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The unpersuadables - adventures with the enemies of science by Storr, Will, author.

The unpersuadables - adventures with the enemies of science

Interweaves personal memoir and investigative journalism with the latest neuroscience and experimental psychology research to reveal how the stories individuals tell themselves about the world shape their beliefs, leading to self-deception, toxic partisanship, and science denial.

Sep 25, 2014
The unpersuadables - adventures with the enemies of science by Storr, Will, author.

The unpersuadables - adventures with the enemies of science

Interweaves personal memoir and investigative journalism with the latest neuroscience and experimental psychology research to reveal how the stories individuals tell themselves about the world shape their beliefs, leading to self-deception, toxic partisanship, and science denial.

Sep 30, 2014
The unspeakable - and other subjects of discussion by Daum, Meghan, 1970- author.

The unspeakable - and other subjects of discussion

"A master of the personal essay candidly explores love, death, and the counterfeit rituals of American life In her celebrated 2001 collection, My Misspent Youth, Meghan Daum offered a bold, witty, defining account of the artistic ambitions, financial anxieties, and mixed emotions of her generation. The Unspeakable is an equally bold and witty, but also a sadder and wiser, report from early middle age. It's a report tempered by hard times. In "Matricide," Daum unflinchingly describes a parent's

Sep 26, 2014
The way of serenity - finding peace and happiness in the serenity prayer by Morris, Jonathan, 1972-

The way of serenity - finding peace and happiness in the serenity prayer

Offers a phrase-by-phrase exploration of the serenity prayer, and how understanding and practicing its message can bring true happiness and fulfillment.

Sep 30, 2014
The way of the SEAL - think like an elite warrior to lead and succeed by Divine, Mark.

The way of the SEAL - think like an elite warrior to lead and succeed

An ex-SEAL takes readers deep within the mind of a Navy SEAL, revealing how to attain the mental toughness, agility, flexibility, and determination to accomplish seemingly impossible feats in the business world.

Sep 30, 2014
The way of the SEAL - think like an elite warrior to lead and succeed by Divine, Mark.

The way of the SEAL - think like an elite warrior to lead and succeed

An ex-SEAL takes readers deep within the mind of a Navy SEAL, revealing how to attain the mental toughness, agility, flexibility, and determination to accomplish seemingly impossible feats in the business world.

Sep 25, 2014
The widower's guide to a new life by Romer, Joanna, author.

The widower's guide to a new life

"Shares the personal stories of 10 bereaved men as they cope with the trauma of losing their spouse. Whether your loss is recent or you've been without your wife for several years, this book will help you handle some of the most common challenges facing widowers, including: how to console yourself through friends, work and prayer; how to start over in terms of new activities, dating and a social life; and how to know when and if another love relationship is right for you"--Page [4] of cover.

Sep 30, 2014
The World Is an Apple - The Still Lifes of Paul Cezanne by Leca, Benedict (EDT)/ Cezanne, Philippe (FRW)/ Smith, Paul/ Shiff, Richard/ Kallmyer, Nina Athanassoglou

The World Is an Apple - The Still Lifes of Paul Cezanne

Sep 26, 2014
The World Split Open - Great Writers on How and Why We Write (A Literary Arts Reader) by Atwood, Margaret Eleanor/ Stegner, Wallace Earle/ Jones, Edward P./ Le Guin, Ursula K./ Robinson, Marilynne

The World Split Open - Great Writers on How and Why We Write (A Literary Arts Reader)

Sep 30, 2014
There Was a Little Girl - The Real Story of My Mother and Me by Shields, Brooke

There Was a Little Girl - The Real Story of My Mother and Me

Sep 26, 2014
They called me god - the best umpire who ever lived by Harvey, Doug, 1930-

They called me god - the best umpire who ever lived

"The incredible memoir from the man voted one of the "Best Umpires of All Time" by the Society of American Baseball Research--filled with more than three decades of fascinating baseball stories"--

Sep 30, 2014
They called me god - the best umpire who ever lived by Harvey, Doug, 1930-

They called me god - the best umpire who ever lived

"The incredible memoir from the man voted one of the "Best Umpires of All Time" by the Society of American Baseball Research--filled with more than three decades of fascinating baseball stories"--

Sep 25, 2014
This is a book for parents of gay kids - a question & answer guide to everyday life by Owens-Reid, Dannielle.

This is a book for parents of gay kids - a question & answer guide to everyday life

Presents advice to parents of gay children, covering such topics as telling other family members, religious beliefs and sexuality, gender identity, and the importance of emotional support.

Sep 25, 2014
This is a book for parents of gay kids - a question-and-answer guide to everyday life by Owens-Reid, Dannielle.

This is a book for parents of gay kids - a question-and-answer guide to everyday life

Presents advice to parents of gay children, covering such topics as telling other family members, religious beliefs and sexuality, gender identity, and the importance of emotional support.

Sep 30, 2014
Three gifts of Thérèse of Lisieux - a saint for our times by Ahern, Patrick V.

Three gifts of Thérèse of Lisieux - a saint for our times

Demonstrates how the examples of The´re`se of Lisieux can help Christians reconnect with the more loving aspects of their faith, explaining how to avoid religion's bureaucratic practices while experiencing abundance and fulfillment.

Sep 30, 2014
Three gifts of Thérèse of Lisieux - a saint for our times by Ahern, Patrick V.

Three gifts of Thérèse of Lisieux - a saint for our times

Demonstrates how the examples of The´re`se of Lisieux can help Christians reconnect with the more loving aspects of their faith, explaining how to avoid religion's bureaucratic practices while experiencing abundance and fulfillment.

Sep 25, 2014
Thrown by Howley, Kerry.

Thrown

""Thrown is Kerry Howley's masterful debut. A work of rigorous nonfiction that's sure to be branded experimental, but that's as involving and page-turning as any book I've read in a while." -Gary Shteyngart "Who can explain what draws a young brilliant writer-and a woman no less-to be mesmerized by the sight of a young man being pummeled in the ring? But out of this passion-maybe obsession-comes a great American story about overlooked heroes, the nature of violence, hope, love and nearly everyt

Sep 30, 2014
Time out of mind - the lives of Bob Dylan. by Bell, Ian, 1956?-

Time out of mind - the lives of Bob Dylan.

In 1997, having failed to release a single new song in seven long years, Dylan put out the equivalent of two albums in a single package. He called it 'Time Out of Mind'. So began the renaissance, artistic and personal, that culminated in 2012's acclaimed 'Tempest'. In the concluding volume of his groundbreaking study, Ian Bell explores the unparalleled second act in a quintessentially American career. It is a tale of redemption, of an act of creative will against the odds, and of a writer who re

Sep 30, 2014
To make men free - a history of the Republican Party by Richardson, Heather Cox.

To make men free - a history of the Republican Party

"In To Make Men Free, celebrated historian Heather Cox Richardson traces the shifting ideology of the Grand Old Party from the antebellum era to the Great Recession, showing how Republicans' ideological vacillations have had terrible repercussions for minorities, the middle class, and America at large."--from publisher's description.

Sep 26, 2014
Tracks / A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback by Davidson, Robyn, 1950- author.

Tracks / A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback

The author recounts her almost two-thousand mile journey across Australia with nothing but a dog and some camels for company.

Sep 25, 2014