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The Intel trinity - how Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and Andy Grove built the world's most important company by Malone, Michael S. (Michael Shawn), 1954-

The Intel trinity - how Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and Andy Grove built the world's most important company

Jul 24, 2014
The Jefferson lies - exposing the myths you've always believed about Thomas Jefferson by Barton, David, 1954-

The Jefferson lies - exposing the myths you've always believed about Thomas Jefferson

"Thomas Jefferson stands falsely accused of several crimes, among them infidelity and disbelief. Noted historian David Barton now sets the record straight. Having borne the brunt of a smear campaign that started more than two centuries ago, the reputation and character of American president Thomas Jefferson shows considerable tarnish, as lies and misunderstandings have gathered on his legacy. Noted early-America historian David Barton scours out the truth. Jefferson and Sally: Did he really have

Jul 21, 2014
The knowledgeable knitter / Understand the Inner Workings of Knitting and Make Every Project a Success by Radcliffe, Margaret (Margaret K. K.)

The knowledgeable knitter / Understand the Inner Workings of Knitting and Make Every Project a Success

Jul 25, 2014
The lagoon - how Aristotle invented science by Leroi, Armand Marie.

The lagoon - how Aristotle invented science

Jul 27, 2014
The learning habit - a groundbreaking approach to homework and parenting that helps our children succeed in school and life by Donaldson-Pressman, Stephanie.

The learning habit - a groundbreaking approach to homework and parenting that helps our children succeed in school and life

"A groundbreaking approach to building learning habits for life, based on a major new study revealing what works - and what doesn't Life is different for kids today. Between standardized testing, the Common Core Curriculum, copious homework assignments, and seemingly endless amounts of "screen time," it's hard for kids - and parents - to know what's most essential. How can parents help their kids succeed - not just do well "on the test" -- but develop the learning habits they'll need to thriv

Jul 25, 2014
The legend of King Arthur. by

The legend of King Arthur.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about the legends of King Arthur, the Roundtable, and his knights. Features include a map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on Arthurian legend, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 27, 2014
The lost books of the Bible - being all the Gospels, Epistles, and other pieces now extant attributed in the first four centuries to Jesus Christ, His Apostles and their companions, not included by its compilers, in the Authorized New Testament, and the r

The lost books of the Bible - being all the Gospels, Epistles, and other pieces now extant attributed in the first four centuries to Jesus Christ, His Apostles and their companions, not included by its compilers, in the Authorized New Testament, and the r

Suppressed by the early church fathers who compiled the Bible, these apocryphal books have been shrouded in silence for centuries. Here are the Apostles' Creed, the girlhood and betrothal of Mary, the childhood of Jesus-told in all their warmth, intimacy and humanity. Translated from the Original Tongues, with 32 illustrations from Ancient Paintings and Missals.

Jul 21, 2014
The marshmallow test - mastering self-control by Mischel, Walter.

The marshmallow test - mastering self-control

"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, better social and cognitive functioning, a healthier lifestyle and a greater sense of self-worth. But is willpower prewired, or can it be

Jul 27, 2014
The microbiome diet - the scientifically proven way to restore your gut health and achieve permanent weight loss by Kellman, Raphael, 1960-

The microbiome diet - the scientifically proven way to restore your gut health and achieve permanent weight loss

"What is the microbiome? These trillions of tiny microbes living within our intestines help us extract the nutrients from our food in addition to exerting enormous influence over our metabolism, hormones, cravings, and even our genes. Cutting-edge science has shown that the microbiome is the secret to healthy, dramatic weight loss, as well as to significant improvements in overall health, mood, energy, and mental function. Specialist in integrative medicine and intestinal health Dr. Raphael Kell

Jul 25, 2014
The Mincing Mockingbird guide to troubled birds - an authoritative illustrated compendium to be consulted in the event of an infant or small child being torn apart by a murder of crows by Adrian, Matt.

The Mincing Mockingbird guide to troubled birds - an authoritative illustrated compendium to be consulted in the event of an infant or small child being torn apart by a murder of crows

"Humorous gift book featuring the dark musings of troubled birds, fully illustrated in 4-color throughout"--

Jul 21, 2014
The mockingbird next door - life with Harper Lee by Mills, Marja, author.

The mockingbird next door - life with Harper Lee

"One journalist's memoir of her personal friendship with Harper Lee and her sister, drawing on the extraordinary access they gave her to share the story of their lives. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is one of the best loved novels of the twentieth century. But for the last fifty years, the novel's celebrated author, Harper Lee, has said almost nothing on the record. Journalists have trekked to her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, where Harper Lee, known by her friends as Nelle, has lived

Jul 21, 2014
The myeloma survival guide - essential advice for patients and their loved ones by Tamkin, James A., author.

The myeloma survival guide - essential advice for patients and their loved ones

Jul 23, 2014
The mysteries of Easter Island. by

The mysteries of Easter Island.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about the remote location of Easter Island, including its culture, giant statues, and writing. Features include a map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on Easter Island, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 27, 2014
The mysteries of Stonehenge. by

The mysteries of Stonehenge.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about the Neolithic site of Stonehenge. Features include a map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on Stonehenge, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 27, 2014
The mysteries of the Maya. by

The mysteries of the Maya.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about the Ancient Maya culture. Features include a timeline, map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on Maya culture, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 27, 2014
The mysteries of the Trojan War. by

The mysteries of the Trojan War.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about the Trojan War. Features include a map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on the archaeology of the area in which the war is thought to have taken place, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 27, 2014
The narcissist next door - understanding the monster in your family, in your office, in your bed-in your world by Kluger, Jeffrey.

The narcissist next door - understanding the monster in your family, in your office, in your bed-in your world

" From an award-winning senior writer at Time, an eye-opening exploration of narcissism, how to recognize it, and how to handle it. The odds are good that you know a narcissist-probably a lot of them. The odds are also good that they are intelligent, confident, and articulate-the center of attention. They make you laugh and they make you think. The odds are also that this spell didn't last. Narcissists are everywhere. There are millions of them in the United States alone: entertainers, politi

Jul 25, 2014
The Nixon defense - what he knew and when he knew it by Dean, John W. (John Wesley), 1938-

The Nixon defense - what he knew and when he knew it

"Former White House Counsel John W. Dean, one of the last major surviving figures of Watergate, draws on his own transcripts of almost a thousand conversations, a wealth of Nixon's secretly recorded information, and more than 150,000 pages of documents in the National Archives and the Nixon Library to provide the definitive answer to the question: what did President Nixon know and when did he know it?"--Amazon.com.

Jul 27, 2014
The Nixon tapes, 1971-1972 by

The Nixon tapes, 1971-1972

"The famous-- and infamous-- Nixon White House tapes that reveal for the first time President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in his own words. [His] voice-activated taping system captured every word spoken in the Oval Office, Cabinet Room, and other key locations in the White House, and at Camp David-- 3,700 hours of recordings between 1971 and 1973. Yet less than 5 percent of those conversations have ever been transcribed and published. Now, thanks to professor Luke Nichter's massive

Jul 27, 2014
The Norm chronicles - stories and numbers about danger and death by Blastland, Michael.

The Norm chronicles - stories and numbers about danger and death

"Is it safer to fly or take the train? How dangerous is skydiving? And is eating that extra link of breakfast sausage going to kill you? We've all heard the statistics for risky activities, but what do those numbers actually mean in the real world? In The Norm Chronicles, journalist Michael Blastland and risk expert David Spiegelhalter answer these questions--and far more--in a commonsense (and wildly entertaining) guide to personal risk. Through the adventures of the perfectly average Norm, his

Jul 25, 2014