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The prince by Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527, author. The prince

Need to seize a country? Have enemies you must destroy? In this handbook for despots and tyrants, the Renaissance statesman Machiavelli sets forth how to accomplish this and more, while avoiding the awkwardness of becoming generally hated and despised. "Men ought either to be well treated or crushed, because they can avenge themselves of lighter injuries, of more serious ones they cannot; therefore the injury that is to be done to a man ought to be of such a kind that one does not stand in fear

Oct 19, 2017
The quantum labyrinth - how Richard Feynman and John Wheeler revolutionized time and reality by Halpern, Paul, 1961- author. The quantum labyrinth - how Richard Feynman and John Wheeler revolutionized time and reality

"In Fall 1939, Richard Feynman, a brash and brilliant recent graduate of MIT, arrived in John Wheeler's Princeton office to report for duty as his teaching assistant. The prim and proper Wheeler timed their interaction with a watch placed on the table. Feynman caught on, and for the next meeting brought his own cheap watch, set it on the table next to Wheeler's, and also began timing the chat. The two had a hearty laugh and a lifelong friendship was born. At first glance, they would seem an unli

Oct 17, 2017
The startup way - how modern companies use entrepreneurial management to transform culture and drive long-term growth by Ries, Eric, 1978- author. The startup way - how modern companies use entrepreneurial management to transform culture and drive long-term growth

Entrepreneur and bestselling author of The Lean Startup, Eric Ries reveals how entrepreneurial principles can be used by businesses of all kinds, ranging from established companies to early-stage startups, to grow revenues, drive innovation, and transform themselves into truly modern organizations, poised to take advantage of the enormous opportunities of the twenty-first century. In The Lean Startup, Eric Ries laid out the practices of successful startups – building a minimal viable product, c

Oct 18, 2017
The taste of empire - how Britain's quest for food shaped the modern world by Collingham, E. M. (Elizabeth M.), author. The taste of empire - how Britain's quest for food shaped the modern world

"...in twenty meals, The taste of Empire tells the story of how the British created a global food trade that moved people and plants across countries...Taking us on a wide-ranging culinary journey from the American frontier to the Far East, from sixteenth-century Newfoundland fisheries to present day celetrations of Thanksgiving, Lizzie Collingham uncovers the decisive role of the British Empire in shaping our modern diet."--Dust jacket.

Oct 18, 2017
The tempest by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. The tempest

Oct 19, 2017
The Tempest by Shakespeare, William/ Holland, Peter (EDT) The Tempest

Oct 19, 2017
The testing charade - pretending to make schools better by Koretz, Daniel M., author. The testing charade - pretending to make schools better

For decades we've been studying, experimenting with, and wrangling over different approaches to improving public education, and there's still little consensus on what works and what to do. The one thing people seem to agree on is that schools need to be held accountable - we need to know whether what they're doing is actually working. But what does it mean in practice? High-stakes tests. Lots of them. And that has created a crisis in American schools. Daniel Koretz, one of the nation's foremost

Oct 18, 2017
The toddler survival guide - complete protection from the whiny unfed by Spohr, Mike, author. The toddler survival guide - complete protection from the whiny unfed

"The Toddler Survival Guide is a hilarious parody that will leave parents laughing even as it provides practical advise on how they can make it through toddlerhood intact"--

Oct 19, 2017
The turmeric cookbook - discover the health benefits and uses of turmeric, with 50 delicious recipes by Pisani, Nicole, author. The turmeric cookbook - discover the health benefits and uses of turmeric, with 50 delicious recipes

Ancient healer, modern medicine...Turmeric has been harvested for over 5,000 years in its native Indonesia and is a key ingredient in many dishes and medicinal remedies throughout the region. It is now rising quickly in popularity everywhere in the world as wellness seekers of all ages discover the health properties of this incredible food.Considered to be one of nature's most powerful anti-inflammatory ingredients, turmeric is a powerful medicine that has long been used in the Chinese and India

Oct 18, 2017
The vegan cheat sheet - your take-everywhere guide to plant-based eating by Cramer, Amy. The vegan cheat sheet - your take-everywhere guide to plant-based eating

Oct 19, 2017
The warrior within - the philosophies of Bruce Lee by Little, John R., 1960- author. The warrior within - the philosophies of Bruce Lee

Oct 19, 2017
The wisdom of Sundays - life-changing insights from super soul conversations by Winfrey, Oprah, author. The wisdom of Sundays - life-changing insights from super soul conversations

Oct 17, 2017
The wizard's cookbook - magical recipes inspired by Harry Potter, Merlin, the Wizard of Oz, and more by Beaupommier, Aurélia, author. The wizard's cookbook - magical recipes inspired by Harry Potter, Merlin, the Wizard of Oz, and more

From Merlin to Harry Potter to Mary Poppins, Aure´lia Beaupommier pays tribute to all sorcerers, fairies, elves, mages, and magicians within this spellbinding cookbook. "The Wizard's Cookbook" includes magical dishes that are both quick and easy to prepare for any occasion. Beaupommier provides a beautiful spread of festive themed dishes to enchant your guests. Recipes are accompanied by beautiful full-page color photographs of the delectable food and drinks. In addition to the sustenance necess

Oct 18, 2017
The World Atlas of Street Fashion by Cox, Caroline The World Atlas of Street Fashion

Oct 19, 2017
The world is your oracle - divinatory practices for tapping your inner wisdom and getting the answers you need by Vedder-Shults, Nancy, author. The world is your oracle - divinatory practices for tapping your inner wisdom and getting the answers you need

Oct 19, 2017
The zoomable universe - an epic tour through cosmic scale, from almost everything to nearly nothing by Scharf, Caleb A., 1968- The zoomable universe - an epic tour through cosmic scale, from almost everything to nearly nothing

Oct 17, 2017
These schools belong to you and me - why we can't afford to abandon our public schools by Meier, Deborah, author. These schools belong to you and me - why we can't afford to abandon our public schools

"A challenge to narrow, profit-driven conceptions of school success and an argument for protecting public education to ensure that all students become competent citizens in a vibrant democracy MacArthur award-winning educator, reformer, and author Deborah Meier draws on her fifty-plus years of experience in education to argue that the purpose of universal education is to provide young people with an "apprenticeship for citizenship in a democracy." Through an intergenerational exchange with he

Oct 19, 2017
Things that join the sea and the sky - field notes on living by Nepo, Mark, author. Things that join the sea and the sky - field notes on living

"The Universe holds us and tosses us about, only to hold us again. With Things That Join the Sea and the Sky, Mark Nepo brings us a compelling treasury of short prose reflections to turn to when struggling to keep our heads above water, and to breathe into all of our sorrows and joys."--

Oct 18, 2017
This book has balls / Sports Rants from the MVP of Talking Trash by Rapaport, Michael, author. This book has balls / Sports Rants from the MVP of Talking Trash

Oct 19, 2017
This is how we rise - reach your highest potential, empower women, lead change in the world by Chan, Claudia, author. This is how we rise - reach your highest potential, empower women, lead change in the world

Oct 17, 2017

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