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Franz Liszt: Musician, Celebrity, Superstar

Oliver Hilmes · Yale University Press
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Hungarian composer Franz Liszt (1811-1886) was an anomaly. A virtuoso pianist and electrifying showman, he toured extensively throughout the European continent, bringing sold-out audiences to states of ecstasy while courting scandal with his frequent womanizing. Drawing on new, highly...
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Common Core Math For Parents For Dummies with Videos Online

Christopher Danielson · For Dummies; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Help your child succeed with a better understanding of Common Core Math Common Core Math For Parents For Dummies is packed with tools and information to help you promote your child's success in math. The grade-by-grade walk-through brings you up to speed on what your child is learning,...
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Tea Sommelier

Gabriella Lombardi · White Star Publishers; Revised edition
Format: Hardcover

Like fine wine, good tea is a gastronomic delicacy that possesses a deliciously wide range of aromas and flavors. And, just like an excellent wine guide, this richly illustrated volume initiates drinkers into the art of tasting, making, and serving. A careful examination of 50 grand cru teas—including...
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Privacy's Blueprint: The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologies

Woodrow Hartzog · Harvard University Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Every day, Internet users interact with technologies designed to undermine their privacy. Social media apps, surveillance technologies, and the Internet of Things are all built in ways that make it hard to guard personal information. And the law says this is okay because it is up to users...
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Researching in a Digital World: How do I teach my students to conduct quality online research?

Erik Palmer · Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Format: Paperback

As digital natives, our students are certainly at home online, but how much do they know about using the Internet as a research tool? Do they know how to ask the right questions, find the best and most credible resources, evaluate the facts they come across, and avoid plagiarism and copyright...
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The Tyranny of the Meritocracy: Democratizing Higher Education in America

Lani Guinier · Beacon Press
Format: Hardcover

A fresh and bold argument for revamping our standards of merit and a clear blueprint for creating collaborative education models that strengthen our democracy rather than privileging individual elitesStanding on the foundations of Americas promise of equal opportunity, our universities...
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Mothering Through the Darkness: Women Open Up About the Postpartum Experience

Stephanie Sprenger · She Writes PR
Pages: 280
Format: Paperback

Approximately 1 in 7 women suffer from postpartum depression after having a baby. Many more may experience depression during pregnancy, postpartum anxiety, OCD, and other mood disorders. Postpartum depression is, in fact, the most common pregnancy-related complication -- yet confusion and misinformation...
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Mystic Shawls

Anna Dalvi · Cooperative Press
Format: Print book

Using the format of the KAL (Knit-Along) , the author shares her favorite knitted lace patterns for creating shawls.
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How to Fake Real Beauty: Tricks of the Trade to Master Your Makeup

Ramy Gafni · Running Press
Format: Print book

Celebrity makeup artist and TV makeover specialist Ramy Gafni knows no one is born perfect, not even his famous clients. In How to Fake Real Beauty, the makeup guru shares his secrets to enhancing a womans natural beauty while faking what she doesnt have.Some people are thought to be born...
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Bunny Williams On Garden Style

Bunny Williams · Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Format: Hardcover

First published in 1998, On Garden Style established Bunny Williams as a reputable expert on gardens. In Bunny Williams on Garden Style, Williams visits impeccably designed gardens around the world, shedding light on the key components that make a garden so appealing and idyllic. For Williams,...
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Xbox Revisited: A Game Plan for Corporate and Civic Renewal

Robbie Bach · Brown Books Publishing Group
Format: Hardcover

''From Microsoft's former Chief Xbox Officer, Robbie Bach, comes a unique book that provides a simple yet robust framework that can be used to tackle almost any problem. In Xbox Revisited: A Game Plan for Corporate and Civic Renewal, Bach takes business, non-profit, and community-engaged...
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Georg Jensen: Scandinavian Design for Living

Alison Fisher · Art Institute of Chicago
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A beautifully illustrated look at how Georg Jensen pushed the boundaries of modern domestic design In 1904 Danish silversmith Georg Jensen (1866-1935) founded one of the world's most celebrated design companies. Famous for its signature silver tableware that combines gleaming sculptural...
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Second Avenue Caper: When Goodfellas, Divas, and Dealers Plotted Against the Plague

Joyce Brabner · Hill and Wang
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2015 Lambda Literary Award for Best LGBT Graphic NovelA Village Voice Best Graphic Novel of 2014The renowned graphic-book author Joyce Brabners Second Avenue Caper is the true story of a tight-knit group of artists and activists living in New York City in the early 1980s who found...
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Live from the Mississippi Delta

Panny Flautt Mayfield · University Press of Mississippi
Pages: 172
Format: Hardcover

Live from the Mississippi Delta showcases a rare collection of photographs and stories about musicians from Robert Plant, B. B. King, and ZZ Top to local guitarists playing gigs on the weekend. Panny Flautt Mayfield, a lifelong Delta resident from Tutwiler and an award-winning journalist,...
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