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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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2016
Dictee by Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung.

Dictee

Dictee is the best-known work of the versatile and important Korean American artist Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. A classic work of autobiography that transcends the self, Dictee is the story of several women: the Korean revolutionary Yu Guan Soon, Joan of Arc, Demeter and Persephone, Cha's mother Hyung Soon Huo (a Korean born in Manchuria to first-generation Korean exiles), and Cha herself. The elements that unite these women are suffering and the transcendence of suffering. The book is divided into n

Jul 25, 2016
The great good thing - a secular Jew comes to faith in Christ by Klavan, Andrew, author.

The great good thing - a secular Jew comes to faith in Christ

Jul 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2016
A companion to film comedy by

A companion to film comedy

Jul 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2016
Daybook, the journal of an artist by Truitt, Anne, 1921-2004, author.

Daybook, the journal of an artist

Jul 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2016
I Am Duran - My Autobiography by Duran, Roberto

I Am Duran - My Autobiography

Jul 25, 2016
How the wheel changed history by Higgins, Melissa, 1953- author.

How the wheel changed history

Discusses the origin and evolution of the wheel as well as how it works and its impact on society.

Jul 25, 2016
How the printing press changed history by Yomtov, Nelson, author.

How the printing press changed history

Examines the history of the printing press, discussing notable inventors and the future of the industry.

Jul 25, 2016