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We're still right, they're still wrong - the Democrats' case for 2016 by Carville, James.

We're still right, they're still wrong - the Democrats' case for 2016

"In We're Still Right, They're Still Wrong, Carville analyzes how the Republican party has ultimately failed to deliver on its promises and how Donald J. Trump--the party's likely nominee in the 2016 presidential election--is the embodiment of that failure--and worse..."--Dust jacket.

Aug 26, 2016
Understanding compression - data compression for modern developers by McAnlis, Colt, author.

Understanding compression - data compression for modern developers

Aug 26, 2016
Trump revealed - an American journey of ambition, ego, money, and power by Kranish, Michael, author.

Trump revealed - an American journey of ambition, ego, money, and power

Authoritative, timely, and provocative, this deeply researched biography of Donald Trump provides a complex portrait of the man who--despite broad skepticism--could be the next president of the United States. Despite decades of scrutiny, many aspects of Trump's life are not well known. Few individuals have ever roamed so widely through such diverse realms as real estate, sports, entertainment, and national politics. To discover Trump in full, The Washington Post assembled a team of reporters and

Aug 26, 2016
The terror years - from al-Qaeda to the Islamic State by Wright, Lawrence, 1947- author.

The terror years - from al-Qaeda to the Islamic State

"Ten powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker recall the path terror in the Middle East has taken from the rise of al-Qaeda in the 1990s to the recent beheadings of reporters and aid workers by ISIS. With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East. This collection draws on several articles he wrote while researching that book as well as many that he's written since, f

Aug 26, 2016
Where the Jews aren't - the sad and absurd story of Birobidzhan, Russia's autonomous region by Gessen, Masha, author.

Where the Jews aren't - the sad and absurd story of Birobidzhan, Russia's autonomous region

"The story of the Jews in twentieth-century Russia as told through the strange history of the Soviet solution to the Jewish question. In 1929, the Soviet Union declared the area of Birobidzhan a homeland for Jews. In the late 1920s and early 19302, tens of thousands of Jews moved to Birobidzhan, chased from the shtetl by poverty, hunger, and fear. Birobidzhan was written about breathlessly by a small group of intellectuals who envisioned a home built by Jews for Jews-- a place where Jews worked

Aug 26, 2016
Writings on the wall - searching for a new equality beyond black and white by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947- author.

Writings on the wall - searching for a new equality beyond black and white

Traces the evolution of the author's views on social justice, from his youth in the civil rights era to his current role as a cultural commentator on topics ranging from race and economic inequality to music and the influence of the media.

Aug 26, 2016
Love is all you need - the revolutionary bond-based approach to educating your dog by Arnold, Jennifer, 1963- author.

Love is all you need - the revolutionary bond-based approach to educating your dog

Arnold has always approached the education of dogs with kindness and compassion. And she'd always understood dogs to be uniquely, uncannily attuned to their human companions. She knew that the bond that developed between a person and their service dog was the single greatest predictor of that partnership's success and, conversely, failure to bond brought about anxiety and distress in dogs. But it wasn't until recent scientific findings confirmed her hands-on experience with dogs' intuitive socia

Aug 26, 2016
Necessary trouble - Americans in revolt by Jaffe, Sarah, 1980- author.

Necessary trouble - Americans in revolt

Aug 26, 2016
Counting the days while my mind slips away - a love letter to my family by Utecht, Ben, 1981- author.

Counting the days while my mind slips away - a love letter to my family

"After five major concussions, NFL tight-end Ben Utecht of the Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals is losing his memories. This is his powerful and emotional love letter to his wife and daughters--whom he someday may not recognize--and an inspiring message for all to live every moment fully. Emotionally powerful, inspiring, and uplifting, Ben's story will captivate and encourage you to make the most of every day and treasure all of your memories"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 26, 2016
In Trump we trust - e pluribus awesome! by Coulter, Ann H., author.

In Trump we trust - e pluribus awesome!

Aug 26, 2016
The huntress - the adventures, escapades, and triumphs of Alicia Patterson - aviatrix, sportswoman, journalist, publisher by Arlen, Alice, 1940-2016.

The huntress - the adventures, escapades, and triumphs of Alicia Patterson - aviatrix, sportswoman, journalist, publisher

Aug 26, 2016
The Mannings - the fall and rise of a football family by Anderson, Lars.

The Mannings - the fall and rise of a football family

Aug 26, 2016
Chicken Soup for the Soul- The Power of Gratitude. by Newmark, Amy.

Chicken Soup for the Soul- The Power of Gratitude.

A collection of 101 inspiring stories by people who have changed their lives for the better by actively practicing gratitude, by saying thanks, and by stopping and thinking about their blessings, even on a bad day. Print run 50,000.

Aug 26, 2016
Building a new majority by Balzano, Michael P., author.

Building a new majority

Aug 26, 2016
Angels with dirty faces - how Argentinian soccer defined a nation and changed the game forever by Wilson, Jonathan, 1976- author.

Angels with dirty faces - how Argentinian soccer defined a nation and changed the game forever

Aug 26, 2016
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Pies & pastries

Gives instructions and recipes for creating all kinds of main dish and dessert pastries, fancy variations, and fillings.

Aug 26, 2016
Pets on the couch - neurotic dogs, compulsive cats, anxious birds, and the new science of animal psychiatry by Dodman, Nicholas H., author.

Pets on the couch - neurotic dogs, compulsive cats, anxious birds, and the new science of animal psychiatry

"A celebrated veterinary behaviorist describes the practice of One Medicine, which hinges on the belief that humans and other animals have minds that work the same way, experience similar emotions and share the same neurochemistry,"--NoveList.

Aug 26, 2016
The perfect horse - the daring U.S. mission to rescue the priceless stallions kidnapped by the Nazis by Letts, Elizabeth, author.

The perfect horse - the daring U.S. mission to rescue the priceless stallions kidnapped by the Nazis

Aug 26, 2016
Rampage nation - securing America from mass shootings by Klarevas, Louis, 1968- author.

Rampage nation - securing America from mass shootings

In the past decade, no individual act of violence has killed more people in the United States than the mass shooting. This well-researched, forcefully argued book answers some of the most pressing questions facing our society: Why do people go on killing sprees? Are gun-free zones magnets for deadly rampages? What can we do to curb the carnage of this disturbing form of firearm violence? Contrary to conventional wisdom, the author shows that gun possession often prods aggrieved, mentally unstabl

Aug 26, 2016
The 15-17 to Paris - the true story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes by Sadler, Anthony, author.

The 15-17 to Paris - the true story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes

"On August 21, 2015, Ayoub al-Khazzani boarded the 15:17 train in Brussels, bound for Paris. Khazzani's mission was clear: he had an AK-47, a pistol, a box cutter, and enough ammunition to obliterate every passenger on the crowded train. Slipping into the bathroom in secret, he armed his weapons and prepared to launch his attack. But when he emerged, he encountered something he hadn't anticipated: three Americans who refused to give in to fear. Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, and Spencer Stone w

Aug 26, 2016