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$2.00 a Day - Living on Almost Nothing in America by Edin, Kathryn J./ Shaefer, H. Luke

$2.00 a Day - Living on Almost Nothing in America

Jul 2, 2015
20 ways to draw a bike - and 44 other incredible ways to get around by Hancock, James Gulliver, author.

20 ways to draw a bike - and 44 other incredible ways to get around

Offers inspiration, hints, and tips to draw modes of transportation, including hot air balloons, submarines, and roller skates.

Jul 2, 2015
20 Ways to Draw a Jellyfish and 44 Other Amazing Sea Creatures - A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers by Dalziel, Trina

20 Ways to Draw a Jellyfish and 44 Other Amazing Sea Creatures - A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers

Jul 2, 2015
365 Wods - Burpees, Deadlifts, Snatches, Squats, Box Jumps, Situps, Kettlebell Swings, Double Unders, Lunges, Pushups, Pullups, and More Daily Workouts for Home by Morrison, Blair

365 Wods - Burpees, Deadlifts, Snatches, Squats, Box Jumps, Situps, Kettlebell Swings, Double Unders, Lunges, Pushups, Pullups, and More Daily Workouts for Home

Jul 2, 2015
51 day war - ruin and resistance in Gaza by Blumenthal, Max, 1977- author.

51 day war - ruin and resistance in Gaza

On July 8, 2014, Israel launched air strikes on Hamas-controlled Gaza, followed by a ground invasion. The ensuing fifty-one days of war left more than 2,200 people dead. Max Blumenthal was in Gaza and throughout Israel -- Palestine during what he argues was an entirely avoidable catastrophe. Blumenthal radically shifts the discussion around a number of highly contentious issues: the use of civilians as human shields by Israeli forces, the arbitrary targeting of Palestinian civilians, and the rad

Jul 2, 2015
8 keys to practicing mindfulness - practical strategies for emotional health and well-being by Reeds, Manuela Mischke.

8 keys to practicing mindfulness - practical strategies for emotional health and well-being

Jul 2, 2015
A Brief History of Video Games by Stanton, Richard

A Brief History of Video Games

Jul 2, 2015
A Court divided - the Rehnquist court and the future of constitutional law by Tushnet, Mark V., 1945-

A Court divided - the Rehnquist court and the future of constitutional law

Jun 29, 2015
A field guide to awkward silences by Petri, Alexandra, author.

A field guide to awkward silences

"Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri turns her satirical eye on her own life in this hilarious new memoir... Most twentysomethings spend a lot of time avoiding awkwardness. Not Alexandra Petri. Afraid of rejection? Alexandra Petri has auditioned for America's Next Top Model. Afraid of looking like an idiot? Alexandra Petri lost Jeopardy! by answering "Who is that dude?" on national TV. Afraid of bad jokes? Alexandra Petri won an international pun championship. Petri has been a debutante, r

Jun 30, 2015
A full life - reflections at ninety by Carter, Jimmy, 1924- author.

A full life - reflections at ninety

In this autobiography, President "Carter tells what he is proud of and what he might do differently. He discusses his regret at losing his re-election, but how he and Rosalynn pushed on and made a new life and second and third rewarding careers. He is frank about the presidents who have succeeded him, world leaders, and his passions for the causes he cares most about, particularly the condition of women and the deprived people of the developing world"--Amazon.com.

Jul 3, 2015
A higher standard - leadership strategies from America's first female four-star general by Dunwoody, Ann, 1953- author.

A higher standard - leadership strategies from America's first female four-star general

"What was the driving force behind Dunwoody's success [in the U.S. Army]? While her talent as a logistician and her empathy in dealing with fellow soldiers helped her rise through the ranks, Dunwoody also realized that true leaders never stop learning, refining, growing, and adapting. In [her book, she] details her evolution as a soldier and reveals the core leadership principles that helped her achieve her historic appointment. Dunwoody's strategies are applicable to any leader, no matter the s

Jun 30, 2015
A journey into Steinbeck's California by Shillinglaw, Susan.

A journey into Steinbeck's California

This part art book, part biography, and part travel guide offers insight into how landscapes and townscapes influenced John Steinbeck's creative process and how, in turn, his legacy has influenced modern California. Various types of readers will appreciate the information in this guideliterary pilgrims will learn more about the state featured so prominently in Steinbeck's work, tourists can visit the same buildings that he lived in and wrote about, and historians will appreciate the engrossing p

Jul 1, 2015
A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes by Rescher, Nicholas.

A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes

"The first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, from antiquity to the current era. Rescher introduces the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers have used over timeto engage with issues of philosophical concern: questions of meaning, truth, knowledge, value, action, and ethics. Rescher's anecdotes touch on a wide range of themes--from logic to epistemology, ethics to metaphysics"--

Jul 2, 2015
A less perfect union - the case for states' rights by Freedman, Adam, author.

A less perfect union - the case for states' rights

"Liberals believe that "states' rights" is merely a smokescreen for racist repression. What we have forgotten is that the Constitution itself is a compromise between state and federal governments--a compromise the Federal government no longer respects. Historically, the doctrine of states' rights has been a powerful engine of prosperity and a protector of American freedoms. Conservatives need to reclaim states' rights as an honorable tradition, and a necessary component of constitutional governm

Jul 3, 2015
A less perfect union - the case for states' rights by Freedman, Adam.

A less perfect union - the case for states' rights

"Liberals believe that "states' rights" is merely a smokescreen for racist repression. What we have forgotten is that the Constitution itself is a compromise between state and federal governments--a compromise the Federal government no longer respects. Historically, the doctrine of states' rights has been a powerful engine of prosperity and a protector of American freedoms. Conservatives need to reclaim states' rights as an honorable tradition, and a necessary component of constitutional governm

Jul 2, 2015
A Long High Whistle - Selected Columns on Poetry by Biespiel, David

A Long High Whistle - Selected Columns on Poetry

Jul 2, 2015
A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World by Ebert, David A./ Fowler, Sarah/ Dando, Marc (ILT)

A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World

Jul 2, 2015
A river runs again - India's natural world in crisis, from the barren cliffs of Rajasthan to the farmlands of Karnataka by Subramanian, Meera.

A river runs again - India's natural world in crisis, from the barren cliffs of Rajasthan to the farmlands of Karnataka

"In this lyrical and intimate tapestry of five stories dealing with life, loss, and survival in modern-day India, Meera Subramanian travels in search of the ordinary people and micro-enterprises redeeming India's natural world. An engineer-turned-farmer brings organic food to Indian plates. Villagers revive a dead river. Well-intentioned cook stove designers persist on a quest for a smokeless fire. Biologists bring vultures back from the brink of extinction. And in Bihar, one of India's most imp

Jul 2, 2015
A time for truth - reigniting the promise of America by Cruz, Ted, 1970- author.

A time for truth - reigniting the promise of America

A first book by the controversial senator outlines his political and personal perspectives while evaluating his potential for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.

Jul 2, 2015
A very dangerous woman - the lives, loves and lies of Russia's most seductive spy by McDonald, Deborah.

A very dangerous woman - the lives, loves and lies of Russia's most seductive spy

Jul 3, 2015