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Elements of taste - understanding what we like and why by Errett, Benjamin, 1978- author. Elements of taste - understanding what we like and why

Oct 17, 2017
Discipline equals freedom - field manual by Willink, Jocko, author. Discipline equals freedom - field manual

"People look for the shortcut. The hack. And if you came here looking for that: you won't find it. The shortcut is a lie. The hack doesn't get you there. And if you want to take the easy road, it won't take you to where you want to be: Stronger. Smarter. Faster. Healthier. Better. Free. To reach goals and overcome obstacles and become the best version of you possible will not happen by itself. It will not happen cutting corners, taking shortcuts, or looking for the easy way. There is no easy way

Oct 17, 2017
Dinosaur art II - the cutting edge of paleoart by Dinosaur art II - the cutting edge of paleoart

A paleoartist is an illustrator who specialises in the science and art of reconstructing ancient animals and their world. In Dinosaur Art, ten of the top contemporary paleoartists reveal a selection of their work and exclusively discuss their working methods and distinct styles. Filled with breathtaking artwork - some never before seen - and cutting edge paleontology, this is a treasure trove for dinosaur enthusiasts, art lovers and budding illustrators.

Oct 17, 2017
Death in the air - the true story of a serial killer, the great London smog, and the strangling of a city by Dawson, Kate Winkler, author. Death in the air - the true story of a serial killer, the great London smog, and the strangling of a city

In winter 1952, London automobiles and thousands of coal-burning hearths belched particulate matter into the air. But the smog that descended on December 5th of 1952 was different; it was a type that held the city hostage for five long days. Mass transit ground to a halt, criminals roamed the streets, and 12,000 people died. That same month, there was another killer at large in London: John Reginald Christie, who murdered at least six women. In a braided narrative that draws on extensive intervi

Oct 17, 2017
The collected essays of Elizabeth Hardwick by Hardwick, Elizabeth, author. The collected essays of Elizabeth Hardwick

"Collection of Elizabeth Hardwick's essays"--

Oct 17, 2017
The chef and the slow cooker by Acheson, Hugh, author. The chef and the slow cooker

Oct 17, 2017
Capital Gaines - smart things I learned doing stupid stuff by Gaines, Chip, 1974- author. Capital Gaines - smart things I learned doing stupid stuff

Before he was an HGTV star, Chip Gaines was a serial entrepreneur always ready for the next challenge. In this book, he relives some of his craziest antics and lessons he has learned.

Oct 17, 2017
The butchering art - Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine by Fitzharris, Lindsey, 1982- author. The butchering art - Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine

A dramatic account of how 19th-century Quaker surgeon Joseph Lister developed an antiseptic method that indelibly changed medicine, describes the practices and risks of early operating theaters as well as the belief systems of Lister's contemporaries.

Oct 17, 2017
Before you know it - the unconscious reasons we do what we do by Bargh, John A., author. Before you know it - the unconscious reasons we do what we do

"The world's leading expert on the unconscious mind reveals the hidden mental processes that secretly govern every aspect of our behavior. For more than three decades, Dr. John Bargh has been conducting revolutionary research into the unconscious mind--not Freud's dark, malevolent unconscious but the new unconscious, a helpful and powerful part of the mind that we can access and understand through experimental science. Now Dr. Bargh presents an engaging and enlightening tour of the influential p

Oct 17, 2017
Be fierce - stop harassment and take your power back by Carlson, Gretchen, 1966- author. Be fierce - stop harassment and take your power back

"When star news anchor, journalist, mother of two, and former Miss America Gretchen Carlson spoke up about sexual harassment in the workplace, she had no idea what lay ahead. But now, inspired by her actions, the floodgates have opened and thousands of women are joining her to Be Fierce and reclaim their power against any abuse or injustice. In BE FIERCE, Gretchen shares her own experiences, as well as powerful and moving stories from women in many different careers and fields who decided they t

Oct 17, 2017
American wolf - a true story of survival and obsession in the West by Blakeslee, Nate, 1970- American wolf - a true story of survival and obsession in the West

"The enthralling story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her. Before men ruled the earth, there were wolves. Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction in the lower 48 states by the 1920s. But in recent decades, conservationists have brought wolves back to the Rockies, igniting a battle over the very soul of the West. With novelistic detail, Nate Blakeslee tells the gripping story of on

Oct 17, 2017
Alt-America - the rise of the radical right in the age of Trump by Neiwert, David A., 1956- author. Alt-America - the rise of the radical right in the age of Trump

Oct 17, 2017
The 57 bus by Slater, Dashka, author. The 57 bus

"One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both of their lives forever. If it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public

Oct 17, 2017
You ain't heard nothin' yet - interviews with stars from Hollywood's golden era by Bawden, James, interviewer, editor. You ain't heard nothin' yet - interviews with stars from Hollywood's golden era

Oct 18, 2017
A world of three zeros - the new economics of zero poverty, zero unemployment, and zero net carbon emissions by Yunus, Muhammad, 1940- author. A world of three zeros - the new economics of zero poverty, zero unemployment, and zero net carbon emissions

A winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and bestselling author of Banker to the Poor offers his vision of an emerging new economic system that can save humankind and the planet. Muhammad Yunus, who created microcredit, invented social business, and earned a Nobel Peace Prize for his work in alleviating poverty, is one of today's most trenchant social critics. Now he declares it's time to admit that the capitalist engine is broken--that in its current form it inevitably leads to rampant inequality, mas

Oct 18, 2017
The wizard's cookbook - magical recipes inspired by Harry Potter, Merlin, the Wizard of Oz, and more by Beaupommier, Aurélia, author. The wizard's cookbook - magical recipes inspired by Harry Potter, Merlin, the Wizard of Oz, and more

From Merlin to Harry Potter to Mary Poppins, Aure´lia Beaupommier pays tribute to all sorcerers, fairies, elves, mages, and magicians within this spellbinding cookbook. "The Wizard's Cookbook" includes magical dishes that are both quick and easy to prepare for any occasion. Beaupommier provides a beautiful spread of festive themed dishes to enchant your guests. Recipes are accompanied by beautiful full-page color photographs of the delectable food and drinks. In addition to the sustenance necess

Oct 18, 2017
What to expect before you're expecting by Murkoff, Heidi Eisenberg, author. What to expect before you're expecting

"It's a cover-to-cover revision of America's bestselling guide to getting pregnant, with updated information about genetic screening, ovulation tracking, fertility treatments, and risks like Zika. What to Expect Before You're Expecting, with over 250,000 copies in print, has everything that eager-to-be moms and dads need to know about getting pregnant, from getting their bodies ready to make a healthy baby to getting that healthy baby on board faster. You'll find baby-friendly foods to order up

Oct 18, 2017
Venom - the secrets of nature's deadliest weapon by Jenner, Ronald A., author. Venom - the secrets of nature's deadliest weapon

"The story of venom from ancient origins to modern medicinal use"--

Oct 18, 2017
Under the lights and in the dark - untold stories of women's soccer by Oxenham, Gwendolyn, author. Under the lights and in the dark - untold stories of women's soccer

"Under the Lights and in the Dark takes us inside the world of women's soccer, following players across the globe, from Portland Thorns star Allie Long, who trains in an underground men's league in New York City; to English national Fara Williams, who hid her homelessness from her teammates while playing for the English national team. Oxenham takes us to Voronezh, Russia, where players battle more than just snowy pitches in pursuing their dream of playing pro, and to a refugee camp in Denmark, w

Oct 18, 2017
The turmeric cookbook - discover the health benefits and uses of turmeric, with 50 delicious recipes by Pisani, Nicole, author. The turmeric cookbook - discover the health benefits and uses of turmeric, with 50 delicious recipes

Ancient healer, modern medicine...Turmeric has been harvested for over 5,000 years in its native Indonesia and is a key ingredient in many dishes and medicinal remedies throughout the region. It is now rising quickly in popularity everywhere in the world as wellness seekers of all ages discover the health properties of this incredible food.Considered to be one of nature's most powerful anti-inflammatory ingredients, turmeric is a powerful medicine that has long been used in the Chinese and India

Oct 18, 2017

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