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The Rival Queens - Catherine De' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois, and the Betrayal That Ignited a Kingdom by Goldstone, Nancy

The Rival Queens - Catherine De' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois, and the Betrayal That Ignited a Kingdom

Apr 20, 2015
The road to character by Brooks, David, 1961-

The road to character

" Responding to what he calls the culture of the Big Me, which emphasizes external success, Brooks challenges us, and himself, to rebalance the scales between our "resume virtues"--achieving wealth, fame, and status--and our "eulogy virtues," those that exist at the core of our being: kindness, bravery, honesty, or faithfulness, focusing on what kind of relationships we have formed. Looking to some of the world's greatest thinkers and inspiring leaders, Brooks explores how, through internal stru

Apr 20, 2015
The screenplays. Volume II by Chayefsky, Paddy, 1923-1981.

The screenplays. Volume II

Apr 20, 2015
The sell - the secrets of selling anything to anyone by Eklund, Fredrik, (Real Estate Broker), author.

The sell - the secrets of selling anything to anyone

" The nation's #1 real estate broker and star of Bravo's Million Dollar Listing New York shares his secrets for superstar success and getting what you want out of life-no matter who you are or what you do. Ten years ago, Fredrik Eklund moved to New York City from his native Sweden with nothing but a pair of worn-out sneakers and a dream: to make it big in the city that never sleeps. Since then, he's become the top seller in the most competitive real estate market on the planet, brokering multimi

Apr 17, 2015
The Shakespeare book by

The Shakespeare book

"Whether you are new to the poetry and proses of Shakespeare, and in need of a guide through the complex plots and unfamiliar language, or looking for a fresh perspective on his much-loved plays and sonnets, this book will shed light on the work of one of world literature's greatest figures"--Page [4] of cover.

Apr 14, 2015
The soul of discipline - the simplicity parenting approach to warm, firm, and calm guidance--from toddlers to teens by Payne, Kim John.

The soul of discipline - the simplicity parenting approach to warm, firm, and calm guidance--from toddlers to teens

"In this groundbreaking book, parenting expert and acclaimed author of the bestselling book Simplicity Parenting Kim John Payne, M.Ed., flips the script on children's challenging or defiant behavior and lays out an elegantly simple plan to support parents in establishing loving, age-sensitive boundaries that help children feel safe and settled. In short: What looks like misbehavior is actually your children's signal that they're feeling lost, that they are trying to find direction and looking to

Apr 17, 2015
The spiralized kitchen - transform your vegetables into fresh and surprising meals by Bilderback, Leslie, author.

The spiralized kitchen - transform your vegetables into fresh and surprising meals

Apr 14, 2015
The strange case of the rickety cossack - and other cautionary tales from human evolution by Tattersall, Ian.

The strange case of the rickety cossack - and other cautionary tales from human evolution

"In his new book human paleoanthropologist Ian Tattersall argues that a long tradition of "human exceptionalism" in paleoanthropology has distorted the picture of human evolution. Drawing partly on his own career--from young scientist in awe of his elders to crotchety elder statesman--Tattersall offers an idiosyncratic look at the competitive world of paleoanthropology, beginning with Charles Darwin 150 years ago, and continuing through the Leakey dynasty in Africa, and concluding with the lates

Apr 17, 2015
The summer table - recipes and menus for casual outdoor entertaining by Lemke, Lisa, 1981- author.

The summer table - recipes and menus for casual outdoor entertaining

"Summertime--and the outdoor entertaining is easy! Warm the grill, whip up some sides and sweets, and prepare to share these simple, delicious dishes. Festive menus feature a Mexican Grill Party, Father's Day Barbecue, Beach Buffet, and Cocktail Party, along with picnics, pizza, lunches, and brunches. Filled with cooking tips and ideas for marinades, sauces, salsas, and more, The Summer Table celebrates the season's best"--

Apr 14, 2015
The Theft of Memory - Losing My Father, One Day at a Time by Kozol, Jonathan

The Theft of Memory - Losing My Father, One Day at a Time

Apr 17, 2015
The Third Reich in history and memory by Evans, Richard J.

The Third Reich in history and memory

"In the seventy years since the demise of the Third Reich, there has been a significant transformation in the ways in which the modern world understands Nazism. In this brilliant and eye-opening collection, Richard J. Evans, the acclaimed author of the Third Reich trilogy, offers a critical commentary on that transformation, exploring how major changes in perspective have informed research and writing on the Third Reich in recent years. Drawing on his most notable writings from the last two deca

Apr 20, 2015
The top of his game - the best sportswriting of W.C. Heinz by Heinz, W. C. (Wilfred Charles), 1915-2008, author.

The top of his game - the best sportswriting of W.C. Heinz

Apr 20, 2015
The upstairs wife - an intimate history of Pakistan by Zakaria, Rafia, 1978-

The upstairs wife - an intimate history of Pakistan

Apr 17, 2015
The upstairs wife - an intimate history of Pakistan by Zakaria, Rafia, 1978-

The upstairs wife - an intimate history of Pakistan

Apr 20, 2015
The vertical interrogation of strangers by Rider, Bhanu Kapil.

The vertical interrogation of strangers

"THE VERTICAL INTERROGATION OF STRANGERS blends the narratives of the travelog and the coming of age novel. It is written by a young Indian woman whose travels take her between homes in two countries, India and England, and through parts of the United States. These short pieces reveal new ways of belonging in the world and possibilities for an art grounded in a localized cosmopolitan culture."

Apr 20, 2015
The war - a memoir by Duras, Marguerite.

The war - a memoir

Apr 16, 2015
The Weather Experiment - The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future by Moore, Peter

The Weather Experiment - The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future

Apr 17, 2015
The winds of change - climate, weather, and the destruction of civilizations by Linden, Eugene.

The winds of change - climate, weather, and the destruction of civilizations

Climate has been humanity's constant, if moody, companion. At times benefactor or tormentor, climate nurtured the first stirrings of civilization and then repeatedly visited ruin on empires and peoples. Environmental journalist Linden reveals a recurring pattern in which civilizations become prosperous and complacent during good weather, only to collapse when climate changes--either through its direct effects, such as floods or drought, or indirect consequences, such as disease, blight, and civi

Apr 20, 2015
The woodland homestead - how to create a productive small-scale farm in the woods by McLeod, Brett, author.

The woodland homestead - how to create a productive small-scale farm in the woods

Apr 20, 2015
The World's Largest Man by Key, Harrison Scott

The World's Largest Man

Apr 20, 2015