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The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America's Coldest Cases

Deborah Halber · Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Mary Roach meets C.S.I. in this “lively study that’s part whodunit, part sociological study…The result is eminently entertaining and will be devoured by armchair detectives” (Publishers Weekly).Currently, upwards of forty thousand people in America are dead and unaccounted...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life

Jane Sherron De Hart · Knopf
Pages: 768
Format: Hardcover

The first full life - private, public, legal, philosophical - of the 107th Supreme Court Justice, one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time; a book fifteen years in work, written with the cooperation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself and based on many interviews...
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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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Beyond Earth: Our Path to a New Home in the Planets

Charles P Wohlforth · Pantheon Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From a leading planetary scientist and an award-winning science writer: a propulsive account of the developments and initiatives that have transformed the dream of space colonization into something that may well be achievable.We are at the cusp of a golden age in space science, as increasingly...
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The Scientific Sherlock Holmes: Cracking the Case with Science and Forensics

James O'Brien · Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

One of the most popular and widely known characters in all of fiction, Sherlock Holmes has an enduring appeal based largely on his uncanny ability to make the most remarkable deductions from the most mundane facts. The very first words that Sherlock Holmes ever says to Dr. Watson are, "How...
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Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th Edition: Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guineas, Gamebirds

Glenn Drowns · Storey Publishing, LLC; 4th edition

Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry is the only book you need to naturally and humanely raise a wide range of poultry, from chickens and turkeys to waterfowl and game birds -- even uncommon species, such as pigeons, emus, doves, ostriches, peafowl, and swans. Whether you’re running...
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Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life

David R Montgomery · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A MacArthur Fellow's impassioned call to make agriculture sustainable by ditching the plow, covering the soil, and diversifying crop rotations.The problem of agriculture is as old as civilization. Throughout history, great societies that abused their land withered into poverty or disappeared...
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Building Your Own Drones: A Beginners' Guide to Drones, UAVs, and ROVs

John Baichtal · Que
Pages: 249
Format: Print book

Absolutely no experience needed "Build your drone, step-by-step, with this full-color, hands-on guide " You ve heard about drones. You ve seen drones. Now, build your own it s a lot easier than you think Drones are the newest frontier for the DIY/maker community, and you don t need...
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A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age

Daniel J Levitin · Dutton
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

From The New York Times bestselling author of THE ORGANIZED MIND and THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON MUSIC, a primer to the critical thinking that is more necessary now than ever. We are bombarded with more information each day than our brains can process - especially in election season. It's raining...
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Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work

Steven Kotler · Dey Street Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

It's the biggest revolution you've never heard of, and it's hiding in plain sight. Over the past decade, Silicon Valley executives like Eric Schmidt and Elon Musk, Special Operators like the Navy SEALs and the Green Berets, and maverick scientists like Sasha Shulgin and Amy Cuddy have turned...
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Hold Fast to Dreams: A College Guidance Counselor, His Students, and the Vision of a Life Beyond Poverty

Beth Zasloff · The New Press, 2014. ©2014
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

Since Joshua Steckel began work at a Brooklyn public high school as its first-ever college guidance counselor, every one of the hundreds of graduates he has counseled has been accepted to college, many to top-flight schools with all expenses paid. But getting in is only one small part of the drama...
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Apollo to the Moon: A History in 50 Objects

TEASEL E MUIR-HARMONY · National Geographic
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A celebration of the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo missions to the moon, this narrative uses 50 key artifacts from the Smithsonian archives to tell the story of the groundbreaking space exploration program.Bold photographs, fascinating graphics, and engaging stories commemorate the 20th...
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Marijuana Reform

H. W. Wilson · Hw Wilson Co
Format: Print book

Marijuana Reform is a collection of articles that examine the recent push for marijuana policy reform in America, which has reached a turning point in 2013 as many states are trending towards legalization and taxation of the psychoactive drug, both medicinally and recreationally. The volume...
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Barron's PRAXIS, 7th Edition: CORE/PLT

Robert Postman · Barron's Educational Series; 7 edition
Format: Print book

This brand-new, updated resource provides full preparation and two practice tests for the new computer-delivered Core Academic Skills for Educators (5712, 5722, 5732) . The book incorporates the most recent computer delivered Praxis Core test question. Comprehensive Reading, Writing and Mathematics...
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