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The end of stationarity - searching for the new normal in the age of carbon shock by Schapiro, Mark, 1955- author. The end of stationarity - searching for the new normal in the age of carbon shock

"Scientists have devised a new term to explain the turmoil caused by climate change: the end of stationarity. It means that our baselines for rainfall, water flow, temperature, and extreme weather are no longer relevant--that making predictions based on past experience is no longer possible. But climate change has upended baselines in the financial world, too, disrupting the global economy in ways that are just becoming clear, leaving us unable to assess risk, and causing us to fundamentally re-

May 15, 2017
Eggs unscrambled - egg freezing, fertility, and the truth about your reproductive years by Fischer, Agnes, author. Eggs unscrambled - egg freezing, fertility, and the truth about your reproductive years

Eggs Unscrambled is the girlfriend’s guide to everything you need to know about your reproductive options, especially the groundbreaking technology that has revolutionized the modern woman’s life: oocyte cryopreservation. With the help of NYU Langone Fertility Center’s Dr. Nicole Noyes and Dr. Sarah Druckenmiller, Fischer debunks common misconceptions about fertility, offers no-nonsense details of the egg freezing process, and lays out a real plan to help you make important

May 15, 2017
Eat the beetles! - an exploration into our conflicted relationship with insects by Waltner-Toews, David, 1948- author. Eat the beetles! - an exploration into our conflicted relationship with insects

May 15, 2017
Dying to be free - a healing guide for families after a suicide by Cobain, Bev, 1940- Dying to be free - a healing guide for families after a suicide

Transforming suffering into strength, misconceptions into understanding, and shame into dignity, Beverly Cobain and Jean Larch break through the dangerous silence and stigma surrounding suicide to bring readers this much-needed book. By sharing survivor stories as well as the latest thinking and statistics about suicide, Cobain and Larch break through myths, misinformation, and misunderstandings. The result is a book of extraordinary compassion and steadfast guidance for anyone awash in the afte

May 15, 2017
Duct tape engineer - the book of big, bigger, and epic duct tape projects - from backpacks to kayaks, writing desks to rocket launchers by Akiyama, Lance, author. Duct tape engineer - the book of big, bigger, and epic duct tape projects - from backpacks to kayaks, writing desks to rocket launchers

May 15, 2017
Ducksoup - the wisdom of simple cooking by Lattin, Clare, author. Ducksoup - the wisdom of simple cooking

May 15, 2017
Drawing trees and leaves - observing and sketching the natural world by Kuo, Julia, author. Drawing trees and leaves - observing and sketching the natural world

May 15, 2017
Dragons, crystals & chainmaille - jewelry designs to inspire your imagination by Cruz, Jane Danley, author. Dragons, crystals & chainmaille - jewelry designs to inspire your imagination

"This book celebrates the fascination with jewelry centered on Medieval, Renaissance and other worldly elements... Twenty Five projects using popular icons and materials such as leather, crystal and chainmaille complete the collection. All projects incorporate easy to find materials incorporated into projects a beginner to an advanced jewelry maker would enjoy."--Provided by publisher.

May 15, 2017
Do I make myself clear? - why writing well matters by Evans, Harold, 1928- author. Do I make myself clear? - why writing well matters

Harry Evans has edited everything from the urgent files of battlefield reporters to the complex thought processes of Henry Kissinger. He's even been knighted for his services to journalism. In DO I MAKE MYSELF CLEAR?, he brings his indispensable insight to us all in his definite guide to writing well. The right words are oxygen to our ideas, but the digital era, with all of its TTYL, LMK, and WTF, has been cutting off that oxygen flow. The compulsion to be precise has vanished from our culture,

May 15, 2017
The diabetes 2-month turnaround by Hieronymus, Laura, author. The diabetes 2-month turnaround

"Most people looking for diabetes information fall into two categories: newly diagnosed or suffering from complications for the first time. In both cases, better glucose management and diabetes control is necessary to feel better and prevent long-term problems. With The Diabetes 2-Month Turnaround, author Laura Hieronymous has created a blueprint for getting health back on track safely, effectively, and for the long term. Using the results of years of behavioral research, Dr. Hieronymous has cre

May 15, 2017
Deep thinking - where machine intelligence ends and human creativity begins by Kasparov, G. K. (Garri Kimovich), author. Deep thinking - where machine intelligence ends and human creativity begins

The former world chess champion who played, and lost, against Deep Blue, a supercomputer, in 1997 discusses why he thinks humans should embrace the competition between themselves and machine intelligence.

May 15, 2017
Death need not be fatal by McCourt, Malachy, 1931- author. Death need not be fatal

May 15, 2017
Day trips from Phoenix, Tucson & Flagstaff - getaway ideas for the local traveler by Hait, Pam, author. Day trips from Phoenix, Tucson & Flagstaff - getaway ideas for the local traveler

"Rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip with Day Trips from Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff. This guide is packed with hundreds of exciting things for locals and vacationers to do, see, and discover within a two-hour drive of these Arizona cities. With full trip-planning information, Day Trips from Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff helps make the most of a brief getaway."--Back cover.

May 15, 2017
Coach Wooden and me - our 50-year friendship on and off the court by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947- author. Coach Wooden and me - our 50-year friendship on and off the court

May 15, 2017
Churchill, Roosevelt & company - studies in character and statecraft by Lehrman, Lewis E., author. Churchill, Roosevelt & company - studies in character and statecraft

May 15, 2017
Chuck Klosterman X - a highly specific, defiantly incomplete history of the early 21st century by Klosterman, Chuck, 1972- author. Chuck Klosterman X - a highly specific, defiantly incomplete history of the early 21st century

"New York Times-bestselling author and cultural critic Chuck Klosterman compiles and contextualizes the best of his articles and essays from the past decade. Chuck Klosterman has created an incomparable body of work in books, magazines, newspapers, and on the Web. His writing spans the realms of culture and sports, while also addressing interpersonal issues, social quandaries, and ethical boundaries. Klosterman has written nine previous books, helped found and establish Grantland, served as the

May 15, 2017
Changing how America votes by Changing how America votes

Democracy requires conversations about how its practice can be improved. This is an enduring theme in American politics, and demands for change in how we conduct elections are highly salient today. The crisis of the 2000 presidential election generated demands for changes in election rules, but the response was muted. After 2000, several states adopted photo ID laws, and other rules that made it more difficult to vote. The 2010 Citizens United decision heralded in deregulation of campaign financ

May 15, 2017
Change your story, change your life - using shamanic and Jungian tools to achieve personal transformation by Greer, Carl, author. Change your story, change your life - using shamanic and Jungian tools to achieve personal transformation

A practical self-help guide to personal transformation using traditional shamanic techniques combined with journaling and Carl Greer's method for dialoguing that draws upon Jungian active imagination. The exercises inspire readers to work with insights and energies derived during the use of modalities that tap into the unconscious so that they may consciously choose the changes they would like to make in their lives and begin implementing them.--Publisher's description.

May 15, 2017
The captain class - the hidden force that creates the world's greatest teams by Walker, Sam (Newspaper editor), author. The captain class - the hidden force that creates the world's greatest teams

"Walker starts with one of the most hotly debated questions in sports: What are the greatest teams ever--particularly those that sustained success over a long period of time. He devised a formula to compare the achievements of teams from leagues all over the world, and after painstakingly profiling thousands of them, produced a comprehensive, unbiased list of the 16 best. Period. At that point, Walker became obsessed with another, more complicated question: What did these teams have in common? A

May 15, 2017
The Bushcraft field guide to trapping, gathering, & cooking in the wild by Canterbury, Dave, author. The Bushcraft field guide to trapping, gathering, & cooking in the wild

Renowned outdoors expert and New York Times bestselling author Dave Canterbury provides you with all you need to know about packing, trapping, and preparing food for your treks and wilderness travels. Whether you're headed out for a day hike or a weeklong expedition, you'll find everything you need to survive - and eat well - out in the wild. Canterbury makes certain you're set by not only teaching you how to hunt and gather, but also giving you recipes to make while on the trail. Complete with

May 15, 2017

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