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The next pandemic - on the front lines against humankind's gravest dangers by Khan, Ali, MD, author.

The next pandemic - on the front lines against humankind's gravest dangers

A former director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lays out his theories on when, where, and how the next major disease outbreak will arrive.

Apr 29, 2016
The PDR pocket guide to prescription drugs. by

The PDR pocket guide to prescription drugs.

"Based on the Physicians' Desk Reference, the most highly trusted drug information references for more than 66 years, The PDR Pocket Guide to Prescription Drugs is an A to Z listing of more than 1,000 brand-name and generic drugs, all based on FDA-approved information. The guide answers frequently asked questions such as: Why was this drug prescribed for me? What are the benefits and risks of taking this drug? Are there any side effects I should watch for? What questions should I ask my doctor a

Apr 29, 2016
The plant lover's guide to hardy geraniums by Parer, Robin, author.

The plant lover's guide to hardy geraniums

Hardy geraniums are a mainstay of the garden, treasured as much for their handsome foliage and easy-going nature as for their charming flowers, which range fro pure white to pink, rose, magenta, lilac, violet, and blue. Whether you're looking for a groundcover, a shade-lover, a rock-garden specimen, or a border beauty, you'll find it here, along with expert advice on cultivation , design, and propagation. Robin Parer is the owner of Geraniaceae, a mail-order nursery specializing in members of

Apr 28, 2016
The quick and easy college cookbook. by

The quick and easy college cookbook.

Apr 28, 2016
The quotidian mysteries - laundry, liturgy, and "women's work" by Norris, Kathleen, 1947-

The quotidian mysteries - laundry, liturgy, and "women's work"

Apr 29, 2016
The rarest bird in the world - the search for the Nechisar nightjar by Head, Vernon R. L., 1967- author.

The rarest bird in the world - the search for the Nechisar nightjar

"In 1990, a group of Cambridge scientists arrived at the Plains of Nechisar in Ethiopia. On that expedition, they collected more than two dozen specimens and saw more than three hundred species of birds plus a plethora of rare butterflies, dragonflies, reptiles, mammals, and plants. As they were gathering up their findings, a wing of an unidentified bird was packed into a brown paper bag. It was to become the most famous wing in the world. This wing would set the world of science aflutter. Exper

Apr 26, 2016
The rise and fall of nations - forces of change in the post-crisis world by Sharma, Ruchir, author.

The rise and fall of nations - forces of change in the post-crisis world

A reevaluation of economics as a practical art form distills economics into ten succinct rules whole discussing how to recognize political, economic, and social changes that affect everyday life.

Apr 29, 2016
The Romanovs - 1613-1918 by Sebag Montefiore, Simon, 1965- author.

The Romanovs - 1613-1918

Apr 29, 2016
The science of getting rich - the original classic by Wattles, W. D., 1860-1911.

The science of getting rich - the original classic

As featured in the best-selling book The Secret, here is the landmark guide to wealth creation republished with his personal self-help book The Science of Being Great. In both books Wattles describes a definite science of wealth attraction and they are widely regarded as the forerunners of every personal finance and self-help book ever written.

Apr 29, 2016
The science of growth - how Facebook beat Friendster--and how nine other startups left the rest in the dust by Ammirati, Sean, author.

The science of growth - how Facebook beat Friendster--and how nine other startups left the rest in the dust

"The lean entrepreneurship movement has captivated Silicon Valley and entrepreneurs across the country. It's provided an agile framework to develop the right product solution for a given target market, and is now used by almost every fledgling company to do just that. The next challenge is growth - to achieve the financial returns and, more importantly, the impact they dreamed of when starting off on their adventure. Why do some companies realize the VC's goal of a 10x return on investment, whil

Apr 29, 2016
The Secret Language of the Heart - How to Use Music, Sound, and Vibration as Tools for Healing and Personal Transformation by Goldstein, Barry/ Dispenza, Joe, Dr. (FRW)

The Secret Language of the Heart - How to Use Music, Sound, and Vibration as Tools for Healing and Personal Transformation

Apr 29, 2016
The Shetland bus - a WWII epic of escape, survival, and adventure by Howarth, David Armine, 1912-1991.

The Shetland bus - a WWII epic of escape, survival, and adventure

Apr 26, 2016
The shock doctrine - the rise of disaster capitalism by Klein, Naomi, 1970-

The shock doctrine - the rise of disaster capitalism

The bestselling author of "No Logo" argues that by capitalizing on crises, created by nature or war, the disaster capitalism complex now exists as a booming new economy, and is the violent culmination of a radical economic project that has been incubating for 50 years.

Apr 29, 2016
The Silk Road - taking the bus to Pakistan by Porter, Bill, 1943- author.

The Silk Road - taking the bus to Pakistan

"To travel upon the Silk Road is to travel through history. Millennia older than California's Camino Real, and perhaps even a few years senior to the roads of the Roman Empire, the Silk Road is a network of routes stretching from delta towns of China all the way to the Mediterranean Sea -- a cultural highway considered to be essential to the development of some of the world's oldest civilizations. It was upon this road that that Chinese silk traveled and was exchanged for incense, precious stone

Apr 28, 2016
The spoons in the grass are there to dig a moat - poems by Martens, Amelia.

The spoons in the grass are there to dig a moat - poems

Apr 28, 2016
The star and the stripes - a history of the foreign policies of American Jews by Barnett, Michael N., 1960- author.

The star and the stripes - a history of the foreign policies of American Jews

Apr 28, 2016
The statesman and the storyteller - John Hay, Mark Twain, and the rise of American imperialism by Zwonitzer, Mark, author.

The statesman and the storyteller - John Hay, Mark Twain, and the rise of American imperialism

Apr 28, 2016
The touch remedy - hands-on solutions to de-stress your life by Kluck-Ebbin, Michelle.

The touch remedy - hands-on solutions to de-stress your life

A fresh, contemporary approach to natural health, which draws on a unique combination of ancient wisdom and cutting edge research,The Touch Remedy is a collection of proven touch therapy solutions to calm and heal every member of the family, from babies to grandparents to pets. Demystifying time-tested touch therapy techniques such as Acupressure, Reflexology, Cranial Sacral Therapy, among others, Ebbin shares her invaluable insight and provides clear, step-by-step remedies, accompanied by beaut

Apr 28, 2016
The universe in your hand - a journey through space, time, and beyond by Galfard, Christophe, author.

The universe in your hand - a journey through space, time, and beyond

"Christophe Galfard's mission in life is to spread modern scientific ideas to the general public in entertaining ways. Using his considerable skills as a brilliant theoretical physicist and successful young adult author, The Universe in Your Hand employs the immediacy of simple, direct language to show us, not explain to us, the theories that underpin everything we know about our universe. To understand what happens to a dying star, we are asked to picture ourselves floating in space in front of

Apr 28, 2016
The unquiet frontier - rising rivals, vulnerable allies, and the crisis of American power by Grygiel, Jakub J., 1972- author.

The unquiet frontier - rising rivals, vulnerable allies, and the crisis of American power

Apr 28, 2016