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North Korea confidential - private markets, fashion trends, prison camps, dissenters and defectors by Tudor, Daniel, 1982- author.

North Korea confidential - private markets, fashion trends, prison camps, dissenters and defectors

Private Markets, Fashion Trends, Prison Camps, Dissenters and Defectors. North Korea is one of the most troubled societies on earth. The country's 24 million people live under a violent dictatorship led by a single family, which relentlessly pursues the development of nuclear arms, which periodically incites risky military clashes with the larger, richer, liberal South, and which forces each and every person to play a role in the "theater state" even as it pays little more than lip service to th

Jul 1, 2015
Nostradamus - the complete prophecies for the future by Reading, Mario, author.

Nostradamus - the complete prophecies for the future

Jul 1, 2015
Now eat this! - 100 quick calorie cuts - at home by DiSpirito, Rocco.

Now eat this! - 100 quick calorie cuts - at home

Presents tips and tricks on ingredient substitutions that can remove 100 calories from any dish, and offers guidelines for reducing calorie intake while eating at restaurants.

Jul 4, 2015
Null set - poems by Mathys, Ted, 1979-

Null set - poems

Jun 30, 2015
Numbers - their tales, types, and treasures by Posamentier, Alfred S.

Numbers - their tales, types, and treasures

Jul 2, 2015
Of orcas and men - what killer whales can teach us by Neiwert, David A., 1956-

Of orcas and men - what killer whales can teach us

A revelatory history of orcas evaluates them as one of the planet's most intelligent animals, challenging beliefs about their "killer" natures while citing the threats to their populations.

Jul 1, 2015
Oil & Acrylic - Acrylic Basics- Discover Fundamental Techniques for Painting in Acrylic by Robertson, Janice

Oil & Acrylic - Acrylic Basics- Discover Fundamental Techniques for Painting in Acrylic

Jul 2, 2015
Old sparky - the electric chair and the history of the death penalty by Galvin, Anthony.

Old sparky - the electric chair and the history of the death penalty

"In early 2013, Robert Gleason became the latest victim of the electric chair, a peculiarly American execution method. Shouting Pog mo thin ("Kiss my ass" in Gaelic) he grinned electricity shot through his system. When the current was switched off his body slumped against the leather restraints, and Gleeson, who had strangled two fellow inmates to ensure his execution was not postponed, was dead. The execution had gone flawlessly-not a guaranteed result with the electric chair, which has gone ho

Jul 4, 2015
On the Orient by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936, author.

On the Orient

Rudyard Kipling spent many years abroad and his relationship with India is explored in several of his works, both fiction and non-fiction. After leaving school, Kipling was sent to Lahore to take up a job at a local newspaper. He would go on, a few years later, to take up a post at the Pioneer in Allahabad. Whilst working for the Pioneer Kipling wrote a series of sketches about life in India. This collection comprises essays from both his sketches of India and the rest of the Orient, showcasing

Jun 29, 2015
On time - poems 2005-2014 by Kyger, Joanne.

On time - poems 2005-2014

Jun 30, 2015
One man against the world - the tragedy of Richard Nixon by Weiner, Tim.

One man against the world - the tragedy of Richard Nixon

Jun 30, 2015
Opus Dei - an objective look behind the myths and reality of the most controversial force in the Catholic Church by Allen, John L., Jr., 1965-

Opus Dei - an objective look behind the myths and reality of the most controversial force in the Catholic Church

The first serious journalistic investigation of the highly secretive, controversial organization Opus Dei provides unique insight about the wild rumors surrounding it and discloses its significant influence in the Vatican and on the politics of the Catholic Church. Opus Dei (literally "the work of God") is an international association of Catholics often labeled as conservative who seek personal Christian perfection and strive to implement Christian ideals in their jobs and in society as a whole.

Jun 30, 2015
Our promised land - faith and militant Zionism in Israeli settlements by Selengut, Charles, author.

Our promised land - faith and militant Zionism in Israeli settlements

"Our Promised Land takes readers inside radical Israeli settlements to explore how these settlements were formed, what the people in them believe, and their role in Israel and the Middle East today. Drawing on three years of research in these settlements, Our Promised Land offers an in-depth exploration of a topic that is often mentioned in headlines but little understood. Attempting to take a neutral perspective on a contentious topic, the book offers an overview of settlements in Israeli past

Jul 2, 2015
Out of line - the art of Jules Feiffer by Fay, Martha, author.

Out of line - the art of Jules Feiffer

"Everyone knows a Feiffer illustration when they see one: His characters leap across the page, each line belying humor and psychological insight. Over Feiffer's prolific 70-year career, his nimble and singular imagination has given us new perspectives aswell as biting satires on politics, love, marriage, and religion--alternating with stories imbued with the playful anarchy of a child. Feiffer's varied output includes children's books (The Phantom Tollbooth and Bark, George), plays (Little Murde

Jun 29, 2015
Overcoming type 2 diabetes by Swift, Carrie S., author.

Overcoming type 2 diabetes

Millions of Americans have Type 2 Diabetes, and the numbers keep rising. Idiot's Guides: Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes provides comprehensive information on everything someone with this condition needs to know. A detailed, yet positive, discussion about diabetes, content includes symptoms, monitoring, medications, and support. Helpful advice on exercise and meal planning is also included.

Jul 4, 2015
Oxford companion to sugar and sweets by Goldstein, Darra

Oxford companion to sugar and sweets

Jul 2, 2015
Pale blue dot - a vision of the human future in space by Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996.

Pale blue dot - a vision of the human future in space

Author Carl Sagan suggests that the survival of the human race depends on the exploration and settlement of other worlds.

Jun 30, 2015
Paleo takeout - restaurant favorites without the junk by Crandall, Russ, author.

Paleo takeout - restaurant favorites without the junk

Despite knowing full well that most restaurant and take-out foods are churned out at a rapid pace using unhealthy ingredients laden with chemicals and additives, most of us can't seem to shake the desire for even just a taste. Not to mention that nothing is easier than picking up takeout, hitting the drive-thru, or ordering delivery, but at what cost? Paleo Takeout: Restaurant Favorites without the Junk delivers much healthier but equally satisfying alternatives, offering delectable recipes tha

Jul 3, 2015
Paranoid - Exploring Suspicion from the Dubious to the Delusional by Laporte, David J./ Carpenter, William T. Jr (FRW)

Paranoid - Exploring Suspicion from the Dubious to the Delusional

Jul 2, 2015
Passage to Cuba - an up-close look at the world's most colorful culture by Alonso, Cynthia Carris

Passage to Cuba - an up-close look at the world's most colorful culture

Jul 4, 2015