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The Philosophy Bible - The Definitive Guide to the Last 3,000 Years of Thought by Cohen, Martin

The Philosophy Bible - The Definitive Guide to the Last 3,000 Years of Thought

Jul 19, 2016
The pop-up book - step-by-step instructions for creating over 100 original paper projects by Jackson, Paul, 1956-

The pop-up book - step-by-step instructions for creating over 100 original paper projects

Includes techniques for one-piece, multi-piece, and how to design your own pop-ups.

Jul 22, 2016
The power and independence of the Federal Reserve by Conti-Brown, Peter, 1981-

The power and independence of the Federal Reserve

"The independence of the Federal Reserve is considered a cornerstone of its identity, crucial for keeping monetary policy decisions free of electoral politics. But do we really understand what is meant by "Federal Reserve independence"? Using scores of examples from the Fed's rich history, The Power and Independence of the Federal Reserve shows that much common wisdom about the nation's central bank is inaccurate. Legal scholar and financial historian Peter Conti-Brown provides an in-depth look

Jul 19, 2016
The power and independence of the Federal Reserve by Conti-Brown, Peter, 1981-

The power and independence of the Federal Reserve

"The independence of the Federal Reserve is considered a cornerstone of its identity, crucial for keeping monetary policy decisions free of electoral politics. But do we really understand what is meant by "Federal Reserve independence"? Using scores of examples from the Fed's rich history, The Power and Independence of the Federal Reserve shows that much common wisdom about the nation's central bank is inaccurate. Legal scholar and financial historian Peter Conti-Brown provides an in-depth look

Jul 22, 2016
The puzzle universe - a history of mathematics in 315 puzzles by Moscovich, Ivan, author.

The puzzle universe - a history of mathematics in 315 puzzles

Shares over three hundred mathematical puzzles, arranged chronologically to depict the evolution of thought and design in the field.

Jul 19, 2016
The quantum leader - a revolution in business thinking and practice by Zohar, Danah, 1945- author.

The quantum leader - a revolution in business thinking and practice

Jul 19, 2016
The real James Dean - intimate memories from those who knew him best by

The real James Dean - intimate memories from those who knew him best

"In the decades following his death, many of those who knew James Dean best--actors, directors, friends, lovers (both men and women), photographers, and Hollywood columnists--shared stories of their first-person experiences with him in interviews and in the articles and autobiographies they wrote. Their recollections of Dean became lost in fragile back issues of movie magazines and newspapers and in out-of-print books that are extremely hard to find. Until now. The Real James Dean is the first b

Jul 22, 2016
The real Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie and the boy who inspired him by Dudgeon, Piers, author.

The real Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie and the boy who inspired him

"The world has long been captivated by the story of Peter Pan and the countless movies, plays, musicals, and books that retell the story of Peter, Wendy, and the Lost Boys. Now, in this revealing behind-the-scenes book, author Piers Dudgeon examines the fascinating and complex relationships among Peter Pan's creator, J.M. Barrie, and the family of boys who inspired his work. After meeting the Llewelyn Davies family in London's Kensington Garden, Barrie struck up an intense friendship with the ch

Jul 18, 2016
The rock that is higher - story as truth by L'Engle, Madeleine, author.

The rock that is higher - story as truth

Jul 22, 2016
The Roosevelts by Grayson, Robert, 1951- author.

The Roosevelts

Introduces the Roosevelt family, discussing their impact on the government and politics of the United States.

Jul 22, 2016
The Rose temple - a child holocaust survivor's vision of faith, hope and our collective future by Weitzman, S. Mitchell, author.

The Rose temple - a child holocaust survivor's vision of faith, hope and our collective future

The Rose Temple is the dramatic, inspirational account of a woman's transformation from child Holocaust survivor to spiritual messenger. Part memoir; part call to action, it follows the life of Lucia Weitzman from a small town in Poland, where at age five she discovered her Jewish origins after the Second World War--yet remained, under often trying circumstances, with the adoptive Catholic parents who saved her--to a worldwide spiritual quest, begun in midlife long after she'd reconnected with t

Jul 22, 2016
The rough guide to Bolivia by Keeling, Stephen, author.

The rough guide to Bolivia

Jul 20, 2016
The rough guide to South America on a budget by Baverstock, Alasdair.

The rough guide to South America on a budget

A guide to travelling the continent - and getting the most value for every dollar, peso, real or sol. It features detailed colour maps and in depth coverage of how to get around that go hand in hand with suggested itineraries and authoritative accounts of every attraction. Eleven chapters include all the South American countries.

Jul 22, 2016
The rules of golf in plain English. by

The rules of golf in plain English.

Jul 21, 2016
The science of enlightenment - how meditation works by Young, Shinzen, author.

The science of enlightenment - how meditation works

Jul 19, 2016
The sea hunters - true adventures with famous shipwrecks by Cussler, Clive.

The sea hunters - true adventures with famous shipwrecks

In the Sea Hunters, his first nonfiction book, Cussler explorers the special world of undersea adventure that inspired and has its fictional parallel in the Dirk Pitt novels. He describes his lifelong love for the sea and ships, and how his involvement with the search for John Paul Jones's famous Revolutionary War ship, the Bonhome Richard, led to his establishing the NUMA (National Underwater and Marine Agency) Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the discovery and preservation of

Jul 19, 2016
The Self-Esteem Team's guide to sex, drugs and WTFs!? by Devon, Natasha, author.

The Self-Esteem Team's guide to sex, drugs and WTFs!?

"Being a teenager can seem [like] nothing but people telling you what you should do, and how spectacularly you are effing it all up. The Self-Esteem Team know this, because they were teenagers once, enduring bullying, chronic skin issues, 'puppy fat,' and angst. Later, they battled self-harm, depression, and an eating disorder. That's why The Self-Esteem Team offers real answers"--Amazon.com.

Jul 21, 2016
The simple beauty of the unexpected - a natural philosopher's quest for trout and the meaning of everything by Gleiser, Marcelo, author.

The simple beauty of the unexpected - a natural philosopher's quest for trout and the meaning of everything

Jul 21, 2016
The Star Trek book by Ruditis, Paul, author.

The Star Trek book

A guide to the Star Trek universe contains explanations of key events and technological advances, along with profiles of Starfleet personal, their allies and enemies, and other memorable characters.

Jul 22, 2016
The storyteller - tales out of loneliness by Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940, author.

The storyteller - tales out of loneliness

"A beautiful collection of the legendary thinker's short stories. This is the first major collection of short stories from the legendary German-Jewish critic and philosopher Walter Benjamin (1892-1940). Benjamin is best known for his groundbreaking studies on culture and literature, including the collections Illuminations, One-Way Street and The Arcades Project, but here for the first time are gathered his experiments in fiction, with forms including novellas, fables, histories, aphorisms, parab

Jul 22, 2016