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The Art of Tinkering

Karen Wilkinson · Weldon Owen; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

This Is Not Your Average Art Book Brought to you by the Exploratorium's Tinkering Studio, The Art of Tinkering is an unprecedented celebration of what it means to tinker: to take things apart, explore tools and materials, and build wondrous, wild art that's part science and part...
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The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World

David Deutsch · Viking Adult; First American Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year A bold and all-embracing exploration of the nature and progress of knowledge from one of todays great thinkers. Throughout history, mankind has struggled to understand lifes mysteries, from the mundane to the seemingly...
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Money for Nothing: One Man's Journey Through the Dark Side of Lottery Millions

Edward Ugel · HarperBusiness; First Edition edition
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

This wry and funny memoir tells the story of America's addiction to gambling from an astonishing angle. A neurotic gambler himself, Ed Ugel made a lucrative living with a company that capitalized on other gamblers weaknesses. --This text refers to the Audio CD edition.
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Take a Walk: Seattle, 4th Edition: 120 Walks through Natural Places in Seattle, Everett, Tacoma, and Olympia

Susan M Hacking · Sasquatch Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Walking trails in Seattle, Bellevue, Everett, Tacoma, and Olympia can take you to scenic beaches, old-growth forests, and hilltops with spectacular views. This classic guide to greater Puget Sound has been thoroughly updated and expanded to include 120 of the best routes and destinations,...
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American on purpose : the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot

Craig Ferguson · Harper
Pages: 268
Format: Hardcover

In "American on Purpose," Craig Ferguson delivers a moving and achingly funny memoir of living the American dream as he journeys from the mean streets of Glasgow, Scotland, to the comedic promised land of Hollywood. Along the way he stumbles through several attempts to make his mark--as...
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The Book of Bastards: 101 Worst Scoundrels and Scandals from the World of Politics and Power

Brian Thornton · Adams Media
Format: Book

Move over, Benedict Arnold . . .Oh to be sure, America's first traitor is one of the 101 bastards you will find in this one-of-a-kind account of bad guys in Washington. But compared to some of the gross misconduct in this frighteningly funny history book, well, let's just say he's...
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Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, 5th Edition

Stan Gibilisco · McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics; 5 edition
Format: Paperback

Up-to-date, easy-to-follow coverage of electricity and electronics In Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Fifth Edition, a master teacher provides step-by-step lessons in electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications. Detailed illustrations, practical examples, and hundreds...
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The Ultimate Spy Book

H. Keith Melton · Dorling Kindersley
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

The insider's guide to the secret world of espionage. An inconspicuous figure in a raincoat... border crossings at midnight... living under constant threat of betrayal and torture. Are these images from the movies -- or reality? Secretive and shadowy, the world of the spy is one that...
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Bird Cloud: A Memoir

Annie Proulx · Scribner; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Bird Cloud is the name Annie Proulx gave to 640 acres of Wyoming wetlands and prairie and four-hundred-foot cliffs plunging down to the North Platte River. On the day she first visited, a cloud in the shape of a bird hung in the evening sky. Proulx also saw pelicans, bald eagles, golden...
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The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New

Annie Dillard · Ecco, 2016.
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In recognition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection, including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by the author herself."A writer who never seems tired, who has never plodded her way through...
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Horseshoes, Cowsocks & Duckfeet: More Commentary by NPR's Cowboy Poet & Former Large Animal Veterinarian

Baxter Black · Crown
Pages: 262
Format: Hardcover

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Reclaim Your Brain: How to Calm Your Thoughts, Heal Your Mind, and Bring Your Life Back Under Control

Joseph A Annibali · Avery
Pages: 286
Format: Print book

A prescriptive guide to restoring cognitive calm, based on Amen Clinic Chief Psychiatrist Dr. Joseph Annibali's three decades of treating patients who suffer from overloaded, over-stimulated brains. Dr. Joseph Annibali has treated thousands of people with overloaded, over-stimulated brains....
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The Money Class: Learn to Create Your New American Dream

Suze Orman · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 281
Format: Print book

What does it take to create your New American Dream? Suze Orman, the woman millions of Americans have turned to for financial advice, says it's time for a serious reconsideration of the American Dream - what promise it still holds, what aspects are in need of revision, and how it must be refashioned...
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