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How the poor can save capitalism - rebuilding the path to the middle class by Bryant, John Hope.

How the poor can save capitalism - rebuilding the path to the middle class

" The American economy is stalled because business and political leaders are ignoring the one force that could truly re-energize their companies and the economy: the poor. The massive economic energy and potential of the poor and the struggling middle class has been left on the sidelines. John Hope Bryant's stirring book shows how this came to be and lays out some simple ideas for making the economy work again--for everyone. The poor are not stupid or lazy, but they know when the system is stac

Sep 12, 2014
How the poor can save capitalism - rebuilding the path to the middle class by Bryant, John, 1966-

How the poor can save capitalism - rebuilding the path to the middle class

" The American economy is stalled because business and political leaders are ignoring the one force that could truly re-energize their companies and the economy: the poor. The massive economic energy and potential of the poor and the struggling middle class has been left on the sidelines. John Hope Bryant's stirring book shows how this came to be and lays out some simple ideas for making the economy work again--for everyone. The poor are not stupid or lazy, but they know when the system is stack

Sep 18, 2014
How to change minds about our changing climate - let science do the talking the next time someone tries to tell you ... - the climate isn't changing - global warming is actually a good thing - climate change is natural, not man-made - ... and other argume

How to change minds about our changing climate - let science do the talking the next time someone tries to tell you ... - the climate isn't changing - global warming is actually a good thing - climate change is natural, not man-made - ... and other argume

Sep 18, 2014
How to change minds about our changing climate - let science do the talking the next time someone tries to tell you ... - the climate isn't changing - global warming is actually a good thing - climate change is natural, not man-made - ... and other argume

How to change minds about our changing climate - let science do the talking the next time someone tries to tell you ... - the climate isn't changing - global warming is actually a good thing - climate change is natural, not man-made - ... and other argume

Sep 12, 2014
How to get organized without resorting to arson- a step-by-step guide to clearing your desk without panic or the use of open flame by Franklin, Liz

How to get organized without resorting to arson- a step-by-step guide to clearing your desk without panic or the use of open flame

Sep 18, 2014
How we learn - the surprising truth about when, where, and why it happens by Carey, Benedict, author.

How we learn - the surprising truth about when, where, and why it happens

Sep 15, 2014
Huckleberry - stories, secrets, and recipes from our kitchen by Nathan, Zoe.

Huckleberry - stories, secrets, and recipes from our kitchen

Sep 18, 2014
Huckleberry - Stories, Secrets, and Recipes from Our Kitchen by Nathan, Zoe/ Loeb, Josh (CON)/ Almerinda, Laurel (CON)/ Armendariz, Matt (CON)

Huckleberry - Stories, Secrets, and Recipes from Our Kitchen

Sep 12, 2014
I Must Say - My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend by Short, Martin

I Must Say - My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend

Sep 18, 2014
I'll drink to that - a life in style, with a twist by Halbreich, Betty, 1927- author.

I'll drink to that - a life in style, with a twist

"Eighty-six-year-old Betty Halbreich is a true original. A tough broad who could have stepped straight out of Stephen Sondheim's repertoire, she has spent nearly forty years as the legendary personal shopper at Bergdorf Goodman, where she works with socialites, stars, and ordinary women off the street. She has helped many find their true selves through clothes, frank advice, and her own brand of wisdom. She is trusted by the most discriminating persons--including Hollywood's top stylists--to tel

Sep 18, 2014
Icon by Gaitskill, Mary (CON)/ Moody, Rick (CON)/ Fateman, Johanna (CON)/ Zambreno, Kate (CON)/ Henderson, Danielle (CON)

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" In these daring essays, some of the most provocative writers of our time offer a private view on a public figure, and in doing so, reveal themselves. Original essays by Mary Gaitskill on Linda Lovelace, Rick Moody on Karen Dalton, Johanna Fateman on Andrea Dworkin, Hanne Blank on MFK Fisher, Kate Zambreno on Kathy Acker, Justin Vivian Bond on Karen Graham, Jill Nelson on Aretha Franklin, Zoe Pilger on Mary Gaitskill"--

Sep 12, 2014
If nuns ruled the world - ten sisters on a mission by Piazza, Jo, author.

If nuns ruled the world - ten sisters on a mission

Sep 18, 2014
In my shoes - a memoir by Mellon, Tamara, 1967-

In my shoes - a memoir

" When Tamara Mellon's father lent her the seed money to start a high-end shoe company, he cautioned her: "Don't let the accountants run your business." Little did he know. Over the next fifteen years, the struggle between "financial" and "creative" would become one of the central themes as Mellon's business savvy, creative eye, and flair for design built Jimmy Choo into a premier name in the competitive fashion industry. Over time, Mellon grew Jimmy Choo into a billion dollar brand. She became

Sep 18, 2014
In my shoes - a memoir by Mellon, Tamara, 1967- author.

In my shoes - a memoir

A business memoir by the founder of the billion-dollar Jimmy Choo fashion brand shares details about her high-profile marriage and divorce, the ongoing battles between her business's corporate and creative interests, and her triumph against a brutal hostile takeover attempt.

Sep 17, 2014
In search of the perfect loaf - a home baker's odyssey by Fromartz, Samuel.

In search of the perfect loaf - a home baker's odyssey

" An irresistible account of bread, bread baking, and one home baker's journey to master his craft In 2009, journalist Samuel Fromartz was offered the assignment of a lifetime: to travel to France to work in a boulangerie. So began his quest to hone not just his homemade baguette-which later beat out professional bakeries to win the "Best Baguette of D.C."-but his knowledge of bread, from seed to table. For the next four years, Fromartz traveled across the United States and Europe, perfecting hi

Sep 12, 2014
In the Company of Bears - What Black Bears Have Taught Me About Intelligence and Intuition by Kilham, Benjamin/ Grandin, Temple

In the Company of Bears - What Black Bears Have Taught Me About Intelligence and Intuition

Sep 18, 2014
In the heart of life - a memoir by Eldon, Kathy.

In the heart of life - a memoir

In 1977, Kathy Eldon moved with her husband and two children from England to Kenya, where she found freedom as she had never known it before and was ready to push back from her old, restrictive life. Diving into this tumultuous new world as a journalist and writer, she embraced the energy and creativity of Kenyans, both black and white. But her world collapsed when her twenty-two-year-old son, Dan--an artist and photojournalist on assignment for Reuters--was stoned to death by an angry mob in So

Sep 18, 2014
In the heart of life - a memoir by Eldon, Kathy.

In the heart of life - a memoir

Relates how the death of the author's photojournalist son at the hands of an angry mob in Somalia led her to transform her grief into something positive by embracing the role of philanthropist and activist to preserve his legacy.

Sep 17, 2014
InDesign CC by Cohen, Sandee, 1948- author.

InDesign CC

Sep 18, 2014
Inside HBO's Game of Thrones - Season 3 & 4 by Taylor, C. A.

Inside HBO's Game of Thrones - Season 3 & 4

Sep 18, 2014