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The Joey Song - A Mother's Story of Her Son's Addiction by Swenson, Sandra

The Joey Song - A Mother's Story of Her Son's Addiction

Sep 26, 2014
The lagoon - how Aristotle invented science by Leroi, Armand Marie.

The lagoon - how Aristotle invented science

Sep 26, 2014
The Large Hadron Collider - the extraordinary story of the Higgs boson and other stuff that will blow your mind by Lincoln, Don, author.

The Large Hadron Collider - the extraordinary story of the Higgs boson and other stuff that will blow your mind

Sep 24, 2014
The making of Gone with the wind by Wilson, Steve, 1957 July 8-

The making of Gone with the wind

Sep 26, 2014
The map thief - the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps by Blanding, Michael, author.

The map thief - the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps

This is the story of an infamous crime, a revered map dealer with an unsavory secret, and the ruthless subculture that consumed him. Maps have long exerted a special fascination on viewers, both as beautiful works of art and as practical tools to navigate the world. But to those who collect them, the map trade can be a cutthroat business, inhabited by quirky and sometimes disreputable characters in search of a finite number of extremely rare objects. Once considered a respectable antiquarian ma

Sep 29, 2014
The map thief - the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps by Blanding, Michael.

The map thief - the gripping story of an esteemed rare-map dealer who made millions stealing priceless maps

"The story of an infamous crime, a revered map dealer with an unsavory secret, and the ruthless subculture that consumed him Maps have long exerted a special fascination on viewers-both as beautiful works of art and as practical tools to navigate theworld. But to those who collect them, the map trade can be a cutthroat business, inhabited by quirky and sometimes disreputable characters in search of a finite number of extremely rare objects. Once considered a respectable antiquarian map deal

Sep 26, 2014
The marshmallow test - mastering self-control by Mischel, Walter, author.

The marshmallow test - mastering self-control

"Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it. A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her behavior later in life? The world's leading expert on self-control, Walter Mischel has proven that the ability to delay gratification is critical for a successful life, predicting higher SAT scores, bett

Sep 26, 2014
The Mary Kay way - timeless principles from America's greatest woman entrepreneur by Ash, Mary Kay.

The Mary Kay way - timeless principles from America's greatest woman entrepreneur

Discusses how to succeed in business through a people-centered business philosophy, using the author's experience as a cosmetics entrepreneur as a guide.

Sep 25, 2014
The meat cookbook by Fletcher, Nichola, 1951- author.

The meat cookbook

Sep 26, 2014
The men who lost America - British leadership, the American Revolution, and the fate of the empire by O'Shaughnessy, Andrew Jackson.

The men who lost America - British leadership, the American Revolution, and the fate of the empire

"The loss of America was a stunning and unexpected defeat for the powerful British Empire. Common wisdom has held that incompetent military commanders and political leaders in Britain must have been to blame, but were they? This intriguing book makes a different argument. Weaving together the personal stories of ten prominent men who directed the British dimension of the war, historian Andrew O'Shaughnessy dispels the incompetence myth and uncovers the real reasons that rebellious colonials were

Sep 25, 2014
The men who lost America - British leadership, the American Revolution, and the fate of the empire by O'Shaughnessy, Andrew Jackson.

The men who lost America - British leadership, the American Revolution, and the fate of the empire

"The loss of America was a stunning and unexpected defeat for the powerful British Empire. Common wisdom has held that incompetent military commanders and political leaders in Britain must have been to blame, but were they? This intriguing book makes a different argument. Weaving together the personal stories of ten prominent men who directed the British dimension of the war, historian Andrew O'Shaughnessy dispels the incompetence myth and uncovers the real reasons that rebellious colonials were

Sep 29, 2014
The most dangerous animal of all - searching for my father...and finding the Zodiac Killer by Stewart, Gary L, author.

The most dangerous animal of all - searching for my father...and finding the Zodiac Killer

A thirty-nine-year-old adoptee describes his discovery that his birthfather is one of the most infamous and still-wanted serial killers in American history, forcing him to reconsider everything he thought he knew about himself.

Sep 26, 2014
The mystery of the shemitah / The 3,000-Year-Old Mystery That Holds the Secret of America's Future, the World's Future, and Your Future! by Cahn, Jonathan, author.

The mystery of the shemitah / The 3,000-Year-Old Mystery That Holds the Secret of America's Future, the World's Future, and Your Future!

Offers an exploration of a three-thousand-year-old mystery that is purported to foresee the future of America and the world, with explanations of how this secret mystery has foretold major events in recent history.

Sep 25, 2014
The new puberty - how to navigate early development in today's girls by Greenspan, Louise, author.

The new puberty - how to navigate early development in today's girls

"The coming-of-age experience has changed dramatically, with girls maturing sooner than ever. But what happens when a girl has the body of a 13-year-old and the brain of an 8-year-old? Contrary to popular wisdom, early puberty is not merely a reflection of physical changes--it's deeply psychological, too, with effects that can put a girl at higher risk for behavioral problems and long-term health challenges, such as obesity, depression, eating disorders, and even cancer.The New Puberty is a reas

Sep 29, 2014
The new testament by Brown, Jericho.

The new testament

""Erotic and grief-stricken, ministerial and playful, Brown offers his reader a journey unlike any other in contemporary poetry."-Rain Taxi"To read Jericho Brown's poems is to encounter devastating genius."-Claudia RankineIn the world of Jericho Brown's second book, disease runs through the body, violence runs through the neighborhood, memories run through the mind, trauma runs through generations. Almost eerily quiet in even the bluntest of poems, Brown gives us the ache of a throat that has ye

Sep 26, 2014
The news sorority - Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour and the (ongoing, imperfect, complicated) triumph of women in TV news by Weller, Sheila.

The news sorority - Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour and the (ongoing, imperfect, complicated) triumph of women in TV news

For decades, women battered the walls of the male fortress of television journalism, until finally three -- Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, and Christiane Amanpour - broke through, definitively remaking America's nightly news. Drawing on exclusive interviews with their colleagues and intimates from childhood on, bestselling author Sheila Weller crafts a lively and eye-opening narrative, revealing the combination of ambition, skill, and character that enabled these three singular women to infiltrate

Sep 29, 2014
The Orderly Conversation - Business Presentations Redefined by Ludwig, Dale/ Owen-boger, Greg

The Orderly Conversation - Business Presentations Redefined

Sep 26, 2014
The Penguin Book of Witches by Howe, Katherine (EDT)

The Penguin Book of Witches

Sep 29, 2014
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 29, 2014
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

Sep 26, 2014