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Lincoln - an intimate portrait. by

Lincoln - an intimate portrait.

Oct 17, 2014
Even this I get to experience by Lear, Norman.

Even this I get to experience

The legendary creator of iconic television programs All in the Family, Sanford and Son, Maude, Good Times, The Jeffersons, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Norman Lear remade our television culture, while leading a life of unparalleled political, civic, and social involvement. Sharing the wealth of Lear's ninety years, this is a memoir as touching and remarkable as the life he has led.

Oct 17, 2014
The meaning of human existence by Wilson, Edward O., author.

The meaning of human existence

In The Meaning of Human Existence, his most philosophical work to date, Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist Edward O. Wilson examines what makes human beings supremely different from all other species and posits that we, as a species, now know enough about the universe and ourselves that we can begin to approach questions about our place in the cosmos and the meaning of intelligent life in a systematic, indeed, in a testable way.

Oct 17, 2014
A man most driven - Captain John Smith, Pocahontas and the founding of America by Firstbrook, P. L.

A man most driven - Captain John Smith, Pocahontas and the founding of America

"He fought and beheaded three Turkish commanders in duels. He was sold into slavery, then murdered his master to escape. He was captured by pirates--twice--and marched to the gallows to be hanged, only to be reprieved seconds before the noose dropped over his head. And all this happened before he was 30 years old. This is Captain John Smith's life. Everyone knows the story of Pocahontas and how she saved John Smith. And were it not for Smith's leadership, the Jamestown Colony would surely have f

Oct 17, 2014
Live from New York - the complete, uncensored history of Saturday night live as told by its stars, writers, and guests by Shales, Tom, author.

Live from New York - the complete, uncensored history of Saturday night live as told by its stars, writers, and guests

A history of the long-running television series draws on backstage anecdotes and uncensored reminiscences to create an oral history of "Saturday Night Live."

Oct 17, 2014
Letters to an atheist - wrestling with faith by Kreeft, Peter, author.

Letters to an atheist - wrestling with faith

Oct 17, 2014
A lesson plan for woodturning - step-by-step instructions for mastering woodturning fundamentals by Rodgers, James, 1941 November 16-

A lesson plan for woodturning - step-by-step instructions for mastering woodturning fundamentals

"A systematic, skill-building instruction manual for all the essential basic woodturning skills, A Lesson Plan for Woodturning allows novice woodturners to master skills without the benefit of formal training. The equivalent of three semester-length classes, the book provides a complete, self-directed course in woodturning safety, tools, and techniques that provide a foundation for mastering more complex tasks. Each lesson is focused on skill development and thoroughly documented with step-by-st

Oct 17, 2014
Latino America - how America's most dynamic population is poised to transform the politics of the nation by Barreto, Matt A., author.

Latino America - how America's most dynamic population is poised to transform the politics of the nation

Oct 17, 2014
Kandinsky- a retrospective by Lampe, Angela

Kandinsky- a retrospective

Oct 17, 2014
Jubal Early - Robert E. Lee's bad old man by Cooling, Benjamin Franklin, III, 1938-

Jubal Early - Robert E. Lee's bad old man

Oct 17, 2014
The Invisible Orientation - An Introduction to Asexuality by Decker, Julie Sondra

The Invisible Orientation - An Introduction to Asexuality

Oct 17, 2014
Intern - a doctor's initiation by Jauhar, Sandeep, 1968-

Intern - a doctor's initiation

A cardiologist offers an account of his internship and residency at a busy New York City hospital, detailing the brutal hours in a medical establishment that seems to place patients' concerns last, as well as his own experiences on the other side as a patient himself.

Oct 17, 2014
Insurrections of the mind - 100 years of politics and culture in America by

Insurrections of the mind - 100 years of politics and culture in America

Essays collected from ten decades of the New Republic explore pivotal issues of modern America.

Oct 17, 2014
Inside Charlie's Chocolate Factory - the Complete Story of Willy Wonka, the Golden Ticket, and Roald Dahl's Greatest Creation by Mangan, Lucy.

Inside Charlie's Chocolate Factory - the Complete Story of Willy Wonka, the Golden Ticket, and Roald Dahl's Greatest Creation

Explores the lasting legacy of Roald Dahl's popular book, examining the development of the original story and characters, its social history, and the varying film and stage adaptations.

Oct 17, 2014
Information Doesn't Want to Be Free - Laws for the Internet Age by Doctorow, Cory/ Palmer, Amanda (INT)/ Gaiman, Neil (INT)

Information Doesn't Want to Be Free - Laws for the Internet Age

Oct 17, 2014
The immortal evening - a legendary dinner with Keats, Wordsworth, and Lamb by Plumly, Stanley.

The immortal evening - a legendary dinner with Keats, Wordsworth, and Lamb

Oct 17, 2014
How to survive a sharknado and other unnatural disasters - fight back when monsters and mother nature attack by Shaffer, Andrew.

How to survive a sharknado and other unnatural disasters - fight back when monsters and mother nature attack

A guide to surviving an attack by B-movie monsters and unnatural disasters provides all the life-saving information readers will need to weather a post-apocalyptic world overridden by dangerous creatures.

Oct 17, 2014
How to sit by Nhất Hạnh, Thích, author.

How to sit

Oct 17, 2014
How to be a Victorian - a dawn-to-dusk guide to Victorian life by Goodman, Ruth, 1963-

How to be a Victorian - a dawn-to-dusk guide to Victorian life

Oct 17, 2014
Hijacking the runway - how celebrities are stealing the spotlight from fashion designers by Agins, Teri.

Hijacking the runway - how celebrities are stealing the spotlight from fashion designers

" A fascinating chronicle of how celebrity has inundated the world of fashion, realigning the forces that drive both the styles we covet and the bottom lines of the biggest names in luxury apparel. From Coco Chanel's iconic tweed suits to the miniskirt's surprising comeback in the late 1980s, fashion houses reigned for decades as the arbiters of style and dictators of trends. Hollywood stars have always furthered fashion's cause of seducing the masses into buying designers' clothes, acting as li

Oct 17, 2014