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Understanding Compression - Data Compression for Modern Developers by Mcanlis, Colt/ Haecky, Aleks

Understanding Compression - Data Compression for Modern Developers

Jun 26, 2016
Troubling the line - trans and genderqueer poetry and poetics by

Troubling the line - trans and genderqueer poetry and poetics

"Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics, gathers together a diverse range of 55 poets with varying aesthetics and backgrounds. In addition to generous samples of poetry by each trans writer, the book also includes "poetics statements"--reflections by each poet that provide context for their work covering a range of issues from identification and embodiment to language and activism." -- Publisher's description

Jun 26, 2016
Wartime basketball - the emergence of a national sport during World War II by Stark, Douglas (Douglas Andrew), 1972- author.

Wartime basketball - the emergence of a national sport during World War II

"Wartime Basketball tells the story of basketball's survival and development during World War II and how those years profoundly affected the game's growth after the war. Prior to World War II, basketball--professional and collegiate--was largely a regional game, with different styles played throughout the country. Among its many impacts on home-front life, the war forced pro and amateur leagues to contract and combine rosters to stay competitive. At the same time, the U.S. military created base

Jun 26, 2016
The world's best street food - where to find it & how to make it by

The world's best street food - where to find it & how to make it

Jun 26, 2016
The wonder trail - true stories from Los Angeles to the end of the world by Hely, Steve, author.

The wonder trail - true stories from Los Angeles to the end of the world

Jun 26, 2016
Inside the investments of Warren Buffett - twenty cases by Lu, Yefei, author.

Inside the investments of Warren Buffett - twenty cases

Jun 26, 2016
In praise of forgetting - historical memory and its ironies by Rieff, David, author.

In praise of forgetting - historical memory and its ironies

Argues that the search for truth and justice can conflict with cultural reconciliation and that reopening historical wounds neither remedies injustice nor confers reconciliation.

Jun 26, 2016
Science of swimming faster by Riewald, Scott, Ph.D. (EDT)/ Rodeo, Scott, M.d. (EDT)

Science of swimming faster

Jun 26, 2016
Scalia's court - a legacy of landmark opinions and dissents by Scalia, Antonin, author.

Scalia's court - a legacy of landmark opinions and dissents

Presents speeches, rulings, and opinions that reveal the wit and intelligence of the controversial justice both on and off the bench.

Jun 26, 2016
Southwest road trip - Las Vegas, Zion and Bryce, Monument Valley, Santa Fe and Taos, and the Grand Canyon by Hull, Tim, author.

Southwest road trip - Las Vegas, Zion and Bryce, Monument Valley, Santa Fe and Taos, and the Grand Canyon

Jun 26, 2016
Smuggler's Cove - exotic cocktails, rum, and the cult of tiki by Cate, Martin, author.

Smuggler's Cove - exotic cocktails, rum, and the cult of tiki

"Cast aside your cares and worries. Make yourself a Mai Tai, put your favorite exotica record on the hi-fi, and prepare to lose yourself in the fantastical world of tiki, one of the most alluring--and often misunderstood--movements in American cultural history. Martin and Rebecca Cate, founders and owners of Smuggler's Cove (the most acclaimed tiki bar of the modern era) take you on a colorful journey into the lore and legend of tiki: its birth as an escapist fantasy for Depression-era Americans

Jun 26, 2016
A woman of strength and purpose - directing your strong will to improve relationships, expand influence, and honor God by Tobias, Cynthia Ulrich, 1953- author.

A woman of strength and purpose - directing your strong will to improve relationships, expand influence, and honor God

Jun 26, 2016
The United States of beer - a freewheeling history of the all-American drink by Huckelbridge, Dane, author.

The United States of beer - a freewheeling history of the all-American drink

"A history of beer in America by the author of Bourbon chronicles how beer has evolved in every nation from a regional product to a global mega-brand, sharing anecdotes about such subjects as Washington's failed attempt to brew molasses at Mount Vernon and the manufacturing technologies that introduced beer to the Wild West,"--NoveList.

Jun 26, 2016
Tango - my childhood, backwards and in high heels by Bond, Justin.

Tango - my childhood, backwards and in high heels

In this humorous coming-of-age tale, Bond raises issues about LGBTQ adolescence, parenting trans/queer children, and bullying.

Jun 26, 2016
Dream yoga - illuminating your life through lucid dreaming and the Tibetan yogas of sleep by Holecek, Andrew, 1955- author.

Dream yoga - illuminating your life through lucid dreaming and the Tibetan yogas of sleep

Jun 26, 2016
Hot dudes reading by Hot Dudes Reading (COR)

Hot dudes reading

"Based on the viral @hotdudesreading Instagram account, a gift book featuring all-new candid photos, clever captions, and hilarious hashtags celebrating handsome and highly-literate men spotted in the wilds of New York City"--

Jun 26, 2016
Happy hens & fresh eggs - keeping chickens in the kitchen garden with 100 recipes by Langford, Signe, 1964- author.

Happy hens & fresh eggs - keeping chickens in the kitchen garden with 100 recipes

In addition to tending her family's flock as a child, Signe Langford has kept chickens in her urban yard for almost a decade. Her book is stuffed full of practical advice on keeping the garden both gorgeous and productive and hens happy and healthy. In addition to answering questions about coop construction, year-round egg production and whether or not a rooster is really needed, she covers the best breeds for backyards--from the winter-tough Chantecler to peewee bantams to blue-egg producing Am

Jun 26, 2016
The happiness dare - pursuing your heart's deepest, holiest, and most vulnerable desire by Lee, Jennifer Dukes, author.

The happiness dare - pursuing your heart's deepest, holiest, and most vulnerable desire

Jun 26, 2016
Guide to the longbow - [tips, advice, and history for target shooting and hunting] by Sorrells, Brian J.

Guide to the longbow - [tips, advice, and history for target shooting and hunting]

Jun 26, 2016