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The Upstarts - How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World by Stone, Brad The Upstarts - How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World

Dec 9, 2016
The war within - diaries from the Siege of Leningrad by Peri, Alexis, author. The war within - diaries from the Siege of Leningrad

In September 1941, two-and-a-half months after the Nazis invaded the Soviet Union, the German Wehrmacht encircled Leningrad. Cut off from the rest of Russia, the city remained blockaded for 872 days, at a cost of almost a million civilian lives, making it one of the longest and deadliest sieges in modern history. The War Within chronicles the Leningrad blockade from the perspective of those who endured the unendurable. Drawing on 125 unpublished diaries written by individuals from all walks of S

Dec 9, 2016
The wars of the Roosevelts - the ruthless rise of America's greatest political family by Mann, William J., author. The wars of the Roosevelts - the ruthless rise of America's greatest political family

A provocative biography of the Roosevelt family draws on family secrets and complex rivalries to argue that the Roosevelts' rise to power was driven by a series of inside competitions that were witnessed firsthand by an increasingly begrudging Eleanor Roosevelt.

Dec 10, 2016
The way of the writer - reflections on the art and craft of storytelling by Johnson, Charles, 1948- author. The way of the writer - reflections on the art and craft of storytelling

"Organized into six accessible, easy-to-navigate sections, The Way of the Writer is both a literary reflection on the creative impulse and a utilitarian guide to the writing process. Johnson shares his lessons and exercises from the classroom, starting with word choice, sentence structure, and narrative voice, and delving into the mechanics of scene, dialogue, plot and storytelling before exploring the larger questions at stake for the serious writer. What separates literature from industrial fi

Dec 6, 2016
The Whole30 cookbook - 150 delicious and totally compliant recipes to help you succeed with the Whole30 and beyond by Hartwig, Melissa, author. The Whole30 cookbook - 150 delicious and totally compliant recipes to help you succeed with the Whole30 and beyond

"The groundbreaking Whole30 program has helped countless people transform their lives by bringing them better sleep, more energy, fewer cravings, weight loss, and new healthy habits that last a lifetime. In this cookbook, best-selling author and Whole30 co-creator Melissa Hartwig delivers over 150 all-new recipes to help readers prepare delicious, healthy meals during their Whole30 and beyond." --Publisher's description.

Dec 5, 2016
Tools of titans - the tactics, routines, and habits of billionaires, icons, and world-class performers by Ferriss, Timothy, author. Tools of titans - the tactics, routines, and habits of billionaires, icons, and world-class performers

"Fitness, money, and wisdom--here are the tools. Over the last two years...Tim Ferriss has collected the routines and tools of world-class performers around the globe. Now, the distilled notebook of tips and tricks that helped him double his income, flexibility, happiness, and more is available as Tools of Titans"--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 8, 2016
Turkey by Turkey

The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Turkey is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, and street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Turkey will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from l

Dec 10, 2016
Turkish delights - stunning regional recipes from the Bosphorus to the Black Sea by Gregory-Smith, John, author. Turkish delights - stunning regional recipes from the Bosphorus to the Black Sea

"From the sumptuous buttery pide of Samsun on the Black Sea to the fiery kebabs of the east, Turkish cuisine is regional, seasonal, and steeped in history. Opulent Ottoman dishes first eaten centuries ago in the sultans' palaces, humble peasant stews, and mouth-watering street food all come together in this collection of over 100 aromatic and alluring recipes. Turkey is home to a varied cuisine that begs to be explored, region by region; from the huge, snow-capped mountains of the East and the v

Dec 7, 2016
Unlikely partners - Chinese reformers, Western economists, and the making of global China by Gewirtz, Julian B., 1989- author. Unlikely partners - Chinese reformers, Western economists, and the making of global China

How did China emerge from isolation and poverty under Mao Zedong to become the economic powerhouse shaping the 21st century? Soon after Mao died in 1976, China's leaders invited many of the leading foreign economists to come to China and sought their input on economic policy. This book demonstrates the constantly negotiated receptivity of Chinese policymakers who reached out to foreign economists and interpreted their ideas as they sought to incorporate market elements into their country's socia

Dec 9, 2016
Unloved again - Breaking your serial addiction by Golomb, Elan. author Unloved again - Breaking your serial addiction

"Love can be hell. It is not an accident which moves us to love the wrong person or to hate the right one, over and over again. Most of us remain unaware of how to escape this perpetual cycle of bad relationships. Do you continually fall for the wrong person? Do you find yourself driving the right person away? Do your relationships quickly switch from blissful to tortured? Do you criticize unreasonably or find yourself being criticized disproportionally? In 'Unloved Again', Dr. Elan Golomb ident

Dec 9, 2016
Urban Jungle - Living and Styling With Plants by Josifovic, Igor/ De Graaff, Judith Urban Jungle - Living and Styling With Plants

Dec 9, 2016
Vaster than sky, greater than space - what you are before you became by Mooji, 1954- author. Vaster than sky, greater than space - what you are before you became

Dec 5, 2016
Vegetable gardening by Klein, Carol, 1945- author. Vegetable gardening

Describes how readers can have a "backyard to table" system by cultivating their own vegetable plots of any size, offering profiles on forty different varieties, their most suitable locations, and tips for nurturing them.

Dec 9, 2016
Victory gardens for bees - a DIY guide to saving the bees by Weidenhammer, Lori, author. Victory gardens for bees - a DIY guide to saving the bees

Shares plans and guides for planting a garden that will attract bees and serve as a healthy sanctuary for these insects suffering from declining populations.

Dec 9, 2016
Waiting for Buddy Guy - Chicago blues at the crossroads by Harper, Alan (Editor), author. Waiting for Buddy Guy - Chicago blues at the crossroads

Dec 9, 2016
Walking San Francisco|s 49 Mile Scenic Drive - Explore the Famous Sites, Neighborhoods, and Vistas in 17 Enchanting Walks by Poggioli, Kristine/ Eidson, Carolyn Walking San Francisco|s 49 Mile Scenic Drive - Explore the Famous Sites, Neighborhoods, and Vistas in 17 Enchanting Walks

Dec 9, 2016
Washington's farewell - the founding father's warning to future generations by Avlon, John P, author. Washington's farewell - the founding father's warning to future generations

"The Farewell was published at the end of Washington's second term. It was reprinted in newspapers across the country. The President began the letter during his first term intending to retire but was persuaded by Hamilton and Jefferson to run for a second. By the end of that term he was the object of scurrilous press attacks and alarmed by the growing partisan bitterness. Fearful for the country's future, Washington pled with his countrymen to resist hyper-partisanship and foreign alliances. He

Dec 9, 2016
Watercolor fairy art by Burrier, Sara. Watercolor fairy art

Dec 9, 2016
Waveform - twentieth-first-century essays by women by Waveform - twentieth-first-century essays by women

"Waveform: Twenty-First-Century Essays by Women celebrates the role of women essayists in contemporary literature. Historically, women have been instrumental in moving the essay to center stage, and Waveform continues this rich tradition, further expanding the dynamic genre's boundaries and testing its edges. With thirty essays by thirty distinguished and diverse women writers, this carefully constructed anthology incorporates works ranging from the traditional to the experimental. Waveform cham

Dec 10, 2016
Welcome to the microbiome - getting to know the trillions of bacteria and other microbes in, on, and around you by DeSalle, Rob, author. Welcome to the microbiome - getting to know the trillions of bacteria and other microbes in, on, and around you

"This intriguing up-to-the-minute book for scientists and non-scientists alike explains what researchers are discovering about the microbe world and what the implications are for modern science and medicine. DeSalle and Perkins illuminate the long, intertwined evolution of humans and microbes. They discuss how novel DNA sequencing has shed entirely new light on the complexity of microbe-human interactions, and they examine the potential benefits to human health: amazing possibilities for pinpoin

Dec 8, 2016

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