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The Human Age - The World Shaped by Us by Ackerman, Diane

The Human Age - The World Shaped by Us

Jul 29, 2014
The idle traveller - the art of slow travel by Kieran, Dan, author.

The idle traveller - the art of slow travel

As we jet off on holiday, passing from airport lounge to hotel in our desperation to escape our everyday lives and find some better weather, we'd do well to ask ourselves what on earth we're doing. Do we really travel any more, or do we just arrive? This book calls on us all to reassess why we travel and what travel has become.

Jul 24, 2014
The innovator's method - bringing the lean startup into your organization by Furr, Nathan R.

The innovator's method - bringing the lean startup into your organization

"A radical new method-adapting the latest techniques honed by successful start-ups-for managing innovation in established businesses. Call it "lean start-up," "design thinking," or "agile." No matter the name, it's clear that a new method is revolutionizing how to successfully create, refine, and bring ideas to market-without traditional business planning. But because these ideas and techniques run counter to conventional managerial thinking and practice, managers in established organizations h

Jul 25, 2014
The insanity of God - a true story of faith resurrected by Ripken, Nik.

The insanity of God - a true story of faith resurrected

Presents stories of persecuted Christians whose faith in Christ was not diminished by adverse circumstances, and the lessons that the author took from those stories and applied to his own beliefs about the sufficiency of God.

Jul 29, 2014
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 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 29, 2014
The large hadron collider - the extraordinary story of the Higgs boson and other stuff that will blow your mind by Lincoln, Don, author.

The large hadron collider - the extraordinary story of the Higgs boson and other stuff that will blow your mind

Jul 30, 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 30, 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 29, 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 millionaire next door - the surprising secrets of America's wealthy by Stanley, Thomas J.

The millionaire next door - the surprising secrets of America's wealthy

Jul 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 news sorority - Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour and the (ongoing, imperfect, complicated) triumph of women in TV news by Weller, Sheila.

The news sorority - Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour and the (ongoing, imperfect, complicated) triumph of women in TV news

A provocative critique of three influential women in television broadcast news draws on exclusive interviews with colleagues and confidantes to reveal how their ambition, intellect, and talent rendered them cultural icons.

Jul 30, 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 30, 2014