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Smart money - how high-stakes financial innovation is reshaping our world--for the better by Palmer, Andrew, 1970-, author.

Smart money - how high-stakes financial innovation is reshaping our world--for the better

"Six years after the financial crisis, bankers and other Wall Street types remain villains in the public mind. The standard critique says that they wrecked the economy and destroyed people's savings, and never adequately paid for their crimes. But as Economist editor Andrew Palmer reveals in Smart Money, this detested industry is not only capable of doing great good for society, but offers the most powerful means we have for solving some of our most intractable social problems. Drawing on interv

Apr 20, 2015
Shocking Paris - Soutine, Chagall and the outsiders of Montparnasse by Meisler, Stanley, author.

Shocking Paris - Soutine, Chagall and the outsiders of Montparnasse

For a couple of decades before World War II, a group of immigrant painters and sculptors, including Amedeo Modigliani, Marc Chagall, Chaim Soutine and Jules Pascin dominated the new art scene of Montparnasse in Paris. Art critics gave them the name "the School of Paris" to set them apart from the French-born (and less talented) young artists of the period. Modigliani and Chagall eventually attained enormous worldwide popularity, but in those earlier days most School of Paris painters looked on S

Apr 20, 2015
Sewn together - 25 fun projects to sew with kids by Doh, Jenny.

Sewn together - 25 fun projects to sew with kids

Apr 20, 2015
Sabotage, sedition, and Sundry acts of rebellion by Aretha, David, author.

Sabotage, sedition, and Sundry acts of rebellion

Apr 20, 2015
The road to character by Brooks, David, 1961-

The road to character

" Responding to what he calls the culture of the Big Me, which emphasizes external success, Brooks challenges us, and himself, to rebalance the scales between our "resume virtues"--achieving wealth, fame, and status--and our "eulogy virtues," those that exist at the core of our being: kindness, bravery, honesty, or faithfulness, focusing on what kind of relationships we have formed. Looking to some of the world's greatest thinkers and inspiring leaders, Brooks explores how, through internal stru

Apr 20, 2015
Snap strategies for couples - 40 fast fixes for everyday relationship pitfalls by Schwartz, Pepper, author.

Snap strategies for couples - 40 fast fixes for everyday relationship pitfalls

Offers quick solutions to the most common relationship problems. Dr. Lana Staheli and Dr. Pepper Schwartz present 40 practical, immediate fixes (or snaps) that partners can use to end the fighting, leave the baggage behind, and move their relationship forward.

Apr 20, 2015
What we think about when we try not to think about global warming - toward a new psychology of climate action by Stoknes, Per Espen, author.

What we think about when we try not to think about global warming - toward a new psychology of climate action

Apr 20, 2015
What about this - the collected poems of Frank Stanford by Stanford, Frank, 1949-1978, (Poet), author.

What about this - the collected poems of Frank Stanford

"'I don't believe in tame poetry. Poetry busts guts.'-Frank Stanford. The poetry publishing event of the season, this six-hundred-plus page book highlights the arc of Frank Stanford's all-too-brief and incandescently brilliant career. This volume includes hundreds of previously unpublished poems, a short story, an interview, and is richly illustrated with draft poems, photographs, and odd ephemera." --

Apr 20, 2015
We need to talk - how to successfully navigate conflict by Mintle, Linda.

We need to talk - how to successfully navigate conflict

Apr 20, 2015
Very good lives - the fringe benefits of failure and the importance of imagination by Rowling, J. K., author.

Very good lives - the fringe benefits of failure and the importance of imagination

In 2008, J.K. Rowling delivered a deeply affecting commencement speech at Harvard University. Now published for the first time in book form, VERY GOOD LIVES presents J.K. Rowling's words of wisdom for anyone at a turning point in life. How can we embrace failure? And how can we use our imagination to better both ourselves and others? Drawing from stories of her own post-graduate years, the world famous author addresses some of life's most important questions with acuity and emotional force.

Apr 20, 2015
Words without walls - writers on addiction, violence, and incarceration by

Words without walls - writers on addiction, violence, and incarceration

"An anthology of poems, essays, stories, and scripts by contemporary writers that provides a wide range of content and genre, touching on themes common to communities in need: addiction and alcoholism, family, love and sex, pain and hope, prison, recovery, and violence"--Provided by publisher"--

Apr 20, 2015
They are all my family - a daring rescue in the chaos of Saigon's fall by Riordan, John P., author.

They are all my family - a daring rescue in the chaos of Saigon's fall

"In the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War in April 1975, as Americans fled and their Vietnamese allies and employees prepared for the worst, John Riordan, the assistant manager of Citibank's Saigon branch, succeeded in rescuing 105 Vietnamese. They were his 33 Vietnamese staff members and their families. Unable to secure exit papers for the employees, Citibank ordered Riordan to leave the country alone. Safe in Hong Kong, Riordan could not imagine leaving behind his employees and defied inst

Apr 20, 2015
Three kinds of motion - Kerouac, Pollock, and the making of American highways by Hanick, Riley, author.

Three kinds of motion - Kerouac, Pollock, and the making of American highways

""Like a great conversationalist, Hanick paints a generous canvas, and I rode the length of this powerful book much like I first experienced the American interstate: songs on the stereo, windows down, and the bittersweet sense that youth is fleeting. Three Kinds of Motion holds open a wild and beautiful journey, not to be missed."-Thalia FieldIn 1943, Peggy Guggenheim commissioned a mural from Jackson Pollock to hang in the entryway of her Manhattan townhouse. It was the largest Pollock canvas s

Apr 20, 2015
Three many cooks - one mom, two daughters - their shared stories of food, faith & family by Anderson, Pam, 1957-

Three many cooks - one mom, two daughters - their shared stories of food, faith & family

"When the women behind the popular blog Three Many Cooks gather in the busiest room in the house, there are never too many cooks in the kitchen. Now acclaimed cookbook author Pam Anderson and her daughters, Maggy Keet and Sharon Damelio, blend compelling reflections and well-loved recipes into one funny, candid, and irresistible book. Together, Pam, Maggy, and Sharon reveal the challenging give-and-take between mothers and daughters, the passionate belief that food nourishes both body and soul,

Apr 20, 2015
Whistle-blowers - exposing crime and corruption by Doeden, Matt, author.

Whistle-blowers - exposing crime and corruption

Apr 20, 2015
Unraveling - high hopes and missed opportunities in Iraq by Sky, Emma, author.

Unraveling - high hopes and missed opportunities in Iraq

"When Emma Sky volunteered to help rebuild Iraq after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in 2003, she had little idea what she was getting in to. Her assignment was only supposed to last three months. She went on to serve there longer than any other senior military or diplomatic figure, giving her an unrivaled perspective of the entire conflict. As the representative of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Kirkuk in 2003 and then the political advisor to US General Odierno from 2007-2010, Sky was

Apr 20, 2015
Strategy rules - five timeless lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve jobs by Yoffie, David B., author.

Strategy rules - five timeless lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve jobs

"Strategy Rules reveals the important principles and skills shared by Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs, three of the most successful and influential figures in business, and how managers and entrepreneurs can learn by their examples"--

Apr 20, 2015
Strong as death is love - the Song of Songs, Ruth, Esther, Jonah, and Daniel - a translation with commentary by Alter, Robert, author.

Strong as death is love - the Song of Songs, Ruth, Esther, Jonah, and Daniel - a translation with commentary

"An award-winning translation brings new immediacy to these beloved books of the Bible. Read them for the first time, again. These five late biblical books offer readers a range of pleasures not usually associated with the Bible. They are artful, entertaining literary works-innovative, even startling. Women often stand center stage. Song of Songs is a celebration of young love, frankly sensuous, with no reference to God or covenant. It offers some of the most beautiful love poems of the ancient

Apr 20, 2015
Twisted history - 32 true stories of torture, traitors, sadists and psychos... plus the most celebrated Saints in history by Watson, Howard, author.

Twisted history - 32 true stories of torture, traitors, sadists and psychos... plus the most celebrated Saints in history

Twisted History brings to life the stories of 32 historical figures -- murderers, assassins and traitors who embraced the dark side, and martyrs and innocents who paid with their lives in the pursuit of good, all of whom changed world history.

Apr 20, 2015
The top of his game - the best sportswriting of W.C. Heinz by Heinz, W. C. (Wilfred Charles), 1915-2008, author.

The top of his game - the best sportswriting of W.C. Heinz

Apr 20, 2015