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Supremely partisan - how raw politics tips the scales in the United States Supreme Court by Zirin, James D., author.

Supremely partisan - how raw politics tips the scales in the United States Supreme Court

"On the eve of a presidential election that may determine the makeup of Supreme Court justices for decades to come, prominent attorney James D. Zirin argues that the Court has become increasingly partisan, rapidly making policy choices right and left on bases that have nothing to do with law or the Constitution. Zirin explains how we arrived at the present situation and looks at the current divide through its leading partisans: Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor on the left and Cl

Aug 25, 2016
Survival - a prepper's guide to life after the crash by Mattoon, Steven, author.

Survival - a prepper's guide to life after the crash

Aug 19, 2016
Survival - a prepper's guide to life after the crash by Mattoon, Steven., author.

Survival - a prepper's guide to life after the crash

Aug 25, 2016
Table manners - how to behave in the modern world and why bother by Tower, Jeremiah, author.

Table manners - how to behave in the modern world and why bother

"An authoritative and witty guide to modern table manners for all occasions by one of the world's most acclaimed chefs and restaurateurs Table Manners is an entertaining and practical guide to manners for everyone and every occasion. Whether you are a guest at a potluck or the host of a dinner party, a patron of your local bar or an invitee at a state dinner, this book tells you exactly how to behave: what to talk about, what to wear, how to eat. Jeremiah Tower has advice on everything: food al

Aug 25, 2016
Tarot triumphs - using the tarot trumps for divination and inspiration by Gilchrist, Cherry, author.

Tarot triumphs - using the tarot trumps for divination and inspiration

Aug 25, 2016
Ten restaurants that changed America by Freedman, Paul, 1949- author.

Ten restaurants that changed America

Aug 19, 2016
Tesla - the life and times of an electric messiah by Cawthorne, Nigel, 1951-

Tesla - the life and times of an electric messiah

Despite being incredibly popular during his time, Nikola Tesla today remains largely overlooked among lists of the greatest inventors and scientists of the modern era. Thomas Edison gets all the glory for discovering the light bulb, but it was his one-time assistant and lifelong arch nemesis, Tesla, who made the breakthrough in alternating current technology. Edison and Tesla carried on a bitter feud for years, but it was Tesla's AC generators that illuminated the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago; t

Aug 18, 2016
The 15-17 to Paris - the true story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes by Sadler, Anthony, author.

The 15-17 to Paris - the true story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes

"On August 21, 2015, Ayoub al-Khazzani boarded the 15:17 train in Brussels, bound for Paris. Khazzani's mission was clear: he had an AK-47, a pistol, a box cutter, and enough ammunition to obliterate every passenger on the crowded train. Slipping into the bathroom in secret, he armed his weapons and prepared to launch his attack. But when he emerged, he encountered something he hadn't anticipated: three Americans who refused to give in to fear. Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, and Spencer Stone w

Aug 25, 2016
The ABCs of socialism by

The ABCs of socialism

"Slim, accessible, inexpensive, irreverent introduction to socialism by the writers of Jacobin magazine The remarkable run of self-proclaimed "democratic socialist" Bernie Sanders for president of the United States has prompted--for the first time in decades and to the shock of many--a national conversation about socialism. A New York Times poll in late November found that a majority of Democrats had a favorable view of socialism, and in New Hampshire in February, more than half of Democratic vo

Aug 25, 2016
The ABCs of socialism by Sunkara, Bhaskar (EDT)/ Wrigglesworth, Phil (ILT)

The ABCs of socialism

"Slim, accessible, inexpensive, irreverent introduction to socialism by the writers of Jacobin magazine The remarkable run of self-proclaimed "democratic socialist" Bernie Sanders for president of the United States has prompted--for the first time in decades and to the shock of many--a national conversation about socialism. A New York Times poll in late November found that a majority of Democrats had a favorable view of socialism, and in New Hampshire in February, more than half of Democratic v

Aug 19, 2016
The Abundant Community - Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods by McKnight, John/ Block, Peter

The Abundant Community - Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods

Aug 19, 2016
The African Svelte - Ingenious Misspellings That Make Surprising Sense by Menaker, Daniel/ Chast, Roz (ILT)/ Collins, Billy (FRW)

The African Svelte - Ingenious Misspellings That Make Surprising Sense

Aug 25, 2016
The after party - poems by Prikryl, Jana, author.

The after party - poems

"A debut collection from a major new voice in contemporary poetry"--

Aug 25, 2016
The aliens are coming! - the extraordinary science behind our search for life in the universe by Miller, Ben, 1966-

The aliens are coming! - the extraordinary science behind our search for life in the universe

Aug 19, 2016
The art and science of aging well - a physician's guide to a healthy body, mind, and spirit by Williams, Mark E.

The art and science of aging well - a physician's guide to a healthy body, mind, and spirit

A clinical professor of medicine uses his own observations as well as clinical observations to guide people into a better quality of their old age, dispelling the notion of inevitable personal, social, economic and health declines. --Publisher's description.

Aug 25, 2016
The art and science of aging well - a physician's guide to a healthy body, mind, and spirit by Williams, Mark E.

The art and science of aging well - a physician's guide to a healthy body, mind, and spirit

Discusses the latest scientific research in the field of aging and offers practical advice on maintaining physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health to enhance the quality of life in old age.

Aug 19, 2016
The art of rivalry - four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in modern art by Smee, Sebastian, author.

The art of rivalry - four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in modern art

"Picasso & Matisse. Manet & Degas. Pollack & de Kooning. Lucian Freud & Francis Bacon. This is the story of four pairs of artists-- each linked by friendship and a spirit of competitiveness. Taken together, they form an impressive lineage stretching across more than 150 years. But in each case, these relationships had a flashpoint, a damaging psychological event that seemed to mark both an end and a new beginning, a break that led onto new creative innovations"--

Aug 18, 2016
The attention merchants - the epic scramble to get inside our heads by Wu, Tim, author.

The attention merchants - the epic scramble to get inside our heads

"From Tim Wu, author of award-winning The Master Switch, and who coined the phrase "net neutrality"--a revelatory look at the rise of "attention harvesting," and its transformative effect on our society and our selves"--

Aug 25, 2016
The balloonists by Biss, Eula.

The balloonists

Aug 25, 2016
The balloonists by Biss, Eula.

The balloonists

Aug 19, 2016