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When Google met Wikileaks by Assange, Julian

When Google met Wikileaks

Dec 25, 2014
When books went to war - the stories that helped us win World War II by Manning, Molly Guptill, 1980- author.

When books went to war - the stories that helped us win World War II

"When America entered World War II in 1941, [it] faced an enemy that had banned and burned over 100 million books and caused fearful citizens to hide or destroy many more. Outraged librarians launched a campaign to send free books to American troops and gathered 20 million hardcover donations. In 1943, the War Department and the publishing industry stepped in with an extraordinary program: 120 million small, lightweight paperbacks, for troops to carry in their pockets and their rucksacks, in eve

Dec 22, 2014
Weeds of North America by Dickinson, Richard, 1960- author.

Weeds of North America

Encyclopedic in scope, the book is the first to cover North American weeds at every stage of growth. The book is organized by plant family, and more than five hundred species are featured. Each receives a two-page spread with images and text identification keys. Species are arranged within family alphabetically by scientific name, and entries include vital information on seed viability and germination requirements.

Dec 26, 2014
We should hang out sometime - embarrassingly, a true story by Sundquist, Josh, author.

We should hang out sometime - embarrassingly, a true story

"Why was [Paralympic ski racer and cancer survivor] Josh still single? To find out, he tracked down the girls he had tried to date and asked them straight up: what went wrong? The results of Josh's semiscientific, wholly hilarious investigation are captured here: disastrous Putt-Putt date involving a backward prosthetic foot, to his introduction to CFD (Close Fast Dancing), to a misguided 'grand gesture' at a Miss America pageant, this story is about looking for love--or at least a girlfriend--i

Dec 26, 2014
Was blind, but now I see by Hindman, Jim

Was blind, but now I see

Dec 25, 2014
Warfare in the Roman Republic - from the Etruscan Wars to the Battle of Actium by

Warfare in the Roman Republic - from the Etruscan Wars to the Battle of Actium

Dec 26, 2014
Wanted - a spiritual pursuit through jail, among outlaws, and across borders by Hoke, Chris (Prison chaplain)

Wanted - a spiritual pursuit through jail, among outlaws, and across borders

Dec 26, 2014
Vitamania - Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection by Price, Catherine

Vitamania - Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection

Dec 26, 2014
Vintage knit - 25 knitting & crochet patterns refashioned for today by Malak, Marine, author.

Vintage knit - 25 knitting & crochet patterns refashioned for today

Dec 24, 2014
Vintage fashion complete - women's style in the twentieth century by Albrechtsen, Nicky, author.

Vintage fashion complete - women's style in the twentieth century

"Fashion enthusiasts need look no further for style inspiration and knowledge than this definitive guide to all things chic. Through more than 1,000 stunning photos of the most fashionable women's garments from the past 100 years, whether from the 1950s printed housedresses or from the 1980s sequined shoulder pads, this comprehensive tome explores the elegant shapes, signature pieces, classic looks, and perennial themes that defined twentieth-century style. Fashionistas, fashion designers and de

Dec 26, 2014
Veranda - a passion for living - houses of style and inspiration by Englefield, Carolyn.

Veranda - a passion for living - houses of style and inspiration

"What makes a home exceptional, with an unforgettable sense of personality and passion? The answer [is revealed in this collection] of 30 ... European houses, from France and Italy to Switzerland and Sweden"--Amazon.com.

Dec 23, 2014
Vanya by Grant, Myrna.

Vanya

This is a true story of Ivan (Vanya) Moiseyev, a soldier in the Soviet Red Army who was ruthlessly persecuted and incarcerated for his faith. Twenty years after his martyrdom, Vanya's powerful testimony--which included angelic visitations and a miraculous appearance of the apostle John--continues to change lives. You'll be inspired to live for Christ in your own world as never before after you experience the gripping story of a believer named Vanya.

Dec 25, 2014
Urban sketching and painting. by

Urban sketching and painting.

Offers information on urban sketching and painting, including architectural rendering, perspective drawing, the human figure, parks and gardens, and scenes illuminated by artificial light.

Dec 26, 2014
Uncommon marriage adventure - a daily journey to draw you closer to God and each other by Dungy, Tony, author.

Uncommon marriage adventure - a daily journey to draw you closer to God and each other

Join Tony and Lauren Dungy in The Uncommon Marriage Adventure, a series of daily reflections for couples. With transparency, wisdom, and humor, the Dungys share what they've learned over 30 years of marriage about faith, teamwork, conflict, communication, and more. Through each day's reading, you and your spouse will go deeper in loving, understanding, and learning to serve each other. Dare to embark on your own marriage adventure--and discover how to make your relationship truly uncommon.

Dec 26, 2014
Ubuntu unleashed 2015 edition by Helmke, Matthew, author.

Ubuntu unleashed 2015 edition

Dec 24, 2014
Two days in June - John F. Kennedy and the 48 hours that changed history by Cohen, Andrew, 1955- author.

Two days in June - John F. Kennedy and the 48 hours that changed history

Dec 25, 2014
Twenty poems that could save America and other essays by Hoagland, Tony, author.

Twenty poems that could save America and other essays

A fearless, wide-ranging book on the state of poetry and American literary culture by Tony Hoagland, the author of What Narcissism Means to Me. Twenty Poems That Could Save America presents insightful essays on the craft of poetry and a bold conversation about the role of poetry in contemporary culture. Essays on the "vertigo" effects of new poetry give way to appraisals of Robert Bly, Sharon Olds, and Dean Young. At the heart of this book is an honesty and curiosity about the ways poetry can in

Dec 23, 2014
Trees of Eastern North America by Nelson, Gil, 1949- author.

Trees of Eastern North America

Covers 825 species, including all the native and naturalized trees of the United States and Canada as far west as the Great Plains. Descriptions present details of size, shape, growth habit, bark, leaves, flowers, fruit, flowering and fruiting times, habitat, and range maps for native species, as well as specially commissioned artwork, up-to-date taxonomy and names, information on the most recently naturalized species, keys to leaves and twigs, and an introduction to tree identification, forest

Dec 22, 2014
Training days - the subway artists then and now by Chalfant, Henry, illustrator.

Training days - the subway artists then and now

In the late 1970s, New York City was bankrupt, dirty and dangerous. Born on these grimy streets, graffiti rapidly made its mark. Here, twelve legendary graffiti writers the original subway artists whose creative genius fuelled the earliest flowering of the movement give first-person accounts of their experiences. Individually interviewed for this book by Sacha Jenkins, they reveal an authentic, unparalleled insight into the golden age of graffiti. Illustrated with Henry Chalfants original photog

Dec 25, 2014
Trading Options for Dummies by Duarte, Joe

Trading Options for Dummies

Dec 26, 2014