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This changes everything - capitalism vs. the climate by Klein, Naomi, 1970-

This changes everything - capitalism vs. the climate

"Klein argues that climate change isn't just another issue to be neatly filed between taxes and health care. It's an alarm that calls us to fix an economic system that is already failing us in many ways. Klein ... builds the case for how massively reducing our greenhouse emissions is our best chance to simultaneously reduce gaping inequalities, re-imagine our broken democracies, and rebuild our gutted local economies"--

Sep 18, 2014
Thirteen soldiers - a personal history of Americans at war by McCain, John, 1936-

Thirteen soldiers - a personal history of Americans at war

Sep 18, 2014
Thirteen days in September - Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David by Wright, Lawrence, 1947- author.

Thirteen days in September - Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David

A gripping day-to-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East, one which endures to this day.

Sep 18, 2014
There was and there was not - a journey through hate and possibility in Turkey, Armenia, and beyond by Toumani, Meline.

There was and there was not - a journey through hate and possibility in Turkey, Armenia, and beyond

Sep 12, 2014
Theater of cruelty - art, film, and the shadows of war by Buruma, Ian.

Theater of cruelty - art, film, and the shadows of war

Theater of Cruelty has three main themes that frequently overlap: war, film, and the visual arts. Many of the movies discussed are about war and violence, often related to World War II, and more specifically deal with the two nations that unleashed the war, Germany and Japan: why they did what they did, and how they came to terms with it afterward or didn't. Other essays in the collection, about the diaries of Harry Kessler and Anne Frank, the bombing of German cities, Japan's kamikaze pilots fu

Sep 18, 2014
The world's best cities - celebrating 220 great destinations by National Geographic Society (U. S.)/ Bellows, Keith (FRW)

The world's best cities - celebrating 220 great destinations

"Delving into the heart and soul of more than 225 cities around the globe, The World's Best Cities is a glossy, glorious tribute to cosmopolitan life. In photos and words, this irresistible volume showcases long-established great cities like Paris, Rome,New York, London, and Tokyo, as well as exciting up-and-comers, including Denver, Asheville, Oslo, and Abu Dhabi. As readable as it is beautiful, this expansive travel guide offers a playful, informative mix of inspirational personal narratives;

Sep 18, 2014
The World of Postsecret by Warren, Frank

The World of Postsecret

Sep 18, 2014
The whole heart solution - halt heart disease now with the best alternative and traditional medicine by Kahn, Joel, author.

The whole heart solution - halt heart disease now with the best alternative and traditional medicine

Sep 18, 2014
The War On Women In Israel - A story Of Religious Radicalism and The Women Fighting For Freedom by Sztokman, Elana Maryles.

The War On Women In Israel - A story Of Religious Radicalism and The Women Fighting For Freedom

Sep 18, 2014
The Virgin way - everything I know about leadership by Branson, Richard.

The Virgin way - everything I know about leadership

" While building the Virgin Group over forty years, Richard Branson has never shied away from seemingly outlandish challenges that others (including his own colleagues on several occasions) considered sheer lunacy. He has taken on giants like British Airways and won, and monsters like Coca-Cola and lost. Now Branson gives an inside look at his strikingly different swashbuckling style of leadership. Learn how fun, family, passion, and the dying art of listening are key components to what his exte

Sep 15, 2014
The vinedresser's notebook - spiritual lessons in pruning, waiting, harvesting, and abundance by Sutera, Judith.

The vinedresser's notebook - spiritual lessons in pruning, waiting, harvesting, and abundance

Sep 18, 2014
The unsubstantial air - American fliers in the First World War by Hynes, Samuel, 1924-

The unsubstantial air - American fliers in the First World War

Sep 12, 2014
The unlikely peace at Cuchumaquic - the parallel lives of people as plants, Keeping the seeds alive by Prechtel, Martín.

The unlikely peace at Cuchumaquic - the parallel lives of people as plants, Keeping the seeds alive

"A memoir, spiritual adventure story, and ecological fable, this book shares the message that plants and humanity are interconnected, and that the survival of one depends upon the other"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 12, 2014
The Universal Tone - My Life by Santana, Carlos

The Universal Tone - My Life

Sep 12, 2014
The Ultimate Minecraft Creator - The Unofficial Building Guide to Minecraft & Other Games by Triumph Books (COR)

The Ultimate Minecraft Creator - The Unofficial Building Guide to Minecraft & Other Games

Sep 18, 2014
The ultimate allergy-free cookbook - over 150 easy-to-make recipes that contain no milk, eggs, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, fish, or shellfish by Zucker, Judi.

The ultimate allergy-free cookbook - over 150 easy-to-make recipes that contain no milk, eggs, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, fish, or shellfish

Sep 18, 2014
The thief-taker hangings - how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created the celebrity criminal by Skirboll, Aaron, author.

The thief-taker hangings - how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created the celebrity criminal

Chronicles the invention of scandal journalism by Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard.

Sep 18, 2014
The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership - Classical Wisdom for Modern Leaders by Soupios, M. A./ Mourdoukoutas, Panos

The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership - Classical Wisdom for Modern Leaders

Sep 18, 2014
The teacher wars - a history of America's most embattled profession by Goldstein, Dana.

The teacher wars - a history of America's most embattled profession

"A brilliant young scholar's history of 175 years of teaching in America shows that teachers have always borne the brunt of shifting, often impossible expectations. In other nations, public schools are one thread in a quilt that includes free universal child care, health care, and job training. Here, schools are the whole cloth. Today we look around the world at countries like Finland and South Korea, whose students consistently outscore Americans on standardized tests, and wonder what we are do

Sep 12, 2014
The Taste of Home cookbook - best[heart]loved recipes from home cooks like you by

The Taste of Home cookbook - best[heart]loved recipes from home cooks like you

Sep 18, 2014