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The pocket encyclopedia of aggravation - 97 things that annoy, bother, chafe, disturb, enervate, frustrate, grate, harass, irk, jar, miff, nettle, outrage, peeve, quassh, rile, stress out, trouble, upset, vex, worry, and x y z you! by Lee, Laura, 1969-... The pocket encyclopedia of aggravation - 97 things that annoy, bother, chafe, disturb, enervate, frustrate, grate, harass, irk, jar, miff, nettle, outrage, peeve, quassh, rile, stress out, trouble, upset, vex, worry, and x y z you!

Oct 19, 2017
The possibility principle - how quantum physics can improve the way you think, live, and love by Schwartz, Mel, author. The possibility principle - how quantum physics can improve the way you think, live, and love

With The Possibility Principle, psychotherapist Mel Schwartz offers a revolutionary approach to living the life we choose. Though science has vastly expanded our knowledge, it has also led us to adopt a worldview where we see ourselves as insignificant specks living in a mechanical universe. Now, insights from quantum physics reveal that our universe is, in fact, a vibrantly intelligent reality and that each of us plays a vital role in shaping it. In this groundbreaking book, Schwartz shows us h

Oct 21, 2017
The presidency of Ulysses S. Grant by Calhoun, Charles W. (Charles William), 1948- author. The presidency of Ulysses S. Grant

"As controversial in politics as he was in the military, Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) was an embattled president, enormously popular with the American people, yet the target of unrelenting censure by political enemies. For the first time in almost a century, this book by the distinguished historian Charles W. Calhoun examines Grant's administration in depth, offering a fresh look at the 18th president's policies and actions during his two terms in office (1869-1877). Most biographers focus on G

Oct 19, 2017
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 RBG workout by Johnson, Bryant (Personal trainer), author. The RBG workout

How does Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the Supreme Court's favorite octogenarians, stay so active and energetic? She owes it in part to the twice-weekly workouts she does with her personal trainer, Bryant Johnson. . .Now, with the RBG Workout, you can exercise alongside Justice Ginsburg and Bryant. From planks to squats to (full) push-ups, this simple but challenging workout - illustrated with four-color illustrations of the justice in workout gear -- will have you getting fit in no time.

Oct 21, 2017
The real happy pill - power up your brain by moving your body by Hansen, Anders, author. The real happy pill - power up your brain by moving your body

Oct 21, 2017
The roasted vegetable - how to roast everything from artichokes to zucchini, for big, bold flavors in pasta, pizza, risotto, side dishes, couscous, salsa, dips, sandwiches, and salads by Chesman, Andrea, author. The roasted vegetable - how to roast everything from artichokes to zucchini, for big, bold flavors in pasta, pizza, risotto, side dishes, couscous, salsa, dips, sandwiches, and salads

Oct 21, 2017
The science of sleep - what it is, how it works, and why it matters by Mendelson, Wallace B., author. The science of sleep - what it is, how it works, and why it matters

Oct 21, 2017
The second world wars - how the first global conflict was fought and won by Hanson, Victor Davis, author. The second world wars - how the first global conflict was fought and won

Oct 21, 2017
The secret lives of color by St. Clair, Kassia, author. The secret lives of color

"The unforgettable, unknown history of colors and the vivid stories behind them in a beautiful multi-colored volume The Secret Lives of Color tells the unusual stories of seventy-five fascinating shades, dyes and hues. From blonde to ginger, the brown that changed the way battles were fought to the white that protected against the plague, Picasso's blue period to the charcoal on the cave walls at Lascaux, acid yellow to kelly green, and from scarlet women to imperial purple, these surprising sto

Oct 21, 2017
The Singer-Songwriter's Guide to Recording in the Home Studio by Adams, Shane The Singer-Songwriter's Guide to Recording in the Home Studio

Oct 21, 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 storm before the storm - the beginning of the end of the Roman Republic by Duncan, Michael (Podcaster), author. The storm before the storm - the beginning of the end of the Roman Republic

Oct 21, 2017
The struggle to reform our colleges by Bok, Derek Curtis, author. The struggle to reform our colleges

Oct 21, 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 thin light of freedom - the Civil War and emancipation in the heart of America by Ayers, Edward L., 1953- author. The thin light of freedom - the Civil War and emancipation in the heart of America

Oct 21, 2017

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