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How to choose a leader - Machiavelli's advice to citizens by Viroli, Maurizio, author.

How to choose a leader - Machiavelli's advice to citizens

"One of the greatest political advisers of all time, Niccolo` Machiavelli thought long and hard about how citizens could identify great leaders--ones capable of defending and enhancing the liberty, honor, and prosperity of their countries. Drawing on the full range of the Florentine's writings, acclaimed Machiavelli biographer Maurizio Viroli gathers and interprets Machiavelli's timeless wisdom about choosing leaders. The brief and engaging result is a new kind of Prince--one addressed to citize

May 26, 2016
How to be a person in the world - ask Polly's guide through the paradoxes of modern life by Havrilesky, Heather.

How to be a person in the world - ask Polly's guide through the paradoxes of modern life

May 21, 2016
How the World Breaks - Life in Catastrophe's Path, from the Caribbean to Siberia by Cox, Stan/ Cox, Paul

How the World Breaks - Life in Catastrophe's Path, from the Caribbean to Siberia

May 21, 2016
How the other half lives - studies among the tenements of New York by Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914.

How the other half lives - studies among the tenements of New York

May 26, 2016
How the body works. by

How the body works.

Examines "all the complex processes that keep our bodies alive and thriving, from the basic building blocks of the body--our cells--to skin, muscles, and bones and the ways in which our many parts work together. Learn about the senses, how we read faces and body language, nutrition and immunity, the brain, sleep, memory, dreams, and much more"--Amazon.com.

May 23, 2016
Home game - big-league stories from my life in baseball's first family by Boone, Bret, 1969- author.

Home game - big-league stories from my life in baseball's first family

"The first third-generation baseball player in Major League Baseball history provides a sometimes moving, always candid look at his family's 70 years in the world of professional baseball,"--NoveList.

May 26, 2016
Home game - big-league stories from my life in baseball's first family by Boone, Bret, 1969-

Home game - big-league stories from my life in baseball's first family

The first third-generation baseball player in Major League Baseball history provides a candid look at his family's seventy years in the world of professional baseball.

May 21, 2016
Hillary's America by D'Souza, Dinesh

Hillary's America

May 21, 2016
Helping children succeed - what works and why by Tough, Paul, author.

Helping children succeed - what works and why

"What should we do to improve the lives of children growing up in adversity? From the best-selling author of How children succeed, a handbook to guide readers through the new science of success." -- From dustjacket.

May 26, 2016
Helping Children Succeed - What Works and Why by Tough, Paul

Helping Children Succeed - What Works and Why

May 21, 2016
Heaven's ditch - God, gold, and murder on the Erie Canal by Kelly, Jack, 1949- author.

Heaven's ditch - God, gold, and murder on the Erie Canal

" The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration. Proponents didn't just dream; they built a 360-mile waterway entirely by hand and largely through wilderness. As excitement crackled down its length, the canal became the scene of the most striking outburst of imagination in American history. Zealots invented new religions and new modes of living. The Erie Canal made New York the financial capital of America and brought the modern world crashing into

May 21, 2016
Handcuffed - what holds policing back, and the keys to reform by Sparrow, Malcolm K., author.

Handcuffed - what holds policing back, and the keys to reform

"The police shooting of an unarmed young black man in the St. Louis, Missouri, suburb of Ferguson earlier this year sparked riots and the beginning of a national conversation on race and policing. Much of that conversation has focused more on social issues. Malcolm Sparrow, who teaches at Harvard's Kennedy School and is a former British police detective, argues in this new book that there is another dimension that played a role not only in Ferguson but in many other high-profile police killings

May 26, 2016
Hand drawn lettering - draw, print, paint by Marlborough, Max, author.

Hand drawn lettering - draw, print, paint

A step-by-step guide to hand drawn lettering includes material lists, instructions, and samples.

May 21, 2016
Growing up mindful - essential practices to help children, teens, and families find balance, calm, and resilience by Willard, Christopher (Psychologist)

Growing up mindful - essential practices to help children, teens, and families find balance, calm, and resilience

May 20, 2016
Great doubt - practicing Zen in the world by Yuanlai, 1575-1630, author.

Great doubt - practicing Zen in the world

"Learn to face and overcome the pitfalls of Zen practice--self-indulgence, suppression, speculation, asceticism--with this first complete translation of a Zen classic. "In Zen practice, the essential point is to arouse doubt. What is this doubt? When youare born, for example, where do you come from? You cannot help but remain in doubt about this. When you die, where do you go? Again, you cannot help but remain in doubt. Since you cannot pierce this barrier of life and death, suddenly doubt will

May 21, 2016
Grace without God - the search for meaning, purpose, and belonging in a secular age by Ozment, Katherine, author.

Grace without God - the search for meaning, purpose, and belonging in a secular age

Looks at the trends and ramifications of a country increasingly leaving organized religion behind, focusing on how this growing number of nonreligious Americans find meaning, purpose, and community.

May 21, 2016
Gluten exposed - the science behind the hype and how to navigate to a healthy, symptom-free life by Green, Peter H. R., author.

Gluten exposed - the science behind the hype and how to navigate to a healthy, symptom-free life

"From Dr. Peter H.R. Green, internationally renowned expert on celiac disease and director of the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, and Rory Jones, M.S. (authors of CELIAC DISEASE: A HIDDEN EPIDEMIC), here is the definitive book on gluten, uncovering the truth and explaining the science behind the current gluten-free craze, and examining what's really going on in our bodies and our brains"--

May 26, 2016
Get scrappy - smarter digital marketing for businesses big and small by Westergaard, Nick, author.

Get scrappy - smarter digital marketing for businesses big and small

It's an exciting time to be in marketing: The Internet, social media, and content marketing are powerful equalizers, resetting the playing field for businesses large and small. Yet, it's also a challenging time, with much work to do and an ever-changing array of platforms, features, and networks to master--all on a tighter budget than before. Don't get discouraged, get scrappy! Shattering the myth that only big brands can do big things, Get Scrappy will help you: demystify digital marketing in a

May 26, 2016
Get Rich, Lucky Bitch!- Release Your Money Blocks and Live a First Class Life by Duffield-Thomas, Denise

Get Rich, Lucky Bitch!- Release Your Money Blocks and Live a First Class Life

May 21, 2016
Garden revolution - how our landscapes can be a source of environmental change by Weaner, Larry, author.

Garden revolution - how our landscapes can be a source of environmental change

May 26, 2016