the same plant again and again to highlighting how to get the most out of each and every type of wild edible,...
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iPhone: The Missing Manual

David Pogue - O'Reilly Media
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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Strange Crime

Sophie Hogarth - Portable Press
Format: Paperback

These oddball stories about real-life crimes will make you shake your head.Loaded with dozens of entertaining and amusing articles about actual crimes, this latest book from Portable Press will definitely leave you scratching your head. Dumb crooks, celebrities gone bad, unsolved mysteries,...
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The Power of Self-Esteem: An Inspiring Look At Our Most Important Psychological Resource

Nathaniel Branden - HCI
Format: Paperback

Though most us come from dysfunctional families, this world-famous psychologist stresses that it is still possible to develop positive self-esteem. Self-esteem plays a powerful role in the key choices and decisions that shape our lives. But how can we tell whether the power of self-esteem...
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Like a Bat Out of Hell: The Larger than Life Story of Meat Loaf

Mick Wall - Trapeze
Format: Paperback

"I never wanted to be a big star. I just wanted to be the biggest at what I do! Powerful, unstoppable, heavy - when that word still meant something good!" - Meat Loaf, as told to Mick Wall Everything in the story of Meat Loaf is big. From the place he was born (Texas) ; to the family...
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Siriously Delicious: 100 Nutritious

Siri Daly - Oxmoor House
Format: Paperback

Popular food blogger and TODAY food contributor Siri Daly's Siriously Delicious is a collection of triumphs and mistakes, and simple, delicious recipes for people who love food. Like many of us trying to feed our families, Siri Daly is a very busy cook. As a mother of three under the age of 10, TODAY...
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An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago

Alex Kotlowitz - Anchor
Format: Hardcover

2020 J. ANTHONY LUKAS PRIZE WINNER. From the bestselling author of There Are No Children Here, a richly textured, heartrending portrait of love and death in Chicagos most turbulent neighborhoods.. The numbers are staggering: over the past twenty years in Chicago, 14,033 people have been...
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Apollo's Legacy: Perspectives on the Moon Landings

Roger D. Launius - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic mission to reach the moon.President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced to Congress that the United States should land a man on the Moon by 1970. No group...
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It's Momplicated: Hope and Healing for Imperfect Daughters of Imperfect Mothers

Debbie Alsdorf - Tyndale Momentum
Format: Hardcover

Let's face it: when it comes to mothers and their daughters, things can get a little . . . complicated. Momplicated, you might say.Whether your relationship with your mom has been wonderful or stressful, redeemed or broken, close or nonexistent, it's one of your life's most...
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Zen beyond Mindfulness: Using Buddhist and Modern Psychology for Transformational Practice

Jules Shuzen Harris - Shambhala
Format: Paperback

An effective new approach to Buddhist practice that combines the rigor of traditional meditation and study with the psychological support necessary for practice in modern life.Zen teacher Jules Shuzen Harris argues that contemporary American Buddhists face two primary challenges: (1) "spiritual...
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Coffin Corner Boys: One Bomber, Ten Men, and Their Harrowing Escape from Nazi-Occupied France

C AVRIETT - Regnery History
Format: Hardcover

As a young band of brothers flies over German-occupied France, they come under heavy fire. Their B-17 is shot down and the airmen -- stumbling through fields and villages -- scatter across Europe. Some struggled to flee for safety. Others were captured immediately and imprisoned. Now, for the first...
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Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter

Kate Clifford Larson - Houghton Mifflin
Format: Print book

They were the most prominent American family of the twentieth century. The daughter they secreted away made all the difference. Joe and Rose Kennedy's strikingly beautiful daughter Rosemary attended exclusive schools, was presented as a debutante to the Queen of England, and traveled the world...
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Skin Deep: Journeys in the Divisive Science of Race

Gavin Evans - Oneworld Publications
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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Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities

Bettany Hughes - Da Capo Press
Format: Hardcover

Istanbul has always been a place where stories and histories collide.From the Koran to Shakespeare, this city with three names--Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul--resonates as an idea and a place, real and imagined. Standing as the gateway between East and West, it has been the capital...
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To Protect and Serve: How to Fix America's Police

Norm Stamper - Nation Books
Format: Print book

The police in America belong to the people - not the other way around. Yet millions of Americans experience their cops as racist, brutal, and trigger-happy: an overly aggressive, militarized enemy of the people. For their part, today's officers feel they are under siege - misunderstood,...
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Knitting Modular Shawls, Wraps, and Stoles: An Easy, Innovative Technique for Creating Custom Designs, with 185 Stitch Patterns

Melissa Leapman - Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Hardcover

Shawls are practical, versatile, and an ever-popular project among knitters. Noted designer Melissa Leapman has developed an innovative technique that promises hundreds of beautiful shawl design options in Knitting Modular Shawls, Wraps, and Stoles! Beginning with a simple triangular wedge,...
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Sketching People: An Urban Sketchers Manual to Drawing Figures and Faces

Lynne Chapman - Sourcebooks
Format: Paperback

The best resource to learn how to draw peopleDelve into the world of artistic expression with Sketching People: An Urban Sketchers Manual to Drawing Figures and Faces. This captivating guide provides insightful techniques to help budding and experienced artists capture the human figure...
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The Method to the Madness: Donald Trump's Ascent as Told by Those Who Were Hired, Fired, Inspired--and Inaugurated

Allen Salkin - All Points Books
Format: Hardcover

A Rosetta Stone for understanding Donald Trump's style, mindset, and every action, made up of over one hundred interviews with his closest associates over the last 15 years.To his critics, Donald Trump is an impulsive, undisciplined crackpot who accidentally lucked into the presidency....
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True Inclusion: Creating Communities of Radical Embrace

Brandan Robertson - Chalice Press
Format: Paperback

"This is a challenging but compassionate view of a troubling reality that should inspire every community of believers." -- BOOKLIST Discover how to move your church beyond mere welcome to radical embrace.So your church website says you're welcoming, a rainbow flag flies...
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Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul

James McBride - Spiegel & Grau
Format: eBook

National Book Award winner James McBride goes in search of the "real" James Brown after receiving a tip that promises to uncover the man behind the myth. His surprising journey illuminates not only our understanding of this immensely troubled, misunderstood, and complicated soul...
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End Times: A Brief Guide to the End of the World

Bryan Walsh - Hachette Books
Format: Hardcover

Newsweek and Bloomberg popular science and investigative journalist Bryan Walsh explores the history of extinction and offers a cutting-edge examination of existential risk, the dangerous mistakes we have yet to pay for, and concrete steps we can take to protect ourselves...
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The Voyeur's Motel

Gay Talese - Grove Press
Format: Hardcover

On January 7, 1980, in the run-up to the publication of his landmark bestseller Thy Neighbor's Wife, Gay Talese received an anonymous letter from a man in Colorado. "Since learning of your long awaited study of coast-to-coast sex in America," the letter began, "I feel...
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31 Proverbs to Light Your Path

Liz Curtis Higgs - WaterBrook
Format: Hardcover

Take Heart, Beloved. His Light Is Shining, And Your Path Is Clear.Wherever you are on your journey, here is the wisdom you need for the road ahead. Maybe you're stuck and want to move forward. Or you feel anxious and long to know what's next. Or you're ready for an uplifting...
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Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters

Anne Boyd Rioux - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

On its 150th anniversary, discover the story of the beloved classic that has captured the imaginations of generations.Soon after publication on September 30, 1868, Little Women became an enormous bestseller and one of America's favorite novels. Its popularity quickly spread throughout the world,...
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Quick Prep Cooking with Your Instant Pot: 75 Big-Flavor Dishes That Require Minimal Work

Stefanie Bundalo - Page Street Publishing
Format: Paperback

Mouthwatering Meals with 15 Minutes of Prep or LessFlavor-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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Ladysitting: My Year with Nana at the End of Her Century

Lorene Cary - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

Lorene Cary's grandmother moves in, and everything changes: day-to-day life, family relationships, the Nana she knew -- even their shared past.From cherished memories of weekends she spent as a child with her indulgent Nana to the reality of the year she spent "ladysitting" her now frail...
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Collected Poems: 1950-2012

Adrienne Rich - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

The collected works of Adrienne Rich, whose poetry is "distinguished by an unswerving progressive vision and a dazzling, empathic ferocity" (New York Times) .Adrienne Rich was the singular voice of her generation and one of our most important American poets. She brought discussions...
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Engineering for Cats: Improve the Life of Your Pet Through 10 Ingenious Projects

MAC DELANEY - Workman Publishing Company
Format: Paperback

There may be 100 million pet cats in this country, but who says that means they're domesticated? Sure, they clean themselves, use a litter box, and hunt rodents, but cats are also territorial beasts who think furniture is meant for claw sharpening, and that running water is always better...
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Delicious Dump Cakes: 50 Super Simple Desserts to Make in 15 Minutes or Less

Roxanne Wyss - St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Print book

Now anyone can bake rich, wonderful, and comforting desserts and get out of the kitchen in lightning-fast speed. Quick and convenient dump cakes are perfect for families with children who always want to help, for home cooks on the go and for anyone who just wants to keep their cooking...
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Apostles of Revolution: Jefferson, Paine, Monroe, and the Struggle Against the Old Order in America and Europe

JOHN FERLING - Bloomsbury Publishing
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed historian John Ferling, the story of how Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and James Monroe championed the most radical ideas of the American and French Revolutions.Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and James Monroe were in the vanguard of revolutionary ideas in the 18th century....
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Moment Work: Tectonic Theater Project's Process of Devising Theater

Moisés Kaufman - Vintage
Format: eBook

A detailed guide to the collaborative method developed by the acclaimed creators of The Laramie Project and Gross Indecency--destined to become a classic. A Vintage Original.By Moiss Kaufman and Barbara Pitts McAdams with Leigh Fondakowski, Andy Paris, Greg Pierotti, Kelli Simpkins, Jimmy...
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Piece and Quilt with Precuts: 11 Quilts, 18 Machine-Quilting Designs, Start-to-Finish Success!

Christa Watson - That Patchwork Place
Format: Paperback

Learn easy, efficient tricks for piecing irresistible quilt tops with precuts and leftover fabric scraps, and discover 18 machine-quilting motifs you can mix and match. Award-winning quilter and designer Christa Watson guides you through 11 skill-building projects with quilting designs...
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Road Trip USA Route 66

JAMIE JENSEN - Moon Travel
Format: Paperback

Rediscover the Open Road!Make the most of the historic "Main Street of America" from quirky cosmopolitan Chicago and St. Louis, southwest through the deserts of New Mexico and Arizona, to sunny chic Los Angeles. Road Trip USA: Route 66 is roadside Americana at your fingertips!Inside...
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Hidden Hemingway: Inside the Ernest Hemingway Archives of Oak Park

Robert K Elder - The Kent State University Press
Format: Print book

Thinking of Ernest Hemingway often brings to mind his travels around the world, documenting war and engaging in thrilling adventures. However, fully understanding this outsized international author means returning to his place of birth. Hidden Hemingway presents highlights from the extraordinary...
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Official social security administration answers to 100 frequently asked questions about retirement

Social Security Administration. - Welcome Rain
Format: Print book

For most Americans, Social Security is their largest financial asset, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars and indexed against increases in the cost of living. But it is estimated that Americans lose $10 billion a year in unclaimed benefits. This is money that has been earned, that they...
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Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals

Rachel Hollis - Harpercollins Leadership
Format: Hardcover

"Hollis's writing is beautifully blunt, and she humbly thanks her fans for her success. Her actionable ideas and captivating voice will encourage women to believe in themselves." - Publisher's Weekly (starred review) "I believe we can change the world. But first, we've...
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Airborne in 1943: The Daring Allied Air Campaign Over the North Sea

Kevin Wilson - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

A gripping account of the heroism of bomber planes in 1943 -- the year the "Dambusters" embarked on a campaign to try to win World War II in one quick stroke. The year 1943 saw the beginning of an unprecedented bombing campaign against Germany. Over the next twelve months, tens...
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They Call Me Supermensch: My Amazing Adventures in Rock 'n' Roll, Hollywood, and Haute Cuisine

Shep Gordon - Anthony Bourdain/Ecco
Format: Book

An eye-popping peek into entertainment industry from the magnetic force who has worked with an impeccable roster of stars throughout his storied career.In the course of his legendary career as a manager, agent, and producer, Shep Gordon has worked with, and befriended, some of the biggest...

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

Erin Benzakein - Chronicle Books
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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Reagan: An American Journey

Bob Spitz - Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling biographer Bob Spitz, a full and rich biography of an epic American life, capturing what made Ronald Reagan both so beloved and so transformational.More than five years in the making, based on hundreds of interviews and access to previously unavailable documents,...
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A Glorious Freedom: Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives

Lisa Congdon - Chronicle Books
Format: Hardcover

The glory of growing older is the freedom to be more truly ourselves - with age we gain the liberty to pursue bold new endeavors and worry less about what other people think. In this richly illustrated volume, bestselling author and artist Lisa Congdon explores the power of women over the age of forty...
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Billy Martin: Baseball's Flawed Genius

Bill Pennington - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of one of baseball's most celebrated, mercurial, and misunderstood figures Billy Martin is a story of contrasts. He was the clutch second baseman for the dominant New York Yankees of the 1950s. He then spent sixteen seasons managing in the big leagues, and is considered...
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Dried & True: The Magic of Your Dehydrator in 80 Delicious Recipes and Inspiring Techniques

Sara Dickerman - Chronicle Books
Format: Print book

Dehydrators have transitioned from the kitchens of the world's best chefs onto the wedding registry - and this book reveals why. There's no dinner party with friends, school lunchbox, or weekend-backpack dry bag that isn't made more delicious and nutritious thanks to a dehydrator....
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Moda All-Stars - Mini-Charm Quilts: 18 Clever Projects for 2-1/2" Squares

Lissa Alexander - That Patchwork Place
Format: Paperback

The Moda All-Stars are back with their sixth book--and it'll charm you in many "mini" ways! Start with one, two, or three packs of 2" mini charm squares (they're mini, but they pack a mighty punch) . Choose projects from 18 celebrated Moda designers, including Lisa Bongean,...
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Unbound: A Story of Snow and Self-Discovery

Stephanie Jagger - Harperwave
Format: Print book

A young woman follows winter across five continents on a physical and spiritual journey that tests her body and soul, in this transformative memoir, full of heart and courage, that speaks to the adventurousness in all of us.Steph Jagger had always been a force of nature. Dissatisfied with...
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The Islamic Challenge and the United States: Global Security in an Age of Uncertainty

Mohammed E Ahrari - McGill-Queen's University Press
Format: Print book

On September 11, 2001, Osama bin Laden declared "global jihad" on the West. In response to the day's attacks, the United States has waged its own global war on terrorism, which the Pentagon has described as a generational conflict similar to the Cold War. In The Islamic Challenge...
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Cats in Art

DESMOND MORRIS - Reaktion Books
Format: Hardcover

The cat - that most graceful, stubborn, and agile of animals - has been a favorite subject of artists the world over from prehistory to the modern day. A spectacular 7,000-year-old engraving in Libya depicts a catfight. Figures modeled by the Babylonians remind us of their belief that the souls...
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Incarnations: A History of India in Fifty Lives

Sunil Khilnani - Farrar
Format: Print book

An entertaining and provocative account of India's past, written by one of the country's leading thinkersFor all of India's myths, its sea of stories and moral epics, Indian history remains a curiously unpeopled place. In Incarnations, Sunil Khilnani fills that space, recapturing...
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Country Scenes in Acrylic

Jerry Yarnell - North Light Books
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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Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila

JAMES M SCOTT - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

The definitive history of one of the most brutal campaigns of the war in the Pacific.By early 1945, the war against Japan was at its height and General Douglas MacArthur began to fulfill his vow of liberating the Philippines. He was already planning his own victory parade down Dewey Boulevard...
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Catching Stardust: Comets, Asteroids and the Birth of the Solar System

Natalie Starkey - Audible Studios for Bloomsbury
Format: Paperback

Icy, rocky, sometimes dusty, always mysterious - comets and asteroids are among the Solar Systems very oldest inhabitants, formed within a swirling cloud of gas and dust in the area of space that eventually hosted the Sun and its planets. Locked within each of these extra-terrestrial objects...
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A Beautiful, Terrible Thing: A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal

Jen Waite - Plume
Format: Hardcover

**An International Bestseller**"Like Big Little Lies, A Beautiful Terrible Thing is a startling reminder that fairy tales aren't real. A master class in suspenseful storytelling, Jen Waite recounts the lies, betrayals, and infidelity she endured with unrestrained...
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Opium: How an Ancient Flower Shaped and Poisoned Our World

John Halpern - Hachette Books
Format: Hardcover

"A landmark project." -- Dr. Andrew Weil"Engrossing and highly readable." -- Sam Quinones"An astonishing journey through time and space." -- Julie Holland, MD"The most important, provocative, and challenging book I've read in a long time." -- Laurence...
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Elements of Family Style: Elegant Spaces for Everyday Life

Erin Gates - Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author and popular lifestyle blogger Erin Gates shares everything you need to know about designing a beautifully stylish - yet practical and functional - family home through candid advice, inspirational ideas, and lessons learned.Loved by her readers for her chic...
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Closing the Courthouse Door: How Your Constitutional Rights Became Unenforceable

Erwin Chemerinsky - Yale University Press
Format: Print book

A leading legal scholar explores how the constitutional right to seek justice has been restricted by the Supreme Court The Supreme Court's decisions on constitutional rights are well known and much talked about. But individuals who want to defend those rights need something else as well:...
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Secret Jets: A History of the Aircraft Developed At Area 51

BILL YENNE - Crestline Books
Format: Hardcover

When most of us think of Area 51, we think of aliens, UFOs, and controversial government cover-ups. It's easy to forget that, since the mid-1950s, the United States' famed extension of Edwards Air Force Base has served as a top-secret CIA testing ground for many of the most groundbreaking...
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Out of Pocket

Debby Mayne
Format: Hardcover(Library Binding - Large Prin)


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The Harper American Literature

Donald McQuade - Harpercollins College Div
Format: Paperback

US Paperback
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Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

WALTER STAHR - Simon & Schuster
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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Fortress America: How We Embraced Fear and Abandoned Democracy

Elaine Tyler May - Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning historian untangles the roots of America's culture of fear, and argues that it imperils our democracyFor the last sixty years, fear has seeped into every area of American life: Americans own more guns than citizens of any other country, sequester themselves in gated communities,...
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Adventures in Veggieland: Help Your Kids Learn to Love Vegetables with 101 Easy Activities and Recipes

Melanie Potock - The Experiment
Format: Flexibound

Your kids can learn to love vegetables - and have fun doing it! So long to scary vegetables; hello to friendly new textures, colors, and flavors! Here is a foolproof plan for getting your kids to love their vegetables. Just follow the "Three E's": Expose your child...
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The Lowells of Massachusetts: An American Family

Nina Sankovitch - St. Martin's Press
Format: Print book

The Lowells of Massachusetts were a remarkable family. They were settlers in the New World in the 1600s, revolutionaries creating a new nation in the 1700s, merchants and manufacturers building prosperity in the 1800s, and scientists and artists flourishing in the 1900s. For the first time,...
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Unashamed

Lecrae Moore - B&H Publishing Group
Format: Print book

"If you live for people's acceptance, you'll die from theirrejection. " Two-time Grammy winning rap artist, Lecrae, learned this lesson through more than his share of adversity childhood abuse, drugs and alcoholism, a stint in rehab, an abortion, and an unsuccessful suicide attempt....
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Moon Oslo

David Nikel - Moon Travel
Format: Paperback

One of Europe's fastest growing cities, Oslo offers art, culture, and outdoor adventure. Discover Norway's colorful capital with Moon Oslo. Inside you'll find:A range of flexible itineraries, from three days in the city to island-hopping in the Oslofjord, plus day trips to Frederikstad...
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The Undressing: Poems

Li-Young Lee - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

Celebrated poet Li-Young Lee returns with a breathtaking new volume about the violence of desire and the peace of love.The Undressing is a tonic for spiritual anemia; it attempts to uncover things hidden since the dawn of the world. Short of achieving that end, these mysterious, unassuming...
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Stirring Up Fun with Food: Over 115 Simple, Delicious Ways to Be Creative in the Kitchen

SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR - GRAND CENTRAL PUB
Format: Print book

More than 100 fun food-crafting ideas that will engage, delight, and amaze kids-from actress, entrepreneur, and mom, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and former Martha Stewart Living editor Gia Russo. Why stop with making basic brownies? Why not put them on a stick and decorate them? Why not take...
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Fire Road: The Napalm Girl's Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace

Kim Phuc Phan Thi - Tyndale Momentum
Format: Hardcover

Get out! Run! We must leave this place! They are going to destroy this whole place! Go, children, run first! Go now!These were the final shouts nine year-old Kim Phuc heard before her world dissolved into flames -- before napalm bombs fell from the sky, burning away her clothing and searing...
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Hockey Tough 2nd Edition.

Saul Miller
Format:  Print book : English

Hockey is a game of speed, agility, power, and skill. It's also a game of intimidation, urgency, pressure, and isolation. The best players aren't just physically gifted; they're also mentally tough. They step on the ice with poise, tenacity, and focus. With Hockey Tough, so can you.Hockey...
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Wait Till I'm Dead: Uncollected Poems

Allen Ginsberg - Grove Press
Format: Print book

Rainy night on Union Square, full moon. Want more poems? Wait till I'm dead. - Allen Ginsberg, August 8, 1990, 3:30 A.M.The first new Ginsberg collection in over fifteen years, Wait Till I'm Dead is a landmark publication, edited by renowned Ginsberg scholar Bill Morgan and introduced...
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Voyager: Travel Writings

Russell Banks - Ecco Press
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed, award-winning novelist takes us on some of his most memorable journeys in this revelatory collection of travel essays that spans the globe, from the Caribbean to Scotland to the Himalayas.Now in his mid-seventies, Russell Banks has indulged his wanderlust for more than half...
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The Newcomers: Learning a New Language and Making a New Home in a Place Called America

HELEN THORPE - Scribner
Format: Hardcover

"A delicate and heartbreaking mystery story...Thorpe's book is a reminder that in an era of nativism, some Americans are still breaking down walls and nurturing newcomers, the seeds of the great American experiment." - The New York Times Book Review "The teens we meet...
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A Kingdom of Their Own: The Family Karzai and the Afghan Disaster

Joshua Partlow - Knopf
Format: Print book

The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the United States--brilliantly portrayed here in its entirety for the first time by the former Washington Post Kabul bureau chief....
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You'll Grow Out of It

Jessi Klein - Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

PEOPLE'S BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR! ONE OF NEW YORK TIMES' NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2016!INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER!YOU'LL GROW OUT OF IT hilariously, and candidly, explores the journey of the twenty-first century woman. As both a tomboy and a late bloomer,...
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Jungle of Stone: The Extraordinary Journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood

William Carlsen - William Morrow
Format: Print book

New York Times Bestseller (Expeditions) "Thrilling. ... A captivating history of two men who dramatically changed their contemporaries' view of the past." - Kirkus (starred review) "[An] adventure tale that make[s] Indiana Jones seem tame." - Library JournalIn...
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Woven in Wire: Dimensional Wire Weaving in Fine Art Jewelry

SARAH THOMPSON - Interweave
Format: Paperback

Weave - Sculpt - Transform Break through the boundaries of traditional wirework jewelry to discover the world of intricate possibilities in Woven in Wire. As you weave, sculpt, and transform wire, award winning jeweler and wirework instructor Sarah Thompson guides you through the steps...
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Beyonc in Formation: Remixing Black Feminism

Omise'eke Natasha Tinsley - University of Texas Press
Format: eBook

Making headlines when it was launched in 2015, Omise'eke Tinsley's undergraduate course "Beyonc Feminism, Rihanna Womanism" has inspired students from all walks of life. In Beyonc in Formation, Tinsley now takes her rich observations beyond the classroom, using the blockbuster...
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The Book of Revelation

Dr. Wanda Wilkerson - CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Format: Paperback

This commentary book of the book of Revelation has been created Dr. Wanda Wilkerson, the president and founder of TCOR Bible College. The book of Revelation which is often a very hard book to study and many find it to be incomprehensible. Dr. Wilkerson has studied the Bible for years and has been...
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1619: Jamestown and the Forging of American Democracy

James P P Horn - Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary year in which American democracy and American slavery emerged hand in handAlong the banks of the James River, Virginia, during an oppressively hot spell in the middle of summer 1619, two events occurred within a few weeks of each other that would profoundly shape the course...
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The Inner Life of Animals: Love, Grief, and CompassionSurprising Observations of a Hidden World

PETER WOHLLEBEN - Greystone Books
Format: Hardcover

"Like The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben's The Inner Life of Animals will rock your world. Surprising, humbling, and filled with delight, this book shows us that animals think, feel and know in much the same way as we do--and that their lives are, to them, as precious as ours...
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Blacksmith's Craft: An Introduction to Smithing for Apprentices & Craftsmen

Council for Small Industries in Rural Areas - Fox Chapel Publishing
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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Breaking Cover: My Secret Life in the CIA and What It Taught Me about What's Worth Fighting For

Michele Rigby Assad - Tyndale Momentum
Format: Hardcover

The CIA is looking for walking contradictions. Recruiters seek people who can keep a secret, yet pull classified information out of others; who love their country, but are willing to leave it behind to head into dangerous places; who live double lives, but can be trusted with some of the nation's...
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How to Write Well: Bring your prose to life. Make your sentences sparkle

TIM DE LISLE - Connell Publishing
Format: Paperback

Writing matters. We all do it, and we all admire it when it's done well. It doesn't just express us; it represents us. We write to connect with other people - to make them laugh, or cry, or think. We also write to work out what we think ourselves: there's nothing like it for concentrating...
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Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive

Stephanie Land - Hachette Books
Format: Hardcover

Evicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America. Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich. "My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter."While the gap between upper...
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Trump's War: His Battle for America

MICHAEL SAVAGE - CENTER ST
Format: Print book

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} The wall, taxes, tariffs, deportations, Obamacare, guns, military strength, schools, abortion, religion - what will the new president do? The "Godfather of Trumpmania,"...
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We Shall Bury You!: The Hunt for the Spies Who Changed the World

HOWARD BLUM - Harper
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of Dark Invasion and The Last Goodnight once again illuminates the lives of little-known individuals who played a significant role in America's history as he chronicles the incredible true story of a critical, recently declassified counterintelligence...
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Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War

Ian Buruma - Thorndike Press Large Print
Format: Large Print Hardcover

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iPhone: The Missing Manual: The book that should have been in the box

DAVID POGUE - O'Reilly Media
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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National Geographic The Old West

Stephen G. Hyslop - National Geographic
Format: Hardcover

From Lewis and Clark's epic 1803 expedition to the showmanship of Buffalo Bill, the story of the American West is epic in scope, full of amazing tales of tragedy and triumph. Lavishly illustrated with vivid photographs and intricate maps, The Old West is the definitive history of a time...
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From Broken Glass: My Story of Finding Hope in Hitlers Death Camps to Inspire a New Generation

STEVE ROSS - Hachette Books
Format: Hardcover

From the survivor of ten Nazi concentration camps who went on to create the New England Holocaust Memorial, an inspiring memoir about finding strength in the face of despair.On August 14, 2017, two days after a white-supremacist activist rammed his car into a group of anti-Fascist protestors,...
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Something in the Blood: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote Dracula

David J. Skal - Liveright Publishing Corporation
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking biography reveals the haunted origins of the man who created Dracula and traces the psychosexual contours of late Victorian society.First published in 1897, Dracula has had a long and multifaceted afterlife -- one rivaling even its immortal creation; yet Bram Stoker has remained...
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Why Will No One Play with Me?: The Play Better Plan to Help Children of All Ages Make Friends and Thrive

Caroline Maguire - Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

From renowned parent expert Caroline Maguire, Why Will No One Play with Me? is a groundbreaking program that has helped thousands of children struggling with social skills to make friends, find acceptance, and have a happy childhood. Every parent wants their child to be okay--to...
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Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government's Secret Plan to Save Itself--While the Rest of Us Die

Garrett Graff - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

The eye-opening true story of the government's secret plans to survive and rebuild after a catastrophic attack on US soil - a narrative that span from the dawn of the nuclear age to today. Every day in Washington, DC, the blue-and-gold 1st Helicopter Squadron, code-named "MUSSEL,"...
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The Creative Curve: How to Develop the Right Idea, at the Right Time

ALLEN GANNETT - Currency
Format: Hardcover

Big data entrepreneur Allen Gannett overturns the mythology around creative genius, and reveals the science and secrets behind achieving breakout commercial success in any field. We have been spoon-fed the notion that creativity is the province of genius -- of those favored, brilliant...
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The Sixth Man: A Memoir

Andre Iguodala - Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

The standout memoir from NBA powerhouse Andre Iguodala, the indomitable sixth man of the champion Golden State Warriors.Andre Iguodala is one of the most admired players in the NBA. And fresh off the Warriors' third NBA championship in the last four years, his game has never been stronger....
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My iPhone

Brad Miser - Que Publishing
Format: Paperback

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone images that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone...
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The Black Prince and the Capture of a King: Poitiers 1356

Morgen Witzel - Casemate
Format: Hardcover

The capture of a king in the course of a battle was a relatively rare event. This, the climactic event of the Black Prince's first campaign as commander, came at the end of nearly a year of campaigning across the southwest of France.The battle of Poitiers in 1356 is less well known...
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The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire

Laura Claridge - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

Left off her company's fifth anniversary tribute but described by Thomas Mann as "the soul of the firm," Blanche Knopf began her career when she founded Alfred A. Knopf with her husband in 1915. With her finger on the pulse of a rapidly changing culture, Blanche quickly became...
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Dangerous Ground: My Friendship with a Serial Killer

M WILLIAM PHELPS - Kensington
Format: Hardcover

"Anyone can become a killer under the right circumstances - even you." For the first time, award-winning investigative journalist M. William Phelps reveals the identity of "Raven," the serial killer who co-starred with him on Dark Minds - and tells...
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Loved Baby: 31 Devotions Helping You Grieve and Cherish Your Child after Pregnancy Loss

Sarah Philpott - Broadstreet Publishing Group, LLC
Format: Hardcover

Close to one in four American women experience the silent grief of pregnancy loss. Loved Baby offers much-needed support to women in the middle of psychological and physiological grief as a result of losing an unborn child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or ectopic pregnancy loss. In Loved...
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Making Children Mind without Losing Yours

KEVIN LEMAN - Revell
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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Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America

ANONYMOUS. - St. Martin's Press
Format: Print book

A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITOR'S CHOICE | NAMED A BEST/MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2017 BY: The Washington Post * Bustle * Men's Journal * The Chicago Reader * StarTribune * Blavity "One of the most...
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Present over perfect : leaving behind frantic for a simpler, more soulful way of life

Shauna Niequist - Zondervan
Format: Hardcover

LIVE A LIFE OF MEANING AND CONNECTIONInstead of pushing for perfectionA few years ago, I found myself exhausted and isolated, my soul and body sick. I was tired of being tired, burned out on busy. And, it seemed almost everyone I talked with was in the same boat: longing for connection,...
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Work In: The Athlete's Plan for Real Recovery and Winning Results

Erin Taylor - VeloPress
Format: Paperback

Work In shares new mental and physical recovery techniques for athletes who give it all in every workout. With access to unparalleled training data and workout bragging rights on social networks, athletes are doing everything they can to "win the workout" and keep pace with the athletes...
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Llewellyn's Complete Book of Mindful Living: Awareness & Meditation Practices for Living in the Present Moment

Robert Butera - Llewellyn Publications
Format: Paperback

Enhance your awareness, achieve higher focus and happiness, and improve all levels of your health with the supportive practices in this guide to mindful living. Featuring over twenty-five leading meditation and mindfulness experts, Llewellyn's Complete Book of Mindful Living shows you how to boost...
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The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli - Riverhead Books
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, a concise, elegant exploration of time.Why do we remember the past and not the future? What does it mean for time to "flow"? Do we exist in time or does time exist in us? In lyric, accessible prose, Carlo Rovelli invites...
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The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee

SAM KASHNER - Harper
Format: Hardcover

A poignant, evocative, and wonderfully gossipy account of the two sisters who represented style and class above all else - Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill - from the authors of Furious Love.When sixty-four-year-old Jackie Kennedy Onassis died in her Fifth Avenue apartment, her younger...
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Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman's Awakening

Manal al-Sharif - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

A ferociously intimate memoir by a devout woman from a modest family in Saudi Arabia who became the unexpected leader of a courageous movement to support women's right to drive.Manal al-Sharif grew up in Mecca the second daughter of a taxi driver, born the year fundamentalism took hold....
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Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail

Jonathan Chait - Custom House
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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Good Grief: Heal Your Soul, Honor Your Loved Ones, and Learn to Live Again

THERESA CAPUTO - ATRIA BOOKS
Format: Print book

The star of TLC's Long Island Medium and New York Times bestselling author Theresa Caputo provides a guide to overcoming grief, filled with inspiring lessons from Spirit and astonishing stories from the clients who have been empowered by Theresa's spiritual readings.After...
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Presto!: How I Made over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales

Penn Jillette - Novel Audio
Format: Audiobook

An unconventional weight loss tale from an unconventional personality. Penn Jillette tells how he lost 100 pounds with his trademark outrageous sense of humor and biting social commentary that makes this success story anything but ordinary. Legendary magician Penn Jillette was approaching...
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Lab Girl

Hope Jahren - Alfred A. Knopf
Format: eBook

National Best SellerNamed One of TIME magazine's 2016 100 Most Influential PeopleAn illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendship; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see the natural world Acclaimed...
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Shadow on the Mountain: Nancy Pfister, Dr. William Styler, and the Murder of Aspen's Golden Girl

Stephen Singular - St. Martin's Press
Format: Print book

Nancy Pfister, heir to Buttermilk Mountain, the world-renowned site of the Winter X Games, was Aspen royalty, its ambassador to the world. She lived among the rich and famous: she partied with Hunter S. Thompson, dated Jack Nicholson, had a joint baby shower with Goldie Hawn, and globetrotted...
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Men of Air: The Courage and Sacrifice of Bomber Command in World War II

Kevin Wilson - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

The story of the everyday heroism of bomber crews in 1944, a turning point in the war against Germany. Bomber combat crews faced a wide array of perils as they flew over German territory. Bursts of heavy flak could tear the wings from their planes in a split second. Flaming bullets from...
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Everything Is Horrible and Wonderful: A Tragicomic Memoir of Genius, Heroin, Love, and Loss

Stephanie Wittels Wachs - Sourcebooks
Format: Hardcover

The space between life and death is a moment. But it will remain alive in me for hundreds of thousands of future moments.One phone call. That's all it took to change Stephanie Wittels Wachs' life forever.. Her younger brother Harris, a star in the comedy world known for his work on shows...
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Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery

Christie Aschwanden - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening exploration of how the human body can best recover and adapt to sports and fitness training.In recent years recovery has become a sports and fitness buzzword. Anyone who works out or competes at any level is bombarded with the latest recovery products and services: from drinks...
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The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II

Robert P Watson - Da Capo Press
Format: Print book

Built in 1927, the German ocean liner SS Cap Arcona was the greatest ship since the RMS Titanic and one of the most celebrated luxury liners in the world. When the Nazis seized control in Germany, she was stripped down for use as a floating barracks and troop transport. Later,...
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Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine

ALAN LIGHTMAN - Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed author of Einstein's Dreams, an inspired, lyrical meditation on religion and science, with an exploration of the tension between our yearning for permanence and certainty versus modern scientific discoveries pointing to the impermanent and uncertain nature of the world.As...
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The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington

Brad Meltzer - Flatiron Books
Format: Hardcover

Taking place during the most critical period of our nation's birth, The First Conspiracy tells a remarkable and previously untold piece of American history that not only reveals George Washington's character, but also illuminates the origins of America's counterintelligence movement...
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Loving Like You Mean It: Use the Power of Emotional Mindfulness to Transform Your Relationships

Ronald J. Frederick PhD - Central Recovery Press
Format: Paperback

No matter how hard we try, many of us struggle to make love work with our partners. The problem, as clinical psychologist Dr. Ron Frederick explains, is that our brains are running on outdated software. Without us knowing it, our early relationship programming causes us to fear being more...
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Granny Squares Weekend: 20 Quick and Easy Crochet Projects

EMMA VARNAM - GMC Publications
Format: Paperback

If you need an emergency craft fix, then this book has the answer! Armed with a crochet hook and some yarn you can rustle up these gorgeous projects in next to no time. Granny squares are a simple and fun way to get creative when time is short, whill offering a fashionable way to use up your...
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The Soul of Christmas

Thomas Moore - Franciscan Media
Format: Print book

"If you enter the spirit of Christmas, the child could be born in you. You have a chance to rise above the unconsciousness that is widespread in the world today." With his trademark blend of storytelling, faith, and psychological insight, New York Times bestselling author Thomas...
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Leadership in Turbulent Times

DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration of the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership.Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does...
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Theft by Finding: Diaries

DAVID SEDARIS - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiotDavid Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the makingIt's no coincidence that the world's best writers...
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King Edward VIII: An American Life

Ted Powell - Oxford University Press
Format: Hardcover

Before he fell in love with Wallis Simpson, Edward VIII had fallen in love with America. As a young Prince of Wales, Edward witnessed the birth of the American century at the end of the First World War and, captivated by the energy, confidence, and raw power of the USA as it strode onto...
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Knitting Pearls: Writers Writing About Knitting

Ann Hood - W.W. Norton & Company
Format: Print book

The rhythm, ritual, and pleasure of knitting are celebrated in this new collection for lovers of both knitting and literature. In Knitting Pearls, two dozen writers write about the transformative and healing powers of knitting. Lily King remembers the year her family lived in Italy, and a knitted...
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Burn the Place: A Memoir

Iliana Regan - Agate Midway
Format: Hardcover

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARDA singular, powerfully expressive debut memoir that traces one chef's struggle to find her place and what happens once she does.Burn the Place is a galvanizing memoir that chronicles Iliana Regan's journey from foraging on the family farm...
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Balanced and Beautiful: A 5-Day Reset for Your Body, Mind, and Spirit

KATRINA SCOTT - HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

A five-day intensive program to jumpstart your health and fitness, lose weight, and boost energy from the New York Times bestselling authors and founders of the massive global health and fitness brand, Tone It Up.As the founders of the Tone It Up fitness and health brand, Katrina Scott...
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Convenient Suspect: A Double Murder, a Flawed Investigation, and the Railroading of an Innocent Woman

Tammy Mal - Chicago Review Press
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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The Incredible True Story of Blondy Baruti: My Unlikely Journey from the Congo to Hollywood

Blondy Baruti - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

The inspirational and true rags-to-riches story of how one young boy made it from the war-torn Congolese jungles to America and onto the silver screen, all the while facing extraordinary trials and twists of fate with an unwavering faith and unflagging spirit.Blondy Baruti's boyhood in the Democratic...
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Unnecessary Roughness: Inside the Trial and Final Days of Aaron Hernandez

Jose Baez - Hachette Books
Format: Hardcover

The unabridged, inside story of the trial and final days of New England Patriots superstar Aaron Hernandez, by his attorney and New York Times bestselling author Jose Baez ("The best defense lawyer in the country." - Sean Hannity) .When renowned defense attorney Jose...
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Old School: Life in the Sane Lane

ANONYMOUS. - Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Format: Print book

Old School is in session....You have probably heard the term Old School, but what you might not know is that there is a concentrated effort to tear that school down.It's a values thing. The anti-Old School forces believe the traditional way of looking at life is oppressive. Not inclusive....
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Rick Steves Sicily

Rick Steves - Rick Steves
Format: Paperback

Swim in the sparkling Mediterranean, marvel at the peak of Mount Etna, and get to know this region's timeless charm: with Rick Steves on your side, Sicily can be yours!Inside Rick Steves Sicily you'll find:Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring SicilyRick's...
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The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman - Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores the newly discovered brilliance of birds....
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Seville & Andalusia

DK Publishing - DK Eyewitness Travel
Format: Print book

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Seville and Andalusia is a must-have guidebook for traveling to this beautiful region of Spain.DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best of Seville and Andalusia, whether you want to visit the Alhambra Palace...
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Feuding Fan Dancers: Faith Bacon, Sally Rand, and the Golden Age of the Showgirl

Leslie Zemeckis - Counterpoint
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 like no others....
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The Mystery of John Colter: The Man Who Discovered Yellowstone

Ronald M. Anglin - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Print book

From the first account of "Colter's Run," published in 1810, fascination with John Colter, one of America's most famous and yet least known frontiersmen and discoverer of Yellowstone Park, has never waned. Unlike other legends of the era like Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett,...
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Down City: A Daughter's Story of Love, Memory, and Murder

Leah Carroll - Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Like James Ellroy's, My Dark Places, DOWN CITY is a gripping narrative built of memory and reportage, and Leah Carroll's portrait of Rhode Island is sure to take a place next Mary Karr's portrayal of her childhood in East Texas and David Simon's gritty Baltimore. Leah Carroll's mother,...
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Orca: How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean's Greatest Predator

Jason M Colby - Oxford University Press
Format: Hardcover

Since the release of the documentary Blackfish in 2013, millions around the world have focused on the plight of the orca, the most profitable and controversial display animal in history. Yet, until now, no historical account has explained how we came to care about killer whales in the first...
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The Hatred of Poetry

Ben Lerner - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: eBook

No art has been denounced as often as poetry. It's even bemoaned by poets: "I, too, dislike it," wrote Marianne Moore. "Many more people agree they hate poetry," Ben Lerner writes, "than can agree what poetry is. I, too, dislike it and have largely organized...
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Preparing for Baby: All the Legal, Financial, Tax, and Insurance Information New and Expectant Parents Need

Nihara K Choudhri - American Bar Association
Format: Print book

Preparing for Baby is a must-have resource for every new and expecting parent, a legal and financial version of What to Expect While You're Expecting. Often, parents don't have the time or energy to deal with important legal and financial matters -- like buying life insurance, learning...
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Einstein's Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum

Lee Smolin - Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

A daring new vision of quantum theory from one of the leading minds of contemporary physicsQuantum physics is the golden child of modern science. It is the basis of our understanding of atoms, radiation, and so much else, from elementary particles and basic forces to the behavior of materials....
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Mykonos: Portrait of a Vanished Era

Robert McCabe - Abbeville Press
Format: Hardcover

Experience the unspoiled beauty and traditional culture of this legendary Greek island, as it was in the late 1950s There are hundreds of Greek islands. Why did Mykonos become, in just a few decades, one of the world's top vacation spots? Part of the answer can be found in these remarkable...
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The Killing of Uncle Sam: The Demise of the United States of America

RODNEY HOWARD-BROWNE - River Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Pride, greed, and power have driven men to do the unthinkable - including selling out their nations and unsuspected citizens to the most corrupt and destructive "invisible" global leaders on Earth. But how did this happen on American soil? How did the downfall begin and who were...
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Living Together: A Legal Guide for Unmarried Couples

Frederick Hertz Attorney - NOLO
Format: Paperback

Find answers you need br> Living together out of wedlock can mean anything, especially in court -- unlike married couples, Unmarried couples living together should take certain precautions, whether you've lived together for years on end, or are simply considering the idea. For over...
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Maison Kayser's French Pastry Workshop

Eric Kayser - Black Dog & Leventhal
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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A Consequential President: The Legacy of Barack Obama

Michael D'Antonio - Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Print book

Barack Obama was once a most unlikely candidate, but his successful campaign for the White House made him a worldwide sensation and a transformative figure even before he was inaugurated. Elected as the Iraq War and the Great Recession had discouraged millions of Americans, Obama made a promise...
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The Painted Art Journal: 24 Projects for Creating Your Visual Narrative

Jeanne Oliver - North Light Books
Format: Paperback

Take a mixed-media journey to the very heart of your creativity!The Painted Art Journal opens doors to your most personal and authentic art yet. Tell your story as only you can, through a series of guided projects that culminate in a beautiful, autobiographical art journal worthy of passing...
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Complete Crochet Course: The Ultimate Reference Guide

SHANNON MULLETT-BOWLSBY - Lark Crafts
Format: Hardcover

From renowned crochet designer Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby comes the ultimate reference manual for the absolute beginner. Filled with step-by-step photography throughout for an easy-to-follow and fully visual experience, this unparalleled guide teaches you how to crochet from the very first...
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In Search of the Phoenicians

Josephine Crawley Quinn - Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

Who were the ancient Phoenicians, and did they actually exist?The Phoenicians traveled the Mediterranean long before the Greeks and Romans, trading, establishing settlements, and refining the art of navigation. But who these legendary sailors really were has long remained a mystery. In Search...
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The Makers Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse: Defend Your Base with Simple Circuits, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi

Simon Monk - No Starch Press
Format: Paperback

Where will you be when the zombie apocalypse hits? Trapping yourself in the basement? Roasting the family pet? Beheading reanimated neighbors?. No way. Youll be building fortresses, setting traps, and hoarding supplies, because you, savvy survivor, have snatched up your copy of The Makers...
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Diamonds: An Early History of the King of Gems

Jack Ogden - Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

A lavishly illustrated, in-depth early history covering two thousand years of diamond jewelry and commerce, from the Indian mines to European merchants, courts, and workshops This richly illustrated history of diamonds illuminates myriad facets of the "king of gems," including...
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Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth

SARAH SMARSH - Scribner
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in the American Midwest.During Sarah Smarsh's turbulent childhood in Kansas in the 1980s and 1990s, the forces of cyclical poverty and the country's changing economic policies solidified her family's place among the working poor. By telling...
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