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God is round - tackling the giants, villains, triumphs, and scandals of the world's favorite game by Villoro, Juan, 1956- author.

God is round - tackling the giants, villains, triumphs, and scandals of the world's favorite game

What was the greatest goal of all time? Why do the Hungarians have a more philosophical sense of defeat than the Mexicans? Do the dead play soccer? On a planet where FIFA has more members than the United Nations, Juan Villoro's examination of soccer and its 3.5 billion-person fandom has stakes beyond those of such playful questions. Soccer is more than just a game; it is a catalyst for panglobal unity and even, Villoro suggests, the "recovery of childhood."

May 2, 2016
Patent litigation primer - a guide for inventors and business owners by Klinck, Robert A.

Patent litigation primer - a guide for inventors and business owners

May 2, 2016
USA's national parks by Pitts, Christopher, author.

USA's national parks

A new, full-colour guide; Packed with practical information, where most competitor guides are strictly coffee-table books; Features 25 top parks, plus worthwhile detours; The national parks featured here attracted 51.2 million visitors in 2010, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park alone attracted almost 9.5 million visitors.

May 2, 2016
Grand Canyon National Park by Denniston, Jennifer Rasin, author.

Grand Canyon National Park

Lonely Planet Grand Canyon National Park is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Go rafting on the Colorado River, ride a mule down into the Grand Canyon, or view it from above on a helicopter ride around the canyon's rim; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Grand Canyon National Park and begin your journey now!Inside the Lonely Planet Grand Canyon Travel Guide: User-friendly highlights and i

May 2, 2016
Beijing & Shanghai by

Beijing & Shanghai

The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Beijing and Shanghai will lead you straight to the best attractions both cities have to offer. The guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of Beijing and Shanghai's stunning architecture, plus 3D aerial views of the key districts to explore on foot. You'll find detailed listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets in this fully updated and expanded guide, plus insider tips on everything from where to find the best

May 2, 2016
Let's get visible - [how to get noticed and sell more books] by Gaughran, David, author.

Let's get visible - [how to get noticed and sell more books]

"Leverage Amazon's famous recommendation engine to take advantage of the various opportunities it provides for exposure. Position your books for discoverability on other sales venues. Minimize the time you spend promoting so you have more time to spend writing. Promote in a cost-effective way that actually works"--

May 2, 2016
Lessons of labor - one woman's self-discovery through birth & motherhood by Aziz, Julia S., author.

Lessons of labor - one woman's self-discovery through birth & motherhood

May 2, 2016
It's personal - surviving and thriving on the journey of church planting by Bloye, Brian, 1965-

It's personal - surviving and thriving on the journey of church planting

May 2, 2016
The history of chemistry - a very short introduction by Brock, W. H. (William Hodson), author.

The history of chemistry - a very short introduction

May 2, 2016
The Jesus fractal - seven dimensions of faith by Frykberg, Elizabeth A., author.

The Jesus fractal - seven dimensions of faith

May 2, 2016
Frommer's easyguide to Beijing, Shanghai & Xi'an by Bond, Graham (Graham L. R.), author.

Frommer's easyguide to Beijing, Shanghai & Xi'an

May 2, 2016
Everyday blessings - the inner work of mindful parenting by Kabat-Zinn, Myla, 1947-

Everyday blessings - the inner work of mindful parenting

In Everyday Blessings, Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn show how parents can enrich their lives and the lives of their children through mindful parenting - that is, by honoring the fullness of the present moment, and within it, the inner potential and beauty that reside in both our children and ourselves. As parents, we are often caught up in moving so quickly and so automatically that we have trouble seeing our children fully in each moment, particularly when things are not occurring as we would like th

May 2, 2016
National parks of America - experience America's 59 national parks. by

National parks of America - experience America's 59 national parks.

To celebrate America's amazing national parks, Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel publisher, takes you on an informative and gorgeous tour of all 59 parks with our lavishly finished hardcover gift guide packed with detailed itineraries and practical tips on what to do and see in each park to get you started planning your next adventure. America's national parks are full of timeless marvels that still rejuvenate the soul: the world's largest trees in Sequoia; its most spectacular geotherma

May 2, 2016
New Horizons - rediscovering Pluto by

New Horizons - rediscovering Pluto

May 2, 2016
One - sons and daughters by Mapplethorpe, Edward, photographer.

One - sons and daughters

"This publication celebrates the first birthday as a pivotal milestone in life's journey and the hope and promise of what is to come"--Foreword.

May 2, 2016
Stanley tiling - a homeowner's guide by Truini, Joseph, author.

Stanley tiling - a homeowner's guide

"With a little time and even less money, DIYers can update and transform their home by tiling kitchens, bathrooms, and other spaces. Stanley's Homeowners Guide to Tiling clearly explains the tiling process with hundreds of step-by-step photographs offering accurate, dependable, and easy-to-understand instruction. Everything you need to know to get started is included here: Tools and Techniques, Choosing Tile, Tiling Basics, Preparation and Layout, and even Maintenance and Repair. You'll add pizz

May 2, 2016
Stanley trim - a homeowner's guide by Cory, Steve, author.

Stanley trim - a homeowner's guide

"Aimed at homeowners with limited DIY experience, this book immediately zeroes in on the basics from explaining trim styles--including Colonial, Arts and Crafts, Victorian, and others--to in-depth chapters on trim materials and tools and techniques. [Projects include] baseboard and picture rail, door trim, window trim, crown molding, wall treatments, and more"--Amazon.com.

May 2, 2016
Tartine Book No. 3 - modern, ancient, classic, whole by Robertson, Chad, author.

Tartine Book No. 3 - modern, ancient, classic, whole

"The third in a series of classic, collectible cookbooks from Tartine Bakery & Cafe, one of the great bakeries, Tartine Book No. 3 is a revolutionary, and altogether timely, exploration of baking with whole grains. The narrative of Chad Robertson's search for ancient flavors in heirloom grains is interwoven with 85 recipes for whole-grain versions of Tartine favorites. Robertson shares his groundbreaking new methods of bread baking including new techniques for whole-grain loaves, as well as porr

May 2, 2016
Top 10 Hong Kong by Fitzpatrick, Liam, 1965- author.

Top 10 Hong Kong

Top 10 Hong Kong will lead you straight to the best attractions Hong Kong has to offer. Whether you're looking for the liveliest nightlife in Hong Kong, wish to view the amazing skyline, or discover the city's captivating museums and modernist architecture, this pocket-sized travel guide is packed with essential information for every corner of Hong Kong, whatever your budget. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists. The pull-out map and guide includes fold-out maps of city metro systems, useful phone num

May 2, 2016
Understanding exposure - how to shoot great photographs with any camera by Peterson, Bryan, 1952- author.

Understanding exposure - how to shoot great photographs with any camera

Veteran photographer Bryan Peterson demystifies complex concepts of exposure in photography by explaining the fundamentals of light, aperture, shutter speed, and how they interact with and influence one another. This book explains how to get or lose sharpness and contrast in images, freeze in action, and take the best meter readings while also exploring filters, flash, and light. This forth edition inclides all new images as well as an expanded section on flash, tips for using colored gels, and

May 2, 2016