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Lights out - a cyberattack - a nation unprepared - surviving the aftermath by Koppel, Ted, 1940 February 8-

Lights out - a cyberattack - a nation unprepared - surviving the aftermath

A renowned broadcast journalist reports that a major cyberattack on America's power grid is not only possible but likely, that it would be unimaginably devastating and that the United States is shockingly unprepared.

Sep 3, 2015
Making a point - the Persnickety story of English punctuation by Crystal, David, 1941-

Making a point - the Persnickety story of English punctuation

"The triumphant concluding volume in David Crystal's classic trilogy on the English language combines the first history of English punctuation with a complete guide on how to use it. Behind every punctuation mark lies a thousand stories. The punctuation of English, marked with occasional rationality, is founded on arbitrariness and littered with oddities. For a system of a few dozen marks it generates a disproportionate degree of uncertainty and passion, inspiring organizations like the Apostrop

Sep 3, 2015
Gluten-Free Girl American classics reinvented by Ahern, Shauna James.

Gluten-Free Girl American classics reinvented

Following the James Beard Award-winning Gluten-Free Girl Every Day, Shauna James Ahern and her husband, Daniel Ahern, have created a collection of comfort-food classics that are all unbelievably and amazingly gluten-free. Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting, Chicken-Fried Steak, New England Clam Chowder -- the country's most beloved dishes, reinvented. Of course, it wouldn't be true comfort food without dessert, and Shauna aptly provides plenty of delicious recipes for sweets lovers. There

Sep 3, 2015
Custer's trials - a life on the frontier of a new America by Stiles, T. J.

Custer's trials - a life on the frontier of a new America

A biography of the iconic Civil War commander examines his contributions to politics and the Industrial Revolution, sharing insights into his turbulent relationships, perspectives on Native Americans, and conflicts with the military.

Sep 3, 2015
Cuneiform by Finkel, Irving/ Taylor, Jonathan

Cuneiform

Sep 3, 2015
Crossing the plains with Bruno by Smith, Annick, 1936-

Crossing the plains with Bruno

Sep 3, 2015
Cooking like a master chef - 100 recipes to make the everyday extraordinary by Elliot, Graham, 1977-

Cooking like a master chef - 100 recipes to make the everyday extraordinary

Sep 3, 2015
Home / The Art of Effortless Design by DeGeneres, Ellen, author.

Home / The Art of Effortless Design

The comedian and talk show host shares her passion for home design, a look at her homes, and the secrets she has learned over twenty-five years of renovation and decoration.

Sep 3, 2015
Hitler's art thief - Hildebrand Gurlitt, the Nazis, and the looting of Europe's treasures by Ronald, Susan, author.

Hitler's art thief - Hildebrand Gurlitt, the Nazis, and the looting of Europe's treasures

"The world was stunned when eighty-year old Cornelius Gurlitt became an international media superstar in November 2013 on the discovery of over 1,400 artworks in his 1,076 square-foot Munich apartment, valued at around $1.35 billion. Gurlitt became knownas a man who never was - he didn't have a bank account, never paid tax, never received social security. He simply did not exist. He had been hard-wired into a life of shadows and secrecy by his own father long before he had inherited his art coll

Sep 3, 2015
The Ottoman Endgame - War, Revolution, and the Making of the Modern Middle East, 1908-1923 by McMeekin, Sean

The Ottoman Endgame - War, Revolution, and the Making of the Modern Middle East, 1908-1923

Sep 3, 2015
The other Paris / The People's City, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries by Sante, Luc.

The other Paris / The People's City, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Sep 3, 2015
Dr. Susan Love's breast book by Love, Susan M, author.

Dr. Susan Love's breast book

An authoritative guide to breast cancer diagnosis and treatment discusses such topics as common breast problems, screening and diagnostic techniques, cancer treatment and research, genetics and diet, implants, and hormone use.

Sep 3, 2015
The encyclopedia of oil painting techniques / A Unique Step-by-step Visual Directory of All the Key Oil-painting Techniques, Plus an Inspirational Gallery Showing How They Can Be Put into Practice by Galton, Jeremy.

The encyclopedia of oil painting techniques / A Unique Step-by-step Visual Directory of All the Key Oil-painting Techniques, Plus an Inspirational Gallery Showing How They Can Be Put into Practice

Visually demonstrates oil painting techniques, advises on canvases and paint, and features works by well-known artists to illustrate different approaches to landscape, portrait, and still life painting.

Sep 3, 2015
How to make slipcovers - designing, measuring, and sewing perfect-fit slipcovers for chairs, sofas, and ottomans by Hoskins, Patricia.

How to make slipcovers - designing, measuring, and sewing perfect-fit slipcovers for chairs, sofas, and ottomans

Sep 3, 2015
Custom socks - knit to fit your feet by Atherley, Kate, author.

Custom socks - knit to fit your feet

Provides row-by-row instructions for more than fifteen knit socks that can be easily customized.

Sep 3, 2015
Disrupt yourself - putting the power of disruptive innovation to work by Johnson, Whitney (Whitney W.).

Disrupt yourself - putting the power of disruptive innovation to work

"Are you a high potential charting your course within your current organization, a leader trying to jumpstart innovative thinking in your company? Or are you ready to do something new? Consider this simple yet powerful idea: disruptive companies and ideas upend markets by doing something truly different - they see a need, an empty space waiting to be filled, and they dare to create something for which a market may not yet exist. An expert in driving innovation via personal disruption, Whit

Sep 3, 2015
Dispatches from Pluto - Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta by Grant, Richard

Dispatches from Pluto - Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta

Sep 3, 2015
Devotion - an epic story of heroism, friendship, and sacrifice by Makos, Adam, author.

Devotion - an epic story of heroism, friendship, and sacrifice

Traces the inspirational story of famous Navy aviator duo Tom Hudner and Jesse Brown, recounting how they defied convention to serve their country, overcame racial barriers, and protected one another on a daring Korean War Mission.

Sep 3, 2015
Destressifying - the real-world guide to personal empowerment, lasting fulfillment, and peace of mind by Davidji.

Destressifying - the real-world guide to personal empowerment, lasting fulfillment, and peace of mind

Sep 3, 2015
Delicious one-pot dishes - quick, healthy, diabetes-friendly recipes by Gassenheimer, Linda.

Delicious one-pot dishes - quick, healthy, diabetes-friendly recipes

Sep 3, 2015