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Word by word - the secret life of dictionaries by Stamper, Kory, author. Word by word - the secret life of dictionaries

"Brimming with intelligence and personality, a vastly entertaining account of how dictionaries are made - a must read for word mavens. Have you ever tried to define the word "is?" Do you have strong feelings about the word (and, yes, it is a word) "irregardless?" Did you know that OMG was first used in 1917, in a letter to Winston Churchill? These are the questions that keep lexicographers up at night. While most of us might take dictionaries for granted, the process of writing dictionaries is i

Jan 20, 2017
Women's work - the first 20,000 years - women, cloth, and society in early times by Barber, E. J. W., 1940-, author. Women's work - the first 20,000 years - women, cloth, and society in early times

The author presents the previously untold human side of the story of prehistoric textiles, the relations of women and their textile work to society and economics over the huge span of prehistoric and early historic times.

Jan 20, 2017
Women in arts and entertainment by Marciniak, Kristin, author. Women in arts and entertainment

Women have made a difference in every field imaginable, and they continue to do so today.

Jan 20, 2017
Wireshark for Security Professionals - Using Wireshark and the Metasploit Framework by Bullock, Jessey/ Parker, Jeff T. Wireshark for Security Professionals - Using Wireshark and the Metasploit Framework

Jan 20, 2017
Wired to Eat - Turn Off Cravings, Rewire Your Appetite for Weight Loss, and Determine the Foods That Work for You by Wolf, Robb Wired to Eat - Turn Off Cravings, Rewire Your Appetite for Weight Loss, and Determine the Foods That Work for You

Jan 20, 2017
Windows 10 in easy steps - updated for the Windows 10 anniversary update by Vandome, Nick, author. Windows 10 in easy steps - updated for the Windows 10 anniversary update

Jan 20, 2017
What we do now - standing up for your values in Trump's America by Johnson, Dennis (EDT)/ Merians, Valerie (EDT) What we do now - standing up for your values in Trump's America

A collection of essays on the future direction of the left following the 2016 election, covering such topics as immigration, racial justice, civil liberties, religious freedom, climate change, and the media.

Jan 20, 2017
What love is - and what it could be by Jenkins, Carrie, author. What love is - and what it could be

Jan 20, 2017
Ways of seeing by Berger, John, author. Ways of seeing

Contains seven essays. Three of them use only pictures. Examines the relationship between what we see and what we know.

Jan 20, 2017
Was Revolution Inevitable? - Turning Points of the Russian Revolution by Brenton, Tony Was Revolution Inevitable? - Turning Points of the Russian Revolution

Jan 20, 2017
Wake up to the joy of you - 52 meditations and practices for a calmer, happier life by Stassinopoulos, Agapi, author. Wake up to the joy of you - 52 meditations and practices for a calmer, happier life

"Stories, wisdom, and meditations to help you through 52 common issues and become your happiest self"--

Jan 20, 2017
A very expensive poison - the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's war with the West by Harding, Luke, 1968- author. A very expensive poison - the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's war with the West

Jan 20, 2017
The underground culinary tour - how the new metrics of today's top restaurants are transforming how America eats by Mogavero, Damian, author. The underground culinary tour - how the new metrics of today's top restaurants are transforming how America eats

Jan 20, 2017
Under the big black sun - a personal history of LA punk by Doe, John, 1954-, author. Under the big black sun - a personal history of LA punk

Jan 20, 2017
The Truth About Your Future - The Money Guide You Need Now, Later, and Much Later by Edelman, Ric The Truth About Your Future - The Money Guide You Need Now, Later, and Much Later

Jan 20, 2017
True south - Henry Hampton and Eyes on the prize, the landmark television series that reframed the civil rights movement by Else, Jon, 1944- author. True south - Henry Hampton and Eyes on the prize, the landmark television series that reframed the civil rights movement

Presents the inside story of the making of one of the most important and influential TV shows in history and of its legacy as the film that reframed the entire history of the Civil Rights movement permanently.

Jan 20, 2017
The total inventor's manual - transform your idea into a top-selling product by Ragan, Sean Michael, author. The total inventor's manual - transform your idea into a top-selling product

Jan 20, 2017
Time to talk - what you need to know about your child's speech and language development by MacRoy-Higgins, Michelle, author. Time to talk - what you need to know about your child's speech and language development

Jan 20, 2017
This is a book for parents of gay kids - a question-and-answer guide to everyday life by Owens-Reid, Dannielle, author. This is a book for parents of gay kids - a question-and-answer guide to everyday life

"Written in an accessible Q&A format, here, finally, is the go-to resource for parents hoping to understand and communicate with their gay child. Through their LGBTQ-oriented site, the authors are uniquely experienced to answer parents' many questions and share insight and guidance on both emotional and practical topics. Filled with real-life experiences from gay kids and parents, this is the book gay kids want their parents to read"--Publisher's description.

Jan 20, 2017
Terrible but true - awful events in American history by Williams, Dinah (Dinah J.), author. Terrible but true - awful events in American history

Uncovers dark, bizarre stories in America's history, from the nation's first serial killers and deadly vampire-like diseases to haunted ghost ships and vicious river pirates.

Jan 20, 2017

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