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The Shetland bus - a WWII epic of escape, survival, and adventure by Howarth, David Armine, 1912-1991.

The Shetland bus - a WWII epic of escape, survival, and adventure

Apr 26, 2016
Rich is not a four-letter word - how to survive Obamacare, trump Wall Street, kick-start your retirement, and achieve financial success by Willis, Gerri, author.

Rich is not a four-letter word - how to survive Obamacare, trump Wall Street, kick-start your retirement, and achieve financial success

Veteran financial journalist and pundit Gerri Willis takes on the progressive mind-set championed by liberals that gives government bureaucrats the right to decide what's best for us, resulting in bigger government programs, more bureaucracy, and more wasted taxpayer money. She dissects Obamacare and Democratic tax initiatives to show how they have hamstrung the average American. Then she shows us how to overcome these left-wing financial hurdles and grow our nest eggs, despite the political pic

Apr 26, 2016
The rarest bird in the world - the search for the Nechisar nightjar by Head, Vernon R. L., 1967- author.

The rarest bird in the world - the search for the Nechisar nightjar

"In 1990, a group of Cambridge scientists arrived at the Plains of Nechisar in Ethiopia. On that expedition, they collected more than two dozen specimens and saw more than three hundred species of birds plus a plethora of rare butterflies, dragonflies, reptiles, mammals, and plants. As they were gathering up their findings, a wing of an unidentified bird was packed into a brown paper bag. It was to become the most famous wing in the world. This wing would set the world of science aflutter. Exper

Apr 26, 2016
Pushout - the criminalization of Black girls in schools by Morris, Monique W., 1972- author.

Pushout - the criminalization of Black girls in schools

"Fifteen-year-old Diamond stopped going to school the day she was expelled for lashing out at peers who constantly harassed and teased her for something everyone on the staff had missed: she was being trafficked for sex. After months on the run, she was arrested and sent to a detention center for violating a court order to attend school. Black girls represent 16 percent of female students but almost half of all girls with a school-related arrest. The first trade book to tell these untold stories

Apr 26, 2016
Platform revolution - how networked markets are transforming the economy and how to make them work for you by Parker, Geoffrey (Geoffrey G.), author.

Platform revolution - how networked markets are transforming the economy and how to make them work for you

An inside look at the transformative potential of the platform business model shares comprehensive explanations of how platforms use technology to match producers and consumers while unlocking hidden resources and creating new forms of value.

Apr 26, 2016
Peter Arno - the mad, mad world of the New Yorker's greatest cartoonist by Maslin, Michael, author.

Peter Arno - the mad, mad world of the New Yorker's greatest cartoonist

In the summer of 1925, The New Yorker was struggling to survive its first year in print. They took a chance on a young, indecorous cartoonist who was about to give up his career as an artist. His name was Peter Arno, and his witty social commentary, blush-inducing content, and compositional mastery brought a cosmopolitan edge to the magazine's pages-- a vitality that would soon cement The New Yorker as one of the world's most celebrated publications.

Apr 26, 2016
Peak - secrets from the new science of expertise by Ericsson, K. Anders (Karl Anders), 1947- author.

Peak - secrets from the new science of expertise

Draws on the examples of chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens to outline a powerful approach to learning that enables proficiency through strategic goal setting, self-motivation, and feedback exercises.

Apr 26, 2016
Only in Naples - lessons in food and famiglia from my Italian mother-in-law by Wilson, Katherine, 1974-

Only in Naples - lessons in food and famiglia from my Italian mother-in-law

Apr 26, 2016
Trouble in the tribe - the American Jewish conflict over Israel by Waxman, Dov, author.

Trouble in the tribe - the American Jewish conflict over Israel

"Trouble in the Tribe explores the increasingly contentious place of Israel in the American Jewish community. In a fundamental shift, growing numbers of American Jews have become less willing to unquestioningly support Israel and more willing to publicly criticize its government. More than ever before, American Jews are arguing about Israeli policies, and many, especially younger ones, are becoming uncomfortable with Israel's treatment of Palestinians. Dov Waxman argues that Israel is fast becom

Apr 26, 2016
No fears, no excuses - what you need to do to have a great career by Smith, Larry, 1945- author.

No fears, no excuses - what you need to do to have a great career

"A provocative new approach to discovering your true calling in life and achieving not just a good career, but a great one,"--Amazon.com.

Apr 26, 2016
Infamy - how one woman brought an international sex trafficking ring to justice by Cacho, Lydia, 1963- author.

Infamy - how one woman brought an international sex trafficking ring to justice

Apr 26, 2016
Harvey Penick - the life and wisdom of the man who wrote the book on golf by Robbins, Kevin.

Harvey Penick - the life and wisdom of the man who wrote the book on golf

Apr 26, 2016
The happiness equation - want nothing + do anything = have everything by Pasricha, Neil.

The happiness equation - want nothing + do anything = have everything

"What's the formula for a happy life? In THE HAPPINESS EQUATION, Neil illustrates how to want nothing, do anything, and have everything"--

Apr 26, 2016
The great departure - mass migration from Eastern Europe and the making of the free world by Zahra, Tara, author.

The great departure - mass migration from Eastern Europe and the making of the free world

Apr 26, 2016
We the people - the modern-day figures who have reshaped and affirmed the Founding Fathers' vision of America by Williams, Juan, author.

We the people - the modern-day figures who have reshaped and affirmed the Founding Fathers' vision of America

"In We the People, renown journalist, Fox political analyst, and bestselling author Juan Williams examines the lives of the men and women in the 20th century who have extended the Founding Fathers' original vision of the country and reshaped what America is"--

Apr 26, 2016
The Wander Society by Smith, Keri, author.

The Wander Society

Several years ago when Keri Smith, bestselling author of Wreck This Journal, discovered cryptic handwritten notations in a worn copy of Walt Whitman{19}s Leaves of Grass, her interest was piqued. Little did she know at the time that those simple markings would become the basis of a years-long, life-changing exploration into a mysterious group known only as The Wander Society, as well as the subject of this book. Within these pages, you'll find the results of Smith's research: A guide to the Wand

Apr 26, 2016
College hacks - (kä-lij, haks) noun. by Bradford, Keith, 1989- author.

College hacks - (kä-lij, haks) noun.

"Hacks every college student needs to know! Want to ace your next exam? Claim victory as a beer pong champ? Remove that gross stain from your shirt before your interview? College Hacks gives you the tricks and tips you need to get ahead in life without breaking a sweat. Filled with hundreds of ways to simplify nearly every college situation, this guide tells you just what to do when your professor assigns you a twenty-page paper or you run out of clean dishes in your dorm room (chip bag bowl, an

Apr 26, 2016
50 for your future - lessons from down the road by Smiley, Tavis, 1964- author.

50 for your future - lessons from down the road

"Stepping into your authentic life can be difficult. There are pitfalls of ego, of convenience, of modern society's pressure to put yourself out there before you've even figured out what you really want. It's easy to lose yourself along the way, conforming to those around you, obsessing over trivialities, letting fear drive your actions. Fortunately, though, you're not the first one to walk this path...On these gorgeously illustrated pages, you'll find the hard-won wisdom of media mogul and soci

Apr 26, 2016
The bloat cure - 101 natural solutions for real and lasting relief by Chutkan, Robynne, author.

The bloat cure - 101 natural solutions for real and lasting relief

"The must-have A to Z manual to banish your bloat for good, from the author of Gutbliss and The Microbiome Solution. If you're bloated and looking for relief, you've come to the right place. In her medical practice The Digestive Center for Women, Dr. Robynne Chutkan has helped thousands of women get back into their skinny jeans, and she can do the same for you. Understanding what's behind your suffering is the key to deflating for good. The Bloat Cure helps you identify the root cause of your bl

Apr 26, 2016
The coyote's bicycle - the untold story of seven thousand bicycles and the rise of a borderland empire by Taylor, Kimball, author.

The coyote's bicycle - the untold story of seven thousand bicycles and the rise of a borderland empire

Touching on immigration, globalization, and the history of the US-Mexico border, a story of seven thousand bikes that made an incredible journey traces the rise of one of Tijuanas most innovative human smugglers, also known as a coyote.

Apr 26, 2016