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Play anything - the pleasure of limits, the uses of boredom, and the secret of games by Bogost, Ian, author. Play anything - the pleasure of limits, the uses of boredom, and the secret of games

"Life is boring: filled with meetings and traffic, errands and emails. Nothing we'd ever call fun. But what if we've gotten fun wrong? In Play Anything, visionary game designer and philosopher Ian Bogost shows how we can overcome our daily anxiety; transforming the boring, ordinary world around us into one of endless, playful possibilities. The key to this playful mindset lies in discovering the secret truth of fun and games. Play Anything, reveals that games appeal to us not because they are fu

Sep 21, 2016
Playing for their lives - the global El sistema movement for social change through music by Tunstall, Tricia, author. Playing for their lives - the global El sistema movement for social change through music

"An eye-opening view of the unprecedented global spread of El Sistema&#x;intensive music education that disrupts the cycles of poverty,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 21, 2016
Poole's - recipes and stories from a modern diner by Christensen, Ashley, author. Poole's - recipes and stories from a modern diner

Sep 22, 2016
Power your happy - work hard, play nice, and build your dream life by Sugar, Lisa, author. Power your happy - work hard, play nice, and build your dream life

Sep 22, 2016
Powered by girl - a field guide for supporting youth activists by Brown, Lyn Mikel, 1956- author. Powered by girl - a field guide for supporting youth activists

"A playbook for working with and training girls to be activists of their own social movements Armed with a rich array of online media platforms, seemingly endless reserves of creativity, and a keen sense of justice, girl activists are getting things done. But scholar and activist Lyn Mikel Brown knows that for every provocative news story about one "exceptional" girl out to change the world, there is a strong network of passionate adults and seasoned activists behind her. Drawing from a diverse

Sep 22, 2016
Practical astrology for witches and pagans - using the planets and the stars for effective spellwork, rituals, and magickal work by Domínguez, Ivo, 1958- Practical astrology for witches and pagans - using the planets and the stars for effective spellwork, rituals, and magickal work

Sep 26, 2016
Practical sew & mend - essential mending know-how by Gordon, Joan, author. Practical sew & mend - essential mending know-how

Sep 22, 2016
Programming and metaprogramming in the human biocomputer- theory and experiments by Lilly, John C. Programming and metaprogramming in the human biocomputer- theory and experiments

Sep 26, 2016
QBism - the future of quantum physics by Von Baeyer, Hans Christian, author. QBism - the future of quantum physics

Measured by the accuracy of its predictions and the scope of its technological applications, quantum mechanics is arguably the most successful theory in science. Ironically, it is also one of the least well understood. Here the conventional view of quantum mechanics is outlined in simple, non-mathematical language, with emphasis on its most puzzling features. The key to understanding is probability, a common, everyday concept that turns out to be surprisingly problematic. Until 2002 all of the a

Sep 22, 2016
Queen of Chaos - The Misadventures of Hillary Clinton by Johnstone, Diana Queen of Chaos - The Misadventures of Hillary Clinton

Sep 26, 2016
Radical beauty - how to transform yourself from the inside out by Chopra, Deepak, author. Radical beauty - how to transform yourself from the inside out

"Feel more beautiful, healthy, and energized than you have in years! Now,a revolutionary new way of helping you realize the true beauty that is your birthright! Deepak Chopra, a leading pioneer of integrative medicine and New York Times bestselling author of What Are You Hungry For?, and Kimberly Snyder, a Hollywood superstar nutritionist and New York Times bestselling author of The Beauty Detox Solution, offer an exciting and practical program to help transform you from the inside out. Through

Sep 22, 2016
Raspberry Pi user guide by Upton, Eben, author. Raspberry Pi user guide

Learn the Raspberry Pi 3 from the experts! Raspberry Pi User Guide, 4th Edition is the "unofficial official" guide to everything Raspberry Pi 3. Written by the Pi's creator and a leading Pi guru, this book goes straight to the source to bring you the ultimate Raspberry Pi 3 manual. This new fourth edition has been updated to cover the Raspberry Pi 3 board and software, with detailed discussion on its wide array of configurations, languages, and applications. You'll learn how to take full advant

Sep 22, 2016
Ready the cannons! - build wiffle ball launchers, beverage bottle bazookas, hydro swivel guns, and other artisanal artillery / William Gurstelle. by Gurstelle, William, author. Ready the cannons! - build wiffle ball launchers, beverage bottle bazookas, hydro swivel guns, and other artisanal artillery / William Gurstelle.

Sep 21, 2016
Reasons to smile - celebrating people living with down syndrome by Reasons to smile - celebrating people living with down syndrome

Sep 23, 2016
Reimagined - 45 years of Jewish art by Podwal, Mark H., 1945- Reimagined - 45 years of Jewish art

Sep 22, 2016
Reinvention - accelerating results in the age of disruption by Cragun, Shane, author. Reinvention - accelerating results in the age of disruption

Today's disruptive, tumultuous, and ever-changing global business environment shows no signs of slowing. Authors Shane Cragun and Kate Sweetman believe it is time for a wake-up call to those hoping to thrive in the 21st century. Reinvention is the first business book to propose a simple algorithm, common principles, and set of tools that apply to both individuals and organizations facing disruptive and radical change. The ability to pivot quickly, profoundly, and effectively might be the most im

Sep 20, 2016
Relationship astrology - the beginner's guide to charting and predicting love, romance, chemistry, and compatibility by Bartlett, Sarah, 1952- author. Relationship astrology - the beginner's guide to charting and predicting love, romance, chemistry, and compatibility

Sep 26, 2016
Restorative yoga - reduce stress, gain energy, and find balance by Norberg, Ulrica, author. Restorative yoga - reduce stress, gain energy, and find balance

Sep 21, 2016
Restoring heritage grains - the culture, diversity, resilience, and cuisine of ancient wheats by Rogosa, Eli, 1952- author. Restoring heritage grains - the culture, diversity, resilience, and cuisine of ancient wheats

Sep 20, 2016
Returning north with the spring by Harris, John R., author. Returning north with the spring

At winter's end in 1947, driven by the devastating loss of a son killed in World War II, naturalist Edwin Way Teale and his wife Nellie followed the dawning spring season northward in an amazing 17,000 mile odyssey from the Everglades to Maine. He wrote about the adventure in the best-selling book North with the Spring. Retracing Teale's route, writer John Harris reveals a vastly changed natural world. In Returning North with the Spring, he stops at the very places where Teale once stood, paddli

Sep 20, 2016