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The Godfather notebook by Coppola, Francis Ford, 1939- author. The Godfather notebook

"The most important unpublished work on one of the greatest films of all time, The Godfather, written before filming, by the man who wrote and directed it--Francis Ford Coppola, then only thirty-two years old--reveals the intense creative process that went into creating this seminal film. With meticulous notes and impressions of Mario Puzo's novel, the Notebook was referred to by Coppola daily on set while he directed the movie. The Godfather Notebook pulls back the curtain on the legendary film

Dec 3, 2016
The glass universe - how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars by Sobel, Dava, author. The glass universe - how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars

"In the late nineteenth century, the Harvard College Observatory began employing women as calculators, or "human computers," to interpret the observations their male counterparts made via telescope each night. At the outset this group consisted of the wives, sisters, and daughters of the resident astronomers, but soon the female corps included graduates of the new women's colleges--Vassar, Wellesley, Radcliffe, and Smith. As photography transformed the practice of astronomy, the ladies turned fr

Dec 3, 2016
The gastroparesis cookbook - 102 delicious, nutritious recipes for gastroparesis relief by Frazier, Karen. The gastroparesis cookbook - 102 delicious, nutritious recipes for gastroparesis relief

Dec 3, 2016
The future workplace experience - 10 rules for mastering disruption in recruiting and engaging employees by Meister, Jeanne C., author. The future workplace experience - 10 rules for mastering disruption in recruiting and engaging employees

"DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES. THE GIG ECONOMY. BREADWINNER MOMS. DATA-DRIVEN RECRUITING. PERSONALIZED LEARNING. In a business landscape rocked by constant change and turmoil, companies like Airbnb, Cisco, GE Digital, Google, IBM, and Microsoft are reinventing the future of work. What is it that makes these companies so different? They're strategic, they're agile, and they're customer-focused. But, most important, they're game changers. And their workplace practices reflect this. The Future Workplace

Dec 3, 2016
The flood year 1927 - a cultural history by Parrish, Susan Scott, author. The flood year 1927 - a cultural history

Dec 3, 2016
The EY tax guide 2017 by The EY tax guide 2017

"Everything you need to prepare your 2016 tax return" -- Cover.

Nov 29, 2016
The ethical carnivore - my year killing to eat by Gray, Louise (Writer on environmental issues), author. The ethical carnivore - my year killing to eat

"Many people claim to care about the meat that they eat, but do they really know how the animal died? The Ethical Carnivore addresses this universal question, through an emotional personal quest. Taking the current fashion for "ethical meat" to its logical conclusion, Louise vows to eat only animals she has killed herself for a year." --Amazon

Nov 29, 2016
The Esquire guide to bodyweight training - calisthenics to look and feel your best from the boardroom to the bedroom by Schersten, Adam, author. The Esquire guide to bodyweight training - calisthenics to look and feel your best from the boardroom to the bedroom

Dec 2, 2016
The Environmental and Genetic Causes of Autism by Lyons-Weiler, James, Ph.D./ Frye, Richard E., M.D., Ph.D. (FRW) The Environmental and Genetic Causes of Autism

Dec 3, 2016
The Engine 2 seven-day rescue diet - eat plants, lose weight, save your health by Esselstyn, Rip, author. The Engine 2 seven-day rescue diet - eat plants, lose weight, save your health

A follow-up to "The Engine 2 Diet" outlines a seven-day vegetarian program designed for rapid weight loss and lower cholesterol, triglyceride, and blood-pressure counts.

Dec 3, 2016
The End of the Asian Century - War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World's Most Dynamic Region by Auslin, Michael R. The End of the Asian Century - War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World's Most Dynamic Region

Dec 3, 2016
The embroidery book - visual resource of color & design - 149 stitches - step-by-step guide by Brown, Christen (Christen Joan), author. The embroidery book - visual resource of color & design - 149 stitches - step-by-step guide

Dec 3, 2016
The Egyptians - a radical history of Egypt's unfinished revolution by Shenker, Jack, author. The Egyptians - a radical history of Egypt's unfinished revolution

Dec 3, 2016
The Drybar guide to good hair for all by Webb, Alli, author. The Drybar guide to good hair for all

"Picture this. Your hair is a mess and you feel like a nut. You open your Drybar book and you feel better already! The Drybar Guide to Good Hair for All is the ultimate handbook for at-home hairstyling. Author Alli Webb, a long-time stylist and life-long curly hair girl, founded Drybar in 2010 as an affordable luxury--offering women a great blowout in a beautiful and fun atmosphere. Today, there are more than 6 0 Drybars across the country, with more opening every day. Drybar&#x;s book makes it

Dec 2, 2016
The drug hunters - the improbable quest to discover new medicines by Kirsch, Donald R., 1950- author. The drug hunters - the improbable quest to discover new medicines

"The surprising, behind-the-scenes story of how our medicines are discovered, told by a veteran drug hunter. The search to find medicines is as old as disease, which is to say as old as the human race. Through serendipity-- by chewing, brewing, and snorting--some Neolithic souls discovered opium, alcohol, snakeroot, juniper, frankincense, and other helpful substances. Otzi the Iceman, the five-thousand-year-old hunter frozen in the Italian Alps, was found to have whipworms in his intestines and

Dec 3, 2016
The day the revolution began - reconsidering the meaning of Jesus's crucifixion by Wright, N. T. (Nicholas Thomas), author. The day the revolution began - reconsidering the meaning of Jesus's crucifixion

The renowned scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author widely considered to be the heir to C. S. Lewis contemplates the central event at the heart of the Christian faith -- Jesus' crucifixion -- arguing that the Protestant Reformation did not go far enough in transforming our understanding of its meaning. In The Day the Revolution Began, N. T. Wright once again challenges commonly held Christian beliefs as he did in his acclaimed Surprised by Hope. Demonstrating the rigorous intellect and

Dec 2, 2016
The dangers of methamphetamine by Marcovitz, Hal, author. The dangers of methamphetamine

Dec 2, 2016
The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold - Adventures Riding the Iron Curtain by Moore, Tim The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold - Adventures Riding the Iron Curtain

Dec 3, 2016
The Crunk Feminist Collection by Cooper, Brittney C. (EDT)/ Morris, Susana M. (EDT)/ Boylorn, Robin M. (EDT) The Crunk Feminist Collection

Dec 3, 2016
The correspondence / Essays by Daniels, J. D., 1974- author. The correspondence / Essays

"The first collection from a Whiting Writers' Award winner whose work has become a fixture of The Paris Review and n+1. Can civilization save us from ourselves? That is the question J. D. Daniels asks in his first book, a series of six letters written during dark nights of the soul. Working from his own highly varied experience--as a janitor, a night watchman, an adjunct professor, a drunk, an exterminator, a dutiful son--he considers how far books and learning and psychoanalysis can get us, and

Dec 3, 2016

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