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The War on Women in Israel - A Story of Religious Radicalism and the Women Fighting for Freedom by Sztokman, Elana Maryles

The War on Women in Israel - A Story of Religious Radicalism and the Women Fighting for Freedom

Jul 23, 2014
Waking the Buddha - how the most dynamic and empowering Buddhist movement in history is changing our concept of religion by Strand, Clark, 1957- author.

Waking the Buddha - how the most dynamic and empowering Buddhist movement in history is changing our concept of religion

"Is there more to Buddhism than sitting in silent meditation? Is modern Buddhism relevant to the problems of daily life? Does it empower individuals to transform their lives? Or has Buddhism become too detached, so still and quiet that the Buddha has fallen asleep? Waking the Buddha tells the story of the Soka Gakkai International, the largest, most dynamic Buddhist movement in the world today--and one that is waking up and shaking up Buddhism so it can truly work in ordinary people's lives. Dra

Jul 23, 2014
World Heritage Sites - A Complete Guide to 981 UNESCO World Heritage Sites by Unesco (COR)

World Heritage Sites - A Complete Guide to 981 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Jul 23, 2014
Without Frontiers - The Life and Music of Peter Gabriel by Easlea, Daryl

Without Frontiers - The Life and Music of Peter Gabriel

Jul 23, 2014
Virgin Galactic - The Ultimate Experience by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)/ Branson, Richard (FRW)

Virgin Galactic - The Ultimate Experience

Jul 23, 2014
Vodka - how a colorless, odorless, flavorless spirit conquered America by Matus, Victorino.

Vodka - how a colorless, odorless, flavorless spirit conquered America

"How risk-taking entrepreneurs defied the odds and turned medieval medicine into a multibillion-dollar industry"--

Jul 23, 2014
Undocumented - how immigration became illegal by Chomsky, Aviva, 1957-

Undocumented - how immigration became illegal

"This book looks at the role illegality or undocumentedness plays in our society and economy. It shows how the status was created, and how and why people, especially Mexicans and Central Americans, have been assigned this status. The first three chapterslook at the histories of social exclusion. One looks specifically at the Mexican and Guatemalan contexts to understand why such large numbers of people from these countries enter the United States without documents, and how those who do so unders

Jul 23, 2014
White beech - the rainforest years by Greer, Germaine, 1939- author.

White beech - the rainforest years

"One bright day in December 2001, Germaine Greer found herself confronted by an irresistible challenge in the shape of sixty hectares of dairy farm, one of many in south-east Queensland that, after a century of logging, clearing and downright devastation, had been abandoned to their fate."--Dust jacket.

Jul 23, 2014
West point '41 - the class that went to war and shaped America by Kazel-Wilcox, Anne, author.

West point '41 - the class that went to war and shaped America

Jul 23, 2014
Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! - the story of pop music from Bill Haley to Beyoncé by Stanley, Bob, 1964- author.

Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! - the story of pop music from Bill Haley to Beyoncé

An addictively readable, encyclopedic history of pop music that includes individual chapters to groups and individuals -- the Monkees, the Beach Boys, the Bee Gees, Michael Jackson, Prince, Madonna -- that changed the shape of pop music.

Jul 23, 2014
Unspeakable Things - Sex, Lies and Revolution by Penny, Laurie

Unspeakable Things - Sex, Lies and Revolution

Jul 23, 2014
Zero to one - notes on startups, or how to build the future by Thiel, Peter A.

Zero to one - notes on startups, or how to build the future

"EVERY MOMENT IN BUSINESS HAPPENS ONLY ONCE. The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won't make a search engine. And the next Mark Zuckerberg won't create a social network. If you are copying these guys, you aren't learning from them. It's easier to copy a model than to make something new: doing what we already know how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. But every time we create something new, we go from 0 to

Jul 23, 2014
Your Water Footprint - The Shocking Facts About How Much Water We Use to Make Everyday Products by Leahy, Stephen

Your Water Footprint - The Shocking Facts About How Much Water We Use to Make Everyday Products

Jul 23, 2014
Your Midwest garden - an owner's manual by Riggenbach, Jan.

Your Midwest garden - an owner's manual

Jul 23, 2014
X-Ray- the unauthorized autobiography by Davies, Ray

X-Ray- the unauthorized autobiography

Jul 23, 2014
Writing fantasy & science fiction by Tuttle, Lisa

Writing fantasy & science fiction

Jul 23, 2014
World War II from above - an aerial view of the global conflict by Harwood, Jeremy, 1947- author.

World War II from above - an aerial view of the global conflict

"[The] story of the battle waged by Allied and Axis spies in the skies to obtain accurate aerial intelligence during the Second World War"--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 23, 2014
World Order by Kissinger, Henry

World Order

Jul 23, 2014
The underground girls of Kabul - in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan by Nordberg, Jenny.

The underground girls of Kabul - in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan

Jul 23, 2014
Will it waffle? - from bacon & eggs to mac & cheese, falafel to chocolate chip cookies, 53 irresistible, unexpected recipes to make in your waffle iron by Shumski, Daniel, author.

Will it waffle? - from bacon & eggs to mac & cheese, falafel to chocolate chip cookies, 53 irresistible, unexpected recipes to make in your waffle iron

Jul 23, 2014