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The psychopath whisperer - the science of those without a conscience by Kiehl, Kent A.

The psychopath whisperer - the science of those without a conscience

"In the bestselling tradition of The Psychopath Test and The Sociopath Next Door, a compelling journey into the science and behavior of psychopaths in our lives, written by the leading scientist in the field of criminal psychopathy. Kent A. Kiehl, who created the Mind Mobil MRI System to study psychopaths in prison populations, has collected the world's largest repository of forensic neuroscience, with scans of more than five hundred psychopaths and three thousand criminal offenders at eight fac

Apr 11, 2014
Proof - the science of booze by Rogers, Adam, 1970-

Proof - the science of booze

Apr 11, 2014
The price of silence - the Duke lacrosse scandal, the power of the elite, and the corruption of our great universities by Cohan, Willam D., 1960-

The price of silence - the Duke lacrosse scandal, the power of the elite, and the corruption of our great universities

An authoritative account of the Duke lacrosse team rape case illuminates the ever-widening gap between America's rich and poor, and demonstrates how far the powerful will go to protect themselves.

Apr 11, 2014
Radiant truths - essential dispatches, reports, confessions, and other essays on American belief by Sharlet, Jeff (EDT)

Radiant truths - essential dispatches, reports, confessions, and other essays on American belief

"Beginning with Walt Whitman singing hymns at a wounded soldier's bedside during the Civil War, this surprising and vivid anthology ranges straight through to the twenty-first century to end with Francine Prose crying tears of complicated joy at the sight of Whitman's words in Zuccotti Park during the brief days of the Occupy movement. The first anthology of its kind, Radiant Truths gathers an exquisite selection of writings by both well-known and forgotten American authors and thinkers, each en

Apr 11, 2014
Strangers and pilgrims once more - being disciples of Jesus in a post-Christendom world by Hart, Addison Hodges, 1956-

Strangers and pilgrims once more - being disciples of Jesus in a post-Christendom world

Apr 11, 2014
Seriously not all right - five wars in ten years by Capps, Ron.

Seriously not all right - five wars in ten years

Apr 11, 2014
Slowspoke - a unicyclist's guide to America by Schimmoeller, Mark, author.

Slowspoke - a unicyclist's guide to America

"People who have gone back to the land or wonder if they could, who have slowed down to experience life at a unicycle's speed or who long to do so, who have fallen in love, who have treasured tall trees or mourned their loss, will find a voice in Slowspoke: A Unicyclist's Guide to America. A memoir with heart and humor, Slowspoke is for anyone who still leans against prevailing winds toward a better America and world."--Amazon.com.

Apr 11, 2014
The tastemakers - why we're crazy for cupcakes but fed up with fondue (plus baconomics, superfoods, and other secrets from the world of food trends) by Sax, David.

The tastemakers - why we're crazy for cupcakes but fed up with fondue (plus baconomics, superfoods, and other secrets from the world of food trends)

Apr 11, 2014
Tiny house design & construction guide - your guide to building a mortgage free, environmentally sustainable home by Louche, Dan.

Tiny house design & construction guide - your guide to building a mortgage free, environmentally sustainable home

"I began building tiny houses back in 2009 when I built one for my mom. The house she was living in was starting to fall apart and become unlivable, so I knew I had to find her alternative housing. After researching various options I discovered the tiny house movement and realized that it was the perfect solution for her. A tiny house could be constructed to very high standards and still be affordable, plus it can be easily moved."--author

Apr 11, 2014
The remedy - Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the quest to cure tuberculosis by Goetz, Thomas, 1968 November 14- author.

The remedy - Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the quest to cure tuberculosis

"The riveting history of tuberculosis, the world's most lethal disease, the two men whose lives it tragically intertwined, and the birth of medical science. In 1875, tuberculosis was the deadliest disease in the world, accountable for a third of all deaths. A diagnosis of TB-often called consumption-was a death sentence. Then, in triumph of medical science, a German doctor named Robert Koch deployed an unprecedented scientific rigor to discover the bacteria that caused TB. Koch soon embarked on

Apr 11, 2014
Pocket guide to the wildflowers of North America by Howell, Catherine Herbert, author.

Pocket guide to the wildflowers of North America

Apr 11, 2014
The pocket legal companion to patents - a friendly guide to protecting and profiting from patents by Battle, Carl W, author.

The pocket legal companion to patents - a friendly guide to protecting and profiting from patents

Offers advice for protecting, promoting, and profiting from patentable ideas, covering methods of commercializing inventions, finding patent information, seeking assistance, and obtaining a U.S. patent.

Apr 11, 2014
Red love - the story of an East German family by Leo, Maxim, 1970-, author.

Red love - the story of an East German family

Apr 11, 2014
Quilt It as You Go - 5 Different Ways to Quilt as You Piece by Annie's Quilting (COR)/ Vagts, Carolyn S. (EDT)

Quilt It as You Go - 5 Different Ways to Quilt as You Piece

Apr 11, 2014
The public library - a photographic essay by

The public library - a photographic essay

"Many of us have vivid recollections of childhood visits to the public library: the unmistakable, slightly musty scent, the excitement of checking out a stack of newly-discovered books. Today's libraries also function as de facto community centers, and offer free access to the Internet, job-hunting assistance, or a warm place to take shelter along with the endless possibilities that spark your imagination the moment you open the cover of a book. There are more than 17,000 public libraries in Ame

Apr 11, 2014
A time to attack - the looming Iranian nuclear threat by Kroenig, Matthew.

A time to attack - the looming Iranian nuclear threat

"Iran's rapidly advancing nuclear program may be the world's most important emerging international security challenge. Not only does Iran have confirmed nuclear capabilities, but the country also has the ability to supply them to other regimes--potentially an even greater, imminent global threat. In this dramatic call to action, Matt Kroenig explains why we need to take immediate steps to a diplomatic and, if necessary, a military solution--now--before Iran makes any further nuclear advances. He

Apr 11, 2014
A poet's glossary by Hirsch, Edward.

A poet's glossary

Apr 11, 2014
Trajectory - 7 Career Strategies to Take You from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be by Van Rooy, David L.

Trajectory - 7 Career Strategies to Take You from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

Apr 11, 2014
To the point - a dictionary of concise writing by Fiske, Robert Hartwell.

To the point - a dictionary of concise writing

Apr 11, 2014
Rebel music - race, empire, and the new Muslim youth culture by Aidi, Hisham.

Rebel music - race, empire, and the new Muslim youth culture

"In this timely, revelatory study, Hisham Aidi examines the secular and religious movements that have recently emerged among Muslim youth in the West as a means of protest against the policies of the "War on Terror." He interviews artists and activists, and reports from music festivals and concerts. He explains how certain kinds of music--particularly hip hop, but also Jazz, gnawa, Andalusian, Judeo-Arabic, Latin and others--have come to represent a heightened racial identity and a Muslim consci

Apr 11, 2014