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Concise Japanese dictionary - Japanese-English English-Japanese by Martin, Samuel E. (Samuel Elmo), 1924-2009, author.

Concise Japanese dictionary - Japanese-English English-Japanese

Nov 17, 2014
Citizen - an American lyric by Rankine, Claudia, 1963- author.

Citizen - an American lyric

"Claudia Rankine's bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in twenty-first-century daily life and in the media. Some of these encounters are slights, seeming slips of the tongue, and some are intentional offensives in the classroom, at the supermarket, at home, on the tennis court with Serena Williams and the soccer field with Zinedine Zidane, online, on TV--everywhere, all the time. The accumulative stresses come to bear on a person's ability to speak, perform,

Nov 17, 2014
Citizens of the Green Room - profiles in courage and self-delusion by Leibovich, Mark.

Citizens of the Green Room - profiles in courage and self-delusion

Nov 17, 2014
Free your back - ease pain and regain natural poise with gentle exercises based on the Alexander technique by Ingham, Penny, author.

Free your back - ease pain and regain natural poise with gentle exercises based on the Alexander technique

Nov 17, 2014
The malaria project - the U.S. government's secret mission to find a miracle cure by Masterson, Karen, 1964- author.

The malaria project - the U.S. government's secret mission to find a miracle cure

A fascinating and shocking historical expose´, The Malaria Project is the story of America's secret mission to combat malaria during World War II--a campaign modeled after a German project which tested experimental drugs on men gone mad from syphilis.

Nov 17, 2014
Millennials & management - the essential guide to making it work at work by Caraher, Lee.

Millennials & management - the essential guide to making it work at work

"Addresses a very real concern of large and small businesses nationwide: how to motivate, collaborate with, and manage the millennial generation, who now make up almost 50% of the American workforce. The key is to change Boomer attitudes from disbelief and derision to acceptance and respect without giving up work standards. Using real world examples, author Lee Caraher gives leaders data-driven steps to take to co-create a productive workplace for today and tomorrow"--Provided by publisher.

Nov 17, 2014
Seven letters from Paris - a memoir by Vérant, Samantha.

Seven letters from Paris - a memoir

Nov 18, 2014
You're only old once! by Seuss, Dr.

You're only old once!

A man goes through a hilarious battery of tests at his annual checkup.

Nov 18, 2014
The who, the what, and the when - 65 artists illustrate the secret sidekicks of history by

The who, the what, and the when - 65 artists illustrate the secret sidekicks of history

"This ... illustrated history reveals 65 people you've probably never heard of, but who helped shape the word as we know it. Muses and neighbors, friends and relatives, accomplices and benefactors--such as Michael and Joy Brown, who gifted Harper Lee a year's worth of wages to help her write To Kill a Mockingbird. Or John Ordway, the colleague who walked with Lewis and Clark every step of the way"--Amazon.com.

Nov 18, 2014
The Visual Blues by Mault, Natalie A. (EDT)/ Lawson, R. A. (CON)/ Lowe, John (CON)/ Mault, Natalie A. (CON)/ Vendryes, Margaret Rose (COR)

The Visual Blues

Nov 18, 2014
Unbroken - an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive (adapted for young adults) by Hillenbrand, Laura.

Unbroken - an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive (adapted for young adults)

Nov 18, 2014
Strength training for fat loss by Tumminello, Nick.

Strength training for fat loss

Nick Tumminello, renowned trainer and innovator in the field of human performance, explains how to use the 3 Cs of metabolic strength training -- circuits, combinations, and complexes -- to accelerate your metabolism, maximize fat loss, and maintain muscle.

Nov 18, 2014
Springsteen - album by album by White, Ryan (Journalist), author.

Springsteen - album by album

A chronological review of Bruce Springsteen's career features dicussions of each album he recorded with contributions and quotes from those who worked on the sessions, including musicians, studio personnel, and Springsteen himself.

Nov 18, 2014
The resilience dividend - being strong in a world where things go wrong by Rodin, Judith.

The resilience dividend - being strong in a world where things go wrong

"New York. Athens. Boston. Tohoku. Newtown. Oslo. West. Wenzhou. New Orleans. Dhaka. Moore. Nairobi. These communities are just a few among the many that have been hit hard by one of the "wicked problems" of today's world: natural catastrophe, disease and contagion, systems or social collapse. If you haven't been directly touched by one of these disruptions yourself, you are sure to have been affected by them in some way. They harm people, destabilize communities, and threaten organizations and

Nov 18, 2014
Shackleton - by endurance we conquer by Smith, Michael, 1946- author.

Shackleton - by endurance we conquer

An extraordinary character and one of history's great explorers, Ernest Shackleton pioneered the path to the South Pole over 100 years ago, becoming the dominant figure in Antarctic discovery. His incredible adventures on four expeditions to the Antarctic have captivated generations. But Shackleton was a flawed character whose chaotic private life, marked by romantic affairs, unfulfilled ambitions, and failed business ventures, contrasted with his celebrity status as the leading explorer.

Nov 18, 2014
The woman who would be king by Cooney, Kara.

The woman who would be king

A portrait of the longest-reigning woman pharaoh in Ancient Egypt draws on surviving artifacts to consider her unprecedented rise, her achievements and why most of her monuments were destroyed after her death.

Nov 18, 2014
Radical acceptance - embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha by Brach, Tara.

Radical acceptance - embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha

Combining the principles of psychotherapy with the teachings of Buddhism, this guide explains how to eliminate the personal conflicts and feelings of not being good enough that can cause such problems as addiction, overwork, and perfectionism.

Nov 18, 2014
Trespass - poems by Dooley, Thomas, author.

Trespass - poems

Nov 18, 2014
The way of tea and justice - rescuing the world's favorite beverage from its violent history by Stevens, Becca, 1963-

The way of tea and justice - rescuing the world's favorite beverage from its violent history

"In 2012, reverend and social entrepreneur Becca Stevens began work on the Thistle Stop Cafe´, a business designed to provide employment opportunities for the residents of Magdalene, as well as Thistle Farms, the social enterprise benefitting women recovering from violence and addiction. As she explored the legacy of tea, she uncovered not only its healing mysteries but also the dark secrets that have overshadowed this ancient brew. In THE WAY OF TEA AND JUSTICE, Becca draws readers into the wor

Nov 18, 2014
Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos & Northern Thailand by Bloom, Greg, author.

Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos & Northern Thailand

Provides information on the region's history and culture, and offers recommendations for lodging, dining, transportation, shopping, entertainment, activities, and points of interest.

Nov 18, 2014