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The spoils of war - greed, power, and the conflicts that made our greatest presidents by Bueno de Mesquita, Bruce, 1946- author.

The spoils of war - greed, power, and the conflicts that made our greatest presidents

"It's striking how many of the presidents Americans venerate--Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy, to name a few--oversaw some of the republic's bloodiest years. Perhaps it's because they looked out for important political causes. Or maybe they just looked out for themselves. This revealing and entertaining book puts some of America's greatest leaders under the microscope, showing how their calls for war, usually remembered as brave and noble, were in

Aug 19, 2016
The Spirit of Indian Painting - Close Encounters With 101 Great Works 1100-1900 by Goswamy, B. N.

The Spirit of Indian Painting - Close Encounters With 101 Great Works 1100-1900

Aug 19, 2016
The speed of sound - breaking the barrier between music and technology by Dolby, Thomas.

The speed of sound - breaking the barrier between music and technology

Aug 19, 2016
Spaceman - an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe by Massimino, Mike, 1962- author.

Spaceman - an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe

A memoir by an unlikely astronaut who helped save the Hubble telescope describes his early attempts to gain admission into NASA, his first spacewalks, the loss of his fellow astronauts in the Columbia disaster, and his ongoing support of future space travel ventures.

Aug 19, 2016
Soy candles - how to make soy wax candles by Short, Glenda, author.

Soy candles - how to make soy wax candles

Provides step-by-step instructions for making eco-friendly soy candles, and shares design and display ideas for holidays and special occasions.

Aug 19, 2016
So You Want to Publish a Magazine? by Lewis, Angharad

So You Want to Publish a Magazine?

Aug 19, 2016
Small Giants - Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big by Burlingham, Bo

Small Giants - Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big

Aug 19, 2016
Slow lightning - poems by Corral, Eduardo C., 1973-

Slow lightning - poems

"Eduardo C. Corral is the 2011 recipient of the Yale Series of Younger Poets award, joining such distinguished previous winners as Adrienne Rich, W.S. Merwin, and John Ashbery. Corral is the first Latino poet to win the competition. Seamlessly braiding English and Spanish, Corral's poems hurtle across literary and linguistic borders toward a lyricism that slows down experience. He employs a range of forms and phrasing, bringing the vivid particulars of his experiences as a Chicano and gay man to

Aug 19, 2016
Shooter's Bible - The World's Bestselling Firearms Reference by Cassell, Jay (EDT)

Shooter's Bible - The World's Bestselling Firearms Reference

Aug 19, 2016
The Selfish Gene by Dawkins, Richard

The Selfish Gene

Aug 19, 2016
The Secret Life of the Periodic Table - Unlocking the Mysteries of All 118 Elements by Still, Ben

The Secret Life of the Periodic Table - Unlocking the Mysteries of All 118 Elements

Aug 19, 2016
The secret life of equations - the 50 greatest equations and how they work by Cochrane, Richard (Richard John), author.

The secret life of equations - the 50 greatest equations and how they work

Aug 19, 2016
A season with the witch - the magic and mayhem of Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts by Ocker, J. W, author.

A season with the witch - the magic and mayhem of Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts

Aug 19, 2016
Screenwise - helping kids thrive (and survive) in their digital world by Heitner, Devorah, 1975- author.

Screenwise - helping kids thrive (and survive) in their digital world

Aug 19, 2016
Scratch - Home Cooking for Everyone Made Simple, Fun, and Totally Delicious by Rodale, Maria

Scratch - Home Cooking for Everyone Made Simple, Fun, and Totally Delicious

Aug 19, 2016
A savage war - a military history of the Civil War by Murray, Williamson, author.

A savage war - a military history of the Civil War

Aug 19, 2016
Samhain - rituals, recipes, & lore for Halloween by Rajchel, Diana.

Samhain - rituals, recipes, & lore for Halloween

Aug 19, 2016
Same family, different colors - confronting colorism in America's diverse families by Tharps, Lori L, author.

Same family, different colors - confronting colorism in America's diverse families

Aug 19, 2016
Sacred America, sacred world - fulfilling our mission in service to all by Dinan, Stephen, 1970- author.

Sacred America, sacred world - fulfilling our mission in service to all

" Infused with visionary power, Sacred America, Sacred World is a manifesto for our country's evolution that is both political and deeply spiritual. It offers profound hope that America can grow beyond our current challenges and manifest our noblest destiny, which the book shows is rooted in sacred principles that transcend left or right political views. Filled with practical ideas and innovative strategies honed from the author's work with over 1000 luminaries via his company, The Shift Networ

Aug 19, 2016
Vietnam - a new history by Goscha, Christopher E, author.

Vietnam - a new history

"Vietnam's role in one of the Cold War's longest-running conflicts has meant that its past has been endlessly abused. Popular accounts have cherry-picked from the Vietnamese past to tell politicized, American-centered stories--either reducing the story of Vietnam and the Vietnamese to a noble tradition of anticolonial resistance embodied by the communist leader Ho Chi Minh, or alternatively seeking to rehabilitate American allies by making similarly essentialist claims about "the Vietnamese" and

Aug 19, 2016