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The Art of Making Memories: How to Create and Remember Happy Moments

Meik Wiking - Penguin Life
Format: Hardcover

The third book from the internationally bestselling author of The Little Book of Hygge, Meik Wiking.Every year, we are given a fixed number of days. Some days pass us by without leaving a trace and some days we remember forever. Do you remember your first kiss? Or how the first rays of the spring...
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Traveling in Place: A History of Armchair Travel

Bernd Stiegler - University Of Chicago Press
Format: Hardcover

Armchair travel may seem like an oxymoron. Doesnt travel require us to leave the house And yet, anyone who has lost herself for hours in the descriptive pages of a novel or the absorbing images of a film knows the very real feeling of having explored and experienced a different place or time...
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Your Guide to the Jewish Holidays: From Shofar to Seder

Matt Axelrod - Jason Aronson
Format: Print book

Recent years have seen an increased interest in Jewish life, its culture, and its celebrations. There are many new students of Judaism, often potential converts or members of interfaith families who are seeking to learn more about the religion and its rituals. Unfortunately, many of the existing...
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The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza

Max Blumenthal - Nation Books
Format: Hardcover

On July 8, 2014, Israel launched air strikes on Hamas-controlled Gaza, followed by a ground invasion. The ensuing fifty-one days of war left more than 2,200 people dead, the vast majority of whom were Palestinian civilians, including over 500 children. During the assault, at least 10,000...
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Wildfire: On The Front Lines With Station 8

Heather Hansen - Mountaineers Books
Format: Hardcover

Every year wildfires ravage forests, destroy communities, and devastate human lives, with only the bravery of dedicated firefighters creating a barrier against even greater destruction. Throughout the 2016 wildfire season, journalist Heather Hansen witnessed firsthand the heroics of the Station...
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The Founders and Finance: How Hamilton, Gallatin, and Other Immigrants Forged a New Economy

Thomas K. McCraw - Belknap Press
Format: Hardcover

In 1776 the United States government started out on a shoestring and quickly went bankrupt fighting its War of Independence against Britain. At the wars end, the national government owed tremendous sums to foreign creditors and its own citizens. But lacking the power to tax, it had no means...
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Will It Skillet?: 53 Irresistible and Unexpected Recipes to Make in a Cast-Iron Skillet

Daniel Shumski - Workman
Format: Print book

It's a wonder and a workhorse: A cast-iron skillet is versatile, inexpensive, and just about indestructible. It can deliver the char of a grill, bake the lightest cakes, and stand in for an array of specialty cookware, from a wok to a paella pan. Properly seasoned, it's better than any nonstick...
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What to Do When You're New: How to Be Comfortable, Confident, and Successful in New Situations

Keith Rollag Ph.D. - AMACOM/American Management Association
Format: Paperback

Have you ever felt nervous in new situations? Reluctant to introduce yourself? Afraid to ask questions? We all have. But if you let those worries stop you, you may miss out on real opportunity. Whether you're changing jobs, joining a group, or moving to a new city, putting yourself out there...
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