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Take command - lessons in leadership - how to be a first responder in business by Wood, Jake, 1983- author.

Take command - lessons in leadership - how to be a first responder in business

Explores "the ability to have clarity of mind and purpose when surrounded by chaos, to operate at peak performance under risk, to be able to see clearly when others are blinded by fear--and act when others are paralyzed, to craft plans even with incomplete information, then execute those plans decisively while still being nimble and adaptable enough to iterate as the terrain changes, to deliver in the clutch, [and] to build teams with high impact, and then inspire those teams to follow you into

Oct 20, 2014
Tales for little rebels - a collection of radical children's literature by

Tales for little rebels - a collection of radical children's literature

From the Publisher: In 1912, a revolutionary chick cries, "Strike down the wall!" and liberates itself from the "egg state." In 1940, ostriches pull their heads out of the sand and unite to fight fascism. In 1972, Baby X grows up without a gender and is happy about it. Rather than teaching children to obey authority, to conform, or to seek redemption through prayer, twentieth-century leftists encouraged children to question the authority of those in power. Tales for Little Rebels collects forty-

Oct 16, 2014
Tennis' greatest stars by Ryan, Mike, 1974- author.

Tennis' greatest stars

Oct 22, 2014
The 21-day belly fix - the doctor-designed diet plan for a clean gut and a slimmer waist by Bhatia, Tasneem.

The 21-day belly fix - the doctor-designed diet plan for a clean gut and a slimmer waist

"A leading integrative physician shares a groundbreaking 21-day eating plan to shed pounds, accelerate metabolism, balance your digestive system, improve gut function, and feel better every day--without dieting! There are one hundred trillion reasons losing weight and staying healthy are so hard: That's the number of bacteria living in your digestive system--good bugs and bad that influence everything from how much fat you store to whether or not you'll get arthritis, diabetes, or Alzheimer's. A

Oct 17, 2014
The all new don't think of an elephant! - know your values and frame the debate by Lakoff, George.

The all new don't think of an elephant! - know your values and frame the debate

Oct 20, 2014
The Amazon way - 14 leadership principles behind the world's most disruptive company by Rossman, John, author.

The Amazon way - 14 leadership principles behind the world's most disruptive company

In just twenty years, Amazon.com has gone from a start-up internet bookseller to a global company revolutionizing and disrupting multiple industries, including retail, publishing, logistics, devices, apparel, and cloud computing. But what is at the heart of Amazon.com's rise to success? Is it the tens of millions of items in stock, the company's technological prowess, or the many customer service innovations like "one-click"? As a leader at Amazon who had a front-row seat during its formative ye

Oct 16, 2014
The art of the English murder by Worsley, Lucy, author.

The art of the English murder

Oct 17, 2014
The Beatles lyrics - the stories behind the music, including the handwritten drafts of more than 100 classic Beatles songs by Davies, Hunter, 1936- author.

The Beatles lyrics - the stories behind the music, including the handwritten drafts of more than 100 classic Beatles songs

The definitive book of Beatles songs, shown as first written by their own hands and put into authoritative context, for the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America. For the Beatles, writing songs was a process that could happen anytime -- songs we all know by heart often began as a scribble on the back of an envelope or on hotel stationery. These original documents have ended up scattered across the world at museums and universities and with collectors and friends. Many have never been

Oct 22, 2014
The birth of the pill - how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution by Eig, Jonathan, author.

The birth of the pill - how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution

Immersed in radical feminist politics, scientific ingenuity, establishment opposition, and, ultimately, a sea change in social attitudes, this is the fascinating story of one of the most important scientific discoveries of the twentieth century.

Oct 20, 2014
The body keeps the score - brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma by Van der Kolk, Bessel A., 1943- author.

The body keeps the score - brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma

Oct 22, 2014
The body keeps the score - brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma by Van der Kolk, Bessel A., 1943- author.

The body keeps the score - brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma

An expert on traumatic stress outlines an approach to healing, explaining how traumatic stress affects brain processes and how to use innovative treatments to reactivate the mind's abilities to trust, engage others, and experience pleasure.

Oct 17, 2014
The book of Jewish values - a day-by-day guide to ethical living by Telushkin, Joseph, 1948-

The book of Jewish values - a day-by-day guide to ethical living

Using the Bible and Talmud, this book is a manual on how to lead a decent, kind, and honest life in a morally complicated world.

Oct 16, 2014
The book of kale & friends - 14 easy-to-grow superfoods by Hanna, Sharon, 1948-, author.

The book of kale & friends - 14 easy-to-grow superfoods

"Following the success of her national bestseller, The Book of Kale, Sharon Hanna is back, teaming up with gardening editor Carol Pope, for even more fun with kale. There are good reasons why the Kale Revolution is growing -- this humble leafy green is one of the healthiest vegetables on earth, it thrives in winter and sweetens in the cold, it self-seeds, its flowers sustain bees, and it?s so easy to grow you will feel like a master gardener with almost no effort. With the seemingly limitless wa

Oct 17, 2014
The brewer's tale - a history of the world according to beer by Bostwick, William, author.

The brewer's tale - a history of the world according to beer

Oct 20, 2014
The chain - farm, factory, and the fate of our food by Genoways, Ted.

The chain - farm, factory, and the fate of our food

Oct 20, 2014
The complete cities of ancient Egypt by Snape, S. R. (Steven R.), author.

The complete cities of ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian cities and towns have until recently been one of the least- studied and least-published aspects of this great ancient civilization. Now new research and excavation are transforming our knowledge. The Complete Cities of Ancient Egypt is the first book to bring these latest discoveries to a wide general and scholarly audience, and to provide a comprehensive overview of what we know about ancient settlement during the dynastic period. Divided in two halves, the book opens with an a

Oct 22, 2014
The cook's compendium - 250 essential tips, techniques, trade secrets and tasty recipes by Davis, Jenni, author.

The cook's compendium - 250 essential tips, techniques, trade secrets and tasty recipes

Oct 22, 2014
The copyright wars - three centuries of trans-Atlantic battle by Baldwin, Peter, 1956- author.

The copyright wars - three centuries of trans-Atlantic battle

Oct 17, 2014
The crossword century - 100 years of witty wordplay, ingenious puzzles, and linguistic mischief by Connor, Alan.

The crossword century - 100 years of witty wordplay, ingenious puzzles, and linguistic mischief

A British comic writer at The Guardian explores the history of the crossword puzzle, which made its debut in 1913 and went from being considered a menace to productivity to being used to recruit codebreakers by the military.

Oct 16, 2014
The days between - blessings, poems, and directions of the heart for the Jewish High Holiday season = Yamim she-ben le-ven - berakhot shiriim, ṿe-khavanot ha-lev la-ʻAśeret yeme teshuvah by Falk, Marcia, author.

The days between - blessings, poems, and directions of the heart for the Jewish High Holiday season = Yamim she-ben le-ven - berakhot shiriim, ṿe-khavanot ha-lev la-ʻAśeret yeme teshuvah

Oct 17, 2014