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The short and tragic life of Robert Peace - a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League by Hobbs, Jeff, 1980-

The short and tragic life of Robert Peace - a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League

Examines "the short life of a talented young African-American man who escapes the slums of Newark for Yale University only to succumb to the dangers of the streets--and of one's own nature--when he returns home"--Amazon.com.

Sep 21, 2014
The silent woman - Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes by Malcolm, Janet.

The silent woman - Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes

This volume explores the legacy of the works of American writer and poet Sylvia Plath (1932-1963). The author discusses how Plath's reputation was forged from the poems she wrote just before her suicide; how her estranged husband, the poet Ted Hughes, as executor of her estate, tried to serve two masters - Plath's art and his own need for privacy; and how it fell to his sister, Olwyn Hughes, as literary agent for the estate, to protect him by limiting access to Plath's work. This book is less ab

Sep 21, 2014
The Simpsons family history - a celebration of television's favorite family by Groening, Matt.

The Simpsons family history - a celebration of television's favorite family

So you think you know the Simpsons? Well, think again! The Simpsons Family History unravels 25 years of Simpsons facts and fun and presents them in a never-before-seen chronological format. Travel through time with Matt Groening as he pulls back the curtain and reveals the events that turned this average family into a pop culture phenomenon. Discover the hopes and dreams of a young Homer and uncover the sensitive and driven girl Marge was before she married him. Marvel at the hidden moments you

Sep 21, 2014
The small BIG - small changes that spark BIG influence by Martin, Steve J.

The small BIG - small changes that spark BIG influence

Argues that small changes can have big influential effects and identifies more than fifty of these changes in successful business case studies.

Sep 15, 2014
The smartphone - anatomy of an industry by Woyke, Elizabeth.

The smartphone - anatomy of an industry

How have smartphones shaped the way we socialize and interact? Who tracks our actions, our preferences, our movements as recorded by our smartphones? These are just some of the questions that journalist Elizabeth Woyke answers in this muckraking expose.

Sep 15, 2014
The style diaries - the pickup artist's companion by Strauss, Neil.

The style diaries - the pickup artist's companion

Volume I : The lifestyle challenge : master the game in 30 days -- Volume II : The style diaries : the pickup artist's companion.

Sep 21, 2014
The stylelife challenge - master the game in 30 days by Strauss, Neil.

The stylelife challenge - master the game in 30 days

Volume I : The lifestyle challenge : master the game in 30 days -- Volume II : The style diaries : the pickup artist's companion.

Sep 21, 2014
The Taste of Home cookbook - best[heart]loved recipes from home cooks like you by

The Taste of Home cookbook - best[heart]loved recipes from home cooks like you

Sep 19, 2014
The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership - Classical Wisdom for Modern Leaders by Soupios, M. A./ Mourdoukoutas, Panos

The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership - Classical Wisdom for Modern Leaders

Sep 19, 2014
The Thankful Heart - How Deliberate Gratitude Can Change Every Texture of Our Lives by Eyre, Richard/ Eyre, Linda

The Thankful Heart - How Deliberate Gratitude Can Change Every Texture of Our Lives

Sep 21, 2014
The thief-taker hangings - how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created the celebrity criminal by Skirboll, Aaron, author.

The thief-taker hangings - how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created the celebrity criminal

Chronicles the invention of scandal journalism by Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard.

Sep 19, 2014
The ultimate allergy-free cookbook - over 150 easy-to-make recipes that contain no milk, eggs, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, fish, or shellfish by Zucker, Judi.

The ultimate allergy-free cookbook - over 150 easy-to-make recipes that contain no milk, eggs, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, fish, or shellfish

Sep 19, 2014
The Ultimate Minecraft creator - the unofficial building guide to Minecraft & other games by

The Ultimate Minecraft creator - the unofficial building guide to Minecraft & other games

Sep 21, 2014
The Ultimate Minecraft Creator - The Unofficial Building Guide to Minecraft & Other Games by Triumph Books (COR)

The Ultimate Minecraft Creator - The Unofficial Building Guide to Minecraft & Other Games

Sep 19, 2014
The unpersuadables - adventures with the enemies of science by Storr, Will, author.

The unpersuadables - adventures with the enemies of science

Interweaves personal memoir and investigative journalism with the latest neuroscience and experimental psychology research to reveal how the stories individuals tell themselves about the world shape their beliefs, leading to self-deception, toxic partisanship, and science denial.

Sep 21, 2014
The unspeakable - and other subjects of discussion by Daum, Meghan, 1970- author.

The unspeakable - and other subjects of discussion

"A master of the personal essay candidly explores love, death, and the counterfeit rituals of American life In her celebrated 2001 collection, My Misspent Youth, Meghan Daum offered a bold, witty, defining account of the artistic ambitions, financial anxieties, and mixed emotions of her generation. The Unspeakable is an equally bold and witty, but also a sadder and wiser, report from early middle age. It's a report tempered by hard times. In "Matricide," Daum unflinchingly describes a parent's

Sep 21, 2014
The vinedresser's notebook - spiritual lessons in pruning, waiting, harvesting, and abundance by Sutera, Judith.

The vinedresser's notebook - spiritual lessons in pruning, waiting, harvesting, and abundance

Sep 18, 2014
The Virgin way - everything I know about leadership by Branson, Richard.

The Virgin way - everything I know about leadership

" While building the Virgin Group over forty years, Richard Branson has never shied away from seemingly outlandish challenges that others (including his own colleagues on several occasions) considered sheer lunacy. He has taken on giants like British Airways and won, and monsters like Coca-Cola and lost. Now Branson gives an inside look at his strikingly different swashbuckling style of leadership. Learn how fun, family, passion, and the dying art of listening are key components to what his exte

Sep 15, 2014
The War On Women In Israel - A story Of Religious Radicalism and The Women Fighting For Freedom by Sztokman, Elana Maryles.

The War On Women In Israel - A story Of Religious Radicalism and The Women Fighting For Freedom

Sep 18, 2014
The way of the SEAL - think like an elite warrior to lead and succeed by Divine, Mark.

The way of the SEAL - think like an elite warrior to lead and succeed

An ex-SEAL takes readers deep within the mind of a Navy SEAL, revealing how to attain the mental toughness, agility, flexibility, and determination to accomplish seemingly impossible feats in the business world.

Sep 21, 2014