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The paleo thyroid solution by Russ, Elle, author. The paleo thyroid solution

Sep 22, 2016
The path to war - how the First World War created modern America by Neiberg, Michael S., author. The path to war - how the First World War created modern America

America's entry into World War One in April 1917 marked the end of one era in the nation's history and the start of another.The Great War erupted in the midst of lively domestic debate as to what America's role should be in the global sphere. Whereas Woodrow Wilson was re-elected in 1916 by pledging to stay out of the conflict in Europe, former president Theodore Roosevelt was convinced that the war offered a means for the U.S. to become a dominant power and ensure national security.

Sep 22, 2016
The perfect pass - American genius and the reinvention of football by Gwynne, S. C. (Samuel C.), 1953- author. The perfect pass - American genius and the reinvention of football

"New York Times bestselling, award-winning historian S.C. Gwynne tells the incredible story of how Hal Mumme and Mike Leach--two unknown coaches who revolutionized American football in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s--changed the way the game is played at every level, from high school to the NFL"--

Sep 25, 2016
The periodic table in minutes by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- The periodic table in minutes

An icon of science, the periodic table defines the fundamental chemistry of everything in the universe. In this compact yet comprehensive guide, Dan Green outlines the history, development, and working of the table, shows how its design reflects and illuminates the organization of all matter, and even explains what it has to tell us about the chemistry of distant stars and of our own bodies.

Sep 22, 2016
The philosophy bible - the definitive guide to the last 3,000 years of thought by Cohen, Martin, 1964- author. The philosophy bible - the definitive guide to the last 3,000 years of thought

Sep 20, 2016
The platinum age of television - from I love Lucy to The walking dead, how TV became terrific by Bianculli, David, author. The platinum age of television - from I love Lucy to The walking dead, how TV became terrific

"Television shows have now eclipsed films as the premier form of visual narrative art of our time. This new book by one of our finest critics explains--historically, in depth, and with interviews with the celebrated creators themselves--how the art of must-see/binge-watch television evolved. Darwin had his theory of evolution, and David Bianculli has his. Bianculli's theory has to do with the concept of quality television: what it is and, crucially, how it got that way. In tracing the evolution

Sep 25, 2016
The poem is you - sixty contemporary American poems and how to read them by Burt, Stephen, 1971- author. The poem is you - sixty contemporary American poems and how to read them

Contemporary American poetry has plenty to offer new readers, and plenty more for those who already follow it. Yet its difficulty--and sheer variety--leaves many readers puzzled or overwhelmed. The critic, scholar, and poet Stephen Burt sets out to help. Beginning in the early 1980s, where critical consensus ends, Burt canvasses American poetry of the past four decades, from the headline making urgency of Claudia Rankine's Citizen to the stark pathos of Louise Glu¨ck, the limitless energy of J.

Sep 19, 2016
The power of Mercury - understanding Mercury retrograde and unlocking the astrological secrets of communication by McGuirk, Leslie, author. The power of Mercury - understanding Mercury retrograde and unlocking the astrological secrets of communication

"A lively guide to surviving and thriving during Mercury Retrograde--and to unlocking the astrological secrets of Mercury, the planet that rules communication. Mercury Retrograde: We've all heard about its effects. E-mails disappear into black holes. Flights are delayed and trains run late. From communication mishaps to travel breakdowns, Mercury Retrograde wreaks utter havoc on our lives. So how do we survive it, sanity and relationships intact? In The Power of Mercury, acclaimed astrologer L

Sep 22, 2016
The Presence Process - A Journey into Present Moment Awareness by Brown, Michael/ Hayashi, William (FRW)/ Kravitz, Judith (INT) The Presence Process - A Journey into Present Moment Awareness

Sep 25, 2016
The presentation of self in everyday life. by Goffman, Erving. The presentation of self in everyday life.

Parallels the roles assumed by people in their daily interactions with the performance of actresses and actors on a stage

Sep 25, 2016
The quantum leader - a revolution in business thinking and practice by Zohar, Danah, 1945- author. The quantum leader - a revolution in business thinking and practice

Sep 21, 2016
The Road to Ruin - The Global Elites' Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis by Rickards, James The Road to Ruin - The Global Elites' Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis

Sep 25, 2016
The Second Coming of Christ - The Resurrection of the Christ Within You by Yogananda, Paramahansa The Second Coming of Christ - The Resurrection of the Christ Within You

Sep 25, 2016
The service porch by Moten, Fred, author. The service porch

Sep 22, 2016
The spiritual practice of good actions - finding balance through the soul traits of Mussar by Marcus, Greg, 1966- author. The spiritual practice of good actions - finding balance through the soul traits of Mussar

Sep 22, 2016
The spirituality of wine by Kreglinger, Gisela H., 1967- author. The spirituality of wine

Sep 21, 2016
The startup game - inside the partnership between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs by Draper, William H., 1928- The startup game - inside the partnership between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs

Bill Draper examines the relationship between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, discusses how to evaluate innovative ideas and the role of political leadership in creating opportunity, and provides real-life examples.

Sep 25, 2016
The story of the world in 100 species by Lloyd, Christopher, author. The story of the world in 100 species

Sep 25, 2016
The story the soldiers wouldn't tell - sex in the Civil War by Lowry, Thomas P. (Thomas Power), 1932- The story the soldiers wouldn't tell - sex in the Civil War

A study of Civil War soldiers' sexual attitudes and behavior, illustrated with historic photographs.

Sep 22, 2016
The subtle art of not giving a f*ck - a counterintuitive approach to living a good life by Manson, Mark, author. The subtle art of not giving a f*ck - a counterintuitive approach to living a good life

"In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people. For decades, we've been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F**k positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let's be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it." In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn't sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is--a dose of raw

Sep 19, 2016