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Open Skies: My Life as Afghanistan's First Female Pilot

Niloofar Rahmani · Chicago Review Press
Format: Hardcover

- Pamela Constable, author of Playing with Fire and former Kabul and Islamabad bureau chief for the Washington Post In 2010, for the first time since the Soviets, Afghanistan allowed women to join the armed forces, and Niloofar entered Afghanistan's military academy. Niloofar had to break...
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The Butterfly Effect: Insects and the Making of the Modern World

Edward D. Melillo · Knopf
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An insightful, entertaining dive into the fruitful, centuries-long relationship between humans and insects, revealing the fascinating and surprising array of ways humans depend on these minute, six-legged pests.Insects might make us recoil in repugnance, but they also manufacture--or make...
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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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Nursing School Entrance Exams Prep 2021-2022: Your All-in-One Guide to the Kaplan and HESI Exams

Kaplan Nursing · Kaplan Publishing
Pages: 348
Format: Paperback

Now with a new, easy-to-read page design, Kaplan's Nursing School Entrance Exams Prep 2021-2022 is a focused review of the HESI A2 and the Kaplan Nursing Admission Test - two major nursing school entrance assessments. Exam-specific practice, concise content review, and proven test-taking...
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Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything

Pages: 358
Format: Hardcover

From a top scientist and the creator of the hugely popular web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, a hilariously illustrated investigation into future technologies -- from how to fling a ship into deep space on the cheap to 3D organ printing

What will the world of tomorrow...
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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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The School I Deserve: Six Young Refugees and Their Fight for Equality in America

Jo Napolitano · Beacon Press
Format: Hardcover

Journalist Jo Napolitano delves into the landmark ACLU case in which the School District of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was sued for refusing to admit older, non-English speaking refugees and sending them to a high-discipline alternative school. In a legal battle that mirrors the Little Rock...
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Waiting for an Echo: The Madness of American Incarceration

Christine Montross · Penguin Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Galvanized by her work in our nation's jails, psychiatrist Christine Montross illuminates the human cost of mass incarceration and mental illnessDr. Christine Montross has spent her career treating the most severely ill psychiatric patients. Several years ago, she set out to investigate...
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Idea to Invention: What You Need to Know to Cash In on Your Inspiration

Patricia Nolan-Brown · AMACOM
Pages: 254
Format: Print book

You don't have to be a mechanical genius to be an inventor. Anyone can invent - a parent wrestling with a baby sling ...a coach frustrated with slick-soled running shoes office worker determined to keep the computer cords untangled. Inventing is simply finding clever solutions...
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Howard Stern Comes Again

Howard Stern · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

Rock stars and rap gods. Comedy legends and A-list actors. Supermodels and centerfolds. Moguls and mobsters. A president.

Over his unrivaled four-decade career in radio, Howard Stern has interviewed thousands of personalities - discussing sex, relationships, money, fame, spirituality,...

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