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The tide - the science and stories behind the greatest force on Earth by Aldersey-Williams, Hugh, author. The tide - the science and stories behind the greatest force on Earth

In The Tide, celebrated science writer Hugh Aldersey-Williams weaves together centuries of scientific thinking with the literature and folklore the tide has inspired to explain the power and workings of this most remarkable force. Here is the epic story of the long search to understand the tide: from Aristotle, who is said to have drowned himself in his efforts to figure out the Greek tides, to the pioneering investigations into the role of the moon by Galileo and Newton, to the quest to underst

Sep 29, 2016
The story of the world in 100 species by Lloyd, Christopher, author. The story of the world in 100 species

Sep 29, 2016
The startup game - inside the partnership between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs by Draper, William H., 1928- The startup game - inside the partnership between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs

Bill Draper examines the relationship between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, discusses how to evaluate innovative ideas and the role of political leadership in creating opportunity, and provides real-life examples.

Sep 29, 2016
The space within - inside great Chicago buildings by Cannon, Patrick F., author. The space within - inside great Chicago buildings

"Original photographs and essays on more than forty Chicago-area residences, religious institutions, and public and commercial buildings, focusing on the structures' interiors and the stories behind them"--

Sep 29, 2016
The singing bones - inspired by Grimms' fairy tales by Tan, Shaun, adapter, illustrator. The singing bones - inspired by Grimms' fairy tales

Selection and adaptation of seventy-five Grimm's fairy tales, as translated by Jack Zipes, and newly illustrated by Shaun Tan.

Sep 29, 2016
The self-care solution - a modern mother's essential guide to health and well being by Burton, Julie, author. The self-care solution - a modern mother's essential guide to health and well being

Sep 29, 2016
The Second Coming of Christ - The Resurrection of the Christ Within You by Yogananda, Paramahansa The Second Coming of Christ - The Resurrection of the Christ Within You

Sep 29, 2016
The saffron tales - recipes from the Persian kitchen by Khan, Yasmin, author. The saffron tales - recipes from the Persian kitchen

Sep 29, 2016
The Road to Ruin - The Global Elites' Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis by Rickards, James The Road to Ruin - The Global Elites' Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis

Sep 29, 2016
The problem with socialism by DiLorenzo, Thomas J., author. The problem with socialism

Remember when "socialism" was a dirty word? Now students at America's elite universities are parroting socialist talking points and "sure-thing" Hillary Clinton is struggling to win the Democratic nomination against a 74-year-old avowed socialist who promises to make the nation more like Europe. What's happened? Do Americans need a reminder about the dangers of socialist ideology and practices? Thomas DiLorenzo, economics professor and senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, deconstruct

Sep 29, 2016
The presentation of self in everyday life. by Goffman, Erving. The presentation of self in everyday life.

Parallels the roles assumed by people in their daily interactions with the performance of actresses and actors on a stage

Sep 29, 2016
The Presence Process - A Journey into Present Moment Awareness by Brown, Michael/ Hayashi, William (FRW)/ Kravitz, Judith (INT) The Presence Process - A Journey into Present Moment Awareness

Sep 29, 2016
The platinum age of television - from I love Lucy to The walking dead, how TV became terrific by Bianculli, David, author. The platinum age of television - from I love Lucy to The walking dead, how TV became terrific

"Television shows have now eclipsed films as the premier form of visual narrative art of our time. This new book by one of our finest critics explains--historically, in depth, and with interviews with the celebrated creators themselves--how the art of must-see/binge-watch television evolved. Darwin had his theory of evolution, and David Bianculli has his. Bianculli's theory has to do with the concept of quality television: what it is and, crucially, how it got that way. In tracing the evolution

Sep 29, 2016
The perfect pass - American genius and the reinvention of football by Gwynne, S. C. (Samuel C.), 1953- author. The perfect pass - American genius and the reinvention of football

"New York Times bestselling, award-winning historian S.C. Gwynne tells the incredible story of how Hal Mumme and Mike Leach--two unknown coaches who revolutionized American football in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s--changed the way the game is played at every level, from high school to the NFL"--

Sep 26, 2016
The Penguin book of the undead - fifteen hundred years of supernatural encounters by The Penguin book of the undead - fifteen hundred years of supernatural encounters

The dead rise again in a spine-tingling collection of ghostly visitations through the ages, recorded in historical narratives, theological texts and personal letters from more than 1,500 years, showing the evolution of our thinking about zombies and other restless souls. --Publisher's description.

Sep 29, 2016
The nightingale's song by Timberg, Robert. The nightingale's song

Presents the story of five top graduates of Annapolis who served heroically in Vietnam and rose to national prominence during the Reagan years

Sep 29, 2016
The Nerdy Nummies cookbook - sweet treats for the geek in all of us by Pansino, Rosanna. The Nerdy Nummies cookbook - sweet treats for the geek in all of us

Shares recipes with bakers of all experience levels that draw their inspiration from video games, science fiction, math, comics, and other nerdy things.

Sep 29, 2016
The myth of the litigious society - why we don't sue by Engel, David M., author. The myth of the litigious society - why we don't sue

Sep 23, 2016
The mommy shorts guide to remarkably average parenting by Wiles, Ilana, author. The mommy shorts guide to remarkably average parenting

"Ilana Wiles is not a good mother. She's not a bad mother either. Like most of us, she's normal. From the creator of the wildly popular blog Mommy Shorts comes Ilana Wiles's first humor book on remarkably average parenting. If you want solid advice about raising kids, this book is not for you. If you want to wallow in your own misery about how having kids is AWFUL, this book is not for you. This book pays homage to the every-parent and suggests that they are the people having the best child-rear

Sep 29, 2016
The Missing Element - Inspiring Compassion for the Human Condition by Silverman, Debra The Missing Element - Inspiring Compassion for the Human Condition

Sep 29, 2016