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Death in the air - the true story of a serial killer, the great London smog, and the strangling of a city by Dawson, Kate Winkler, author. Death in the air - the true story of a serial killer, the great London smog, and the strangling of a city

In winter 1952, London automobiles and thousands of coal-burning hearths belched particulate matter into the air. But the smog that descended on December 5th of 1952 was different; it was a type that held the city hostage for five long days. Mass transit ground to a halt, criminals roamed the streets, and 12,000 people died. That same month, there was another killer at large in London: John Reginald Christie, who murdered at least six women. In a braided narrative that draws on extensive intervi

Oct 17, 2017
The collected essays of Elizabeth Hardwick by Hardwick, Elizabeth, author. The collected essays of Elizabeth Hardwick

"Collection of Elizabeth Hardwick's essays"--

Oct 17, 2017
The chef and the slow cooker by Acheson, Hugh, author. The chef and the slow cooker

Oct 17, 2017
Capital Gaines - smart things I learned doing stupid stuff by Gaines, Chip, 1974- author. Capital Gaines - smart things I learned doing stupid stuff

Before he was an HGTV star, Chip Gaines was a serial entrepreneur always ready for the next challenge. In this book, he relives some of his craziest antics and lessons he has learned.

Oct 17, 2017
The butchering art - Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine by Fitzharris, Lindsey, 1982- author. The butchering art - Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine

A dramatic account of how 19th-century Quaker surgeon Joseph Lister developed an antiseptic method that indelibly changed medicine, describes the practices and risks of early operating theaters as well as the belief systems of Lister's contemporaries.

Oct 17, 2017
Before you know it - the unconscious reasons we do what we do by Bargh, John A., author. Before you know it - the unconscious reasons we do what we do

"The world's leading expert on the unconscious mind reveals the hidden mental processes that secretly govern every aspect of our behavior. For more than three decades, Dr. John Bargh has been conducting revolutionary research into the unconscious mind--not Freud's dark, malevolent unconscious but the new unconscious, a helpful and powerful part of the mind that we can access and understand through experimental science. Now Dr. Bargh presents an engaging and enlightening tour of the influential p

Oct 17, 2017
Be fierce - stop harassment and take your power back by Carlson, Gretchen, 1966- author. Be fierce - stop harassment and take your power back

"When star news anchor, journalist, mother of two, and former Miss America Gretchen Carlson spoke up about sexual harassment in the workplace, she had no idea what lay ahead. But now, inspired by her actions, the floodgates have opened and thousands of women are joining her to Be Fierce and reclaim their power against any abuse or injustice. In BE FIERCE, Gretchen shares her own experiences, as well as powerful and moving stories from women in many different careers and fields who decided they t

Oct 17, 2017
American wolf - a true story of survival and obsession in the West by Blakeslee, Nate, 1970- American wolf - a true story of survival and obsession in the West

"The enthralling story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her. Before men ruled the earth, there were wolves. Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction in the lower 48 states by the 1920s. But in recent decades, conservationists have brought wolves back to the Rockies, igniting a battle over the very soul of the West. With novelistic detail, Nate Blakeslee tells the gripping story of on

Oct 17, 2017
Alt-America - the rise of the radical right in the age of Trump by Neiwert, David A., 1956- author. Alt-America - the rise of the radical right in the age of Trump

Oct 17, 2017
The 57 bus by Slater, Dashka, author. The 57 bus

"One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both of their lives forever. If it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public

Oct 17, 2017

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