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The Baby Boom: How It Got That Way

P J O'Rourke · Pgw
Pages: 263
Format: Hardcover

P.J. O'Rourke began writing funny things in 1960s "underground" newspapers, became editor-in-chief of National Lampoon, then spent 20 years reporting for Rolling Stone and The Atlantic Monthly as the world's only trouble spot humorist, going to wars, riots, rebellions,...
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No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes

Anand Gopal · Holt & Company, Henry
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Told through the lives of three Afghans, the stunning tale of how the United States had triumph in sight in Afghanistan--and then brought the Taliban back from the deadIn a breathtaking chronicle, acclaimed journalist Anand Gopal traces in vivid detail the lives of three Afghans caught...
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Cosmic Menagerie: A Visual Journey Through the Universe

Mark A Garlick · Sterling, 2014. ©2013
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Prepare for a unique, up-close look at our endlessly fascinating universe, led by astrophysicist and popular science author Dr. Mark Garlick. From tiny stellar corpses to red supergiants, he explains, categorizes, and illustrates every major type of star, planet, galaxy, and nebula. But what...
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Crocheted Pillows

Susie Johns · Search Press
Format: Book

With 26 modern, colorful and creative designs to choose from, this inspiring title is the only crocheted cushion book youll ever need. Featuring a vibrant range of designs with bobbles, ruffles, stripes and granny squares, in shapes ranging from circles and rectangles to hearts, owls and chickens,...
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The Global Art Compass

Alistair Hicks · Thames & Hudson; 1 edition
Format: Book

A highly original, wide-ranging, and judiciously illustrated exploration of an increasingly global art scene In the past, writers and critics such as Goethe, Ruskin, and Clement Greenberg perpetuated particular ideas about art and even dictated these ideas to the artists themselves. Today,...
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Fauna and Family: An Account of the Durrell Family of Corfu

Gerald Durrell · Simon and Schuster
Pages: 219
Format: Book

Gerald Durrell, the distinguished naturalist and founder of the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust, writes about his adventures with friends (human and Animal) , his family (including his brother Lawrence Durrell) , and a whole army of welcome and unwelcome visitors to the enchanted island...
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My Modern American Table: Recipes for Inspired Home Cooks

MASTERCHEF WINNER. · Abrams
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Viewers fell in love with Shaun O'Neale on Season 7 of MasterChef. In his debut cookbook, O'Neale presents his take on modern American cuisine with international influences. It's experimental, it's edgy, and it's full of big flavors. This book is not your average home...
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The Business Book

DK Publishing · DK
Format: Hardcover

Packed with innovative graphics and simple explanations of business concepts, from managing risk and alternative business models to effective leadership and thinking outside the box, The Business Book covers every facet of business management. Big ideas make great business thinkers and leaders....
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Big bad breakfast : the most important book of the day

John Currence · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 257
Format: Print book

From the James Beard Award winner, Top Chef Masters contestant, and acclaimed author comes this fun, festive, and highly caffeinated ode to the joys and rituals of the Southern breakfast, with over 125 recipes inspired by the author's popular restaurant in Oxford, Mississippi.John Currence...
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You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes: Photographs from the International Space Station

Chris Hadfield · Little, Brown
Format: Hardcover

Divided by continent, YOU ARE HERE represents one (idealized) orbit of the ISS. This planetary photo tour -- surprising, playful, thought-provoking, and visually delightful -- is also punctuated with fun, fascinating commentary on life in zero gravity. In the spirit of his bestselling An Astronaut's...
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Edomae Sushi: Art, Tradition, Simplicity

Kikuo Shimizu · Kodansha International
Pages: 110
Format: Book

"Edomae" means "in front of Edo," the old name of Japan's capital city. In 19th-century Edo, which was as busy and bustling as today's Tokyo, workers in search of quick, nutritious meals favored sushi made from freshly-caught fish and vinegar-seasoned rice. Over...
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One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band

Alan Paul · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 438
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Best seller!One Way Out is the powerful biography of The Allman Brothers Band, an oral history written with the band's participation and filled with original, never-before-published interviews as well as personal letters and correspondence. This is the most in-depth...
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The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded: Poems

Molly McCully Brown · Persea
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

Harrowing poems from a dark corner of American history by the winner of the 2016 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry. Haunted by the voices of those committed to the notorious Virginia State Colony, epicenter of the American eugenics movement in the first half of the twentieth century,...
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Clean and White: A History of Environmental Racism in the United States

Carl A Zimring · New York University Press
Pages: 288
Format: eBook

When Joe Biden attempted to compliment Barack Obama by calling him "clean and articulate," he unwittingly tapped into one of the most destructive racial stereotypes in American history. This book tells the history of the corrosive idea that whites are clean and those who are not white...
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A World Of Movies: 70 years of Film History

Richard Lawton · Bonanza Books
Pages: 383
Format: Book

Big book of movie history - lots of photos!
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