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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

MICHIO KAKU · Doubleday
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man's future in space, from settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies.Formerly the domain of fiction, moving human civilization...
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How the Police Generate False Confessions: An Inside Look at the Interrogation Room

James L. Trainum · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

Despite the rising number of confirmed false confession cases, most people have a hard time grasping why someone would confess to a crime they did not commit, or even why a guilty person would admit to something that could put them in jail for life. How the Police Generate False Confessions...
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Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

Carey Gillam · Island Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

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Careers in Manufacturing: Print Purchase Includes Free Online Access

Michael Shally-Jensen · Salem Press
Pages: 347
Format: Print book

Written for students in high school or undergraduate programs, Careers in Manufacturing explores a variety of growing fields to help young adults gain a head start in learning more about the many career opportunities available in manufacturing.
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Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law: Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions

Shae Irving · Nolo
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

Everything you wanted to know about the law, but couldn't afford to ask. How do I get a collection agency to stop harassing me? What are the pros and cons of the different types of adoption? Do I need a copyright for my YouTube videos? What are my rights when it comes to a noisy neighbor?...
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Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption

BENJAMIN RACHLIN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

During the last two decades, more than two thousand American citizens have been wrongfully convicted. Ghost of the Innocent Man brings us one of the most dramatic of those cases and provides the clearest picture yet of the national scourge of wrongful conviction and of the opportunity for meaningful...
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Trustee's Legal Companion, The: A Step-by-Step Guide to Administering a Living Trust

Liza Weiman Hanks · Nolo
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Serving as the trustee of a living trust after someone has died can be a big task -- and you probably wonder just where you're supposed to start. The Trustee's Legal Companion contains the help you need to get organized, get moving, and do a good job. You'll learn how to: decide...
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Chilton General Motors Service Manual

Cengage Learning (Firm) · Chilton Book Company
Format: Hardcover

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I Can't Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street

MATT TAIBBI · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A work of riveting literary journalism that explores the roots and repercussions of the infamous killing of Eric Garner by the New York City police - from the bestselling author of The Divide "[A] searing exposé . . . What emerges from the author's superb reporting and vivid writing...
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Stealing History: Art Theft, Looting, and Other Crimes Against our Cultural Heritage

COLLEEN MARGARET CLARKE · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

When compared to terrorism, drugs and violent crimes that occupy the news today art is not considered as important. But, as it turns out, art and cultural crime is currently ranked as the third-largest criminal enterprise in the world. What exactly is art crime? Why does art matter? And what...
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Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Mary Roach · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 285
Format: Print book

A New York Times / National Bestseller "America's funniest science writer" (Washington Post) Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war.Grunt tackles the science behind...
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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2018

EDITORS OF THE OLD FARMER'S ALMANAC. · Old Farmer's Almanac
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. --This text refers to the Library Binding edition.
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Avery: The Case Against Steven Avery and What "Making a Murderer" Gets Wrong

Ken Kratz · Benbella Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

It's time to set the record straight about Steven Avery. The full record - including evidence never before revealed - makes his guilt clear.The Netflix series Making a Murderer quickly became a huge hit, with over 19 million viewers in the U.S. in the first 35 days. The series left...
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Criminal Law Handbook, The: Know Your Rights, Survive the System

PAUL BERGMAN · NOLO
Pages: 672
Format: Paperback

The criminal justice system is complicated, understand it and your rights Criminal law is full of complex rules and procedures, but this book demystifies them. It explains how the system works, why police, lawyers, and judges do what they do, and -- most important -- the options for suspects,...
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