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Epilogue - a memoir by Boast, Will.

Epilogue - a memoir

"Will Boast thought he'd lost his family, until a deeply held secret revealed a second chance he never thought he'd have. Having already lost his mother and only brother, twenty-four-year-old Boast ... finds himself absolutely alone when his father dies of alcoholism. Numbly settling the matters of his father's estate, Boast is deep inside his grief when he stumbles upon documents revealing a secret his father had intended to keep: he'd had another family before Will's--a wife and two sons in En

Sep 16, 2014
Cosby - his life and times by Whitaker, Mark.

Cosby - his life and times

"The first major biography of an American icon, comedian Bill Cosby. Based on extensive research and in-depth interviews with Cosby and more than sixty of his closest friends and associates, it is a frank, fun and fascinating account of his life and historic legacy. Far from the gentle worlds of his routines or TV shows, Cosby grew up in a Philadelphia housing project, the son of an alcoholic, largely absent father and a loving but overworked mother. With novelistic detail, award winning journal

Sep 16, 2014
Countdown to Zero Day - Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon by Zetter, Kim

Countdown to Zero Day - Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon

Sep 16, 2014
Dr. Mütter's marvels - a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine by Aptowicz, Cristin O'Keefe, author.

Dr. Mütter's marvels - a true tale of intrigue and innovation at the dawn of modern medicine

A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery and founded the country's most famous museum of medical oddities. Imagine undergoing an operation without anesthesia performed by a surgeon who refuses to sterilize his tools-or even wash his hands. This was the world of medicine when Thomas Dent Mu¨tter began his trailblazing career as a plastic surgeon in Philadelphia during the middle of the nineteenth century. Although he died at just

Sep 16, 2014
The future, declassified - megatrends that will undo the world unless we take action by Burrows, Mathew.

The future, declassified - megatrends that will undo the world unless we take action

"Twenty-five years ago when Mathew Burrows went to work for the CIA as an intelligence analyst, the world seemed frozen. Then came the fall of the Berlin Wall and the implosion of the Soviet Union; suddenly, unpredictability became a universal theme and foresight was critical. For the past decade, Burrows has overseen the creation of the Global Trends report--the key futurist guide for the White House, Departments of State and Defense, and Homeland Security"--

Sep 16, 2014
Everyday slow cooker - 260 recipes that practically cook themselves! by

Everyday slow cooker - 260 recipes that practically cook themselves!

Sep 16, 2014
The David Foster Wallace Reader by Wallace, David Foster.

The David Foster Wallace Reader

"Where do you begin with a writer as original and brilliant as David Foster Wallace? Here--with a carefully considered selection of his extraordinary body of work, chosen by a range of great writers, critics, and those who worked with him most closely.This volume presents his most dazzling, funniest, and most heartbreaking work--essays like his famous cruise-ship piece, "A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again," excerpts from his novels The Broom of the System, Infinite Jest, and The Pale Ki

Sep 16, 2014
Divinity of dogs- true stories of miracles inspired by man's best friend by Skiff, Jennifer

Divinity of dogs- true stories of miracles inspired by man's best friend

Sep 16, 2014
Digging for Richard III - The Search for the Lost King by Pitts, Mike

Digging for Richard III - The Search for the Lost King

Sep 16, 2014
The diabetes solution - how to control type 2 diabetes and reverse prediabetes using simple diet and lifestyle changes by Rodriguez, Jorge E.

The diabetes solution - how to control type 2 diabetes and reverse prediabetes using simple diet and lifestyle changes

"An authoritative guide to preventing, reversing, and managing prediabetes and diabetes, featuring a comprehensive and holistic diet, fitness, and lifestyle plan, along with 100 recipes, from the authors of The Acid Reflux Solution. The Diabetes Solution provides a complete program for fighting type 2 diabetes--and preventing prediabetes from developing into full-blown diabetes--by presenting the latest scientifically validated information on what exactly the disease is, how it progresses, and

Sep 16, 2014
The deluge - the Great War and the remaking of global order, 1916-1931 by Tooze, J. Adam.

The deluge - the Great War and the remaking of global order, 1916-1931

Sep 16, 2014
The death penalty - what's keeping it alive by Lyon, Andrea D.

The death penalty - what's keeping it alive

Sep 16, 2014
DC Comics Year by Year - A Visual Chronicle by Wallace, Daniel/ Cowsill, Alan/ Irvine, Alex/ Manning, Matthew K.

DC Comics Year by Year - A Visual Chronicle

Sep 16, 2014
David Hockney - The Biography, 1975-2012 by Sykes, Christopher Simon

David Hockney - The Biography, 1975-2012

Sep 16, 2014
Demon's brood - a history of the Plantagenet dynasty by Seward, Desmond, 1935-

Demon's brood - a history of the Plantagenet dynasty

A vivid and colorful history of the most dominant royal dynasty in English history, from Richard the Lionheart and Edward the Black Prince to Henry IV and Richard III.

Sep 16, 2014
Empire of mud - the secret history of Washington, DC by Dickey, Jeff.

Empire of mud - the secret history of Washington, DC

Sep 16, 2014
Easy birdhouses & feeders - simple projects to attract & retain the birds you want by Berger, Michael, 1967-

Easy birdhouses & feeders - simple projects to attract & retain the birds you want

"Discover tested, reliable (and easy) plans for building houses and feeders that attract the most popular backyard birds in North America. DIY birdhouses and feeders are inexpensive and relatively easy to make, even if you don't own a shop's worth of tools or you have very limited carpentry experience. With a few materials and some entry-level skills, you can build cozy homes and an inviting backyard snack bar for all of your favorite feathered friends. In Birdwatcher's Digest Easy Birdhouses &

Sep 16, 2014
Drawing trees by John-Naylor, Denis, author.

Drawing trees

Sep 16, 2014
Diet for a new America - how your food choices affect your health, your happiness, and the future of life on Earth by Robbins, John.

Diet for a new America - how your food choices affect your health, your happiness, and the future of life on Earth

"Anniversary edition of John Robbins's expose´ of inhumane practices in the meat and dairy industry and argument for the ethical, health, and environmental benefits of a vegetarian diet. Includes new epilogue by the author"--

Sep 16, 2014
Dharma punx - a memoir by Levine, Noah.

Dharma punx - a memoir

This is the story of a young man and a generation of angry youths who rebelled against their parents and the unfulfilled promise of the sixties. As with many self-destructive kids, Levine's search for meaning led him first to punk rock, drugs, drinking, and dissatisfaction. But the search didn't end there. Having clearly seen the uselessness of drugs and violence, he looked for positive ways to channel his rebellion against what he saw as the lies of society. Fueled by his anger at so much injus

Sep 16, 2014