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1956 - the world in revolt by Hall, Simon, 1976- author. 1956 - the world in revolt

In 1956, all across the globe, ordinary people spoke out, filled the streets and city squares, and took up arms in an attempt to win their freedom.

Sep 22, 2016
50 ways to wear a scarf by Friedman, Lauren, 1987- 50 ways to wear a scarf

Offers fifty ways of wearing different types of square and oblong scarves, from simple loops and drapes to relatively complex knotted styles.

Sep 22, 2016
50 ways to wear denim by Friedman, Lauren, 1987- author. 50 ways to wear denim

Sep 22, 2016
A kingdom of their own - the family Karzai and the Afghan disaster by Partlow, Joshua, author. A kingdom of their own - the family Karzai and the Afghan disaster

"The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the U.S.--brilliantly portrayed here in its entirety for the first time by the former Washington Post Kabul bureau chief"--

Sep 22, 2016
A little history of religion by Holloway, Richard, 1933- author. A little history of religion

Sep 21, 2016
A proper drink - the untold story of how a band of bartenders saved the civilized drinking world by Simonson, Robert, author. A proper drink - the untold story of how a band of bartenders saved the civilized drinking world

Sep 22, 2016
A savage war - a military history of the Civil War by Murray, Williamson, author. A savage war - a military history of the Civil War

The Civil War represented a momentous change in the character of war. It combined the projection of military might across a continent on a scale never before seen with an unprecedented mass mobilization of peoples. Yet despite the revolutionizing aspects of the Civil War, its leaders faced the same uncertainties and vagaries of chance that have vexed combatants since the days of Thucydides and the Peloponnesian War. A Savage War sheds critical new light on this defining chapter in military histo

Sep 22, 2016
A sense of wonder - the world's best writers on the sacred, the profane, and the ordinary by A sense of wonder - the world's best writers on the sacred, the profane, and the ordinary

Sep 21, 2016
A Short History of Medicine by Ackerknecht, Erwin H./ Rosenberg, Charles E. (FRW)/ Haushofer, Lisa (CON) A Short History of Medicine

Sep 27, 2016
A Small Key Can Open a Large Door - The Rojava Revolution by Strangers in a Tangled Wilderness (EDT) A Small Key Can Open a Large Door - The Rojava Revolution

Sep 27, 2016
A truck full of money by Kidder, Tracy, author. A truck full of money

Author Kidder gives us a window onto the paradoxical world of software engineering and Internet commerce, where genius and artistry often mingle with vulgarity and greed, and where Paul English, for all his success, seems at times almost an innocent. Fortune, mania, genius, philanthropy--the co-founder of the travel website Kayak.com grew up in working-class Boston in the 1970s, a boy who rebelled against authority but discovered a world that called out to his talents the first time he saw a com

Sep 22, 2016
A woman on the edge of time - a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide by Gavron, Jeremy, 1961- author. A woman on the edge of time - a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide

Sep 23, 2016
Accidental Medical Discoveries - How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World by Winters, Robert W. Accidental Medical Discoveries - How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World

Sep 27, 2016
Acorns and cattails - a modern cookbook of field, farm, forest, and foraging by Connoley, Rob. author Acorns and cattails - a modern cookbook of field, farm, forest, and foraging

Sep 21, 2016
Advanced Korean by King, Ross, 1961- author. Advanced Korean

A complete, systematic, streamlined third-year course ideal for university students and adult learners.

Sep 21, 2016
Advent in Narnia - reflections for the season by Haverkamp, Heidi, author. Advent in Narnia - reflections for the season

Collects twenty-eight Advent devotions featuring scriptural passages, questions for reflection, and excerpts from C.S. Lewis's "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe."

Sep 27, 2016
Against everything - essays, 2004-2015 by Greif, Mark, 1975- author. Against everything - essays, 2004-2015

Sep 23, 2016
Against the death penalty by Breyer, Stephen G., 1938- author. Against the death penalty

"A landmark dissenting opinion arguing against the death penalty. Does the death penalty violate the Constitution? In Against the Death Penalty, Justice Stephen G. Breyer argues that it does: that it is carried out unfairly and inconsistently, and thus violates the ban on "cruel and unusual punishments" specified by the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution. "Today's administration of the death penalty," Breyer writes, "involves three fundamental constitutional defects: (1) serious unreliability,

Sep 22, 2016
Algren - a life by Wisniewski, Mary, author. Algren - a life

"Algren: A Life is a new biography of Chicago writer Nelson Algren, author of The Man with the Golden Arm, A Walk on the Wild Side, Never Come Morning, multiple short stories, and travel essays"--

Sep 21, 2016
All about them - grow your business by focusing on others by Turkel, Bruce. All about them - grow your business by focusing on others

A branding expert shows how anyone who is successful lives by three words--"all about them"--and shows how focusing on others leads to success in business and life.

Sep 21, 2016