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Jews, Gentiles, and other animals - the Talmud after the humanities by Wasserman, Mira, author. Jews, Gentiles, and other animals - the Talmud after the humanities

Sep 23, 2017
Journey without maps by Greene, Graham, 1904-1991. Journey without maps

His mind crowded with vivid images of Africa, Graham Greene set off in 1935 to discover Liberia, a remote and unfamiliar republic founded for released slaves. Now with a new introduction by Paul Theroux, Journey Without Maps is the spellbinding record of Greene's journey. Crossing the red-clay terrain from Sierra Leone to the coast of Grand Bassa with a chain of porters, he came to know one of the few areas of Africa untouched by colonization. Western civilization had not yet impinged on either

Sep 19, 2017
Just another spiritual book by Lozoff, Bo Just another spiritual book

Sep 23, 2017
Just Move! - A New Approach to Fitness After 50 by Owen, James P. Just Move! - A New Approach to Fitness After 50

Sep 23, 2017
Kapp to Cape - Never Look Back- Race to the End of the Earth by Pakravan, Reza Kapp to Cape - Never Look Back- Race to the End of the Earth

Sep 20, 2017
Kids love Tennessee - your family travel guide to exploring kid-friendly Tennessee by Zavatsky, Michele Darrall. Kids love Tennessee - your family travel guide to exploring kid-friendly Tennessee

Sep 21, 2017
Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang - The Boom in British Thrillers from Casino Royale to the Eagle Has Landed- How Britain Lost an Empire but its Secret Agents Saved the World by Ripley, Mike/ Child, Lee (FRW) Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang - The Boom in British Thrillers from Casino Royale to the Eagle Has Landed- How Britain Lost an Empire but its Secret Agents Saved the World

Sep 23, 2017
Know-it-all biology - the 50 most elemental concepts in biology, each explained in under a minute > by '/>

"Know-It-All Biology tackles the vital science of life, dissecting the 50 most thought-provoking theories of our ecosystem and ourselves. At a time when discoveries in DNA allow us to feel more connected than ever to the natural world, this is the fastest route to an understanding of the tree of life. Whether you're dipping into the gene pool, unlocking cells, or conversing on biodiversity, this is all the knowledge you need to bring life to any dinner-party debate."--Amazon.com.

Sep 23, 2017
Know-it-all energy - the 50 most elemental concepts in energy, each explained in under a minute > by '/>

"As a phenomenon that resides everywhere and in everything, energy is best understood by example. Exploring energy shows how it cannot be created or destroyed, only transformed—and how plankton and other ancient ocean-dwelling organisms can be used to power your car. Reducing the subject to its essential areas, Know-It-All Energy charts fascinating and fundamental topics, from the nuclear fusion reactor at the heart of the sun and civilization’s discovery of our first hands-on ener

Sep 23, 2017
Know-it-all great inventions - the 50 greatest inventions, each explained in under a minute > by '/>

"Universal change is often the ultimate result of one individual's lightbulb moment--an invention that triggers a ripple effect across countries, continents, or even out into space. Know-It-All Great Inventions looks at fifty of these great ideas that really did change the world. It covers a wide range, from early days (the wheel) through materials (the invention of steel and plastic) to communications (the alphabet, printing press, and Worldwide Web) and the conveniences of--relatively--modern

Sep 23, 2017
Kyoto - a pocket guide to the city's best cultural hangouts, shops, bars and eateries by Wide, Steve, author. Kyoto - a pocket guide to the city's best cultural hangouts, shops, bars and eateries

Steeped in history, tradition and beauty, Kyoto reflects the changing of the seasons more than any other city in the world. There are 2000 temples and shrines to visit, the intricate culture of Geisha, tea houses, Zen gardens, and artisan crafts that are just as important today as they were a thousand years ago. There are beautiful restaurants in centuries-old houses, but also some of the best street food in the world. In this pocket-size travel guide, seasoned travellers Steve and Michelle offe

Sep 23, 2017
Landslide - true stories by Proctor, Minna, author. Landslide - true stories

"Minna Zallman Proctor's Landslide is a captivating collection of interconnected personal essays. These "true stories" explore the author's complicated relationship with her mother--who was diagnosed with cancer at age fifty-seven and died fifteen years later--and the ways in which their connection was long the "prime mover" of Proctor's life, the subtle force coursing beneath her adulthood. As such, these vibrant essays also narrate the trials and triumphs of Proctor's own life--shifting betwee

Sep 20, 2017
Learn Electronics With Arduino - An Illustrated Beginner's Guide to Physical Computing by Culkin, Jody/ Hagan, Eric Learn Electronics With Arduino - An Illustrated Beginner's Guide to Physical Computing

Sep 23, 2017
Leave me alone with the recipes - the life, art, and cookbook of Cipe Pineles by Pineles, Cipe/ Rich, Sarah (EDT)/ Macnaughton, Wendy (EDT)/ Millman, Debbie (EDT)/ Popova, Maria (EDT) Leave me alone with the recipes - the life, art, and cookbook of Cipe Pineles

Sep 20, 2017
Leila's Secret by Karimi, Kooshyar Leila's Secret

Sep 20, 2017
Leopard warrior - a journey into the African teachings of ancestry, instinct, and dreams by Lockley, John, author. Leopard warrior - a journey into the African teachings of ancestry, instinct, and dreams

Sep 20, 2017
Life With Forty Dogs - Misadventures With Runts, Rejects, Retirees, and Rescues by Robertia, Jospeh Life With Forty Dogs - Misadventures With Runts, Rejects, Retirees, and Rescues

Sep 20, 2017
Life's last gift - how to give and receive peace when a loved one is dying by Garfield, Charles A, author. Life's last gift - how to give and receive peace when a loved one is dying

Sep 20, 2017
Lifesaving for beginners - a memoir by Edelstein, Anne, author. Lifesaving for beginners - a memoir

Sep 20, 2017
Light the dark - writers on creativity, inspiration, and the artistic process by Light the dark - writers on creativity, inspiration, and the artistic process

"What inspires you? That's the simple, but profound question more than forty renowned authors answer in LIGHT THE DARK. Each author picks a favorite passage--from a novel, a song, a poem--to reveal what gets them started and keeps them going doing the creative work they love. From there, incredible stories of life changing encounters with art emerge, like how sneaking a volume of Stephen King stories into his job as a night security guard helped Khaled Hosseini learn that nothing he creates will

Sep 23, 2017

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