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Punishment Without Crime: How Our Massive Misdemeanor System Traps the Innocent and Makes America More Unequal

Alexandra Natapoff · Basic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory account of the misdemeanor machine that unjustly brands millions of Americans as criminalsPunishment Without Crime offers an urgent new interpretation of inequality and injustice in America by examining the paradigmatic American offense: the lowly misdemeanor. Based on extensive...
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By Hand: The Art of Modern Lettering

Nicole Miyuki Santo · Running Press Adult
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Learn the beauty and joy of modern lettering with By Hand, a thoughtful collection of projects and lessons to bring unique, handmade designs into your life, home, and gatherings.In a world of screens and social media, people are constantly searching for ways to reconnect to the handmade...
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Creative WaterColor A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners--Create with Paints, Inks, Markers, Glitter, and More!

ANA VICTORIA CALDERON · Quarry Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Creative Watercolor offers beginners a fun, modern, and practical approach to a timeless medium with instructions on how to paint simple motifs and lettering and embellish projects beautifully. In Creative Watercolor, popular watercolor artist and instructor Ana Victoria Calderon shares...
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Women Who Rock: Bessie to Beyonce. Girl Groups to Riot Grrrl.

Evelyn McDonnell · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A stellar and unprecedented celebration of 104 musical artists, WOMEN WHO ROCK is the most complete, up-to-date history of the evolution, influence, and importance of women in music. A gorgeous gift book, it includes a stunning, specially commissioned, full-color illustrated portrait of every...
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Grateful: The Transformative Power of Giving Thanks

Diana Butler Bass · HarperOne
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The author of the multiple award-winning Grounded and leading trend spotter in contemporary Christianity explores why gratitude is missing as a modern spiritual practice, offers practical suggestions for reclaiming it, and illuminates how the shared practice of gratitude can lead to greater...
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The Parenting Project: Build Extraordinary Relationships With Your Kids Through Daily Conversation

Amy Alamar · Fair Winds Press
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

In a world full of many influences, The Parenting Project shows you how, through the practice of daily conversation, to maintain influence in your child's life. Are you losing the influence game with your children? If you want to direct your child's growth, then they need to get to know...
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A History of Judaism

MARTIN GOODMAN · Princeton University Press
Pages: 656
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping history of Judaism over more than three millenniaJudaism is one of the oldest religions in the world, and it has preserved its distinctive identity despite the extraordinarily diverse forms and beliefs it has embodied over the course of more than three millennia. A History of Judaism...
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Under a Darkening Sky: The American Experience in Nazi Europe: 1939-1941

Robert Lyman · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A vivid social history of the American expatriate experience in Europe between 1939 and 1941, as the Nazi menace brings a shadow over the continent, heralding the storms of war.A poignant and powerful portrait of Europe in the years between 1939 and 1941 -- as the Nazi menace marches toward...
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Brain Health as You Age: A Practical Guide to Maintenance and Prevention

Steven P Simmons · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Have you ever spent 10 minutes looking for your reading glasses, and they were on the top of your head? Or, have you walked into a room and forgotten why you went there? Most people, even younger ones, have had these experiences but when should such instances be something of concern? What...
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Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World

Ramachandra Guha · Knopf
Pages: 688
Format: Hardcover

The second and concluding volume of the magisterial biography that began with the acclaimed, Gandhi Before India: the definitive portrait of the life and work of one of the most abidingly influential--and controversial--men in world history.This volume opens with Mohandas Gandhi's arrival...
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These Truths: A History of the United States

JILL LEPORE · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 960
Format: Hardcover

In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation. The American experiment rests on three ideas -- "these truths," Jefferson called them -- political equality,...
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Babel: Around the World in Twenty Languages

GASTON DORREN · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

English is the world language, except that most of the world doesn't speak it -- only one in five people does. Dorren calculates that to speak fluently with half of the world's 7.4 billion people in their mother tongues, you would need to know no fewer than twenty languages. He sets out to explore...
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Rick Steves Best of Europe

Rick Steves · Rick Steves
Pages: 1104
Format: Paperback

Hit Europe's can't-miss art, sights, and bites with Rick Steves Best of Europe!Expert advice from Rick Steves on what's worth your time and moneyItineraries for one to four days in the top destinations in England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and SwitzerlandRick's tips...
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Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-to Book

Dan Harris · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF 10% HAPPIERToo busy to meditate? Can't turn off your brain? Curious about mindfulness but more comfortable in the gym? This book is for you. You'll also get access to guided audio meditations on the 10% Happier app, to jumpstart your...
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The Martha Manual: How to Do

MARTHA STEWART · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Essential life skills from America's most trusted lifestyle expert - together in one beautiful and practical handbook, with hundreds of ideas, instructions, and inspirations Martha Stewart is America's go-to source for the best answers to nearly every question. As an authority on the many...
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Burned: A True Story of Murder and the Crime That Wasn't

Edward Humes · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Was a monstrous killer brought to justice or an innocent mother condemned?On an April night in 1989, Jo Ann Parks survived a house fire that claimed the lives of her three small children. Though the fire at first seemed a tragic accident, investigators soon reported finding evidence proving...
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A Call for Revolution: A Vision for the Future

DALAI LAMA · William Morrow
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A RALLYING CRY FOR THE WHOLE WORLD, BY ONE OF THE MOST RESPECTED LEADERS OF OUR TROUBLED TIMES. This eloquent, impassioned manifesto is possibly the most important message The Dalai Lama can give us about the future of our world. It's his rallying cry, full of solutions for our chaotic,...
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Voices from Bears Ears: Seeking Common Ground on Sacred Land

Rebecca Robinson · University of Arizona Press
Pages: 440
Format: Paperback

In late 2016, President Barack Obama designated 1.35 million acres of public lands in southeastern Utah as Bears Ears National Monument. On December 4, 2017, President Donald Trump shrank the monument by 85 percent. A land rich in human history and unsurpassed in natural beauty, Bears Ears...
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The Longest Line on the Map: The United States, the Pan-American Highway, and the Quest to Link the Americas

ERIC RUTKOW · Scribner
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the brilliant award-winning author of American Canopy, a dazzling account of the epic quest to link North and South America with the world's longest road - the Pan American Highway - and how its construction and evolution reflected the divergent fates of North, Central, and South America...
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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

Shoshana Zuboff · PublicAffairs
Pages: 704
Format: Hardcover

The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior.Shoshana Zuboff's interdisciplinary breadth and depth...
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HTML, CSS, and JavaScript All in One: Covering HTML5, CSS3, and ES6, Sams Teach Yourself

Julie C. Meloni · Sams Publishing
Pages: 800
Format: Paperback

A solid understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript -- and how they work together -- is vital to any kind of contemporary web development. And these core technologies are only growing in importance as contemporary web development moves away from a reliance on proprietary technologies like...
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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow

Lucy Worsley · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The story of the queen who defied convention and defined an era Perhaps one of the best known of the English monarchs, Queen Victoria forever shaped a chapter of English history, bequeathing her name to the Victorian age. In Queen Victoria, Lucy Worsley introduces this iconic woman in a new light....
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The Birth of Loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul, and the Guitar-Pioneering Rivalry That Shaped Rock 'n' Roll

Ian S. Port · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A riveting saga in the history of rock 'n' roll: the decades-long rivalry between the two men who innovated the electric guitar's amplified sound - Leo Fender and Les Paul - and their intense competition to convince rock stars like the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Eric Clapton...
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How to Date Men When You Hate Men

Blythe Roberson · Flatiron Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From New Yorker and Onion writer and comedian Blythe Roberson, How to Date Men When You Hate Men is a comedy philosophy book aimed at interrogating what it means to date men within the trappings of modern society. Blythe Roberson's sharp observational humor is met by her open-hearted...
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I'm Not Here to Give a Speech

Gabriel García Márquez · Vintage
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Available in English for the first time in the U.S., a collection of the speeches of Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez.Throughout his life, Gabriel García Márquez spoke publicly with the same passion and energy that marked his writing. Now the wisdom and compassion of these...
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The Warner Boys: Our Family's Story of Autism and Hope

Curt Warner · Little A
Format: Hardcover

An emotional, revealing memoir of one family's life in seclusion - and the love, strength, and faith it took to save it.Seahawks star running back Curt Warner and his wife, Ana, were prominent figures in Seattle in the early 1990s. When they dropped from the public eye after Curt's retirement,...
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Gender: Your Guide: A Gender-Friendly Primer on What to Know, What to Say, and What to Do in the New Gender Culture

Lee Airton · Adams Media
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

An authentic and accessible guide to understanding - and engaging in - today's gender conversation.The days of two genders - male, female; boy, girl; blue, pink - are over, if they ever existed at all. Gender is now a global conversation, and one that is constantly evolving. More people...
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Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy

Larry Loftis · Gallery Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From internationally bestselling author of the "gripping" (Michael Connelly, #1 New York Times bestselling author) Into the Lion's Mouth comes the extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding...
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Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey

MARK DERY · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

From The Gashlycrumb Tinies to The Doubtful Guest, Edward Gorey's wickedly funny and deliciously sinister little books have influenced our culture in innumerable ways, from the works of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman to Lemony Snicket. Some even call him the Grandfather of Goth.But who was this...
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Chinese Heritage Cooking From My American Kitchen: Discover Authentic Flavors with Vibrant, Modern Recipes

Shirley Chung · Page Street Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Cutting-Edge Chinese Dishes for the Home Cook From growing up in Beijing to attending culinary school in California, to making her name in the restaurant world and on Top Chef, today Shirley Chung is dishing out new and dazzlingly delicious takes on Chinese cuisine. These recipes are fresh...
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Paper Crafts: A Maker's Guide

Victoria & Albert Museum · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

An innovative presentation of the craft-book genre, this volume offers an informative guide to paper crafts and projects by makers at the leading edge of today's craft revival. Paper crafts are as old as paper itself, with a profusion of different traditions originating around the world....
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We Want to Negotiate: The Secret World of Kidnapping, Hostages and Ransom

Joel Simon · Columbia Global Reports
Pages: 189
Format: Paperback

Starting in late 2012, Westerners working in Syria -- journalists and aid workers -- began disappearing without a trace. A year later the world learned they had been taken hostage by the Islamic State. Throughout 2014, all the Europeans came home, first the Spanish, then the French, then...
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500 Freshwater Aquarium Fish: A Visual Reference to the Most Popular Species

GREG JENNINGS · Firefly Books
Pages: 528
Format: Paperback

Praise for the hardcover edition: "For users looking for specific information on freshwater aquarium fish this will be a useful and interesting resource." --American Reference Books Annual 2007 "Any home or library collection strong in aquarium references -- and many a fish...
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What to Eat When: A Strategic Plan to Improve Your Health and Life Through Food

Michael Roizen · National Geographic
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

NY Times best-selling author Dr. Michael Roizen reveals how the food choices you make each day--and when you make them--can affect your health, your energy, your sex life, your waistline, your attitude, and the way you age.What if eating two cups of blueberries a day could prevent cancer?...
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The Mosaic Artist's Bible: 300 Traditional and Contemporary Designs

Teresa Mills · Trafalgar Square Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Mosaicists of every level will delight in this new sourcebook, featuring page after page of inspiring motifs. Arranged by theme -- from animals, birds, and marine life to flowers, cultural symbols, and children's motifs -- these striking designs are easy to copy and scale. A comprehensive...
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500 Words You Should Know

Caroline Taggart · Firefly Books
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

A book to inspire logophiles and the rest of us to use uncommon words in their correct context. Perhaps you have wanted to ameliorate your atavistic lexicon, engage in a little intellectual badinage or you have been discombobulated by tricky diction? 500 Words You Should Know has you covered....
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Camelot's End: Kennedy vs. Carter and the Fight that Broke the Democratic Party

Jon Ward · Twelve
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From a strange, dark chapter in American political history comes the captivating story of Ted Kennedy's 1980 campaign for president against the incumbent Jimmy Carter, told in full for the first time. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; color: #454545}...
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Innumerable Insects: The Story of the Most Diverse and Myriad Animals on Earth

Michael S. Engel · Sterling
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating look at the world's most numerous inhabitants, illustrated with stunning images from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection. To date, we have discovered and described or named around 1.1 million insect species, and thousands of new species are added...
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When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

Joshua D Mezrich · Harper
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"With When Death Becomes Life, Joshua Mezrich has performed the perfect core biopsy of transplantation - a clear and compelling account of the grueling daily work, the spell-binding history and the unsettling ethical issues that haunt this miraculous lifesaving treatment. Mezrich's...
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The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction

Meghan Cox Gurdon · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A Wall Street Journal writer's conversation-changing look at how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction.A miraculous alchemy occurs when one person reads to another,...
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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

Edith Hall · Penguin Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From renowned classicist Edith Hall, ARISTOTLE'S WAY is an examination of one of history's greatest philosophers, showing us how to lead happy, fulfilled, and meaningful livesAristotle was the first philosopher to inquire into subjective happiness, and he understood its essence better and more...
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Silent Souls Weeping: Depression-Sharing Stories, Finding Hope

Jane Clayson Johnson · Deseret Book
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Through the power of story, nationally recognized journalist Jane Clayson Johnson shines a light on the desperate, dark, and lonely reality faced by those who struggle with clinical depression. At once hopeful and heart-wrenching, Silent Souls Weeping examines the stigma and isolation associated...
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