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Alfred Hitchcock

Peter Ackroyd · Nan A. Talese/Doubleday
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

A gripping short biography of the extraordinary Alfred Hitchock, the master of suspense. Alfred Hitchcock was a strange child. Fat, lonely, burning with fear and ambition, his childhood was an isolated one, scented with fish from his father's shop. Afraid to leave his bedroom, he would...
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Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief's Tribute to America's Warriors

George W. Bush · Crown/Archetype
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America's military veterans. With Forewords by former First Lady Laura Bush and General Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Growing out of President...
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Autism Adulthood: Strategies and Insights for a Fulfilling Life

Susan Senator · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

One of the biggest fears of parents with children with autism is looming adulthood and all that it entails. In her new book Susan Senator takes the mystery out of adult life on the autism spectrum and conveys the positive message that even though autism adulthood is complicated and challenging,...
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Close Encounters of the Furred Kind: New Adventures with My Sad Cat & Other Feline Friends

Tom Cox · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Close Encounters of the Furred Kind is the follow-up to the Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller The Good, The Bad, and the Furry. Like The Good, The Bad, and the Furry, it tells the story of Tom Cox's life with his charismatic cats--The Bear, Shipley, Ralph, and recent recruit Roscoe.Close...
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Stuffed Animals: A Modern Guide to Taxidermy

Divya Anantharaman · W W Norton
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A quirky, timely, and disturbingly beautiful how-to taxidermy guide, emphasizing ethical sourcing and personal expression Whether inspiration came from an exhibition at an edgy art gallery, a visit to the Natural History Museum, or the sight of your crazy uncle's jackalope, more and more...
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The Last Days of Stalin

Joshua Rubenstein · Yale University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Joshua Rubenstein's riveting account takes us back to the second half of 1952 when no one could foresee an end to Joseph Stalin's murderous regime. He was poised to challenge the newly elected U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower with armed force, and was also broadening a vicious campaign...
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Lost Profiles: Memoirs of Cubism, Dada, and Surrealism

Philippe Soupault · City Lights Publishers
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Poet Alan Bernheimer provides a long overdue English translation of this French literary classic - Lost Profiles is a retrospective of a crucial period in modernism, written by co-founder of the surrealist movement. Opening with a reminiscence of the international Dada movement in the late...
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The Secret Life of Equations: The 50 Greatest Equations and How They Work

Richard Cochrane · Firefly Books
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity (E=mc2) , is a central theory in modern physics with implications on our insight into everything from black holes to the expansion of the universe. But how did Einstein come up with it? And what has happened to it since then? The Secret...
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Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds: A History of Philosophy without any gaps, Volume 2

Peter Adamson · Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

Peter Adamson's History of Philosophy without any gaps series of podcasts is one of the most ambitious educational works on the web. It aims to do nothing less than take listeners through the entire history of philosophy 'without any gaps'. It assumes no prior knowledge making...
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Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman

ANNE HELEN PETERSEN · Plume
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From celebrity gossip expert and BuzzFeed culture writer Anne Helen Petersen comes an accessible, analytical look at how female celebrities are pushing boundaries of what it means to be an "acceptable" woman. You know the type: the woman who won't shut up, who's too brazen,...
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Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

ROBERT WRIGHT · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From one of America's greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human brain. The mind is designed...
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Highland knits : knitwear inspired by the outlander series.

Interweave. · Interweave Pr
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Be Transported with These Timeless Knits!Inspired by Outlander, the romantic tale of time travel and adventure, Highland Knits is a rustic, yet sophisticated collection of quick-to-knit projects. These 16 simple, enduring designs will have you stylishly covered no matter what place, or time,...
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The Girl at the Baggage Claim: Explaining the East-West Culture Gap

Gish Jen · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A provocative and important study of the different ideas Easterners and Westerners have about the self and society and what this means for current debates in art, education, geopolitics, and business. Never have East and West come as close as they are today, yet we are still baffled by one another....
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New England

Dk Publishing. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New England will lead you straight to the best attractions this breathtaking region has to offer.Tour the Northeast state by state, from the rocky coast of Maine to the river landscapes of Connecticut to the world-class culture of revolutionary Boston. Explore...
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The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2018

Bob Sehlinger · Unofficial Guides
Pages: 864
Format: Paperback

Compiled and written by a team of experienced researchers whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as USA Today and Operations Research Forum, The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World digs deeper and offers more than any other guide. The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2018...
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