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Portugal - top sights, authentic experiences by Di Duca, Marc, author. Portugal - top sights, authentic experiences

May 18, 2017
Plague - one scientist's intrepid search for the truth about human retroviruses and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), autism, and other diseases by Heckenlively, Kent, author. Plague - one scientist's intrepid search for the truth about human retroviruses and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), autism, and other diseases

On July 22, 2009, a special meeting was held with twenty-four leading scientists at the National Institutes of Health to discuss early findings that a newly discovered retrovirus was linked to chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), prostate cancer, lymphoma, and eventually neurodevelopmental disorders in children. When Dr. Judy Mikovits finished her presentation the room was silent for a moment, then one of the scientists said, "Oh my God!" The resulting investigation would be like no other in science.

May 18, 2017
Personalities on the plate - the lives and minds of animals we eat by King, Barbara J., 1956- author. Personalities on the plate - the lives and minds of animals we eat

"Rooted in the latest science, and built on a mix of firsthand experience (including entomophagy, which, yes, is what you think it is) and close engagement with the work of scientists, farmers, vets, and chefs, Personalities on the plate is an unforgettable journey through the world of animals we eat."--Jacket flap.

May 18, 2017
My life as Eva - the struggle is real by Gutowski, Eva, author. My life as Eva - the struggle is real

YouTube sensation Eva Gutowski is a comedy, lifestyle, and fashion vlogger with more than seven million YouTube subscribers. Each week, Eva shares room-decorating tips, relatable comedy videos, day-in-the-life travel vlogs, and more. It's everything listeners need to know to push through so that they, too, can look back and laugh at it all with nothing more than a smile.

May 18, 2017
Locked in - the true causes of mass incarceration--and how to achieve real reform by Pfaff, John F., author. Locked in - the true causes of mass incarceration--and how to achieve real reform

"Pfaff argues that existing accounts of the causes of mass incarceration are fundamentally misguided. The most widely accepted explanations--the failed War on Drugs, draconian sentencing laws, an increasing reliance on private prisons--actually tell us much less than we like to think. Instead, Pfaff urges us to look at other factors, including a major shift in prosecutor behavior that occurred in the mid-1990s, when prosecutors began bringing felony charges against arrestees about twice as often

May 18, 2017
The Kinks - a thoroughly English phenomenon by Fleiner, Carey, 1965- author. The Kinks - a thoroughly English phenomenon

May 18, 2017
Icefall - adventures at the wild edges of our dangerous, changing planet by All, John, author. Icefall - adventures at the wild edges of our dangerous, changing planet

"In May 2014, the mountaineer and scientist John All fell into a crevasse near Everest and took a series of videos as he struggled to climb out 70 feet of ice and snow with fifteen broken bones - including 6 cracked vertebrae, internal bleeding, a severely dislocated shoulder, and his face covered in blood. The videos of him went viral and appeared in newscasts all over the world: CNN, BBC, Australia, Brazil, Israel, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, etc. and every website imaginable - from People Maga

May 18, 2017
Hiking Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains - a guide to the area's greatest hiking adventures by Keffer, Ken (Naturalist), author. Hiking Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains - a guide to the area's greatest hiking adventures

"From short scenic day trips to multi-day backpacking excursions, Hiking Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains covers dozens of trails throughout the region including lands of the Bighorn National Forest, the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area, as well as surrounding state and federal lands"--

May 18, 2017
Getting to "yes and" - the art of business improv by Kulhan, Bob, author. Getting to "yes and" - the art of business improv

"Amidst the deluge of advice for businesspeople, there lies an overlooked tool, a key to thriving in today's fast-paced, unpredictable environment: improvisation. In Getting to "Yes And" veteran improv performer, university professor, CEO, and consultant Bob Kulhan unpacks a form of mental agility with powers far beyond the entertainment value of comedy troupes. Drawing on principles from cognitive and social psychology, behavioral economics, and communication, Kulhan teaches readers to think on

May 18, 2017
From cradle to stage - stories from the mothers who rocked and raised rock stars by Grohl, Virginia Hanlon, author. From cradle to stage - stories from the mothers who rocked and raised rock stars

Drawing on interviews with such women as Verna Griffin, Dr. Dre's mother; Marianne Stipe, Michael Stipe of REM's mother; Janis Winehouse, Amy Winehouse's mother; Hester Diamond, Mike D of The Beastie Boys' mother; and many more, the mother of Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl presents an expose´ of what it's like to be a rock 'n' roll mom.

May 18, 2017
Freshman year of life - essays that tell the truth about work, home, and love after college by Freshman year of life - essays that tell the truth about work, home, and love after college

An unusual event is publishing in which a book is conceived entirely by college students tasked with the assignment to create the book they feel they need the most. THE MINDSUMO BOOK will be assembled through a series of challenges - the result a book that in form and content speaks to today's graduates in a way no book has before. The creation is newsworthy. The result will be the perfect graduation gift.

May 18, 2017
The fourth industrial revolution by Schwab, Klaus, 1938- author. The fourth industrial revolution

"World-renowned economist Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, explains that we have an opportunity to shape the fourth industrial revolution, which will fundamentally alter how we live and work. Schwab argues that this revolution is different in scale, scope and complexity from any that have come before. Characterized by a range of new technologies that are fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds, the developments are affecting all disciplines, ec

May 18, 2017
The five invitations - discovering what death can teach us about living fully by Ostaseski, Frank, author. The five invitations - discovering what death can teach us about living fully

"Life and death are a package deal. They cannot be pulled apart and we cannot truly live unless we are aware of death. [This book is a] meditation on the meaning of life and how maintaining an ever-present consciousness of death can bring us closer to our truest selves ... [Zen Hospice Project cofounder Frank Ostaseski] distills the lessons gleaned over the course of his career, offering ... [a] guide that points to a radical path to transformation"--

May 18, 2017
Discover Great Britain - experience the best of Great Britain by Dixon, Belinda, author. Discover Great Britain - experience the best of Great Britain

Lonely Planet Discover Great Britain is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gaze at the ancient stones of Stonehenge, explore the winding lanes and looming castle in Edinburgh and take in the Viking and medieval history of York; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of Great Britain and begin your journey now!

May 18, 2017
Discover Canada - top sights, authentic experiences by Discover Canada - top sights, authentic experiences

Lonely Planet's Discover Canada is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hit the ski slopes at Whistler, wander Quebec's stunning Old Town, marvel at Niagara Falls, hike in Banff National Park; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of Canada and begin your journey now!

May 18, 2017
The complete idiot's guide to handwriting analysis by Lowe, Sheila R. The complete idiot's guide to handwriting analysis

An intriguing, easy-to-follow lesson on how to understand what's behind those boldly stroked capital letters or smiley-faced dotted I's.

May 18, 2017
Cave River Valley Park by Dutcher, Michele, author. Cave River Valley Park

"In 1948 State Senator Victor Green and his wife Mabel decided to create a scenic paradise for residents in the hills of Southern Indiana and No[r]thern Kentucky. Over the years they added a log cabin, shelterhouse, trout pools and a small zoo. People were also invited to go on cave tours by boat and by foot. They created a playground for children of all ages called Cave River Valley Park." -- back cover

May 18, 2017
The American idea of home - conversations about architecture and design by Friedman, Bernard, (Entrepreneur), author. The American idea of home - conversations about architecture and design

May 18, 2017
The 7 wonders of olive oil - stronger bones, cancer prevention, higher brain function, and other medical miracles of the green nectar by Alech, Alice, author The 7 wonders of olive oil - stronger bones, cancer prevention, higher brain function, and other medical miracles of the green nectar

Jeanne Calment, who lived to be 121, credited one thing for her long life: olive oil. Olive oil enthusiasts and experts Alice Alech and Ce´cile Le Galliard join forces in this complete guidebook detailing the amazing, almost miraculous, health benefits of olive oil. From slowing the effects of Alzheimer's to building healthy bones, olive oil is unrivaled in its natural goodness. With detailed research from doctors and nutritionists around the globe, The 7 Wonders of Olive Oil reveals seven amazi

May 18, 2017
30 days a black man - the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow South by Steigerwald, Bill. 30 days a black man - the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow South

Retells the story of a white journalist from Pittsburgh who lived for thirty days as a black man in the Jim Crow South alongside Atlanta's black civil rights pioneer Wesley Dobbs, an experiment that exposed the shameful system of segregation.

May 18, 2017

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