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The lost art of good conversation by Sakyong Mipham, Rinpoche, 1962- author. The lost art of good conversation

Oct 17, 2017
Living in a mindful universe - a neurosurgeon's journey into the heart of consciousness by Alexander, Eben, author. Living in a mindful universe - a neurosurgeon's journey into the heart of consciousness

"Dr. Eben Alexander, author of international phenomenon Proof of Heaven, shares the next phase of his journey to understand the true nature of consciousness and how to cultivate a state of harmony with the universe and our higher purpose. In 2008, Dr. Eben Alexander's brain was severely damaged by a devastating case of bacterial meningitis, and he lapsed into a weeklong coma. It was almost certainly a death sentence, but he miraculously survived and brought back with him an astounding story. Dur

Oct 17, 2017
Lioness - Golda Meir and the nation of Israel by Klagsbrun, Francine, author. Lioness - Golda Meir and the nation of Israel

"The definitive biography of Golda Meir: the iron-willed leader, chain-smoking political operative, and tea-and-cake-serving grandmother who became the fourth prime minister of Israel and one of the most notable women of our time"--

Oct 17, 2017
Lidia's celebrate like an Italian - 220 foolproof recipes that make every meal a party by Bastianich, Lidia, author. Lidia's celebrate like an Italian - 220 foolproof recipes that make every meal a party

Oct 17, 2017
Leonardo da Vinci by Isaacson, Walter, author. Leonardo da Vinci

"He was history's most creative genius. What secrets can he teach us? The author of the acclaimed bestsellers Steve Jobs, Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography. Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo's astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Walter Isaacson weaves a narrative that connects his art to his science. He shows how Leonardo's genius was based on skills we can improve in ourselves, such as passionat

Oct 17, 2017
Leave me alone with the recipes - the life, art, and cookbook of Cipe Pineles by Leave me alone with the recipes - the life, art, and cookbook of Cipe Pineles

Oct 17, 2017
Go back to where you came from - the backlash against immigration and the fate of western democracy by Polakow-Suransky, Sasha, 1979- author. Go back to where you came from - the backlash against immigration and the fate of western democracy

Discusses the new political climate in Europe and the United States where xenophobia and racism have voted Britain out of the EU and catapulted Donald Trump to the presidency.

Oct 17, 2017
Game change - the life and death of Steve Montador and the future of hockey by Dryden, Ken, 1947- author. Game change - the life and death of Steve Montador and the future of hockey

Oct 17, 2017
Fire on the track - Betty Robinson and the triumph of the early Olympic women by Montillo, Roseanne, author. Fire on the track - Betty Robinson and the triumph of the early Olympic women

"A group portrait of the female track stars who won gold at the Olympics--in 1928, 1932, and 1936--breaking barriers for female athletes and overcoming personal odds"--

Oct 17, 2017
Fast food genocide - how processed food is killing us and what we can do about it by Fuhrman, Joel, author. Fast food genocide - how processed food is killing us and what we can do about it

"Revered nutrition and health expert, PBS personality, and bestselling author of Eat to Live, Super Immunity, and The End of Diabetes, Dr. Joel Fuhrman, delivers a hard-hitting, culture-shifting examination of the role fast and processed food plays in our nation's health crisis and offers a program to help us discover a lasting solution, including a two-week meal plan and 80 recipes. We're eating our way to discomfort, unhappiness, disease, and premature death. Processed and fake foods have beco

Oct 17, 2017
Endurance - a year in space, a lifetime of discovery by Kelly, Scott, 1964- author. Endurance - a year in space, a lifetime of discovery

The veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for consecutive days spent in space, Scott Kelly has experienced things very few have. Now, he takes us inside a sphere utterly inimical to human life. He describes navigating the extreme challenge of long-term spaceflight, both existential and banal: the devastating effects on the body; the isolation from everyone he loves and the comforts of Earth; the pressures of constant close cohabitation; the catastrophic risks of depressuri

Oct 17, 2017
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

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