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The world's emergency room - the growing threat to doctors, nurses, and humanitarian workers by VanRooyen, Michael J., author.

The world's emergency room - the growing threat to doctors, nurses, and humanitarian workers

Twenty years ago, the most common cause of death for medical humanitarians and other aid workers was traffic accidents; today, it is violent attacks. And the death of each doctor, nurse, paramedic, midwife, and vaccinator is multiplied untold times in the vulnerable populations deprived of their care. In a 2005 report, the ICRC found that for every soldier killed in the war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, more than 60 civilians died due to loss of immunizations and other basic health se

Apr 28, 2016
Then come back - the lost Neruda poems by Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973, author.

Then come back - the lost Neruda poems

"Pablo Neruda's lost poems-recently discovered in his archive to the delight of readers and scholars-comprise this remarkable and essential volume. Originally composed on napkins, playbills, receipts, and notebooks, Neruda's lost poems are full of eros and heartache, complex wordplay and deep wonder. Presented with the Spanish text, full-color reproductions of handwritten poems, and dynamic English translations, Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda simultaneously completes and advances the oeuvre of

May 3, 2016
Think big - overcoming obstacles with optimism by Arnold, Jennifer, 1974- author.

Think big - overcoming obstacles with optimism

"Bestselling authors and stars of TLC's The Little Couple return with an inspirational book that encourages readers to reach for their dreams, no matter what obstacles they may face. Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein have faced some big challenges in their lives. On the way to becoming a preeminent neonatologist and a successful entrepreneur--as well as parents and television stars--these two have faced prejudice, medical scares, and the uncertainty of life with special needs children. And even tho

Apr 28, 2016
This Is Where You Belong - The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live by Warnick, Melody

This Is Where You Belong - The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live

Apr 29, 2016
This is your brain on parasites - how tiny creatures manipulate our behavior and shape society by McAuliffe, Kathleen, author.

This is your brain on parasites - how tiny creatures manipulate our behavior and shape society

"Based on a wildly popular Atlantic article: an astonishing investigation into the world of microbes, and the myriad ways they control how other creatures -- including humans -- act, feel, and think As we are now discovering, parasites -- microbes that cannot thrive and reproduce without another organism as a host -- are shockingly sophisticated and extraordinarily powerful. In fact, a plethora of parasites affect our behavior in ways we have barely begun to understand. In this mind-bending bo

Apr 29, 2016
Tied up in knots - how getting what we wanted made women miserable by Tantaros, Andrea, author.

Tied up in knots - how getting what we wanted made women miserable

"Fifty years after Betty Friedan unveiled The Feminine Mystique, relations between men and women in America have never been more dysfunctional. If women are more liberated than ever before, why aren't they happier? In this shocking, funny, and bluntly honest tour of today's gender discontents, Andrea Tantaros, one of Fox News' most popular and outspoken stars, exposes how the rightful feminist pursuit of equality went too far, and how the unintended pitfalls of that power trade have made women (

May 3, 2016
Tipping point for planet earth - how close are we to the edge? by Barnosky, Anthony D., author.

Tipping point for planet earth - how close are we to the edge?

"Tipping Point for Planet Earth explains why Earth is headed for a tipping point, a change so fast, dramatic, and unexpected that humanity will reel at the consequences. Midway through this century, there will be more than nine billion people on the planet. Already we are using most of the arable land that exists and overfishing the oceans. Water, too, is becoming scarce in many places. The services that humans depend upon--like a supply of clean water, food production, and protection from disea

Apr 29, 2016
To Belém & back - backroads Brazil with my black Lab by Batchelder, Ben, author.

To Belém & back - backroads Brazil with my black Lab

"Have you ever wondered how to travel with your favorite pet in a huge tropical country where footloose foreigners are suspect? Author Ben Batchelder abandoned a cozy corporate career and, instead of returning to the U.S., moved deep into the interior of Brazil. Here he drives his two-wheel drive station wagon into the Amazon, on the notoriously dangerous Bele´m-Brasi´lia highway, and back along Brazil's endless Atlantic Coast, on roads few if any Brazilians brave. Hence the need for such a fero

May 3, 2016
Tom Paine's iron bridge - building a United States by Gray, Edward G., 1964-

Tom Paine's iron bridge - building a United States

Apr 29, 2016
Top 10 Hong Kong by Fitzpatrick, Liam, 1965- author.

Top 10 Hong Kong

Top 10 Hong Kong will lead you straight to the best attractions Hong Kong has to offer. Whether you're looking for the liveliest nightlife in Hong Kong, wish to view the amazing skyline, or discover the city's captivating museums and modernist architecture, this pocket-sized travel guide is packed with essential information for every corner of Hong Kong, whatever your budget. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists. The pull-out map and guide includes fold-out maps of city metro systems, useful phone num

May 2, 2016
Trapped! - the story of Floyd Collins by Murray, Robert K.

Trapped! - the story of Floyd Collins

Apr 28, 2016
Trespassing across America - one man's epic, never-done-before (and sort of illegal) hike across the heartland by Ilgunas, Ken, author.

Trespassing across America - one man's epic, never-done-before (and sort of illegal) hike across the heartland

"Told with sincerity, humor, and wit, Trespassing Across America is both a fascinating account of one man's remarkable journey along the Keystone XL pipeline and a meditation on climate change, the beauty of the natural world, and the extremes to which we can push ourselves--both physically and mentally"--

Apr 28, 2016
Tried by fire - the story of Christianity's first thousand years by Bennett, William J. (William John), 1943-

Tried by fire - the story of Christianity's first thousand years

Apr 28, 2016
Tripping over the truth - the return of the metabolic theory of cancer illuminates a new and hopeful path to a cure by Christofferson, Travis, author.

Tripping over the truth - the return of the metabolic theory of cancer illuminates a new and hopeful path to a cure

"In the wake of the Cancer Genome Atlas project's failure to provide a legible road map to a cure for cancer, science writer Travis Christofferson illuminates a promising blend of old and new perspectives on the disease. 'Tripping Over the Truth' follows the story of cancers proposed metabolic origin from the vaunted halls of the German scientific golden age, to modern laboratories around the world. The reader is taken on a journey through time and science that results in an unlikely connecting

May 3, 2016
Tripping over the truth- the return of the metabolic theory of cancer illuminates a new and hopeful path to a cure by Christofferson, Travis

Tripping over the truth- the return of the metabolic theory of cancer illuminates a new and hopeful path to a cure

Apr 29, 2016
Trouble the water - poems by Austin, Derrick, 1989- author.

Trouble the water - poems

"Rich in religious and artistic imagery, Trouble the Water is an intriguing exploration of race, sexuality, and identity, particularly where self-hood is in constant flux. These intimate, sensual poems interweave pop culture and history--moving from the Bible through several artistic eras--to interrogate what it means to be, as Austin says, fully human as a "queer, black body" in 21st century America"--

Apr 28, 2016
Trust - mastering the four essential trusts by Vanzant, Iyanla, author.

Trust - mastering the four essential trusts

Explores what trust really is, how to trust, and why trust is so important to personal development.

May 3, 2016
Understanding exposure - how to shoot great photographs with any camera by Peterson, Bryan, 1952- author.

Understanding exposure - how to shoot great photographs with any camera

Veteran photographer Bryan Peterson demystifies complex concepts of exposure in photography by explaining the fundamentals of light, aperture, shutter speed, and how they interact with and influence one another. This book explains how to get or lose sharpness and contrast in images, freeze in action, and take the best meter readings while also exploring filters, flash, and light. This forth edition inclides all new images as well as an expanded section on flash, tips for using colored gels, and

May 2, 2016
Understanding fibromyalgia - an introduction for patients and caregivers by Ali, Naheed, 1981- author.

Understanding fibromyalgia - an introduction for patients and caregivers

Apr 29, 2016
Unequal gains - American growth and inequality since 1700 by Lindert, Peter H., author.

Unequal gains - American growth and inequality since 1700

Apr 28, 2016