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Philip Seymour Hoffman - The Life and Work by Shelley, Peter

Philip Seymour Hoffman - The Life and Work

Aug 30, 2016
Pies & pastries by

Pies & pastries

Gives instructions and recipes for creating all kinds of main dish and dessert pastries, fancy variations, and fillings.

Aug 26, 2016
Plant craft - 30 projects that add natural style to your home by Atkinson, Caitlin, author.

Plant craft - 30 projects that add natural style to your home

Aug 25, 2016
Play all - a bingewatcher's notebook by James, Clive, 1939- author.

Play all - a bingewatcher's notebook

Aug 29, 2016
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

Aug 25, 2016
Please enjoy your happiness by Brinkley-Rogers, Paul, author.

Please enjoy your happiness

"Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent Paul Brinkley-Rogers has lived an adventurous life all over the world. But there is one story he cannot forget: that of his haunting love affair with a mysterious older Japanese woman in 1959. Paul was a sailor aboard the USS Shangri-La that long-ago summer when he met Kaji Yukiko in the seaport of Yokosuka. A fierce intellectual, Yukiko shared her astonishing knowledge of literature, film, and poetry with Paul and encouraged, even demanded, that he use

Aug 29, 2016
Poole's - recipes and stories from a modern diner by Christensen, Ashley, author.

Poole's - recipes and stories from a modern diner

Teaches home cooks how to make the best foundational recipes and then turn them into exceptional sides, mains, and desserts, with recipes from the celebrated Southern restaurant, Poole's Downtown Diner.

Aug 30, 2016
Pounce by Casteel, Seth (PHT)

Pounce

Aug 25, 2016
Power at ground zero - politics, money, and the remaking of lower Manhattan by Sagalyn, Lynne B., author.

Power at ground zero - politics, money, and the remaking of lower Manhattan

"In Power at Ground Zero, Lynne Sagalyn offers the definitive account of one of the greatest reconstruction projects in modern world history: the rebuilding of lower Manhattan after 9/11"--

Aug 30, 2016
Power Excel 2016 With Mrexcel - Master Pivot Tables, Subtotals, Charts, Vlookup, If, Data Analysis in Excel 2010-2013 by Jelen, Bill

Power Excel 2016 With Mrexcel - Master Pivot Tables, Subtotals, Charts, Vlookup, If, Data Analysis in Excel 2010-2013

Aug 25, 2016
Pre-K home companion - learning the importance of early childhood education and choosing the best program for your family by Kaufman, Sherelyn R., 1957-

Pre-K home companion - learning the importance of early childhood education and choosing the best program for your family

Aug 29, 2016
Pregnancy and Parenting by Akin, Jessica

Pregnancy and Parenting

Aug 30, 2016
Prepper's armed defense - life-saving firearms and alternative weapons to purchase, master and stockpile by Cobb, Jim, author.

Prepper's armed defense - life-saving firearms and alternative weapons to purchase, master and stockpile

A comprehensive guide to gun options as well as non-lethal and homemade alternatives needed for neutralizing attackers after a catastrophic collapse.

Aug 29, 2016
Print, paint & ink - over 20 modern craft projects for you and your home by Powers, Andie, author.

Print, paint & ink - over 20 modern craft projects for you and your home

Aug 25, 2016
Print, paint & ink - over 20 modern craft projects for you and your home by Powers, Andie, author.

Print, paint & ink - over 20 modern craft projects for you and your home

Aug 30, 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

Aug 30, 2016
Quantitative finance for dummies by Bell, Steve, 1962- author.

Quantitative finance for dummies

Aug 25, 2016
Rails - Novice to Ninja by Goodrich, Glenn

Rails - Novice to Ninja

Aug 25, 2016
Rampage nation - securing America from mass shootings by Klarevas, Louis, 1968- author.

Rampage nation - securing America from mass shootings

In the past decade, no individual act of violence has killed more people in the United States than the mass shooting. This well-researched, forcefully argued book answers some of the most pressing questions facing our society: Why do people go on killing sprees? Are gun-free zones magnets for deadly rampages? What can we do to curb the carnage of this disturbing form of firearm violence? Contrary to conventional wisdom, the author shows that gun possession often prods aggrieved, mentally unstabl

Aug 26, 2016
Reading and writing Chinese - a comprehensive guide to the Chinese writing system by McNaughton, William, 1933-

Reading and writing Chinese - a comprehensive guide to the Chinese writing system

"Reading & Writing Chinese places at your fingertips the essential 1,725 Chinese characters' up-to-date definitions, derivations, pronunciations, and examples of correct usage by means of cleverly condensed grids. This guide also focuses on Pinyin, which is the official system to transcribe Hanzi, Chinese characters, into Latin script, now universally used in mainland China and Singapore. Traditional characters (still used in Taiwan and Hong Kong) are also included, making this a complete refere

Aug 25, 2016