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10 steps to mastering stress - a lifestyle approach by Barlow, David H.

10 steps to mastering stress - a lifestyle approach

Apr 17, 2014
10 Steps to Mastering Stress - A Lifestyle Approach by Barlow, David H., Ph.D./ Rapee, Ronald M., Ph.D./ Perini, Sarah

10 Steps to Mastering Stress - A Lifestyle Approach

Apr 11, 2014
100 books every folk music fan should own by Weissman, Dick, author.

100 books every folk music fan should own

Apr 17, 2014
100 books every folk music fan should own by Weissman, Dick.

100 books every folk music fan should own

Apr 11, 2014
100 hikes in New Mexico by Martin, Craig, 1952-

100 hikes in New Mexico

Apr 17, 2014
1177 B.C. - the year civilization collapsed by Cline, Eric H.

1177 B.C. - the year civilization collapsed

"In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic end. Kingdoms fell like dominoes over the course of just a few decades. No more Minoans or Mycenaeans. No more Trojans, Hittites, or Babylonians. The thri

Apr 11, 2014
149 paintings you really need to see in Europe - (so you can ignore the others) by Porter, Julian, author.

149 paintings you really need to see in Europe - (so you can ignore the others)

Apr 15, 2014
A bigger prize - how we can do better than the competition by Heffernan, Margaret, 1955-

A bigger prize - how we can do better than the competition

"Competition has run amok. Social Darwinism, survival of the fittest, is crudely understood as justifying a winner-takes-all culture. If you want get into the best school, land the right job, buy the cool dress, find the perfect partner, be made for life, you have tread underfoot any and all your rivals. Competition has become a simplistic zero-sum game, played without any enjoyment at all. In this book, Margaret Heffernan dispels this myth. Leading readers on a wide-ranging tour of competition

Apr 17, 2014
A broken hallelujah - rock and roll, redemption, and the life of Leonard Cohen by Leibovitz, Liel.

A broken hallelujah - rock and roll, redemption, and the life of Leonard Cohen

A meditation on the life of the Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and novelist discusses his performing career, which began despite his crippling stage fright, to his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Apr 17, 2014
A Consumer's Guide to Psychiatric Drugs - Straight Talk for Patients and Their Families by Preston, John

A Consumer's Guide to Psychiatric Drugs - Straight Talk for Patients and Their Families

Apr 17, 2014
A Garden to Dye for - How to Use Plants from the Garden to Create Natural Colors for Fabrics & Fibers by McLaughlin, Chris

A Garden to Dye for - How to Use Plants from the Garden to Create Natural Colors for Fabrics & Fibers

Apr 17, 2014
A grizzly in the mail and other adventures in American history by Grove, Tim, 1967-

A grizzly in the mail and other adventures in American history

Apr 11, 2014
A philosophy of walking by Gros, Frédéric.

A philosophy of walking

Apr 15, 2014
A poet's glossary by Hirsch, Edward.

A poet's glossary

Apr 11, 2014
A primate's memoir by Sapolsky, Robert M.

A primate's memoir

The author offers a memoir of his two decades in the field studying Kenyan baboons as he describes the members of the baboon troop and their behavior and his interaction with the neighboring Masai tribe.

Apr 17, 2014
A simple feast - a year of stories and recipes to savor and share by Yen, Diana.

A simple feast - a year of stories and recipes to savor and share

Apr 17, 2014
A Sting in the Tale - My Adventures With Bumblebees by Goulson, Dave

A Sting in the Tale - My Adventures With Bumblebees

Apr 11, 2014
A taste for intrigue - the multiple lives of François Mitterrand by Short, Philip.

A taste for intrigue - the multiple lives of François Mitterrand

Documents the life of France's first popularly elected socialist president, covering such topics as the Observatory affair, his decision to join Petain's Vichy government, and his influence on French social and political dynamics.

Apr 15, 2014
A time to attack - the looming Iranian nuclear threat by Kroenig, Matthew.

A time to attack - the looming Iranian nuclear threat

"Iran's rapidly advancing nuclear program may be the world's most important emerging international security challenge. Not only does Iran have confirmed nuclear capabilities, but the country also has the ability to supply them to other regimes--potentially an even greater, imminent global threat. In this dramatic call to action, Matt Kroenig explains why we need to take immediate steps to a diplomatic and, if necessary, a military solution--now--before Iran makes any further nuclear advances. He

Apr 11, 2014
A volcano beneath the snow - John Brown's war against slavery by Marrin, Albert, author.

A volcano beneath the snow - John Brown's war against slavery

Examines the life of abolitionist John Brown and the raid he led on the United States arsenal at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in 1859, exploring his religious fanaticism and belief in "righteous violence,"--and committment to domestic terrorism.

Apr 17, 2014