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Jackson, 1964 - and other dispatches from fifty years of reporting on race in America by Trillin, Calvin, author.

Jackson, 1964 - and other dispatches from fifty years of reporting on race in America

An anthology of previously uncollected essays, originally published in "The New Yorker," reflects the work of the eminent journalist's early career and traces his witness to the fledgling years of desegregation in Georgia.

Jun 27, 2016
It's show time. Circus tricks- learning fun for horses and rider by Czarnecki, Sylvia, author.

It's show time. Circus tricks- learning fun for horses and rider

Circus tricks don't just look impressive, but they also develop trustbetween horse and handler. In addition, they are a supplying exercise and bring variety into training. What is special about this book is that the author doesn't represent one single training system but instead combines years of practical experience and her knowledge of equine learning behaviour to show how to traintowards exercises such as bow, lying down, sitting and more.

Jun 27, 2016
It's not okay by Dorfman, Andi, author.

It's not okay

"Andi Dorfman, the beloved finalist of season eighteen of The Bachelor who infamously rejected Juan Pablo and went on to star on season ten of The Bachelorette, dishes about what it's like to live out a love story--and its collapse--in front of the cameras, offering hard-won advice for moving on after a break-up, public or not"--

Jun 27, 2016
Israel by Griver, Simon.

Israel

A travel guide to Israel, providing background on the history, people, and culture of the country, maps and information about places of interest, and practical travel tips on topics including dining, transportation, accommodations, and entertainment.

Jun 24, 2016
Islamic exceptionalism - how the struggle over Islam is reshaping the world by Hamid, Shadi, 1983-

Islamic exceptionalism - how the struggle over Islam is reshaping the world

Offers an argument for Islam being exceptional in its relationship with politics in the Middle East, looking at how Islam and Islamism shape politics and vice versa, drawn from extensive interviews with politicians and activists in the Middle East.

Jun 23, 2016
Is you okay? by Green, GloZell, 1972-

Is you okay?

A memoir by "the Queen of YouTube" traces her rise from anonymity to a top-rated internet personality, sharing stories from her early career and her views on topics ranging from relationships and body image to empowerment and family life.

Jun 23, 2016
Is you okay? by Green, GloZell, 1972-

Is you okay?

"A fun, inspiring memoir from "the Queen of YouTube" about her journey from anonymity in Florida to massive popularity on the Internet, filled with the unlikeliest of stories that are as poignant as they are hilarious "Is you okay? Is you good? Cuz I want to know!" Eager to entertain, dedicated to making people laugh, comedian and video superstar GloZell Green is game for any challenge, no matter how silly, gross, or absurd. Her crazy video stunts have propelled her into the ranks of legendary f

Jun 27, 2016
Introduction to world Christian history by Cooper, Derek, 1978- author.

Introduction to world Christian history

Jun 27, 2016
Into the lion's mouth - the true story of Dusko Popov - World War II spy, patriot, and the real-life inspiration for James Bond by Loftis, Larry, author.

Into the lion's mouth - the true story of Dusko Popov - World War II spy, patriot, and the real-life inspiration for James Bond

A biography of Dusko Popov, who, as "an operative for the Abwehr, SD, MI5, MI6, and FBI during World War II ... seduced countless women--including agents on both sides--spoke five languages, and was a crack shot, all while maintaining his cover as a Yugoslav diplomat"--Amazon.com.

Jun 27, 2016
Inside the investments of Warren Buffett - twenty cases by Lu, Yefei, author.

Inside the investments of Warren Buffett - twenty cases

Jun 27, 2016
Infuse - herbal teas to cleanse, nourish and heal by Grainger, Paula, author.

Infuse - herbal teas to cleanse, nourish and heal

Jun 27, 2016
In Trump We Trust - How He Outsmarted the Politicians, the "Elites," and the Media (That Was the Easy Part) and Is Fighting for Us by Coulter, Ann H.

In Trump We Trust - How He Outsmarted the Politicians, the "Elites," and the Media (That Was the Easy Part) and Is Fighting for Us

Jun 23, 2016
In praise of forgetting - historical memory and its ironies by Rieff, David, author.

In praise of forgetting - historical memory and its ironies

Argues that the search for truth and justice can conflict with cultural reconciliation and that reopening historical wounds neither remedies injustice nor confers reconciliation.

Jun 27, 2016
In gratitude by Diski, Jenny, author.

In gratitude

In July 2014, Jenny Diski was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer and given "two or three years" to live. She didn't know how to react. All responses felt scripted, as if she were acting out her part. To find the response that felt wholly her own, she had to face the cliches and try to write about it. And there was another story to write, one she had not yet told: that of being taken in at age fifteen by the author Doris Lessing, and the subsequent fifty years of their complex relationship. In

Jun 24, 2016
Immunity - how Elie Metchnikoff changed the course of modern medicine by Vikhanski, Luba, author.

Immunity - how Elie Metchnikoff changed the course of modern medicine

Chronicles the life and work of the Russian zoologist whose theory about immunity earned him the unofficial moniker "Father of Natural Immunity" and a Nobel Peace Prize.

Jun 23, 2016
Immunity - how Elie Metchnikoff changed the course of modern medicine by Vikhanski, Luba, author.

Immunity - how Elie Metchnikoff changed the course of modern medicine

Around Christmas of 1882, while peering through a microscope at starfish larvae in which he had inserted tiny thorns, Russian zoologist Elie Metchnikoff had a brilliant insight: what if the mobile cells he saw gathering around the thorns were nothing but a healing force in action? Metchnikoff's daring theory of immunity--that voracious cells he called phagocytes formed the first line of defense against invading bacteria--would eventually earn the scientist a Nobel Prize, shared with his archriva

Jun 27, 2016
Illustration that works - professional techniques for artistic and commercial success by Houston, Greg, 1966- author.

Illustration that works - professional techniques for artistic and commercial success

Jun 27, 2016
Ignore your teeth and they'll go away - the complete guide to gum disease by Sydney, Sheldon D. (Sheldon Dov), 1950- author.

Ignore your teeth and they'll go away - the complete guide to gum disease

"New for 2016! Dr. Sydney's expanded and updated 4th edition of Ignore Your Teeth and They'll Go Away, the Complete Guide to Gum Disease. This edition continues a unique publishing tradition. For thirty years, this book has been delivering, in an easy-to-read style, authoritative and always up-to-date information on detection, prevention and treatment of gum disease, including a comprehensive chapter on dental implants. 80% of all adults and 40% of all children in the world are afflicted with so

Jun 27, 2016
I-Minds - How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media Are Changing Our Brains, Our Behavior, and the Evolution of Our Species by Swingle, Mari K., Ph.D.

I-Minds - How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media Are Changing Our Brains, Our Behavior, and the Evolution of Our Species

Jun 23, 2016
I-Minds - how cell phones, computers, gaming, and social media are changing our brains, our behavior, and the evolution of our species by Swingle, Mari K., author.

I-Minds - how cell phones, computers, gaming, and social media are changing our brains, our behavior, and the evolution of our species

"Cell phones, computers and other devices, are now completely embedded in global culture. Engaging and entertaining yet scientifically rigorous, i-Minds demonstrates how our constant connectivity is rapidly changing our brains, what the dangers are, and what positive steps we can all take to embrace new technology while protecting our well-being and steering our future in a much more human direction."--

Jun 27, 2016