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Parachuting cats into Borneo - and other lessons from the change café by Klimek, Axel, 1956- author. Parachuting cats into Borneo - and other lessons from the change café

Sep 20, 2016
The philosophy bible - the definitive guide to the last 3,000 years of thought by Cohen, Martin, 1964- author. The philosophy bible - the definitive guide to the last 3,000 years of thought

Sep 20, 2016
Sorry not sorry - dreams, mistakes, and growing up by Rivera, Naya, 1987- author. Sorry not sorry - dreams, mistakes, and growing up

"Funny and deeply personal, Sorry Not Sorry recounts Glee star Naya Rivera's successes and missteps, urging young women to pursue their dreams and to refuse to let past mistakes define them,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 20, 2016
Returning north with the spring by Harris, John R., author. Returning north with the spring

At winter's end in 1947, driven by the devastating loss of a son killed in World War II, naturalist Edwin Way Teale and his wife Nellie followed the dawning spring season northward in an amazing 17,000 mile odyssey from the Everglades to Maine. He wrote about the adventure in the best-selling book North with the Spring. Retracing Teale's route, writer John Harris reveals a vastly changed natural world. In Returning North with the Spring, he stops at the very places where Teale once stood, paddli

Sep 20, 2016
Restoring heritage grains - the culture, diversity, resilience, and cuisine of ancient wheats by Rogosa, Eli, 1952- author. Restoring heritage grains - the culture, diversity, resilience, and cuisine of ancient wheats

Sep 20, 2016
Reinvention - accelerating results in the age of disruption by Cragun, Shane, author. Reinvention - accelerating results in the age of disruption

Today's disruptive, tumultuous, and ever-changing global business environment shows no signs of slowing. Authors Shane Cragun and Kate Sweetman believe it is time for a wake-up call to those hoping to thrive in the 21st century. Reinvention is the first business book to propose a simple algorithm, common principles, and set of tools that apply to both individuals and organizations facing disruptive and radical change. The ability to pivot quickly, profoundly, and effectively might be the most im

Sep 20, 2016
Windows 10 for seniors for dummies by Weverka, Peter, author. Windows 10 for seniors for dummies

Step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and easy explanations will help you understand Windows 10.

Sep 20, 2016
Where am I now? - true stories of girlhood and accidental fame by Wilson, Mara, author. Where am I now? - true stories of girlhood and accidental fame

""Growing up, I wanted to BE Mara Wilson. Where Am I Now? is a delight."--Ilana Glazer, cocreator and star of Broad City "Genuine and authentic, funny and heartbreaking, Where Am I Now? reminds you that no matter how unique your life is, some things bind us all together." --Jenny Lawson, author of Furiously Happy A former child actress best known for her starring roles in Matilda and Mrs. Doubtfire, Mara Wilson has always felt a little young and out of place: as the onlykid on a film set full of

Sep 20, 2016
This chair rocks - a manifesto against ageism by Applewhite, Ashton, author. This chair rocks - a manifesto against ageism

Sep 20, 2016
Sun moon Earth - the history of solar eclipses from omens of doom to Einstein and exoplanets by Nordgren, Tyler E. (Tyler Eugene), 1969- author. Sun moon Earth - the history of solar eclipses from omens of doom to Einstein and exoplanets

"On August 21, 2017, more than ten million Americans will experience an awe-inspiring phenomenon: the first total eclipse of the sun in America in almost forty years. In Sun Moon Earth, astronomer Tyler Nordgren illustrates how this most seemingly unnatural of natural phenomena was transformed from a fearsome omen to a tourist attraction. From the astrologers of ancient China and Babylon to the high priests of the Maya, Sun Moon Earth takes us around the world to show how different cultures inte

Sep 20, 2016
StarTalk - everything you ever need to know about space travel, sci-fi, the human race, the universe, and beyond by StarTalk - everything you ever need to know about space travel, sci-fi, the human race, the universe, and beyond

Tyson looks at the most confounding mysteries of Earth, space, and what it means to be human. He attempts to answer all of your most pressing questions, from how the brain works to the physics of comic book superheroes.

Sep 20, 2016
Woven shibori by Ellis, Catharine, 1951- author. Woven shibori

Sep 20, 2016
The trillion-dollar conspiracy - how the new world order, man-made diseases, and zombie banks are destroying America by Marrs, Jim. The trillion-dollar conspiracy - how the new world order, man-made diseases, and zombie banks are destroying America

Argues that a global conspiracy has enslaved Americans with poor education, a misguided mass media, and a buffet of prescription drugs, and issues a call to break free from this catatonic state and reclaim what America once stood for.

Sep 20, 2016
You gotta get bigger dreams - my life in stories and pictures by Cumming, Alan, 1965- author, photographer. You gotta get bigger dreams - my life in stories and pictures

"A magical concoction of the mischievous, tender, whimsical, and debauched real-life adventures of Alan Cumming, told in his own words and pictures... In these forty-five picture essays, Cumming recounts his real-life adventures (and often, misadventures), illustrated by his own equally entertaining photographs. From an awkward bonding session with Elizabeth Taylor to poignant stories about his family and friends to some harsh words of widsom imparted by Oprah that make up the title of this coll

Sep 20, 2016
Your cabin in the woods by Meinecke, Conrad, 1883-1971, author. Your cabin in the woods

"If you've ever imagined a cozy home far from the bustle of a hyperconnected life, you have found a soul mate in Conrad Meinecke. His two classic handbooks, Your Cabin in the Woods and Cabin Craft and Outdoor Living, filled with timeless practical advice and thoughtful philosophy, are combined here for the first time in an heirloom edition. From simple shelters to complex dwellings, from expert guidance on location, materials, and tools to hearty meals to cook in your handcrafted fireplace, Your

Sep 20, 2016
Typographic design - form and communication by Carter, Rob, author. Typographic design - form and communication

"Precise visual communication requires first-rate typography skills. Typographic Design: Form and Communication, Sixth Edition is the latest update to the classic typography text that covers all aspects of designing with type. Revised to reflect the shift in graphic design conception and understanding, the book contains a brand-new exploration of typography in media versus typography in motion, and provides the latest information on emerging trends and technology in the design process. Full-colo

Sep 20, 2016
Take a tin - 16 beautiful projects for your home by Schlee, Jemima, author. Take a tin - 16 beautiful projects for your home

This collection of original and innovative projects celebrate the humble tin. Jemima Schlee shows you how to cut, paint, pierce and spray with her clear and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. All the techniques, templates and equipment required are provided so all you need to worry about is getting that tin collection started.

Sep 19, 2016
The subtle art of not giving a f*ck - a counterintuitive approach to living a good life by Manson, Mark, author. The subtle art of not giving a f*ck - a counterintuitive approach to living a good life

"In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people. For decades, we've been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F**k positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let's be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it." In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn't sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is--a dose of raw

Sep 19, 2016
Sams Teach Yourself Apache Spark in 24 hours by Aven, Jeffrey. Sams Teach Yourself Apache Spark in 24 hours

Sep 19, 2016
Running man - a memoir by Engle, Charlie, author. Running man - a memoir

Sep 19, 2016