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The essentials - 52 must-see movies and why they matter by Arnold, Jeremy, author.

The essentials - 52 must-see movies and why they matter

Jul 24, 2016
Finding Franklin - the untold story of a 165-year search by Potter, Russell A., 1960- author.

Finding Franklin - the untold story of a 165-year search

"In 2014 media around the world buzzed with news that an archaeological team from Parks Canada had located and identified the wreck of the HMS Erebus, the flagship of Sir John Franklin's lost expedition to find the Northwest Passage. Finding Franklin outlines the larger story and the cast of detectives from every walk of life that led to the discovery, solving of one of the Arctic's greatest mysteries. In compelling and accessible prose, Russell Potter details his decades of work alongside key f

Jul 24, 2016
The fractured Republic - renewing America's social contract in the Age of Individualism by Levin, Yuval, author.

The fractured Republic - renewing America's social contract in the Age of Individualism

Americans today are frustrated and anxious. Our economy is sluggish, and leaves workers insecure. Income inequality, cultural divisions, and political polarization increasingly pull us apart. Our governing institutions often seem paralyzed. And our politics has failed to rise to these challenges. No wonder, then, that Americans -- and the politicians who represent them -- are overwhelmingly nostalgic for a better time. The Left looks back to the middle of the twentieth century, when unions were

Jul 24, 2016
I Am Duran - My Autobiography by Duran, Roberto

I Am Duran - My Autobiography

Jul 24, 2016
How the wheel changed history by Higgins, Melissa, 1953- author.

How the wheel changed history

Discusses the origin and evolution of the wheel as well as how it works and its impact on society.

Jul 24, 2016
How the refrigerator changed history by Bjornlund, Lydia, 1961- author.

How the refrigerator changed history

Examines the invention and evolution of refrigeration technology, including early experiments with ice machines, how refrigeration technology changed the food industry, and how the technology might be used in the future.

Jul 24, 2016
How the printing press changed history by Yomtov, Nelson, author.

How the printing press changed history

Examines the history of the printing press, discussing notable inventors and the future of the industry.

Jul 24, 2016
How the Internet changed history by Hand, Carol, 1945- author.

How the Internet changed history

Discusses the origin and evolution of the Internet as well as how it works and its impact on society.

Jul 24, 2016
How the computer changed history by Naber, Therese, author.

How the computer changed history

Discusses the origin and evolution of the computer as well as how it works and its impact on society.

Jul 24, 2016
Homebrew all-stars - 25 homebrewers share their best techniques and recipes by Beechum, Drew, author.

Homebrew all-stars - 25 homebrewers share their best techniques and recipes

"Shake up your homebrewing routine with secret-sauce tips from the masters. From the mad scientists who brought you Experimental Homebrewing comes an all-new type of brewing book. For the first time, drop by the garage--err, we mean brewery--of 25 of today's most talented homebrewers. Pick their brains about ingredients and equipment, learn their techniques, and of course, try their recipes.Among the brewers in this book, you'll find traditionalists and rule-breakers, gear nerds and the science-

Jul 24, 2016
Highland knits - knitwear inspired by the Outlander series. by

Highland knits - knitwear inspired by the Outlander series.

Inspired by Outlander, the romantic tale of time travel and adventure, Highland Knits is a rustic, yet sophisticated collection of quick-to-knit projects. These 16 simple, enduring designs will have you stylishly covered no matter what place, or time, you call home.

Jul 24, 2016
Hand, reef and steer - traditional sailing skills for classic boats by Cunliffe, Tom, 1947- author.

Hand, reef and steer - traditional sailing skills for classic boats

Jul 24, 2016
Half yard kids - sew 20 colourful toys and accessories from left-over pieces of fabric by Shore, Debbie (Writer on sewing), author.

Half yard kids - sew 20 colourful toys and accessories from left-over pieces of fabric

Offers twenty sewing projects for crafters at all levels with advice and step-by-step photographs, including a spooky Halloween bunting, a magnetic fishing set, an artist's easel, and a soft pirate pillow.

Jul 24, 2016
Hacked - the inside story of America's struggle to secure cyberspace by Mitchell, Charlie, 1962- author.

Hacked - the inside story of America's struggle to secure cyberspace

Jul 24, 2016
Gun digest shooter's guide to competitive pistol shooting by Sieberts, Steve, author.

Gun digest shooter's guide to competitive pistol shooting

Jul 24, 2016
The grid - the fraying wires between Americans and our energy future by Bakke, Gretchen Anna, author.

The grid - the fraying wires between Americans and our energy future

"The grid is an accident of history and of culture, in no way intrinsic to how we produce, deliver and consume electrical power. Yet this is the system the United States ended up with, a jerry-built structure now so rickety and near collapse that a strong wind or a hot day can bring it to a grinding halt. The grid is now under threat from a new source: renewable and variable energy, which puts stress on its logics as much as its components. In entertaining, perceptive, and deeply researched fash

Jul 24, 2016
Greater than gold - from Olympic heartbreak to ultimate redemption by Boudia, David, 1989-

Greater than gold - from Olympic heartbreak to ultimate redemption

Jul 24, 2016
Getting Started With Raspberry Pi - An Introduction to the Fastest-selling Computer in the World by Wallace, Shawn/ Richardson, Matt

Getting Started With Raspberry Pi - An Introduction to the Fastest-selling Computer in the World

Jul 24, 2016
Geometry for dummies by Ryan, Mark, 1955- author.

Geometry for dummies

Jul 24, 2016
The gentle messenger - an authentic psychic's story by Bartlett, Rebecca.

The gentle messenger - an authentic psychic's story

Professional psychic Rebecca Bartlett details her journey as a psychic from her teen years on with true stories of her experiences in pre-cognition, medical intuition and mediumship. Prophetic dreams were her first indication that she had a special ability. She tells of her desire to help humanity in the face of skeptics, insults and challenges in being recognized by those who could use her ability to save lives. Bartlett concludes with a review of scientific literature verifying the psychic exp

Jul 24, 2016