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The real thing - lessons on love and life from a wedding reporter's notebook by McCarthy, Ellen, 1979- author.

The real thing - lessons on love and life from a wedding reporter's notebook

"From a Washington Post weddings reporter who's covered more than two hundred walks down the aisle comes a ... book about relationships--the mystery, the science, and the secrets of how we find love and make it last"--Dust jacket flap.

Apr 25, 2015
The real-life MBA - your no-BS guide to winning the game, building a team, and growing your career by Welch, Jack, 1935- author.

The real-life MBA - your no-BS guide to winning the game, building a team, and growing your career

The founders of the Jack Welch Management Institute, a fully accredited online MBA program, present a guide to overcoming modern business challenges, with recommendations for creating effective strategies, leading others, and building a thriving career.

Apr 20, 2015
The religion of democracy - seven liberals and the American moral tradition by Kittelstrom, Amy, author.

The religion of democracy - seven liberals and the American moral tradition

"Today we associate liberal thought and politics with secularism. When we argue over whether the nation's founders meant to keep religion out of politics, the godless side is said to be liberal. But the role of religion in American politics has always been far more nuanced and complex than today's debates would suggest and closer to the heart of American intellectual life than is commonly understood. American democracy was intended by its creators to be more than just a political system, and in

Apr 25, 2015
The Revolution of Everyday Life by Vaneigem, Raoul/ Nicholson-Smith, Donald (TRN)

The Revolution of Everyday Life

Apr 24, 2015
The Rival Queens - Catherine De' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois, and the Betrayal That Ignited a Kingdom by Goldstone, Nancy

The Rival Queens - Catherine De' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois, and the Betrayal That Ignited a Kingdom

Apr 24, 2015
The road home - a contemporary exploration of the Buddhist path by Nichtern, Ethan, author.

The road home - a contemporary exploration of the Buddhist path

In The Road Home, Ethan Nichtern, a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, investigates the journey each of us takes to find where we belong. Drawing from contemporary research on meditation and mindfulness and his experience as a Buddhist teacher and practitioner, Nichtern describes in fresh and deeply resonant terms the basic existential experience that gives rise to spiritual seeking--and also to its potentially dangerous counterpart, spiritual materialism. He reveals how our ind

Apr 25, 2015
The road to character by Brooks, David, 1961-

The road to character

" Responding to what he calls the culture of the Big Me, which emphasizes external success, Brooks challenges us, and himself, to rebalance the scales between our "resume virtues"--achieving wealth, fame, and status--and our "eulogy virtues," those that exist at the core of our being: kindness, bravery, honesty, or faithfulness, focusing on what kind of relationships we have formed. Looking to some of the world's greatest thinkers and inspiring leaders, Brooks explores how, through internal stru

Apr 20, 2015
The screenplays. Volume II by Chayefsky, Paddy, 1923-1981.

The screenplays. Volume II

Apr 24, 2015
The sound of water - the psychology of the soul. by Linden, Joshua K., author.

The sound of water - the psychology of the soul.

"Underlying the words in The Sound Of Water is essence. This essence is the same that exists when one looks out at a natural landscape and recognizes a wholeness or oneness. This essence permeates the trees, the fields, the clouds, the streams, the creatures - all that is. It is also the essence of each of us before knowledge and human consciousness. It is the essence of creation. This essence is who each of us are when first born. It exists before anyone teaches us that we are something other t

Apr 25, 2015
The straight talk on parenting - a no-nonsense approach on how to grow a grown-up by Hoefle, Vicki, author.

The straight talk on parenting - a no-nonsense approach on how to grow a grown-up

"Vicki Hoefle's Straight Talk on Parenting makes the bold claim that parenting is not about perfection. Her book teaches parents to trust their intuition and develop an intentional strategy for meeting each child's unique needs."--

Apr 25, 2015
The Third Reich in history and memory by Evans, Richard J.

The Third Reich in history and memory

"In the seventy years since the demise of the Third Reich, there has been a significant transformation in the ways in which the modern world understands Nazism. In this brilliant and eye-opening collection, Richard J. Evans, the acclaimed author of the Third Reich trilogy, offers a critical commentary on that transformation, exploring how major changes in perspective have informed research and writing on the Third Reich in recent years. Drawing on his most notable writings from the last two deca

Apr 24, 2015
The Tippling bros. - a lime and a shaker by Carducci, Tad.

The Tippling bros. - a lime and a shaker

Apr 25, 2015
The top of his game - the best sportswriting of W.C. Heinz by Heinz, W. C. (Wilfred Charles), 1915-2008, author.

The top of his game - the best sportswriting of W.C. Heinz

Apr 20, 2015
The ultimate hang - an illustrated guide to hammock camping by Hansen, Derek.

The ultimate hang - an illustrated guide to hammock camping

Apr 25, 2015
The upstairs wife - an intimate history of Pakistan by Zakaria, Rafia, 1978-

The upstairs wife - an intimate history of Pakistan

Apr 24, 2015
The vertical interrogation of strangers by Rider, Bhanu Kapil.

The vertical interrogation of strangers

"THE VERTICAL INTERROGATION OF STRANGERS blends the narratives of the travelog and the coming of age novel. It is written by a young Indian woman whose travels take her between homes in two countries, India and England, and through parts of the United States. These short pieces reveal new ways of belonging in the world and possibilities for an art grounded in a localized cosmopolitan culture."

Apr 22, 2015
The wandering mind - what the brain does when you're not looking by Corballis, Michael C., author.

The wandering mind - what the brain does when you're not looking

Apr 25, 2015
The whole30 - the 30-day guide to total health and food freedom by Hartwig, Melissa.

The whole30 - the 30-day guide to total health and food freedom

"Millions of people visit Whole30.com every month and share their stories of weight loss and lifestyle makeovers. Hundreds of thousands of them have read It Starts With Food, which explains the science behind the program. At last, The Whole30 provides the step-by-step, recipe-by-recipe guidebook that will allow millions of people to experience the transformation of their entire life in just one month. Melissa and Dallas Hartwig's critically-acclaimed Whole30 program has helped hundreds of thousa

Apr 25, 2015
The winds of change - climate, weather, and the destruction of civilizations by Linden, Eugene.

The winds of change - climate, weather, and the destruction of civilizations

Climate has been humanity's constant, if moody, companion. At times benefactor or tormentor, climate nurtured the first stirrings of civilization and then repeatedly visited ruin on empires and peoples. Environmental journalist Linden reveals a recurring pattern in which civilizations become prosperous and complacent during good weather, only to collapse when climate changes--either through its direct effects, such as floods or drought, or indirect consequences, such as disease, blight, and civi

Apr 24, 2015
The woodland homestead - how to create a productive small-scale farm in the woods by McLeod, Brett, author.

The woodland homestead - how to create a productive small-scale farm in the woods

Apr 24, 2015