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The turnip princess - and other newly discovered fairy tales by Schönwerth, Franz Xaver von, 1809-1886, author.

The turnip princess - and other newly discovered fairy tales

Mar 27, 2015
The triumph of seeds - how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, and pips, conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history by Hanson, Thor, author.

The triumph of seeds - how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, and pips, conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history

Mar 27, 2015
The singularity is near - when humans transcend biology by Kurzweil, Ray.

The singularity is near - when humans transcend biology

A controversial scientific vision predicts a time in which humans and machines will merge and create a new form of non-biological intelligence, explaining how the occurrence will solve such issues as pollution, hunger, and aging.

Mar 27, 2015
The shred diet cookbook by Smith, Ian, 1969-

The shred diet cookbook

Provides over two hundred recipes adherent to the shred diet, including cheese-packed chicken breasts, crispy sweet potato wedges, sweet barbecue steaks, orange-almond pudding, and bean and cauliflower pure´e.

Mar 27, 2015
The screenplays. Volume I. by Chayefsky, Paddy, 1923-1981.

The screenplays. Volume I.

Mar 27, 2015
The screenplays. The Screenplays - Marty the Goddess - The Americanization of Emily by Chayefsky, Paddy, 1923-1981.

The screenplays. The Screenplays - Marty the Goddess - The Americanization of Emily

Mar 26, 2015
The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands & the Garden Route by McCrea, Barbara/ Pinchuck, Tony

The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands & the Garden Route

Mar 27, 2015
The private life - why we remain in the dark by Cohen, Josh, 1970-

The private life - why we remain in the dark

Examines how modern culture, with its social media and constant communication, advocates an exploration of the private unconscious.

Mar 27, 2015
The Presidents and UFOs - a secret history, from FDR to Obama by Holcombe, Larry, author.

The Presidents and UFOs - a secret history, from FDR to Obama

"The UFO enigma has been part of our culture since the 1940s and building to a worldwide explosion of acceptance today. Now, as governments around the world open their files and records on internal UFO investigations, the US remains steadfast in its denial of interest in the UFO issue. As more of the world's population accepts the possibility of an extraterrestrial presence, the demand is building for disclosure from the United States. Using newly declassified and Freedom of Information Act docu

Mar 23, 2015
The power of others - peer pressure, groupthink, and how the people around us shape everything we do by Bond, Michael Shaw, author.

The power of others - peer pressure, groupthink, and how the people around us shape everything we do

The science writer investigates the latest breakthroughs in social psychology to reveal how to guard against groupthink, build better teamwork, identify shared objectives, become more ethical, and survive moments of isolation.

Mar 23, 2015
The positively present guide to life - how to make the most of every moment by DiPirro, Dani, author.

The positively present guide to life - how to make the most of every moment

Written by positivity blogger Dani DiPirro, whose life transformed when she decided to focus on living a more positive and present life, this inspirational new book provides specific, action-oriented advice for embracing positive thinking in everyday life.

Mar 27, 2015
The PlantPure Nation cookbook - the official companion cookbook to the breakthrough film...with over 150 plant-based recipes by Campbell, Kim (Nutritionist).

The PlantPure Nation cookbook - the official companion cookbook to the breakthrough film...with over 150 plant-based recipes

"A revolution has begun... From a creative team that includes the producer and writer of Forks Over Knives, the documentary film PlantPure Nation captures the inspiring story of plant-based nutrition's impact on a small town in the rural South and the effort to bring about historic political change. As the film's official companion cookbook, The PlantPure Nation Cookbook brings this powerful, science-based approach to nutrition from the big screen to your kitchen with some of the same mouthwate

Mar 27, 2015
The opposite house - poems by Emerson, Claudia, 1957-2014.

The opposite house - poems

Mar 27, 2015
The nurture effect - how the science of human behavior can improve our lives and our world by Biglan, Anthony, author.

The nurture effect - how the science of human behavior can improve our lives and our world

"A fascinating look at the evolution of behavioral science, the revolutionary way it's changing the way we live, and how nurturing environments can increase people's well-being in virtually every aspect of our society, from early childhood education to corporate practices. If you want to know how you can help create a better world, read this book. What if there were a way to prevent criminal behavior, mental illness, drug abuse, poverty, and violence? Written by behavioral scientist Tony Biglan,

Mar 27, 2015
The nurture effect - how the science of human behavior can improve our lives & our world by Biglan, Anthony.

The nurture effect - how the science of human behavior can improve our lives & our world

" A fascinating look at the evolution of behavioral science, the revolutionary way it's changing the way we live, and how nurturing environments can increase people's well-being in virtually every aspect of our society, from early childhood education to corporate practices. If you want to know how you can help create a better world, read this book. What if there were a way to prevent criminal behavior, mental illness, drug abuse, poverty, and violence? Written by behavioral scientist Tony Biglan

Mar 26, 2015
The next species - the future of evolution in the aftermath of man by Tennesen, Michael, author.

The next species - the future of evolution in the aftermath of man

Delving into the history of the planet and based on reports and interviews with scientists, a science writer--traveling to rain forests, canyons, craters, and caves all over the world to explore the potential winners and losers of the next era of evolution--describes what life on earth could look like after the next mass extinction.

Mar 23, 2015
The Mystery Writers of America cookbook by

The Mystery Writers of America cookbook

Hard-boiled breakfasts, thrilling entrees, cozy desserts, and more--this illustrated cookbook features more than 100 recipes from legendary mystery authors. Whether you're planning a sinister dinner party or whipping up some comfort food perfect for a day of writing, you'll find plenty to savor in this cunning collection. Full-color photography is featured throughout, along with mischievous sidebars revealing the links between food and foul play. Contributors include Lee Child, Mary Higgins Clar

Mar 27, 2015
The Mediterranean by Jepson, Tim, author.

The Mediterranean

"Mediterranean expert Tim Jepson takes you on a tour of the countries of the Northern Mediterranean & Adriatic, focusing on the major cruise ports from Gibraltar to Turkey, including Barcelona, Valencia, Nice, Cannes, Monte Carlo, Genoa, Rome, Naples, Palermo, Bari, Venice, Dubrovnik, Split, Athens, and Istanbul, as well as nearby towns and sites. This all-new guide features an abundance of practical info on how to get to the main ports from the ship; maps to guide you around when you're there;

Mar 23, 2015
The looting machine - warlords, oligarchs, corporations, smugglers, and the theft of Africa's wealth by Burgis, Tom, author.

The looting machine - warlords, oligarchs, corporations, smugglers, and the theft of Africa's wealth

The trade in oil, gas, gems, metals and rare earth minerals wreaks havoc in Africa. During the years when Brazil, India, China and the other "emerging markets" have transformed their economies, Africa's resource states remained tethered to the bottom of the industrial supply chain. While Africa accounts for about 30 per cent of the world's reserves of hydrocarbons and minerals and 14 per cent of the world's population, its share of global manufacturing stood in 2011 exactly where it stood in 200

Mar 27, 2015
The kid stays in the picture by Evans, Robert, 1930-

The kid stays in the picture

The motion picture producer describes his early career as an actor, liaisons with actresses, rise to powerful studio executive, time in a mental institution, drug use, loss of status in Hollywood, and rise back to power.

Mar 27, 2015