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The reader's brain - how neuroscience can make you a better writer by Douglas, J. Yellowlees, 1962-

The reader's brain - how neuroscience can make you a better writer

Aug 27, 2015
The real Watergate scandal - collusion, conspiracy, and the plot that brought Nixon down by Shepard, Geoffrey Carroll, 1944-

The real Watergate scandal - collusion, conspiracy, and the plot that brought Nixon down

Reveals violations of ethical and legal standards during the Watergate Affair in 1974, including collusion between prosecutors and the federal judges who tried the cases, and argues that Nixon's "smoking gun" recording was taken out of context.

Aug 27, 2015
The real Watergate scandal - collusion, conspiracy, and the plot that brought Nixon down by Shepard, Geoffrey Carroll, 1944- author.

The real Watergate scandal - collusion, conspiracy, and the plot that brought Nixon down

"Research has uncovered shocking violations of ethical and legal standards by the "good guys"--including Judge John Sirica, Archibald Cox, and Leon Jaworski. Documents that the Watergate Special Prosecution Force was an avenging army drawn from the ranks of Nixon's most partisan foes. They had the good fortune to work with judges who shared their animus... Shows that the "smoking gun" conversation, which he himself was the first to transcribe, was taken out of context and completely misunderstoo

Sep 1, 2015
The rebel of Rangoon - a tale of defiance and deliverance in Burma by Schrank, Delphine.

The rebel of Rangoon - a tale of defiance and deliverance in Burma

"An epic, multigenerational story of courage and sacrifice set in a tropical dictatorship on the verge of massive transformation, The Rebel of Rangoon captures a gripping moment of possibility in Burma. Journalist Delphine Schrank spent four years underground tracking Burmese dissidents whose semi-clandestine existence and fight for democracy remained largely hidden behind their globally celebrated figurehead, Aung San Suu Kyi. With intimate, vivid prose, Schrank follows the inner life of a dar

Aug 27, 2015
The road less traveled and beyond - spiritual growth in an age of anxiety by Peck, M. Scott (Morgan Scott), 1936-

The road less traveled and beyond - spiritual growth in an age of anxiety

The founder of the Foundation for Community Encouragement draws on his counseling experience to lead readers to the spiritual simplicity that lies on the other side of complexity and explains how to cope with the fears and shortcomings of life

Sep 1, 2015
The roughest riders - the untold story of the Black soldiers in the Spanish-American War by Tuccille, Jerome.

The roughest riders - the untold story of the Black soldiers in the Spanish-American War

"Americans have long heard the story of Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders charging up San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American War. But often forgotten in the great swamp of history is that Roosevelt’s success was ensured by a dedicated corps of black soldiers—the so-called Buffalo Soldiers—who fought by Roosevelt’s side during his legendary campaign. Roosevelt admitted that the black troops actually spearheaded the charge, beating him to the top of Kettle Hill ahead of San Juan Hill, but la

Aug 26, 2015
The Runner's Brain - How to Think Smarter to Run Better by Brown, Jeff/ Neporent, Liz

The Runner's Brain - How to Think Smarter to Run Better

Aug 27, 2015
The Santa Claus Man - The Rise and Fall of a Jazz Age Con Man and the Invention of Christmas in New York by Palmer, Alex

The Santa Claus Man - The Rise and Fall of a Jazz Age Con Man and the Invention of Christmas in New York

Sep 1, 2015
The shape of the new - four big ideas and how they made the modern world by Montgomery, Scott L, author.

The shape of the new - four big ideas and how they made the modern world

Sep 1, 2015
The silo effect - the peril of expertise and the promise of breaking down barriers by Tett, Gillian, author.

The silo effect - the peril of expertise and the promise of breaking down barriers

"From award-winning columnist and journalist Gillian Tett comes a brilliant examination of how our tendency to create functional departments—silos—hinders our work…and how some people and organizations can break those silos down to unleash innovation."--

Sep 1, 2015
The simple road - a handbook for the contemporary seeker by Harris, Obadiah Silas.

The simple road - a handbook for the contemporary seeker

"The Simple Road is more than a book. This concise statement is a spiritual GPS that guides the earnest seeker past dead-ends and switchbacks to locate the path that most intimately and directly connect us with the Source of all life. The methods and ideas in this book can help rescue you from a crisis and provide a daily source of practice."--

Sep 1, 2015
The soul of a pilgrim - eight practices for the journey within by Paintner, Christine Valters.

The soul of a pilgrim - eight practices for the journey within

Sep 1, 2015
The spirit of New York - defining events in the Empire State's history by Dearstyne, Bruce W. (Bruce William), 1944-

The spirit of New York - defining events in the Empire State's history

Presents a history of New York in sixteen momentous events, from the launch of the state's government in April 1777 to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Aug 27, 2015
The superhuman mind - free the genius in your brain by Brogaard, Berit, author.

The superhuman mind - free the genius in your brain

"The Superhuman Mind takes us inside the lives and brains of geniuses, savants, virtuosos, and a wide variety of ordinary people who have acquired truly extraordinary talents, one way or another. Delving into the neurological underpinnings of these abilities, the authors even reveal how we can acquire some of them ourselves--from perfect pitch and lightning fast math skills to supercharged creativity,"--Amazon.com.

Aug 28, 2015
The Tao of innovation - nine questions every innovator must answer by Tan, Teng-Kee.

The Tao of innovation - nine questions every innovator must answer

The Tao of Innovation is the first book to blend Eastern philosophy with tried-and-true innovation strategies. It presents a holistic, intuitive and practical approach to developing game-changing innovation.

Aug 31, 2015
The trip - Andy Warhol's plastic fantastic cross-country adventure by Davis, Deborah, 1952-

The trip - Andy Warhol's plastic fantastic cross-country adventure

"From the author of Strapless and Guest of Honor, a book about a little-known road trip Andy Warhol took from New York to LA in 1963, and how that journey - and the numerous artists and celebrities he encountered - profoundly affected his life and art"--

Aug 28, 2015
The undiscovered self by Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961.

The undiscovered self

Aug 28, 2015
The walk by Petit, Philippe, 1949- author.

The walk

A high-wire artist traces his six years of planning and training to walk a wire between the towers of the nearly completed World Trade Center in 1974, describing the history-making realization of his goal.

Aug 27, 2015
The way we weren't - a memoir by Talbot, Jill Lynn.

The way we weren't - a memoir

Aug 26, 2015
The West without water - what past floods, droughts, and other climatic clues tell us about tomorrow by Ingram, B. Lynn, 1961-

The West without water - what past floods, droughts, and other climatic clues tell us about tomorrow

"The West without Water documents the tumultuous climate of the American West over twenty millennia, with tales of past droughts and deluges and predictions about the impacts of future climate change on water resources. Looking at the region's current water crisis from the perspective of its climate history, the authors ask the central question of what is "normal" climate for the West, and whether the relatively benign climate of the past century will continue into the future. The West without W

Aug 28, 2015