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The attention merchants - the epic scramble to get inside our heads by Wu, Tim, author.

The attention merchants - the epic scramble to get inside our heads

"From Tim Wu, author of award-winning The Master Switch, and who coined the phrase "net neutrality"--a revelatory look at the rise of "attention harvesting," and its transformative effect on our society and our selves"--

Aug 25, 2016
The balloonists by Biss, Eula.

The balloonists

Aug 29, 2016
The best 381 colleges, 2017 by

The best 381 colleges, 2017

Selects three hundred and eighty one of the best schools in the United States based on student feedback, and provides information on tuition, financial aid, housing, admission requirements, and similar statistics.

Aug 30, 2016
The big and scary Halloween songbook - piano, vocal, guitar. by

The big and scary Halloween songbook - piano, vocal, guitar.

Aug 29, 2016
The Black Prince of Florence - the spectacular life and treacherous world of Alessandro de' Medici by Fletcher, Catherine, 1975- author.

The Black Prince of Florence - the spectacular life and treacherous world of Alessandro de' Medici

"Ruler of Florence for seven bloody years, 1531 to 1537, Alessandro de' Medici was arguably the first person of color to serve as a head of state in the Western world. Born out of wedlock to a dark-skinned maid and Lorenzo de' Medici, he was the last legitimate heir to the line of Lorenzo the Magnificent. When Alessandro's noble father died of syphilis, the family looked to him. Groomed for power, he carved a path through the backstabbing world of Italian politics in a time when cardinals, popes

Aug 29, 2016
The book - a cover-to-cover exploration of the most powerful object of our time by Houston, Keith, 1977- author.

The book - a cover-to-cover exploration of the most powerful object of our time

Reveals how books and the materials that make them reflect the history of human civilization, tracing the development of writing, printing, illustrating, and binding to demonstrate the transition from cuneiform tablets and papyrus scrolls to the mass-distributed books of today.

Aug 30, 2016
The born again runner - a guide to overcoming excuses, injuries, and other obstacles--for new and returning runners by Magill, Pete, author.

The born again runner - a guide to overcoming excuses, injuries, and other obstacles--for new and returning runners

"From the lead author of Build Your Running Body ("the best running book ever"--Runner's World founder Bob Anderson), a one-of-a-kind guide for everyone who wants to run but feels they can't,"--Amazon.com.

Aug 29, 2016
The Breaking Point - Preparing for the Coming Global Economic Shift by Davidson, James Dale

The Breaking Point - Preparing for the Coming Global Economic Shift

Aug 25, 2016
The bridge to brilliance - how one principal in a tough community is inspiring the world by Lopez, Nadia, author.

The bridge to brilliance - how one principal in a tough community is inspiring the world

Documents how a magnetic young principal created a path-breaking school in one of New York City's poorest neighborhoods.

Aug 30, 2016
The Cannabis revolution - what you need to know by Holt, Stephen, 1950-

The Cannabis revolution - what you need to know

"There is growing public support for the use of cannabis for medical and recreational purposes, but what does science say about the matter? What we know is that cannabis contains more than four hundred potentially bioactive components, and while we're unraveling its secrets, the potential medical benefits of using it remain uncertain. Dr. Stephen Holt, a leader in the field of natural medicine, examines the issue in detail, answering questions such as : How can we responsibly use cannabis? What

Aug 25, 2016
The carnival campaign - how the rollicking 1840 campaign of "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" changed presidential elections forever by Shafer, Ronald G., author.

The carnival campaign - how the rollicking 1840 campaign of "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" changed presidential elections forever

Aug 29, 2016
The Clintons by Perdew, Laura, author.

The Clintons

Aug 25, 2016
The commander - Fawzi al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab independence, 1914-1948 by Parsons, Laila, author.

The commander - Fawzi al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab independence, 1914-1948

"Revered by some as the Arab Garibaldi, maligned by others as an intriguer and opportunist, Fawzi al-Qawuqji manned the ramparts of Arab history for four decades. As a young officer in the Ottoman Army, he fought the British in the First World War, and won an Iron Cross. In the 1920s, he mastered the arts of insurgency and helped lead a massive uprising against the French authorities in Syria. A decade later, he re-appeared in Palestine, where he helped direct the Arab revolt of 1936. When an ef

Aug 29, 2016
The Complete Idiot's Guide Personal Finance in Your 20s and 30s by Alpha (COR)

The Complete Idiot's Guide Personal Finance in Your 20s and 30s

Aug 25, 2016
The Content Trap - A Strategist's Guide to Digital Change by Anand, Bharat

The Content Trap - A Strategist's Guide to Digital Change

Aug 25, 2016
The costume party book - easy-to-make and inexpensive outfits for Halloween, theater, and creative play. by

The costume party book - easy-to-make and inexpensive outfits for Halloween, theater, and creative play.

"Inspire your child's imagination with an easy-to-make and fun-to-wear costume."--Cover back.

Aug 29, 2016
The Crown Maple Guide to Maple Syrup - How to Tap and Cook With Nature's Original Sweetener by Turner, Robb

The Crown Maple Guide to Maple Syrup - How to Tap and Cook With Nature's Original Sweetener

Aug 30, 2016
The curse of cash by Rogoff, Kenneth S., author.

The curse of cash

Aug 30, 2016
The cyber effect - a pioneering cyberpsychologist explains how human behavior changes online by Aiken, Mary, author.

The cyber effect - a pioneering cyberpsychologist explains how human behavior changes online

"From one of the world's leading experts in cyberpsychology--a discipline that combines psychology, forensics, and technology--comes a groundbreaking exploration of the impact of technology on human behavior. In the first book of its kind, Mary Aiken applies her expertise in cyber-behavioral analysis to a range of subjects, including criminal activity on the Deep Web and Darknet; deviant behavior; Internet addictions; the impact of technology on the developing child; teenagers and the Web; cyber

Aug 26, 2016
The Del Posto Cookbook by Ladner, Mark/ Batali, Mario (FRW)

The Del Posto Cookbook

Aug 30, 2016