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Waking up - a guide to spirituality without religion by Harris, Sam, 1967-

Waking up - a guide to spirituality without religion

"For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris's new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology. Waking Up is for the 30 percent of Americans who follow no religion, but who suspect that Jesus, Buddha, Lao Tzu, Rumi, and the other saints and sages of history could not have all been epileptics, schizophrenics, or frauds. Throughout the book, Harris argues that there are important truths to be found in t

Sep 15, 2014
The Virgin way - everything I know about leadership by Branson, Richard.

The Virgin way - everything I know about leadership

" While building the Virgin Group over forty years, Richard Branson has never shied away from seemingly outlandish challenges that others (including his own colleagues on several occasions) considered sheer lunacy. He has taken on giants like British Airways and won, and monsters like Coca-Cola and lost. Now Branson gives an inside look at his strikingly different swashbuckling style of leadership. Learn how fun, family, passion, and the dying art of listening are key components to what his exte

Sep 15, 2014
To the survivors - one man's journey as a Rape Crisis Counselor with true stories of sexual violene by Uttaro, Robert, author.

To the survivors - one man's journey as a Rape Crisis Counselor with true stories of sexual violene

Sep 15, 2014
True stories, well told - from the first 20 years of creative nonfiction Magazine by

True stories, well told - from the first 20 years of creative nonfiction Magazine

Sep 15, 2014
Will it waffle? - 53 unexpected and irresistible recipes to make in a waffle iron by Shumski, Daniel, author.

Will it waffle? - 53 unexpected and irresistible recipes to make in a waffle iron

Sep 15, 2014
What women want by Rhode, Deborah L., author.

What women want

Sep 15, 2014
Unconventional and unexpected - American quilts below the radar 1950-2000. by Kiracofe, Roderick.

Unconventional and unexpected - American quilts below the radar 1950-2000.

Sep 15, 2014
World order by Kissinger, Henry, 1923- author.

World order

Kissinger offers his analysis of the twenty-first century's ultimate challenge: how to build a shared international order in a world of divergent historic perspectives, violent conflict, proliferating technology, and ideological extremism.

Sep 15, 2014
You don't cry out loud - the Lily Isaacs story by Isaacs, Lily, author.

You don't cry out loud - the Lily Isaacs story

"Whether surviving breast cancer or a challenging career, Lily's steady refrain has been one of God's constant love, comfort, and strength. With a remarkable and unforgettable mix of acoustic, gospel, and country music, she and The Isaacs continue to inspire and entertain audiences in churches and on stage around the world!"--Page [4] of cover.

Sep 15, 2014
What stays in Vegas - the world of personal data--lifeblood of big business--and the end of privacy as we know it by Tanner, Adam., author.

What stays in Vegas - the world of personal data--lifeblood of big business--and the end of privacy as we know it

"In What Stays in Vegas, journalist Adam Tanner exposes the greatest threat to privacy today. It's not the NSA, but good-old American companies. Internet giants, leading retailers and other firms are gathering data behind the scenes with little oversight from anyone. "This is the information age, and information is power!" screamed DocuSearch, "America's Premier Resource for Private Investigator Searches & Lookups" in 1996-and they were right. In Las Vegas, no company knows this mantra better th

Sep 15, 2014
The joy of yoga - fifty sequences for your home and studio practice by Silverman, Emma.

The joy of yoga - fifty sequences for your home and studio practice

"Thousands of people take time out of their busy schedules every day to attend yoga classes where they learn postures and breathing techniques that make them feel more energized and balanced. Thousands of other people, however, have yet to find the time in their day to do anything but work, study, or chase after their children. In The Joy of Yoga, author and expert Emma Silverman teaches readers how to take advantage of the health benefits yoga offers even when they can't make it to regularly sc

Sep 15, 2014
The smartphone - anatomy of an industry by Woyke, Elizabeth.

The smartphone - anatomy of an industry

How have smartphones shaped the way we socialize and interact? Who tracks our actions, our preferences, our movements as recorded by our smartphones? These are just some of the questions that journalist Elizabeth Woyke answers in this muckraking expose.

Sep 15, 2014
Smartcuts - how hackers, innovators, and icons accelerate success by Snow, Shane, author.

Smartcuts - how hackers, innovators, and icons accelerate success

Entrepreneur and journalist Shane Snow (Wired, Fast Company, The New Yorker, and cofounder of Contently) analyzes the lives of people and companies that do incredible things in implausibly short time by employing what psychologists call "lateral thinking" to rethink convention and break "rules" that aren't rules.

Sep 15, 2014
The shifts and the shocks - what we've learned- and have still to learn- from the financial crisis by Wolf, Martin, 1946-

The shifts and the shocks - what we've learned- and have still to learn- from the financial crisis

"From the chief economic commentator for the Financial Times, a brilliant tour d'horizon of the new global economy and its trajectory There have been many books that have sought to explain the causes and courses of the financial and economic crisis which began in 2007-8. The Shifts and the Shocks is not another detailed history of the crisis, but the most persuasive and complete account yet published of what the crisis should teach us about modern economies and economics. The book identifies the

Sep 15, 2014
Seafood lover's New England - restaurants, markets, recipes & traditions by Beaulieu, Linda.

Seafood lover's New England - restaurants, markets, recipes & traditions

Sep 15, 2014
Police state USA - how Orwell's nightmare is becoming our reality by Chumley, Cheryl K., 1968-

Police state USA - how Orwell's nightmare is becoming our reality

From traffic light cameras to phone tapping, from militarized police forces to targeting specific groups of people, the government is unfettered in its desire to control the American people. Police State USA chronicles how America got to the point of being a de facto police state and what led to an out-of-control government that increasingly ignores the constitution and exploits 9/11 security fears to justify spying on its citizens. Stunning new surveillance technology makes it easier to keep ta

Sep 15, 2014
The pious ones - the world of Hasidim and their battles with America by Berger, Joseph, 1945- author.

The pious ones - the world of Hasidim and their battles with America

"As the population of ultra-Orthodox Jews in the United States increases to record proportions after near-extinction during the Holocaust, award-winning New York Times journalist and author Joseph Berger takes us inside the notoriously insular world of the Hasidim to explore their origins, beliefs, and struggles--and the social and political implications of their expanding presence in America"--

Sep 15, 2014
Learn simple serging by Cedolia, Diana, author.

Learn simple serging

"By following the step-by-step instructions within the pages of this book, you'll be amazed by how simple it is to use your serger. Using a serger allows you to create professional-looking projects quickly and easily, leaving you more time to do what you really love--sewing even more projects with your serger!"--Page 4 of cover.

Sep 15, 2014
Normally, this would be cause for concern - tales of calamity and unrelenting awkwardness by Fishel, Danielle.

Normally, this would be cause for concern - tales of calamity and unrelenting awkwardness

"A romp through Danielle's own imperfections and mild neuroses, [this is] a book for anyone who, like Danielle, has ever tripped and fallen down a flight of stairs in a room full of people, had a romantic moment with their significant other that was ruined by horrendous gas, or taken a Halloween photo without realizing there was a huge chunk of chocolate-covered strawberry in their teeth. Here is the real, imperfect Danielle, who knows that a good sense of humor and a positive attitude makes lif

Sep 15, 2014
Nutrition - a very short introduction by Bender, David A.

Nutrition - a very short introduction

Sep 15, 2014