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Now You're Talking: Human Conversation from the Neanderthals to Artificial Intelligence

Trevor J Cox · Counterpoint
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A history of how humans developed our capacity for conversation -- and what might happen now that computers are catching up Trevor Cox has been described by The Observer as "a David Attenborough of the acoustic realm." In Now You're Talking, he takes us on a journey through...
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The Astronaut Maker: How One Mysterious Engineer Ran Human Spaceflight for a Generation

Michael Cassutt · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

"The real book about the manned space program would be a book about George Abbey." - Richard Truly, former astronaut and Administrator of NASA One of the most elusive and controversial figures in NASA's history, George W. S. Abbey was called "the Dark Lord," "the...
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Safely to Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home

Jack Clemons · University Press of Florida
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

In this one-of-a-kind memoir, Jack Clemons -- a former lead engineer in support of NASA -- takes readers behind the scenes and into the inner workings of the Apollo and Space Shuttle programs during their most exciting years. Discover the people, the events, and the risks involved in one of the most...
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The Lost Education of Horace Tate: Uncovering the Hidden Heroes Who Fought for Justice in Schools

VANESSA SIDDLE WALKER · The New Press
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

In the epic tradition of Eyes on the Prize and with the cultural significance of John Lewis's March trilogy, an ambitious and harrowing account of the devoted black educators who battled Southern school segregation and inequalityFor two years an aging Dr. Horace Tate - a former teacher,...
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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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All New Kitchen Ideas that Work

Heather J. Paper · Taunton Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Kitchen remodels continue to be one of the most common residential remodeling projects (second only to bathrooms) . All New Kitchen Ideas that Work features over 350 ideas covering a range of kitchen styles and sizes plus top-notch design advice. Completely updated to include over 350 photos...
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Shattering Silences: New Approaches to Healing Survivors of Rape and Bringing Their Assailants to Justice

Christopher Johnston · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Every two minutes someone in the US is sexually assaulted, and each year there are nearly 300,000 victims of sexual assault. But victims are no longer silent, and new practices by police, prosecutors, nurses, and rape crisis professionals are resulting in more humane and compassionate treatment...
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The Well-Tended Perennial Garden: The Essential Guide to Planting and Pruning Techniques, Third Edition

Tracy DiSabato-Aust · Timber Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

"This practical guide is lush with clear, step-by-step advice." - Real Simple Since its original publication twenty years ago, The Well-Tended Perennial Garden has helped home gardeners successfully plan, plant, and tend their gardens. Now Tracy Di-Sabato-Aust's trusty advice...
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On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle

Hampton Sides · Doubleday
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and In the Kingdom of Ice, a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean WarOn October 15, 1950, General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander...
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The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America's Law Enforcement

MATTHEW HORACE · Hachette Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

CNN law enforcement contributor Matthew Horace offers an unforgettable account of the racism, crimes, and colorlines that permeate America's law enforcement, and lays out a means for change.Matthew Horace was an officer at the federal, state, and local level for 28 years working in every...
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