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Picasso: Life and Art

Pierre Daix · Icon Editions
Pages: 450
Format: Print book

A comprehensive study of Picasso, his life and his classic works of art. As Picasso's friend for 25 years, Pierre Daix's knowledge of Picasso as a man and as an artist enables him to share personal insights into how the events and personalities of his life influenced his art.
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You Can Do It!: The Merit Badge Handbook for Grown-Up Girls

Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas · Chronicle Books; English Language edition
Format: Book

You Can Do It! is the vision of Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas, a heroine of United Flight 93 and a woman who was an inspiration to all who knew her. Lauren's dream was to create the ultimate self-empowering resource, a book to help women of all ages realize their dreams. Inspired by her beloved...
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The Noma Guide to Fermentation

Rene? Redzepi · Artisan
Pages: 456
Format: Hardcover

At noma - four times named the world's best restaurant - every dish includes some form of fermentation, whether it's a bright hit of vinegar, a deeply savory miso, an electrifying drop of garum, or the sweet intensity of black garlic. Fermentation is one of the foundations behind...
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Working for Yourself: Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Consultants

Stephen Fishman J.D. · Nolo; Eighth Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Be your own boss -- easily, efficiently and successfully -- with this bestseller! Whether you're an independent contractor, freelancer, consultant, or considering self-employment, it all adds up to the same thing: You need to be more aware of laws and taxes than the average person....
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Too Soon to Say Goodbye

Art Buchwald · Random House; 1 edition
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

When doctors told Art Buchwald that his kidneys were kaput, the renowned humorist declined dialysis and checked into a Washington, D.C., hospice to live out his final days. Months later, “The Man Who Wouldn’t Die” was still there, feeling good, holding court in a nonstop...
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Censorship: The Threat to Silence Talk Radio

Brian Jennings · Threshold Editions
Pages: 301
Format: Hardcover

Freedom of speech. It is our most cherished privilege as Americans, guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution since 1791. But our current presidential administration threatens to sharply curtail or silence altogether the freedom of expression that distinguishes America...
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The Secret Life of Men: A Practical Guide to Helping Men Discover Health, Happiness, and Deeper Personal Relationships

Steve Biddulph · Da Capo Press
Pages: 274
Format: Paperback

There are a lot of unhappy men out there—evidenced by the increasing numbers of failed marriages, poor health, negligent fathering skills, and violent behavior—but there is a way to get back on track for a healthy and happy life. In The Secret Life of Men, therapist Steve Biddulph...
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David Sedaris · Little
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

What We're Reading Now"Sedaris's essays aren't just funny--they are examples of the craft of memoir writing at its best. Readers will smile in recognition at his anecdotes about his crazy family, college experiences, and dead-end jobs. "Liz Rodriguez - Books-A-Million,...
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Sharecropper's Troubadour: John L. Handcox, the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union, and the African American Song Tradition

Michael K. Honey · Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Paperback

Descended from African American slaves, Native Americans, and white slaveowners, John Handcox was born at one of the hardest times and places to be black in America. Over the first few decades of the twentieth century, he survived attempted lynchings, floods, droughts, and the ravages of the Great...
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Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future

Kate Brown · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A chilling exposé of the international effort to minimize the health and environmental consequences of nuclear radiation in the wake of Chernobyl.Governments and journalists tell us that though Chernobyl was the "worst nuclear disaster in human history," a reassuringly small...
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If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits?

Erma Bombeck · McGraw-Hill
Pages: 203
Format: Large Print

Erma Bombeck assesses the individual's chances for survival in the seventies, dealing with such issues as the difficulty of replacing a toilet-tissue spindle and the recent discovery that lettuce is fattening
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