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The perfect wave - with neutrinos at the boundary of space and time by Päs, H. (Heinrich)

The perfect wave - with neutrinos at the boundary of space and time

Almost weightless and able to pass through the densest materials with ease, neutrinos seem to defy the laws of nature. But these mysterious particles may hold the key to our deepest questions about the universe, says physicist Heinrich Pa¨s. In "The Perfect Wave" he serves as our fluent, deeply knowledgeable guide to a particle world that tests the boundaries of space, time, and human knowledge.

Sep 30, 2014
On writing - a memoir of the craft by King, Stephen, 1947-

On writing - a memoir of the craft

Stephen King reflects on how his writing has helped him through difficult times and describes various aspects of the art of writing.

Sep 30, 2014
The language of dogs by Silver, Justin, author.

The language of dogs

The star of the television show "Dog in the City" presents his advice on dog training, emphasizing the importance of knowing a dog's unique personality and focusing on positive commands.

Sep 30, 2014
Incite 2, Color Passions - The Best of Mixed Media by Jenny, Tonia (EDT)

Incite 2, Color Passions - The Best of Mixed Media

Sep 30, 2014
The environment by

The environment

"Opposing Viewpoints: The Environment: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--

Sep 30, 2014
Extraordinary goats - meetings with remarkable goats, caprine wonders, & horned troublemakers by

Extraordinary goats - meetings with remarkable goats, caprine wonders, & horned troublemakers

Sep 30, 2014
Remote people by Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966.

Remote people

"Perhaps the funniest travel book ever written, Remote People begins with a vivid account of the coronation of Emperor Ras Tafari -- Haile Selassie I, King of Kings; an event covered by Evelyn Waugh in 1930 as special correspondent for The Times. It continues with subsequent travels in throughout Africa, where natives rub shoulders with eccentric expatriates; settlers with Arab traders and dignitaries with monks. Interspersing these colourful tales are three 'nightmares' which describe the vexat

Sep 30, 2014
Quilting - the basics & beyond by Simon, Jeri.

Quilting - the basics & beyond

Sep 30, 2014
Faisal I of Iraq by Allawi, Ali A., 1947-

Faisal I of Iraq

"Born in 1885, King Faisal I of Iraq was a seminal figure not only in the founding of the state of Iraq but also in the making of the modern Middle East. In all the tumult leading to the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire and the establishment of new Arab states, Faisal was a central player. His life traversed each of the important political, military, and intellectual developments of his times. This comprehensive biography is the first to provide a fully rounded picture of Faisal the man and Fai

Sep 30, 2014
A cool and lonely courage - the untold story of sister spies in Occupied France by Ottaway, Susan.

A cool and lonely courage - the untold story of sister spies in Occupied France

Eileen Nearne and her sister Jacqueline were agents for the Special Operations Executive during the Second World War, working undercover in Nazi-occupied France to send crucial intelligence to the Allies. But the war dealt these sisters a cruel hand. While Jacqueline narrowly evaded capture, Eileen was arrested and tortured by the Gestapo before being incarcerated in Ravensbruck concentration camp. She was only 23. Now, for the first time, the truth about these fiercely patriotic women is told i

Sep 30, 2014
Patisserie at Home by Torrent, Will

Patisserie at Home

Sep 30, 2014
Olivia - the biography of Olivia Newton-John by Ewbank, Tim.

Olivia - the biography of Olivia Newton-John

Chronicles the life of the singer and actress most well-known for her role in the film "Grease," discussing her career, battle against breast cancer, and relationship with her daughter.

Sep 30, 2014
E3 - nine more energy experiments that prove manifesting magic and miracles is your full-time gig by Grout, Pam.

E3 - nine more energy experiments that prove manifesting magic and miracles is your full-time gig

"E-squared, the international [book] described by one reader as 'The Secret on crack,' provided the training wheels, the baby steps, to 'really getting it' that thoughts create reality. In E-cubed (don't worry--there will never be E to the 10th power), author Pam Grout takes you higher and deeper into the quantum field, where you'll prove that blessings and miracles are natural and that joy is only a thought away" --

Sep 30, 2014
SS United States - Red, White & Blue Ribband, Forever by Maxtone-Graham, John, author.

SS United States - Red, White & Blue Ribband, Forever

"John Maxtone-Graham has produced yet again a profusely illustrated tribute, this one to America's most famous and historic liner. Arguably the world's most articulate and authoritative maritime historian, John Maxtone-Graham documents SS United States, her design, construction, and seventeen years of impeccable service. He introduces us to dozens of U.S. passengers, famous and infamous, as well as captains and crew. The last great American ocean liner, SS United States could be converted to a 1

Sep 30, 2014
Smart cookie - transform store-bought cookies into amazing treats by Johnstone, Christi Farr, author.

Smart cookie - transform store-bought cookies into amazing treats

It's fun to bake, but it's really fun to decorate! Leave the baking to the experts and enjoy the really fun part of cookies?decorating! Using common store-bought ingredients like cookies, candy, graham crackers, icing, sprinkles, nuts, and more, this clever cookie book shows you how to create fifty visually appealing treats in less time than it takes to make a batch of cupcakes. Smart Cookie shows you how to enjoy all the creativity of decorating by taking store-bought ingredients and assembling

Sep 30, 2014
Slim by design - mindless eating solutions for everyday life by Wansink, Brian.

Slim by design - mindless eating solutions for everyday life

"In Slim by Design, leading behavioral economist, food psychologist, and bestselling author Brian Wansink introduces groundbreaking solutions for designing our most common spaces--schools, restaurants, grocery stores, and home kitchens, among others--in order to make positive changes in how we approach and manage our diets. Anyone familiar with Wansink's Mindless Eating knows this is not a typical diet book. Wansink shares his scientific approach to eating, providing insight and information, so

Sep 30, 2014
Sex and the founding fathers - the American quest for a relatable past by Foster, Thomas A., author.

Sex and the founding fathers - the American quest for a relatable past

Biographers, journalists, and satirists have long used the subject of sex to define the masculine character and political authority of America's Founding Fathers. Tracing these commentaries on the Revolutionary era's major political figures in Sex and the Founding Fathers, Thomas Foster shows how continual attempts to reveal the true character of these men expose much more about Americans and American culture than about the Founders themselves. Sex and the Founding Fathers examines the remarkabl

Sep 30, 2014
Entrepreneurial StrengthsFinder by Clifton, Jim.

Entrepreneurial StrengthsFinder

Delves into the psychology of the entrepreneur and includes strategies and action items for building successful ventures, as well as access to an online test that measures readers' entrepreneurial potential.

Sep 30, 2014
Flour + water - pasta by McNaughton, Thomas, chef.

Flour + water - pasta

Sep 30, 2014
Felt-o-ween - 40 scary-cute projects to celebrate Halloween by Sheldon, Kathy, 1959-

Felt-o-ween - 40 scary-cute projects to celebrate Halloween

This title features felting projects that will appeal to parents and children. It requires little- to- no stitching, making it suitable for beginners. It includes 40 fun designs. Celebrate the spookiest day of the year by having some crafty fun! The team behind the popular Fa La La La Felt and Heart-Felt Holidays brings you 40 scary decorations and costumes for a festive Halloween. Requiring little or no stitching, these felted projects are 100 per cent beginner-friendly, including pumpkin candy

Sep 30, 2014