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The Rough Guide to Fiji by Osborn, Ian

The Rough Guide to Fiji

Sep 3, 2015
The Santa Claus Man - The Rise and Fall of a Jazz Age Con Man and the Invention of Christmas in New York by Palmer, Alex

The Santa Claus Man - The Rise and Fall of a Jazz Age Con Man and the Invention of Christmas in New York

Sep 3, 2015
The shape of the new - four big ideas and how they made the modern world by Montgomery, Scott L, author.

The shape of the new - four big ideas and how they made the modern world

Sep 3, 2015
The silo effect - the peril of expertise and the promise of breaking down barriers by Tett, Gillian, author.

The silo effect - the peril of expertise and the promise of breaking down barriers

"From award-winning columnist and journalist Gillian Tett comes a brilliant examination of how our tendency to create functional departments—silos—hinders our work…and how some people and organizations can break those silos down to unleash innovation."--

Sep 3, 2015
The simple road - a handbook for the contemporary seeker by Harris, Obadiah Silas.

The simple road - a handbook for the contemporary seeker

"The Simple Road is more than a book. This concise statement is a spiritual GPS that guides the earnest seeker past dead-ends and switchbacks to locate the path that most intimately and directly connect us with the Source of all life. The methods and ideas in this book can help rescue you from a crisis and provide a daily source of practice."--

Sep 3, 2015
The soul of a pilgrim - eight practices for the journey within by Paintner, Christine Valters.

The soul of a pilgrim - eight practices for the journey within

Sep 3, 2015
The Spoonflower handbook - a DIY guide to designing fabric, wallpaper & gift wrap by Fraser, Stephen, author.

The Spoonflower handbook - a DIY guide to designing fabric, wallpaper & gift wrap

Provides detailed information on using Spoonflower to design fabric, wallpaper, and gift wrap, along with instructions for projects that range from pillows and tea towels to quilt labels and napkins.

Sep 3, 2015
The story of life in 25 fossils - tales of intrepid fossil hunters and the wonders of evolution by Prothero, Donald R., author.

The story of life in 25 fossils - tales of intrepid fossil hunters and the wonders of evolution

"Every fossil tells a story. Best-selling paleontology author Donald R. Prothero describes twenty-five famous, beautifully preserved fossils in a gripping scientific history of life on Earth. Recounting the adventures behind the discovery of these objects and fully interpreting their significance within the larger fossil record, Prothero creates a riveting history of life on our planet."--

Sep 3, 2015
The Sufi path of love - the spiritual teachings of Rumi by Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273.

The Sufi path of love - the spiritual teachings of Rumi

Sep 3, 2015
The superhuman mind - free the genius in your brain by Brogaard, Berit, author.

The superhuman mind - free the genius in your brain

"The Superhuman Mind takes us inside the lives and brains of geniuses, savants, virtuosos, and a wide variety of ordinary people who have acquired truly extraordinary talents, one way or another. Delving into the neurological underpinnings of these abilities, the authors even reveal how we can acquire some of them ourselves--from perfect pitch and lightning fast math skills to supercharged creativity,"--Amazon.com.

Aug 28, 2015
The Tao of innovation - nine questions every innovator must answer by Tan, Teng-Kee.

The Tao of innovation - nine questions every innovator must answer

The Tao of Innovation is the first book to blend Eastern philosophy with tried-and-true innovation strategies. It presents a holistic, intuitive and practical approach to developing game-changing innovation.

Aug 31, 2015
The Toltec art of life and death - a story of discovery by Ruiz, Miguel, 1952-

The Toltec art of life and death - a story of discovery

Sep 3, 2015
The trip - Andy Warhol's plastic fantastic cross-country adventure by Davis, Deborah, 1952-

The trip - Andy Warhol's plastic fantastic cross-country adventure

"From the author of Strapless and Guest of Honor, a book about a little-known road trip Andy Warhol took from New York to LA in 1963, and how that journey - and the numerous artists and celebrities he encountered - profoundly affected his life and art"--

Aug 28, 2015
The truth - an uncomfortable book about relationships by Strauss, Neil, author.

The truth - an uncomfortable book about relationships

An ultra-successful pickup artist chronicles how he met the one woman who forced him to choose between her and his lifestyle--a decision that forced him to confront his past and exposed how conflicted his life had become.

Sep 3, 2015
The undiscovered self by Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961.

The undiscovered self

Aug 28, 2015
The walk by Petit, Philippe, 1949- author.

The walk

In 1974, 100,000 people on the ground watched 24-year-old high wire artist Petit make eight crossings between the World Trade Towers. In this visually and verbally stunning book, Petit tells for the first time the story of his walk, from conception and clandestine planning to the performance and its aftermath. 140 illustrations.

Sep 3, 2015
The West without water - what past floods, droughts, and other climatic clues tell us about tomorrow by Ingram, B. Lynn, 1961-

The West without water - what past floods, droughts, and other climatic clues tell us about tomorrow

"The West without Water documents the tumultuous climate of the American West over twenty millennia, with tales of past droughts and deluges and predictions about the impacts of future climate change on water resources. Looking at the region's current water crisis from the perspective of its climate history, the authors ask the central question of what is "normal" climate for the West, and whether the relatively benign climate of the past century will continue into the future. The West without W

Aug 28, 2015
The WikiLeaks files - the world according to US empire by

The WikiLeaks files - the world according to US empire

Aug 31, 2015
The witches - Salem, 1692 by Schiff, Stacy, author.

The witches - Salem, 1692

Analyzes the Salem Witch Trials to offer key insights into the role of women in its events while explaining how its tragedies became possible.

Sep 3, 2015
The World's 60 Best Burgers...period. by Paradis, Veronique/ Sicotte, Antoine (PHT)

The World's 60 Best Burgers...period.

Sep 3, 2015