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The HEAD game - high efficiency analytic decision-making and the art of solving complex problems quickly by Mudd, Philip.

The HEAD game - high efficiency analytic decision-making and the art of solving complex problems quickly

A government analyst and secret intelligence commentator draws on his personal expertise in the area of high-stakes decision making to outline a groundbreaking approach to effective problem solving. --Publsiher's description.

May 3, 2015
Waking up to the dark - ancient wisdom for a sleepless age by Strand, Clark, 1957-

Waking up to the dark - ancient wisdom for a sleepless age

May 3, 2015
War of the foxes by Siken, Richard, 1967-

War of the foxes

"His territory is [where] passion and eloquence collide and fuse.'-The New York Times"Richard Siken writes about love, desire, violence, and eroticism with a cinematic brilliance and urgency."-Huffington PostRichard Siken's debut, Crush, won the Yale Younger Poets' Prize, sold over 20,000 copies, and earned him a devoted fan-base. In this much-anticipated second book, Richard Siken seeks definite answers to indefinite questions: what it means to be called to make-whether it is a self, love, war,

May 3, 2015
How to Manage Stress - A Comprehensive Guide to Wellness, Mindfulness, and Work-life Balance by Hird, Suzanne

How to Manage Stress - A Comprehensive Guide to Wellness, Mindfulness, and Work-life Balance

May 3, 2015
It's a long story - my life by Nelson, Willie, 1933- author.

It's a long story - my life

The iconic Country Music Hall of Fame artist and 10-time Grammy winner shares the story of his personal life and career, from his early ambitions and indelible relationships through his bankruptcy and founding of Farm Aid.

May 3, 2015
Led Zeppelin - the story of the biggest band of the 70s by Welch, Chris, 1941- author.

Led Zeppelin - the story of the biggest band of the 70s

May 3, 2015
The left side of history - World War II and the unfulfilled promise of communism in Eastern Europe by Ghodsee, Kristen Rogheh, 1970-

The left side of history - World War II and the unfulfilled promise of communism in Eastern Europe

May 3, 2015
The life of Saul Bellow - to fame and fortune, 1915-1964 by Leader, Zachary, author.

The life of Saul Bellow - to fame and fortune, 1915-1964

"Based on much heretofore unavailable archival material and access to close relations, and extraordinary for the diligence of its scholarship, the unsparingness of its scope, and the engaging clarity of its prose, this book traces not only Bellow's rise to literary eminence--from the roots of his family in St. Petersburg, Russia, to his birth and childhood in Quebec to his years in Chicago and at the University of Chicago, to right before the breakout commercial success of his novel Herzog in 19

May 3, 2015
My generation - collected nonfiction by Styron, William, 1925-2006, author.

My generation - collected nonfiction

"Including significant previously uncollected material, My Generation is the definitive gathering of the fruits of this beloved writer's five decades of public life. Here is the William Styron unafraid to peer into the darkest corners of the 20th centuryor to take on the complex racial legacy of the United States. But here too is Styron writing about his daily walk with his dog, musing on the Modern Library's "100 Greatest Books," and offering personal insight into the extraordinary array of not

May 3, 2015
Teenagers & toddlers are trying to kill me - based on a true story by Konig, Susan

Teenagers & toddlers are trying to kill me - based on a true story

May 3, 2015
Start a community food garden - the essential handbook by Joy, LaManda.

Start a community food garden - the essential handbook

Offers all the necessary information needed to start a community garden, including procuring a site, managing people, creating mission statements and meeting agendas, and growing vegetables.

May 3, 2015
Their name is today - reclaiming childhood in a hostile world by Arnold, Johann Christoph, 1940-

Their name is today - reclaiming childhood in a hostile world

May 3, 2015
Superintelligence - paths, dangers, strategies by Bostrom, Nick, 1973- author.

Superintelligence - paths, dangers, strategies

May 3, 2015
Styling the stars - lost treasures from the Twentieth Century Fox archive by Cartwright, Angela, 1952- author.

Styling the stars - lost treasures from the Twentieth Century Fox archive

A collection of candid styling and staging photographs from the Twentieth Centure Fox archive features such iconic actors as Cary Grant, Clark Gable, Paul Newman, and Marilyn Monroe being styled for various motion picture shoots.

May 3, 2015
State of the world 2015 - confronting hidden threats to sustainability by

State of the world 2015 - confronting hidden threats to sustainability

We think we understand environmental damage: pollution, water scarcity, a warming world. But these problems are just the tip of the iceberg. Food insecurity, financial assets drained of value, and a rapid rise in diseases of animal origin are among the underreported consequences of an unsustainable global system. In this volume, experts explore these hidden threats along with the central question of how we can develop resilience to these and other shocks.

May 3, 2015
The revolution of everyday life by Vaneigem, Raoul, 1934-

The revolution of everyday life

There is a grain of truth in the simplified notion that Guy Debord and Raoul Vaneigem represented two poles of the Situationist International: the 'objective' Debord versus the 'subjective' Vaneigem; Marxism versus anarchism; icy cerebrality versus sensualism. In short, The Society of the Spectacle versus The Revolution of Everyday Life - the two programmatic books of the Situationists, written independently, both published in 1967 just months before the May 1968 upheavals in France, each servin

May 3, 2015
Rhythm of the wild - a life inspired by Alaska's Denali National Park by Heacox, Kim.

Rhythm of the wild - a life inspired by Alaska's Denali National Park

May 3, 2015
Soul survivor - the reincarnation of a World War II fighter pilot by Leininger, Bruce.

Soul survivor - the reincarnation of a World War II fighter pilot

May 3, 2015
Sound design, mixing, and mastering with Ableton Live 9 by Perrine, Jake.

Sound design, mixing, and mastering with Ableton Live 9

May 3, 2015
Shirley, I jest! - a storied life by Williams, Cindy, 1947 August 22-

Shirley, I jest! - a storied life

The star of Laverne & Shirley tells stories of her struggles as a child growing up with meager means and dreaming of becoming an actress. She also shares many misadventures and amusing anecdotes about some of the most famous actors in Hollywood.

May 3, 2015