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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
Legends of Texas barbecue cookbook - recipes and recollections from the pit bosses by Walsh, Robb, 1952-

Legends of Texas barbecue cookbook - recipes and recollections from the pit bosses

Apr 22, 2016
1941 - fighting the shadow war - a divided America in a world at war by Wortman, Marc (Marc Josef), author.

1941 - fighting the shadow war - a divided America in a world at war

Describes how Franklin D. Roosevelt quietly used his power and all the tools he had to assist Winston Churchill in fighting the Axis long before the United States' official entry into World War II. --Publisher

Apr 22, 2016
Reskilling America - learning to labor in the twenty-first century by Newman, Katherine S., 1953- author.

Reskilling America - learning to labor in the twenty-first century

"After decades of off-shoring and downsizing that have left blue collar workers obsolete and stranded, the United States is now on the verge of an industrial renaissance. But we don't have a skilled enough labor pool to fill the positions that will be created, which are in many cases technically demanding and require specialized skills. A decades-long series of idealistic educational policies with the expressed goal of getting every student to go to college has left a generation of potential wor

Apr 22, 2016
It's never too late to begin again - discovering creativity and meaning at midlife and beyond by Cameron, Julia, author.

It's never too late to begin again - discovering creativity and meaning at midlife and beyond

"Julia Cameron has inspired millions with her bestseller The Artist's Way. Now at the age of sixty-five, she shows her contemporaries how retirement can be the most creative and fulfilling stage of life yet. For some, retirement is a day to work toward with anticipation. Others approach retirement with greater ambivalence. While the newfound freedom is exciting and filled with possibility, the idea of retirement can also be very daunting. You are in a unique position to explore yourself and your

Apr 22, 2016
Kardashian dynasty by Halperin, Ian, author.

Kardashian dynasty

Traces the rise of the Kardashian and Jenner families to reality show and tabloid fame, discussing the negative publicity that has overshadowed their recent years while scrutinizing charges of exploitation that have targeted Kris Jenner, Rob Kardashian, and Caitlyn Jenner.

Apr 22, 2016
Approval junkie - adventures in caring too much by Salie, Faith, 1971- author.

Approval junkie - adventures in caring too much

"In this hilarious collection of essays, comedian Faith Salie reflects on the absurd hoops she's jumped through in order to win approval. From running in place in a darkened shower in Africa at 4 am to lose weight, to agreeing to an exorcism at the behest of her crazy ex-husband, to eating pig organs with Harrison Ford's son after her producers told her it would 'make good TV', Salie has done it all in the hopes of achieving positive reinforcement from colleagues, friends, and her aforementioned

Apr 22, 2016
Myron Mixon's BBQ rules - the old-school guide to smoking meat by Mixon, Myron, author.

Myron Mixon's BBQ rules - the old-school guide to smoking meat

"New York Times bestselling author and star of Destination America|s BBQ Pitmasters Myron Mixon goes back to the basics of backyard pit barbecuing with BBQ Rules, offering readers essential old-school barbecue techniques and 50 classic recipes,"--Amazon.com.

Apr 22, 2016
The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu - and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts by Hammer, Joshua, 1957- author.

The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu - and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts

Describes how a group of Timbuktu librarians enacted a daring plan to smuggle the city's great collection of rare Islamic manuscripts away from the threat of destruction at the hands of Al Qaeda militants to the safety of southern Mali.

Apr 22, 2016