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Wild ride - inside Uber's quest for world domination by Lashinsky, Adam, author. Wild ride - inside Uber's quest for world domination

"Fortune writer and bestselling author of Inside Apple's expose of Uber, the multi-billion dollar Silicon Valley upstart that has disrupted the transportation industry around the world. Uber is one of the most fascinating and controversial businesses in the world, both beloved for its elegant ride-hailing concept and heady growth and condemned for CEO Travis Kalanick's ruthless pursuit of success at all cost. Despite the company's significance to the on-demand economy and the mobile revolution,

May 30, 2017
We the people - stories from the community rights movement in the United States by Linzey, Thomas, author. We the people - stories from the community rights movement in the United States

We the People offers powerful portraits of communities across the United States that have faced threats from environmentally destructive corporate projects and responded by successfully banning those projects at a local level. We hear the inspiring voices of ordinary citizens and activists practicing a cutting-edge form of organizing developed by the nonprofit law firm, the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF). Their methodology is an answer for the frustrations of untold numbers o

May 30, 2017
The ultimate freelancer's guidebook - learn how to- land the best jobs, build your brand, be your own boss by Black, Yuwanda, author. The ultimate freelancer's guidebook - learn how to- land the best jobs, build your brand, be your own boss

"A step-by-step guide to becoming successful as a freelancer"--

May 30, 2017
True faith and allegiance - a story of service and sacrifice in war and peace by Gonzales, Alberto R., author. True faith and allegiance - a story of service and sacrifice in war and peace

May 30, 2017
The trouble with reality - a rumination on moral panic in our time by Gladstone, Brooke, author. The trouble with reality - a rumination on moral panic in our time

May 30, 2017
Top 10 Chicago by Top 10 Chicago

Presents a top ten selection of hotels, restaurants, sightseeing highlights, landmarks, shopping sites, and entertainment venues in Chicago.

May 30, 2017
Sting like a bee - Muhammad Ali vs. the United States of America, 1966-1971 by Montville, Leigh, author. Sting like a bee - Muhammad Ali vs. the United States of America, 1966-1971

"An insightful portrait of Muhammed Ali from the New York Times bestselling author of At the Altar of Speed and The Big Bam. It centers on the cultural and political implications of Ali's refusal of service in the military--and the key moments in a life that was as high profile and transformative as any in the twentieth century. With the death of Muhammad Ali in June, 2016, the media and America in general have remembered a hero, a heavyweight champion, an Olympic gold medalist, an icon, and a m

May 30, 2017
The skirt emporium by Zsazsa, Madame, author. The skirt emporium

This fun, quirky book is packed with 25 gorgeous, colorful skirts for women of all sizes and girls of all ages. All of the projects can be easily customized using the full-size patterns given in the back: all can be made for adults or children, and advice is given on how to create maternity wear. Each design is shown made from several different fabrics and with different trims to inspire the reader to follow their own personal tastes. Choose from styles such as A-line, bell, circle, straight, ga

May 30, 2017
Shut up and cook! - modern, healthy recipes that anyone can make and everyone will love by Reid, Erica, author. Shut up and cook! - modern, healthy recipes that anyone can make and everyone will love

What does it mean to shut up and cook? It means to get out of your head and into the kitchen! We all want to eat healthier and feel better, but we often don't know where to start. Maybe you don't have time to prepare elaborate meals or you've never used your kitchen. Maybe you are cooking for people with different dietary needs, or you want to learn new recipes but don't want to buy thirty different cookbooks to find the right one. You know you should improve your diet, but getting started seems

May 30, 2017
Robert's rules of order - simplified and applied by Robert, Henry M. (Henry Martyn), 1837-1923, creator. Robert's rules of order - simplified and applied

Presents the rules of parliamentary procedure designed to help meetings run more smoothly and efficiently.

May 30, 2017
The recipe hacker confidential - break the code to cooking mouthwatering & good-for-you meals without grains, gluten, dairy, soy, or cane sugar by Keuilian, Diana, 1981- author. The recipe hacker confidential - break the code to cooking mouthwatering & good-for-you meals without grains, gluten, dairy, soy, or cane sugar

Presents a collection of healthy recipes which contain nutrient dense ingredients and exclude gluten and sugar, with options for breakfasts, appetizers, main dishes, snacks, and desserts.

May 30, 2017
Rail-trails mid-Atlantic - the definitive guide to multi-use trails in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia by Rail-trails mid-Atlantic - the definitive guide to multi-use trails in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia

May 30, 2017
Radical hope - letters of love and dissent in dangerous times by Radical hope - letters of love and dissent in dangerous times

"Radical Hope is a collection of letters--to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged--written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists. Provocative and inspiring, Radical Hope offers readers a kaleidoscopic view of the love and courage needed to navigate this time of upheaval, uncertainty, and fear, in view of the recent US presidential election. Including letters by Junot Di´az, Al

May 30, 2017
Protecting your internet identity - are you naked online? by Claypoole, Ted, 1963- author. Protecting your internet identity - are you naked online?

"Protecting Your Internet Identity illustrates the depth and importance of a person?s online persona and reputation, and provides strategies for building the best possible online identity. This updated edition addresses the newest ways that people live their lives online, the pressing legal changes that you need to know, and cutting edge technical developments and new ways to protect your identity and reputation, "--Baker & Taylor.

May 30, 2017
The permaculture promise - what permaculture is and how it can help us reverse climate change, build a more resilient future on Earth, and revitalize our communities by Neiger, Jono, author. The permaculture promise - what permaculture is and how it can help us reverse climate change, build a more resilient future on Earth, and revitalize our communities

Permaculture is a design system that offers practical ideas for how humans can simultaneously provide for ourselves and regenerate the natural world. Here are 22 ways that permaculture can help us achieve that goal, brought to life through profiles of people and communities who are already taking the permaculture path. This groundbreaking approach moves beyond sustainability, connecting all the systems of human life, including gardening, housing, transportation, energy, and how we structure our

May 30, 2017
Online or flatline - the small business owner's guide to digital marketing by Choat, Nick, author. Online or flatline - the small business owner's guide to digital marketing

"Digital marketing is a daunting task for many small business owners. It often seems intimidating and complicated, and the benefits are not easily measured, but without it, many businesses die out. In Online or Flatline, Nick Choat offers practical steps and easy-to-use tools to get your business online."--Back cover.

May 30, 2017
No one eats alone - food as a social enterprise by Carolan, Michael S., author. No one eats alone - food as a social enterprise

In today's fast-paced, fast food world, everyone seems to be eating alone, all the time-whether it's at their desks or in the car. Even those who find time for a family meal are cut off from the people who grew, harvested, distributed, marketed, and sold the foods on their table. Few ever break bread with anyone outside their own socioeconomic group. So why does Michael Carolan say that that no one eats alone? Because all of us are affected by the other people in our vast foodscape. We can no lo

May 30, 2017
Nixon's White House wars - the battles that made and broke a president and divided America forever by Buchanan, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph), 1938- author. Nixon's White House wars - the battles that made and broke a president and divided America forever

May 30, 2017
New Orleans by Wood, Marilyn, 1948- New Orleans

New Orleans remains one of the most visited destinations in the U.S., and this new guide is timed perfectly for the city's brilliant resurgence following Hurricane Katrina. Completely rewritten and lavishly illustrated, this book brings to life all that the city still has to offer.

May 30, 2017
New Orleans by Martone, Laura, author. New Orleans

New Orleans native Laura Martone offers an insider's take on the Big Easy, from shopping on Magazine Street to listening to old-time jazz in Faubourg Marigny. Martone also includes a handful of fun trip itinerary ideas, including A Romantic Weekend, Mardi Gras, and Haunted New Orleans. With tips on taking carriage rides through the French Quarter, visiting the Art District's museums, and bicycling in City Park, Moon New Orleans gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and me

May 30, 2017

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