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The short and tragic life of Robert Peace - a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League by Hobbs, Jeff, 1980-

The short and tragic life of Robert Peace - a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League

Examines "the short life of a talented young African-American man who escapes the slums of Newark for Yale University only to succumb to the dangers of the streets--and of one's own nature--when he returns home"--Amazon.com.

Sep 19, 2014
The shifts and the shocks - what we've learned- and have still to learn- from the financial crisis by Wolf, Martin, 1946-

The shifts and the shocks - what we've learned- and have still to learn- from the financial crisis

"From the chief economic commentator for the Financial Times, a brilliant tour d'horizon of the new global economy and its trajectory There have been many books that have sought to explain the causes and courses of the financial and economic crisis which began in 2007-8. The Shifts and the Shocks is not another detailed history of the crisis, but the most persuasive and complete account yet published of what the crisis should teach us about modern economies and economics. The book identifies the

Sep 15, 2014
The Roosevelts - an intimate history by Ward, Geoffrey C.

The Roosevelts - an intimate history

An extraordinarily vivid and personal portrait of America's greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation--the tie-in volume to the PBS documentary to air in the fall of 2014.

Sep 15, 2014
The Renaissance - All That Matters by Halvorson, Michael

The Renaissance - All That Matters

Sep 19, 2014
The QB - the making of modern quarterbacks by Feldman, Bruce.

The QB - the making of modern quarterbacks

"With unparalleled access to Heisman Trophy-winning phenom Johnny Manziel, Bruce Feldman has written a modern-day tale about the making of the next superstars in football's most important position: the quarterback. In the world of modern football, with teams worth a billion dollars or more, no position defines a franchise like quarterback. To tell the story of all that goes on to create the perfect quarterback, bestselling author Bruce Feldman gained unique access to "Johnny Football" (that's Jo

Sep 19, 2014
The prostate - everything you need to know about the man gland by Taguchi, Yosh, author.

The prostate - everything you need to know about the man gland

Sep 19, 2014
The princess problem - guiding our girls through the princess-obsessed years by Hains, Rebecca C., 1976-

The princess problem - guiding our girls through the princess-obsessed years

Sep 18, 2014
The price of thirst - global water inequality and the coming chaos by Piper, Karen Lynnea, 1965-

The price of thirst - global water inequality and the coming chaos

Sep 19, 2014
The pious ones - the world of Hasidim and their battles with America by Berger, Joseph, 1945- author.

The pious ones - the world of Hasidim and their battles with America

"As the population of ultra-Orthodox Jews in the United States increases to record proportions after near-extinction during the Holocaust, award-winning New York Times journalist and author Joseph Berger takes us inside the notoriously insular world of the Hasidim to explore their origins, beliefs, and struggles--and the social and political implications of their expanding presence in America"--

Sep 15, 2014
The picnic - a history by Levy, Walter.

The picnic - a history

Sep 19, 2014
The Phantom Killer - Unlocking the Mystery of the Texarkana Serial Murders- the Story of a Town in Terror by Presley, James

The Phantom Killer - Unlocking the Mystery of the Texarkana Serial Murders- the Story of a Town in Terror

Sep 19, 2014
The Ph Balance Health and Diet Guide for Gerd, Ibs and Ibd - Practical Solutions, Diet Management, Plus 175 Recipes by Smith, Fraser/ Hannah, Susan/ Richardson, Daniel

The Ph Balance Health and Diet Guide for Gerd, Ibs and Ibd - Practical Solutions, Diet Management, Plus 175 Recipes

Sep 19, 2014
The perfect wave - with neutrinos at the boundary of space and time by Päs, H. (Heinrich)

The perfect wave - with neutrinos at the boundary of space and time

Sep 19, 2014
The other talk- a guide to talking with your adult children about the rest of your life by Prosch, Timothy.

The other talk- a guide to talking with your adult children about the rest of your life

The Other Talk gives you the tools to develop a strong partnership with your kids to plan for the rest of your life. Who will manage your finances and how will you budget for unknown needs? Where can your children find important documents they will need to help? Where will you live if you need assistance? What type of medical treatments do you want--and not want--and who will advocate for your needs?

Sep 15, 2014
The Orderly Conversation - Business Presentations Redefined by Ludwig, Dale/ Owen-boger, Greg

The Orderly Conversation - Business Presentations Redefined

Sep 19, 2014
The new testament by Brown, Jericho.

The new testament

""Erotic and grief-stricken, ministerial and playful, Brown offers his reader a journey unlike any other in contemporary poetry."-Rain Taxi"To read Jericho Brown's poems is to encounter devastating genius."-Claudia RankineIn the world of Jericho Brown's second book, disease runs through the body, violence runs through the neighborhood, memories run through the mind, trauma runs through generations. Almost eerily quiet in even the bluntest of poems, Brown gives us the ache of a throat that has ye

Sep 19, 2014
The new puberty - how to navigate early development in today's girls by Greenspan, Louise.

The new puberty - how to navigate early development in today's girls

"The coming-of-age experience has changed dramatically, with girls maturing sooner than ever. But what happens when a girl has the body of a 13-year-old and the brain of an 8-year-old? Contrary to popular wisdom, early puberty is not merely a reflection of physical changes--it's deeply psychological, too, with effects that can put a girl at higher risk for behavioral problems and long-term health challenges, such as obesity, depression, eating disorders, and even cancer.The New Puberty is a reas

Sep 19, 2014
The narcissist next door - understanding the monster in your family, in your office, in your bed--in your world by Kluger, Jeffrey.

The narcissist next door - understanding the monster in your family, in your office, in your bed--in your world

"A lively and perceptive exploration of narcissism that examines its causes, the science and psychology at its core, and the opportunities and challenges it presents to those who suffer from it (and those who contend with it in others)"--

Sep 15, 2014
The mystery of the shemitah / The 3,000-Year-Old Mystery That Holds the Secret of America's Future, the World's Future, and Your Future! by Cahn, Jonathan, author.

The mystery of the shemitah / The 3,000-Year-Old Mystery That Holds the Secret of America's Future, the World's Future, and Your Future!

Offers an exploration of a three-thousand-year-old mystery that is purported to foresee the future of America and the world, with explanations of how this secret mystery has foretold major events in recent history.

Sep 19, 2014
The most dangerous animal of all - searching for my father...and finding the Zodiac Killer by Stewart, Gary L, author.

The most dangerous animal of all - searching for my father...and finding the Zodiac Killer

A thirty-nine-year-old adoptee describes his discovery that his birthfather is one of the most infamous and still-wanted serial killers in American history, forcing him to reconsider everything he thought he knew about himself.

Sep 19, 2014