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How Google works by Schmidt, Eric, 1955 April 27-

How Google works

"Jack Welch's Straight from the Gut was once the essential primer for managers, but today's leaders need a new playbook. In HOW GOOGLE WORKS, Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg distill their decades of working in the high-tech industry into a practical and fun-to-read guide for those who want to succeed in an ever-changing business landscape. The book offers how-to advice on strategy, corporate culture, talent, decision-making, innovation, communication and dealing with disruption. The authors

Sep 26, 2014
Extraordinary goats - meetings with remarkable goats, caprine wonders, & horned troublemakers by Hurst, Janet/ Pernu, Dennis/ Holmstrom, Darwin/ Kessler, Brad/ Noll, Elizabeth

Extraordinary goats - meetings with remarkable goats, caprine wonders, & horned troublemakers

Sep 26, 2014
Law of the jungle - the $19 billion legal battle over oil in the rain forest and the lawyer who'd stop at nothing to win by Barrett, Paul (Paul M.), author.

Law of the jungle - the $19 billion legal battle over oil in the rain forest and the lawyer who'd stop at nothing to win

"[The story of] Steven Donziger, a self-styled social activist and Harvard educated lawyer, [who] signed on to a budding class action lawsuit against multinational Texaco (which later merged with Chevron to become the third-largest corporation in America). The suit sought reparations for the Ecuadorian peasants and tribes people whose lives were affected by decades of oil production near their villages and fields. During twenty years of legal hostilities in federal courts in Manhattan and remote

Sep 26, 2014
The case against the Supreme Court by Chemerinsky, Erwin, author.

The case against the Supreme Court

Most Americans share the perception that the Supreme Court is objective, but Erwin Chemerinsky, one of the country's leading constitutional lawyers, shows that this is nonsense and always has been. The Court is made up of fallible individuals who base decisions on their own biases. Today, the Roberts Court is promoting a conservative agenda under the guise of following a neutral methodology, but notorious decisions, such as Bush vs. Gore and United Citizens, are hardly recent exceptions. This de

Sep 26, 2014
A history of New York in 101 objects by Roberts, Sam, 1947-

A history of New York in 101 objects

"The story of America's great metropolis, told through 101 distinctive objects that span the history of New York, all reproduced in full color. Modeled on the best-selling A history of the world in 100 objects, this is the story of America's great metropolis, told through 101 significant objects that span the history of New York"--

Sep 26, 2014
The Hardy Boys mysteries, 1927-1979 - a cultural and literary history by Connelly, Mark, 1951-

The Hardy Boys mysteries, 1927-1979 - a cultural and literary history

"This book follows the development of the Hardy Boys series through 1979. Includes the writing of Stratemeyer and McFarlane; the Cold War and the disco age; race, class, gender; family values; law and order; and action rather than violence. Appendices provide a bibliography of Hardy Boys books, opening lines from 20 novels, and selected "Hardyisms.""--Provided by publisher.

Sep 26, 2014
The age of the spirit - how the ghost of an ancient controversy is shaping the church by Tickle, Phyllis.

The age of the spirit - how the ghost of an ancient controversy is shaping the church

Chronicles the pivotal events surrounding the Nicene Creed, explaining how differing views about the Holy Spirit's place in the Trinity and role in the lives of believers were fiercely debated and are still being felt in the present world.

Sep 26, 2014
Adventure of ascent - field notes from a lifelong journey by Shaw, Luci.

Adventure of ascent - field notes from a lifelong journey

Sep 26, 2014
Abigail & John - portrait of a marriage by Gelles, Edith Belle.

Abigail & John - portrait of a marriage

Sep 26, 2014
365 style by Hilton, Nicholai Olivia, 1983- author.

365 style

"Nicky Hilton, the heiress without a stylist, shows readers how to develop and tailor their seasonal wardrobe around 3 activities, 6 staples, and 5 go-to accessories--her personal formula for creating signature style and 365 days of fabulous fashion"--

Sep 26, 2014
1381 - the year of the Peasants' Revolt by Barker, Juliet R. V.

1381 - the year of the Peasants' Revolt

Sep 26, 2014
101 kids activities that are the bestest, funnest ever! - the entertainment solution for parents, relatives & babysitters by Homer, Holly, author.

101 kids activities that are the bestest, funnest ever! - the entertainment solution for parents, relatives & babysitters

Shares engaging and educational activities, games, and crafts to keep children of all ages entertained, including such amusements as making water bottle bangles, mixing homemade sidewalk chalk, and having a catapult competition.

Sep 26, 2014
American ballads - the photographs of Marty Stuart by Stuart, Marty.

American ballads - the photographs of Marty Stuart

"A book of Marty Stuart's photographs that will coicide with an exhibition at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, Tennessee. This book will present images from these three bodies of work: "Badlands" on his time with the Lakota; "The Masters" from his work with musicians; and "Blue Line Hot Shots"--

Sep 26, 2014
Agent Storm - my life inside Al Qaeda and the CIA by Storm, Morten, author.

Agent Storm - my life inside Al Qaeda and the CIA

A Danish national-turned-associate of al Qaeda provides an inside look at his decade as a radical Islamist, as well as his ultimate decision to leave the jihadist life and become a double agent for the CIA and British and Danish intelligence.

Sep 26, 2014
And give up showbiz? - how Fred Levin beat big tobacco, avoided two murder prosecutions, became a chief of Ghana, earned boxing manager of the year, and transformed American law by Young, Josh, 1965- author.

And give up showbiz? - how Fred Levin beat big tobacco, avoided two murder prosecutions, became a chief of Ghana, earned boxing manager of the year, and transformed American law

Examines the life and career of one of the pioneering lawyers in establishing American personal injury law.

Sep 26, 2014
Andrew Jackson, southerner by Cheathem, Mark Renfred.

Andrew Jackson, southerner

Sep 26, 2014
Ardor by Calasso, Roberto, author.

Ardor

"A meditation on the ancient wisdom of the Vedas, in which Calasso brings ritual and sacrifice to bear on the modern world"--

Sep 26, 2014
Before the first shots are fired - how America can win or lose off the battlefield by Zinni, Anthony C.

Before the first shots are fired - how America can win or lose off the battlefield

"The New York Times bestselling author of The Battle for Peace and retired Four-Star General Tony Zinni examines how America's "military first," view of foreign policy continues to embroil our troops in unwinnable wars"--

Sep 26, 2014
Biographies of the new world power - Rutherford B. Hayes, Thomas Alva Edison, Margaret Sanger, and more by Anderson, Michael (EDT)

Biographies of the new world power - Rutherford B. Hayes, Thomas Alva Edison, Margaret Sanger, and more

Profiles famous Americans from the mid-nineteenth century through the twentieth, including John D. Rockefeller, Jacob Riis, Mark Twain, and Susan B. Anthony.

Sep 26, 2014
Beyond the Mediterranean Diet - European Secrets of the Super-Healthy by Lieberman, Layne/ Gilbride, Judith A., Ph.d. (FRW)

Beyond the Mediterranean Diet - European Secrets of the Super-Healthy

Sep 26, 2014