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The quarter-life breakthrough - invent your own path, find meaningful work, and build a life that matters by Poswolsky, Smiley, author. The quarter-life breakthrough - invent your own path, find meaningful work, and build a life that matters

"Have you ever known that you needed to make a change, but felt unable to do anything about it? Have you ever felt like you aren't where you are supposed to be, and wondered how the people around you managed to find their purpose in life? After realizing that his well-paying, prestigious job was actually making him miserable, Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky started asking these big questions: How do you actually find meaning in the workplace? How do you find work that makes your heart sing, creates impa

Oct 1, 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

Oct 1, 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 presentation of self in everyday life by Goffman, Erving. The presentation of self in everyday life

A notable contribution to our understanding of ourselves, explores the realm of human behavior in social situations and the way that we appear to others. Goffman uses the metaphor of theatrical performance as a framework.

Oct 1, 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 presence process - a journey into present moment awareness by Brown, Michael, 1962- The presence process - a journey into present moment awareness

Oct 1, 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 people and the books - 18 classics of Jewish literature by Kirsch, Adam, 1976- author. The people and the books - 18 classics of Jewish literature

"An essential exploration of a rich literary tradition from the Bible to modern times, by a "rare literary authority" (New York Times Book Review). Jews have long embraced their identity as "the people of the book." But outside of the Bible, much of the Jewish literary tradition remains little known. The People and the Books shows how central questions and themes of our history and culture are reflected in the Jewish literary canon: the nature of God, the right way to understand the Bible, the r

Oct 1, 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.

Oct 1, 2016
The Past and Future City - How Historic Preservation Is Reviving America's Communities by Meeks, Stephanie/ Murphy, Kevin C. (CON) The Past and Future City - How Historic Preservation Is Reviving America's Communities

Oct 1, 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 New Jerusalem Bible. by The New Jerusalem Bible.

Contains the complete text of the ancient canon of scripture, along with up-to-date and extensive introductions and notes. Eight pages of color maps and indexes, including biblical themes, personal names, and major footnotes.

Oct 1, 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 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

The Nerdy Nummies Cookbook combines two things Rosanna Pansino loves: geek culture and baking. Her fondness for video games, science fiction, math, comics, and lots of other things considered "nerdy" have inspired every recipe in this book. You'll find the recipes for many beloved fan favorites from her internet baking show of the same name, such as Apple Pi Pie, the Chocolate Chip Smart Cookie, and Volcano Cake; as well as many new geeky recipes, such as Dinosaur Fossil Cake, Moon Phase Macaroo

Oct 1, 2016
The moth snowstorm - nature and joy by McCarthy, Michael, approximately 1947- The moth snowstorm - nature and joy

Oct 1, 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

Oct 1, 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
The Lotus Sūtra - a biography by Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952- The Lotus Sūtra - a biography

Oct 1, 2016
The Lightroom mobile book - how to extend the power of what you do in Lightroom to your mobile devices by Kelby, Scott, author. The Lightroom mobile book - how to extend the power of what you do in Lightroom to your mobile devices

Oct 1, 2016