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Bit rot - stories + essays by Coupland, Douglas, author. Bit rot - stories + essays

"Bit Rot, a new collection from Douglas Coupland that explores the different ways 20th-century notions of the future are being shredded, is a gem of the digital age. Reading Bit Rot feels a lot like bingeing on Netflix ... you can't stop with just one. 'Bit rot' is a term used in digital archiving to describe the way digital files can spontaneously and quickly decompose. As Coupland writes, 'Bit rot also describes the way my brain has been feeling since 2000, as I shed older and weaker neurons a

May 20, 2017
Black privilege - opportunity comes to those who create it by Tha God, Charlamagne, 1980- author. Black privilege - opportunity comes to those who create it

Beginning with his journey from the small town of Moncks Corner, South Carolina to his headline grabbing interviews with celebrities like Justin Bieber, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, and Hillary Clinton, radio host Charlamagne Tha God (The Breakfast Club) shares how he turned his troubled early life around by owning his (many) mistakes and refusing to give up on his dreams, even after his controversial opinions got him fired from several on-air jobs. Combining his own story with bold advice an

May 19, 2017
Block Genius - 201 Pieced Quilt Blocks With No Math Charts by Voegtlin, Sue Block Genius - 201 Pieced Quilt Blocks With No Math Charts

May 19, 2017
Book Design Made Simple by Raven, Fiona/ Collett, Glenna Book Design Made Simple

May 19, 2017
Botanical Shakespeare - an illustrated compendium of all the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited by the world's greatest playwright by Quealy, Gerit, author, editor. Botanical Shakespeare - an illustrated compendium of all the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited by the world's greatest playwright

A captivating, beautifully illustrated, one-of-a-kind color compendium of the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited in the works of the world’s greatest playwright, William Shakespeare, accompanied by their companion quotes from all of his plays and poems. With a foreword by Dame Helen Mirren—the first foreword she has ever contributed. In this striking compilation, Shakespeare historian Gerit Quealy and respected Japanese artist Sumié Hasegawa combine their knowledge and skill

May 26, 2017
Bouncing back - skills for adaptation to injury, aging, illness, and pain by Wanlass, Richard L., author. Bouncing back - skills for adaptation to injury, aging, illness, and pain

Coping with loss of ability from injury, illness, pain, or just plain aging can be tough. This book offers practical skills and helpful knowledge to build resilience and improve functioning. Chapters cover: Self-Management Skills (how to increase motivation, overcome procrastination, and actually make positive life changes), Mood Regulation (how to deal with sadness and reduced self-worth), Stress and Anxiety Management, Anger and Frustration Management, Relationship Management (how to keep rela

May 26, 2017
Breaking Mad - the insider's guide to conquering anxiety by Williamson, Anna, author. Breaking Mad - the insider's guide to conquering anxiety

Breaking Mad is packed with coping methods and solutions for those everyday moments where you need a helping hand. From recognizing the first warning signs of anxiety, to coping with a panic attack, or social anxiety, Anna and Reetta will be with you every step of the way, offering practical strategies and straightforward guidance whenever and wherever you might need it. Whether at home, on the bus, at college, just before a meeting, or even having a meltdown in the work toilet cubicle, Breaking

May 20, 2017
Breaking the good mom myth by Schafer, Alyson, author. Breaking the good mom myth

May 26, 2017
Breathe the wind, drink the rain - notes on being alive by Wood, Douglas, 1951- Breathe the wind, drink the rain - notes on being alive

Artist and wilderness guide Douglas Wood here presents his personal recipe for being truly alive?for arriving at the ground beneath your feet and feeling at home in the universe. Warm, witty, and wise,with a rare knack for getting to the heart of things in two words rather than two-thousand, BREATHE THE WIND, DRINK THE RAIN is a guidebook to that most elusive destination of all. Yourself.

May 26, 2017
Brick Beasts - 40 Clever & Creative Ideas to Make from Classic Lego by Hall, Kevin Brick Beasts - 40 Clever & Creative Ideas to Make from Classic Lego

May 19, 2017
Broad strokes - 15 women who made art and made history (in that order) by Quinn, Bridget, author. Broad strokes - 15 women who made art and made history (in that order)

"This book chronicles the lives and art of 15 often overlooked female artists from the Renaissance to the modern day"--

May 19, 2017
Buenos Aires by Mills, Nicholas. Buenos Aires

May 22, 2017
Building community - new apartment architecture by Webb, Michael, 1937- author. Building community - new apartment architecture

May 20, 2017
Canada - an illustrated history by Hayes, Derek, 1947- author. Canada - an illustrated history

"From the early days of exploration and settlement through the building of a nation to Canada's contribution to the two world wars, this illustrated history of Canada conveys the drama and scope of the nation's past. Through accessible commentary and a wealth of images, readers discover well-known and lesser-known facets of Canadian history, including the story of Canada's first newspaper, the Halifax Gazette; the many railways (besides the Canadian Pacific) that connected people and places; the

May 26, 2017
Canoeing & kayaking Florida by Molloy, Johnny Canoeing & kayaking Florida

May 19, 2017
Canoeing & kayaking Kentucky by Sehlinger, Bob, 1945- author. Canoeing & kayaking Kentucky

May 19, 2017
Careful! - a user's guide to our injury-prone minds by Casner, Steve, author. Careful! - a user's guide to our injury-prone minds

May 19, 2017
Cents and sensibility - what economics can learn from the humanities by Morson, Gary Saul, 1948- author. Cents and sensibility - what economics can learn from the humanities

Economists often act as if their methods explain all human behavior. But in Cents and Sensibility, an eminent literary critic and a leading economist make the case that the humanities, especially the study of literature, offer economists ways to make their models more realistic, their predictions more accurate, and their policies more effective and just.Gary Saul Morson and Morton Schapiro trace the connection between Adam Smith's great classic, The Wealth of Nations, and his less celebrated boo

May 26, 2017
Chakras beyond beginners - awakening to the power within by Pond, David, 1948- author. Chakras beyond beginners - awakening to the power within

May 19, 2017
Chasing space - an astronaut's story of grit, grace, and second chances by Melvin, Leland, 1964- author. Chasing space - an astronaut's story of grit, grace, and second chances

In this moving, inspirational memoir, a former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver shares his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance and grace that align to create the opportunities for success. Leland Melvin is the only person in human history to catch a pass in the National Football League and in space. Though his path from the gridiron to the heavens was riddled with setbacks and injury, Leland persevered to reach the star

May 26, 2017

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