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Migrant, refugee, smuggler, savior by Tinti, Peter, author. Migrant, refugee, smuggler, savior

When states, charities, and NGOs either ignore or are overwhelmed by movement of people on a vast scale, criminal networks step into the breach. This book explains what happens next.

May 26, 2017
Moon Glacier National Park by Lomax, Becky, author. Moon Glacier National Park

Provided by amazon.com.

May 27, 2017
More on war by Van Creveld, Martin, 1946- author. More on war

"War is the most important thing in the world," writes Martin van Creveld, military historian and author of the monumental work, The Rise and Decline of the State. The survival of every country, government, and individual is ultimately dependent on war - or the ability to wage it in self-defense. That is why, though it may come but once in a hundred years, every country must be prepared every day. In spite of the centrality of war to human history and culture, there has long been no modern attem

May 20, 2017
Murder in Matera - a true story of passion, family, and forgiveness in Southern Italy by Stapinski, Helene, author. Murder in Matera - a true story of passion, family, and forgiveness in Southern Italy

"Since childhood, Helene Stapinski heard lurid tales about her great-great-grandmother, Vita. In Southern Italy, she was a loose woman who had murdered someone. Immigrating to America with three children, she lost one along the way. Helene's youthful obsession with Vita deepened as she grew up, eventually propelling the journalist to Italy, where, with her own children in tow, she pursued the story, determined to set the record straight" -- provided by publisher.

May 26, 2017
My European family - the first 54,000 years by Bojs, Karin, author. My European family - the first 54,000 years

Karin Bojs grew up in a small, broken family. At her mother's funeral she felt this more keenly than ever. As a science journalist, she was eager to learn more about herself, her family and the interconnectedness of society using DNA research. After all, we're all related. And in a sense, we are all family. - Back cover.

May 27, 2017
My Lai - Vietnam, 1968, and the descent into darkness by Jones, Howard, 1940- author. My Lai - Vietnam, 1968, and the descent into darkness

May 27, 2017
My lovely wife in the psych ward - a memoir by Lukach, Mark, author. My lovely wife in the psych ward - a memoir

"Mark and Giulia's life together began as a storybook romance. The fell in love at eighteen, married at twenty-four, and were living their dream life in San Francisco. When Giulia was twenty-seven, she suffered a terrifying and unexpected psychotic break that landed her in the psych ward for nearly a month. One day she was vibrant and well-adjusted; the next she was delusional and suicidal, convinced that she was the devil and that her loved ones were not safe. All she wanted was to die. Eventua

May 20, 2017
My sugar free baby and me by Schenker, Sarah, author. My sugar free baby and me

Feeding your new baby is the perfect start for you both to go 'sugar free' and nourish your bodies with the food and ingredients for optimum health. The advice in this book will help you learn how to nourish your body, recover from childbirth, gently lose weight, balance hormones and feel energetic. It offers advice on how to go sugar free, deal with cravings and stay energised as well as recipes based on delicious, satisfying and nutritious meals every day.

May 20, 2017
Nothing Good Happens at . . . the Baby Hospital - The Strange, Silly World of Pediatric Brain Surgery by Fulkerson, Daniel, author. Nothing Good Happens at . . . the Baby Hospital - The Strange, Silly World of Pediatric Brain Surgery

Provided by amazon.com.

May 26, 2017
Numbers and the making of us - counting and the course of human cultures by Everett, Caleb, author. Numbers and the making of us - counting and the course of human cultures

Numbers and the Making of Us examines the origins and effects of numbers--words and other symbols for quantities. It focuses on the influence that numbers have had on human thought. As a result of this influence, the book claims, numbers transformed the human narrative. This transformation is supported by data from many disciplines: archaeology, linguistics, psychology, and primatology. The book surveys the types of number systems that have been innovated independently in languages around the wo

May 20, 2017
Off the beaten path. Florida - discover your fun by Gleasner, Diana C., author. Off the beaten path. Florida - discover your fun

Florida Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience--if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, Florida Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of Florida that other guidebooks just don't offer.

May 27, 2017
Oh, the meetings you'll go to! by Suits, Dr., author. Oh, the meetings you'll go to!

A parody of the graduation classic offers tongue-in-cheek inspiration to millennials facing the daunting task of entering and navigating entry-level workforce arenas, celebrating everything from endless meetings and tough bosses to opening a 401(k) and paying off student loans.

May 20, 2017
On grief & grieving - finding the meaning of grief through the five stages of loss by Kübler-Ross, Elisabeth. On grief & grieving - finding the meaning of grief through the five stages of loss

Shortly before her death in 2004, Elisabeth Ku¨bler-Ross and David Kessler, her collaborator, completed the manuscript for this, her final book. On Grief and Grieving is a fitting completion to her work. Thirty-six years and sixteen books ago, Ku¨bler-Ross's groundbreaking On Death and Dying changed the way we talk about the end of life. Now On Grief and Grieving will profoundly influence the way we experience the process of grief. On Death and Dying began as a theoretical book, an interdiscipli

May 20, 2017
Paleo in a nutshell - living & eating the way nature intended by Bond, Geoff, author. Paleo in a nutshell - living & eating the way nature intended

May 26, 2017
Pantsuit nation by Pantsuit nation

An inspiring collection of stories and photographs that capture what it means to live, work, love, and resist in America--from the Facebook group with millions of engaged and impassioned members. In October 2016, Maine resident Libby Chamberlain created a "secret" Facebook group encouraging a handful of friends to wear pantsuits to the polls. Overnight, the group of thirty exploded to 24,000 members. By November 8, the group was three million strong. Since Pantsuit Nation's inception, its member

May 20, 2017
Papi - my story by Ortiz, David, 1975- author. Papi - my story

David "Big Papi" Ortiz is a baseball icon and one of the most popular figures ever to play the game. As a key part of the Boston Red Sox for 14 years, David has helped the team win 3 World Series, bringing back a storied franchise from "never wins" to "always wins." He helped them upend the doubters, the naysayers, the nonbelievers and captured the imagination of millions of fans along the way, as he launched balls into the stands again, and again, and again. He made Boston and the Red Sox his h

May 20, 2017
Patient zero by Morín, Tomás Q., author. Patient zero

"This second collection from APR-Honickman winner Tomas Q. Morin explores love gone sideways in the lives of lovers, parents and children, humans and the divine. Patient Zero is filled with voices-of all the people, places, and things that surround a life sick with heartbreak"--

May 20, 2017
Pause - harnessing the life-changing power of giving yourself a break by O'Meara, Rachael, author. Pause - harnessing the life-changing power of giving yourself a break

"Feeling overwhelmed, burned out, or stuck? Discover the power of the pause. Sometimes life throws you for a loop. You're stressed out at your job; you're torn between work and family; your motivation and productivity are taking a nosedive. Your impulse might be to lean in and tough it out, but what you may really need to do is take a step back. Reassess your life with a clear head and dive back in with purpose and poise. In this enlightening book, Rachael O'Meara guides you through the steps of

May 20, 2017
Penguins of America by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Penguins of America

"Penguins--our lovable, cute, flightless friends who are constantly dressed for a formal occasion--have always fascinated humans. As we shuffle through life one day at a time, it's easy to take things far too seriously, but when we see penguins taking a walk in our shoes it's impossible not to recognize how silly we can actually be. Featuring humorous illustrations with captions that show penguins in the day-to-day situations that we've all experienced--from a relaxing day at the beach to a stre

May 20, 2017
Planet Earth II - a new world revealed by Moss, Stephen, 1960- author. Planet Earth II - a new world revealed

10 years on from the first, groundbreaking, Planet Earth, we use the most incredible advances in technology and scientific discovery to bring you the most exciting and immersive picture of our world's wildlife yet. With over 250 breathtaking photographs and stills from the BBC Natural History Unit's spectacular footage, this is an extraordinary new look at the complex life of some of the most amazing places on Planet Earth. Each chapter reveals an environment - some never-before-seen, some aston

May 20, 2017

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