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Idiot brain - what your head is really up to by Burnett, Dean, author.

Idiot brain - what your head is really up to

"A delightful tour of our mysterious, mischievous gray matter from neuroscientist and massively popular Guardian blogger Dean Burnett,"--NoveList.

Jul 27, 2016
Hillary's America - the secret history of the Democratic Party by D'Souza, Dinesh, 1961- author.

Hillary's America - the secret history of the Democratic Party

"The best-selling author of Obama's America characterizes presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as a Nixonian political gangster out to control the country's wealth in a scathing critique that makes controversial claims about Clinton family corruption,"--NoveList.

Jul 27, 2016
Great doubt - practicing Zen in the world by Yuanlai, 1575-1630, author.

Great doubt - practicing Zen in the world

"Learn to face and overcome the pitfalls of Zen practice--self-indulgence, suppression, speculation, asceticism--with this first complete translation of a Zen classic. "In Zen practice, the essential point is to arouse doubt. What is this doubt? When you are born, for example, where do you come from? You cannot help but remain in doubt about this. When you die, where do you go? Again, you cannot help but remain in doubt. Since you cannot pierce this barrier of life and death, suddenly doubt will

Jul 27, 2016
The coffee break screenwriter - writing your script ten minutes at a time by Alessandra, Pilar, 1966-

The coffee break screenwriter - writing your script ten minutes at a time

"'The Coffee Break Screenwriter' keeps it focused and simple. Writers -- from novice to professional -- benefit at every stage of the writing process with a relaxed, "ten minutes at a time" method"--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 27, 2016
Framed - why Michael Skakel spent over a decade in prison for a murder he didn't commit by Kennedy, Robert Francis, 1954-

Framed - why Michael Skakel spent over a decade in prison for a murder he didn't commit

"On Halloween 1975, Martha Moxley was found brutally murdered outside her home in swanky Greenwich, Connecticut. Twenty-seven years after her death, the State of Connecticut spent some $25 million to convict her friend and neighbor, Michael Skakel, of the murder. At Michael's criminal trial, the State offered no physical or forensic evidence, no fingerprints or DNA, no eyewintess linking Michael to the killing. The trial ignited a media firestorm that transfixed the nation. Now, Skakel's cousin,

Jul 27, 2016
A companion to film comedy by

A companion to film comedy

Jul 27, 2016
The complete guide to roofing and siding. by

The complete guide to roofing and siding.

"This updated 3rd edition of Black & Decker's Complete Guide to Roofing & Siding provides detailed and updated information on modern materials and techniques for evaluating, installing, and maintaining a wide variety of roofing and siding materials"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 27, 2016
Crowdfunding for filmmakers - the way to a successful film campaign by Trigonis, John T., author.

Crowdfunding for filmmakers - the way to a successful film campaign

Jul 27, 2016
Daybook, the journal of an artist by Truitt, Anne, 1921-2004, author.

Daybook, the journal of an artist

Jul 27, 2016
Directors tell the story - master the craft of television and film directing by Rooney, Bethany, author.

Directors tell the story - master the craft of television and film directing

"Here, in one volume, learn everything you need to know to become an excellent director, not merely a good one. Covering everything through prep, shoot, and post, the authors offer practical instruction on how to craft a creative vision, translate a script into a visual story, establish and maintain the look and feel of a television show or film, lead the cast and crew, keep a complex operation running on time and on budget, and effectively oversee editing and postproduction."--back cover

Jul 27, 2016
Disney villains - delightfully evil - the creation-the inspiration-the fascination by Darcy, Jen, 1976- author.

Disney villains - delightfully evil - the creation-the inspiration-the fascination

"Concept art, photographs, and short essays that explores the creative origins, roles within the stories, and influences on and within pop-culture of villains from Walt Disney Animation and Pixar Animation Studios animated feature films"--

Jul 27, 2016
The end of White Christian America by Jones, Robert P. (Robert Patrick), author.

The end of White Christian America

"The founder and CEO of Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and columnist forThe Atlantic describes how white Protestant Christians have declined in influence and power since the 1990s and explores the effect this has had on America,"--NoveList.

Jul 27, 2016
The essentials - 52 must-see movies and why they matter by Arnold, Jeremy, author.

The essentials - 52 must-see movies and why they matter

Jul 27, 2016
Finding Franklin - the untold story of a 165-year search by Potter, Russell A., 1960- author.

Finding Franklin - the untold story of a 165-year search

"In 2014 media around the world buzzed with news that an archaeological team from Parks Canada had located and identified the wreck of the HMS Erebus, the flagship of Sir John Franklin's lost expedition to find the Northwest Passage. Finding Franklin outlines the larger story and the cast of detectives from every walk of life that led to the discovery, solving of one of the Arctic's greatest mysteries. In compelling and accessible prose, Russell Potter details his decades of work alongside key f

Jul 27, 2016
The fractured Republic - renewing America's social contract in the Age of Individualism by Levin, Yuval, author.

The fractured Republic - renewing America's social contract in the Age of Individualism

Americans today are frustrated and anxious. Our economy is sluggish, and leaves workers insecure. Income inequality, cultural divisions, and political polarization increasingly pull us apart. Our governing institutions often seem paralyzed. And our politics has failed to rise to these challenges. No wonder, then, that Americans -- and the politicians who represent them -- are overwhelmingly nostalgic for a better time. The Left looks back to the middle of the twentieth century, when unions were

Jul 27, 2016
Confessions of Congressman X by Congressman X

Confessions of Congressman X

Jul 27, 2016
Global inequality - a new approach for the age of globalization by Milanović, Branko, author.

Global inequality - a new approach for the age of globalization

"One of the world's leading economists of inequality, Branko Milanovic presents a bold new account of the dynamics that drive inequality on a global scale. Drawing on vast data sets and cutting-edge research, he explains the benign and malign forces that make inequality rise and fall within and among nations. He also reveals who has been helped the most by globalization, who has been held back, and what policies might tilt the balance toward economic justice. Global Inequality takes us back hund

Jul 27, 2016
The healthy workplace - how to improve the well-being of your employees--and boost your company's bottom line by Stringer, Leigh, author.

The healthy workplace - how to improve the well-being of your employees--and boost your company's bottom line

Jul 27, 2016
The healing path - how the hurts in your past can lead you to a more abundant life by Allender, Dan B.

The healing path - how the hurts in your past can lead you to a more abundant life

Jul 27, 2016
How to love yourself (and sometimes other people) - spiritual advice for modern relationships by Watterson, Meggan, 1974-

How to love yourself (and sometimes other people) - spiritual advice for modern relationships

"How to Love Yourself (and Sometimes Other People) is a smart, hip guide for spiritual seekers who want to experience more love and stability in all forms of relationships. Told from the unique vantage points of authors Meggan Watterson and Lodro Rinzler, this book explores staying anchored in the foundation of self-love as you navigate the natural (and often stormy) cycle of a relationship. Their dual perspectives as teachers and scholars of Christian mysticism and Buddhism make for a rich and

Jul 27, 2016