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Homo deus - a brief history of tomorrow by Harari, Yuval N., author, translator. Homo deus - a brief history of tomorrow

"Over the past century humankind has managed to do the impossible and rein in famine, plague, and war. This may seem hard to accept, but, as Harari explains in his trademark style--thorough, yet riveting--famine, plague and war have been transformed from incomprehensible and uncontrollable forces of nature into manageable challenges. For the first time ever, more people die from eating too much than from eating too little; more people die from old age than from infectious diseases; and more peop

Feb 22, 2017
Hope after suicide - one woman's journey from darkness to light by Parmley, Wendy, 1962- author. Hope after suicide - one woman's journey from darkness to light

Feb 18, 2017
How may I help you? - an immigrant's journey from MBA to minimum wage by Singh, Deepak, 1973- author. How may I help you? - an immigrant's journey from MBA to minimum wage

"How May I Help You? is Deepak Singh's insightful and thought-provoking account of disillusionment when, as an educated upper-class Indian, he moves with his American wife to the United States and discovers that America doesn't care if he has an MBA from India or had worked for the BBC. Like many immigrants before him, Singh discovers that in America employers only trust him with a minimum wage job as a clerk, but his disappointment and embarrassment soon give way to shock when he realizes that

Feb 18, 2017
How to be ultra spiritual - 12 1/2 steps to spiritual superiority by Sears, J. P. How to be ultra spiritual - 12 1/2 steps to spiritual superiority

Feb 18, 2017
How to overcome pain - natural approaches to dealing with everything from arthritis, anxiety and back pain to headaches, PMS and IBS by Chaitow, Leon, author. How to overcome pain - natural approaches to dealing with everything from arthritis, anxiety and back pain to headaches, PMS and IBS

Whether you suffer from back pain, headaches, migraines, arthritis, stomach problems or repetitive strain injury, health expert Leon Chaitow can help. Delve into this complete guide to natural pain relief to discover a wide range of tools and techniques that will empower you to take control of your pain, reduce reliance on pharmaceutical painkillers and achieve long-lasting relief from your symptoms.How to Overcome Pain: Shows you how a positive mental attitude, improved posture, exercise, and d

Feb 22, 2017
Incendiary art - poems by Smith, Patricia, 1955- author. Incendiary art - poems

Feb 18, 2017
iPhone - the missing manual by Pogue, David, 1963- author. iPhone - the missing manual

Feb 18, 2017
Jack and Norman - a state-raised convict and the legacy of Norman Mailer's "The Executioner's Song" by Loving, Jerome, 1941- author. Jack and Norman - a state-raised convict and the legacy of Norman Mailer's "The Executioner's Song"

"Norman Mailer was writing The Executioner's Song, his novel about condemned killer Gary Gilmore, when he struck up a correspondence with Jack Henry Abbott, Federal Prisoner 87098-132. Over time, Abbott convinced the famous author that he was a talented writer who deserved another chance at freedom. With letters of support from Mailer and other literary elites of the day, Abbott was released on parole in 1981. With Mailer's help, Abbott quickly became the literary "it boy" of New York City. But

Feb 22, 2017
Keeping an eye open - essays on art by Barnes, Julian, author. Keeping an eye open - essays on art

"An extraordinary collection-- hawk-eyed and understanding-- from the Booker Prize-winning, best-selling author of The Sense of an Ending and Levels of Life. As Julian Barnes explains: "Flaubert believed that...great paintings required no words of explanation. Braque thought the ideal state would be reached when we said nothing at all in front of a painting ... But it is a rare picture that stuns, or argues, us into silence. And if one does, it is only a short time before we want to explain and

Feb 22, 2017
Letter to a young farmer - how to live richly without wealth on the new garden farm by Logsdon, Gene, author. Letter to a young farmer - how to live richly without wealth on the new garden farm

Feb 22, 2017
Little kids and their big digs by Seliverstoff, Andy Little kids and their big digs

Feb 18, 2017
Makeup man - from Rocky to Star trek - the amazing creations of Hollywood's Michael Westmore by Westmore, Michael G. author. Makeup man - from Rocky to Star trek - the amazing creations of Hollywood's Michael Westmore

Feb 18, 2017
Manly health and training - to teach the science of a sound and beautiful body by Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892, author. Manly health and training - to teach the science of a sound and beautiful body

Whitman originally published this work in 1858 as a thirteen-part essay series in the New York Atlas. He used the pen name "Mose Velsor." This health manifesto, relevant today, features recommendations for eating, sleeping and exercise, emphasizing mderation and focusing on the holistic relationship between the mind and the body.

Feb 18, 2017
May cause love - an unexpected journey of enlightenment after abortion by Underwood, Kassi, author. May cause love - an unexpected journey of enlightenment after abortion

"In this powerful memoir, told with fierce honesty and surprising humor, a young woman goes on a journey of healing after abortion--a road trip across the United States with a diverse crew of spiritual teachers and a caravan of new friends. Nineteen years old, a thousand miles from her Kentucky home, Kassi Underwood sat in a doctor's office, shaking with fear. She was pregnant--and broke, unwed, and struggling with alcohol. In a decision that obliterated her southern moral code, she checked into

Feb 18, 2017
Melissa - a father's lessons from a daughter's suicide by Page, Frank. Melissa - a father's lessons from a daughter's suicide

A well-known religious leader writes about the spiritual truths and wise biblical practices he struggled to learn and put into action following his daughter's suicide, hoping it will help the church address the epidemic.

Feb 18, 2017
Mere motherhood - morning time, nursery rhymes, and my journey toward sanctification by Rollins, Cindy, author. Mere motherhood - morning time, nursery rhymes, and my journey toward sanctification

"It was back in the 1980's when Cindy Rollins, then a new mom in search of the best ways to teach her baby son, first heard about homeschooling. Thiry years and nine children later, Cindy has become a popular blogger, podcaster, and award-winning teacher. This is her story. It is a story of big families and cross-country moves and small-town living. It's about great books and morning times and nursery rhymes. It's the true story of a dedicated mother's journey toward the Truth and the famil

Feb 18, 2017
Miracle mindset - a mother, her son, and life's hardest lessons by Virgin, JJ, author. Miracle mindset - a mother, her son, and life's hardest lessons

"Celebrity nutrition and fitness expert and four-time New York Times bestselling author, JJ Virgin reveals how one life-altering event taught her to tap into an indomitable mindset, trust her instincts and defy the odds, ultimately saving her son's life...and her own. She'll share the lessons she learned that can help you create your own resilient mindset"--

Feb 22, 2017
Moon Mexico City by Meade, Julie Doherty, author. Moon Mexico City

Feb 18, 2017
Moon. Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula by Pitcher, Don, 1953- Moon. Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula

Feb 18, 2017
Mountain Mist historical quilts - 14 mid-century quilts made new by Pumphrey, Linda, author. Mountain Mist historical quilts - 14 mid-century quilts made new

Feb 18, 2017

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