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Curious - the desire to know and why your future depends on it by Leslie, Ian.

Curious - the desire to know and why your future depends on it

"Today it seems we have the world at our fingertips. Thanks to smartphones and tools such as Google and Wikipedia, we're able feed any aspect of our curiosity instantly. But does this mean we are actually becoming more curious? Absolutely not. In Curious, Ian Leslie argues that true curiosity-the sustained quest for understanding that begets insight and innovation-is becoming increasingly difficult to harness in our wired world. We confuse ease of access to information with curiosity, and risk l

Sep 23, 2014
Creativity - the perfect crime by Petit, Philippe, 1949-

Creativity - the perfect crime

"Completely original insights, philosophy, and approaches to the creative process developed over a lifetime of uncompromising pursuit of the impossible, by "Man on Wire" Philippe Petit's uncompromising pursuit of art"--

Sep 23, 2014
Let the tornado come - a memoir by Chin, Rita Zoey, author.

Let the tornado come - a memoir

"From an award-winning poet comes this riveting, gorgeous memoir about a young runaway, the trauma that haunted her as an adult, and the friendship with a horse that finally set her free. When she was eleven years old, Rita began to run away. Her father's violence and her mother's hostility drove her out of the house and into the streets in search of a better life. This soon led her into a dangerous world of drugs, predatory older men, and the occasional kindness of strangers, but despite the d

Sep 23, 2014
Lady Parts by Martin, Andrea

Lady Parts

Sep 23, 2014
Coming back together - a guide to successful reintegration after your partner returns from military deployment by Sayers, Steven L. author.

Coming back together - a guide to successful reintegration after your partner returns from military deployment

Offers tools military spouses can use to help their significant others reestablish routines and rebuild intimacy after a deployment, discussing how to deal with a soldier's psychological wounds, communication issues, and anxiety.

Sep 23, 2014
The Coconut Latitudes - Secrets, Storms, And Survival In The Caribbean by Gardner, Rita M., author.

The Coconut Latitudes - Secrets, Storms, And Survival In The Caribbean

"The Coconut Latitudes" is a memoir about a childhood in paradise, a journey into unexpected misery, and a twisted path to redemption and truth. Leaving a successful career in the U.S., a father makes the fateful decision to settle his wife and two young daughters on an isolated beach in the Dominican Republic. He plants ten thousand coconut seedlings and declares they are the luckiest people alive. In reality, the family is in the path of hurricanes and in the grip of a brutal dictator. Against

Sep 23, 2014
Classical philosophy - a history of philosophy without any gaps. Volume 1 by Adamson, Peter, author.

Classical philosophy - a history of philosophy without any gaps. Volume 1

Sep 23, 2014
The football man - people and passions in soccer by Hopcraft, Arthur, author.

The football man - people and passions in soccer

Written just two years after England's '66 triumph when the national game was at its zenith, Arthur Hopcraft's The Football Man is repeatedly quoted as the best book ever written about the sport. This definitive, magisterial study of football and society profiles includes interviews with all-time greats like Bobby Charlton, George Best, Alf Ramsay, Stanley Matthews, Matt Busby and Nat Lofthouse. It is a snapshot of a pivotal era in sporting history; changes and decisions were made in the sixties

Sep 23, 2014
Dungeon Master's Guide by Wizards Rpg (COR)

Dungeon Master's Guide

Sep 23, 2014
Dumplings all day Wong - a cookbook of Asian delights from a top chef by Wong, Lee Anne, author.

Dumplings all day Wong - a cookbook of Asian delights from a top chef

Collects dumpling recipes using a variety of folds, including potstickers, wontons, gyozas, shumai, and har gow, along with countless fillings and such cooking methods as steaming, pan-frying, baking, and deep-frying.

Sep 23, 2014
Landslide - LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the dawn of a new America by Darman, Jonathan.

Landslide - LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the dawn of a new America

Sep 23, 2014
The lagoon - how Aristotle invented science by Leroi, Armand Marie.

The lagoon - how Aristotle invented science

Sep 23, 2014
Killing Patton - the strange death of World War II's most audacious general by O'Reilly, Bill.

Killing Patton - the strange death of World War II's most audacious general

Killing Patton takes readers inside the final year of the war and recounts the events surrounding Patton's tragic demise, naming names of the many powerful individuals who wanted him silenced.

Sep 23, 2014
Full frontal feminism - a young woman's guide to why feminism matters by Valenti, Jessica, author.

Full frontal feminism - a young woman's guide to why feminism matters

An Internet blogger presents a feminist perspectve on such issues as pop culture, reproductive rights, eating disorders, fashion, consumerism, and politics.

Sep 23, 2014
Fresh- nourishing salads for all seasons by Harris, Kimberly

Fresh- nourishing salads for all seasons

Sep 23, 2014
The fourth revolution - the global race to reinvent the state by Micklethwait, John.

The fourth revolution - the global race to reinvent the state

Argues that a current crisis in government represents a fourth radical transition in the history of the nation-state, predicting a shift from large to strategic government while citing the roles of debt, industrialization, and rapid world growth.

Sep 23, 2014
Foundations in comic book art - fundamental tools and techniques for sequential artists by Lowe, John (John Paul) author.

Foundations in comic book art - fundamental tools and techniques for sequential artists

Offers an introduction to drawing creative comics, covering such topics as contour drawing, perspective, using photo reference, and adding digital patterns.

Sep 23, 2014
The forgotten conservative - rediscovering Grover Cleveland by Pafford, John M. (John Monroe)

The forgotten conservative - rediscovering Grover Cleveland

Traces the conservative political career of Grover Cleveland, and encourages politicians to use the leadership examples of Cleveland, who promoted free enterprise and limited Constitutional government.

Sep 23, 2014
The forest feast - simple vegetarian recipes from my cabin in the woods by Gleeson, Erin, author.

The forest feast - simple vegetarian recipes from my cabin in the woods

Collects simple vegetarian recipes that use only a few ingredients, including beer-battered artichoke hearts, watermelon radish salad, roasted veggie gnocchi, and rosemary shortbread.

Sep 23, 2014
Feminism unfinished - a short, surprising history of American women's movements by Cobble, Dorothy Sue.

Feminism unfinished - a short, surprising history of American women's movements

Traces the origins of the feminist movement to the 1920s and follows the post-Suffrage movements, which exposed the exploitation of women in the workplace and fought for sexual rights and freedoms.

Sep 23, 2014