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Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability: Getting & Keeping Your Benefits

David A Morton · NOLO
Pages: 472
Format: Paperback

Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability covers the criteria for getting disability benefits for back problems, heart and cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, autoimmune diseases, mental issues like depression and anxiety, and 200 more medical conditions.

Learn how to match...
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500 Great Military Leaders

Spencer C. Tucker · ABC-CLIO
Format: Hardcover

This insightful encyclopedia examines the most influential commanders who have shaped military history and the course of world events from ancient times to the present.,
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Buying the Vote: A History of Campaign Finance Reform

Robert E. Mutch · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Are corporations citizens? Is political inequality a necessary aspect of a democracy or something that must be stamped out? These are the questions that have been at the heart of the debate surrounding campaign finance reform for nearly half a century. But as Robert E. Mutch demonstrates...
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Queen of Spies: Daphne Park, Britain's Cold War Spy Master

Paddy Hayes · Overlook Duckworth
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

The true story of Daphne Park, the female British secret intelligence officer who rose through the male-dominated ranks to become the Queen of Spies

From living in a tin-roofed shack north of Dar-es-Salaam to becoming Baroness Park of Monmouth, Daphne Park led a most unusual life...

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The Meaning of the Library: A Cultural History

Alice Crawford · Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

From Greek and Roman times to the digital era, the library has remained central to knowledge, scholarship, and the imagination. Generously illustrated, The Meaning of the Library examines this key institution of Western culture. Tracing what the library has meant since its beginning, examining...
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How the Body Knows Its Mind: The Surprising Power of the Physical Environment to Influence How You Think and Feel

Sian Beilock · Atria Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning scientist offers a groundbreaking new understanding of the mind-body connection and its profound impact on everything from advertising to romance.The human body is not just a passive device carrying out messages sent by the brain, but rather an integral part of how we think...
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The Long Shadow: The Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century

David Reynolds · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2014 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize for the Best Work of History. "If you only read one book about the First World War in this anniversary year, read The Long Shadow. David Reynolds writes superbly and his analysis is compelling and original." -Anne Chisolm, Chair of the PEN Hessell-Tiltman...
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CDL Exam Secrets - CDL Practice Tests & All CDL Endorsements Study Guide: CDL Test Review for the Commercial Driver's License Exam

Mometrix Media LLC. · Mometrix Media LLC
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Get the test prep help you need to be successful on the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) test. The Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Exam is extremely challenging and thorough test preparation is essential for success. CDL Exam Secrets &...
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It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

danah boyd · Yale University Press
Pages: 281
Format: Hardcover

An essential read, written by a leading expert, for anyone who wants to understand young people's use of social media

What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media affect the quality of teens' lives? In this...
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Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings

Hamid Rahmanian · Quantuck Lane Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A new, lushly illustrated edition of the classic work Shahnameh. Ferdowsi’s epic poem Shahnameh is part myth, part history—it begins with the legend of the birth of the Persian nation and its tumultuous history. It contains magical birds, and superhuman heroes, and centuries-long...
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The Concept of Anxiety: A Simple Psychologically Oriented Deliberation in View of the Dogmatic Problem of Hereditary Sin

Søren Kierkegaard · Liveright Publishing Corporation,
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

This first new translation of Kierkegaard's masterwork in a generation brings an essential work of modern philosophy to vivid life. Although Soren Kierkegaard's death in the fall of 1855 foreshadowed a lasting split between conservative Christians and young contemporaries who saw him as a revolutionary...
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Famous First Facts

Steven Anzovin · H.W. Wilson; 7 edition
Format: Hardcover

For more than half a century, Famous First Facts has earned the accolades of reviewers and a place on library reference shelves nationwide. This new edition of the reference classic is updated and expanded with new entries reflecting the latest developments and discoveries, and newly organized...
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The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry

Gary Greenberg · Blue Rider Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

For more than two years, author and psychotherapist Gary Greenberg has embedded himself in the war that broke out over the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders—the DSM—the American Psychiatric Association’s compendium of mental illnesses...
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The Lost Gospel: Decoding the Ancient Text that Reveals Jesus' Marriage to Mary the Magdalene

Simcha Jacobovici · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In a startling follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Jesus Family Tomb, a historical detective story that unravels a newly translated document filled with startling revelations and fascinating detail about the life and times of Jesus. The Dead Sea Scrolls, the Gnostic writings...
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