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When strangers meet - how people you don't know can transform you by Stark, Kio. author. When strangers meet - how people you don't know can transform you

Sep 19, 2016
What the f - what swearing reveals about our language, our brains, and ourselves by Bergen, Benjamin K, author. What the f - what swearing reveals about our language, our brains, and ourselves

"Everyone swears. Only the rare individual can avoid ever letting slip an expletive, whether after a few cocktails, a stubbed toe, or in flagrante delicto. And yet at the same time, we all accept all limits on swearing--tacitly, through censorship, and actively, as we hold our tongues around children in the vain effort to shield them. We even punish children for uttering, in passing, the very same words that we use to release tension, express pain, or inflame passions. Swearing is the part of us

Sep 19, 2016
A week in Yellowstone's Thorofare - a journey through the remotest place by Yochim, Michael J., author. A week in Yellowstone's Thorofare - a journey through the remotest place

"The author's recounts a week-long expedition in Yellowstone's Thorofare, exploring both its natural history and his relationship with the most remote wilderness in the contiguous 48 states"--

Sep 19, 2016
The true believer - thoughts on the nature of mass movements by Hoffer, Eric. The true believer - thoughts on the nature of mass movements

Sep 19, 2016
Wolf boys - two American teenagers and Mexico's most dangerous drug cartel by Slater, Dan, author. Wolf boys - two American teenagers and Mexico's most dangerous drug cartel

The story of two American teens recruited as killers for a Mexican cartel, and their pursuit by a Mexican-American detective who realizes the War on Drugs is unwinnable.

Sep 19, 2016
Take a tin - 16 beautiful projects for your home by Schlee, Jemima, author. Take a tin - 16 beautiful projects for your home

This collection of original and innovative projects celebrate the humble tin. Jemima Schlee shows you how to cut, paint, pierce and spray with her clear and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. All the techniques, templates and equipment required are provided so all you need to worry about is getting that tin collection started.

Sep 19, 2016
The subtle art of not giving a f*ck - a counterintuitive approach to living a good life by Manson, Mark, author. The subtle art of not giving a f*ck - a counterintuitive approach to living a good life

"In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people. For decades, we've been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F**k positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let's be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it." In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn't sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is--a dose of raw

Sep 19, 2016
Sams Teach Yourself Apache Spark in 24 hours by Aven, Jeffrey. Sams Teach Yourself Apache Spark in 24 hours

Sep 19, 2016
Running man - a memoir by Engle, Charlie, author. Running man - a memoir

Sep 19, 2016
Reading the silver screen - a film lover's guide to decoding the art form that moves by Foster, Thomas C., author. Reading the silver screen - a film lover's guide to decoding the art form that moves

"No art form is as instantly and continuously gratifying as film. When the house lights go down and the lion roars, we settle in to be shocked, frightened, elated, moved, and thrilled. We expect magic. While we're being exhilarated and terrified, our minds are also processing data of all sorts--visual, linguistic, auditory, spatial--to collaborate in the construction of meaning. Thomas C. Foster's Reading the Silver Screen will show movie buffs, students of film, and even aspiring screenwriters

Sep 19, 2016
The poem is you - sixty contemporary American poems and how to read them by Burt, Stephen, 1971- author. The poem is you - sixty contemporary American poems and how to read them

Contemporary American poetry has plenty to offer new readers, and plenty more for those who already follow it. Yet its difficulty--and sheer variety--leaves many readers puzzled or overwhelmed. The critic, scholar, and poet Stephen Burt sets out to help. Beginning in the early 1980s, where critical consensus ends, Burt canvasses American poetry of the past four decades, from the headline making urgency of Claudia Rankine's Citizen to the stark pathos of Louise Glu¨ck, the limitless energy of J.

Sep 19, 2016
Original gangstas - the untold story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the birth of West Coast rap by Westhoff, Ben, author. Original gangstas - the untold story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the birth of West Coast rap

"A monumental, revealing narrative history about the legendary group of artists at the forefront of West Coast hip-hop: Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac Shakur,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 19, 2016
Options trading by Logue, Ann C., author. Options trading

Sep 19, 2016
One simple idea - turn your dreams into a licensing goldmine while letting others do the work by Key, Stephen, author. One simple idea - turn your dreams into a licensing goldmine while letting others do the work

Key, a dynamic entrepreneur who launched such widly successful simple ideas like Mickey Mouse guitar picks and spinning bottle labels, explains why the traditional method of bringing products to market through prototyping and patents doesn't work anymore. He shows budding entrepreneurs with little or no product-development experience how to do it quicker and cheaper. Following Key's practical tips and advice, readers will learn how to tap into the marketing and sales power of partners and licens

Sep 19, 2016
N'ice cream - 80+ recipes for healthy homemade vegan ice creams by Mikkonen, Virpi, 1980- author. N'ice cream - 80+ recipes for healthy homemade vegan ice creams

"From Saveur Award-winning Finnish author Virpi Mikkonen and Tuulia Talvio, a gorgeous book of decadent, easy--and healthy!--vegan ice cream recipes"--

Sep 19, 2016
Murder in the Bayou - who killed the women known as the Jeff Davis 8? by Brown, Ethan, 1972- author. Murder in the Bayou - who killed the women known as the Jeff Davis 8?

Between 2005 and 2009, the bodies of eight women were discovered around the town of Jennings, in Jefferson Davis Parish, Lousiana. They had all engaged in sex work as a means of survival, and they came to be called the Jeff Davis 8. The investigations into their deaths, originally searching for a serial killer, raised questions about police misconduct and corruption.

Sep 19, 2016
Miziker's complete event planner's handbook - tips, terminology, and techniques for success by Miziker, Ron, 1941- Miziker's complete event planner's handbook - tips, terminology, and techniques for success

"With decades of experience as a gala event planner, award-winning director and producer Ron Miziker presents the ultimate guide to planning and executing every special event in this one-of-a-kind guidebook. For professionals and beginners alike, it is designed to be a quick reference for ensuring that any exciting, educational, or entertaining event comes together on time and within budget. The book includes essential information about critical subjects, proven suggestions, and personal anecdot

Sep 19, 2016
Men, machines, and modern times by Morison, Elting Elmore, author. Men, machines, and modern times

Sep 19, 2016
Mandala for the inspired artist - working with paint, paper, and texture to create expressive mandala art by Mandala for the inspired artist - working with paint, paper, and texture to create expressive mandala art

Sep 19, 2016
Macs for seniors for dummies by Chambers, Mark L., author. Macs for seniors for dummies

Looks at the basics of using a Mac, covering such topics as the desktop, working with files and folders, using Pages, playing movies, organizing photos, playing music, browsing the Internet, and computer security.

Sep 19, 2016