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The beach beneath the street - the everyday life and glorious times of the Situationist International by Wark, McKenzie, 1961- author. The beach beneath the street - the everyday life and glorious times of the Situationist International

Tracing the group's development from the bohemian Paris of the '50s to the explosive days of May '68, Wark presents the Situationists as an ensemble, rather than the brainchild and dominion of its most famous member, Guy Debord. Roaming through Europe and the lives of those who made up the movement -- including Constant, Asger Jorn, Miche`le Bernstein, Alex Trocchi and Jacqueline De Jong -- Wark uncovers an international movement riven with conflicting passions and swept up in the storms of hist

Sep 21, 2017
The astronomy book by The astronomy book

An essential guide to milestone developments in astronomy, telling the story of our ideas about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos--from ancient times to the present day. From planets and stars to black holes and the Big Bang, take a journey through the wonders of the universe. Featuring topics from the Copernican Revolution to the mind-boggling theories of recent science, The Astronomy Book uses flowcharts, graphics, and illustrations to help clarify hard-to-grasp concepts and explain

Sep 23, 2017
The artist, the censor, and the nude - a tale of morality and appropriation by Harcourt, Glenn, author. The artist, the censor, and the nude - a tale of morality and appropriation

Sep 20, 2017
The art of misdiagnosis - a memoir by Brandeis, Gayle, author. The art of misdiagnosis - a memoir

"Award-winning novelist and poet Gayle Brandeis's wrenching memoir of her complicated family history and her mother's suicide Gayle Brandeis's mother disappeared just after Gayle gave birth to her youngest child. Several days later, her body was found: she had hanged herself in the utility closet of a Pasadena parking garage. In this searing, formally inventive memoir, Gayle describes the dissonance between being a new mother, a sweet-smelling infant at her chest, and a grieving daughter tryin

Sep 20, 2017
The animals among us - how pets make us human by Bradshaw, John, 1950- author. The animals among us - how pets make us human

"The bestselling author of Dog Sense and Cat Sense explains why living with animals has always been a fundamental aspect of being human. Pets have never been more popular. Over half of American households share their home with either a cat or a dog, and many contain both. This is a huge change from only a century ago, when the majority of domestic cats and dogs were working animals, keeping rodents at bay, guarding property, herding sheep. Nowadays, most are valued solely for the companionship t

Sep 20, 2017
The Alzheimer's solution - a breakthrough program to prevent and reverse the symptoms of cognitive decline at every age by Sherzai, Dean, author. The Alzheimer's solution - a breakthrough program to prevent and reverse the symptoms of cognitive decline at every age

Sep 23, 2017
The all-or-nothing marriage - how the best marriages work by Finkel, Eli J., author. The all-or-nothing marriage - how the best marriages work

A psychology professor discusses his recent research into modern marriages and offers practical advice and long-term strategies to pursue self-discovery and personal growth and improve self-esteem along with your spouse so that happiness can thrive in your relationship.

Sep 22, 2017
The 3D body revolution - the ultimate workout + nutrition blueprint to get healthy and lean by Driver, Donald, 1975- author. The 3D body revolution - the ultimate workout + nutrition blueprint to get healthy and lean

"Featuring 25 recipes and 36 exercises illustrated with clear step-by-step photos, The 3D Body Revolution shares the secrets of the world's most elite athletes for getting super strong, super lean, super fast"--

Sep 21, 2017
Thanks, Obama - My Hopey Changey White House Years by Litt, David, 1986- author. Thanks, Obama - My Hopey Changey White House Years

"A different kind of White House memoir, presidential speechwriter David Litt's comic account of his years spent working with Barack Obama and his reflection on Obama's legacy in the age of Trump"--

Sep 21, 2017
Testo junkie - sex, drugs, and biopolitics in the pharmacopornographic era by Preciado, Paul B. Testo junkie - sex, drugs, and biopolitics in the pharmacopornographic era

"What constitutes a "real" man or woman in the twenty-first century? Since birth control pills, erectile dysfunction remedies, and factory-made testosterone and estrogen were developed, biology is definitely no longer destiny. In this penetrating analysis of gender, Beatriz Preciado shows the ways in which the synthesis of hormones since the 1950s has fundamentally changed how gender and sexual identity are formulated, and how the pharmaceutical and pornography industries are in the business of

Sep 20, 2017
Tell me about yourself - six steps for accurate and artful self-definition - an action guide by Murchison, Holley M., author. Tell me about yourself - six steps for accurate and artful self-definition - an action guide

Sep 22, 2017
Teach Yourself Visually Iphone by Hart-Davis, Guy Teach Yourself Visually Iphone

Sep 20, 2017
Tactical mobility - the comprehensive training and fitness guide for increased performance and injury prevention by Benas, Nick, author. Tactical mobility - the comprehensive training and fitness guide for increased performance and injury prevention

A comprehensive fitness guide for greater mobility, flexibility, and performance—designed for the men and women serving in law enforcement, emergency services and military—Tactical Mobility is a perfect fit for anyone who wants to reach the highest level of fitness. With customized and customizable workouts perfect for beginners to experts, Tactical Mobility allows people to jump right in at their personal fitness level, making the workouts quick and easy to include in your existing routines. Th

Sep 23, 2017
Sweet poison quit plan by Gillespie, David, 1966- author. Sweet poison quit plan

Sep 22, 2017
Suzanne's children - a daring rescue in Nazi Paris by Nelson, Anne, author. Suzanne's children - a daring rescue in Nazi Paris

"A story of courage in the face of evil. The tense drama of Suzanne Spaak who risked and gave her life to save hundreds of Jewish children from deportation from Nazi Paris to Auschwitz. This is one of the untold stories of the Holocaust. Suzanne Spaak wasborn into the Belgian Catholic elite and married into the country's leading political family. Her brother-in-law was the Foreign Minister and her husband Claude was a playwright and patron of the painter Rene´e Magritte. In Paris in the late 193

Sep 20, 2017
Superhero sewing - easy sewing projects for nurturing little imaginations by Huerta, Lane, author. Superhero sewing - easy sewing projects for nurturing little imaginations

"Helping your kids look the part for their imaginative play is easy with Superhero Sewing. Superhero Sewing presents easy sewing projects for encouraging and satisfying your child's love of - and need for - richly imaginative play. Lane Huerta, a mom andthe owner of Lovelane Designs, a noted independent maker of imaginative silk-screened playwear, shares her creative know-how and adapts her charming designs for sewers and other crafters. Following an overview of essential materials, tools, and t

Sep 23, 2017
Storming the wall - climate change, migration, and homeland security by Miller, Todd, 1970- author. Storming the wall - climate change, migration, and homeland security

"According to U.S. military planners, climate change now poses the #1 national security threat to the United States, even before terrorism. The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre reports that a person is four times more likely to be forced to move due to environmental disaster than by war, and in 2015 alone, 19.2 million people were displaced worldwide by environmental disasters. Droughts, fires, and floods are driving ever-larger numbers of people to cross national borders, and the problem

Sep 19, 2017
Sticky fingers - the life and times of Jann Wenner and Rolling stone magazine / Joe Hagan. by Hagan, Joe, 1971- author. Sticky fingers - the life and times of Jann Wenner and Rolling stone magazine / Joe Hagan.

Sep 23, 2017
Stegosaurus - an extraordinary specimen and the secrets it reveals by Barrett, Paul M. (Paleontologist), author. Stegosaurus - an extraordinary specimen and the secrets it reveals

"The incredible dinosaur that dominates the Earth Hall of the Natural History Museum [in London] is the most intact Stegosaurus fossil skeleton ever found. Measuring nearly six meters long from head to tail, around 90% of the animal -- nicknamed Sophie -- is preserved, making it both incredibly rare and valuable. This is the story of Sophie's dramatic discovery in the hills of Wyoming, USA and her journey to the high tech laboratories of the Natural History Museum, where her arrival led to the f

Sep 23, 2017
Statistics for dummies by Rumsey, Deborah J. (Deborah Jean), 1961- author. Statistics for dummies

Sep 20, 2017

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