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House of nails - a memoir of life on the edge by Dykstra, Lenny, 1963- author.

House of nails - a memoir of life on the edge

The author tells all about his tumultuous career, from battling through crippling pain to steroid use and drug addiction, to a life of indulgence and excess, then, an epic plunge and the long road back to redemption.

Jun 28, 2016
How should we live? - great ideas from the past for everyday life by Krznaric, Roman.

How should we live? - great ideas from the past for everyday life

Presents an analysis of practical history, covering twelve universal topics, including love, family, empathy, and money, to reveal wisdom and inspiration to live one's life.

Jun 23, 2016
How should we live? - great ideas from the past for everyday life by Krznaric, Roman.

How should we live? - great ideas from the past for everyday life

Presents an analysis of practical history, covering twelve universal topics, including love, family, empathy, and money, to reveal wisdom and inspiration to live one's life.

Jun 28, 2016
How the Post Office created America - a history by Gallagher, Winifred, author.

How the Post Office created America - a history

A masterful history of a long underappreciated institution, this book examines the surprising role of the postal service in our nation's political, social, economic, and physical development. The founders established the post office before they had even signed the Declaration of Independence, and for a very long time, it was the U.S. government's largest and most important endeavor--indeed, it was the government for most citizens. This was no conventional mail network but the central nervous sys

Jun 28, 2016
How to render - the fundamentals of light, shadow and reflectivity by Robertson, Scott, 1966- author.

How to render - the fundamentals of light, shadow and reflectivity

Jun 28, 2016
Hunkered down by Rogers, Sterling

Hunkered down

Jun 23, 2016
Hunkered down by Rogers, Sterling.

Hunkered down

The collection of fascinating stories of a B-17 crew.

Jun 28, 2016
Hurricane street by Kovic, Ron.

Hurricane street

Jun 28, 2016
Hustling Hitler - the Jewish vaudevillian who fooled the Führer by Shapiro, Walter.

Hustling Hitler - the Jewish vaudevillian who fooled the Führer

A political columnist describes how his exuberant, flamboyant, and prone-to-excess great uncle, Freeman Bernstein, scammed Hitler and the Nazi regime in the 1930s by selling them rusted auto bodies and old tin cans in lieu of high-grade Canadian nickel.

Jun 28, 2016
I am here now - a creative mindfulness guide and journal by

I am here now - a creative mindfulness guide and journal

Jun 24, 2016
I'm just a person by Notaro, Tig, author.

I'm just a person

In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C-diff, her mother unexpectedly died, she went through a breakup, and she was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer. Days after her diagnosis, Tig took her grief onstage, opening an unvarnished set with, "Good evening. Hello. I have cancer." The set went viral instantly and was later released as an album, Live, and was nominated for a Grammy. This book takes stock of that no good, very b

Jun 24, 2016
I-Minds - how cell phones, computers, gaming, and social media are changing our brains, our behavior, and the evolution of our species by Swingle, Mari K., author.

I-Minds - how cell phones, computers, gaming, and social media are changing our brains, our behavior, and the evolution of our species

"Cell phones, computers and other devices, are now completely embedded in global culture. Engaging and entertaining yet scientifically rigorous, i-Minds demonstrates how our constant connectivity is rapidly changing our brains, what the dangers are, and what positive steps we can all take to embrace new technology while protecting our well-being and steering our future in a much more human direction."--

Jun 28, 2016
I-Minds - How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media Are Changing Our Brains, Our Behavior, and the Evolution of Our Species by Swingle, Mari K., Ph.D.

I-Minds - How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media Are Changing Our Brains, Our Behavior, and the Evolution of Our Species

Jun 23, 2016
Ignore your teeth and they'll go away - the complete guide to gum disease by Sydney, Sheldon D. (Sheldon Dov), 1950- author.

Ignore your teeth and they'll go away - the complete guide to gum disease

"New for 2016! Dr. Sydney's expanded and updated 4th edition of Ignore Your Teeth and They'll Go Away, the Complete Guide to Gum Disease. This edition continues a unique publishing tradition. For thirty years, this book has been delivering, in an easy-to-read style, authoritative and always up-to-date information on detection, prevention and treatment of gum disease, including a comprehensive chapter on dental implants. 80% of all adults and 40% of all children in the world are afflicted with so

Jun 28, 2016
Illustration that works - professional techniques for artistic and commercial success by Houston, Greg, 1966- author.

Illustration that works - professional techniques for artistic and commercial success

Jun 27, 2016
Immunity - how Elie Metchnikoff changed the course of modern medicine by Vikhanski, Luba, author.

Immunity - how Elie Metchnikoff changed the course of modern medicine

Chronicles the life and work of the Russian zoologist whose theory about immunity earned him the unofficial moniker "Father of Natural Immunity" and a Nobel Peace Prize.

Jun 23, 2016
Immunity - how Elie Metchnikoff changed the course of modern medicine by Vikhanski, Luba, author.

Immunity - how Elie Metchnikoff changed the course of modern medicine

Around Christmas of 1882, while peering through a microscope at starfish larvae in which he had inserted tiny thorns, Russian zoologist Elie Metchnikoff had a brilliant insight: what if the mobile cells he saw gathering around the thorns were nothing but a healing force in action? Metchnikoff's daring theory of immunity--that voracious cells he called phagocytes formed the first line of defense against invading bacteria--would eventually earn the scientist a Nobel Prize, shared with his archriva

Jun 28, 2016
In gratitude by Diski, Jenny, author.

In gratitude

In July 2014, Jenny Diski was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer and given "two or three years" to live. She didn't know how to react. All responses felt scripted, as if she were acting out her part. To find the response that felt wholly her own, she had to face the cliches and try to write about it. And there was another story to write, one she had not yet told: that of being taken in at age fifteen by the author Doris Lessing, and the subsequent fifty years of their complex relationship. In

Jun 24, 2016
In praise of forgetting - historical memory and its ironies by Rieff, David, author.

In praise of forgetting - historical memory and its ironies

Argues that the search for truth and justice can conflict with cultural reconciliation and that reopening historical wounds neither remedies injustice nor confers reconciliation.

Jun 28, 2016
In Trump We Trust - How He Outsmarted the Politicians, the "Elites," and the Media (That Was the Easy Part) and Is Fighting for Us by Coulter, Ann H.

In Trump We Trust - How He Outsmarted the Politicians, the "Elites," and the Media (That Was the Easy Part) and Is Fighting for Us

Jun 23, 2016