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Doping in sports - winning at any cost? by McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino.

Doping in sports - winning at any cost?

"Behind the fame of big-time sports lies a complex web of controversy and deceit. Doping-- the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) to gain a competitive athletic edge -- is common in many sports. While doping can improve performance, it poses huge risks for athletes' health and careers. Some of the world's top athletes, from cyclist Lance Armstrong to professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez, have seen their images tarnished by doping scandals. Still, the pressure to win and high

Jul 29, 2016
Doing good is simple - making a difference right where you are by Marlow, Chris, 1973- author.

Doing good is simple - making a difference right where you are

Jul 29, 2016
Dog medicine - how my dog saved me from myself by Barton, Julie (Julie H.).

Dog medicine - how my dog saved me from myself

The author describes how her relationship with her dog saved her from suicidal depression, explaining her unsuccessful work with therapists and loved ones before she adopted a puppy that became a companion throughout her recovery.

Jul 29, 2016
Disney villains - delightfully evil - the creation-the inspiration-the fascination by Darcy, Jen, 1976- author.

Disney villains - delightfully evil - the creation-the inspiration-the fascination

"Concept art, photographs, and short essays that explores the creative origins, roles within the stories, and influences on and within pop-culture of villains from Walt Disney Animation and Pixar Animation Studios animated feature films"--

Jul 27, 2016
Disease in history by Leone, Bruno, 1939-

Disease in history

Looks at the history of infectious disease, covering plagues around the world and how germ theory changed the way sick people were treated.

Jul 24, 2016
Disease in history by Leone, Bruno, 1939-

Disease in history

Looks at the history of infectious disease, covering plagues around the world and how germ theory changed the way sick people were treated.

Jul 29, 2016
Directors tell the story - master the craft of television and film directing by Rooney, Bethany, author.

Directors tell the story - master the craft of television and film directing

"Here, in one volume, learn everything you need to know to become an excellent director, not merely a good one. Covering everything through prep, shoot, and post, the authors offer practical instruction on how to craft a creative vision, translate a script into a visual story, establish and maintain the look and feel of a television show or film, lead the cast and crew, keep a complex operation running on time and on budget, and effectively oversee editing and postproduction."--back cover

Jul 27, 2016
Dinosaurus - The Complete Guide to Dinosaurs by Parker, Steve

Dinosaurus - The Complete Guide to Dinosaurs

Jul 29, 2016
Dictee by Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung.

Dictee

Dictee is the best-known work of the versatile and important Korean American artist Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. A classic work of autobiography that transcends the self, Dictee is the story of several women: the Korean revolutionary Yu Guan Soon, Joan of Arc, Demeter and Persephone, Cha's mother Hyung Soon Huo (a Korean born in Manchuria to first-generation Korean exiles), and Cha herself. The elements that unite these women are suffering and the transcendence of suffering. The book is divided into n

Jul 29, 2016
Diana by Morton, Andrew

Diana

Jul 29, 2016
Develop your presentation skills by Theobald, Theo, 1957- author.

Develop your presentation skills

"Going beyond handling nerves and presenting PowerPoint slides, Develop Your Presentation Skills, 3rd edition, provides you with a practical toolkit for developing a belting presentation and improving your confidence along the way. Step-by-step advice includes practical help with unpicking the original brief, understanding just what the audience wants and constructing compelling content that will keep your audience rapt with attention. Complete with anecdotes and expert input to help you avoid d

Jul 29, 2016
Designing your life - how to build a well-lived, joyful life by Burnett, William (Consulting professor of design), author.

Designing your life - how to build a well-lived, joyful life

Outlines strategies for enabling a thriving life by incorporating "design thinking" habits that promote fulfillment and meaning by emulating the examples of the engineers of today's most popular technologies.

Jul 29, 2016
Deconstructing Jack- the secret history of the Whitechapel murders by Wood, Simon Daryl

Deconstructing Jack- the secret history of the Whitechapel murders

Jul 29, 2016
Debunking the Bump - A Mathematician Mom Explodes Myths About Apregnancy by Adler, Daphne

Debunking the Bump - A Mathematician Mom Explodes Myths About Apregnancy

Jul 29, 2016
Dear Data by Lupi, Giorgia/ Posavec, Stefanie/ Popova, Maria (INT)

Dear Data

Jul 29, 2016
Daybook, the journal of an artist by Truitt, Anne, 1921-2004, author.

Daybook, the journal of an artist

Jul 27, 2016
Darling Days - A Memoir by Wright, Tillett

Darling Days - A Memoir

Jul 29, 2016
Dagger 22 - U.S. Marine Corps special operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan by Golembesky, Michael

Dagger 22 - U.S. Marine Corps special operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan

"Level Zero Heroes, Michael Golembesky's bestselling account of Marine Special Operations Team 8222 in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan, was just the beginning for these now battle-hardened special operations warriors. The unforgiving Afghan winter has settled upon the 22 men of Marine Special Operations Team 8222, callsign Dagger 22, in the remote and hostile river valley of Bala Murghab, Afghanistan. The Taliban fighters in the region would have liked nothing more than to once again go dormant and re

Jul 29, 2016
Ctrl + Z - the right to be forgotten by Jones, Meg Leta, author.

Ctrl + Z - the right to be forgotten

Jul 29, 2016
Crowdfunding for filmmakers - the way to a successful film campaign by Trigonis, John T., author.

Crowdfunding for filmmakers - the way to a successful film campaign

Jul 27, 2016