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Teach Yourself Visually Iphone by Hart-Davis, Guy Teach Yourself Visually Iphone

Sep 20, 2017
Ten days that shook the world. by Reed, John, 1887-1920. Ten days that shook the world.

"This book is a slice of intensified history—history as I saw it.” So begins John Reed’s first-hand account of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. Much anticipated when it was published in 1919, Reed’s narrative remains as riveting today as when the events he describes were still reverberating throughout the world. Reed was hardly a disinterested observer, and his involvement in the Communist labor movement lends urgency and passion to his classic account. He vividly describes events in Petrograd

Sep 15, 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
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 annotated African American folktales by Gates, Henry Louis (EDT)/ Tatar, Maria (EDT) The annotated African American folktales

Sep 15, 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 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 astronomy book by Hughes, David W. (David Wolstenholme), 1941- author. The astronomy book

Sep 15, 2017
The autobiography of Gucci Mane by Gucci Mane, 1980- author. The autobiography of Gucci Mane

Sep 16, 2017
The beauty of numbers in nature - mathematical patterns and principles from the natural world by Stewart, Ian, 1945- author. The beauty of numbers in nature - mathematical patterns and principles from the natural world

Sep 20, 2017
The best American sports writing 2017 by Stout, Glenn (EDT)/ Bryant, Howard (EDT) The best American sports writing 2017

Sep 20, 2017
The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016 by Pitici, Mircea (EDT) The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016

Sep 20, 2017
The book of separation - a memoir by Mirvis, Tova, author. The book of separation - a memoir

Sep 16, 2017
The boy who was raised as a dog - and other stories from a child psychiatrist's notebook - what traumatized children can teach us about loss, love, and healing by Perry, Bruce Duncan, 1955- author. The boy who was raised as a dog - and other stories from a child psychiatrist's notebook - what traumatized children can teach us about loss, love, and healing

Sep 15, 2017
The breast test book - a woman's guide to mammography and beyond by Jones, Connie (Connie Phillips), 1965- The breast test book - a woman's guide to mammography and beyond

"Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy in women and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in American women. Although cardiovascular-related deaths significantly outnumber breast cancer deaths, breast cancer is arguably the most feared diagnosis among American women. Great strides have been made to heighten public awareness of breast cancer, with particular emphasis on early detection with mammography. Breast radiologists regularly witness the extreme anxiety that

Sep 20, 2017
The bughouse - poetry, politics, and madness of Ezra Pound by Swift, Daniel, 1977- author. The bughouse - poetry, politics, and madness of Ezra Pound

Sep 15, 2017
The Cat in the Box - A History of Science in 100 Experiments by Gribbin, Mary/ Gribbin, John The Cat in the Box - A History of Science in 100 Experiments

Sep 15, 2017
The Chicago Cubs - story of a curse by Cohen, Rich, author. The Chicago Cubs - story of a curse

Sep 15, 2017
The Chinese typewriter - a history by Mullaney, Thomas S. (Thomas Shawn), author. The Chinese typewriter - a history

Sep 16, 2017
The cloud corporation by Donnelly, Timothy. The cloud corporation

Sep 20, 2017

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