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The Great Acceleration: How the World is Getting Faster, Faster

Robert Colvile · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 390
Format: Print book

In this revelatory study of modern living, Robert Colvile inspects the various ways in which the pace of life in our society is increasing and examines the evolutionary science behind our rapidly accelerating need for change, as well as why it's unlikely we'll be able to slow down . . . or even...
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Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame

Mara Wilson · Penguin Books
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

""Growing up, I wanted to BE Mara Wilson. Where Am I Now? is a delight."--Ilana Glazer, cocreator and star of Broad City "Genuine and authentic, funny and heartbreaking, Where Am I Now? reminds you that no matter how unique your life is, some things bind us all together."...
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Eat More Tortillas

Donna Kelly · Gibbs Smith
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Move over sliced bread; there's a new fare in town. Tortillas are now an indisputable staple of the American diet. Expand your horizons beyond the humble quesadilla with the help of this funky new cookbook, Eat More Tortillas. Try Smoked Salmon Triangles, Sloppy Joe Tacos, Southwest...
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The Bill of Rights: The Fight to Secure America's Liberties

Carol Berkin · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

The real story of how the Bill of Rights came to be: a concise, vivid history of political strategy, big egos, and partisan interest that set the terms of the ongoing contest between the federal government and the states.Revered today for articulating America's founding principles,...
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The Ketogenic Diet: A Scientifically Proven Approach to Fast, Healthy Weight Loss

Kristen Mancinelli · Ulysses Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

THE ORIGINAL, SCIENTIFICALLY DEVELOPED LOW-TO-NO-CARB DIETLow-carb is all the rage, but unlike the fad diets, the ketogenic diet is scientifically proven to change how the brain gets energy and the body dissolves fat. Studies have shown that the ketogenic diet’s program—a high...
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The Verse of Shao Xunmei

Xunmei Shao · Homa & Sekey Books
Pages: 244
Format: Print book

This is the first English translation of the verse by the forgotten Shanghai poet Shao Xunmei (1906-1968) . As a student at Cambridge, young Shao fell under the spell of poets like Gautier, Baudelaire and Verlaine, but above all the Englishman A. C. Swinburne. Back in Shanghai, Shao led a group...
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Functional Reactive Programming

Stephen Blackheath · Manning Publications Co.
Pages: 360
Format: eBook

Summary Functional Reactive Programming teaches the concepts and applications of FRP. It offers a careful walk-through of core FRP operations and introduces the concepts and techniques you'll need to use FRP in any language. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle,...
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The Forbidden Worlds of Haruki Murakami

Matthew Carl Strecher · Univ Of Minnesota Press
Format: Print book

In an “other world” composed of language—it could be a fathomless Martian well, a labyrinthine hotel or forest—a narrative unfolds, and with it the experiences, memories, and dreams that constitute reality for Haruki Murakami’s characters and readers alike....
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Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City

Mark Adams · Dutton Books
Format: Hardcover

"Adventurous, inquisitive and mirthful, Mark Adams gamely sifts through the eons of rumor, science, and lore to find a place that, in the end, seems startlingly real indeed." -Hampton Sides "Infused with humor and pop culture references, Adams makes what could have been a tedious...
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Unlikely Heroes: 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom

Jennifer Holland · Workman Publishing Company
Format: Print book

In her heartwarming New York Times bestsellers Unlikely Friendships and last years Unlikely Loves, Jennifer Holland revealed the surprising emotional bonds that exist between animals of different species. Her books spent dozens of weeks on bestseller lists and caught the attention of major...
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My iPhone

Brad Miser · Que
Pages: 704
Format: Paperback

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone images that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping...
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NY Through the Lens

Vivienne Gucwa · Print
Format: Book

Based on the popular New York photography blog by the same name with over 2.5 million loyal fans, this coffee table photo book takes you on a dream-infused nostalgic journey through New York City featuring an exquisite collection of photographs and prose. Street photographers...
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Fishing the Great Lakes of New York: A Guide to Lakes Erie and Ontario, their Tributaries, and the Thousand Islands

Spider Rybaak · Burford Books
Pages: 201
Format: Print book

Lakes Erie and Ontario, their tributaries, and the Thousand Islands region of the St. Lawrence River together create the magical flow of New York's north shore and the greatest freshwater fishery on the planet. The region boasts fish as impressive as they are numerous. Thirty-pound...
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