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A world without Jews - the Nazi imagination from persecution to genocide by Confino, Alon, author.

A world without Jews - the Nazi imagination from persecution to genocide

"Why exactly did the Nazis burn the Hebrew Bible everywhere in Germany on November 9, 1938? The perplexing event has not been adequately accounted for by historians in their large-scale assessments of how and why the Holocaust occurred. In this gripping new analysis, Alon Confino draws on an array of archives across three continents to propose a penetrating new assessment of one of the central moral problems of the twentieth century. To a surprising extent, Confino demonstrates, the mass murder

Apr 11, 2014
Abusing donor intent - the Robertson family's epic lawsuit against Princeton University by White, Douglas E., 1952- author.

Abusing donor intent - the Robertson family's epic lawsuit against Princeton University

"Details the lawsuit that the children of one of Princeton's largest donors brought against the university, including the family history of the donors, the 40-year build-up to the lawsuit, essential legal arguments of both sides, and a discussion of whatcharities and donors should take into account when a targeted gift is made"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 11, 2014
Achieve Your Potential With Positive Psychology - A Teach Yourself Guide by Lebon, Tim

Achieve Your Potential With Positive Psychology - A Teach Yourself Guide

Apr 11, 2014
Agile selling - get up to speed quickly in today's ever-changing sales world by Konrath, Jill.

Agile selling - get up to speed quickly in today's ever-changing sales world

"Powerful strategies for sales proficiency in ever-changing situations When sales people are promoted, change jobs, or face new business environments, they inevitably need to learn new skills quickly. Their livelihoods depend on getting up to speed quickly; their bosses have no patience for delayed results. Sales guru Jill Konrath offers both new and experienced salespeople a plan for rapidly absorbing new information and mastering new skills by becoming agile sellers. Readers will learn the

Apr 11, 2014
Albert Camus - solitude and solidarity by Camus, Catherine.

Albert Camus - solitude and solidarity

Using selected texts, photographs, and previously unpublished documents, Catherine Camus takes readers through the fascinating life and work of her father, Albert Camus, who, in his defense of the individual, also saw himself as the voice of the downtrodden. Writer, journalist, philosopher, playwright, and producer, he was a shining defender of freedom, whose art and person were dedicated to serving the dignity in humanity.

Apr 17, 2014
Albuquerque by O'Neill, Zora, author.

Albuquerque

Apr 17, 2014
Alex's wake - a voyage of betrayal and a journey of remembrance by Goldsmith, Martin, 1952- author.

Alex's wake - a voyage of betrayal and a journey of remembrance

Apr 17, 2014
All fishermen are liars by Gierach, John, 1946-, author.

All fishermen are liars

Apr 17, 2014
All the presidents' bankers - the hidden alliances that drive American power by Prins, Nomi.

All the presidents' bankers - the hidden alliances that drive American power

Apr 17, 2014
Amazing American inventors of the 20th century by Jeffrey, Laura S., author.

Amazing American inventors of the 20th century

"Learn about these amazing inventors of the 20th century: William Lear, Philo Farnsworth, Beatrice Kenner, Gertrude Belle Elion, Gordon Gould, Charles Ginsburg, Robert Shurney, Jack Kilby, Stephanie Kwolek and Lonnie Johnson"--

Apr 17, 2014
America's fiscal constitution - its triumph and collapse by White, William H., 1954-, author.

America's fiscal constitution - its triumph and collapse

Apr 11, 2014
American Christianity - the continuing revolution by Cox, Stephen D., 1948-

American Christianity - the continuing revolution

Apr 15, 2014
American homestead quilts - projects inspired by iconic house styles from brownstone & saltbox to craftsman & farmhouse by Murphy, Ellen, 1960-

American homestead quilts - projects inspired by iconic house styles from brownstone & saltbox to craftsman & farmhouse

Apr 17, 2014
American smoke - journeys to the end of the light - a fiction of memory by Sinclair, Iain, 1943-

American smoke - journeys to the end of the light - a fiction of memory

"The visionary writer Iain Sinclair turns his sights to the Beat Generation in America in his most epic journey yet "How best to describe Iain Sinclair?" asks Robert Macfarlane in The Guardian. "A literary mud-larker and tip-picker? A Travelodge tramp (his phrase)? A middle-class dropout with a gift for bullshit (also his phrase)? A toxicologist of the twenty-first-century landscape? A historian of countercultures and occulted pasts? An intemperate WALL-E, compulsively collecting and compacting

Apr 17, 2014
Anatomy of an illness as perceived by the patient - reflections on healing and regeneration by Cousins, Norman.

Anatomy of an illness as perceived by the patient - reflections on healing and regeneration

Apr 15, 2014
Ancient book of Enoch by Johnson, Ken

Ancient  book of Enoch

Apr 11, 2014
And short the season - poems by Kumin, Maxine, 1925-2014.

And short the season - poems

"A poet of piercing revelations and arresting imagery, Kumin is 'unforgettable, indispensable' (New York Times Book Review). In And Short the Season she muses on mortality: her own and that of the earth. Always deeply personal, always political, these poems blend myth and modernity, fecundity and death, and the violence and tenderness of humankind."--from publisher's description.

Apr 11, 2014
Animal Architecture by Arndt, Ingo/ Brandenburg, Jim (FRW)/ Tautz, Jurgen

Animal Architecture

Apr 11, 2014
Animal life by

Animal life

Presents a comprehensive look at all groups of the animal kingdom, examining such aspects of their behavior as hunting and feeding, defense, sex and reproduction, birth and development, communication, and intelligence.

Apr 15, 2014
Another Great Day at Sea - Life Aboard the USS George H. W. Bush by Dyer, Geoff

Another Great Day at Sea - Life Aboard the USS George H. W. Bush

Apr 17, 2014