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The news sorority - Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour and the (ongoing, imperfect, complicated) triumph of women in TV news by Weller, Sheila.

The news sorority - Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour and the (ongoing, imperfect, complicated) triumph of women in TV news

A provocative critique of three influential women in television broadcast news draws on exclusive interviews with colleagues and confidantes to reveal how their ambition, intellect, and talent rendered them cultural icons.

Aug 1, 2014
The Nixon defense - what he knew and when he knew it by Dean, John W. (John Wesley), 1938-

The Nixon defense - what he knew and when he knew it

"Former White House Counsel John W. Dean, one of the last major surviving figures of Watergate, draws on his own transcripts of almost a thousand conversations, a wealth of Nixon's secretly recorded information, and more than 150,000 pages of documents in the National Archives and the Nixon Library to provide the definitive answer to the question: what did President Nixon know and when did he know it?"--Amazon.com.

Jul 31, 2014
The Nixon tapes, 1971-1972 by

The Nixon tapes, 1971-1972

"The famous-- and infamous-- Nixon White House tapes that reveal for the first time President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in his own words. [His] voice-activated taping system captured every word spoken in the Oval Office, Cabinet Room, and other key locations in the White House, and at Camp David-- 3,700 hours of recordings between 1971 and 1973. Yet less than 5 percent of those conversations have ever been transcribed and published. Now, thanks to professor Luke Nichter's massive

Jul 31, 2014
The Opening Kickoff - The Twenty-five Years That Made (And Almost Broke) College Football. by Revsine, Dave.

The Opening Kickoff - The Twenty-five Years That Made (And Almost Broke) College Football.

Aug 1, 2014
The PC and Gadget Help Desk - A Do-it-Yourself Guide to Troubleshooting and Repairing by Soper, Mark Edward

The PC and Gadget Help Desk - A Do-it-Yourself Guide to Troubleshooting and Repairing

Jul 29, 2014
The secrets of ancient tombs. by

The secrets of ancient tombs.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about tombs and burials from ancient times. Features include a map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on burial and tombs, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 30, 2014
The secrets of the pharaohs. by

The secrets of the pharaohs.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries surrounding the pharaohs of Egypt. Features include a map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on ancient Egypt, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 30, 2014
The sense of style - the thinking person's guide to writing in the 21st century by Pinker, Steven, 1954-

The sense of style - the thinking person's guide to writing in the 21st century

" A short and entertaining book on the modern art of writing well by New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media?Do the kids today even care about good writing? Why should any of us care? In The Sense of Style, the bestselling linguist and cognitive scientist Steven Pinker answers these questions and more. Rethinking the usage guide for the 21st centu

Jul 29, 2014
The Spanish Civil War by Payne, Stanley G.

The Spanish Civil War

Jul 29, 2014
The Spanish Civil War by Payne, Stanley G.

The Spanish Civil War

"The Spanish Civil War was the most important political and military struggle in Europe during the decade prior to World War II. It not only polarized Spain, but produced an intense reaction among millions all over Europe and the Americas. The war was given many names. Leftists, as well as many liberals, termed it varyingly "fascism versus democracy," "the people versus the oligarchy" (or "against the army"), "revolution versus counterrevolution," and even "the future versus the past." Rightists

Aug 1, 2014
The Sword and the Shield - The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB by Andrew, Christopher/ Mitrohhin, Vasill

The Sword and the Shield - The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB

Jul 29, 2014
The thief-taker hangings - how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created scandal journalism by Skirboll, Aaron, author.

The thief-taker hangings - how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created scandal journalism

"Chronicles the invention of scandal journalism by Daniel Defoe, author of Robinson Crusoe"--

Aug 1, 2014
The ultimate scholarship book 2015 - billions of dollars in scholarships, grants and prizes by Tanabe, Gen S.

The ultimate scholarship book 2015 - billions of dollars in scholarships, grants and prizes

Information on thousands of scholarships, grants, and prizes is easily accessible in this revised directory and features awards indexed by career goal, major, academics, public service, talent, athletics, religion, ethnicity, and more.

Jul 30, 2014
The underground girls of Kabul - in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan by Nordberg, Jenny.

The underground girls of Kabul - in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan

Jul 29, 2014
The War on Women in Israel - A Story of Religious Radicalism and the Women Fighting for Freedom by Sztokman, Elana Maryles

The War on Women in Israel - A Story of Religious Radicalism and the Women Fighting for Freedom

Jul 29, 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

Jul 29, 2014
Thinking Differently - An Inspiring Guide for Parents of Children With Learning Disabilities by Flink, David

Thinking Differently - An Inspiring Guide for Parents of Children With Learning Disabilities

Aug 1, 2014
This is improbable too - synchronized cows, speedy brain extractors, & more WTF research by Abrahams, Marc, author.

This is improbable too - synchronized cows, speedy brain extractors, & more WTF research

Marc Abrahams collects the odd, the imaginative and the brilliantly improbable. Here he turns to research on the ins and outs of the very improbable evolutionary innovation that is the human body (brain included): What's the best way to get a monkey to floss regularly? How much dandruff do Pakistani soldiers have? If you add an extra henchman to your bank-robbing gang, how much more money will you 'earn'? How many dimples will be found on the cheeks of 28,282 Greek children? Who is the Einstein

Jul 30, 2014
Thomas Quick - the making of a serial killer by Råstam, Hannes, author.

Thomas Quick - the making of a serial killer

'I wonder what you'd think of me if you found out that I've done something really serious'. So begin the confessions of Thomas Quick - Scandinavia's most notorious serial killer. In 1992, behind the barbed wire fence of a psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane, Thomas Quick confessed to the murder of an 11-year-old boy who had been missing for 12 years. Over the next nine years, Quick confessed to more than 30 unsolved murders, revealing he had maimed, raped, and eaten the remains of his

Jul 30, 2014
Tinkerlab - a hands-on guide for little inventors by Doorley, Rachelle.

Tinkerlab - a hands-on guide for little inventors

Jul 30, 2014