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The oracle of oil - a maverick geologist's quest for a sustainable future by Inman, Mason.

The oracle of oil - a maverick geologist's quest for a sustainable future

Describes the life and career of the geophysicist and Shell Oil researcher who shocked the scientific community with his brilliance but also with his controversial predictions about the peak and steady decline of American oil production.

Jun 28, 2016
The Pigeon Tunnel - Stories from My Life by Le Carre, John

The Pigeon Tunnel - Stories from My Life

Jul 1, 2016
The Power of Gratitude - 101 Stories About How Being Thankful Can Change Your Life by Newmark, Amy/ Norville, Deborah

The Power of Gratitude - 101 Stories About How Being Thankful Can Change Your Life

Jun 30, 2016
The Power of When - Discover Your Chronotype--And the Best Time to Eat Lunch, Ask for a Raise, Have Sex, Write a Novel, Take Your Meds, and More by Breus, Michael/ Oz, Mehmet, M.D. (FRW)

The Power of When - Discover Your Chronotype--And the Best Time to Eat Lunch, Ask for a Raise, Have Sex, Write a Novel, Take Your Meds, and More

Jul 1, 2016
The power paradox - how we gain and lose influence by Keltner, Dacher, author.

The power paradox - how we gain and lose influence

An examination of the nature of power argues that empathy and giving are the ultimate sources of lasting power, discussing how people often misunderstand how they achieved power and end up losing it, and how power can be a demonstrably good thing.

Jun 28, 2016
The power paradox - how we gain and lose influence by Keltner, Dacher, author.

The power paradox - how we gain and lose influence

It is taken for granted that power corrupts. This is reinforced culturally by everything from Machiavelli to contemporary politics. But how do we get power? And how does it change our behavior? So often, in spite of our best intentions, we lose our hard-won power. Enduring power comes from empathy and giving. Above all, power is given to us by other people. This is what all-too-often we forget, and what Dr. Keltner sets straight. This is the crux of the power paradox: by fundamentally misunderst

Jul 1, 2016
The Pre-K Home Companion - Learning the Importance of Early Childhood Education and Choosing the Best Program for Your Family by Kaufman, Sherelyn R./ Kaufman, Michael J./ Nelson, Elizabeth Chase

The Pre-K Home Companion - Learning the Importance of Early Childhood Education and Choosing the Best Program for Your Family

Jun 30, 2016
The Princeton handbook of world poetries by Greene, Roland (EDT)/ Cushman, Stephen (EDT)

The Princeton handbook of world poetries

"The articles in this reference book, all fully updated and from the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Fourth Edition, provide a complete survey of the poetic history and practice in over 100 major national, regional, and diasporic literatures and language traditions throughout the world"--

Jul 1, 2016
The pug list - a ridiculous little dog, a family who lost everything, and how they all found their way home by Hodgson, Alison, author.

The pug list - a ridiculous little dog, a family who lost everything, and how they all found their way home

Jul 1, 2016
The purpose effect - building meaning in youself, your role, and your organization by Pontefract, Dan, 1971- author.

The purpose effect - building meaning in youself, your role, and your organization

The Purpose Effect is aimed at both leaders and employees who wish to achieve a purpose mindset on a personal level, for the organization where they are employed and in their role at work, too. A business leader that is committed to purpose will create purpose for the organization. An employee that feels his/her personal sense of purpose is being fulfilled at work will be an invaluable asset to productivity and success. An organization centered on purpose will benefit every stakeholder, from emp

Jul 1, 2016
The Queen of Heartbreak Trail - the life and times of Harriet Smith Pullen, pioneering woman by Brackbill, Eleanor Phillips, author.

The Queen of Heartbreak Trail - the life and times of Harriet Smith Pullen, pioneering woman

Jul 1, 2016
The racing bicycle - design, function, speed by

The racing bicycle - design, function, speed

"With special feature sections dedicated to the fifty most legendary brands, this is the story of the visionaries who created two-wheeled legends. From the cradle of road biking on the plains of northern Italy to the rugged trails of Marin County, where mountain biking was born, the book explores the most hallowed names in bicycle design, from Cannondale and Campagnolo to Shimano and Specialized"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 1, 2016
The Red Bandanna - Welles Crowther, 9/11, and the Path to Purpose by Rinaldi, Tom

The Red Bandanna - Welles Crowther, 9/11, and the Path to Purpose

Jul 1, 2016
The return - fathers, sons, and the land in between by Matar, Hisham, 1970- author.

The return - fathers, sons, and the land in between

"In 2012, after the overthrow of Qaddafi, the acclaimed novelist Hisham Matar journeys to his native Libya after an absence of thirty years. When he was twelve, Matar and his family went into political exile. Eight years later Matar's father, a former diplomat and military man turned brave political dissident, was kidnapped from the streets of Cairo by the Libyan government and is believed to have been held in the regime's most notorious prison. Now, the prisons are empty and little hope remains

Jul 1, 2016
The Reunited States of America - how we can bridge the partisan divide by Gerzon, Mark, author.

The Reunited States of America - how we can bridge the partisan divide

Jul 1, 2016
The sea hunters - true adventures with famous shipwrecks by Cussler, Clive.

The sea hunters - true adventures with famous shipwrecks

Jun 30, 2016
The self aware parent - resolving conflict and building a better bond with your child by Walfish, Fran.

The self aware parent - resolving conflict and building a better bond with your child

"A healthy relationship based on mutual trust is every parent's wish. The bond between infant and parent is a natural phenomenon, but as children reach their preteens and form their own personalities, fireworks between the child and parent can ensue. Drawing on 20 years of clinical experience and new theories on attachment, family therapist and consultant to Parents magazine Dr. Fran Walfish argues that parents need to distinguish their own personality types in order to make more informed decisi

Jun 30, 2016
The selfishness of others - an essay on the fear of narcissism by Dombek, Kristin, 1972- author.

The selfishness of others - an essay on the fear of narcissism

"An essay on "narcissism" as it appears in contemporary discourse on pop psychology and romantic relationships"--

Jun 30, 2016
The shark and the albatross - a wildlife filmmaker reveals why nature matters to us all by Aitchison, John (Cinematographer), author.

The shark and the albatross - a wildlife filmmaker reveals why nature matters to us all

For twenty years John Aitchison has been traveling the world to film wildlife for a variety of international TV shows, taking him to far-away places on every continent. Aitchison reveals what happens behind the scenes and beyond the camera. He explains the practicalities and challenges of the filming process, and the problems of survival in perilous places. He records touching moments and dramatic incidents, some ending in success, others desperately sad. There are times when a hunted animal tri

Jun 28, 2016
The simple beauty of the unexpected - a natural philosopher's quest for trout and the meaning of everything by Gleiser, Marcelo, author.

The simple beauty of the unexpected - a natural philosopher's quest for trout and the meaning of everything

Jun 30, 2016