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The worrier's guide to the end of the world - love, loss, and other catastrophes-- through Italy, India, and beyond by DeRoche, Torre, author. The worrier's guide to the end of the world - love, loss, and other catastrophes-- through Italy, India, and beyond

"A funny and heartwarming story of one woman's attempt to walk off a lifetime of fear--with a soulmate, bad shoes, and lots of wine. Torre DeRoche is at rock bottom following a breakup and her father's death when she crosses paths with the goofy and spirited Masha, who is pusuing her dream of walking the world. When Masha invites Torre to join her pilgrimage through Tuscany--drinking wine, foraging wild berries, and twirling on hillsides--Torre straps on a pair of flimsy street shoes and gets ra

Sep 21, 2017
The world of Laura Ingalls Wilder - the frontier landscapes that inspired the Little House books by McDowell, Marta, author. The world of Laura Ingalls Wilder - the frontier landscapes that inspired the Little House books

"This lushly illustrated book from bestselling author Marta McDowell examines Laura Ingalls Wilder's relationship to the landscape and illuminates how it inspired the beloved Little House Books" --

Sep 21, 2017
Withdrawal - reassessing America's final years in Vietnam by Daddis, Gregory A., 1967- author. Withdrawal - reassessing America's final years in Vietnam

A "better war." Over the last two decades, this term has become synonymous with US strategy during the Vietnam War's final years. The narrative is enticingly simple, appealing to many audiences. After the disastrous results of the 1968 Tet offensive, in which Hanoi's forces demonstrated the failures of American strategy, popular history tells of a new American military commander who emerged in South Vietnam and with inspired leadership and a new approach turned around a long stalemated conflict.

Sep 21, 2017
Windows server 2016 unleashed by Morimoto, Rand, author. Windows server 2016 unleashed

Sep 21, 2017
The urban monk - Eastern wisdom and modern hacks to stop time and find success, happiness, and peace by Shojai, Pedram, author. The urban monk - Eastern wisdom and modern hacks to stop time and find success, happiness, and peace

"[This work] reveals the secrets to finding an open heart, sharp mind, and grounded sense of well-being, even in the most demanding circumstances"--Front jacket flap.

Sep 21, 2017
Unique eats and eateries of St. Louis by Corbett, Suzanne, 1953- author. Unique eats and eateries of St. Louis

According to Webster's Dictionary unique is defined as follows: something unlike anything else, rare, uncommon, unusual, exclusive or unparalleled. Unique Eats and Eateries St. Louis takes a look at a broad range of classic to trendy eats and at ninety St. Louis regional restaurants, producers and products. Divided into sections as Plates with a Views, Hot Hearths and Plates, Unique Eats and Eateries St. Louis looks at the story behind each specialty eat or establishment. Each good eats features

Sep 21, 2017
The truth (with jokes) by Franken, Al, author. The truth (with jokes)

Nearly a year after the presidential election of 2004, Al Franken is still checking facts, exposing lies, and trying to clear the record as he sees it. Sneering at President Bush's declaration of a mandate after a two-and-a-half percent victory, he deconstructs Bush's 2004 platform of "fear, smear, and queers," and explains how the president has done some flip-flopping of his own. He offers comment on well-known stories, including the Terri Schiavo case, and some more obscure, such as reports of

Sep 21, 2017
Traces of Vermeer by Jelley, Jane, author. Traces of Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer's luminous paintings are loved and admired around the world, yet we do not understand how they were made. We see sunlit spaces; the glimmer of satin, silver, and linen; we see the softness of a hand on a lute string or letter. We recognise the distilled impression of a moment of time; and we feel it to be real. We might hope for some answers from the experts, but they are confounded too. Even with the modern technology available, they do not know why there is no evidence of any

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
Spiritual graffiti by MC Yogi, author. Spiritual graffiti

Before he was one of the most well-known yoga teachers in North America and an international hip-hop artist, MC Yogi was a juvenile delinquent who was kicked out of three schools, sent to live at a group home for at-risk youth, arrested for vandalism and caught up in a world of drugs and chaos. At eighteen, fate brought him to his first yoga class. After discovering yoga, MC Yogi devoted himself to the practice. From traveling to India to study with gurus to living and learning with many America

Sep 21, 2017
The six wives of Henry VIII by Weir, Alison, 1951- author. The six wives of Henry VIII

The tempestuous, bloody, and splendid reign of Henry VIII of England (1509-1547) is one of the most fascinating in all history, not least for his marriage to six extraordinary women. In this work of scholarship, Alison Weir draws on early biographies, letters, memoirs, account books, and diplomatic reports to bring these women to life. Catherine of Aragon emerges as a staunch though misguided woman of principle; Anne Boleyn, an ambitious adventuress with a penchant for vengeance; Jane Seymour, a

Sep 21, 2017
Side hustle - from idea to income in 27 days by Guillebeau, Chris, author. Side hustle - from idea to income in 27 days

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Sep 21, 2017
Producing for profit - a practical guide to making independent and studio films by Stevens, Andrew, 1955- author. Producing for profit - a practical guide to making independent and studio films

In Producing for Profit: A Practical Guide to Making Independent and Studio Films, Andrew Stevens provides real-world examples and his own proven techniques for success that can turn passion into profit. Far more than just theory, the book outlines practical applications that filmmakers of all levels can use to succeed in today’s ever-changing marketplace. Readers will learn how to develop screenplays that are commercial, and how to negotiate, finance, cast, produce, sell, distribute, and market

Sep 21, 2017
Paying for college without going broke 2018 by Chany, Kalman A., author. Paying for college without going broke 2018

A guide to controlling college costs offers advice on financial aid packages, educational loans, tax regulations, and additional sources of revenue, and includes the latest financial aid forms and updates on tax laws.

Sep 21, 2017
Orders to kill - the Putin regime and political murder by Knight, Amy W., 1946- author. Orders to kill - the Putin regime and political murder

"'Western leaders should be aware that when they shake hands with Putin, they shake hands with a murderer.'--Leonid Martyniuk. In Russia, the twenty-first century belongs to Vladimir Putin. His political dominance has lasted two presidential terms, an appointment to prime minister, and a controversial election to a third presidential term. And like the violent tsars and Soviet revolutionaries who came before him, he maintains his grip on power through coercion and intimidation. As journalists, a

Sep 21, 2017
On race - 34 conversations in a time of crisis by Yancy, George, interviewer. On race - 34 conversations in a time of crisis

Sep 21, 2017
National Geographic atlas of beer - a globe-trotting journey through the world of beer by Hoalst-Pullen, Nancy, author. National Geographic atlas of beer - a globe-trotting journey through the world of beer

This illustrated beer atlas includes more beers and more countries than many books of its kind. Includes beer recommendations from Garrett Oliver, the renowned brewmaster of Brooklyn Brewery, and written by "beer geographers" Nancy Hoalst-Pullen and Mark Patterson, this guide features more than 100 maps and 200 color photos. You'll find beer history, trends, and tasting across six continents (and how to order a beer in 14 languages!). Travel tips include the best breweries, beer festivals, and p

Sep 21, 2017
A mind at home with itself - how asking four questions can free your mind, open your heart, and turn your world around by Katie, Byron, author. A mind at home with itself - how asking four questions can free your mind, open your heart, and turn your world around

"In A Mind at Home with Itself, Byron Katie illuminates one of the most profound ancient Buddhist texts, The Diamond Sutra (newly translated in these pages by distinguished scholar Stephen Mitchell) to reveal the nature of the mind and to liberate us from painful thoughts, using her revolutionary system of self-inquiry called 'The Work.' Byron Katie doesn't merely describe the awakened mind; she empowers us to see it and feel it in action. At once startlingly fresh and powerfully enlightening, A

Sep 21, 2017
The long distance runner's guide to injury prevention and treatment - how to avoid common problems and deal with them when they happen by The long distance runner's guide to injury prevention and treatment - how to avoid common problems and deal with them when they happen

Sep 21, 2017
Little soldiers - an American boy, a Chinese school, and the global race to achieve by Chu, Lenora, author. Little soldiers - an American boy, a Chinese school, and the global race to achieve

An exploration of China's widely acclaimed yet insular education system shares insights into how their examples are shaping the future of American parenting and education.

Sep 21, 2017

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