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A Space Traveler's Guide to the Solar System

Mark Thompson · Pegasus Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening and provocative tour of our solar system, from one of Britain's celebrated astronomists.

Have you ever dreamed of being an astronaut, traveling through the universe on your very own space mission? What would it be like to tour the solar system, visiting the sun and the planets,...
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2015 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings

International Code Council · ICC
Format: Book

This comprehensive code for homebuilding combines building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, energy, and electrical provisions into a single resource. The 2015 INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE FOR ONE- AND TWO- FAMILY DWELLINGS SOFT COVER uses these provisions to provide detailed insight into...
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Apollo's Legacy: Perspectives on the Moon Landings

Roger D. Launius · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 480
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....
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Syria's Secret Library: Reading and Redemption in a Town Under Siege

Mike Thomson · PublicAffairs
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable story of a small, makeshift library in the town of Daraya, and the people who found hope and humanity in its books during a four-year siege.

Daraya lies on the fringe of Damascus, just southwest of the Syrian capital. Yet for four years it lived in another world. Besieged...
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She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement

Jodi Kantor · Penguin Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer-prize winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinstein's sexual harassment and abuse for the New York Times, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the thrilling untold story of their investigation and its consequences for the #MeToo movement

On October 5, 2017,...
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The New Horse-Powered Farm: Tools and Systems for the Small-Scale, Sustainable Market Grower

Stephen Leslie · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 346
Format: Paperback

In an era when fuel is a primary concern, draft horses are seen by many as the solution to small-scale, resilient farming with a closed-loop system. Horses bring farmers back to the roots of what it means to work the land and present a viable model for a small farm that lasts, while...

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Mindless: Why Smarter Machines are Making Dumber Humans

Simon Head · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

We live in the age of Computer Business Systems (CBSs) - the highly complex, computer-intensive management programs on which large organizations increasingly rely. In Mindless, Simon Head argues that these systems have come to trump human expertise, dictating the goals and strategies of a wide...
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A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age

Daniel J Levitin · Dutton
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

From The New York Times bestselling author of THE ORGANIZED MIND and THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON MUSIC, a primer to the critical thinking that is more necessary now than ever.

We are bombarded with more information each day than our brains can process - especially in election...
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The Rise of Wolf 8: Witnessing the Triumph of Yellowstone's Underdog

Rick McIntyre · Greystone Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The astonishing true story of one of the first wolves to roam Yellowstone in more than 60 years.Book One in The Alpha Wolves of Yellowstone: A Trilogy[Rick McIntyre] is first and foremost a storyteller whose encyclopedic knowledge of Yellowstone's wolf reintroduction project is unparalleled."...
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