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Deep down dark - the untold stories of 33 men buried in a Chilean mine, and the miracle that set them free by Tobar, Héctor, 1963-

Deep down dark - the untold stories of 33 men buried in a Chilean mine, and the miracle that set them free

A Pulitzer Prize winning journalist relates the experiences of the thirty-three men who endured entrapment beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days during the San Jose´ mine collapse outside of Copiapo´, Chile, in August 2010.

Jan 26, 2015
Rain on the dead by Higgins, Jack, 1929- author.

Rain on the dead

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Jan 26, 2015
On immunity an inoculation by Biss, Eula, author.

On immunity an inoculation

Why do we fear vaccines' A provocative examination by Eula Biss, the author of Notes from No Man's Land, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award Upon becoming a new mother, Eula Biss addresses a chronic condition of fear'fear of the government, the medical establishment, and what is in your child's air, food, mattress, medicine, and vaccines. She finds that you cannot immunize your child, or yourself, from the world. In this bold, fascinating book, Biss investigates the metaphors and my

Jan 26, 2015
Of all the gin joints - stumbling though Hollywood history - with 40 cocktail recipes by Bailey, Mark, 1968 November 25- author.

Of all the gin joints - stumbling though Hollywood history - with 40 cocktail recipes

Jan 26, 2015
Limonov by Carrère, Emmanuel, 1957- author.

Limonov

"This deft, timely translation of French writer and filmmaker Carrere's sparkling 2011 biography of Edward Limonov is an enthralling portrait of a man and his times. The subtitle is no exaggeration: Limonov, a prolific and celebrated author, cofounder of Russia's National Bolshevik Party, onetime coleader of the Drugaya Rossiya opposition movement, and current head of Strategy-31 (which organizes protests in Russia aimed at securing the right to peacefully assemble), has led an extraordinary lif

Jan 26, 2015
Last breath by Caine, Rachel.

Last breath

When college student Claire Danvers learns that three of the vampires in Morganville have disappeared without a trace, only to discover that the last person seen with one of the missing vampires is a mysterious new resident named Magnus, she begins to suspect that Magnus is not a fellow-human.

Jan 26, 2015
Jesus and the Land the New Testament Challenge to "Holy Land" Theology. by Burge, Gary M.

Jesus and the Land the New Testament Challenge to "Holy Land" Theology.

Describes first-century Jewish and Christian beliefs about the land of Israel and examines present-day tensions, helping readers develop a Christian theology of the land.

Jan 26, 2015
Herbie hancock possibilities by Hancock, Herbie.

Herbie hancock possibilities

The long-awaited memoir by one of the most influential and beloved musicians of our time In Herbie Hancock the legendary jazz musician and composer reflects on a life and a thriving career that has spanned seven decades. A true innovator, Hancock has had an enormous influence on both acoustic and electric jazz, R&B and hip-hop, with his ongoing exploration of different musical genres, winning fourteen Grammy awards along the way. From his beginnings as a child prodigy to his work in Miles Davis'

Jan 26, 2015
Free play improvisation in life and art by Nachmanovitch, Stephen.

Free play improvisation in life and art

Jan 26, 2015
Fall of night by Caine, Rachel.

Fall of night

Thanks to its unique combination of human and vampire residents, Morganville, Texas, is a small college town with big-time problems. When student Claire Danvers gets the chance to experience life on the outside, she takes it. But Morganville isn't the only town with vampire trouble... Claire never thought she'd leave Morganville, but when she gets accepted into the graduate program at MIT, she can't pass up the opportunity. Saying good-bye to her friends is bittersweet, especially since things a

Jan 26, 2015
Even this i get to experience by Lear, Norman.

Even this i get to experience

The dynamic and always controversial television producer shares fifty years of show business and politics, with all the candor and wisdom expected from the creator of All in the Family The legendary creator of iconic television programs All in the Family, Sanford and Son, Maude, Good Times, The Jeffersons, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Norman Lear remade our television culture'while leading a life of unparalleled political, civic, and social involvement. Sharing the wealth of Lear's ninety yea

Jan 26, 2015
The walking dead - rise of the Governor by Kirkman, Robert, author.

The walking dead - rise of the Governor

In the Walking Dead universe, there is no greater villain than the Governor. The despot who runs the walled-off town of Woodbury, he has his own sick sense of justice: whether it's forcing prisoners to battle zombies in an arena for the townspeople's amusement, or chopping off the appendages of those who cross him. The Governor was voted "Villain of the Year" by Wizard magazine the year he debuted, and his story arc was the most controversial in the history of the Walking Dead comic book series.

Jan 26, 2015
The walking dead - the fall of the Governor. Part one by Kirkman, Robert, author.

The walking dead - the fall of the Governor. Part one

"The Walking Dead trilogy of original novels, set in the universe of Robert Kirkman's iconic comic, reaches its final crescendo in The Fall of the Governor. From coauthors Robert Kirkman, creator of the Eisner Award winning comic book and executive producer of AMC's blockbuster TV series, and Jay Bonansinga, Stoker award finalist and internationally acclaimed author, comes the gripping third novel in this richly woven, page-turning literary saga, which began with The Walking Dead: Rise of the Go

Jan 26, 2015
Dante's Divine comedy by Chwast, Seymour.

Dante's Divine comedy

In this Seymour Chwast's version of Dante Alighieri's epic poem, Dante and his guide Virgil don fedoras and wander through noirish realms of Hell, Purgatory and Paradise. Along the way they catalog a multitude of sinners and saints--many of them real people to whom Dante tellingly assigned either horrible punishment or indescribable pleasure--and meet both God and Lucifer face-to-face. Chwast creates a visual fantasia that fascinates on every page. His inventive illustrations capture the delirio

Jan 26, 2015
Crafting with paracord - 50 fun and creative projects using the world's strongest cord by Poole, Chad, author.

Crafting with paracord - 50 fun and creative projects using the world's strongest cord

Jan 26, 2015
The corpse exhibition and other stories of Iraq by Balāsim, Ḥasan, author.

The corpse exhibition and other stories of Iraq

"An explosive new voice in fiction emerges from Iraq in this blistering debut by "perhaps the best writer of Arabic fiction alive" (The Guardian) The first major literary work about the Iraq War from an Iraqi perspective, The Corpse Exhibition shows us the war as we have never seen it before. Here is a world not only of soldiers and assassins, hostages and car bombers, refugees and terrorists, but also of madmen and prophets, angels and djinni, sorcerers and spirits. Blending shocking realism wi

Jan 26, 2015
A confederacy of dunces by Toole, John Kennedy, 1937-1969.

A confederacy of dunces

Toole's lunatic and sage novel introduces one of the most memorable characters in American literature, Ignatius Reilly, whom Walker Percy dubs "slob extraordinaire, a mad Oliver Hardy, a fat Don Quixote, a perverse Thomas Aquinas rolled into one." Set in New Orleans, A confederacy of Dunces outswifts Swift, one of whose essays gives the book its title. As its characters burst into life, they leave the region and literature forever changed by their presence-Ignatius and his mother; Miss Trixie, t

Jan 26, 2015
Black dawn by Caine, Rachel.

Black dawn

With its eclectic mix of vampire and human citizens, Morganville, Texas, has always been a risky place to call home. But with the invasion of the vampire's deadliest enemy, Morganville isn't just in danger--it's dying. Ever since the draug--mysterious creatures that prey on vampires--took over Morganville, the lives of student Claire Danvers and her friends have been thrown into turmoil. Most of the town's residents have evacuated, but Claire, Shane, Eve and Michael have chosen to stay and fight

Jan 26, 2015
Bitter blood by Caine, Rachel.

Bitter blood

For years, the human and vampire residents of Morganville, Texas, have managed to co-exist in peace. But now that the threat to the vampires has been defeated, the human residents are learning that the gravest danger they face is the enemy within? Thanks to the eradication of the parasitic creatures known as the draug, the vampires of Morganville have been freed of their usual constraints. With the vampires indulging their every whim, the town?s human population is determined to hold on to their

Jan 26, 2015
Abundance - the future is better than you think by Diamandis, Peter H., author.

Abundance - the future is better than you think

The authors document how four forces--exponential technologies, the DIY innovator, the Technophilanthropist, and the Rising Billion--are conspiring to solve our biggest problems. "Abundance" establishes hard targets for change and lays out a strategic roadmap for governments, industry and entrepreneurs, giving us plenty of reason for optimism.

Jan 26, 2015