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The Selected Letters of Langston Hughes by Hughes, Langston/ Rampersad, Arnold (EDT)/ Roessel, David (EDT)/ Fratantoro, Christa (EDT)

The Selected Letters of Langston Hughes

Dec 26, 2014
The second circle - how to use positive energy for success in every situation - this book will transform your life, minute to minute by Rodenburg, Patsy, 1953-

The second circle - how to use positive energy for success in every situation - this book will transform your life, minute to minute

A leading voice and acting coach outlines a program for focusing one's energy in order to connect with others, discussing how to overcome negative patterns while managing the debilitating behaviors of others in order to bring positive qualities to the forefront.

Dec 24, 2014
The Rough Guide to China. by Commins, Andrew, author.

The Rough Guide to China.

This guide to China enables you to explore the sights and attractions of the country, offers advice on where to stay and eat, and comments on China's history, politics, environment, and people.

Dec 22, 2014
The reckoning - death and intrigue in the promised land - a true detective story by Bishop, Patrick (Patrick Joseph), author.

The reckoning - death and intrigue in the promised land - a true detective story

"One of Britain's most renowned military historians revisits a controversial murder: that of Zionist leader Avraham Stern, head of Israel's notorious Stern Gang, in Tel Aviv during WWII. Militant Zionist Avraham Stern believed he was destined to be the Jewish liberator of British Palestine. As the ringleader of the infamous Stern Gang, also known as Lehi, he masterminded a series of high-profile terrorist attacks in pursuit of his dream. On the run from British authorities who'd put a bounty on

Dec 22, 2014
The Reagan Era - a history of the 1980s by Rossinow, Douglas C. (Douglas Charles)

The Reagan Era - a history of the 1980s

Dec 28, 2014
The Putin mystique - inside Russia's power cult by Arutunyan, Anna.

The Putin mystique - inside Russia's power cult

Dec 28, 2014
The prepper's pocket guide - 101 easy things you can do to ready your home for a disaster by Carr, Bernie.

The prepper's pocket guide - 101 easy things you can do to ready your home for a disaster

Guides readers in preparing for disasters, including developing plans, calculating how much water is needed, and making a disinfectant cleaner from emergency kit items.

Dec 28, 2014
The Powerhouse - Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World by LeVine, Steve

The Powerhouse - Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World

Dec 26, 2014
The Politics of Deception - Jfk's Secret Decisions on Vietnam, Civil Rights, and Cuba by Sloyan, Patrick J.

The Politics of Deception - Jfk's Secret Decisions on Vietnam, Civil Rights, and Cuba

Dec 26, 2014
The Orbital Perspective - Lessons in Seeing the Big Picture from a Journey of 71 Million Miles by Garan, Ron/ Yunus, Muhammad (FRW)

The Orbital Perspective - Lessons in Seeing the Big Picture from a Journey of 71 Million Miles

Dec 28, 2014
The Occupiers - The Making of the 99 Percent Movement by Gould-wartofsky, Michael A.

The Occupiers - The Making of the 99 Percent Movement

Dec 26, 2014
The Norton anthology of world religions. Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Volume 2 by

The Norton anthology of world religions. Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Volume 2

Dec 28, 2014
The Norton anthology of world religions. Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism, Volume 1 by

The Norton anthology of world religions. Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism, Volume 1

Dec 28, 2014
The new American herbal by Orr, Stephen, 1965-

The new American herbal

Consisting of more than nine hundred entries, gives information about each herb and presents their usefulness in cooking and homeopathy.

Dec 26, 2014
The myths of modern medicine - the alarming truth about American health care by Leifer, John, 1957- author.

The myths of modern medicine - the alarming truth about American health care

The American healthcare system is terminally ill, astonishingly expensive, remarkably variable in quality and incapable of stemming the rising tide of chronic illnesses in our population. This book strips away the elaborately constructed myths that conceal the ugly underbelly of healthcare and lays bare the truth about an industry that serves special interest groups far better than it serves its patients. Just as the Affordable Care Act begins to change the healthcare landscape, Leifer offers a

Dec 24, 2014
The moral case for fossil fuels by Epstein, Alex, 1980- author.

The moral case for fossil fuels

The author believes that "we're taught to think only of the negatives of fossil fuels, their risks and side effects, but not their positives--their unique ability to provide cheap, reliable energy for a world of seven billion people. And the moral significance of cheap, reliable energy, Epstein argues, is woefully underrated. Energy is our ability to improve every single aspect of life, whether economic or environmental"--Amazon.com.

Dec 24, 2014
The monopolists - obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game by Pilon, Mary.

The monopolists - obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game

"With its origins rooted in one of the Wall Street Journal's most emailed stories, The Monopolists is the inside story of how the game of Monopoly came into existence, the heavy embellishment of its provenance by Parker Brothers and multiple media outlets, the lost female originator of the game, and one man's lifelong obsession to tell the true story about the game's questionable origins. Most Americans who play Monopoly think it was invented by an unemployed Pennsylvania man who sold his game t

Dec 26, 2014
The Michelin Guide. Chicago restaurants 2015. by

The Michelin Guide. Chicago restaurants 2015.

"Our dynamic team has spent this year updating our selection to reflect the rich diversity of Chicago's restaurants. As part of our meticulous evaluation process, our inspectors have anonymously and methodically eaten through all the city's neighborhoods to compile the finest in each category for your enjoyment"--[page] 3 of cover.

Dec 23, 2014
The Master Cleanse Made Easy - Your No-Fail Guide to Feeling Great During and After the Detox by Westen, Robin

The Master Cleanse Made Easy - Your No-Fail Guide to Feeling Great During and After the Detox

Dec 26, 2014
The manual of plant grafting - practical techniques for ornamentals, vegetables, and fruit by MacDonald, Peter T.

The manual of plant grafting - practical techniques for ornamentals, vegetables, and fruit

Dec 24, 2014