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The discovery of chance - the life and thought of Alexander Herzen by Kelly, Aileen, author.

The discovery of chance - the life and thought of Alexander Herzen

"Alexander Herzen--philosopher, novelist, essayist, political agitator, and one of the leading Russian intellectuals of the nineteenth century--was as famous in his day as Tolstoy and Dostoevsky. While he is remembered for his masterpiece "My Past and Thoughts" and as the father of Russian socialism, his contributions to the history of ideas defy easy categorization because they are so numerous. Aileen M. Kelly presents the first fully rounded study of the farsighted genius whom Isaiah Berlin ca

May 27, 2016
The cross and the switchblade by Wilkerson, David, 1931-2011.

The cross and the switchblade

Presents the story of a small-town pastor who found his real ministry among the street gangs of New York and succeeded in founding the Teen Challenge movement.

May 27, 2016
The cost - my life on a terrorist hit list by Husnain, Ali.

The cost - my life on a terrorist hit list

Recounts the author's experience converting to Christianity and the violent backlash he received from his family and neighbors in Pakistan, causing him to flee for his life.

May 21, 2016
The cost - my life on a terrorist hit list by Husnain, Ali, author.

The cost - my life on a terrorist hit list

Born into a prominent Shia Muslim family in Pakistan, Ali had it all--prestige, security, wealth, social status. The Cost is the extraordinary story of his dramatic encounter with Jesus that would change everything. That life-altering choice to follow Jesus would turn Ali from a typical teenager into a target of a terrorist organization based in his hometown--a target they would soon act on. The Cost is the riveting and remarkable journey of a young man who left everything behind to follow the o

May 27, 2016
The complete idiot's guide to beer tasting by Kohn, Rita T.

The complete idiot's guide to beer tasting

The complete idiot's guide to beer tasting will provide readers with a comprehensive introduction to understanding and enjoying the vast styles and complex characteristics of beer. Understanding and enjoying beer is no longer a simple process, as beer has gone from a world of relatively small offerings from major brewers to a universe of literally hundreds of unique styles from craft brewers around the world. Like wine, the taste and subtle characteristics of beer can be affected by a number of

May 27, 2016
The complete guide on anemia - learn anemia symptoms, anemia causes, and anemia treatments by Meselson, Alec.

The complete guide on anemia - learn anemia symptoms, anemia causes, and anemia treatments

May 27, 2016
The coaching habit - say less, ask more & change the way you lead forever by Bungay Stanier, Michael, author.

The coaching habit - say less, ask more & change the way you lead forever

May 27, 2016
The Classical World - The Foundations of the West and the Enduring Legacy of Antiquity by Spivey, Nigel

The Classical World - The Foundations of the West and the Enduring Legacy of Antiquity

May 21, 2016
The boys in the bunkhouse - servitude and salvation in the heartland by Barry, Dan, 1958- author.

The boys in the bunkhouse - servitude and salvation in the heartland

A full-length account of the author's prize-winning New York Times story chronicles the exploitation and abuse case of a group of developmentally disabled workers, who for 25 years, were forced to work under harrowing conditions for virtually no wages until tenacious advocates helped them achieve their freedom.

May 27, 2016
The Bonjour effect - the secret codes of French conversation revealed by Barlow, Julie, 1968- author.

The Bonjour effect - the secret codes of French conversation revealed

"Jean-Benoit Nadeau and Julie Barlow spent a decade traveling back and forth to Paris as well as living there. Yet one important lesson never seemed to sink in: how to communicate comfortably with the French, even when you speak their language. In The Bonjour Effect Jean-Benoit and Julie chronicle the lessons they learned after they returned to France to live, for a year, with their twin daughters. They offer up all the lessons they learned and explain, in a book as fizzy as a bottle of the fine

May 27, 2016
The battle for home - the vision of a young architect in Syria by Al-Sabouni, Marwa, author, illustrator.

The battle for home - the vision of a young architect in Syria

Drawing on the author's personal experience of living and working as an architect in Syria, this book offers an eyewitness perspective on the country's bitter conflict through the lens of architecture, showing how the built environment offers a mirror to the community that inhabits it. From Syria's tolerant past, with churches and mosques built alongside one another in Old Homs and members of different religions living harmoniously together, the book chronicles the recent breakdown of social coh

May 27, 2016
The basic writings of Bertrand Russell by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970.

The basic writings of Bertrand Russell

An anthology of essays written by British philosopher Bertrand Russell between 1903 and 1959, including his thoughts on language, epistemology, metaphysics, politics, education, and other topics.

May 23, 2016
The awakened family - a revolution in parenting by Tsabary, Shefali, 1972- author.

The awakened family - a revolution in parenting

"New from the New York Times bestselling author of The Conscious Parent comes a radically transformative plan that shows parents how to raise children to be their best, truest selves,"--Amazon.com.

May 27, 2016
The Art of History - Unlocking the Past in Fiction and Nonfiction by Bram, Christopher/ Baxter, Charles (EDT)

The Art of History - Unlocking the Past in Fiction and Nonfiction

May 21, 2016
The Art and Business of Teaching Yoga - The Yoga Professional's Guide to a Fulfilling Career by Ippoliti, Amy/ Smith, Taro

The Art and Business of Teaching Yoga - The Yoga Professional's Guide to a Fulfilling Career

May 21, 2016
The anatomy of story - 22 steps to becoming a master storyteller by Truby, John, 1952-

The anatomy of story - 22 steps to becoming a master storyteller

May 23, 2016
The Alzheimer's prevention & treatment diet - using nutrition to combat the effects of Alzheimer's disease by Isaacson, Richard S., author.

The Alzheimer's prevention & treatment diet - using nutrition to combat the effects of Alzheimer's disease

May 21, 2016
The Alzheimer's prevention & treatment diet - using nutrition to combat the effects of Alzheimer's Disease by Isaacson, Richard S., author.

The Alzheimer's prevention & treatment diet - using nutrition to combat the effects of Alzheimer's Disease

"Alzheimer s disease (AD) is a type of dementia that can be very hard for both the patient and the caregiver. Currently, five million Americans have been diagnosed with AD--and that number is likely to triple by 2050. While the cause of Alzheimer s disease is still a mystery, new research has increased our knowledge of certain aspects of the disease. Perhaps most significant, studies show that proper diet may make a real difference, not only in slowing the progression of AD, but also in preventi

May 27, 2016
The all new Ball book of canning and preserving - over 350 of the best canned, jammed, pickled, and preserved recipes. by

The all new Ball book of canning and preserving - over 350 of the best canned, jammed, pickled, and preserved recipes.

May 27, 2016
The 100 most influential musicians of all time by

The 100 most influential musicians of all time

Chronologically arranged entries profile one hundred of the world's most influential musicians from medieval times through the twentieth century.

May 24, 2016