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We are the bears! - the oral history of the Chicago Bears by Whittingham, Richard, 1939-

We are the bears! - the oral history of the Chicago Bears

"Featuring exclusive interviews with the greatest players in team history, Richard Whittingham's We Are the Bears is the definitive story of this classic NFL franchise, told by the men who built it. This oral history of the team, which features numerous legends--including Mike Singletary, Mike Ditka, Gayle Sayers, Dan Hampton, and many others--will delight fans of all ages"--

Sep 19, 2014
Ways of curating by Obrist, Hans-Ulrich.

Ways of curating

"The world's most influential contemporary-art curator explores the history and practice of his craft"--

Sep 19, 2014
Watch me - a memoir by Huston, Anjelica.

Watch me - a memoir

"Picking up where A Story Lately Told leaves off, when Anjelica Huston is 22 years old, Watch Me is a chronicle of her glamorous and eventful Hollywood years. She writes about falling in love with Jack Nicholson and her adventurous, turbulent, high-profile, spirited 17-year relationship with him and his intoxicating circle of friends. She writes about learning how to act, about her Academy Award-winning portrayal of "Maerose Prizzi" in Prizzi's Honor, about her collaborations with many of the gr

Sep 19, 2014
Vivien Leigh - an intimate portrait by Bean, Kendra, author.

Vivien Leigh - an intimate portrait

Draws on in-depth research and new interviews to present a narrative account of the actress's life that covers her early childhood in India, her celebrated love affair with Laurence Olivier, and her early death at age fifty-three.

Sep 19, 2014
Unspeakable things - sex, lies and revolution by Penny, Laurie

Unspeakable things - sex, lies and revolution

Sep 19, 2014
Worth Fighting for - An Army Ranger's Journey Out of the Military and Across America by Fanning, Rory

Worth Fighting for - An Army Ranger's Journey Out of the Military and Across America

Sep 19, 2014
The world's best cities - celebrating 220 great destinations by National Geographic Society (U. S.)/ Bellows, Keith (FRW)

The world's best cities - celebrating 220 great destinations

"Delving into the heart and soul of more than 225 cities around the globe, The World's Best Cities is a glossy, glorious tribute to cosmopolitan life. In photos and words, this irresistible volume showcases long-established great cities like Paris, Rome,New York, London, and Tokyo, as well as exciting up-and-comers, including Denver, Asheville, Oslo, and Abu Dhabi. As readable as it is beautiful, this expansive travel guide offers a playful, informative mix of inspirational personal narratives;

Sep 19, 2014
Zero to one - notes on startups, or how to build the future by Thiel, Peter A.

Zero to one - notes on startups, or how to build the future

"EVERY MOMENT IN BUSINESS HAPPENS ONLY ONCE. The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won't make a search engine. And the next Mark Zuckerberg won't create a social network. If you are copying these guys, you aren't learning from them. It's easier to copy a model than to make something new: doing what we already know how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. But every time we create something new, we go from 0 to 1

Sep 19, 2014
School of Sewing - Learn It, Teach It, Sew Together by Henderson, Shea

School of Sewing - Learn It, Teach It, Sew Together

Sep 19, 2014
The thief-taker hangings - how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created the celebrity criminal by Skirboll, Aaron, author.

The thief-taker hangings - how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created the celebrity criminal

Chronicles the invention of scandal journalism by Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard.

Sep 19, 2014
Theater of cruelty - art, film, and the shadows of war by Buruma, Ian.

Theater of cruelty - art, film, and the shadows of war

Theater of Cruelty has three main themes that frequently overlap: war, film, and the visual arts. Many of the movies discussed are about war and violence, often related to World War II, and more specifically deal with the two nations that unleashed the war, Germany and Japan: why they did what they did, and how they came to terms with it afterward or didn't. Other essays in the collection, about the diaries of Harry Kessler and Anne Frank, the bombing of German cities, Japan's kamikaze pilots fu

Sep 19, 2014
The ultimate allergy-free cookbook - over 150 easy-to-make recipes that contain no milk, eggs, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, fish, or shellfish by Zucker, Judi.

The ultimate allergy-free cookbook - over 150 easy-to-make recipes that contain no milk, eggs, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, fish, or shellfish

Sep 19, 2014
Trend trading for dummies by Burns, Barry, author.

Trend trading for dummies

Sep 19, 2014
This changes everything - capitalism vs. the climate by Klein, Naomi, 1970-

This changes everything - capitalism vs. the climate

"Klein argues that climate change isn't just another issue to be neatly filed between taxes and health care. It's an alarm that calls us to fix an economic system that is already failing us in many ways. Klein ... builds the case for how massively reducing our greenhouse emissions is our best chance to simultaneously reduce gaping inequalities, re-imagine our broken democracies, and rebuild our gutted local economies"--

Sep 19, 2014
Thirteen soldiers - a personal history of Americans at war by McCain, John, 1936-

Thirteen soldiers - a personal history of Americans at war

Sep 19, 2014
Thirteen days in September - Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David by Wright, Lawrence, 1947- author.

Thirteen days in September - Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David

A gripping day-to-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East, one which endures to this day.

Sep 19, 2014
Underwater puppies by Casteel, Seth.

Underwater puppies

The world fell in love with swimming canines in Seth Casteel's first book, Underwater Dogs. Now, in more than 80 previously unpublished portraits of underwater puppies, we see man's best friends at their most playful and exuberant. Each vibrant and colorful underwater image shows off the wild and sublime range of emotions of puppies, cute and irresistible to the very last.

Sep 19, 2014
Undeniable - evolution and the science of creation by Nye, Bill.

Undeniable - evolution and the science of creation

Sep 19, 2014
The Ultimate Minecraft Creator - The Unofficial Building Guide to Minecraft & Other Games by Triumph Books (COR)

The Ultimate Minecraft Creator - The Unofficial Building Guide to Minecraft & Other Games

Sep 19, 2014
Sarah style by Richardson, Sarah, 1971-

Sarah style

"In the vein of Deborah Needleman's DOMINO comes the interior design book of the decade, from HGTV star, virtual sensation, and Canadian design queen Sarah Richardson"--

Sep 19, 2014