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Consciousness - confessions of a romantic reductionist by Koch, Christof, 1956-, author. Consciousness - confessions of a romantic reductionist

"What links conscious experience of pain, joy, color, and smell to bioelectrical activity in the brain? How can anything physical give rise to nonphysical, subjective, conscious states? Christof Koch has devoted much of his career to bridging the seemingly unbridgeable gap between the physics of the brain and phenomenal experience. This engaging book--part scientific overview, part memoir, part futurist speculation--describes Koch's search for an empirical explanation for consciousness. Koch rec

Mar 25, 2017
City of light, city of poison - murder, magic, and the first police chief of Paris by Tucker, Holly, author. City of light, city of poison - murder, magic, and the first police chief of Paris

Nicolas de La Reynie, appointed by Louis XIV as the first police chief of Paris, pursues criminals through the labyrinthine neighborhoods of the city, unearths a tightly knit cabal of poisoners, witches, and renegade priests, and discovers that the distance between the quiet backstabbing world of the king's court and the criminal underground is disturbingly short. As he continues his investigations, La Reynie suspects that Louis's mistresses are involved in many of the nefarious plots he has unc

Mar 25, 2017
Change of seasons - a memoir by Oates, John. Change of seasons - a memoir

Mar 25, 2017
Chandra's cosmos - dark matter, black holes, and other wonders revealed by NASA's premier X-ray observatory by Tucker, Wallace H., author. Chandra's cosmos - dark matter, black holes, and other wonders revealed by NASA's premier X-ray observatory

Mar 25, 2017
Bowls - recipes and inspirations for one-dish meals by Watson, Molly (Food writer), author. Bowls - recipes and inspirations for one-dish meals

Mar 25, 2017
The bone broth secret - a culinary adventure in health, beauty, and longevity by Hay, Louise L., author. The bone broth secret - a culinary adventure in health, beauty, and longevity

"When a forgotten, time-honored traditional food is rediscovered for its health and beauty benefits, we all pay attention. In this one-of-a-kind culinary adventure, internationally renowned self-help pioneer Louise Hay and '21st-century medicine woman' Heather Dane join together to explore a fresh and fun take on the art of cooking with bone broth, as well as the science behind its impressive curative applications. Chock-full of research, how-tos, and tips, this inventive cookbook offers a pract

Mar 25, 2017
The big life - embrace your mess, work your side hustle, find a monumental relationship, and become the badass babe you were meant to be by Shoket, Ann, 1972- author. The big life - embrace your mess, work your side hustle, find a monumental relationship, and become the badass babe you were meant to be

"Millennial women are changing what it means to be powerful and successful in the world--for everyone. Forever. You want The Big Life--that delicious cocktail of passion, career, work, ambition, respect, money, and a monumental relationship. And you want it on your own terms. Forget climbing some corporate ladder, you want a career with twists and turns and adventure. For you, success only matters if it's meaningful. Ann Shoket knows the evolving values of young women more than anyone. She's the

Mar 25, 2017
Before night falls by Arenas, Reinaldo, 1943-1990. Before night falls

Mar 25, 2017
Architecture - super-quick techniques for amazing drawings by Steel, Liz, 1971- author. Architecture - super-quick techniques for amazing drawings

Mar 25, 2017
The ambulance drivers - Hemingway, Dos Passos, and a friendship made and lost in war by Morris, James McGrath, author. The ambulance drivers - Hemingway, Dos Passos, and a friendship made and lost in war

Mar 25, 2017
4-minute fit - the metabolism accelerator for the time crunched, deskbound, and stressed-out by Baleka, Siphiwe, author. 4-minute fit - the metabolism accelerator for the time crunched, deskbound, and stressed-out

"From Yale-educated truck driver and fitness guru Siphiwe Baleka, a revolutionary metabolism-spiking program for anyone who feels they don't have enough time, equipment, or money to get in shape and lose those extra pounds. When Siphiwe Baleka, who had once been a NCAA Division I athlete, began truck driving in 2008, his whole lifestyle changed. Within weeks his metabolism slowed drastically and he gained ten percent of his body weight. He knew he needed to take back control of his health and we

Mar 25, 2017
1,001 ways to slow down - a little book of everyday calm by Kipfer, Barbara Ann, author. 1,001 ways to slow down - a little book of everyday calm

Mar 25, 2017
Sinners, saints and the furious love of God - raw ragamuffin reflections from a wannabe vagabond evangelist by Schultz, David Leo, 1980- author. Sinners, saints and the furious love of God - raw ragamuffin reflections from a wannabe vagabond evangelist

"If you're looking for a book by someone with all the answers, this book isn't for you. If you are looking for a bible guru, self-help saint, or a goodie two-shoes, this book isn't for you. I want to be me in this book. At least as much as wisdom would allow. Not the watered down, sugar coated, half-mast version of myself. But the person I really am: a sinner saved by grace. This book is a raw conversation filled with honest refections about life and faith. Like the one you'd have at a dingy bar

Mar 27, 2017
Who's better, who's best in coaching? - setting the record straight on the top 50 NFL coaches in history by Silverman, Steve, 1956- Who's better, who's best in coaching? - setting the record straight on the top 50 NFL coaches in history

Mar 28, 2017
The truth about language - what it is and where it came from by Corballis, Michael C., author. The truth about language - what it is and where it came from

Mar 28, 2017
Stone country - then and now by Sanders, Scott R. (Scott Russell), 1945- Stone country - then and now

Mar 28, 2017
SketchUp for dummies by Chopra, Aidan. SketchUp for dummies

Mar 28, 2017
Michelin Grand Tour of Switzerland. by Michelin Grand Tour of Switzerland.

Mar 28, 2017
Java for dummies by Burd, Barry A. Java for dummies

Mar 28, 2017
In my kitchen - a collection of new and favorite vegetarian recipes by Madison, Deborah, author. In my kitchen - a collection of new and favorite vegetarian recipes

"From the foremost authority on vegetarian cooking and one of the most trusted voices in food comes a carefully curated and updated collection of 100 favorite and most inspired recipes, reflecting how Deborah Madison loves to cook now,"--Amazon.com.

Mar 28, 2017

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