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Eyes wide open - going behind the environmental headlines by Fleischman, Paul.

Eyes wide open - going behind the environmental headlines

"We're living in an aha moment. Take 250 years of human ingenuity. Add abundant fossil fuels. The result: a population and lifestyle never seen before. The downsides weren't visible for centuries, but now they are. Suddenly everything needs rethinking - suburbs, cars, fast food, cheap prices. It's a changed world. This book explains it. Using politics, psychology, and history for attitude, Eyes Wide Open shows how to see the principles driving events and attitudes, from vested interests to denia

Sep 21, 2014
Encyclopedia of garden plants for every location by

Encyclopedia of garden plants for every location

Sep 21, 2014
The edge of the sky - all you need to know about the all-there-is - (using only the ten hundred most-used words in our tongue) by Trotta, Roberto, author.

The edge of the sky - all you need to know about the all-there-is - (using only the ten hundred most-used words in our tongue)

Sep 21, 2014
Dr. Mütter's marvels - a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine by Aptowicz, Cristin O'Keefe, author.

Dr. Mütter's marvels - a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine

A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery and founded the country's most famous museum of medical oddities. Imagine undergoing an operation without anesthesia performed by a surgeon who refuses to sterilize his tools-or even wash his hands. This was the world of medicine when Thomas Dent Mu¨tter began his trailblazing career as a plastic surgeon in Philadelphia during the middle of the nineteenth century. Although he died at just

Sep 21, 2014
The complete chile pepper book - a gardener's guide to choosing, growing, preserving, and cooking by DeWitt, Dave.

The complete chile pepper book - a gardener's guide to choosing, growing, preserving, and cooking

"Chile peppers are hot -- in every sense of the word. They add culinary fire to thousands of dishes from a variety of cuisines and inspire near-fanatical devotion in those who have succumbed to their incendiary charms. In this comprehensive book, world chile experts Dave DeWitt and Paul W. Bosland have assembled all the information that anyone with an interest in chile peppers could ever hope to find. Detailed profiles of the 100 most popular chile varieties include information on how to grow ch

Sep 21, 2014
Close to the knives - a memoir of disintegration by Wojnarowicz, David.

Close to the knives - a memoir of disintegration

Sep 21, 2014
Everyday slow cooker - 260 recipes that practically cook themselves! by

Everyday slow cooker - 260 recipes that practically cook themselves!

Sep 21, 2014
Hack attack - the inside story of how the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch by Davies, Nick, 1953-

Hack attack - the inside story of how the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch

"The definitive book on how the News of the World phone-hacking scandal reached the highest echelons of power in the government, security, and the media in the UK, from the journalist who broke the story"--

Sep 21, 2014
Great maps by Brotton, Jerry, author.

Great maps

Traces human development and culture through cartography, from early rock carvings to the latest geospatial technology.

Sep 21, 2014
Glimpsing heaven - the stories and science of life after death by Bachrach, Judy, 1948-

Glimpsing heaven - the stories and science of life after death

If you caught a glimpse of heaven, would you choose to come back to life' Investigative journalist Judy Bachrach has collected accounts of the post-postmortem, and the conclusions are astonishing. Clinical death'the moment when the heart stops beating and brain stem activity ceases'is not as straightforward as it may seem. Hundreds of thousands of post-death experiences have been documented, and for many who have died and returned, life is forever changed. And now an increasing number of researc

Sep 21, 2014
Edgar Allan Poe - the fever called living by Collins, Paul, 1969-

Edgar Allan Poe - the fever called living

Describes the personal and professional life of the master of the horror behind "The Raven," "The Tell-Tale Heart," and other classic works, including a discussion of his rocky relationship with his wealthy adoptive father and his time spent working as an editor and reviewer.

Sep 21, 2014
The end of absence - reclaiming what we've lost in a world of constant connection by Harris, Michael, 1980 March 12-

The end of absence - reclaiming what we've lost in a world of constant connection

"Only one generation in history (ours) will experience life both with and without the Internet. For everyone who follows us, online life will simply be the air they breathe. Today, we revel in ubiquitous information and constant connection, rarely stopping to consider the implications for our logged-on lives. Michael Harris chronicles this massive shift, exploring what we've gained--and lost--in the bargain. In this eloquent and thought-provoking book, Harris argues that our greatest loss has be

Sep 21, 2014
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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 21, 2014
Confessions of the world's best father by Engledow, Dave, photographer, author.

Confessions of the world's best father

"A hilarious pictorial parody of a clueless father and his adorable daughter. In an attempt to create an image that his new daughter would one day appreciate, Dave Engledow took a photo in which he's cradling eight-week-old Alice Bee like a football anddoctored it to look like he's squirting breast milk into a "World's Best Father" mug. Friends and family clamored for more. After Dave's humorous attempts to capture the sleep-deprived obliviousness of being a first-time dad went viral, he and Al

Sep 21, 2014
Boreal feast - a culinary journey through the north. by Genest, Michele

Boreal feast - a culinary journey through the north.

Sep 21, 2014
The beast - riding the rails and dodging narcos on the migrant trail by Martínez, Oscar (Oscar Enrique)

The beast - riding the rails and dodging narcos on the migrant trail

Sep 21, 2014
AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible by Finkelstein, Ellen, author.

AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible

Sep 21, 2014