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In defense of selfishness - why the code of self-sacrifice is unjust and destructive by Schwartz, Peter, 1949- author.

In defense of selfishness - why the code of self-sacrifice is unjust and destructive

"From childhood, we're taught one central, non-controversial idea about morality: self-sacrifice is a virtue. It is universally accepted that serving the needs of others, rather than our own, is the essence of morality. To be ethical--it is believed--is to be altruistic. Questioning this belief is regarded as tantamount to questioning the self-evident. Here, Peter Schwartz questions it. In Defense of Selfishness refutes widespread misconceptions about the meaning of selfishness and of altruism.

Jul 3, 2015
In cold blood - a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences by Capote, Truman, 1924-1984.

In cold blood - a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences

Powerful account of the brutal slaying of a Kansas family by two young ex-convicts.

Jul 7, 2015
In & out of Paris - gardens of secret delights by Sardar, Zahid, author.

In & out of Paris - gardens of secret delights

Jul 7, 2015
Improbable libraries - a visual journey to the world's most unusual libraries by Johnson, Alex, 1969- author.

Improbable libraries - a visual journey to the world's most unusual libraries

How do you use your local library? Does it arrive at your door on the back of an elephant? Can it float down the river to you? Or does it occupy a phone booth by the side of the road? Public libraries are a cornerstone of modern civilization, yet like the books in them, libraries face an uncertain future in an increasingly digital world. Undaunted, librarians around the globe are thinking up astonishing ways of reaching those in reading need, whether by bike in Chicago, boat in Laos, or donkey i

Jul 7, 2015
Improbable libraries - a visual journey to the world's most unusual libraries by Johnson, Alex, 1969- author.

Improbable libraries - a visual journey to the world's most unusual libraries

Jul 2, 2015
Illustrator CC for Windows and Macintosh - 2014 release by Weinmann, Elaine, author.

Illustrator CC for Windows and Macintosh - 2014 release

A concise, step-by-step guide to Illustrator CC covers everything from the basics of launching the program to the new enhancements and features in this release, including upgrades to the Pencil tool, Swatches and Artboard panels, and new reshaping methods.

Jul 7, 2015
If you feel too much - thoughts on things found and lost and hoped for by Tworkowski, Jamie, author.

If you feel too much - thoughts on things found and lost and hoped for

In 2006, Jamie Tworkowski wrote a story called "To Write Love on Her Arms" about helping a friend through her struggle with drug addiction, depression, and self-injury. The piece quickly went viral, giving birth to a non-profit organization of the same name. Nine years later, To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) is an internationally-recognized leader in suicide prevention and a source of hope, encouragement, and resources for people worldwide. From personal stories of struggling on days most peop

Jul 3, 2015
Ice Pops! - 50 Delicious, Fresh and Fabulous Icy Treats by Roden, Cesar/ Roden, Nadia/ Slama, Adam (PHT)/ Roden, Peter (ILT)/ Scialo, Divya (ILT)

Ice Pops! - 50 Delicious, Fresh and Fabulous Icy Treats

Jul 2, 2015
Ice pops! - 50 delicious, fresh and fabulous icy treats by Roden, Cesar, author.

Ice pops! - 50 delicious, fresh and fabulous icy treats

A collection of 50 artisanal ice pops, made with fresh fruit, spices, herbs, coffee, chocolate, and nuts. Also features techniques for working with molds, choosing sticks, creating stripes and swirls, suspending ingredients, and adding decorations.

Jul 7, 2015
I'm Working on It in Therapy - How to Get the Most Out of Pyschotherapy by Trosclair, Gary

I'm Working on It in Therapy - How to Get the Most Out of Pyschotherapy

Jul 2, 2015
I'm working on it in therapy - how to get the most out of psychotherapy by Trosclair, Gary, author.

I'm working on it in therapy - how to get the most out of psychotherapy

"Millions of Americans will go to therapy this year, but veteran psychotherapist Gary Trosclair believes the vast majority of them will start the process with little to no sense of how to best use their sessions to achieve their goals. Recent research has identified effective client participation as one of the most crucial factors in successful therapy. What can one do to get the most out of their sessions to create lasting positive changes in their lives? What does it look like to "work on it"

Jul 7, 2015
I could do anything if I only knew what it was - how to discover what you really want and how to get it by Sher, Barbara.

I could do anything if I only knew what it was - how to discover what you really want and how to get it

Explains how readers can realize their dreams, conquer inner conflicts, and create goals based on their own true desires

Jul 7, 2015
I am Scout - the biography of Harper Lee by Shields, Charles J., 1951-

I am Scout - the biography of Harper Lee

Tells the story of how Harper Lee struggled to become an author and created one of the most popular novels of the twentieth century.

Jul 2, 2015
I am Scout - the biography of Harper Lee by Shields, Charles J., 1951-

I am Scout - the biography of Harper Lee

This biography tells the story of how Harper Lee struggled to become an author and created one of the most popular novels of the 20th century.

Jul 7, 2015
How we love - discover your love style, enhance your marriage by Yerkovich, Milan.

How we love - discover your love style, enhance your marriage

Jul 3, 2015
How we live now - redefining home and family in the 21st century by DePaulo, Bella M.

How we live now - redefining home and family in the 21st century

"A close-up examination and exploration, How We Live Now challenges our old concepts of what it means to be a family and have a home, opening the door to the many diverse and thriving experiments of living in twenty-first century America. Across Americaand around the world, in cities and suburbs and small towns, people from all walks of life are redefining our "lifespaces"--the way we live and who we live with. The traditional nuclear family in their single-family home on a suburban lot has los

Jul 2, 2015
How to walk by Nht Hnh, Thích, author.

How to walk

Jul 7, 2015
How to use automotive diagnostic scanners by Martin, Tracy, 1951-

How to use automotive diagnostic scanners

Jul 2, 2015
How to rebuild and restore classic Japanese motorcycles by Young, Sid, 1963-

How to rebuild and restore classic Japanese motorcycles

"Everything you need to know to restore or customize your classic Japanese motorcycle.Whether you want to correctly restore a classic Japanese motorcycle or create a modified, custom build, you need the right information about how to perform the mechanical and cosmetic tasks required to get an old, frequently neglected, and often long-unridden machine back in working order. How to Rebuild and Restore Classic Japanese Motorcycles is your thorough, hands-on manual, covering all the mechanical subs

Jul 2, 2015
How to fake real beauty - tricks of the trade to master your makeup by Gafni, Ramy, author.

How to fake real beauty - tricks of the trade to master your makeup

Shares professional makeup artist secrets for enhancing a woman's beautiful traits, while faking those she may be lacking, including tips on faking a clear complexion, full lips, bright eyes, and youthful skin.

Jul 2, 2015